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Created as an informational outlet, for fun and amusement, Host Corey invites weekly guests to discuss some of his town’s (Cheshire, CT) current issues. A couple of desks, some microphones, audio equipment, an iPad, and computers surround him—everything he needs to record the Cheshire Cast and more! Join him and his guests as they discuss town happenings and current events and share their opinions on different topics.

Created as an informational outlet, for fun and amusement, Host Corey invites weekly guests to discuss some of his town’s (Cheshire, CT) current issues. A couple of desks, some microphones, audio equipment, an iPad, and computers surround him—everything he needs to record the Cheshire Cast and more! Join him and his guests as they discuss town happenings and current events and share their opinions on different topics.

Location:

United States

Description:

Created as an informational outlet, for fun and amusement, Host Corey invites weekly guests to discuss some of his town’s (Cheshire, CT) current issues. A couple of desks, some microphones, audio equipment, an iPad, and computers surround him—everything he needs to record the Cheshire Cast and more! Join him and his guests as they discuss town happenings and current events and share their opinions on different topics.

Language:

English

Contact:

203-707-0665


Episodes

Education for Referendum, New Schools or not?

10/24/2022
My guest on this episode is Matt Colehour. Matt has put his time into educating the community at large about what it means to vote YES for the expenditure for new schools. Matt and I talk about the Pros and Cons of the referendum. It’s a very interesting look at why we need to consider changes to our school buildings. For more information on school modernization please visit https://cpsmodernization.com Please support the show by joining us on Patreon...

Duration:00:54:47

Mic Check 1,2 Who is this Guy?

3/21/2022
I've been away for awhile and there will be an episode providing some details. Until then, I will be releasing episodes I recorded back in November and December of 2021. This episodes was one of my favorites. I sat down with a very interesting Fella by the name of Mike Allen host of "Amazing Tales from Off and On Connecticut‘s Beaten Path" Podcast. I have posted a blog about his podcast as it tells it better than I can. Enjoy! Noted story teller and former journalist Mike Allen narrates...

Duration:01:02:08

Get some Cement and Bricks and patch it up!

12/12/2021
I sit down for an update about the Ball and Socket Arts Non-Profit. President & Founder Ilona Somogyi and Chairman of the Board, Ron Bergamo join me in the studio to talk about everything going on with Phase 1. Sweet Claudes Ice Cream is slated to move into the building as a first tenant with a second close behind. We learn what it took to get to this point and what the future holds for this unique project. For more information on Ball and Socket Arts please visit...

Duration:01:04:16

I'm Just a Knuckle Dragger who Bolts Stuff Together

11/24/2021
We are back, sorry for the long delay. Some much needed time off was taken and now we are back with a new episode. This episode finds Corey with guest Seth Harvey. Seth works as a technician at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. There he is part of the team who builds the Mars Rover and Mars Lander. We learn how life's twists and turns led him to the JPL. From there we dive into what is means to actually build a device that will land on another PLANET. It's a fun, and sometimes NERDY...

Duration:01:15:50

Nicole is running the show now

8/7/2021
It's Nicole's show now as she takes over Host responsibilities this week and puts Corey in the hot seat. Having spent time to prepare, she makes Corey the subject of an interrogation by running through a series of questions. Some funny and some serious. We learn quite a bit about what makes Corey tick. Things like, How he likes his coffee. Where he would put a billboard and what would be on it. What his middle name is. What kind of wine he likes. How the Podcast started. A ton of Random...

Duration:01:26:22

There is a Brewery in my Closet & A Pool in my Basement!

7/24/2021
Corey once again holds court on the Cheshire (pod)Cast with the company of Nicole Cammack & auditioning co-host Mike Albert and Guest Kyle Bonora of Malpractice Brewery. We learn where Kyle found his inspiration to create Malpractice Brewing, in a closet of all places. Other topics include, flooding your house, home renovations that never get finished, Gas, Stealing your parents booze and then some more.... Remember to join us on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/cheshirecast for special...

Duration:01:20:59

Charlie "The Riff Monster" Bellmore

7/12/2021
Corey is joined this week by two guest co-hosts, Nicole and Michelle and returning guest Charlie Bellmore. Charlie is currently the Primary Songwriter & Guitarist for the Legendary Dee Snider, as well as a multitude of other projects from his own Kings & Liars to bands like Jasta & Kingdom of Sorrow. We get into how good it feels to be coming out of covid and getting ready to hit the tour cycle. We learn about the positives that came out of the pandemic for Charlie, funny stories of teaching...

Duration:01:33:29

Oh my hangover, I plead the fifth.

6/21/2021
You’re joining us on a crazy journey as we try to figure out where the show is going. Like sailing without a rudder this episode goes everywhere but where it is supposed to. From Hangovers to Pleading the Fifth to Las Vegas and A Movie Review. We are just freewheeling it. Corey’s cousin David visits and we only find out that Attention Deficit definitely is a family trait! If you sign up on Patreon to support the show with a $10 tier or higher the brewery will reward you with a free pint! So...

Duration:00:54:20

Chasing Squirrels

6/14/2021
What do you get when you put three people on a zoom call with no direction? You get the most Squirrel chasing ADD episode yet. We recorded well over two hours of material. I did my best to consolidate it into something cohesive, which I hope you will enjoy. Sit in and listen to Corey, Guest Host Nicole and Show Favorite Dr Wu cover booze, bands, poop, pet package stores, 9/11, covid and a million other things in this episode. If you sign up on Patreon to support the show with a $10 tier or...

