December 30, 2020

Mark Begich - Episode 187

Jeff was joined by former Anchorage Mayor and U.S. Senator Mark Begich. They discuss his growing up in Anchorage, some Anchorage political history, issues facing Alaska, some of his businesses and projects he has been working on, the upcoming Anchorage mayoral race, and what the future holds for Alaska. 

December 29, 2020

Anne Zink - Episode 186

Jeff was joined by Alaska Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink for a Facebook Live interview. This is the audio from that interview. They discuss Jeff's positive Covid test, the new Covid vaccine, an update on the Covid situation in Alaska, how it was for her getting the vaccine, some questions from the audience, her thoughts for the future, and how Covid has impacted her job and life. 

Jeff was joined by Anchorage Attorney Peter Caltagirone. They discuss him becoming a lawyer, why he came to Alaska, his time working as an assistant attorney general for the State of Alaska, his time working at the Department of Natural Resources, why he left the Republican Party, why he recently decided to go into private practice, flying in Alaska, and some awesome car stories. 

December 16, 2020

Sara Erickson - Episode 184

Jeff was joined by Sara Erickson. They discuss her business AlaSkins, fishing in Cook Inlet, living on the Kenai Peninsula, her role on the Alcohol Beverage Control Board, some recent issues involving alcohol, Alaska politics, how an appointment to a commission by Governor Wally Hickel led to a marriage, and then a wild story about how that fell apart years later. 

December 7, 2020

Tim Weise - Episode 183

Jeff was joined by his friend Tim Weise. They talk about meeting in Australia in 2017 when they were both working and traveling there for a year. Tim is from Alaska but he and Jeff had never met. A mutual friend in Alaska who knew they were both in Australia connected them. They discuss how they met in Australia and the adventures they went on including living together in Sydney, traveling to a remote cabin, and driving across Australia from Perth to Melbourne. Tim also talks about some of his own Australia adventures. 

December 2, 2020

Ben Mohr - Episode 182

Jeff was joined by Ben Mohr, the Executive Director of the Kenai River Sportfishing Association. They discuss how he came to Alaska, jobs he has held, some of the campaigns he has worked on, moving to the Kenai Peninsula for his job, a funny story about Australia, fish policy in Cook Inlet, and some talk about saunas. 

November 16, 2020

Madi Ko - Episode 181

Jeff was joined by graphic designer Madi Ko. They discuss how she became a member of Team Landmine, her attending the Rhode Island School of Design, being in college during COVID, working as a graphic artist, her working on the Ballot Measure 2 campaign, and what the future holds for Alaska. 

Jeff was joined by Senator Scott Kawasaki (D - Fairbanks) and Joelle Hall from the Alaska AFL-CIO. They discuss the problem with counting Alaska's ballots, how we run elections, the recent election including some of the close races, the redistricting process, increasing the number of legislators, how Ballot Measure 2 will impact election if it passes, and some awesome stories. 

November 9, 2020

Noel Lowe - Episode 179

Jeff was joined by Noel Lowe, owner of Alaska Fast Cash. They discuss his time as a legislative aide in Juneau, his time on the Wasilla City Council when Sarah Palin was mayor, his time working in the IT industry, how he got into the pawn business, how the pawn business works, and some stories about working in Juneau. 

October 31, 2020

Diane Kaplan - Episode 178

Jeff was joined by Diane Kaplan, President and CEO of the Rasmuson Foundation. They discuss how she came to Alaska, her time working in radio, how she became affiliated with the Rasmuson Foundation, the role of the foundation and how they function, how much money they give out in grants, and their role in the homelessness issue in Anchorage.  

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