Madison Story Slam

Adam Rostad

Madison Story Slam brings you true stories from real people. Everybody has a story to tell, tune in to Madison Story Slam to hear just some of the stories coming out of Madison, WI.
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Story Slam: Break Down

20:15 | Apr 23rd

The show today features a story that our host has told many times, but this may be the best version of it he has ever told. And then Daniel Rivera shares some scar stories and teaches us that mother may actually know best. Daniel: More
The Long Slam: Jake Snell

1:12:12 | Apr 18th

Jake Snell is a stand up comedian and musician local to Madison who is producing a wide variety of shows in the Southern Wisconsin area. Adam and Jake sit down and hash out an old squabble, talk about the differences between being a musician and a st...Show More
Story Slam: The Big C

23:20 | Mar 28th

On this special episode, we're featuring two stories told by Emily Schindler about her experience as someone facing cancer. The first story was told back in 2017, before we started doing video. But, the second story was told at our 2019 event, Scars....Show More
The Long Slam: Brad Davis

1:08:53 | Mar 27th

Brad Davis is a man who has done many things. You may know him from Adventure Drums, The Aquabats, or his band The Eagle and Child. Brad and Adam talk life, church, music, and how one opportunity leads to the next. Brad and his band The Eagle and Chi...Show More
Story Slam: Stand Up and Ask Why

25:20 | Mar 26th

Dave Nelson and Pat Schneider are on this episode. Dave is sharing his story of courage as someone who led a rebellion against J R Stromboli, and Pat shares her tremendous story of courage as she faces Cancer. Dave: More
The Long Slam: Tyson Purcell Returns

1:06:06 | Mar 26th

Long time regular of the Madison Story Slam stage, Tyson Purcell, is back for another edition of The Long Slam. Adam is teaming up with Tyson to help put on a new live event called Tragedy + Time + Comedy. Tyson is talking about the comedy scene in M...Show More
Story Slam: Jaw Dropping Memories

22:20 | Mar 19th

Today we have Kim Nicholas sharing a story about the events leading up to 1980's plastic surgery, and Henry He shares a few touching stories about his uncle A. Two great stories for all you lovely people. Kim: More
Story Slam: Crash Bang Boom

25:37 | Mar 7th

Two more great stories on this episode! Tyson Purcell tells a story about a car crash that led to physical scars, and the realization of how the things you don't say can lead to lifelong emotional scars. But first, Ryan Haack slips and falls and has ...Show More
Story Slam: Shattered Cousins

24:47 | Mar 5th

We've got two great stories from two great storytellers today. Daniel Rivera tells us about the shattering conclusion of his first marriage. But first, Jonah Solheim shares the story of his first relationship, and it's a doozie. Links to videos below...Show More
Story Slam: Dad and Mom

23:22 | Feb 26th

This episode features some tougher stories from Alejandro A Alonso Galva and Julia Veilleux. They are great stories, but are pretty raw. Maybe some of the best stories we've ever had. You can see video of the stories below. Alejandro: More
Read It and Weep: Zachary Shea

20:12 | Feb 19th

Adam is busy editing the most recent story slam recordings so today you get treated to an episode of Read It and Weep featuring Madison Story Slam regular, Zachary Shea. Links: www.patr...Show More
Story Slam: Babies By The Numbers

19:21 | Feb 12th

Jessica Regan shares a story about exciting news that beats the odds, and David Rostad shares his disdain for numbers. Jessica: David:  Links: Merch: https://stre...Show More
Story Slam: Goth Friends

24:14 | Feb 7th

On this episode Graham Callis tells us about how his college girlfriend got him to change his whole look. And Shauna Jungdahl shares her experience of breaking up with a friend. Graham: Shauna: https://www....Show More
Story Slam: Just Friends From Universe 7

23:55 | Feb 5th

On this episode of the podcast, David Heinen tells the story about reconnecting with his elementary school crush. And Muirrieyah de la O shares her story of how she found out that she comes from a universe where the "fall of man" never happened. Davi...Show More
Story Slam: Vacations and The Vikings

