Episode 90 Who farms when the farmer is sick?

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This week we were going to be joined by the elusive Farmer Luke of Petersen Farms, but the illness struck and we will have him on in a few weeks for farm talk! Instead you get to listen to us talk about hoarding mother-in-laws, if Jeremy should bee keep again, our house projects, and how Bob Costas is a douchebag. Or is he?

In the spirit of the Olympics we made sure this week to dive deep into important topics, like that the Olympics hands out well over 450,000 condoms, that STD’s run rampant, and most important; Olympic sports that are so obscure you have probably never heard of them, brought to you by the Huffington Post. Ski ballet should definitely make a come back.

Don’t forget to follow our friends Olio Skin and Beard Co to see when their next soap making classes are! Make sure to sign up fast because they do sell out!

We also want to mention that the Salt Lake Library will be offering a loca Utah musician streaming music service starting this summer! What an awesome way to support local music! Make sure to follow their website which will launch this summer. You can read more about the program at KSL.com

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Music: Bootleggers Dance by local Utah Band Folk Hogan

Episode 87 Holystone Distilling is an alternative!

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Episode 87 we finally had the opportunity to sit down with award-winning distiller, artist, and all around bad ass Ethan “Chainlink” Miller. Chainlink you might be saying to yourself? How does one get a nickname like that? Lucky for you, Ethan told us all about it! Having Ethan on with us was like a Russian nesting doll; each layer had a new story and you just want to keep opening to the next one!

You may have heard Ethan’s name as a distiller at High West, in Portland, Oregon at New Deal, and more recently a co-founder at Dented Brick in Utah. Ethan has bigger plans though! We started at the beginning and then learned he went from making sure people’s eyes were in check to making them blurry! (you know, the booze) Ethan founded the Distiller’s Guild of Utah, and who doesn’t love a guild? His hopes are that it will bring the local distillers/brewers together whether they are brainstorming or fighting for better liquor legislation up on Capitol Hill working together for a common cause. Ethan has taught continued learning courses about whisky and numerous liquor related topics for the U of U. Most recently he was hired with a local Geo-coring company, has been down training at NASA, and is about to spend a month and a half in Japan on a boat using his new found skills.

Did we mention he is an all-around bad ass?

Now, it’s hard to say most importantly because all of these things he has done are important. Ethan has recently teamed up with Barbie and Michael DeShazo and they are starting up a new distillery in Utah called, Holystone Distilling.

No, this has nothing to do with anything related to the Mormon Church. A Holystone is a piece of sandstone brick that was used to wash the decks of Navy ships. Check out their website for more on the history and origins!  Always striving to create with looking at the process as an art, Ethan promises that Holystone will be all new recipes with a combination of good liquor and a community gathering in arts and music.

We will keep you up to date about their location and process and please follow Holystone Distillery’s progress on Instagram and Facebook!

As always we thank James for his space and the continued support of our community!

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Music: Bootleggers Dance by local Utah Band Folk Hogan

Episode 84 We wish we were 12: Stand Wars Comic Book Creation

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Sometimes we get to reach outside Utah and bring people into the fold! This week for episode 84 we were contacted by the artists who did our podcast caricature, Art Dimes. Made up of the team of Emmy-nominated story-board and FX artist Jeff West and entrepreneur/mouth piece/artist Trey McCoy. Both currently based out of Arizona, we were fortunate to have them Skype in with us to tell us about an amazing project they have coming up!

We met Art Dimes at Salt Lake Comic Con a year and a half ago. We were looking for someone that would make us look super fun and capture who we were in a nutshell. We think they did a pretty swell job. We sure hope to see them back again this year and we will make sure to show them around the Utah we’ve all know and love!

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A year ago, Jeff and Trey partnered up with 12 year-old Ozzy Passin, yes a 12 year-old folks, to help bring his comic book story to fruition! Ozzy is based in NYC and had a vision for Stand Wars to come to life. Stand Wars is about a dream to make it to a video game competition. The journey getting there, the experiences with bullying, and other pre-teen adventures. Jeff and Trey have been assisting in the art work as well as web design, promotion, and the upcoming Kickstarter (which we will add to this as soon as it goes live). We tried to get them to give us some upcoming work but it’s all a secret! So more to come from Art Dimes for sure! We will keep you updated as it comes down the pipeline.

We can’t imagine being 12 and having the support that Jeff and Trey have been offering to Ozzy to make his dream come true by creating Stand Wars.

Plus, who doesn’t love friends that meet through tacos?

If you are looking for animation, art work, story-boarding, etc. you can reach out to them at www.artdimes.com and sign up for their newsletter. Make sure to follow them over on Facebook and Instagram creating art!

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Music: Bootleggers Dance by local Utah Band Folk Hogan

Episode 81 Pop Culture Thrift Store Paintings

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The air might be bad and giving bloody noses, but it doesn’t stop Santa from taking a leak in downtown Salt Lake on the sidewalk!

December is our month of Cats! Cats with a ‘C‘ and Kats with a ‘K’! This week we were joined by local business owner and artist, Kat Martin. Kat gave us a history of how she started her own cleaning company when she was just 19! Kat’s Cleaning SLC  services the Salt Lake City area, and is ranked as the best cleaning company on Yelp! We can’t argue with that. We made sure to ask her about hoarders, what the grossest thing she’s ever cleaned, and of course what she won’t touch.

Always interesting to hear the people you think have their lives together are completely a mess at home! Kat also gave some tips for cleaning during the holiday season.

