Talkin' Macon

by Aaron Buzza

A show focused on stories from Macon, GA as told by people who are from Macon or who have done work in Macon.

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • Charles Davis

    Charles Davis

    Charles Davis is co-host of "Creekside Mornings" on 100.9 The Creek FM and lead singer of the Macon Music Revue, performing every Wednesday night at historic Grant's Lounge in Downtown Macon. He is an actor who has performed on numerous stages throughout Macon and Middle Georgia. Davis recently sang backup vocals on six songs for The War and Treaty during the recording session for their new album, Lover's Game (out now).

  • Dr. Ilyon Woo

    Dr. Ilyon Woo

    Dr. Ilyon Woo is the 2024 Pulitzer Prize Award-winning and New York Times best-selling author of Master Slave Husband Wife: An Epic Journey from Slavery to Freedom. The book chronicles the epic journey to freedom taken in 1848 by an enslaved, married couple, Ellen and William Craft. Master Slave Husband Wife: An Epic Journey from Slavery to Freedom was honored as one of the best books of 2023 by the New York Times, People Magazine, Smithsonian and was recognized by Oprah Daily as one of the "Best Conversation-Starting Books of 2023."

  • Brandon Raphael

    Brandon Raphael

    Brandon Raphael is the President of the Macon Bacon, the college wood bat baseball team in Macon, Georgia. The Macon Bacon have become one of the most recognizable brands in all of sports. Brandon discusses the team, what fans can expect when they attend games, and some of his fondest baseball memories.

  • Michael O'Leary

    Michael O'Leary

    Michael O'Leary is an Emmy-nominated actor who spent more than 20 years portraying Dr. Rick Bauer on Guiding Light. O'Leary was the Grand Marshal of the 2019 International Cherry Blossom Festival parade in Macon, Georgia. In October 2023, O'Leary brought his play Breathing Under Dirt to Macon for a premiere staged reading.