Folly Cove by Kermit “Kim” Schweidel

Premiere DateFeb 1, 2018
00:00 Book Talk Opening
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02:25 Episode Intro (Kory French)
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06:51 Memory of a Cutoff Head OCS
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11:30 Interview with Kermit “Kim” Schweidel Part 1
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29:10 Neighbor to None OCS
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31:24 Interview with Kermit “Kim” Schweidel Part 2
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47:28 The Chopping Block OCS
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50:24 Episode Outro: Kory French
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52:53 Cannibal Planet OCS
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57:13 Book Talk Outro: Kory French
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57:44 Finish
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Against a 1970s backdrop of Vietnam, political corruption, and radical activism, comes the true story of a loose confederacy of thrill-seeking opportunists and disaffected veterans who pulled off the largest, most audacious pot smuggle yet attempted—over twenty-eight tons of primo Colombian headed for the densely populated coast of Massachusetts in a rusty shrimp boat at the height of hurricane season. From the borderland of El Paso to the High Sierra of Mexico to the coast of South America and back, this is how they parlayed their first puff into truckloads, planeloads, and ultimately, the mother lode. ‘Folly Cove’ is a high-spirited tale of the early days, when the business of pot was a benign crusade to keep America high. “A lot of people got high, a few people got rich, and nobody got hurt. As far as we were concerned, we broke a law that was already broken.”

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Kory French is the Founder and Principal of Emily Consulting, a consulting company that leads start-up and early-stage companies in everything from concept development to strategic planning to scaling and exit…

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