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The Curiosity Hour Podcast: Stay Curious! We believe everyone has an amazing story to tell and we encourage you to find out the stories all around you with your family, friends, neighbors, colleagues, and others in your communities. Find out more about your co-hosts Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund on our website: http://thecuriosityhourpodcast.com

The Curiosity Hour Podcast: Stay Curious! We believe everyone has an amazing story to tell and we encourage you to find out the stories all around you with your family, friends, neighbors, colleagues, and others in your communities. Find out more about your co-hosts Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund on our website: http://thecuriosityhourpodcast.com

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The Curiosity Hour Podcast: Stay Curious! We believe everyone has an amazing story to tell and we encourage you to find out the stories all around you with your family, friends, neighbors, colleagues, and others in your communities. Find out more about your co-hosts Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund on our website: http://thecuriosityhourpodcast.com

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English


Episodes

Episode 171 - Lyz Lenz, MFA (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Tommy Estlund and Dan Sterenchuk)

1/21/2021
Episode 171 - Lyz Lenz, MFA. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Lyz Lenz. Lyz’s writing has appeared in the Huffington Post, The Washington Post, the Columbia Journalism Review, The New York Times, Pacific Standard, and others. Her book God Land was published in 2019, through Indiana University Press. Her second book Belabored, was published in 2020 through Bold Type Books. Lyz’s essay “All the Angry Women” was also included in the anthology Not that Bad...

Duration:01:13:03

Episode 170 - Izzy Heltai (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund)

1/14/2021
Episode 170 - Izzy Heltai. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Izzy Heltai. With brutal honesty towards himself and forgiveness for those around him, Izzy Heltai’s music walks the elusive line between confessional and relatable. On his debut album, “Father,” the 23-year-old singer/songwriter dives deep into his fascination with human relationships, and specifically the way that those relationships change and reorganize themselves over time, including his own...

Duration:00:47:52

Episode 169 - Andrew Hosmanek, PhD (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Tommy Estlund and Dan Sterenchuk)

12/17/2020
Episode 169 - Andrew Hosmanek, PhD. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Andrew Hosmanek, PhD. Andrew Hosmanek is a lawyer and educator based in Iowa City, Iowa. He holds an MBA, JD and PhD from the University of Iowa. He owns a law firm, HawkeyeLaw, PLC, which specializes in sports and business law. In his spare time, Andrew enjoys exploring and photographing Iowa’s trout streams at https://troutfishinginiowa.wordpress.com/ and...

Duration:01:04:05

Episode 168 - Colin Dickey, PhD (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund)

12/3/2020
Episode 168 - Colin Dickey, PhD. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Colin Dickey, PhD. Colin Dickey is a writer, speaker, and academic, and has made a career out of collecting unusual objects and hidden histories all over the country. He's a regular contributor to the LA Review of Books and Lapham's Quarterly, and is the co-editor of The Morbid Anatomy Anthology. He is also a member of the Order of the Good Death, a collective of artists, writers, and death...

Duration:00:56:07

Episode 167 - Daniel Abbott (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Tommy Estlund and Dan Sterenchuk)

11/19/2020
Episode 167 - Daniel Abbott. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Daniel Abbott Daniel Abbott is the author of the novel The Concrete and the co-author (Razel Jones) of the collaborative memoir WOUNDS. His writing has appeared in Lit Hub, the Noctua Review, the Ginosko Literary Journal, and the Owen Wister Review. He has a BA in Writing from Grand Valley State University and an MFA in Fiction from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. Daniel lives with his family in...

Duration:00:59:54

Episode 166 - Razel Jones, MBA (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund)

11/12/2020
Episode 166 - Razel Jones, MBA Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Razel Jones, MBA. Razel Jones is a Diversity and Inclusion professional, speaker, and the Director of Equity and Inclusion at Tennessee State University. In 2016, he released his first book, See What You Hear, a piece about actualizing vision. Jones has a BA in English Language and Literature from Grand Valley State University and an MBA from Northwood University. He has professional...

Duration:01:09:07

Episode 165 - Steven Webster, PhD (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Tommy Estlund and Dan Sterenchuk)

10/29/2020
Episode 165 - Steven Webster, PhD. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Steven Webster, PhD. Steven Webster holds a PhD in political science from Emory University. He is an assistant professor of political science at Indiana University—Bloomington. His research focuses on the role of anger in American politics. His book, "American Rage: How Anger Shapes Our Politics," was published in 2020 by Cambridge University Press. He has also written extensively on the...

Duration:01:00:48

Episode 164 - Amaryllis Fox (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund)

10/22/2020
Episode 164 - Amaryllis Fox. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Amaryllis Fox. Following her CIA career in the field, AMARYLLIS FOX has covered current events and offered analysis for CNN, National Geographic, Al Jazeera, the BBC, and other global news outlets. She speaks at events and universities around the world on the topic of peacemaking. She is the cohost of History's TV series American Ripper and lives in Los Angeles, California, with her husband and...

Duration:01:08:22

Episode 163 - Lucas Land (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Tommy Estlund and Dan Sterenchuk)

10/13/2020
Episode 163 - Lucas Land Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Lucas Land. Lucas Land is constantly learning and growing and starting things he might not finish. He lived and worked in Bolivia for the past two years with his family where he started the podcast We Don't Talk About That with Lucas Land. He once started a sustainable landscaping company. He lives in Waco, TX and is part of an intentional community and no, he's not a Branch Davidian. Podcast website:...