Now, if you don’t know Kat for her mad cleaning skills; you may know her from Salt Lake Comic Con, the Urban Flea Market, or the Downtown Salt Lake Farmers Market as Altered Landscapes. “Pop Culture on Thrift Store Art.” Kat has scoured the valley DI’s, Saver’s, and estate sales to find old paintings to add a bit of pop culture to. However, she does have enough paintings to last a while so please don’t drop them off on her porch… unless it is a commission piece, of course. Recently she got to present one of her paintings to John Barrowman! Whether your shtick is Dr. Who, Spider-man, Super Mario Brothers, Star Wars, or Rick and Morty Kat has or will make a piece to go with your fandom. Kat will Bob Ross the shit out of a painting for you. (More than it already has been, of course.) Kat loves working on other paintings such as portraits and her famous yearly Christmas cards.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You can find her work on her Etsy store, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Deviant Art, and Tumblr!

Note to self, if you high kick with Kat Martin and you want to document it, use Boomerang instead of trying to take a picture.

Congrats go out this week to our friends at Olio Skin and Beard Co. They opened up a meditation/yoga studio across from their shop in SugarHouse this week. Follow them on OLIO MIND for class schedules.

 

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Music: Bootleggers Dance by local Utah Band Folk Hogan

Episode 80 Art Activism, Gas Masks, and Poop.

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You know it’s going to be a great episode when the guest starts out by saying they will gladly talk about how many times they poop and masturbate in a day. And when Chris tries his hand at an Irish accent. And when Jessica ruins the episode by talking about what we weren’t suppose to talk about.

This week we were honored to be joined by art activist and photographer, Cat Palmer! You may know her as the artist that re-created Leonardo’s Last Supper, but with amazing people in Utah. This past weekend you may recognize her “Go Home Trump” and “Dump Trump” installation from the Utah State Capitol pre Trump visit. Let’s help her make it viral by sharing and crediting her work!

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Cat gave us insight to her inspirations, her love of gas masks, an upcoming project that she has been working to make happen, and of course, her rad mom!

Oh, and in case you were wondering, she doesn’t shoot landscapes.

Here is a list of some of her favorite locals:

Olio Skin and Beard Co.

Tin Angel

Frida’s Bistro

Zest Kitchen and Bar

Blind Dog

Two Bit Street Cafe

Water Witch Bar

Lake Effect

CM Ceramics

Jimmi Toro

Cat also let us know that she doesn’t attach her name with organizations, even though she is very active in the activist community. However, she is very passionate about Salt Lake Clean air. They have their Winter Solstice Salt Lake Clean Air Fundraiser on Dec. 17th

You can pick up Cats work on her website CATPALMER.com, at the Urban Arts Gallery, and the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art. You can find her on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter!

And a big thanks for James for letting us use his house!

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Episode 75 Utah Anime Banzai Adventures

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Wrapping up our visit to the Utah Halloween Expo, we share our interview with Demented Design Studios this episode! They came all the way from New Orleans to the Utah Halloween Expo and they brought some of their amazing props. From clowns, to big old slabs of meat (which were used in Constantine), and hanging flesh, to face pies!!! We loved talking to them while they were in town and we sure hope they come back because they were an amazing asset to the expo!

Episodes 75 also took us, a bunch of noobs, to the Utah Anime Banzai in Layton, Utah! This was their 13th year as Utah’s premier anime convention. We were super excited to be there and wasn’t quite sure what to expect! To give you a lay of the land, the convention center is rather small, which is nice because it makes it an intimate event. There are panels, a gaming room, an artists room, rooms where they are showing anime films and shows, and a huge cosplay contest just to name a few of the events.

We had a chance to talk to one of the head volunteers/staff to get an idea of the size and why they do what they do. Walking around the event we noticed that about 85% of the patrons were dressed up! So awesome to see a community so tight knit, even though all the anime they were there for is different. Lo and behold we also ran into our favorite cosplay-er, Victor Sine! It was fun to chat with him for a minute. Having a podcast room at the Anime Banzai made us feel super important. We tested out some Japanese treats like mochi, some custard buns, and gummie candies. Last year we met the super talented and busy movie/tv script supervision and prop designer, Crit Killen. We finally got to sit down with him for a moment and talk to him about some of his projects! With over 85 film projects under his belt, we can’t wait to have him back to go more in depth. We are so excited he is local!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Episode 72 Talk Your Crazy with Ry from the Sky

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IT’S HERE! This weekend is the 2nd Annual Halloween Expo and we are excited to be part of it again!

What do you get when you mix three water signs with a fire sign?

Last year at this time we had Ryan Butterfield with us representing the Halloween Expo as one of the producers. This year we invited him to talk about his brand new website and his new venture into readings and as a reiki master. Ryan walked us through the technical terms of a psychic vs. medium. Ryan shared with us some experiences he had over the years that have encouraged him to pursue honing his gift as a medium. We learned that pet reiki exists. Ryan has recently launched a website, RyFromTheSky, and has plenty of events booked the next few weeks, including the Halloween Expo, which he will be making an appearance with M&L Paranormal Investigations.

Ryan is available for events, parties, and personal readings. Ryan did take some time to read us, for as much as you can in an hour with 4 people!

For what it’s worth, he does NOT want to be your life coach.

We are still wondering… how does one leave a 3 year old behind in a corn maze and not realize it til 12 hours later? We took some time to discuss this madness. Yes, this little Utah story has officially made national news. *hanging head in shame*

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Music by local Utah Band: Bootleggers Dance by Folk Hogan