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Streetwise (The Pitch KC)

A podcast from The Pitch Kansas City, hosted by Editor-in-Chief Brock Wilbur, covering Kansas City's best and worst and all points in between. Pitch in and we'll get through it.

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A podcast from The Pitch Kansas City, hosted by Editor-in-Chief Brock Wilbur, covering Kansas City's best and worst and all points in between. Pitch in and we'll get through it.

Reentry Trajectory - KC BBQ - Chronic Lethargy - Leslie Case

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This week on the Streetwise podcast we discuss a swift re-entry trajectory, enjoy a reading of Savannah Hawley's history of KC BBQ, check out Chronic Lethargy's track “Take Your Thyme”, and chat with Leslie Case of the Kansas City Public Library.

Our episode is brought to you this time around by Worlds of Fun, Alibi Pop-Up Bar, and Authentic KC.

Streetwise is hosted by Brock Wilbur, editor in chief of The Pitch. Subscribe on iTunes or Spotify. Subscribe to the Streetwise newsletter, a weekly meditation on Kansas City news and events.

Jason Klamm read our magazine story. Thanks to Jason Beers for our theme song, “One Kicker”. Our editor is Terence Wiggins.

Apr 30 2021

54mins

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Bunny Season - Pot City - Cuee - Remy Styrk

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This week on the Streetwise podcast we discuss baby bunny season trauma, enjoy a reading of Jim Nimmo's local medical pot stories, check out Cuee’s track “Ain't Going Back”, and chat with wunderkind Remy Styrk about his work in filmmaking and composing.

Streetwise is hosted by Brock Wilbur, editor in chief of The Pitch. Subscribe on iTunes or Spotify. Subscribe to the Streetwise newsletter, a weekly meditation on Kansas City news and events.

Jason Klamm read our magazine story. Thanks to Jason Beers for our theme song, “One Kicker”. Our editor is Terence Wiggins.

Apr 23 2021

40mins

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Team Names - Stoner Films - Knife Crime - Aaron Rhodes

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This week on the Streetwise podcast we discuss soccer team names, enjoy a reading of Abby Olcese's "4:20 to Yuma" about stoner films, check out Knife Crime's track "Kids’ Excuses", and chat with Aaron Rhodes about music writing and the physical launch of Shuttlecock Music Magazine.

Streetwise is hosted by Brock Wilbur, editor in chief of The Pitch. Subscribe on iTunes or Spotify. Subscribe to the Streetwise newsletter, a weekly meditation on Kansas City news and events.

Jason Klamm read our magazine story. Thanks to Jason Beers for our theme song, “One Kicker”. Our editor is Terence Wiggins.

Apr 16 2021

37mins

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One Year - Buffet Fray - True Lions

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This week on the Streetwise podcast we celebrate one year of shouting into the void, check out True Lions' track "Carrot Cake", and enjoy a reading of Liz Cook's most recent piece on the post-COVID return of buffets.

Streetwise is hosted by Brock Wilbur, editor in chief of The Pitch. Subscribe on iTunes or Spotify. Subscribe to the Streetwise newsletter, a weekly meditation on Kansas City news and events.

Today's episode is brought to you by Worlds of Fun, Records With Merritt, and Authentic Kansas City.

Jason Klamm read our magazine story. Thanks to Jason Beers for our theme song, “One Kicker”. Our editor is Terence Wiggins.

Apr 10 2021

20mins

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Cord Cutting - Port Fonda - Tanka Ray - Dave Jorgenson

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This week on the Streetwise podcast we discuss cord cutting, listen to a reading of Liz Cook & Natalie Gallagher's Port Fonda expose, check out Tanka Ray’s track “Everyone’s Dead”, and chat with Dave Jorgenson, The Washington Post's lead TikTok representative—born and raised in KC.

Streetwise is hosted by Brock Wilbur, editor in chief of The Pitch. Subscribe on iTunes or Spotify. Subscribe to the Streetwise newsletter, a weekly meditation on Kansas City news and events.

Jason Klamm read our magazine story. Thanks to Jason Beers for our theme song, “One Kicker”. Our editor is Terence Wiggins.

Apr 02 2021

1hr 8mins

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Benji Boy - Block Party - Merlin - Rob Schamberger

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This week on the Streetwise podcast we discuss Benji the Cat, enjoy a reading of Emily Cox's piece on KC Tenants' block party, check out Merlin's track "The Revenger", and chat with Rob Schamberger about crafting art for professional wrestling.

Streetwise is hosted by Brock Wilbur, editor in chief of The Pitch. Subscribe on iTunes or Spotify. Subscribe to the Streetwise newsletter, a weekly meditation on Kansas City news and events.

Jason Klamm read our magazine story. Thanks to Jason Beers for our theme song, “One Kicker”. Our editor is Terence Wiggins.

Mar 26 2021

58mins

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Festival Fever - Fashionably Late - Flora from Kansas - Rep. Ashley Aune

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This week on the Streetwise podcast we discuss festival fever, enjoy a reading of J.M. Banks' Fashionably Late, check out Flora from Kansas' track "Better Off Alone", and talk political shop with Rep. Ashley Aune.

