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Episode 25: The State of Things

1/10/2018
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With the race for President coming to a head next month we thought it important to focus our attention on current events more than ever before Tonight we discuss Trumps latest embarrassment to the GOP the devastating effects of Hurricane Matthew on Haiti and share a poetic essay on tone policing inspired by true life Links and other info mentioned in this episode are archived at sealedininkwordpresscomsolanotes

Duration:00:19:05

Episode 24: Let's (Not) Get Physical

1/10/2018
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This week we explore male aggression both as a psychological facet and a growing national endemic We examine the statistics on maleperpetrated violence the sociological implications and societal ramifications of the continuation of a maledominated world Links and other info mentioned in this episode are archived at sealedininkwordpresscomsolanotes

Duration:00:21:25

Episode 23: Wait a Minute

1/10/2018
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As adults weve all felt the crushing weight of responsibility Sometimes balancing work life home life and a multitude of other tasks can grow to be overwhelming In Episode 21 we explored meditation in an effort to continue contributing to mindfulness this episode is structured on a lack of structure Join us to examine the benefit of procrastination and learning to take life a little slower Links and other info mentioned in this episode are archived at sealedininkwordpresscomsolanotes

Duration:00:16:51

Episode 22: A Bit of Noir

1/10/2018
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We interviewed actor and noir fiction writer Michael Falls for this weeks episode of Sound Off LA Tune in for an introduction to his novel The Debt a discussion on the creative writing process the growth of publishing and of course the upcoming election Links and other info mentioned in this episode are archived at sealedininkwordpresscomsolanotes

Duration:00:46:40

Episode 21: A Brief Meditation

1/10/2018
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To help soothe society in the wake of the recent tragedies and ubiquitous injustices making the news as well as the day to day struggle of simply surviving in Los Angeles weve decided to dedicate this episode to the art of meditation Unwind with us as we guide you through a 20 minute session featuring binaural beats Alpha and Theta waves

Duration:00:26:07

Episode 20: In Truth

1/10/2018
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In wake of the most recent violent deaths of Black Americans at the hands of police we decided it only appropriate for a poignant conversation about the black community and its relationship with law enforcement Returning to the show as our Chief White Consultant is my boyfriend film editor Tom Pearce We delve into Black Lives Matter and reactions to that movement the importance of solidarity and come up with a few ways we can all come together Links and other info mentioned in this episode...

Duration:00:44:07

Episode 19: Sex Secrets

1/10/2018
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Social Media is undisputedly the most influential medium of contemporary communication The depth and meaning of said communication however is contentious at best Further still we must consider the adverse effects this new wave of communication has on modern intimacy To properly evaluate this from all perspectives we welcome authorsexpert Nicole Delacroix to the show Nicole engages us in a frank discussion of her latest book Sexual Confessional Confidential Admissions from Social Media...

Duration:00:52:29

Episode 18: Under Pressure

1/10/2018
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This week we discuss what was arguably the most prevalent topic among youth of the 1980s and 90s Peer Pressure Behind the political rhetoric is a web of real live intricate issues When troubled kids grow up to become troubled adults the consequences can be grave and it impacts everyone in society In order to properly dissect the evolution of peer pressure and how it affects ones journey into adulthood we called upon 19yearold author and illustrator Brett T Brown At the tender age of 10 the...

Duration:00:37:05

Episode 17: Between the Lines

1/10/2018
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We took time off for Memorial Day but like the unsettling uncertainty over the nations future that permeated the 70s were back Walter Romeo is also back on the show for perhaps our most candid and rowdy episode yet Were joined by Walters Cold Movement teammate rapperproducer RoseGold Walter and RoseGold share their unique insight concerning creative growth dealing with rejection and balancing the business end with creative side of the craft all while trying to make it in one of LAs most...

Duration:00:58:31

Episode 16: For the Record

1/10/2018
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We have creatives on the podcast all the time While we plug their work and provide their links in the episode descriptions we didnt feel that did anyone enough justice Since one of the founding intentions of Sound Off LA is to promote LA artists alongside LA issues we are proud to present our first official artist profile Audio engineer and rapper Will Santos joins the show via skype to discuss the recording industry Will was recommended by our good friend rapper Walter Romeo of the...

