Best Interesting People podcasts we could find (Updated September 2018)
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Interesting People Reading Poetry is a short, sound-rich podcast where artists and luminaries read a favorite poem and share what it means to them. Created by Andy & Brendan Stermer. New episodes monthly.
 
Interesting People in Interesting Times, hosted by Tom Goodwin and Adriana Stan, brings together provocative speakers, great ideas and bold new thinking.Music: "Roadrunner" by Dan Tepfer from the album Eleven Cages on Sunnyside Records. Dan Tepfer - piano, Thomas Morgan - bass, Nate Wood - drums.Produced by goldfieldmedia
 
The most interesting people you come across in life are never the ones who are on TV or mainstream media. You meet them through a friend of a friend or get talking to them in a pub. They are out there in the world doing cool things like measuring space weather in Antarctica, or driving from London to Sydney on a motorbike. I want to spend some time with these people and find out what makes them tick. I think every different perspective helps as you try to make sense of life and that talking ...
 
Scottish Fiddler and Composer Adam Sutherland invites musicians, artists and other creators to share with listeners the source of their passion. Expect previously untold tales, insights into character, a good laugh, and some generally very entertaining chat.
 
Geoff Embler interviews comedians, reporters, political operatives, and other folks to find out who they are, what they do, and how they got there.
 
The official podcast of Free Country Nights with Patrick Hanes. Listen to the show every weeknight on 99.9 WFRE from 7:00 PM to Midnight.
 
A podcast where interesting people talk about fascinating things
 
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Quick chat with Darci Lynne before she takes the stage at The Great Frederick Fair. Get tickets now. https://www.etix.com/ticket/online/performanceSale.do?method=restoreToken&performance_id=6528069&partner_id=944&method=restoreToken Ventriloquist, Darci Lynne is the youngest contestant to ever win “America’s Got Talent.” Following AGT she sold ...…
 
A lot is going on with The YMCA of Frederick County! The Y's President & CEO Chris Colville joins me to talk about The Y's growing role in the Frederick community. We start with a recap of the May flood damage, her background with the YMCA, and take a look to the future of the Y. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/YMCAofFrederickCounty/ Website ...…
 
My horse series continues! This interview features equine dentist Myles Hopton, the owner of Pegasus Equine Services. We chat about horse dental care, how Myles ended up in the states, and donkeys! Website: http://www.pegasusequine.biz/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/myleshopton.pegasusequineservices/ Myles has worked with https://www.faceb ...…
 
We take a deep dive into the history and services of the Spanish-Speaking Community of Maryland Inc. with its Program Director Natalie A. Cioffi and Executive Director Maria Herrera. Website: https://www.spanishcommunityofmd.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SpanishSpeakingCommunityFrederick/ iTunes - https://goo.gl/7HS1u4 Google Play - h ...…
 
In the latest episode of Interesting People Places & Things I catch up with David Shannon, star of the West End and about to finish up his time playing Agatha Trunchbull in Matilda. We chat about drag, Eurovision and Fír...
 
My guest on this episode of Adam Sutherland's Interesting People is Scottish singer, violist, fiddler, step-dancer and actor, Mairi Campbell. During our chat, Mairi tells me about growing up in Edinburgh and dedicating herself to a solid classical music education. But always in the background there was some kind of deeper yearning. This has som ...…
 
The lovely Tara Foster joins me for yet another episode of Interesting People, Places and Things. It’s all recorded in her Wicked camper. Find out what happened at the Giants Causeway.
 
My horse adventure continues with my third married couple podcast! Sharon & Danny Burrier run Rocky's Horse Rescue and Rehabilitation outside of Thurmont. We chat about the surprise start of their rescue, the joys of every animal they help, and how they met! We go into detail about the trauma of their horses, donkeys, and mules. This was a very ...…
 
Part one of my chat with Tarautralis!!! How did she cause a National upset in Northern Ireland. Will they ever forgive her. Will she ever get back into the country. More on episode 2!!! #wickedcampers #tourism @taraustralis
 
Headliner for In the Street 2018! We chat about Lucas' background in writing music for tv, finding the perfect kid for the Power of Garth video, and what he is doing the two days after In the Street!
 
