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Join our hosts as they explore with guests the ways in which we are all connected through authentic conversations, humor, and conscious vulnerability.

Join our hosts as they explore with guests the ways in which we are all connected through authentic conversations, humor, and conscious vulnerability.

Location:

United States

Description:

Join our hosts as they explore with guests the ways in which we are all connected through authentic conversations, humor, and conscious vulnerability.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 138 - Justin Nobel (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund)

2/20/2020
Episode 138 - Justin Nobel Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Justin Nobel. Justin Nobel writes on issues of science and the environment for Rolling Stone and other US magazines, investigative sites and literary journals. His work has been published in Best American Travel Writing, and Best American Science and Nature Writing. A book he co-wrote with a New Orleans death row exonoree, "The Story of Dan Bright," was published in 2016 by UNO Press. He is...

Duration:01:07:13

Episode 137 - Christine Hunschofsky (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Tommy Estlund and Dan Sterenchuk)

2/13/2020
Episode 137 - Mayor Christine Hunschofsky Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Mayor Christine Hunschofsky. Christine serves as the mayor of the city. She currently resides in district 2. She also serves on the Metropolitan Planning Organization and the Broward County School Board Oversight committee. Additionally she is a member of the Parkland Friends of the Library, Broward Pap Corps, Parkland Woman's Club and serves on the advisory board for Jacob's Shoes....

Duration:00:43:54

Episode 136 - Stephanie Kice (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund)

2/7/2020
Episode 136 - Stephanie Kice Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Stephanie Kice. Stephanie Kice is criminal defense and immigration attorney based in the Kansas City metro area. In both private practice and as a court appointed attorney, she has devoted her legal career to fighting for the rights and dignity of indigent clients and immigrants as they face the daunting power and unlimited resources of the federal government, state courts, and local...

Duration:01:09:12

Episode 135 - Laura van Dernoot Lipsky (Curiosity Hour Podcast by Tommy Estlund & Dan Sterenchuk)

1/31/2020
Episode 135 - Laura van Dernoot Lipsky Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Laura van Dernoot Lipsky. Laura van Dernoot Lipsky, founder and director of The Trauma Stewardship Institute and author of Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others and her new book The Age of Overwhelm: Strategies for the Long Haul, has worked directly with trauma survivors for more than three decades. She has worked with groups as diverse as...

Duration:00:53:16

Episode 134 - Erik Davis (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund)

1/23/2020
Episode 134 - Erik Davis Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Erik Davis. Erik Davis is an author, podcaster, award-winning journalist, and scholar based in San Francisco. His wide-ranging work focuses on the intersection of alternative religion, media, and the popular imagination. He is the author, most recently, of High Weirdness: Drugs, Esoterica, and Visionary Experience in the Seventies, co-published by MIT Press and Strange Attractor. He also wrote Nomad...

Duration:01:10:32

Episode 133 - Christopher Meyers (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Tommy Estlund and Dan Sterenchuk)

1/16/2020
Episode 133 - Christopher Meyers. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Christopher Meyers. Born in Kansas City and has lived around the metro his whole life. He graduated from UMKC with a Bachelor's of Science in Biology. Worked in Veterinary Medicine for many years before pursuing his other passion of brewing with his brewery partners. He has been with his wife, Kimberly, for over 12 years and they now have 3 children. When he isn't at the brewery, he enjoys...

Duration:00:50:40

Episode 132 - Don Carter (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund)

12/19/2019
Episode 132 - Don Carter. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Don Carter. Don Carter is an expert in trauma, healing, and kindness, not only because he studies those facets of the human experience but because of his own life experiences. After leaving a decade-long career in law enforcement, Don dove deep into a healing journey that he calls “reclaiming [his] humanity”. He faced his experiences with PTSD, love, and suicide loss with radical vulnerability. This...

Duration:01:59:15

Episode 131 - Juliet Mylan (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Tommy Estlund and Dan Sterenchuk)

12/12/2019
Episode 131 - Juliet Mylan. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Juliet Mylan. Juliet Mylan is a trans activist within the DSA Queer Caucus in Portland, Oregon as well as being a stand-up comedian in her spare time. She has used her social media platform to highlight the challenges that have come from being trans in society without judgment or fear, which often melds into her comedic material. Most of the material she discusses on stage is pulled directly from...

Duration:00:59:34

Episode 130 - Elle Dowd (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund)

12/5/2019
Episode 130 - Elle Dowd. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Elle Dowd. Elle Dowd (she/her/hers) is a bi-furious seminarian at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago and a candidate for ordained ministry in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Elle has pieces of her heart in Sierra Leone, where her two children were born, and in St. Louis where she learned from the radical, queer, Black leadership during the Ferguson Uprising. She was formerly a...

Duration:00:59:03

Episode 129 - Ally Henny (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Tommy Estlund and Dan Sterenchuk)

11/22/2019
Episode 129 - Ally Henny. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Ally Henny. Ally's bio: Ally Henny is a full-time wife, mother, and student. She is the host of the Combing the Roots podcast and is pursing a Master of Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary with an emphasis in Race, Cultural Identity, and Reconciliation. She hopes to plant and pastor a church someday. She has a passion for racial healing and justice and seeks to heal our nation’s racial divide...

