In this bonus trailer, Kristen and Dave preview future episodes, share right of way Haiku, and give more listener shout outs. Don’t miss this!!
In this topical episode, your hosts examine what to do if marked or unmarked gravesites lie within the path of an infrastructure project…OR if George Washington slept beneath a cherry tree in the path. Along the way, they debate best Halloween costumes and candy, scariest movies, and worst ways to… There's MoreHalloween Special! Graveyard Relocations and Historic Sites Impacted by Right of Way Projects.
Your hosts examine challenging relocations in infrastructure projects, the effects of fixtures on relocations as well as surprise movie endings and…oh, yeah, childhood fears! (Is anyone else afraid of being eaten by a shark in a back yard swimming pool? I didn’t think so.)
Kristen reveals her craziest encounters while clearing a right of way. Let’s just say there were lots of snakes, a strip club, cat hoarders, and uhmmmm….dogs which were not house trained. At all. See who would play your hosts in a movie and weigh in on the most pressing question… There's MoreCrazy Right of Way Encounters!
Eminent domain rock star Rob Thomas returns for part two of his interview. Topics include whether a ban on uranium mining constituted a taking, Snakes on a Plane, favorite eminent domain songs, and the value of blogging in your profession.
Hawaii inverse condemnation lawyer and William and Mary Law School adjunct professor Rob Thomas joins your hosts to discuss recording his classic single “Smooth” with Carlos Santana, whether the COVID moratoriums on evictions constitute a taking, and his favorite flavor of SPAM! (Don’t act like you don’t love SPAM.) This… There's MoreEminent Domain Rock Star Guest: Rob Thomas!
Eminent Domain Misconceptions: “You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.”
In this lighthearted episode, your hosts examine the true meaning of several words associated with the practice of eminent domain and some common popular misconceptions about those words. Kristen and Dave celebrate The Californians (from SNL), while Ross introduces Kristen to Idiocracy. What about Ghost Busters, The Carpenters and Jimmy… There's MoreEminent Domain Misconceptions: “You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.”
Charlie Nobles joins your hosts to discuss the challenges he faced when taking over as CEO of the International Right of Way Association during the COVID crisis. Thankfully, he still finds time to weigh in on issues that only a true Californian can address. Who was Van Halen’s better lead… There's MoreAn exclusive interview with Charlie Nobles, CEO of the International Right of Way Association!
Your hosts give listener shout outs to some loyal fans, reveal two upcoming celebrity guests, and preview future episodes. Meanwhile, enjoy a trip down memory lane to the 2019 NCAA basketball tournament, the truth about Texas Pete hot sauce, and find out why Billy Squier is still MIA from our… There's MoreA Labor Day Intermezzo For Those in the Right of Way Industry
How do right of way agents with the power of eminent domain explain what they do for a living without being asked to leave the party? What lessons from the Star Wars franchise can aid in placing the benefits of infrastructure development in a proper perspective? What is everyone’s favorite… There's MoreEminent Domain Cocktail Party Conversations: Keep Calm and Talk About Star Wars!