Oct. 11, 2021

Navigating Without

In this second installment of a 4-part series on 'grief,' host Marc Lee Shannon introduces us to his close friend, Terry Weaver. …

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Oct. 4, 2021

You Gotta Tell This Story

As a photographer, telling the story of a cancer patient’s journey would be difficult enough. But what if the patient was also yo…

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Sept. 27, 2021

Thank You, COVID

Seasoned touring music-technician Abbey Wright is an anomaly: she has a keen sense of gratitude for COVID-19 and what it brought …

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Sept. 20, 2021

Everyone‘s a Snowflake

Emily Beers didn’t get in to this because she is a recovering addict, and she didn’t learn about it out of a book.  As the Progra…

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Sept. 13, 2021

Hangin‘ with the Winners

“I accepted the fact that I was going to die before I was 40.”   Tower of Power founder and saxophonist Emilio Castillo was div…

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Sept. 6, 2021

Coins In Our Pockets

Coins in our pockets. What if the years of our life were a representation of those jangles and jingles in our pouches, and each d…

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April 15, 2021

Season 2 Finale - Did We Help?

Aside from ‘how does it sound’ and ‘did we have cool guests’ and should we change the theme music’ and all of the questions that …

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April 8, 2021

The Big Moment

How do you know? And what do you do when you DO know? In this episode, Marc turns the guest microphone over to Dr. Doug Smith, th…

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April 2, 2021

When You Think You Call the Shots

Jeff Dafler thought he could call the shots. People sometimes think that when they feel like they play the role of God. But when …

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March 25, 2021

You're Not Gonna Be Here

Imagine you wake up in a recovery-room at the hospital after a procedure, and the first thought you have is: maybe I should be in…

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March 18, 2021

I Had Everything and I Had Nothing

For over a decade, drummer Troy Luccetta lived the dream. Record deals. World tours. And all the ‘fringe benefits’ that come with…

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March 11, 2021

I Loved Being Loved

Angels. Celestial beings who make their influence felt in our galaxy, in our world. How do they come to be? And if they present t…

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March 4, 2021

I Looked Really Great on Paper

‘Bad-Ass-ery’ comes in many forms. But it usually doesn’t reveal itself wearing a white lab coat. For Dr. Nicole Labor, getting t…

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Feb. 25, 2021

Higher Power, Higher Purpose

Nashville producer, session-player, teacher, and 12-year Darius Rucker band-member Lee Turner is unashamed to admit it and pulls …

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Feb. 18, 2021

Showing Up Messy

Mary K. Riley possesses a list of degrees and academic accolades as long as your arm. And as a recovering alcoholic and addict, s…

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Feb. 12, 2021

Living Two Days At a Time

“If you can’t kill yourself, maybe you ought to learn how to live”. These words coursed through the brain of Krishna Pendyala, wh…

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Feb. 4, 2021

I Was So Damaged

“They wouldn’t pick on you if you just sat down and shut up’. Metal guitarist and boutique amp-designer Curran Murphy utilized th…

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Jan. 28, 2021

The Power of the Benefit of the Doubt

NEOMED Chair of Psychiatry and ‘compassion bad-ass’ Dr. Randon Welton joins the podcast as he and Marc flip the switch and spotli…

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Jan. 21, 2021

See Door, Open Door

In this episode, Marc shines the lantern on Megan Maxwell, a self-described "Former Suburban Soccer Mom" alcoholic in long-term r…

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Dec. 3, 2020

Blowing on the Embers (From the 'Gettysburg of Modern Recovery')

Legendary broadcaster, ‘Rock and Recovery’ host, and long-time Summit veteran Garrett Hart sits on the other side of the micropho…

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Nov. 25, 2020

Less Can Be Enough

While he may be alone for this Holiday, Marc shares a recipe for being appreciative and grateful during this singular Thanksgivin…

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Nov. 19, 2020

Running On Self-Will

It’s easier to blow 15k on drugs and alcohol than you might think. ITAL founder David Smeltz shares his journey from the darkness…

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Nov. 12, 2020

The Corrosive Rust of Resentment

A challenging childhood. A disruptive marriage.  And a peeling-away of self-worth.  For musician Stephanie Kranik, all of these l…

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Nov. 5, 2020

Mental Health Is Now My Full-Time Job

Documentary photographer, mall-historian, Instagram prophet, and native Akron, Ohio-music fan Jessica Anshutz joins Marc on the p…

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