Jon of All Trades

Ep. 133: Eileen Agosta – Independent Filmmaker, TMD Films

Eileen Agosta is an independent filmmaker and the guest on Ep. 133 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting April 26, 2017.

Eileen Agosta is an independent filmmaker, the creative force behind TMD Films, works at the Emerging Filmmakers Project and Colorado Independent Women of Film, and is my guest on Ep. 133 of the podcast. On this week’s show we talk about the life of an independent filmmaker, how early dreams [...]

April 25, 2017 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 132: Rusty Butler – Reverend, United Methodist Church

Rusty Butler is the Reverend at Arvada United Methodist Church and he's the guest on Ep. 132 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting April 19, 2017.

Rusty Butler is the Reverend at Arvada United Methodist Church. He’s been a pastor for 22 years, and on this week’s show we talk about how he “got the call” to leave his job as a statistician and go into ministry full time. It’s not as glamorous or as mystic [...]

April 18, 2017 Jon Podcast 3

Ep. 131: Scott Yates – Entrepreneur, Daylight Savings Time Abolitionist

Scott Yates is founder of BlogMutt and is seeking to end the time change, and he's the guest on Ep. 131 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting April 12, 2017.

Scott Yates is a former journalist, founder of MyTrafficNews.com, Legislative Database, and BlogMutt. He’s also the guy you can thank when he succeeds in ending the stupid time change in this country that screws up your circadian rhythm, messes up your kids, and ultimately has deadly consequences. That’s right… DEADLY! [...]

April 11, 2017 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 130: Brad Swartzwelter – Train Conductor, Union President, Author

Brad Swartzwelter is a train conductor, union president, and author of "Faster Than Jets" a book about high speed maglev trains, and he's the guest on Ep. 130 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting April 5, 2017.

Brad Swartzwelter is a train conductor, President of the Sheet Metal, Air, Rail Transit Workers Local 166, and author of Faster Than Jets, a book dedicated to examining high speed travel via maglev trains. On this week’s show, Brad shares with me a charming story of how, while skiing at [...]

April 4, 2017 Jon Podcast 0

Happy Friday: Ducks Fly Together

And we’re back! You know we couldn’t do a week’s worth of blogs without returning to the well of Happy Friday. It’s been officially 5 years and 8 days since we’ve written one of these things, so for those of you new here, you might be wondering why I’m writing [...]

March 30, 2017 Jon Blog, Goofiness 0

Nostalgic Pointlessness

some…BODY once told me… As someone who founded a website that featured pop culture criticism and analysis virtually every day, it pains me to write this: So much of pop culture writing is pointless. Whether this is by accident, or whether marketers are brilliant, it seems that since I’ve turned [...]

March 30, 2017 Jon Blog, Film and Television, Music 0

Empathy

Seeing as increasing empathy in the world is basically the entire foundational reason I started my show and continue with it three years later, you can imagine my surprise and disappointment upon scrolling through LinkedIn (which, I know, what?), and found this piece trending. Is empathy overrated? By Paul Bloom [...]

March 29, 2017 Jon Blog, Rants 0

Ditch Digging

Although I haven’t done it in a while, one of my favorite things to do was to speak to students about how I applied my degree after college. When you earn a degree in a liberal arts discipline, this is a common question. And people will always tell you, especially [...]

March 28, 2017 Jon Blog, Career 0

Adulting

I’m starting to wonder if anyone ever truly and fully grows up. I don’t know if adulthood ever completely takes in anyone because some of the neural pathways you set seem so irrevocable that you never change. Or perhaps it’s that the markers of adulthood are fixed generationally, so that [...]

March 27, 2017 Jon Blog, Inside My Head, Music 3

Ep. 129: Jason “Bird” Calloway – Three-Year Anniversary Pt. 3

Jason Calloway is the guest on Pt. 3 of the 3-Year Anniversary of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting March 15, 2017.

Jon of All Trades is celebrating its 3-Year Anniversary by re-visiting our first 3 guests and seeing how their lives have changed since this show launched! Our final installment of the 3-Year Anniversary features Jason “Bird” Calloway, who first appeared on Episode 3 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast. [...]

March 14, 2017 Jon 3-Year Anniversary, Podcast 0