Bruce Cameron, a KC native now living in LA, created the column 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter that became a New York Times Bestselling book and a People's Choice Award-Winning Series on ABC. He is perhaps best known as the Benchley Award-Winning #1 USA Today and #1 New York Times bestselling author of a book series, A Dog's Purpose that went on to be adapted to film and became the most successful international live-action Dog Movie of all time. He and Loy were school buds back in the day and while on a national book tour promoting A Dog's Purpose 3: A Dog's Promise he returned to KC where we had the chance to chat and dig into some high school memories too. (You can see the video version of this interview on the Dick & Loy YouTube Channel)
Bill Haw and the KC Stockyards! Dick and Loy discover two great Kansas City stories. The Livestock Exchange Building, owned by Bill, is a 110-year-old gem that has been authentically restored by Bill and houses several businesses and artists. Bill is an 80-year old man of action and adventure. A Rancher who owns land in the Flint Hills and much of the land south of I-670 in the Stockyards area. Apartments going up. Bike and Walk trails along the KAW river. All in Bill's plans. Join us to find out what he has up his sleeve! Our Youtube version of this chat is available on our channel too with a surprising trip through the woods up from the KAW river led by Bill. Check it out.
Walt Bodine. A fixture in Kansas City Broadcasting for seven decades. TV, Radio, Author, Foodie. Dick and Loy joined former members of Walt's broadcast team and his relatives for a luncheon celebrating the 99th birthday anniversary of Walt. Get ready to hear some stories, laughter, and fun as we remember Mr. Kansas City! You can see the video version of this podcast on the Dick and Loy Media and Marketing Youtube channel too.
Jon Fox is a young entrepreneur from Boulder who bootstrapped an earth-friendly, high tech, stylish line of insulated drink-ware called EcoVessel. Tim Webster and a group of Kansas City active investors have joined him and they are about to change the world. Find out how this company is helping eliminate plastic waste one drink at a time. You may also catch the video version of this show on our YouTube channel.
If you love movies, movie theaters, drive ins, or guys living the Jimmy Buffet lifestyle, you'll want to spend some time with our guest John Shipp. Working in KC as a film distributor for years with some added time owning a bait shop in Florida and getting his buddies into a few NASA Shuttle launches! John is surfing life! Listen here or watch the interview on YouTube by searching Dick and Loy's Media & Marketing Mayhem.
If you are a baseball fan then the Kansas City T-Bones Stadium is the place for you! After winning the League Championship last year the new season is ready to go. We sit down with Vice-President and General Manager Chris Browne who has recently been named Kansas City Sports Executive of the Year by the Kansas City Sports Commission. We’ll find out about his time as a KC Royals bat boy and much more!
A great KC company is celebrating 70 years in business. Not too long ago, a tragic accident left IBT without its dynamic leader. Jeff Cloud threw in his chef's apron to take the helm with the help of his dad and two brothers. The Industrial Bearing and Transmission of years past is now a powerhouse business that supplies material, equipment, and problem-solving to companies all over the country from its Merriam headquarters.