501 episodes

A podcast about how we become who we are. Almost anything can seem normal. Are you sure you really want to know?

Ignorance Was Bliss Kate Wallinga

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.4 • 215 Ratings

A podcast about how we become who we are. Almost anything can seem normal. Are you sure you really want to know?

    498 -- Uncompromising -- a personal message and a conversation with Leela Sinha

    498 -- Uncompromising -- a personal message and a conversation with Leela Sinha

    This is a two-part episode: (1) a hard and raw update of the state of my life right now, and (2) a conversation with Leela Sinha, who persistently believes there are ways to make the world a better place event when I'm whimpering in a corner.

    Guest: Leela Sinha, https://intensivesinstitute.com/

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    Art: Laura Eccott
    Music: Jake Pierle -- https://jakepierle.bandcamp.com/

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    Ignorance Was Bliss online: https://linktr.ee/iwbpodcast

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    Sponsor: Komuso Design (code bliss15 for 15% off)

    • 1 hr 34 min
    Update

    Update

    Health, and the lack thereof, have not been kind to the podcast.

    • 1 min
    497 -- Putting Together the Puzzle -- with Gary Edgington

    497 -- Putting Together the Puzzle -- with Gary Edgington

    When you have a lifetime's worth of experience in the criminal justice and military, you've accumulated some stories. Some are never to be told, due to privacy or intensity or just the inability to speak the words. Others are shifted into fiction, to give space to say what you need to say without quite as many roadblocks...

    Guest: Gary Edgington, https://garyedgingtonauthor.com/

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    Promo: OctoberPod Christmas Ghost Story (drops 25 December 2023)
    Disclaimer: Alicia
    Music: Jake Pierle -- https://jakepierle.bandcamp.com/

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    Ignorance Was Bliss online: https://linktr.ee/iwbpodcast

    Sponsor: Bath By Bex (code CBDkate for 25% off)
    Sponsor: Komuso Design (code bliss15 for 15% off)
    Sponsor: Horrific Hope Film Festival 2024 (code bliss24 for 15% off submission)

    • 1 hr 3 min
    496 -- Connection and Hibernation

    496 -- Connection and Hibernation

    Just an update on where I've been and expressing my fervent hopes that I'll be able to return to some version of normal within the foreseeable future...

    • 4 min
    495 -- Context and Connections -- with Barbara Ann Mojica

    495 -- Context and Connections -- with Barbara Ann Mojica

    Lots of us went through school thinking of history as just a series of facts to memorize for the test... but it actually matters on a greater scale, and kids are fully able to understand that.

    Guest: Barbara Ann Mojica
    Books: Amazon page

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    Promo: Madison on the Air
    Disclaimer: Kennedy Phillips
    Music: Jake Pierle -- https://jakepierle.bandcamp.com/

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    Ignorance Was Bliss online: https://linktr.ee/iwbpodcast

    Sponsor: Bath By Bex (code CBDkate for 25% off)
    Sponsor: Komuso Design (code bliss15 for 15% off)
    Sponsor: Horrific Hope Film Festival 2024 (code bliss24 for 15% off submission)

    • 54 min
    494 -- Producer -- with Reena Friedman Watts

    494 -- Producer -- with Reena Friedman Watts

    Being a producer -- one who creates, brings about, makes available -- could mean any number of things, even within the slice of life called podcasting and pop culture.

    Guest: Reena Friedman Watts, Better Call Daddy podcast

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    Promo: Blood Rose Island (novel) by Amy Koto
    Disclaimer: Bex, Tu Tía Bruja
    Art: Kim Erwin
    Music: Jake Pierle -- https://jakepierle.bandcamp.com/

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    Ignorance Was Bliss online: https://linktr.ee/iwbpodcast

    Sponsor: Bath By Bex (code CBDkate for 25% off)
    Sponsor: Komuso Design (code bliss15 for 15% off)
    Sponsor: Horrific Hope Film Festival 2024 (code bliss24 for 15% off submission)

    • 1 hr 10 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
215 Ratings

215 Ratings

@RKWeblog ,

Transformative conversations!

Transformative conversations. Talking with Kate just makes you smarter! It is no wonder her podcast inspires. Ignorance was bliss? Love that thought.

grapplingmatt ,

Unique in all the right ways

Kate brings her real self to the microphone and brings the best out of her guests. By showing real interest in people from all different backgrounds, she sparks some really worthwhile conversations that never feel canned. There’s a reason she’s had such a long run in the pod scene, as you’ll discover if you give it a listen.

Boreas22! ,

Always

I love Kate! Always look forward to episodes and always learn and grow❤️

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