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Because everyone has a story. A podcast focused on music, culture, beer, beards, faith and doubt.

Because everyone has a story. A podcast focused on music, culture, beer, beards, faith and doubt.

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United States

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Because everyone has a story. A podcast focused on music, culture, beer, beards, faith and doubt.

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English

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Episodes

Quiet Entertainer: Covid, coffee, and cultivating relationships through intentional conversations

1/18/2021
Greetings world!!! Happy New Year and we pray you're all in good health and bright spirits. On this episode we got the chance to sit down with Quiet Entertainer, a DJ, producer, musician and all around great guy. "I realized the lockdown took away my only social outlet, which was shows." We discuss how the pandemic/quarantine/lockdown has changed the way we socialize. Quiet Entertainer takes us on his journey of 100 cups of coffee with 100 people, how the idea came about, and how he...

Duration:01:28:50

Pirate Monk Podcast: Authentic Brotherhood, Challenging Times, and the Holidays

1/4/2021
On this episode we bring out a favorite interview Chunjay did on a segment of the Pirate Monk podcast a few years back. Chunjay discusses the challenges of tour life, and goes behind the music a bit. They also discuss the Samson Society and the importance of men supporting each other and speaking into one another’s lives, especially during rough periods in life. They also share some Christmas tunes... Thanks for listening and as always like, share and subscribe! - Nomadik Vagabond You can...

Duration:00:36:28

Pirate Monk Podcast: Authentic Brotherhood, Challenging Times, and the Holidays

12/22/2020
On this episode we bring out a favorite interview Chunjay did on a segment of the Pirate Monk podcast a few years back. Chunjay discusses the challenges of tour life, and goes behind the music a bit. They also discuss the Samson Society and the importance of men supporting each other and speaking into one another’s lives, especially during rough periods in life. They also share some Christmas tunes... Thanks for listening and as always like, share and subscribe! - Nomadik Vagabond You can...

Duration:00:34:18

Alexandra Craig: Schooling during COVID, overcoming loss, & finding hope during the holidays

12/10/2020
Welcome to another episode!! This week we talk with newly dubbed crew member Alexandra Craig, about dealing with the loss of her husband John “J-Qwess” Craig to cancer. He was also a friend of Chunjay’s, which makes this episode extra special. Listen as you get the deeper meaning of the dandelion, how to cope with loss during the holidays, and especially how to hold on when it gets tough. Forgive the recording glitches, we zoomin in 3 times zones and trying our best!! Hope it blesses...

Duration:01:42:06

Chunjay Interview

11/30/2020
Greetings people!!! Last week you got to get to know Nomadik Vagabond more. This week we turn the tables and Nomadik take the helm and interviews Chunjay. You might learn some things about him you didn’t know and maybe some things you already knew. As always thanks for listening, subscribe, rate, review. Peace and Blessings, Chunjay and Nomadik Vagabond Find us on instagram: @brewsbeards @royalruckusofficial @nomadikvagabond Ending song from the Royal Ruckus “Summer of the Cicadas”...

Duration:01:07:29

Nomadik Vagabond Interview

11/16/2020
Greetings! This week in the first ever zoom-cast. Chunjay interviews new co-host Nomadik Vagabond. Listen in as you hear how he got on Chunjay's radar and what led him to being on the podcast. You'll also hear Nomadik's journey through life and spiritual seeking, as well as how he came to love hip-hop, and how reggae led him to the Orthodox church. Along the way you'll hear some fun banter and maybe some things you didn't know. Shouts out to Soup the Chemist, Fortside brewing, Jamey's...

Duration:01:36:22

We're back! Let's get into the joys and Shipwrecks in Royal Ruckus songs...

11/8/2020
Hey folks, It's been more than a minute since I've checked in and said hello. I'm sorry for my absence, but I've got to be honest, the things I've been doing have been quite excellent. For example, I got married, and that is incredible and required my full attention for quite some time! And sure, there have been difficulties—my, oh my, haven't we all? This was a chance I had to feature some of my music, explain a few things, and hit some highlights from our history. This is the first...

