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Railbird’s Nest #22: Melissa Klimo-Major on Balance & Brews

SUBSCRIBE: iTunes – RSS  Melissa Klimo-Major (@BalanceandBrews) settled into the nest to talk about her company, Balance and Brews. We talked about being an entrepreneur in Cleveland – that’s a theme with me – but also about expansion and future plans. Two podcasts in a row from Cleveland brands have me thinking something; you canContinue Reading “Railbird’s Nest #22: Melissa Klimo-Major on Balance & Brews”

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Railbird’s Nest #21: Lauren Kluth Dishes on CLESeats

SUBSCRIBE: iTunes – RSS  Lauren Kluth (@CLESeats) settles into the nest to talk about new Cleveland dining brand CLESeats. From the nuts and bolts to the CLESeats service to what it’s like walking into a restaurant trying to sell a marketing service, we get into Lauren’s journey (so far) in her corner of the ClevelandContinue Reading “Railbird’s Nest #21: Lauren Kluth Dishes on CLESeats”

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Railbird’s Nest #20: Vince Guerrieri and Ohio’s Presidential History

SUBSCRIBE: iTunes – RSS  Vince Guerrieri (@vinceguerrieri) flaps on over to talk about Ohio’s Presidential history. We get into the hows and whys of Ohio’s importance to presidential politics, AND why that may be changing. From there, the conversation shifted to when modern day politics really took hold in America. From the first cross countryContinue Reading “Railbird’s Nest #20: Vince Guerrieri and Ohio’s Presidential History”

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Railbird’s Nest #19: Nick Larche; Booze Always Helps

SUBSCRIBE: iTunes – RSS  Nick Larche (@Larche_N) – or Nicholas when he’s wearing a tie – flew by the nest to talk about HR strategy and firing the Yelp girl. I didn’t get a chance to ask Nick half of the things I’d like to, so he’ll be back on soon. I just need to get him drunk.Continue Reading “Railbird’s Nest #19: Nick Larche; Booze Always Helps”

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Railbird’s Nest #18: Ben Axelrod Likes the WWE

SUBSCRIBE: iTunes – RSS  Ben Axelrod (@BenAxelrod) from Bleacher Report sat on the top rope of the nest and dropped a main event worthy WWE conversation on us. We outlined the differences between the Attitude Era – when I was a big fan and Ben was a virgin – and the the modern WWE. From inContinue Reading “Railbird’s Nest #18: Ben Axelrod Likes the WWE”

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Railbird’s Nest #17: Tom Valentino was a Journalist

SUBSCRIBE: iTunes – RSS  Tom Valentino (@1TomValentino) from The Nail in the Coffin Podcast (@TheNailPodcast) flies by to answer one question; Where do ex-journalists go to die? Okay. That’s a little dark. Really, what do they do professionally when they’re out of the public eye. We talked about Tom’s travels through the newspaper business, andContinue Reading “Railbird’s Nest #17: Tom Valentino was a Journalist”

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Railbird’s Nest #16: Stephen Thomas in a Vegas Hotel Room

SUBSCRIBE: iTunes – RSS  Stephen Thomas (@15Stephen15) calls the nest from his den of sin in Las Vegas to tell really great stories. He didn’t actually get to those, though. Stephen and I talked about working with your hero (here’s looking at you, Rick Overton), great comedy clubs (strong words for the Columbus Funny BoneContinue Reading “Railbird’s Nest #16: Stephen Thomas in a Vegas Hotel Room”

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Railbird’s Nest #15: Vince Guerrieri and Cleveland Football Franchise Moves

SUBSCRIBE: iTunes – RSS  Vince Guerrieri (@vinceguerrieri) flies by the nest because the St. Louis Rams move to Los Angeles sparked a conversation about the circumstances that led the Cleveland Rams to move to the very same city 70 years prior. We talk about the NFL politics that led to two different instances of NFLContinue Reading “Railbird’s Nest #15: Vince Guerrieri and Cleveland Football Franchise Moves”

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Railbird’s Nest #14: McNeil’s #90sBand Tournament

SUBSCRIBE: iTunes – RSS  Chris McNeil (@ReFlog_18) stopped by the Nest to talk about his #90sBand twitter tournament. I don’t have a lot of show notes here. It was just a ton of talk about Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Metallica, Dave Matthews Band, Stone Temple Pilots, Green Day, Tool, Foo Fighters, Alice in Chains, Smashing Pumpkins…Continue Reading “Railbird’s Nest #14: McNeil’s #90sBand Tournament”

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Railbird’s Nest #13: Bob McDonald and Cleveland State Athletics

SUBSCRIBE: iTunes – RSS  Today, Bob McDonald (@BobMcDonald) stopped by the nest to talk about Cleveland State University Athletics. We hit Cleveland history, the current student body, what it’s like covering sports for CSU in a landscape that largely ignores local collegiate athletics, and find out that Bob may have authored the best website inContinue Reading “Railbird’s Nest #13: Bob McDonald and Cleveland State Athletics”