Category Archives: podcasts

Oh Oberlin: Christian Colbert

Christian Colbert was just the person I was hoping to talk to while kicking off the next round of “Oh, Oberlin.” Born and raised here, he left, built a career, and then six weeks ago left where that career had … Continue reading

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Oh Oberlin: Lester Allen revisited

Revisiting an an episode from a couple years ago, I thought I would prime for this week’s first new interview by republishing a great conversation I had with Lester Allen. Allen, until just a few weeks ago, was my mail … Continue reading

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Oh Oberlin podcast outlet connection

Expect the first new episode some time next week. In the meantime, pardon the construction.  

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Time for the next round

Good morning. Follow the link to the more detailed information, but I am actively trying plan my next round of Oberlin interviews. I have initial funding to reactivate my storage plan with WordPress and hope to get new stories up … Continue reading

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Blowing off the dust

This is just a test

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Oh Oberlin: Oberlin City Schools Supt. David Hall

Last summer I met Oberlin City Schools Superintendent David Hall as I had just decided to run for city council and he had just been hired into his job. That equals meet and greet time for everyone. I meant to … Continue reading

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Oh Oberlin: Kelley Singleton

Hi Oberlin-interested people! The first show this year is with OHS Class of ’91 graduate and newly elected City Council member Kelley Singleton. We cover growing up in Oberlin, Kelley’s family immersion in political awareness and the “Oberlin bubble” which, … Continue reading

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Oh Oberlin: 2015 Year in Review

Thanks for coming back to check the 2015 year in review. My interview with Meeko Israel provided a great backdrop to piece together the conversations from last year. The fact that it didn’t take much trying to stitch these stories … Continue reading

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Oh Oberlin: Incubating businesses

In September, I attended a business incubator session by Lisa Hutson, director at the Small Business Development Center at Lorain County Community College. When Corey Butler and Ms. Ann mentioned their business plans in the last episode, it was this … Continue reading

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Oh Oberlin: entrepreneurial grind

In this episode, the entrepreneurs at SEEDVentures are 10 days into business at 29 S. Main Street. I spoke with Ann Mickel (a.k.a. Ms. Ann), about her business, Love Delivered and went back for a second helping of pretzels with Corey … Continue reading

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