#94 Clothtalk The Original Scout Memorabilia Podcast With Chris Brightwell

Perhaps the first podcast I ever listened to back in 2006 was an ambitious project that was launched by some guys out of Coosa Lodge 50 in Alabama. Clothtalk was their idea for an audio podcast that would focus on the hobby of collecting Scouting memorabilia. For 29 episodes these guys brought on guests for interviews, had a Trade-O-Ree correspondent, and asked their guests “what’s your favorite patch?”


Chris Brightwell was part of that original team working as the engineer making the magic happen. In this interview Chris goes back to 2006-2007 and shared where the idea was born, who made it happen, and reminisces about how this podcast was maybe ahead of it’s time. I say right from the beginning in the intro that their podcast was the inspiration for me to pick up a microphone and start SHF Radio back in 2011. Today thanks to Chris finding the original episodes and show notes pages the show can be enjoyed again at https://anchor.fm/clothtalk.

Listen to “#94 Clothtalk The Original Scout Memorabilia Podcast With Chris Brightwell” on Spreaker.


In my Patreon group the Scouting Hot Finds Insiders you can find an extended version “After the Interview” segment where I hear about an amazing audio project that Chris is helping to launch called the Scouting Memories Podcast. You can find out more at http://www.ScoutingHotFinds.com.



Thanks for the kind words. Will be interested in seeing your new works.

By Bill Mulrenin on March 8th, 2021 at 9:43 am


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