Duration:00:54:32

Episode 15: Election Update

1/10/2018
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We know we already talked politics in Episode 3 but this podcast was intended to spark conversation about relevant issues and we cant do that by ignoring the grandest of them all the 2016 Presidential Election So as primary season comes to a close we decided it was only fitting to put together an election update episode Join us for a breakdown of the election process including an explanation of the mysterious Electoral College stats on the three surviving candidates and a brief overview on...

Duration:00:15:01

Episode 14: Love You

1/10/2018
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Selflove is a pertinent yet much neglected subject We are constantly being told to love ourselves and seldom provided with information on how to achieve this so this week we focused on just that In the interest of sparking your internal dialogue we provide you with some steps tips and tools to improving your relationship with yourself Remember with all changes you make in life you must be realistic and patient The ability to cultivate selflove is no different it is a continuous process...

Duration:00:25:29

Episode 13: Pray For Me

1/10/2018
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Devout Mormon Kenny joins us to lend his philosophy on faith religion and spirituality We discuss sex hell atheism and reform Kenny also addresses the public perception of the Church of the Latter Day Saints which is in many ways still shrouded in mystery to outsiders He dispels the rumors and controversy surrounding the Church and shares some of the experiences that led him to personal salvation Links and other info mentioned in this episode are archived at sealedininkwordpresscomsolanotes

Duration:00:48:12

Episode 12: Touch of Kink

1/10/2018
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BDSM Kanye West and vegetarianism all talking points on this latest episode of Sound Off LA Special Guest and kink master Aden joins the show for a rousing examination of the world of kink and the stigma surrounding it This will be the last episode of Sound Off LA before we go on hiatus for the spring Try not to miss us too hard well be back Links and other info mentioned in this episode are archived at sealedininkwordpresscomsolanotes

Duration:00:49:44

Episode 11: Call Me... A Study on Gender Identity

1/10/2018
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We bring you a brief study in gender identity This episode evaluates the effect gender roles have had on society thus far sheds light on gender variance and dives into the current expansion of selfdefinition among Millennials Links and other info mentioned in this episode are archived at sealedininkwordpresscomsolanotes

Duration:00:33:01

Episode 10: The "F" Word

1/10/2018
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We sit down with Ivy League student Desdemona this week for an exploration of modern Feminism We examine the concepts of misandry misogyny patriarchy and intersectionality We also briefly make mention of the Meninist movement and touch on the restrictions placed on us all by gender roles Links and other info mentioned in this episode are archived at sealedininkwordpresscomsolanotes

Episode 9: The Cannabis Craze

1/10/2018
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Were back For our first episode of 2016 we dive into a phenomenon thats sweeping through Los Angeles Medical Cannabis We light up a discussion on the growing accessibility of the wonder plant with Cannabis cultivator and broker Alexis Alexis also provides a highresolution view of the industry both at its forefront and behindthescenes Links and other info mentioned in this episode are archived at sealedininkwordpresscomsolanotes

Duration:00:53:00

Episode 8: Interracial

1/10/2018
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Undergrads Alex Hector and Nat join myself and my boyfriendLA film editor Tom for the shows final episode of the year We explore some of the racial dynamics in the US share personal experiences on the topic expand on intercultural prejudice systematic oppression and their relationship to classism Links and other info mentioned in this episode are archived at sealedininkwordpresscomsolanotes

Episode 7: Syria, Seriously

1/10/2018
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This week marks Sound Off LAs penultimate episode of the year Our topics du jour include ISL the Syrian Civil War and the global impact of the current Syrian Refugee Crisis We also examine statistics with relation to the rise of islamophobia in United States and debunk popular misconceptions surrounding Muslims that have arisen in the post 911 world Links and other info mentioned in this episode are archived at sealedininkwordpresscomsolanotes

Duration:00:25:49

Episode 6: What's Going On?

1/9/2018
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In the sixth installment of Sound Off LA and first of the last three episodes of the year we explore the role of social media in modern activism Links and other info mentioned in this episode are archived at sealedininkwordpresscomsolanotes

Duration:00:33:24