State Your Line: A Kansas City Podcast

State Your Line: A Kansas City Podcast

By State Your Line
A weekly podcast for Kansas Citians by Kansas Citians, hosted by the Ritz brothers. Kevin & Danny cover all things Kansas City on both sides of State Line Rd.
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Episode 24: Alex Lindsey West Bottoms Whiskey Co
Welcome in to State Your Line, voted the Best Local Podcast in Kansas City in The Pitch Magazine in 2019! This week the Ritz brothers sit down with Alex Lindsey, owner and founder of West Bottoms Whiskey Co. Segments this week include: Chiefs update What'd we try this week People like us Openings and Closings Personal Pine Tar Mixed plate
1:06:45
October 15, 2019
Episode 23: Tarzan the Lawman - Tristen Woods
Welcome in to State Your Line, voted the Best Local Podcast by The Pitch Magazine in 2019! This week the Ritz brothers sit down with Tarzan the Lawman himself, Tristen Woods.  Segments this week include: Chiefs Update What'd we try this week Openings and Closings Personal Pinetar  Brittany Lynn post of the week Mixed plate live from arrowhead
1:14:04
October 8, 2019
Episode 22: The Pitch Owner Adam Carey
Welcome in to State Your Line, voted the Best Local Podcast by The Pitch Magazine in 2019! This week the Ritz brothers sit down with Adam Carey, owner and COO of The Pitch magazine.  Segments this week include: Thanks for voting for us for best local podcast! Chiefs Recap Openings and Closings What'd we try this week Only a Missourian What's good in the neighborhood? Mixed Plate
1:12:38
October 1, 2019
Episode 21: Bar K Co-Founder Dave Hensley
Welcome in to State Your Line, a podcast for Kansas Citians by Kansas Citians, hosted by the Ritz brothers. This week the Ritz brothers interview Bar K co-founder Dave Hensley to talk about one of the most unique bars and businesses in all of the country.  Segments this week include: Live From Arrowhead What'd we try this week  Openings and Closings  Mixed Plate Brittany Lynn Post of the week People Like Us Personal Pinetar  Music from Hooksounds and Stefan Shaulinsk. Hosted by Anchor.fm Logo by Paul Burkhart
1:19:44
September 24, 2019
Episode 20: Andrew Morgans of Landocked KC and Marknology
Welcome in to State Your Line, a podcast for Kansas Citians by Kansas Citians, hosted by the Ritz brothers. This week the Ritz brothers interview local entrepreneur Andrew Morgans who has started companies such as Landocked, an apparel company,  and Marknology, a company that helps promote brands on Amazon.  Segments this week include: What'd we try this week Openings and Closings Hot Takes from the Star Learning about Kansas City Music from Hooksounds and Stefan Shaulinsk. Hosted by Anchor.fm Logo by Paul Burkhart
1:09:30
September 17, 2019
Episode 19: Kansas City BBQ Society CEO Emily Detwiler
Welcome into episode 19 of State Your Line, a podcast for Kansas Citians by Kansas Citians The Ritz brothers talk about the Chiefs 1-0 start Next they dish on what they learned about Kansas City this week There are two openings of restaurants in KC this week including a Shake Shack in Leawood This week, Emily Detwiler joins the Ritz's to talk KCBS and the American Royal Like every week, here about what we tried this week People like us, and are stopping traffic to let us know Every Kansas Citian experiences the same Pine Tar incident this week Mixed Plate of Mixed Plates Music from Hooksounds and Stefan Shaulinsk. Hosted by Anchor.fm Logo by Paul Burkhart
1:11:19
September 10, 2019
Episode 18: Chiefs Insider Tom Martin
Welcome into State Your Line a Podcast for Kansas Citians by Kansas Citians, hosted by the Ritz Brothers This episode is brought to you by Kelly's Westport Inn This week we start with our favorite thing we learned about Kansas City Next we talk about what is opening and closing This weeks interview is with Tom Martin of Let it Fly Media and we talk about the upcoming Chiefs season Then we jump into what we tried around Kansas City this week This weeks Mixed Plate is best things about going back to school And we close with our personal pine tar incident  Thanks for listening! Music from Hooksounds and Stefan Shaulinsk. Hosted by Anchor.fm Logo by Paul Burkhart
1:01:54
September 5, 2019
