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Get your brash and playful insights into behavior, systems and institutions. Come and embrace our encroaching apocalypse with Shift Orion’s Good Morning Mayberry where we’ll dig deep and dissect intersectional nuances of the complex situations you’re facing every day.

Life is wild. We have to take the wheel back from Jesus since the boy cannot drive in thongs, and he's from before cars. Come on.

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Good Morning Mayberry Good Morning Mayberry

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.0 • 6 Ratings

Get your brash and playful insights into behavior, systems and institutions. Come and embrace our encroaching apocalypse with Shift Orion’s Good Morning Mayberry where we’ll dig deep and dissect intersectional nuances of the complex situations you’re facing every day.

Life is wild. We have to take the wheel back from Jesus since the boy cannot drive in thongs, and he's from before cars. Come on.

Become a monthly patron at patreon.com/GoodMorningMayberry

    (Audio Only) Doing The Most w/ Auntie Boy

    (Audio Only) Doing The Most w/ Auntie Boy

    Welcome back, Mayberry! Your good ol host Shift is here with Auntie Boy, the most contrast, hyper masc/femme, elevated and deep, up and coming rapper from the LA area you. 
    This is the Audio Only Version of this episode. To watch the video version, go to Good Morning Mayberry YouTube.

     
    This conversation is all pearls, cardigans, and lap cats while Shift asks what in the actual f**k went down to manifest this cottagecore musical masterpiece.
    After a special appearance from Auntie Boy’s little kitty, Twissleton, you get to find out why these sicc genre jolting beats and lyrics exist. 
    We out here talking bout weird ideas, people trying to make us watch Dr. Who, and the multitudes we all contain.
    The jive is hawt on production, collaboration, sharing, and life lessons learned through music and talks about perfectionism as an obstacle to success and happiness.
    Auntie Boy shares his creative process for writing and beat production. 
    Shift shares how his drum teacher taught him to find solutions by making loud mistakes. 
    Auntie talks about his song release party at Violet 7 Studios. Spoiler alert, Shift went and is still obsessed with Echos dropping a surprise that may or may not be edited into the end of this episode.
    Sit in with your boys, Shift and Auntie, as they appreciate the art of crafting your weirdness into a homing beacon to attract things and people into your life.
    It’s giving Celine Dion. It’s giving Matisyahu. It’s giving lit version of gramma’s house.
    It’s raining flowers! hallelujah. Come join Shift as he meets the beautiful and brilliant Auntie Boy!
     
    Follow Auntie Boy on
    IG @auntie.boy 
    TT @auntieboy 
    auntieboy.com free stems!!
    @auntieboy on youtube and soundcloud
     
    Also check out Auntie Boy’s collaborators and friends
    @i.am.omri
    @awaynotfound
    @echosofficial
    @greymusic
     
    Now. Go listen to the Meryl Streep EP!

    • 40 min
    Hit Em High w/ Amy Dee

    Hit Em High w/ Amy Dee

    Let’s time travel back to January 29, 2023, with the glorious gem, Amy Dee, who came to stand by Shift as he firmly defends his reputation with the truth.
    Some liars have threatened Shift’s life and livelihood by targeting him with hundreds of triggered fanatics --- this story is very important.
    Learn about the timeline of Shift’s experience getting caught up in Eat Predators' messy “organization” after Alexa Nikolas started what may be the most selfish, inappropriate, and poorly managed book club that has ever existed outside of Yellowjackets season 1. 
    Amy Dee reminds us that the #metoo movement centralizes around Central Casting, and mentions how irrelevant people can be made relevant by connecting their names in articles to actually important, well-known people and events.
    Shift covers some anecdotal moments like how Alexa Nikolas' husband randomly left their baby alone with him... In a car... With the keys. And made Shift drive the baby around while he and Alexa Nikolas hung around taking pictures at a protest at Orange County School of the Arts with people like Nomi Abadi, Amanda Peters, and their partners. He also mentions how he was aggressively harassed by a police officer during the time they left him and their child alone. 
    Shift refers to the bizarre and mysterious exposé website, alexanikolas.net, and how far back some truly alarming accusations about Alexa Nikolas’ abuse of others goes. He also reviews how Melanie Veronica inserted her undeserved and erratic #freebritney clout to boost Alexa Nikolas’ lies.
    Tangentially, Shift highlights how long he's been working with media, culture, and movements with a story about taking care of Bella Eiko’s baby for 2 weeks in 2014 when Bella went to live stream the events in Ferguson just after Mike Brown was killed.
    Can Alexa Nikolas project a lie that shines brighter than who Shift really is?
    Can people play dumb while being smartasses?
    Can movements ever get their shit together?
    In all these questions and confusions… we know this much is true… liberal movement "leaders" tend to make themselves the Mean Girls in every room they’re in.
    And… Shift and Amy Dee are committed to facing any foe to help make society more trauma-informed and honest.
     
