Season 1

April 30, 2021

Interview with Michele Traina | The VIP Table #2

Welcome to The VIP Table! A special private seating with special guests that's driven by you, the viewers. Today's guest is Miche…

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March 26, 2021

Interview with Adam Aaro | The VIP Table #1

Welcome to The VIP Table! A special private seating with special guests that's driven by you, the viewers. Today's guest is Adam …

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July 31, 2020

"I've Always Had Dreams for Something Bigger" with John Rocha - The B…

We've reached our Season 1 finale! Fifty episodes in the can and we couldn't be more proud! And to cap off this amazing first sea…

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July 24, 2020

So What's Next? with Mike Shea - The Basement Lounge: EP #49

As the season finale looms, everyone's favorite host of The Basement Lounge is gonna sit down and have a drink with you, the list…

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July 17, 2020

"The Majority of Filmmaking is Putting Out Fires" with Steve Morris -…

This week is a jam-packed double-sized episode with writer/director Steve Morris (The Assistants, Great White Shark: Beyond the C…

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July 10, 2020

"We Should've Stayed Closed" with Aimee James - The Basement Lounge: …

Local musician & piano teacher Aimee James is back with us! She first came on the show a year ago for our second episode, and now…

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July 3, 2020

"I Put Out a Little Too Much Positivity" with Mike Shea - The Basemen…

We're approaching the final episodes of Season 1, so it's time to let you guys know what to expect in the coming weeks. What's go…

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June 26, 2020

"This Is What I Have To Do" with Neil Griffin - The Basement Lounge: …

We've got the most positive person in all of Dayton comedy scene, comedian Neil Griffin! He's here to talk about his exciting jou…

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June 19, 2020

"I've Been Told My Jokes Are Too Smart" with Greg Gray - The Basement…

Greg Gray is a newcomer to the world of comedy and he's been having to learn the ropes in very non-conventional ways. Check out o…

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June 12, 2020

"He Has the Terrorist Birds" with Matt Stanley - The Basement Lounge:…

Matt Stanley is a comedian/magician who's performed on cruise ships & in comedy clubs, and if you're not careful, his birds will …

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May 29, 2020

"Regurgitating My Journal Entries" with Ben Howard - The Basement Lou…

He's a comedian and a writer and he's got a lot to say. Ben Howard sits down via Zoom to talk about getting started in a coffee h…

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May 15, 2020

"We're a Country Full of Karens" with Don Smith - The Basement Lounge…

Don Smith calls in to chat about staying busy during a pandemic and why his supply of vodka hasn't quite been affected. Check out…

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May 8, 2020

"Now We Have Murder Hornets" with Ray Jackson - The Basement Lounge: …

Comedian Ray Jackson has some unique thoughts on the current state of the world. Check out our LIVE morning show "Brunch In the B…

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May 1, 2020

Mike Interviews Mike - The Basement Lounge: EP#38

Using our handy-dandy PodDecks, let's listen as Mike interviews his favorite person...himself! Check out our LIVE morning show "B…

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April 17, 2020

Mental Health During Quarantine with Jodi McDermitt - The Basement Lo…

Our good friend Jodi McDermitt is back via phone to talk about coping with mental health issues during a pandemic quarantine. Che…

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April 10, 2020

Trapped in the Basement - The Basement Lounge: EP #36

It's a whole new world since the last time we had a real chat, so grab a drink and join me for a conversation in The Basement Lou…

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April 3, 2020

Gratitude: My Mom, Melissa Shea - The Basement Lounge: EP #35

Throughout the month of March, I'm showing gratitude to everyone who's been supporting this show through Patreon & Anchor. This w…

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March 27, 2020

Gratitude: Joey Craig - The Basement Lounge: EP #34

Throughout the month of March, I'm showing gratitude to everyone who's been supporting this show through Patreon & Anchor. This w…

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March 20, 2020

Gratitude: Jodi McDermitt - The Basement Lounge: EP #33

Throughout the month of March, I'm showing gratitude to everyone who's been supporting this show through Patreon & Anchor. This w…

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March 13, 2020

Gratitude: Whitney Lattin - The Basement Lounge: EP #32

Throughout the month of March, I'm showing gratitude to everyone who's been supporting this show through Patreon & Anchor. This w…

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March 6, 2020

Gratitude: Mike Wells - The Basement Lounge: EP# 31

Throughout the month of March, I'm showing gratitude to everyone who's been supporting this show through Patreon & Anchor. This w…

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Feb. 28, 2020

Talking 'Star Wars' with Savannah Webb - EP #30

Producer/Cosplayer Savannah Webb is back in the studio to talk about becoming a professional podcaster...and then we get really s…

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Feb. 21, 2020

"I'm a Comedian Who Doesn't Wanna Talk About Comedy" with Dusty Harve…

Comedian Dusty Harvey is tired of talking about comedy. But don't worry, he has plenty more to talk about! Check out the video ve…

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Feb. 7, 2020

"Most Anticipated Films of 2020" with Don Owens - EP #27

We're back from a nice long break with a brand new episode! And we're also welcoming back a guest from the old show, Don Owens of…

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Feb. 2, 2020

"How The Show Is Changing For 2020" - EP #26

While we break for the holidays, I'm giving you guys a chance to get to know me a little better with some smaller episodes. This …