Episode 17: Kansas City Sports Commission President & CEO Kathy Nelson
Welcome into State Your Line episode 17 with Kathy Nelson The Royals are for sale, are you buying this? Highlights from the Ritz brothers' trip to Arrowhead  College Football is back Interview with Kansas City Sports Commission President & CEO Kathy Nelson What'd we try this week? Personal Pine Tar  Mixed Plate: Best things about College Football Music from Hooksounds and Stefan Shaulinsk. Hosted by Anchor.fm Logo by Paul Burkhart
1:15:01
August 29, 2019
Episode 16: Charlie Hustle Founder Chase McAnulty
Welcome into State Your Line Chiefs Update Openings and Closings Interview with Chase McAnulty, founder of Charlie Hustle What'd we try this week Mixed Plate: Things that have left KC that we miss Personal Pine Tar Incident of the Week People Like us, too much Is anyone actually reading this? First person to DM on Instagram "Crispy Boys" gets a free koozie. Music from Hooksounds and Stefan Shaulinsk. Hosted by Anchor.fm Logo by Paul Burkhart
1:14:50
August 22, 2019
Episode 15: Matt Anthony - Head for the Cure
This week the Ritz Brothers cover all things Kansas City, with a side of goodness. That goodness this week is talking with Matt Anthony, founder of Head for the Cure and former CEO of VML.  Be sure to listen to what the brothers tried this week, their personal pine tar incidents, and also openings and closings. They also discuss what's in a name at "The K" and recap the Chiefs first preseason game.  Is anyone actually reading this? First person to DM on Instagram "Crispy Boys" gets a free koozie.  Music from Hooksounds and Stefan Shaulinsk. Hosted by Anchor.fm Logo by Paul Burkhart  
1:03:14
August 15, 2019
Episode 14: Bo Nelson Co-Founder of Thou Mayest
Episode 14 and there is a guest! Bo Nelson, co-founder of Thou Mayest Roasters joins the Ritz brothers this week to talk all things coffee, plants, the birds and the bees, and much much more! The Ritz brothers also talk Chiefs' training camp and the top twitter follows for Chiefs fans. They talk Royals and players' weekend jersey and nicknames. Next they discuss what is opening and closing in Kansas City. After the interview, the boys discuss what they tried this week, including a live review of Mahomes Magic Crunch. Next they have their mixed plate of over-hyped things in Kansas City.  Is anyone actually reading this? First person to DM on Instagram "Crispy Boys" gets a free koozie.  Music from Hooksounds and Stefan Shaulinsk. Hosted by Anchor.fm Logo by Paul Burkhart
1:16:40
August 8, 2019
Episode 13: What would you hit the reset button on in KC?
This week the Ritz brothers discuss the Royals as the trade deadline comes and goes; and the Chiefs as training camp gets started up. Next they talk about what is opening and closing this week in KC and what they tried this week.  People like us, and by us, we mean KC, and by people, we mean Shaq aka DJ Diesel. Kevin does his best Shaq impression while Danny recreates Mix 93.3 from the 90s. Be sure to keep listening for the Mixed Plate of the week and for the debut of Kevin's dating life with BBQ Me Tinder. Lets cap this episode off with a Brittany Lynn post of the week. Music from Hooksounds and Stefan Shaulinsk. Hosted by Anchor.fm Logo by Paul Burkhart
51:19
August 1, 2019
Episode 12: A Look Behind the Curtain
This week the Ritz Brothers talk all things Kansas City, starting with the Royals and Chiefs. Next they discuss what is opening and closing in the city.  To celebrate 5k downloads, the Ritz brothers interview each other and give a look behind the curtain of what goes into making the podcast.  The back half of the episode consists of What'd We Try This Week, People Like Us, and then they compile their Mixed Plate of favorite jersey's they've ever owned.  Music by Stafan Shaulinsk and Hooksounds Hosted by anchor.fm
1:05:25
July 25, 2019
Episode 11: Mick Shaffer: Sports Director 41 Action News