Duration:00:42:00

Elissa Bjeletich talks with Jamey about raising kids, finding a church, and losing her infant son

11/3/2019
Elissa Bjeletich on having kids, writing books, and losing an infant On being a podcaster On treatment for daughter’s cleft palate On being an author and speaker On converting to Orthodox Christianity “There is a lot to be said by just showing up.” - Jamey On infant death “Why would this happen? Why would God give you a gift like that and take it away?” - Elissa “That was the worst period of my life, obviously. It was so dark and so hard.” - Elissa Life as a frame tale “These...

Duration:01:04:42

Basil and Nicole Roccas join Jamey to discuss podcasting and what it means for a Christian to doubt God and work through struggles

10/14/2019
Basil and Nicole Roccas join Jamey Bennett (Chunjay of Royal Ruckus) to discuss podcasting, what it means for a Christian to doubt God... Basil raps for us. On Podcasting. Finding and creating content for podcasts. Deciding to start a new podcast. Basil and Nicole explain what their podcast, Help My Unbelief, is all about. On anxiety attacks. “Things like doubt and struggle are not something we have to move beyond or conquer in order to have an authentic Christian life. It’s really...

Duration:00:40:34

Ep. 29: Tim Trudeau of Syntax Creative

6/4/2019
Tim Trudeau talks about the music business, anticipating growth and change in business, and the importance of great Mexican food, with Chunjay Tim is a GRAMMY-nominated producer and CEO of @SyntaxCreative. [UPDATE: What’s up with Royal Ruckus?] Catching up Featuring songs from Tim’s long history of music production. “Is that guy even real? I was wondering if it was your alter-ego, and you were both people.” - Tim Trudeau on Flatline/Mike and Chunjay/Jamey of Royal Ruckus...

Duration:01:03:42

Ep. 28: The Weezer Episode: Mike and Jamey discuss the long career of Weezer, how their music influenced their lives, with a special exploration to the Teal album of covers

4/5/2019
Brews, Beards, and Shipwrecks Episode 28! Explore Weezer's career and their 2019 self-titled record, otherwise known as The Teal Album, with Chunjay (Jamey) and Flatline (Mike) of positive rap duo, Royal Ruckus. Jamey is the usual host of Brews, Beards, and Shipwrecks. Check out the new Royal Ruckus record, Royalty Check, available everywhere and at http://song.link/RoyaltyCheck https://soundcloud.com/mpwalker/turn-me-around-a-weezer-tributeSocials: instagram @mpwalker...

Duration:01:20:32

Ep. 27: Peter Daily chats with Chunjay about making music and touring the world, being a minister's kid, and dealing with depression in the midst of loss

2/4/2019
Gospel Music, Touring with Pigeon John, being a missionary kid, losing your father, recovering from an accident, depression... Who is Peter? And how do we know each other? Gospel Music. On being sheltered and Christian. On Bible bookstores. Brian Earhart, the blind pianist who taught playing piano by ear. On touring. France. “There’s just something cool about smoking a cigarette, drinking some coffee, and listening to some rock n roll in France.” - Peter Daily “When I’m on tour, I’m...

Duration:01:13:49

Ep. 26: Doug and Angie Bennett sit down with Chunjay to talk about helping others during the holidays, ministry in Mexico, and share 10 tips for battling the blues

12/31/2018
Chunjay sits down with his cousin Doug, and Doug's wife, Angie, to talk about the holidays, the immigration situation on the southern US border, and offer some tips on dealing with depression, especially around the holidays. OpeningCatching up with Doug"Back N Effect" (song from Royalty Check EP, produced by DJ Sean P)The 10 Tips Still need help? National Suicide Prevention Helpline: 800-273-8255Mental Health Crisis Intervention: 800-991-5272Doug Bennett's personal line:...

Duration:01:38:36

Ep. 25: LIVE Stream of the new #RoyaltyCheckEP featuring Chunjay, Flatline, DJ Sean P, Keelia Paulsen and more...

