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Episode 29 – Cherryland Electric

Our first joint podcast!  Calm down, not that kind.  GLS heads into the field and goes on Cherryland Electric’s Co-Op Energy Talk Podcast to discuss their loan program and solar among other things.  Check it out!

Episode 28 – Tom Butler

Where we celebrate our first anniversary by learning about fly fishing for carp and where to find the best waterfalls in the U.P.  Also, if you want to make Paul mad just do what Mike does in this episode.

Episode 27 – Nick Tarvis

Where we meet the newest member of the GLS team, scare ourselves over chimps and ice and what the hell is that noise at the beginning of the conversation?

Episode 26 – Brad VanWingerden

Its’ Anchors Aweigh with our resident naval nuclear mechanic, Brad VanWingerden.  Travel the Pacific with GLS as we discuss the perils of the wood industry, reminisce about Brad’s time in the Navy and learn why Paul will never, ever visit Australia.

Episode 25 – Anne Bonney

Professional speaker and leadership trainer Anne Bonney joins Mirror Finish to educate us about lifecoaching, overcoming hurdles and the proper way to raid an early 18th century European cargo ship.  Ok maybe not the last one.  But if you feel stuck in your life and want to move forward listen up and then check out her podcast Igniting Courage!

Episode 24 – Scott Stoltenberg Jr. 2

Hollywood is back!  California Scott talks to us about how his first Michigan winter is treating him, Mike learns what catfishing means and we get our first sponsor! (Maybe, maybe not…we’ll see.)

Episode 23 – Patrick Zionskowski 2

Life coaches, leadership and something else that starts with “L”.  GLS goes topical! Not like that prescription you needed after that trip to southeast Asia, we mean we pick a topic and discuss.  Tune in for a conversation that wanders more than your hipster nephew who turned down the internship you scored for him to backpack through Europe “finding” himself.

Episode 22 – Rick Razzone 2

Where we have Rick back and Mike gets in on the conversation this time.  Arachnophobes beware, we talk about candy bars, bananas and why we will all be kneeling at the altar of the praying mantis one day.

Episode 21 – Jayce Ashwill

Where the intro conversation spirals out of control, but Jayce from Goodwill saves the day by busting myths about homelessness and teaches us how to be a little more compassionate this holiday season.

Episode 20 – Fraser Cain

Our first celebrity guest! Fraser Cain of Universe Today and the long-running Astronomy Cast podcast joins us to promote his new book. The Universe Today Ultimate Guide to Viewing The Cosmos: Everything You Need to Know to Become an Amateur Astronomer (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1624145442/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0) Check it out and grab yourself a copy!

Episode 18 – Trent Dexter

Elvis lives! And he goes to Traverse City West High School. Join Mirror Finish as we talk to a crazy talented young man about his passion. Pay attention, you’ll be hearing his name again.

Episode 19 – Rick Razzone

Think you’ve lived? Maybe, but you haven’t Rick lived. Listen in as Travis and Paul question their life choices while learning about the travels and tribulations of the one, the only Rick Razzone.

Episode 17 – James Peterson

Where we embarrass our guest, go on U.P. and decide to quit our jobs and become Youtubers.

Episode 16 – Mitchell Brown

Where we learn that skiing is safer than snowboarding and if you’re good at something don’t do it for free.

Episode 14 – Three Guys, One Game

Where we learn about Travis’ dashed Olympic dreams, Paul’s eating habits in his youth and Mike flexes his pun muscles.

Episode 12 – Todd Borse Part 1

Where we learn how to fix wrecking balls, start forest fires and what the east coast was like during the Bicentennial. Stay tuned for part 2 coming next time!

Episode 11 – Scott Stoltenberg Jr.

Where we meet Great Lakes Stainless’ own walking gun show, start a new tradition and learn what California thinks of Midwest folk.

Episode 10 – Rick Bastian

Where we meet the most interesting man at Great Lakes Stainless, discuss engineering, animation and even delve into psychology and human behavior. Live thirsty my friends.

Episode 15 – Derrick Carter

Dog urine and squirt guns? Check. Neighborhood rivalries and racial stereotypes? Check. Mirror Finish officially joins the 21st century and becomes diverse.

Episode 9 – Haven Robinson

Where we meet our sophomore intern, Mike joins the steampunk movement, and shatter millennial stereotypes while having our faith restored in America’s youth.

Episode 8 – Dustin Yaple

Where we learn how Bingo can save the world, have some real talk with Dustin about social issues and seriously, PBR?

Episode 6 – Reflections from the Black Mirror

Mike and Paul fly tandem on this one and drop some knowledge bombs along the way. Get out your f*cking notebooks America, it’s time to learn something!

Episode 7 – Patrick Zionskowski

Where we get lost in the UP, fawn over blackmiths and Mike tells us what happened to his man card.

Episode 13 – Todd Borse Part 2

Where we learn about a new sport, dive into the institution of conservation and if you stick around until the end you’ll find out why it’s still ok to eat quinoa.

Episode 5 – Skylar Ferguson

Where we meet the wunderkid of GLS, Mike schools us on the economics of solar and Travis shares his secret for dealing with success and failure on the road. Spoilers, it’s alcohol.

Episode 4 – Mike Aubin

Where we learn that Paul doesn’t know a thing about Michigan and we can’t get Aubin to shut up about how great Saginaw is.

Episode 3 – Todd Sears

Todd Sears of the Traverse City Sears takes time off from running a failing retail empire to talk with us about his family’s feud with the Roebucks and the joy of working with the TC Central Raptors Robotics Team 1711!

Episode 2 – Michael Moore (not that one)

Where we meet Mike from estimating and see how Paul does on his own. We also learn why Lakeshore Drive sucks and seafood rules.

Episode 1: Meet the hosts!

Where we meet the hosts and learn how Paul, Travis and Mike came to GLS. We also discuss mullets and banjos.