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The Palmer Files Podcast

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A podcast about the pursuit of knowledge through interesting and engaging conversation, hosted by Agent Palmer. Released every other Tuesday.

A podcast about the pursuit of knowledge through interesting and engaging conversation, hosted by Agent Palmer. Released every other Tuesday.

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United States

Description:

A podcast about the pursuit of knowledge through interesting and engaging conversation, hosted by Agent Palmer. Released every other Tuesday.

Language:

English


Episodes

One Final Question: Volume One

4/6/2021
Episode 42 features Bill, Dan, Tristan, Geoffry, Paula, Sara, Neil, Brian, Nia, Shane, and Andrew. Discussing Projects, origins, survival, and more than a few stories from the "One Final Question" after-credits of The Palmer Files podcast. During the episode we cover: Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode AgentPalmer.com Episode 1: The Dip with Bill Sweeney Episode 3: Podcasting with Dan Lizette Episode 5: Modern Archaeology with Tristan Boyle the Anarchaeologist Episode 7:...

Duration:00:55:34

Survival and Entrepreneurship with Tina Hamilton

3/23/2021
Episode 41 features Tina Hamilton, CEO of My HR Partner, and the daughter of a holocaust survivor and cuban refugee. We discuss the strength she got from her parents’ stories of survival, entrepreneurship, religion, faith, community, balance, and so much more. During the episode we cover: Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode AgentPalmer.com myHR Partner It's Time We Taught Antisemitism - American Jewish Committee Working Definition of Antisemitism - International Holocaust...

Duration:00:44:53

From the Edge of the World with Joel Mengel

3/9/2021
Episode 40 features Joel Mengel creator of The Edge of The World Broadcast, a zombie apocalypse podcast that he wrote, created, edited, and produced. We discuss all of those processes, plus inspirations, working with kids, being proud, not wasting time, and more. During the episode we cover: Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode AgentPalmer.com The Edge of the World Broadcast The Curly Mustache Podcast Tweets @ThePalmerFiles @AgentPalmer @Fuelneve @EdgeWorldCast Other...

Duration:01:00:25

The Story of a Creative Entrepreneur with Lauren Beck

2/23/2021
Episode 39 features Lauren Beck, an artist, creator, teacher, and entrepreneur (Ren and Ink) who is defined as much by the decisions she has made as she is the things she creates. We discuss what makes an artist, non-linear paths, being a creative, determining value, myths, and much much more. During the episode we cover: Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode AgentPalmer.com RenandInk.com Ren and Ink on Instagram Ren and Ink on Facebook Episode 18: Graphic Design and...

Duration:00:57:15

Inputs and Outputs with Rebecca Seidel

2/9/2021
Episode 38 features Rebecca Seidel, an audio producer for Marvel who works on all stages of the audio production. We discuss being a professional audio producer, intellectual and creative inputs and outputs, playing the bass, share our audio origin stories, and much much more. During the episode we cover: Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode AgentPalmer.com Rebecca-Hope-Seidel.com To Change Your Luck by Jason Stershic Tweets @ThePalmerFiles @AgentPalmer @BeccaHope24 Other...

Duration:00:52:01

Edward O'Hare is "The Movie Guy"

1/26/2021
Episode 37 features Edward O’Hare, who is here in his official capacity as “the movie guy.” We discuss what that means, what to call the things we watch on the big screen, lists, Oscar, and much much more. During the episode we cover: Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode AgentPalmer.com WickedTheory.com Find Ed Bonds With Bill on the Wicked Theory Patreon Tweets @ThePalmerFiles @AgentPalmer @lileddieohare Other Links The Birth of Loud: Follows the Creation and Adoption of...

Duration:01:09:08

Health and Wellness with Author Sally Handlon

1/12/2021
Episode 36 features author Sally Handlon, who wrote "Your Journey to Aging Well: Drink, Move, Eat Sleep," which we discuss the inspirations for and aspirations of during the episode, plus maybe through the example of Agent Palmer, you'll find something easy to do to improve the quality of your life. During the episode we cover: Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode AgentPalmer.com BodyConstruction.me Purchase Your Journey to Aging Well: Drink, Move, Eat, Sleep by Sally Handlon...

Duration:00:46:46

Space with Amy Shira Teitel

12/29/2020
Episode 35 features Space Flight Historian Amy Shira Title, who may have the coolest job and the best job title around. We discuss our shared interests in space, the process of writing books, being in love with what’s next, missing our Apollo moment, and more. During the episode we cover: Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode AgentPalmer.com AmyShiraTeitel.com The Vintage Space on YouTube The Space Vixen on Twitch Fighting for Space is not Jackie Cochran vs. Jerrie Cobb, but...

Duration:00:57:53

The Origin of Nick D's Video Game Vault with Nick DeMarco

12/15/2020
Episode 34 with my old friend Nick DeMarco, owner of Nick D's Video Game Vault, who is here to discuss our shared collegiate pas, what we thought might become of us, what actually did, and much much more. During the episode we cover: Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode AgentPalmer.com Nick D's Video Game Vault Facebook Page Nick D's Video Game Vault Instagram Bracing: Ride the Wind by Nicholas DeMarco Dying To See The Stars by Nicholas DeMarco Soulstar: Harnessing once lost...