Duration:01:14:59

Episode 128-J. Kēhaulani Kauanui, PhD (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Dan Sterenchuk & Tommy Estlund)

11/14/2019
Episode 128 - J. Kēhaulani Kauanui, PhD. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Professor J. Kēhaulani Kauanui. J. Kēhaulani Kauanui is Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) Professor of American Studies and affiliate faculty in Anthropology at Wesleyan University, where she teaches courses on indigenous studies, critical race studies, settler colonial studies, and anarchist studies. She earned her is the author of Hawaiian Blood: Colonialism and the Politics of...

Duration:01:05:16

Episode 127 - Waleed Amer (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Tommy Estlund and Dan Sterenchuk)

10/25/2019
Episode 127 - Waleed Amer. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Waleed Amer. The Curiosity Hour Podcast is hosted and produced by Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund. Please visit our website for more information: thecuriosityhourpodcast.com The Curiosity Hour Podcast is listener supported! To donate, click here: thecuriosityhourpodcast.com/donate/ Please visit this page for information where you can listen to our podcast: thecuriosityhourpodcast.com/listen/...

Duration:00:50:57

Episode 126 - Mandy Fer (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund)

10/18/2019
Episode 126 - Mandy Fer. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Mandy Fer. Mandy Fer Bio: "Sway Wild was born on a small island in the Salish Sea. In the fall of 2017, Mandy Fer, Dave McGraw, and Thom Lord had just come home to San Juan Island, Washington, after two months spent navigating a 36-foot sailboat among the remote anchorages of British Columbia. Before this trip, and with little experience sailing, the three friends had spent countless evenings dreaming...

Duration:00:44:14

Episode 125 - Gon (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Tommy Estlund and Dan Sterenchuk)

10/11/2019
Episode 125 - Gon. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Gon. Gon Bio: “When asked to explain that rather circuitous path that lead to the creation of his debut album, Gon Halevi—better known simply as Gon—can only laugh. The 26-year-old singer and musician, who came to New York by way of Tel Aviv, is quick to recognize the somewhat unusual nature of his trajectory. “The short version is that I moved to New York to study opera singing and somewhere in the middle...

Duration:00:43:29

Episode 124 - Beth Siemer (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund)

9/27/2019
Episode 124 - Beth Siemer. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Beth Siemer. Beth's bio: "My core personal values are to LOVE God and LOVE people. My core political values are the pursuit of a More Perfect Union with Liberty and Justice for All. Pretty much everything I do is driven by these core values, including my current engagement in dialogue on Facebook. I’m a truth-seeker by nature, which drives me to dig deep in understanding what it looks like to pursue...

Duration:00:54:28

Episode 123 - Sophia Urista (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Tommy Estlund and Dan Sterenchuk)

9/13/2019
Episode 123 - Sophia Urista. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Sophia Urista. Sophia's bio: Sophia Urista is an American singer, songwriter and musician. Known for her blues rock solo performances and as lead singer of NYC rock bands "Rebel and the Titan", and "The VeeVees", Sophia has been dubbed the most promising artist in rock n roll music. She's made her mark in New York as MC at Duane Park, The Box, and Sleep No More and stunned audiences at Brooklyn's...

Duration:01:03:43

Episode 122 - Lara Downes (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund)

9/5/2019
Episode 122 - Lara Downes. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Lara Downes. Lara Downes is among the foremost American pianists of her generation, an iconoclast dedicated to expanding the resonance and relevance of live music for diverse audiences. A trailblazer on and off-stage, she follows a musical roadmap that seeks inspiration from the legacies of history, family, and collective memory. Downes’ playing has been called “ravishing” by Fanfare Magazine,...

Duration:00:58:43

Episode 121-doreen dodgen-magee, Psy.D. (The Curiosity Hour Podcast Tommy Estlund & Dan Sterenchuk)

8/29/2019
Episode 121 - doreen dodgen-magee, Psy.D. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, doreen dodgen-magee, Psy.D. Doreen's bio: doreen dodgen-magee, Psy.D. is a psychologist from Portland, Oregon. She has 25 years of experience working with individuals and groups. In addition to her private practice she maintains an international speaking docket, is the author of the book Deviced! Balancing Life and Technology in a Digital Age. doreen is an expert in the area of...

Duration:00:52:41

Episode 120 - Kate Wallinga (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund)

8/23/2019
Episode 120 - Kate Wallinga. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Kate Wallinga. Kate's bio: I spent my entire professional life in the fields of mental health and criminal justice. My favorite, hardest and most important work was specifically in the fields of correctional psych, forensic psych, and crisis assessment. My podcast, “Ignorance Was Bliss,” started off very specifically looking at crime, the criminal justice system, and clinical psychology. Over...

Duration:01:15:07

Episode 119 - Alex Kack (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Tommy Estlund and Dan Sterenchuk)

8/15/2019
Episode 119 - Alex Kack. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Alex Kack. Twitter: https://twitter.com/Alex_Kack Citizen-led City Sanctuary Initiative (with links to donate and volunteer): https://www.familiesfreeandtogether.org Tucson City Council Meeting with famous "Green Shirt Guy" moment: https://twitter.com/NickVinZant/status/1158936728557633537 Op-ed in Tucson Weekly from Alex: https://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/viral-message/Content?oid=26419975 "Green...

Duration:00:50:43