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Wait, You What? Is the podcast that explores people’s surprising stories of struggle, lived experience and self discovery.  Sometimes in life, shit happens that’ll catch you off guard - and when it does, it’s how you respond to it that’s defining. Each episode, host Erica Mallett gently asks the big questions to a new guest. How do you come to terms with your sneezing fetish? How do you forgive yourself for compulsively lying to someone you love? How can making people like you help save the world? When your brain injury causes you to lose your entire personality, how do you rebuild it?  Wait, You What? Is about the uniqueness of people’s stories, but also the ubiquitous things that connect us all to the same human experience; love, resilience, change, fear, shame and togetherness.

 

Wait, You What‪?‬ Erica Mallett

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Wait, You What? Is the podcast that explores people’s surprising stories of struggle, lived experience and self discovery.  Sometimes in life, shit happens that’ll catch you off guard - and when it does, it’s how you respond to it that’s defining. Each episode, host Erica Mallett gently asks the big questions to a new guest. How do you come to terms with your sneezing fetish? How do you forgive yourself for compulsively lying to someone you love? How can making people like you help save the world? When your brain injury causes you to lose your entire personality, how do you rebuild it?  Wait, You What? Is about the uniqueness of people’s stories, but also the ubiquitous things that connect us all to the same human experience; love, resilience, change, fear, shame and togetherness.

 

    I Created The Dothraki Language From Game Of Thrones

    I Created The Dothraki Language From Game Of Thrones

    David J. Peterson has constructed entire languages for TV shows and movies such as Thor: The Dark World, The Witcher, Doctor Strange, The 100 and of course Game Of Thrones. 

    So how did Dwight Schrute from the TV show The Office help write a little Dothraki? What do Australian Eshays have to do with ancient Latin? Who are the best and worst actors at speaking Dothraki and Valyrian, and how on earth do you go about building an entire language?

    Find David here: https://dedalvs.com/

    And here: https://artoflanguageinvention.com/

    Say hello to me!: https://www.instagram.com/erica_mallett/?hl=en

     

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    • 23 min
    Rulla Kelly-Mansell On: Having A Survivor Mentality

    Rulla Kelly-Mansell On: Having A Survivor Mentality

    Rulla Kelly-Mansell is a State League football player, charity founder, Tasmanian Aboriginal of the Year 2020, musician, content maker and cancer survivor. 

    Life has thrown more than a fair share of challenges his way. So how has Rulla’s mindset helped him through? And how did writing a letter to himself help him through his cancer treatment?

    Find Rulla here: https://www.instagram.com/rullamusicofficial/?hl=en
    Rulla's song Black Swan: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=07lBoKWM7rw
    Special thanks to Horrorshow for their song Note To Self: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OwpGjwsA9-s

    Say hello to me!: https://www.instagram.com/erica_mallett/?hl=en



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    • 28 min
    A Bomb Disposal Technician On: Dealing With Stress Under Pressure

    A Bomb Disposal Technician On: Dealing With Stress Under Pressure

    Have you been feeling stressed lately? Like you're under a lot of pressure? Overcome with fear and worry?

    Chris Hunter is a motivational speaker, author and bomb disposal technician. As someone who diffuses live bombs for a living, his ability to deal with stress under pressure is the difference between life and death.

    So how did Chris train himself to be mentally calm and clear in even the most nail-biting scenarios? And can he help us learn to be the same?

    You can read Chris's books here: https://www.penguin.com.au/authors/chris-hunter

    Chris's Twitter: https://twitter.com/chrishunter1001?lang=en

    Contact Erica: @erica_mallett on instagram

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    • 29 min
    Someone Living With Crohn's Disease On: Not Having A Butthole

    Someone Living With Crohn's Disease On: Not Having A Butthole

    I'm guessing you don't think about your butthole all that much, do you? It does its thing, you do yours.

    Well, 27 year old Emma can't say the same. After years spent suffering from Crohn's disease, hers had to be removed.

    So what's it like living without a butthole? And how do you heal in the face of a medical system that won't listen?

    CW: this episode discusses all things butts - in depth. If that's not your thing, pick another episode!







    Read more from Emma: https://emma-chapple.medium.com/

    Erica's Instagram: @erica_mallett

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    • 26 min
    A Hostage Negotiator On: How To Be More Persuasive

    A Hostage Negotiator On: How To Be More Persuasive

    Whether you’re negotiating with terrorists, or with your partner about what you’ll have for dinner, the underlying tools and principles of negotiation are much the same. So how can we put hostage negotiation tactics into practice to be more persuasive in our every day lives?

    • 28 min
    An Ex Bloods Gang Member On: Conflict Resolution

    An Ex Bloods Gang Member On: Conflict Resolution

    For 27 years, Skipp Townsend was a member of The Bloods. He'd run into conflict everywhere, and it was the kind of conflict that could cost you your life.

    • 31 min

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WagnerKoop ,

Awesome pod!

Really enjoying this one episode in, incredibly well produced and the subject matter seems super interesting for ep1 and the incoming ep2.

Excited for more!

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