Evrod Cassimy, the morning and noon news anchor on Detroit’s WDIV / Local 4 News, joins Seth Resler to talk about his new R&B album, Newzic.
The D Brief Podcast: Past Interviews
The D Brief is Detroit's premiere arts and entertainment podcast. Each week, we publish three episodes: Two that discuss what's happening in the metro Detroit area, and one that is an in-depth interview with a notable Detroiter.
Jason Hall, the founder of RiDetroit and of Slow Roll Detroit, joins Seth and Becky on the podcast to talk about biking in Detroit.
Guests: Jason Hall
Organizations: RiDetroit, Slow Roll
Kyle Sweeney and Madison Reitzel, the owners of the board game shop Loaded Die in Ferndale, talk about their gaming events.
Guests: Kyle Sweeney, Madison Reitzel
Organizations: Loaded Die
Mike Ransom, the chef behind Ima, named ‘Restaurant of the Year’ by the Detroit Free Press, talks about his Japanese noodle houses.
Guests: Mike Ransom
Dan Riley, the President of Axle Brewing and the Livernois Tap in Ferndale, drops by the podcast to talk about the history of the beer and the beer hall.
Guests: Dan Riley
Organizations: Axle Brewing, Livernois Tap
Mary Ann Wilkinson, the new Executive Director of The Scarab Club in Detroit, talks about the long, rich history of the art club and its future.
Guests: MaryAnn Wilkinson
Organizations: Scarab Club
Shannon Cason, a champion storyteller who has been featured on The Moth and Snap Judgement, and hosts his own podcasts, Homemade Stories and The Trouble.
Guests: Shannon Cason
Organizations: Homemade Stories Podcast, The Trouble Podcast
Cyrus Tetteh is one of two official photographers for the city of Detroit and the man behind the Neighborhood Natives exhibit at the Detroit Public Library.
Guests: Cyrus Tetteh
Organizations: Detroit Public Library
Carmen Harlan, the legendary Detroit news anchor of WDIV, on the podcast to talk about The Carmen Harlan Collection clothing line.
Guests: Carmen Harlan
Organizations: Carmen Harlan Collection, WDIV-TV
Ferndale’s Josh Malerman is the author of Bird Box, the bestselling novel-turned-Netflix movie starring Sandra Bullock and John Malkovich. He’s also the signer and guitarist for the band The High Strung.
Guests: Chad Stocker, Josh Malerman, Seth Resler
Organizations: Bird Box, High Strung, The
Alex Trajano, the host of the Detroit chapter of The Moth, the monthly storytelling event at the Marble Bar, talks about the ingredients of a great story.
Guests: Alex Trajano
Organizations: Moth, The
Kate Williams, the Executive Chef and Owner of the James Beard Award-nominated restaurant Lady of the House in Corktown stops by The D Brief podcast.
Guests: Kate Williams
Organizations: Candy Bar, Lady of the House
Jon Witz, the producer of Quicken Loans Winter Blast Weekends, talks about what’s new with the event in 2019, including expanding the festival to four free weekends in downtown Detroit.
Guests: Jon Witz
Organizations: Winter Blast Weekends
Stephen Roginson, co-owner of Batch Brewing in Corktown, joins Seth and Becky on the podcast to talk about Detroit craft beer.
Guests: Stephen Roginson
Organizations: Batch Brewing Company
Rifino Valentine, President and Founder of Valentine Distilling Company in Ferndale, drops by the podcast to talk spirits with Becky and Seth.
Guests: Rifino Valentine
Organizations: Valentine Distilling Company
Joel Fragomeni, who teaches the Advanced Stand-Up Comedy Class at Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle in Royal Oak, joins Seth and Becky on the podcast.
Guests: Joel Fragomeni
Organizations: Mark Ridleys Comedy Castle
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David Kiley, the Publisher and Editor of Encore Michigan, drops by the podcast to talk about the metro Detroit theatre scene.
Guests: David Kiley
Organizations: Encore Michigan, Michigan Celtic Repertory Company
Detroit rapper Champtown, the founder of Straight Jacket Records, talks about his new documentary film, The Untold Story of Detroit Hip Hop, narrated by Chuck D of Public Enemy.
Organizations: The, Untold Story of Detroit Hip Hop
Tommy LeRoy, the Technical Director and one of the four co-founders of the Go Comedy! Improv Theater in Ferndale joins Seth and Becky for a live show.