Foxie G let me ride one of their horses! Nicole Ausherman is the co-founder of The Foxie G Foundation a horse and cat rescue. This interview covers the founding of Foxie G, the dangers that all horses face, and joy of thoroughbreds! Well also talk about Petunia the pig! Website: http://thefoxiegfoundation.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com ...…
 
In this episode, playwright Harrison David Rivers reads “For My Own Protection” by Essex Hemphill and discusses the use of the poem in his recent play, This Bitter Earth. Rivers is the recipient of fellowships from the McKnight and Jerome Foundations and is a core writer at the Playwright’s Center. “For My Own Protection” by Essex Hemphill appe ...…
 
You have heard of around of the world in 80 days. Professional Horse Trainer Erin O'Neil has 100 days to make a feral horse into a champion! We chat about how she fell in love with horses, what it is like to train them, and the truth about cowboy hats! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Legacy.sport.horse/ VOTE: https://s.surveyplanet.com/ryYK5 ...…
 
Patrick Hanes catches up with CJ Solar! They chat about CJ's amazing summer, what he does on the tour bus, and his favorite carnival food! Don't miss CJ at the Urbana Volunteer Fire Department Carnival on July 19th! http://www.wfre.com/amp-events/cj-solar-the-urbana-volunteer-fire-department-carnival/…
 
This episode features Susan Thornton the Artist Director of Other Voices Theatre a local theatre here in Frederick! We chat about how she got into acting/directing, their upcoming season, and some fun behind the scenes details. Get excited! Website: http://www.othervoicestheatre.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/othervoicestheatrefrederic ...…
 
Technology promises to make us happier and smarter. It brings us pleasure, friendship, sex, and knowledge, all at our fingertips. It also allows us to remember, and know, less. It has led to a world where algorithms and smartphones have become our cognitive servants: we can burden them, while liberating ourselves. But as we've become skimmers, ...…
 
Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes talks income inequality, tech regulation, and the role the Big 4 have in driving societal and economic progress. Hughes, who is the author of Fair Shot: Rethinking Inequality and How We Earn and the co-chair of the Economic Security Project, calls for radical reforms to our nation's tax code to rebalance the eco ...…
 
In this episode I get to pick the brain of Fanny Myth, AKA the Frenchie Authority Coach. She’s a bundle of energy, smiles and has a great deal of experience when it comes to helping people find clarity in their personal brand. We talked for about 45 minutes, to find out who she is, what she does and why she does it. I tried getting a few practi ...…
 
Ryan Sims stopped the WFRE studio to play a few songs off his new album My Side of the Story. We had a chance to chat about the heartbreak behind this album, his appearance on the first season of X-Factor, and his travels in Canada! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RyanSimsBand/ Website: http://www.ryansimsmusic.com/ Music Video: American Thi ...…
 
I got a chance to catch up with Elizabeth Lucas last week. We chatted about her new project Free Range Humans, their first production Murder Ballad, and the ways she is hoping to change the arts in Frederick. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/freerangeexperience/ Website: https://experience-human.com/ What makes an event a Free Range Humans ev ...…
 
From multi-party democracies to one-party states, platforms and presidents are combining to re-write the rules of how we're governed. Henry Timms, co-author of New Power: How Power Works in Our Hyperconnected World-and How to Make It Work for You, explains how the power of dictatorships to social movements, are defined by their ability to conne ...…
 
He's a film maker, he's a lawyer, he is a philosopher but more than anything else he is a Talmudist. And if you are wondering what that is, trying adding the word "accidental" to the title. Sal Litvak is one of the most interesting and engaging people you will ever meet. Join me as we discuss religions and compare and eventually solve (well you ...…
 
