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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.

Jul 19, 2012

Paul Rivas interviews Craig Nelson on growing up north of Canada, using his 1959 Topps cards to play an insane proto-fantasy baseball game, his transition from midwestern college dropout to California baseball card store owner, the multiple deaths of the baseball card hobby, running the largest unpaid babysitting operation in the Santa Barbara area, 26 years of Great American Baseball Cards lore, joining the Internet revolution that killed his store, and his impact on a generation of young people in Santa Barbara.