17:50 | Jan 31st

On today's episode we've got Rob Fromberg telling a story about being on a short vacation, and a story from Becca Wanta about the time she made a decision that she hid from her parents with help from the Minnesota Vikings. Rob: More
Story Slam: Cigarettes and Biceps

19:36 | Jan 29th

Jessica Regan and David Heinen are sharing stories on this episode of Madison Story Slam. David talks about his disdain for cigarettes and Jessica is telling us about how she has the best biceps in all the land. You can watch both stories at the link...Show More
Read It and Weep: Imaginary Dates, Seven Second Memories, and Elementary Poetry

26:50 | Jan 24th

This episode is from our past live event, Read It and Weep. In May 2018, Madison Story Slam put on a live event where people came and read things they wrote before they graduated high school, or things they had at least 10 years separation from. Our ...Show More
Story Slam: War and Peace and Love

23:22 | Jan 22nd

This episode features stories from Graham Callis and Ryan Haack. This is Graham's first time telling a story, and he does a great job. Ryan's story goes all the way back to 4th grade, and is about the heart break of young love. These stories can be s...Show More
Story Slam: The Last Hurrah

26:50 | Jan 17th

On this episode Marty Sosnowski is telling us about how he narrowly avoided felony drug charges, and David Rostad is sharing the age old mystery of what pastors and drag queens have in common. Video links to each of these stories are below. Marty: ht...Show More
Story Slam: Taken Ill

19:34 | Jan 15th

This episode has a couple stories about illness from Gwenyth Delap and Max Young-Jones. Be sure to check out these stories, and many more, on our YouTube channel (links to these stories are below).  Gwenyth: Max: https://...Show More
Story Slam: Breaking Point

21:03 | Jan 10th

On today's episode we've go two stories, both of which you can also watch on YouTube (links to the videos below). First up is Frandu Smith telling us about loss, health issues, and that it's ok to cry. Then David Rostad starts off by hinting at what ...Show More
Story Slam: School Pressure

13:25 | Jan 8th

On this episode we hear a great story from Mel Hammon about the confusion she experienced when switching to a new school. Our second story is told by Bradley Glassel, and is about the only fist fight he ever got in. Each story is available on YouTube...Show More
Story Slam: Dear Dad

26:48 | Jan 3rd

We are now doing two episodes a week! As evidenced by this second episode this week. We are committed to providing you with episodes to fill your days with great stories. You are all a big part of this community, and we thank you for your support. He...Show More
Story Slam: Natural Disaster

17:49 | Jan 1st

Today we've got stories from Charles Payne and Jonah Solheim. We are changing the show a little bit by not having so many stories on each episode, you'll also notice that this episode is coming out on a Tuesday (instead of Thursday), and some other c...Show More
The Long Slam: Dean Strang Returns

2:44:52 | Dec 6th, 2018

Dean Strang is back! You know Dean from the Netflix documentary Making A Murderer. And on this episode we talk a little bit about Steven Avery, and a lot about Dean's life leading up to becoming a lawyer. Lots of good conversation on this one. And no...Show More
The Long Slam: Garth Heckman

37:16 | Sep 27th, 2018

On this episode of Madison Story Slam, Adam is sitting down with Garth Heckman. Garth grew up in Madison and is sharing stories about fire, department stores, and delivering flowers to funeral homes. Garth is a funny guy and a great storyteller. To g...Show More
Story Slam: Lost Part 2

1:06:21 | Sep 6th, 2018

This episode features the second set of really great stories from our summer story slam at Robinia Courtyard. The slam was held outside so you may hear nature and cars, but you'll also hear some incredible stories. Madison Story Slam is trying to go ...Show More
Story Slam: Lost Part 1

53:53 | Aug 30th, 2018

This episode features the first set of really great stories from our summer story slam at Robinia Courtyard. The slam was held outside so you may hear nature and cars, but you'll also hear some incredible stories. Madison Story Slam is trying to go L...Show More
Story Slam: Redemption Part 3

44:29 | Aug 23rd, 2018

On this episode we have great stories from Ryan Haack, Mel Hammond, Seth Rabin, and Marty Sosnowski all told at our May 2018 event Redemption.  Madison Story Slam is trying to go LIVE on the internet, and we need your help! We want to start live stre...Show More
Story Slam: Redemption Part 2

