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Grovemade Co-Founder Ken Tomita Talks About Doing Things the Hard Way

Tomita joins The Manual podcast to talk about woodworking, innovation, and why doing things the hard way is the way to go.
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Our Food and Drink Editor Wants to Know If You’re Afraid of the Dark Rum

On the latest episode of The Manual podcast, we chat with our very own Sam Slaughter about his brand-new cocktail book: Are You Afraid of the Dark Rum? and Other Cocktails for '90s Kids.
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La Brea Bakery’s Jon Davis Teaches Us Baking Basics

On this episode of The Manual podcast, we sit down with Jon Davis of La Brea Bakery to discover the baking basics every first-timer needs to know — like cookies are an important learning tool.
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Take a Walk on the Wild Side with the Oregon Zoo

For many, the image of a khaki-clad zookeeper feeding animals and going on television shows may be the only idea of a zookeeper they have.
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Zane Lamprey on What it’s Like to Get Paid to Travel the World and Drink

Host of Four Sheets (among other shows) Zane Lamprey sits down with the BBB crew to talk about hosting a show about drinking and more.
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The Craft, Art, and Journey of Woodworking, According to a Master Craftsman

On this episode of The Manual podcast, we talk with Gary Rogowski, director of The Northwest Woodworking Studio in Portland, Oregon.
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Westland Distillery’s Matt Hoffman on the Rise of American Single Malt Whiskey

While most people probably think of single malt whiskey as a purely Scottish (or perhaps Irish) thing, the fact is that American producers have been quietly pumping out single malt whiskey of their own.
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Chef Justin Cucci on Why We Should Be Eating More Bugs

Ever thought about the alternative proteins we know better as bugs? The Manual podcast gang sits down with Cucci to get the 4-1-1 on eating some 4(+)-legged friends.
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Murray Carter Tells Us What It Takes to be a Master Bladesmith in the Modern Era

On this episode of The Manual podcast, we engage in some razor-sharp conversation with a modern bladesmith and the history of forging knives.
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Going Beyond City Limits: A Beginner’s Guide to Austin, Texas

If you've been considering a vacation to Austin and need a little more convincing, then this episode of The Manual podcast is for you.
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Learning to Cook with Cannabis and Chef Brandon Parsons

Want to learn how to take your cooking to a higher level? On this episode of The Manual podcast, we talk culinary cannabis infusions.
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Pondering the Future of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence with Digital Trends’ Drew Prindle

Domo arigato for checking out the newest episode of The Manual podcast.
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Talking Portland’s Craft Beer Scene with Alex Ganum of Upright Brewing

Upright Brewing has been around for 10 years and Alex Ganum has the insight into one of the most dynamic craft beer communities in the country.
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Behind the Scenes: Finding the Best Men’s Grooming Gear of the Year

On this week's episode of The Manual podcast, associate editor of lifestyle Chase McPeak breaks down everything that went into The Manual Grooming Awards 2019.
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Celebrating World Whisky Day with Bacardi, Beards, Booze, and Bacon

World Whisky Day is March 27 and to celebrate we sat down with two Bacardi Single Malts Brand Ambassadors to talk all things Scotch whisky.
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Talking Irish Whiskey with Tullamore D.E.W.’s Tim Herlihy

Ever wanted to learn more about Irish whiskey? This week's episode of The Manual podcast dives into the topic.
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Over My Dead Body’s Matthew Shaer on Making a Great True Crime Podcast

Ever wanted to know what it takes to create a successful true crime podcast? Tune in as we interview Over My Dead Body creator and host Matthew Shaer.
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From Spring Cleaning to Spring Fashion, We’re Ready for the Season to Change

From cleaning out your closet to refilling it with the hottest spring fashions, this week's episode of The Manual podcast proves that spring has sprung.