The Real – Episode 030 – Matthew Ballard

Posted in The Real with tags , , , on April 3, 2016 by The Real Podcast

12250114_1051767594868551_6250542289088473801_nOn this week’s episode of The Real with Mark Wolfe, Mark sits down with Matthew Ballard with the Charleston Area Alliance to talk about the challenges facing the city and state, plus what the Alliance is doing to reverse negative trends and perceptions.

Show length is 58:48. You can listen to the show below:

Download The Real Episode 030 here.

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The Real – Episode 029 – Jerry Galvin

Posted in The Real with tags , , , on April 3, 2016 by The Real Podcast

12208462_10153732290316974_1597366778427220674_nOn this week’s episode of The Real with Mark Wolfe, we’re joined via Skype by Jerry Galvin, a legendary talk radio host based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Jerry hosted Talk Back with Jerry Galvin on WAIF and later on several NPR stations (later called TalkTalk and It’s Those Stupid Galvins Again. Jerry specialized in spoofing the tradition radio call-in show and would use “scams” to weave rich stories that could be real or could be fake. The show also had regular callers who would play along with Galvin’s jokes.

Show length is 58:47. You can listen to the show below:

Download The Real Episode 029 here.

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The Real – Episode 028 – Lynne Sandy

Posted in The Real with tags , , , on April 3, 2016 by The Real Podcast

10462917_10153708067466974_1904739951087374727_nOn this week’s episode of The Real with Mark Wolfe, we sit down with Lynne Sandy, one-fourth of the punk band The Defectors. 

Lynne shares great stories from the band’s past, including opening for KISS in Charleston. She brings pictures and fliers from a time when Charleston had a more lively music and night scene. We also play some great Defectors classics.

You can check out The Defectors Reunion Facebook Page here.

Show length is 58:41. You can listen to the show below:

Download The Real Episode 028 here.

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The Real – Episode 027 – Currency of Corruption

Posted in The Real with tags , , on April 3, 2016 by The Real Podcast

11221893_1036792813032696_1962824277104734490_nOn this week’s episode of The Real with Mark Wolfe, we bring you a new episode after taking a week off. Thanks to Skype, Mark talks with members of the British punk/ska band Currency of Corruption. During the show we hear several their songs, plus we talk music and culture.

Like Currency of Corruption on Facebook and listen to their music on Soundcloud.

Show length is 58:26. You can listen to the show below:

Download The Real Episode 027 here.

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The Real – Episode 026 – R.J. Haddy

Posted in The Real with tags , , , on April 3, 2016 by The Real Podcast

12047106_1028378270540817_6475430219423554851_nOn this week’s episode of The Real with Mark Wolfe, we sit down in the SAA Productions Studio with special effects artist and West Virginia native R.J. Haddy.

Haddy is best known as a contestant on the SyFy channel’s reality show contest Face Off, where he competed with other special effects artists on seasons 2 and 5. He is considered a fan favorite and has since left his teaching job to work in special effects full time.

Show length is 58:44. You can listen to the show below:

Download The Real Episode 026 here.

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The Real – Episode 025 – Live From Create West Virginia Conference

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11052381_10153227513520856_8138862216449074305_nOn this week’s episode of The Real with Mark Wolfe, the guys venture to Fayetteville, WV, for the Create West Virginia Conference.

We talked with Bill Habicht, one of the keynote speakers for the 8th annual event which focuses on the creative economy. Bill talked about his work with churches and businesses creating the Common Good.

We also talked with Sarah Halstead, one of the organizers with Create West Virginia and the creator of West Virginia Green Works. Sarah told us more about Create West Virginia and all the events going on this weekend.

Like Create West Virginia on Facebook.

Follow Create West Virginia on Twitter and follow the hashtag #createwv2015.

Show length is 57:48. You can listen to the show below:

Download The Real Episode 025 here.

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The Real – Episode 024 – The Best of the Women

Posted in The Real with tags , , on April 3, 2016 by The Real Podcast

untitled-designOn this week’s episode of The Real with Mark Wolfe, Mark leaves Steve all alone again, so he put together a “best of” show featuring our interviews with women.

We’ve only had four women on The Real, but those interviews were probably some of our most fascinating. We went back to the vaults to bring you interviews with Crystal GoodCourtney ForbesKeeley Steele, and Ann Magnuson.

Show length is 59:37. You can listen to the show below:

Download The Real Episode 024 here.

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