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The Packaged Tourist Show

123 EpisodesProduced by Matthew DiBiaseWebsite

This show features authors, artists, and commentators of all stripes dealing with the arts, sports history, American history, world history, and socio-political issues. This show tapes every Tuesday evening, usually at 10:00 PM EST.

123 Episodes | 2020 - 2022

Richard Bendell interview-50th anniversary of the 1972 Summit Series

September 30th, 2022

28:20

Tonight’s guest is author Richard Bendell. Richard lives near Niagara Falls in Canada and works as a certified management accountant and certified …

Chris Kolakowski interview-160th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam

September 21st, 2022

26:14

Tonight’s guest is author Christopher Kolakowski. Chris in addition to being a five-time author is also the director of the Wisconsin Veterans Museum …

Terence Troup interview-the expansion of the NFL passing game from 1947 to 1952

September 2nd, 2022

29:37

Tonight we have a special guest: Pro Football Historian and author Terrence “T.J.” Troup. T.J. is one of the foremost historians of professional football. He has written numerous articles for “American Football Coaches …

William Connery interview-160th anniversary of the Second Battle of Manassas

August 31st, 2022

26:58

Tonight’s guest making his third appearance on my show is author and Civil War historian William Connery.

William lives in the greater Baltimore-Washington DC area and for over ten years has been a writer for the Civil …

Sean Mitton interview-50th anniversary of the 1972 Summit Series

August 24th, 2022

26:15

Tonight, our featured guest is author Sean Mitton. Sean hales from Cary, North Carolina and works as a Business Development Manager and Professional …

David Wilson interview-Memories of Frank Broyles

August 17th, 2022

25:07

Tonight, our featured guest is author David Wilson. David was born and raised in Arkansas and he presently works at the University of Arkansas but he also spent nearly three decades of his life in Missouri where he …

Bill Nowlin interview

August 7th, 2022

24:56

Tonight’s guest is baseball historian Bill Nowlin who is uniquely qualified to discuss Ted William’s career because Bill has been a lifelong Boston Red Sox fan and was one of the first fans to mob pitcher Jim Lonborg …

Holley Snaith interview

August 3rd, 2022

23:45

Tonight’s guest is Historian Holley Snaith. Holley was born in Florida and developed a love of history as a young girl. After graduating from the …

Donny Hunt interview

July 27th, 2022

19:40

Tonight’s guest is novelist Donny Hunt. Donny hales from Texas and has worked for various newspapers and radio stations while contributing to sports websites.

During the past five years he has written and published four …

Rich Shmelter interview

July 21st, 2022

26:13

Tonight’s guest is author Rich Shmelter. Rich lives in Ohio and for the past 23 years he has written books dealing with sports history, Hollywood …

Robin K. Foster interview

July 13th, 2022

25:37

Tonight’s guest is writer, historian, and storyteller Robin K. Foster. Robin resides in Arlington, VA, and is a history instructor at George Mason University. Robin has worked as an exhibits curator at various museums …

Michael Stroud interview

July 6th, 2022

25:45

Tonight’s guest is author and military historian Michael Stroud. Michael resides in Michigan. For years he worked as a team leader at Target Stores and Barnes & Noble as well but during his free time Michael was …

Chris Kolakowski interview-160th anniversary of the Civil War Seven Days Battles

July 1st, 2022

25:52

Tonight’s guest is author Christopher Kolakowski. Chris in addition to being a three-time author is also the director of the Wisconsin Veterans …

Pete Croatto interview

June 29th, 2022

26:58

Tonight’s guest is author Pete Croatto. Pete resides in Ithaca, NY and before he published his first book in 2020, he worked as a movie critic and as a manager for Supplement Perspectives.

But in December 2020 he …

Neil Perry Gordon interview

June 23rd, 2022

27:42

Tonight’s guest is author and novelist Neil Perry Gordon. Neil lives in New York and during the past three years Neil has released nine books: A Cobbler’s Tale, Moon Flower, The Righteous One, The Bomb Squad, Hope City, …

Lee Woodman interview

June 22nd, 2022

26:54

Tonight’s guest is award-winning author Lee Woodman. For the past 40 years Lee has been bringing the world of art and literary arts to America. Her television and radio production work with the Smithsonian Institution …

Anneliese Dalaba interview

June 8th, 2022

23:03

Tonight’s guest is award-winning author Anneliese Dalaba. Anne writes in the Historical Christian Romance genre and has self-published three books in …

