Category Archives: Patrick’s Blog

Interesting People #60: Monica Pearce – Tenth Ward Distilling Company

Interesting People #60: Monica Pearce – Tenth Ward Distilling Company

Monica Pearce is the owner and co-founder of the Tenth Ward Distilling Company in Downtown Frederick! We talk about how Monica got into distilling, the thought process behind Tenth Ward’s drink designs, and get excited about Maryland’s first Absinthe! The drink chat also has a side of Frederick small business stories! Website: https://www.tenthwarddistilling.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tenthwardco/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/tenthwardco Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tenthwardco/ Here is…Read More

Interesting People #59: Jill Cameron – Frederick Steeplechasers

Interesting People #59: Jill Cameron – Frederick Steeplechasers

Did you know that Frederick has an amazing local running club? Jill Cameron is the President of the Frederick Steeplechasers. We chatted about the local races the Steeplechasers host, how she got into running, and an overview of their training programs! They host the Market Street Mile and the Twilight 8K! FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/groups/fredericksteeplechasers/ WEBSITE: https://steeplechasers.org/ iTunes – https://goo.gl/7HS1u4 Google Play – https://goo.gl/Whff9U…Read More

Interesting People #58: Jessica Binder

Interesting People #58: Jessica Binder

Jessica Binder is a High School Drama Teacher and puppeteer who has worked across the country. We chat about the joys of theater, working with puppets in Hawaii, and how puppets can help kids express themselves. SMALL WORLD ALERT! Jessica is Risa Binder’s sister. I didn’t know this when I booked her. Chris Heady Episode…Read More

Interesting People #57: Puppeteer Chris Heady

Interesting People #57: Puppeteer Chris Heady

Chris Heady is the Lead Digital Puppeteer at Hershey’s Chocolate World and a vaguely referenced as a “puppet guy “in a past episode of the podcast. Hershey, Disney, and Harry Potter all in one fantastic backstory. This interview covers his career, the ideals of puppetry, and UNCLE TEDDY! Website: http://www.chrisheady.com/ Short Film THE CUSTER WOLF – https://youtu.be/5EWvkMz37WU “Savannah’s the Place…Read More

Interview: Myq Kaplan

Interview: Myq Kaplan

Myq Kaplan will be headlining the Over the Limit Comedy Fest at the Weinberg Center on June 8th! The show benefits the SOS Safe Ride Foundation and their mission to end drunk driving in Frederick! We talk about Myq’s Boston roots, the ways he spreads positivity, and his many podcast connections! I am now also…Read More

Parents sue to kick 30-year-old son out their house

Parents sue to kick 30-year-old son out their house

NATURALLY, HE WAS LIVING IN THE BASEMENT! I fully understand that it is tough out there, but this dude took it to a new level. Mother’s Day is gonna be odd this year. In Syracuse, New York, a couple went to court to force their 30-year-old son to move out — and won. In court,…Read More

Octopus are from space!?!?! Maybe…

Octopus are from space!?!?! Maybe…

I was thumbing through stories during lunch and found this one I could overreact to! Sure this paper is a long form “maybe” followed by a lab-coated shrug, but it is Monday and I want to freak out. SPACE MONSTERS ARE IN OUR OCEANS: For decades, scientists have been confused by the octopus. It has a unique structure and…Read More

Interesting People #56: AARP Maryland

Interesting People #56: AARP Maryland

David Conway & Nancy Carr from AARP Maryland join the show to talk about the new Healthy Working Families Act. Get all the details on a law that has already been benefiting you since February. We also cover what it is like to be part of the AARP. Volunteering, outreach, and fun with a purpose! Check…Read More