Beach Talk Radio interview with Laurie Giordano from The Zack Martin Foundation

Beach Talk Radio interview with Laurie Giordano from The Zack Martin Foundation

Episode # 84 - Laurie Giordano, Ed's Margaritaville Update.

Laurie Giordano joins us to talk about The Zack Martin Foundation. Zack passed in 2017 away at the age of 16 after suffering from heat stroke on the Football field at Riverdale. Laurie is …

Special Interview with Tim and Cyndee Hill from Roar Offshore

Tim and Cyndee Hall from The Roar Offshore Boat Races join us to discuss how the event went.

Episode #83 - Jim Atterholt and Pastor Ivan Corbin

Jim Atterholt is considering a run for the Fort Myers Beach Town Council. He wants to hear from the residents. And, Pastor Ivan Corbin from the Beach …

Episode #82 - Jacquie Louden, Carla Pine and Isabelle Wells

Jacquie Louden from Hoosiers talks about her new menu, the upcoming boat races and how exciting the beach will be when Margaritaville is finally built. Carl Pine, owner of Salty Dog Gallery …

Episode # 81 - The Wednesday Show

Ed is angry over higher taxes. Joanne Shamp makes his case. Why kids should never be allowed to use Social Media. Chester update. Kim walks in 30 …

Episode #80 - Dan Spears, Pastor Shawn Critser and Claudia Steward

BMI's Dan Spears spoke to us about the 7th Annual Island Hopper Songwriter Fest, all the great things BMI does for songwriters around the country and the challenge female artists are having …

Episode #79 - Bob and Linda Beasley, Keri Weig and Chris O'Neill

Bob and Linda Beasley and Keri Weig talk Fort Myers Beach Real Estate. Chris O'Neill, the owner of Sir Pizza, tells us all about the killer cuisine at his shop and fills us in on the 20 …


The Mayor setting the record straight about the Margaritaville Conspiracy

Fort Myers beach Mayor Anita Cereceda tells the community there is no conspiracy about the 2018 delay in signing the Margaritavlle Resort ordinance. She also talked to us about higher taxes …

Episode #77 - Mayor Cereceda, Amy Loughrey, Jessica Titus and The Roar Offshore Boat Team.

Episode #76 - Nancy Macphee and Dan Moser

Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau Product Development Manager Nancy Macphee joined Ed and Kim to talk about the Island Hopper Songwriter Fest and Dan Moser, one of the founders of …

Episode #75 - Megan Zelenak Allers and Debbie Voorhees

Megan Zelenak Allers and Debbie Voorhees talk to Ed about the November 8th Beach N Brews fundraiser hosted by the Friends of Lovers Key. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Welcome and …

FMB Fire Chief Matt Love on Preparing For a Hurricane

Ed interviews Fort Myers beach Fire Chief Matt Love about Hurricane preparedness. As always, the chief gave us great information about how to be ready when Mother Nature hits hard. He also …

Episode #74 - Ray Sandelli, Bill Vaughnand JACKI!

Lee County Commissioner Ray Sandelli talks about getting the call from the Governor clean water, working with his fellow commissioners and The Blue Angels. Bill Vaughn from the Bone Hook …

Hurricane Dorian Report - Friday Midday

Episode #73 - Bob and Stacey Ferreira and Katy Johnson

Bob and Stacey Ferreira from The Cottage on Fort Myers Beach and Katy Johnson, who's doing an internship with the Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce, were our guests. Topics included: …

Episode #72 - Florida Congressman Brian Mast

Brian Mast is in his second term representing the 18th Congressional district of Florida.
Before being elected to Congress, Mast served in the U.S. Army for 12 years where he earned the …

Episode #71 - Ray Murphy and Paula Mccarthy

Town Council member Ray Murphy discusses the lawsuit against the town over TPI, whether the council will go after the Lani Kai's liquor license, algae in the water, banning Roundup and much …

Episode #70 - KC Schulberg and our 1-year Anniversary

One full year of Beach Talk Radio is now in the books! On the anniversary show, KC Schulberg from the Calusa Waterkeeper discuss the new documentary …

Episode #69 - Max Weinberg and The Garrison Family

Former Cape Coral police officer Max Weinberg came on the show to talk about his new business Empire Entertainment and Photo Booths. And, Virgil …

Episode #68 - FWC Law Enforcer Brian Norris

Too many manatees are killed in Florida every year. Brian Norris fills us in on what can be done to reduce those deaths.

