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Hosted by Laura Cathcart Robbins, a writer and a recovery thriver and survivor, Laura found herself in an all too familiar position. In September 2018, she was the only black woman in the room at Brave Magic, a famed writer’s retreat. After it was over, she wrote about her “only one” experience in The Huffington Post and comments started flooding into her DM. These comments were from people from all races, ethnicities, creeds, and nationalities who had felt “othered”. Laura beautifully interviews a person about their Only One story each episode and addresses as many of those DM’s as possible in the process. In this podcast, you’ll hear raw, vulnerable accounts from people who are, like most of us, just eager to connect. Our hope is that The Only One In The Room will inspire a change of perspective in how we all see and hear each other’s stories. We want you to think twice before judging the person standing next to you at a party, in the pick-up line at school, or in a crowded subway car. This is a podcast for anyone who has ever felt alone in a room full of people – which is to say, that this podcast is for everyone.

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Only One In The Room Laura Cathcart Robbins

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 179 Ratings

Hosted by Laura Cathcart Robbins, a writer and a recovery thriver and survivor, Laura found herself in an all too familiar position. In September 2018, she was the only black woman in the room at Brave Magic, a famed writer’s retreat. After it was over, she wrote about her “only one” experience in The Huffington Post and comments started flooding into her DM. These comments were from people from all races, ethnicities, creeds, and nationalities who had felt “othered”. Laura beautifully interviews a person about their Only One story each episode and addresses as many of those DM’s as possible in the process. In this podcast, you’ll hear raw, vulnerable accounts from people who are, like most of us, just eager to connect. Our hope is that The Only One In The Room will inspire a change of perspective in how we all see and hear each other’s stories. We want you to think twice before judging the person standing next to you at a party, in the pick-up line at school, or in a crowded subway car. This is a podcast for anyone who has ever felt alone in a room full of people – which is to say, that this podcast is for everyone.

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    Reema Zaman is The Only Unseen Beauty

    Reema Zaman is The Only Unseen Beauty

    What if I told you that being ugly is not an aesthetic at all but an emotion? Reema Zaman, a woman who is actually very beautiful by societal standards, with a modeling and acting career, in addition to being a well-awarded writer, grew up ugly and unseen, dismissed even. But what does it really mean to be ugly? What does it really mean to be beautiful? And can you be both?  

    For More on Reema Zaman:
    Email - REEMA@REEMAZAMAN.COM 
    Website_ https://www.reemazaman.com 
    Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/reemazaman 
    LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/jodi-miller-a70a008/ 
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JodiMillercomic/ 
    X: https://twitter.com/reemazaman 
    Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/reema.zaman/ 
    Podcast - https://www.owltail.com/people/6fq1s-reema-zaman/appearances 
    Book- https://www.amazon.com/I-Am-Yours-Reema-Zaman/dp/1948705117

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    • 53 min
    Scott Talks to Laura House

    Scott Talks to Laura House

    When you look down at your hands, your thoughts probably don't lead you much further than the mundane. But what if you've never seen anyone who resembles you? Who has your nose or your laugh or even your sense of humor. Laura House, a renowned comedian, screenwriter on two Emmy award winning shows and a corporate meditation teacher, went through life admiring other children's ability to simply know where they came from. She grew up with a loving, caring and supportive family who she cherishes but what if you can change your only one story, from the adopted one to the one who finally sees not just her image but her smile and her stance reflected back at her 48 years later?  

    For More on Laura House:  
    Website_ Laura House  I
    nstagram:  https://www.instagram.com/imlaurahouse/ 
    LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/laura-house-8228a52/ 
    X:  Laura House (@imlaurahouse) / X (twitter.com)
    IMDB - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0396680/ 
    Stand up comedy - http://www.laurahouse.com/standup

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    • 14 min
    Laura House is The Only One Who Is Adopted

    Laura House is The Only One Who Is Adopted

    When you look down at your hands, your thoughts probably don't lead you much further than the mundane. But what if you've never seen anyone who resembles you? Who has your nose or your laugh or even your sense of humor. Laura House, a renowned comedian, screenwriter on two Emmy award winning shows and a corporate meditation teacher, went through life admiring other children's ability to simply know where they came from.  She grew up with a loving, caring and supportive family who she cherishes but what if you can change your only one story, from the adopted one to the one who finally sees not just her image but her smile and her stance reflected back at her 48 years later?  

