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Mostly Harmless With Dammit Damian - Punk Rock Podcast
66 minutes | a month ago
V2 Episode 10: Phuc Tran: Author of Sigh, Gone: A Misfit's Memoir of Great Books, Punk Rock, and the Fight to Fit In
Episode 10: Sigh, Gone: A Misfit's Memoir of Great Books, Punk Rock, and the Fight to Fit In. Our Special guest this week is none other than Phuc Tran, Latin Teacher, Tattoo artist & the author of the punk rock memoir; Sigh, Gone: A Misfit's Memoir of Great Books, Punk Rock, and the Fight to Fit In! In this freewheeling chat with Phuc, we talk a lot about authenticty, identity & finding yourself, as well as becoming a parent & how he grew closer with his family. All this and more in this week's episode! More info on Phuc Tran at: https://www.phucskywalker.com/ Follow Mostly Harmless Podcast at: http://www.mostlyharmlesspodcast.com http://www.instagram.com/mostlyharmlesspod https://www.youtube.com/c/MostlyHarmlessPodcast https://www.patreon.com/Mostlyharmlesspodcast
70 minutes | 2 months ago
V2 E09 - Hip Hop artist Stoney Bertz on Finding their voice & finding their identity
Colorado based Hip Hop artist, STONEY BERTZ joins us this week as we talk about how they used music to find their identity, by finding their voice. Moving from Louisiana to Colorado and discovering their own path to hip hop. It doesn't matter if you are a hip hop fan or not, this is a story about journey, discovery, finding yourself and being a voice for others. There is something for everyone in this powerful episode. More info on Stoney Bertz at: http://stoneybertz.bandcamp.com Follow Mostly Harmless Podcast at: http://www.mostlyharmlesspodcast.com http://www.instagram.com/mostlyharmlesspod https://www.youtube.com/c/MostlyHarmlessPodcast https://www.patreon.com/Mostlyharmlesspodcast
63 minutes | 2 months ago
V2 E08 - Shaun Hamill author of the novel: A COSMOLOGY OF MONSTERS
SHAUN HAMILL, author of the novel A COSMOLOGY OF MONSTERS is our guest on this week's episode. In this freewheeling chat, we talk about how he came to be a published author! We talk about where Cosmology has taken him so far, what he's learned about the novel writing process and where he's hoping to take it next. All of that and more in this week's episode! For more information on Shaun Hamill, please visit http://www.shaunhamill.com! A Cosmology of Monsters is available wherever books are sold. Or pick it up from Bookshop.org at: https://bookshop.org/a/21194/9780525563921
85 minutes | 3 months ago
V2 E07 - Ben Clagett on Walking across America & Jason Kutchma on why local politics matter & running for office
Two inspirational chats this week! First up is BEN CLAGETT who is currently WALKING ACROSS AMERICA! We also chat with Jason Kutchma, the Red Collar/Chasing 76 front-man & former Physics teacher on the importance of local government, choice & what he learned running for office in the deep red state of Idaho. Clagett is currently on his THIRD walk across the United States. What has he learned about the country as he has walked it's many roads? Where is he going and why? And what does it have to do with meditation & sobriety? Kutchma is a former high school physics teacher who moved from his home state of North Carolina, looking for a climate that works best with his allergies. Along the way, he discovered the importance of LOCAL, STATE politics. Today we find out exactly what a precinct captain is, as well as chat about why he decided to run for State Senate in Idaho, where there has not been a Democrat elected to office in a very long time. What did he learn from that experience? What can we do to make actually make America a better place? NOTE: The chat with Jason is an audio chat, with no visuals. It has been edited, with about 15 minutes about his teaching career cut out. For the full audio interview, please download the podcast. Download the audio podcast of this episode from your favorite podcasting platforms or http://www.mostlyharmlesspodcast.com. Sign up for our Patreon at: http://www.patreon.com/mostlyharmlesspodcast More information on Ben Clagett and his walk across America, please visit: http://www.walkfor60.com http://www.facebook.com/walkfor60 http://www.instagram.com/been_walking For more information about Jason Kutchma and his many musical projects, please visit: http://www.kutch2020.com http://www.jkutchma.com http://www.jkutchma.bandcamp.com http://www.redcollar.bandcamp.com http://www.chasing76.bandcamp.com
61 minutes | 3 months ago
V2e06 - Brea Grant - Actor - Writer - Director of 12 Hour Shift
