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Culture and Conversations is a weekly look at current cultural events with an interview sprinkled in hosted by Jamison Smallwood.

Culture and Conversations is a weekly look at current cultural events with an interview sprinkled in hosted by Jamison Smallwood.
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Culture and Conversations is a weekly look at current cultural events with an interview sprinkled in hosted by Jamison Smallwood.

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English


Episodes

#TheGroupChat Episode 44 - "The good, the bad and the ugly of consumer credit with Essence McCray."

9/2/2019
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Ramond and I chat with Essence McCray about some basics and the not-so-basics of managing consumer credit. We also talk about the crazy around the new Popeyes chicken sandwich and lies men and women tell. Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive for an entire month! Thanks again for empowering AND being part of the conversation! Merchandise is here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/SmallwoodMedia All proceeds go to...

Duration:01:35:28

#TheGroupChat Episode 43 Part 3 - "Who is ready for some football???"

8/30/2019
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In this discussion Ramond and I chat with Chuck, Ian and Matt about sports and culture. In this part of the episode we discuss our opinions of various NFL teams ahead of the upcoming season. Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive for an entire month! Thanks again for empowering AND being part of the conversation! Merchandise is here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/SmallwoodMedia All proceeds go to help make the...

Duration:00:16:44

#TheGroupChat Episode 43 Part 2 - "College Free Agency and transfer rules."

8/30/2019
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In this discussion Ramond and I chat with Chuck, Ian and Matt about sports and culture. In this part of the episode we discuss new transfer rules in college football and how it leads to de facto "free agency." Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive for an entire month! Thanks again for empowering AND being part of the conversation! Merchandise is here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/SmallwoodMedia All proceeds...

Duration:01:01:01

Episode 74 - "Talking leadership with Dr. Shanta Harper."

8/28/2019
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Dr. Shanta Harper chats with me about her thoughts on building strong leadership teams in organizations and how to encourage, promote and retain the best leaders that emerge in an organization. This is the first episode in a two-part series on leadership. Dr. Harper's Website Dr. Harper's Instagram Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive for an entire month! Thanks again for empowering AND being part of...

Duration:01:01:08

#TheGroupChat Episode 43 Part 1 - "The Rich Paul Rule and Free Agency in sports."

8/27/2019
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In this discussion Ramond and I chat with Chuck, Ian and Matt about sports and culture. In this part of the episode we discuss the failed "Rich Paul Rule" as well as free agency in sports. Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive for an entire month! Thanks again for empowering AND being part of the conversation! Merchandise is here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/SmallwoodMedia All proceeds go to help make the...

Duration:01:03:00

Small Talk Vol. 17 - "Being a public persona and talking about dating while podcasting."

8/21/2019
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In this final segment with my friend Brandee we talk about living life while being a podcaster and the challenges of sharing stories about dating without exposing the other person. Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive for an entire month! Thanks again for empowering AND being part of the conversation! Merchandise is here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/SmallwoodMedia All proceeds go to help make the show...

Duration:00:41:51

#TheGroupChat Episode 41 - "Perspectives on marriage."

8/14/2019
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Ramond, his mother Cassandra and myself have a thought-provoking conversation about marriage, dating and relationships as told from Cassandra's experiences as a wife. #TheGroupChat is a weekly video stream recorded and Facebook Live. Here is the audio for your enjoyment. Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive for an entire month! Thanks again for empowering AND being part of the conversation! Merchandise...

Duration:01:34:59

Episode 73 - "Amie Gaskin shares her Refined Vision"

8/9/2019
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Amie Gaskin of Refined Vision shares her journey into the family therapy as we discuss some of the causes of issues in families and marriage. Amie also shares a story of overcoming colorism and shadeism that is very encouraging and uplifting. Refined Vision online Refined Vision on Instagram Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive for an entire month! Thanks again for empowering AND being part of the...

Duration:00:39:03

Small Talk Vol. 16 - "Way too heavy banter, LaVar Ball, and dealing with listener feedback."

7/24/2019
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We return to our conversation with Brandee Thomas discussing the effects certain media content has on our emotional well-being and perception. Also we talk about the difficulties of having a publicly expressed opinion. If you'd like to support Brandee please consider visiting her merchandise store below: Buy from Sugar and Spice Wear and Flair Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive for an entire month!...

Duration:00:30:24

Episode 72 - "A magnetic approach to wellness with The Therapeutic House"

7/17/2019
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In this episode I chat with Melodie Moore and Danielle Galloway of The Therapeutic House located in Alpharetta, GA about using magnets and alternative approaches to promote wellness and to provide relief for chronic pain. I also talk about #TheFifth and #TheGroupChat, the weekly live stream of the Culture and Conversations podcast. The Therapeutic House on Instagram Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive...

