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People are at their most interesting when talking about what they love in life. Join comedian and storyteller, Jax Barker, as she delves into the passions of her fascinating (and fascinated) guests and the delightful, bizare and sometimes obscure passions that inspire them.

Pop of Passion Jax Barker

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 11 Ratings

People are at their most interesting when talking about what they love in life. Join comedian and storyteller, Jax Barker, as she delves into the passions of her fascinating (and fascinated) guests and the delightful, bizare and sometimes obscure passions that inspire them.

    S2Ep2 Dina Nina on The Divine Feminine

    S2Ep2 Dina Nina on The Divine Feminine

    Today on PoP I’m chatting with transgender stand up comedian, speaker and actor Dina Nina who is talking about her passion: THE DIVINE FEMININE!
    My Passion Plug goes out to producer Christine Ferrera. She has a Patreon where you can support her work as a comedian, storyteller and video artist. She is an artist, comedian and writer. She merges performance art and stand-up comedy to create singular, bizarre and often absurdist work that challenges social hierarchies with a gut-punch of truth. 
    Visit https://www.patreon.com/christineferrera to sign up to support a brilliant artist. 
    Dina’s passion plug is her podcast I Love Funny Women and her friend/co-host Lalita Dee!
    Be sure to follow Dina Nina on Twitter and Instagram @DinaNinaXO and on her website https://dinanina.com/ 
    Our theme music is Forestview by @thehustlemusic
    Produced by Christine Ferrera at @thelincolnlodge

    • 56 min
    S2Ep1 Brian J Moylan on GIFT WRAPPING

    S2Ep1 Brian J Moylan on GIFT WRAPPING

    Today on the season 2 premier episode of PoP I’m chatting with president and founder of the Real Housewives Institute, writer, podcaster and New York Times best selling author Brian J Moylan who is talking about his passion: GIFT WRAPPING!Jax’s passion plug goes out to her friend Louie. Louie is in the film The Christmas Pitch available to stream now! Louie would also like to plug Assata’s Daughters (“AD”), a Black woman-led, young person-directed organization rooted in the Black Radical Tradition. AD organizes young Black people in Chicago by providing them with political education, leadership development, mentorship, and revolutionary services. Please visit https://www.assatasdaughters.org/ to learn how to get involved and donate if you’re able.Brian’s Passion Plug is New York’s Ali Forney Center. Their mission is to protect LGBTQ+ young people from the harms of homelessness and empower them with the tools needed to live independently. You can find out more information & donate if you’re able herehttps://www.aliforneycenter.org/about-us
    You can purchase Brian's book The Housewives: The Real Story Behind The Real Housewives here  https://static.macmillan.com/static/fib/the-housewives/Our theme music is Forestview by @thehustlemusicProduced by Christine Ferrera at @thelincolnlodge
     

    • 33 min
    Episode 15- Brock Wilbur

    Episode 15- Brock Wilbur

    Today on the Season 1 finale of PoP I’m chatting with journalist, Standup, podcaster, writer of books, video games and films Brock Wilbur who is talking about his passion: INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM!! 
    Jax’s passion plug is Haymarket Books — a radical, independent, nonprofit book publisher based in Chicago, a project of the Center for Economic Research and Social Change. Check them out today and learn something! 
    Brock’s Passion Plug is his podcast Caring Into The Void! You can find Caring Into The Void anywhere you get podcasts. Be sure to listen, share, and subscribe to get your weekly dose of positivity.  
    Our theme music is Forestview by The Hustle 
    Produced by Christine Ferrera at The Lincoln Lodge
    Please follow and share on social:
    https://www.instagram.com/popofpassion/
    https://twitter.com/PopOfPassion
    https://www.facebook.com/popofpassion 

