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Corps340 Podcast #37: Danny Earls

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This week’s guest on the Corps340 Podcast is Danny Earls. The native of Wicklow Town, Ireland – a fact you’ll pick up on immediately – is currently a midfielder for the Pittsburgh Riverhounds soccer club but also a very talented graphic novelist who will be pursuing a post-playing career in that art form as well. Danny patiently and with good humor explains the finer points of the beautiful game from his perspective as a player in the USL, MSL and the Premiership with Aston Villa FC’s reserve team. Danny has the soul of an artist and a sliding tackle of the devil himself.

To learn more about Danny, check out these links: http://www.riverhounds.com/danny-earls
https://www.instagram.com/quikdanny/

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Corps340 Podcast # 35: John Dick

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To the list of disrupted industries in our new economy, add the polling and research business. And you can thank today’s Corps340 Podcast guest John Dick for being a major disrupter. In possibly our first bona fide NSFW episode, John and Gordon discuss politics, the virtue of manly men and how to successfully cold-call Mark Cuban.

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Check out how Civic Science powers opinions and brings them to decision makers at https://civicscience.com/

Corps340 Podcast #36: Corrine Jasmine

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Corrine Jasmin | Artist, Writer & Activist
Our conversation with Afro-Haitian artist Corrine Jasmin traces her upbringing as one of the few girls of color in her Erie, PA neighborhood through her time here in Pittsburgh – a city she has unbridled enthusiasm for while still providing an unflinching perspective on the societal conditions and challenges that are present here for women of color. We cover labels, the cultural biases at play with the definitions of beauty, the role skin color has played in her identity, fluid sexuality and how all of this has influenced her art. She is a refreshing and vibrant voice and displays a thoughtfulness that is well beyond her 22 years.

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To see Corrine’s work please visit http://www.corrinejasmin.com/

Corps340 Podcast #34: Scott Paulsen, Part 2

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We pick up part two of the Corps340 Podcast with Scott Paulsen by diving into the release of his new book, “Dirty Hippies” beginning with his unvarnished critique of how it sounds on tape to him currently and then explore the people, places and music that were the inspirations behind the characters and the stories in the book. We finish up with why we are both drawn to history, a little dip into politics and end on some Warren Zevon thoughts.

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Corps340 Podcast #34: Scott Paulsen, Part 1

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This week’s guest on our Corps340 podcast is Scott Paulsen. Scott’s self-described job title lists him as the former dishwasher for The Waterford Inn but most people will probably remember him for his 30-plus years as a thoughtful, intelligent and entertaining radio personality with the likes of WDVE, WRKZ and ESPN1250.

In addition to the writing he did for radio, Scott has been pursuing other literary paths as well by writing a weekly newspaper column and authoring several books, most recently his new one titled “Dirty Hippies”, which is about how a disparate group of eccentric characters from a small town deal with a Woodstockian-style rock concert that descends upon their town one summer in the early 70’s and is drawn from his days growing up in Chester, WV.

We had a lot of fun talking with Scott – so much so we’ve decided to split the dialogue into two parts. Part one covers his broadcast path, the early influences and seismic industry changes that occurred over his still on-going career in the medium. Part two delves into the craft of his writing, the rhythm of writing dialogue and bringing his characters to life. Available on iTunes, Soundcloud, or corps340.com

http://corps340.libsyn.com/scott-paulsen-former-dishwasher-the-waterford-inn

You can still catch Scott on the airwaves occasionally. To order a copy of his book visit his page on Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/Dirty-Hippies

Corps340 Podcast #27: Damon Claus

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One of the earliest employees of the innovative Pgh-based company 4Moms, Damon sits down with us to discuss the heady early days of the company he was intimately involved with for over 6 years and his decision earlier this year start down his own entrepreneurial path with the formation of Castus Consulting.

He’s been a Hampton Talbot, a Virginia Tech Hokie, a band roadie and a sound engineer – all of which prepped him to lead the expansion of the 4Moms product lines into international markets – it’s quite a journey. We also geek out a bit on golf – dissecting the country club culture as well as a shared frustration and joy with how freaking hard it is to play.

http://directory.libsyn.com/episode/index/show/corps340/id/5428525

To learn more about Damon and Castus Consulting, check out http://castusglobal.com/

Corps340 Podcast #26: Karla Boos

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Karla Boos is more and more pursuing a lack of control. She has become increasingly comfortable and confident with using the phrase “I don’t know”. She works every day as an artist – which has manifested itself most passionately through her role as Founder and Artistic Director for Quantum Theater. She takes us through the process she employs to advance the intimate and progressive experiences Quantum contributes to the Pittsburgh cultural scene and what has attracted her to the physical buildings and landscapes this region has to offer and the parts they play in the eclectic presentation sites for their work.

Karla has built an extraordinary theater as laboratory that is constantly forging new and inspiring creative ground.

http://directory.libsyn.com/episode/index/id/5378644/tdest_id/464908

Corps340 Podcast #32: Michael Killen

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Today is quite possibly one of the most important days of Michael Killen’s professional life. First, he makes his podcast debut on Corps340. Then later, the network premier of Michael’s ABC series Downward Dog on which he is co-creator, co-writer and executive producer. We talk with Michael about his early days at CMU, how he discovered his passion for filmmaking and the improbable, unpredictable path to getting Downward Dog from concept to prime time.
To see all of the great work Michael and his team creates, go to https://www.animalstudio.com/

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Corps340 Podcast #30: Alice Greene

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This week’s guest on the Corps340 podcast is Alice Greene, VP of Research Services at Campos, Inc.
Alice is constantly listening. It’s a habit she developed early on when she started a newspaper at the age of 10 that reported on the daily happenings in her Winchester, Massachusetts’ neighborhood and has continued through her forays into journalism, radio and of course, parenthood. She has honed all of this into a highly successful career trajectory at Campos with focus group moderation, survey design, big data analysis and user experiences work.
However, she really enjoys employing her listening chops in the area of emerging trends – where she is responsible for Campos’ annual trend watching reports. We cover a wide range emerging currents including gender fluidity, social warfare, user centricity, artificial intelligence as potential co-workers, managers and even, gulp, as elected officials and the burgeoning digital detox influence. All in all, it’s a good listen.

http://directory.libsyn.com/episode/index/id/5352930/tdest_id/464908