Parker Livecast #6: China Garden Song and the Desert Challenge


This week on the Parker Livecast, John Wright, Josh Savino and Mike Collins are in the studio and joined by Jimmy Beaver on the phone to talk about this weekend’s big desert race. We recap last weekend, listen to an original song parody, mourn the loss of China Garden and review porta-potties.


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00:00 – China Garden tribute song
04:33 – Consequences of exhaustion
07:23 – All about China Garden
11:27 – Film Festival recap
13:38 – Reviewing porta-potties
17:24 – Sundance sold!
19:15 – Adventures with Homeless Tim
23:27 – A Gathering for Aly recap
25:11 – Dark skies
27:25 – Jimmy Beaver & The BlueWater Challenge
34:13 – Drag boats in Havasu

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  1. The China Garden is missed already. Our food choices in Parker are pretty much down to fast food, Mexican, Mexican, Mexican, Mexican or Mexican.

  2. I am so sad about China Garden, I really hope they rebuild! Soon!

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