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Stay stimulated! This show is all about getting people who know stuff to talk about it in depth. I believe that is one of the best ways to learn, to be genuinely interested and to explore in long form conversation.

Stay stimulated! This show is all about getting people who know stuff to talk about it in depth. I believe that is one of the best ways to learn, to be genuinely interested and to explore in long form conversation.
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Stay stimulated! This show is all about getting people who know stuff to talk about it in depth. I believe that is one of the best ways to learn, to be genuinely interested and to explore in long form conversation.

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@zodcarter

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English


Episodes

"Everything That She Offered Me" Full Song Premiere (Ep 131)

10/16/2018
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Emery's Devin Shelton joins me on this episode to premiere the full song "Everything That She Offered Me." Dave and I already did a song-writing break down for the drums and guitar, and now Devin explains how Toby and him took what we wrote and put vocals to it. We also see what some of you did with it and announce a winner of the song contest. Thank you to everyone who participated! Links & Sponsors: Episode Page breakitdownpod.com Facebook Emery Tour: emerymusic.com BadChristian...

Duration:01:14:49

"Is This the Real Life" Emery Song Breakdown (Ep 130)

9/19/2018
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Emery's new guitarist and producer Chris Keene and I walk through the evolution of "Is This the Real Life" from demo, pre-pro, and final versions. We focus mainly on the guitar parts, recording, and song structure from one version to the next as the song came to life. Links & Sponsors: breakitdownpod.com Facebook Emery: emerymusic.com BadChristian Roadshow: bcroadshow.com "Is This the Real Life" YouTube Video Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:03:13

New Emery Song Premiere Minus Vocals (Ep 129)

9/11/2018
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This episode is the first of many to come that will break down the upcoming Emery record, its lyrics, guitar, production, and whatever else is interesting. Today Emery's drummer, Dave Powell, joins to introduce you to a song that started with his drum idea. This episode is also the launch of a game/contest that will allow you to compose vocals on an Emery song by downloading the instrumental stem here. The rest of the details are in the episode. Links & Sponsors: Download for Vocal...

Duration:00:46:06

Cyber Security with Alison DeNisco Rayome (Ep 128)

7/17/2018
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After reading some of Alison DeNisco Rayome's articles in TechRepublic, I wanted to have her on and talk more about where cyber security is right now, and see where it's going in the future. What are some best practices to keep yourself secure, and how are companies taking advantage of AR/VR? Links & Sponsors: breakitdownpod.com Facebook Emery Tour: emerymusic.com Rockabilia: rockabilia.com code PCJABBERJAW TechRepublic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:36

What Can We Do with Blockchain? (Ep 127)

7/12/2018
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A good friend connected me with Alex Linebrink, who is the CEO of PassageX, a secondary ticketing venue that utilizes blockchain technology to promote industry accountability and transparency. It's exciting to hear about other uses of the system and get a glimpse at the tip of the iceberg of what can be done in the future with such a powerful tool as blockchain. Links & Sponsors: breakitdownpod.com Facebook Emery Tour: emerymusic.com Rockabilia: rockabilia.com code...

Duration:01:02:44

Peer Pleasure + Break it Down (Ep 126)

7/3/2018
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Dewey Halpaus caught me outside a venue in Portland for an interview on the Peer Pleasure podcast. He has a great way of interviewing people, so I wanted to share it with you all here as well! Among many things, we talk about the new Emery album, and how in the world I became a Christian with the way my brain works. Links & Sponsors: breakitdownpod.com Facebook Emery Tour: emerymusic.com Rockabilia: rockabilia.com code PCJABBERJAW Peer Pleasure: peerpleasurepodcast.com Learn more...

Duration:01:01:00

Pedals with Matt Hoopes of Relient K (Ep 125)

6/29/2018
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Being a band guy on the road, gear heads tend to find each other. For me, Matt Hoopes of Relient K is always on the top of my list for guys I like to talk about pedals with. Now he's creating his own pedals, so we go in-depth about the technical aspects of what distortion is and the components inside pedals. Links & Sponsors: breakitdownpod.com Facebook Emery Tour: emerymusic.com Rockabilia: rockabilia.com code PCJABBERJAW 1981 Inventions Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:01:21:27

Resilience with Author Steven Southwick (Ep 124)

6/18/2018
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Steven Southwick is a professor at Yale University of Psychiatry, PTSD, and Resilience. He is also the author of "Resilience: The Science of Mastering Life's Greatest Challenges," which I was eager to talk with him about, since we seems to share similar philosophies on the power of the mind effecting the body. Links & Sponsors: breakitdownpod.com Facebook Emery Tour: emerymusic.com Rockabilia: rockabilia.com code PCJABBERJAW Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:05:00

Dave Raymond of Hidden Hospitals (Ep 123)

5/29/2018
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Hidden Hospitals is finding a new way to do things in the independent music scene. Thanks to John Frazier for hooking me up with Dave to talk about the alternative ways he's looking at music, the industry, and art in general without a focus on size or profit. Links & Sponsors: Hidden Hospitals: http://www.hiddenhospitals.com/ breakitdownpod.com Facebook Emery Tour: emerymusic.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:13:29

Winnie M Li's "Dark Chapter" (Ep 122)

5/22/2018
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I was interested in talking with Winnie Li after hearing about her unique perspective and outlook on live after surviving a violent rape while traveling overseas. Most people try to avoid thinking about and sympathizing with their aggressors, but Winnie wrote a book about her experience and humanized him trying to understand his perspective. Links & Sponsors: breakitdownpod.com Facebook Emery Tour: emerymusic.com Audible: audible.com/DOWN OR text DOWN to 500-500 Learn more about...

