73 episodes

Join Creator Host Drew accompanied by Host GQ Nesto navigate the comfortable and not so comfortable topics we all discuss in the ever so packed van pools or family gatherings. Drew, the neutral grounded (cubicle professional) in almost everything aims for peaceful resolution and alternative insight while GQ Nesto (The Renaissance Man) seeks aggressive results, with little to no flexibility in his thoughts. This is a show of differences with an end state of resolution and where no topic of discussion is off limits.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 157 Ratings

Join Creator Host Drew accompanied by Host GQ Nesto navigate the comfortable and not so comfortable topics we all discuss in the ever so packed van pools or family gatherings. Drew, the neutral grounded (cubicle professional) in almost everything aims for peaceful resolution and alternative insight while GQ Nesto (The Renaissance Man) seeks aggressive results, with little to no flexibility in his thoughts. This is a show of differences with an end state of resolution and where no topic of discussion is off limits.

    Is Tattooing The Right Career For You | A conversation with Dame Arte

    Is Tattooing The Right Career For You | A conversation with Dame Arte

    What we discovered about tattooing while speaking with Los Angeles Based Tattoo Artist Dame Arte @dame.arte

    following subjects:
    -How to get started in tattooing
    - Steps to obtain Tattoo Licensing and permits
    - How to tattoo different skin types

    video markers:
    2:20 - Dame's Intro
    11:00 - Dame on perfecting her style of tattooing
    15:30 - Tattooing under Anesthesia
    27:00 - Bucket List Tattoo

    Guest's Info:
    Guest: Dame Arte
    Instagram: @dame.arte

    We’re speaking with tattoo artist Dame Arte about choosing tattooing as a career choice that began at 16 years old.

    Explore our other video content here on YouTube where you'll find more on what we discovered about humor and the margins, along with relevant social media links.

    website: {https://optionforward.com/}
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/optionforwardpodcast
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/option_forward/

    Don't miss this opportunity to learn from Dame Arte on her journey to becoming an industry legend.

    Please feel free to leave a comment below and let me know if there's anything else I can do to assist you with.
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    • 1 hr 12 min
    Gang, Prison, Description and Facts

    Gang, Prison, Description and Facts

    What we discovered about the Los Angeles prison system from the first time the cell doors lock to the time they open for final release. In this episode, we're speaking with a PIRU gang member about his challenges while incarcerated and those he'll face now that he's home.

    following subjects:
    Grief and Gratitude
    Reintegration into society
    Mental Health
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    • 58 min
    Awareness and wisdom a conversation with Dr. Clarence George III

    Awareness and wisdom a conversation with Dr. Clarence George III

    We’re speaking with Dr. Clarence George III, Assistant Professor of the Ethnic Studies Department, California State University, Sacramento about African African-centered pedagogies.
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    Don't miss this opportunity to learn from Dr. Clarence George III about African-centered pedagogies
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    • 1 hr 13 min
    A journey for individuality

    A journey for individuality

    Joining Drew and GQ Nesto is Miss European Continental 2022, Mina Jay to discuss her journey from Iran the effects of cultural restrictions on creativity the launching of her very own fashion line "Mina Jay". Check out our episodes every Thursday and for more guest or host information visit our website.
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    • 43 min
    Communication through movement

    Communication through movement

    Drew and GQ Nesto sit down with life coach/choreographer Kim Mantsur to discuss her decision to leave Israel to pursue her dreams in America for dance and how being uncomfortable allowed her to grow.
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    • 36 min
    Design and Brand Identity

    Design and Brand Identity

    Joining us in the studio is LoAmmi Magazine Executive Editor Mr. Adar. We're discussing the importance of authenticity and establishing a creative standard in fashion and art. The future of LoAmmi Magazine and so much more. Tune in every Thursday and to view this episode subscribe to our youtube channel.
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    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

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157 Ratings

157 Ratings

Nolan etggrg ,

A beacon of intelligent discourse

In the crowded space of social podcasts, Option Forward shines as a beacon of intelligent discourse. The hosts tackle relevant issues with a refreshing blend of wit and wisdom, making it a go-to for anyone craving thoughtful conversations.

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Great information

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