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Footcandle Films: Ad Astra Joker

Ad Astra's character study of an astronaut (Brad Pitt) with daddy issues or Joker's character study of a troubled clown (Joaquin Phoenix) with daddy issues. Hosts Alan & Chris share their thoughts on both films and which one they found more compelling (and which one almost put one host to sleep). A news segment focusing on the winners of the...

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StreetCircleDrive: HickoryFoodTruckEpisode

On this special episode of StreetCircleDrive, Moose and McNally head out into their favorite city, Hickory, NC in search of the elusive Food Truck... SPOILER ALERT: they find them. Also included, the best DII college football experience and a rundown of Hickory's Oktoberfest

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Entrepreneur Exchange: Ron Elmore-NC Small Business Technology Development Center

If you’re in business or starting a business, access to capital is your oxygen to stay alive. This month’s Entrepreneur Exchange welcomes Ron Elmore, Regional Director with the NC Small Business Technology Development Center

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BIG FAN (Video): Cheerleaders on a Plane

There are too many cheerleaders on this plane! in your best Samuel L. Jackson voice On this BIG FAN, our hosts Hank and Chad chew the fat about recent high school reunions, who and how much to tip, someone running 100 miles for fun and how Chad ended up cozying up with the Florida State...

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BIG FAN: Cheerleaders on a Plane

There are too many cheerleaders on this plane! in your best Samuel L. Jackson voice On this BIG FAN, our hosts Hank and Chad chew the fat about recent high school reunions, who and how much to tip, someone running 100 miles for fun and how Chad ended up cozying up with the Florida State...

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StreetCircleDrive: DowntownStation

Moose and McNally welcome Amy Ogle, Executive Director of the Hickory Downtown Development Association to this episode of StreetCircleDrive. Also included, a restaurant review of a Downtown Hickory gem, The Olde Hickory Station. Here are some links from topics discussed on this episode of StreetCircleDrive! Hickory Downtown Development Association The Olde Hickory Station Hickory’s Oktoberfest...

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Footcandle Films: Farewell It

Pennywise is back. This time he's haunting the Losers Club as adults with Bill Heder, Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy joining the cast. How does "It Chapter Two" compare to its' 2017 predecessor? Our hosts share their thoughts as well as discuss the indie film "The Farewell" starring comedian Awkwafina

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BIG FAN (VIDEO): Hero in Our Midst?

Coming to you live!!!! Or almost live. Our dynamic duo is back to discuss the important things in life......Youth travel soccer games, weird weddings where nobody dances but you, and of course fantasy football draft accidents. Check em out in crystal clear audio or beautiful hi-definition video.

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BIG FAN: Hero in Our Midst?

Coming to you live!!!! Or almost live. Our dynamic duo is back to discuss the important things in life......Youth travel soccer games, weird weddings where nobody dances but you, and of course fantasy football draft accidents. Check em out in crystal clear audio or beautiful hi-definition video.

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Chick Chat: Let’s Get Serious

Tackling some heavy issues here on the podcast today. Don’t worry - we avoid politics and stuff like that — and of course everything has a tv show reference included, so I guess it can only get so serious… I mean IT’S JUST A TV SHOW! So, tune in and see why we, as moms, are patting...

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BIG FAN: Everybody’s Growing Up

Our boys are back with another episode for your listening and VIEWING pleasure. No Brad Pitt this week. Let’s find out how 2 weekends in Asheville could be so different. How wedgies and the first day of high school go hand and hand. And are our 2 host ready for their fantasy football draft? Let your ears, or...

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BIG FAN: Everybody’s Growing Up (VIDEO)

Our boys are back with another episode for your listening and VIEWING pleasure. No Brad Pitt this week. Let’s find out how 2 weekends in Asheville could be so different. How wedgies and the first day of high school go hand and hand. And are our 2 host ready for their fantasy football draft? Let your ears, or...

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StreetCircleDrive: FootcandleFriedChickenSandwiches

A MESH crossover episode with StreetCircleDrive and Footcandle Films. Host of SCD Moose, and hosts of FF Alan, and Chris decide that it's a good idea to settle the most recent fast food chicken debate. One problem... and more!

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Entrepreneur Exchange: (Data) Safety First

Start-ups and small businesses have a lot to juggle, but keeping their computers and data safe is a top priority. This month’s Entrepreneur Exchange welcomes Shawn Fountain, the Director of Information Technology at Catawba Valley Community College, to discuss how to avoid malware, ransomware, and keep networks safe from prying eyes. Plus hosts Jeff Neuville and Gary...

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BIG FAN: Technicolor Summer (VIDEO)

The boys of summer are back again for another episode of BIG FAN. Brad Pitt movies, fantasy football and the installation of ring doorbells in the neighborhood are on the agenda. Here is your dynamic duo in the video version of BIG FAN!

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BIG FAN: Technicolor Summer

The boys of summer are back again for another episode of BIG FAN. Brad Pitt movies, fantasy football and the installation of ring doorbells in the neighborhood are on the agenda. Look out for the dynamic duo in the video version of BIG FAN coming your way LIVE and in COLOR real soon.

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Chick Chat: The Not So Charming Epsiode

Buckle Up! Southern Charm, Big Brother 21, BH90210 Season 2, Bachelor in Paradise are all covered in "THE NOT SO CHARMING EPISODE"

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Footcandle Films: Last Crawl in San Francisco

On this episode of the Footcandle Films podcast, hosts Alan and Chris review "The Last Black Man in San Francisco" and "Crawl"

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StreetCircleDrive: EntrepreneurExchangeCrossoverCantina

The SCD hosts welcome Jeff Neuville, Director of the Small Business Center at Catawba Valley Community College and host of Entrepreneur Exchange on the MESH. Also included, a review of the new Hickory Downtown restaurant Warehouse Cuban Cantina!

