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The Annapolis Podcast

Welcome to the Annapolis Podcast. From 1649 to present times, every cobblestone of this seaport city has a story to tell. Please join Scott MacMullan for conversations with prominent Annapolitans to discuss these historic and contemporary stories. The Annapolis Podcast is produced and hosted by Scott MacMullan. Contact Scott with any questions or comments. www.macmullanlaw.com
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Welcome to the Annapolis Podcast. From 1649 to present times, every cobblestone of this seaport city has a story to tell. Please join Scott MacMullan for conversations with prominent Annapolitans to discuss these historic and contemporary stories. The Annapolis Podcast is produced and hosted by Scott MacMullan. Contact Scott with any questions or comments. www.macmullanlaw.com.
 
 
Oct 31, 2018

Capital Gazette Newspaper Staff Writer Chase Cook talks about his life before, during and after the tragic newsroom shootings on June 28, 2018.

Chase Cook's Twitter Account: @chaseacook 

 

Host Scott MacMullan's firm's website: www.macmullanlaw.com

 

Oct 14, 2018

This week's guest is Erik Michelsen. Erik is the Anne Arundel County Administrator of the Watershed Protection and Restoration Program (WPRP). 

 

We are accepting sponsors for this podcast now. We will read off your sponorship ad at the beginning of the podcast. $50 bucks per ad. We regularly get thousands of downloads per episode from active, loyal listeners. Email host Scott at smacmullan@gmail.com if you are interested. Gratzie.

Sep 22, 2018

This week's guest is Jessie Dunleavy. Jessie's son was kicked out of treatment, couldn't find treatment and resorted to street drugs all within a few days. This is Jessie's story and fight to find substance users adequate access to treatment.

Sep 14, 2018

This week's guest is Jack Turner. Jack is an environmental advocate and renowned wildlife photographer. Through September of 2018 you can find his work at 49 West Coffeehouse.

Aug 27, 2018

This week's guest is Vince Leggett, the founder of the Blacks of the Chesapeake Foundation. Vince is a history book of knowledge on the Bay. We discuss Tubman, Douglas, Black Annapolitan Watermen, Admirals of the Chesapeake, WaterWOMEN and pirates. Please listen, share and subscribe!

 

Host Scott MacMullan's Law Firm Website

Aug 24, 2018

This is a quick clip of Vince Leggett discussing watermen being on the opposite sides of the track at home but together on the water. Full interview with Vince Leggett, founder of Blacks of the Chesapeake Foundation, coming soon.

Aug 24, 2018

Here is a quick teaser clip on Vince Leggett's upcoming interview on Blacks of the Chesapeake.

Aug 12, 2018

This week's guest is Carroll Hynson, Jr. (previous guest so listen to his first episode here Business Legend Carroll Hynson, Jr.

Carroll talks about his time working for WANN and for Hoppy Adams at Carr's Beach. He talks about the white cluster of people who attended Carr's Beach. Notably, State Senate President Miller was a part of that crowd. We discuss the parades in Annapolis, the old Maryland Inn jazz scene, gospel music and DJing. Aliens, "scandalous" songs are also discussed. This is a fascinating historic episode about Annapolis, about Annapolis music and about the culture of Annapolis music through the years.

Aug 11, 2018

Here is a quick clip on the upcoming interview with Carroll Hynson, Jr. who worked for WANN during the Carr's Beach music boom in Annapolis. Times have changed.

Aug 4, 2018

Host Scott MacMullan talks about the future of The Annapolis Podcast and the exciting new partnership for the podcast! We also discuss the Bates Legacy Center and summer league basketball.

Jun 10, 2018

This week Ray Hoffmann sits down and interviews Scott MacMullan on his County Council run. 

www.electscottmac.com

Friends of Scott MacMullan; Treasurer, Joseph Donahue

Mar 28, 2018

This week host Scott MacMullan talks to Mary Ostrowski. Mary is an educator for more than 15 years, working as an elementary and high school teacher, an administrator, and most recently as the Head of School for a private school serving grades PK3 - 12 in the Republic of Panama. She recently acquired Weems Creek Nursery School in Annapolis (the founding family had a 46-year run!). Her niche lately has been guiding children and their parents and teachers in nurturing the "soft" skills of learning -- that is, life skills such as organization and time-management, conflict-resolution, analyzing right vs wrong, questioning why, and problem-solving to name a few. Based on her experience teaching, she feels it's these types of skills that are the foundation upon which all academic learning builds. The stronger children are in these life skills, the more organized, confident and resilient they are to manage the ups and downs that come with academic learning. With that passion leading the way, she added a coaching certification to her educational background, and founded Healthy Equation -- a coaching practice supporting the healthy development of children's behavioral and organizational skills through a focus on strategies specific to boys versus girls as based on research of gender learning differences. 