    How did Shift go from being called a “godsend” to being falsely accused of being a “stalker” by Alexa Nikolas and her husband, her mother, and her cultish fanatical “organization”?
    Let’s get into it.
     
    Hate us or love us? Call us and tell us at 415-343-4420.
     
    Also.... get ready for Amy Dee and Shift's upcoming podcast, Glitch Sesh! A media and culturally-informed history and society focusing on spiritual predators and power abusers who seek to serve themselves at the expense of society and the cultural ramifications and consequences and how social behavior contributes to the erosion of trust in the culture of American society in modern times.
    Season 1 is all about Britney Spears' circa 2004-2005.
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    [By the way, we aren’t breaking any laws, civil or criminal, by continuing to tell the truth.]

    • 53 min
    Barbiecore Gangbangers Gone Wild w Lapi

    Barbiecore Gangbangers Gone Wild w Lapi

    Lapi rushes in to update us on the new vile, fallacious smear/scare campaign being spun into tangled webs of lies that are constricting the #freebritney ecosystem. 
    Lapi points out the extreme danger that cult behavior in Eat Predators poses to survivors and allies. Shift points out how much of a waste of time it was for Lapi to try and come up with more respectful terms than “pink clown” to describe Melanie Veronica even after she tried to silence him from publicly addressing concerns about Michael Kane controlling Britney Spears’ business.
    How tragically meta that the Free Britney groupies are now getting their own following of fans. 
    Let’s connect some alleged dots.
    Melanie Veronica used to work with BJ from That Surprise Witness. BJ has routinely avoided addressing many key players surrounding Team Con. Melanie is now buddied up with Alexa Nikolas. Alexa, Melanie, and BJ all regularly silence engagement in critical discussion about their platforms' harmful impacts and have made concerted moves to manipulate Britney Spears' conservatorship case to vault their own platforms into greater visibility. Alexa, Melanie, and BJ have also all been suspected in several people's alleged opinions of behaving in ways that several people suspect to be in controlled opposition to freedom movements. And they’ve all received significant material and social rewards at the expense of activists and researchers they try to bully out of the movement. The growing list of false accusations Melanie and Alexa have publicly made against Shift includes uncharacteristic criminal and unethical acts… all because they don’t want you to hear our episode about The Real & True Origin Story Of Eat Predators w/ Caeli Higgins and Kay Brown.
    You could check it out. Or maybe you should just shield your eyes and ears from the truth since these pretty little gals don’t want you to know what’s in there.
    Get the real timeline of events to clarify confusion and alleviate public fear that Alexa Nikolas conjured up with her bizarre, alarmist tweets and “69 page open letter” (that Shift still hasn’t read yet as of the airing of this episode and) that (according to multiple lawyers, PR professionals, and literally random people just using basic common sense) should be removed and revised with the truth.
    Learn what malfeasance Haunted American Girl Dolls Meanie the Clown and Hellexa are up to.
    Melanie Veronica is running out of reasons to propel her fame on the inertia of Britney Spears' conservatorship case so it could make sense that she's trying to stay relevant by fabricating scary stories with deceitful, failed former child actor, Alexa Whattheactualfuckgurl Nikolas.
    Anyway… go listen to Lapi's new song as a palate cleanser when you're done getting updated on this shitshow.
    Always remember to never forget... follow, like, and rate us everywhere you listen!
    Follow Lapi
    Follow Good Morning Mayberry!
    GMM's YouTube -- Subscribe and like all our videos please!
    GMM's IG

    Credits: Shift Orion, producer/host, graphics
    Lapis Stone, guest
    Soundtrack:
    GMM Intro by Wonderful Glass Cage
    Everything Is Different Now by Wonderful Glass Cage
    (in no) Time (back soon 4 round 2) - remix - by Wonderful Glass Cage
    Question by Wonderful Glass Cage
    Tip your host on CashApp $iamshift
    About Sam Maloney and Warner Music Group sexual harassment and NDA abuse




    Lapis Stone is a writer, violinist, singer, songwriter, creative performance mentor, and world-class entertainer performing as LapiOnTheBeat. Lapi was formerly on the cast of Good Time Kids. After being signed twice, Lapi has evolved into an independent neon pop superstar.

