Jon of All Trades

Ep. 124: Tarek Chacra – Founder of Media Dynamics

Tarek Chacra is the founder of Media Dynamics, based in Denver, providing creative services since 1991, and he's the guest on Ep. 124 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting February 15, 2017.

Tarek Chacra is the founder of Media Dynamics, a Denver-based creative services agency he founded in 1991. Anyone who can start their own business and remain successful for more than 25 years is someone I’m extremely interested in talking to both because that’s impressive on its own, and I want [...]

February 14, 2017 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 123.5: Candid Beer Nerdery

After Ep. 123 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, Jon Eks left the mics on with Josh Clauss and Patrick Combs as they drank beer and compared tasting notes. Here's a voyeuristic view of that conversation.

If you’ve ever asked me about my show, you’ll know one of the most common things I’ll tell you about it is that some of the best things I hear happen once the microphones are turned off. So, since Episode 123 ran long anyway, and since we still had a [...]

February 9, 2017 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 123: Patrick Combs and Josh Clauss – Certified Cicerones

Patrick Combs (middle) is Mad Sensory Scientist for Avery Brewing and a Certified Cicerone, Josh Clauss (right) is also a Certified Cicerone, and they're the guests on Ep 123 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting February 8, 2017.

Patrick Combs is Mad Sensory Scientist for Avery Brewing and is a Certified Cicerone. He’s a self-taught expert in beer’s off-flavors, styles and tasting and began his career by designing an educational program for bars, restaurants and others in the history, service, and nuance of beer. Josh Clauss is also [...]

February 7, 2017 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 122: Mia Klosterman – Lead Singer of The Hits

Mia Klosterman is the lead singer of the all-female Denver rock band, The Hits. She's the guest on Ep. 122 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting January 25, 2017.

Mia Klosterman is lead singer of the badass all-female Denver rock band The Hits. She’s also an actor, a graduate in theater and psychology from UNC, aspiring National Anthem singer at a Denver Broncos game, and an all-around ray of sunshine. And she’s bringing me back to my interviewing roots! [...]

January 24, 2017 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 121: Nick Gossert – Creator, Booker and Referee at Lucha Libre & Laughs

Nick Gossert, the creator, booker, and referee at Lucha Libre & Laughs is the guest on Ep. 121 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting January 18, 2017.

Nick Gossert is the creator, booker and head referee for Lucha Libre & Laughs. If you’re a fan of both Mexican style lucha libre wrestling and stand-up comedy, this is the show for you. Winner of two prestigious Westword Best of Denver Awards for Best Comedy Night – here’s the [...]

January 17, 2017 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 120: Tony Pigford and Nick Jackson – Boys School of Denver

Tony Pigford (left) and Nick Jackson, are the leaders of the Boys School of Denver. They're the guests on Ep 120 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting January 11, 2017.

Nick Jackson and Tony Pigford are the Head of School and Dean of Students, respectively, of The Boys School of Denver. Based on the highly successful instructional model of the GIRLS ATHLETIC LEADERSHIP SCHOOL (GALS) in Denver, The Boys School will provide a small-school learning environment predicated on best practices [...]

January 10, 2017 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 119: Patrick Sheridan – Filmmaker, Acting Teacher, Cancer Fighter

Patrick Sheridan is the Executive Director of the Emerging Filmmakers Project, and is currently battling pancreatic cancer. He is the guest on Ep. 119 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting January 4, 2016.

Patrick Sheridan is the Executive Director and Host of the Emerging Filmmakers Project. He also works with young actors and prepares them for how to act on film. Patrick has also served as a script doctor and done punch up for a number of projects. He’s a prolific, talented and [...]

January 3, 2017 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 118: Brad Lucero – Chief Operating Officer, Stout Street Foundation

Brad Lucero, Chief Operating Officer of The Stout Street Foundation, is the guest on Ep 118 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting December 21, 2016.

Brad Lucero is the Chief Operating Officer of The Stout Street Foundation, which provides the necessary services and support in a totally structured therapeutic community environment to assist addicts and alcoholics to help themselves in rehabilitation, recovery, and transition in returning to society as productive and responsible citizens. On this [...]

December 20, 2016 Jon Podcast 0

Special Solo Ep: Deft Wins, Cubs Win, Trump Wins

Check out that episode title… 2/3 ain’t bad? Nah, too easy a joke. But that’s what you can expect from this week’s special solo episode. It’s a big week around here for our parent company Deft Communications as we preview a very special happening for the company here on the [...]

December 13, 2016 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 117: Avi Bulow – Jay Feder Jewelers

Avi Bulow from Jay Feder Jewelers is the guest on Ep. 117 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting November 30, 2016.

Avi Bulow has grown up around the jewelry business. And although he swore he’d never get into it, he’s spent the last eight years working for Jay Feder Jewelers, and loves it. Why does he love it? “I’m a romantic,” he explains to me in this week’s episode. “Getting to [...]

November 29, 2016 Jon Podcast 0