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The Culture Report S4 E2: Cafeteria Crisis

On this episode of The Culture Report, host Steve Altidor talks to Central Michigan Life Reporter Andrew Mullin about the quality of food on campus in light of Mullin's recent piece on CMU cafeteria experiences.

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Past Deadline: Behind the scenes with Staff Photographer Rachael Yadlowsky

This time on Past Deadline, host Andy Loveland sits down with Central Michigan Life photographer Rachael Yadlowsky to discuss what went into her work on the photo story in the special Valentine's Day edition of CM-Life, as well as her past experiences with (and future aspirations for) photojournalism.

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Soundcheck S4 E4: Love, Soundcheck

On this very special Valentine's Day edition of Soundcheck, Andrew, Michael and Ben talk about songs that represent love to them.

Hubba hubba!

Editor's Note: Next week there will not be a new episode of Soundcheck, as Andrew and Ben will be out of town.

Setlist:

  1. Love You So Bad // Ezra Furman
  2. Cat's in the Cradle // Harry Chapin
  3. Maybe I'm Amazed // Paul McCartney
  4. I Would Be in Love (Anyway) // Frank Sinatra
  5. Voice in Headphones // Mount Eerie
  6. Undo // Björk
  7. Photograph // A Giant Dog
  8. Whole Wide World // Wreckless Eric
  9. This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody) // Talking Heads
  10. Losing My Religion // R.E.M.
  11. Kawasaki Backflip // Dogleg
  12. Sunglasses // Rookie
  13. Rusted Wheel (Acoustic Version) // Silversun Pickups
  14. This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody) [Live] // Talking Heads


Past Deadline: Behind the scenes with Reporter Courtney Pedersen

On this episode of Past Deadline, host Andy Loveland sits down with Central Michigan Life Reporter Courtney Pedersen to discuss her experiences working on her story about the ways in which Central Michigan University has dealt with food insecurity on campus, as well as her past experiences with CM-Life and how she became a journalist. 

Two excerpts from Courtney's interviews for her story are featured as well.

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Soundcheck S4 E3: Soundcheck Goes to the Movies!

On this episode of Soundcheck, Andrew, Michael and Ben showcase some of their favorite movie soundtracks in light of the Central Michigan International Film Festival happening right now.

Lights, camera, action!

Setlist:

  1. Trinity: Titoli // Franco Micalizzi
  2. Ramblin' Gamblin' Man // The Bob Seger System
  3. Mrs. Robinson // Simon & Garfunkel
  4. Anyone // Disasterpeace
  5. Heels // Disasterpeace
  6. Jay // Disasterpeace
  7. River Rocket (feat. Paul Dano and Daniel Radcliffe) // Andy Hull and Robert McDowell
  8. Cotton Eye Joe (feat. Daniel Radcliffe) // Andy Hull and Robert McDowell
  9. Theme From Jurassic Park // John Williams
  10. Upside Down // Jack Johnson
  11. People Like Us (feat. John Goodman) // Talking Heads
  12. Radio Head (feat. Tito Larriva, Esteban ‘Steve’ Jordan & Los Vampiros) // Talking Heads
  13. Think // The Blues Brothers & Aretha Franklin
  14. Sweet Home Chicago // The Blues Brothers
  15. We Are Sex Bob-omb // Sex Bob-omb
  16. Ramona // Beck
  17. In The Sink // Plumtree
  18. Radiation Sickness // Mortillery
  19. Notches // Crywank
  20. Medley: Star Wars (12" Version) // Meco


Maroon & Bold S8 E4: Former Chippewa wins Super Bowl

On this episode of Maroon & Bold, host Austin brings on CM-Life reporter Andy to talk about the appearance of two Chippewa alumni as starters in Super Bowl LIV, as well as the continued success of women's and men's basketball.