38:44 | Jul 19th, 2018

On this episode of Madison Story Slam we've got stories from our May 2018 event, Redemption. John, Renee, and Margaret are sharing stories based on that theme. We've been on Summer break for a while, and are glad to be back doing episodes for your li...Show More
Story Slam: Redemption Part 1

39:11 | Jun 7th, 2018

We're back after a short break! Our final story slam of our 2017/2018 season was a huge success! We had a bunch of great stories, and it was just a wonderful way to end the season. We will be switching to summer mode now, so episodes will have fewer ...Show More
The Long Slam: Ryan Haack

1:22:36 | May 24th, 2018

Ryan Haack from Living One Handed joins Adam in the studio to talk about his life and living handed. Ryan is a children's author, motivational speaker, and an all around great guy with some amazing stories. You've heard him on the pod...Show More
Story Slam: Child's Play Part 2

1:02:48 | May 17th, 2018

This episode of Madison Story Slam features the remaining stories from our April 2018 event, Child's Play. We've got great stories from Rebecce, John, Zachary, Frandu, other Rebecca, Mike, and Amy.  Madison Story Slam now has t-shirts available, alon...Show More
Story Slam: Child's Play Part 1

1:04:38 | May 10th, 2018

This episode features great stories from Holly Anne Burns, Margaret Koeppel, Shauna Jungdahl, Cole Sebald, Gwyneth Delap, and our winner of the night, Ryan Haack. This is a great episode with lots of laughs. Read It and Weep Show Live is Saturday, Ma...Show More
Read It and Weep Show: Melissa Hammond

31:35 | Apr 26th, 2018

Just one more time, we're showing you our new show called Read It and Weep Show. This time with Madison Story Slam regular, Mel Hammond. We are back to our regularly scheduled program next week with stories from our April 21st event, Child's Play.   ...Show More
Story Slam: Big Part 2

1:28:09 | Apr 19th, 2018

On this wonderful episode of the show, we have the final stories from our March 17 event, Big! Great stories from Frandu Smith, Rob Schneider, Rebecca Mandich, H.R. Britton, Gwyneth DeLap, Tobi Simmons (our winner of the evening with an amazing story...Show More
The Long Slam: Tyson Purcell

1:09:59 | Apr 12th, 2018

You'll recognize Tyson Purcell as the storyteller who told a great story about his father passing, and his disdain for softball at the last story slam event. Tyson came on the show to talk with Adam about comedy, life, and share a short story he wrot...Show More
Read It and Weep Show Introduction

15:11 | Apr 5th, 2018

On this episode of the podcast we are giving you a sneek peak at our new podcast that is launching in May called, Read It and Weep Show. On Read It and Weep we have real people reading their real journals, diaries, letters, short stories, etc, all wr...Show More
Story Slam: Big Part 1

55:03 | Mar 29th, 2018

On this story slam episode we have stories from our March 17 event, Big! Listen in for stories from Cole Sebald, Seth Rabin, Tyson Purcell, Kurt DeLap, and Zachary Shea.  Madison Story Slam would like to thank Ale Asylum for sponsoring our live event...Show More
The Long Slam: Zachary Shea

1:06:00 | Mar 22nd, 2018

Zachary Shea, a long time, regular story slam attender, sits down with Adam to talk about stories, Madison Story Slam expansion, podcasting, and of all things...mustard. The guys also discuss a recent mishap at a live story slam show, and talk about ...Show More
Story Slam: There Will Be Blood Part 2

1:18:52 | Mar 15th, 2018

On this episode we have the final stories from our There Will Be Blood event. Quint tells us why we shouldn't stand on the diaper pale, Tom shares a myriad of stories, Dave can't ride a bike, Mel shares a scary experience on the bike path, Frandu spe...Show More
The Long Slam: Dave Babler

58:13 | Mar 8th, 2018

Dave Babler, graphic design extraordinaire, joins Adam to talk about his experience telling stories at Madison Story Slam. The guys also talk about being nervous, social anxiety, and a myriad of other stuff that relates to Madison Story Slam. Dave is...Show More
Story Slam: There Will Be Blood Part 1

