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EPISODE 196: When Empaths Talk, Therapy Happens: Jess McMahon

EPISODE 196: When Empaths Talk, Therapy Happens: Jess McMahon

An empath is described in SciFi as a person with the paranormal ability to apprehend the mental or emotional state of another individual. Strangely, psychologists use this term as well. I think therapy happens when they talk, let's find out.

EPISODE 195: Success as An Empath After Growing Up Around Abuse: Jess McMahon

EPISODE 195: Success as An Empath After Growing Up Around Abuse: Jess McMahon

Jess is an empath, mom, and band manager. She grew up and survived hardcore domestic abuse and came out of it functioning, healthy, happy, and successful.

EPISODE 148: Learn Your Lessons and Make Your Art!: Shane Browning

EPISODE 148: Learn Your Lessons and Make Your Art!: Shane Browning

Shane and I are a lot drunker and enjoying each others company in this episode. He tells us about growing up an anti-racist skinhead, and then we turn the corner and begin dreaming of an inclusive artistic future for humanity.

EPISODE 141: My Dad, The Stepdad, The Streets, and TV: Jeff Leonard

EPISODE 141: My Dad, The Stepdad, The Streets, and TV: Jeff Leonard

The story of what shaped Jeff Leonard. Divorced Parents, a single dad, the contemptible stepfather, the streets, and bootlegged television. Here is one of those episodes that are entertaining, informative, and transformative all the way to the end.

EPISODE 140: The Angriest, Most Hateful (Inclusive) Dude I’ve Ever Met: Jeff Leonard

EPISODE 140: The Angriest, Most Hateful (Inclusive) Dude I’ve Ever Met: Jeff Leonard

Three Months after I left the church I met Jeff Leonard. That encounter has led to a long-term friendship, family relationships, and a lot of anger and hate. Meet Jeff Leonard, the angriest, most hateful (inclusive) dude I have ever met.

EPISODE 135: How to be a Content Creator: Oleg Zharsky

EPISODE 135: How to be a Content Creator: Oleg Zharsky

A little glimpse behind the scenes of your favorite content creators can shed light on what they go through to put out the content you enjoy. Oleg is a freelance photographer with over 25 thousand followers on Instagram.

Do followers lead to money? How much work goes into one photograph? What do you do when someone steals your content and doesn’t credit you?

EPISODE 098: There are Guides Along the Way: Josiah Ecker

EPISODE 098: There are Guides Along the Way: Josiah Ecker

As I have traversed down the road of Losing Religion, my former life as an American Christian Pastor has haunted me.  How I used to consider myself a teacher for others, someone who knew the way.  Someone who could be followed.  I fear these things now.  They have caused me to resist being a leader, a guru, a teacher for others.  Even though many have called me these things, Josiah shows me another way.

The way of a guide...

EPISODE 093: The Pope Will Travel: Art, Life, and Living: Victor Huckabee

EPISODE 093: The Pope Will Travel: Art, Life, and Living: Victor Huckabee

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.”
― Mark Twain, The Innocents Abroad/Roughing It


Victor Huckabee is an artist, illustrator, and designer from Nashville, Tn.  He's also a husband and a dad.  He's lived in many places around the globe, and it's shown him some things.  One thing being, that humanity is great, and the more you travel, the more you open up.  We're often so closed off to each other and locked into our own cultural norms.  The time has come to leave our comfort zones...