Jamie Miller is a senior staff member of SXSW, which is a major arts, music, film, and technology festival that takes place each year in Austin, Texas. What is so special about Jamie's story? She and her husband live in Corinth, Maine. In this episode, Jamie talks telecommuting, rural internet, and injecting some more creativity and an artistic mindset into Maine.
Follow Jamie on Twitter and Instagram at @jamiefriggin.
This episode features music by Maine-based artist Bill Trowell. Find his recordings at www.billtrowellmusic.com
Ryan Gavin, on-air personalty at Q97.9 and creator of Maine Memes, shares his story. From overcoming stuttering to generating millions of pageviews per month on the funniest internet site in Maine, Ryan gives his thoughts on what it takes to be successful and how to build a following in an ever-changing social media landscape. Spoiler: don't count on Facebook.
This episode features music by Maine-based artist Adam Hosack. Find his music at adamhosack.bandcamp.com
Jim Tselikis, co-founder of Cousins Maine Lobster, shares the story of how of two cousins from Maine ended up selling Maine lobster out of trucks in California and closed a deal with Barbara Corcoran on ABC's Shark Tank to help them expand nationwide.
Find Cousins Maine Lobster and order fresh Maine lobster at: www.cousinsmainelobster.com
Find Cousins Maine Lobster on Facebook: www.facebook.com/CousinsLobster
Find Cousins Maine Lobster on Twitter and Instagram: @CMLobster
Featuring music by Viva & The Reinforcements
Registered Maine Guide Steve Vose, aka the Rabid Outdoorsman, talks about his winter ascents of Mt. Katahdin, climbing Mt. Aconcagua in Argentina, his new found love of photography, why he fell in love with the Maine outdoors, and how he is passing that on to the next generation.
Follow Steve at www.themaineoutdoorsman.com, on Twitter at @rabidoutdoors, and on Instagram via rabidoutdoorsman.
Featuring music by Adam Hosack
We know what the Folk Festival has become, but how did it get started? Past Chair John Rohman and current Executive Director Heather McCarthy give us the back story about how Bangor convinced the Folk Festival to come to Maine and what the early years were like.
For more information on the current Folk Festival, visit their website here:
Featuring music by:
Diunna Greenleaf and Blue Mercy
The Hot Club of Cowtown
Mary Jane Lamond and Wendy MacIsaac
Aubrey and Lori Ghent