BREA GRANT is our special guest of the week! Brea is an actor who you may have seen on NBC's HEROES or maybe DEXTER. She also played Mya in ROB ZOMBIE'S HALLOWEEN 2! These days Brea is more than just an actor. She's written the graphic novel Mary: The Adventures of Mary Shelley's Great (X3) Granddaughter! She's the writer and director of the acclaimed indie horror film:12 Hour Shift, starring Angela Bettis (May) & David Arquette (Scream). Brea is also the writer and star of the upcoming Shudder Exclusive film, Lucky; directed by Natasha Kermani! All of that and she still finds time to host the Maximum Fun Podcast, READING GLASSES! This week we talk to Brea about growing up in East Texas and how her early punk rock roots and playing in an all women punk rock band, Junction June, helped shape her into the creative dynamo she is today! We also talk a lot about her work on 12 Hour Shift, and oh so much more in this very carefree chat with Ms. Grant! More information on Brea Grant, Please visit http://www.breagrant.com
26 minutes | 3 months ago
MHv2e04 - Teenage Halloween's Luke Henderiks on their debut album from Don Giovanni Records
Teenage Halloween's Luke Henderson! This week we are sitting down and chatting with Luke Henderson, front person & main songwriter for TEENAGE HALLOWEEN out of Asbury Park, New Jersey. http://teenagehalloween.bandcamp.com The band released their debut, self-titled full length on Don Giovani Records in the midst of the 2020 pandemic. But the band has not lost momentum. They are working on recording new songs and practicing for the never ending tour that will soon be coming there way. I talk with Luke about their Covid year, plans for 2021, honesty and why community matters! All of that and more in this week's episode! Subscribe to our Patreon to get behind the scenes access, early episodes and even more goodies at: https://www.patreon.com/Mostlyharmlesspodcast More info on Teenage Halloween please visit: https://teenagehalloween.bandcamp.com/ https://www.facebook.com/teenagehalloweennj https://www.instagram.com/teenagehalloween/ https://twitter.com/tnghllwnband https://www.dongiovannirecords.com/ Follow Mostly Harmless Podcast at: http://www.mostlyharmlesspodcast.com http://www.instagram.com/mostlyharmlesspod https://www.youtube.com/c/MostlyHarmlessPodcast https://www.patreon.com/Mostlyharmlesspodcast
42 minutes | 4 months ago
MHv2e04 - Music Publicist Jamie Coletta: No Earbuds PR (Jeff Rosenstock, AJJ, Ratboys)
Mostly Harmless V2 Episode 04: Music Publicist JAMIE COLETTA of No Earbuds PR is our guest this week! Jamie has worked with bands such as Jeff Rosenstock, PUP, AJJ, The Wonder Years, Ratboys & More! Join us this week as Jamie tells us how she got started in music PR work, her secret to success, importance of building community and oh so much more! Have you ever wanted behind the scenes tips on how to make it in music? We have some of those for you today! All of that and more in this week's episode! Subscribe to our Patreon to get behind the scenes access, early episodes and even more goodies at: https://www.patreon.com/Mostlyharmlesspodcast More info on Jamie Coletta please visit: http://www.noearbuds.com http://www.instagram.com/noearbuds https://twitter.com/noearbuds https://twitter.com/jamiecoletta Follow Mostly Harmless Podcast at: http://www.mostlyharmlesspodcast.com http://www.instagram.com/mostlyharmlesspod https://www.youtube.com/c/MostlyHarmlessPodcast https://www.patreon.com/Mostlyharmlesspodcast
32 minutes | 4 months ago
MHv2e03: Artist Fonda Elizabeth on her new release: Beer Nerdz Only: The Covid Times
03: Artist & Beer expert Fonda Elizabeth! Fonda Elizabeth is a Denver based artist and craft beer bartender! We chat with Fonda about her latest artistic release, BEER NERDZ ONLY: The Covid Times art book/Calendar! We also chat with Fonda about her artistic journeys, combining her two areas of life (Art & Beer), and her favorite music venue in Denver! Order your copy at: https://FondaElizabethArts.com/store Subscribe to our Patreon to get behind the scenes access, early episodes and even more goodies at: https://www.patreon.com/Mostlyharmlesspodcast This month's fundraiser is for #SaveOurStages. All this and more in this week's episode! More info on Fonda Elizabeth please visit: https://www.fondaelizabetharts.com/ https://www.instagram.com/fondaelizabetharts/ https://www.facebook.com/FondaElizabethArts/ Follow Mostly Harmless at: http://www.mostlyharmlesspodcast.com/ http://www.instagram.com/mostlyharmlesspod/ https://www.youtube.com/c/MostlyHarmlesspodcast/
51 minutes | 4 months ago
MHv02e02 - Artist Vanessa Jean Speckman & Two Cow Garage's Micah Schnabel on their partnership in art, escaping Europe during Covid lockdowns, finding your voice & More!
