Stump the Chumps



Programs in this Series

Format: 2019-09-16
Format: 2019-09-16
Former State Representative Tom Little - 08/15/2019
Tom Little joins hosts Bill Keogh and Joey Donovan on this episode of Stump The Chumps.
Local Politics and Furniture Stores with Mark Kaplan - 06/07/2019
Mark Kaplan joins hosts Bill Keogh and Joey Donovan to talk about his local politics and try to remember the local furniture stores.
Burlington Trivia with Bunny Basaillon - 04/05/2019
Hosts Bill Keogh and Joey Donovan sit down with Bunny Basaillon, a former multi-sport athlete at Burlington High School, and Chuck Avery, a local trivia expert.
The Chittenden County Historical Society - 01/13/2019
Stump the Chumps is on the road for a live-audience edition with the Chittenden County Historical Society.
Peter and Eleanor Clavelle - 11/19/2018
Bill Keogh and Joey Donovan are joined by former mayor Peter Clavelle and his mother Eleanor Clavelle for another episode of Stump the Chumps.
Charlie's Boathouse - 08/14/2018
Bill Keogh and Joey Donovan are joined by Charlie Auer, owner of Charlie's Boathouse, for another episode of Stump The Chumps.
Pete Carney & David Hershberg - 06/21/2018
Bill Keogh is joined by two Burlington merchants to answer tough questions on Burlington's days-gone-by, like the name of a local family which ran a grocery store on Church Street. Pete Carney, of Hayes & Carney, was a men's clothier for...
Old North End Memories - 04/10/2018
Our special guest is Gary Gile, who grew up in the Old North End. What were the outdoor games he played with neighboring kids? Kick-the-can? Red rover, red rover? Hide-and-seek? Call in your questions about the old, fun days of Burlington and Stump...
Who Doesn't Know Frank Washington? - 01/09/2018
Hosts Bill Keogh and Joey Donovan invite Frank Washington, who grew up in the shadow of the Channel 17 studios, onto this episode of Stump the Chumps! The three of them discuss Burlington Families "with all those kids."
Yuletide Reminiscences - 12/21/2017
Bill Keogh and Joey Donovan celebrate the holiday season reminding viewers of Christmases past.
Halloween Pranks of Yore - 10/31/2017
Bill Keough reminisces with Joey Donovan and Ken Spagnuolo about Halloween pranks of yesteryear in the Burlington, Vermont area.
McBride Family and the Champlain Islands - 08/30/2017
Hosts Bill Keogh and Joey Donovan are joined by Sue Crowley, of the McBride family in the Champlain Islands, on her history growing up in and around Burlington and on the general trivia of Burlington history. Test your knowledge of Chittenden County...
Urban Renewal, Immigrants, and Sports - 06/15/2017
Hosts Bill Koegh and Joey Donovan are joined by former Rice Memorial High School Coach/Teacher John Varricchione to discuss urban renewal, immigrants, sports, and Mount Saint Mary's, among many other topics. Test your knowledge of Chittenden...
School Days and Former Mayor Frank Cain - 05/02/2017
Host Bill Koegh talks with Joey Donovan and special guest Frank Cain, Former Burlington Mayor 1965-1971, about their school days, what businesses used to be around, and many other topics. "Stump the Chumps" -- one of Channel 17's most...
Old Burlington Shops and Baseball - 03/29/2017
Host Bill Keogh is joined by Pete Carney, Church St. clothier for many years, and Dick Smullen, one-time ball player for the Burlington Cardinals, to discuss old Burlington trivia and old VT baseball. "Stump the Chumps" -- one of Channel...

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