Mike Turner interview

June 1st, 2022

24:24

Tonight’s guest is songwriter and poet Mike Turner. Mike presently resides in Alabama however he was born and raised in Michigan and was a college …

Evelyn Leite interview

May 18th, 2022

25:25

Tonight’s guest is author, counselor, and trainer Evelyn Leite. Evelyn lives in South Dakota and for 35 years she has had experience in the treatment of addictions and mental health fields. She has achieve acclaim and …

Peter Golenbock interview-Whispers of the Gods

May 11th, 2022

25:36

Tonight’s guest is renowned sports author Peter Golenbock. For the past 47 years Peter has been a dynamic, inspirational presence in the realm of …

Chris Kolakowski interview-80th anniversary of Bataan and Corregidor

May 4th, 2022

26:34

Tonight’s guest is author Christopher Kolakowski. Chris in addition to being a three-time author is also the director of the Wisconsin Veterans …

Jeffrey Simon interview

April 29th, 2022

25:52

Tonight’s guest is author Jeffrey D. Simon. Jeff lives in Santa Monica, CA and is an internationally recognized author, lecturer, and consultant on …

Mike Simmons interview

April 27th, 2022

27:37

Tonight’s guest is author and Police historian Sgt. Mike Simmons. Mike lives in Pensacola, Florida and has served as a police historian since 1994. …

Sandra Peddie interview

April 20th, 2022

27:18

Tonight’s guest is Investigative Journalist and author Sandra Peddie. Sandra lives on Long Island, New York and since 1993 she has worked for Newsdaywhere she has had a distinguished career as a journalist. She has won …

Jack Bales interview

April 15th, 2022

24:25

Tonight’s guest is Author Jack Bales. Jack is a recently retired Reference and Humanities librarian at the University of Mary Washington located in Fredericksburg, VA. He also for the past 40 years has been a writer …

W. Scott Schneider interview

April 13th, 2022

27:39

Tonight’s guest is novelist W. Scott Schneider. Scott, when he is not writing or speaking, is an attorney living on Long Island, New York.

He also …

Tim Wendel interview

March 30th, 2022

27:34

Tonight’s guest is author Tim Wendel. Tim was born and raised in Lockport, New York. He worked for the Buffalo Courier Express and USA Today; later on he has written articles for the New York Times, the Washington Post,

Mark Hinrich interview

March 23rd, 2022

27:43

Tonight’s guest is author Mark Hinrich. Mark hales from Indiana and once lived abroad in Saudi Arabia until 1984.

In 2014 he published his first book …

Gene Hutmaker interview

March 16th, 2022

26:51

Tonight’s guest is author Gene Hutmaker. Gene lives in Monmouth Junction, NJ and once worked as a supervisor for the U.S. Postal Service for 25 years from 1980 to 2005.

Gene was also a war hero, serving a tour of duty …

Tricia DeJesus-Gutierrez interview

March 9th, 2022

29:13

Tonight’s guest is poet, writer, and podcaster Tricia DeJesus-Gutierrez. Tricia resides in the greater San Francisco area. She is the author of the …

Angie Mangino interview

March 4th, 2022

24:47

Tonight’s guest is author and journalist Angie Mangino. Angie resides in Staten Island, NY, and was once an investigative reporter for the Staten Island Register newspaper. In addition to working as a reporter, Angie …

Rick Schabowski interview

February 23rd, 2022

28:20

Tonight’s guest is sports author Rick Schabowski. Rick hales from St. Francis, Wisconsin and once worked as machinist for Harley-Davidson but presently works for Wisconsin Regional Training Partnership in its …

Lisa Bowes interview

February 16th, 2022

26:51

Tonight’s guest is renowned Canadian author, sports journalist, and speaker Lisa Bowes. Lisa resides in the greater Calgary, Alberta area in Canada. She is a pioneer in Canadian sports media. She worked from 1999 to …

William Stack interview

February 9th, 2022

26:08

Tonight’s guest is author William Stack. William resides in Portland, Oregon and when he isn’t writing books, he works as a historical consultant, …

Brian "Chip" Martin interview

February 2nd, 2022

27:23

Tonight’s guest is baseball author Brian “Chip” Martin.  Brian is a native of London, Ontario in Canada and has been a lifelong fan of baseball and is a member of the Society of American Baseball Researchers and has …

Pauline Chakmakjian interview

January 26th, 2022

26:06

Tonight’s guest is author Pauline Chakmakjian. Pauline is from Hawaii and works as an independent lecturer on a variety of subjects for Randall …

Jonathan Eig interview-80th anniversary of Muhammad Ali's birth

January 19th, 2022

22:30

Yesterday marked the 80th anniversary of the birth of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali.

