Hosted by Tommie Lee
Item is a collection of podcasts based on stories or events that caught Tommie Lee’s attention. Comes out sporadically. Tommie is also the guilty party behind the serial Archive Podcast.
Oh Great HIM Again – Item 149
The return of the thing about whatever.
The Hall of Heroes Grand Re-opening – Item 148
Allen Stewart from The Hall of Heroes Superhero Museum talks about the new location. It opens on Saturday at 1915 Cassopolis Street.
Violence In South Bend – Item 147
The one with Sheriff Bill Redman, who talks with Mark McGill from 953 MNC about the recent violence in South Bend. Because there's been a lot of it, and it needs to friggin' stop already.
Lizard Brain Procrastination. With Cake. – Item 146
The one about my birthday vacation. From http://tealsea.com
The Earth Attempts To Nourish Me – Item 145
The one written right after a hike, during which I was assaulted by a tree.
Rut – Item 144
The one hoping for the end of the creative doldrums. And the end of an air-a.
Don’t Pay The Ransom, I’ve Escaped – Item 143
The One that tries to restart the forge, like Thor had to do in Infinity War. But without the nasty starburn.Here's our morning show's latest conversation with South Bend Mayor and presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, talking about his campaign, and[...]
Mayor Pete Buttigieg Might Possibly Sleep Every Once In A While, Maybe, But Don’t Hold Me To That – Item 142
The one with Mayor Pete and a long title.#National #Local #GreatWeddingStory
It’s 68 Freaking Cents – Item 141
The one where I just don't know anymore...#Rant #Stones #Lip
Jimmy Carter Is the Energizer Bunny of Former Presidents – Item 140
The one about the guy who keeps going and going and going and going...#PresidentCarter
Pete Buttigieg: The Man With Two Full-Time Jobs – Item 139
The one with more Mayor Pete, and how he's balancing his presidential exploratory committee, his media tour...and being the Mayor of South Bend, Indiana. He also resists Mark McGill's sneaky efforts to get him to officially declare himself a candidate.[...]
Maureen McFadden – Item 138
The one with a local legend.rrMaureen McFadden has spent 40 years doing news at her hometown station, something that's unheard of in this industry. She talked to us about it on Michiana's Morning News Thursday morning, on the eve of[...]
Social Security Scams – Item 137
The one about a piece of mail you might have found in your mailbox that's Grade A Bullshit.I call my friend Rick Walz at the Better Business Bureau of Northern Indiana to talk about all the scams floating around right[...]
A Chat With Chicago Fire’s “Firefighter Joe Cruz” – Item 136
The One With Actor Joe Minoso, who plays Joe Cruz on Chicago Fire.#FanboyTime
When The Mayor Wants To Be The President – Item 134
The one about my mayor wanting a much bigger gig.#953MNC #PeteButtigieg #MarkMcGill #2020
The Halftime Show, In Review – Item 133
They’re Just Memories For You Now – Item 132
The one about my father-in-law, and a Scarecrow.#LarryWilliams #JohnCougarMellencamp
The Deep Freeze – Item 131
The one with ridiculous wind chills getting ready to stick something foul smelling and rude directly in all of our faces. And how we should handle them, according to a bunch of our local experts here in South Bend.Info on[...]
But I’ll Run You Through: Two Each From Iron Maiden – Item 130
The One I almost titled Item Maiden.#IronMaiden #BestOf
The Winter Classic In South Bend – Item 129
The one about The Hockey at The House That Rockne Built.#BrassBonanza #Blackhawks #Bruins #Philanthropy #VileRichard
Pods and Ends – Item 128
The one about 2018, other shows, and my own "Item of the Year."rr#HappyNewYear
Christmas Bonus Episode – Item 127
The one with T'was The Night Before Christmas.#FroggyRadio #ChristmasThen #ChristmasNow #ChristmasAlways
Holiday Hopes – Item 126
The one about hoping. And love. And Tom Brady.#ClickItAnyway
Porch Pirates – Item 125
The one about getting stuff shipped.Marjorie Stephens with the Better Business Bureau of Northern Indiana has suggestions about how to keep people from stealing stuff off your porch that you've ordered for the holidays.[http://bbb.org](http://bbb.org)
Why We Needed The Star Wars Holiday Special – Item 124
The one about a variety show, Life Day, and a mountain of cocaine.