E2: Micah Schnabel & Vanessa Jean Speckman! Micah you may know from his band, Two Cow Garage or solo work. Micah is also the author of Hello, My Name Is Henry. Vanessa is an artist, photographer, writer and front woman of Call Me Rita. She is the artist behind John Moreland's High On Tulsa Heat album cover, and her work has been seen with Frank Turner on tour. Subscribe to our Patreon to get behind the scenes access, early episodes and even more goodies at: https://www.patreon.com/Mostlyharmlesspodcast Our chat this week focuses on how Micah and Vanessa can live, create and travel with themselves, how they make it work and the how of finding your voice. The duo also regale us with the tale of how they escaped Europe during the early days of the 2020 Covid lockdown. This month's fundraiser is for #SaveOurStages. Micah and Vanessa tell us stories of their favorite venue in Columbus, Ohio: Rumba Cafe. All this and more in this week's episode. This episode includes performances of Micah Schnabel's "El Regreso" (Unreleased) & Call Me Rita's "See You At The Olympics." More info on Micah and Vanessa please visit: https://callmerita.bandcamp.com/ https://micahschnabel.bandcamp.com/ https://www.etsy.com/shop/VanessaJeanSpeckman http://www.instagram.com/vanessajeanspeckman http://www.instagram.com/micahschnabel Follow Mostly Harmless Podcast at: http://www.mostlyharmlesspodcast.com http://www.instagram.com/mostlyharmlesspod https://www.youtube.com/c/MostlyHarmlessPodcast
41 minutes | 4 months ago
MH2e01 - Geoff Brent - Black Sheep & Cheap Perfume on how to SAVEourVENUES in this time of Covid.
Mostly Harmless V2 Episode 01: Geoff Brent! This week I'm sitting down and talking with my old pal, Geoff Brent. Geoff was the first GM of the Black Sheep & is it's current owner. He's been the GM of The Summit Music Hall in Denver and a talent buyer for Live Nation. He's also the bass player in the Colorado based punk band, Cheap Perfume. We chat with Geoff this week about how he went from being a record store clerk, to a venue GM & eventually owner. We also talk about what you can do RIGHT NOW in the midst of this pandemic to #SaveOurStages, What musicians should be working on, and how to make the world a better place.... One idea at the time. http://www.blacksheeprocks.com/ https://theblacksheeprocks.bigcartel.com/ https://cheapperfume.bandcamp.com/ http://www.saveourstages.com/ All this and more in this week's episode.
32 minutes | 4 years ago
127 - Mike Birbiglia Comedian & Director of Don't Think Twice
Comedian & Filmmaker Mike Birbiglia finds himself in Denver promoting his newest film, Don't Think Twice!! We chat today with Mike today about his creativity, while touching on topics about the fears of growing up and how fatherhood has changed his work & outlook on life. All of this and more in today's podcast episode!
49 minutes | 4 years ago
134 - MEAT WAVE
Meat Wave's Chris, Joe & Ryan meet up at Ratio Beerworks to chat with Damian about growing up in the Chicago Suburbs, what makes Chicago so great, how they tick and more! They spill some of the goods on their new record, which comes out in February on SideOneDummy Records! All of this and more in today's chat!
48 minutes | 4 years ago
133 - Cheap Perfume
We journey into the basement of Denver's infamous Hi-Dive to chat with CHEAP PERFUME about their new record, Nailed It, Growing as musicians in Colorado Springs, using your voice and how we can make a difference in the world! All this and more!
