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CS 510: Nothing Nowhere Never pt 1



Today we have Avery Edison, Kieran McLean, and Chris Jesu Lee on the show to discuss the much-debated virtues (or lack thereof) and the rabid fan base of the movie ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’.
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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 508: Death Of The Elder pt 1



Today Trevor Ken and Mario sit down and thru a multitude of examples, examine the ‘death of the elder’. Now rather than being the holders of knowledge, the old heads are now just extra weight… in this topsy-turvy America as the practicalities of maneuvering the tech-obsessed modern era continuously change, once you hit 50 it’s time to hang up your opinions and follow the masses as the voices and fingers that hold court are becoming younger and younger.
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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 506: Communication, Connection, and Community w Jason Hall and Tim Golden pt 1



Vida sits down with Communications Skills Coach Jason Hall and Philosophy Professor and Attorney Tim Golden to discuss the importance of communication, connection, and community. Jason and Tim host Mowtown Philly, a podcast where they emphasize the importance of effective communication, which fosters deep connections and builds community. Jason Hall is a Communication Skills Coach with a 20-year background in the field of speech-language pathology. He is an expert at helping entrepreneurs and influencers increase their income and speak confidently in any room by improving their speech clarity, vocal presence, communication skills, and confidence. Tim Golden is a Professor of Philosophy at Walla Walla University in College Place, Washington, where he is the director of the pre-law program and the philosophy minor. His books include Frederick Douglass and the Philosophy of Religion, and Racism and Resistance: Essays on Derrick Bells Racial Realism. Tim is also an attorney, an actor, and, a renowned lecturer.
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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 505: Is There A Black Community Preview



Today Trevor, Ken, and Mario sit down to hash out the details in asking the question, “Is there a Black Community?”.  Working thru the different meanings of “community” especially now that we live in the digital age – dissecting it down, and comparing how neighborhoods acted in the past to the present, The Sharks try to find the bottom in this timeless question.

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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 504: The Pseudo preview



Today Trevor and Ken sit down to talk about the lingering effects of lockdown on the way people interact and communicate on social media and how a lot of that has leaked over into the real world.
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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 502: Battle For The Blue Check pt 1



Today, Trevor and Ken sit down to discuss the razzle-dazzle rodeo that has taken over the Twittersphere. Elon made $8 deals for anyone who wants that treasured check and the power players in the comments are not giving hearts on the change. With the fear of no longer being heard, the Blue Check Warriors are out in full force to help us all remember how important they are… or aren’t. Thru their battle cries, these town criers have done one thing… feed The Sharks plenty of fresh woke chum!
This is Part 1 of a two-part episode. Part 2 is free to all paid subscribers over at www.patreon.com/posts/75106006. Become a paid subscriber for $5/month over at patreon.com/champagnesharks and get access to the entire archive of subscriber-only episodes, the Discord voice and chat server for patrons, detailed show notes for certain episodes, and our newsletter.
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_)

Solo Shark: Ken Takes On Kanye



Today Ken takes us on a Solo Shark Show w/ a laser focus on Kanye and his effects on the Black Community. In this short episode, Ken is able to dive deep to shed light on some key points in Kanye’s career that brought us to now. Get that sunscreen ready because you know when Ken brings the heat someone’s gonna get burned.

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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 500: The GReat Correction Continues pt 1



Today Vida, Trevor and Ken sit down for a week of news round-up. Blue checks are on sale and Tiffany Cross just got crossed off the MSNBC roster.
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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 498: The Blame Game pt 1



Today Trevor, Vida, and Mario sit down to discuss the future of politics and culture now that the anti-woke movement has reemerged and politicians use the Black Community to create gains for themselves rather than the people. Mascots to sell-outs, Kanye West and Stacey Abrams are a few examples of what the future may hold as the people in power start to show their hand.
This is Part 1 of a two-part episode. Part 2 is free to all paid subscribers over at www.patreon.com/posts/73767239. Become a paid subscriber for $5/month over at patreon.com/champagnesharks and get access to the entire archive of subscriber-only episodes, the Discord voice and chat server for patrons, detailed show notes for certain episodes, and our newsletter.
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 496: Radio Free Amanda pt 1



You may know her as @catcontentonly on twitter. On her podcast, Radio Free Amanda, she interviews interesting people about politics and media criticism from an anti-imperialist perspective. On this episode, Trevor and Amanda continue a conversation that began on Radio Free Amanda. You can check out RFA at https://www.patreon.com/radiofreeamanda
This is Part 1 of a two-part episode. Part 2 is free to all paid subscribers over at www.patreon.com/posts/73484979. Become a paid subscriber for $5/month over at patreon.com/champagnesharks and get access to the entire archive of subscriber-only episodes, the Discord voice and chat server for patrons, detailed show notes for certain episodes, and our newsletter.
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_)