Flowing With Famous - Fresno Culture Podcast

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December 5, 2022  

A December To Remember In Fresno?

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Seasons Greetings and all that stuff. It's Winter. It's Fresno. We talk about it:

  • There has been some legit weather lately.
  • Why are we not known more for being a mountain city?
  • Christmas Tree Lane canceled the Walk Night again. Should they have?
  • Band Of The Episode: The Downwinders.
  • The City of Fresno looking for management help with the Tower Theatre.
  • Tower District getting some new stuff.
  • All this and more Fresno things!!

File for downloads: flowingwithdec22.mp3

Thank you for listening to our podcast (Fresno's first, by the way). Please check the links for your host's things:

Josh's other podcast Aikido Discussed. 
Josh at the Fresno Bee.

Josh's local music newsletter: Bandgeeeek.substack.com.

Josh's bands: It'll Grow Back, Big Balls, and the Strikingly Originals

Mikey's new newsletter: Fresno! Fresno! and: Drinking & Thinking.

Check Mike's blogs The Fresnan and Mikey Top Pour.
Plus the podcasts Get Off My PodcastThe Perfect Pour.

 

November 7, 2022  

Swede Fest, Tower Theatre, Art Hop, Fresno

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We are happy to have back Roque & Brian to talk about this year's Swede Fest film festival happening at the Tower Theatre in December. 

Totally get into what it's like booking something at the Tower Theatre, post (all the things that happened), and get all the details of this year's Swede Fest.

Also, take the temperature of Art Hop and try to decide if Art Hop today is in good shape or if it needs a reset.

Band Of The Episode: Sun Umbra.

Plus other Fresno things, so please join us!

DOWNLOAD: FlowingWithFamousNov22.mp3

Thank you for listening!

Check some links to support your hosts:

Josh's other podcast Aikido Discussed. 
Josh at the Fresno Bee.

Josh's local music newsletter: Bandgeeeek.substack.com.

Josh's bands: It'll Grow Back, Big Balls, and the Strikingly Originals

Mikey's new newsletter: Fresno! Fresno! and: Drinking & Thinking.

Check Mike's blogs The Fresnan and Mikey Top Pour.
Plus the podcasts Get Off My PodcastThe Perfect Pour.

October 3, 2022  

Riding Fresno Bike Lanes To 3rd Spaces

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Welcome back to Fresno's oldest and crankiest podcast, Flowing With Famous. In this episode, we will discuss some things like:

  • The Fresno weather is coastal every day (depending on what part of the day we're talking about.
  • What political ad are you sick of?
  • The Taco Truck Throwdown.
  • Van Ness protected bike lane controversy.
  • BAND OF THE EPISODE: New Old Man.
  • Third spaces of Fresno.
  • Saying goodbye to a Fresno movie theater era.

This and more Fresno-ing! 

DOWNLOAD: FlowingWithFamousOct22.mp3

Thank you for listening!

(Maybe one or two cuss words, alert!)

Check some links to support your hosts:

Josh's other podcast Aikido Discussed. 
Josh at the Fresno Bee.

Josh's local music newsletter: Bandgeeeek.substack.com.

Josh's bands: It'll Grow Back, Big Balls, and the Strikingly Originals

Mikey's new newsletter: Fresno! Fresno! and: Drinking & Thinking.

Check Mike's blogs The Fresnan and Mikey Top Pour.
Plus the podcasts Get Off My PodcastThe Perfect Pour.

September 5, 2022  

Fresno Is Not Dense

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You two friends that talk about Fresno are back! This time talking about some things like:

  • The heat.
  • The Greek Fest.
  • The Fresno Fair.
  • The failure of Downtown developments.
  • The lack of density in Downtown Fresno.
  • The Band Of The Episode: Sun Umbra.
  • The Summer Sweat Festival.

All that and more! Thank you for listening!

DOWNLOAD: FlowingWithFamousSep22.mp3

(Maybe one or two cuss words, alert!)

Check some links to support your hosts:

Josh's other podcast Aikido Discussed. 
Josh at the Fresno Bee.

Josh's local music newsletter: Bandgeeeek.substack.com.

Josh's bands: It'll Grow Back, Big Balls, and the Strikingly Originals

Mikey's new newsletter: Fresno! Fresno! and: Drinking & Thinking.

Check Mike's blogs The Fresnan and Mikey Top Pour.
Plus the podcasts Get Off My PodcastThe Perfect Pour.

August 1, 2022  

Valley Children, Driving In Fresno and Sweating Out The Summer

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Greetings fellow Fresno and Central California enthusiasts. In this month's show we talk about Valley Children's Hospital paying for naming rights at Bulldog Stadium, Fresno traffic being better than Portland's, Fresno finally has pot dispensaries, Summer Sweat and a lot more Fresno.

Band Of The Episode: WhoIsGene?

Thank you for listening!

DOWNLOAD: FlowingWithFamousAug22.mp3

(Maybe one or two cuss words, alert!)

Check some links to support your hosts:

Josh's other podcast Aikido Discussed. 
Josh at the Fresno Bee.

Josh's local music newsletter: Bandgeeeek.substack.com.

Josh's bands: It'll Grow Back, Big Balls, and the Strikingly Originals

Mikey's new newsletter: Fresno! Fresno! and: Drinking & Thinking.

Check Mike's blogs The Fresnan and Mikey Top Pour.
Plus the podcasts Get Off My PodcastThe Perfect Pour.

July 4, 2022  

Can River Park Be Cool and Fresno Dive Bars

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Welcome back to Fresno's original podcast, Flowing With Famous. 

This month we talk about the new Ragin Records in River Park and try to decide if this makes River Park cool and does it even deserve to have something like a cool record store?