1:00:41 | Mar 1st, 2018

This episode features GREAT stories from our February 2018 event, There Will Be Blood. When the theme was chosen we knew there would be some stories that might make you squeamish, and storytellers did not disappoint. We've got some amazing stories fr...Show More
Story Slam: Resilience In Gardening

1:13:57 | Feb 27th, 2018

On this episode we have stories from our team up with Wisconsin Public Television. Our theme was Resilience In Gardening, and it was the inaugural Garden Expo story slam. We've got mostly new storytellers, but a few familiar voices as well. Zach's up...Show More
Liar Liar Part 3

37:05 | Feb 15th, 2018

More stories from our Janurary 2018 event, Liar Liar. This final installment of our Liar Liar stories includes stories from Kent who shares about how God is watching, Maria tells us about a wound she suffers, Abigail has a story about glue and brothe...Show More
Story Slam: Liar Liar Part 2

43:07 | Feb 8th, 2018

On this episode we've got stories from our Januray 2018 event, Liar Liar. Zachary is talking about sex again and how he can't talk dirty, Rebecca tells us about climbing mountains and finding out her boyfriend hasn't quite been honest, Tom shares som...Show More
Story Slam: Liar Liar Part 1

58:16 | Feb 1st, 2018

On this episode of Madison Story Slam you'll hear great stories from Kelsi, Shauna, Gwyneth, Mel, and Frandu. The stories are about lies! Check our facebook page to stay up to date on all of our upcoming story slams, and keep being awesome!   www.mad...Show More
Story Slam: I'm So Embarrassed Part 2

54:29 | Jan 25th, 2018

The second half of the lost episode! Wow...there are some doozies on this episode. I don't know if I've ever laughed this hard at a story slam. Sit down, strap on...err...I mean strap in, and prepare yourself for some amazing stories.   www.madisonst...Show More
Slam for One: The Future of Madison Story Slam

36:27 | Jan 18th, 2018

Adam starts off this episode reflecting on a year of Trump, and recalls election night 2016. In the last half of the episode, Adam talks about the future of Madison Story Slam and shares a little bit about the things he would like to see for the comm...Show More
Story Slam: I'm So Embarrassed Part 1

57:36 | Jan 4th, 2018

The lost episode of Madison Story Slam! These stories were lost, deep in my computer. This recording is from our Deccember 2016 event, and I just recently found it while I was clearing space for more podcasts. Enjoy some great stories that might leav...Show More
Story Slam: The Nightmare That Is Christmas

1:39:54 | Dec 27th, 2017

MERRY CHRISTMAS! Enjoy these stories about the holidays from our December 2017 event. We raised $250 for a breast cancer charity in five minutes during this event, and that's AMAZING!  ww...Show More
Story Slam: Hungover Part 2

1:01:10 | Dec 21st, 2017

Enjoy the rest of the stories from our Hungover themed story slam. Great stories from Marty, Zach, Mel, and more! Next story slam is January 20th, and the theme is Liar Liar.  www.patreon....Show More
Story Slam: Hungover Part 1

50:21 | Dec 14th, 2017

In this episode, the first half of the stories from our Hungover event are featured. Enjoy great stories about flying, drinks on someone else's tab, and the night Adam realized his mom was dead. More
Story Slam: Halloween

1:07:13 | Nov 16th, 2017

On this episode of the podcast we've got stories from October 2017's event, Halloween. Great stories from great people. Enjoy these Halloween stories live from Madison!
The Long Slam: Kevin Allison

39:31 | Oct 22nd, 2017

You might know Kevin Allison from the MTV sketch comedy show, The State. The 90's sketch show brought us actors like Ken Marino, Michael Ian Black, and Kerri Kenney. After The State, Kevin spent years not quite sure where his comedy voice fit. Not co...Show More
Story Slam: Terminated

1:38:49 | Oct 19th, 2017

This episode of Madison Story Slam features great stories from our September 2017 event. Stories about breakups, being fired, baseball, and so much more. This episode is sponsored by Ale Asylum, Marcus Promotions, Zukewerks, Tex Tubb's Taco Palace, a...Show More
Story Slam: The Good, The Bad, and The Awkward