In this episode, Chris Kraus reads “Miserable Life” by Steve Levine and discusses how New York School poetry influenced the development of her distinctive style. Kraus is the author of I Love Dick (now an Amazon Original Series) and, most recently, After Kathy Acker. “Miserable Life” is used by permission from To and For (Coffee House Press, 19 ...…
 
Monica Pearce is the owner and co-founder of the Tenth Ward Distilling Company in Downtown Frederick! We talk about how Monica got into distilling, the thought process behind Tenth Ward's drink designs, and get excited about Maryland's first Absinthe! The drink chat also has a side of Frederick small business stories! Website: https://www.tenth ...…
 
My guest on this episode of Adam Sutherland's Interesting People is Scottish singer songwriter Josie Duncan. During our chat, Josie takes us on her journey from winning the local MOD on the Isle of Lewis aged five to picking up a BBC Radio 2 Folk Award at the 2017 ceremony alongside duo partner Pablo Lafuente. We also learn about some of her he ...…
 
Did you know that Frederick has an amazing local running club? Jill Cameron is the President of the Frederick Steeplechasers. We chatted about the local races the Steeplechasers host, how she got into running, and an overview of their training programs! FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/groups/fredericksteeplechasers/ WEBSITE: https://steeplec ...…
 
Jessica Binder is a High School Drama Teacher and puppeteer who has worked across the country. We chat about the joys of theater, working with puppets in Hawaii, and how puppets can help kids express themselves. SMALL WORLD ALERT! Jessica is Risa Binder's sister. I didn't know this when I booked her. Hear Risa's interview - https://omny.fm/show ...…
 
Chris Heady is the Lead Digital Puppeteer at Hershey's Chocolate World and a vaguely referenced as a "puppet guy "in a past episode of the podcast. Hershey, Disney, and Harry Potter all in one fantastic backstory. This interview covers his career, the ideals of puppetry, and UNCLE TEDDY! Website: http://www.chrisheady.com/ Short Film THE CUSTER ...…
 
Brent Simmons is a long time mechanic and auto repair expert and he discusses what a mechanic really does in these days of computers vs. the wrench. He debunks the myths and lays out the truth about your vehicle.
 
Myq Kaplan will be headlining the Over the Limit Comedy Fest at the Weinberg Center on June 8th! The show benefits the SOS Safe Ride Foundation and their mission to end drunk driving in Frederick! We talk about Myq's Boston roots, the ways he spreads positivity, and his many podcast connections! I am now also 3 for 3 with comedian interviews th ...…
 
For this episode of 'Adam Sutherland's Interesting People' I have the pleasure of the company of the famous left-handed fiddler of Lochaber, Aonghas Grant. Also joining me this time is my father, Alex Sutherland. Aonghas is very well known across the world as a respected fiddler, teacher and composer from the West Highlands of Scotland. My fath ...…
 
In this episode, Amy Thielen reads “Death Again” by Jim Harrison and explores the relationship between great food and great literature. Amy Thielen is a chef and two-time James Beard Award-winning writer. She’s the author of The New Midwestern Table (a cookbook) and Give a Girl a Knife (a memoir). She’s also the host of Heartland Table on Food ...…
 
David Conway & Nancy Carr from AARP Maryland join the show to talk about the new Healthy Working Families Act. Get all the details on a law that has already been benefiting you since February. We also cover what it is like to be part of the AARP. Volunteering, outreach, and fun with a purpose! Check out it. Found out more: http://www.wfre.com/s ...…
 
Matthew Schrier is the author of The Dawn Prayer (Or How to Survive in a Secret Syrian Terrorist Prison): A Memoir. It covers the seven months Matthew spent held hostage in Syria by Al Qaeda. It is a page-turner! Our interview covers the story of his capture, how his life gave him the skills he needed to survive, and the experience of turning t ...…
 
Check out my in depth conversation with Glasgow based artist and bass player, Somhairle MacDonald. Hear him describe his early life in the Scottish Highlands, what motivates him as an artist, his various haircuts, the evolution of a band called Croft No Five, meeting former Blockbusters host Bob Holness, performing at the Royal Albert Hall and ...…
 
The world is waiting for Shudan Wang and Hollywood is calling the actress many believe is a future Bond girl.
 
