Genuine Chit-Chat

GENUINE CHIT-CHAT  |  Podcast , ±1 hr 02 min episodes every 1 week  | 
A weekly podcast hosted by Mike Burton - "Honest Conversations With Interesting People". Every podcast is about something different with a different guest, ranging from musicians to travellers, to those suffering with mental illnesses, talking about movies, sex, hobbies, morals, politics and much more! Mike & his friend Josh also do a mini-series called "Science, But Simple" where they explain everyday science in an easy-to-digest manner, these episodes are released every few months so be sure to check those out too!

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19
JAN

#78 Pt 1 – A Healthy Level Of Scepticism: Paranormal Experiences, Collecting Artefacts, Donkey Balls & The ODDentity Podcast With Janine Mercer

This week brings the first chat with a fellow podcaster of 2020 – Mike speaks with Janine Mercer of the ODDentity Podcast & the upcoming podcast The Vanishing Hitchhiker!
In part 1 of their chat, Mike & Janine talk about collecting artefacts, Janine then tells a few brilliant tales of her past (including one of exploring a mine and one about donkey balls) and discusses some paranormal experiences she’s encountered & how perception can affect them. Fears & phobias is then discussed which leads into discussions on pandemics, germs, swine flu & much more!
Part 2 of their chat will be available next Sunday where their delve into the macabre continues with health & finite living, dealing with death, people passing down stories which moves into a discussion on the difference between urban legends & folklore before ending with horror movies & special effects - so be sure to tune in for that!
The ODDentity Podcast - Corvus Review
Last week, Mike & his girlfriend Megan chatted with Alex Hart for a movie chat - Disney live-action remakes, Alfred Hitchcock movies and favourite childhood movies are all discussed, as well as a spoiler-free discussion on Joker, a general discussion on sequels, general love & appreciation for Paul Rudd, the burden of fame is mentioned as well as a discussion about the movies of 2019 that they’ve all seen!
In case you missed it, Mike collaborated with Scott, Chris & Dave of the 20th Century Geek, Comics In Motion & VHS Strikes Back podcasts for an instalment in the Journey To The Rise Of Skywalker podcast collaboration – check the other podcasts for the Star Wars prequel & sequel discussions and keep an eye out for the Episode IX review!
Promo by Which Murderer
Genuine Chit-Chat is a part of the Brit Pod Scene, so be sure to check out the other members of the family as well as the BPS podcast – www.britpodscene.com
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You can also email us at GenuineChitChat@outlook.com with any reviews, comments or suggestions.
12
JAN

#77 Pt 2 – 2019 Movie Roundup: Movie Sequels, Too Much Fame & Appreciating Paul Rudd With Alex Hart

For the second part of first episode of 2020, Mike is joined by returning guest & movie buff, Alex Hart for a full round-up of movies from the last year as well as many others (also joined by the self-proclaimed co-host Megan)!
This week, their movie chat continues with a spoiler-free discussion on Joker and why they do not believe a sequel would work well, followed by a general discussion on sequels, a short talk on superhero movies, general love & appreciation for Paul Rudd is brought up along with celebrities who are supposedly a pain to work with, the burden of fame is mentioned and then the last half of the show is show a round-up of some movies of 2019 that hadn’t yet been discussed, including Toy Story 4, IT Chapter Two, Fighting With My Family, Zombieland 2 and more!
In part 1 Alex chatted with Megan & Mike about a few things (such as hiking) before delving into the full movie discussion where a great many movies are discussed and there are *NO SPOILERS* within this chat so it’s a great way to add a few new films to your watch-lists! Disney live-action remakes, Alfred Hitchcock movies and favourite childhood movies are all discussed, also at the end of part 1 Mike & Alex talk about the 2009 Watchmen movie and how it compares to the graphic novel & new series.
In the last episode of GCC, Mike & Megan chat with Ciara & Nick for a tangentical chat with a huge matter of random things discussed, including Nick’s solo show, why Nick & Ciara started a podcast, censorship, Michael Jackson’s child Blanket, Nick’s identity crisis, Robbie Williams & Take That, Disney films, some issues that come from Nick & Megan being teachers, how Megan & Nick met, music taste in general, intellectual property and much more nonsense!
In case you missed it, Mike collaborated with Scott, Chris & Dave of the 20th Century Geek, Comics In Motion & VHS Strikes Back podcasts for an instalment in the Journey To The Rise Of Skywalker podcast collaboration – check the other podcasts for the Star Wars prequel & sequel discussions and keep an eye out for the Episode IX review!
Promo by Comics In Motion
Genuine Chit-Chat is a part of the Brit Pod Scene, so be sure to check out the other members of the family as well as the BPS podcast – ...
05
JAN

