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Episode 92: Professional Wrestler Double D Dave Dutra

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The guys welcome professional wrestler, "Double D" Dave Dutra onto the show. Listen as we learn the skinny on what it took Dave to become a wrestler, some of the places he's worked, where he'd like to work, how he balances doing shows and training with having a wife and a newborn son, and what it actually means to be an Independent Worker. Great fun ahead on this episode, so check it out! For more "Double D" check out his website here, and his Facebook page here.

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Episode 91: Aritst/Illustrator Jonathan Buck (Nannerfish)

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On this episode we welcome artist/illustrator, Jonathan Buck! Born in Texas, raised in the Midwest, Jon transplanted to the West Coast in his early twenties, and began pursuing a career in art. If you've been to downtown Sacramento, you've likely seen his work on concert posters at various venues. We talk unique art styles, family, pseudonyms, and tons more. Check it out! To check out Jonathan's work, visit his Facebook page here.

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Episode 90: Singer-Songwriter Dean Haakenson (Be Brave Bold Robot)

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Dean Haakenson from Be Brave Bold Robot drops by the studio to chat about the music scene in Sacramento, his journey into becoming a musician, living in the downtown area, and bicycling. He also performs! For more Dean, check out his official website here.

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Episode 89: The Friday Show

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Hey look, it's another Friday Show! The guys talk about their last live show at the Comedy Spot. Junior rants about manners and being disrespected by a recent guest of the show, and Leo laughs at him.

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Episode 88: Comedians Tom McClain and Steph Garcia

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It's the wacky morning zoo episode of The Junior & Leo Show as we welcome comedians Tom McClain and Steph Garcia on the show. We attempt to talk about comedy, moving to LA, weight struggles as profiled on "Dr. Phil," the tole being a professional in comedy takes on family, and lots of other stuff...but ultimately this show was about one thing and one thing only, a very particular glory-hole. Yuck it up, maybe. For more Tom McClain go here. For more Steph Garcia go here.

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Episode 87: The Junior & Leo Show LIVE w/ Brian Crall & Jared Konopitski

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It's another rousing episode of The Junior & Leo Show LIVE! On this live episode (recorded live at the Sacramento Comedy Spot) we have Sacramento Comedy Spot Owner, and Improv Extraordinaire, Brian Crall! Leo tells an embarrassing story about a run to Jiffy Lube, Junior talks about how he's turned a corner as a parent, Hunter updates us on his neighbors and sings a song about his "wife," Brian improv's an entire scene with us (but without us), and Jared does some live art right throughout the show! It was an incredible time, and if you want to experience the show live, be sure to like us on Facebook for all the latest updates on when our next live show will be. For more Brian Crall and the Comedy Spot go here. For more Jared Konopitski go here.

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Episode 86: Dancer Ryan Rivac

When it comes to doing it all, Ryan Rivac is nearly there. He's a trained chef, experienced dancer, and one member of David Garibaldi's back-up crew, the CMYK's. We talk to Ryan about family, what it's been like being involved in the Sacramento dance scene, as well as his journey into the world of chef-dom, and his experience on last season's "America's Got Talent." All that and more on this episode of The Junior & Leo Show.

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Episode 85: Swahili Passion

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On this episode of The Junior & Leo Show, the guys welcome local band, Swahili Passion! Dan Roberts and Don Penney make with the good times and funny by way of song. With tunes ranging in content from Star Trek to obscure African nations, the guys never fail to deliver a smile right to your face with each pluck of a guitar string. Listen as the guys talk about songwriting, what inspires them, hitting music open mics versus comedy open mics, the difficulties of maintaining a band, and where their dreams lead them. Check out more Swahili Passion online here.

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Episode 84: The Friday Show

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Hey look, it's another Friday Show! This time with more Friday than ever before! On this episode our friend Hunter Hill joins us as we talk about the tv shows we're watching, why dictators are a good thing, and Junior remembers a late friend.

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Episode 83: Filmmakers Jason Rudy & EB Leigh

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On this episode of The Junior & Leo Show the guys welcome Sacramento independent filmmakers, Jason Rudy and Erica "EB" Leigh! Listen in as we chat with them about their upcoming film, Mondo Sacramento 2, which depicts six true life crime stories that happened in and around Sacramento, California! We talk about the ups and downs of being an indy filmmakers, how Jason and Erica met and what each did in order to make this film a reality. We also touch briefly on Jason's history as an independent wrestler, and their influences in film and beyond! It's a great chat for anyone who is interested in filmmaking. Be sure to check out more of their work via their Facebook page, and check out the premiere of Mondo Sacramento 2 happening at the Crest Theatre on Thursday, May 16th!

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Episode 82: Comedian Carlos Rodriguez

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On this episode of show the guys welcome the well-traveled and extremely funny comedian, Carlos Rodriguez! Carlos has been ascending through the Sacramento comedy ranks for a few years now, branching out to do shows in the Bay Area, San Jose, the 209, and even the Ice House in LA among other places, but his journeys only begin there. Carlos is also a world traveler, venturing off to far away lands for weeks at a time. Listen as the guys not only talk comedy and Carlos' past, but also what it's like to break out of the local bubble, and see what the rest of the world has to offer. We also speak about podcasting, and Carlos' podcast and it's many incarnations. To check out more Carlos Rodriguez, look for him online on Facebook and Twitter, and check out his podcast, Calculated Spontaneity!

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