The PorterNotes Podcast

The PorterNotes Podcast

Unscripted interviews, discussions and social commentary about art, music, culture and history.

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May 5, 2021 83 min

This episode of the podcast features an interview with husband and wife performing artists: Wise Jennings.  Alex, Melissa and Jeff discuss the band, the music, the festivals and all things Wise Jennings and beyond.  Additionally, the group discusses the learning curves and benefits of streaming performances in the pandemic landscape.

 

The PorterNotes podcast is sponsored by Shiela Trago/Babyquip

 

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PorterNotes Podcast - Brad Palmer   Season three, episode two of the PorteNotes Podcast includes an interview with Midwest musician, Brad Palmer.   Alex and Brad discuss music, life, politics and the benefits of being a one-man band.   Remember all episodes of our podcast are availble on Apple Podcast, Google Play, Spotify, iHeartRadio and many many places.   You can always listen to the podcast without a specific player by going t...
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Season Three of the PorterNotes Podcast is here!

 

In this episode, Alex and Laurie discuss what's happening and where they've been over the past few months.  Additionally discussion about COVID-19, vaccinations, Wisco Veggie Foodie and much much more.

 

Also, the future of the podcast and which U.S. States haven't listened yet.

 

There's a call to action and an incentive for new listeners.

 

Enjoy!

 

Them...

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This episode of the podcast features an interview with Sauk Prairie High School teacher, Mary Mjelde.  Alex and Mary discuss the current events in teaching during a pandemic as well as the pros and cons to in-person school.  Additionally, Mary discusses how running has become a way to work through her inner dialogue and can be a tool for grounding herself when she needs it.

The PorterNotes podcast is sponsored by Clark Peterson.

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In this episode of The PorterNotes Podcast Alex interviews musician and fellow Leo:  Roscoe Foster.

 

Among the many topics covered, a conversation about music, Covid-19, facemasks and the importance of empathy.

 

Check out Roscoe's band The Rascal Theory TRT: http://www.facebook.com/therascaltheory.trt for information.

 

Additionally, Roscoe (not under his stagename, of course) is head Pastor at New Vision Ministries.  Y...

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This episode of the PorterNotes Podcast is a supplemental to tide you over until the next official episode becomes available.

Alex discusses the events of the day and talks about life in general.

Enjoy!

Music by Alex Porter

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This is the fourth installment of the ongoing Faith In Modern Times series for the PorterNotes Podcast.

Alex interviews Rabbi Betsy Forester of the Beth Israel Center of Madison, Wisconsin www.bethisraelcenter.org.  They talk about Conservative Judaism, God and a view of community in modern times.

The episode wraps up with Alex and Laurie discussing recent events and May being Mental Health Month.

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In this very special episode part 3 of our ongoing series Faith in Modern Times, an interview with Meido Moore of the Korinji Rinzai Zen Community http://www.korinji.org.  He discusses Buddhism, Enlightenment and how he got to where he is today as Abbot of the Retreat in rural Wisconsin.

Followed by the wrap up with Alex and Laurie where we talk about making the most of Covid lockdown.

Please consider being a sponsor of the Por...

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This very special episode of the podcast is the second in the series “Faith in Modern Times“.

In this episode there is an interview with Sonny Hyde, Pastor at Cornerstone MBC www.cornerstonembc.com outside of Reedsburg, Wisconsin. Sonny and Alex discuss keeping your head above water during tough times.

This is a special episode includes a second interview, this additional interview is with Teresa Zolcynski RN at RAMC www.ramche...

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Hey Everybody!

In this brief supplemental episode of the PorterNotes Podcast, Alex and Laurie check in with you regarding the state of the state.

Keep safe, check on each other and keep washing your hands.

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This is the first episode in a new series for the PorterNotes Podcast:

Faith in Modern Times   In this episode Alex meets with Pastor Clark Peterson of New Life Assembly of God Church http://www.newlifeassembly.org of Reedsburg, Wisconsin.  The two discuss the challenges of keeping positive in the current state of Humanity.  Clark offers some insight to what keeps him going when he doesn’t know the answers to his own tough questio...
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February 29, 2020 7 min

Hey Everybody,

Here is a brief episode describing the joys of being a sponsor for the PorterNotes Podcast and how Patreon is a terrific option for this.

Please feel free to share. 

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February 22, 2020 43 min

Americaland episodes of the PorterNotes Podcast focus on our love of travel, in and outside of the United States. http://www.facebook.com/americalandpage

In this episode we discuss some of our getaways in 2019.  From a weekend rendezvous in a quirky Wisconsin theme suite to a Caribbean Cruise, we offer insight to help you plan your own trip.  Hosted by Laurie and Alex  

Enjoy!

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February 16, 2020 40 min

Here is an extra snippet from my Checking in with Bron episode which occurred when our conversation ran a little long. Please enjoy and look for our next full episode which will be an Americaland podcast. Coming soon.

Music by Steve Fuller

please go to PorterNotes.com for more!

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This episode of the PorterNotes Podcast is a “Checking In” episode. Alex has a fun conversation with an old friend, Bron.

The two talk over old times and catch up on where they are in life today.

Enjoy!

©PorterNotes 2020

 

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January 5, 2020 11 min

Happy New Year.

New brief episode to say hello.

Check out more at http://www.porternotes.com

Hey! Send us a message: porternotes@gmail.com

©PorterNotes 2020

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September 2, 2019 13 min

A little supplemental podcast episode to discuss latest happenings.

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August 26, 2019 100 min

This episode of the Kettle & Cup Podcast is an interview with Matthew Nygren.  Matt is an EDM music artist otherwise known as TØRCH.  You can get to his soundcloud page here.  Alex and Matt discuss the evolution of his music and the personal growth along the way as well.

As a wrap up, Laurie and Alex discuss upcoming changes to the podcast and plans for the future.

Visit the K&C facebook page here.

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August 19, 2019 23 min

Just a few minutes alone with a microphone and my thoughts.

The next official episode is out in one week, but this is something for followers in the meantime.

Podcast music by Alex Porter

Visit the PorterNotes website here.

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August 13, 2019 1 min

You found it!

The PorterNotes Podcast (formerly known exclusively as the Kettle & Cup Podcast).

Enjoy the same great content here at our new digs!

Visit the K&C facebook page here.

All things PorterNotes can be accessed here.

Transition music: Steve Fuller

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