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Overcrest: A Pretty Good Podcast

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Overcrest delves into news, obscure history, transportation culture, and the changing nature of the technological landscape with humor and the unique perspective of professional journalism.

Overcrest delves into news, obscure history, transportation culture, and the changing nature of the technological landscape with humor and the unique perspective of professional journalism.

Location:

United States

Description:

Overcrest delves into news, obscure history, transportation culture, and the changing nature of the technological landscape with humor and the unique perspective of professional journalism.

Language:

English

Contact:

612-940-3920


Episodes

Felix Holst - Artist, Designer, Visionary on How Tomorrow is Ours

6/14/2021
Ex Hot Wheels Vice President and incredible Artist Felix Holst joins the podcast to talk about growing up in Newcastle, evolving into a designer, executive, and artist, and much more. Visit Felix: https://www.instagram.com/felixholst/ Support the show: http://overcrestproductions.com/driversclub

Duration:01:09:59

Stop Whining, There Are No Bathrooms

6/11/2021
Jake is selling the Harley. Kris tells everyone to stop whining. The guys also talk projects, news, and take some listener input. Support the show and join the Overcrest Drivers Club! http://overcrestproductions.com/driversclub

Duration:00:58:15

The Doctor Is In The House

6/7/2021
With Kris still out of town, Jake is joined by his better half, Dr. Nikki. We dig into the history of medical devices from the weird, the grotesque, the disturbing, and the downright strange. The episode is interrupted by none other than Kris, calling in from the road. Please support the show by joining the Overcrest Drivers Club! overcrestproductions.com/driversclub

Duration:00:57:46

This Episode Will Really Float Your Boat

6/4/2021
With Kris out of town for the week, we are re-releasing one of our earliest history stories. Jake recounts the life of Hans Trippel, the man with the worst idea with but the most perseverance. Kris and Jake talk a little history on Jake himself. Jake talks about being certified in Sea Horses! Please support the show by joining the Overcrest Drivers Club! overcrestproductions.com/driversclub

Duration:00:48:03

Recounting The Death of the Best Racetrack In The World

5/31/2021
The biggest, best, and most advanced racetrack every built in its time lasted only a few years, and just a couple of races. What happened? What was it? Please support the show by joining the Overcrest Drivers Club! https://www.patreon.com/overcrest Source: http://collections.mnhs.org/MNHistoryMagazine/articles/60/v60i08p304-311.pdf

Duration:00:49:39

Jake Puts the Lotion on His Skin. No Hose Edition.

5/28/2021
The guys discuss projects, Jake buys a new vehicle, and Kris talks about filming Gadisa, an Ethiopian immigrant who shows us all what purity of enthusiasm and happiness really is. Support the show! Join the Overcrest Drivers Club!!! https://www.patreon.com/overcrest

Duration:00:49:39

Reviving the Future with Max Carstensen.

5/24/2021
Max from Revive Automotive comes on the podcast to chat about what Jake and Kris think its the pinnacle of EV retromodding, the Revive 911. Lots of projects have been batted about in this vein, but little have come to fruition. Max has done it. https://revive-automotive.com https://www.instagram.com/revive_911/ Join the Overcrest Drivers Club on. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/overcrest

Duration:00:47:53

Hello Darkness My Old Friend and Other Fun Allegories.

5/21/2021
Kris and Jake talk car projects and take Drivers Club voicemails. Join the Overcrest Drivers Club! https://www.patreon.com/overcrest

Duration:00:55:30

Top Gear's Lead Test Driver: Ollie Marriage

5/17/2021
Ollie joins us to talk all things. Sounds, Nostalgia, The Future, the Past, where automotive journalism is and could go, and much more. Find him at Top Gear: https://www.topgear.com/car-news/ollie-marriage And on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/olliemarriage/ Support the show and Join the Overcrest Drivers Club: https://www.patreon.com/overcrest

Duration:01:01:13

Jake taps, Kris Loses Stuff, and Bmw Goes MMMMMMMMMM...

