17 episodes

FYPer Media brings you podcasts about our world, From Your PERspective. Listen and subscribe to our very first show, Counterspective, the podcast that goes beyond the 'single stories' of the people, places, and things that inundate us through the lens of mass and social media.

Counterspective FYPer Media

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 18 Ratings

FYPer Media brings you podcasts about our world, From Your PERspective. Listen and subscribe to our very first show, Counterspective, the podcast that goes beyond the 'single stories' of the people, places, and things that inundate us through the lens of mass and social media.

    Counterspective presents: the Footy Travelers Podcast

    Counterspective presents: the Footy Travelers Podcast

    It's been a while since Season 2, but that doesn't mean the folks at FYPer Media haven't been busy. If you haven't heard FYPer's Footy Travelers Podcast, NOW is the time to start following, as Counterspective Season 1 duo, Colin & Mike, gear up for their trips to the 2022 FIFA Men's World Cup, and the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup. Subscribe to the Footy Travelers Podcast wherever you get your podcasts, and follow them on Instagram (@footytravelers).

    • 1 min
    Episode 12: Desh Amila

    Episode 12: Desh Amila

    How could being profiled, called ‘white supremacist adjacent’, and nearly bullied out of hosting an event you conceptualized and planned possibly be part of someone’s best year ever? Find out as we talk with Desh Amila, filmmaker and content creator, about his eventful 2019. We also explore Desh’s take on where social media is pushing us, his appreciation for the freedoms that life in ‘the global West’ offers, and what we all need to consider if we’re going to preserve them. Episode resources: Learn more about Desh’s upcoming film, Better Left Unsaid. https://betterleftunsaidfilm.com/ Watch his previous film, Islam and the Future of Tolerance. https://islamandthefutureoftolerance.com/ See for yourself how the #Feminist event Desh hosted unfolded. https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=4122s&v=-BYREt2r_uQ Read the New York mag follow-up on the event. https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2019/04/inside-the-near-meltdown-of-the-feminist-tour-in-australia.html Learn more about Desh himself. https://deshamila.com/

    • 50 min
    Episode 11: Ryan Estes

    Episode 11: Ryan Estes

    2017 wasn’t all that long ago. Or maybe it wasn’t… all that far from here. Was it a time? Or a place? Did Ryan travel to another dimension, or did he just ‘go there’ in his mind? What are we even talking about?! Find out in today’s episode, as our guest and fellow podcast enthusiast, Ryan Estes, takes us all on a journey through his experiences with ayahuasca ceremonies, his best year ever, and the lessons he’s brought along with him into the present. Episode resources: Still haven’t seen “/the Social Dilemma_”? Check it out! https://www.thesocialdilemma.com/ While you’re at it, check out this mind-bending TED Talk on the heart. https://www.ted.com/talks/sandeep_jauhar_how_your_emotions_change_the_shape_of_your_heart?rss=172BB350-0207 Or listen to the podcast version if you’re on the go. https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/how-your-emotions-change-shape-your-heart-sandeep-jauhar/id160904630?i=1000449299792 Still got time to spare? Take a peek at “How to Change Your Mind” by Michael Pollan. https://michaelpollan.com/books/how-to-change-your-mind/

    • 39 min
    Episode 10: Ben Sturtz

    Episode 10: Ben Sturtz

    What was it about 2010 that made it the best year ever for yet another Season 2 guest? Find out as we talk to Ben Sturtz from Portland, OR. As a proud husband and father, Ben discusses his best year ever as one of culmination. One, that like the best years of many of our guests, involved travel - his being to one of my absolute favorite places in the world, New Zealand. And of course, we discuss some of the lessons he’s brought forward from that year into 2020 - a year where he and his family have chosen to adapt rather than abandon plans, and a year, where he as an individual, has chosen to protect rather than protest. Episode resources: Discover the Waitomo Caves of New Zealand: https://www.waitomo.com/glowworms-and-caves Discover Auckland, NZ: https://www.thediscoverer.com/editions/auckland-new-zealand/50 Explore host, Colin Martin’s experience living through a New Zealand earthquake: http://www.novaturients.com/blog/2016/12/12/lifes-pace-reconsidered Boost your oxytocin output: https://www.healthline.com/health/how-to-increase-oxytocin Dubious that we humans are getting better at life? Check out this perspective: https://www.ted.com/talks/steven_pinker_is_the_world_getting_better_or_worse_a_look_at_the_numbers

    • 30 min
    Episode 9: Shana Muhammad

    Episode 9: Shana Muhammad

    What would you do with a million dollars? Surely we've all thought about it. Though what are the odds that any of us will ever come across an extra milli to blow? Ok, how about something more realistic, like half a million? If you're like Shana Muhammad, a thoughtful woman with a strong sense of family, you might build a house for your grandmother - and, just to be clear, she did. But exactly how did Shana come into that extra half a million? Find out as we explore her best year ever, which, along with a free trip through Europe (unrelated to the half million), might also be her luckiest year ever. We'll also explore how that year presented loss, how it catapulted Shana toward independence in Denver, CO, and how all of her lived years of existence have made her, as she describes it, "already all ready" for this challenging 2020. If you'd like to read Shana's post, An Open Letter From Your Black Friend, check out her website: https://www.shanamericana.com/blog/from-your-black-friend For more info and resources, including a link to Shana's latest post, "Already All Ready," head over to the Counterspective webpage: https://www.fypermedia.com/counterspective

    • 48 min
    Episode 8: Sean Davis

    Episode 8: Sean Davis

    Sean Davis is a talent. Whether it's in the kitchen, or at the snooker table, his passion and focus have seen him achieve successes some of us only talk about or dream of. But... Sean is humble about his talents. Not only that, he's very much aware of both his own and others' struggles on the road to success - especially this year. Join us as we explore what 2020 has been like for Sean and others in Bangalore, India, and what he would call his "best year ever." If like many others, you're finding yourself struggling with things this year, here are a few resources that may help, or point you toward something else that might be helpful: If you want info on how to be more prepared for a pandemic: https://www.ready.gov/pandemic If you're finding everyday tasks challenging lately: https://bit.ly/35isRaw https://bit.ly/3dQn8fL https://bit.ly/2HnTmn0 Colorado-specific resources: https://covid19.colorado.gov/get-help https://bit.ly/37DcW9k

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

Lhogan4567 ,

Good Storytelling!

Colin does a wonderful job having his guest share

andie.andie.bo.bandie ,

well worth your time

this was incredibly revealing and very entertaining to listen to. you guys did a great job with this season and can’t wait until the next one comes out!

NolanGuy ,

Well worth your time

This is a very well put together podcast. Colin keeps you engaged with excellent storytelling and great humor. He has a knack for picking out interesting things to share with his listeners. I was left wanting more by the end of the season.

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