In this power episode of Talking Story, legendary director John Waters ("Hairspray," "Cry Baby," "Cecil B. Demented") joins Cantore (sans Meryl) for a rapid-fire discussion about his new book, Mr.Know-It–All, The Tarnished Wisdom of a Filth Elder, and forthcoming San Diego show.
Open to all ages, A John Waters Christmas: Filthier & Merrier ..."It'll Stuff Your Turkey" lands at the Observatory North Park on Saturday, December 7th.
Chris Cantore is joined by his radio co-host, Meryl Klemow, as Talking Story morphs into the Chris & Meryl Show with first guest: Adam Carolla. Promoting his new documentary 'No Safe Spaces,' Adam also discusses his love for the name "Meryl" and moist toilettes.
On this food-centric episode of Talking Story, Cantore talks to San Diego food writer and Food Network personality Troy Johnson about Baja cuisine. From coastal dining to wine country, joining the conversation is Baja Bound's Geoff Hill with tips for traveling south of the border.
Before sitting down with the boys, Cantore talks to Rachel King, an acclaimed pastry chef who transitioned from top restaurants to the world of edibles at Kaneh Co.
Cameron Crowe revisits his beloved movie "Almost Famous" -- a new stage musical at The Old Globe in San Diego -- while sharing anecdotes about San Diego, the Sports Arena, and 'Fast Times at Ridgemont High.'
Mike McGill is one of the great legends of skateboarding today. Best known for inventing the trick entitled the "McTwist", an inverted 540 degree mute grab aerial, McGill grew up in New York, then moved to Florida at the age of 10. Venturing west in the mid-80s to join Bones Brigade, the Encinitas resident has owned and operated McGill's Skateshop since 1987.
This weekend, McGill will barge in on a session with his long time friends and teammates at the Clash at Clairemont, a cooperative effort between Pro Skateboarder Andy Macdonald, the YMCA, and Grind for Life.
In this episode of Talking Story, Cantore talks to McGill and the founder of Grind for Life, life-long skateboarder Mike Rogers, a two-time cancer survivor. Grind for Life provides financial assistance to cancer patients and their families when traveling long distances to doctors and hospitals.
With a star studded athlete roster, incredible musicians, food and fun for the whole family, we hope to see YEW this weekend at the Clash at Clairemont.
Andy Macdonald is a professional skateboarder who holds the record for the most X Games medals in vert skateboarding and won the World Cup Skateboarding competition eight times. He's also one of the nicest dudes on the planet. Hear Andy talk story about his career, family, and the Clash at Clairemont, September 21st.
If you hit his Instagram, Oceanside's Hans Molenkamp can be seen traveling the world while hanging and training with some of the biggest names in the UFC. The owner of Triumph United, training equipment and apparel for mixed martial artists (MMA,) Hans played a critical role in introducing the sport to San Diego over a decade ago.
As a professional photographer, Hans specialized in portrait and product photography shooting for major action sports companies and publications. Hans currently runs the combat sports division at Monster Energy. Hans photographs all of the Monster Energy athletes and designs all of the product for Triumph United.
Hans is devoted to martial arts and holds a Black Belt in Brazillian Jiu Jitsu and has fought in Muay Thai and Vale Tudo events.
Southern California native and key member of the Momentum Generation in the 1990s, TAYLOR KNOX joins Cantore to talk story about his pro surfing career, meditation for mental health, Harland Brewing Company and San Diego Padres baseball.
Former Major League Baseball (MLB) star turned podcaster Aubrey Huff is Talking Story with Chris Cantore about the highs and lows of life in / out of the majors. Huff played 13 seasons in the majors (2000-12) for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Houston Astros, Baltimore Orioles, Detroit Tigers, and San Francisco Giants -- where he won two World Series Championships.
In this episode, Huff candidly talks about growing up without a father (who was tragically murdered,) his plight to becoming a professional ballplayer, and the depression, anxiety, and drug addiction that followed.
Be sure to check out Aubrey's NEW podcast, Off The Cuff with Aubrey Huff, in Apple Podcasts.
If you're a San Diego surfer, you know the name "Bird" Huffman. The owner of Bird's Surf Shed, Huffman also delivers surf reports for local radio and Surfline.
