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Whether you work for yourself, or by yourself, the Solo Collective is here to make things a little bit easier. Working alone can be hard, and comes with its own challenges. The Solo Collective is a podcast about dealing with those challenges: we want to make solo working better for everyone. Hosted by Rebecca Seal, the bestselling author of 'Solo - How to Work Alone and Not Lose Your Mind', the Solo Collective is a podcast series is designed to help solitary workers do so happily. Now on sea ...
 
The Freedom Matters podcast explores the intersection of technology, productivity, creativity and society. Our collaborators are the leading productivity, digital wellness, and creative voices of our time. They share their powerful stories and guidance on how to nurture productivity and reclaim control over technology. This is not another ‘productivity’ podcast which puts more pressure on listeners to obtain unrealistic life goals. Our stories are real, and the advice is pragmatic, authentic ...
 
Food writer James Ramsden and musician Sam Herlihy dish up a weekly offering of food-related nonsense, exploring the complex and often confusing world of modern gastronomy. One minute they might be discussing the qualities of rice vinegar, the next asking whether or not Cher actually enjoys sharing plates. With special guests and even more special games, The Kitchen Is On Fire is a essential listening for anyone with ears. Follow them on Twitter @Kitchen_On_Fire.
 
A new, weekly women's health podcast brought to you by HuffPost. This podcast is a frank, honest conversation about women's bodies, health and private lives. Fearless, inclusive and empowering, we cover under-reported issues and tackle the topics you're too squeamish to talk to your friends about. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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Co-Founder of The Federalist, Sean Davis, UNPACKS the recent SCOTUS ruling. Matt Walsh discusses his documentary all about a SIMPLE question: What is a woman? Dude Dad Taylor Calmus gives a HILARIOUS comedic performance on fatherhood. Rebecca St. James OPENS UP about her career and performs! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adch…
 
For this edition of Working Overtime, hosts Karen Han and Isaac Butler explain how to pitch a story to an editor of a newspaper, magazine, or blog. They discuss the basic components of a good pitch and offer some DOs and DON’Ts about interacting with editors. Do you have a question about creative work? Call us and leave a message at 304-933-9675, o…
 
This week, host Karen Han talks to foley artist Joanna Fang, who uses everyday objects to create sound effects for movies, TV shows, and video games. In the interview, Joanna explains what a foley artist does and describes some of her tools and techniques. Then she demonstrates how pasta shells can sound like breaking bones and how a wet cloth can …
 
Casey Schwartz is a writer in New York City, where she lives with her husband and son. She is the author of Attention, a Love Story (Pantheon, 2020) and In the Mind Fields (Pantheon, 2015). She also contributes regularly to the New York Times. Her most recent book came from an article she wrote for the New York Times Magazine about spending a decad…
 
Former UN Ambassador, Nikki Haley, says Joe Biden’s WEAK foreign policy makes our enemies bold and American citizens less safe. She will discuss this and more on the show! Rep. Mike Waltz has represented Florida's 6th district since 2019. He will examine why Russia's aggression in Ukraine is just one of the DANGERS we all face as a global threat. C…
 
This week, host June Thomas talks to Barbara Wilson, author of multiple mystery novels and co-founder of the feminist publishing house Seal Press, which launched in 1976. In the interview, Barbara starts by discussing her mystery novels and her decision to revive the character Cassandra Reilly. Then she talks about her experience co-founding Seal P…
 
On this week’s addition of Working Overtime, hosts June Thomas and Isaac Butler evaluate some writing advice that June received from Slate book critic Laura Miller, who got the idea from the writer Graham Greene. The advice is to write 500 words per day, and once you’re done with that quota, you can do whatever you want. But what happens when your …
 
Rep. Nicole Malliotakis DISCUSSES gun reform, 2022 midterms, and more. Pastor Chris Butler is a Democrat Congressional candidate for Illinois. Learn about his PRO-LIFE views as a Democrat. Dan Stapleton performs MIND-BLOWING illusions. Jonathon M. Seidl is the former editor-in-chief for I Am Second. He gets personal in his debut book. GRAMMY® Award…
 
This week, host Isaac Butler talks to music supervisors Bruce Gilbert and Lauren Mikus, whose most recent projects include the Hulu series Only Murders in the Building and the the multidimensional action movie Everything Everywhere All at Once. After the interview, Isaac and co-host June Thomas talk about music choices in film and TV and discuss wh…
 
The Daily Wire's Brett Cooper offers HOPE for Generation Z. Conservative journalist, Savanah Hernandez, gives her thoughts on getting BANNED from twitter and more. Stephanie and Isaac Meek show Mike how to make their DELICIOUS doughnuts from their bakery, "Five Daughters Bakery." Jeff Allen combines clean, hilarious humor like no other comedian wor…
 
This week, we are in conversation with Jillian Horton. Jillian is an award-winning medical educator, writer, musician and podcaster. She completed a residency and a fellowship in internal medicine at the University of Toronto and has held the post of Associate Dean and Associate Chair of that department. For sixteen years, she cared for thousands o…
 