1:49:44 | Oct 17th, 2017

Back to a long format story slam episode. Plenty of great stories to hear from our August 2017 event. Stories about vaccuums, snot, and much more.
The Long Slam: Tom Farley Returns

1:05:23 | Aug 3rd, 2017

In this episode of the podcast the first Long Slam guest we ever had, Tom Farley, is back to talk about his family, farts, and redemption. You may know Tom as the New York Times Bestselling co-author of the book The Chris Farley Show - an oral narrat...Show More
Story Slam: Death, Sex, and Money - The One With the 50 Cal

1:04:39 | Jul 24th, 2017

This is the second half of our Death, Sex, and Money event. Tune in for some great stories. Some are funny, and some are really tough to hear. Thanks to everyone who told a story at our May event!
Story Slam: Death, Sex, and Money - The One With the Thick Wrists

59:14 | Jul 17th, 2017

This episode is from our May 2017 event. You'll hear great stories from Marty, Zach, David, and more. Some touched on death, some touched on sex or money. And some touched on all three. It was a great night. Enjoy these stories, and be on the look ou...Show More
Story Slam: Holy Shit - The One With Oil and Handcuffs

53:14 | May 15th, 2017

Here's the first half of the recording of our Holy Shit Story Slam event from November 2016. Madison Story Slam will be splitting events into two episodes from here on out, so we can have more shows every month. ww...Show More
Story Slam: Here Goes Nothing

1:43:32 | May 7th, 2017

On this story slam episode we've got stories from our April event, Here Goes Nothing. Keep an ear out for stories by Marty, Brad, Frandu, and Wes!
Story Slam: I Fought the Law

1:30:02 | May 6th, 2017

In this story slam episode of the podcast we've got stories from our January 2017 event, I Fought the Law. Great Stories from Zachary, Mel, and many more. Intro/Outro Music by:
A Short Update

06:16 | May 5th, 2017

Episodes will be on hold for the time being, as our computer is taking it's final breaths. Good news though, we're doing a gofundme, and are almost at our goal. To help get a new computer for Madison Story Slam, check out our Facebook for the link.
Story Slam: Adventure

1:45:48 | Apr 13th, 2017

Story Slam: Adventure from October 2016, the night of our yearly costume contest. Featuring great stories from Jacqueline, Bradley, Marty, and many other great storytellers.
Story Slam: The College Years

1:25:46 | Apr 13th, 2017

Story Slam: The College Years is bloody hell…well, the first story at least. Featuring great stories from Zach, Tom, Alyssa, and more.
Story Slam: What Could Go Wrong

1:20:44 | Apr 13th, 2017

In this Story Slam episode you’ll hear some stories from Jessica, Marty, Mel, and others about times that things didn’t go quite exactly as planned.
The Long Slam: Nickolas Blazina

1:19:55 | Apr 11th, 2017

In this, long awaited, new episode of the podcast Adam sits down with Nickolas Blazina of the band State and Madison to talk about life, depression, silence, and music. Plus, Nickolas shares three songs that will blow you away. Life is good. More
Story Slam: Word Vomit

1:50:24 | Sep 14th, 2016

On this episode of the podcast, enjoy stories that range from telling a teacher to do her job to mistakingly writing down how you feel about your little brother. There are GREAT stories in this episode. Enjoy!
Story Slam: Rebel

1:46:34 | Sep 13th, 2016

Great stories in this episode from Marty, Sami, Mel, and many more! Enjoy these great stories based on the theme, Rebel!
The Long Slam: Ken Fitzsimmons

1:08:36 | Mar 13th, 2016

On this episode of The Long Slam, Adam sits down with Ken Fitzsimmons of The Kissers to talk music, Madison, and hear a little bit about how rock musicians came to be Irish folk players. Tune in for a great chat, and hear Ken play a few songs live at...Show More
Story Slam: Road Trips

1:48:17 | Mar 12th, 2016

Get ready for great stories about life on the road. We've got thieves, drugs, and Meatman in this recording from February's event Story Slam: Road Trips.
Slam for One: The Emergency Tree

30:46 | Feb 5th, 2016

In this first episode of our new series Slam for One, Adam tells of a recent experience he had while at work. Also, get updates on what the future holds for Madison Story Slam.
Story Slam: Humiliation

