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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. This is a free flowing pod centered on history, culture and politics. AKA: Whatever interests us!
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INDIANAPOLIS, IN

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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!

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English

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3174086594


Episodes

Instrumensel

10/16/2019
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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

More Chillin' at the Libe

10/11/2019
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Franklin was recently joined by Brebeuf Jesuit seniors Mac Perkins and Caroline Todd for a rousing conversation at the Glendale Library, because Saturdays are for libraries. Here's Part 2 of their super enjoyable chat!

Duration:00:42:56

Chillin’ at the Libe

10/9/2019
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Franklin was recently joined by Brebeuf Jesuit seniors Mac Perkins and Caroline Todd for a rousing conversation at the Glendale Library, because Saturdays are for libraries. And AMSR or ASMR or some combination of letters that keeps confusing Franklin. Join us now for Part 1 of this discussion and stay tuned for Part 2 which will show up soon. By the way, we're still having some technical limitations so please know that when the sign off hits, we're really done. The feed just continues...

Duration:01:09:55

Presidential Absence

10/2/2019
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Franklin turns to an increasingly urgent topic, what happens if Pence or Trump leaves office. He shares his contention that the Republican Party needs to make some quick preparations for that possibility but finding a potential VP replacement. Or two. Let us know what your list would look like!

Duration:00:15:10

A New Beginning

9/26/2019
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Ranging from Hall and Oates to Sandra Cisneros to integrating knowledge to That means we're already looking forward to a return visit! Enjoy this short, sweet WhoDeannyPod.

Duration:00:15:50

Happy Chatting, Part Two

9/21/2019
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Caroline's conversation with Franklin lasted so long we decided to simplify things and divide into two parts. While there are still laughs, the conversation grows more contemplative and controversial as Caroline relates how wonderfully the Brebeuf community has responded to its punishment for supporting its LGBTQ+ faculty. Fair warning: Hearts may be warmed.

Duration:00:36:43

Happy Chatting, Part One!

9/19/2019
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Caroline Todd makes her triumphant return to the WhoDeannyPod and shares some updates and reflections on life as a high school senior in part one of this two part episode. Part One is full of laughs so be sure to enjoy yourself!

Duration:00:19:50

A New Beginning

9/12/2019
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Educator and poet Allyson Horton makes her podcast debut by sharing her thoughts on starting a new job, with new classes and new possibilities. Franklin had a couple technical difficulties so make sure you turn up the volume!

Duration:00:19:15

Brand New Day

8/28/2019
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We've reached the final podcast in this ongoing series focused on transitions and transformations. Franklin shares his early thoughts on changing jobs, and communities, after fourteen years. If you need encouragement to make a change, try this pod on for size! Also: JIC you're moved to listen to the June, Brebeuf themed pod Franklin references, here it is: A Church For All.

Duration:00:11:41

My Traveling Stars

8/19/2019
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Franklin hits the road, metaphorically, and shares a half dozen poems that connect through the theme of travel. These pieces come from his first two volumes of poetry, MOSAIC and Myths, both available at https://whodeannypod.org/books-from-franklin-oliver/. We hope you enjoy these poems enough to tell us about your own travel experiences @WhoDeannyPod on Facebook and Twitter! And just in case you're intrigued by the title, it comes from one of Franklin's favorite James Taylor...

Duration:00:06:26

Toni Morrison

8/7/2019
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Franklin pays homage to one of his literary heroes, Toni Morrison. Remember, Franklin's newest poetry collection, Dreams and Premonitions is available via Amazon. http://tinyurl.com/y38oymvo

Duration:00:07:58

Change

7/25/2019
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Franklin shares a handful of poems that focus on change and transition including one of the earliest he's ever shared in a public forum. Enjoy! Remember, Franklin's newest poetry collection, Dreams and Premonitions is available via Amazon. http://tinyurl.com/y38oymvo

Duration:00:07:09

Christmas in July

7/17/2019
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Franklin suggests ways the Christmas story connects with America's treatment of refugees. Plus, important news from Charlie Brown and Linus! Also, Franklin's newest poetry collection, Dreams and Premonitions is available via Amazon. http://tinyurl.com/y38oymvo

Duration:00:10:06

Amaiya Parren

7/12/2019
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Franklin chats with his niece, Amaiya, a recent high school graduate, about her experiences at two large public schools on this super fresh edition of The WhoDeannyPod. Please check out Dreams and Premonitions, Franklin's new book of poetry!

Duration:00:17:30

A Church For All

6/26/2019
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As a longtime teacher at Brebeuf, Franklin shares his reflections on this critical moment of decision for Catholic schools. He hopes it will bring about important conversation regarding more fundamental issues in Catholicism. Please check out Dreams and Premonitions, Franklin's new book of poetry!

Duration:00:07:50

Basketball Reasons Finals Preview 2019

5/30/2019
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Franklin shares his surprising predictions for how quickly this NBA season might be over. Enjoy this short look at the Finals!

Duration:00:08:00

May Poetry Pod

5/23/2019
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I'm reading some poems from my new book Dreams and Premonitions and an older Indy 500 favorite! Also, this podcast is the first time I’ve shared Neighborhood Watch. I think it’s the most important poem I’ve written. Listen to it twice. Here's the promised link to Dreams and Premonitions! http://tinyurl.com/y38oymvo All you need is $7 and an open heart.

Duration:00:08:25

Cool Villains

5/15/2019
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Caroline Todd comes back to share her theory on why Batman should be considered villainous and much, much more! Enjoy this super fun conversation.

Duration:00:31:59

Learning to Learn

5/8/2019
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Grant Whitsett makes a return to the WhoDeannyPod to speak with Franklin about the true value of education, possibilities for growth and Grant's future. Listen in to this fun and fascinating conversation!

Duration:00:22:45

Which Words Are Allowed?

5/1/2019
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Franklin sits with a student, Anthony Gómez, and the two chat about a host of issues. Anthony even spends time exploring the complicated politics of Venezuela, using that country's political turmoil to explain why censorship is so problematic. He's a deep kid!

Duration:00:35:37