Podcast Episodes

Halloween Special! Graveyard Relocations and Historic Sites Impacted by Right of Way Projects.

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.

Rob Thomas Returns to the Pendulum Land Podcast!

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.

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.”

An exclusive interview with Charlie Nobles, CEO of the International Right of Way Association!

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!

Eminent Domain Cocktail Party Conversations: Keep Calm and Talk About Star Wars!

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!