Stan The Man (Supersized Second Issue) – Item 123
The one with Craig Merrick, a dear old friend with a much deeper history with comic books than anyone I know.rr#StanLee
Stan The Man – Item 122
The one about Stan Lee.#BuyMeToysDotCom #Froggy1027 #HallOfHeroes
The Kap Man on The Blackhawks on MNC – Item 121
The One about dropping the letter Q.Ugh.Election Day started off Tuesday morning with a change I DID NOT want. The Chicago Blackhawks organization parted ways with Joel Quenneville, one of the winningest coaches in NHL history, for reasons the fanbase[...]
Tie Your Top Five Down: My Best Of Queen – Item 120
The one celebrating a movie I've been dying to see for a couple of years now.#Freddie #Freaking #Mercury
30 Years In Radio: The Feds, The Complex and Home Again – Item 119
The one that finishes up the story.#AllTheDamnCallLettersInTheFreakingWorld
30 Years in Radio: WIRX Reprise and The Front Range – Item 118
The one with a higher altitude and a lower bottom.#WIRX #KKFM #KMOM #KCCY #KVUU #KKLI #KZRR
30 Years In Radio: A “U”, A “Q”, & Kalamazoo – Item 117
The one about the mid-1990s. #WNDU #WNTX #WVHQ #WDOW See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Our Friend Billy – Item 116
The one I didn't want to write this morning. #OurFriendBilly See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
30 Years In Radio: Hit 100 and WIRX – Item 115
The one about the beginning. #KGGG #KIMM #WIRX See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The Vegas Shooting Anniversary – Item 114
A replay of a conversation with baseball player Tyler Alamo, who was at the concert on October 1st, 2017 in Las Vegas when the mass shooting incident happened. He spoke with Mark McGill from 95.3 MNC a few days later.[...]
Flo’s Flow – Item 113
The one before the storm hit. To quote Bob Dylan: This is the story of the hurricane. Here's a taste of our local coverage in South Bend, Indiana, as Hurricane Florence was within 20 hours of coming ashore in the Carolinas.[...]
Why We Needed The Mothers Of Invention – Item 111
The one with The Maestro. In defense of a musical genius that a lot of people just...don't...get. #LetsMakeTheWaterTurnBlack See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
A Busy Week Here In South Bend – Item 110
The one with The Law. Two of our top cops called in to our morning show to talk about President Carter's visit for Habitat For Humanity, and the kickoff for Notre Dame Football. Carter will be 94 in a month,[...]
The Summer of Hate in ’68 – Item 109
The one about the riots, and the Democratic Doom. #Unconventional #ACrownForDick See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Why We Needed John Tyler – Item 108
The one about the 10th U.S. President, and why you shouldn't overlook his importance. Once again trying something different with the podcast. Always experiment: Proper mad science, with goggles, that sort of thing. #Harrison #VanBurenBoys #HisAccidency #Texas #California #Mexico #Polk[...]
Through The Past, Dorkly: 1987 Punk from Social Joke – Item 107
The One with four loud songs in it. Your host uncovers a 31 year-old cassette tape of the punk band he was barely a member of when he was a junior in high school. #EdnaForever See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Parenting Done Right (Shameless Self-Promotion-quickie) – Item 106
The one that's just a quick bit from our morning show today. Mark and I host Michiana's Morning News Monday through Friday from 5 to 9, to inform and entertain. Mark is in charge of finding the weird stories like[...]