Tonight we will celebrate the life of Muhammad Ali and I cannot think of a better guest to discuss the greatest Heavyweight champion of …

Donny Hunt interview-50th Anniversary Super Bowl VI

January 17th, 2022

27:24

Tonight we commemorate the 50th anniversary of Super Bowl VI which took place on January 16, 1972 at New Orleans Tulane Stadium between the Dallas …

Sharon K. Connell interview

January 12th, 2022

25:58

Tonight’s guest is author Sharon K. Connell. Sharon was born in Wisconsin, raised in Chicago, and lived most of her adult life in Florida and now in …

Michael Ragsdale interview

January 5th, 2022

20:52

Tonight we kick off Season Three of my show and our first guest for Season Three is former videographer and Audio-Visual Technician Michael Ragsdale. Michael lives in the Seattle area but in the past he worked 12 years …

Terence Troup interview-60th anniversary of the 1961 NFL Championship Game

December 29th, 2021

25:44

Tonight we are commemorating the 60th anniversary of the 1961 NFL Championship game where the Green Bay Packers played the New York Giants and to help us out we have special guest Pro Football Historian and author …

Patrick Pacalo interview

December 22nd, 2021

21:54

Tonight’s guest is author Patrick Pacalo. Patrick lives in Ocala, Florida and throughout his life worked in various capacities as an occupational …

Thom Henninger interview

December 15th, 2021

27:33

Tonight’s guest is baseball writer Thom Henninger. Thom when he is not writing books serves as the editor of Baseball Digest. He hails from St. Paul, …

Jeffrey Miller interview-100th anniversary of the Buffalo All-Americans 1921 season

December 8th, 2021

22:56

Tonight’s show will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Buffalo All-Americans who came within an ace of winning the 1921 APFA title (the APFA was the predecessor of the NFL).

The Buffalo All-Americans were an early …

Peter Golenbock interview

December 3rd, 2021

26:56

Tonight’s guest is renowned sports author Peter Golenbock. For the past 46 years Peter has been a dynamic, inspirational presence in the realm of …

Neil Perry Gordon interview

November 24th, 2021

27:11

Tonight’s guest is author and novelist Neil Perry Gordon. Neil lives in New York and during the past few years Neil has released multiple books: A …

Clayton Trutor interview

November 17th, 2021

24:37

Tonight’s guest is author Clayton Trutor. Clayton hales from Vermont and holds a Ph.D in U.S. History at Boston College. He presently teaches at …

Sal Maiorana interview

November 10th, 2021

25:43

Tonight’s guest is renowned sports journalist, broadcaster, and author Sal Maiorana. Sal has been the dean of Buffalo sports writers for 32 years with the Rochester Democrat and Courier. He has covered the Buffalo Bills …

David Sumner interview

November 5th, 2021

26:39

Tonight’s guest is author David Sumner. David lives in Anderson, Indiana and was a former professor of Journalism at Ball State University (located in Muncie, IN) for 25 years.

He released his first book “Feature and …

Joe Cvetich interview

November 3rd, 2021

22:21

Tonight’s guest is author and novelist Joe Cvetich (Suh-vet-itch). Joe lives in Guelph, Ontario in Canada and works for the Waterloo Region District …

Bruce Markusen interview-50th anniversary of the 1971 World Series

October 13th, 2021

28:57

Tonight’s guest is Baseball historian and author Bruce Markusen. Bruce has that dream job which all baseball fanatics lust for all their lives. He has worked as the Manager of Digital and Outreach Learning at the …

Martin Dean interview-80th anniversary of the 1941 Babyn Yar massacre

September 29th, 2021

27:26

Tonight, I will be interviewing Martin Dean, historical consultant for the as of yet unopened Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center located in Kiev in …

Tommy Phillips interview

September 8th, 2021

18:29

Tonight, I will be interviewing sports author Tommy Phillips on his brand new release “Penn State Bowl Games: A Complete History” which was released last May.

Mr. Phillips lives and works in Western Pennsylvania and is …

Bill Nowlin interview-80th anniversary of Ted Williams batting .406% in 1941.