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Footcandle Films: Once Upon A Sword of Trust

Quentin Tarantino has released the penultimate film of his career. Alan & Chris share their thoughts on his "Once Upon a Time...In Hollywood" as well as the smaller indie comedy "Sword of Trust - Lynn Shelton" starring Marc Maron.

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Entrepreneur Exchange: EE Mailbag

Summer means it’s time to break open the Entrepreneur Exchange mailbag and answer listener questions. From entrepreneur super-powers to when you should use confidentiality agreements to when it’s appropriate to bring dogs to work, hosts Jeff Neuville and Gary Muller point you down the path to entrepreneurial success. Plus, Jeff and Gary discuss how brick and mortar...

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BIG FAN: OFF HIATUS

The Big Fan crew answers a couple of questions after a 2-week hiatus from the studio. How crazy can a 40-year-old bachelor party be? Why did Chad see Godzilla without Hank? And what are your 5 favorite roller coasters of all time? You don’t want to miss this Big Fan!

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Chick Chat: Podcasting in Pajamas

This episode, join Janette and Mary-Margaret from their remote locations! They discuss their summer woes, reboot theories, and love for Miles Teller. Plus, recommendations on a new show you should watch – but we can’t really explain. Also, we are pretty sure the producers of Big Brother are not listening to ChickChat – or else...

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BIG FAN: After Vacation

Vacations are over, and reality is setting in for our dynamic duo. What will they do now, to get through these dog days of summer? Why, post a new BIG FAN episode for your listening pleasure, of course! Hank coaches his all-star baseball team to the state playoffs, Chad gets wiped out by a 10-foot wave and...

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Footcandle Films: Spider-man Midsommar

Whether you like big budget blockbusters or indies this episode has reviews of both types of films. First up is talk on the latest Marvel superhero movie "Spider-Man: Far from Home". Ari Aster's sophomore film "Midsommar" occupies the second review slot followed by the hosts sharing bits of movie news and their recommendations on films you might want to...

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StreetCircleDrive: JonReepIronThunder

StreetCircleDrive welcomes comedian and Hickory native Jon Reep to the podcast. Jon and hosts discuss his new comedy album Ginger Pain,  his new project Hickory LIVE and what's changed in Hickory since he moved to LA in 1992. Also included, the gang hits up Iron Thunder for lunch and gives a well-rounded review. All this and more on this...

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BIG FAN: Summer’s Too Short

The Grand Canyon, Independence Day, and (yes again) Shark Attacks. All three find their place in the Big Fan this week. Hank wows you with the vacation that he barely knew he was going on. Chad will talk about how he packs less than the Geico Lizard when heading to the beach. This abbreviated episode...

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Footcandle Films: The Dead Don’t Toy Story 4

Alan & Chris review "Toy Story 4" as well as the latest offering from auteur director Jim Jarmusch "The Dead Don't Die".

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StreetCircleDrive: CatawbaScienceCenterStandardOysterCo

On this episode of StreetCircleDrive, the gang welcomes Tracy Hall, the Executive Director of the Catawba Science Center and reviews the Standard Oyster Co.

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Entrepreneur Exchange: The Pitch

You’ve been watching Shark Tank and you think you’re ready to pitch for big bucks?  Eric Buckland, an entrepreneur who has successfully raised money for a start-up and is doing it again, joins the Entrepreneur Exchange

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StreetCircleDrive: CouncilwomanWilliamsMekavilai

This StreetCircleDrive is McNally-less. Moose and Mary-Margaret welcome Councilwoman Charlotte Williams to the MESH studio and discuss her thoughts on Hickory. The gang reviews one of the best Thai places around, Mekavilai. 

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BIG FAN: Father’s Day

Another Father’s Day in the books and our dynamic duo explain to their BIG FAN audience why they won’t be hoisting the father of the year trophy this year.

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Footcandle Films: Godzilla Rocketman

On this episode of Footcandle Films we're all about monsters… monsters of the giant lizard variety and monsters of rock.

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Making. Living. Better: Jessica Lopez

When Jessica Lopez followed her faith to Puerto Rico after finishing high school, a two-month personal mission turned into a four-year cultural immersion. Inspired by the diversity and exuberance of the Puerto Rican people, she came back to Catawba County and immediately began sharing what she’d learned. From helping local Spanish-speaking students bridge the academic...

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I’m with the Band: Bob Sinclair and The Big Deals

On this episode of I'm with the Band, host Andrew Moose welcomes Americana stalwarts Bob Sinclair and The Big Deals to the MESH studio.

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StreetCircleDrive: UnitedArtsRico

StreetCircleDrive welcomes Executive Director of the United Arts Council of Catawba County, Kathy Greathouse

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Footcandle Films: Front Runner Smell

On this episode of Footcandle Films, "The Front Runner" and "Her Smell" are reviewed, followed by a news wrap-up of the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.

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BIG FAN: Start of Summer Spectacular

What other podcast discusses Forrest Gump trivia, shark attacks on the coast of North Carolina, and “cheese” underrated or overrated? Big fan, that’s who!  See what Chad and Hank are talking about on this summer spectacular session.

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