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The List with Jess Porter
25 minutes | Feb 14, 2022
I speak this week with Connor Malbeuf, a rebellious Canadian, sassy gay, and the director of the new documentary One Week Til Doomsday. In it, Connor and his co-producers take an investigative trip across America in the 10 days before the historic 2020 election... in the middle of a global pandemic. In our list, we discuss mattresses, dancing and positive expectations. One Week 'Til Doomsday will be released on Apple TV March 4th, 2022. You can watch the trailer here.
30 minutes | Nov 8, 2021
I speak with Iris Murray: nurse, food-lover and Mexican-Canadian. We discuss owls, heart surgery and the Day of the Dead.
29 minutes | Oct 20, 2021
I speak with Derek Pierce: Mets fan, peanut butter enthusiast, and founder of Casco Bay High School in Portland Maine. We discuss pets, Prince, and college make-out sessions.
29 minutes | Oct 4, 2021
I speak with Sam Taha; hiker, standup and LA-based Egyptian. We discuss throw pillows, family and obsessive compulsive disorder. It's fun!
28 minutes | Sep 21, 2021
I speak with Christine Marshall, a Maine-based actress, director and costume designer. We discuss linen closets, Olympic fashions and how to make the best chocolate cat poop. Enjoy!
29 minutes | Sep 8, 2021
I speak with Donna McCallum, a/k/a the Fairy Godmother. As a South African, new mother and a woman who helps dreams become realities, Donna makes a wonderful interview subject. We express gratitude for mattresses, water, and rowing the boat of family. Enjoy!
3 minutes | Jul 26, 2021
Before taking a summer break, I speak directly to the audience (Hi Dad!), and remind us all of the power of gratitude.
29 minutes | Jul 12, 2021
In this episode, I speak with Dotsie Bausch: Olympic medalist, vegan activist and eating disorder survivor. Dotsie is the founder of Switch4Good, a nonprofit that pushes back against the dairy industry. We discuss stepfathers, succulents and taking left turns.
32 minutes | Jun 21, 2021
I speak with Mary Mathers, a financial wizard who lives in Toronto with her wife, stepsons, and an incalculable number of tree frogs. We discuss Alzheimer's disease, the Ford F-150, and the gift of gay marriage.
26 minutes | Jun 7, 2021
My guest this week is Carlo Petrini: Californian, squash-lover, and qi gong practitioner. We discuss coming out of lockdown, the versatility of the English language, and the love of an Italian grandmother.
33 minutes | May 24, 2021
I speak with Lisa Silverman: breath worker, mom and fourth-generation Mainer. We discuss friendship, resilience and swimming in the icy Atlantic ocean.
27 minutes | May 10, 2021
I speak this week with Hiram Pines, a deep-thinking American who lives in Berlin. We discuss birdsong, perfect moments and cat-sitting. Check out the Connection Cards he helped to design.
28 minutes | Apr 19, 2021
I speak with Lori Wyman: casting director, brown rice eater and author of The Organic Actor. We discuss redheads, purple bedrooms, and how far women have come in the last hundred years.
23 minutes | Apr 5, 2021
I speak with Don Karpel: father, lawyer and adopted Navajo. We discuss coffee tables, rivers, springtime, and kumquats.
27 minutes | Mar 22, 2021
I speak with Jen Castellani: farmer, actress, mom and badass Alaskan. We discuss family, coyotes and the theory of relativity.
27 minutes | Mar 8, 2021
This week I speak with Aaron Steinbach: chef-to-the-stars, mad scientist, and guy from New Jersey. We discuss grandparents, Hondas, and having a yard during COVID.
28 minutes | Feb 22, 2021
This week I speak with Paul Goddard, father, contractor and all-round deep dude. We discuss Serena Williams, practical jokes and trying to make it through the Course in Miracles.
35 minutes | Feb 8, 2021
Jess speaks with Nick Linsmayer, standup comic, old soul, and tree lover. They discuss half-siblings, biodiversity and what to do with figs you find on the street.
28 minutes | Jan 18, 2021
I speak with writer, musician and tennis teacher Bill Hanson, who adores Chrissie Evert but hates his own name. We discuss Dads, candles, and people who manage to stay kind during a global pandemic.
34 minutes | Nov 3, 2020
Jess speaks with Lynne Rowe, mother, teacher and owner of Tortilleria Pachanga, in Portland, Maine. They discuss fall foliage, Fresca, and the importance of front teeth.
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