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Marc Maron and Adam Carolla discuss patent trolls, legal fights and podcasting

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I listen to about 10 hours of podcasts a week and I consider myself a big fan of the format. Patent trolls, however, are attacking the format as we presently know it.  A patent troll is an entity that uses patent rights against accused infringers as a means of collecting licensing fees. They do this […]

Kyle Poissonnier discusses Katalyst, State of the State, and his overall outlook on everything

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In addition to being known for his clothing brand Katalyst, Kyle Poissonnier organized State of the State—a sizable, multi-act concert event—at the State Theater last summer. State of the State will take place again this summer, and it is just one of the many projects Poissonnier has on his plate. Katalyst is launching a limited […]

25 momentous events, happenings and occasions from 2013

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Just in case you weren’t paying attention, these are the events, happenings and occasions that left a significant mark on me in 2013. I use some adult language, so beware. The Chelyabinsk meteor, which most know as “that fireball that soared through Russian skies,” scared the shit out of everyone when numerous videos of it […]

10 observations, revelations, and bits of wisdom for this blustery Sunday morning

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I am working on a handful of substantial blog posts this weekend, so I am cheating a bit by offering here some of my favorite observations, revelations, bits of wisdom and other literary / journalistic ephemera that I came across or rediscovered in the past year or so. This collection feels perfectly suited for this […]

Road trip albums and other audio miscellany

“I know, honey. You’re a ride or die bitch.” — My wife while driving the two of us to Eastport for a week of sun-soaked vacation I am in Eastport for vacation and before I headed up here I asked the Internet what albums make for perfect road trip fodder. I am glad that I […]

Celebrity Chef Scott Conant and Marc Maron talk Aroostook County

Many who know me know that I am a devout WTF with Marc Maron fan. On today’s show, Marc talked with celebrity chef and author Scott Conant, who grew up in Connecticut but has ties to Northern Maine. He and Maron touched upon his father, potatoes, and live in The County. Note: In the photo […]

Let’s make Portland [Nerd] famous.

Long story short: Let’s get Marc Maron’s and the Nerdist’s live shows to come to Portland. A couple weeks ago I posted an excerpt from Nerdist’s interview with Anna Kendrick where Kendrick discussed her upbringing in Portland and some folks were upset with what was perceived as a lack of enthusiasm for our town. While […]