30 episodes

A conversational podcast started during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Beginning the first episodes in lockdown, and unable to meet each guest in person, the conversations had to take place along the phone lines.
Each episode is along the lines of... whatever subject/s are interesting and relevant (to the guest/s) at the time of recording.

Along the Lines Dan J Brown

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A conversational podcast started during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Beginning the first episodes in lockdown, and unable to meet each guest in person, the conversations had to take place along the phone lines.
Each episode is along the lines of... whatever subject/s are interesting and relevant (to the guest/s) at the time of recording.

    #30. Along the Lines of… Becoming a Professional Filmmaker (with Aaron Forde)

    #30. Along the Lines of… Becoming a Professional Filmmaker (with Aaron Forde)

    In this episode, Dan talks to Aaron about a few different topics that include... 

    - Interest in Media and Drawing as a teenager  
    - Making Films as a kid
    - Going into a University Course of "Digital Film and Post Production  
    - Feeling out of our depths at start of University  
    - Is it worth going to University to study a Creative Degree?  
    - Confidence gained at University  
    - The importance of watching "strange" films  
    - Watching Classic Old Movies  
    - Personal Strengths within a Filmmaking Team  
    - First year of Film Work after University  
    - Working Full-Time for a Film Production Company  
    - The struggles of Self-Employment  
    - Some difficulties in working Full-Time for a Film Production Company  
    - Advice to Freelance Filmmakers  
    - Final ramblings

    Please comment, like, subscribe, and/or come on as a guest.

    Let's keep the conversation going!

    Music: "Tombstone" by George Styles and Fluid Root (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RO4HfxP3sE)

    Find this episode (and other episodes) on the Youtube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCi_8Oyy49fzZ2V4r5XgfaLg/featured).

    Show Notes (by Krishna Soma): TBC

    • 1 hr 48 min
    #29. Along the Lines of… The Political Compass Game - Part 5 (with Nick Twigger)

    #29. Along the Lines of… The Political Compass Game - Part 5 (with Nick Twigger)

    In this episode, Dan and Nick Twigger discuss, debate, and give their views on propositions from "The Political Compass" Test (found at https://www.politicalcompass.org/).  

    They cover the following propositions: 

    42) Although the electronic age makes official surveillance easier, only wrongdoers need to be worried.
    43) The death penalty should be an option for the most serious crimes.
    44) In a civilised society, one must always have people above to be obeyed and people below to be commanded.
    45) Abstract art that doesn’t represent anything shouldn’t be considered art at all.  
    46) In criminal justice, punishment should be more important than rehabilitation.
    47) It is a waste of time to try to rehabilitate some criminals.
    48) The businessperson and the manufacturer are more important than the writer and the artist.

    Please comment, like, subscribe, and/or come on as a guest.

    Let's keep the conversation going!

    Music: "Tombstone" by George Styles and Fluid Root (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RO4HfxP3sE)

    Find this episode (and other episodes) on the Youtube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCi_8Oyy49fzZ2V4r5XgfaLg/featured).

    Show Notes (by Krishna Soma): TBC

    • 1 hr 22 min
    #28. Along the Lines of… The Charity Business (with Emma)

    #28. Along the Lines of… The Charity Business (with Emma)

    In this episode, Dan talks to Emma about a few different topics that include... 

    - Emma's 1st Charity Job, working in the Trusts and Foundations Department
    - Emma's current job, working in Philanthropy for a Homeless Charity  
    - How Emma reacts being on the receiving end of Charity Fundraisers  
    - How the Philanthropy Department fundraises  
    - Pushing donors too far
    - Emma's views on homeless people when she was younger  
    - Should you give directly to homeless people?  
    - How much should Charities spend on administration costs?  
    - Should Charities be run like a business?  
    - Should Charities spend less on marketing?  
    - The different attitudes towards giving by donors in different age brackets  
    - When trying to do more than donate can hurt the charity and it's cause  
    - Why would charities refuse donations? Should they ever refuse?  
    - Organisations promoting good causes for cynical reasons
    - Changing our attitudes towards Charities  
    - Realising that Charities can be very professionally organised  
    - Should everyone give to charity?  
    - Does "Charity start at Home"?  
    - Emma's attitude to homeless people now
    - Empathising with some of the causes of homelessness

    Please comment, like, subscribe, and/or come on as a guest.

    Let's keep the conversation going!

