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Join us on ’The Walk The Line Podcast’ for inspiring and educational interviews with real people from all walks of life.
This podcast features in-depth conversations with entrepreneurs, artists, activists, and everyday individuals who share their personal stories, experiences, and unique perspectives.
So, take a walk with us and be inspired by the real stories, life lessons, and diverse journeys of real people from all walks of life.

The Walk The Line Podcast Ryan Walker

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 62 Ratings

Join us on ’The Walk The Line Podcast’ for inspiring and educational interviews with real people from all walks of life.
This podcast features in-depth conversations with entrepreneurs, artists, activists, and everyday individuals who share their personal stories, experiences, and unique perspectives.
So, take a walk with us and be inspired by the real stories, life lessons, and diverse journeys of real people from all walks of life.

    Humor and Honesty in the World of Women OBGYNs

    Humor and Honesty in the World of Women OBGYNs

    I am joined by Jenn and Natalie from the awesome podcast - Another Day Another Vagina
     
    Buckle up, laugh-lovers, for a rollercoaster ride of an episode where Super Bowl commercials meet the hearty haggis of Scotland, and beer blunders become the toast of the party! We're peeling back the curtain on our podcast's evolution and how we've crafted a space for women to chatter about the usually whispered, all while keeping you chuckling along the way. Whether it's a jaunt through the lighter side of our OBGYN lives or a candid take on the highs and lows of podcasting, we're here to keep it as real and relatable as your favourite well-worn hoodie.
    From the quirkiest karaoke picks to the 'Moms Gone Wild' escapades that'll have you in stitches, we're dishing out stories that'll stick with you like the remnants of a wild night out. As we chart our professional and personal landscapes, we'll reveal the mirth and mayhem that come with navigating women's health, and the unexpected camaraderie we've found among men and women alike in our growing audience. Plus, there's a sneak peek into the next season's brew, steeped with listener ideas and fresh voices to spice up the mix.
    Cap it all off with a romp through our travel anecdotes and the real-deal discussions about finding our place in the world – whether it's the serene allure of Greece or the fast pace of the U.S. Coasts. With a nod to our future plans and the promise of more enthralling guest encounters, this episode is your ticket to the behind-the-scenes banter and heart-warming hilarity that you've come to love. So grab those headphones, and let's embark on another chapter of unfettered fun and fearless conversation!
    Go listen to their show - https://www.youtube.com/@jennhermanADAV
     
    (0:00:05) - Real Stories on Walk the LineSuper Bowl commercials, Scottish cuisine, and candid discussions among women on taboo topics in our podcast.
    (0:05:14) - Podcast Success and Personal StoriesOur podcast explores the dual goals of entertaining and educating, feedback from listeners, and our dynamic partnership.
    (0:18:17) - OBGYN Women's HealthOBGYNs discuss misconceptions, daily realities, and personal impact of hosting a podcast, while reflecting on first season and upcoming second season.
    (0:30:46) - Podcast Guests and Ideas DiscussionEngaging audience on social media, controversial topics with guests, diverse panel for varied perspectives, and potential for future meetup.
    (0:35:08) - Favourites Places and Wild NightsGreece's beauty, settling down, East vs. West Coast lifestyles, tattoos, reliving youth, and the search for belonging.
    (0:41:02) - Drinking Stories and Karaoke PreferencesWhite man fantasy, moms mistaking heartburn for heart attacks, perils of cheap wine, and favourite karaoke choices.
    (0:49:25) - Finding and Promoting a PodcastOur podcast can be found on various platforms, with a focus on growing our YouTube presence and featuring standout episodes on strippers and tech deal breakers.
     
     

    • 50 min
    Crazy Dating Stories to Kickstart 2024: Gucci Fakes, FBI Impersonations, and Red Flags Galore!

    Crazy Dating Stories to Kickstart 2024: Gucci Fakes, FBI Impersonations, and Red Flags Galore!

    There's no better way to kick off 2024 than by swapping dating disaster stories, and let me tell you, I've got a doozy involving counterfeit Gucci and an FBI impersonation that'll make your jaw drop. My new producer Alex and I have been dying to share these tales with you, and we're starting the year with a hearty laugh at the absurdity of it all. From the nightmare of a date that thought my toe socks were a sign of witchcraft, to the eye-rolling moments of dates who can only talk about themselves, we're covering every cringe-inducing detail.
    Navigating the dating scene is like a game of minesweeper, except the mines are red flags and the game is your love life. We've all had our share of weirdos, but have you ever been on a date that made you question your very reality? That's the kind of stories we're bringing to the table—think Dance Dance Revolution showdowns and cursed convenience store totals. And because sharing is caring, I'm opening up the floor for you to share your personal encounters with bizarre dating red flags. It's like group therapy, but with more laughs and less awkward silence.
    As we close out our first episode of the year, we're not just leaving you with the echoes of our laughter. We know that the world of relationships can be as complex as it is comedic, so we're wrapping things up on a high note with some optimism and a reminder to prioritize self-care. Whether you're single, taken, or somewhere in between, remember to keep your spirits high and your red flag radar sharp. So, crank up the volume, share our podcast with your friends, and let's make 2024 the year we find the humour in the chaos of love.
     
