Billy Dees Podcast

Billy Dees Podcast

Podcast featuring Authors & Creators | Commentary on Current Events with No Ideological Filter | Pop Culture | News

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November 30, 2022 39 min
Dorothy Rosby is an author, speaker and syndicated humor columnist whose work appears in publications throughout the West and Midwest. We are happy to have her on this episode talking about writing humor and the pressure of the holidays.

Her new book is:

‘Tis the Season to Feel Inadequate: Holidays, Special Occasions and Other Times Our Celebrations Get Out of Hand

The book is described on her website “as a collection of humorous es...
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We had a great visit on location with Sam from Erie St. Vinyl in Massillon, Ohio. Do you remember the feel of old record stores back in the 1970s? In addition to vinyl record bins around the store, Erie St Vinyl is decorated with vintage audio gear and décor. They even burn incense so that the aroma of the store has a classic record store vibe.

During this interview we discuss how people’s listening habits to music has changed, and...
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If you are a follower of social media and politics the week ending Nov 12, 2022, was a full week!
The Red Wave was more of a Red Trickle, and Twitter Blue was a Blue Wave on Twitter. What does all this mean for the changing models of social media and politics? Please listen in on this Bonus Weekend EP of the Billy Dees Podcast recorded LIVE on the Wisdom audio app.
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What have you enjoyed LESS as you have become older? We noticed that subject being discussed on BuzzFeed the other day. On this episode, Billy takes some of the general points and adds his own commentary and analysis. This episode was recorded LIVE Nov 7, 2022 on the Wisdom audio app.
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October 30, 2022 38 min
What will Elon Musk do with Twitter? Why did he buy it?

Simply put, I don’t know. However, I am a fan of Elon Musk, and I am optimistic about the future of Twitter. It needed a reset.

Musk has often stated that he wants to champion “free speech” on the platform. Elon has suggested he would reconsider Twitter’s approach to content moderation and permanent bans from the platform, all of which could impact the political landscape. At t...
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Ananda is a host of a Twitter Space titled “Soul Space.” Zach is a frequent guest on her Space.

Both individuals are guests on this episode of the Billy Dees Podcast. Ananda specializes in curriculum & instruction leadership, is a seeker of life-changing narratives & the Universe's Heartbeat. Zach is passionate about the field of mental health and (according to his Twitter bio) uses comedy as an ego defense. He is also a...
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October 15, 2022 82 min
In the constant battle of life balance, it is a common question, “How do you define success?”
It can certainly mean different things to different people and in varying contexts. I find that question will often bring up matters related to how we value our own life purpose.

This episode was recorded live Friday October 14, 2022. I had several listeners come forward to share their opinions via the Wisdom app. The episode runs longer th...
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Although some people may say social audio existed before, the pandemic gave rise to a new spin on social media, that being social audio. Audio “rooms” or “spaces” were created on apps such as Clubhouse and this concept exploded in popularity.

It seems we are now on the precipice of a new medium. Twitter has incorporated Twitter Spaces into its app, the Wisdom app recently celebrated a one-year anniversary, and Fireside has the feel...
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Angie Berrett (she/they) is an Intuitive Movement Coach, Registered Nurse, Advanced Trauma Informed Yoga Instructor and Stand-Up Paddleboard Yoga Instructor who understands the human body and how it works.

Angie helps people relieve stress, anxiety, depression and trauma through play, movements and fun so they can have healing and peace in their lives.

After going from child abuse survivor to registered nurse to yoga instructor, s...
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Laurisha Fant is a visionary with a background in entrepreneurship consulting, who entered into being a creative during the pandemic when her commercial painting business slowed down.

Laurisha began to paint in an artistic expression and eventually began creating poetry to unpack her thoughts on life and her past. Laurisha eventually created a live class for organizations to help them to understand the basics of crypto and Web3.

Dur...
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This episode discusses numerous aspects of being interviewed as a guest on podcasts as well as other types of shows.

•What should guests bring to the table in terms of content?

•How should you query the shows you want to be on?

•In what ways should you support the show after your interview?

Billy Dees and then Kristy Mickelsen each give their core presentations which together run approximately 40 minutes into the episode. Then, a conv...
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This episode covers several topics.

First, we discuss the eerie sounds that were recorded from a black hole. This sonification, or what may be referred to as a translation of astronomical data into sound, is being released for NASA’s Black Hole Week this year. We also mention the new moon mission being launched August 29, 2022, as it is currently scheduled.

Have you heard of Quiet Quitting? It is a new term buzzing around social med...
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“Walking with Fay - My Mother’s Uncharted Path Into Dementia” by Carolyn Birrell

Carolyn Birrell retired to Bonners Ferry, ID, in 2006, after living in Atlanta, GA, for 20 years where she worked for the American Cancer Society National Headquarters and then as a real estate agent and a new home builder. She began caring for her aging mother shortly after her move and started chronicling her journey.

What began as a written collectio...
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The Cleveland Browns are evidently standing behind the Deshaun Watson trade for the long haul. The Browns are not reconsidering the $230 million contract and do not want back the six draft picks they sent to the Houston Texans for Watson.

The commentary in this podcast covers two facets. One, the banter on social media and sports talk radio has been very much misguided regarding the various allegations that were put forth against Wa...
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How important is it to zoom in on someone’s pain and suffering on live TV? Whether it is an accident or sports injury, the sensationalism of live TV is forgetting the human suffering that is playing out behind the images.

The tragedy of Anne Heche, whose rescue from a fiery crash played out on live TV and has been recirculated on social media, is a perfect example. Her final moments have been reduced to social media fodder at the e...
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On this episode we are talking with Maria Humphreys from the Strong Body Strong Soul Podcast. Maria is passionate about inspiring stories and is very enthusiastic about all topics related to audio, including the emergence of social audio. Maria has been able to combine her meditation practices with the nuances of spoken word communication.

You can find Maria on Twitter and Twitter Spaces @sbssforme
https://mobile.twitter.com/sb...
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Rachel Thompson is an author of seven books. She is a champion for survivors and is the originator of the hashtag #SexAbuseChat on Twitter.

She also promotes other writers and is also known for the much-used blogging #MondayBlogs hashtag.

You can find her on Twitter @RachelintheOC, and at @BadRedHeadMedia which is all about creating effective social media and book marketing campaigns for authors.

On this episode we are talk...
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Graciela Moore is ICF certified, a transcendental hope coach, and author. Graciela also helps HSIP thrive into soul-alignment and is a public speaker.

On this episode Graciela talks about hope, the different ways we consider hope, and how important it is in our daily lives. Please listen in for some great insights into personal growth, happiness, and hope!

You can find Graciela Moore on Twitter @SoMCoaching
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Whether you want to improve your content marketing strategy or simply want to build your brand, social media is almost always a major tool in your toolbox. In this episode we are talking with Keith Keller who has been a Twitter strategist since the early days of the platform.

Keith discusses how to Amplify Your Message, Build Your Brand, and Create a Community via Twitter and Twitter Spaces. We also ask him about Social Audio, what...
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