Through The Past, Dorkly: Danny & Me – Item 105
The One where I'm kind of drunk, and recording at home for the first time. Danny Haney and I found a strong musical partnership in High School, 30 years ago. He was the best drummer I ever worked with, and[...]
Appetite For Destruction: Still Tasty – Item 104
The one that resurrects the idea of the Epic Podcast Crossover Series with Brad King of the [Let Me Ask You A Question](https://audioboom.com/channel/let-me-ask-you-a-question) podcast. Celebrating three decades plus of a kickass album that redefined a genre. #GunsNRoses #AppetiteForDestruction #PleaseSirIWantSomeMore See[...]
Keeping All Of Your Fingers – Item 103
The one about fireworks. Audio from Michiana's Morning News with Mark McGill, Captain Brent Lane of the Mishawaka (IN) Fire Department, and Division Chief Jason Stefaniak of the Mishawaka Police Department. #NotReadyToTalkAboutAnnapolisJustYet #OrHarlanEllison #ProbablyNextTime See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
RFK 50th – Item 102
The about Bobby, on the 50th anniversary of his death, and how he wasn't really the shoe-in history props him up to have been. #RFK50 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
‘S Wonderful! ‘S Marvel-ous! – ‘S Item 101!
The one with Allen Stewart and a billion dollars at the box office. #AvengersDay #NewNumberOnesAgain #InfinityWar See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The Big, Fat Hundy – Item 100
The one that was the one-hundreth. #AnswerMeTheseQuestionsThree See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Monsters I Have Loved – Item 99
The one I rushed into production, about people without enough damned respect. #Al #Kevin #Bill See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Knobs – Item 98
Lock it in and rip the knob off. I'm going to talk to you about radio, and these kids today. #CallLettersOfYesteryear #DidYouUsedToBeTommieLee See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
A Thousand Actions – Item 97
The one about 1000 issues of Action Comics. #TenCents #History See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Speaking Your Truth – Item 96
The one about the 50th anniversary. #TheMountaintop #MLK50 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The March Into Madness – Item 95
The one about the (Final) Four. #WhyYouChoose #WhoYouLoseTo See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Make A Mix Tape – Item 93
The one about five songs long. #Why #How #Go See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
David Ogden Stiers: An Appreciation – Item 92
The one about Major Winchester. #Goodbye #Farewell #Amen See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
For I Have Dined On Honeydew. Ranking Rush, Part Two – Item 91
The other one about Rush albums. The other half of them. #10 #9 #8 #7 #6 #5 #4 #3 #2 #1 #ListenToTheArchive #ForTheyPassedANobleLaw See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jack, Relax. Get Busy With The Facts. Ranking Rush, Part One – Item 90
The one about Rush albums. Half of them. #19 #18 #17 #16 #15 #14 #13 #12 #11 #ListenToTheArchive #TheGuillotineShallClaimHerBloodyPrize See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Tyler Alamo Recounts His Experience In The Las Vegas Mass Shooting – Item 79A
This is a podcast of an interview between 95.3 MNC Morning Host Mark McGill and former South Bend Cub Tyler Alamo, who was in the crowd and under fire during the mass shooting incident in Las Vegas during the Route[...]
But I Ain’t Got Wings – Item 78
The one with the biggest Tom Petty fan I've ever known, where we talk about the loss of his favorite musician. Another crossover event with Brad King's "Let Me Ask You A Question" Podcast. #ThankYouTom See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Game Of Thrones Season 7 Review – Item 74
The one with the three-headed fool. #WesterosPoliticsOnly #SeasonSevenReview #BradKingOfTheNorth #ZackMillerBeer See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May The Fortieth Be With You – Item 62
The One That Will Bring Balance To The Force #StarWars40thAnniversary #SpecialGuestBradKing See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Buffy The Vampire Slayer (with Brad King) – Item 53
The One That's About Buffy The Vampire Slayer. With special guest/fellow fan Brad King of the podcast "Let Me Ask You A Question..." #Grr #Argh See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.