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Parker Livecast #7: John Tuba and Problem Child

This week on the Parker Livecast, the challenges of filming off-road racing as we’re joined by John Tuba of Tuba Art Films. We also chat on the phone with Eddie Knox about setting a new world record in a drag boat last weekend on Lake Havasu, and about the plans to bring the boats to the Parker Strip next spring. …

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Parker Livecast #6: China Garden Song and the Desert Challenge

This week on the Parker Livecast, John Wright, Josh Savino and Mike Collins are in the studio and joined by Jimmy Beaver on the phone to talk about this weekend’s big desert race. We recap last weekend, listen to an original song parody, mourn the loss of China Garden and review porta-potties. Listen using the player here! Leave feedback in …

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Parker Livecast #5: Bird Singing

In this special edition of the Parker Livecast, we chat with a group of Native American Bird Singers, local Parker guys, members of the CRIT (Colorado River Indian Tribes) reservation. Where did these songs come from? How old are they? How many are there? What are they about? Plus they perform some live for us in the studio. This segment …

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Parker Livecast #4: “Topless Pizza”

On this week’s edition of the Parker Livecast, John Wright, Josh Savino, Jim Beaver and Michael Collins are joined by Anthony Rothacher, owner of a legendary local pizza joint in Parker called La Piazza. We try to get him angry with a prank phonecall, but he doesn’t buckle. Listener discretion: this episode contains adult language. 00:57 – Introducing Mike Collins …

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Parker Livecast #3: “My neighborhood was flooded”

On this week’s episode of the Parker Livecast, John Wright, Josh Savino, Jimmy Beaver and Melissa Wright engage in a wide-ranging discussion, starting with the extend of flooding in Arizona and taking a detour around Josh’s plan to camp out overnight outside a Parker donut shop. 0:12 – “It’s been a wild week” 0:50 – “My neighborhood was flooded” 3:50 …

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Parker Livecast #2: Trying to Scam a Scammer

In this week’s episode of the Parker Livecast, John Wright, Josh Savino, Jimmy Beaver and Melissa Wright try to call back a scammer who’s been targeting the Parker area. It doesn’t go well. Here’s what you’ll hear on Episode 2: 0:00 – “Rocks Fallin” by Josh Savino 3:30 – Listener feedback 6:27 – John gets propositioned in Las Vegas 16:24 …

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Parker Livecast #1: Labor Day weekend

“Why Parker?” Welcome to the first episode of the Parker Livecast, a weekly podcast right here on Parker Live, celebrating river culture! In this episode, John Wright, Josh Savino, Jimmy Beaver and Melissa Wright introduce themselves, chat about Josh’s hair, the summer monsoon and vehicle fires. The first guest is Mary Hamilton, Director of the Parker Area Chamber of Commerce, …

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