Episode 71 – Just Mouse Interviewed by Just Brad

Steven Brown from progressive folk blues opera project Just Mouse joins Brad to talk about the Double EP Armchair Revolutionaire /Making Things in Interesting Times which is set to release on March 3.

Muertess, The Duchess of Death also pays a visit.

The Digressions:
-Paul Westerberg doing the same song twice, and very differently, on the same album
-Steven isn’t a Rush fan
-People who grumble about music not being as good as it used to be

Check out Just Mouse’s website Here.

Next week we will be joined by:
Ariell R. Johnson: Owner of Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse
Claire Folkman & Kelly Phillips: Editors of Dirty Diamonds Comics
Emily K.: Cartoonist, Illustrator & Designer at Feathered Hat Studios

We’ve been asked by some of these remarkable women to share the Link for the fundraising site to help bring 27 creators to the Queers & Comics Conference being held in San Francisco at the California College of the Arts on April 14-15, 2017. Please check it out and help if you can.

After a little bit of a delay, the fundraising single produced by Cosmic Geppetto is out on CD Baby and iTunes.

Remember that all proceeds go to:
HIAS | PA
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

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Episode 26 – Cover Conversations 2 (and the news with Brian from Comic Store West)

Whew!  A packed Episode of the Cosmic Geppetto Podcast.

Brian from Comic Store West returns to talk about:
-Captain America has Hailed Hydra!
-There is a new Han Solo.
-The Harrisburg Comic Con is June 11 & 12. Brian will be there. You should be there, too.

Shawn is back for the Second Covers Conversation.  He talks about the Big Star song ‘Thirteen’ and Brad brings Chris Whitley’s ‘Big Sky Country.’

So. Many. Digressions.  Including:
-Those Pretty Wrongs and their song ‘Lucky Guy.’
-Shawn should watch Gilmore Girls for the music.
-Wow! Brad really hates Justin Timberlake.
-Dave Matthews’ label Work.
-Brad recommends the book ‘Sound And Fury’ by Dave Kindred.
-David Gray’s ‘Babylon.’
-The John Mayer album ‘Battle Studies.’
-Brad wants John Mayer to record an album of Chris Whitley songs.
-Tom Waits and his pile of bones.
-Shawn Colvin’s cover of ‘Wild Country.’
-Chris Whitley’s daughter Trixie is a great performer.
-Brad wrote a play inspired by an Elliot Smith song.
-Brad’s son Logan sat on his lap during his interview with Brian (because we’re very professional). He whined a lot because he was promised french fries.

With the passing of Muhammad Ali, music and clips inspired by The Greatest are featured throughout the episode.

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Begging for Reviews:
At the end of every episode of the Cosmic Geppetto Podcast, we ask for our listeners to Rate and Review us on iTunes. As of May 7th, we have 2 reviews. We want more and we’re willing to pay for them.

Our panelist Jarf Harden has a day job raising money to aid people suffering from Cystic Fibrosis lead longer, healthier lives. It’s a great cause and you can help.

Our goal is to get 50 new reviews by the end of May June 15. For every review we get to reach that number, The Cosmic Geppetto Podcast will donate $1 to The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, which you can visit Here. You will also get a shout out on an upcoming episode of The Cosmic Geppetto Podcast.

So get reviewing and tell your friends to do the same.

Meet The Panel: Brad

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Name: Brad
Base of Operations: Shrewsbury, PA (about an hour north of Baltimore)
What I do when not podcasting: Software Tester by Day. Husband and Father by Night
Favorite Super Hero: Spider-Man
Favorite Super Hero Movie: Captain America – Winter Soldier
My Desert Island:
a) Book: Straight Guy by Richard Russo
b) Movie: Last of the Mohicans
c) Album: Whatever And Ever, Amen by the Ben Folds Five. Or Girlfriend by Matthew Sweet. Or Living with the Law by Chris Whitley.
Last TV Show I binge watched: Season 4 of House of Cards. I am mid-binge on the new season of Daredevil.
Favorite Quote: Life is What Happens To You While You’re Busy Making Other Plans.
Go-To Karaoke song: Someday, Someway by Marshall Crenshaw