Duration:01:03:35

LEGO with Mike Laybourne

12/1/2020
Episode 33 with fellow agent Mike Laybourne (Agent Hunt), who has written about LEGO on AgentPalmer.com and is on the show to talk about our favorite plastic bricks. When we started, how we came back to them, why we enjoy them, collect them, and more. During the episode we cover: Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode AgentPalmer.com Mike's Corner (Mike Laybourne's YouTube Channel) Tweets @ThePalmerFiles @AgentPalmer @MikeLaybourne Other Links The Power of Play - How Fun and...

Duration:01:29:35

Nophek Gloss with Author Essa Hansen

11/17/2020
Episode 32 features the return of Essa Hansen (also Nia) to discuss her book Nophek Gloss, which is the first book of The Graven Trilogy, as well as, first work and second work, universal truths, and process. If you would like to know more about her day job (first work) at Skywalker Sound, listen to Episode 21 where we discuss Sound Design. During the episode we cover: Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode AgentPalmer.com EssaHansen.com ‘Nophek Gloss’ is a genre-defying good...

Duration:01:06:39

Video Games with Andy Spiteri

11/3/2020
Episode 31 features Andy Spiteri, Editor-in-chief of Zelda Dungeon and host of The Champions' Cast, Omega Metroid, and Virtual Theater, who joins me to discuss video games; why we like them, why they are important, and how things have changed, to name a few. During the episode we cover: Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode AgentPalmer.com ZeldaDungeon.net The Champions' Cast Omega Metroid Virtual...

Duration:01:13:48

Fighting for What's Right with Author Alan Jennings

10/20/2020
Episode 30 features Alan Jennings, author of the book The Pursuit of Fairness and perhaps the most motivated person on the planet. Alan has done a lot to improve the bad to better, and we discuss that plus non-profit culture, community action, our shared love of baseball, and much much more. During the episode we cover: Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode AgentPalmer.com How To Make A Difference: A review of Alan Jennings’ The Pursuit of Fairness Get your copy of The Pursuit...

Duration:00:54:12

Computer History with Sean Haas

10/6/2020
Episode 29 features Sean Haas, host and creator of Advent of Computing, "a podcast about the shocking, intriguing, and all too often relevant history of computing. A lot of little things we take for granted today have rich stories behind their creation." We discuss the importance of computer history, our device history, and generally geek out about technology. During the episode we cover: Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode AgentPalmer.com AdventofComputing.com Support Advent...

Duration:01:00:56

Friendship: Episode IV - Chris Maier

9/22/2020
Episode 28 features a friend of Agent Palmer's Chris Maier as the fourth of a four-part series on friendship by examining one up close. What you are about to hear is simple and yet complex. This episode and the others like it all contain four main questions. Through the answers to those questions, the discussions, and the stories that ensue, Chris and I will dive deep into our shared past, and the meaning of and perhaps the reason for our friendship. Mentioned and Helpful Links from This...

Duration:01:16:29

Friendship: Episode III - Bill Sweeney

9/8/2020
Episode 27 features a friend of Agent Palmer's Bill Sweeney as the third of a four-part series on friendship by examining one up close. What you are about to hear is simple and yet complex. This episode and the others like it all contain four main questions. Through the answers to those questions, the discussions, and the stories that ensue, Bill and I will dive deep into our shared past, and the meaning of and perhaps the reason for our friendship. Mentioned and Helpful Links from This...

Duration:01:06:17

Friendship: Episode II - Christopher J. Hughes

8/25/2020
Episode 26 features a friend of Agent Palmer's Christopher J. Hughes as the second of a four-part series on friendship by examining one up close. What you are about to hear is simple and yet complex. This episode and the others like it all contain four main questions. Through the answers to those questions, the discussions and the stories that ensue, Christopher J. Hughes and I will dive deep into our shared past, and the meaning of and perhaps the reason for our friendship. Mentioned and...

Duration:01:01:43

Friendship: Episode I - Jason Zapata

8/11/2020
Episode 25 features a friend of Agent Palmer's Jason Zapata as the first of a four-part series on friendship by examining one up close. What you are about to hear is simple and yet complex. This episode and the others like it all contain four main questions. Through the answers to those questions, the discussions and the stories that ensue, Jason Zapata and I will dive deep into our shared past, and the meaning of and perhaps the reason for our friendship. Mentioned and Helpful Links from...

Duration:01:04:21

To Change Your Luck by Jason Stershic

7/28/2020
Episode 24 features Agent Palmer (Jason Stershic) remastering the radio program that was his capstone project as a Senior at Keystone College, which helped him to graduate with a Bachelors's Degree in Communications, titled "To Change Your Luck." The syllabus for the course that this project came from states that the goal was “aimed at providing students with the opportunity to demonstrate both critical and creative thinking skills and the research capabilities they have acquired as...

Duration:01:03:40

A Conversation with Wizards Composer Andrew Belling

7/14/2020
Episode 23 features artist of all trades Andrew Belling, the composer behind the Wizards score, and a film I absolutely adore. We discuss his start, his dreams, positivity, how the industry has changed, and being talented and lucky. We also go behind the scenes on the creation of the score for Wizards, meeting John Williams, working with early synthesizers and so much more. During the episode we cover: Mentioned and Helpful Links from This...

Duration:00:46:13