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Husband & Wife, Michae and Quintell discuss audiobook narration and their lives as lovers, parents and business owners. They specialize in working with Black authors and bringing soul to their words.

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Husband & Wife, Michae and Quintell discuss audiobook narration and their lives as lovers, parents and business owners. They specialize in working with Black authors and bringing soul to their words.

    Episode 24 - Season 1 Finale

    Episode 24 - Season 1 Finale

    We are wrapping up this season and next year we will be back with video podcasts. We will still have audio on this platform but you can see our lovely faces on YouTube!

    Check out John Hargrave’s books on Crypto, they’re great!

    People don’t let lack of quality scare them from putting their work out there…

    Excellence is irrelevant if you’re on the sidelines

    New season of Star Trek Discovery is out!!!

    Its difficult to do work, even when its work you want to do. Well, getting the work started is the hard part

    The Sun makes things difficult…

    Tips for starting a podcast
    - Plan your shows as far in advance as possible
    - Have fun and be honest
    - A treated space is better than high end gear
    - Know how to use your gear
    - Good editing does wonders for your show
    - Stay away from copyright music in your show
    - Be unique and stay in your lane

    People like a hero’s journey

    Firehouse’s cherry limeade is amazing!!!

    What happened to KFC?

    Olive Garden, issa no for us

    Firehouse or Publix? Leave a comment

    A meatball sub is not a real sub

    Greatness is built on top of failure

    Michae is going to do standup next year

    Hamilton reference

    Every business should have a commercial

    See y'all next year!!

    • 41 min
    Episode 23 - Doing the Job pt 1

    Episode 23 - Doing the Job pt 1

    Ep 23

    In this episode, Michae and Quintell cover:
    - PG today is not the same PG from when we were kids
    - F bomb quota and rules
    - Our Marvel film double standard
    - The latest Mortal Kombat film
    - Excellence vs. overdoing
    - Knowing when to do less
    - Michae bores Quintell talking about stock options
    - Cornbread dressing innovation
    - We hear commercials differently now
    - Working rituals
    - Drying Clothes

    • 22 min
    Episode 22 - Commercial Work

    Episode 22 - Commercial Work

    In this episode the Ghostreaders discuss:
    - Creating commercials
    - Washing vs. Shampoo
    - Quintell’s dance choreography skills
    - Streamlining work
    - Getting it right ‘in camera’ vs. ‘fixing it in post’
    - Ghostreaders on Clubhouse
    - Tarballs
    - When your professional skill set jumps into your personal life
    - The 'Newscaster' sound
    - Quintell was on the news team in elementary school
    - The whole last 2 minutes is shameless self promotion

    • 43 min
    Episode 21 - Its Been a Long Time (The Gum Episode)

    Episode 21 - Its Been a Long Time (The Gum Episode)

    We’ve been absent from these podcast streets for a while! Today Michae & Quintell talk about:
    - Why we haven’t done a show in a while
    - Their business structure
    - Ways to keep our children quiet
    - Excitement about being empty nesters from 9am - 2pm
    - Having multiple kids vs. 1 kid
    - The real reason why we even have a podcast
    - You should have a podcast too!!
    - We have a thing for Nicolas Cage
    - Video is on the way!!!
    - Quintell is reading ‘Medical Apartheid’
    - Michae is reading ‘How Not to Be Wrong’
    - Warning! Michae & Quintell talk about gum for about 7 -8 minutes (an unreasonably long period of time to be discussing gum and the talk about something else and then circle back to gum!!!!) Its really only 5 minutes but that’s still too long
    - …and they sing the Big Red theme song
    - We promise to have a show for y’all weekly
    - Plans for the show going forward
    - One last gum story before we go
    - How many pieces of small gum make up a normal sized piece of gum?
    - Vintage gum

    • 36 min
    Couch Conversations Ep 2 - This is Us

    Couch Conversations Ep 2 - This is Us

    After watching This is Us, Michae and Quintell talk about parenting and life as a parent, hiring movers and dessert.

    • 24 min
    Couch Convos Ep 1 - Harriett

    Couch Convos Ep 1 - Harriett

    Michae and Quintell give their perspective on Harriett

    • 24 min

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