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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

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

LeBron James

7/13/2018
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Quick thoughts on why LeBron's GOAT status transcends basketball. His work for justice places him in a category all by himself.

Duration:00:07:24

Grant Whitsett: Different Worlds

6/22/2018
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The WhoDeannyPod is back! After a health driven hiatus, we return with a fun, fascinating conversation in which Grant Whitsett explores the vast differences between his public and private school educational experiences. Thought provoking, challenging and filled with humor, enjoy this great return to the podcast!

Duration:00:39:40

Maggie Ryan!

5/17/2018
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Maggie Ryan joins Franklin to talk about how she's grown in her four years of highs school. And the excitement that's coming next!

Duration:00:25:40

Optimism: Make It Happen!

5/10/2018
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Franklin and Michael Armbruster continue to chat about optimism. This time, they dig into Black Lives Matter, White complicity, MLK and strategies to improve our society using optimistic approaches. Enjoy Part Two!

Duration:00:49:19

Optimism!

5/3/2018
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Michael Armbruster makes a triumphant return to the podcast to chat about optimism. Rest assured, this is no Pollyanna conversation. Instead, this is a deep dive into the idea that optimism is the appropriate response to the world! In fact, this conversation is so substantial that we need to break it into two parts. Enlightenment Now by Steven Pinker is a core source for understanding how much the world's embrace of reason, science and humanism has dramatically improved the human...

Duration:00:37:06

Sophie Ossip

4/26/2018
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Sophie Ossip joins Franklin to talk about her growth through four years of high school... and what comes next!

Duration:00:20:50

National Poetry Month

4/19/2018
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Franklin shares a couple new poems to celebrate National Poetry Month. Enjoy!

Duration:00:06:29

Martin Luther King- Fifty Years Later

4/4/2018
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This is our most important podcast yet. Franklin shares the hidden secret of the Civil Rights Movement and expresses his conviction that King is dramatically underappreciated in modern America.

Duration:00:09:23

Student Walkout

3/29/2018
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Zev Burton shares his reflections on participating in the student response to the Parkland shootings. Enjoy this personal, powerful conversation.

Duration:00:27:27

Launching a Podcast

3/22/2018
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Franklin shares some reflections on the lights and shadows of beginning a DIY podcast.

Duration:00:09:20

Malcolm X

3/15/2018
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Franklin shares his thoughts on why Malcolm X might be considered the Father of the Black Panthers. Enjoy a short, thought-provoking piece.

Duration:00:10:17

Young, Gifted and Black!

3/8/2018
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Kaila Lewis joins Franklin to talk about Michelle Obama, Black Panther as a celebration of Blackness and the Prom Genie initiative. Enjoy this spirited conversation!

Duration:00:39:27

A Seat at the Table

2/22/2018
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Franklin is joined by Kris Schwickrath and Peggy Poole for a fun, deep conversation. Listen in as the trio of teachers talks about Michelle Obama, the Parkland survivors, #MeToo, difficult discussions and much more!

Duration:00:37:08