Welcome to State Your Line, a podcast for Kansas Citians, by Kansas Citians. This week we have a jam packed episode with guest Mick Shaffer. The Ritz brothers talk Royals and their hot start to the second half of the season. Next they talk about the Chiefs' players enjoying vacation and the Madden 2020 ratings that came out. Then they talk about what is opening and closing around Kansas City. Mick Shaffer, sports director of 41 Action News joins the show this week. We cover all sorts of topics with Mick, in one of our favorite interviews yet.  After the interview, we talk about what we tried this week as we do every week. Then we talk about how people in DC aren't the biggest fans of KC. Then we finish with the debut of our new segment, the BBQ Platter where we talk our favorite things to do on a hot ass day in Kansas City.  Music is from Stefan Shaulinsk and Hooksounds. Podcast is hosted by anchor.fm Graphics by Paul Burkhart 
1:07:50
July 18, 2019
Episode 10: Alec Lewis: Royals Beat Writer for The Athletic
Episode 10 is here and filled with some great content. First the Ritz Boys address the Tyreek Hill situation for the first time, getting a little serious. Then we discuss opening and closing before starting our interview with Alec Lewis from The Athletic. Alec covers the Royals and stops by to recap the first half of the season for the boys in blue. What did we try this week? Be sure to listen in and find out. People like KC and Our Lord and Savior Patrick Mahomes. And then we finish with some News from the Northland and What's good in the neighborhood? Music by Stefan Shaulinsk and HookSounds.  Podcast hosted by anchor.fm
1:05:10
July 11, 2019
Episode 9: The Lake of The Ozarks
Happy birthday, America! Shit is about to get weird. Just listen to this episode of a little something different from the Ritz brothers!
50:59
July 4, 2019
Episode 8: Jeremy Danner, Boulevard Brewery
Summer is here in KC, and so are those summer hot takes. The Ritz Brothers discuss Kevin Kietzman's terrible take on Andy Reid and the reaction that followed. Next, let's get Midwest mad about Chiefs Kingdom being ranked the 31st best fans in the NFL! Then we talk Royals and some of our favorite Royals all-stars of yesteryear.  This week with sit down with Jeremy Danner, Ambassador Brewer, from Boulevard Brewery in Kansas City. We talk all things Boulevard and Royals in a very fun interview.  This week opening is Christopher Elbow's Fairway Creamery, where your phone eats first. We finally go behind enemy lines and try Brick + Mortar in Waldo, and Danny get's to sit in the Crown seats at the K, allegedly. Whats good in the neighborhood? Taco bell salsa, come and get it $$!! Music by Stefan Shaulinsk and Hooksounds. Podacst is hosted by anchor.fm
1:01:00
June 27, 2019
Episode 7: Kansas City Stack Burger Review and Jon Dedon
State Your Line has gone international and our London corresponded bring over the UK McDonald's "Kansas City Stack" burger. The story took off, and we did our burger review in front of a camera from 41 Action News and they featured us on the 10:00 news!  We talk as much Royals as we can stomach. Yeah, we are at that point with the boys in blue. We also talk about new Mayoral Elect Quinton Lucas, Kansas City's new Mayor! This week's interview is Jon Dedon from KENNYHERTZ PERRY law firm in Kansas City. We talk about how his firm will be representing a lot of the new businesses opening up to sell medical marijuana and the impact it will have on KC. Curious how to get a card? Listen up! The Ritz brother's end the episode recapping their weekend at Boulevardia. And as a special surprise, a Brittany Lynn post of the week! Music by Stefan Shaulinsk and Hooksounds. Podacst is hosted by anchor.fm
1:01:09
June 20, 2019
Episode 6: Brian McGannon
The St. Louis Blues are Stanley Cup Champions! How are you feeling about this Kansas City? This week we talk some hockey and much much more with our guest Brian McGannon, Director of Communications for the Kansas City Mavericks.  We cover the on pace for 112 loses Royals, as best we can this week. A new episode of The Franchise premiered this week, and we give our report on the report by reporters on what the Chiefs are up to this off season.  Opening this week? We revisit Brick + Mortar which will finally be opening this weekend. We tried El Pollo Rey in KCK this week, and Kevin tries cheesy corn from Jack Stack for the first time and is less than pleased. Sound off in the comments your opinion on Jack Stack cheesy corn.  We also debut some hot takes from the KC Star's letter to the editor this week that you'll be sure to enjoy.  Music is from Stefan Shaulinsk and Hooksounds. Podcast is hosted by anchor.fm 