Where have all the June Bugs gone?

Band Of The Episode: Sharks Of Dance.

We also talk about the return of Audra Mcdonald and get into a large Fresno dive-bar discussion.

Thank you for listening!

DOWNLOAD: FlwoingWithJuly22.mp3

(Occasional cussing alert!)

Check some links to support your hosts:

Josh's other podcast Aikido Discussed. 
Josh at the Fresno Bee.

Josh's local music newsletter: Bandgeeeek.substack.com.

Josh's bands: It'll Grow Back, Big Balls, and the Strikingly Originals

Mikey's new newsletter: Fresno! Fresno! and: Drinking & Thinking.

Check Mike's blogs The Fresnan and Mikey Top Pour.
Plus the podcasts Get Off My PodcastThe Perfect Pour.

 

June 6, 2022  

Fresno Is Not For Tourists

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Welcome to your monthly look a Fresno culture. This week we mention some things like:

  • Fresno On Next Door.
  • Heat is coming and can you take it?
  • Fresno is for working not for tourists.
  • Band Of The Episode: Great Northern.
  • Bands using Fresno as a home base.
  • A historic Fresno burger.
  • Some love for Great Day!
  • And much more!

DOWNLOADABLE: FlowingWithFamousJune22.mp3

(Occasional cussing alert!)

Thank you for listening!

Check some links to support your hosts:

Josh's other podcast Aikido Discussed. 
Josh at the Fresno Bee.

Josh's local music newsletter: Bandgeeeek.substack.com.

Josh's bands: It'll Grow Back, Big Balls, and the Strikingly Originals

Mikey's new newsletter: Fresno! Fresno! and: Drinking & Thinking.

Check Mike's blogs The Fresnan and Mikey Top Pour.
Plus the podcasts Get Off My PodcastThe Perfect Pour.

May 2, 2022  

Fresno Tower Theatre Drama and High Speed Rendering - May In 2022

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Welcome back to another exploration of Fresno culture known as Flowing With Famous!

This month we will be talking about such things as:

  • A full postgame on Porchfest 2022.
  • Fresno is buying the Tower Theatre, is it as good a thing as it appears?
  • Band Of The Episode: Sparklejet "Winding Up My Head"
  • High-Speed Rail is still a thing and might look super awesome one day.
  • Downtown Fresno is a thing, yes.
  • Why do we love the mid-range restaurants in Fresno?
  • Mr. Fresno is leaving Fresno.
  • There is a size of venue that still evades Fresno's grasp.
  • These and other Fresno things!

DOWNLOADABLE FILE: FlowingWithFamousMay22.mp3
(a few cuss words sprinkled in)

Thank you for listening!

Check some links to support your hosts:

Josh's other podcast Aikido Discussed. 
Josh at the Fresno Bee.

Josh's local music newsletter: Bandgeeeek.substack.com.

Josh's bands: It'll Grow Back, Big Balls, and the Strikingly Originals

Mikey's new newsletter: Fresno! Fresno! and: Drinking & Thinking.

Check Mike's blogs The Fresnan and Mikey Top Pour.
Plus the podcasts Get Off My PodcastThe Perfect Pour.

April 4, 2022  

Porchfest Pregame, Fresyes Postgame and Tearing Down Old Downtown Fresno

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Welcome to April's episode of Flowing With Famous, Fresno's culture podcast. Some of the things we will talk about:

  • What did we think of Fresyes Fest 2022?
  • Downtown is the event space of Fresno.
  • Porchfest is here, it's gonna be cool.
  • Band Of The Episode: The Sleepover Disaster.
  • Old Downtown buildings that have been torn down.
  • Palm Hil.
  • Is Savemart Ok?
  • Do we care about Pearl Jam.
  • This and more!

DOWNLOAD: FlowingWithFamousApril22.mp3
(Light cussing)

Thank you for listening!

Check some links for your hosts:

Josh's other podcast Aikido Discussed. 
Josh at the Fresno Bee.

Josh's local music newsletter: Bandgeeeek.substack.com.

Josh's bands: It'll Grow Back, Big Balls, and the Strikingly Originals

Mikey's new newsletter: Fresno! Fresno! and: Drinking & Thinking.

Check Mike's blogs The Fresnan and Mikey Top Pour.
Plus the podcasts Get Off My PodcastThe Perfect Pour.

March 7, 2022  

Flowing Rogue With Fresno Chains - Flowing With Famous March 2022

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Welcome back to Fresno's First Podcast, Flowing With Famous.

This month we talk about a couple of Fresno festivals happening this month, one of them happening NOW (Rogue Festival) even though we might have said another time - because we recorded earlier than usual. Anyway, SOME of the things:

  • The Rogue Festival is back!
  • Do we want any of these restaurant chains in town?
  • We lost Dugout Cookies.
  • Fresno burgers: where are the best?
  • Band Of The Episode: Fatty Cakes & the Puff Pastries!
  • Mike Oz is a Fresno gem.
  • Memory Map: Blackstone & Shaw.
  • These things and more.

DOWNLOAD: FlowingWithMarch22.mp3
(Heads-up: there might be a cuss word here and there)

Check some links for your hosts:

Josh's other podcast Aikido Discussed. 
Josh at the Fresno Bee.

Josh's local music newsletter: Bandgeeeek.substack.com.

Josh's bands: It'll Grow Back, Big Balls, and the Strikingly Originals

Mikey's new newsletter: Fresno! Fresno! and: Drinking & Thinking.

Check Mike's blogs The Fresnan and Mikey Top Pour.
Plus the podcasts Get Off My PodcastThe Perfect Pour.

 

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