12/31/2018
In this special episode, Chunjay streams live on 12/27/2018 with special guests DJ Sean P, Flatline, and Keelia Paulsen of Khenri Designs to talk about the new #RoyaltyCheckEP. The album drops 1/21/2019, when Royal Ruckus turns 21. This is the audio from the recording, with the music portions of the episode cleaned up a bit. Pre-order the album here: https://royalruckus.bandcamp.com/album/royalty-check-ep-produced-by-dj-sean-p PODCAST NOTES EXCLUSIVE: Stream the whole album right now at...

Duration:01:07:47

Ep. 24: DJ Sean P chats with Flatline and Chunjay about supporting the family, building a business, and the big issues of life

11/5/2018
DJ Sean P with Chunjay and Flatline of Royal Ruckus Sean gives us the rundown on his background Turntables from the thrift shop, figuring out how to make money deejaying, “How do you be a dad? How do you have a house? And how do you be a creative, and in everything be honest and true?” - DJ Sean P “Balance is in the back and forth, but it’s never center.” - Flatline “Priorities are never balanced either. Right? So… You have a few, very important priorities, and everything else is not a...

Duration:01:24:31

Ep. 23: Renata Zarro and Chunjay discuss teaching, spoken word poetry, and “home” as a dirty word

9/7/2018
Renata Zarro and Chunjay discuss teaching writing, spoken word poetry, and “home” as a dirty word Intro—Who is Renata? On teaching in general, Language Arts in particular. How did she decide to become a teacher? “As stressful as it may be at times, I love it.” - Renata George Grant: “Love what you love in front of your students.” Echinachea tea. Coffee. On beards. Sponsor spot: DrSquatch.com soaps and natural cologne Two guys quit their jobs and started a soap company Marvel...

Duration:01:25:28

Ep. 22: Doug Bennett and Chunjay discuss human trafficking, getting clean and sober, and the many uses of avocado (with Chunjay's mom, Kathy)

5/28/2018
Doug Bennett and Chunjay discuss human trafficking, getting clean and sober, and the many uses of avocado (with Chunjay's mom, Kathy) The many uses of avocado. 17 year meth addiction. On how adultery led Doug to Jesus. On drunkenness. “Wine is from God, but the drunkard is from the devil.” - Increase Mather On heroin. “Using with a prostitute in a hotel in the red light district That’s something I don’t want to ever forget. (14:30) On Mormonism. On being molested. "I Love You (and...

Duration:02:06:01

Ep. 21: Mara Henderson and Chunjay discuss Health, Faith, Nerdiness, and Father Hunger

5/7/2018
Pennsylvania. Colorado. Teaching preschool. On being 4’ 8”. Food. Health. GAPS Diet. Healing from arthritis. Journey through veganism. Sauerkraut. Probiotics. “A good sauerkraut should take three months.” Mara’s music. Her siblings. Singing in church. Orthodox Christian Chants (facebook page). “Take the Leap” by Royal Ruckus from World’s Okayest Rapper EP. Nerddom. On drifting away from her dad. On reconnecting with her parents. Hagia Sophia Coffee. “Lost Boys” by Royal Ruckus...

Duration:01:57:12

Ep. 20: David Bunker Chats with Chunjay about Sexual Abuse, Recovery Groups, Postmodernism, Whiskey and Wine

3/28/2018
David and Chunjay discuss where they are and what they are doing for the weekend. David discusses the ups and downs of therapy. On the collapse of silence. What is lacking? Sometimes it’s not stuff. On living within the evangelical subculture. Discussing whiskey. On Jamey and David’s friendship, and the wisdom David imparted to him. On sharing stories. David is working on a project called Postmodern Hymns. On Christianity and Art. On the narrative of faith giving way to the narrative of...

Duration:01:32:00

Ep. 19: Flatline and Chunjay return to discuss two decades in the music business, approaches to music production, drinking coffee, and facing difficulties in life.

2/24/2018
In this third episode featuring Flatline aka Michael Walker aka MPWalker, Flatline and Chunjay talk about their lives and music after Flicker Records, living in record deal purgatory, and then finding their way forward without a label. They talk a little bit about a children’s project that they worked on, and how they ultimately stuck it out after a little bit of career disappointment. At the same time, the guys talk about how short-sightedness can affect an artist’s career. Due to...

Duration:01:53:08