1:01:20
June 13, 2019
Episode 5: Rafi Chaudry, CEO of Torn Label BrewCo
Jam packed episode here with a great interview with the CEO of one of KC's favorite local breweries. Rafi Chaudry, the most interesting man in the world, discusses starting up Torn Label, being Russia's most wanted man, and reveals some new beers that Torn label will be coming out with this summer.  The Ritz brother's talk about the Royals new draft pick Bobby Whitt Jr and the hype surrounding him. Patrick Mahomes was chugging beers at the Stanley Cup finals in a Blue's jersey, what will the kids think?  A new Poke Bowl restaurant seems to be opening up on every corner, and Danny has no idea what a poke bowl is. This week we try Alma Mader Brewing and review. There is a lot going on this weekend so be sure to listen and find something fun to do this weekend!   Music is from Stefan Shaulinsk and Hooksounds. Podcast is hosted by anchor.fm 
59:46
June 6, 2019
Episode 4: KC Wedding Planner Sarah Quinlivan
Wedding season is upon us, so this week the Ritz brothers sit down with KC Wedding Planner Sarah Q to talk weddings in Kansas City. Sarah shares some bridezilla stories, FOB mishaps, and tell us what's real from the movie The Wedding Planner.  We also talk the about the new show, The Franchise, that gives Chiefs kingdom a behind the scenes look at the 2019 Chiefs. Kevin talks about his golf trip to Old Kinderhook at the Lake of the Ozarks and explains what a crispy boy is. Danny tries out his apartment's tornado shelter during the storm and we debate who's tornado was better, Kansas or Missouri.  What's good in the neighborhood? We debut a new segment to check in on the Nextdoor app to see whats going on in Waldo.  Music is from Stefan Shaulinsk and Hooksounds. Podcast is hosted by anchor.fm 
55:08
May 30, 2019
Episode 3: Boulevardia Event Planners from O'Neill Events & Marketing and the NFL Draft is coming to Kansas City!!
This week the Ritz brothers talk about a dream come true for KC, the NFL Draft in 2023! They sit down with the event planners for the biggest beer and music festival in KC,  Boulevardia. Chris and Keli from O'Neill Events talk about the history of Boulevardia and what goes into planning an event of that size.  The Brittany Lynne post of the week makes a return as Kevin reads another classic Brittany post to help whip him into shape.  A new restaurant group from Cali is taking over the building in Waldo which used to be occupied by Tanners, RIP. Will it succeed? Music is from Stefan Shaulinsk and Hooksounds Podcast is hosted by anchor,fm
57:52
May 23, 2019
Episode 2: Colleen Kelly: Co-Owner of Kelly's Westport Inn
In this episode the Ritz Brothers interview Colleen Kelly, co-owner of Kelly's Westport Inn. We talk about the history of Kelly's, the behinds the scenes of owning a bar, and ask for forgiveness of past transgressions.  This episode features a live look-in at Nicky Lopez's first Major League at bat* for our Royals update. We remember Gunther Cunningham, former Chiefs head coach and defensive coordinator, who passed away this week for our Chiefs update. Other segments this week include - Openings/Closings - What'd you try this week? - ASMR Beer Reviews - People Like Us - Switching Sides - What's coming this weekend.  Music is form Stefan Schaulinsk and Hooksounds Podcast is hosted by Anchor.fm
57:16
May 15, 2019
Episode 1: Welcome to State Your Line
Welcome to the very first episode of State Your Line, hosted by the Ritz Brothers, Kevin & Danny. This podcast will cover all things Kansas City, on both sides of State Line RD. This episode features an introduction of your hosts, what we are going to be talking about, and who we are going to be talking with.  Next we jump into our segments: Royals & Chiefs updates - Coming to KC - What'd you try this week? - Only in Missouri - Midwest Mad - Our Lord and Savior Patrick Mahomes - Brittany Lynne Post of the Week - People Like Us - Walk The Line Be sure to listen next week to hear our conversation with owner of Kelly's Westport Inn, Colleen Kelly Music is from  Stefan Schaulinsk and HookSounds  Logo designed by Paul Burkhart and 
49:06
May 8, 2019
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