The Duckpin Podcast

The Duckpin Podcast

Veteran podcaster and writer Brian Griffiths talks about things that matter in your life: news, politics, sports, culture. We’ll be looking at those things from a state, local, and national perspective, and we’ll be talking to the people who are making those things happen. To learn more about The Duckpin and The Duckpin Podcast, visit theduckpin.com!

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May 12, 2021 19 min

On this week’s show, we talk about the important tips you need to plan a successful road trip! You may not have gone on a road trip last year and may be out of practice. You may never have road tripped at all. We get you ready and help put you on the path to success with all of the road trip tips and road trip hacks we use.

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Welcome to the 2021 Maryland Podcast Awards Show, where we will announce the winners of this year's Maryland Podcast Awards!

The Duckpin Podcast is happy to be the host for this year’s awards. Subscribe to the video version on YouTube, or subscribe to the Audio version at iHeartRadio, Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Anchor, Google Podcast, Spotify, Pocket Casts, Overcast, Radio Public, or Breaker. Subscribe now so you don’t miss an ep...

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Episode #31: Dirk Haire, Chairman of the Maryland Republican Party

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This week we talk with Jason Buckel, the new Minority Leader in the Maryland House of Delegates.

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  • Highlights from the 2021 General Assembly Sess...
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    This week we talk with Andi Turner, Legislative Director of the Texas State Rifle Association.

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  • Some of the 250 gun-related bills before the Tex...
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    Politicians can't fix politics. Politicians can't fix society. Who can? Listen and find out.

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    This week we talk with attorney, businessman, writer, and parent Jim Braswell about the Equity Debate in public schools.

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  • How Braswell became aw...
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    This week we talk with Dylan Diggs, the President of the Republican Club of Frederick County about 2021 City Elections, 2020 County Elections, and more.

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    This week on The Duckpin Podcast, we talk bout the meaning of St. Patrick’s Day and how we can use that meaning to improve our lives.

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    This week we talk with Chris Jahn, Republican candidate for Anne Arundel County Executive.

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  • Who is Chris Jahn and why is he running for Anne Aru...
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    March 3, 2021 21 min

    This week we talk with Rob Cataldi, the Founder and Commissioner of the Greater Baltimore Mini-Golf Tour.

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  • The founding of the Tour back in 2016;
  • The evolution of the tour;
  • How participation from players who have...
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    Evan Raimist

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    This week on The Duckpin Podcast we talk with Harford County Executive Barry Glassman.

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    About the Episode: In this episode we discuss;

  • Harford County’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and how businesses have fared over the last year;
  • With more winter weath...
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    20: Kenneth Burns of WHYY Radio, Philadelphia

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    This week we talk with Scott Czasak, the Executive Director of the Escanaba Downtown Development Authority.

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  • Scott’s role as Executive Director of the Authority;
  • The challenges faced by small cities such as Escan...
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    January 20, 2021 21 min

    This week The Duckpin’s publisher Brian Griffiths discusses Inauguration Day and some of the many observations that come with it.

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  • How Inauguration Day highlights hypocrisy in American Politics;
  • How hypocrisy and...
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    January 13, 2021 15 min

    This week The Duckpin’s publisher Brian Griffiths discusses the conservative movement and how it has been broken by Donald Trump.

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  • How the conservative movement was broken;
  • The root genesis of what caused this;
  • T...
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    This week we talk with House Minority Leader Nic Kipke about the upcoming Maryland General Assembly session.

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  • Delegate Kipke’s recovery from COVID-19;
  • Maryland’s response to the pandemic;
  • Democratic attempts to o...
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    December 30, 2020 34 min

    This week we break down the College Football Playoff with The Duckpin’s College Football Analyst Justin Ready.

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  • Thoughts about the retirement of Senator Mike Miller;
  • Did the College Football Playoff get the right...
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    December 23, 2020 46 sec

    Merry Christmas from all of us here at The Duckpin!

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