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Dave Leach

Software Developer in Atlanta, Georgia

Behind the Podium: Jeopardy!

PRESENTED ON FEB 21, 2016
IN ATLANTA @ VOL 28

Alex Trebek loves the SNL parodies of his legendary show. What is the minimum bet for a Daily Double? What else might you not know about Jeopardy!? What is, of course most everything unless you listen to Dave Leach guide us through the selection process of Jeopardy! contestants and other #BTS aspects of this legendary game show. Keep your button ready and good luck on the Daily Doubles!

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Art and Science Behind Great Aquatic Design

BY EDWARD SEIDEL
@ VOL 19 ON NOV 15, 2013

Edward Seidel, designer and builder of aquatic systems and exhibits for Tenji, Inc., describes the innovative possibilities of aquarium design. He discusses his past projects, like aquariums built over bars, to show how a fusion of science and art can create new possibilities for presenting aquatic life. 

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Life Behind the Mic

BY RACHEL MORTON
@ VOL 19 ON MAY 25, 2014

Rachel Morton// broadcaster// on life behind the mic

Station Manager at RDU, Rachel Morton explains how radio has stayed relevant in the digital age. By providing intimacy and companionship, the local independant station she works for has built a music-loving community.

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The Film Scenes in My Head

BY PAUL HUTCHINSON
@ VOL 3 ON NOV 06, 2014

Paul Hutchinson, film lover and founder of Bedford Film Festival takes us on a journey through the film scenes in his head. From the classics to the most recent, films are more than stories to show and tell, but to express one's emotions to one or hundred people.  And through the movie pictures are how people can be touched and understand the story teller from behind the camera.

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The REAL story behind Orson Welles' "War of the Worlds" broadcast

BY KEN MUELLER
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 06, 2015

In this presentation, Ken Mueller examines the famous 1938 War of the Worlds broadcast by Orson Welles, and looks behind some of the myths and facts related to it, and puts the broadcast into context.

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Life Behind the Bar

BY ELISABETH FORSYTHE
@ VOL 21 ON FEB 23, 2016

Elisabeth Forsythe is a bar director who knows her craft and her audience.

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Double Jeopardy... or Double Indemnity... or Something...

BY JONATHAN EAGLE
@ VOL 4 ON MAY 26, 2016

Jonathan Eagle describes a memorable weekend... a journey... and the aftermath... all thanks to a bottle of whiskey.

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A Day Behind the Music

BY SARAH GARCIA
@ VOL 4 ON AUG 11, 2016

Sarah Garcia consistently heard the comment, “You have the coolest job in the world!” so she decided to show people “A Day Behind the Music” and let them judge the coolness of her job in the music industry for themselves. From the early rise at 5:00 a.m. to the construction and deconstruction of a stage in less than 16 hours, and the catering, the security, the union labor, the heavy equipment, and the pyrotechnics, and finally from the settlement of the contract to the late departure, exhausted at 2:00 a.m. the following morning, Sarah Garcia shows us the real reasons she loves her job.

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Behind the Shot

BY DOMINIK SIGRIST
@ VOL 143 ON JAN 25, 2017

"We..look at all those fancy images that we scroll through everyday but we never know the story behind those shots."

In Behind the Shot from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 143, Art Director and mountaineer Dominik Sigrist gives a deep insight on how much blood, sweat, and tears there is behind a the making of a spectactular photograph in some of the globe's most remote locations.

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March for Science - Behind the Scenes

BY MEGAN FIDELL
@ VOL 27 ON APR 20, 2017

Megan Fidell talks about overcoming obstacles in organizing the March for Science, creating an infrastructure that engages and determination not only at work but also in her personal life.