Episode 030: Mikela Warman - 20Something Perils Through Microinfluencers, Digital Trends, and the Saturated Media Market

May 18, 2017

Mikela Warman is co-founder and VP of Brand Management at 20Something, a digital media hub, and lifestyle brand.

 

Millenials have long been touted as the entitled generation, but is that true? Are the generational lines blurred?

 

Mikela believes that 20somethings are just getting comfortable socially by way of sharing and social media interaction. They used to be scared of judgment, but as times change, they adapted and gained more self-awareness which caused self-growth. Through the forfeiture of privacy (Mikela sees this as a positive) we are seeing a side of other humans we didn't see before.

Mikela is a bright and fantastic speaker who has also worked as a writer. She prides herself in trying to maintain a neurtal stance which is difficult in a world of media and fake news.

This episode includes the hot topic of social Darwinism, and looks at digital trends in a fast paced future, owning your own ideas, micro influencers, and the saturated market of information. 

 

For Another episode in social media and branding -- peep the recent one with Zach Weinberg, head of New Media at Ziggy Marley's label, Tuff Gong Worldwide. 

 

Bus Weekly Fuel:

We are eating Pili nuts, which are wild harvested in the Philipines by hand from the rainforest, sprouted/activated, and mixed with a touch of extra virgin coconut oil and Himalayan salt. The result is a rich buttery taste, unlike any other nut.

The video we can't stop watching is the, "history of the entire world, i guess". This psychedelic history of the touches on fields of biology, chemistry, physics and philosophy in a comical fun fashion.

The blog we are reading is, The Mouthy Mountaineer, written by Colby Wohlleb a former accountant, entrepreneur, coach who is currently hiking the Applachian Trail. 

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Episode 029: Diego Orlandini - Pocket Philosophy

May 13, 2017
 
Diego Orlandini is Chief Book Giver (aka CEO) of Aimful Coloring Books, a Wynwood Miami-based coloring book company. He is a writer, social entrepreneur, and pocket philosopher
 
What makes Diego unique is his willingness to forgo his true love of writing to dedicate his time resources and energy to a socially conscious business. For every coloring book his company sells, they donate a textbook in the developing world (ala the Toms Shoe's model). 
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His story on how he became a coloring enthusiast (a form of dynamic meditation) sits perfectly with his personality. When he's not working to achieve this mission, he writes in his personal blog about love, the human experience, and his travels.
 
This conversation his highly philosophical. Some might say it's philosophical bullshit. We ponder social respect, creating legacy, universal knowledge and consciousness among other arcane topics.
 
Please enjoy this one 
 
Looking for another social philosophy conversation between friends? Our episode with Darryll Fish - The Power of Awareness is our most popular episode of all time. Give it a listen 
 
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Episode 025: Jared Firestone - Sacrifice

April 18, 2017

Jared Firestone,@jfireskeleton, is an ex-collegiate track athlete attempting to break into the ranks of the U.S. Skeleton and Bobsled teams.  He recently just returned from the U.S. Nationals and is currently preparing for training sessions with the Elite Development Group in Latvia and Norway.

 

Jared ran track at Tulane and after college, he wasn't willing to give up on his athletic dreams. After watching skeleton one T.V. one day, he took a leap of faith to jump-start his career. 

 

As with many of our guests, Jared has had to show extreme determination, risk, and sacrifice to make the impossible - possible. He has had to forgo his law career and has had difficulty finding a stable job that will support him while he trains. And beyond the potential for failure, skeleton is a dangerous sport. To Jared, the risk is worth the reward.

 

This episode explores the psyche of a strong-willed and determined young man not willing to accept mediocrity. We also talk skeleton training techniques, the potential of athletes as influencers in the 21st century, and intangibles of success. 

 

Looking for another show about athletics? Our conversation with Wes Byrum – Life After Sports, explores difficulties athletes have when they are finished.

 

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  1. The blog of Lindsey Pollack on chemistry building for millennials https://www.lindseypollak.com/
  2. Posture exercise called Jefferson CurlsCheck out Emmett Louis video
  3. What we are pondering: Will Mars colonists evolve into a new kind of human separate from Earthlings?

 

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Episode 024: Shane Mauss – Openness, Psychedelics, and Questioning Everything

April 11, 2017

Shane Mauss is both a stand-up comedian from rural Wisconsin and a connector. He’s breaking social barriers by bridging the gap between the inner psyche and who we are as human beings. 