Streetwise is hosted by Brock Wilbur, editor in chief of The Pitch. Subscribe on iTunes or Spotify. Subscribe to the Streetwise newsletter, a weekly meditation on Kansas City news and events.

Jason Klamm read our magazine story. Thanks to Jason Beers for our theme song, “One Kicker”. Our editor is Terence Wiggins.

Mar 19 2021

42mins

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People Persons - Pandemic Cinema - The Norman Three-Sixty - Blaseball

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This week on the Streetwise podcast we discuss people in person, enjoy a reading of Abby Olcese's piece on pandemic cinema, check out The Norman Three-Sixty's track “Sonic”, and chat with Joel A. Clark about his work on the internet splort of Blaseball. Fresh breath, here we come!

Streetwise is hosted by Brock Wilbur, editor in chief of The Pitch. Subscribe on iTunes or Spotify. Subscribe to the Streetwise newsletter, a weekly meditation on Kansas City news and events.

Jason Klamm read our magazine story. Thanks to Jason Beers for our theme song, “One Kicker”. Our editor is Terence Wiggins.

Mar 12 2021

46mins

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Rock Chalk - John Brown - Rob Rice - Lucky

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This week on the Streetwise podcast we discuss KU basketball, enjoy a reading of Dan Lybarger's piece on John Brown, check out Rob Rice ft Calvin Arsenia & Ezgi Karakus's track "Tiny Window", and chat with Brea Grant & Natasha Kermani from the film Lucky (OUT NOW!)

Streetwise is hosted by Brock Wilbur, editor in chief of The Pitch. Subscribe on iTunes or Spotify. Subscribe to the Streetwise newsletter, a weekly meditation on Kansas City news and events.

Jason Klamm read our magazine story. Thanks to Jason Beers for our theme song, “One Kicker”. Our editor is Terence Wiggins.

Mar 05 2021

54mins

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Hot Hot Heat - Bryan Shannon - Nan + The One Night Stands - Murder By Death

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This week on Streetwise we celebrate the sun’s return, listen to a reading of J.M. Banks’ profile on Bryan Shannon, jam to Nan + The One Night Stands’ track “Lion”, and reflect on our missing year of live concerts with Adam Turla of Murder By Death.

Streetwise is hosted by Brock Wilbur, editor in chief of The Pitch. Subscribe on iTunes or Spotify. Subscribe to the Streetwise newsletter, a weekly meditation on Kansas City news and events. This is a production of the Pitch Podcast Network.

Jason Klamm read our magazine story. Thanks to Jason Beers for our theme song, “One Kicker”. Our editor is Terence Wiggins.

Feb 26 2021

52mins

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Fauci Ouchie - Megan Karson - David Luther - Nebraska Republicans

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This week on the Streetwise podcast we discuss the Fauci Ouchie, listen to a reading of Emily Cox's story on Megan Karson, salute the city with David Luther's track “Home to Kansas City”, and talk political perils with Ross Benes, author of Rural Rebellion: How Nebraska Became a Republican Stronghold.

Feb 19 2021

55mins

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The Loss - J.R. Brinkley - FaithWorks Productions - Josh Scott

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This week we chat about The Loss, listen to a reading of Anne Kniggendorf's history of huckster J.R. Binkley, jam to FaithWorks Productions' track "Go Getta ft Boy Big, Young Fatha, PJDaSinger & Rappin Twan", and stomp on guitar effect pedals with rockstar businessman Josh Scott of JHS Pedals.

Streetwise is hosted by Brock Wilbur, editor in chief of The Pitch. Subscribe on iTunes or Spotify. Subscribe to the Streetwise newsletter, a weekly meditation on Kansas City news and events. This is a production of the Pitch Podcast Network.

Jason Klamm read our magazine story. Thanks to Jason Beers for our theme song, “One Kicker”. Our editor is Terence Wiggins.

Feb 12 2021

49mins

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Suck Brady - South of Peculiar - Silicone Prairie - Aaron Carnes

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This week on the Streetwise podcast we discuss America vs. Tom Brady, listen to a reading of Gail Folsom's "South of Peculiar", jam to Silicone Prairie's track "America", and talk with Aaron Carnes, author of the forthcoming book "In Defense of Ska".

Streetwise is hosted by Brock Wilbur, editor in chief of The Pitch. Subscribe on iTunes or Spotify. Subscribe to the Streetwise newsletter, a weekly meditation on Kansas City news and events.

Jason Klamm read our magazine story. Thanks to Jason Beers for our theme song, “One Kicker”. Our editor is Terence Wiggins.

Feb 06 2021

50mins

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Chipped Tooth - Trans Musicians - Lesser Pleasures - Alexander Clark

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This week on the Streetwise podcast we discuss tooth whistlin', listen to a reading of Allison Harris' "Trans Dance Revolution", jam to Lesser Pleasures' track "War", and talk with author and manny-to-the-stars Alexander Clark about his book Diapers to Diamonds.

