001 – Heels and Heroes

Hello Alaska! Welcome to the first episode of a new podcast where Pat Race and Matt Buxton talk about Alaska and stuff.

In this episode we talk about politics, wrestling, dogs and the role of narrative in politics. Plus a special visit from the future and excellent local music by Playboy Spaceman.

Show Notes

Our theme music is excerpted from Marian Call’s, “I Wish I Were a Real Alaskan Girl.”

Juneau’s Heroin Heartbreak by Michelle Theriault Boots.

Matt covers the Fairbanks Four for the Fairbanks Daily News Miner.

Please let us know if you draw any parallels between the Glossary of Professional Wrestling Terms and Alaska state politics.

CSPAN coverage of Senator Ben Sasse Maiden Senate Floor Speech.

Lawmakers’ anti-tax pledge could block Walker’s fiscal plan — if they stand by it by Nat Herz

Haiku provided by Cindy Smith.

Paths to Recovery series by the Fairbanks Daily News Miner.

KTUU Video of Cordova Book Brigade.

This episode featured a song off Playboy Spaceman’s One Heart Army produced by Shadow Island Records.