    • 33 min
    Episode 14- T. Kyle MacMahon

    Episode 14- T. Kyle MacMahon

    Join host, Jax Barker, as she talks to content creator, editor & producer of the podcast Legends Only. His work includes American Idol, The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, Watch What Happens Live!, HBO, Saturday Night Live, YouTube Originals, Bravo, A&E Networks, and The X Factor. Please welcome T. Kyle who is talking about his passion: ENTERTAINING!
    Jax forgot to get say her passion plug at the time but would love you to donate (if you’re able) to Texas Abortion Funds. https://secure.actblue.com/donate/txfunds
    T. Kyle’s Passion Plug is his podcasts Legends Only and It’s Britney Bitch. Be sure to listen, share, like and subscribe to both. He’d love you to check out 4Ocean, a non profit committed to ending the ocean plastic crisis. You can learn how to get involved at https://www.4ocean.com/
    Our theme music is Forestview by The Hustle 
    Produced by Christine Ferrera at The Lincoln Lodge
    Please follow and share on social:
    https://www.instagram.com/popofpassion/
    https://twitter.com/PopOfPassion
    https://www.facebook.com/popofpassion

    • 26 min
    Episode 13- Kevin T Porter

    Episode 13- Kevin T Porter

    Join host Jax Barker as she talks to a comedian, writer, podcast producer, and let’s just face it, A GOOD TIME, the host and producer of the Good Christian Fun podcast, the Maisel Goys podcast, the Gilmore Guys podcast, and Inside Voices —Kevin T Porter (@kevintporter) about his passions: BAKING AND MUSIC!
    Jax’s Passion Plug is The Nation's Longest Running Independent Comedy Showcase and the home of this very podcast—The Lincoln Lodge! Follow them on social media, stop by a show or if you’re able make a donation to this Not For Profit to help fund the future of comedy!  www.thelincolnlodge.com/donation
    Kevin’s Passion Plug is a neighborhood-level movement responding to homelessness in a proactive, compassionate, and effective way—SELAH Neighborhood Homeless Coalition. You can learn how to get involved, volunteer or donate if you’re able at www.selahnhc.org . Kevin would like to remind you to get involved in your own neighborhood. 
    Our theme music is Forestview by The Hustle 
    Produced by Christine Ferrera at The Lincoln Lodge
    Please follow and share on social:
    https://www.instagram.com/popofpassion/
    https://twitter.com/PopOfPassion
    https://www.facebook.com/popofpassion

    • 41 min
    Episode 12- Brittany Spanos

    Episode 12- Brittany Spanos

    Join host Jax Barker as she talks to Senior writer at Rolling Stone and host of the podcast Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums-Brittany Spanos about her passion: STANDING OUT!
    Jax’s Passion Plug goes out to Patron Jane Hynes who’s passion plug is the 2021 Metro Chicago Heart Walk Digital Experience.
    This year, Jane Hynes is joining the American Heart Association’s Executives with Heart to lead the way creating a healthier Chicagoland. You can get involved or donate at the link below:https://www2.heart.org/site/TR?fr_id=5854&pg=personal&px=2835835

    Brittany’s Passion Plug is Loveland Therapy Fund. Loveland provides financial assistance to Black women and girls nationally seeking therapy. You can learn how to get involved or donate herehttps://thelovelandfoundation.org/loveland-therapy-fund/
    Our theme music is Forestview by The Hustle
    Produced by Christine Ferrera at The Lincoln Lodge 
    Please follow and share on social:
    https://www.instagram.com/popofpassion/
    https://twitter.com/PopOfPassion
    https://www.facebook.com/popofpassion

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

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Jax

Amazing 👏🏻 Jaclyn has such an authentic voice and an amazing interviewer. Love this for her and anyone listening! All the feels 💜

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Inspiring and Entertaining Show!

Each episode gives listeners a glimpse into the lives of a variety of talented and successful individuals. Jax brings out the best in her guests with genuine questions that get to the heart of what makes them tick. The show will leave you wanting to pursue that hobby you’ve had floating around your head for years.

Renting Rick ,

In the words of Rose Abdoo…

Jax “brings it all together perfectly”. This podcast is funny, thoughtful, vulnerable - it’s captures a broad-spectrum of interests! The variety of guests plus Jaclyn’s perfect one liners and compassionate questions make every episode exciting and welcoming! You must listen!

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