Programs at the speed of at the speed of Right!
All videos have been uploaded to YouTube in High Resolution (1080), so will work perfectly if you go to the full screen option when viewing.
The studio is very active in production, releasing shows like "Actors Take", "What a Director Needs", "Rational Alchemy", "Curmudgeon in Training" ....
You will also find video's that have been shot away from the studios.
Hosted by Nigel Aves, these videos will cover unlimited topics from fishing to health and topics that solicits skeptical inquiry and responses. Rational Alchemy was conceived as a talk show on KRFC 88.9 Fort Collins. The program was live from the KRFC studios and streamed from their web site. Topics included religion, acupuncture, homeopathic, inoculations (Wakefield studies), various “machines” for health benefits, UFOs, aliens, and moon landings. The new Rational Alchemy / CiT Network will explore these topics and other diverse themes of community interest.
Mayor Joan Peck
Mayor Joan Peck drops by the studio to discuss why she wants to be re-elected as Mayor of Longmont.
Speakeasy 10th Anniversary
Sara Carrillo drops by the Lounge to tell Rational Alchemy viewers about Longmont's Speakeasy nightclub's 10 Anniversary celebration.
Furtuna Hailemariam is a Tigrayan from Ethiopia, and she comes to share her story with Nigel.
Viewer discretion advised, due to the graphic nature of surviving a civil war.
Where Do You Get Your News?
Getting truthful news in the USA, or any country for that matter, can be a challenge in today's media landscape. However, there are several steps you can take to help ensure you are receiving accurate and reliable information.
Desirae Blackburde of 5280 Divine Beauty
5280 Divine Beauty owner Desirae Blackburde visits with Nigel about the winding road to owning her own successful hairstyling business in Denver, Colorado.
Unveiling the Future: Exploring the Power of ChatGPT
Nik Chimino of PyxelChain Technology returns to Rational Alchemy and demonstrates the awesome potential of today's ChatGPT 4, something that even now, is changing our world in large ways and small. See video at 8:47 - ChatGPT 4 named our show, but I cheated and used a combination of answers 1 and 2!
Phil Plait, Astronomer
Phil Plait of Bad Astronomy and author of the new book "Under Alien Skies," stops by the Captn's Lounge Studio to educate Nigel Aves about how the secrets of the universe, and it continues to expand and create new stars and even galaxies. THIS ONE IS NOT TO BE MISSED!
Joey Blunk of Bigfoot Meter
Nigel talks with Bret Batterman and Joey Blunk about the creation of a truly unique jass/rock fusion album that was created over two years, and then cut in a single day.
Bret Batterman, Sound Engineer
Nigel Aves talks with one of the finest sound engineers in the state of Colorado, Bret Batterman, who has produced recordings from Broadway to LA.
Hattie Pearl's Homeless Outreach Ministry
Nigel welcomes Cynthia Midiwo to hear about Hattie Pearl's homeless outreach program, and how viewers can help.Nigel welcomes Cynthia Midiwo to hear about Hattie Pearl's homeless outreach program, and how viewers can help.
AJ Foxx, Sobremesa Creative Solutions
Nigel welcomes AJ Foxx of Sobremesa Creative Solutions to talk about modeling, live performing, and digital branding of live events.
Amanda Maldonado, Coy Ink Studio
Local artist Amanda Maldonado stops in to Rational Alchemy too the show the kind of line drawings, places and people, she’s become well known for. Hosted by Nigel Aves, recorded at the Captn’s Lounge Studio.
Both Sides of Centre - 4
Sarah and Paul have ideas for better voting methods. Watch this show and you will, too.
Both Sides of Centre - 3
Paul and Sara talk about what cities do to lure companies to move to and stay in a particular location.
Nigel Aves talks with Mitzi Nicoletti about her candidacy for Council-at-Large in the fall 2022 Longmont City elections.
Nigel Aves talks with former Longmont city council person Sean McCoy about what he brings to the table for Council-at-Large in the fall 2022 Longmont City elections.
Gun Out of Control Part One
Retired Marines Rex Laceby and Ike McCorkle, Candidate for Colorado CD4 this fall, try to bring the "rational" to Rational Politics with Nigel Aves on possible solutions to America's "Out of Control" gun violence. Part One of a Two-part series.
Gun Out of Control Part Two
Retired Marines Rex Laceby and Ike McCorkle, Candidate for Colorado CD4 this fall, try to bring the "rational" to Rational Politics with Nigel Aves on possible solutions to America's "Out of Control" gun violence. Part Two of a two-part series.
Cut to the Chase: Red Tape!
Three business professionals talk with host Nigel Aves about the rigors, some unnecessary, of dealing with local regulations in starting a small business.
The Speakeasy - Longmont
The Speakeasy at 3rd and Main in Longmont, Colorado, is very special place with a unique history and amazing stories to tell--including Indie Cinema being shot there from time to time. Sarah Carrillo is the current owner of the Speakeasy, and she give Nigel Aves a run down on the last twenty years at the bar, including when it was know as Cheers.
Both Sides of Center #2: The Budget!
