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We're low key, DIY and open to exploration. This is a free flowing pod centered on history, culture and politics. AKA: Whatever interests us!

We're low key, DIY and open to exploration. This is a free flowing pod centered on history, culture and politics. AKA: Whatever interests us!
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INDIANAPOLIS, IN

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We're low key, DIY and open to exploration. This is a free flowing pod centered on history, culture and politics. AKA: Whatever interests us!

Language:

English

Contact:

3174086594


Episodes

Christmas Songs!

11/28/2018
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Rachel Sipes joins Franklin to talk about Christmas favorites and not quite favorites. Lots of great listening suggestions for you! Cheers!

Duration:00:30:17

Family Ties

11/21/2018
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This month's Poetry Pod focuses on home and family. Enjoy a few short poems from Franklin Oliver.

Duration:00:06:03

The Great War at 100

11/14/2018
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Franklin puts on his history teacher hat and shares some reflections on the importance of WWI. He shares his conviction that the Great War might provide some important lessons for us 100 years after its ends and laments our unwillingness to venerate the millions who died in the hope that this would be the war to end all wars. A classic poem and an eminent historian are also included in these 10 minutes!

Duration:00:08:44

"Is Your Neighbor Worth Loving?"

11/8/2018
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Here's our first live audience podcast! Franklin had a chance to chat with some Brebeuf students who reflected on the Squirrel Hill massacre and combating the rise of public anti-Semitism. We apologize for the audio quality but know this conversation is definitely worth a listen. Please share widely!

Duration:00:26:41

John Strenski on anti-Semitism and anti-intellectualism

10/24/2018
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Franklin had the chance to visit with John Strenski. They had a deep, thoughtful and wide ranging conversation. And you get to listen in! Intro and responding to anti-Semitism John’s philosophical core 5:50 The Christian core of anti-Semitism 8:30 Anti-Semitic ‘jokes’ at Brebeuf 10:30 Charlottesville and surging anti-Semitism 12:45 Trump’s acceptance of political violence 18:35 Faith, (im)morality and the lack of reason 23:45 A Renaissance in reason 33:10 Check out these links...

Duration:00:41:03

Falling Into Autumn

10/17/2018
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This month's Poetry Pod focuses on the least appreciated season, Autumn. Enjoy a few short poems from Franklin Oliver.

Duration:00:06:21

Basketball Reasons Regular Season Awards and Preview

10/10/2018
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Join Franklin for a special edition of the WhoDeannyPod. He shares his predictions for the upcoming NBA edition including two shocking outcomes for marquee teams in the first five minutes! Get ready, hoopheads!

Duration:00:18:26

Singapore!

9/26/2018
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Rachel Sipes joins Franklin to talk about their journey to Singapore! Part One features their fantastic day in San Francisco, crossing the Pacific in comfort and their first two days in the Lion City. Part Two will follow the rest of the rest so subscribe to the podcast now to make sure you won't miss it. Make sure you check whodeannypod.org for links to some of the places referenced in the pod.

Duration:00:31:47

Love Poems

9/19/2018
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Franklin salutes his wife, Rachel, by sharing some of his original poetry. Hopefully you'll find some pieces here that connect with your own experiences of love!

Duration:00:14:25

Bigger Than Trump

9/13/2018
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Franklin rails against the Republican destruction of political norms in this short but mighty podcast. Choose where you stand!

Duration:00:06:46

A Poetry Pod

9/4/2018
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Since Franklin is (waaay) outta town this week, he thought he'd share some of his poems about traveling. Listen and share!

Duration:00:10:13

John McCain

8/29/2018
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Franklin pays tribute to the late John McCain by exploring a half dozen critical moments when McCain said 'No'. This is an atypical look at an atypical man. Enjoy.

Duration:00:11:04

O.D.D.I.T.Y.

8/22/2018
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Franklin catches up with former student and rising music sensation O.D.D.I.T.Y. They discuss inspiration, the writing process and the importance of being positive. They also talk about O.D.D.I.T.Y.'s job as a PE teacher for young children and all the many places you can check out O.D.D.I.T.Y.'s music. Enjoy this super fun episode of the WhoDeannyPod!

Duration:00:25:09

John Williams and the Young Republicans

8/15/2018
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Franklin is joined by his colleague, John Williams, a Religious Studies teacher and moderator of the Young Republican club. LOTS of fun, interesting conversation here. Enjoy!

Duration:00:42:01

Why is Reagan So Loved?

8/8/2018
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Lots of things and people are named after Ronald Reagan but no other President for the last fifty years. Why do Americans love him so much? Franklin explores the reasons in this short but fascinating episode!

Duration:00:06:40

President Pence

8/1/2018
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Franklin shares his thoughts on the possibility that we will have a President Pence sooner rather than later and the need to find potential VP replacements before the 2020 elections. Also, fun with the 25th Amendment!

Duration:00:13:27

Finding Beauty Inside

7/23/2018
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Franklin is joined by Ann Wells who continues sharing reflections on her complicated personal journey and the happy life she has created for herself.

Duration:00:23:05

Finding Beauty Everywhere

7/20/2018
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Franklin is joined by Ann Wells who shares her poignant and personal reflections on discovering beauty.

Duration:00:11:11

Basketball Reasons

7/16/2018
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Franklin and @EvilMikeyMike analyze the peculiar circumstances surrounding Kawhi Leonard's attempt to escape the Spurs. As the summer heats up so do this unique situation. Enjoy the adventure!

Duration:00:26:52

Basketball Reasons

7/16/2018
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Franklin and @EvilMikeyMike celebrate independence in the most American way possible: starting something brand new! Join them as they premiere the Basketball Reasons podcast with a deep dive into NBA free agency and the unprecedented agency of players. Shout outs to Oscar Robertson, Curt Flood and the pioneers of professional athlete independence. Enjoy!

Duration:00:40:56