37 episodes

There's no end to people out there telling you what to think. But what about HOW to think? Tom Merritt talks with his guests about HOW they think about the world. How do they filter information and decide what to trust? It's a confusing world and we could all benefit from sharing the ways we all deal with it.
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A Word with Tom Merritt Tom Merritt

    • Society & Culture

There's no end to people out there telling you what to think. But what about HOW to think? Tom Merritt talks with his guests about HOW they think about the world. How do they filter information and decide what to trust? It's a confusing world and we could all benefit from sharing the ways we all deal with it.
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    Water - Cody Soodeen

    Water - Cody Soodeen

    Tom talks to architect and founder of Kara Water Cody Soodeen about how a beetle inspired him to fix the world's supply of fresh water.
    Featuring Tom Merritt and Cody Soodeen.
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    • 34 min
    Antarctica - Craig Porter

    Antarctica - Craig Porter

    Tom talks to Craig Porter who just took a job in Antarctica, about what it's like to be on the least populated continent in the world.
    Featuring Tom Merritt and Craig Porter.
    djfission.com
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    • 56 min
    Empathy - Gary Fisher

    Empathy - Gary Fisher

    Gary Fisher talks about his experiences with empathy throughout his life.
    Featuring Tom Merritt and Gary Fisher.
    Gary's link:
    http://seniorgeek.substack.com/
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    • 42 min
    Veteran - Anthony Lemos

    Veteran - Anthony Lemos

    Editor and producer of A Word with Tom Merritt, Anthony Lemos, aka Amos talks about his perspective as a veteran, on the word veteran.
    Featuring Tom Merritt and Anthony Lemos.
    anthonylemos.com
    @ethancaine77 on TikTok
    #ask-amos in the DTNS Discord
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    • 1 hr 8 min
    Improvisation - Matt Donelly

    Improvisation - Matt Donelly

    Matt Donnelly of Ice Cream Social joins us to talk improv. Yes and he tells us how it's done right and how it can go wrong.
    Featuring Tom Merritt and Matt Donelly.
    Matt and Mattingly's Ice Cream Social
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    • 43 min
    K-Pop - Gail Carriger

    K-Pop - Gail Carriger

    Author Gail Carriger is known for comedy-of-manners fantasy like the Parasol Protectorate or Finishing School. But she also is a huge fan of K-pop and has worked it into her Tinkered Starsong series.
    Featuring Tom Merritt and Gail Carriger.
    Visit Gail Carriger's site for more information about them!
    My 90 Year Old Dad Likes Kpop & This Says Something About Living Long & Joyfully
    10 Songs Behind the Tinkered Starsong Series & Why – The Divine Kpop Playlist (BTS, GOT7, BTOB)
    10 Great Kpop Singers & Why They’re Inspiring (Tinkered Starsong Character Influences)
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    • 1 hr 38 min

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