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Linton E. Allen Memorial Fountain
April 1, 2015

Ep 54 – Linton E. Allen Memorial Fountain

Linton E. Allen Memorial Fountain

Orlando’s signature icon is the Lake Eola Fountain. But did you know, that it’s proper name is the Linton E. Allen Memorial Fountain? Neither did we. But on today’s show our guest, the one and only Lake Eola Fountain shares fun facts like that and more! We also talk:

  • Orlando’s History.
  • What it was like when the Lake Eola Fountain was struck by lightning.
  • Plastic surgery.
  • Color Changing Lights.

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Andi Perez Album Art
March 23, 2015

Ep 53 – Andi Perez, Yelp Orlando Community Manager

Andi Perez Album ArtAndi Perez, Yelp Orlando Community Manager, is probably one of Orlando’s biggest fans. We are out of breath just watching her instagram feed light up every waking hour and well into the night as she highlights some of Orlando’s best businesses while planning events for Yelpers all year long. After a year on the job we had to catch up with her to find out what inspires her about Orlando. We also talk:

  • What is Yelp?

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Trey Flynn Album Art
March 16, 2015

Ep 52 – Trey Flynn, Yellow Brick Road Foundation President

Trey Flynn Album Art

The Yellow Brick Road Foundation is a local Orlando non-profit dedicated to raising awareness of Congenital Heart Defects (CHD). When we first were approached by it’s President Trey Flynn about being a guest on the show, we were instantly struck after hearing the story about his son Holden’s birth from the film, “The Tin Man“. Since that life-changing moment, Trey and his wife have worked to establish a foundation to help families impacted by CHD.

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Ricardo Williams Nerd Nite Orlando
March 11, 2015

Ep 51 – Ricardo Williams, Host of Nerd Nite Orlando

Ricardo Williams Nerd Nite Orlando Nerd Nite Orlando is a super fun monthly event in a local bar where individuals give talks on virtually every topic imaginable. Oftentimes based in the sciences (but not always) presenters share their passion with the audience in brief, multimedia-enhanced talks. Don’t let the nerdy title turn you off, many of the talks feature brilliant, fascinating insights while others are just plain fun. Past talks have included:  Hoarding, Flag Collecting, Growing Weed in Space, They Might Be Giants and much more.

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March 2, 2015

Ep 50 – Dana Marie Roquemore, Founder of The Dinner Party Project

Dana Marie Roquemore Dinner Party Project Album Art

The Dinner Party Project is a blend of food, art and culture as Orlando strangers come together over a surprise menu that changes with every meal. Our guest today, Dana Marie Roquemore, Founder of The Dinner Party Project shares with us how this idea got started and what it’s like hosting these social dinners and meeting Orlandoans from all walks of life. We also learn:

  • Insights into Orlando’s Guest Chefs at the Dinner Party Project.

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Eddie Selover PechaKucha Orlando Album Art
May 9, 2014

Ep 35 – Eddie Selover, PechaKucha Orlando

Eddie Selover PechaKucha Orlando Album Art

PechaKucha is a unique presentation style where speakers may share no more than 20 slides in under 20 seconds per slide. This Japanese-originated art form was brought to Orlando by Eddie Selover and has been recognized by Orlando Weekly, The Daily City and The Mayor’s Office. On Friday, June 13th (purchase tickets) Eddie will be hosting the 13th PechaKucha event at The Orange Studio. Eddie explains with us:

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Anthony Giffen Album Art
December 9, 2013

Ep 21 – Hilarious Internet Personality Anthony Giffen

Anthony Giffen Album Art

In the funniest show we done yet, we speak with Hilarious Internet Personality (and Orlando author) Anthony Giffen about his new book, Well, That’s Just Ducky! A Dog Is Man’s Best Therapist. He also shares with us:

Buy the Book

Anthony’s offering a limited time only 25% discount on his book Well, That’s Just Ducky! A Dog Is Man’s Best Therapist when you buy through Create Space.

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Pastrami Project Album Art
October 15, 2013

Ep 14 – George Markward, Owner – The Pastrami Project Food Truck

Pastrami Project Album Art

On today’s show we interview George Markward, Pastronomer and Owner, The Pastrami Project Food Truck, and:

  • Gasp at the gasoline bill George paid just to drive his truck to Orlando
  • Gain insight into what it takes to make a pastrami sandwich
  • Learn the secret to making a cheesecake without getting cracks on the top

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Episode 10 Jennifer Laney Album Art
August 5, 2013

Ep 10 – Jennifer Laney, Social Media Coordinator for Orlando Venues

Episode 10 Jennifer Laney Album Art

On today’s show we interview Jennifer Laney, Social Media Coordinator for the Orlando Venues: the Amway Center, Bob Carr and Florida Citrus Bowl, and:

  • Learn a few tips for taking great, concert photography
  • Gain some insight into how the Orlando Venues interact with their fans
  • and find the connection between Koalas and the Florida Citrus Bowl

Plus, while you’re here, take the Amway Center Social Media Survey.

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Krista Joy Album Art
June 25, 2013

Ep 7 – Krista Joy, Editor of Disneyways.com and Host of Disney Parks Podcast

Krista Joy Album Art

On today’s show we interview Krista Joy from Disneyways.com and the Disney Parks Podcast and:

  • Learn about Disney’s coolest attraction, the Hall of Air Conditioning
  • Find the connection between Disney and Richard Nixon’s famous speech, “I am not a crook
  • and dish on some of Disney’s best dishes

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