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Feb 23, 2022
Our overnight romance with dating apps
Play • 26 min
Swipe through the modern phenomenon of app-based romance. Featuring VidaSelect CEO Scott Valdez, and a true story about a San Francisco Grindr-hookup that sparked a relationship.
Hosted & Produced by
Christopher J. Beale
and Josh Taylor
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The bizarre tradition of New Year’s resolutions
Why do we make New Year’s Resolutions? You’ll discover that this tradition has evolved over time. In this episode, Christopher Beale and Josh Taylor dive into the history of New Year’s resolutions, Auld Lang Syne, Methodist watch night services and popping champagne! Plus, our guest Peter Fenton (Author of Abandon All Hope) shares a personal story of a family tragedy that changed the way he lives, and the way he makes resolutions. - To support our work, join us on Patreon.
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Other People's Kids
An Unpacked bonus featuring an announcement about the future of the podcast, and Christopher is at California's Great America with a short story about how the pandemic changed one person's approach to the job they love. - Thanks to California's Great America, Alaina Duffield, KALW, Lisa Morehouse, Abukar Adan, and Josh Taylor. - Follow us on Twitch!