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Sept. 29, 2022

77. The (Other) Best Regional Podcast

In a special cross-over in honor of International Podcast Day, Cidiot talks to this year’s winner of the Chronogrammie for region…

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Sept. 15, 2022

76. Hudson Valley Bookshelf

If you love books, you’ll love this episode. Cidiot gets local, pro recommendations from Oblong Books in Millerton and Rhinebeck,…

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Sept. 1, 2022

75. Sanctuary

A big part of why we love the Hudson Valley and Catskills is because of the farms and the animals. In this awesome, moving, eye-o…

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July 7, 2022

71. Mayors of the Mall

Newburgh is one of the oldest towns in New York State and frequently talked about as a city coming around. Cidiot spoke to Diane …

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June 23, 2022

70. Toastmasters Teach

I asked our new sponsors at Taconic Toastmasters Club to help me be a better presenter on air for you. They went through a few of…

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June 2, 2022

68. Strawberries

It's strawberry season! Yes, I can't eat them sadly, but you probably can happily. In this special episode breaking from our usua…

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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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Feb. 17, 2022

60. Upstate & Chill

Andrew & Clark of Hamilton & Adams. Photo: James J. Reddington Maybe you’ve seen the t-shirt. Maybe you own one. I sure do. “Upst…

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Dec. 23, 2021

58. June Farms in December (Season 4 Finale)

I don't think we've talked this season enough about cows. So to close out the year and season four, meet Matt Baumgartner. Matt o…

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Dec. 3, 2021

57. Contain Yourself

Sometimes life comes full circle. This episode, Mat interviews Lori Greenberg and Sarah Goldberg from The Container House in Tivo…

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Aug. 27, 2021

52. Citiot

That's not a typo. That's the other spelling of Cidiot. Join me for this three-year birthday episode as I share Cidiot's early br…

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