Episode #67 - Kim Returns, Bob Wasno and The BC Video

Kim is finally back from her 3-week vacation. Her first vacation story involves a HUGE bug that invaded her tent in The Grand Canyon. Bob Wasno …

Episode #66 - Paula Kiker and Janeen Paulauskis

Paul Kiker is running for Lee County Commission, hoping to fill the seat of her late husband Larry. Janeen Paulauskis is launching a new business …

Episode #65 - Estero Boulevard Project Update

Darin Brown (project manager), Molly Scott (marketing and public relations manager) from Chris-Tel Construction and Kaye Molnar (public information …

Episode #64 - Patti Proffitt, Leon Moyer, T-Shirt Giveaways

Nicci Frazier sits in for Kim who's vacationing in The Grand Canyon without Ed. Patti Proffit from The Biker Map and her daughter Ashley are their first guest. Leon Moyer makes a special …

Episode #63 - Tom Torgerson and John Gucciardo from TPI (Margaritaville)

The planned Margaritaville Resort on Fort Myers Beach is being delayed in the court system due to another local hotel owner filing a string of lawsuits against devloper TPI. The developer …

Episode #62 - Reid Freeman and Angela Chang

Reid Freeman from the Smokin Oyster Brewery and Angela Chang, Mark Chang from Nightbird (The Stevie Nicks Tribute Band). They did two killer songs on the show.

Episode #61 - Mike Yost and Andrea Carriere

Here are all the topics we covered on episode #61 with our guests Mike Yost, (host of the Pirate Pub Crawl) and Andrea Carrierre (owner of the Silver Sands Hotel) Ed's Earwax, The Muck on …

Episode #60 - Alyssa Lemay and the Boat Races

Local drag queen superstar Alyssa Lemay joins Ed & Kim to discuss Drag Queen Bingo, which raises a lot of money for beach charities. She also tells us how long it takes to put her …

Episode #59 - Leslie Taylor, Keran Crashes, Gene's Going Home

Leslie Taylor is from Stream2sea, a company that produces all natural sunscreen and other products that do no harm to the environment. Our great sponsor Nicci Frazier from FMB Designs and …

Ep #58 - Shannon Mapes and Bob From Ohio

Shannon is the Vice Chair of the Fort Myers Beach Marine Resource Task Force. We spoke to Shannon about the damage Roundup is doing to the water and the what residents can do to avoid using …

Ep #57 - Megan Heil and Glenn Hebert and Jaime Legagneur From The Florida Podcast Network

Megan Heil joined Ed and Kim to start episode #57. Megan is not only the chair of the Fort Myers Beach Local Planning Agency, she is also co-owner of a company called Reef Box which …

Ep #56 PopeyePalooza organizer Mike Deardon and Plaka owner Steve Maillakakis

Mike Deardon, also known as Popeye, is the organizer of Popeyepalooza, an event that raises thousands of dollars for youth sports on the beach. Mike …


We had a special Beach Talk Radio episode on Sunday, May 5th at The Taste of Fort Myers Beach event held on Old Estero Boulevard. With Kim out of …

Ep #54 Paula Kiker, Eve Haverfield and Heidi Jungwirth

On April 23 former Fort Myers Beach Mayor and current Lee County Commissioner Larry Kiker passed away after a short battle with cancer. We …

Larry Kiker Interview

Larry Kiker is the former mayor of Fort Myers beach and Lee County Commissioner. He passed away in April 2019 after a battle with cancer.

