This week I spoke to Andrew Dunn, the founder of Siempo about building tech to fight digital addiction, how the world will change because of equity crowdfunding, and the race to the bottom of the brain stem.Read More
I interviewed Shaina Conners, COO of Global Sisterhood, about scaling a community, trusting her instincts, and moving cities.
This is one of my favorite conversations in a long time. In talking to Shaina, it just really feels like she *gets it*. I'm not sure exactly what I mean by that, but I have a feeling you'll understand once you listen to this episode...Read More
I sat down with filmmaker and thinker Michael Morgenstern to talk about his fascination with truth, the Internet, and how reality is becoming more and more warped each day. I found our discussion to be both terrifying and fascinating, but hearing how creative Michael gets in his pursuit of art is nothing short of inspiring to me.Read More
This week I spoke to Jenna Hage-Hassan of 4Thought Studios, an app development company based out of Detroit.
Her and her team are working to change the narrative about digital technology and how it can benefit our lives, and are launching their first app to try and help Detroiters find more places around the city to explore. We had a lovely conversation about all that she’s up to, and she explained how she’s taken the unorthodox path to tech through two geology degrees, one in Lebanon(!).Read More
I interviewed Max Carver a few weeks ago and had my first ever technical difficulty. The interview got erased, and I called him apologetically asking for more of his time. So you’re hearing round two, which I thoroughly enjoyed.
We talk politics, sobriety, how social media is slowly killing our society, and how acting has become just one tool in his arsenal of expression. We take a lot of twists and turns in this one. Enjoy.
This week I spoke to Taylor Sharp, who directed an amazing new documentary called Hoops Africa, a collection of stories celebrating the growth of basketball on the African continent. We talked about our shared love of the continent, how he came to be a filmmaker (hint, not planned), and I enviously nerded out about all the NBA greats he got to meet while shooting this film.Read More
Leah V. is a plus-size hijabi model, body-positive activist, and freelance writer. While attending her master’s program, she started to blog because she had gone through several eating disorders and was tired of sucking her stomach in while in public. She began being more candid about her struggles as a fat, Black Muslim growing up in Detroit and has been featured in HuffPost, Elle Magazine, and Buzzfeed. Just to name a few.Read More
This week I talked with Christopher Rivas about his obsession with storytelling, our shared distaste for social media in the context of it being more necessary than ever to curate a "personal brand," and why he stayed in Windsor Castle this summer.Read More