48 episodes

A podcast about place and belonging hosted by Jacob Titus and Dustin Mix from South Bend, Indiana.

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A podcast about place and belonging hosted by Jacob Titus and Dustin Mix from South Bend, Indiana.

    48 - The Brain Lair Is an Independent Bookstore on a Mission

    48 - The Brain Lair Is an Independent Bookstore on a Mission

    This week we welcome Kathy Burnette to the podcast. Kathy is the owner of The Brain Lair, a bookstore in South Bend focused on developing empathy and building community with inclusive books. The store was recently included in The Oprah Magazine's "125...

    • 1 hr 44 min
    47 - South Bend on Protest

    47 - South Bend on Protest

    One year since the murder of Eric Logan and just weeks since the murder of George Floyd, our city is in the streets calling for justice.This week, we listen to these calls at the largest protest of the month in downtown South Bend. It occurred on the...

    • 32 min
    46 - Jenny Casas Is a Reporter on Purpose

    46 - Jenny Casas Is a Reporter on Purpose

    This week we welcome Jenny Casas to the podcast. Jenny is a reporter for New York Public Radio’s Narrative Unit. She is New York based, via Chicago, where she reported on and produced season one of The City, USA Today's first narrative podcast about a...

    • 1 hr 27 min
    45 - South Bend Is Leaning on Chuck Fry

    45 - South Bend Is Leaning on Chuck Fry

    This week, we podcast remotely with our friend and collaborator Chuck Fry, who is fresh off the release of his new hit video "South Bend, Lean on Me."In this conversation we discuss Chuck's road to South Bend, how he learned to tell stories, why he got...

    • 3 hr 7 min
    44 - We Say Belonging Forty-One Times with Jason Miller

    44 - We Say Belonging Forty-One Times with Jason Miller

    On this forty-fourth episode, we record remotely for the first time and are joined by Jason Miller for a long conversation about the state of belonging amid the pandemic.New episodes will release every other Wednesday.Jason Miller is a resident of South...

    • 3 hr 16 min
    43 - Chasing Smokestacks, South Carolina Day 3

    43 - Chasing Smokestacks, South Carolina Day 3

    Welcome to the third episode of our series documenting our Kickstarter-funded trip to South Carolina.On this episode, Jacob and Dustin are joined by Maria Gibbs and John Garry to reflect on a Saturday in Greenville, South Carolina where we were...

    • 1 hr 31 min

Customer Reviews

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15 Ratings

15 Ratings

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Every South Bend resident should be listening. These are the stories of the people and places driving the city’s resurgence. The podcast expertly weaves together the past, present, and future of South Bend and each episode manages to entertain, inform, and inspire all at once.

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