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A humorous and thought-provoking interview show hosted by Jason Wright founder of Oddball Magazine, your favorite literary magazine, and Oddball Foundation, a 501(c)3 built to make a difference through creative advocacy.

A humorous and thought-provoking interview show hosted by Jason Wright founder of Oddball Magazine, your favorite literary magazine, and Oddball Foundation, a 501(c)3 built to make a difference through creative advocacy.

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United States

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A humorous and thought-provoking interview show hosted by Jason Wright founder of Oddball Magazine, your favorite literary magazine, and Oddball Foundation, a 501(c)3 built to make a difference through creative advocacy.

Language:

English

Contact:

5085274846


Episodes

Climate Change with Thor Hanson: Squid Games

2/18/2022
Today on the Oddball Show Jason Wright brings co-host Tim Gager, to talk to author and biologist Thor Hanson. Thor discusses his new book "Hurricane Lizards and Plastic Squid", the global effect of bees and how we can help climate change. Come join us on this thought provoking episode of The Oddball Show

Duration:00:49:25

Andy Norman Discuss's Mental Immunity

2/11/2022
In this episode of the Oddball show Jason Wright sits down with author Andy Norman as they talk about his new book Mental Immunity, the idea of Critical Thinking and Philosophy. Come and join Jason as we listen to one of the most thought provoking episodes yet.

Duration:01:02:31

Out of the Darkness, Into the Light with Jessica van der Stad

1/28/2022
Jason Wright of Oddball Foundation sits down with AFSP (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention) Massachusetts Area Director Jessica van der Stad for a not-so-serious discussion about the seriousness of suicide. A well-balanced conversation, with lots of laughs to break the tears. Learn more about AFSP Massachusetts and get involved at https://afsp.org/chapter/massachusetts Clips Credits: Oddball Show theme music: Outer Orbit, Revolution Void, Movie: Building 19 Commercial, The...

Duration:01:01:04

Finding Symmetry with Dianne Kosto

12/24/2021
Jason sits down with Dianne Kosto of Symmetry Neuro-Pathways training to learn more about the game-changing science of Neurofeedback. A special holiday episode of the Oddball Show. Show Notes: Symmetry Neuro-Pathways Training can be found at https://symmetryneuropt.com/ Lonely Boy on Christmas Montage contains samples from: Richard Southerland, David Tolley, Louis Landon, Billy Gorilly with Voice Overs and Music production from Michael Brooker. The end theme music of the Oddball Show was...

Duration:00:40:18

Gloria Mindock talks Angels, Ash, and Red Color

12/3/2021
In this episode of the Oddball Show we ask Gloria Mindock about her point of view on topics such as spirituality, and her history with religion. Gloria recites many poems from her new book "Ash" as we learn about things such as her love for True Crime stories.

Duration:00:54:04

C.C. Arshagra talks Open Mike Culture and How to Human

11/3/2021
In this episode of The Oddball Show, we bring on guest C.C. Arshagra to talk about Open Mike Culture. C.C. recites poems from his upcoming book and lets us in on the wonderful history of CC and the future of poetry. A must listen to for any poetry aficionado and anyone who believes in the power of art, and how it can bring people together to make us Human.

Duration:01:12:01

Tim Gager Talks 2020, Tik Tok, Trump and Turning Tables

10/11/2021
In this Season 7 Premier of The Oddball Show, we introduce a new format for the show. Who better to bring in a funky new style, then author Tim Gager. We discuss the new remix style, Tim reads some poems, and talks about social media in our modern-day society, his best-selling book 2020, and Jason proclaims Tim an expert on fishing. Brought to you by Oddball Foundation, devoted to mental advocacy through art.

Duration:00:55:03

The Oddball Show S6 E11: Stories with Simone Knego

7/16/2021
In this episode of The Oddball Show, Jason sits down with Simone Knego Sheasby. Simone, writer, author and mother of 6, tell us about her life and reads us snippets of her new book ".The Extraordinary UnOrdinary You". Don’t miss this week's podcast!

Duration:01:06:22

The Oddball Show S6 E10: The Gripping Story of a Rock and Roll Survivor - A Conversation with Beautiful Human Nik Sheasby

7/2/2021
In this episode of The Oddball Show, Jason sits down with Nik Sheasby. Nik tells many interesting anecdotes from his days of touring with bands such as HIM, Linkin Park and The Rolling Stones. He also talks about his close call with death and consequent journey to sobriety. Don’t miss this week's podcast! It’s such a lovely, inspiring and beautiful podcast. Outro Music: Jingle Jazz by Quantum Jazz - Loyalty Freak Music (Universal Creative Commons License).

