Tailgate Tourist

July 15, 2018

Eric and Micah chat with Drew Rich from Tailgate Tourist. They talk about Drew's early interest in tailgating, Tailgate Tourist's mission of sharing tailgate experiences, cultures and traditions from around the country, Drew's favorite tailgate eats and activities, and swap a few tailgate stories. 


Extended Play 2

July 9, 2018

In this extended play episode, Eric and Micah talk with Charlie Upchurch about 30 Rock, The Office, and Parks & Rec; Luke Pickett from Brookside Barrio about Yelp; Mollie & Jeff from McLain's Bakery and Market about movies everyone's seen but they haven't, paleo, and eating contests; and Austin and Alex Ward from The Noise FM about LOST, Michelle Rodriguez, and 2018 movies.


Chris Goode from Ruby Jean’s Juicery

July 1, 2018

Eric and Micah talk with Chris Goode, founder of Ruby Jean's Juicery. They chat about Chris' interest in juice after trying a cleanse, how his grandmother inspired him to open Ruby Jean's, what it's like to go from being passionate about something to an entrepreneur, and how he hopes to impact Kansas Citians by creating an inclusive space for people to eat and drink healthy. 


The Noise FM + Middle of the Map 2018

June 24, 2018

Eric and Micah talk with Alex and Austin Ward from The Noise FM and Hembree. They chat about their time in NYC with Hembree for the Kansas City Area Development Council's #KCinNYC event, preview their upcoming Middle of the Map set and some of the artists they're looking forward to seeing at the festival, and offer reviews of upcoming summer blockbuster films they haven't seen yet. Catch The Noise FM at Middle of the Map on Friday, June 29 at 9:40 at the Tito's SoundMachine Stage at CrossroadsKC at Grinders. 


2nd Anniversary Show

June 10, 2018

Eric and Micah celebrate and reflect on two years of The Chalkboard Podcast. They chat about their favorite episodes and guests, the choice to switch to an interview-based show featuring "Conversations from Kansas City," preview the future of the pod, and cap off the episode with a classic Chalkboard of song lyrics that mention other songs. 


McLain’s Bakery and Market

June 4, 2018

Eric and Micah sit down with Jeff Hirleman and Mollie Lothman from McLain's Bakery and Market. They talk about their inspirations for wanting to own a bakery, working together as siblings, what it was like to take on and continue a Kansas City tradition, and the unique characteristics of their Waldo, Overland Park and Lawrence locations. 


Luke Pickett from Brookside Barrio

May 20, 2018

Eric and Micah sit down with Luke Pickett, operating partner of Kansas City's Brookside Barrio. They talk about Luke's culinary roots, working with Debbie Gold and Michael Smith at 40 Sardines, and all things Brookside Barrio, a taqueria-inspired spot where Luke made sure his mom's enchiladas are on the menu. 


Andy Rieger from J. Rieger & Co.

May 14, 2018

Eric and Micah sit down with Andy Rieger of Kansas City's J. Rieger & Co. They talk about Andy's family history with the distillery, how he got involved in bringing back the brand and all things spirits and cocktails.


Carrington Harrison

May 7, 2018

Micah and Eric sit down with Carrington Harrison, co-host of The Drive on 610 Sports in Kansas City. They talk about Carrington beginning his radio career as Nick Wright's intern (3:00), his Mizzou fandom (15:00), how he prepares for The Drive (19:00) and the ways he works to engage and improve the Kansas City community (33:00).


Extended Play

April 24, 2018

In this Extended Play episode, Eric and Micah talk with Cameron Niederhauser about The Office, Oak Park High School, and Columbia vs. Lawrence (1:08), Peyton Marek about professional wrestling (17:12), Rustin Dodd about Tom Petty and baseball walk-up songs (19:17), and Adam Carey about Kansas City's NBA team potential (26:18).