September 1st, 2021

22:40

Tonight’s guest is baseball historian Bill Nowlin who is uniquely qualified to discuss Ted William’s career because Bill has been a lifelong Boston Red Sox fan and was one of the first fans to mob pitcher Jim Lonborg …

David Finoli interview

August 25th, 2021

26:14

Tonight’s guest is sportswriter and author David Finoli. David hales from Monroeville, PA (a suburb of Pittsburgh) and during the daylight hours he …

Herb Crehan interview-60th anniversary of Carl Yastrzemski's rookie season

August 18th, 2021

27:26

Tonight’s guest is Boston Red Sox historian Herb Crehan. Herb has been a feature writer for Red Sox Magazine for the past 20 years (with over 100 stories to his credit).

He has authored or co-authored three books. His …

Patrick Pacalo interview

August 11th, 2021

23:19

Tonight’s guest is author Patrick Pacalo. Patrick lives in Ocala, Florida and throughout his life worked in various capacities as an occupational …

Graham MacLachlan interview

August 4th, 2021

24:46

Tonight’s guest is author Graham MacLachlan. Graham hales from Calgary, Alberta in Canada and has worked as a business man engaged in international trade. He is also a relative of the late J.P. Bickell who was a …

Erik Sherman interview

July 28th, 2021

26:36

Tonight’s guest is baseball author Erik Sherman. Erik was born and raised in New Jersey and became a journalist.

For the past nine years Erik has written seven highly acclaimed works on our National Pastime: …

William Connery interview-160th anniversary of the First Battle of Manassas

July 21st, 2021

28:50

Tonight’s guest making his second appearance on my show is author and Civil War historian William Connery.

William lives in the greater Baltimore-Washington DC area and for over ten years has been a writer for the Civil …

Stephen Farnsworth interview

July 9th, 2021

25:04

Tonight’s guest is author Stephen Farnsworth. Stephen is a professor of political science and international affairs as well as being the director of …

Jack Bales interview

June 30th, 2021

29:20

Tonight’s guest is Author Jack Bales. Jack is a recently retired Reference and Humanities librarian at the University of Mary Washington located in Fredericksburg, VA. He also for the past 40 years has been a writer …

Brad Burton interview

June 16th, 2021

25:24

Tonight’s guest is hockey novelist Brad Burton. Brad is a lifelong hockey enthusiast who has spent the last 26 years of his life playing hockey at the AAA, Junior B, Junior C, Senior AA and at the Minor league levels; …

D'Arcy Jenish interview

June 9th, 2021

27:46

Tonight’s guest is former journalist and hockey author D’arcy Jenish. D’Arcy hales from Peterborough, Ontario, Canada and grew up playing midget, juvenile, and Junior B hockey. Later on he became a writer for the …

Jonathan Eig interview

June 2nd, 2021

23:32

Tonight’s guest is esteemed journalist and sports author Jonathan Eig. Jon hales from Chicago and, starting in the mid-1980s, he has worked as a journalist for the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the Dallas Morning News, …

William Connery interview

May 19th, 2021

24:57

Tonight’s guest is author and Civil War historian William Connery. Williams lives in the greater Baltimore-Washington DC area and for over ten years has been a writer for the Civil War Courier monthly magazine and a …

Martin Jacobs interview

May 12th, 2021

27:13

Tonight’s guest is sports author and San Francisco 49ers memorabilia collector Martin Jacobs. Martin has been a 49ers fan since he saw his first …

Khadija Tauseef Razzaque interview

May 5th, 2021

18:44

Tonight’s guest is writer and historian Khadija Tauseef Razzaque. Khadija resides in Orlando, Florida but was educated in colleges and universities …

Geoff Kirbyson interview

April 28th, 2021

28:09

Tonight’s guest is journalist and hockey author Geoff Kirbyson. Geoff hales from Winnipeg, Manitoba in Canada and has been a writer for the Winnipeg …

Kevin Shea interview-70th anniversary of the Barilko goal

April 21st, 2021

29:27

Tonight we are commemorating the 70th anniversary of one of the most famous goals in Stanley Cup finals history. On April 21, 1951 Bill Barilko of the Toronto Maple Leafs scored the Cup-winning goal in game five of the …

Thomas Gilbert interview

April 14th, 2021

28:39

Tonight’s guest is baseball historian Thomas Gilbert. A Brooklyn native, Tom has been brilliantly chronicling baseball history for the past 30 years. His first book was published in 1991 and since then he has written …

