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Real Gauchos

REAL GAUCHOS. 50 1-hr interviews with people who've done cool stuff. Hosted by Paul Rivas on KCSB 91.9 FM in 2011-13. Free on realgauchos.com + iTunes Podcasts.

Dec 25, 2011

Paul Rivas interviews Jim VanBlaricum on passing the California bar exam and moving to New York the next day, passing the New York bar exam years later but never practicing law, his Tin Tin superfandom, his uncle's James Bond submarine, watching the best Christmas movie ever 200 times, walking into strangers' homes in...


Dec 18, 2011

Paul Rivas interviews Mike Miller on his fantastic childhood on the Skokomish Indian Reservation, being the cowboys in Cowboys & Indians, screwing up in high school until a counselor set him straight, being the only member of his family to ever go to college, running the mile in 3:55, running professionally but sleeping...


Dec 11, 2011

Paul Rivas interviews Marsha Bailey, founder of the local non-profit Women's Economic Ventures (WEV), on growing up in an economically depressed Michigan manufacturing town, how she could have been Martha Stewart, having a series of incredibly awful jobs, working the switchboard in the real-life Muskegon version of...


Dec 4, 2011

Paul Rivas interviews Yolanda Garcia on being one of the first Chicanos at UCSB, not being prepared academically for university study, hating school and wanting to leave after her first quarter, her 40+ groundbreaking years in higher education, the evolution of her educational mission from the creation of EOP to her...