    Music: "Tombstone" by George Styles and Fluid Root (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RO4HfxP3sE)

    Find this episode (and other episodes) on the Youtube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCi_8Oyy49fzZ2V4r5XgfaLg/featured).

    Show Notes (by Krishna Soma): TBC

    • 1 hr 26 min
    #27. Along the Lines of… Death and Working in a Funeral Home (with Suzanne)

    #27. Along the Lines of… Death and Working in a Funeral Home (with Suzanne)

    In this episode, Dan talks to Suzanne about a few different topics that include... 

    - Suzanne's curiosity of Death  
    - The difficulty for people to talk openly about Death  
    - When Suzanne lost her Faith  
    - Beliefs in an Afterlife  
    - How much of a funeral should be for the dead person?  
    - Suzanne's journey to working in a Funeral Home  
    - First experiences working in a Funeral Home
    - Keeping emotional distance whilst working with the dead  
    - The day-to-day of working in a Funeral Home  
    - The Embalming Process  
    - Is it wrong to act disrespectfully to a dead body?  
    - The joy of helping bereaved families  
    - The funny side of working in a Funeral Home  
    - The importance of talking about Death
    - Healthy attitudes to Death  
    - Dan's views on Death and Funerals

    Please comment, like, subscribe, and/or come on as a guest.

    Let's keep the conversation going!

    Music: "Tombstone" by George Styles and Fluid Root (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RO4HfxP3sE)

    Find this episode (and other episodes) on the Youtube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCi_8Oyy49fzZ2V4r5XgfaLg/featured).

    Show Notes (by Krishna Soma): TBC

    • 1 hr 22 min
    #26. Along the Lines of… Relationships and Loneliness (with Hannah Channing)

    #26. Along the Lines of… Relationships and Loneliness (with Hannah Channing)

    In this episode Dan talks to Hannah Channing again. This time they discuss topics that include...
    - Unhealthy Independence in a Relationship  
    - Feeling Loved  
    - Illogical Aspects of being in a Relationship  
    - Problems with Romanticism, "Break-ups", and Attachment to the Future
    - Being Logical and "Contractual" with Money in a Relationship  
    - How to get Healthy Independence in a Relationship
    - The Problem with Making Someone/Something your "Whole World"  
    - Being a "Team" in a Relationship  
    - Hannah's Experience of Loneliness  
    - Can Loneliness be Combatted Alone?  
    - Dan's Experience of Loneliness in Lockdown  
    - Is it Healthy to Feel Lonely Sometimes?
    - How to Help Someone you Think is Lonely  
    - How to Help Someone without Hurting Them in the Process  
    - The Importance of Physical Closeness with Others  
    - The Public Discourse concerning Social Interaction as a Key Aspect of Overall Wellbeing  
    - Would you Rather be Completely Alone for a Year or Have Constant Company for a Year?
    Please comment, like, subscribe, and/or come on as a guest.
    Let's keep the conversation going!
    Music: "Tombstone" by George Styles and Fluid Root (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RO4HfxP3sE)
    Find this episode (and other episodes) on the Youtube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCi_8Oyy49fzZ2V4r5XgfaLg/featured).
    Show Notes (by Krishna Soma): TBC

    • 1 hr 20 min
    #25. Along the Lines of… Differences Between Similar Brothers (with Ben Brown)

    #25. Along the Lines of… Differences Between Similar Brothers (with Ben Brown)

    In this episode, Dan talks to Ben Brown about a few different topics that include...

    - Earliest memories of playing sport  
    - The impact of regularly being on the sidelines watching your own team playing  
    - How Ben's passion for sport grew  
    - The importance of practice  
    - Getting into American Football  
    - Considering the dangers of playing American Football
    - Ben's lack of confidence with his friends  
    - How being deaf impacted Ben's confidence  
    - Can wanting a partner get in the way of time with friends?  
    - Our differences in dress sense  
    - Ben's views on wanting Marriage and Kids  
    - Not being questioned about any traditional family goals you have
    - Does the procreation instinct make it difficult to decide not to have children?

    Please comment, like, subscribe, and/or come on as a guest.

    Let's keep the conversation going!

    Music: "Tombstone" by George Styles and Fluid Root (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RO4HfxP3sE)

    Find this episode (and other episodes) on the Youtube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCi_8Oyy49fzZ2V4r5XgfaLg/featured).

    Show Notes (by Krishna Soma): TBC

    • 1 hr 39 min

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