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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.

Location:

United States

Description:

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

Language:

English


Episodes

#TheGroupChat Valentine's Day 2020 Conversation

2/14/2020
From Episode 63 of #TheGroupChat, Jamison, Brandee and Ray discuss the challenges of navigating Valentine's Day and their funny past experiences. The hosts also offer advice for creating a simple yet memorable Valentine's Day stay-at-home dinner. Podfest 2020 Session Schedule Submit Listener Feedback 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:00:32:09

Episode 85 - "Video games changed my life."

2/12/2020
Jamison shares his experiences playing video games, how video games shaped his interest and exposure to technology and ultimately how video games led him into a career as a software engineer. This episode is the beginning of a mini-series on video games and culture. Support the show (https://www.etsy.com/shop/SmallwoodMedia)

Duration:00:42:33

Episode 84 - "Sharing a buffet of thought with Walker Neer of the Walkshow Podcast"

2/6/2020
In this episode Jamison chats with Walker Neer, the host of the Walkshow Podcast. The conversation is sweeping as Jamison and Walker discuss being open to the most difficult beliefs and ideas held by others and what the goal and purpose of Walker's podcast is. Jamison also gives his thoughts about the reaction to Kobe Bryant's death and some of the similarities the response with the response to Rush Limbaugh's announcement of being diagnosed with advanced lung cancer. #The65Takeover episode...

Duration:01:51:19

Episode 83 - "Purposefully Profitable with Dr. Russ Barnes"

1/29/2020
In the conclusion to their conversation Jamison chats with Dr. Russ Barnes about his podcast "The Purposefully Profitable Podcast" and some of the major issues that prevent entrepreneurs from becoming profitable business owners. Podfest 2020 Session Schedule Submit Listener Feedback 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:00:30:17

Episode 82 - "Finding peace of mind with Dr. Brianna Gaynor"

1/16/2020
In this episode Jamison chats with Dr. Brianna Gaynor of Peace of Mind Psychological Services about mental health and making therapy more approachable for various communities that traditionally are adverse to therapy. Podfest 2020 Session Schedule Submit Listener Feedback 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:00:45:44

Episode 81 - "Reflections on 2019 and mantras for 2020"

1/8/2020
In the first episode of 2020 Jamison discusses the year of 2019 in retrospect and looks forward to some amazing happenings with the podcast in 2020. Also Jamison shares two new mantras that he plans to live by throughout 2020. Podfest 2020 Session Schedule Submit Listener Feedback 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:00:28:17

Episode 81 - "Reflections on 2019 and mantras for 2020"

1/8/2020
In the first episode of 2020 Jamison discusses the year of 2019 in retrospect and looks forward to some amazing happenings with the podcast in 2020. Also Jamison shares two new mantras that he plans to live by throughout 2020. Podfest 2020 Session Schedule Submit Listener Feedback 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:00:28:17

#TheGroupChat Episode 50 - "Reaction to the Amber Guyger verdict in the murder of Botham Jean."

12/18/2019
Jamison and Ramond discuss the outcome of the Amber Guyger verdict and sentencing in the murder of Botham Jean. Submit Listener Feedback 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! Support the show...

Duration:02:02:50

#TheGroupChat Episode 49 - "Antonio Brown, Women Don't Apologize and Tekashi69 is a snitch."

12/11/2019
In this episode of #TheGroupChat Ray and Jamison discuss Antonio Brown's antics, the difficulty many women seem to have with apologizing and Tekashi69's testimony as a snitch. Submit Listener Feedback 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:02:04:26

Episode 80 - "Expressing racism at Georgia Southern"

12/4/2019
In this live recording Jamison gives a response to a racist viral video filmed at his alma mater Georgia Southern University. Jamison also offers several philosophical and religious objects to white supremacy. Submit Listener Feedback 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:...

Duration:01:14:45

Episode 79 - "April Finley and her story about living through cancer"

11/20/2019
In this episode Jamison talks with April Finley about her diagnosis, treatment and now recovery from triple negative breast cancer. April and Jamison discuss the importance of advocating for your health and how faith as Christians helps during the most difficult of life's challenges. April on Instagram April's organizations: www.breastofus.com www.wildfirecommunity.org Submit Listener Feedback Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps...

Duration:01:04:44

#TheGroupChat Episode 48 - The Kiana Dancie

11/13/2019
Comedian, actress, entrepreneur and fellow Georgia Southern Eagle Kiana Dancie stops by to share insights into her career, her business, dating and even what it was like working with Marlon Wayans on "Sextuplets." Kiana on Instagram Submit Listener Feedback Atlanta Listener Appreciation Event 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:01:23:44

#TheGroupChat Episode 47 - "Black college athletes, HBCUs, paying college athletes and being financially attractive"

11/6/2019
Jamison and Ray talk about the Jemele Hill Atlantic article about black football players opting to only play for historically black colleges and universities. Also the guys talk about the challenges that would come with paying collegiate athletes and lastly the idea of being "financially attractive" to a potential spouse. Submit Listener Feedback Atlanta Listener Appreciation Event Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture and...

Duration:01:25:32

Episode 78 - "A talk with The Master Brian Byrdsong"

10/30/2019
Jamison chats with a friend and fellow software engineer Brian Byrdsong about Brian's career, how Brian helped Jamison get started as a software engineer and some of the cool technology Brian is helping to develop for Ernst and Young. Submit Listener Feedback Atlanta Listener Appreciation Event 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:00:44:02

#TheGroupChat Episode 46 - "Antonio Brown, Jay-Z and the NFL and some insight into the Man-Code"

10/23/2019
Friend of the show Ian from the Two Piece and a Biscuit podcast stops by to talk about Antonio Brown getting cut, the questionable relationship between Jay-Z and the NFL and we talk about the code of conduct that governs most men under the "Man-Code." Ian's podcast "Two Piece and a Biscuit" 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:01:51:12

Episode 77 - "Hear Janea Jamison and H.E.R. story."

10/16/2019
Jamison chats with Janea Jamison of the H.E.R. Story podcast about her challenges with body image, self-acceptance and how her victory over those issues pushed her start her podcast and several other ventures. This episode concludes the miniseries on body image that began at episode 76. Listen to the H.E.R. Story Podcast H.E.R. Story Podcast on Facebook H.E.R. Story Podcast on Instagram Support: Consider making a donation via $SmallwoodMedia on CashApp. A donation of $25 keeps Culture...

Duration:00:39:14

#TheGroupChat Episode 45 - Listener Questions and Answers with Brandee

10/9/2019
Friend of the show Brandee stops by to answer questions with Ramond and Jamison from listeners of the show. 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! Support the show (https://www.etsy.com/shop/SmallwoodMedia)

Duration:02:55:44

Episode 76 - "Learning to love yourself in the public eye with Jaye Love."

9/24/2019
Jamison talks with Jaye Love about her journey to self-acceptance, body image and living with the massive attention that comes from being a viral personality on social media. Jaye Love on Instagram Jaye Love on Twitter 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...

Duration:00:45:23

Episode 75 - "Purposeful leadership with Dr. Russ Barnes."

9/18/2019
In this concluding episode on leadership series I chat with Dr. Russ Barnes to discuss his experience in the military as a leader and how his life experiences have shaped his work as consultant helping organizations develop stronger leaders. Russ Barnes and his company Systro Solutions 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:00:42:55

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

9/2/2019
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