I couldn’t think of a better way to commemorate fifty episodes of the podcast than with the following conversation with the supremely talented and warm-hearted Brent McCoy:

Basement Talk with Brent McCoy

Street performer extraordinaire, damn good painter, bread baker and Settler of Catan Brent McCoy joins Painting Pictures to explain the worldwide street-performing and circus scene, the origins of Vermont Vaudeville, and what’s it like to be living the dream. THIS MAN HAS STOPPED DRINKING COFFEE!

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Check out Brent’s website: http://brentmccoy.com/

See him and Maya perform regularly at Faneuil Hall in Boston.