This week, Working producer Cameron Drews talks to Alex Sujong Laughlin, producer of the hit podcast Normal Gossip. In the interview, Alex explains what a producer does and talks about how important it is for producers to have creative input. Then she digs into the process behind Normal Gossip and shares how she and host Kelsey McKinney anonymize t…
 
On this edition of Working Overtime, hosts Isaac Butler and June Thomas hear from a listener who’s having trouble prioritizing his non-urgent tasks. With the help of some productivity metaphors and strategies, Isaac and June suggest ways to structure unstructured time and to break long-term projects down into bite-sized pieces. Do you have a questi…
 
Governor of Mississippi Tate Reeves discusses the potential UPCOMING Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision and more. Army veteran Ben Peterson is the founder/CEO of Engage Your Destiny. His MISSION is to help struggling veterans. Kostya Kimlat has performed as a magician for more than 20 years. Don't miss his incredible magic skills. Peter Rivera is c…
 
This week, host June Thomas talks to Jessamyn West, a librarian in rural Vermont who’s working to improve computer literacy and access to library services in her community. In the interview, Jessamyn explains her process for helping people to learn basic computer skills, like building a resume, setting up an online dating profile, or learning how t…
 
This week we welcome Michael Sacasas, author of The Convivial Society, a newsletter about technology and society. Michael is the associate director of the Christian Study Center of Gainesville and has written for The New Atlantis, The New Inquiry, Comment Magazine, and Real Life Magazine. He is also the author of a forthcoming book 41 Questions: Te…
 
Publishing executive for Forbes magazine, Steve Forbes, ANALYZES the current political climate. NBA star, Jonathan Isaac, OPENS UP about standing for the National Anthem. Award-winning artist Killer Beaz delivers a HILARIOUS performance. Celebrate National Motorcycle Awareness month with Jeff Lane. Christian R&B Band, The Katinas, PERFORM! Learn mo…
 
This week, host Isaac Butler talks to Steph Paynes, founder and guitarist of Lez Zeppelin, an all-female group dedicated to the musical and performative stylings of Led Zeppelin. In the interview Steph explains why she doesn’t consider Lez Zeppelin to be a “tribute band.” Then she describes the challenge of mimicking some aspects of the legendary r…
 
On this edition of Working Overtime, hosts June Thomas and Karen Han hear from a listener who can’t decide which creative project to move forward with. First, they discuss how to evaluate a project’s potential for success. Then they imagine what it would be like to choose between projects if money weren’t a factor. Do you have a question about crea…
 
Conservative activist Brandon Straka OPENS UP about his wrongful arrest for alleged involvement in the Jan. 6th riot. Former Navy SEAL and survivalist expert, Clint Emerson, gives practical advice on how to survive in the modern day. Magician Eric Jones will AMAZE you with his coin tricks. The Skit Guys RELEASE their first film "Family Camp." The T…
 
This week, host Karen Han talks to voice actor and performer Erika Ishii, whose very long resume includes video games, animated series, and live action projects. In the interview, Erika explains their process of bringing video game characters to life–characters like Valkyrie in the game Apex Legends. Then Erika discusses diversity among both charac…
 
This week, we welcome Susie Alegre, a leading human rights barrister in the internationally renowned Doughty Street Chambers. She has been a legal pioneer in digital human rights, in particular the impact of artificial intelligence on the human rights of freedom of thought and opinion. Her book, Freedom to Think, charts the history and importance o…
 
Joe Kennedy SHARES about his fight for religious freedom that is being heard by the Supreme Court. Mike Rowe discusses his new TBN show "The Story Behind the Story." Comedian Shawn Reynolds will have you LAUGHING your socks off. World BBQ champion Myron Mixon will prepare a DELICIOUS meal for National BBQ month. Natalie Grant PERFORMS and more! Lea…
 
This week, host Isaac Butler talks to theater director Awoye Timpo and dramaturg Arminda Thomas. In the interview, Awoye and Arminda start by defining the roles of director and dramaturg and explaining why they work so well together. They also discuss their group CLASSIX, which aims to revive the work of Black playwrights and to “explode” the class…
 
Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft discusses election integrity in America. Lt. Col. Allen B. West pushes back against the woke agenda. Magician Stuart MacDonald wows the audience. Author Maury Davis shares from his new book. Musician Caleb Johnson performs. And more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
On this edition of Working Overtime, hosts Karen Han and June Thomas reply to a listener named Jamey, who thinks it might be time to abandon a novel-writing project. Karen and June first discuss projects they’ve abandoned and share what drove them to that decision. Then they discuss ways to salvage the best parts of a failed project to use on the n…
 
This week, host June Thomas talks to Hannah Kirshner, author of Water, Wood, and Wild Things: Learning Craft and Cultivation in a Japanese Mountain Town. In the interview, Hannah explains how her original plan to write a cookbook turned into an immersive reporting experience, where she practiced and documented multiple artisanal disciplines, like s…
 
This week we welcome Krista Tippett. Krista is a Peabody Award-winning broadcaster, a National Humanities Medalist, a New York Times bestselling author and the creator and host of On Being, a world renown podcast which sets out to explore the immensity of our human lives. In this extended episode, we discuss the importance of questions - how asking…
 
When we think of method acting, we tend to think of actors going a little over the top for a role – like Jared Leto, who allegedly sent his colleagues dead rats when he was preparing to be The Joker, or Robert De Niro refusing to break character on the set of the movie Raging Bull. But that’s not how method acting began. On this episode of Decoder …
 
Season 3 finale! Sue Ashford really does know what solo workers need to thrive - because she's one of the few people to have spent a career studying how freelancers, remote workers, independent workers and the self employed actually work, and what makes them happy. Her research means we now understand much more about making better choices about how…
 
Former Congressman Devin Nunes discusses the solution for BIG TECH censorship, the mission of Truth Social, and more. Political commentator, Monica Crowley, OPENS UP about Biden's policies, especially as they pertain to aggravating inflation. Comedian Dan Brown gives a HILARIOUS performance. Rock and Roll Hall of Famer & Director of the Musicians H…
 
This week, host Karen Han talks to Christina Chang, creative director for the animated series We Baby Bears on Cartoon Network. In the interview, Christina explains what a creative director does and describes the common challenges that animators and storyboard artists face. She also discusses her career journey and the challenges of assuming a lead…
 
For this week’s episode of Working Overtime, hosts Isaac Butler and June Thomas answer a question from a physics teacher named Anya, who thinks we should all view teaching as the creative practice that it is. Building a creative atmosphere for students can provide some truly inspired ways of teaching, but it can just as easily wind up going a littl…
 
This week we have a bonus episode from our friends at the Freedom Matters podcast which we think you will really enjoy – an interview with Catherine Price, founder of ScreenLifeBalance.com and author of How to Break Up With Your Phone and The Power of Fun: How to Feel Alive Again. Host of Freedom Matters, Georgie Powell, talks to Catherine about wh…
 
This week, host June Thomas talks to sisters Natalia and Lauren O’Hara, who work as an author/illustrator team to create children’s books like Hortense and the Shadow and Frindleswylde. In the interview, Natalia and Lauren discuss their collaborative relationship, their early exposure to fairy tales, and misconceptions about gender in children’s bo…
 
The work that academic Heejung Chung does is fascinating. She studies flexible working (among many other aspects of work) with particular focus on how gender dynamics can and do impact both the work we do and the choices we make about that work. She's just written her first book The Flexibility Paradox: Why Flexible Working Leads to (Self-)Exploita…
 
Nick Hall & Paul Eshleman are making Jesus known at "Together '22." Watch the "smooth" comedy of Mike Paramore. The Oak Ridge Boys' William Lee Golden finally TELLS ALL in his autobiography “Behind the Beard.” And classic hits from The Vogues. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
This week, host Isaac Butler talks to artist and writer Lauren Redniss, whose latest piece of visual nonfiction is Oak Flat: A Fight for Sacred Land in the American West. In the interview, Lauren first explains why she uses both art and text together in her work. Then she shares her reporting process for Oak Flat and describes how she landed on the…
 
For this week’s episode of Working Overtime, host Isaac Butler helps co-host June Thomas adjust to life as a freelancer. With boundless free time comes the need for new routines to maintain creative muscles and stay on task. Then the hosts examine routines more broadly. Can lighting a candle set the perfect writing mood? Can a fresh drink and an ho…
 
Oliver Burkeman is a journalist and author of the brilliant Four Thousand Weeks: Time And How To Use It. (Four thousand weeks is the average length of a human lifetime, which is an arresting way to express it.) Oliver spent 12 years working as a columnist at the Guardian - he wrote 'This Column Will Change Your Life' - writing initially about self …
 
Former State Department Spokesperson SLAMS Biden's foreign policy strategy and more. Duck Dynasty star Missy Robertson RELEASES new children's book "Because You're My Family" which advocates for traditional family values. Award-winning Christian musician Brandon Heath PERFORMS. Comedian Dwayne Perkins will BRIGHTEN your day with his stand-up comedy…
 
This week, host Karen Han talks to artist and designer Dan-ah Kim, whose work includes the picture book The Grandmasters Daughter and multiple graphic design projects for film and television. In the interview, Dan-ah discusses her traditional style of working and explains how she adapted her work to the picture book form. Then she talks about her g…
 
This week, we wrap up our series on the the future of work with Founder and CEO of Freedom, Fred Stutzman. Freedom is developing the essential toolset for the future of focused work. In a distraction-first world, we believe that the ability to reliably and consistently do focused, deep work is a differentiating skillset. In this episode we reflect …
 
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