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Weekly 30 minute conversations with a different geeky buddy talking about a different geek topic.

Weekly 30 minute conversations with a different geeky buddy talking about a different geek topic.
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Los Angeles, CA

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Weekly 30 minute conversations with a different geeky buddy talking about a different geek topic.

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English


Episodes

The House on Haynie - 3704

10/18/2018
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In which we find and loose a home, but find out we never lost it in the end. A new story every 9 days. For a full transcript of this episode, visit https://propodcastingservices.com/makesmeweirdepisodes/3704 Our theme song is “From the Great Pelican State” by the great Adam Dale. Find his music at http://adamdale.com

Duration:00:06:58

Grandma Sharpton - 3703

10/9/2018
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In which we meet a saint of a woman who lived a hell of a life. A new story every 9 days. For a full transcript of this episode, visit https://propodcastingservices.com/makesmeweirdepisodes/3701 Our theme song is “From the Great Pelican State” by the great Adam Dale. Find his music at http://adamdale.com

Duration:00:12:15

Grandpa Sharpton - 3702

9/30/2018
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In which we meet a complicated man and he meets a complicated end. A new story every 9 days. For a full transcript of this episode, visit https://propodcastingservices.com/makesmeweirdepisodes/3702 Our theme song is “From the Great Pelican State” by the great Adam Dale. Find his music at http://adamdale.com

Duration:00:13:00

Me and Mom's Grand Prix - 3701

9/21/2018
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In which our project is explained, our hero is introduced and our dashboard is busted. A new story every 9 days. For a full transcript of this episode, visit https://propodcastingservices.com/makesmeweirdepisodes/3701 Our theme song is “From the Great Pelican State” by the great Adam Dale. Find his music at http://adamdale.com

Duration:00:08:34

What Makes Me Weird Season Three Teaser Trailer

9/1/2018
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Join me for a new narrative non-fiction series launching September 21st, 2018 sharing stories from my life. The people, places and things that made me who I am. 37 stories for 37 years. Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or at https://propodcastingservices.com/makesmeweird

Duration:00:02:48

A Creative(s) Response by Joel Sharpton

8/5/2016
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Originally presented as part of an Evening of Arts in Stone Theatre on the Campus of Louisiana Tech University, this is Joel's response to the recent violence both from and against police in America. Find more from Joel at http://JoelSharpton.com

Duration:00:14:20

Joel Sharpton at PMx Podcast Movement 2016: Make Your Hobby Pay

7/9/2016
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Joel Sharpton speaks at PMx as part of Podcast Movement 2016 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Chicago about his journey towards independence and how narrating audiobooks is one simple method many if not all podcasters can adopt. Thanks to Ramona Rice, host of The Sports Gal Pal podcast and Community Manager for Podcast Websites, for the introduction. Visit http://joelsharpton.com/pmx/ to download my Tips and Tricks.

Duration:00:12:38

Why I Read Weird: 40 Years of Interview with the Vampire

5/5/2016
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Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles changed my reading world when I was just 12. In honor of the 40th anniversary of the publication of Interview with the Vampire, I tell the story of why I read weird. Find the show in iTunes, on the Google Play Music app or at http://AlwaysListeningPod.com/MakesMeWeird/

Duration:00:08:45

What Makes Me Married

4/20/2016
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Joel Sharpton talks about his wife, Kelly, on their third anniversary. Check out the show notes to get links for Joel and Kelly's full story. Modern American Love Story Part One: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/makesmeweird/2015/06/25/mag019-og1--modern-american-love-story-wkelly-sharpton Modern American Love Story Part Two: http://alwayslisteningpod.com/makesmeweird/modernlovestory2 Modern American Love Story Part Three: http://alwayslisteningpod.com/makesmeweird/modernlovestory3 And Part...

Duration:00:17:57

Apple, The FBI and My Mom: What Makes Me Weird about Privacy?

3/3/2016
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Joel gets serious and explains (in layman's terms) what the FBI wants and why you might not want Apple to give it to them.