Jeffrey Miller interview-150th anniversary of the birth of Pop Warner

April 7th, 2021

25:54

Tonight’s show will celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of legendary college football coach Glenn Scobey “Pop” Warner who was born on April …

Tony Castro interview-70th anniversary of Joe DiMaggio's last season and Mickey Mantle's first season in MLB

March 31st, 2021

26:26

Tonight’s guest is legendary author Tony Castro. Tony is an award-winning columnist and political writer who has written for the Washington Post, the …

Tommy Tutalo interview

March 24th, 2021

27:10

Tonight’s guest is author and screenwriter Tommy Tutalo. Tommy comes from West Orange, NJ and has vigorously pursued two passions in his life: soccer and the arts. Tommy was a top notch NCAA Division III soccer player …

Robert Jacobus interview

March 17th, 2021

27:31

Tonight’s guest is sports author Robert Jacobus. Robert is a Texas native and was a school teacher who taught history while coaching volleyball, …

Mark Kram, Jr. Interview-50th anniversary of the Ali-Frazier I fight

March 10th, 2021

26:10

Tonight’s guest is author Mark Kram, Jr. For the past 35 years Mark has been a legend in sports writing circles for his brilliant writing for the Philadelphia Daily News, the Detroit Free Press, and the Baltimore News …

Mike Brown interview

March 3rd, 2021

23:15

Tonight’s guest is baseball author Mike Brown. Mike hales from Columbus, Ohio but for the past 60 years he has lived in Vermont, New York, as well as …

Shannon Bontrager interview

February 24th, 2021

25:44

Tonight’s guest is historian Shannon Bontrager. Shannon is a professor of history at Georgia Highlands College in Cartersville, GA however he was …

Anthony Balbo interview

February 17th, 2021

29:55

Tonight’s guest is author Anthony Balbo. Tony hales from Michigan and has worked variously as a football scout, assistant coach and head coach at …

Chester Higgins interview

February 10th, 2021

24:44

Tonight’s guest is photographic artist and author Chester A. Higgins, Jr. Chester comes from the Borough of Brooklyn and during the past 50 years he has explored the Western Hemisphere and Africa as a photojournalist …

Larry Landgraf interview

February 3rd, 2021

25:34

Tonight’s guest is novelist and songwriter Larry Landgraf. Larry hales from Texas and during his salad days he worked as a commercial fisherman and General Contractor and had already written two books in 1986 and 2012 …

Dwayne Gill interview

January 27th, 2021

26:17

Tonight’s guest is novelist Dwayne Gill. Dwayne, a Louisiana native, is an up-and-coming author with a big imagination. He first thought of the …

Peter Cozzens interview

January 20th, 2021

29:30

Tonight’s guest is author and military historian Peter Cozzens. Peter is the author of seventeen very distinguished and critically acclaimed books on the Civil War and the American West. He recently retired after 30 …

Larry Lester interview

January 13th, 2021

27:37

Tonight’s guest is author and baseball historian Larry Lester. Larry lives in Kansas City and is President and CEO of NoirTech Research, Inc. an …

Joseph Rose interview

January 6th, 2021

27:52

Tonight marks the start of season two for my show and to kick off season two is author and Civil War historian Joseph Rose. Since childhood Joseph …

Jeff Dahlberg interview

December 30th, 2020

24:10

Tonight’s guest is sports author Jeff Dahlberg. Jeff’s a freelance writer who specializes in promotional stories for new entrepreneurs and business startups. Jeff was born and raised in Western New York. He's a graduate …

T.J. Troup interview-60th Anniversary of the 1960 NFL Championship Game

December 23rd, 2020

29:24

Tonight we are commemorating the 60th anniversary of the 1960 NFL Championship game where the Philadelphia Eagles played the Green Bay and to help us out we have special guest Pro Football Historian and author Terrence …

Neil Perry Gordon interview

December 16th, 2020

25:58

Tonight’s guest is author and novelist Neil Perry Gordon. Neil lives in New York and during the past two years Neil has released seven books: A Cobbler’s Tale, Moon Flower, The Righteous One, The Bomb Squad, Hope City, …

T.J. Troup interview-80th anniversary of the 1940 NFL Championship Game

December 9th, 2020

25:53

Tonight’s guest is Pro Football Historian and author Terrence “T.J.” Troup. T.J. is one of the foremost historians of professional football. He has written numerous articles for American Football Coaches Monthly and was …

