LLL027 @JeffParsons: Game Show Wizard

Jeff Parsons photo by Lanna Lee Maheux

Jeff Parsons photo by Lanna Lee Maheux

Jeff Parsons photo by Lanna Lee Maheux

From the Q97.9 studios, Jeff and Lanna talk about Pinball, game shows and the radio business. They reminise about blogging before it was called blogging. Lanna asks how to break into radio. Jeff describes his first love (pinball) and cops to his obsession with everything Bob Barker and The Price as Right. And he answers 10 questions.

Jeff Parsons in his own words

I’ve been a radio personality for almost 21 years, 16 of which have been with WJBQ Q97.9 in Portland. I’m a father of a six-year-old boy going on sixteen, a pinball player, video game player, sci-fi geek, computer nerd, poker player who never wins and I wish I could have been the next Bob Barker but instead they hired that pantload Drew Carey without even giving me a look. I also enjoy Necco wafers and dislike animals, two things very uncommon with humans.

The 411: Jeff Parsons

LLL017 Greg Daly: This Podcast Starts in Westbrook @DJNoRequest

Greg Lounges with LannaLee and Gets a Couch!

Greg Lounges with LannaLee and Gets a Couch!Greg and Lanna talk about design, Westbrook, and crazy muscle cars. Greg fesses up on his Diorama habit, and describes his inner sanctum. Lanna and Greg find out they both inherited grandparent cars. Greg describes his creative process, and expounds on great design and the importance of kerning. And he answers 10 questions.

For over 20 years, Greg Daly has been successfully communicating to consumers, businesses and peers. He has worked at global ad agencies such as Grey Advertising, as well as small boutique shops in the greater New York area. His abilities led him to Spike TV where he worked on the network’s core branding and in-house advertising. After spearheading the day-to-day leadership of the creative department at Pierce Promotions & Event Marketing, and winning several awards, Greg ventured out on his own to start ‘Brand Royal’ – a branding/marketing/advertising consultancy that focuses on social media marketing the relationship between communities and their brands.

Greg’s background is rich in music and art. After playing trumpet throughout his youth, he studied fine art, illustration, graphic design and advertising at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. He brings extensive experience working with a diverse collection of brands . Greg’s passion for all genres of music is infused in everything he does. Known as DJ NoRequest (@DJNoRequest) both on and off Twitter, Greg has spun at SVA, clubs, bars and block parties, and is happy to bring all his skills to the scene in Portland, Maine.

The 411: Greg Daly

#008 Rachel Flehinger: Siren Songs of Podcast @rachyrach1

Rachel Flehinger Lounged with LannaLee and Got a Couch!

Rachel Flehinger Lounged with LannaLee and Got a Couch!

Rachel Flehinger Lounged with LannaLee and Got a Couch!

Rachel and Lanna talk about naptime, problems with math and bile clips. Rachel challenges Lanna to a sing-off. Rachel expounds on the wonders of Greek yogurt and her passions of teaching improv and acting. And she answers 10 questions.

The latest addition to the WPOR 101.9 morning crew, Rachel Flehinger has been teaching performance for 13 years. She is a founding member of the improv comedy group Running with Scissors and is the winner of 2011 and 2012 Portland Phoenix Best Comedian. Rachel started her teaching career in New York City and is now proud to call Maine her home.

The 411: Rachel Flehinger

Here is where you can find Rachel online.

[Recorded 04/21/2012]
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Guest #08: Rachel Flehinger – Thursday April 26, 2012

Join us on Thursday for a chat with Portland’s Best Comedian Rachel Flehinger. It will be delightful!

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