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Episode 63: Podcast creator Jason Becker will change your mind about umpires

Let’s meet the baseball nut who sticks up for the guys behind the plate that every baseball fan loves to hate.  Yes, we’re talking about umpires.  In this episode of the Check It Out! podcast, host Ken Harvey talks to his...

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Episode 62: Professor’s academic research on racial strife leads to his first novel

In Episode 62 of Sno-Isle Libraries Check It Out podcast, co-hosts Ken Harvey and Tricia Lee talk to local author Stewart Tolnay and learn how he has used his study of American racial history to create interesting fiction and nonfiction.  Tolnay is a...

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Episode 61: Peek inside the childlike mind of Chris Ballew and meet Caspar Babypants

Part 1: You Don’t Wanna Be a Rock-and-Roll Star  Chris Ballew lived the rock-and-roll life.  As frontman for the late, great Presidents of the United States of America, he wrote infectious, goofy, catchy hits about “Peaches” and a “Dune Buggy” when heavy grunge dominated Seattle’s FM radio waves. He toured all over the world. He...

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Episode 60: Thanks to the internet and copious amounts of data, the future is now

Rodney Clark helps deliver the future.  As the vice president of the Microsoft Azure Worldwide Internet of Things and Mixed Reality Team, Clark and his crew work with more than 8,000 partners and clients...

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Check It Out! is a podcast for lifelong learners with inquiring minds. Listeners meet an amazing spectrum of people who work at, use and collaborate with Sno-Isle Libraries. They also learn about the various services the library district offers at its 23 community libraries, through Library on Wheels and online. In addition to this website, look for Check It Out! wherever you get your podcasts. You can help us improve future episodes by leaving a rating or review comments.


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