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CS 323: DrJud preview



This is a preview for CS 323: Dr Judson Brewer. The full version is available over at www.patreon.com/posts/43845667.  Become a paid subscriber for $5/month over at patreon.com/champagnesharks and get access to the whole archive of subscriber-only episodes, the Discord voice and chat server for patrons, detailed show notes for certain episodes, and our newsletter.

This episode is hosted by Trevor. Today we have Judson Brewer with us to talk about addiction, stress vs anxiety and how thru practicing mindfulness and meditation we can help alleviate the strain of all the things 2020 has brought us. Judson Brewer MD PhD is an internationally known thought leader in the field of habit change and the “science of self-mastery”, having combined over 20 years of experience with mindfulness training with his scientific research therein. He is the Director of Research and Innovation at Brown University’s Mindfulness Center and associate professor of psychiatry at the Medical School. Brewer founded MindSciences, Inc. (now known as DrJud), an app-based digital therapeutic treatment program for anxiety, overeating, and smoking.
Co-produced & edited by Aaron C. Schroeder / Pierced Ears Recording Co, Seattle WA (piercedearsrec.com). Opening theme composed by T. Beaulieu. Closing theme composed by Dustfingaz (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRazhu_)

CS 322: Dispelling the Myths of Mens Gymnastics



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This episode is hosted by Vida Starr, Trevor and Ken. Today we have James Jones in to talk about how he’s helping the youth of his community find unity and confidence thru gymnastics, and more importantly, getting young black men involved in the sport – finally and officially putting to rest the notion that “gymnastics is not for boys”. You can learn more about James, his gym and how you can get involved over at https://jjgymacademy.com
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CS 320: Exposing The Manosphere



This is Part 1 of a two-part episode. Part 2 is free to everyone over at www.patreon.com/posts/43583997. Become a paid subscriber for $5/month over at patreon.com/champagnesharks and get access to the whole archive of subscriber-only episodes, the Discord voice and chat server for patrons, detailed show notes for certain episodes, and our newsletter.
We’ve had this episode in the pipeline for a little bit now but due to some technical misfortunes the audio quality is touch and go though out both parts of this episode. So with that in mind, we have decided to release both parts, for free, to all listeners because while the audio quality is lacking the content of the conversation is not. We guarantee this is a discussion you do not want to miss.
Today we have the whooooole gang in (Trevor, Vida, Ken & Mario) to talk with Aaron G Fountain Jr., a current PhD candidate at IUBloomington, about all things inside the manosphere… sphere… On his youtube channel Expose The Manosphere (www.youtube.com/c/ExposetheManosphere) Aaron is tracking and exposing the sheer ridiculousness, insanity, ideologies, and dogmas of the Manosphere, Save Yourself Black Men (SYSBM), Men Going Their Own Way (MGTOW), Introspective Black Men of Reform (IBMOR), Pick-mes, Pickup Artists, and other Red Pill communities (of all races and ethnicities) on YouTube and wherever else they reside.
Aaron has written about the Black Manosphere and SYSBM in Occupy, Black Youth Project, Race Baitr, and Medium’s Level.
Co-produced & edited by Aaron C. Schroeder / Pierced Ears Recording Co, Seattle WA (www.piercedearsrec.com). Opening theme composed by T. Beaulieu. Closing theme composed by Dustfingaz (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRazhu_)

CS 320: Exposing The Manosphere pt 2



This is Part 2 of a two-part episode. Part 1 is free to everyone over at www.patreon.com/posts/43583546. Become a paid subscriber for $5/month over at patreon.com/champagnesharks and get access to the whole archive of subscriber-only episodes, the Discord voice and chat server for patrons, detailed show notes for certain episodes, and our newsletter.
We’ve had this episode in the pipeline for a little bit now but due to some technical misfortunes the audio quality is touch and go though out both parts of this episode. So with that in mind, we have decided to release both parts, for free, to all listeners because while the audio quality is lacking the content of the conversation is not. We guarantee this is a discussion you do not want to miss.
Today we have the whooooole gang in (Trevor, Vida, Ken & Mario) to talk with Aaron G Fountain Jr., a current PhD candidate at IUBloomington, about all things inside the manosphere… sphere… On his youtube channel Expose The Manosphere (www.youtube.com/c/ExposetheManosphere) Aaron is tracking and exposing the sheer ridiculousness, insanity, ideologies, and dogmas of the Manosphere, Save Yourself Black Men (SYSBM), Men Going Their Own Way (MGTOW), Introspective Black Men of Reform (IBMOR), Pick-mes, Pickup Artists, and other Red Pill communities (of all races and ethnicities) on YouTube and wherever else they reside.
Aaron has written about the Black Manosphere and SYSBM in Occupy, Black Youth Project, Race Baitr, and Medium’s Level.
Co-produced & edited by Aaron C. Schroeder / Pierced Ears Recording Co, Seattle WA (www.piercedearsrec.com). Opening theme composed by T. Beaulieu. Closing theme composed by Dustfingaz (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRazhu_)

CS: 319 The Culture of Punk as Politics



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This episode is hosted by Trevor and today we have guests Stephen Piccarella (twitter.com/spiccarella) and Sam Rosenblum (twitter.com/trashsnaks) in the studio to talk about the politics and culture of punk music, fashion, and its ethos.
Co-produced & edited by Aaron C. Schroeder / Pierced Ears Recording Co, Seattle WA (piercedearsmusic@gmail.com). Opening theme composed by T. Beaulieu. Closing theme composed by Dustfingaz (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRazhu_)

CS 318: Election Season feat. Sam Seder preview



This is a preview for this episode. The full version is available over at www.patreon.com/posts/43304300.  Become a paid subscriber for $5/month over at patreon.com/champagnesharks and get access to the whole archive of subscriber-only episodes, the Discord voice and chat server for patrons, detailed show notes for certain episodes, and our newsletter.

