Malia Clark

August 10, 2017

This episode we talk with Malia Clark, Pastor of Family Ministries at The Highway Community in San Jose, California. Topics include youth group (shout out to lock-ins!), generational differences, and how social issues impact Millennials and church. This episode is part of our series "The Felt Board," whichfeatures conversations with pastors in Kansas City and beyond about what inspired them to be ministers andabout church in the 21st century. 


The Felt Board with Chris Abel

August 2, 2017

Our series "The Felt Board" features conversations with pastors in Kansas City and beyond about what inspired them to be ministers and the role of church in the 21st century. This episode we talk with Chris Abel, pastor for Young Adults at Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, KS. Chris talks about his atheism and conversion, inspiration for becoming a pastor, and Millennials' relationship with church and spirituality. 


Musicians & Movies

July 28, 2017
Harry Styles' role in Dunkirk inspired The Chalkboard to chat all things good (like David Bowie in The Prestige), weird (um, Phil Collins was in Hook), and ugly (Taylor Swift in The Giver) when it comes to the history of musicians acting in movies. 

Summer Check-In

July 12, 2017

The Chalkboard chats about a bright spot on the Kansas City bagel horizon and movies and songs they've enjoyed this summer. Then they preview "The Chalkboard Remembers" and their upcoming radio appearance on Eight One Sixty with Chris Haghirian on 90.9 The Bridge. 


Empowered Electric

June 28, 2017

The Chalkboard chats with Josh Levin, founder of Empowered Electric, a Kansas City business focused on lighting up the city and changing the community in creative ways. 



Boulevardia and 21st Century Films

June 23, 2017

The Chalkboard recaps their favorite moments from Boulevardia 2017, then hops into the New York Times conversation about best movies of the 21st century. 



June 14, 2017

The Chalkboard sits down with Isaac Flynn and Garrett Childers of the band Hembree. They chat about Big Dog Clothing, opening for Elvis Costello, Home Depot Rock, the middle school origins of their friendship, and making music as Quiet Corral and now Hembree. They're playing the Chipotle Home Grown Stage at Boulevardia Saturday, June 17th at 9:20pm.



Foxtrot Supply Co.

June 12, 2017

The Chalkboard talks with Jordan Fox and Ryan Hetu, co-founders of Foxtrot Supply Co. They chat about making with leather, the creative process of developing a brand, manufacturing heritage goods, and their vision for growing a company in Kansas City. 



Summer Jamz with Mixtape

June 9, 2017

The Chalkboard talks all things summer songs with Joel Johnson, creator of Mixtape the Game. They discuss what goes into a good summer jam, swap stories related to summer songs, and play a few rounds of Summer Jam themed Mixtape. 


Love Online

May 24, 2017

The Chalkboard talks fast food chicken restaurants, Memorial Day traditions, and then dives into a conversation about all things Tinder, online dating, and how swipe apps have changed relationships.