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  • Episode 19 – Ernesto Lasso de la Vega

    My guest today is Dr. Ernesto Lasso de la Vega. He’s a local biologist who was born in Panama, but is now a US citizen. He’s worked at the Lee County Hyacinth Control District for more than 25 years, where he works to minimize aquatic weeds in public waters, and educate the public to that

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  • Episode 18 – Dave Dave Dave Cowan

    My guest today is a name you might recognize if this is not your first time ‘round with us – Dave Dave Dave, otherwise known as Dave Cowan, is the co-creator of our totally awesome theme song. “Triple D” was born in Chicago, where he grew up in the burbs and started playing side drum

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  • Episode 17 – Sanelli Popowicz

    If you asked Sanelli what his job is, he’ll probably say he’s a jeweler out of Naples,FL. But if you ask him, “what do you do”, you’ll find out he’s a sound guy. A REALLY good one too. He’s worked and lived all over the east coast, and has run sound from small venues to

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  • Episode 16 – Valerie Alker

    My guest today is Valerie Alker, a name local listeners to WGCU will remember, because she was a longtime reporter and host on our airwaves. Val got started in radio in 1983 as a DJ at WPAS AM 1600 in Zephyrhills. From there she moved onto WMNF Community Radio in Tampa where she often hosted

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  • Episode 15 – Jeff McCullers

    Jeff McCullers (fifth generation Estero, Floridaian) grew up around citrus farming, fishing, construction, and well drilling. I love the fact that his three sentence bio includes his ten years as 4-H club member. He wrote two small books on local history while still in high school. A teacher and school administrator for 34 years, he’s

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  • Episode 14 – Justin Anderson

    My guest today is Justin Anderson. He’s the son of the late and Honorable Judge Isaac Anderson Jr. and Audrea Anderson, who played a key role in the foundation and formation of Florida Gulf Coast University, where we record this show. Justin graduated Fort Myers High School in 1996, he then earned English Literature and

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  • Episode 12 – Tom DeMarchi

    My guest today is Tom DeMarchi, he’s a writing professor at Florida Gulf Coast University and Director of the Sanibel Island Writers Conference, which marks its 13th year in November. We don’t normally use our guests official bio statements because they tend to be rather…drab. But not Tom’s! Here we go: “When not writing short

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  • Episode 11 – Katie Haas

    My guest this episode is Katie Haas. She’s Vice President and head of Florida Business Operations for the Boston Red Sox. That means she’s the big boss for all Red Sox business operations here in Southwest Florida. She’s also active in the local business and nonprofit communities. Katie lives in Fort Myers with her husband

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  • Episode 9 – Cole Peacock

    My guest this episode is Cole Peacock. Cole’s lived in Ft. Myers since the early 80’s. His family is Fifth generation Floridians. His better half is Rachel, and they have three children: Sterling, Hannah, and Jackson, two of which are all grown up, and Jackson’s getting there fast. Over the years Cole’s worn lots of

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  • Episode 8 – Nathan Hill

    My guest this episode is Nathan Hill. He’s a writer, and author of the 2016 bestselling novel The Nix. He’s moved to Naples in 2006 from New York City to take a job as a professor at FGCU, did that until 2012, moved away for a couple of years, then got his book deal so moved

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