5/14/2021
News and Projects chat of the week. Join the Overcrest Drivers Club and Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/overcrest As you know, we had a pipeline hack... BMW Reveals its new M sound. The chip shortage is getting heavy… Harley Spins LIVEWIRE to full sub-brand Oldschool Truck Driver still truckin

Duration:00:57:59

How to Be Incredible at Traveling (Even Without a Vespa)

5/10/2021
Peter Moore, a traveler to over 105 countries, prolific travel author and Vespa afficianado talks to the guys about what makes travel a brilliant part of life, and how Italy is best done on a vintage Vespa. Check out Peter's Books HERE. And the Vagabond Imperative HERE. Join the Overcrest Drivers Club to support the show!

Duration:01:09:18

The Great Armored Truck Heist - Overcrest Bad Idea Edition

5/7/2021
The guys discuss how they would steal an armored truck, Jake opines on shaking up his fleet, and the news of the week. Join the Overcrest Drivers Club to support the show! Armored Truck Heist Fails High end features to be cut from car models.... UAW Wants EV Tax Incentives to Require US Assembly Ostentatious colors on all the cars! Next-Gen NASCAR Cup Racer Debuts Vespa is officially 75!

Duration:00:51:07

This Episode Will Touch ALL Of Your Senses - With Professor Charles Pence

5/3/2021
Professor Charles Spence of Oxford University joins the podcast to talk about how each and every sense we have is researched and catered to around the world, and in the automotive industry. Check out his book! Sensehacking: How to Use the Power of Your Senses for Happier, Healthier Living Join the Overcrest Drivers Club on Patreon!

Duration:00:48:12

How The Whittington Brothers Won it All with Duffel Bags Full of Cash

5/2/2021
How the Porsche fanatic Whittington Brothers won LeMans in 1979, and the story behind their often... controversial... methods. Support the show by joining the Overcrest Drivers Club on Patreon!

Duration:00:32:42

Formula 1, Kremer K3's, LeMans, Musk, White Wheels, and More

4/30/2021
The guys discuss projects and news of the week. Click to join the Overcrest Drivers Club on Patreon! Audi to return to LeMans New format for F1 qualifying.... Ever heard of the NORRA Mexican 1000? Elon Musk is a 15 year old boy. Towing just got easier... The only rental car you can get in Hawaii right now is a Uhaul Toyota acquires Lyft Self Driving Division… Jake, do you want a Ferrari 250 GT SWB? You know I like guinness records.

Duration:00:49:01

Beyond the Trees - 4000 km Alone Across the Arctic

4/26/2021
Adam Shoalts, author, filmmaker, and intrepid explorer, talks about his epic solo adventure across the Canadian Arctic. Please check out his book HERE or HERE! And if you'd like to see his film, you can see it on Amazon HERE Support Overcrest on Patreon.

Duration:01:03:32

LADIES and GENTLEMEN, We Have Ignition!!!!

4/23/2021
The guys chat news, Harleys, Vespas, Melted Teslas, Legos, Chevy C10's, Porsche's, severed fingers, and much more. SUPPORT THE SHOW HERE! New Renault gearbox developed with Legos So you may have heard about a Tesla driving itself into a tree.... Man charged with car larceny after driving stolen vehicle to court Porsche's Electric Taycan Sales Nearly Surpasses Iconic 911 Model A Florida man... Getting fingerprints has never been easier

Duration:00:51:02

Streamlined into Oblivion

4/19/2021
Jake rounds out our three-part series on automotive scandals with the history of a car so far ahead of its time, it was bound to fail. We dive deep into the making of the car, dig up old news audio, and hear from the president of the car club about what its like to drive one of these amazing automobiles today. Support the show on PATREON! Check out the club at: https://www.airflowclub.com/

Duration:00:57:02

Super Dangerous Bad Ideas, and Our Burden of Responsibility to the Future

4/16/2021
The guys discuss projects, news, and how today's enthusiasts carry the water for the future. Support the show on PATREON! Production Safari 911? Look ma, no hands… Read my Lips, No New Gas Taxes (mileage tax out too?) Grandma is stupid, says she not. Evergiven now being held for ransom...

Duration:00:54:02

The Greatest (Even Worse) Automotive Scandals Ever - Part 2

4/12/2021
Jake and Kris continue to delve into automotive scandals, with three of the most grave cases yet, with automakers analyzing the cost of life… Support the show on Patreon!

Duration:00:48:20