Flowing With Famous - Fresno Culture Podcast

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January 4, 2021  

Bad Fresno Trending, Mayor Dyer and Tower Theatre Drama

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Happy New Year, Fresno!

We have already started off badly. But we will push on and talk about it.

And we'll talk about side-shows, our new mayor and police chief, Measure P's comeback, Southwest Airlines coming to Fresno, the impact of Fresno losing the Tower Theatre to a church, and much more!

Band Of The Episode: Brian Kenney Fresno.

Thank you for listening!

DOWNLOAD: FlowingWithJan2021.mp3

(Heads up: A few cuss words!)

Check some links for your hosts:

Thanks for being here!

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.

December 7, 2020  

Covid Circles, Happy In Fresno and Tearing Down Selland Area: December 2020

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Fresno's latest bashing on Twitter begins our December episode. Was it funny?

We are also going to talk about the Mayor-Elect, the loss of baseball in Downtown Fresno, COVID in Fresno, the (possible) tearing down of Selland Area, and much more.

Band Of The Episode: The Atari Champs from the new Fresno Emo comp album.

DOWNLOAD: FlowingWithFamousDec2020.mp3

(Heads up: A few cuss words)

Check some links for your hosts:

Thanks for being here!

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

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 7, 2020  

Are These REALLY Fresno’s Favorite Restaurants?

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We are back with Fresno's Oldest everything podcast. Here are some things we breakdown.

  • Is this really the Ten Favorite Restaurants of Fresno? We go over the Fresno Bee's list to see how accurate it is.
  • Whatcha think of the new building proposed in Downtown Fresno? (CVS spot)
  • Tower District has some new things coming, are they good?
  • Why does the Fresno Airport get crapped on?
  • How is virtual school working out at FUSD?
  • Is the Fresno Bee really running without an office?

Band Of The Episode is: Squid Ink.

Much love and respect to everyone dealing with the Creek Fire around Shaver right now. Thank you for listening.

DOWNLOAD: FlowingWithFamousSep20.mp3

Check some links for your hosts:

Thanks for being here!

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

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

Mikey's new newsletter: Drinking & Thinking.

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

August 3, 2020  

Masking Fresno, Pismo’s and Nostalgic Fresnans

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Welcome back, valley floor, to our podcast. This month we cover some things.

 

  • Why? Why is it so hard to wear a mask in Fresno? We have some stories.
  • Does Pismo's David Fansler have a point?
  • Should kids be back in school?
  • Can Fresno have patios all over the dang place?
  • Does the Mural District finally have a market?
  • Will our music venues survive?
  • If Visalia can figure out rooftops, why can't Fresno?

All that and more, plus we play some nostalgic Fresno music from the Fay Wrays.

 

Thank you for listening!

 

Check some links for your hosts:

Thanks for being here!

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

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

Mikey's new newsletter: Drinking & Thinking.

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

 

Be safe out there, Central Cal!

April 6, 2020  

Flowing In A Bizarre New Fresno

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We have returned to a different world. We discussed what it is like living in the new normal of a locked-down Fresno. And we catch up with last month's election of a new Fresno Mayor and talk about a new Fresno creative project that has ties to the podcast, called Fresno Famoso.

Plus, new music from Macondo!

Thanks for listening. Please be safe out there!

CLICK TO DOWNLOAD: FlowingApril2020.mp3

Thanks for being here! Thanks for listening!

Josh's other podcast Aikido Discussed. Josh at the Fresno Bee and his bands: It'll Grow Back, Big Balls and the Strikingly Originals

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

November 4, 2019  

What Is Your Fresno Street?: Flowing With Famous November 2019

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Some of the Fresno things we talk about:

  • What Fresno street speaks to you?
  • Have we really lost professional soccer in Fresno?
  • Has the Downtown Stadium delivered on its promise to Downtown Fresno?
  • Why the one spot in Downtown keeps failing.
  • BAND OF THE EPISODE: Ultra Diamonds.
  • Plugs.

CLICK TO DOWNLOAD: FlowingNovember2019.mp3

Thanks for listening! Tell a Fresno Friend about us. You can also support us by checking out other stuff we do.

Josh's other podcast Aikido Discussed. Josh at the Fresno Bee and his bands: It'll Grow Back, Big Balls and the Strikingly Originals

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

October 7, 2019  

Why Fresno Gets Hurt: Flowing With Famous - Oct19

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Why does Fresno still get hurt by outsiders words? So yeah, we were not even sure if we should bother but it turns out... we are going to talk about the 'Firestone Flap' and what all went on with that whole thing and why Fresnans can still get upset by people bashing us.

Plus, how is the Fresno Fair (especially with that new Cheif Dyer monument), Downtown Fresno about to have many beer options, Bitwise, new Fresno podcasts to listen to and much more Fresno. Have a listen?

CLICK TO LISTEN: FlowingWithOct2019.mp3
[Some bad language]

BAND OF THE EPISODE: Le Wolves.

Thanks for listening! Tell a Fresno Friend about us. You can also support us by checking out other stuff we do.

Josh's other podcast Aikido Discussed. Josh at the Fresno Bee and his bands: It'll Grow Back, Big Balls and the Strikingly Originals

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

September 2, 2019  

Tired Mayors, New Chiefs, Downtown Closings, Sudz Not In The City: Flowing With Famous - September 2019

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Feel that fall coming in... kinda! We wrap up another Fresno Summer with talk about the new Police Chief and Councilmember. Also, are there more businesses closing in Downtown Fresno than anywhere else, is it okay that Sudz In The City is not in our city, post Taco Truck Throwdown, the new Mad Duck NW is showing everyone how it's done and a lot more!

Band Of The Episode: Bill Clifton's Chicken & Whiskey Band.

CLICK TO DOWNLOAD: FlowingWithFamousSep19.mp3

Thanks for listening! Tell a Fresno Friend about us. You can also support us by checking out other stuff we do.

Josh's other podcast Aikido Discussed. Josh at the Fresno Bee and his bands: It'll Grow Back, Big Balls and the Strikingly Originals

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

August 5, 2019  

The Taco Flows Of Fresno: Flowing With Famous Podcast August 2019

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Taco Season is here for Fresno! Wait... it's always Taco Season in Fresno. But this month especially, as the annual Taco Truck Throwdown is happening. We talk a little about this, what should be ON a taco, Fresno celebs, Bullard area school trouble, Pliny The Elder is coming to town, and all kinds of other Fresno junk.

Have a listen: FlowingAugust2019.mp3

Thanks for listening and helping the show!

Check out Josh on his other podcast Aikido Discussed, at the Fresno Bee and his bands: It'll Grow Back, Big Balls and the Strikingly Originals

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

July 2, 2019  

A Tilted Fresno Kilt: Flowing With Famous - July 2019

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Josh & Mikey return with another check-in with Fresno culture, with things like:

Are we too damn old to be going into the new Tilted Kilt? 
Is it okay that Fresno's Brewery District is getting a cocktail bar?
Fresno music is always fun to talk about?
Is it too early to talk about the Big Fresno Fair lineup?
Is there still a local surf shop?
Is Fresno State's corn worth waiting in line for?

This and a whole lot more Fresno, including Band Of The Episode: Stoneshiver.

CLICK TO DOWNLOAD: FlowingJuly2019.mp3

Check out Josh on his other podcast Aikido Discussed, at the Fresno Bee and his bands: It'll Grow Back, Big Balls and the Strikingly Originals

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

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