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Fried Pod #98: The River is Going to Get You

In this episode of the Fried Pod Jon and Shawn talk about there recent trip tubin’ down the river, who’s better at throwing axes, The Grundy County Auction Incident, Peeing on Potatoes & of course we reveal the winners of the "Meme Me / Caption This" contest.

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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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Fried Pod #97: Toothpaste & Tools

In this episode of the Fried Pod Jon & Alan get together with comedian John Wesley Austin. They talk about the first jokes they told on stage and try to figure out who is Steven Eddie? What NOT to do on a cruise ship, will Hickory be the new Branson, Did Jon miss his calling as an Astronomer, is...

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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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Fried Pod #96: Magic 8 Ball

In this episode of the Fried Pod, Jon reveals the winners of the latest “Meme Me” contest, shows us his latest pool scene reenactment, reads another journal entry from his high school journal back in 1989, and Shawn Setzer tells us how he got the nickname Sebastian. This one is jam packed full of surprises...

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Fried Pod #95: Don’t Be a Bully

It's a star-studded episode of the Fried Pod today. We got Captain Cape AND Marcus Christian. As always we read your emails & youtube comments, we reveal the new winners of the "Meme Me" contest, read a finished poem from a fan. Then we talk about how Denzel Washington stole a movie idea from Shawn, Duffy Moon, Marc's...

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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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Fried Pod # 94: Captain Cape & the Golden God

In this episode of the Fried Pod Jon gets together with Shawn Setzer aka Captain Cape and they reveal the winners of the "Meme Me" / "Caption This” contest. Also included! .. bad southern accents in Forrest Gump, and the return of the night club Yesterdays. It’s a pure gold, jammed packed, podcast. Pass it on.

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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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Fried Pod #93: 4th of July’ve

In this episode Jon gets together with Marc Hunt, aka Marcus Stamos, aka the owner / operator of Marcus Christian Beauty Shop.

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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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Fried Pod #92: Baseball Boys

In this episode of the Fried Pod, Jon gets together with Alan & Moose and they read to poems from Jon’s Journal. Then talk little league baseball, minor league baseball, The new Nashville Squares on CMT, and giant sunflower seeds.

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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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Fried Pod # 91: Chet Waterhouse

In this episode, it’s another segment of Jon’s Journal. Where Jon reads two poems from his high school journal back in 1989. One is about a fight that took place in the hallway, and the other is about wiffle ball. Then Jon shares an interview, from when he was a guest on the podcast “Play...

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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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Fried Pod #90: Marc Hunt, YouTube Star

In this episode of the Fried Pod, Jon shows off his new digs at the Jackson Creative Studios. Because now the Fried Pod is also a VIDEO PODCAST on YouTube. He explains the reason for the new intro song, then talks to old pal Marc Hunt. They talk about Kool Park water park, and read to poems from Jon’s...

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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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Big Fan: School’s Out for Summer!

School's Out For Summer!  At least in a few weeks it is. Go down memory lane with our hosts as they talk about their favorite last day, dances from middle school, and how skateboarding from school took Chad 12 hours.

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StreetCircleDrive: AxeBoyz

StreetCircleDrive heads to Patriot Brew Thru and Axe Throwing to see what kind of trouble they can get into.

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Footcandle Films: Gloria Bell Serenity

Alan & Chris share their thoughts on "Gloria Bell" as well as the critically derided "Serenity" - the latest cinematic effort from Matthew McConaughey & Anne Hathaway.

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Making. Living. Better: Austin Pearce

Known as the energetic and resourceful director of the Hickory Soup Kitchen, Austin shares some lesser known parts of his story. Learn about what fuels Austin’s passion for Catawba County and the people he’s met along the way on this episode of Making. Living. Better.

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ChickChat: You Are Delivered of a Podcast

We may not be on Cameo, but we’re dishing on all things Baby Archie! Tune in to the latest ChickChat only on The MESH!

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Big Fan: Mother’s Day

Chad and Hank really love their mom’s, so you don’t want to miss this sentimental episode that celebrates Mother’s Day.

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StreetCircleDrive: CouncilmanWilliamsShells

Hickory City Councilman David Williams joins the podcast to discuss his passion and vision for Hickory.

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The Writer’s Voice: Garrick Lane

On this unique episode of The Writers Voice, we welcome Garrick Lane. Writing is one of the hardest things he does. The only thing that is harder is parenting. He knows this because it’s really all he’s ever done.

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Footcandle Films: Avengers Endgame Killed Don Quixote

Our hosts share their thoughts on "Avengers: Endgame" and "The Man Who Killed Don Quixote" as well as discuss some movie news and share their recommendations of films you should check out.

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Entrepreneur Exchange: Investment Funding from the Crowd

This month’s Entrepreneur Exchange digs into Investment Crowdfunding with Clem Seifert who is the Program Director of InvestinNC.

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