Jemmy Joe & Guire interview the charming comedian, Chocolate The Entertainer. She is a Vomity All Star if there ever was one! Also, Jemmy Joe went to help take care of his ill twin brother. Jimmy Joe and Guire talked about that.
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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Normally Jemmy Joe and Guire start off the episode by gabbing it up. In this episode, we feature a snippet of the local podcast, The Station Wagon to start it off. Afterwards, we interview half of the The Station Wagon's podcast duo, Julie Kinn, and talk about her work, her brother and (can you believe it) Olympia.
In this episode of Olympia Pop Rocks we interview Jesse Drescher of local metal band Anthropocene. On the seemingly opposite end of the spectrum, Guire and Jemmy Joe talk about the Netflix original movie, Pee Wee Herman's Big Holiday
In episode number thirty, Jemmy Joe and Guire interview local legend, multi-instrumentalist Vince Brown. Its one of the best conversations we've ever had! Also, Jemmy Joe & Guire talk about the new glob they started for OPR and the controversy it sparked!
In this episode, Guire and Jemmy Joe interview two members of The Olympia Film Collective. Check out their work below! Also, we discuss what it was like to give up drinking for two months.
In episode #28 of Olympia Pop Rocks, we interview Olympia comedian Summer Azim about her experiences making people laugh, being an Olympia newbie and how it would feel for a Chicago native to get mugged in Oly. Guire and Jemmy Joe also reflect on the madness that is the 2016 election cycle.
We interview Poppet, the alias of Olympia pop/art musician Molly Raney. She debuts a song from her upcoming album on this episode, which is exciting. Guire & Jemmy Joe also talk about Olympia Pop Rock's one year birthday.
Guire & Jemmy Joe discuss Louis CK's play-like online series, Horace & Pete. They also interview Rooster Crow's Miles Nowlin about his acoustic folk rock band, his favorite podcasts and what the fine city of Shelton has to offer us.
In episode #25, we interview Rabbi Seth Goldstein, who heads the Temple Beth Hotfiloh here in Olympia, as well as running his blog (linked below) . It was a great talk, making this a very special episode. Also, Jemmy Joe has a big announcement for Guire.
In episode #24 of Olympia Pop Rocks, we interview Hannah Eklund, director of the play Circle Mirror Transformation. It opens February 5th at The Olympia Little Theater. Follow the button link below for more information and to buy tickets. We talk about the play, how Olympia has (or has not) changed since this local has grown up as well as revealing who is "on notice". Also, we finish up the Star Wars Virgin Series for one last listen to Doc Hollywood to get his and our impression of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Local hip hop artist Doc Hollywood is interviewed about his music, travel plans, the usual Olympia garbage and why Medford, OR has nothing on Croatia. Guire and Jemmy Joe also talk about what they did for the holiday.
We interview Chris of the local Olympia band TransFX about the different pronunciations of the band, about what is up and (duh no duh) Olympia. Guire and Jemmy Joe also discuss the lost art of letter writing and how it may improve one's life.
Olympia Pop Rocks interviews puppet maker and author Shannon L. Reagan. Fairly new to Olympia, she discusses what the city has to offer and how it CHANGED HER LIFE! Duh, we also talk about puppets and her writing. Also, we finish up our three part series of Star Wars Virgin by watching and discussing The Return Of The Jedi with Doc Hollywood.
This episode we have an extra long interview with comedian Chase Roper with no introduction talk by "The Guys"! Chase is an active player in the Olympia scene, putting on shows and performing himself. We talked to him about his shitty year. It sucks, but he's a winner.
We interview acrobat, circus and arial artist, Sara Sparrow. She tells us of the roots of her work, the new arial arts studio she opened up in downtown Olympia and what it means to be an artist who isn't simply interested in one day turning into a princess. Guire and Jemmy Joe also talk about what it takes to live a better life, again.
We interview Ian and Tori Bracken, the married couple behind Bracken Basement Productions, an Olympian indie horror film company. They recently released two super professional looking shorts and are hosting the All Freakin’ Night event, The Capitol Theater's yearly over night horror film festival/party. They talked to us about film making, Olympia and the pros/cons of color grading. Also, it was recently both Guire and Jemmy Joe's birthday. We discuss that.
We interview comedian Zach Mandeville about Olympia, NYC and Tumwater. Also, Guire and Jemmy Joe continue to re-examine the original Stars Trilogy with Star Wars Virgin, Doc Hollywood. This time we watch The Empire Strikes Back.
We interview Kelsey Smith, Thurston County librarian and one of the organizers of the first ever Olympia Zine Festival. Guire and Jemmy Joe have a discussion about the food we eat and attitudes about diet.
Interview with candidate for the mayor of Olympia, Marco Rossi. He is one of the candidates running under the Olympia For All organization. We discuss his views on the future of the city. Guire and Jemmy Joe begin the episode by discussing some projects we have been working on.