Water Cooler Talk Podcast

Water Cooler Talk Podcast

"Conversation based comedy news podcast that aims to connect the world through strange and interesting real-life news stories."

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June 8, 2021 47 min

Joined by guest host Harriet Hunt (12:44), Adam and Harriet discuss younger generations taking on the challenges of exploring space (04:04) and how the Swiss are taking on space junk (22:34). Enjoy!

 

Learn more about Harriet’s charity of choice, Stand.Earth. “Stand challenges corporations and governments to treat people and the environment with respect, because our lives depend on it”.

 

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Joined by guest host Daniel Proussalidis of The Long Way (23:20), Adam and Daniel discuss the implications of Canada’s Bill C-10 on regulating internet cat videos (02:58) and how China’s preparation for their 100th year party celebration is a cause for free speech concern (34:01). The Long Way teaser (55:18). Enjoy!

 

Learn more about Daniel’s charity of choice, The Ottawa Mission. “The Ottawa Mission is a charitable organization...

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May 6, 2021 76 min

Joined by guest host Ray Chmielecki of Spoon Mob (20:03), Adam and Ray discuss the ethical dilemma of the convenience of delivery apps vs supporting local restaurants (06:25) and how McDonald’s McPlant burger could carve a new path for how we consume beef (35:06). Spoon Mob teaser (71:03). Enjoy!

 

Learn more about Ray’s charity of choice, “Colony Cats in Columbus”. “Colony Cats is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization whose ...

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Joined by guest host Robin and Jaimie of If These Ovaries Could Talk (25:16); Adam, Robin and Jaimie discuss the ridiculousness of being outraged over a potato (03:22) and if schools should be able to expel kids because of a crush (39:40). Corrections (62:36). If These Ovaries Could Talk Teaser (65:42). Enjoy!

 

Learn more about Robin and Jaimie’s charity of choice, The Trevor Project. “The Trevor Project is the leading national ...

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April 6, 2021 67 min

Joined by guest hosts Laura and Rachel of Impolite Society Podcast (20:46); Adam, Laura and Rachel discuss saving Earth by sending sperm samples to the moon (02:14) and how idleness has defined a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic (29:29). Corrections (58:17). Impolite Society Clip (63:05). Enjoy!

 

Learn more about Laura and Rachel’s charity of choice, the “Humane Society of Missouri”. “The Humane Society of Missouri is committed to th...

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March 23, 2021 65 min

Joined by guest host Stu Horgan of Highly Irregular (23:03), Adam and Stu discuss the outcry over discontinued cereal in Canada (02:52) and the sudden rise of NFTs in the digital landscape (36:48). Corrections (58:45). Enjoy!

 

Learn more about Stu’s charity of choice, White Ribbon UK. “Our mission is to end male violence against women, once and for all. We work with men and boys to challenge those male cultures that lead to hara...

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March 9, 2021 76 min

Joined by guest host Spencer Parks of The Dictionary (21:02), Adam and Spencer discuss the influence of Urban Dictionary and Wikipedia on the future of AI technology (04:09) and if saying offensive words to the police should land you in cuffs (32:46). The Dictionary Clip (70:31). Corrections (71:42). Enjoy!

 

Learn more about Spencer’s charity of choice, “Catcade Chicago”. “Our mission is to rescue cats from life-threatening situ...

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February 23, 2021 62 min

Joined by guest host Kensy Cooperrider (24:12), Adam and Kensy discuss if being bilingual can be beneficial when dealing with pain (03:31) and how the “OK” symbol could have become a dog whistle for white supremacy (28:16). Corrections (61:01). Enjoy!

 

Learn more about Kensy’s charity of choice, the “Chicago Coalition for the Homeless”. “We organize and advocate to prevent and end homelessness, because we believe housing is a hu...

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February 8, 2021 55 min

Joined by guest host Avik Das (21:12), Adam and Avik discuss how VR technology could lend a helping hand in therapy for gender dysphoria (03:59) and how the prestigious man is slowly starting to overtake the alpha male (29:22). Corrections (53:17). Enjoy!

 

Learn more about Avik’s charity of choice, Planned Parenthood. “Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education and information to millions of people...

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February 2, 2021 139 min

Before we officially begin the 2021 season, we revisit our five favorite stories of 2020!

 

Stories: how deepfake technology has been altering mens relationships towards women (04:12), if it’s possible for Flavortown and Guy Fieri to make up for the atrocities of Christopher Columbus (21:14), professional musicians asking for “tips” (39:17), bouncing back from dream death (64:34) and dealing with loss and how we perceive the afte...

