The Oddball Show

The Oddball Show

A podcasting collaboration of JP Lime Productions and Oddball Magazine. A unique podcast, interviewing interesting artists, musicians, and advocates on the airwaves brought to you by the magic of the internet.... Show More

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Prof and Jason talk with guest Cecilia McGough about pulsars, her life as the founder of Students with Schizophrenia, her TED Talk #IAMNOTAMONSTER, and Prof ponders the age old question could the Marvel Universe happen in real life? Tune in to this excellent episode with advocate, activist and astrophysicist Cecilia McGough. 

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This week Prof and Jason talk about Jason's recent speech at the NAMI Walk in Boston and Jason's new book "Train of Thought, Poems from the Red Line".  

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Prof and Jason talk with James Boomhower, about his life as a Med Flight Paramedic, his work as an advocate, a public figure and the voice behind Fit for Duty. 

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Prof and Jason Wright are back for a new season of The Oddball Show! This time we are using FB Live to interview Colgan B. Johnson, Boston Artist, Educator, and Influencer.  Unscripted and Uncensored, This is the Oddball Show.

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December 24, 2018 9 min

The Lonely Boy on Christmas by Oddball Magazine and JP Lime

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On this edition Prof and Jason are joined by poet and author Jake Tringali, whose book 'Poetry for the Neon Apocalypse' is available now on Amazon.

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December 5, 2018 90 min

On this edition the Oddballs are joined by poet and author Jake Tringali, whose book 'Poetry for the Neon Apocalypse' is available now on Amazon.

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November 1, 2018 77 min

On this edition, the Oddballs are joined by 2018 This Is My Brave alumna and full spectrum doula, Nneka Hall, to share how her personal tragedy is transformed into courage for other families in similar experiences.

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August 14, 2018 83 min

On this edition of the podcast, the Oddballs are joined by one of the stars of the play "Leftovers", onstage at the Strand Theatre in Boston through August 18. Colgan B Johnson plays Chris, the estranged father of the two protagonists, and he joins us to talk about the work of Company One Theatre and how we got involved, the process of building his conflicted and complex character, and how acting fits into the larger picture for th... Read more

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August 1, 2018 79 min

Lewis M 7 31 18 by Oddball Magazine and JP Lime

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June 26, 2018 79 min

The Oddballs are back and on the docket is a topic that too often gets pushed aside on the podcast: Kanye West. We'll dig into Yeezy and G.O.O.D. Music's June dominance, and give Jason a chance for his fandom to run free. We'll also get an update on Jason's recent reading at 'This is My Brave', and we'll even save a little time to discuss the rapidly deteriorating reality of this dark and dystopian timeline in which we find ourse... Read more

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On this edition of the podcast the Oddballs are joined by Justin DeJesus and Gregory Molina, the founders of Young Culture Entertainment, “created by youth, for youth, and beyond”. They join us tonight to tell us who they see as the foremost figures of Hip Hop’s newest wave, who YCE is and where they're headed next, and how they feel about the recent spotlight on youth activism. Tune in to the one and only Oddball Show.

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April 18, 2018 79 min

On this edition of the podcast, the Oddballs are joined by someone who has made his name as an MC in the most classic sense of the term. Mr. PSA is a rapper, actor, and host for many of the region's livest performances (including Akrobatik and Termanology on May 11), and you can catch him Wednesday nights at Opus in Salem for the Wreck Shop Movement open mic. He joins us to talk about the Massachusetts Hip Hop scene and what's nex... Read more

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On this edition of the podcast the Oddballs welcome Chali'Inaru, a member of the Confederation of United Taino People, and host of Healing BORIKEN, a performance showcase this Thursday night at UTEC Lowell to benefit relief efforts in Puerto Rico. We'll talk about the situation on the island in the six months since Hurricane Maria hit and a night of great talent dedicated to helping our Puerto Rican brothers and sisters. Tune in ... Read more

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February 28, 2018 83 min

The Oddballs are joined by filmmaker Paul McAlarney, founder of Ungovernable Films, and the driving force behind the feature film Honky Holocaust. He’ll be giving us a behind-the-lens look at his horror/exploitation/social commentary(?) movies, and we’ll also talk about his work in the mental health field.

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January 29, 2018 72 min

The Oddballs are back, joined for our first show of 2018 by Thomas Brown, a Peer Specialist with Bay Cove Human Services to talk about the importance of peer support in mental health work, the significance of "care" versus "support", and how trauma-informed support can help a Peer Specialist to better connect. Tune in to learn more about the important work being done by the Eastern Massachusetts Peer Network, on the one and only Od... Read more

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October 7, 2017 71 min

The Oddballs are pleased to welcome to the podcast Rokus Loopik, Initiator at the Living Museum in The Netherlands to talk about the origin and success of this unique form of mental health therapy.

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August 25, 2017 63 min

On this edition the Oddballs welcome back Liza Zayas, poet and house music aficionada, to discuss the iconic Lil Louis and his show at Boston's Machine Nightclub. Learn more about a godfather of house music and this exclusive event on the Oddball Show.

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June 27, 2017 83 min

On this edition of the podcast, the Oddballs welcome Mitch Krpata, Senior Story Developer and Narrative Designer for StoryArc Media, the company behind the popular kids' game series, 'Poptropica'. He is also the author of the 'Poptropica' graphic novel series, the fourth installment of which is due this September. We are excited to discuss the unique joys and challenges of writing for children's media, what's next for the worldwi... Read more

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May 24, 2017 95 min

On this edition of the podcast the Oddballs are joined by C.C. Arshagra for a wide- and deep-ranging talk on the life of an artist, "dying many good deaths", the process of his 'I Do Not Know' radio show, wisdom from his grandfather Arshag (from whom he takes his name), #DivineImperfection, and the importance of carving out one's voice (and not being killed for it). With an unmistakable vivacity, this episode packs a lot of punch s... Read more

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