The D Brief Podcast
The D Brief is metro Detroit's premiere arts and entertainment podcast. Hosted by Seth Resler and Becky Scarcello, it spotlights the region's best music, food, drink, comedy, festivals, theatre, museums, and more.
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March 22, 2019
Mike Ransom, the chef behind Ima, named ‘Restaurant of the Year' by the Detroit Free Press, talks about his Japanese noodle houses.
March 19, 2019
Caleb Malooley, singer and guitarist for the rock band the Gasoline Gypsies, joins Seth and Becky on the podcast to talk about what's happening in Detroit.
March 15, 2019
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.
March 12, 2019
Comedian Paolo Busignani joins Seth and Becky to talk about what's happening in Detroit, including the Mo Pop music festival, the World Series of Bowling, and the new season of Broadway in Detroit.
March 8, 2019
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.
March 5, 2019
Singer Apropos talks about what's happening in Detroit this week. Also: Bonnie Mellos of Empty Bowls and Tim Kiska of the Detroit History Podcast.
March 1, 2019
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.
February 26, 2019
Detroit stand-up comic Josh Adams joins the podcast to talk about what's happening in the Motor City. Also: movie man Greg Russell and American Scoreboard.
February 22, 2019
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.
February 19, 2019
Pete Peltier of Mainstreet Soul and a four-time Detroit Music Award winner, joins Seth and Becky on the podcast to talk about what's happening in Detroit.
February 15, 2019
Carmen Harlan, the legendary Detroit news anchor of WDIV, on the podcast to talk about The Carmen Harlan Collection clothing line.
February 12, 2019
Nick Britsky, the cocktail connoisseur behind the website NickDrinks.com and the producer of Detroit's Golden Jigger beverage competition, joins the podcast. Also: Ann Delisi of WDET and Mark Ridley of the Comedy Castle.
February 7, 2019
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.
February 5, 2019
Tazeen Ayub, host of the Digging Deeper podcast and one half of the Afro-jazz collective Lu Fuki & Divine Providence, joins Seth and Becky to talk about what's happening in Detroit, including Winter Blast, new exhibits at MOCAD, and Diana Ross at the Grammys.
January 31, 2019
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.
January 29, 2019
Detroit stand-up comedian Dave Landau, who has appeared on NBC's Last Comic Standing and Comedy Central's This Is Not Happening talks about what's happening in Detroit.
January 24, 2019
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.
January 22, 2019
Artist Sarey Ruden talks about her artistic renditions of online dating messages. Actor Marc Evan Jackson of The Good Place and Brooklyn Nine-Nine talks about his upcoming improv performance at The Fillmore in support of The Detroit Creativity Project.
January 17, 2019
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.
January 15, 2019
Detroit magician Jasen Magic joins Seth and Becky as they record the podcast in front of a live audience at B. Nektar Meadery in Ferndale.
January 10, 2019
Stephen Roginson, co-owner of Batch Brewing in Corktown, joins Seth and Becky on the podcast to talk about Detroit craft beer.
January 8, 2019
Stand-up comedian Mike Geeter returns to the podcast to talk about what's going on in the Detroit arts and entertainment scene with Seth and Becky.
December 13, 2018
Rifino Valentine, President and Founder of Valentine Distilling Company in Ferndale, drops by the podcast to talk spirits with Becky and Seth.
December 11, 2018
Stand-up comedian Sam Rager joins Becky and Seth on the podcast to talk about what's happening in Detroit this week, including Disney's Aladdin, Michigan bands nominated for the Grammys, and Lyft's most popular Detroit dropoff destinations.
December 6, 2018
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.
December 4, 2018
Dan Merritt, the co-owner of Green Brain Comics in Dearborn, joins Seth and Becky on the podcast to talk about what's happening in Detroit this week.
November 27, 2018
Detroit Trombonist Matt Martinez joins Seth and Becky on the podcast to talk about what's happening in Detroit this week. Also, Suzanne Mallare Acton of the Rackham Choir on Too Hot To Handel.
November 22, 2018
To celebrate the holiday season, we've asked several of our regular podcast contributors for gift recommendations. Here's how you can support Detroit businesses and artisans as you shop for your friends and family.
November 20, 2018
Lance Kawas, the Michigan-based director and producer of Revenge of the Mask, a new short film based on the Dark Horse comic, joins us on the podcast to talk about what's happening around Detroit.
November 15, 2018
David Kiley, the Publisher and Editor of Encore Michigan, drops by the podcast to talk about the metro Detroit theatre scene.