Sal Maiorana interview

December 2nd, 2020

27:24

Tonight’s guest is renowned sports journalist, broadcaster, and author Sal Maiorana. Sal has been the dean of Buffalo sports writers for 32 years with the Rochester Democrat and Courier. He has covered the Buffalo Bills …

Aubrey Ferguson interview

November 25th, 2020

24:03

Tonight’s guest is hockey author Aubrey Ferguson. Aubrey lives in Oakville, Ontario (a suburb of Toronto). Aubrey worked for 40 years in packaged goods marketing and general management but during his free time he (along …

Paul Bouchard interview

November 18th, 2020

28:51

Tonight’s guest is artist Paul Bouchard. Paul is a multi-faceted artist. His work is particularly influenced by working through his PTSD from the …

Heather Ann Thompson interview

November 11th, 2020

28:09

Tonight’s guest is Pulitzer Prize winning author and historian Dr. Heather Ann Thompson. Dr. Thompson presently teaches at the University of Michigan …

James Sinclair interview

October 28th, 2020

28:38

Tonight’s guest is author and military memorabilia collector James Sinclair. Since childhood James has had a fascination with collecting uniforms and …

Perry Lefko interview

October 21st, 2020

27:04

Tonight’s guest is sports author Perry Lefko. 

Perry lives in the greater Toronto, Canada area and has been a award-winning journalist for the Toronto Star newspaper as well  as various automotive, horse-racing, and …

Robert Strauss interview

October 14th, 2020

26:11

Tonight’s guest is author Robert Strauss.

Robert hales from Haddonfield, New Jersey and has been a reporter at Sports Illustrated; a feature writer for the Philadelphia Daily News; a news and sports producer for KYW-TV, …

Mike Wilson interview

October 7th, 2020

29:55

Tonight’s guest is hockey author Mike Wilson described by admirers as the “Ultimate Leafs Fan” because of his lifelong love affair of rooting for and …

Bill Nowlin interview

September 29th, 2020

27:30

Yesterday September 28, marked the 60th anniversary of one of the greatest moments in Boston Red Sox history, Ted William’s last game as a player …

Patricia Bryan interview

September 16th, 2020

27:34

Tonight’s guest is author Patricia Bryan.

Patricia hales from North Carolina and is a distinguished professor of law at the University of North …

Donny Hunt interview

September 9th, 2020

25:34

Tonight’s guest is novelist Donny Hunt. Donny hales from Texas and has worked for various newspapers and radio stations while contributing to sports websites.

During the past four years he has written and published four …

Joe Zagorski interview

September 2nd, 2020

27:24

Tonight is a special occasion. My guest is my dear friend and fellow sports author Joe Zagorski who is making a record third appearance on this podcast (no other guest has made more appearances than Joe).

Joe has …

Tommy Phillips interview

August 26th, 2020

24:39

Tonight, I will be interviewing sports author Tommy Phillips on his 2020 release “Great Eighties: A Journey Through Another Exciting Decade in Pro Football History” which came out last April 20.

Mr. Phillips is a very …

A Tribute to Kobe Bryant with biographer Roland Lazenby

August 19th, 2020

26:51

Tonight’s show is dedicated to a discussion and tribute to the life and transcendental basketball career of the late Kobe Bryant. We are five days …

The 140th Anniversary of Christy Mathewson with Noel Hynd

August 12th, 2020

25:02

Tonight, we are on the eve of the 140th anniversary of the birth of legendary baseball pitcher Christy Mathewson who was born on August 12, 1880 in Factoryville, PA.

To help discuss, honor, and commemorate his …

Frank Healy interview

August 5th, 2020

21:33

Tonight’s guest is author Frank Healy. Five years ago Frank released his first book “Heal Your Memories, Change Your Life: Heal the Past to move on to a phenomenal present and future”. It is a self-help book that helps …

Andy Mele interview

July 28th, 2020

26:55

Tonight’s guest is author Andy Mele. Since 2003, Andy (whose seven books can be found at Amazon under the name Andrew Paul Mele) has written books …

Stephen Laroche interview

July 22nd, 2020

27:55

Tonight’s guest is hockey author Stephen LaRoche.

