The Family Room Podcast
Getting to Know Your Friends and Neighbors
Episode 53 - Joe Watts
January 13, 2017 01:00 AM PST
My guest on this episode is Joe Watts, the CEO of Star Island Corporation, which he has worked for since he was 16 years old. Joe and I discussed being a "Pelican" (or "Pel"), which is what we call the island's mostly college-aged Summer staff, finding communities that fit your personality, raising kids in the smartphone era, the risks and rewards of world travel and, of course, role playing games...among other things. Thanks for listening - enjoy!Episode 52 - Mara Flynn
December 30, 2016 01:00 AM PST
Mara Flynn is a singer-songwriter, as well as an actress and theater instructor. We discussed
December 16, 2016 01:00 AM PST
Blake Seale is the manager at Flatbread pizza, lead singer and songwriter in the band New Legs, guitarist in Alcoa, and bassist in the Peter Squires band! Blake and I spent way too much time talking about the recent election, but also managed to squeeze in some talk about family and financial planning on the doorstep of the apocalypse, punk rock in the Trump era, selling out, the preciousness of drummers .... and we discovered the quirks of the NEW Family Room recording studio. Thanks for listening - enjoy!!Episode 50 - Shannon Hill & Jarrod Spangler
December 02, 2016 01:00 AM PST
My guests on episode FIFTY(!) are Shannon Hill and Jarrod Spangler from MEat in Kittery. We talked about text message etiquette, shitty pick-up lines, magical hot dogs, smoking crack, and the perfect guilty pleasure...among other things. Thanks for listening - enjoy!Episode 49 - Monte Bohanan
November 18, 2016 01:00 AM PST
Monte Bohanan is the Director of Marketing at The Music Hall! Monte and I discussed empathy, ADHD, swallowing magnets, pottery, Brexit, and Ladysmith Black Mambazo...among other things. Thanks for listening - enjoy!Episode 48 - Dylan Metrano
November 04, 2016 01:00 AM PDT
Dylan Metrano is the singer and songwriter in the band Tiger Saw, the co-founder of Burst & Bloom records, and a visual artist in the paper cutting medium. Dylan and I talked about cutting paper and playing guitar ... among other things. Thanks for listening - enjoy!Episode 47 - Ali Goodwin
October 21, 2016 01:00 AM PDT
My guest on this episode is Ali Goodwin of Haven Homes & Lifestyle, Drift Gallery and much more. We talked about Ali's long and winding journey from Eliot to Providence, Seattle, Mount Desert Island, and back, with a notable visit to a Berlin Emergency Room along the way that would change everything. Ali's is a story of art, entrepreneurship, and perseverance. Thanks for listening - enjoy!Episode 46 - Anna Nuttall
October 07, 2016 01:00 AM PDT
Anna Nuttall is an art teacher at Portsmouth Middle School, PMAC, and other places! We discussed art, kids, being bad at stuff, Trumpism, the Muppets and more.
This episode is sponsored by Laura Horwood-Benton, who lent me her computer for the afternoon because mine broke. Thank you, Laura!
Enjoy!Episode 45 - Matt Serven
September 23, 2016 10:31 AM PDT
Matt Serven is a visual artist and musician in the bands Backstabbers Incorporated, Northern Curse, and Leash. Matt and I discussed band dynamics, 120 minutes, difficult christmas wish lists, motorcycle etiquette...and I defended the honor of Billy Joel, whose good name shall never be sullied on this podcast! Thanks for listening - enjoy!Episode 44 - Megan Stelzer
September 09, 2016 04:59 AM PDT
My guest on this episode is Megan Stelzer of Stelzer metalworks. Megan and I discussed the Button Factory, death machines, Ceres Bakery, recovery, and punk rock family outings…among other things. Thanks for listening - enjoy!
Welcome to The Family Room Podcast, hosted by Peter Squires.
The purpose of the Family Room Podcast is to get to know interesting people through honest, non-promotional conversations. Frequent topics will include music, art, politics, religion, family, and all the stuff that motivates us and makes us who we are.
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