128 – LIVE: Mostly Harmless Birthday Celebration with guests Janae Burris, Virgil Dickerson, Geoff Allen & Scooter James (Pinhead Circus/Tin Horn Prayer)

Mostly Harmless Live! Celebrating ridiculous birthdays, in front of a studio audience, with Geoff Allen, Scooter James, Janae Burris & Virgil Dickerson!

Mostly Harmless Live! Celebrating ridiculous birthdays, in front of a studio audience, with Geoff Allen, Scooter James, Janae Burris & Virgil Dickerson!

MOSTLY HARMLESS LIVE: “A Mostly Harmless Birthday Celebration!” Guests include Comedian Janae Burris, Virgil Dickerson (Illegal Pete’s/Suburban Home Records), Geoff Allen (Fun Is OK Graphic Design) & musical guest: Scooter James (Pinhead Circus/Tin Horn Prayer)!! Recorded in front of a “studio” audience at Mutiny Information Cafe in Denver!

This episode is brought to you by Ratio Beerworks, who were on hand during the event pouring their Fugazi inspired, Repeater Pale Ale!

In this month’s live episode, Damian and the gang tell stories of drunken & ridiculous birthdays of years past, dealing with growing up and older, and staying true to your youthfulness! The chat is followed by a short game of Mad Libs! This live event features stand up by Janae Burris and features an intimate acoustic set from Scooter!

You can download the episode from Itunes at: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/mostly-harmless-with-dammit/id439812373

 

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126 – Sweet Action Ice Cream owners Sam Kopicko & Chia Basinger talk Ice Cream, their DIY begginings and how punk rock inspired their shop!

Oh how sweet the action is down at Sweet Action Ice Cream! Today we're chatting with owners Sam Kopicko & Chia Basinger!

Oh how sweet the action is down at Sweet Action Ice Cream! Today we’re chatting with owners Sam Kopicko & Chia Basinger!

SWEET SUCCESS! Today we’re chatting with Sweet Action Ice Cream owners Sam Kopicko & Chia Basinger!

This episode is brought to you by Ratio Beerworks and the Ratio Sessions!

In this week’s interview, Damian joins Sweet Action partners (life and in business), along with their daughter Opal and dog Lamar Vannoy, at their Denver home to chat about their upcoming world domination in the Ice Cream business! Sweet Action has just made the move into small grocery stores such as Whole Foods Market, Tony’s Market and soon to be many many more! So we talk about the couple’s early punk rock days, doing it yourself, becoming successful and lots and lots and lots about SWEET ACTION ICE CREAM! All of this and more in today’s podcast adventure!

You can download the episode from Itunes at: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/mostly-harmless-with-dammit/id439812373

 

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124 – Chris Farren (Fake Problems/Antarctigo Vespucci) talks depression, creative juices, working with Jeff Rosenstock and hints new album!

Punk Friend and Celebrity to all, CHRIS FARREN is on this week's Mostly Harmless Podcast!

Punk Friend and Celebrity to all, CHRIS FARREN is on this week’s Mostly Harmless Podcast!

WHAT?! WHAT?! WHAT?! Punk friend and celebrity to ALL, Chris Farren of Fake Problems & Antarctigo Vespucci  is the guest on this week’s Mostly Harmless Podcast!

This episode is brought to you by Ratio Beerworks and the Ratio Sessions!

Damian meets up with Chris while on tour with Gaslight Anthem’s Brian Fallon on American’s birthday, July 4th in Denver! Backstage at the Summit Music Hall, the two talk openly about depression, creativity and recharging your batteries before the two talk about Chris’s partnerships with Bomb The Music Industry’s Jeff Rosenstock! We even get a few hints about Chris’s upcoming album! All of this and more in this week’s podcast adventure!

You can download the episode from Itunes at: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/mostly-harmless-with-dammit/id439812373

 

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123 – LIVE: “Dates from Hell” with Comedian Cody Spyker & Musical Guests The Windermeres!

Dammit Damian, Comedian Cody Spyker & Musical Guests The Windermeres telling stories of bad dates and romance gone wrong! Photo by Brittany Strummer

Dammit Damian, Comedian Cody Spyker & Musical Guests The Windermeres telling stories of bad dates and romance gone wrong! Photo by Brittany Strummer

MOSTLY HARMLESS LIVE: “Dates from HELL: Stories of Romance gone wrong!” Guests include Comedian Cody Spyker ,  & musical guest: The Windermeres!! Recorded in front of a “studio” audience at Mutiny Information Cafe in Denver!

This episode is brought to you by Ratio Beerworks, who were on hand during the event pouring their beers Repeater & Domestica!

In this month’s live episode, Damian and the gang get weird and awkward while discussing first dates, bad dates and have fun talking about the perils of dating. The talk is followed by a short game of Mad Libs! This live event features stand up by Cody Spyker and features a rocking set from The Windermeres!

