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Episode 166 - The Rewards of Being Big

4/24/2019
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This week we were joined by the CEO of Big Brother Big Sisters of Central Carolina, Donna Dunlap, to learn more about the services the organization and how you can join. We also had the worst history segment ever and were supported by Supportive Guy.

Duration:00:34:24

Episode 165 - Here Are Our Favorite Things

4/16/2019
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We sat down to discuss our favorite things this spring. Spoiler: John put a lot of thought into his and Miller just talks about pants. We also learn the history of Optimist Hall and were supported by Supportive Guy.

Duration:00:26:55

Episode 164 - Have a Heart and Tutor

4/9/2019
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We sat down with Emily Gaffney of Heart Math Tutoring to learn about this incredible organization that mobilizes hundreds of tutors in the Charlotte area each year. We also learned the really scary history of the Tryon House and John tried to support himself.

Duration:00:24:28

Episode 163 - Sarah Crosland, 2nd Edition

3/26/2019
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One of our favorite guests, Sarah Crosland, returned to discuss the second edition of "100 Things to Do in Charlotte Before You Die" and answer our ridiculous questions. We also learned the history of the streetcar barn/machine gun nest and were supported by Supportive Guy.

Duration:00:37:16

Episode 162 - We Got Hacked(athonCLT)

3/12/2019
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On this episode, we sat down with Sherrell Dorsey and Brittany Box to learn about the upcoming HACKATHONclt and its impact on Charlotte. We also learned the history of West Charlotte High School and learned about the ACC tournament from Supportive Guy.

Duration:00:37:26

Episode 161 - CLT Hypotheticals w/ Speak Rinse Repeat

3/5/2019
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We were joined by our new BFFL's the Speak Rinse Repeat podcast to play a game of Charlotte hypotheticals and learn about Tammy Faye and Jim Bakker. Yup, that was a weird sentence to write.

Duration:00:35:39

Episode 160: The Audacious Goals of the Isabella Santos Foundation

2/26/2019
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We sat down with Erin and Rachel of the Isabella Santos Foundation to learn more about the organization, how it has grown and what the future holds for it. We also learned the history of Elizabeth College and recorded the worst supportive words of all time.

Duration:00:31:00

Episode 159 - What's an Image Activist?

2/19/2019
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We sat down with Alvin C. Jacobs Jr. to discuss Charlotte, his work and the "Welcome to Brookhill" exhibit. We also wrapped up our history of the Crocketts and Supportive Guy says Charlotte was an All-Star.

Duration:00:47:01

Episode 158 - The Official Podcast of the 2019 Celebrity All-Star Game

2/12/2019
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We sat down with Nata and Walker of the Locked on Hornets podcast to find out if they think Charlotte is ready for the 2019 All Star Game (spoiler: they have concerns), discuss the upcoming All-Star events and spend way too much time talking about the celebrity game. John also breaks out a special history segment and Supportive Guy convinces Nata to be positive.

Duration:00:43:36

Episode 157 - A Historian From Charlotte

2/5/2019
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We were joined by Levine Museum of the New South’s new historian, Dr. Willie Griffin, to learn more about his background, discuss civil rights history in Charlotte and convince him the Meck Dec was real. We also learned some musical history in Charlotte and were supported (as always) by Supportive Guy.

Duration:00:35:45

Episode 156 - A Very Exciting File Cabinet

1/29/2019
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This week we sat down with historian Tom Hanchett and engineer Keith Garbrick of LaBella Associates to talk about the firm’s recent historic donation and what it could mean for Charlotte. We also continued our search for a new logo, talked about Joey Big News Bruno, learned about some wrasslin’ and baseball history and were supported (as always) by Supportive Guy.

Duration:00:34:28

Episode 155 - What is Planned Parenthood?

1/22/2019
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You've probably heard of the organization but what does it actually do in the Charlotte area? The answers will probably surprise you. We also announced our new logo competition, learned about Martin Luther King Jr's connections to Charlotte and were supported by Supportive Guy. Ps listen to the end for a special guest

Duration:00:31:51

Episode 154 - Charlotte's New York Miracle

1/15/2019
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In our most unique interview to date, we sat down with two passengers from the "Miracle on the Hudson" flight to hear first-hand what that day was like for them, how it changed the passengers and crew forever and what it means to see the plane in Charlotte. A special thanks to Beverly Waters and Barry Leonard for sharing their stories and to the Carolinas Aviation Museum for coordinating and hosting the conversation.

Duration:00:45:16

Episode 153 - Charlotte's History in the Sky

1/15/2019
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We spent a morning last month at the Carolinas Aviation Museum and met with Katie Swaringen to chat about the museum and its unique exhibits. Settle in for delightful conversation that touches on topics like the history of the museum and how the Miracle on the Hudson plane found its home in Charlotte. Later in the episode we learn about the eccentric Haskell Deaton and Supportive Guy shared some words for our listeners from Ohio.

Duration:00:38:47

Episode 152 - The Gift That Keeps On Giving…Blood

12/18/2018
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On this week’s episode we were joined by the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas to learn about how blood is such a critical resource for our community. We also complained about Ohio, John shared some clutch present idea, Miller taught a history lesson and Supportive Guy made us laugh. It was a pretty great episode.

Duration:00:33:49

Episode 151 - Charlotte Works w/ Danielle Frazier

12/11/2018
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We sat down with Charlotte Works’ President and CEO, Danielle Frazier, to learn more about Charlotte Works creates career pathways and uses data to best meet the needs Charlotte’s workers and businesses. We also learned a little about a guy Miller should know more about and were supported (as always) by Supportive Guy.

Duration:00:35:11

Episode 150 - Charlotte Center City Partners w/ Adam Rhew

12/4/2018
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We sat down with (FOUR TIME GUEST) Adam Rhew to discuss the role Charlotte Center City Partners plays in the development of Uptown and its neighborhoods. John then shared a bunch of half-baked ideas with Adam and embarrassed Miller. We also learned about the founding of Charlotte and Supportive Guy shared some words about CLT’s birthday.

Duration:00:41:26

Episode 149 - Are These Things Relevant?

11/27/2018
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It’s a trap! In this episode Miller surprises John with a new segment where he must detail if Charlotte things like the Hornets or the NASCAR Hall of Fame are relevant. We also learned the history of the guy Selwyn Pub is named after.

Duration:00:33:32

Episode 148 - Matt of Farmer's First Coffee

11/20/2018
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We sat down with Matt Hohler of Farmer's First Coffee Company to learn about their innovative approach to help small-scale coffee farmers. We also learned that Miller knows nothing about coffee, the history of Latta Plantation and were supported by Supportive Guy.

Duration:00:39:42

Episode 147 - Lumiton (the future is here)

11/13/2018
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We were joined by the team of Lumiton, a Charlotte start-up that is changing the clothing game with their specialized fabrics. Trust us, it’s amazing. We also were supported by Ole SG and learned the history of the brick house uptown near the Spectrum Center.

Duration:00:34:10