Amigos with Mike Finoia
Amigos with Mike Finoia
Mike Finoia
Mike Finoia (stand-up comedian, producer for Impractical Jokers, and a self-proclaimed music freak) invites friends, colleagues, and special guests from all walks of the entertainment world to discuss music, comedy, & everything in between. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Catching Up with Jim Tews during Quarantine
We're into May. Quarantine is still happening. Mike checks in with amigos alum Jim Tews (@jimtews) to discuss life during quartimeThe two friends talk snacks, where they get fat, cats vs dogs, and music doodyshame. Follow @mikefinoia @amigospod and @jimtews on socials. Stay safe and thank you to all of the healthcare workers. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
May 28, 2020
50 min
Amigos: Live from Lockdown w The Dude of Life & Steve Lacy
Steve's abound on this weeks Amigos! Phish Lyricist and Musician Steve Pollack (the Dude of Life) and FoxNY's Steve Lacy join Mike via Zoom to reminisce on fun hangs, the stories behind some lyrics, delivering the News in a bare bones studio, and the power of positivity during this shitty situation.Mike also finally learns the story behind the lyrics to his fav Phish song from day 1Follow The Dude on Twitter at @officialDudeofLife & @DudeofLife17 and on Facebook at Steve PollackFollow Steve Lacy at @stevelacy on IG and @stevenlacy on Twitter.Follow Mike at @mikefinoia on TW/IG and @amigospod on TW/IG Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Apr 16, 2020
58 min
Covid Facts & Corona Myth busting w/ Dr. Jaime Friedman
Live from Lockdown! Mike is joined virtually by Dr. Jaime Friedman to discuss the current Covid-19 catastrophe. Mike & the good doctor discuss how to support your spouse who works in healthcare, dispel some myths that are floating around about Corona, and why Dr. Jaime loves the music of Phish & The Grateful Dead as a release. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Apr 9, 2020
58 min
This Pod is for you...
Let's get our mind off of things. Mike discusses recent gigs, working with the photographer Limor Garfinkle, the beauty of Denver & Burlington, recommendations for long stays home, and a scary ass story from last week. Also some love for the Impractical Jokers peppered throughout. Be safe, stay positive, and try to chill. Amigos & Mike Finoia will be bringing you hours of distractions. Be there for each other.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Mar 12, 2020
45 min
The Still Chasing Interviews Vol 5: Rebecca Adams
Vol. 5 of the Still Chasing Interviews; Rebecca Adams. Rebecca Adams is the coolest professor in the history of academia. She brought a class of students on Dead tour to study the community surrounding the scene. Her work as Ph.D within the Gerontology Program at UNCG has led to amazing findings about the healing power of music. Give it a listen!  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Feb 20, 2020
50 min
The Still Chasing Interviews Vol. 4: Paul Glace
Volume 4 of the Still Chasing Interviews: Paul Glace. Paul is the founder & developer of PhantasyTour.com, or "PT". When Paul created the site over 20 years ago, he anticipated rabid fans would use the site to place their picks for upcoming tours. Little did he know, he'd create a community forum for fans of many influential bands in the jam scene. Mike & Paul's Discussion is part of the Still Chasing Series, which can be heard at https://www.osirispod.com/podcasts/still-chasing/  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Feb 13, 2020
51 min
The Still Chasing Interviews Vol. 3: Andy Bernstein
Vol 3 of the Still Chasing Interviews: Andy Bernstein. Andy is the curator of the Pharmer's Almanac & co-founder of Headcount.org; an organization dedicated to registering music fans to vote! Andy & Mike discuss the importance of each endeavor, the love of the music, and many fun moments along the way. Visit headcount.org and get involved in saving our Democracy! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Feb 6, 2020
54 min
The Still Chasing Interviews Vol. 2: Tom Marshall
Mike Finoia's Podcast Series "Still Chasing" chronicles a life dedicated to chasing moments provided by improvisational musicians, particularly the Grateful Dead & Phish. In setting out to tell his own story, Mike reached out to friends, community members, and forefathers of the Jam music scene to discuss what keeps us coming back for more. The following series of interviews were conducted in preparation for the project. This week's interview is with Tom Marshall, Phish lyricist & host of Under the Scales Podcast. In this conversation, Tom and Mike discuss his lifelong friendship with Phish frontman Trey Anastasio, the importance of the connection between audience and band, & never before heard stories from The Clifford Ball, childhood and more. Thank you to Tom for his time and thoughts! Keep Chasing!! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Jan 30, 2020
58 min
The Still Chasing Interviews Vol. 1: David Gans
Mike Finoia's Podcast Series "Still Chasing" chronicles a life dedicated to chasing moments provided by improvisational musicians, particularly the Grateful Dead & Phish. In setting out to tell his own story, Mike reached out to friends, community members, and forefathers of the Jam music scene to discuss what keeps us coming back for more. The following series of interviews were conducted in preparation for the project. This week's interview is with David Gans; Grateful Dead historian, musician, & host of Tales from the Golden Road. Gans penned the analogous "Grateful Dead Concerts are like Baseball Games" which perfectly summates the figures found at a concert. The two discuss a life dedicated, a relationship between audience and performer, and much more.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Jan 23, 2020
1 hr
The Chase Continues...
FIRST EP of 2020. Mike introduces us to his project Still Chasing; a look back on a quarter century of fanaticism for the band Phish and the moments they provide. Through one on one convos with Mike & Co-Host Michael Shields, never before heard interviews with pivotal members of the community and truthful anecdotes about a life on the road, Still Chasing showcases two fan's long strange trip. It's available on Osiris so go give it a listen and thanks for listening to Amigos!  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Jan 14, 2020
22 min
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