The Iowa Idea Podcast

The Iowa Idea Podcast


Latest Episodes

25. Bob Kasenchak
July 14, 2020

The Iowa Idea: Bob Kasenchak “In a lot of ways, as soon as you name something and classify it, you’ve ruined it.” In this, the 25th episode of The Iowa Idea Podcast, I sit down with Bob Kasenchak, perhaps my favorite taxonomist in the world.

24. Chris Bernat
July 14, 2020

The Iowa Idea: Chris Bernat “Let’s make art!” In this episode of The Iowa Idea Podcast, I sit down with Chris Bernat. Chris is the lead singer and sometimes rhythm guitarist for the bands Tripmaster Monkey and Chrash. Over the past 20-plus years,

23. Aarron Walter
June 29, 2020

The Iowa Idea: Aarron Walter “It’s about emotion. Our full range of emotions.” In this episode of The Iowa Idea Podcast, I sit down with Aarron Walter. Aarron is the VP of design publishing at InVision, drawing upon fifteen years of experience running ...

22. Howard Allen
June 29, 2020

The Iowa Idea: Howard Allen Hopefully, you’re listening, learning, and making adjustments. In this episode of The Iowa Idea Podcast, I sit down with Howard Allen. Howard is the founder and owner of the Caribbean-inspired brand Maroon Sausage Company in...

21. Andy Joynt
June 29, 2020

The Iowa Idea: Andy Joynt It’s really a team effort. In this episode of The Iowa Idea Podcast, I sit down with Andy Joynt. Andy is the Head Brewer at Big Grove. As a beer nerd and fan of Big Grove, it was a joy to talk with Andy and discuss his craft a...

20. Jonas Dupuich
June 22, 2020

The Iowa Idea: Jonas Dupuich. In this episode of The Iowa Idea Podcast, I sit down with Jonas Dupuich. Jonas… About Jonas Jonas Dupuich runs a Northern California bonsai nursery where he teaches and writes about bonsai.

19. Gino Chirio
June 22, 2020

The Iowa Idea: Gino Chirio Chop wood, carry water. In this episode of The Iowa Idea Podcast, I sit down with Gino Chirio. Gino is an Executive Vice President with the insights-driven growth consultancy Maddock Douglas,

18. Kate Moreland
June 22, 2020

The Iowa Idea: Kate Moreland The value of owning one’s voice.   In this episode of The Iowa Idea Podcast, I sit down with Kate Moreland. Kate is the President of ICAD (Iowa City Area Development Group). She is also the co-founder of Her Experience,

17. Joe Tait
June 15, 2020

“If you’re functioning, it’s there.” In this episode of The Iowa Idea Podcast, I sit down with artist Joe Tait. I first met Joe at The University of Iowa, where we worked on the award-winning sketch comedy show, Eggplant.

16. Yasmin Marrero
June 15, 2020

“It’s going to messy. It’s going to be beautiful.” In this episode of The Iowa Idea Podcast, I sit down with Yasmin Marrero. Yasmin talks about her journey and personal narrative – growing up as a first-generation Afro-Latina American from the West Bro...