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The B.I.Stander Podcast is a local and cultural long conversation podcast serving Bainbridge Island, Washington community.

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Jun 19, 2019


The B.I.Stander Podcast is a conversational podcast unique to Bainbridge Island and Seattle that covers culture, current events, humor, sports, technology, politics, island activities, environment, quality of life issues, wellness and just about everything else.

The intent is to introduce interesting people, ideas, and conversations. We are not perfect and that's OK! Thank you for your understanding. 

Our Podcast is brought to you by:

Eagle Harbor Insurance

Blue Canary

Great Northern Electric

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Music performed by Band of Steves of The Island Music Guild.


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Today we welcome:

John Waters is a film director, screenwriter, author, actor, stand-up comedian, journalist, and visual artist. He is the mind behind numerous beloved cult films, including Hairspray, Multiple Maniacs, Cry-Baby, Pink Flamingos, and many others. His books Role Models and Carsick were major national bestsellers, and his spoken-word shows This Filthy World and A John Waters Christmas continue to be performed around the world.

David Schmader is a writer and performer devoted to exploring his obsessions, from homophobic rock stars and conversion therapy to cannabis and trash cinema. From 1998-2015, Schmader was a staff writer and editor at The Stranger where he wrote the issue-opening column “Last Days: The Week in Review” for 18 years.