51 minutes | 4 years ago
132 - Astronautalis
ASTRONAUTALIS aka Andy Bothwell is the guest on this week's episode as we talk about his origin story of finding hip hop and his voice in Florida, learning how to be an artist in Dallas, creativity, Destiny and the goodness that exists in America. All of this and more from the Marquis Theater in Denver.
72 minutes | 5 years ago
131 - Lauren Denitzio of Worriers & The Measure[SA]
Lauren Denitzio from Worriers & The Measure[SA] found herself with an extra day off in Denver after a wedding. Instead of sitting around watching tv (or hanging out with family) Lauren decided to play an afternoon acoustic show at Mutiny Information Cafe. Afterwards we sat and chatted about Lauren's career in music and art and how the two are seperate, yet hand in hand! We talk about Songwriting, participation in music and oh so much more!
76 minutes | 5 years ago
130 - Nato Coles & The Blue Diamond Band!
Nato Coles and the Blue Diamond band shows us a glimpse into their life on the road with the wild and crazy antics during the course of this interview! This chat takes place in the basement of the Hi-Dive in Denver, with topics that are all over the place in this "interview!" They chat about The Simpsons, Politics, baseball, the Mid-West and eventually we get around to talking about music, influences and what makes the Blue Diamond band tick. All this and more in this fun and ridiculous chat.
60 minutes | 5 years ago
129 - Daniel Crosier - Director of Isolation Man
Daniel Crosier; the artist, sculptor & director of Isolation Man joins Damian at Mutiny Information Cafe in Denver to talk about the Isolation Man mockumentary. The two also talk abut Dan's career as an artist & sculptor and how he learned to make films in his spare time! They talk about DIY and how you, YES YOU, can make a movie on your own shoestring budget!
116 minutes | 5 years ago
128 - LIVE: Mostly Harmless Birthday Celebration with guests Janae Burris, Virgil Dickerson, Geoff Allen & Scooter James (Pinhead Circus/Tin Horn Prayer)
Its "A Very Mostly Harmless Birthday Celebration" Live Talk Show! Damian joins special guests comedian Janae Burris, Virgil Dickerson (Illegal Pete's/Suburban Home Records), Geoff Allen (Fun Is Okay Graphic Design) & musical guest Scooter James (Pinhead Circus/Tin Horn Prayer) to talk about the ridiculousness of birthday's past! They also chat about growing up and staying true to your youthfulness! The chat is followed by a short game of Mad Libs! This live event features stand up by Janae Burris and features an intimate acoustic set from Scooter!
65 minutes | 5 years ago
126 - Sweet Action Ice Cream's Sam Kopicko & Chia Basinger
SWEET SUCCESS! In this week's interview, Damian joins Sweet Action Ice Cream owners Sam Kopicko & Chia Basinger and their daughter Opal and dog Lamar Vannoy, at their Denver home to chat about their upcoming world domination in the Ice Cream business! Sweet Action has just made the move into small grocery stores such as Whole Foods Market, Tony's Market and soon to be many many more! So we talk about the couple's early punk rock days, doing it yourself, becoming successful and lots and lots and lots about SWEET ACTION ICE CREAM! All of this and more in today's podcast adventure!
62 minutes | 5 years ago
125 - Larkin Poe & Jesse Hughes of Eagles Of Death Metal
LARKIN POE! JESSE HUGHES OF EAGLES OF DEATH METAL! Both are the special guests on this week's DOUBLE episode! First up, Damian chats backstage at the Paramount Theater with the Lovell sisters, Megan and Rebecca. Together they make up Larkin Poe and were in Denver as both the opening act and support act for Elvis Costello! They chat about their long road to success, work ethic, Touring with Elvis Costello and how it feels to have your lifelong work finally pay off! Next up is a chat with Eagles Of Death Metal mastermind, Jesse Hughes from their tour bus at Riot Fest Denver in September of 2015! Jesse had invited a group of us to their tour bus to hang out, drink beers and chat! While hanging out, we manage to discuss Jesse losing his virginity, being an outsider, finding himself, and more importantly finding rock n roll!
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