    For More on Laura House:  
    Website_ Laura House  I
    nstagram:  https://www.instagram.com/imlaurahouse/ 
    LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/laura-house-8228a52/ 
    X:  Laura House (@imlaurahouse) / X (twitter.com)
    IMDB - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0396680/ 
    Stand up comedy - http://www.laurahouse.com/standup

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    • 50 min
    Scott Talks to Wisconsin Tiff

    Scott Talks to Wisconsin Tiff

    Wisconsin Tiff is an OnlyFans model who creates adult content online with older gentlemen. Laura opens the show by asking Tiff about her mother being murdered by her boyfriend when she was only 4 years old. This led her to be cared for by her single father who was not ready to take care of her and her brother.  

    Before becoming an OnlyFans model, Tiff was working at a school in the lunchroom when COVID hit. After losing her job, she began making online content and became an influencer. This, along with a split from her ex-husband, then led her to begin making adult content online.  

    Wisconsin Tiff explains how and why she got into making content with the specific demographic of older men. She explains the adult filming process and what a typical day is like for her when she’s working. She also goes on to explain how she got banned from a few nursing homes due to her line of work.  

    Before they wrap, Tiff tells Laura about having her own sense of agency, and appreciating the fact that she’s in total control of whatever she wants to do while not having to rely on a man for anything.  

    For More on Wisconsin Tiff:
    Email_ tiffany@wisconsintiffxxx.com
    Twitter_@wisconsintiff
    OnlyFans_@wisconsintiff
    Instagram_@wisconsintiff
    Fansly_@wisconsintiff





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    • 16 min
    Wisconsin Tiff is The Only One Who Has Sex with Senior Citizens For Free

    Wisconsin Tiff is The Only One Who Has Sex with Senior Citizens For Free

    Wisconsin Tiff is an OnlyFans model who creates adult content online with older gentlemen. Laura opens the show by asking Tiff about her mother being murdered by her boyfriend when she was only 4 years old. This led her to be cared for by her single father who was not ready to take care of her and her brother.  

    Before becoming an OnlyFans model, Tiff was working at a school in the lunchroom when COVID hit. After losing her job, she began making online content and became an influencer. This, along with a split from her ex-husband, then led her to begin making adult content online.  

    Wisconsin Tiff explains how and why she got into making content with the specific demographic of older men. She explains the adult filming process and what a typical day is like for her when she’s working. She also goes on to explain how she got banned from a few nursing homes due to her line of work.  

    Before they wrap, Tiff tells Laura about having her own sense of agency, and appreciating the fact that she’s in total control of whatever she wants to do while not having to rely on a man for anything.  

    For More on Wisconsin Tiff:
    Email_ tiffany@wisconsintiffxxx.com
    Twitter_@wisconsintiff
    OnlyFans_@wisconsintiff
    Instagram_@wisconsintiff
    Fansly_@wisconsintiff



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    • 47 min
    Scott Talks to Tanya Sam

    Scott Talks to Tanya Sam

    Tanya Sam is a Tech-savvy Businesswoman, Leader, Philanthropist, Wife and Fashionista living her best life in Atlanta, Georgia. She is the visionary founder and curator of the esteemed Tanya Time Book Club, a virtual community that celebrates literature and fosters intellectual growth. The book club selects thought-provoking books from various genres, providing members with vibrant discussions, intellectual stimulation, and shared reading experiences that expand their horizons.  

    As an expert in the Web3 and NFT space, Tanya educates and onboard individuals and corporations. She curates immersive onboarding events and delivers captivating speeches worldwide, inspiring audiences to embrace new technologies and solidifying her position as a prominent thought leader. Tanya hosts the influential Money Moves podcast  

    Additionally, Tanya founded The Ambition Fund, an investment company focused on supporting businesses founded by women and minority entrepreneurs.  In her role as Director of Partnerships at TechSquare Labs, Tanya mentors over 60 companies founded by women and minority entrepreneurs. She plays a vital role in helping these ventures reach their full potential and has made valuable investments in over 50 ventures, generating over $100 million in revenue.  

    Beyond business, Tanya captivated viewers as a cast member of The Real Housewives of Atlanta for three unforgettable seasons. She also serves as a board member of Kate's Club, providing unwavering support to children who have experienced the loss of a parent or sibling.      

    For More On Tanya:  

    LINKS: https://allmylinks.com/tanyasam  
    Website: www.tanyasam.com
    IG: @itstanyatime
    FB: @tanyasan
    Linkedin: tanyasam
    Podcast: Money Moves Podcast





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    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
179 Ratings

179 Ratings

nerdtak ,

Great podcast

I looked up this podcast after finishing Laura’s excellent memoir. The pod is just like the book: honest, vulnerable, full of warmth and heart.

MaggersNM ,

Better Living

Laura shares honest insights in balancing career, motherhood, recovery and being authentic self.

Nikky Kelley ,

Glad Scott shared

Just started listening but you’re doing a great job, not enough podcasts that are this good.

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