Kim's Interview With Nicci Frazier From FMB Designs and Remodeling

Kim interviews Nicci Frazier from FMB Designs and Remodeling. The business will be one of our sponsors over the next ten weeks.

Episode #53 FMB Mayor Anita Cereceda

The First Lady of Fort Myers, Mayor Anita Cereceda joined us with her lovely dog Stella, for 45 minutes this week. Anita was the first Mayor back in 1996 and the only person to serve as …

Ep. # 52 - Megan Zelenak, Dan Allers and Jan Flemming

Megan Zelenak joined Ed & Kim to talk about the upcoming (May 5) Taste of The Beach. Of course, Ed had to ask nosy questions about her upcoming wedding. And, invite her future husband …

Ep. # 51 - Rachel Rainbolt and Tina Terrell

Our first guest was Rachel Rainbolt from C.R.O.W., brought a rat snake on the show. And, she filled us in on all the great work C.R.O.W. is doing. …

Jackie's Sandwich Disappears_0

The birds attack. They stole Jackie's food in the middle of our interview.

Ep. #50 - Fishing Tournament for Autism, The Boat Races are Back, Manboobs!

The boat races are back. Autism fishing tournament

Ep. #49 Chauncy Goss and Beverley Milligan

Chauncey Goss, South Florida Water Management District Chairman, discusses water issues the entire state of Florida is dealing with. Could we …

Ep. #48 - George Gilbert, Tony Sands and a surprise visit from Rexann

Ep. #47 - Kevin Ruane, Tim Ritchie and Diane Clifton

Ep. #46 - David Wolff - President of Ocean Habitats Inc

Ocean Habitats installed a total of 50 mini reefs on Fort Myers Beach (the week of March 11 2019).

David Wolff is the President/Executive Director of …

Ep. #45 - Shrimp Festival. Ray Murphy, Chad Lincoln and Keran Farrell

We broadcast live from The Sea Gypsy for the 61st annual Shrimpfest Parade. Ray Murphy discusses his election day win. Chad Lincoln tells us why he …

Ep. #44 - Lee County Cooperative CEO Tracey Galloway

Tracey Galloway is the CEO of The Lee County Community Cooperative which, along with Chapel By The Sea, administers God's Table on Fort Myers Beach.

Ep. #43 - Fran Peters and Charlie Whitehead

Ep. #42 - John Goggins and Bruce Butcher

Ep. #41 - Mary Louise, Liam Farrell, Shannon Orlandini and Rick Sebastian

Ep. #40 - Topic: The Homeless Situation on the beach

Ep. # 39 - Pastor Steve Adkinson, Denise Armstrong.

Ep. #38 - Dan Andre, Bill Mitsch

Ep. #37 - Pastor Shawn Critser. Topic: The Homeless

Beach Talk Radio host Ed Ryan interviews Beach Baptist Church Pastor Shawn Critser about the homeless situation on the beach, the murder of Library Director Dr. Leroy Hommerding and what …

Ep. #36 - Remembering Leroy Hommerding

Kim's interview with Rexann

Ep. #35 Rexann Hosafras and Carla Pine

Ed's interview with TPI's Tom Torgeson

In episode #29 TPI's Tom Torgeson drops in as a surprise guest on Beach Talk Radio and gets knee deep into the local beach politics. He clearly …

Ep. #34 Tom Torgeson, Jay Light, Debbie Voorhee

Ep. #33 Cecil Pendergrass

Bonus episode #2 is with Lee County Commissioner Cecil Pendergrass. Topics covered are: water quality issues, Estero Blvd. road construction and the new 60-foot bridge.

Ep #32 - Denise Monahan & Heather Lodovico

Ep. #31 Kylie Morgan and Jay Allen

Ep. #30 Estero Blvd Road Construction

Our guests were Project Manager Darin Brown and Marketing and Public Relations Manager Molly Scott from Chris-Tel Construction.