Duration:00:15:30

How did Joel Become "The Rogue"

2/23/2016
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Joel uses The Rogue or TheRoguesLife as a handle/username on a lot of online properties. Where did that come from? Subscribe in iTunes or at http://AlwaysListeningPod.com to get every episode. Find me on Facebook and Twitter at MakesMeWeird

Duration:00:14:16

Netflix and Joel: an Audio Essay on a Visual Medium

1/8/2016
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Joel has loved Netflix for a long, long time. Hear him discuss his love affair with the little red envelope and what Netflix means today. Also, a personal announcement! and Teaser for upcoming episodes. Follow everything Joel does and connect with him for your next voice project at http://JoelSharpton.com Email the show at makesmeweird@gmail.com and share us with a friend to help the show grow.

Duration:00:11:44

Netflix and Joel: an Audio Essay on a Visual Medium

1/8/2016
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Joel has loved Netflix for a long, long time. Hear him discuss his love affair with the little red envelope and what Netflix means today. Also, a personal announcement! and Teaser for upcoming episodes. Follow everything Joel does and connect with him for your next voice project at http://JoelSharpton.com Email the show at makesmeweird@gmail.com and share us with a friend to help the show grow.

Duration:00:10:44

What Makes Me Weird? Star Wars Stories

12/15/2015
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Joel is feelin' all Forceful this week, so we're reminiscing about Star Wars in preparation for the release of Episode VII: The Force Awakens. With guest appearances from the Sharpton sons, and a Professor Shyguy performance in "Han Shot First" (find more here: https://soundcloud.com/professorshyguy/professor-shyguy-rated-heart-6 ) Have your own Star Wars story to share? Send it along to makesmeweird@gmail.com and join us back here in a week or two for an episode discussing the film itself...

Duration:00:32:05

What Makes James Bond Weird? with Josh Steen

11/5/2015
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James Bond is BACK! SPECTRE is in theaters November 6th and Joel took the opportunity to talk about the greatest cinematic spy with fellow Bond fanatic, Josh Steen. Josh is the host of the Just Us Geeks Podcast found at http://JustusGeeks.com and an avid James Bond fan. Don't forget, you can email us at makesmeweird@gmail.com and find us on Twitter and Facebook.

Duration:00:42:46

Modern American Love Story Part 3 with Kelly and Joel Sharpton

10/29/2015
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Joel is joined by his wife, Kelly, in this third part of their ongoing detailing their relationship, marriage and the birth of their twins. This episode was originally recorded just after the girls' birth and released as episode 80 of Joel's first podcast, Two Guys, One Podcast (now defunct). Stay tuned as Joel and Kelly are recording another episode around the girls' impending second birthday. *This episode does contain some explicit language. Nothing too heavy, just part of a frank and...

Duration:01:18:30

What Makes Chel Hamilton Weird?

10/22/2015
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Chel Hamilton, a hypnotherapist and meditation expert, joins me to discuss her work, her thoughts on a recent Florida tragedy that's been connected to hypnosis and more about the inner workings of our brains. Find more about Chel at her site: ChelHamilton.com And don't forget, you can email us at makesmeweird@gmail.com and find us on Twitter and Facebook.

Duration:00:49:37

What Makes Destiny Weird? with Josh Shirley

10/15/2015
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Destiny, the latest next generation game from HALO developer Bungie, is the topic of discussion in this episode. Josh has been an avid gamer for years, while Joel hasn't played anything more complex than Mario since college. Listen as they discuss Joel's first shot at the game, the advancement in video game mechanics period, and what a newbie can find to enjoy in the midst of this major new franchise. If you'd like more on Destiny, check out John Siracusa explaining it all to Merlin Mann in...

Duration:00:43:52

Modern American Love Story Part 2 with Kelly and Joel Sharpton

10/1/2015
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And now, for something completely different... We're taking a break from our regular episodes to dip into Joel's personal archives and pull an episode from his first podcast, Two Guys, One Podcast. His (now) wife, Kelly, appeared on four total episodes, three of which detailed and dicsussed their relationship. In case you've missed the first episode, highlighting how they met, all the way to the wedding day (including a recitation of the vows, seriously, it's pretty awesome), then check out...

Duration:00:57:28

What Makes Bethany Raybourn Weird?

9/24/2015
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Bethany Raybourn is one of my favorite musical artists, and after convincing her to let me use a song for one of my Podcast themes, I was finally able to get her on the show as well. If you enjoy our chat, or soulful country rock, then you'll love Bethany's EP. Find it on iTunes here. Check out our chat as we talk about music ministers, mayonaise banana sandwiches and more. Don't forget you can email us at makesmeweird@gmail.com and find us on Twitter and Facebook.

Duration:00:41:34