Mary gave us some invaluable insight in this episode. Please listen, share and subscribe!

https://www.weemscreeknurseryschool.com/

https://www.thehealthyequation.com/

Mar 7, 2018

This week host Scott MacMullan interviews V.P. "Mick" Loggins. V.P. is a retired Naval Academy professor and poetry author. He most recently penned the award-winning "The Green Cup." You can order a copy here.

He has written poems about Annapolis, such as "On Cathedral Street" and "On Spa Creek." V.P. is on the City of Annapolis' search committee for a poet laureate. Please listen as V.P. recites a couple of beautiful poems for us!

 

Guest V.P. Loggins

Host: Scott MacMullan for County Council (By Authority: Friends of Scott MacMullan; Treasurer, Joseph Donahue)

 

Jan 11, 2018

This week host Scott MacMullan talks to Gwen Manseau. Gwen is the Great Grandaughter of Capt. Philip Van Horn Weems, who is the "Weems" of Weems & Plath, a fine navigational instrument company located in Annapolis. Gwen talks about her family history as it applies to Annapolis. Capt. Philip Van Horn Weems was renowned for his navigational prowess and he rubbed shoulders with Charles Lindbergh.

Please listen, share and subscribe!

Weems & Plath

 

Dec 27, 2017

Host Scott MacMullan interviews South Riverkeeper Jesse Iliff regarding the recent proposed stadiums in Crownsville. According to Jesse, he is watching this project like a "Bayhawk". 

Please listen, share and subscribe to the podcast.

South River Federation 

 

Scott MacMullan for County Council

By Authority: Friends of Scott MacMullan; Treasurer, Joseph Donahue

Oct 26, 2017

Host Scott MacMullan interviews Doug Potash, the founder and leader of Equality Anne Arundel County. He talks about the origins of EQUAAC and what it is like to be a gay man in Annapolis. He also tells us how he started the largest Rolling Stones message board in the world. Get ready to rock with "StonesDoug" in this fun episode. Doug's day job is wealth management.

Please listen, share and subscribe to the podcast!

 

Host Scott MacMullan is running for County Council in the Annapolis area in 2018. Please vote for Scott and follow him at www.electscottmac.com

By Authority: Friends of Scott MacMullan; Treasurer, Joseph Donahue

Oct 16, 2017

This week host Scott MacMullan talks with Melissa Huston of Annapolis Tours and Crawls

Melissa tells us some twisted Annapolis history and gives us some insight on your local bar "haunts." Please listen, share and subscribe to the podcast!

 

 

Oct 6, 2017

This week host Scott MacMullan interviews William Rowel & Adetola Ajayi. As native Annapolitans they discuss the community they grew up in within Annapolis and the traditions and culture of their families. We discuss their fight for equity in Annapolis. Finally, we discuss what they believe the future of Annapolis holds. Please listen, share and subscribe to the podcast.

 

Sep 26, 2017

This week's guests on The Annapolis Podcast are the self-proclaimed "3 Amigos," Dajuan Gay, Bumper Moyer and Nevin Young. All three candidates ran as underdogs and lost their elections. Dajuan Gay was seeking to represent the people of Ward 6 in Annapolis. Bumper Moyer was running to represent Ward 8 in Annapolis. Nevin Young was attempting to become Mayor of Annapolis. We discuss their elections and what they have cooking in the future. Of course, we talk about the unlikely friendship of these three individuals and the City that brought them together. Please tell a friend about our podcast and subscribe to the podcast.

