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“Hosted by Nebraska native and Colorado transplant Cory Helie, Welcome to Denver dishes up in-depth conversations centered on what makes this city so great. Like an unofficial guide to the Mile High City, Helie invites comedians, musicians, filmmakers, artists and writers to talk about their favorite spots to find live music, comedy, food, weed, beer, sports and more. The podcast’s mix of Helie’s neo-Coloradan view and the voices of tried-and-true native spirits creates a perfect blend of information and conversation about all things Denver.” – Westword


Welcome To Denver: Ep. 9 Matt Orrin of El Charrito – Bellies full of Chicharrón and Punk Rock Karaoke

Cory heads to El Charrito on 21st and Larimer and talks with owner, barkeep and man behind one of Denver’s BEST Karaoke Bars Matt Orrin. Matt talks the Larimer area and what makes him open to such unique shows as Punk Rock Karaoke, Saturday Evening Live Comedy and one of the best open mic comedy […]

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Welcome To Denver: Ep. 8 Chris Charpentier – Walking Cherry Creek Trail to Comedy Works

One of Denver’s best comics Chris Charpentier joins Cory for a walk down Cherry Creek Trail, which happens to lead to a place he spends much of his time, downtown Comedy Works. Chris grew in to a man riding his bike down that trail and reminisces his life in the Denver area. From growing up […]

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Welcome To Denver: Ep. 7 John Wenzel – Brunch Drunk at Charlie Brown’s Piano Bar

On the patio of Charlie Brown’s in Denver, Cory shares cigarettes and tales of Denver with John Wenzel of the Denver Post. John has been covering comedy and music in Denver for well over a decade and has written for handfuls of different papers, zines and websites, from Splitsider to his brand new article in […]

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Welcome To Denver: Ep. 6 Kevin O’Brien – Before the Dive Bars Become Dove Bars

Cory talks Denver with the guy mainly responsible for him moving here, his best friend since childhood comedian/podcaster Kevin O’Brien. After multiple attempts at trying to get to City View during business hours, they finally made it there on Zitro’s terms. They discuss everything from what his college days were like at Regis, working in […]

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Welcome To Denver: Christie Buchele – Shamelessly Begging For Overpriced LSD

Cory has what may be his wackiest recorded conversation yet, when he discusses handfuls of topics like prayer, being able to spend middle class money on hallucinogens and Britney Spears with his dear friend Christie Buchele. Buchs is one of the hosts of the Empty Girlfriend podcast along with our bud Haley Driscoll. You can […]

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Welcome To Denver: Ep. 4 Steve Vanderploeg & Chipotle

Cory hops in to car for an interview with Steve Vanderploeg, the man who flipped out when he heard Cory had never eaten Chipotle. After a quick explanation that there were no Chipotle’s where Cory is from, Steve calmed the heck down and removed his hands from Cory’s throat. This prompted Cory to reach out […]

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Welcome To Denver: Ep. 3 Nix Bros. & Hard To Swallow Cast

Cory chats with the cast and crew of Hard To Swallow, a short film the Nix Bros. made for the 48-hr. Film Festival in beautiful Denver. Outside of Mutiny Information Cafe, where some of the film was… well, filmed, Adam and Evan Nix, Kristin Rand, Chris Charpentier, Jordan Doll, Randy Washington and Andy Juett discuss […]

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Welcome To Denver: Ep. 2 Jeff Albright : Sports, Vinyl, Pizza… POLICIA!

Cory enjoys a conversation with Jeff M. Albright, one of the guys in Denver he relates to the most. Amongst many other things, they both enjoy comedy, sports, loose marijuana laws and collecting records. Jeff  hosts the Sexpot Comedy Open Mic Mondays at 8 at VooDoo Comedy Playhouse, he is one of the Rob Gordon […]

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Welcome To Denver: EP 1 Adam Cayton-Holland – Welcome To Welcome To Denver

Welcome to Denver host Cory Helie sits down for his first episode with Denver comedian Adam Cayton-Holland. They discuss his love for Denver sports, growing up in the city and discusses his friendship with Governor John Hickenlooper. Cayton-Holland is kicking off his second year of High Plains Comedy Festival on August 21st. Get your tickets […]

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