#77 Pt 1 – Spoiler-Free 2019 Movie Roundup: Live-Action Remakes, Movie Music & Watchmen With Alex Hart

For the first episode of 2020, Mike is joined by returning guest & movie buff, Alex Hart for a full round-up of movies from the last year as well as many others (also joined by the self-proclaimed co-host Megan)!
In part 1 Alex chats with Megan & Mike about a few things (such as hiking) before delving into the full movie discussion where a great many movies are discussed and there are *NO SPOILERS* within this chat so it’s a great way to add a few new films to your watch-lists! Disney live-action remakes, Alfred Hitchcock movies and favourite childhood movies are all discussed, also at the end of part 1 Mike & Alex talk about the 2009 Watchmen movie and how it compares to the graphic novel & new series.
Part 2 will be out next week for a continuation on the movie chat!
Many of the movies discussed across both parts include Cats, Joker, Toy Story 4, Avengers Endgame & the other marvel movies, IT Chapter Two, The Irishman, Fighting With My Family, How To Train Your Dragon The Hidden World and Zombieland 2!
In the last episode of GCC, Mike & Megan chat with Ciara & Nick for a tangentical chat with a huge matter of random things discussed, including Nick’s solo show, why Nick & Ciara started a podcast, censorship, Michael Jackson’s child Blanket, Nick’s identity crisis, Robbie Williams & Take That, Disney films, some issues that come from Nick & Megan being teachers, how Megan & Nick met, music taste in general, intellectual property and much more nonsense!
In case you missed it, Mike collaborated with Scott, Chris & Dave of the 20th Century Geek, Comics In Motion & VHS Strikes Back podcasts for an instalment in the Journey To The Rise Of Skywalker podcast collaboration – check the other podcasts for the Star Wars prequel & sequel discussions and keep an eye out for the Episode IX review!
Promo by the Games My Mom Found podcast
Genuine Chit-Chat is a part of the Brit Pod Scene, so be sure to check out the other members of the family as well as the BPS podcast – www.britpodscene.com
Instagram – Twitter – Facebook – YouTube – Stitcher - Podbean - Spotify
You can also email us at GenuineChitChat@outlook.com with any reviews, comments or suggestions.
22
DEC
2019

#76 Pt 2 – ASMR Is Bad Podcast Etiquette: Teacher Problems, Music Taste & Plenty Of Nonsense With Nick & Ciara

This week Mike is once again joined by Nick & Ciara of the This Is The Best Thing podcast (also joined by Mike’s girlfriend and self-proclaimed co-host, Megan), to talk about their show as well as hundreds of other tangents & ramblings – this is definitely a show for the sillier members of the audience!
In this week’s part, the four’s tangentical chat starts with a discussion on boybands continues with a talk on Disney films, why Nick started two podcasts, Ciara’s & Mike’s time on YouTube when they were younger, some issues that come from being a teacher, how Megan got into being a teacher and how she met Nick, Frankie Valli & Rick Astley are discussed followed by a longer discussion of music taste in general, intellectual property and much more nonsense!
In case you missed last week, in part 1 of their chat they discuss a huge matter of random things, but in brief; West Side Story-style clicking in schools was discussed (as both Nick & Megan are teachers), Nick’s solo show, why Nick & Ciara started a podcast as well as what it’s all about, censorship in Eminem lyrics, Michael Jackson’s child Blanket, Nick’s identity crisis followed by his dislike of Love Actually, favourite Christmas movies, Robbie Williams & Take That, Kanye West’s Jesus Is King merchandise, favourite restaurants, eating badly and many other topics!
Link To Nick & Ciara’s Show - Link To Nick's Solo Show
In case you missed it, in the last episode of GCC, Mike collaborated with Scott, Chris & Dave of the 20th Century Geek, Comics In Motion & VHS Strikes Back podcasts for an instalment in the Journey To The Rise Of Skywalker! In part 1, they discuss Episodes 7 & 8 (The Force Awakens & The Last Jedi), regarding plot details, characters, how they compare to the previous 6 movies in the Skywalker Saga, which of the two movies they each prefer, some of the best & worst parts of the new trilogy and more! In part 2 they speculate on what they believe is to come in Episode IX including “Bendemption”, how Palpatine will be involved, what will happen to Leia, Rey and much more!
Promo by The One Where Show
Genuine Chit-Chat is a part of the Brit Pod Scene, so be sure to check out the other members of the family as well as the BPS podcast – www.britpodscene.com
Instagram – Twitter – Facebook – YouTube – Stitcher - Podbean - ...
15
DEC
2019

