37 episodes

A bit of a social critique from a man who likes talking with people.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

A bit of a social critique from a man who likes talking with people.

    Hospitality in Inhospitable Times (with Kathryn Sullivan)

    Hospitality in Inhospitable Times (with Kathryn Sullivan)

    Kathryn Sullivan is a world traveler, writer, podcast host and founder of Vivien Travel. She joins Billy via Zoom from the U.K. to talk about Billy's irrational phobia of Turks, Kathryn's ditching the corporate life in order to travel and her dream of...

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Creative Reading (with Daman & Khyati)

    Creative Reading (with Daman & Khyati)

    Billy speaks with Daman Tiwana and Khyati Thakur hosts of the podcast Brown Girls Read about the importance of reading, tragedy fueled creativity and what else? Culture. Indian vs. American. Daman and Khyati give their impressions about American culture...

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Bring Cynicism Back (with Matt Watts)

    Bring Cynicism Back (with Matt Watts)

    Matt Watts is a comedian and writer based in Toronto, Canada. He has lent his voice to the CBC Radio One shows Steve, The First, Steve, The Second and Canadia: 2056 all of which he wrote as well. He has starred in the comedies Michael: Every Day,...

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Reality Still Stands (With Billie Jean Winner Davis)

    Reality Still Stands (With Billie Jean Winner Davis)

    Reality Winner was convicted under the 1917 Espionage Act in June 2017 and sentenced to five years and three months for leaking information to The Intercept regarding the hacking of the 2016 U.S. elections by the Russian government. Her mother Billie...

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Convo with Black Girls Who Do Stuff Too (with Nik and Tiff)

    Convo with Black Girls Who Do Stuff Too (with Nik and Tiff)

    Billy is joined by Nik and Tiffani the hosts of the podcast Black Girls Who Do Stuff Too. They speak to Billy via Zoom from Washington D.C. to talk about viewing culture through the lens of race. They give Billy a little bit about their personal...

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Warmth vs. Edge (with Brian Downes)

    Warmth vs. Edge (with Brian Downes)

    Perhaps John Wayne never said "A Man's Got to Do What a Man's Got to Do" like it says on Billy's coffee mug, but he did say and do a whole host of other interesting if not instantly quotable things. Brian Downes is the executive director of the John...

    • 1 hr 17 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

browngirlsread ,

Insightful conversations

Billy is such a great host and the kind of conversations he has with every guest are so valuable to listen to. I recommend this podcast to everyone because along with the fun conversations, every episode will give you something to think about!

Jason Plett ,

Very well put together

This podcast is one I am looking forward to each week to see who will be up next. The conversations are organic and flowing. I highly recommend.

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