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The Maine Show

The Maine Show Podcast was launched in August 2015. The goal of the show is to share the stories behind the people, events, and ideas driving the state of Maine forward. For hundreds of years Mainers have come together around campfires, fishing holes, wood stoves, and kitchen tables to tell stories. At its purest form, that is what The Maine Show is all about. New episodes are launched each Tuesday morning at 7:00 am EST.
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Jan 26, 2016
Episode 022 - Coach Richard Barron

In this episode Ben talks with the motivational, inspirational, and engaging coach of the University of Maine Women's Basketball team, Richard Barron.  Whether you're a basketball fan or not this episode is highly accessible for its discussion of discipline, work ethic, teamwork, and more.  Coach Barron recounts his previous coaching experiences at Baylor, NC State, and Princeton, what it's like to win four games in one season and then challenge for a league title soon after, and why Maine is drawing so many players from Europe.  

Follow Coach Barron on Twitter at @CoachBumaine and follow the UMaine Women's team at @blackbearsWBB.  Follow Ben Sprague on Twitter @bensprague and Facebook at www.facebook.com/benspraguebangor.  Find the podcast on iTunes or at www.maineshowpodcast.com

Show photo credit: ESPNw.  

 

 

 

 

Jan 19, 2016
Episode 021 - Lisa Liberatore

In this episode Ben sits down with Lisa Liberatore, owner of Lisa's Legit Burritos in Gardiner and Augusta as well as a key leader of Scratchpad Accelerator and Top Gun, two programs that are helping to grow small businesses in Maine.  Lisa is also a past member of the Gardiner City Council and in this episode shares her game plan for winning local office.  

Lisa has a great buy-local, buy-Maine message and is actively working to make this state a better, stronger place.  To find Lisa's Legit Burritos visit www.lisalegitburritos.com or find them on Facebook

 

 

Jan 12, 2016
Episode 020 - Dennis Marble

In this candid conversation, Dennis Marble takes us on a fascinating, meandering trip that ends up with him becoming Director of the Bangor Area Homeless Shelter, a job he did not want to take but then stayed at for twenty years.  From watching Sputnik overhead to seeing images of the Vietnam War to partying in Waterville with Janis Joplin, Dennis takes us back in time to share his perspective on growing up, the ways we treat each other, and finally how society interacts with its homeless members and how we can do better.  

 

 

Jan 5, 2016
Episode 019 - Zeth and Betsy Lundy

In this episode, Zeth and Betsy Lundy share their story of growing up in Maine, moving to Boston, Los Angeles, and then back to Boston again before coming home to raise a family and start Central Street Farmhouse.  This is an honest, refreshing, and at times surprising story of two bright young Maine entrepreneurs who are living their values and sharing them with others.   

To learn more about Central Street Farmhouse or the Lundy's recently acquired Maine Cloth Diaper Company, visit www.centralstreetfarmhouse.com  or www.maineclothdiaper.com and find them on Facebook and Twitter. 

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