Duration:01:08:21

Episode 162 - Bryan Jones, PhD (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund)

10/8/2020
Episode 162 - Bryan Jones, Ph.D. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Bryan Jones, Ph.D. Bryan Jones is an Assistant Professor at the Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs at Baruch College. Additionally, he is an affiliate of the City University of New York Institute for Demographic Research (CIDR), and consultant with the World Bank. Bryan has a Ph.D. in Geography from the University of Colorado-Boulder, and M.A. in Geography from the...

Duration:00:48:58

Episode 161-Bandy X. Lee, M.D., M.Div (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Tommy Estlund & Dan Sterenchuk)

10/1/2020
Episode 161-Bandy X. Lee, M.D., M.Div. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Bandy X. Lee, M.D., M.Div. Dr. Lee is a forensic psychiatrist at Yale School of Medicine. She is President of the World Mental Health Coalition. She served as Director of Research for the Center for the Study of Violence and co-founded Yale’s Violence and Health Study Group, a member of the World Health Organization Violence Prevention Alliance. Lee has consulted with governments on...

Duration:01:03:42

Episode 160 - Garrett Owen (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund)

9/24/2020
Episode 160 - Garrett Owen. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Garrett Owen Instead of Little League and sleepovers, Texas-born Garrett Owen’s earliest memories involve frequent trips across the Serengeti and backyard wildlife most of us only experience at our local zoos. The son of church-building missionaries, he grew up in Tanzania and Kenya, riding on the luggage rack of the family’s Nissan Patrol, with vast clear skies above him and gazelles running...

Duration:01:11:44

Episode 159-Cana Uluak Itchuaqiyaq (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Tommy Estlund and Dan Sterenchuk)

9/10/2020
Episode 159 - Cana Uluak Itchuaqiyaq, PhD candidate Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Cana Uluak Itchuaqiyaq, PhD candidate. Cana Uluak Itchuaqiyaq (KAY-nuh OOH-loke itch-OH-key-yuck) is a tribal member of the Noorvik Native Community. She is also a PhD candidate in technical communication and rhetoric at Utah State University. An Iñupiaq (IN-you-pack) from a rural village above the Arctic Circle in NW Alaska, Cana Uluak was concerned that she had only two...

Duration:01:18:04

Episode 158 - Rob Bilott, JD (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund)

9/3/2020
Episode 158 - Rob Bilott, JD. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Rob Bilott, JD. Rob Bilott, Partner, Taft Law, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, Cincinnati, OH. Rob is a partner in Taft's Environmental, Litigation, and Product Liability and Personal Injury groups. For more than 29 years, Rob has handled a wide variety of highly complex environmental matters and related toxic tort litigation for a diverse array of clients, including the nation’s first cases...

Duration:00:58:21

Episode 157 - Rachel Bitecofer, PhD (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Tommy Estlund and Dan Sterenchuk)

8/27/2020
Episode 157 - Rachel Bitecofer, PhD. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Episode 157 - Rachel Bitecofer, PhD. Rachel Bitecofer is a nationally recognized election forecaster and a senior fellow at The Niskanen Center in Washington D.C. where in addition to her groundbreaking election analysis and election forecasting research on the presidential and congressional elections, she conducts pro-democracy research. Rachel’s work appears in a variety of the nation’s...

Duration:01:08:10

Episode 156 - Liam Thomas Bailey (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund)

8/6/2020
Episode 156 - Liam Thomas Bailey. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Liam Thomas Bailey. Liam Thomas Bailey is a singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist based in Hickory, North Carolina. Liam recently relaunched his solo career after spending a decade as a sideman to notable Nashville country artists, including Rodney Atkins and Brett Eldridge. Over his diverse twenty-year career, Liam has earned a name on guitar, banjo, fiddle, mandolin, piano, and...

Duration:01:12:22

Episode 155 - Lauren Chambers (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Tommy Estlund and Dan Sterenchuk)

7/30/2020
Episode 155 - Lauren Chambers. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Lauren Chambers. Lauren Chambers is the Technology Fellow at the ACLU of Massachusetts, where she uses data for legal and legislative advocacy. Driven by the social, legal, and political expertise held by her colleagues at ACLUM, Lauren explores government data in order to inform citizens and lawmakers about the effects of legislation and political leadership on our civil liberties. Since the...

Duration:01:00:45

Episode 154 - Anna May (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund)

7/23/2020
Episode 154 - Anna May. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Anna May. alt tragic Americana, invocations for peace and judgment bending, with bleeding heart stream of consciousness poems. Anna's music is about memory and meditation; streaked with tones of jazz, along with fresh interpretations of classic folk music, all while honoring a hope to enhance connection, humility, and joy among more and more humans. Anna has performed at many notable venues, including,...

Duration:01:08:20

Episode 153 - Alice Wong (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Tommy Estlund and Dan Sterenchuk)

7/16/2020
Episode 153 - Alice Wong. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Alice Wong. Episode Transcript provided by Chelsea Moore available here: https://bit.ly/Curiosity-Hour-Alice_Wong Alice Wong is a disabled activist, media maker, and consultant. She is the Founder and Director of the Disability Visibility Project®, an online community dedicated to creating, sharing and amplifying disability media and culture created in 2014. Currently, Alice is the Editor of...

Duration:01:01:22

Episode 152 - Joseph O. Baker, PhD (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund)

7/9/2020
Episode 152 - Joseph O. Baker, PhD. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Joseph O. Baker, PhD. Joseph Baker is an associate professor in the Department of Sociology & Anthropology at East Tennessee State University, and the new editor of Sociology of Religion (https://academic.oup.com/socrel). He has published research on a wide variety of topics, including different expressions of religiosity and secularity, congregational dynamics, “paranormal” beliefs and...

Duration:01:05:01