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Jan. 24, 2020

"Cool S**t I'm Using!" - EP #25

While we break for the holidays, I'm giving you guys a chance to get to know me a little better with some smaller episodes. This …

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Jan. 17, 2020

My Favorite Famous Dead Person - EP #24

While we break for the holidays, I'm giving you guys a chance to get to know me a little better with some smaller episodes. This …

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Jan. 10, 2020

"Have You Met Mike?" - EP #23

While we break for the holidays, I'm giving you guys a chance to get to know me a little better with some smaller episodes. This …

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Jan. 6, 2020

"Top 3 Goals for 2020" - EP #22

While we break for the holidays, I'm giving you guys a chance to get to know me a little better with some smaller episodes. This …

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Dec. 27, 2019

What I Learned About Myself This Year - EP #21

While we break for the holidays, I'm giving you guys a chance to get to know me a little better with some smaller episodes. This …

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Dec. 20, 2019

Onward to 2020 with Travis Diffenderfer - EP #20

It's the last interview of 2019 and producer extraordinaire Travis Diffenderfer is back on the show! We're looking to the future …

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Dec. 13, 2019

"I Don't Think I've Processed This Entire Year" with Elyse Coulter - …

News anchor Elyse Coulter from Dayton 24/7 Now stopped by the studio to talk about her early beginnings as a student at Ohio Stat…

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Dec. 6, 2019

"You Know In Your Gut That Something's Over" with Michele Traina - EP…

My friend Michele Traina, actress/comedian and host of the Divorce Diaries show, calls in to talk about big changes in her career…

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Nov. 29, 2019

"I Put Cheez-Its In Eggnog" with Brandon Berry - EP #17

It's always a fun time with musician Brandon Berry. He's back in the studio, his band The Paint Splats just released a new album,…

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Nov. 22, 2019

"Crickets On Your D**k" with Hailey Rose - EP #16

Former YouTube ASMRtist Hailey Rose is our guest this week, and her story is one for the ages. Marriage & immigration, auctioning…

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Nov. 15, 2019

"Just Be There to Clap" with Heidi Gentis - EP #15

Dayton native Heidi Gentis is a photographer & model whose involvement in the community knows no bounds! Nominate me & this show …

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Nov. 8, 2019

"Mike's Favorite Podcasts" - EP #14

Trying something new for this week's show, Mike shares his favorite podcasts over a cold drink with his favorite people...you, th…

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Nov. 1, 2019

"You're Not Not Normal" with Kyle Steele - EP #13

Kyle Steele, host of "The Movie Review Hour" podcast, stops by to talk about movies, real estate sales, and opens up about how mi…

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Oct. 25, 2019

"I'm Finally Unbanned On Facebook" with Mike Wells - EP #12

Mike Wells is a brash one-liner comedian from Dayton who's enjoyed some viral fame this year thanks to his Twitter-based joke wri…

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Oct. 18, 2019

"It's Just You and a Bag" with Catherine Duncan - EP #11

Up-and-coming actress Catherine Duncan is the lead in a serialized zombie podcast, took a master class with Enver Gjokaj, and has…

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Oct. 11, 2019

"If Something Happens, It Happens" with Terry Martin - EP #10

This week, Terry "IzzyRock" Martin, host of 'The Gem City Podcast' stops by The Basement Lounge to talk about his love for music …

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Oct. 4, 2019

"Food Is The Hardest Thing In The World To Change" with Betsy Cox - E…

Betsy Cox is a Louisiana girl that moved out west and became a comedian...and a vegan. Thanks to my Patrons: Whitney Lattin Jodi …

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Sept. 27, 2019

"I've Mastered the Art of Killing My Darlings" with Travis Diffenderf…

Travis Diffenderfer, showrunner for the podcast 'Dead Sirius', stops by to relish in the newfound success of his show. Thanks to …

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Sept. 20, 2019

"I Have Had the Same Plan Since I Started" with Jon Morris - EP #7

Dayton stand-up comic Jon Morris knows exactly what he wants from his career. **************** Check out all the great shows on T…

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Sept. 13, 2019

"I Memorized 'The Lion King' When I Was 12" with Arthur Romeo - EP #6

Voice actor & artist Arthur Romeo calls in to talk about his love for voices, his new children's book, and how Hollywood is so mu…

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Sept. 6, 2019

“How Did You Find My Bladder In My Pulse?” with Lady Sarah - EP #5

On this week's episode of THE BASEMENT LOUNGE, model/entrepreneur Lady Sarah talks about her new makeup line, modeling with an oc…

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Aug. 30, 2019

“I’ve Worn a Lot of Different Hats In My Life” with Jane Sullebarger-…

This week’s guest is comedian/fashionista Jane Sullebarger who’s got a secret desire to have Mary Berry as her grandmother. *****…

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Aug. 23, 2019

"Things About a Vasectomy" with Don Smith - EP #3

Don Smith, actor/comedian/club owner, sits down uncomfortably and opens up about marriage troubles, business troubles, and...ball…

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Aug. 16, 2019

"Get You a Gravity Blanket" with Aimee James - EP #2

On this week's episode of 'The Basement Lounge' musician Aimee James talks about living in a haunted house, using music to overco…

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Aug. 15, 2019

#DaytonStrong - Coming to Terms with Tragedy

It’s now been almost 2 weeks since a mass shooter invoked his will onto my hometown of Dayton, OH. And it’s given me a lot to pro…

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