The Real – Episode 030 – Matthew Ballard

12250114_1051767594868551_6250542289088473801_nOn this week’s episode of The Real with Mark Wolfe and Steve Adams, Mark sits down with Matthew Ballard with the Charleston Area Alliance to talk about the challenges facing the city and state, plus what the Alliance is doing to reverse negative trends and perceptions.

Show length is 58:48.

Download The Real Episode 30 here.

Subscribe to The Real on iTunes to have the show delivered to your computer or mobile device every Friday morning.

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You can catch The Real live every Monday night at 6 p.m. on WTSQ 88.1 FM, thestatusquo.org.

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The Real – Episode 029 – Jerry Galvin

12208462_10153732290316974_1597366778427220674_nOn this week’s episode of The Real with Mark Wolfe and Steve Adams, we’re joined via Skype by Jerry Galvin, a legendary talk radio host based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Jerry hosted Talk Back with Jerry Galvin on WAIF and later on several NPR stations (later called TalkTalk and It’s Those Stupid Galvins Again. Jerry specialized in spoofing the tradition radio call-in show and would use “scams” to weave rich stories that could be real or could be fake. The show also had regular callers who would play along with Galvin’s jokes.

Show length is 58:47.

Download The Real Episode 29 here.

Subscribe to The Real on iTunes to have the show delivered to your computer or mobile device every Friday morning.

Don’t use an iPhone or iPad? Subscribe to The Real on Stitcher for iOS and Android smartphones.

You can catch The Real live every Monday night at 6 p.m. on WTSQ 88.1 FM, thestatusquo.org.

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The Real – Episode 028 – Lynne Sandy

10462917_10153708067466974_1904739951087374727_nOn this week’s episode of The Real with Mark Wolfe and Steve Adams, we sit down with Lynne Sandy, one-fourth of the punk band The Defectors.

Lynne shares great stories from the band’s past, including opening for KISS in Charleston. She brings pictures and fliers from a time when Charleston had a more lively music and night scene. We also play some great Defectors classics.

You can check out The Defectors Reunion Facebook Page here.

Show length is 58:41.

Download The Real Episode 28 here.

Subscribe to The Real on iTunes to have the show delivered to your computer or mobile device every Friday morning.

Don’t use an iPhone or iPad? Subscribe to The Real on Stitcher for iOS and Android smartphones.

You can catch The Real live every Monday night at 6 p.m. on WTSQ 88.1 FM, thestatusquo.org.

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The Real – Episode 027 – Currency of Corruption

11221893_1036792813032696_1962824277104734490_nOn this week’s episode of The Real with Mark Wolfe and Steve Adams, we bring you a new episode after taking a week off. Thanks to Skype, Mark talks with members of the British punk/ska band Currency of Corruption. During the show we hear several their songs, plus we talk music and culture.

Like Currency of Corruption on Facebook and listen to their music on Soundcloud.

Show length is 58:26.

Download The Real Episode 27 here.

Subscribe to The Real on iTunes to have the show delivered to your computer or mobile device every Friday morning.

Don’t use an iPhone or iPad? Subscribe to The Real on Stitcher for iOS and Android smartphones.

You can catch The Real live every Monday night at 6 p.m. on WTSQ 88.1 FM, thestatusquo.org.

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The Real – Episode 026 – R.J. Haddy

12047106_1028378270540817_6475430219423554851_nOn this week’s episode of The Real with Mark Wolfe and Steve Adams, we sit down in the SAA Productions Studio with special effects artist and West Virginia native R.J. Haddy.

Haddy is best known as a contestant on the SyFy channel’s reality show contest Face Off, where he competed with other special effects artists on seasons 2 and 5. He is considered a fan favorite and has since left his teaching job to work in special effects full time.

Show length is 58:44.

Download The Real Episode 26 here.

Subscribe to The Real on iTunes to have the show delivered to your computer or mobile device every Friday morning.

Don’t use an iPhone or iPad? Subscribe to The Real on Stitcher for iOS and Android smartphones.

You can catch The Real live every Monday night at 6 p.m. on WTSQ 88.1 FM, thestatusquo.org.

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The Real – Episode 025 – Create West Virginia

11052381_10153227513520856_8138862216449074305_nOn this week’s episode of The Real with Mark Wolfe and Steve Adams, the guys venture to Fayetteville, WV, for the Create West Virginia Conference.