1:39:12 | Jan 18th, 2016

Great stories from our January 2016 event with the theme of Humiliation. Many very funny stories, but a few stories with a serious tone as well. Enjoy this episode of Madison Story Slam.
Story Slam: Dangerous

1:08:57 | Jan 11th, 2016

From our December event, enjoy stories from the theme, Dangerous!
Story Slam: Petrified

1:20:11 | Jan 6th, 2016

In this episode we hear Adam's classic Belvidere Oasis story and Eleanor's hilarious response, several great Petrified stories, and a really great story from Christina at the end.
The Long Slam: Dean Strang

46:50 | Jan 5th, 2016

Dean Strang has over 30 years experience as a lawyer, and is most recently known for his appearance in the documentary Making a Murderer. He was one of Steven Avery's lawyers in the trial for the murder of Teresa Halbach. We talk about the case, the ...Show More
Story Slam: Oops!

1:30:01 | Sep 23rd, 2015

Great stories on our first episode back from Summer break. Look out for Charlie and Wayne's back to back, hilarious stories. A great quick story from Tom. And Adam as always has some things to say in between.
Story Slam: Hindsight is 20/20

1:12:46 | Jul 23rd, 2015

This was the final story slam of the 2014-2015 season, and it was a blast. We've been saving this one since we knew summer was going to be slow. Kick back, relax, and enjoy these stories! And don't forget to join us for the kick off of the 2015-2016 ...Show More
The Long Slam: Chris Drosner

1:12:03 | Jun 12th, 2015

Wisconsin State Journal Beer Baron, Chris Drosner sits down to talk about good beer, bad beer, and everything in between. Journalism, beer festivals, and more are discussed as well.
The Long Slam: Eric Franke

47:45 | Apr 29th, 2015

Eric Franke from Channel 3 News talks about being a local news anchor, life in Madison, and sports! It was a great conversation.
Story Slam: It Wasn't My Fault

1:23:46 | Apr 21st, 2015

These stories are great and being told by blameless individuals...well, mostly. Listen to a few regulars, and a bunch of new storytellers as well. Bs sure to wait til the end when Chris Hardwick gets up and shares his story!
The Long Slam: Shane Mauss

1:20:44 | Apr 6th, 2015

Comedian Shane Mauss was in town recording an album at Comedy Club on State, and was kind enough to stop by and chat with us. Listen in as we discuss comedy, the subconscious, and how two broken heels can make the entire world seem broken.
Story Slam: Childhood Memories (Bonus)

29:40 | Mar 24th, 2015

We had so many good stories at Story Slam: Childhood Memories that we wanted to let you hear each one! Enjoy this bonus episode with five more short stories from our storytellers!
Story Slam: Childhood Memories

1:22:12 | Mar 22nd, 2015

Everybody has a few great childhood memories. Listen in as these brave souls bare it all on the mic in front of a live audience. Be sure to look for Vanessa Herald and her winning story about being a fifth grade beauty pageant participant!
The Long Slam: Michelle Li

1:27:33 | Mar 17th, 2015

Michelle Li, from Channel 3 News, joins Adam in a discussion about storytelling, local news, and adoption. If you ever wondered how an anchor reacts when they've got tragic news to cover, listen up!
The Long Slam: Brendon Panke

1:05:05 | Mar 13th, 2015

Brendon Panke from Madison Storytellers sits down with Adam to talk about stories in Madison, what draws people to storytelling events, and they share stories about pets and childhood memories.
Story Slam: Worst Job

1:05:20 | Mar 2nd, 2015

Technical difficulties aside, this is a great episode. You'll hear from several storytellers about their worst job. From 80 year old phone sexers, to 16 year old stoners, and all the masturbating bulls you can shake a stick at. Strap in, this is an e...Show More
The Long Slam: Dave, Dan, and Jordan

1:22:36 | Feb 22nd, 2015

You've heard all these guys tell stories at Story Slam, now listen in as they sit down for a Long Slam episode. This episode might not be everyone's cup of tea, but there are lots of laughs throughout.
The Long Slam: Dan Soder and Gary Vider

