Our Dream Guests

There are a ton of people in Salem making amazing things happen. We want to talk to them all!

These people are on the top of that list. We feel their stories are especially valuable to the community. If you know how to contact them, let us know! We'd love to figure out a way to bring them on as a guest.


Ron Funches


Ron Funches started as a comedian in Salem. Now he is in Hollywood making the world laugh. You've heard his voice in Trolls, Bob’s Burgers, and Adventure Time. You've seen him act on Curb Your Enthusiasm, Black•ish, New Girl, Transparent, Powerless, Get Hard and Undateable. He has made appearances on Conan, The Tonight Show, @midnight, Chopped, Cupcake Wars and many more.


Jon Heder


Jon Heder is a South Salem high school graduate.

Best known for his work on the movie Napolean Dynamite, he saw a college movie project turn into a career in Hollywood. He also starred in Blades of Glory and The Benchwarmers.

There are rumors that Jon still visits Salem on occasions. We’d love to find a way to chat with him about his journey!