The Real – Episode 011 – Best of The Real

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On this week’s episode of The Real with Mark Wolfe and Steve Adams, we give Mark the week off and take a look back over the first 10 weeks of “The Real” and some of our favorite guests.

Show length is 50:19.

Download The Real Episode 11 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 Thursday night at 9 p.m. at voicesofappalachia.com.

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The Real – Episode 010 – Keeley Steele

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On this week’s episode of The Real with Mark Wolfe and Steve Adams, we make an emergency trip to SAA Productions after technical issues.

We broke in the new studio with famous business person, restaurateur, and newly-elected Charleston City Council person Keeley Steele. She brought snacks! She also brought her thoughts on economic development and how her businesses came to be.

Be sure to check out Keeley’s restaurants: Bluegrass Kitchen, Tricky Fish (my personal favorite), and Starlings Coffee & Provisions.

Music this week comes to us from The Company Stores and Gringo Star.

Show length is 46:13.

Download The Real Episode 10 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 Thursday night at 9 p.m. at voicesofappalachia.com.

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The Real – Episode 009 – Courtney Forbes

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On this week’s episode of The Real with Mark Wolfe and Steve Adams, we sit down with the smart, talented, and blue-eyed Courtney Forbes.

She spent the last year working with Create West Virginia, Mythology, DigiSo, and recently helped manage Crystal Good’s campaign for Digital Senator.

She also wrote a thought-provoking piece in The Charleston Gazette about why she is leaving Charleston and what the area can do to keep and recruit talent. I wrote a counterpoint to her piece that same day which garnered some attention.

On this episode, we were able to continue the conversation about making Charleston a friendlier place for young professionals. We also played music from Middle Brother and Jordan Hull.

Show length is 46:47.

Download The Real Episode 9 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 Thursday night at 9 p.m. at voicesofappalachia.com.

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The Real – Episode 008 – Michael Lipton

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On this week’s episode of The Real with Mark Wolfe and Steve Adams, we sit down with famed musician Michael Lipton.

You might know him from the Mountain Stage house band, where he plays lead guitar. You might know him from The Carpenter Ants or other bands. You might know him as the director of the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame. Or you might know him as the creator and first publisher of Graffiti. We touch on all these great accomplishments, plus we play some his songs.

Show length is 49:21.

Download The Real Episode 8 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 Thursday night at 9 p.m. at voicesofappalachia.com.

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The Real – Episode 007 – Crystal Good

On this week’s episode of The Real with Mark Wolfe and Steve Adams, we sit down with the one and only Crystal Good.

A woman with many skills, including poetry, but she is in a class all of her own. We cover everything, including politics, race, and art. You don’t want to miss this show, plus we feature music from Boulevard Avenue and Ona.

Show length is 54:58.

Download The Real Episode 7 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 Thursday night at 9 p.m. at voicesofappalachia.com.

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The Real – Episode 006 – Jole Aron

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On this week’s episode of The Real with Mark Wolfe and Steve Adams, we sit down with Jole Aron.

Jole is the publisher and editor of Spotlight West Virginia, a magazine focusing on the positive images of our fine state. He is also the founder and owner of Aronfield Studios, a marketing firm. He tells us about how he picks stories and the state of magazine publishing in an era when we’re glued more to screens. We also hear music from The Tom McGees and Heavy-Set Paw Paws

You can check out the spring issue of Spotlight West Virginia on MagCloud.

Show length is 50:01.

Download The Real Episode 6 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 Thursday night at 9 p.m. at voicesofappalachia.com.

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The Real – Episode 005 – Christopher Vincent

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On this week’s episode of The Real with Mark Wolfe and Steve Adams, we sit down with the ever fascinating and talented Christopher Vincent, the front man and driving force behind eclectic band Qiet.

We talk with Christopher about a great many things, but the most important thing is he played several songs for us. It’s a great show!

Show length is 51:23. 

Download The Real Episode 5 here.

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You can catch The Real live every Thursday night at 9 p.m. at voicesofappalachia.com.

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The Real – Episode 004 – Daniel Boyd

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On this week’s episode of The Real with Mark Wolfe and Steve Adams, we talk with famous filmmaker, documentarian, writer, professor, and professional wrestler Daniel Boyd.

He is the creative mind behind the award-winning horror film “Chillers,” which he later adapted into a graphic novel series. Check out his full bio at his website here. The show also includes music by The Demon Beat and Vacationer.

Show length is 45 minutes. 

Download The Real Episode 4 here.

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You can catch The Real live every Thursday night at 9 p.m. at voicesofappalachia.com.

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The Real – Episode 003 – Rudy Panucci

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On this week’s episode of The Real with Mark Wolfe and Steve Adams, we talk with pop culture phenomenon Rudy Panucci, the creative force behind Radio Free Charleston, Radio Free Charleston: Volume Three on VOA, and the PopCult blog at The Charleston Gazette.

We talked about collectibles, comics, music, Idaho Spud Bars…and Amish Mafia? We also featured the songs “Nervous Breakdown” by Hawthorne Heights and “Pinned to the Mist and other Games” by Of Montreal.

Show length is 48:44.

Download The Real Episode 3 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 Thursday night at 9 p.m. at voicesofappalachia.com.

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The Real – Episode 002 – Mike Pushkin

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On this week’s episode of The Real with Mark Wolfe and Steve Adams, we talk to Mike Pushkin, a member of the West Virginia House of Delegates representing Charleston’s East End and West Side.

Pushkin (@PushkinforHouse) talks about his passion for serving and his time in the Charleston music scene. He even serenades the guys with a song. We also featured the song “American Ghost Town” by the High Fives and Hell Yeahs out of Morgantown, plus we close out the show with “Use Somebody” by the Kings of Leon.

Show length is 50:28. 

You can download The Real Episode 2 here.

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

You can catch The Real live every Thursday night at 9 p.m. at voicesofappalachia.com.

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