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  • RTN Theology #8 Elizabeth Seton and Catholics in Early America w/ Catherine O’Donnell

    Bob speaks with Arizona State University Associate Professor of History Catherine O’Donnell about the prejudice Catholics endured in the years leading up to the American Revolution and how they gained the respect of George Washington as he sought French assistance in the cause. Catherine also discusses her recent work Elizabeth Seton: American Saint (Cornell University…

  • 050:Kevin Statesir

    Kevin Statesir, Trey’s brother-in-law and founder of the Burlington Vermont music venue Higher Ground, joins Tom in the studio to discuss Phish from a family perspective, and also how Higher Ground has become an integral piece in the Vermont music puzzle these days.

  • Episode 89 – Breaking The Barriers With the legendary John Medeski

    We had the honor of spending some time with John discussing his evolution in music, what it’s like to create utterly improvisational music in, and for, the moment, music as prayers and the sacred nature of sound, the difference between producing music and playing it, his new album with Mad Skillet, and a whole lot…

  • #106 Mike Finoia at Tennessee Ave Beer Hall in Atlantic City

    Mike Finoia is a stand-up comedian based in NYC, he’s a writer for the show Impractical Jokers, and host of Amigos Podcast on the The Osiris Podcast Network. Mike was working at the Borgata in Atlantic City when Jay and Rob caught up with him at the Tennessee Ave Beer Hall for a few beers…

  • Chris Turpin from Ida Mae

    I first heard about Ida Mae, when I actually heard them open for the Marcus King Band here in Toronto back in November. I was impressed by the duo, who combine an acoustic rock sound with a gentler country blues thing. The couple’s chemistry is something to be hold, and before any rumours start, Chris…

  • Episode 73: 3/5 of Mike Gordon in 3900 Seconds

    Rob and Seth talk about the current incarnation of Mike Gordon, and its superb Spring Tour 2019-opening show before tossing to an in depth interview. Scott Murawski, Robert Walter and John Kimock join the hosts at Atlanta’s Diamond Street Studios and they quickly find themselves discussing the producing brilliance of Shawn Everett, and how it…

  • 59.5 BONUS MINI-EPISODE: Take A Which On The Better Side

    We talk Lou Reed, the usual sex stuff and polls on this dumb-ass episode of Which Is Better?!

  • Episode 33: Andy Frasco Of Andy Frasco & The UN

    The JamBase Podcast Episode 33 features the debut of the “Cast Away” segment featuring an interview with musician and podcaster Andy Frasco as well as The Rundown recap of recent news items.

  • Episode 22: Leaving Neverland

    Pulling no punches, yet careful in their treatment of a sensitive/controversial topic, the Welcome To The Party Pal duo examines the HBO documentary directed and produced by filmmaker Dan Reed, Leaving Neverland, which focuses on two men, Wade Robson and James Safechuck, who allege they were sexually abused as children by the singer Michael Jackson.…

  • Episode: 12 – Live 5 – March 20, 2019.

    We have so much fun putting this show together each week. If you see a live show or listen to one, and hear something incredible, please reach out either on social media or leaving a message on our hotline at 628-643-2443! We’d love to hear from you and potentially include your song in our show.…

  • Episode 151: Back Tracking — The White Tape

    Welcome back! This week we’re starting a new feature, called Back Tracking, looking back at each Phish album. These album review episodes will be mixed in with our regular episodes. We hope you enjoy it.

  • Episode 24: Leo Areia- Graphic Artist & Phish fan Extraordinaire!

    Dawneebee and Baker interview the incredibly talented Leo Areia. Leo creates amazing Phish related posters, posters for the band Lettuce and more! He’s been on the scene for over 20 years and has a heart of gold. Join us for some great stories and hear all about his artwork! To check out his artwork visit…

  • SMASH! Green Day, The Offspring, Bad Religion, NOFX and the ’90s Punk Explosion with Ian Winwood

    Time to stage dive when the Rock N Roll Archaeologist digs deep into guest Ian Winwood’s new book SMASH!: Green Day, The Offspring, Bad Religion, NOFX, and the ’90s Punk Explosion. Two decades after the Sex Pistols and the Ramones birthed punk music into the world, their artistic heirs burst onto the scene and changed…

  • Episode 059: Pete’s Phabulous Curtain With

    In Episode 059 we step back to 1988 to discuss a fascinating version of “The Curtain With.” Featuring a disjointed swirling guitar jam, a legitimate “Dave’s Energy Guide,” and a preview of the ways in which Phish would break from their song structures to craft wholly original music in a live setting within five years…

  • Elkhorn

    This go-round we present to you Drew Gardner and Jesse Sheppard who make up the group, Elkhorn. These guys make terrific, improvisational, instrumental music. We and chat at length about their two new albums, Sun Cycle and Elk Jam, before the conversation inevitably steers toward Grateful Dead.

  • 59. COMEDY vs. TRAGEDY: Tears of a Sad Ass Clown

    It’s a battle between COMEDY and TRAGEDY on this laugh till ya cry episode of Which Is Better?

  • #125 When the Irish Invaded Canada w/ Chris Klein

    In 1866, the Fenian Brotherhood, comprised primarily of Irish Civil War veterans, led a series of attacks on Canadian provinces just across the border from the United States. Their goal: seize Canadian territory and exchange it for Irish independence. In this episode, Bob & Ben speak with Christopher Klein about his new book When the…

  • Episode 10: Dead Air

    Conventional wisdom has it that the Grateful Dead couldn’t get arrested on radio (they saved that for real life)—at least not until their late-career single “Touch of Grey” improbably saturated the airwaves in 1987. But as is often the case with the Dead, this is hardly the whole story. Actually, the Boys have a long…

  • Episode 88 – The Magick of Family With Comedian Duncan Trussell

    Comedian and fellow podcaster Duncan Trussell returns to The Porch this week! As you can imagine, the conversation took on a life of its own as we discussed Duncan’s Son, childbirth, epigenetic memory, porch-wide orgasm, creating a tax for being kind and love tokens, and what it means to listen with your entire body. We…

  • Episode 72: Kris Myers and Aaron “LOUIE” Meyette

    Rob and Seth first rejoice over the announcement of the new partnership between Osiris Podcasts and JamBase, and Rob elaborates on why he believes this is the ideal relationship for this podcast and for others on the Osiris Network. Then the listener is again taken to backstage at The Tabernacle for two interviews conducted during…