Duration:01:17:30

Oddball Show with Jason Wright S6 E9: Tyler Foley- The Power to Speak Naked

6/18/2021
Jason Interviews Tyler Foley, actor, motivational speaker, and author of the Power to Speak Naked. An entertaining podcast for sure.

Duration:00:57:10

The Oddball Show S6 E8: Music and the Muse - Charles Coe, The Wonderful Poet of Boston

6/4/2021
In this episode of The Oddball Show, Jason sits down with Charles Coe, author of “Picnic on the Moon” to discuss music, poetry and what it means to be a writer. It's a chill podcast, with lots of fun and lots of Jazz. We find out a lot of hidden things about Charles Coe and get to dive into the depths of his creative mind. Definitely tune in! Special thanks to "Quantum Jazz" and Nick Jacobs for providing some of the music in todays podcast. Licensed under the Creative Commons...

Duration:01:18:48

The Oddball Show S6 E7: Rockets, Poetry & The Best of Boston - A Wild Conversation with Wilderness House Literary Review Steve Glines

5/14/2021
In this episode of The Oddball Show, Jason sits down with Steve Glines, author of Poplar Hill and founder of Wilderness House Literary Review. Steve talks us through how he founded WHLR by telling many funny stories (featuring anecdotes about an astronaut, Steve's daughter and a decorated war veteran). Intro & Outro Music by Revolution Void and Loyalty Freak Music (Universal Creative Commons License).

Duration:00:53:31

The Oddball Show S6E6 - Flying Too Close to the Sun with Sascha Altman Dubrul

4/2/2021
In this episode of the oddball show, Jason sits down with punk bassist and mental health advocacy leader, Sascha Altman DuBrul. Co-Founder of the Icarus Project, Sascha has helped pave the path on how we view mental health issues today.

Duration:01:09:13

The Oddball Show S6E5 - Share Your Brave with Jennifer Marshall

3/26/2021
In this episode of the oddball show, Jason sits down with friend and mental health activist, Jennifer Marshall. Co-Founder of This Is My Brave and an important change-maker, Jennifer Marshall shares her journey to leading this organization dedicated to helping others share their stories of battling mental health and addiction.

Duration:00:45:31

The Oddball Show S6E4 - The Patch Adams People with Jen Knight-Levine

3/12/2021
In this episode of the oddball show, Jason sits down with friend and activist Jen Knight-Levine. Founder of the SAFE Coalition, dedicated to providing support for those struggling with the opioid epidemic, Jen shares her insights on this crisis in America.

Duration:00:57:21

The Oddball Show S6E3 - Making Rockstar Money with Scott Alan Turner

2/26/2021
In this episode, Jason sits down with financial rockstar Scott Alan Turner. A man of many talents, be sure to listen in on this conversation about setting yourself up for future success and finding music at a late age. For all you creatives in the oddball family, Scott even delves into how to find financial stability as a struggling artist. If you need some advice or are looking for new ways to invest, Scott is the guy to listen to.

Duration:00:57:27

The Oddball Show S6E2 - Steppin' Out with Vesper Moore

2/12/2021
In this illuminating episode of the oddball show, host Jason Wright sits down with mad advocate Vesper Moore. Vesper's wisdom and passion for mental health brightly shines throughout this thought provoking conversation. With a fresh perspective and an intimate knowledge of the mental health care system, Vesper will leave you with a new outlook on how our society depicts mental health issues.

Duration:01:04:19

The Oddball Show S6E1- Who Needs Vowels: A Look Into Rebecca Fishow's The Trouble with Language

1/29/2021
Oddball's Jason Wright interviews author Rebecca Fishow about her new book, "The Trouble with Language", her inspirations, and everything in between! "The Trouble with Language" takes readers through a dark and imaginative world chalk full of memorable moments that will keep readers thinking for weeks to come. Be sure to check out this deep dive into the author and the themes that drive this incredible piece.

Duration:00:57:17

Oddball Show with Jason Wright S5E10: Off the Cuff with Timothy Gager

12/25/2020
Jason Wright from Oddball Magazine sits down with acclaimed author, poet, and host of Dire Literary Series, Timothy Gager to discuss Bukowski's Birthday, The Brady Bunch and the Oddest of Balls. A great end to a great season.

Duration:00:40:48

Oddball Show with Jason Wright S5E9: Will Hall: A Harm Reduction Conversation

12/18/2020
Jason Wright sits down with the acclaimed author of the Harm Reduction Guide to Coming Off Psychiatric Drugs, speaker, and Mental Health Abolitionist Will Hall. An enlightening conversation for anyone who has ever thought of a life without medications.

Duration:01:47:59