Episode 81: The History of Prohibition

We bring back Friend of the Show Scott Spillman from the Colorado Encyclopedia and add in local prohibition expert and your favorite local cocktail artist Nate Windham from Lee Spirits. Listen in and get the interesting history of our country that brought about prohibition, and it’s eventual demise.  We go all the back to the…

Episode 68: How Much Is Your Vote Worth?

There is a lot of talk about the Electoral College these days. Will they vote Trump in as president? Should they? Do the people have any influence? We take a look at the history of the process and how it has influenced the presidential candidate since the 1800s. How much is your vote worth? Hint: It…

Everything You Need to Know About Standing Rock

I went down the rabbit hole. Day after day I watched tweets and live video. I scanned for news (there wasn’t much) and I tried to untangle what is happening at Standing Rock. (If you don’t think it is tangled, you aren’t paying attention.) I conversed with friends and strangers, I searched for my own…

Episode 46: History 301 – America’s Mountain

Our favorite history guy, Scott Spillman of Colorado Encyclopedia, comes in to talk about our favorite mountain, Pikes Peak! The anniversary of the Pikes Peak Cog Railway and the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (Official Site) are great reasons to listen! (If you needed one) Enjoy the show!  

Episode 22: What is Up With The USOC?

Inspired by Friend of the Show JT’s constant griping about the United States Olympic Committee we decide to take a deep dive into what the USOC is doing in Colorado Springs. How did the Committee end up in our city? What does it contribute to the city economically? Is the USOC good for Colorado Springs?…

Episode 18: Guns in America – How Did We Get Here?

 The gun situation in America is a hot topic in the national dialogue and remains a emotional one for many. In this episode we take a step back from the emotion and look at the raw facts and numbers to look at how we got to this point, how other countries deal with guns and why…