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May 29, 2024

Tim Hendricks - The Sequel

Welcome back to the podcast, I’m Jamie Baynes. Today’s returning guest is bestselling author, Tim Hendricks. I had Tim on about a year ago to talk about his debut novel, The Instructor, which became a bestseller. Flash forwar...

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May 8, 2024

Courage, Hope and Resilience- A conversation with Ashely Ferris

Welcome back to the podcast, I’m Jamie Baynes. I went to an officer safety and wellness conference in Louisville, Kentucky and sat in on about twenty lectures, given by professors, psychologists, social workers and my favorit...

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April 24, 2024

Sixty novels and counting - An interview with Lee Goldberg

Welcome back to the podcast, I’m Jamie Baynes. Today’s guest is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, and TV producer, Lee Goldberg. Lee has written sixty novels, that’s 6-0, so far and has produced multiple television sho...

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April 10, 2024

Jon Lindstrom - Embracing Desire

Welcome back to the podcast, I’m Jamie Baynes. Today’s guest is actor and bestselling author, Jon Lindstrom. As you’ll soon learn, Jon caught the acting bug when he woke up in the middle of a James Bond film and saw …

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March 27, 2024

Smiling in the Breeze - A conversation with Jeff Katz

Welcome back to the podcast, I’m Jamie Baynes. I’m honored to have Jeff Katz on as this episode's guest. Jeff has had a show on Richmond radio station WRVA for over thirteen years, and has been on air nationally too …

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March 13, 2024

Dr. Richard Groover flipped the script on Danny and Park.

Welcome back to the podcast, I’m Jame Baynes. For this episode, we’re flipping the script a bit, as the cool kids say. My dear friend, Dr. Richard Groover texted me with an idea. He said he thought that my listeners …

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Feb. 28, 2024

Devin - A cop first

Welcome back to the podcast, I’m Jamie Baynes. Today’s guest is Devin, a former Richmond police officer. I was working on a case recently and was talking on the phone with a detective from another jurisdiction. After we hung...

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Feb. 14, 2024

Eat the meat and spit out the bones - Checking in with Johnnie Callow…

Welcome back to the podcast, I’m Jamie Baynes. Today’s returning guest is the one and only, Johnnie Calloway. The last time Johnnie and I talked was back in May, 2022. I’ve been following Johnnie on Instagram since then and...

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Jan. 31, 2024

Julia Borcherts - Behind the Publicity Curtain

Welcome back to the podcast, I’m Jamie Baynes. Today’s guest is Julia Borcherts, publicity manager at Chicago based Kaye Publicity. I met Julia because I was interested in interviewing one of the authors that Kaye Publicity ...

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Jan. 17, 2024

Pantsters and Spinning Plates - Another conversation with Tracy Clark

Welcome back to the podcast, I’m Jamie Baynes. Today’s guest is one of my favorite authors, and more importantly, one of my favorite people: Tracy Clark. Tracy is the author of not one, but two best selling book series, both …

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Oct. 31, 2023

Faye Knightly - The Sisterhood of The Black Pen

Welcome back to the podcast, I’m Jamie Baynes. Today’s guest is Faye Knightly of The Sisterhood of the Black Pen. I met Faye through one of this podcasts favorite people, Gloria Lucas. Faye sent me a message through Instagram...

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Sept. 13, 2023

Yasmin Angoe - Only stopping when she wants to stop

Welcome back to the podcast, I’m Jamie Baynes. Back in May, I got an email from a publisher asking me if I’d feature an author in an upcoming podcast. Of course I sald yes because I’m a huge fan of …

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Aug. 30, 2023

David Kamwana - Busting calves while embracing naïveté

Welcome back to the podcast, I’m Jamie Baynes. Today’s guest is David Kamwana, the creator of a new portable fitness device called The Calf Buster. Are you thinking, “Why on earth is Jamie talking to the inventor of a fitness...

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Aug. 16, 2023

Jen Satterly - Ripples in the Water

Welcome back to the podcast, I'm Jamie Baynes. Today's guest is Jen Satterly; photographer, author and co-founder of the US Special Forces support group, the All Secure Foundation. I spoke to Jen and her husband Tom, in a pod...

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Aug. 2, 2023

Maria Cramer, the NYPD Bureau Chief/Reporter for the New York Times

Welcome back to the podcast, I’m Jamie Baynes. Today’s guest is Maria Cramer, the NYPD Bureau Chief/reporter for the New York Times. A good friend of mine in the NYPD forwarded me a New York Times article about a neighborhood...

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July 19, 2023

Here Be Barr on The Danny and Park Good News Podcast

Welcome back to the podcast, I’m Jamie Baynes. Today’s guest is Jon Barr, creator of the fantastic YouTube channel ‘Here Be Barr’. Jon’s channel showed up in one of my suggested channel selections a couple years ago and I cli...

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July 5, 2023

Trying Something New With Jenna

Welcome back to the podcast, I’m Jamie Baynes. Today’s guest is Jenna Weinstein and I decided to do something a little different for this episode. A good friend of mine, and previous podcast guest, Ben Toderico, suggested tha...

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May 31, 2023

Freakin' Reviews is Freakin' Awesome

Welcome back to the podcast, I’m Jamie Baynes. Today’s guest is James White, host of the absolutely fantastic YouTube channel, Freakin Reviews. James’ channel popped up in my Youtube suggestions and looked interesting. I clic...

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May 10, 2023

The One and Only, Dr. Richard Groover!

Today’s guest is a good friend of mine and an overall great guy: the one and only, Dr. Richard Groover. Richard has been an educator for decades and was a reserve deputy with the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office for twenty …

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April 29, 2023

The Chief, the schools and other musings....

I've been following multiple news stories in the press recently, and have been posting about them as well. Well, I decided to do a short, solo podcast about my thoughts. In it, I told about the superintendent of Richmond Publ...

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April 26, 2023

Don Bentley - Author Extraordinaire

Welcome back to the podcast, I’m Jamie Baynes. Today’s guest is New York Times Bestselling author Don Bentley. Now I have to say something first about the audio of the episode. Number one, I stutter my words when I introduce …

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April 5, 2023

Jack Roney - The Angels Wept

Welcome back to the podcast, I’m Jamie Baynes. Today’s guest is Jack Roney, author of the crime novels The Angels Wept , The Demons Woke and The Shadows Watch . Jack got on my radar because of the marketing for …

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March 1, 2023

Tracy Clark - An overnight success, two decades in the making.

Welcome back to the podcast, I’m Jamie Baynes. Today’s guest is bestselling author and native Chicagoian, Tracy Clark. Tracy’s book, Hide , popped up in my suggested reading page on Amazon, so I read the description of the bo...

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Feb. 22, 2023

Tim Hendricks - Alienate no one

Welcome back to the podcast, I’m Jamie Baynes. Today’s guest is Tim Hendricks, author of the debut novel, The Instructor . Tim’s book showed up in a NetGalley email and I clicked on the link to check out the book’s …

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