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.

Episode #17: Carpe Diem

Originally Released Nov 29, 2016

The snow has melted. The birds are singing. Andy is overcome with spring fever. But the mood takes a somber turn when a mysterious note forewarns of impending doom. What is the gang going to do with their last few hours on earth? Seize the day, of course. We welcome special guest Eric Faust of Duluth Coffee Co. and appearances from Don Ness and Duluth Mayor, Emily Larson. Recorded on April 19th, 2016 in The Underground theater in Duluth, MN. Written by Mary Fox & Blake Thomas. Recorded by Nick Gosen. Mixed and Edited by Blake and Nick.

Episode #16: All Good Things

Originally Released Jun 07, 2016

In the season 2 finale it’s the grand opening night of Blake’s new bar, but things take a turn when the Mayor of Duluth, Don Ness, goes missing. Zach, Rick, Andy, and Katy split off to search. But will they find Don in time to and

save the day? Only time will tell… Featuring music from Charlie Parr & The Boomchucks, with special guest Don Ness in his last appearance as Mayor. The show was recorded on November 17th, 2015 in front of a live audience at The Underground (Duluth, MN). Written by Blake Thomas & Mary Fox. Story by Blake, Mary and Ryan Nelson. Recorded by Nick Gosen. Mixed and Edited by Blake Thomas. Original music from Charlie Parr & The Boomchucks.

Episode #15: Murder With A Cherry On Top

Originally Released May 11, 2016

When Cherry is found murdered, Damien calls in two hardboiled detectives to take on the case. But when Blake becomes their #1 suspect it’s up to Zach and Rick to uncover the truth and restore the gang’s Halloween cheer. With special guests: Duluth City Councilor Elissa Hansen and Dan Smith of Duluth Firefighters Operation Warm. The show was recorded on October 20th, 2015 in front of a live audience at The Underground (Duluth, MN). Written by Andy Bennett & Katy Helbacka. Recorded by Nick Gosen. Mixed and Edited by Blake Thomas.

Episode #14: Back To School

Originally Released May 10, 2016

When fat cat investor Dirk Dobblestock gives the gang a million dollars to start a folk school, they jump at the chance. But as time goes by they start to suspect that Dirk’s agenda might not be so philanthropic after all. Will they get to the bottom of it all and save the day? Only with the help of special guests Bob Monahan and Southwire of Chaperone Records. The show was recorded on September 15th, 2015 in front of a live audience at The Underground (Duluth, MN). Written by Blake Thomas & Mary Fox. Recorded by Nick Gosen. Mixed and Edited by Blake Thomas.