Mac and Alana discuss Bram Stoker and Dracula. . .and in useless trivia you never knew you wanted to know: Mac reveals the real names of “the Professor” and the “Skipper” on Gilligan’s Island.
Mac and Alana chat with Steve Rens about life in the Coast Guard. We’re pretty sure Mac asks some lame questions about boats.
Mac and Alana share Nellie Flavel’s account of the San Francisco Earthquake. Plus, Special Guest appearances by Roman Vondriska, Casanova, Khrushchev, the Monkees, and Hopalong Cassidy.
Mac and Alana welcome retired law enforcement officer Roman Vondriska who shares some stories about OJ Simpson, a white Bronco, and Rodney King. Also appearing on the menu tonight: underwear, giant condoms, and safe driving tips for driving in the snow.
Mac and Alana pay special tribute to Larry Ziak, long time Clatsop County Historical Society employee and loyal listener to the radio show.
Mac & Alana discuss the fourth best made-in-Oregon movie ever: Stand By Me
Lauri Serafin is on hand to teach Mac & Alana all about historic preservation and the Forsstrom House.
Dan Goody, District Forester, joins Mac & Alana to talk about trees., outdoor recreation, and forest management. Somehow Mac manages to bring up his fridge.
Clatsop County Historical Society Curator Chelsea Vaughn and Digital Archivist Julie Burpee are on hand to talk about the CCHS efforts to digitize collections and make them accessible to the public. They make it a lot more interesting than it sounds!
Retired Astoria Fire Chief Lenard Hansen is on hand to chat about firefighting and some of the big Astoria fires. Alana vows to ban sparklers.
Oh Say Can You Hear. . .Mac and Alana chat about the steps toward American Independence
Mark Schacher, owner of the Arrow Tugboat & Tour Company, chats about growing up in Astoria, tugboats, and log rafts. Plus, Alana disapproves of Mac’s decision to include recent history in the program.
Mac & Alana chat with 1996 Marion County Recycler of the Year Emily Rivera.
Mac & Alana spend some time with recently retired health expert Joell Archibald. What an amazing life she has led!
Mac & Alana welcome Seaside City Councilor Tita Montero, discuss historic shades of lipstick, bottles of water, the YMCA, and what makes Mac laugh.
Mac & Alana give you the low down on the 37th Anniversary of The Goonies. As if that wasn’t enough, Mac reads some emotional poetry and becomes a travel-advocate for Hershey, Pennsylvania. Plus, Alana has a cold.
Pie-eating contests, The Shining, Bonnie & Clyde, and Birthday shout-outs? It’s another big show with Mac & Alana.
Local Insurance Agent Linda Dugan offers travel advice. Mac & Alana get into a heated argument about how long ago something has to have happened to be considered “history” and somehow Mac gets bogged down with a Root Beer question.
In a very special Mother’s Day episode, Mac & Alana discuss all of the ways living in the Victorian Era could kill you.
Ready for story time boys and girls? Mac & Alana chat with Warrenton Community Library Director Kelly Knudsen. Somehow Cheetos and the bowling habits of Presidents all come up.
Mac & Alana chat with Dr. Dominique Greco. . .tracing her journey from log cabin to Seaside Doctor. Plus, Alana makes fun of Wikipedia.
Mac & Alana chat about the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Plus, Mac insults Idi Amin and overshares about President Lyndon Johnson.
Mac & Alana chat with Warrenton Fire Chief Brian Alsbury. Plus, learn about the connection between the Pony Express, Jesse James, April 3, and Mac!
Mac & Alana are on their best behavior for Astoria Police Chief Geoff Spalding. No handcuffs were necessary and no tickets issued in the making of this radio program.
Mac and Alana discuss masks, volunteering at the Flavel House, a new exhibit at the Heritage Museum, the Spruce Goose, bunny rabbits, and still have time for Martin Luther King, Jr.
Alana is back and we welcome special guest Janet Bowler. Nordic Park, Walter Cronkite, the Friday Music Club, and more are on the agenda. Mac almost reveals the secret link between the Troll and Santa.
Judi Lampi is on hand to correct Mac on the pronunciation of “Sauna.” Plus, filling in for Alana is special co-host Stephanie Meadows.
Skip Hauke was as “Astorian” as they come. Tonight, a special tribute to Skip as we share clips from our interviews with him in 2010, 2017, and 2019. You made our community a better place Skip. Thank you from all of us.
Warrenton Police Chief Matt Workman provides a deep analysis comparing Nebraska with Oregon. Mac & Alana also learn all about Vernonia.