Boston Behind the Scenes

by Adam Weiss (contact@bostonbts.com) · · · · 1 subscribers

Boston Behind the Scenes is a critically-acclaimed podcast that looks at the people and places that make Boston the unique city that it is. Through interviews with prominent (and not-so-prominent) Bostonians, this show will bring you inside the lives of the people who make this city tick. Whether you're a tourist, have just moved to Boston, or are a life-long resident, Boston Behind the Scenes has a story for you!

Boston Athenaeum May 1, 2007
This time we'll visit the largest membership library in the country, the Boston Athenaeum. The Athenaeum is in the middle of celebrating its 200th year with ...
Boston Athenaeum May 1, 2007
This time we’ll visit the largest membership library in the country, the Boston Athenaeum. The Athenaeum is in the middle of celebrating its 200th year with an impressive exhibition covering their continuous collecting of books and art over the last two centuries. The building holds books, paintings, and sculptures from …
Boston Marathon April 9, 2007
This show is an exciting look at Boston's 500,000-spectator sporting event, the Boston Marathon. 2007 marks the 111th running of the oldest annual marathon in the ...
Boston Marathon April 9, 2007
This show is an exciting look at Boston’s 500,000-spectator sporting event, the Boston Marathon. 2007 marks the 111th running of the oldest annual marathon in the world. Started just one year after the first modern Olympics revived the marathon in 1896, the Boston Marathon brings tens of thousands of runners …
Boston Accent March 27, 2007
Today I talked to someone about talking -- specifically, the way people talk in Boston. The Boston accent is famous for its misplaced Rs and strange ...
Boston Accent March 27, 2007
Today I talked to someone about talking — specifically, the way people talk in Boston. The Boston accent is famous for its misplaced Rs and strange vowels, as well as its well-known speakers. John F. Kennedy, New York’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Click and Clack from Car Talk, the character Cliff …
Omni Parker House Hotel March 13, 2007
I'm back after a break with another look behind the scenes in Boston. Thanks to all of you who emailed me suggestions and supportive comments ...
Omni Parker House Hotel March 13, 2007
I’m back after a break with another look behind the scenes in Boston. Thanks to all of you who emailed me suggestions and supportive comments (don’t worry — I’m not going away!). I took a short break, but I’m back now with a show that is just packed full of …
Santa Claus Dec. 4, 2006
With Christmas right around the corner, I wanted to pay a visit to someone who's on everyone's mind this time of year: Santa Claus. Now, I ...
Santa Claus Dec. 4, 2006
With Christmas right around the corner, I wanted to pay a visit to someone who’s on everyone’s mind this time of year: Santa Claus. Now, I don’t have the resources to get to the north pole, so instead I tracked down one of Santa’s helpers here in Boston. Today’s guest …
This time I've got another truly behind-the-scenes look for you as I interview a famous African drummer and choreographer who I met at the Dance ...
This time I’ve got another truly behind-the-scenes look for you as I interview a famous African drummer and choreographer who I met at the Dance Complex in Central Square. Sidi Mohamed Camara, or “Joh,” is from Bamako, Mali. He’s been in in the US since 1995, teaching and performing all …
Running for Office Nov. 2, 2006
I'm putting the show out a few days early this time because I wanted to give you a look at what it takes to run ...
Running for Office Nov. 2, 2006
I’m putting the show out a few days early this time because I wanted to give you a look at what it takes to run for office — and and if I posted this on Monday as usual, it would only get to you a few hours before the polls …
We've reached the ominous-sounding episode 13 of the show just in time for Halloween! And to celebrate Halloween, I paid a visit to the Garment ...
We’ve reached the ominous-sounding episode 13 of the show just in time for Halloween! And to celebrate Halloween, I paid a visit to the Garment District: a huge clothing and costume store in Kendall Square. Every year right before Halloween, you start to see posters on the T for the …
A Boston Astronaut Oct. 9, 2006
This time, I've got a different kind of behind the scenes interview for you: rather than visiting a place everyone knows about or talking to ...
A Boston Astronaut Oct. 9, 2006
This time, I’ve got a different kind of behind the scenes interview for you: rather than visiting a place everyone knows about or talking to a famous Bostonian, every once in a while I’d like to introduce you to someone or something exciting who really is behind the scenes. So …
Samuel Adams Brewery Tour Sept. 26, 2006
We've got a new episode on tap that I just recorded this morning at the Samuel Adams Brewery in Boston's Jamaica Plain. Boston is home what ...
Samuel Adams Brewery Tour Sept. 26, 2006
We’ve got a new episode on tap that I just recorded this morning at the Samuel Adams Brewery in Boston’s Jamaica Plain. Boston is home what could be considered the Boston Beer Company’s “research lab” brewery, where they develop the new beers you see from the Samuel Adams Brand. Most …