Water Cooler Talk Podcast

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The Pursuit Of Satisfaction w/ Caroline Skoog

Joined by guest host Caroline Skoog (25:27), Adam and Caroline discuss Jenny Slate’s decision to step down from the character of Missy on ‘Big Mouth’ (04:20) and if the pursuit of satisfaction is more important than the pursuit of happiness (33:20). Corrections (62:38). Enjoy!

 

Learn more about Caroline’s charity of choice, The Shift Cooperative. “The Strategy Helping Initiative for Teens is a nonprofit organization providing emergency relief to underserved communities and youth in the Twin Cities.”

 

[News Story]

 

Jenny Slate Exits ‘Big Mouth’: “Black Characters Should Be Played By Black People”

 

A Nobel Prize-Winning Psychologist Says Most People Don’t Really Want To Be Happy

 

[Episode Links]

 

Caroline Skoog (www.Instagram.com/SkooglyMoogly)

 

Our Website (www.WaterCoolerTalkPod.com)

 

Artwork (www.Kohney.com)

Medication Harm w/ Mika Pollack

Joined by special guest host Mika Pollack, executive director at Safest Drug (23:47), Adam and Mika discuss how illegal prescription drugs are being found in brain boosting supplements (01:40) and if medical tourism is the answer to rising prescription drug prices in the US (33:03). Corrections (59:20). Enjoy!

 

Learn more about Mika's organization, Safest Drug. "Safest Drug is a nonprofit working to end medication injuries and deaths in America by making sure the medication experience is safer for millions."

 

[News Stories]

 

Study Finds Russian Prescription Drugs Hiding In “Brain Boosting” Supplements

 

To Fight High Drug Prices, Utah Will Pay Public Employees To Go Fill Prescriptions In Mexico

 

[Episode Links]

 

Safest Drug (www.SafestDrug.org)

 

Our Website (www.WaterCoolerTalkPod.com)

 

Artwork (www.Kohney.com)

News Desert w/ Bianca Nkwonta

Joined by special guest host Bianca Nkwonta (25:29), Adam and Bianca discuss if a lottery system of electing officials could replace the electoral college (02:56) and how paywalls are allowing conservative media to win the journalism wars (37:24). Corrections (64:05) Enjoy!

 

Learn more about Bianca’s Charity of Choice, Project Protect. “Project Protect provides financial, medical and legal resources during and after #EndSARS protests.”

 

[News Stories]

 

Let’s Get Rid Of Elections And Choose Our Political Leaders By Lottery

 

Liberals Are Losing The Journalism Wars

 

[Episode Links]

 

Bianca Nkwonta (www.Instagram.com/BiancaNkwonta)

 

Our Website (www.WaterCoolerTalkPod.com)

 

Artwork (www.Kohney.com)

Olè Apology w/ Abby Tornquist

Joined by special guest host Abby Tornquist (15:51), Adam and Abby discuss potential consequences to littering in National Parks (02:33) and the social impact of “boys will be boys” (22:07). Corrections (45:53). Enjoy!

 

Learn more about Abby’s Charity of Choice, the Loveland Foundation. “Loveland Foundation is committed to showing up for communities of color in unique and powerful ways, with a particular focus on Black women and girls.”

 

[News Stories]

 

Thai National Park Sends Rubbish Back To Tourists

 

The Unending Influence Of “Boys Will Be Boys”

 

[Episode Links]

 

Abby Tornquist (www.Instagram.com/AbbyTornquist)

 

Our Website (www.WaterCoolerTalkPod.com)

 

Artwork (www.Kohney.com)

Shut Up And Dribble w/ Cecil Harris

Joined by special guest host Cecil Harris (for a 2nd time) (24:38), Adam and Cecil discuss the University of Georgia’s decision to support football over on-campus voting (07:49) and why the NBA ratings have continued to decline throughout the years (38:59). Corrections (68:10). Enjoy!

 

Learn more about Cecil’s Charity of Choice, Services for the UnderServed. “Services for the UnderServed (S:US) envisions a city where everyone has a roof over their head, is healthy, productive and can enjoy the social connections that create a life of purpose.”

 

[News Stories]

 

University Of Georgia To Allow Football -- But Not In-Person Voting -- This Fall

 

NBA Playoff Ratings Slip As Fans Grumble That League Has Become “Too Political”

 

[Episode Links]

 

Cecil Harris (www.CecilHarrisBooks.com)

 

Our Website (www.WaterCoolerTalkPod.com)

 

Artwork (www.Kohney.com)

Deepfake Education w/ Maria Ahlin

Joined by special guest host Maria Ahlin, founder of Changing Attitudes (27:07), Adam and Maria discuss the impact of Covid-19 on sex workers in Germany (02:57) and how deepfake technology has been altering mens relationships towards women (38:03). Corrections (62:46). Enjoy!

 

Learn more about Maria's organization, Changing Attitudes. "Changing Attitudes exists to eliminate all attitudes leading to sex-buying."

 

[News Stories]

 

Berlin Brothels Reopen After Lockdown, But No Sex Allowed

 

What Can You Do If Somebody Steals Your Face To Make A Pornographic Video?

 

[Episode Links]

 

Maria Ahlin (www.Instagram.com/AhlinMaria)

 

Our Website (www.WaterCoolerTalkPod.com)

 

Artwork (www.Kohney.com)

Nice Guys w/ Pretty Girl Pill Club

Joined by special guest hosts Sophie Collis and Rohnie Williams of Pretty Girl Pill Club Podcast (19:56); Adam, Sophie and Rohnie discuss healthy and unhealthy ways to communicate with an ex (06:54) and how being too nice in a relationship can be too much of a bad thing (24:37). No Corrections. Enjoy!

 

Learn more about Sophie and Rohnie’s Charity of Choice, Black Visions Collective. "BLVC is committed to a long term vision in which ALL Black lives not only matter, but are able to thrive. What we know to be true in order to create this world is that oppressed people, especially Black people, need to build collective power in order to create systems transformation.”

 

[News Stories]

 

Teenager Breaks Into Jail To Save Relationship With Girlfriend

 

Woman Seeks Divorce As Husband “Doesn’t Fight” With Her, Says He Loves Her “Too Much”

 

[Episode Links]

 

Pretty Girl Pill Club (www.PGPCPod.com)

 

Our Website (www.WaterCoolerTalkPod.com)

 

Artwork (www.Kohney.com)

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