Ep. #29 Sunday Night Home Studio Show

Ep. #28 Dominic Earhart and Bill Schmidt/Ed Herbert.

Ep. #27 Live From Hoosiers in Paradise

Ep. #26 Billy Veach, Leon Moyer

Ep. #25 Ray Murphy, Linda Beasley

Fort Myers Beach candidate Ray Murphy joins Ed in the first half hour. Linda Beasley talks up the Fort Myers Beach Kids Foundation for 15 minutes. Ed and Kim go at it for the final 15 …

Ep. #24 Randy Hutto, Rick Lougherey, Leon Moyer

Ep. #23 Kim talks about the bike fall that kept her off the show

Ep. #22 - Jacki Liszak, Dan Allers, John and Debbie Lallo

Ep. #21 - Kati Moses, Mari Torgeson, Leon Moyer

Ep. #20 Live From The Sand Sculpting Championships

Ep. #19 - Live From The Shark Bar

Live from the Grand Opening of the Shark Bar on Fort Myers Beach

Ep. #18 Tom Torgeson, Rexann Hosanfros

Tom Torgeson, Rexanne

Ep. #17 Miffie Greer, Leon Moyer

Ep. #16 Bill Knight, Sanibel Mayor Kevin Ruane.

Bill Knight from The Sand Sculpting Championships and Sanibel Mayor Kevin Ruane.

The Gore Boback Tapes

Ep. #15 Larry Kiker, Leon Moyer, Jo Yost, Christy Miller Hennessey

Ep. #14 - Steven McDonald From Restore The Arches

Steven McDonald from Restore Fort Myers Beach Areches is our guest (audio only)

Ep. #13 Roger Hernstadt, Dan Hughes

Town Manager Roger Hernstadt and former Mayor Dan Hughes

Ep. #12 Scott Novello, Mike Yost, Renee Heil, Keran Farrell

Our special Friday night Happy Hour special. Everyone must have at least one beer.

Ep # 11 Dan Allers, Mike Yost, Sally Kreuscher

Ray Murphy Announces Candidacy

Ep #10 Beverley Milligan, Ray Murphy

Beverley Milligan discusses the Sunshine Law accusations against Mayor Gore and former Mayor Dennis Boback and former Mayor Ray Murphy chimes in on the topic as well. He also hints he may …

Ep #9 Fire Chief Matt Love, Dr. Mike Parsons

Ep #8 Kevin Ruane, Eric Tibbs

Ep #7 Larry Kiker, Shannon Orlandini, Beverley Milligan

We have a big show today. Lee County Commissioner Larry Kiker, Women's Club President Beverley Milligan and PTO President Shannon Orlandini

Ep #6 Anita Cerecida and Jimmy Java

Saturday, September 1 we kicked off labor Day weekend with a Fort Myers Beach history lesson from Fort Myers Beach Councilwoman Anita Cereceda. And Jimmy Java who opened a new coffee shop …

Ep #5 Joe Orlandini, Joanne Semmer and John Lallo

Local developer Joe Orlandini, Joanne Semmer Ostego Bay Foundation Marine Science Center and Pete's Time Out owner John Lallo join the show. Topics discussed included the quality of the …

Ep #4 with Margaritaville Consultant John Guciardo

Margaritaville Resort Consultant John Guciardo. John discusses the time-frame for construction of the new resort and the recent lawsuit filed against …

Ep #3 with Jacki Liszak and Brittany Merring

Special guests: Jacki Liszak from the Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce and Brittany Merring from Hands Along The Water to discuss the red tide/algae situation. Dianne is back along with …

Ep #2 Secret Mother-In-Law Interview

We're trying to decide. Should we even do a podcast? So...we asked the mother in law. Here's what she thinks

Ep #1 with Mean Gene and Crazy Diane

It's a show with a wacky cast of characters from Fort Myers Beach Florida. They are all great characters and great storytellers.

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