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So close.

I just had to ask one more time!

One more time.

Just resampling things today.

Far from over.

Ok, I really only looped the song like five times, but it was interesting to bike like I was in an 80's movie montage. If you're not familiar with the song it was from the movie "Staying Alive" the sequel to "Saturday Night Fever" with John Travolta.

S03 Episode 4: Hailee Von Haden, Embroiderer

Listen: Apple Podcasts | RadioPublic | Google Podcasts | YouTube I saw Hailee's work on Instagram while searching for local artists. She is a fashion designer turned embroidery artist who recently graduated with a B.S. in Textile and Fashion Design from the University of Wisconsin. After a chance meeting at a gallery showing she was involved in, I asked if she wanted to tell me more about how she got started. So we met up at the Johnson Public House. And I do a pop-up interview with Laurel from The Ugly Apple Food Cart . Which leads to an interesting connection. You can see more of Hailee's work at her website


We really didn't know what to think about that.


I think it's just nerves in both respects.


I was just teasing her of course. She has gotten better since she started trying to improve her picture taking skills . The event was really cool. We even met someone that heard about it because of the podcast.

House detective.

She's not sure why she does it either.

Checking out a space.

We're already thinking about how we want to set it up if we take it.

Phantom dog.

The feeling lasts about a day. Unlike all the dog hair he left behind.

Creative space.

Not just a place where I can have all the materials ready to work on different things, but a spot to collaborate with people on projects, like new shows or productions.

S03 Episode 3: James Kreul, Filmmaker

Listen: Apple Podcasts | RadioPublic | Google Podcasts | YouTube James Kreul has been very involved with films in Madison, he runs programs like The Rooftop Cinema at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art and the upcoming  Mills Folly Microcinema at the Arts + Literature Laboratory to name a few. The first time I went to one of his underground film screenings was last year at Coney Island Studio and I knew I wanted to meet with him to be on the show. I finally got a chance to talk to him on the north side of Madison at Warner Park. You can learn more at his website


I can't believe neither of us had ever tried it before?


I still do it when he's not here.

Pep talk.

I didn't feel like I was acting that way but she wasn't wrong.

Work computer.

If I had said that earlier would it have fixed it sooner?

Craft store.

He wasn't saying anything brilliant, but at that moment I realized I was "that guy" texting while at the checkout. So I stopped.

Keys revisited.

He even called over another guy to make sure that they did it correctly. When I went he was all mean about it .

Living room scent.

It's a smell that I could never explain. My friend used to say it was potpourri but it didn't smell the same to me. And why was I smelling it in the middle of a fair?

S03 Episode 2: Linda Lenzke, Writer, Showrunner

Listen: Apple Podcasts | RadioPublic | Google Podcasts | YouTube Linda is a writer and blogger. She has a site called " Mixed Metaphors, Oh My! " that she has been doing since 2013. She joined a Facebook group called Madison Indie Filmmakers and after going to some of the meet-ups they encouraged her to start a new web series for one of the ideas she had. So she did. With the help of the people she met in this group, she is running a new show called " Hotel Bar ". I met with her at the Madison Public Library downtown to ask her how this all happened. Also, I share another one of the pop-up interviews I did at the Hibernation Liberation event. But the person only told me her first name. So, if anyone knows who she is please let her know that she's on the show for me. Hotel Bar is in production right now. Subscribe to the YouTube channel to find out when it begins. Hotel Bar - web series channel on YouTube 1 light short is an independent film


I'm almost positive the guy that said the nipple thing said it so people would hear him.


And why was she rolling it through a parking lot? I should have just asked. And my book I'm talking about on Amazon is here

Look it up.

That classic realization when I think to myself "If only there was a device or something where I could just look up the answer".

That person.

I wasn't sure why I would have known her.

Not quiet, thinking.

The conversation we had after that helped me think through the problem I was having.

Just checking.

I don't know, I just always think I need one.

The Grind.

I have no idea what I do to my bike but I always seem to bust it up.

S03 Episode 1: Kelly Sauvage Angel, Writer

Listen: Apple Podcasts | RadioPublic | Google Podcasts | YouTube Kelly is a writer who contacted me through the American Bandito Facebook page. She's written a book called "Om Namah..." available on Amazon . As she explains it's a story of healing from betrayal, discovering spiritual discernment, and the best ribs on the east side of Madison. We talk about the book while walking around the Atwood neighborhood in the fall of last year. Plus, a segment from a series of pop-up interviews I did at the Hibernation Liberation event. You can buy the book Om Namah... for Kindle or paperback here .

Doin' stuff.

I wasn't sure what things I wanted to write about today. So I just mentioned them all.

Cut off.

One time I thought about it like this. If a person just stepped in front of me accidentally while walking I wouldn't start screaming at them and flip them off. I would just say excuse me and move on. Also, once we got to work it would have been super awkward.


I figured they wouldn't be messing around if they said you can't be late. Not that I would have been on time if it were me either.


Later I went by and it said they were closed for the 4th of July which was pretty convenient.


It was a song called "CB Spy Love" about a person who falls in love with someone over a CB radio. And he was so into it and I thought it was so silly. Which just made him like it more. I really liked that guy.

Sad Movie.

It was really fascinating how it was so kind-hearted it made you want to cry. How does that work?


Technically since it's a litho print it's not backward which makes it backward because when you print it that will make it print backward. You see why this mistake can easily happen now right?

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