1:09:15 | Feb 15th, 2015

Our first multiple guest episode! Comedians Dan Soder and Gary Vider sit down with Adam and discuss their comedy voices, how haters gon' hate, and deep fried goodness of the midwest.
The Long Slam: Bridget Maniaci

1:24:46 | Feb 6th, 2015

Adam and Madison mayoral candidate Bridget Maniaci sit down to discuss Madison, politics, and Madison politics. They also share stories about their worst jobs. And keep your ears peeled for the new mid episode music break featuring MC Jakes.
Story Slam: Puberty

1:15:40 | Jan 31st, 2015

Remember that awkward time of life? Hormones raging, voices changing, and new hair? You don't? Well let us remind you. Listen in to some great stories that bring back to memory all the trials and tribulations of puberty.
The Long Slam: Michelle Wildgen

1:24:33 | Jan 16th, 2015

Author Michelle Wildgen joins Adam at JPH to discuss a few of her books including You're Not You, which was recently made into a movie starring Hilary Swank. The conversation goes from writing in Madison to unsolved murders. Tune in for a great episo...Show More
The Long Slam: Jim Berkenstadt

1:27:57 | Jan 9th, 2015

Join Adam and The Rock and Roll Detective, Jim Berkenstadt, for a discussion about The Beatles, the music scene in Madison, and how a lawyer from IL moves from being the big cheese to rubbing elbows with the likes of George Harrison.
Story Slam: Scars

1:23:16 | Jan 3rd, 2015

At Story Slam: Scars we learned about bicycle safety, vindictive older brothers, and much more. We'll hear from Tom, Dave, Dan, Shea, Andrea,...too many to list. We also had 80 people there, the most we've ever had. Grab a drink and enjoy some storie...Show More
The Long Slam: Kevin Farley

56:00 | Dec 29th, 2014

On this episode of The Long Slam Kevin Farley joins us at Johnson Public House for a chat about Madison, getting arrested, and truth in comedy. Oh, and we talk about Dustin Diamond stabbing a guy on Christmas.
The Long Slam: Scott Resnick

1:40:55 | Dec 18th, 2014

In this episode Adam is taking with madison mayoral candidate Scott Resnick. Scott is the co-founder of Hardin Design & Development, and current City of Madison alderperson of the 8th district. Listen in while they discuss Madison being poised to be ...Show More
The Long Slam: Hathaway Dilba

1:21:15 | Dec 12th, 2014

Join Adam at Ale Asylum while he talks with co-ownwer/director of promotions Hathaway Dilba. Beer, fear of horses, and world traveling fathers are all topics of discussion. Welcome to the madhouse.
The Long Slam: Ryan Koga

1:49:00 | Dec 4th, 2014

On this episode of The Long Slam Adam sits down with Ryan Koga, co-owner and brewmaster of Karben4. Conversation topics include beer, faith, and Eric Bischoff. Grab a brew and join us for a fantasy in a beer factory.
Story Slam: Family Gatherings

1:14:03 | Nov 29th, 2014

On this Story Slam episode we hear from Tom, Daan, Lauren, and more. Always nice to have a packed house at JPH. Sit back, press play, and enjoy the stories.
The Long Slam: Bartlett Durand

1:23:53 | Nov 24th, 2014

In this episode Adam sits down with Bartlett Durand at the Conscious Carnivore in Madison to discuss what it means to have a connection to your meat, time in Hawaii, and the sacred knowledge of food.
The Long Slam: Chris Lay

1:24:48 | Nov 15th, 2014

In this episode we talk to local comedian Chris Lay about comedy in Madison, respect for Juggalos, and DC Talk. Join us in the busy Johnson Public House for a conversation that goes lots of places.
The Long Slam: Tom Farley

1:39:31 | Nov 8th, 2014

On our first interview episode, we sit down with Tom Farley, New York Times bestselling author of the book The Chris Farley Show, and brother to the late great Chris Farley. A Madison native, Tom has some great stories to share about Madison, his bro...Show More
Story Slam: Fear

26:53 | Nov 2nd, 2014

On our premier episode of the podcast, Kelly, Alex, Dan, and Juliette all tell stories based on fear, live from Johnson Public House.