The Iowa Idea Podcast

The Iowa Idea Podcast


Latest Episodes

69. Ophira Eisenberg
February 23, 2021

The Iowa Idea: Ophira Eisenberg “Go towards the people that are saying yes.” In this episode of The Iowa Idea Podcast, I sit down with Ophira Eisenberg. Ophira is a standup comedian, writer, and host of NPR’s national syndicated comedy-trivia show and ...

68. Tim Easton
February 22, 2021

The Iowa Idea: Tim Easton “Let’s go set something on fire.” In this episode of The Iowa Idea Podcast, I sit down with Tim Easton. Tim is a singer/songwriter based out of Nashville. Raised in Akron, OH, Tim was influenced by a combination of pop icons (...

67. Erin Rollenhagen
February 19, 2021

The Iowa Idea: Erin Rollenhagen “At our core everything we do is meant to solve human problems.” In this episode of The Iowa Idea Podcast, I sit down with Erin Rollenhagen. Erin is the CEO and founder of Entrepreneurial Technologies. In 2019,

66. James Tutson
February 16, 2021

The Iowa Idea: James Tutson “Trying to do something more beautiful.” In this episode of The Iowa Idea Podcast, I’m joined by James Tutson. James is a singer-songwriter from Iowa City. His style is a combination of southern soul and rhythm & blues.

65. Kaleb Wyse
February 16, 2021

The Iowa Idea: Kaleb Wyse “Use what you have until it becomes what you want.” In this episode of The Iowa Idea Podcast, I’m joined by Kaleb Wyse. Kaleb the fourth generation to live on his family farm in Iowa.

64. Anuvab Pal
February 01, 2021

The Iowa Idea: Anuvab Pal In this episode of The Iowa Idea Podcast, I’m joined by Anuvab Pal. The New York Times calls Anuvab India’s Most Intelligent Comedian. The Times of India calls him one of India’s top 10 comedians.

63. Josh Krakauer
January 27, 2021

The Iowa Idea: Josh Krakauer In this episode of The Iowa Idea Podcast, I’m joined by Josh Krakauer. Josh is the CEO of Sculpt, a B2B social media marketing agency. Sculpt launched in 2012 with a mission to connect clients with their human customers mor...

62. Erin Becker
January 26, 2021

The Iowa Idea: Erin Becker “Make sure you have something to say.” In this episode of The Iowa Idea Podcast, I’m joined by Erin Becker. Erin is a writer, communications consultant, and storytelling expert. She founded and runs Becks Communications,

61. Dave Gould
January 25, 2021

The Iowa Idea: Dave Gould “Feeding friends and community.” In this episode of The Iowa Idea Podcast, I sit down with David Gould. Dave is a modern-day embodiment of the Iowa Idea. He is a self-described accidental academic.

60. Tim Carty
January 14, 2021

The Iowa Idea: Tim Carty “Actively choose where you live.” In this episode of The Iowa Idea Podcast, I sit down with Tim Carty. Tim has lived in Iowa City since 2009 and has lived in Iowa most of his life. He is a passionate advocate for local developm...