    • 50 min
    The Currency of Truth + Trust in the Digital Age w/ christY

    The Currency of Truth + Trust in the Digital Age w/ christY

    What if you were allowed, even encouraged, to lie? If you’re learning about public communications from Professor Christine Warda, you might find yourself invited to lie… and possibly rewarded for lying if you do it well. 
    Let's explore some angles on information, misinformation, and disinformation.
    How can we make sound choices in a world riddled with competing opinions and conflicting narratives? Can we really know people through online interactions?  After Shift gets into how much he doesn’t get commercial holidays… briefly time-travel with christY back to 2011 when she was trying to hold teach-ins about what Occupy Oakland was really doing... and how she got the shakedown from law enforcement based on devious media warping their expectations. 
    This chat on ethical communications kinda gets into everything here… truth, lies, trust, the idea of what a "friend" is, human psychology, betrayal, social dynamics, pop culture, media, news, the unreliable narratives our memories can offer us, satire, influence, fear, derailed trains in East Palestine, Ohio... ruining television, conspiracy theories, our individual power, aliens (except not according to Biden’s White House)… but…
    You can leave your tin foil hat on the rack for this one. Shift and christY get this show back on the rails with a sobering look at perception and trust.
    Always remember to never forget... follow, like, and rate us everywhere you listen!
    Follow christY on Medium
    GMM's YouTube -- Subscribe and like all our videos please!
    GMM's IG

    Credits: Shift Orion, producer/host, graphics
    Christine Warda, guest
    Soundtrack:
    GMM Intro by Wonderful Glass Cage
    Everything Is Different Now by Wonderful Glass Cage
    (in no) Time (back soon 4 round 2) - remix - by Wonderful Glass Cage
    Question by Wonderful Glass Cage




    Christine Warda is a Communication Consultant & Educator with rich and innovative experience in professional training & coaching. She’s coached national champio debate teams and worked with a vast range of demographics in her private and academic offerings. 
    About Sam Maloney and Warner Music Group sexual harassment and NDA abuse

    • 57 min
    Belly of the Beast w/ Lapi Part 2

    Belly of the Beast w/ Lapi Part 2

    Lapi returns to discuss concerns about Alexa Nikolas hijacking the Eat Predators group from the seasoned survivor advocates, organizers only to wind up manipulating the #freeBritney movement for visibility and fame-chasing with Melanie Veronica. 
    Shift misquotes one of his favorite quotes --- then google checks himself. Lapi ponders on the ethics of big platforms weaponizing the Internet to attack people, then tears into callout culture and celebrity influence on fanbases. 
    Lapi describes being contacted by participants of #freeBritney who were reaching out to bully and guilt him into reporting posts on and blocking Shift’s personal and the Good Morning Mayberry Instagram accounts to suppress our reach in retaliation for us offering the episode we released with Kay Brown and Caeli Higgins a couple of weeks ago. 
    Lapi and Shift connect to discuss the alarming and disorienting distraction the hijacking of the Eat Predators "group" has become for ethics watchdogs, activists, advocates, and people who need us.
    Heads up! We talk about Melanie Veronica, who is — at the time of this recording — on both Shift and Lapi’s shit list… and also Melanie Carlson aka Mx_Defying, who is a leading entertainment business researcher specializing in Britney brands.
    Always remember to never forget... follow, like, and rate us everywhere you listen!
    Follow Lapi
    GMM's YouTube -- Subscribe and like all our videos please!
    GMM's IG

    Credits: Shift Orion, producer/host, graphics
    Lapis Stone, guest
    Soundtrack:
    GMM Intro by Wonderful Glass Cage
    Everything Is Different Now by Wonderful Glass Cage
    (in no) Time (back soon 4 round 2) - remix - by Wonderful Glass Cage
    Question by Wonderful Glass Cage




    Lapis Stone is a writer, violinist, singer, songwriter, creative performance mentor, and world-class entertainer performing as LapiOnTheBeat. Lapi was formerly on the cast of Good Time Kids. After being signed twice, Lapi has evolved into an independent neon pop superstar.
    About Sam Maloney and Warner Music Group sexual harassment and NDA abuse

    • 46 min
    Insistent Resistance w/ Jaden Young (from Eat Predators Book Club!!)

    Insistent Resistance w/ Jaden Young (from Eat Predators Book Club!!)

    Shift Orion hosts Jaden Young --- aka @y2remayne from Instagram! --- talking in his own bold and brilliant voice about how important it is to have morals and caution when reporting publicly on events and people as he deconstructs the impact and consequences of intentionally spreading false narratives with powerful platforms in attempts to sway public thought.
    Jaden talks in his own words about topics including but not limited to:
    TMZ Bam Margera Wendy Williams Wells Fargo lawsuits How Britney's fans can be used to make her life hell Alexa Nikolas and what the Eat Predators book club and Discord community she invited us into were like The humans behind the markets that brands and media seem to forget exist ... and how the same manipulation tactics lurk in both Hollywood and religious cults. Without any further adieu… Jaden Young (in his own voice). Raw and unedited. For an hour and 30 f*****g 6 minutes without counting my intro and outro commentary.
     
    [Update: We were informed that Jaden publicly posted that there was some type of confusing issue with Eat Predators book club involving a person called WILL. We are not sure what's going on here, as this is a developing story, but here is what Jaden posted to the public from his Instagram.]
     
     
     


     
     
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    Screenshots of Jaden's plight on GoodMorningMayberry.com!

    • 1 hr 58 min

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