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What's The Matter With Me? Podcast

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My name is John, I’m 43, husband, father, radio DJ, entrepreneur, podcaster, and I have multiple sclerosis (MS). I made the What’s The Matter With Me? podcast to share what I’m going through.

My name is John, I’m 43, husband, father, radio DJ, entrepreneur, podcaster, and I have multiple sclerosis (MS). I made the What’s The Matter With Me? podcast to share what I’m going through.

Location:

United States

Description:

My name is John, I’m 43, husband, father, radio DJ, entrepreneur, podcaster, and I have multiple sclerosis (MS). I made the What’s The Matter With Me? podcast to share what I’m going through.

Twitter:

@johnhoppin

Language:

English

Contact:

17184048456


Episodes

Gary Cannone Interview Special

9/29/2022
Artist Gary Cannone was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2013, and I had the chance to interview him about his work, advocacy, and being an artist with MS.

Duration:00:33:04

Body Horror

9/27/2022
I made it through surgery- artist Gary Cannone preview- Helen Garner on fate- awkward dinner party conversation.

Duration:00:30:43

Pre-Op

9/16/2022
I'm getting ready for surgery, the kids are playing soccer, there's heat dome, and the podcasts that kids are making are something else.

Duration:00:29:39

Wheelchair Tipped Over

9/8/2022
I went for a walk with my daughter and my wheelchair tipped over. It didn’t seem to scare her too much– afterwards she swung on the swings

Duration:00:21:00

Disability Consciousness

9/1/2022
I said something ableist to someone I admire. What would I say (or not) now that I've spent some time working on my disability consciousness?

Duration:00:30:21

Conference Call On Steroids

8/28/2022
Maybe the lady thought she was being quiet. Misunderstanding at the bathroom.

Birthday Dinner

8/19/2022
In this episode I battle face pain to go to a birthday dinner, take a family train trip, and have a date at the movies.

Duration:00:32:04

Doors Of Perception

8/10/2022
I'm feeling better, I don't have to whisper anymore. I went to see the surgeon to discuss RF Rhizotomy surgery.

Duration:00:31:01

The Whisper Episode

8/5/2022
Because of trigeminal neuralgia I can’t talk at a full volume, but I can whisper about Judy Heumann on PBS and Terry Wahls’ diet study.

Duration:00:18:49

The Return Of Trigeminal Neuralgia

7/28/2022
Small electrical slashes and flashes come back, but a lot quieter since I had micro vascular decompression

Duration:00:29:59

We Had A Barbecue

7/20/2022
WHEN IN DOUBT, GRILL IT OUT: In this episode, my friends came over to have a barbecue and I got some much-need support.

Duration:00:32:26

Are You Here By Yourself?

7/14/2022
People keep asking me, "are you here by yourself?" I’m not sure when I should have someone with me when I go somewhere alone.

Duration:00:28:09

Fourth of July

7/8/2022
Going places in my chair- Hit my head again- Barbecue using the tray method- The Pepper Show is back.

Duration:00:30:12

I Admire You

6/30/2022
In "I Admire You,", I used touchless pickup at Walmart with mixed results. Unexpected comments provide food for thought.

Duration:00:32:39

ADA grab bars keep me from falling

6/23/2022
I have ADA grab bars in my shower but originalIy I didn't want them. They are big and ugly, but they save my butt all the time.

Duration:00:28:04

I was on KCBS

6/17/2022
A reporter for KCBS News reached out and interviewed me about supply chain, multiple sclerosis, and Hoppin Hot Sauce.

Duration:00:31:22

I Made The Paper

6/10/2022
I made the paper! “(He) has multiple sclerosis which he says makes it difficult to work in a kitchen environment. ‘But that didn’t stop me from cooking,’ Hoppin said.”

Duration:00:29:11

Bullies and Botox

6/1/2022
In this episode, "Bullies and Botox," my son is getting bullied and I had Botox. Plus, the Sam Kinison Auto Parts Jingle

Duration:00:30:31

Why Be Normal?

5/25/2022
I'm imagining a person dressed in head-to-toe Why Be Normal? gear- fanny pack, sweatpants, sweatshirt, hot tote bag, flip-flops and sunglasses.

Duration:00:27:49

I’m recovering from Covid

5/17/2022
I'm recovering from Covid and I have that kind of voice that's like "I'm recovering"

Duration:00:27:12