#76 Pt 1 – “This Is The Best Thing”: Christmas Movies, Identity Crisis & Michael Jackson’s Blanket With Nick & Ciara

This week Mike is joined by Nick & Ciara of the This Is The Best Thing podcast (also joined by Mike’s girlfriend and self-proclaimed co-host, Megan), to talk about their show as well as hundreds of other tangents & ramblings – this is definitely a show for the sillier members of the audience!
Part 1 of their chat they discuss a huge matter of random things, but in brief; West Side Story-style clicking in schools was discussed (as both Nick & Megan are teachers), Nick’s solo show, why Nick & Ciara started a podcast as well as what it’s all about, censorship in Eminem lyrics, Michael Jackson’s child Blanket, Nick’s identity crisis followed by his dislike of Love Actually, favourite Christmas movies, Robbie Williams & Take That, Kanye West’s Jesus Is King merchandise, favourite restaurants, eating badly and so much more!
In part 2, the four’s tangentical chat continues with a talk on Disney films, Ciara’s & Mike’s youth on YouTube, the issues of being a teacher, how Megan got into being a teacher, Frankie Valli’s impact on music followed by a longer discussion on music & music taste in general, intellectual property and much more nonsense, so if you liked this week, be sure to tune in next week!
Link To Nick & Ciara’s Show - Link To Nick's Solo Show
In case you missed it, in the last episode of GCC, Mike collaborated with Scott, Chris & Dave of the 20th Century Geek, Comics In Motion & VHS Strikes Back podcasts for an instalment in the Journey To The Rise Of Skywalker! In part 1, they discuss Episodes 7 & 8 (The Force Awakens & The Last Jedi), regarding plot details, characters, how they compare to the previous 6 movies in the Skywalker Saga, which of the two movies they each prefer, some of the best & worst parts of the new trilogy and more! In part 2 they speculate on what they believe is to come in Episode IX including “Bendemption”, how Palpatine will be involved, what will happen to Leia, Rey and much more!
Promo by Just Conversations Podcast
Genuine Chit-Chat is a part of the Brit Pod Scene, so be sure to check out the other members of the family as well as the BPS podcast – www.britpodscene.com
Instagram – Twitter – Facebook – YouTube – Stitcher - Podbean - Spotify
You can also email us at GenuineChitChat@outlook.com with any reviews, comments or suggestions.
08
DEC
2019

#75 Pt 2 – Star Wars Sequel Discussion: Episode IX Speculation With 20th Century Geek, Comics In Motion & VHS Strikes Back

For Genuine Chit-Chat’s 2-parter 75th episode, Mike is joined by Scott of the 20th Century Geek podcast and Chris & Dave from the Comics In Motion & VHS Strikes Back podcasts for a collaborative special for the build up to The Rise Of Skywalker. An in-depth look at A New Hope can be found on both Comics In Motion & VHS Strikes Back’s feeds while our collective thoughts on the original & prequel trilogies will both be on 20th Century Geek’s feed in the coming days.
This week, part 2 brings the guys speculating on what they believe is to come in Episode IX including “Bendemption” (if Kylo Ren will return to the light), how Palpatine will be involved, what will happen to Leia, Rey and much more! As well as speculation they talk about what they hope to find in the movie, how they think it’ll compare to the previous movies both in and out of the sequel trilogy, lightsaber battles, crazy theories and enough laughs to shake the hair off a bantha!The sith’s “rule of two”, what Count Dooku was up to around Phantom Menace and if there are good prequels for any movie series out there are all also discussed briefly within this chat!
Last week, in part 1, the four podcasters discuss their thoughts on Episodes 7 & 8 (The Force Awakens & The Last Jedi), regarding plot details, characters, how they compare to the previous 6 movies in the Skywalker Saga, which of the two movies they each prefer, some of the best & worst parts of the new trilogy and many more things! There will be major spoilers for both The Force Awakens & The Last Jedi, so be sure to watch those if you haven’t already!
Comics In Motion - 20th Century Geek - VHS Strikes Back
Chris & Dave have also appeared on GCC before, episode #63 where they talk about their many current & ex-podcasts, their time in a band, aging 80s movies and so much more, so if you liked this, be sure to check out that too!
Mike also appears on #75 of Comics In Motion’s podcast for a review of Dredd (2012) so make sure you listen to that and then subscribe to CIM as they’re brilliant!
In case you missed it, in the last episode of GCC, Mike spoke with traveller, author and positive thinker; Adam De Collibus for a discussion about his ...
01
DEC
2019

