The Bean Pot, a Podcast by Adam Drinkwater, a transplanted Pennsylvanian who made his home in the very deep American Southeast. An Ambassador, of sorts, for cultural understanding. His existential journey of self-reflection, and personal growth has led him to go further and dig deeper through the art of conversation.
Emily Blejwas: The Story of Alabama in Fourteen Foods
Hello everyone, and welcome back to Season two of the Bean Pot. I’m thrilled to be able to continue this journey for another season, and excited to explore several new topics that will, hopefully, help us all to see our world from new perspectives. My...
Dr. Jay Valentine: Philosophy, Buddhism, and Pandemics
Dr. Jay Valentine is my special guest for this Season 1 bonus episode. He is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Troy University, and an expert in Buddhism, eastern religions, meditation, and philosophy. We recorded this episode just as Alabama...
Dr. Aaron Hagler: Middle East History, Israeli–Palestinian Conflicts, and Peace Process
Dr. Aaron Hagler discusses the long, complicated history of the Middle East, and the events that have lead to the modern tensions that we see in that region today.
Dr. Govind Menon: Black Holes, Plastics, and STEM
Dr. Govind Menon is the Director of the School of Science and Technology at Troy University
Stephen Stetson: Beyond Coal
Stephen Stetson, with the Sierra Club, discusses retiring coal-fired power plants, and bringing clean energy and green jobs to the Southeast.
Tori Lee Averett: The Importance of the Arts
Tori Lee Averett joins me to discuss her humble beginnings in rural Alabama, and her love of the Arts.
Troy, Alabama Folks Should Subscribe
Podcasts are an excellent medium when traditional local media outlets are unwilling to produce content that is relevant to our community. Adam is an excellent conversationalist and I highly recommend subscribing.
A high quality listening experience!
Really interesting guests, and I love Adam’s sexy voice.