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Veteran radio reporter/storyteller Peter Finch and his friends hit the streets of the San Francisco Bay Area (and beyond) looking for interesting stories to tell.

Veteran radio reporter/storyteller Peter Finch and his friends hit the streets of the San Francisco Bay Area (and beyond) looking for interesting stories to tell.
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San Francisco, CA

Description:

Veteran radio reporter/storyteller Peter Finch and his friends hit the streets of the San Francisco Bay Area (and beyond) looking for interesting stories to tell.

Twitter:

@radiofinch

Language:

English


Episodes

F-Tinder (Episode 127)

2/12/2019
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He moved to San Francisco four years ago and proceeded to go on 120 Tinder dates in two years. This is his story. (Warning: There are some "F-Bombs" in this that have not been bleeped).

Duration:00:16:09

Speakeasy SF (Episode 126)

1/29/2019
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We return to 1920’s San Francisco as we continue our visit to the Speakeasy.

Duration:00:15:58

Sketchfest @ Speakeasy (Episode 125)

1/15/2019
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Looking for a fun, quirky comedic experience in San Francisco this month, here you go.

Duration:00:16:31

Food Runners (Episode 124)

1/2/2019
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Feel the warmth, as indy musicians in San Francisco gathered over the holidays to raise money for a good cause.

Duration:00:05:48

Being Herb Caen (Episode 123)

12/18/2018
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This is the story of a man who tweets as the late San Francisco newspaper columnist Herb Caen (@HerbCaenDaily). The kicker? He's in Alabama.

Duration:00:25:15

Grinch '18

12/4/2018
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Peter has a cold and sounds horrible, we've decided to revisit this sweet episode from last December.

Duration:00:37:42

Dorothy Took Toto (Episode 122)

11/16/2018
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This time around, we offer up a plan for pet owners when disaster strikes. (Timely for us here in Northern California).

Duration:00:04:46

Scary Stories 2 (Episode 121)

11/8/2018
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Oh man. Peter has some creative friends.

Duration:04:14:33

Birdman Bats (Episode 120)

10/23/2018
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Not your father's baseball bat.

Duration:00:24:10

Beth & Her Daughters (Episode 119)

10/9/2018
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A mother advises her daughters on how to handle unwelcome (and welcome) advances.

Duration:00:04:13

Et Tu #MeToo Tiny Tim? (Episode 118)

9/25/2018
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Do you remember Tiny Tim? Beth sure does.

Duration:00:05:56

Sam's Buck Wild Job (Episode 117)

9/11/2018
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They paid her to watch disturbing videos. (Note: while the content is not graphic, there is one obscenity, and this episode is not appropriate for children).

Duration:00:16:48

Rocky Raccoon (Episode 116)

8/28/2018
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This is a short story about a marijuana-stealin' raccoon.

Duration:00:03:38

Comedy Day '18 (Episode 115)

8/14/2018
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Four years after his death, the folks with Comedy Day keep on keeping on without their friend and benefactor Robin Williams.

Duration:00:03:59

Bye Bye Bazaar (Episode 114)

7/30/2018
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We switch back to the long-form format in this episode to pay homage to the Bazaar Cafe. Owners Les and Makiko are retiring after 20 wonderful years running this very special venue.

Duration:00:58:36

SHEBUILDS (Episode 113)

7/17/2018
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Three things you'll learn from this episode: 1. Once a year, a team of all-female volunteers fix up a home, shelter, or schools in one of San Francisco's low-income neighborhoods. 2. There are lots of opportunities these days for women who'd like to work in construction. 3. Construction dudes are cool with working with women (even if they're agnostic vegans).

Duration:00:18:26

SHEBUILDS (Episode 113)

7/17/2018
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Three things you'll learn from this episode: 1. Once a year, a team of all-female volunteers fix up a home, shelter, or schools in one of San Francisco's low-income neighborhoods. 2. There are lots of opportunities these days for women who'd like to work in construction. 3. Construction dudes are cool with working with women (even if they're agnostic vegans).

Duration:00:03:55

PianoFight! (Episode 112)

7/3/2018
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We pay a visit to a wonderful indy arts venue located in San Francisco's nitty gritty Tenderloin district.

Duration:00:27:36

Sax Guy Kai (Episode 111)

6/18/2018
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Meet Kai Hutchins. Nice guy. He and his saxophone are a fixture in Willie Mays Plaza following SF Giants home games.

Duration:00:11:48

The Pluto Underground (Episode 110)

6/5/2018
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In 1989, a small group of scientists (The Pluto Underground) decided to make it their mission to convince NASA to send a spacecraft to the 9th planet. This is their story.

Duration:00:23:24