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This is a free flowing pod centered on history, culture and politics. AKA: Whatever interests us! We're low key , DIY and open to exploration.

This is a free flowing pod centered on history, culture and politics. AKA: Whatever interests us! We're low key , DIY and open to exploration.

Location:

INDIANAPOLIS, IN

Description:

This is a free flowing pod centered on history, culture and politics. AKA: Whatever interests us! We're low key , DIY and open to exploration.

Language:

English

Contact:

3174086594


Episodes

“The Last Dance- 5 and 6”

5/4/2020
Drew Rizzo-Connor joins us again to talk about the ESPN doc, The Last Dance. Drew and Franklin talk about frustrated Pacers fandom, Michael Jordan's reluctance to speak up for Harvey Gannt, Isiah Thomas' role as Jordan's foil, some superstar comparison, and Drew's love for Air Jordans in this super fun, wide reaching conversation about hoops and much, much more. ENJOY! N. B. A book we reference a couple times is Jack McCallum's The Dream Team. It's fantastic. So are the Mars Blackmon...

Duration:00:45:32

The Last Dance- 3 and 4

4/28/2020
Franklin flies solo to share a minipod about the new ESPN doc, The Last Dance. Franklin asks a few questions concerning the choices made in the doc including the big one: Was Isiah right? Check it out!

Duration:00:06:38

The Last Dance- 1 and 2

4/20/2020
Drew Rizzo-Connor returns to talk about the brand new ESPN doc, The Last Dance. Drew and Franklin talk about the Bulls' villain, underappreciated superstar, and guiding light in this far reaching, wide ranging, super fun hoops conversation. We hope you'll enjoy listening almost as much we enjoyed talking! A substantial reference for Drew is Sam Smith's The Jordan Rules. I haven't read it.

Duration:00:47:31

Our Budding Spring

3/4/2020
Franklin shares some of his spring themed poetry in a short, warming podcast. Enjoy!

Duration:00:05:55

Politics, Politics, Politics!

2/27/2020
Logan Burger chats with Franklin about his interest in politics, visiting Iowa for caucus season, and his current support of Vice President Biden. Enjoy this thoughtful pod!

Duration:00:33:42

Students Struggle With Technology

2/18/2020
Sam Cooper makes her podcast debut and explains some of the benefits and problems with ubiquitous technology in the classroom. Take a listen to this insightful young thinker!

Duration:00:14:38

X Marks the Spot

2/11/2020
Franklin praises the brand new XFL and makes suggestions for its growth and tweaks for improving it. Enjoy this short, fun, football focused pod!

Duration:00:09:11

Writing for Resistance: A Black History Podcast

2/5/2020
History teacher and author Franklin Oliver reflects on four figures from Black History whose primary mode of social resistance was writing. Please share this pod with folks who might be lifted by hearing it.

Duration:00:12:37

Kobe

1/28/2020
Short, inquisitive pod on the death of Kobe Bryant.

Duration:00:06:24

ZION

1/23/2020
Franklin shares his thoughts on the Zionic Exchange that energized the NBA! Enjoy 5 minutes on the next big thing.

Duration:00:04:40

GERI!

1/15/2020
Franklin sits down with University High student Geri M and they chat about her name change, family history, and love of music. And Bieber! Check out her own music. Enjoy, y'all.

Duration:00:14:06

NBA Thoughts With Drew Rizzo-Connor

12/30/2019
Drew Rizzo-Connor returns to share some thoughts on the NBA at the end of the year. Who are the biggest surprises? Which player would we start a team with on April 1? Why are some teams failing to meet expectations? All this and more. Enjoy!

Duration:00:37:19

Best. Movie. Year. Ever.

12/18/2019
Everyone else is doing end of decade compilations; we're different here. Jake Thurman makes his debut on the WhoDeannyPod to talk about the most important year of movies EVER! It's a twenty year retrospective all about 1999, the Best. Movie. Year. Ever. Find out more in the Brian Raftery book that launched this discussion. And enjoy the pod!

Duration:00:31:27

Seen But Not Heard

12/11/2019
Kaila Lewis returns to the WhoDeannyPod to share some of her experiences working for an NFL team. She speaks directly to the difficulty of some players being discouraged from using their own voice. No surprise as to which players are forwarded to the media. Because she's solutions oriented, Kaila makes some great suggestions on how to improve press interactions for teams, players, and media. Hope you enjoy this inside look!

Duration:00:19:17

Basketball Reasons: Three Big Changes

11/21/2019
Franklin walks you through the three big changes he wants to see in his beloved NBA. The rules, court, and schedule would all be adjusted if he were the emperor of the Association. Let us know your thoughts on Facebook and Twitter @whodeannypod!

Duration:00:09:30

An Orchid in the Sand

11/13/2019
Check out Anthony Gomez, a junior at Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School, and aspiring poet. Gomez debuts two brand new poems from his forthcoming collection!

Duration:00:25:05

JACE!

11/6/2019
Jace Dery recently visited the WhoDeannyPod to share his thoughts on being a high school senior, his love of sports broadcasting, and his plans for the future. He also demonstrated his great aptitude for conversation. Enjoy Jace's podcast debut!

Duration:00:14:21

Navigating "The White Space"

10/30/2019
Franklin is joined by his first University High student guest, Maya Callan, on this week's WhoDeannyPod! Maya shares some reflections on living in "The White Space" as defined by Elijah Anderson. We hope you'll enjoy this fascinating conversation. https://sociology.yale.edu/sites/default/files/pages_from_sre-11_rev5_printer_files.pdf

Duration:00:16:26

NBA Preview Pod

10/23/2019
Franklin is joined by one of his very first students, Drew Rizzo-Connor, to talk about the upcoming NBA season. And Drew is a fire breathing dragon! Hear their fascinating perspectives on teams, players, and (un?)likely outcomes.

Duration:00:38:27

Instrumensel

10/16/2019
Scott Esteb is making his podcast debut on this edition of the WhoDeannyPod! When he's a prominent broadcaster, we'll all look back on this momentous event. Until then, enjoy this spirited conversation in which Scott shares his myriad growth experiences in this, his senior year.

Duration:00:24:11