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Welcome to the Home of
"CupCakes for the Tribe".

The podcast where we're talking
about all kinds of stuff

Hosted By Kerry McCall

CupCakes For The Tribe is an entertainment, information and interview free-for-all produced by Kerry McCall Productions and AudioFizz.com. Episodes are irregular and stories cover the topics of culture, society, entertainment, celebrities, news, technology, sports, and anything else that pops up on the distraction radar. Regular features include interviews and a segment called What's It Mean, keeping you updated on the latest slang. Give it a listen and enjoy!

Episode 8 - Publish Date: July 27, 2008 Listen

In this episode:
The mastermind behind the show that was the precursor to modern day reality TV, Robin Leach, is on the phone talking about Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous. Robin globe trotted for 14 years wowing audiences with the mind boggling wealth and extravagances of the super rich and famous. Then it's on to two utterly fabulous and quite unusual cookbook finds, "White Trash Cooking" and "Manifold Destiny". And everyone knows that James Bond was always armed with the coolest of gadgets. There are many techno-wiz type devices on the market these days and Cupcakes shares a few of them. What's It Mean defines slang terms including one from George Carlin.

Episode 7 - Publish Date: July 5, 2008 Listen

In this episode:
Blogging is a great way to tell people about yourself - even celebs can get behind that. Tommy Lasorda, Anna Kournikova, William Shatner; they're all blah-blah blogging. Hops are skyrocketing and brewers are looking for ways to hold down costs. Ted Rice from Chama River Brewing Co. in Albuquerque talks microsuds to biofuel in an interview from the Craft Brewers Conference this Spring in San Diego. While at the Confernece and BrewExpo, show host Kerry McCall had a chance to sample many of the world's finest beers, including one made from sorgham. So what is sorgham? Cupcakes will fill you in. What's It Mean clues listeners into some current slang terms and the topic of late night snacking gets a once over.

Episode 6 - Publish Date: April 24, 2008 Listen

In this episode:
There's an elite group of rock musicians and singers called the 27 Club and membership includes Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain and more. Episode 6 takes a look at who's in the club and what it's about. The Chicago White Sox Training Academy reaches out to local youths in their community and ventures offshore to bring their coaching and instruction expertise to the youth and coaches of the Cayman Islands. We'll speak with former pro and acadamy instructor, Justin Stone, about how island kids are doing at picking up the sport of baseball. Kerry loves random trivia, so get set for a multiple-choice pop quiz, a Neandethal sound bite and another installment of What's It Mean.

Episode 5 - Publish Date: April 15, 2008 Listen

In this episode:
The Rolling Stones are now welcome to play in Blackpool, England once again. After more than 40 years, the ban on the Glimmer Twins and their band has been lifted. It was back in 1964 that a riot broke out at the Stones' Blackpool show. CupCakes will check in with some of the show attendees to hear about the wild happenings that went on that night. Rebecca Hale from the Seattle Mariners joins CFTT for a chat to explain how the Mariners raised a cool couple of million last year for charities from the action on the field. And need help with slang terms? The What's It Mean segment should do the trick to set you straight on slang.

Episode 4 - Publish Date: March 19, 2008 Listen

In this episode:
What do Cary Grant, Freddie Mercury, Judy Garland, Pink, Tony Curtis and Elvis Costello all have in common? They're among the movie and music celebrities who made the switch, leaving behind their real names for far more glamorous sounding monikers. CupCakes also offers up a highly non-scientific, random sampling of love/hate responses for the lowly casserole as dinnertime fare followed by an interview with Emily Brune from AllRecipes.com. If you thought the casserole's heyday was in the era of avocado green or harvest gold appliances and at the height of popularity for blacklight posters, not only will Emily set you straight, she'll review some of the hot, new trends in this easy, family-style dish. CFTT wraps up with another installment of What's It Mean where slang terms are defined.

Episode 3 - Publish Date: January 26, 2008 Listen

In this episode:
A look at two American icons - Warren Buffett and Jimmy Buffett. CupCakes For The Tribe compares the similarities of the empires they have each built up over their lifetimes. On the phone, it's Charlie Papazian of the Association of Brewers and author of The Complete Joy of Homebrewing. A beer expert since the early 70's, Charlie talks about what it takes to start brewing your own beer. This guy is THE authority on home-brewing! To round out the cast, we'll toss out a few slang definitions in the What's It Mean segment and talk about some of the tons of trivia about prime time favorites - the Simpsons.

Episode 2 - Publish Date: Dec. 7, 2007 Listen

In this episode:
This podcast explores how stars are goofing off and their favorite hobbies. One hobby in particular, knitting, dates back hundreds of years - more on that. Plus Raymond Carbone, a trader who spends his days on the floor of the New York Mercantile Exchange in the oil pit, visits with us by phone. You'll find out a lot about crude as Raymond shares his knowledge on the subject - from sweet to sour to "cracking". Slang terms are explained in What's It Mean and there's information and tips to keep you from getting ripped off at the auto repair shop.

Episode 1 - Publish Date: Nov. 2, 2007 Listen

In this episode:
This is the inaugural podcast of CupCakes For The Tribe. Up and running, the podcast includes some regular features - What's It Mean (help dissecting slang terms) and interviews - on the phone is Frank Portman, first-time author of the high school story called "King Dork". Plus the podcast runs down a day's worth of calories and how they're burned off, even while sleeping. There's a story about the wheels celebrities are toolin' around town in and the lowdown on urban legends.

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