Brendan O’Connor might as well be called Mr. Orlando. This guy is my bestie and a true champion for our town. As Editor-in-Chief of Bungalower, he strives to connect people with causes and shares his passion for art and nature with a kind heart and a generous spirit. Listen in to the tale of his Canadian childhood and a couple of times when we get pretty honest with each other.
Avery Smith is smart and talented and full of easy-going natural humor. In this episode we talk about the computer stuff he does, the things we don’t drink, and how important nature is to us. Listen in to this episode to zen out a little. Or maybe get fired up. Who knows?
Seth Daniels is clever, skilled, and genuinely a good dude. His work as Freehand Goods is some of the finest leatherwork around, but he has a nose for more than just leather. The way he describes a scent is like no one I’ve met. In this episode of Townie Talks, we get off topic a little and I find out exactly what aftershave is for.
Todd Deery leads the charge when developing post-graduate gaming talent downtown at UCF’s FIEA - Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy. He loves the smell of fresh-cut grass, would eradicate mosquitos and ban HSN if he were dictator, and would never again turn on a blender while fixing it. In this episode of Townie Talks, meet Todd Deery.
Naomi Bourassa is all about care. Health and healing are how she directs her efforts toward one of the largest problems in our Central Florida community, human trafficking. She is generous, patient, kind, and a really good listener. (Something she’s been working on, actually.) Find out more about Naomi in this episode of Townie Talks.
Jordan Eichenblatt is one tough cookie. The camera loves this guy and the energy he shares with our city is palpable. He is a positive force for sharing the best of Orlando's vittles on his show, Brunch Bros, with co-host John Rawlins. Listen in as we talk about hitting an all time low, rising back up, and moving and shaking all over this City Beautiful.
Tiffany Lano is a maker. She has committed to making her own clothes and now is committed to forging a new path in life. While I want to turn her dog Henri into a multi-million-dollar superstar pet, she has other plans. Or does she? Listen in as we talk about changing careers, traveling, toilet-papering houses, and making everyone take driving lessons.
Kristine Thomas is a tornado of wellness inspiration. Her recipes are simple, healthy, and uber delicious. Give her two minutes to talk about innovation in the world of nutrition and she’ll blow your mind. We talk about being optimists, discovering value in others, and the beauty of VHS movies. Find out about Welli here.