 

Aug 11, 2017

This week host Scott MacMullan talks to Kevin Haigis. Kevin is the Co-owner and Founder of Capital SuP, a stand up paddle boarding rental company and "water gym" with classes in Eastport. Kevin talks about the early success of his 4 year-old company. We talk about what he is doing to conserve Spa creek. He also talks about how he thinks the marina called the South Annapolis Yacht Centre should be redeveloped. In its current state, he explains, there are too many impervious surfaces which allow for stormwater runoff to pollute Spa Creek. Kevin exudes passion for Annapolis in every word in this episode. Please listen, share and subscribe to the podcast!

www.capitalsup.com

 

Aug 6, 2017

Host Scott MacMullan interviews Brett Hovington, who co-owns Capital Custom Clothiers with his wife Angie. We talk about how he and his wife got into the tailoring business. How they landed the gig tailoring the #1 NBA Draft Pick's suit and what he thinks about the future of Maryland Ave businesses. Brett wants to strengthen "the Wedding Chain" on Maryland Ave. We talk about how internet retailers, like Amazon, have influenced streets like Maryland Ave. Please listen, share and subscribe to the podcast!

www.macmullanlaw.com

www.electscottmac.com

Capital Custom Clothiers

Jul 20, 2017

This week host Scott MacMullan interviews L.A. born entrepreneur, restaurateur, brother of Hip-Hop Superstar LL Cool J - Ian Smith. Ian talks about growing up as the son of a "Coaster," a 1950s L.A. based rhythm and blues group and the brother of LL Cool J. He talks about his love for sailing in Annapolis. We discuss his real estate ventures and his restaurant that he is in the process of opening up on Maryland Ave or West Street in Annapolis. We discuss how Annapolis is a West Coast town on the East Coast. We talk about which Annapolis business person has similar hustle to LL Cool J and Def Jam Records. Ian Smith has lived a fascinating life and has a great, unique perspective of Annapolis. Please listen, share and subscribe to the Annapolis Podcast!

Ian's Restaurant Project for Maryland Ave or West Street: Parisi's Delicatessen

Host Scott MacMullan's Websites:

www.macmullanlaw.com

www.electscottmac.com 

Jul 12, 2017

This week host Scott MacMullan interviews sailing legend Gary Jobson. Gary gives his analysis on the recent 2017 America's Cup in which the Kiwis from New Zealand grabbed the Cup or the "Auld Mug" from America and what is potentially in the future for the America's Cup. If you love sailing, this is a must listen to episode. Please share and subscribe to the podcast.

 

Gary Jobson's website: http://www.jobsonsailing.com/

Host Scott MacMullan's County Council Campaign website: www.electscottmac.com

By Authority: Friends of Scott MacMullan; Treasurer, Joseph Donahue

 

Jun 22, 2017

Host Scott MacMullan interviews Judy Buddensick, the Principal at Frances Marketing Group, LLC. Things we discussed: 1. Her playing host family to many Midshipmen over the years. 2. Her tenure at WRNR radio station. 3. Her new marketing firm, Frances Marketing Group, LLC. Thing we don't discuss: Her many hours of volunteer work for "Midnight Madness" in Annapolis. Judy is an incredibly genuine woman with some great Annapolis tales to tell. Please listen, share and subscribe!

www.francesmarketing.com 

 

Host Scott MacMullan is running for County Council in Annapolis (Annapolis Neck Penninsula, including the City, Sherwood Forest and Crownsville.)

Check out and get engaged with his campaign here: www.electscottmac.com

 

By Authority: Friends of Scott MacMullan; Treasurer, Joseph Donahue

 

May 29, 2017

Host Scott MacMullan interviews Lisa Hillman this week on the podcast. Lisa was the Chief Development Officer at Anne Arundel Medical Center and is currently a board member to the Samaritan House and Pathways here in Anne Arundel County. She talks about her journey as a parent with a child addicted to opioids. We talk about her new book: "Secret No More: A True Story of Hope for Parents with an Addicted Child." Lisa also discusses what she believes is a path forward for Anne Arundel County in fighting the opioid epidemic.  Please listen, share and subscribe to the podcast! (Apologies for the audio quality of the host's microphone during this episode. Luckily, Lisa did most of the talking and I think you will find this interview fascinating.)

Buy Lisa's Book here

 

 

 

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