Duration:01:11:17

Paul Segall: Geophysicist and Volcanologist at Stanford (Ep 121)

5/15/2018
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With the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii on the news, I was lucky enough to get Geophysicist and Volcanologist Paul Segall to discuss in depth how volcanoes work, the formation of the earth, earthquakes, tsunamis, and other very real cataclysmic events that have and will happen on this planet. Links & Sponsors: breakitdownpod.com Facebook Emery Tour: emerymusic.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:04:33

A Better Business Model for Journalism with Lindsey Quinn (Ep 120)

5/8/2018
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I wanted to talk to Lindsey Quinn, the Managing Editor for The Hustle, after noticing how much better they are at delivering news well. Instead of obnoxious click-bait sponsored articles, The Hustle sends good quality tech and business news to my email inbox that I actually want to read every day. Links & Sponsors: breakitdownpod.com Facebook Emery Tour: emerymusic.com The Hustle: https://thehustle.co/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:03:51

How to Recognize a Cult with Daniel Shaw (Ep 119)

5/1/2018
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My fascination with the Netflix documentary Wild Wild Country lead to a conversation with today's guest Daniel Shaw, who has personal experience being in a cult. He is a psychoanalyst in private practice in NYC, and most recently wrote a book called "Traumatic Narcissism: Relational System of Subjugation." Links & Sponsors: breakitdownpod.com Facebook Emery Tour: emerymusic.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:56:29

Choosing a Good Death After a Long Life with Dr Sam Harrington (Ep 118)

4/24/2018
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After practicing internal medical for 30 years and being a trustee on a hospice board, Dr Sam Harrington decided to refocus his life on informing others on how they can live the best end-life possible. He shares the personal experience of his father's death, and explains how sometimes the best option can be to refuse medical treatment. Links & Sponsors: breakitdownpod.com Facebook Emery Tour: emerymusic.com Dr Sam Harrington: samharrington.com Learn more about your ad choices....

Duration:01:08:10

Underoath's Tim McTague on the Process of "Erase Me" (Ep 117)

4/16/2018
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Tim McTauge, Underoath's guitarist joins for a conversation about their inner-band dynamics and how it applied to the songwriting process and production, specifically with their new album "Erase Me." Links & Sponsors: breakitdownpod.com Facebook Emery Tour: emerymusic.com Rockabilia: rockabilia.com code PCJABBERJAW Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:01:17

Angel Giuffria the Bionic Actress (Ep 116)

4/10/2018
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Hunger Games actress, Angel Giuffria, was born missing half of her arm, but has embraced the life of a "cyborg" using augmenting prosthetics to enhance her life. We go in depth about the mechanics of and customization of her arm. She's also heavily involved in the transhumanism movement, and interested in how humanity is progressing to a higher level of human-machine integration. Links & Sponsors: breakitdownpod.com Facebook Rockabilia: rockabilia.com code PCJABBERJAW Learn more about...

Duration:01:05:42

Using Tipi to Regulate Our Emotional Difficulties with Cedric Bertelli (Ep 115)

4/3/2018
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Tipi is a French research program used to resolve conditions such as depression, PTSD, fear, anxiety, anger, and grief, among others. Cedric and his colleagues claim that Tipi can permanently regulate unhealthy emotional and behavioral patterns. Links & Sponsors: breakitdownpod.com Facebook Rockabilia: rockabilia.com code PCJABBERJAW https://tipi.pro http://cedricbertelli.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:13:06

Yes, Taxes can be Entertaining: with Ed Lyon (Ep 114)

3/29/2018
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My guest today, Ed Lyon, is considered (according to Roseanne Barr) to be “the funniest tax guy in America." He has appeared on over 500 television and radio broadcasts and has spent his career making tax law understandable to the average joe, and adding to it a sense of humor. Links & Sponsors: breakitdownpod.com Facebook Zip Recruiter: ziprecruiter.com/BREAKITDOWN Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:07:41

Johann Hari: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression (Ep 113)

3/20/2018
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Johann Hari is a best-selling author and has given a most-viewed TED talk on addiction. His latest book, "The Lost Connections" has been hit with some controversy as it explores deeper causes and alternative treatments to depression beyond anti-depressants. Links & Sponsors: breakitdownpod.com Facebook Away: awaytravel.com/down code DOWN https://thelostconnections.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:57:59

James Lindsay on Critical Theory, Academia, and the Jordan Peterson Phenomenon (Ep 112)

3/14/2018
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James holds degrees in physics and mathematics, including a doctorate in the latter, and works primarily as a voice calling for honest reflection upon, and thus change in, our religious and cultural landscape. We discuss the almost religious behavior of the movement behind Jordan Peterson as well as the behavior of activism on the left, much of which seems to be underpinned by Critical Theorists and academia. Links & Sponsors: breakitdownpod.com Facebook Zip Recruiter:...

Duration:01:15:05