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Crash and Ride

Sep 29, 2019

For Episode 31 I spoke with Chris Ballew! Chris was formerly the front man for The Presidents of the United States of America, a band who had a handful of huge hits in the '90s. Then, pretty much at the top of their game, they stepped back and walked away from the fame machine. Years later, I discovered, almost by...

Sep 22, 2019

How much do I love the Dopey Podcast? So much. So, so much. Today I talked to Dave from Dopey, and we talked about drugs, drug stories, and dumb shit! Dave is brilliant. When you hear someone described as "all heart," well, this is the guy who broke the mold.

You can hear the This American Life episode about Dave and...

Sep 15, 2019

I interviewed the guy who started the Dudes Helping Dudes Facebook page! His name is Stephen Cramer and he's also the founder of Athens mental health festival Brain Aid! We talked about his struggle with depression, the effect his mother's mental illness had on him, and his multiple projects to try to break the stigma...

Sep 9, 2019

Chad Cochran is a photographer from Cleveland, Ohio, who does amazingly intimate portraits of Americana artists. Chad has recently begun a series he calls "I Didn't Want to Tell You" where he asks artists whose photos he has taken how mental health has affected their lives, then shows the photos with the text attached....

Sep 8, 2019

For Episode 27 I spoke with Christian Lembach, singer and guitarist for the noise rock band Whores. We talked about the death of his father when he was still very young, the debilitating car crash he experienced a few years later, his addiction to IV drugs, and his eventual recovery.

You can hear Whores here: