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Produced By Aaron Ferguson

May 15, 2020

Welcome to episode 56!

Today's guest is Daniel Garrett. 

Daniel belongs to a demographic that has not been widely represented on this podcast.

Hailing from rural Northwest Tennessee, Daniel is in his mid-20s, he is bisexual, he is below the poverty line, he’s experienced traumatic events and difficult family...

May 5, 2020

Welcome to episode 55! 

Today's guest is the founding publisher of Skeptic Magazine and NYT best-selling author, Dr. Michael Shermer. 

Dr. Shermer and I discussed his new book, Giving The Devil HIs Due. 

Some salient talking points: 

- Free Speech-- why it is the most precious right and why it must  be upheld always.


Apr 8, 2020

Welcome to episode 54!

There are two guests on today’s show. My first guest is Tessie Castillo.

Tessie is a journalist and an author from Raleigh North Carolina.  Her new book is called "Crimson Letters, Voices From Death Row." 

In 2014, Tessie volunteered to teach a writing class to death row inmates at North...

Mar 28, 2020

Kate Nicholson is a civil rights attorney. 

In the mid-90's-- due to complications from surgery-- she became unable to walk, stand, or even sit. She was in excruciating pain each day and couldn't leave her home; she remained isolated in bed for 15 years. 

In this interview, Kate explains how, despite being isolated, she...

Mar 26, 2020

My guest today, Marjorie Israel, discusses her reaction to-- and her experience with-- being on lockdown in rural Normandy France! 

NOTE: I conducted this interview on March 21-- since then, President Macron has issued more strict social distancing policies, which you can see here: