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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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Aug 30, 2016
Episode 052 - Chas Bruns on entertainment in Maine, Dirt Cheap

After graduating from Bangor High School, Chas Bruns lived in California and New York working on shows such as Ellen DeGeneres and Jimmy Kimmel. He has since moved back to Maine to produce on his very own YouTube show, "Dirt Cheap with Chas Bruns" with the hopes of growing his audience and someday making it to TV. In this podcast, Chas shares his thoughts on entertainment in Maine and life in the Pine Tree State.

Aug 23, 2016
Episode 051 - President Laurie Lachance

In this episode, the president of Thomas College, the former president of the Maine Community Foundation, the former State of Maine Economist, and Dover Foxcroft native Laurie Lachance sits down to talk about education in Maine, the state's demographic challenges, and growing up in rural Maine.  

Aug 16, 2016
Episode 050 - Travis Carey on addiction, arrest, and recovery

Two years ago, Travis Carey was sitting in the Penobscot County Jail after being arrested for theft at the local Walmart.  This was the final punctuation on an uneven journey over the course of a decade in and out of addiction.  In this podcast episode, Travis shares his story of journeying across the country, having to be revived by Narcan at one point, a military discharge, and more.  Now Travis is living substance free and he shares his thoughts on redemption and recovery.  

Aug 9, 2016
Episode 049 - Ben Sprague on the Grow Maine Show

Today we are featuring guest podcaster Marty Grohman, who recently interviewed Maine Show Podcast host Ben Sprague on the Grow Maine Show about living in Maine, work on the Bangor City Council, and a shared loved of podcasting  That interview is presented here in its entirety. 

Follow Marty Grohman and the Grow Maine Show on Facebook and find them on Twitter at @mgrohman and @growmaine. Subscribe to the Grow Maine Show on iTunes.  

Aug 3, 2016
Bonus Episode - BDN Reporter Michael Shepherd on Trump's Chances in Maine

In this bonus podcast episode, Bangor Daily News Reporter Michael Shepherd drops by the studio to talk about Donald Trump's chances in Maine, why Trump is coming to the state for the third time during this campaign, and Trump's impact on down ballot races across Maine.  He also comments about what it is like to be a reporter during this particular campaign cycle and what prominent Maine Republicans are doing and saying with regard to one Donald J. Trump.

Follow Michael Shepherd on Twitter @mikeshepherdME and Ben Sprague @bensprague.  

Aug 2, 2016
Episode 048 - Marty Grohman: entrepreneur, podcaster, and State Rep.

In this episode, Marty Grohman talks about his career as an entrepreneur and now a State Representative representing Biddeford.  Marty is also the host of the Grow Maine Podcast, which asks the question, "If Maine is such a horrible place to do business, why are so many entrepreneurs successful here?"  

Find the Grow Maine Show at www.growmaineshow.com. Find Marty on Twitter at @mgrohman and the Grow Maine Show @GrowMaine.  

 

 

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