Big Conversations, Little Bar


Kris Long  
Catching Up With Beloved Valley News Anchor and Talk Radio Host

On this episode of Big Conversations, Little Bar, veteran television and radio personality Kris Long  takes center stage as he shares insights and stories from his illustrious career spanning nearly two decades in the Coachella Valley. Join hosts Patrick Evans and Randy Florence as they delve into Kris's experiences as a TV journalist in major cities like Denver, Philadelphia, Chicago, and Phoenix prior to his arrival in Palm Springs. Kris discusses his passion for golf, the controversies that led to his departure from local TV, and why he doesn’t want to co-host this podcast or start his own! With a mix of laughter, introspection, and nostalgia, Kris reflects on the ups and downs of his journey, culminating in a heartfelt ode to the desert community he proudly calls home. Tune in for a captivating conversation with a broadcasting icon whose impact has shaped the media landscape of the Coachella Valley recorded live from the Center of the Coachella Valley Universe, Skip Paige’s Little Bar in Palm Desert.


Christian Sesma

Filmmaker and Director

week of June 3rd.


Big Conversations, Little Bar is a popular podcast that brings together hosts Patrick Evans and Randy Florence in the intimate setting of Skip Paige's Little Bar at the center of the Coachella Valley Universe in Palm Desert , where intriguing personalities from various fields engage in lively and unfiltered discussions. The show's unique blend of relaxed atmosphere and thought-provoking conversations has attracted a large and dedicated audience. 

Listeners are drawn to the authentic and candid exchanges between the hosts and their guests who reside full- or part-time in the Desert Cities region of Southern California, which range from light-hearted banter to deeper insights on a wide array of topics. With a reputation for creating a welcoming space for genuine conversations and genuine connections, Big Conversations, Little Bar has become a go-to destination for those seeking entertainment, inspiration, and a dose of laughter.

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Patrick & Randy call Skip Paige's Little Bar the Center of the Coachella Valley Universe for a reason! Because it is. Big things (including Conversations) come in small packages. The environment, the atmosphere, the patrons, the staff, the food, and the beverages are all the ingredients that make Little Bar a big favorite! If you stop by on Tuesday afternoons you may even catch your favorite podcast in production!

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