The CripesCast Podcast
Episode 23 - Kevin Wehrenberg

Episode 23 - Kevin Wehrenberg

November 20, 2020

Charlie talks to Kevin Wehrenberg who's a producer of many shows you know and love including Fear Factor, Cannonball and Wipeout. Kevin and Charlie discuss Wisconsin, how to make it in the TV biz and JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation), a cause Kevin passionately supports. 

Episode 22 - Nic Mink

Episode 22 - Nic Mink

November 12, 2020

Nic Mink, CEO of Sitka Salmon Shares, sits down with Charlie to talk about starting a business in the Midwest, balancing profit with environment and tips for people looking to follow in his footsteps.

Episode 21 - Erin Wehrenberg

Episode 21 - Erin Wehrenberg

November 6, 2020

Charlie talks with Erin Wehrenberg, the head of ABC comedy. Erin has also had executive roles  at NBC and Warner Bros. She’s worked on everything from The Office to Friends to 2 Broke Girls. Charlie and Erin about the behind the scenes of the comedy biz, working in entertainment during a pandemic and her love for Wisconsin. 

Episode 20 - Patricia Hastings

Episode 20 - Patricia Hastings

October 30, 2020

This week Charlie talks to Pat Hastings who's not only an incredible journalism professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, she also taught Charlie. Pat offers insight on the changing face of broadcast news, sharing news on social media social media and tips for citizen journalists. 

Episode 19 - Tea Krulos

Episode 19 - Tea Krulos

October 23, 2020

This week we’re talking about the conspiracy theories that have dominated American politics. Charlie’s guest is Milwaukee based author Tea Krulos about his new book American Madness: The Story of the Phantom Patriot and How Conspiracy Theories Hijacked American Consciousness.

Episode 18 - Keith Stanley

Episode 18 - Keith Stanley

October 15, 2020

Keith Stanley is Executive Director of Near West Side Partners, Inc. and also Charlie's clay pigeon shooting buddy. He's shares his insight on revitalizing Milwaukee's Near West Side. Some of you may also recognize Keith from Frontline's Two American Families. 

Episode 17 - Talking with Wisconsin Farmers

Episode 17 - Talking with Wisconsin Farmers

October 8, 2020

In this week's episode, Charlie travels to three Wisconsin farms to talk about the current state of farming in America's Dairyland, mental health, and the impact of the current political climate on the industry.  The guests include Jeff Ditzenberger, Carrie and Patrick Mess, and Mike and Sue Dettman.

Episode 16 - John Harvatine IV

Episode 16 - John Harvatine IV

October 1, 2020

John Harvatine IV, best known for his work on the hit show Robot Chicken, gets very serious about the Midwest in this week's episode.  John talks about his new show 'Crossing Swords', his lifelong dream to work for the Packers, and the best way to cook a bratwurst.

Episode 15 - John Kuhn

Episode 15 - John Kuhn

September 24, 2020

Former Green Bay Packers fullback, John Kuhn joins the CripesCast to discuss not only his football career but Charlie's own junior football glory days.  Now a Wisconsin resident, John Kuhn talks about his affinity for the midwest, life as a professional football player, and his love for the game of Sheepshead.

Episode 14 - Steven Olikara

Episode 14 - Steven Olikara

September 17, 2020

Steven Olikara is founder of the non-partisan Millennial Action Project. Charlie talks with him about the impact social media and cable news have on our civility, mail in voting and how to be bipartisan in these polarizing times. 

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