Streetwise is hosted by Brock Wilbur, editor in chief of The Pitch. Subscribe on iTunes or Spotify. Subscribe to the Streetwise newsletter, a weekly meditation on Kansas City news and events.

Jason Klamm read our magazine story. Thanks to Jason Beers for our theme song, “One Kicker”. Our editor is Terence Wiggins.

Jan 29 2021

53mins

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Snow Dogs - Annika Wooton - Mensa Deathsquad - Julia Purdy

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This week on the Streetwise podcast we discuss other worlds and other weathers, listen to a reading of Anne Kniggendorf's Annika Wooton story, jam to Mensa Deathsquad's "The Passenger", and talk with astrology author Julia Purdy.

Streetwise is hosted by Brock Wilbur, editor in chief of The Pitch. Subscribe on iTunes or Spotify. Subscribe to the Streetwise newsletter, a weekly meditation on Kansas City news and events. This is a production of the Pitch Podcast Network.

Jason Klamm read our magazine story. Thanks to Jason Beers for our theme song, “One Kicker”. Our editor is Terence Wiggins.

Jan 22 2021

48mins

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Bulk Buys - Westside Stories - Approach ft. Heidi Gluck - Miriam Wade

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This week on the Streetwise podcast we discuss bulk purchasing trauma, listen to a reading of Liz Cook's Westside Stories, jam to Approach ft Heidi Gluck on the track "Call You", and talk with YA author Miriam Wade.

Streetwise is hosted by Brock Wilbur, editor in chief of The Pitch. Subscribe on iTunes or Spotify. Subscribe to the Streetwise newsletter, a weekly meditation on Kansas City news and events.

Jason Klamm read our magazine story. Thanks to Jason Beers for our theme song, “One Kicker”. Our editor is Terence Wiggins.

Jan 15 2021

38mins

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Puppy Distraction - Ehren Schwarz - Lily B Moonflower - Jason Harper

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Today on the Streetwise podcast we discuss puppies, listen to a reading of Barb Shelly's profile of Ehren Schwarz, check out Lily B Moonflower's song "Midnight Song", and chat with former Pitch music editor Jason Harper.

Streetwise is hosted by Brock Wilbur, editor in chief of The Pitch. Subscribe on iTunes or Spotify. Subscribe to the Streetwise newsletter, a weekly meditation on Kansas City news and events.

Jason Klamm read our magazine story. Thanks to Jason Beers for our theme song, “One Kicker”. Our editor is Terence Wiggins.

Jan 09 2021

49mins

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Wrap Up - Katie Camlin - Black Vegans - Bill Tammeus

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This week on the Streetwise podcast we wait to wrap up this dumb year, gossip about leaks with Katie Camlin, listen to a reading of Liz Cook's "Black Vegans", and discuss the role of religion in a time of tremendous loss with Bill Tammeus, author of "Love, Loss and Endurance: A 9/11 Story of Resilience and Hope in an Age of Anxiety".

THERE WILL BE NO STREETWISE THE NEXT TWO WEEKS BECAUSE WE ALL DESERVE A BREAK.

Streetwise is hosted by Brock Wilbur, editor in chief of The Pitch. Subscribe on iTunes or Spotify. Subscribe to the Streetwise newsletter, a weekly meditation on Kansas City news and events.

Jason Klamm read our magazine story. Thanks to Jason Beers for our theme song, “One Kicker”. Our editor is Terence Wiggins.

Dec 18 2020

1hr 6mins

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Chasing Hanukkah - Good Grief - Billy Goat - Aaron Rahsaan Thomas

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We discuss chasing Hanukkah, enjoy a reading of Joseph Hernandez's "Goof Grief", check out Billy Goat's track "Old School", and chat with CBS's SWAT showrunner Aaron Rahsaan Thomas.

Streetwise is hosted by Brock Wilbur, editor in chief of The Pitch. Subscribe on iTunes or Spotify. Subscribe to the Streetwise newsletter, a weekly meditation on Kansas City news and events.

Jason Klamm read our magazine story. Thanks to Jason Beers for our theme song, “One Kicker”. Our editor is Terence Wiggins.

Dec 11 2020

51mins

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Excessive Decorations - Marie Jackson - Radkey - Joe Drape

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Today we discuss over-decorating at the holidays, listen to a reading of Allison Harris' profile of Marie Jackson, check out Radkey's song "Seize", and chat with Joe Drape about his book "The Saint Makers."

Streetwise is hosted by Brock Wilbur, editor in chief of The Pitch. Subscribe on iTunes or Spotify. Subscribe to the Streetwise newsletter, a weekly meditation on Kansas City news and events.

Jason Klamm read our magazine story. Thanks to Jason Beers for our theme song, “One Kicker”. Our editor is Terence Wiggins.

Dec 04 2020

42mins

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Best KC news

By JoCoDan - May 13 2019
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Hyper Local, informative, entertaining, what more could you want?

good listen

By k mure - Apr 09 2019
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‘crazy crab town’ 😂...informative & humorous