It’s The Apocalypse

On our second “Rover” podcast it’s the apocalypse. And there are zombies. And we here at Take It With You are all in the group. Fighting to stay alive. And we come across you… So whatdya got? What skill do you have that we should let you join our group? We’ve asked this question of all 23 guests we’ve had on our show. So, who really makes the cut in the post apocalyptic world? Listen to find out.

Episode #25: The Golden Guitar

Join us for an original tale of high adventure in the wild west, filled with love, betrayal, and coconut horses… We welcome special guest, the mayor of Duluth, MN, Emily Larson. Recorded on April 18th, 2017 in The Underground theater in Duluth.. Written by Blake Thomas. Story and music by Blake Thomas and Andy Frye. Recorded by Nick Gosen. Edited, mixed and mastered by Blake & Nick.

Episode #24: Snowed In

Originally Released Dec 13, 2016

Despite a case of the post election blues, the gang is in high spirits on their favorite day of the year: “Double Holiday!” But when a blizzard hits Duluth it leaves them no choice but to stay the night at the tavern. As the temperature drops they’re faced with some tough decisions… and everybody has an opinion. We welcome special guest Brian Schanzenbach of Blacklist Beer, plus a very special appearance from Don Ness, and we celebrate the music of Leonard Cohen. Recorded on November 15th, 2016 in The Underground theater in Duluth, MN. Written by Blake Thomas & Mary Fox. Recorded by Nick Gosen. Mixed and Edited by Blake and Nick.

Episode #23: The SHT Witch Project

Originally Released Mar 09, 2017

On our third annual Halloweeny episode the gang must survive a night in the deep dark woods… Boo!!! We welcome special guest Gia Bellamy of Duluth Loves Local. More info at duluthloveslocal.com Recorded on October, 18th 2016 in The Underground theater in Duluth, MN. Written by Andy Bennett and Katy Helbacka. Recorded by Nick Gosen. Edited, mixed and mastered by Blake and Nick.

Episode #22: Soup De Resistance

Originally Released Feb 21, 2017

On the night of the harvest moon, Lil’ Angie foretells of a culinary battle that could change the future of food forever. The only problem? It’s happening right there at the bar. So, what side will the gang be on? Lettuce find out… We welcome special guest Adam Swanson who paints live during the show! See the final work at takeitwithyou.org/painting Recorded on September, 20th 2016 in The Underground theater in Duluth, MN. Written by Don Ness and Blake Thomas. Story by Don Ness. Recorded by Nick Gosen. Edited, mixed and mastered by Blake and Nick.

Episode #21: Dark And Stormy

Originally Released Feb 07, 2017

When a water-logged stranger appears in the tavern Blake and Rick have little choice but to let him tell his tale of adventure on the high seas… We welcome special guests Abigail Mlinar of Tall Ships Duluth and Nicholas Pascuzzi of Vikre Distillery. Plus appearances from the mayor of Duluth, Emily Larson, and Don Ness (as the storyteller). Recorded on August 16th, 2016 in The Underground theater in Duluth, MN. Written by Blake Thomas. Story by Blake, Ryan Nelson and Mary Fox. Recorded by Nick Gosen. Edited, mixed and mastered by Blake and Nick.

Episode #20: DUL’EXIT

Originally Released Jan 24, 2017

When a rumor circulates about the mayor of Duluth leaving town, Zach proposes a drastic plan that divides the bar in half. But with a little help from Tom Brokaw the gang just might pull through. We welcome special guest Candace LaCosse of Hemlocks Leatherworks and we celebrate the music of guitar legend Scotty Moore. Recorded on July 19th, 2016 in The Underground theater in Duluth, MN. Written by Ryan Nelson. Recorded by Nick Gosen. Edited, mixed and mastered by Blake and Nick.

Episode #19: Boys And Girls

Originally Released Jan 10, 2017

Blake, Zach and Andy head to the woods to train for an ultra-triathlon while Mary and Katy hold down the bar. A new hire, a tap malfunction, and a surprise inspection put the ladies in a tight spot. In the woods things aren’t going much better for the gents. We celebrate some of our favorite female songwriters and we welcome special guest Jessie Erickson of Runa Yoga, plus an appearance from Duluth Mayor, Emily Larson. Recorded on June 21st, 2016 in The Underground theater in Duluth, MN. Written by Blake Thomas. Story by Blake Thomas and Mary Fox. Recorded by Nick Gosen. Mixed and mastered by Blake and Nick.

Episode #18: Purple Wormhole

Originally Released Dec 27, 2016

A discussion about Prince’s legacy leads to a spat and, tricked by Lil’ Angie, Blake finds himself in an alternate reality where everything is just a little different. Will he ever make it back to see the old gang again? It may all come down to some good old fashioned lesson learnin’. We celebrate the music of Prince and we welcome special guest Dave Grandmaison of The Duluth Experience, plus an appearance from Duluth Mayor, Emily Larson. Recorded on May 17th, 2016 in The Underground theater in Duluth, MN. Written by Andy Bennett & Katy Helbacka. Recorded by Nick Gosen. Edited by Blake Thomas. Mastered by Nick Gosen.