Christopher Voss is a former lead hostage negotiator for the FBI who investigated some of the biggest crimes of the past several decades. He now runs Black Swan Group - working with large and small firms handling negotiations. He also teaches at several universities.
 
"Wayne Dorsey is the freakishly tall Founder & Chairman of The Safe Ride Foundation." - Wayne's Bio This interview covers the background of the Safe Ride Foundation, the ways that they are combating drunk driving in Frederick, and their upcoming comedy show. Check out the show: https://www.facebook.com/overthelimitcomedyfest Facebook: https://w ...…
 
Dave McElroy stopped the WFRE studio and played a short set on Facebook Live. This interview covers the style of his music videos, his musical influences, and how he still has time to goof off on the road. Watch him in the Free Country Lounge: https://www.facebook.com/999WFRE/videos/10155217996701700/ Music Video "Without You": https://www.yout ...…
 
Learn more about the stars of our next Random Act of Country! 99.9 WFRE & Mick’s Plumbing & Heating invite you to a Random Act of Country with Southern Halo with special guest Adam Rutledge at 7:00 PM on April 18th at Champion Billiards Sports Bar! This is a free show! Brought to you by Avis Car and Truck Rental & Canyon Contracting.…
 
In this episode, DJ Rekha reads “A Litany for Survival” by Audre Lorde and discusses dancing as an antidote to fear. DJ Rekha is a producer, curator, and educator based in New York City. Her classic debut album, DJ Rekha presents Basement Bhangra, was released in 2007. Her monthly party, Basement Bhangra, ran from 1997 to the summer of 2017 – m ...…
 
When a President's tweets drastically change a country, do we accept it as the new normal? When our social media feeds consist of people who think just like us, how can we expect social change? And why do we always assume the future will be better than the past? Maria Konnikova, author of The Confidence Game, explains what politician's lies do ...…
 
Steve Miller operates GetDismissed, a company which helps you fight your traffic tickets.
 
What is Bang! Power Dance? I spoke with the creator of Bang, Amanda Strand about how she fell in love with group fitness, her background in dance, and how much fun Bang can be. It turns out that Bang is more boxing than dance! You can check out Bang! Power Dance at Onelife Fitness! That is also where it got its start before it hit the world sta ...…
 
It's a show within a show! Welcome to my first conversation with a teacher on the podcast. Ms. Lynch is a 1st-grade teacher that is also a multi-time finalist in the Free Country Sing-off! This conversation covers how she got into teaching, the kinds of technology she uses in the classroom, and her love of hockey. I ALSO MAKE A SPORTS JOKE THAT ...…
 
Think you've heard this song before? Were there more Jennifers or Jessicas in your class at school? And what does this have to do with the rise of Donald Trump? Repetition, patterns, and predictability are the essence of human life, according to Derek Thompson, senior editor at the Atlantic and author of Hitmakers: The Science of Popularity in ...…
 
Chris Montgomery Bender is the head of Prodigy Talent, a Hollywood Talent Agency and a former White House lawyer.
 
This episode's Interesting Person is Harvard trained psychiatrist Dr. Srini Pillay who really is a master of the brain. He's much more than a medical doctor for the brain. He's one of the most sought after mentors and consultants for the Fortune 500 club. Sit back and enjoy the conversation.
 
This episodes Interesting Person is the Original Mr. Wonderful, Rock Riddle, world champion wrestler. He's retired from the ring (sort of) and is now a Hollywood Publicist. He has some great stories to tell and Bob Brill brings them out with his unique interviewing style. Enjoy!
 
Shannon Aleshire, the CEO of the Mental Health Association of Frederick County first appeared on the 19th episode of the podcast to discuss depression and men's mental health. This interview covers her background with the MHA, the reasons she has stayed with the organization since 1996, and a deeper dive into how the MHA helps children. Shannon ...…
 
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