This episode is hosted by Trevor. Today we have Sam Seder in the studio to talk about the upcoming election, as well as, the political left as it is now, where it may end up and how it might get there. Sam is a comedian, writer, actor, film director, television producer, philanthropist, and the host of “The Majority Report w/ Sam Seder”. https://majorityreportradio.com

Co-produced & edited by Aaron C. Schroeder / Pierced Ears Recording Co, Seattle WA (piercedearsrec.com). Opening theme composed by T. Beaulieu. Closing theme composed by Dustfingaz (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRazhu_)


*UNLOCKED* CS 317: Not Uniform But Unified feat. Tory Russell



This was previously only available to paid subscribers, but we are now unlocking and making free due to popular demand.  Become a paid subscriber for $5/month over at patreon.com/champagnesharks and get access to the whole archive of subscriber-only episodes, the Discord voice and chat server for patrons, detailed show notes for certain episodes, and our newsletter.

This episode is hosted by Trevor. Today we have special “returning” guest Tory Russell. Tory joins us today to talk about Ferguson, freedom fighting, and his current work as Mission Director with the International Black Freedom Alliance. Learn more about the IBFA over at www.theibfa.org and follow Tory on twitter @VanguardTNT

Co-produced & edited by Aaron C. Schroeder / Pierced Ears Recording Co, Seattle WA (piercedearsrec.com). Opening theme composed by T. Beaulieu. Closing theme composed by Dustfingaz (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRazhu_)


CS 316: Cornbread, Sharks and Me



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This episode is hosted by Trevor and Ken. Today we have food writers Kathleen Purvis and Adrian E Miller in the studio to discuss how simple recipe differences in cornbread, mac n cheese and chitlins can make all of us fight to the ends of the earth, protecting our grannys kitchen classics.
Kathleen Purvis has been a food editor, columnist and reporter, running a weekly section and online food coverage. She’s also written in, and been written about, in magazines from Garden & Gun to Southern Living. In 2008, Kathleen was featured in Saveur magazine’s annual 100 issue for her work as a regional food editor. Her writing has been included in editions of “Best Food Writing”, “Cornbread Nation” and in Garden & Gun’s new book “The Southerner’s Cookbook.”
Adrian E Miller is a “recovering lawyer and politico” who turned into a food writer interested in topics like, African heritage food (especially soul food), barbecue, the intersection of faith and food, and presidential foodways. You can read more about him and his upcoming book Black Smoke: African Americans and the United States of Barbecue over at https://adrianemiller.com/
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Co-produced & edited by Aaron C. Schroeder / Pierced Ears Recording Co, Seattle WA (piercedearsrec.com). Opening theme composed by T. Beaulieu. Closing theme composed by Dustfingaz (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRazhu_)

CS 315: Faking The Funk pt 2 preview



This is a preview for Part 2 of a two-part episode. Part 1 is free to everyone over at www.patreon.com/posts/42807401.  The full Part 2 episode is available to paid subscribers over at www.patreon.com/posts/42807013.  Become a paid subscriber for $5/month over at patreon.com/champagnesharks and get access to the whole archive of subscriber-only episodes, the Discord voice and chat server for patrons, detailed show notes for certain episodes, and our newsletter.

This episode is hosted by Trevor. Today we have Jason A England, an Assistant Professor of English at Carnegie Mellon, in the studio to talk about Jessica Krug and others like her who decided to pose as black, either in real life or on social media.

Co-produced & edited by Aaron C. Schroeder / Pierced Ears Recording Co, Seattle WA (piercedearsrec.com). Opening theme composed by T. Beaulieu. Closing theme composed by Dustfingaz (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRazhu_)


CS 314: Faking The Funk pt 1



This is Part 1 of a two-part episode. Part 2 is free to everyone over at www.patreon.com/posts/42807013. Become a paid subscriber for $5/month over at patreon.com/champagnesharks and get access to the whole archive of subscriber-only episodes, the Discord voice and chat server for patrons, detailed show notes for certain episodes, and our newsletter.
This episode is hosted by Trevor. Today we have Jason A England, an Assistant Professor of English at Carnegie Mellon, in the studio to talk about Jessica Krug and others like her who decided to pose as black, either in real life or on social media.
Co-produced & edited by Aaron C. Schroeder / Pierced Ears Recording Co, Seattle WA (www.piercedearsrec.com). Opening theme composed by T. Beaulieu. Closing theme composed by Dustfingaz (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRazhu_)