    Support the channel visit - www.thewalkthelinepodcast.com
    Insta - ryanwalker_83
     
    Highlights
    0:03:18 - Funny Internet Horror Stories (80 Seconds)0:07:54 - Chemistry and Dodgy Situations (62 Seconds)0:19:41 - Dating (86 Seconds)0:26:23 - Deciphering a Troubled Relationship (81 Seconds)0:30:51 - The Importance of Communicating Red Flags (99 Seconds)0:36:41 - Online Dating Experiences, Positive and Humorous (58 Seconds)
     
     

    • 38 min
    The Hypocrisy of Politics: An Eye-opening Discourse

    The Hypocrisy of Politics: An Eye-opening Discourse

    The Hypocrisy of Politics: Barry’s Eye-opening Discourse
    Just as a magician at a carnival transformed my guest, Barry's life at the tender age of 10, prepare to be captivated by the magic of his story in our latest conversation. Witness the transformative power of personal connections, the courage to confront past mistakes, and the life-altering decision to exchange the concrete jungle of D.C. for the scenic serenity of Massachusetts. Barry takes us through his intriguing journey, showing us the remarkable impact of pivotal connections on our lives - swapping senators for grandkids and trading in power plays for backyard soirees.
    As we wander deeper into our conversation, we find ourselves at the crossroads of religion, politics, and hypocrisy. We scrutinize the divisive implications of the politicized abortion debate in America, take a hard look at the audacity it takes to stand up for one's beliefs, and contemplate the irony of hypocrisy. Barry shares with us the raw, unfiltered insights from his trilogy of books that echo his on-the-job experiences. In a sobering shift of topic, we turn our gaze towards the concerning trends in the appointment of Supreme Court justices, unmasking the unspoken connections between Republican donors and Supreme Court justices as divulged by former lobbyist, Rob Shank.
    Wrapping up our stimulating table talk, Barry impresses upon us the double-edged sword that is influential connections. We muse over a potential sequel to Barry's enlightening books and emphasize the difference made by those rare few who genuinely support you. As we ponder the worrying patterns in the Supreme Court justice appointments, we underscore the need to bravely champion the right thing in a congenial manner. As a fitting end, Barry takes us back to where it all started – his volunteer stint at a carnival magician, and we entertain the possibility of a second edition to his book series, underscoring the significance of influential connections. Be ready for an eye-opening discourse!
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    (0:00:01) - Personal Transformation and Shifting Beliefs(0:17:18) - Religion, Politics, and Hypocrisy(0:25:37) - Political Corruption and Supreme Court Justices(0:41:00) - Influential Connections and Movie Theater Woes(0:49:58) - Seriousness, Appreciation, and Working Together
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    • 51 min
    Unmasking the Silent Crisis: A Deep Dive into Mental Health and Suicide

    Unmasking the Silent Crisis: A Deep Dive into Mental Health and Suicide

    Our conversation with Misha, a passionate mental wellness advocate, takes us on a journey that is both heartrending and inspiring. She shares her transition from the entertainment industry into a world where she fights a daily battle against the stigma of mental health. We confront the terrifying rise in global suicide rates, the often unspoken struggles with depression, loneliness, and bullying, and the power of relationships and compassion in making a significant difference.
    Our dialogue takes a deeper look at the role of organizations like the Suicide Watch and Wellness Foundation in shining a light on mental health issues. We touch upon the generational gap in mental health attitudes, the destructive aftermath of bullying, and the potential harm of media exposure to young minds. By discussing these issues, we stress the urgent need for a societal shift in mindset towards mental health.
    In an emotionally charged conclusion, we discuss the role of therapy dogs in aiding veterans transition into civilian life. Misha shares a powerful story of an elderly veteran, whose life was touched by a simple act of kindness. As we touch upon the Israel-Palestine conflict and the mental health challenges that military service brings, Misha reiterates the power of small actions - a kind word, a moment of empathy, a question about someone's day - in making a world of difference.
    Join us as we navigate through these hard-hitting topics and remind ourselves of the shared humanity that binds us all.
    (0:00:01) - The Mental Wellness Crisis(0:07:13) - Mental Health Intervention and Suicide Prevention(0:20:09) - Nonprofit Organization and Mental Health Initiatives(0:27:45) - The Importance of Connection and Compassion(0:35:25) - Veterans, Therapy Dogs, and Furry Friends(0:47:38) - Israel-Palestine Conflict and Suicide Prevention
    Misha's Social Media/Links:


    Website: https://www.suicidewatchandwellnessfoundation.org/  


    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/suicidewatchwf  


    Twitter/X: https://twitter.com/SuicideWatchWF  


    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/suicidewatchandwellness/ 

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    • 50 min
    Cancel Culture Unmasked: Insights with Sean BW Barker on Cultural Theory and Justice Reform