You can download the episode from Itunes at: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/mostly-harmless-with-dammit/id439812373

 

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93 – Mostly Harmless LIVE with Muscle Beach, Eric Henderson & Gerhard Kaaihue!

Upon discovering he is a terrible roommate, Damian proceeds to drink himself to a stuppor while recieving advice from Muscle Beach, Comeidan Eric Henderson & artist Gerhard Kaaihue on Mostly Harmless Live!

Upon discovering he is a terrible roommate, Damian proceeds to drink himself to a stuppor while recieving advice from Muscle Beach, Comeidan Eric Henderson & artist Gerhard Kaaihue on Mostly Harmless Live!

Mostly Harmless Live - Roommates Story Poster. Now available for purchase in the Webstore! Artwork by Gerard Kaaihue!

Mostly Harmless Live – Roommates Story Poster. Now available for purchase in the Webstore! Artwork by Gerard Kaaihue!

MOSTLY HARMLESS LIVE with Muscle Beach, Comedian Eric Henderson & Comic artist Gerhard Kaaihue!! Recorded in front of a “studio” audience at Mutiny Information Cafe in Denver!

In this month’s live episode, Damian drinks way too much and swaps stories with the guys about roommates. During which Damian discovers he’s a terrible roommate and gets advice from the gang about working relationships, how to be a better person and we hear funny stories of lives lived in close proximities that go completely wrong!

The gang also play another rousing game of “Who said it? Hulk Hogan, Macho Man Randy Savage or Rosie O’Donnell!”

This episode is brought to you by Ratio Beerworks & Death Wish Coffee!

This live event features stand up by Eric Henderson, plus a musical set by Muscle Beach.

You can download the episode from Itunes at: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/mostly-harmless-with-dammit/id439812373

 

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THE ART OF AN INTERVIEW Damian interviews JAY BENTELY of BAD RELIGION, and give us advice on conducting a better interview!

I’ve been doing interviews with bands since I was seventeen years old. Over the years people have asked my advice in how they can do their own interviews.

Most recently I interviewed Tom May from The Menzingers. Their tour manager, Scotty Bell, is a good friend of mine and wrote me telling me that Tom thought the interview was great and that my questions were “really gonzo-esque and off the wall.” Scott was thinking of interviewing bands and asked me for tips.

As with the other, people who has asked, I wrote him a couple of thousand words about my process. I’m never sure if those e-mails ever make sense, but I wanted to take a little time today and write a little bit about my process and show you how it plays out.

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10 -KRIS ROE from THE ATARIS

Best Friends Forever! Kris Roe from The Ataris and Dammit Damian

Best Friends Forever! Kris Roe from The Ataris and Dammit Damian

Hello Friends! We sit down with Kris in the Pinball loft room at Moe’s BBQ in Denver. The first few moments of the interview have some Audio issues, but overall the episode is GREAT! I’m super happy with it.

Big thanks to Danny Sax from Moe’s BBQ & The Gothic for helping to set this interview up. Killer guy and killer venues!

We open the show up with “All Souls Day,” off the upcoming Ataris album and currently on the 7 inch entitled “All Souls Day”/”Graveyard of the Atlantic.” You can find tha 7 inch over at: http://store.paperandplastick.com/products/6543

We close the episode with an acoustic take on the most loved Ataris song ever, “San Dimas Football Rules!” You can find that track on Kris’ “Pay What You Want.” Acoustic album, ” Hang Your Head in Hope ”  over at: http://theataris.bandcamp.com/

For more information about Kris Roe please visit:
http://www.facebook.com/theataris
http://www.theatarismerch.com/
http://www.twitter.com/theataris
http://www.paperandplastick.com
If you like what you hear, please leave us a review on ITUNES! Make sure you like us on Facebook! Thanks for listening!

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02 – TWO COW GARAGE’s MICAH SCHNABEL talks “I’m Dead, Serious,” his origin story, music as an addiction, life on the road and more!

Micah and Damian after the “I’m Dead, Serious” Denver release party.

Hello Friends! Welcome to the official launch of Season one of the Mostly Harmless podcast! Today’s episode we talk candidly with Micah Schnabel from Two Cow Garage. Micah and I talk our mutual music addictions and we travel to the dark place of life that influenced Micah’s new album, “I’m Dead, Serious.”

“Zen and The Art of Fucking Up Your Life” From Micah’s New album is played at the opening of the episode and Two Cow Garage’s “Jackson Don’t Worry” from their 2010 album Sweet Saint Me finishes the episode off.

Find more information about Micah at:
http://www.twocowgarage.com
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Micah-Schnabel-Music/131977230202293
http://www.suburbanhomerecords.com

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