Olympia Pop Rocks interviews Lexxi Lovell, co-owner of The Dumpsters Values Cooperative. We talked about her move to Olympia, how she came to co-own Dumpster Values and where the cool coffee is in Oly. Also, Jemmy Joe and Guire talk about the new Star Wars movie "Solo" because of course we did.
Olympia Pop Rocks
OPR is a podcast about the art, comedy, music and culture of Olympia Washington. Join us and our guests every other week for the fun and nonsense happening in Washington's capitol!
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Olympia Pop Rocks interviews Sam of DBST. We talk mad talk about Evergreen, synthesizers, where the best pot is in Oly and duh, about his band. It was a fun, long conversation. Check out his band or say hi if you see him hanging at Le Voyeur.
Olympia Pop Rocks interviews city council member Jessica Bateman. We talk about how she got politically involved, housing issues and rocks. Like, literal rocks. Pretty, pretty rocks. Also, Guire & Jemmy Joe talk about their relationship with Facebook.
Olympia Pop Rocks interviews poet & arial artist Emily Van Kley. We talk about her newly released book, "The Cold & The Rust" as well as the exciting Olympian arial artist scene. We've been hammering that one for a while now. Get used to it, people! Also, its Olympia Pop Rock's three year anniversary! Celebrate with us!
Olympia Pop Rocks interviews Maia Diana Macgregor-O'Heirfearnáin, the proprietor of The Olympia Pelican Press. Its is a tiny zine publishing company. Support them on Patreon! But first, hear her talk! She's fun!
Olympia Pop Rocks interviews Gillian Smee, aka Beretta Bristol of Olympia's own TUSH! Burlesque. They have a show this weekend and it is uh-maze-zine! We couldn't have been more enthusiastic to support it and get to know the newest TUSH member!
Olympia Pop Rocks interviews burlesque performer Bananas Foster, aka Bobby Brown. We talk about the military, how downtown has changed and Rock Candy burlesque. We shine a light on this amazing performer!
Olympia Pop Rocks interviews comedian Ryan Bunnell but somehow we talk more about different martial arts. And Olympia! Speaking of which, Jemmy Joe and Guire start off the episode talking about all the businesses and venues closing down in Olympia. What does it mean?!?!
Olympia Pop Rocks interviews Jim Stewart Allen, comedian, podcaster, Twitch star and substitute teacher. The man wears many hats and has an infectious smile! Also, Guire and Jemmy Joe talk about their experience at PodCon.
Olympia Pop Rocks interviews arial artist and clown, Marlo Winter. She talks about being a performer, Airbound Arts and Olympia. Also, guest producer Rob Smith shares a piece about the 1959 Olympia Train Crash. Learn more below!
Olympia Pop Rocks interviews the mayor of Olympia, Cheryl Selby. Seems like a milestone in our respectability, no? Also, Guire talks about his experience being in Barcelona and thoughts on Catalonia independence.
Olympia Pop Rocks interviews Ross Cowman, creator of storytelling games. Ross founded Heart Of The Deernicorn, a gaming company here in Olympia, as well as having run Bicycle Records and playing in a variety of bands. We talk about his story gaming mostly and Olympia. Cuz that's how we do! Also, Jemmy Joe and Guire talk about our first ever bad iTunes review.
We launched a new podcast all about the politics of Olympia called The Olympia Standard. As well as featuring the debut episode, included in this podcast is a short interview with Dani Madrone and Emmett O'Connell, the hosts of our new show.
In this episode we interview local comedian Tony Lewis. You aren't going to believe this: he was funny and we all had a good time talking about.... Hoodsport. Is that even a real place? You'll find out! Also, Jemmy Joe's twin brother, Mikey Gee, makes his third return to the podcast. We talk about the very timely topic of the solar eclipse. If you hated it, you're going to love it!
We interview local musician Eleanor Murray about her solo music, her electronic music project Cavegreen, dancing and duh no duh, we talk about Olympia. Also AMA anything about Olympia Pop Rocks! Send us questions via firstname.lastname@example.org or Twitter, Facebook, etc etc. You know how it goes!
Jemmy Joe and Guire interview Jonny Wulf of Christian Mistress, Cosmic Highness, Adult Fantasy Records and much more. Music is played. Also, the guys talk whether Jem is a dilettante and what that words means.