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Joined by guest host Caroline Skoog (25:27), Adam and Caroline discuss Jenny Slate’s decision to step down from the character of Missy on ‘Big Mouth’ (04:20) and if the pursuit of satisfaction is more important than the pursuit of happiness (33:20). Corrections (62:38). Enjoy!

 

Learn more about Caroline’s charity of choice, The Shift Cooperative. “The Strategy Helping Initiative for Teens is a nonprofit organization providing em...

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November 17, 2020 61 min

Joined by special guest host Mika Pollack, executive director at Safest Drug (23:47), Adam and Mika discuss how illegal prescription drugs are being found in brain boosting supplements (01:40) and if medical tourism is the answer to rising prescription drug prices in the US (33:03). Corrections (59:20). Enjoy!

 

Learn more about Mika's organization, Safest Drug. "Safest Drug is a nonprofit working to end medication injuri...

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November 2, 2020 66 min

Joined by special guest host Bianca Nkwonta (25:29), Adam and Bianca discuss if a lottery system of electing officials could replace the electoral college (02:56) and how paywalls are allowing conservative media to win the journalism wars (37:24). Corrections (64:05) Enjoy!

 

Learn more about Bianca’s Charity of Choice, Project Protect. “Project Protect provides financial, medical and legal resources during and after #EndSARS pro...

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October 20, 2020 48 min

Joined by special guest host Abby Tornquist (15:51), Adam and Abby discuss potential consequences to littering in National Parks (02:33) and the social impact of “boys will be boys” (22:07). Corrections (45:53). Enjoy!

 

Learn more about Abby’s Charity of Choice, the Loveland Foundation. “Loveland Foundation is committed to showing up for communities of color in unique and powerful ways, with a particular focus on Black women and...

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October 12, 2020 71 min

Joined by special guest host Cecil Harris (for a 2nd time) (24:38), Adam and Cecil discuss the University of Georgia’s decision to support football over on-campus voting (07:49) and why the NBA ratings have continued to decline throughout the years (38:59). Corrections (68:10). Enjoy!

 

Learn more about Cecil’s Charity of Choice, Services for the UnderServed. “Services for the UnderServed (S:US) envisions a city where everyone ha...

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October 5, 2020 62 min

Joined by special guest host Maria Ahlin, founder of Changing Attitudes (27:07), Adam and Maria discuss the impact of Covid-19 on sex workers in Germany (02:57) and how deepfake technology has been altering mens relationships towards women (38:03). Corrections (62:46). Enjoy!

 

Learn more about Maria's organization, Changing Attitudes. "Changing Attitudes exists to eliminate all attitudes leading to sex-buying."

 

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September 21, 2020 42 min

Joined by special guest hosts Sophie Collis and Rohnie Williams of Pretty Girl Pill Club Podcast (19:56); Adam, Sophie and Rohnie discuss healthy and unhealthy ways to communicate with an ex (06:54) and how being too nice in a relationship can be too much of a bad thing (24:37). No Corrections. Enjoy!

 

Learn more about Sophie and Rohnie’s Charity of Choice, Black Visions Collective. "BLVC is committed to a long term vision i...

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September 14, 2020 50 min

Joined by special guest host Countryboi of The Cut and One Mic Podcast (17:18), Adam and Countryboi discuss The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reboot and it's cultural significance (04:10) and if local barbershops are a healthy alternative for productive communication among men (25:36). Corrections (45:28). One Mic Podcast Clip (47:45). Enjoy!

 

Learn more about Countryboi's Charity of Choice, St. Jude's Children Hospital. &...

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Joined by special guest host Dr. Michael B. C. Rivera of The Arch and Anth Podcast (21:42), Adam and Michael discuss how humans developed into telling stories and believing in wizards (02:08) and how you and your friends can pay $2,500 to be told you’re racist over dinner (26:43). Corrections (59:47). Enjoy!

 

Learn more about Michael's Charity of Choice, The TAIBU Community Health Center. "We provide com...

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Joined by special guest host Felipe De Brigard (19:03), Adam and Felipe discuss nostalgia and why we enjoy the same things over and over again (05:03) and how Little Red Riding Hood packing heat is allowing our government to re-write history (28:41). Corrections (65:35). Enjoy!

 

Learn more about Felipe's Charity of Choice, El Centro Hispano. "Our overarching goal is to expand educational opportunities for personal growth...

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