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Why? The Podcast

Heidi Hedquist/ Luke Poling

Naked skydivers. Jeopardy champions. Rodeo clowns. Suzi Quatro. Professional mascots. Competitive eaters. Astronauts. Cherry Vanilla. Renaissance fair kings. Benjamin Franklin. Olympic Curlers. Mandalorians. Gay erotica writers. Mermaids. Fruit cake tossers. Martha Wash. Dolphin Lovers. Hair collectors. Strippers. And satanists. We've talked to them all. On Why? every week we talk with another guest leading a fascinating life.

Recent Episodes

Why? Episode 108- Scream Queen Suze Lanier-BramlettOctober 26, 2020 Episode artwork Why? Episode 107- Haunted House Designer Leonard PickelOctober 19, 2020 Episode artwork Why? Episode 106- Disney Legend Tom NabbeOctober 12, 2020 Episode artwork Why? Episode 105- The Penguin Lady, Dyan deNapoliOctober 05, 2020 Episode artwork Why? Episode 104- Stripper Gurl HaggardSeptember 28, 2020 Episode artwork Why? Episode 103- From Prince & The Revolution, musician BrownMarkSeptember 21, 2020 Episode artwork Why? Episode 102- Matt Owens from the Unclaimed Baggage CenterSeptember 14, 2020 Episode artwork Why? Episode 101- First African American Female NFL Coach Collette V SmithSeptember 07, 2020 Episode artwork Why? Episode 100- Drummer Richie RamoneAugust 31, 2020 Episode artwork Why? Episode 99- Professional Mini GolfAugust 24, 2020 Episode artwork Why? Episode 98 (Bonus!)- Competitive Dog Grooming with Rebecca SternAugust 20, 2020 Episode artwork Why? Episode 97- A History of Contraception with Donna DruckerAugust 17, 2020 Episode artwork Why? Episode 96- Action Park with Andy MulvihillAugust 10, 2020 Episode artwork Why? Episode 95- Cornhole with ACL Commissioner Stacey MooreAugust 03, 2020 Episode artwork Why? Episode 94- Baseball Groundskeeper Paul ZwaskaJuly 27, 2020 Episode artwork Why? Episode 93- Talking Head Chris FrantzJuly 20, 2020 Episode artwork Why? Episode 92 (Bonus!)- Music Great John EllisonJuly 15, 2020 Episode artwork Why? Episode 91- Poly Dom Writer Tammy Jo EckhartJuly 13, 2020 Episode artwork Why? Episode 90 (Bonus!)- Blobfest 2020 with Bob TrateJuly 08, 2020 Episode artwork Why? Episode 89- You Don't Nomi with director Jeffrey McHaleJuly 06, 2020 Episode artwork Why? Episode 88- Music Great Suzi QuatroJune 29, 2020 Episode artwork Why? Episode 87- Pizza Tours with Scott WienerJune 22, 2020 Episode artwork Why? Episode 86- Jeopardy Champion & Author Sarah Jett RayburnJune 15, 2020 Episode artwork Why? Episode 85- Naked Skydiving with Jeff DawsonJune 08, 2020 Episode artwork Why? Episode 84- US Olympic Synchronized Swimmer Anita AlvarezJune 01, 2020 Episode artwork