#75 Pt 1 –Star Wars Sequel Discussion: Episodes VII & VIII With 20th Century Geek, Comics In Motion & VHS Strikes Back

For Genuine Chit-Chat’s 75th episode, Mike is joined by Scott of the 20th Century Geek podcast and Chris & Dave from the Comics In Motion & VHS Strikes Back podcasts for a collaborative special for the build up to The Rise Of Skywalker. An in-depth look at A New Hope can be found on both Comics In Motion & VHS Strikes Back’s feeds while our collective thoughts on the original & prequel trilogies will be on 20th Century Geek’s feed in the coming days.
In this chat in particular, the four of them discuss their thoughts on Episodes 7 & 8 (The Force Awakens & The Last Jedi), regarding plot details, characters, how they compare to the previous 6 movies in the Skywalker Saga, which of the two movies they each prefer, some of the best & worst parts of the new trilogy and many more things! There will be major spoilers for both The Force Awakens & The Last Jedi, so be sure to watch those if you haven’t already!
Next week part 2 will be released where the guys speculate on what they believe is to come in Episode IX including “Bendemption” (if Kylo Ren will return to the light), how Palpatine will be involved, what will happen to Leia, Rey and much more! As well as speculation they talk about what they hope to find in the movie, how they think it’ll compare to the previous movies both in and out of the sequel trilogy, lightsaber battles, crazy theories and enough laughs to shake the hair off a bantha!
Comics In Motion - 20th Century Geek - VHS Strikes Back
Chris & Dave have also appeared on GCC before, episode #63 where they talk about their many current & ex-podcasts, their time in a band, aging 80s movies and so much more, so if you liked this, be sure to check out that too!Mike also appears on #75 of Comics In Motion’s podcast for a review of Dredd (2012) so make sure you listen to that and then subscribe to CIM as they’re brilliant!
In case you missed it, in the last episode of GCC, Mike spoke with traveller, author and positive thinker; Adam De Collibus for a discussion about his new book Caravan, his travels around the world, the importance of perspective and more! In a bit more detail, Mike & Adam discussed interacting with people from different countries & cultures, ...
24
NOV
2019

#74 Pt 2 – “Enjoy The Unenjoyable”: Impactful Literature, Stoicism & A Positive Outlook With Adam De Collibus

This week Mike once again joined by traveller, author and positive thinker; Adam De Collibus for a discussion about his new book Caravan, his travels around the world, the importance of perspective and much more!
This episode is part 2 where you can hear Mike & Adam discussing Adam’s future as an author and some of Adam’s literary influences, before a brief talk on movies including (Tarantino & Taika Waititi), pushing through adversities to achieve goals, the value of being empathetic, the importance of exercise & self-care, not allowing others to ruin your day and many other topics which will definitely peak your interest!
In case you missed part 1 of their chat, Mike & Adam discussed a great many things including interacting with people from different countries & cultures, why Adam decided to write a book and his love of storytelling, Adam’s writing process and love of reading, how writing short stories is different from novels, Adam & Mike’s mutual love of history, the importance of having a reasonable perspective in all walks of life and much more, so go back for that if you haven’t heard it!
Adam's Website - Third Lion Stories- Adam's Book Caravan - IG: @Adam_DeCollibus
Mike also guested on The Brave Files to speak about how his dad passing away when he was 19 changed his character, so if you enjoyed episode 24 of GCC, you’re sure to like this too
In case you missed it, in the last episode of GCC, Mike spoke with his girlfriend Megan about a great many things! They spoke about their new pet tortoise before discussing their love of their new coffee machine and the recent love of espresso after a trip to Italy to see Megan’s family, before they discuss Spongebob and other kids TV shows which links onto Megan’s job as a teacher of 11-16 year olds. The conversation then leads onto retaliating to bullies, the churches Mike & Megan saw while in Italy along with Megan’s involvement in “God Squad”, plus Mike & Megan reminisce about hymns, memories from pre-school, the movie Joker (with no spoilers mentioned) as well as Warwick Davis in Star Wars. They also talk about horror films, how they met, their thoughts on oversharing relationships on social media, online dating & much more, so be sure to go back and listen to that if you haven’t already!
Promo by the Casual Birder Podcast
Genuine Chit-Chat is a part of ...
17
NOV
2019