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Past Deadline: Behind the scenes with Photographer Drew Travis

This time on Past Deadline, host Andy Loveland sits down with Central Michigan Life Photographer Andrew Travis to discuss his experiences shooting photos for the cover story about powerlifter Andrew Wawersik, as well as his past experiences with CM-Life and photography as a whole.

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The Culture Report S4 E1: Reintroduction

On the Season 4 debut and introduction of The Culture Report, host Stevenson gives a rundown of the upcoming changes for this season.

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Soundcheck S4 E2: King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

On this episode of Soundcheck, Andrew, Michael and Ben dive into the impressive discography of Australian psychedelic rock band King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard.

There is no planet B!

Setlist:

  1. Cut Throat Boogie // King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
  2. Head On/Pill // King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
  3. Work This Time // King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
  4. Slow Jam 1 // King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
  5. Bone // King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
  6. Road Train // King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
  7. Robot Stop // King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
  8. Billabong Valley // King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
  9. The Lord Of Lightning // King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
  10. Rolling Stoned // King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
  11. Crumbling Castle // King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
  12. Beginner's Luck // King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
  13. Boogieman Sam // King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
  14. Perihelion // King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
  15. Dance Of The Clairvoyants // Pearl Jam?
  16. Identity Theft // The Chats
  17. Magnet's Coil // Sebadoh
  18. Potty Mouth // Big Hair
  19. Planet B // King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard


Maroon & Bold S8 E3: Women's team dominating conference play

This week on Maroon & Bold host Austin brings on CM-Life reporter Andy to talk about women's and men's basketball, primarily the women's team's success in MAC play.

Send any basketball or other sports-related questions to sports@cm-life.com or tweet them to Austin (@achastain1535), Andy (@andy_loveland), CM-Life reporter Christian Booher (@CBooher_) or the sports desk at CM-Life (@CMLifeSports).


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Past Deadline: Meet Editors Dylan Goetz and Evan Petzold

This time on Past Deadline, host Andrew Loveland sits down with Central Michigan Life Editor-in-Chief Dylan Goetz and Managing Editor Evan Petzold to discuss how they got into journalism as well as some of their favorite stories they have worked on at CM-Life.

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Soundcheck S4 E1: Alanis Morissette & Neil Peart In Memoriam

On the Season 4 debut of Soundcheck, Andrew and Michael discuss the storied career of one of Andrew's favorite artists, the supremely ironic Alanis Morissette. Podcast Editor Ben Ackley also joins them to talk about the untimely passing of Rush drummer Neil Peart and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's 2020 Nominees.

Isn't it ironic?

Setlist:

  1. YYZ // Rush
  2. Too Hot // Alanis Morissette
  3. All I Really Want // Alanis Morissette
  4. Baba // Alanis Morissette
  5. The Couch // Alanis Morissette
  6. Utopia // Alanis Morissette
  7. God of Love // Liturgy
  8. Half The Time // Gold Star
  9. Netflix + Kill // Ellen And The Degenerates
  10. Ironic // Alanis Morissette


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Maroon & Bold S8 E2: Basketball heating up into MAC play

This week on Maroon & Bold host Austin brings on CM-Life reporter Christian to talk about women's and men's basketball and their tournament hopes, as well as new football transfer Jett Duffey. 

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Maroon & Bold S8 E1: Recapping football, looking ahead to basketball

This week on Maroon & Bold host Austin brings on CM-Life reporter Andy to wrap up CMU's football season, forecast how the men's and women's basketball teams will look in the rest of the season and look at the strong starts for both wrestling and gymnastics. 

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Soundcheck S3 E10: Decade Recap

On the Season 3 Finale of Soundcheck, Andrew and Michael, alongside podcast editor and recurring guest Ben Ackley, count down each of their personal top five albums of the past decade. They also discuss the state of music in the past decade, and where it might be headed in the '20s.