Duration:00:57:53

Cheshire Craft Brewery

5/30/2021
Today's episode focuses on one of our Sponsors, Cheshire Craft Brewing. Kelly Collins, radio DJ currently on the Whale 105.9 as the morning host joins me as Guest Co-Host. We talk to Co-Owner and Brew Jedi Frank & Scott. Corey runs through a flight of beer and each is explained in detail. We also learn about how the brewery came to be. Listen in to hear how to educators pursued their dreams during a pandemic. If you sign up on Patreon to support the show with a $10 tier or higher the...

Duration:01:13:01

The Proper Care and Feeding of your Pets

5/20/2021
For this episode we sit down with Nicole Cammack, owner of Northpoint Pets, a national award winning Pet Store right here in Cheshire, CT. We learn about Nicole’s entrepreneurial spirit and what motivated her to start such a one of a kind experience for us pet owners. Tune in to learn about what sets Northpoint Pets apart from everyone else. You will be surprised at some of the knowledge within. Enjoy! https://northpointpets.com/ Remember to join us on Patreon...

Duration:01:09:26

King & Queen of Cheese!

5/11/2021
Chris and Caroline Dircks from Olive & Henry Fine Foods stop in for their second visit to the podcast. The first time they stopped in was right before the onset of the Covid pandemic. We get into their story of Small Business survival and how they found their stride in the midst of a pandemic. Chris and Caroline show us what can be done with a little bit of passion and perseverance. They’re one of the many things that makes Cheshire so special. Remember to join us on Patreon...

Duration:00:54:13

Checking in with the Super

5/5/2021
We check in with Dr Jeffrey Solan, Superintendent of Cheshire Public Schools. Dr Solan has had his work cut out for him over the last year. Now that we are moving into a new phase of the covid pandemic we wanted to touch base. We discuss what's happening with students returning to school after being remote learners for a year. We share thoughts on how to best reconnect and fall into the day to day of high school life. As well we cover public scrutiny, jumping to conclusions and the rapid...

Duration:01:07:44

It's Chiropractic not Hoodoo Voodoo

4/27/2021
On this episode we introduce you to Drs Eric & Angela Kelly, a husband and wife chiropractic team located right here in Cheshire. There were so many laughs in this episode it really went off the rails at times as we weaved in and out of medical myths and benefits of chiropractic science and practice, working with your spouse, continuing education involving cadavers and their invaluable contribution to furthering medicine. What an amazing and funny couple providing pain relief and helping...

Duration:00:52:19

Love the Mouse Travel

4/18/2021
It seems as though the whole world is opening up. As vaccines become more available people are planning their reemergence and once again the yen for travel is growing. On this episode we introduce you to Travel Consultant, Katie Bates from Love The Mouse Travel, LLC. She has the perfect suggestions as to where you may want to land on your first foray into the wilds. Listen in to find out why she can save you money while making your Disney experience, whether it be your first or your 100th,...

Duration:01:18:12

Connie J Klanica Foundation

4/6/2021
This shows guests Krissy Dorsey & Katie Smith from The Connie J Klanica Foundation show us that a story of family tragedy doesn’t need to remain all heartbreak and helplessness. Krissy brings us through her Aunts mental health struggles, the horrors of the battle, and the aftermath of losing the fight. What this family created from their loss to help others walking the same path is nothing short of a lifeline to those who suffer and those who love them. Listen in as we introduce The Connie J...

Duration:01:30:24

What is Cryptocurrency Anyway?

3/30/2021
Cryptocurrency, it’s been around for over a decade but some still think it’s a fad. What is it? I mean really, what is it? Is it currency? Is it a stock? How do you buy it? How do you spend it?? Is it a scam, is it legal tender? Someone please explain it to us. Our guest Dr. Christopher Ball, Assistant professor of economics at Quinnipiac University tries really hard to do just that. He uses every tool in his educational arsenal to bring us up to date on the Bitcoin bubble, the environmental...

Duration:01:04:53

Dr Wu Returns!

3/18/2021
A frequent flier on the show, Dr Wu returns to give us an update on Covid and more. Dr Wu has become such a good friend of the show that the conversation quickly becomes comfortable. The trio covers Covid, Parenting, Poop and anything that pops into their heads. Enjoy! If you’ve been feeling #anxious or #stressed about #COVID19 lately, it's okay. Consider visiting the “Emotional Wellbeing During the COVID-19 Outbreak” page for some resources to help you cope during this time. Hosts: Corey...

Duration:01:03:15

What's going on at the Old Factory?

3/4/2021
There's been a lot of exciting news lately surrounding the Ball and Socket factory here in town. We touch base with Co-Founder of the Ball and Socket Arts Non-Profit Illona Somogyi. Corey has become a part of the project since her last visit and so much has changed. Tune in to hear about the plans for the site, what is happening soon and how things will progress long term. The Non-Profit is now so much closer to bringing a dream to fruition. For More information and how to help the project...

Duration:00:53:12

Phase Shift Games

2/17/2021
Board games hold a special place in our lives. Being part of a group of friends, family, or a great combination of both gathered around a table focused on global domination or more trivial pursuits, games bring about community, laughter, and if you’re anything like my family, occasionally tears. This week's guest, Jason Miceli, of Phase Shift games brings us along his life’s journey of game development. Jason gives us an inside glimpse into the world of tabletop gaming, from concept and...

Duration:01:21:27