Stephen lives in Belleville, Ontario and has been a lifelong hockey fan and sports collectibles …

Rick Allen interview

July 15th, 2020

26:55

Good evening, ladies and gentlemen and welcome to another episode of The Packaged Tourist hosted by yours truly,

The Packaged Tourist in the Magical …

Jessica Irwin interview

July 8th, 2020

27:51

Tonight’s guest, is archaeologist Jessica Irwin. Today Ms. Irwin has just begun a new position as the Assistant Director for the Center of Digital …

Cendrine Marrouat interview

July 1st, 2020

23:37

Tonight’s guest, is photographer, poetess, and authoress Cendrine Marrouat (pronounced Mar-Wah). Cendrine was born in Toulouse, France but now …

Matthew Blittner interview

June 24th, 2020

25:41

Tonight’s guest, is a bright newcomer in the realm of hockey literature, Matthew Blittner who will share with us his experiences and insights in writing his third book Unforgettable NY Islanders: Games & Moments …

Ralph Carhart Interview

June 17th, 2020

28:28

Tonight, our featured guest is baseball author and historian Ralph Carhart. Ralph comes from New York City and is the Production Manager for the …

The David Wilson interview

June 10th, 2020

29:08

Tonight, our featured guest is author David Wilson. David was born and raised in Arkansas and he presently works at the University of Arkansas but he also spent nearly three decades of his life in Missouri where he …

The Jacob Kornhauser interview

June 3rd, 2020

25:06

Tonight, our featured guest is author Jacob Kornhauser. Jacob is a digital video producer for FOX Sports in Los Angeles. He has worked previously for ESPN and in local television stations in Missouri and Oregon.

In 2018 …

David Dupuis on Terry Sawchuk: his life and NHL legacy

May 27th, 2020

25:20

Tonight, our featured guest (making his second appearance on this show) is author and dear friend David Dupuis.

In 1998 David wrote a highly acclaimed biography of NHL goal-tending legend Terry Sawchuk titled “Sawchuk: …

Tom Wolf interview

May 20th, 2020

25:27

Tonight’s guest is baseball author Tom Wolf.  Tom comes from Chapel Hill, NC and has published numerous essays on baseball which were published in …

The Brian "Chip" Martin interview

May 13th, 2020

27:17

Tonight’s guest is baseball author Brian “Chip” Martin.  Brian is a native of London, Ontario in Canada and has been a lifelong fan of baseball and is a member of the Society of American Baseball Researchers and has …

The Eric Zweig Interview

May 6th, 2020

27:01

Tonight’s guest is esteemed hockey author Eric Zweig. If there is ever a Hall of Fame for hockey authors then Eric Zweig should be an inaugural …

Marty Rose Interview

April 29th, 2020

26:35

Good evening, ladies and gentlemen and welcome to another episode of The Packaged Tourist hosted by yours truly,

The Packaged Tourist in the Magical …

Whit McCoskrie Interview

April 22nd, 2020

23:32

Tonight, I will be interviewing Author and Civil War historian Whit McCoskrie.

Whit was born and raised and still resides in the Show Me State. He was a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute and spent 28 years in …

Margie Lawrence Interview

April 15th, 2020

24:34

Tonight, I will be interviewing Baseball & Music artist Margie Lawrence.

Margie has had a lifelong love affair with Baseball and, especially the Chicago Cubs and for almost a quarter century she has painted and …

The Gregg Inkpen Interview

April 10th, 2020

22:19

Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to another episode of The Packaged Tourist hosted by yours truly,

The Packaged Tourist in the Magical …

The Tommy Phillips Interview

April 8th, 2020

22:08

Good evening, ladies and gentlemen and welcome to another episode of The Packaged Tourist hosted by yours truly, Matthew DiBiase

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RadioPublic on iOS and Android
Or by RSS
RSS feed
https://anchor.fm/s/1b6e8d0c/podcast/rss

Connect with listeners

Podcasters use the RadioPublic listener relationship platform to build lasting connections with fans

Yes, let's begin connecting
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Find new listeners

  • A dedicated website for your podcast
  • Web embed players designed to convert visitors to listeners in the RadioPublic apps for iPhone and Android
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Understand your audience

  • Capture listener activity with affinity scores
  • Measure your promotional campaigns and integrate with Google and Facebook analytics
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Engage your fanbase

  • Deliver timely Calls To Action, including email acquistion for your mailing list
  • Share exactly the right moment in an episode via text, email, and social media
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Make money

  • Tip and transfer funds directly to podcastsers
  • Earn money for qualified plays in the RadioPublic apps with Paid Listens