Paul and Sarah tackle important aspects of Longmont's budget, while still managing to keep everyone awake. Watch this if you care where your city tax dollars go!!
15 Minutes Hope for Longmont
Marcia Martin welcomes Alice Sueltenfuss, Executive Director, to talk about the tremendous outreach provided by HOPE for Longmont for some of our most vulnerable citizens.
Political Intervention #2
Tallis Salamation and Regan Sample, both former candidates for Longmont City Council, share their experiences with their campaigns, both good and bad.
Longmont Chamber of Commerce
Scott Cook, Chief Executive Officer of the Longmont Chamber of Commerce, stops in to chat with Nigel Aves about what a Chamber of Commerce does for a business community.
Lyle SmithGraybeal Weld Co United Way
Lyle SmithGraybeal, vice-president of Community Development United Way of Weld County, chats with Nigel Aves about how United Way-Weld County helps the people of Colorado.
15 Minutes Better Urban Planning
In her first 15 Minutes show, Marcia Martin welcome new Longmont resident Matthew Popkin to talk about urban planning through positive civic engagement.
Both Sides of Center #1
Sarah Levison and Paul Tiger will amuse and inform you about how to get involved in the the politics of your hometown, but in good way!!
Ukraine vs Russia
Rex Laceby, candidate for Boulder Co. Sheriff this fall, provides foreign policy insites into the conflict between Ukraine and Russia, and reminds us here in the US how lucky we are...
Dj Stavros and Shawan Na
Dj Stavros and Hip Hop and R&B Artist Shawan Na stops by Rational Alchemy for an interview with Nigel Aves to talk about the creation of music, art, and the people behind the masks.
Hip Hop and R&B Artist Shawan na stops by Rational Alchemy for an interview with Nigel Aves to talk about her upcoming release of her new EP
Chef Keith Denard Jones
Chef Keith D. Jones, Corporate Executive Chef / Business Development Manager at Honey Smoked Fish Co. in Denver, Colorado, talks about his new book, "Well Done, Bringing Soul to the Recipe of Life," with Rational Alchemy's Nigel Aves.
Joan Peck for Mayor
Meet Joan Peck and learn why she wants to be mayor of Longmont!
United Way of Weld County
Jon Jones, AmeriCorps VISTA Leader, explains how United Way-Weld County helps the people of Colorado.
Photographer Bob Rosinsky
Photographer Bob Rosinsky joins Rational Alchemy host Nigel Aves to show "photographic proof" of UFOs, that, strangely enough, love Earth's, and Colorado's, beautiful countryside! He admits being really good at photoshop, and then gives a quick tour of some of his favorite camera gear.
Candidate Series, Rex Laceby
Rex Laceby, 2022 Candidate for Boulder County Sheriff, stops by Rational Politics and tells us why he's the best man for the job.
Exotic Elephant! CBD discussion
The Co-Creators of Exotic Elephant, a purveyor of Premium CBD products, talks with Nigel Aves of Rational Alchemy about how they grow and control the entire process of CBD production and creations. With Meghan Gregory and Elle Gregory-Campbell
Drug Money Wars, Part One
Learn about a $300 Billion-a-year American Parasite called the Pharmacy Benefits Managers racket. Ike McCorkle, USMC, Retired, and 2022 Candidate for Colorado's U.S. 4th House district, and newcomer Isaiah Sandoval join Rational Politics' Nigel Aves, to discuss how the U.S. got into this expensive mess, and we need to get out.
Insulin - Drug Money Wars, Part Two
In part because of a $300 Billion-a-year American Parasite called the Pharmacy Benefits Managers, Ike McCorkle, USMC, Retired, and 2022 Candidate for Colorado's U.S. 4th House district, and newcomer Isaiah Sandoval join Rational Politics' Nigel Aves, to discuss how the U.S. can push back on the high price of Insulin and the absurd costs for diabetics in the USA.
Does Democracy Matter?
Jon Leise asks us all to join in strengthening Democracy by adhering to facts in 21st century America.
Does the Truth Matter?
Jon Leise, author, thinker, philosopher, asks this critical question at a time when misinformation, disinformation, and outright lying pass for political discourse in 21st century America.
The New Builders
Seth Levine, original partner in the Foundry Group, joins Nigel Aves to discuss his soon-to-be-released book, "THE NEW BUILDERS," co-authored by Elizabeth MacBride.
Colorado House District 48
If the status quo is not working for you, I am the change that our community needs to maintain our quality of life in Weld County, Colorado.
CIT's Curt Kelley gives us solid info on how to connect with people on the other side of the aisle, and help them connect the dots of what's wrong with our political classes
In Search of a Good Conversation
Bob Tipton explains why it's so hard to have a good conversation and communicate with some people, and lays out how it's don
To Impeach, Or Not Impeach?
Did President Donald Trump commit an impeachable offense when he tried to shake down the president of Ukraine for dirt on Vice President Joe Biden? Are we living in a banana republic now? When this s@#$ end??
The China Move
Curt Kelley gives but a foretaste of what he learned about the economy and state of infrastructure of the land of China.