    Cancel Culture Unmasked: Insights with Sean BW Barker on Cultural Theory and Justice Reform

    Cancel Culture Unmasked: Insights with Sean BW Barker on Cultural Theory and Justice Reform
    Ever pondered the intricate web of justice reform, media, and false allegations? Brace yourself for an enlightening ride with our guest, a dynamic artist now turned justice reform advocate. As we traverse his fascinating transition from the world of arts to the realm of justice reform, he unravels the dark side of the Me Too movement, the law, and the media's role in painting individuals as villains sans hard evidence. The conversation is a wake-up call to the damage inflicted on independent businesses and individuals nationwide due to unchecked defamation. 
    Our narrative takes a turn to dissect the convoluted world of identity politics and the Equality Act of 2010. The guest expounds on how this act has fostered a false campus rape epidemic and how the Me Too movement has been manipulated by the media as a tool for justice. The discussion shifts gears to Elon Musk's controversial profit-making methods and the volatility of the current media scene. As we continue, our guest underscores the immense need for open dialogue through platforms like podcasts, weighing in on the controversial Crown Prosecution Service's policy of 'believing the victim,' the ideological takeover of the criminal justice system, and the powerful ripple effect of the Me Too movement. 
    In our concluding act, the spotlight is on the urgency for criminal justice reform, empowering the innocent, and the pervasiveness of false accusations. The guest critiques the prevailing 'believe the victim' policy, outlining its perils. We also delve into the media's role in sensationalising stories, as exemplified by the Mason Greenwood case, and the ramifications of Britain's judicial independence in an interconnected world. Our conversation culminates with insights from Sean Parker, a steadfast advocate for the wrongly accused, reflecting on his work with the Association of Non-Lawyers in Litigation. Brace yourself, it's a journey worth taking.
    Thank you for joining us in this enlightening conversation with Sean BW Barker. Be sure to connect with Sean on https://empowerinnocent.wixsite.com/website, and stay tuned for more captivating discussions 
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    (0:00:13) - Justice Reform and Me Too MovementI discuss justice reform, Me Too movement, authorities and media demonizing people, and small-scale cases.
    (0:10:11) - Identity Politics and the Equality ActThe Equality Act of 2010, Operation Soteria, Me Too, Elon Musk's abuse, and media's Wild West are explored.
    (0:18:12) - Podcasts for Open CommunicationFalse accusations, 'believe the victim' policy, 'Me Too' movement, and restoring objectivity to the criminal justice system are discussed.
    (0:29:14) - Empowering the Innocent and Advocating JusticeCriminal justice reform, false accusations, media's role, judicial independence, culture, music, and stammering are discussed.
    (0:34:16) - Sean Parker on False Allegations and AdvocacyCriminal justice reform, giving a voice to the powerless, and Sean's work with the Association of Non-Lawyers in Litigation are discussed.

    • 35 min
    How To Be A Stand-up Comedian With Alfie Noakes

    How To Be A Stand-up Comedian With Alfie Noakes

    In this episode host Ryan sits down with comedy MC and former MTV and BBC talent, Alfie Noakes, to explore his fascinating journey in the world of entertainment. Join us as we dive deep into Alfie's career, the art of stand-up comedy, and how he's shaping the next generation of comedians through his coaching.
    **Episode Highlights:**
    Alfie Noakes shares his captivating journey from working in television for major companies like MTV and the BBC to becoming a successful stand-up comedian MC.
    Alfie's transition from an entertainment journalist to a comedian MC is an inspiring tale of chasing one's true passion.
    Alfie breaks down the fundamentals of stand-up comedy, providing valuable insights for aspiring comedians.
    Discusses the importance of timing, delivery, and crafting relatable material.
    Alfie regales us with stories of the celebrities he has worked with during his comedy career, giving us a glimpse into the backstage antics of the entertainment industry.
    Alfie's coaching course has paved the way for dozens of successful comedians. Learn about the secrets to their success and the impact of his mentorship.
    Real-life success stories from comedians who have thrived under Alfie's guidance.
    Alfie issues a challenge to host Ryan, putting his comedic skills to the test. Tune in to see if Ryan can rise to the occasion!
    This episode offers a behind-the-scenes look at the comedy world through the eyes of Alfie Noakes. Whether you're an aspiring comedian, a fan of stand-up comedy, or simply curious about the journey from television to comedy, this conversation is a must-listen. Join us next time for more laughs, insights, and inspiration!
    Catch-up with Alfie on the below links:
    https://www.wearefunnyproject.com/blog/open-mic-comedy-advice02082022
    https://linktr.ee/wearefunnyproject
       - Podcast, comedian, BBC, MTV, how to be a comedian, comedy coach, entertainment journalist, stand-up comedy, how to be successful.
     
     

    • 45 min

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Every man should listen to this episode!

Men’s Mental Health highlighted on July 16, 2023 is a must for every man. Matt Keenan tells a no-holds-barred story of his decent into a pit of depression, hopelessness, and suicidalilty. From here he found healing and later his mission to help other men.

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