#74 Pt 1 – Feel What The Reader Will Feel: Historical Fiction, Worldwide Travel, Caravan & Exercising Empathy With Adam De Collibus

This week Mike is joined by traveller, author and positive thinker; Adam De Collibus for a discussion about his new book Caravan, his travels around the world, the importance of perspective and much more!
In part 1 of their chat, Mike & Adam discuss a great many things including interacting with people from different countries & cultures, why Adam decided to write a book and his love of storytelling, Adam’s writing process and love of reading, how writing short stories is different from novels, Adam & Mike’s mutual love of history, the importance of having a reasonable perspective in all walks of life and much more!
Part 2 will be out next week and you can look forward to Mike & Adam discussing Adam’s future as an author and some of Adam’s literary influences before a brief talk on movies including (Tarantino & Taika Waititi), pushing through adversities to achieve goals, the value of being empathetic, the importance of exercise & self-care, not allowing others to ruin your day and many other topics to be sure to tune in for that!
Adam's Website - Third Lion Stories- Adam's Book Caravan - IG: @Adam_DeCollibus
Mike also guested on The Brave Files to speak about how his dad passing away when he was 19 changed his character, so if you enjoyed episode 24 of GCC, you’re sure to like this too
In case you missed it, in the last episode of GCC, Mike spoke with his girlfriend Megan about a great many things! They spoke about their new pet tortoise before discussing their love of their new coffee machine and the recent love of espresso after a trip to Italy to see Megan’s family, before they discuss Spongebob and other kids TV shows which links onto Megan’s job as a teacher of 11-16 year olds. The conversation then leads onto retaliating to bullies, the churches Mike & Megan saw while in Italy along with Megan’s involvement in “God Squad”, plus Mike & Megan reminisce about hymns, memories from pre-school, the movie Joker (with no spoilers mentioned) as well as Warwick Davis in Star Wars. They also talk about horror films, how they met, their thoughts on oversharing relationships on social media, online dating & much more, so be sure to go back and listen to that if you haven’t already!
Promo by Real Life Real Crime Podcast
Genuine Chit-Chat is a part of the Brit Pod Scene, so be sure ...
10
NOV
2019

#73 Pt 2 – Doing Yoga With Yoda: Singing Hymns, Talking Movies & Oversharing On Social Media With Megan Gritti

This week Mike is once again joined by his girlfriend Megan Gritti for a chilled out discussion about a many great things including movies, how they met, childhood, religion and much more!
In the second part of their chat, Mike & Megan reminisce about hymns, including one called “The Harvest Song” from their time in Catholicism (Megan’s Italian family and Mike’s primary school), memories from pre-school, a quick talk on bees & honey farms, before discussing the movie Joker (with no spoilers mentioned) as well as Warwick Davis in Star Wars and after mentioning The Shining they talk about horror films including The Ritual & IT Chapter Two (also with no spoilers). Mike & Megan then talk about how they met, their thoughts on oversharing relationships on social media, what meeting people in clubs is like as well as online dating and much more!
In part 1 of their chat, they spoke about their new pet tortoise Wickette (female version of the ewok name Wicket from Star Wars) before discussing their new coffee machine and the recent love of espresso after a trip to Italy to see Megan’s family, before they discuss Spongebob Squarepants and other kids TV shows which links onto Megan’s job as a teacher of 11-16 year olds. The conversation then leads onto retaliating to bullies when younger, details of the churches Mike & Megan saw while in Italy as well as their stances on religion along with Megan’s involvement in “God Squad”, so be sure to check that out if you haven’t already listened!
Mike also guested on The Brave Files to speak about how his dad passing away when he was 19 changed his character, so if you enjoyed episode 24 of GCC, you’re sure to like this too!
In case you missed it, in the last episode of GCC, Mike spoke with Aidan Rosewell about his Days Of My Life & Room podcasts  as well as Aidan’s travels around India & his self-discovery, why he thinks he got into drugs and how they caused his life to spiral, before talking about how the legal & social stance on drugs often causes some of the problems they should be solving, including many of the stigmas surrounding drug-users & addicts, how legalisation or decriminalisation may be a viable option to prevent, Aidan’s stance on redemption, how his past helped him perceive certain issues better, the transitional phase our society is ...
03
NOV
2019

