32 episodes

Hosted by Brandon Minaya, this podcast feed is a platform for average folks to share their stories, speak their mind, and learn from one another.

Episode titles with prefixes indicate a recurring show series:

'The Pillowtalk Show'
-Brandon and Drea, like most couples, have very different interests. Here they come together to share their pillowtalk about the different media they consume, the communities they are exposed to, and what's on their minds.

'Self-quare w/ Sam'
-two friends/co-workers attempted to stay sane throughout the COVID-19 quarantine by manufacturing novelty, doing a new activity every day and podcasting about their experiences weeklyish.

'Interview'
-highlighting an interesting individual, promoting their work and discussing their creative processes.

All other episodes include guests from Brandon's close friends, professional network, fellow local comedians, and fledgling creatives of all sorts.

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Gifted Slackers Podcast Brandon Minaya

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Hosted by Brandon Minaya, this podcast feed is a platform for average folks to share their stories, speak their mind, and learn from one another.

Episode titles with prefixes indicate a recurring show series:

'The Pillowtalk Show'
-Brandon and Drea, like most couples, have very different interests. Here they come together to share their pillowtalk about the different media they consume, the communities they are exposed to, and what's on their minds.

'Self-quare w/ Sam'
-two friends/co-workers attempted to stay sane throughout the COVID-19 quarantine by manufacturing novelty, doing a new activity every day and podcasting about their experiences weeklyish.

'Interview'
-highlighting an interesting individual, promoting their work and discussing their creative processes.

All other episodes include guests from Brandon's close friends, professional network, fellow local comedians, and fledgling creatives of all sorts.

©Disfigured Media

    Ep. 52 - Interview 3 - Simon Dalzell, Ivy Audio Founder

    Ep. 52 - Interview 3 - Simon Dalzell, Ivy Audio Founder

    Our interview series returns with a familiar guest for OG Gifted Slackers listeners, Simon Dalzell of Ivy Audio.

    The very last time Brandon and Simon talked was on this very podcast feed several years ago after Simon quit college and set up shop in Paris. After a brief stop in Iceland and a few major world events, Simon's taken his talents to the next level in Tallinn and shares his experiences as a freelancer and founder on this episode.

    You can find Simon's publicly available sample libraries at ivyaudio.com

    • 2 hrs 7 min
    Ep.51 - The Pillowtalk Show #2

    Ep.51 - The Pillowtalk Show #2

    It is our second dispatch of The Pillowtalk Show- this time recorded from a secret hideout
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    Brandon and Drea, like most couples, have very different interests. Here they come together to share their pillowtalk about the different media they consume, the communities they are exposed to, and what's on their minds.
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    Music by: Diet 75

    • 47 min
    Ep.50 - The Pillowtalk Show #1

    Ep.50 - The Pillowtalk Show #1

    It is our debut of the The Pillowtalk Show!

    Brandon and Drea, like most couples, have very different interests. Here they come together to share their pillowtalk about the different media they consume, the communities they are exposed to, and what's on their minds.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Ep.49 - Self-quare w/ Sam _ entry 22 _ finito

    Ep.49 - Self-quare w/ Sam _ entry 22 _ finito

    In the bittersweet final episode of the regular 'Self-quare' series, Brandon and Sam reflect on their growth and progress along their quest for sanity and self-betterment throughout the past few months of relative isolation.

    Sam will return to the show in the future to discuss the long-term effects of our months-long experiment.

    Stay tuned for more Interview episodes in the near future as well as the beginning of a new Gifted Slackers series debuting soon, 'Pillowtalking'


    Music By: Diet 75

    • 55 min
    Ep.48 - Self-quare w/ Sam _ entry 21 _ skip if u h8 sports

    Ep.48 - Self-quare w/ Sam _ entry 21 _ skip if u h8 sports

    back after the short holiday break, still making good on our promise to do something new each day of quarantine. That said, we mostly just went on rants about sports this episode. Also this *might* be the penultimate 'Self-quare' episode.

    Music by: Diet 75
    Cover Art by Ryder Wilson

    • 59 min
    Ep.47 - Self-quare w/ Sam _ entry 20 _ Phase 3 approaches when?

    Ep.47 - Self-quare w/ Sam _ entry 20 _ Phase 3 approaches when?

    for the 20th time, Brandon and Sam give updates on their experiences with trying a new activity for every day of quarantine- ALSO: we finally have an end of the 'Self-quare' segment in sight... kinda

    Music by Diet 75
    Cover Art by Ryder Wilson

    • 54 min

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