Andrew's Top 5 Albums of the Teens:

  1. Transgender Dysphoria Blues // Against Me! // Song featured: Transgender Dysphoria Blues
  2. Wasting Light // Foo Fighters // Song featured: White Limo
  3. Sometimes I Sit and Think, Sometimes I Just Sit // Courtney Barnett // Song featured: An Illustration of Loneliness (Sleepless In New York)
  4. Strange Mercy // St. Vincent // Song featured: Northern Lights
  5. Woe To The Vanquished // Warbringer // Song featured: Silhouettes

Honorable Mentions:


Michael's Top 5 Albums of the Teens:

  1. Schlagenheim // black midi // Song featured: Near DT, MI
  2. Teens of Denial // Car Seat Headrest // Song featured: (Joe Gets Kicked Out of School for Using) Drugs With Friends (But Says This Isn't a Problem)
  3. Salad Days // Mac DeMarco // Song featured: Blue Boy
  4. Helplessness Blues // Fleet Foxes // Song featured: Sim Sala Bim
  5. The Sciences // Sleep // Song featured: Sonic Titan

Honorable Mentions:


Ben's Top 5 Albums of the Teens:

  1. Power Chords // Mike Krol // Song featured: What's The Rhythm
  2. Twelve Nudes // Ezra Furman // Song featured: I Wanna Be Your Girlfriend
  3. Light Up Gold // Parquet Courts // Song featured: Tears O Plenty
  4. Grapetooth // Grapetooth // Song featured: Death
  5. Punk Adjacent // Bloodboy // Song featured: Sex Crime

Honorable Mentions:


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Unsportsmanlike Conduct S3 E10: NBA & NFL Potential Changes

On this episode of Unsportsmanlike Conduct, Andy and Jack take a look at the NBA's new ideas on scheduling, college football playoff analysis, NFL coaching/roster changes, and more.

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Central Review S1 E2: Creative Writing

On this episode of Central Review, hosts DeJah and Caroline talk about what the Creative Writing Certificate is, classes that are offered in the course load, how writing has helped them, and bring on guest creative writer Jordan Gakle to share some writing.

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Maroon & Bold S7 E13: See You At Ford Field

On this episode of Maroon & Bold, Evan and Austin take a look at the Chippewas amazing turn around season, as they look to complete it with a MAC Championship. Gearing up for the big game at Ford Field in Detroit.

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Soundcheck S3 E9: The B-52's

On this episode of Soundcheck, Andrew and Michael are joined by former Central Michigan Life Editor in Chief Jordyn Hermani and podcast editor Ben Ackley to discuss the career and legacy of seminal new wave band The B-52's.

Here comes a bikini whale!

Setlist:

  1. Rock Lobster // The B-52's
  2. Dance This Mess Around // The B-52's
  3. Lava // The B-52's
  4. Strobe Light // The B-52's
  5. Song for a Future Generation // The B-52's
  6. Summer of Love // The B-52's
  7. Wig // The B-52's
  8. Love Shack // The B-52's
  9. Dumb Song for Virgins to Cry To // Billy Cobb
  10. Inferno // Drones
  11. I Wanna Lose Control // Gary Wilson
  12. Montezuma // Fleet Foxes


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Soundcheck S3 Special Edition: Workhorse Movement

On this very special episode of Soundcheck, Andrew sits down with lead singer Matt Kozuch and bassist Jay VonDoloski of Mount Pleasant band Workhorse (aka Workhorse Movement). They talked about the band’s history, from their formation to their record deals, tours with bands like Disturbed, their breakup in 2000 and, finally, Workhorse’s upcoming reunion show at Rubbles on Nov. 27.

You can check out the band’s first album, “Dopamine,” here and their second album, “Sons of the Pioneers,” here. Info about the show can be found in the event’s Facebook page.


Setlist:

  1. Last Outpost // Workhorse
  2. Holy Moses // Workhorse
  3. Keep The Sabbath Dream Alive (Music Video) // Workhorse Movement
  4. Heavy // Workhorse Movement


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