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w/InSessionProductions, Zak Nevers & Press Play

w/InSessionProductions, Zak Nevers & Press Play

June 18, 2021

We spent an afternoon in the studio with our favorite producer InSession Productions. Cory was here to update us on the new system he's using to sell beats to artists. Check that out a and search for InSession Productions. 


Zak Nevers has a new EP Yokai that drops on platforms everywhere on July 4th. 


Press Play dropped a new album Posthumously Yours, and it is now available everywhere. Follow Press Play at his new website  (Hint: scope the merch)


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w/Ben Stalets

w/Ben Stalets

June 12, 2021

Ben Stalets is a singer/songwriter from Toledo. His new album "Everybody's Laughing" is due out everywhere music is played on 8/27/21. 


We talk about life, love and the pursuit of being good writers, and Ben shares some songs from his new album with us. 


Stay in touch with what Ben has going on at


Visit the studio website at


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w/Sue Blaustein

w/Sue Blaustein

May 26, 2021

Sue Blaustein is a retired food safety inspector, and former union rep and organizer. She is also a poet, and author the the book "In the Field: Autobiography of an Inspector."


Stay up to date on Sue's work at


Sue mentions the Subtle Forces podcast. It's available on most listening platforms. Check them out and subscribe. 


Sue writes a blog and works with


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w/S.A. Griffin

w/S.A. Griffin

April 17, 2021

S.A. Griffin is a poet, actor, performance artist, and publisher. He co-edited The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry. 


recorded virtually in Not a Duck in Any Row Studios


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w/Brian & Denise Phillips

w/Brian & Denise Phillips

March 28, 2021

Brian & Denise are owners of Gathering Volumes, Northwest Ohio's only independently owned bookstore. Brian is a college professor in technical theater, and Denise runs and manages the bookstore. 


Gathering Volumes is the proud host of a virtual discussion with Pulitzer Prize winning Author Eric Eyre on Tuesday April 6 at 6:30 pm. 

Viist  for all of the details.


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w/InSession Productions

w/InSession Productions

March 2, 2021

Cory AKA InSession Productions and I have worked together and been friends for about 8 years. He brought artist Zak Nevers with him, and Chris AKA Press Play, and Samurai Green stopped in, too. We talked about InSession Productions Studio, their work, life and art. 


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InSession Production's Links:

Zak Nevers

Press Play

Samurai Green


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w/ William S. Hayes

w/ William S. Hayes

February 21, 2021

William S. Hayes is a writer from South Los Angeles County. His first book 'Burden of Concrete' is out on Punk Hostage Press. We talked about art, life, music, writing, what its like to have your first book published, and of course about surviving tough times, and how to turn them into art. 


find info on his book Burden of Concrete at


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w/Patrick McGee & Joe Matthews

w/Patrick McGee & Joe Matthews

February 16, 2021

Patrick is a singer/songwriter and artist now living in North Mississippi, and Joe is a musician from the Memphis area. We talk about being creative during our working years, and about their productivity in retirement. We talk creativity, life during the pandemic, how to make it as an artist, and they play us a couple of songs.


Patrick McGee's latest album, Serenade the Muse is available on all your song listening platforms. 


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w/Trey Garcia

w/Trey Garcia

February 10, 2021

Trey Garcia is a coworker, friend, union brother, new father, and fellow book lover. We talk about union philosophy, what it's like to be a factory working dad, and give book recommendations. 


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buy a copy of my debut novel at


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w/ Iris Berry

w/ Iris Berry

January 23, 2021

Iris Berry is one of the originators of the underground Hollywood punk scene. She's an actress, writer, punk rock lead singer, and co-founder, publisher and editor extraordinaire of Punk Hostage Press. We talk about my book, $100-A-Week Motel, out now on Punk Hostage Press, and we talk about music, life, art, Bukowski and how Punk Hostage Press was born just over 9 years ago, all the while we wonder "what the fuck is a cloud?"


Special thanks to brother Mike McCoy for recording a little shout out to my book $100-A-Week Motel, in true Rev fashion. Love ya Mike. 


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