Prior to the Sheds, Bird owned South Coast Surf Shops in Ocean Beach and Pacific Beach. Throughout his 45+ years in the surf industry, Bird has gifted thousands of San Diegans (and visitors) with the stoke of surfing -- including the host of Talking Story, Chris Cantore.
Bird, now in his 60's, was gracious with his time and wisdom in the following insightful episode.
Serving the Servant:Remembering Kurt Cobain, is written by Danny Goldberg, Nirvana's manager during the band's era-defining run -- and, Kurt's tragic death. Cantore talks to Goldberg about the new book, specifically, what we may not know about Kurt Cobain...
On this episode of Cantore + YEW!, Cantore talks to a stray cat and a dog. Specifically, legendary drummer of The Stray Cats, Slim Jim Phantom, and Jason Gann, star and creator of the critically acclaimed Wilfred.
Rockabilly legends The Stray Cats have reunited to celebrate their 40th anniversary with a new album and world tour. It's the band's first San Diego show in 27 years. The Stray Cats tour wraps up at Humphrey’s Concerts by the Bay on August 31st. Drummer Slim Jim Phantom talks to Cantore before tickets go on sale.
First, Jason Gann, Australian-American comedian, actor and creator of the critically acclaimed stoner comedy Wilfred, checks in with Cantore + YEW! to promote his upcoming appearance at March and Ash in Mission Valley on 4/20. His first time showing up to a dispensary in the ACTUAL Wilfred dog costume, Gann is introducing San Diego to his line of joints, aptly called Wilfred Cannabis Pre-Rolls.
Descending upon the stunning waterfront of downtown San Diego – “where the city meets the sea” – on November 22, 23, and 24, 2019 is THE WONDERFRONT FESTIVAL, a highly-anticipated 7+ stage, 70+ band, 3-day music, culinary, and arts festival. Channeling the heyday of Street Scene, the event is the brainchild of seasoned industry veterans, Paul Thornton of Tag Presents, and Ernie Hahn current GM and partner at Pechanga Arena.
On the Cantore + YEW! podcast, Hahn says "at the end of the day, this is a festival put on by San Diegans for San Diego first. We want to create the best festival in the world that San Diegans love that involves all the genres and represents the makeup of what San Diego is. We’ve locked down the best festival site in the world and plan to deliver an incredible music festival experience unlike any other.”
Drummer and funk master Jake Najor joins Cantore to talk about his new album, In The Cut, with his solo project, Jake Najor & The Moment of Truth. Najor, a San Diego local, also talks about growing up in El Cajon and Del Mar, and shares some of his favorite spots to eat, drink, and play in America's Finest City.
Following the interview, hear the lead single “High Costa Living,” featuring vocals by Mixmaster Wolf.
Cantore + YEW! is brought to YEW by March and Ash, Baja Bound Auto Insurance, The Scooter Farm, and South Coast Surf Shops.
San Diego-based funk / jazz saxophonist, flutist, and vocalist Karl Denson joins Cantore and discusses his start with Lenny Kravitz, moving to San Diego and forming The Greyboy Allstars, and his new political album, Gnomes & Badgers, with Karl Denson's Tiny Universe.
This episode is brought to YEW! by March and Ash, Baja Bound Mexican Auto Insurance, The Scooter Farm, and South Coast Surf Shops.
After Bradley Nowell's death in 1996, he never saw the success of Sublime’s final album, which has since been listed as one of the most well-regarded albums of the 1990s by Spin and Rolling Stone. Dying two months before its release, Nowell left behind a son and longtime girlfriend / new wife Troy Dendekker, AKA Mama Troy.
In this episode of the Cantore + YEW! podcast, Chris talks to Mama Troy about coming of age in San Diego, meeting Bradley Nowell of Sublime, coping with his loss, and helping carry on the band's legacy.
Mama Troy also talks about her son with Bradley, Jakob, frontman of his own Long Beach band, LAW.
The FIRST Cantore + YEW! episode of 2019, Cantore talks to Todd Glaser, a San Diego-born photographer, surfer, and waterman, about his life, career, personal philosophies, and new art exhibit at Pendry San Diego.
A SURFER Staff Photographer since 2008, Todd has traveled the world shooting the best surfers on the best waves.