We talked with Bill Habicht, one of the keynote speakers for the 8th annual event which focuses on the creative economy. Bill talked about his work with churches and businesses creating the Common Good.

We also talked with Sarah Halstead, one of the organizers with Create West Virginia and the creator of West Virginia Green Works. Sarah told us more about Create West Virginia and all the events going on this weekend.

Like Create West Virginia on Facebook.

Follow Create West Virginia on Twitter and follow the hashtag #createwv2015.

Show length is 57:48.

Download The Real Episode 25 here.

Subscribe to The Real on iTunes to have the show delivered to your computer or mobile device every Friday morning.

Don’t use an iPhone or iPad? Subscribe to The Real on Stitcher for iOS and Android smartphones.

You can catch The Real live every Monday night at 6 p.m. on WTSQ 88.1 FM, thestatusquo.org.

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The Real – Episode 024 – The Women of The Real

Untitled designOn this week’s episode of The Real with Mark Wolfe and Steve Adams, Mark leaves Steve all alone again, so he put together a “best of” show featuring our interviews with women.

We’ve only had four women on The Real, but those interviews were probably some of our most fascinating. We went back to the vaults to bring you interviews with Crystal Good, Courtney Forbes, Keeley Steele, and Ann Magnuson.

Show length is 59:37.

Download The Real Episode 24 here.

Subscribe to The Real on iTunes to have the show delivered to your computer or mobile device every Friday morning.

Don’t use an iPhone or iPad? Subscribe to The Real on Stitcher for iOS and Android smartphones.

You can catch The Real live every Monday night at 6 p.m. on WTSQ 88.1 FM, thestatusquo.org.

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The Real – Episode 023 – Keith Allen

11988495_1020775867967724_6543710185887500499_nOn this week’s episode of The Real with Mark Wolfe and Steve Adams, we sit down with Charleston artists and prodigal son Keith Allen.

Keith told us some great stories from his time in Charleston and we dive in deep into how be became an artist, his influences, and his thoughts on the arts scene in Charley West. Mark also announced Steve’s upcoming nuptials, as well as teased an upcoming live recording of The Real at the Create West Virginia Conference.

In other news, The Real is now available for download on Stitcher as well as iTunes. So you Steve Jobs haters out there have no excuse not to listen.

Show length is 60:01.

Download The Real Episode 23 here.

Subscribe to The Real on iTunes to have the show delivered to your computer or mobile device every Friday morning.

Don’t use an iPhone or iPad? Subscribe to The Real on Stitcher for iOS and Android smartphones.

You can catch The Real live every Monday night at 6 p.m. on WTSQ 88.1 FM, thestatusquo.org.

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The Real – Episode 022 – Best of the Music

The-Real-208x300On this week’s episode of The Real with Mark Wolfe and Steve Adams, Mark takes the week off and Steve takes over the show.

We made it through six months of podcasts and during that time, we’ve had a lot of music guests. Steve takes you through some of our favorite musical interviews.

Show length is 60:00.

Download The Real Episode 22 here.

Subscribe to The Real on iTunes to have the show delivered to your computer or mobile device every Friday morning.

You can catch The Real live every Monday night at 6 p.m. on WTSQ 88.1 FM, thestatusquo.org.

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The Real – Episode 021 – Clay Sayre

11911160_10153590859881974_1269406683_nOn this week’s episode of The Real with Mark Wolfe and Steve Adams, make-up artist and Star Trek fan Clay Sayre joins us via Skype from Georgia.

Clay (or Clayton to Mark) is a native of St. Albans. Both Clay and Mark were part of a group of Star Trek fans in the Kanawha Valley. Clay turned that love into a career in special effects makeup, but later discovered a love for teaching. Clay found a way to combine his hobbies into several appearances on Star Trek New Voyages: Phase II. Mark teamed up with his old friend in the most recent episode “Mind-Sifter.”

You can learn more about Clay’s work at claysayre.com.

Show length is 58:46.

Download The Real Episode 21 here.

Subscribe to The Real on iTunes to have the show delivered to your computer or mobile device every Friday morning.

You can catch The Real live every Monday night at 6 p.m. on WTSQ 88.1 FM, thestatusquo.org.

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