Author Jon Raymond
We pedaled over to Portland's Bagdad Theater where we filmed a few episodes in front of a live audience to benefit Portland's Hawthorne Hostel. We chatted with author & screenwriter Jon Raymond about his latest book "Rain Dragon," working with Todd Haynes, and empowering mantras!
We pedaled over to the Keen Footwear factory to chat with acclaimed graphic novelist, Craig Thompson. We talked about Blankets and Habibi (his most recent book) before challenging him to a high-staked drawing challenge.
We pedaled into the Steven Smith Teamaker factory to talk to the man himself, Steven Smith. We chatted about his former ventures, Stash and Tazo, as well as the creative flexibility afforded at his most recent tea company.
Blitzen Trapper: Unplugged
We challenged Eric Earley, Brian Koch & Marty Marquis of Portland band Blitzen Trapper to play a song with a few musical instruments we had lying around. They didn't disappoint.
We pedaled over to the Modcott Piano Company where we met up with Eric Earley, Brian Koch & Marty Marquis of Portland band Blitzen Trapper. We covered a range of topics from life on the road to possible name changes to mysterious members of the band. And they even played a song on ukelele and glockenspiel!
Emi Lenox & Natalie Nourigat
We met up with Emi Lenox & Natalie Nourigat, two Portland comic artists, at OMSI After Dark. Boaz chats with them about their upcoming autobiographical comic diaries (EmiTown 2 & Between Gears), keeping secrets from their parents, and challenges them to a high stakes drawing game!
We parked inside the Steven Smith Teamaker Factory for a chat with musician Laura Veirs. Boaz chats with Laura about her new album, Tumble Bee, prepping for a kid-friendly tour, and working 'virtually' with some awesome collaborators. Plus, a performance from Laura!
The Pedal Powered Talk Show rides up to the roof of The Hotel Deluxe for a chat with actor Daniel Baldwin. Boaz talks with Daniel about his early backyard films, his addictions, and how he and Alec almost killed Billy.