Duration:00:58:47

Small Talk Vol. 15 - "Some days I'm giving you Baby Phat, some days I'm giving you burka!"

7/10/2019
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Brandee Thomas returns to the podcast to talk about her new pet project Sugar and Spice Wear and Flair, the changes to the Culture and Conversations live stream #TheGroupChat on Facebook and her limited but hopefully improving Game of Thrones knowledge. Buy from Sugar and Spice Wear and Flair Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive for an entire month! Thanks again for empowering AND being part of the...

Duration:00:38:36

Episode 71 - "Clearing The Dumping Ground with Latasha Matthews."

6/26/2019
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I chat with Latasha Matthews of Illumination Counseling about her journey into counseling, therapy and what her life experiences with domestic violence taught her about patience in dating. Latasha also shares some principles from her book "The Dumping Ground." I give a brief update about my listener appreciation event #TheFifth and talk about the growing community over on Facebook.com/CultureAndConversations Illumination Counseling The Dumping Ground Book Latasha's Website Support:...

Duration:00:50:19

Episode 70 - "A new logo and learning to live with the familiar."

6/19/2019
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After a week off I chat with you about the happenings on the show. I talk about the new logo, merchandise, changes to #TheGroupChat, the addition of Ramond Hingleton as a co-host and how I'm learning to live with "the familiar." I even talk about a trip to therapy and how I have something in common with Maverick from Top Gun. Below are the details of how you can support Culture and Conversations. Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps...

Duration:00:39:44

Episode 69 - "#TheGroupChat Question and Answer - Part 1"

6/5/2019
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In a hilarious episode of Culture and Conversations my friend Ramond stops by to co-host my weekly Facebook live stream named #TheGroupChat. We answer listener submitted questions and try our best not to get my podcast cancelled. Culture and Conversations on Facebook Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive for an entire month! Thanks again for empowering AND being part of the conversation! Merchandise is...

Duration:00:29:23

Episode 68 - "Yakitori Jinbei showed me I am media."

5/29/2019
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In this episode I talk about an awesome experience I had visiting and reviewing Yakitori Jinbei in Smyrna, GA. I talk about being validated as a member of the larger media community and how it was a great experience of encouragement on this podcast journey. Yakitori Episode on The Sit-Down Ashlee on Instagram Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive for an entire month! Thanks again for empowering AND being...

Duration:00:24:50

Episode 67 - "More than five good minutes with Dominique Witten."

5/22/2019
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I chat with comedian and actress Dominique Witten of Tropical Cop Tales and the Dave Chappelle Show about her career in comedy and about how her perspective on life helped her persevere through difficult times early in her career. As an editorial I talk about the Game of Thrones series finale and update listeners on happenings behind-the-scenes of the show. Dominique Witten's Website Dominique Witten on Twitter Dominique Witten on Instagram Support: Consider making a donation via...

Duration:00:57:18

Small Talk Vol. 14 - "Two creators geeking out."

5/8/2019
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At the end of my podcast with my friend James, we talk about podcasting, The Joe Budden Podcast and changes to digital streaming platforms. This was a great conversation. Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive for an entire month! Thanks again for empowering AND being part of the conversation! Merchandise is here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/SmallwoodMedia All proceeds go to help make the show better!

Duration:00:25:28

Episode 66 - "My appearance on The Walkshow podcast"

5/1/2019
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Every now and then I get the microphone turned on me and I am interviewed. On this episode I get interviewed by Walker Neer of The Walkshow. Walker and I talk about podcasting, my background and just lessons from our life experiences. You can listen to Walker's version of the episode at the link in the show notes: Walker's complete episode The Walkshow Website Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive for an...

Duration:01:04:43

Small Bites Vol. 9 - Antico in Alpharetta, GA and Atlanta, GA

4/24/2019
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Pizza has always been a favorite food of mine so I was excited when I discovered Antico. On this episode I share a review from my experiences eating Neapolitan-style pizza. Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive for an entire month! Thanks again for empowering AND being part of the conversation! Merchandise is here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/SmallwoodMedia All proceeds go to help make the show better!

Duration:00:08:09

Episode 65 - "I was a nice f*ck boy."

4/17/2019
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In a rather transparent and honest episode I share some of the details around why I elected for therapy following my divorce. I also talk about how my dating philosophy changed after my divorce and how it helped me find validation from within myself instead of from external sources. Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and Conversations alive for an entire month! Thanks again for empowering AND being part of the...

Duration:00:40:35