Jon of All Trades

Rooster & Moon

Jon of All Trades pays tribute to Rooster & Moon, closing on September 30, 2016.

It’s September 22 as I type this at the bar of Rooster & Moon Coffee Pub. Eight days from now, Rooster & Moon will close its doors and say goodbye to the community. I’ve written and podcasted about my love for this place before – notably here, here, and here, [...]

September 22, 2016 Jon Tribute 0

Special Ep: Jon Eks Solo – Parenting

Jon Eks spends his fourth solo episode talking about parenting his two girls. This special Jon of All Trades episode debuts September 13, 2016.

It’s been awhile since I’ve forced myself to talk into a mic and talk stream-of-consciousness for half an hour, so let’s do that. I went into this week’s episode with only one pre-determined question I wanted to address. It’s a question I get frequently both from parents and norms alike [...]

September 13, 2016 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 107: Scoop Siemsen – KBPI Morning Show Host and Producer

Scoop Siemsen, host and producer of the 106.7 KBPI Your Morning Show, is the guest on Ep 107 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting September 7, 2016.

Scoop Siemsen is producer and co-host of Your Morning Show on 106.7 KBPI fm in Denver. He’s also an alumnus of Colorado State University, and former radio star at KCSU fm. And that’s how I met him. Radio is near and dear to my heart. I don’t know what it [...]

September 6, 2016 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 106: John Wenzel – Denver Post Reporter, Journalist, Entertainment Columnist

John Wenzel, journalist and reporter with the Denver Post, is the guest on Ep 106 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting August 31, 2016.

John Wenzel has worked for the Denver Post for 16 years. That’s a long time to be in any one job, and fairly extraordinary in terms of writing for one newspaper. As is standard practice with most journalists, you can find him with bylines at Esquire, Splitsider, Vice, Rolling Stone, [...]

August 30, 2016 Jon Podcast 0


Jon Eks turned 35 this week, which means he can run for President. Here's his 35th Birthday Mix CD.

I turned 35 this year. That means as of last Sunday I am legally eligible to run for President of the United States of America. I have no plans ever to do this, but for whatever reason I’ve always measured birthdays this way. Some of them are obvious – 16 [...]

August 30, 2016 Jon Music 0

Ep. 105: Michelle Gutschick – Creator of Shelly Homemaker, Entrepreneur, Craft and DIY Guru

Michelle Gutschick is the creator of Shelly Homemaker, and she's an entrepreneur and a DIY and craft guru. She's the guest on Ep. 105 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting August 17, 2016.

Michelle Gutschick is an entrepreneur who’s created too many small businesses to list here. Her current venture is Shelly Homemaker, featuring “Handcrafted items for homes, and the homemakers that run them.” On this week’s show, Michelle talks not only about the formation of Shelly Homemaker, but an almost unquenchable entrepreneurial [...]

August 16, 2016 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 104: Adam St. Pierre – Endurance Athlete and Coach

Adam St. Pierre, endurance athlete and coach, founder of ASTP Coaching, is the guest on Ep. 104 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting August 10, 2016.

Adam St. Pierre is the founder of ASTP Coaching, which aims to provide the ultimate experience for athletes looking to improve performance in endurance sports. Adam has over a decade of experience coaching a wide variety of endurance athletes.  He has worked with junior athletes, NCAA Division I collegiate athletes, [...]

August 9, 2016 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 103: Dr. Jim Gunderson – Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Expert, Founder of GunderFish

Dr. Jim Gunderson, artificial intelligence and robotics expert and founder of GunderFish, is the guest on Ep. 103 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting August 3, 2016.

Dr. Jim Gunderson, is the founder of Gunderfish, and also serves as its Chief Cognitive Systems Architect (a great title, and one he created for himself). He has a PhD in computer science, and has worked for the last 20+ years in the fields of artificial intelligence and robotics. His [...]

August 2, 2016 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 102: Justin Baccary – Founder and CEO, Station 26 Brewing

Justin Baccary, founder of Station 26 Brewing, is the guest on Ep 102 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting June 20, 2016.

Justin Baccary is the founder and CEO of Station 26 Brewing. This is an episode I’ve been looking forward to because I get to highlight one of my absolute favorite Denver breweries, which just so happens to be situated neatly in my ‘hood. That’s right, let’s go to the Park [...]

July 19, 2016 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 101: Holland Darcy – Former Star of MTV’s Road Rules and The Challenge

Holland Darcy, former start of MTV's Road Rules and The Challenge is the guest Ep 101 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting July 13, 2016.

Holland Darcy, if you were watching MTV as incessantly as I was in the late-90s and early-2000s, you might remember better as Holly Shand. She was a cast member on Road Rules: Latin America, and later came back to compete on three separate challenges. She (and her team) destroyed the [...]

July 12, 2016 Jon Podcast 0