Interview with Esther Armah, Creator of The Spin [Episode 20]

Adela interviews Esther Armah, creator of The Spin podcast and radio show. Podcast Brunch Club featured an episode of The Spin on the Common Ground podcast playlist. The episode featured was entitled, “Fashion Forum Africa Part 2” and in the episode, Esther Armah chats with two guests, Nana Ekua Brew Hammond and Dr. Tanisha Ford. They start by tackling the sensitive discussion about whether African Americans are “appropriating” African fashion. They then take the listeners on a journey about how cultural exchange happens through fashion and how fashion is an expression of belonging.

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Common Ground [Episode 18]

Adela, Sara, and Christine from the PBC chapter in Houston share their thoughts on the episodes from the podcast playlist on Common Ground. In the “What We’re Listening To” segment, Sara and Adela chat about comedy podcasts. Continue reading

Interview with Our Americana Creator, Josh Hallmark [Episode 17]

Sara sits down to interview Josh Hallmark, the creator behind the Our Americana podcast. They talk about how Josh’s motivation to create the podcast came from a desire to break down molds and stereotypes that he himself has. They also dig deep into the episode featured on the Podcast Brunch Club playlist this month, ”Greensburg, Kansas”. Other episodes from Our Americana that Josh recommends we listen to if we want to continue to explore the theme of Common Ground are “Mount Horeb, Wisconsin” and “Morgantown, West Virginia.” Finally, Josh gives us a little sneak peek into the upcoming episodes we can expect form Our Americana. Josh also works on a number of other podcasts/podcast projects: #2PodsADay (indie podcast discovery project); Playlist (music podcast); Karen & Ellen Letters (comedy podcast); and True Crime Bullsh** (true crime podcast).

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Water [Episode 15]

Adela, Sara, and Natalie from the PBC chapter in Cape Town all weigh in with their feedback on the episodes from the podcast playlist on Water. Then, in the “What We’re Listening To” segment, Sara and Adela go down the true crime rabbit hole.

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Adoption [Episode 13]

This month Adela and Sara talk about the Adoption podcast playlist and then go off on a tangent to talk about Sara’s recent article on lady-led podcast in honor of International Women’s Day. Continue reading