#73 Pt 1 – When You’re Teaching, You’re Acting: Drinking Espressos, Cartoon Network, God Squad & Italy With Megan Gritti

This week Mike is joined by his girlfriend Megan Gritti for a chilled out discussion about a many great things including movies, teaching, Italy and religion!
Their chat begins with talk of their new pet tortoise Wickette (female version of the ewok name Wicket from Star Wars) before discussing their new coffee machine and the recent love of espresso after a trip to Italy to see Megan’s family, before they discuss Spongebob Squarepants and other kids TV shows which links onto Megan’s job as a teacher of 11-16 year olds. The conversation then leads onto retaliating to bullies when younger, details of the churches Mike & Megan saw while in Italy as well as their stances on religion along with Megan’s involvement in “God Squad” and much more!In part 2 of their chat Mike & Megan reminisce about hymns from their time in Catholicism (Megan’s Italian family and Mike’s primary school), memories from pre-school, a quick talk on bees & honey farms, before discussing the movie Joker (with no spoilers mentioned) as well as Warwick Davies in Star Wars and after mentioning The Shining they talk about horror films, how Mike & Megan met, oversharing relationships on social media, meeting people in clubs and much more, so be sure to tune in next week!
Mike also guested on The Brave Files to speak about how his dad passing away when he was 19 changed his character, so if you enjoyed episode 24 of GCC, you’re sure to like this too: https://vickeryandco.com/podcasts/86/
In case you missed it, last week Mike spoke with Aidan Rosewell about his Days Of My Life & Room podcasts  as well as Aidan’s travels around India & his self-discovery, why he thinks he got into drugs and how they caused his life to spiral, before talking about how the legal & social stance on drugs often causes some of the problems they should be solving, including many of the stigmas surrounding drug-users & addicts, how legalisation or decriminalisation may be a viable option to prevent, Aidan’s stance on redemption, how his past helped him perceive certain issues better, the transitional phase our society is currently in and more!
Promo by Release The Clowns
Genuine Chit-Chat is a part of the Brit Pod Scene, so be sure to check out the other members of the family as well as the BPS podcast – www.britpodscene.com
Instagram – Twitter – Facebook – YouTube – Stitcher - Podbean - Spotify
You can also email us at ...
20
OCT
2019

#72 Pt 2 – Education Over Criminalisation: Parenthood, Redemption & Understanding Substance Abuse With Aidan Rosewell

This week Mike is once again joined by Aidan Rosewell, host of the Room and Days Of My Life podcasts - he opens up about the difficulties in his early life, drug addiction, self-realisation, spiritual beliefs and much more!
In part 2, Mike & Aidan’s discussion on addiction & drug reform continues, before Aidan talks about his spiritual/religious beliefs and their issues with mainstream religion, Aidan’s stance on redemption along with a thought-experiment of the extreme example of Hitler, what an addict needs to do to help themselves along with support networks. The subject then changes to Aidan being a parent and how his past helped him perceive certain issues better, how one should speak with their child regarding drugs & other issues, some of the issues today with uniqueness & normality, the transitional phase our society is currently in and more, so it’s another great chat to sink your teeth into!
In case you missed it, part 1 of their chat begins with Aidan talking about his autobiographical audio drama podcast “Days Of My Life” and when he overdosed on amphetamine before discussion his fictional interview show “Room” and his travels around India & his self-discovery/realisation journey which helped him on the path to recovery from his various addictions. Aidan then discusses why he thinks he got into drugs and how they caused his life to spiral, before talking about how the legal & social stance on drugs often causes some of the problems they should be solving, including many of the stigmas surrounding drug-users & addicts, how legalisation or decriminalisation may be a viable option to prevent , whether or nor cannabis is a gateway drug and much more!
Aidan’s Podcasts: Days Of My Life  - Room
In case you missed it, last episode Mike spoke with Tony Farina; Assistant Professor of Humanities at Siena Heights University, reviewer of comics & audiobooks and an early adopter of online education!
In their chat they discuss how colleges/degrees in America work as well as why Tony believes education is valuable, as well as people pursuing something they’re passionate about, Tony also discusses how teaching online courses is different from in-person lectures, how it’s odd that some names are gender-specific while others are androgynous, Tony & Mike then have a discussion on some of the different interpretations of the bible including the infamous “man must not sleep with a man” part, before speaking about what Women’s Studies ...

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