Jon of All Trades

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

Ep. 116: Jim O’Heir – Actor, Parks and Recreation, Middle Man

Jim O'Heir, best known as Jerry Gergich from Parks and Recreation, and starring in the indie comedy Middle Man, is the guest on Ep. 116 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast from the Denver Film Festival 2016, debuting November 23, 2016.

Jim O’Heir brought life to Jerry Gergich on Parks and Recreation which ran for 7 seasons and 125 episodes. Since Parks and Recreation is one of my all-time favorite things in the history of the universe, the opportunity to sit down with Jim O’Heir for an hour was an enormous [...]

November 22, 2016 Jon Denver Film Festival 2016, Podcast 0

Ep. 115: Lalo Molina and Gregg Barbanell – Director and Subject of Actors of Sound

Gregg Barbanell (left), and Lalo Molina and the subject and director of Actors of Sound, a documentary about the art of foley effects, live from the Denver Film Festival. They're the guests on Ep. 115 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting November 17, 2016.

If you’ve ever watched a movie, a television show, or played a video game, you’ve consumed the art of foley. You may not have appreciated it, but you experienced it nevertheless. Actors of Sound is a documentary about the art of foley. What is that? From footsteps to bone cracks, [...]

November 17, 2016 Jon Denver Film Festival 2016, Podcast 0

Ep. 114: Jeremy Stulberg – Producer and Editor of Growing Up Coy

Jeremy Stulberg, producer and editor of Growing Up Coy, is live from the Denver Film Festival 2016, and the guest on Ep. 114 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting November 15, 2016.

Jeremy Stulberg is the producer and editor of Growing Up Coy, a feature-length documentary about a young Colorado family who engages in a highly publicized legal battle and landmark civil rights case, as they fight for their 6-year-old transgender daughter’s right to use the girls’ bathroom at her elementary school. [...]

November 15, 2016 Jon Denver Film Festival 2016, Podcast 0

Ep. 113: Jeff Grace – Writer and Director of Folk Hero & Funny Guy

Jeff Grace, writer and director of Folk Hero & Funny Guy, is the guest on Ep 113 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, the first episode in our coverage from Denver Film Fest 39, debuting on November 9, 2016.

Jeff Grace is the writer and director of Folk Hero & Funny Guy, and he kicks off our coverage of the 2016 Denver Film Festival. Here’s a rundown of the film: “Paul (Alex Karpovsky) and Jason (Wyatt Russell) are old friends who have drifted apart as they’ve reached their 30s. [...]

November 8, 2016 Jon Denver Film Festival 2016, Podcast 0

Ep. 112: Daniel Ramos – Executive Director of One Colorado, LGBTQ Advocacy Group

Daniel Ramos, Executive Director of One Colorado, an LGBTQ advocacy group, is the guest on Ep 112 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting November 2, 2016.

Daniel Ramos is the Executive Director of One Colorado. One Colorado is a statewide advocacy organization committed to creating a fair and just Colorado for all people, especially lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) Coloradans and their families. On this week’s show, Daniel shares with me what One Colorado [...]

November 1, 2016 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 111: Lynn Bartels – CO Secretary of State’s Office, Former Political Reporter Denver Post

Lynn Bartels, Communications Director for Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams, is the guest on Ep 111 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting October 19, 2016.

Lynn Bartels is one of the most respected political reporters in Colorado. It was a sad day for many of us more than a year ago when she accepted a buyout from the Denver Post and went to work for Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams. Fortunately she’s still writing [...]

October 18, 2016 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 110: Jake Gamsky – Aerospace Engineer, Founder of Universal Achievement Holistic Tutoring

Jake Gamsky, an aerospace engineer and the founder of Universal Achievement, a holistic tutoring company, is the guest on Ep. 110 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting on October 12, 2016.

Jake Gamsky is not a rocket scientist. “I’m actually an aerospace engineer,” he corrected me when I asked if he could be called a rocket scientist. I both appreciated his nuance in the nomenclature of his job, and chuckled at the idea of someone smart enough to turn down the [...]

October 11, 2016 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 109: Suzi Q. Smith – Slam Poet, Artist, Activist

Suzi Q. Smith, slam poet and Executive Director of Slam Poetry, Inc. is the guest on Ep. 109 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting October 5, 2016.

Suzi Q. Smith is a slam poet, an artist, an activist, the Executive Director of Poetry Slam, Inc., and yet another escapee from the corporate world. And this episode is once again loaded with fascinating insights from across Suzi’s life, her work, her achievement of her childhood dream of becoming [...]

October 4, 2016 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 108: DJ Erin Stereo – DJ, Turntablist, Former 911 Dispatcher

DJ Erin Stereo, a DJ, turntablist, and former 911 dispatcher, is the guest on Ep 108 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting September 28, 2016.

I intended to talk to DJ Erin Stereo about her career and work as a DJ and turntablist – which I did, at quite length too – but I ended up asking her a ton of questions about her former career as a 911 dispatcher. So this episode is like [...]

September 27, 2016 Jon Podcast 0