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Learning to live and love life in the Hudson Valley.

Have you fantasized about living in the country? Curious what the transition is like? Or are you a local and want to see a different side of the folks who've invaded your land? Tune into Cidiot, a monthly award-winning podcast hosted by Mat Zucker. Great for learning about upstate New York, the Hudson Valley, Catskill Mountains, Berkshires and rural and country life in general. Also be sure to hear the new single "Cidiot" anthem inspired by the podcast on Spotify, Apple Music, and more.

Winner of best regional podcast in the 2021 Chronogrammies, Cidiot has been featured in The Albany Times-Union, Country Living, Hudson Valley Magazine, The Poughkeepsie Journal, NBC's Today.com, The Daily Yonder, and more national and local publications.

Recent Episodes

May 12, 2022

66. Spring To Do List

Is it a chore or a passion? This episode of Cidiot we go through seasonal to-do lists, from Mat, from listeners—and from a specia…

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April 28, 2022

65. The Daily Catch

Some of the most important news is local. Mat interviews Emily Sachar, publisher and editor of The Daily Catch. She shares her jo…

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April 14, 2022

64. A Cidiot's Ballot

The Chronogrammies weren't always reader's choice, but luckily they are now. This episode, Mat reviews Chronogram magazine's 3rd …

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March 31, 2022

63. Comfort & Joy

Whether you consider cottage core a movement or a stylish trend, it’s a connection to the past. I talk about what it means to me,…

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March 17, 2022

62. A Little Therapy

This episode of Cidiot is about managing stress and the proven science of the great outdoors being good for you. I talk to Alliso…

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March 3, 2022

61. Floridiot

Cidiot is about being new in and acclimating to country life. So what happens if you, say, move to south Florida for a few months…

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Recent Blog Posts

Hudson Valley and Catskills Pride Events and Calendar

Hudson Valley and Catskills Pride Events and Calendar

Chronogrammies 2022 | A Cidiot's Guide to Voting

Chronogrammies 2022 | A Cidiot's Guide to Voting - Greig Farm, Hamilton & Adams, Citiot, Rough Draft Bar & Books, Oblong, Olana Historical Site, Smoky Ro…

Hudson Valley & Catskills History - Then & Now

Hudson Valley & Catskills History - Then & Now - Newburgh, Culinary Institute of America, Poughkeepsie, Washington's Headquarters