March 2017

Episode 16: Austin Enthusiasm and Fearlessness | Dani Thomas

Dani Thomas has a great story of how she came to Austin — she travelled around with a bluegrass band she met here, and eventually came back and worked the door at the legendary Broken Spoke. She has great stories from that time, and about how she came to work at South by Southwest, left… Read more & Listen »

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Episode 15: Film From the Streets | Layton Blaylock

Layton Blaylock is a filmmaker and cinematographer who has been a part of the local film scene since the late ‘70s. Today we talk about the movies that every Austinite needs to see, including Dazed and Confused, the stoner classic that Layton actually worked on. We also talk about Layton’s award-winning documentary, Art From the… Read more & Listen »

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Episode 14: Austin Fitness | Mike O’Hara

Today we got the chance to talk to talk to Mike O’Hara, the owner of Bigger, Faster, Stronger Training in South, South Austin. Mike played junior college football at Cisco and hoped to become a strength and conditioning coach in a football program somewhere, but instead he fell in love with training. Mike is exceptionally good at what he does, and in 2012, 2014, and 2016 he was voted Austin’s Best Personal Trainer by Austin Fit Magazine. Last year, his gym was also voted Best Strength and Conditioning Gym. Mike believes that everyone is an athlete, and it’s his job to bring their inner athlete out.

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Episode 13: Exploring Austin’s Bar Scene | Bridget Dunlap

In this episode we are privileged to hear from Bridget Dunlap. Bridget is a local serial entrepreneur. She has opened numerous bars around Austin, and is probably the most famous for pioneering Rainey Street. She has since expanded to East Austin and other locations and will even be bringing her unique creative vision to bars in the RiNo District of Denver, Colorado — her first out-of-Austin expansion. Bridget is down-to-earth, absolutely fearless, and clearly brings a mother’s love to each of her businesses.

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