"My default is that I am always questioning everything”

Shane has been featured on Comedy Central Presents, Conan, and Jimmy Kimmel. He has a Netflix special titled ‘Mating Season and a comedy album titled My Big Break, which spent time at #1 on comedy Itunes charts, and which he wrote after breaking both feet. Shane is also the host of the Here We Are Podcast, in which he interviews experts in science and academics to decipher the human experience. 

He’s currently embarking on his A Good Trip - A Psychedelic Comedy Tour. In fact, we reached out to Shane because we found his show to be the funniest stand-up we've seen in years... and as psychonauts, directly and perfectly relatable on all fronts. The reason he came up for the tour is just as interesting as the tour itself, and he divulged this in the conversation.

This episodes' first portion plunges deep into the relationship between psychedelics and humanity. We explore Shane's personal experiences (hint: he's not your DMT guru) and their effect on society, as well as augmenting experience through nootropics and biohacking.

The show becomes a thoughtful exploration of openness through many sources (delics, meditation, youth) and fearfulness - and connects how we can utilize acceptance to finding many solutions. 

Please enjoy this conversation with fellow Psychonaut, Shane Mauss.

Looking for another show about openness? Our conversation with Bryan Shay – The Live High Campaign, talks Ayahuasca and conforming in society

 

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Episode 022: Grizzly and Taco - Gloving Competitions and the Rise of Flow Art

April 2, 2017

Robert Leon (aka Grizzly) & Yume aka Taco (with EmazingLights) are top-level competitors in the Gloving (or Finger xyz) community. 

 
Gloving is a flow art - a term used to describe movement based disciplines such as dancing, juggling, and hooping. The goal is to achieve a present-awareness state know as Flow
 
Coinciding with the rapid growth in E-Sports and other alternative sports arenas competitions, Gloving has reached new competitive heights with competitors building crews, communities, and even brands. 
 
Grizzly (Art in Motion crew) and Taco are in town for the Battle of Florida competition during Miami Music Week (mmw) and the Winter Music Conference (wmc). Griz is a favorite to win but must go through Taco in the first round. 
 
This is hands down one of our favorite episodes we've ever done. After learning the technical aspects and scoring of the gloving competitions, we discuss how they prepare to compete (similar techniques to many professional athletes). This episode also talks about the Insomniac banning of gloves from music events helped fuel this form of art and they teach us some basic hand stretches and hand strengthening techniques. 
 
We recorded this podcast live. If you want to see the youtube video and a quick tutorial on some of the basics of gloving (or advanced moves like the finger roll) - check the video here.
 
Looking for another episode about flow? When we talked with drummer Troy Wiggins from Roots of Rebellion, and the conversation was intrinsically about music and hand flow with drumsticks. 
 
 

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Episode 019: Darryll Fish - The Power of Awareness

March 1, 2017

Darryll Fish aka DFish (@darryllfish) is a 31-year-old professional poker player known not only for his skills at the tables but his shrewd social awareness and community building. He spends his time traveling the world playing both tournaments and cash games.

 

Some of his career highlights include a WSOP Circuit victory in Palm Beach Florida, 2nd place at WPT Montreal, and 3rdplace in the 2013 WSOP $5,000 bracelet event. He is sponsored by Seminole Hard Rock and has recently found himself doing commentary for live stream play-by-play.  

 

His experience playing a game that focuses on the emotions and nuances of his opponents has opened up awareness in other areas of his life (more on this in the show).  Darryll can elegantly connect and engage people from different walks of life inconsequential conversation.

 

This episode becomes a deeply meaningful conversation that explores the ego (such as Darryll’s poker ego) and different forms of social connection. We do a lot of critical analysis on the generational divide between millennials and their parents while discussing those different mindsets and searching through solutions to work out the differences. 

 

Highlights from this episode include Darryll’s recent poker trip to Australia, resolving deep-rooted pain from childhood, and some tricks for setting intentions. 

 

You can see one of Darryll’s most important poker hands at his 2nd place WPT Montreal finish here.

 

This is our second episode featuring a professional poker player and there were some interesting similarities and differences between the conversation with Adam Levy and Darryl. 

 

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Episode 017: Danny Perdeck - On the Growing CBD and Marijuana Industries

February 18, 2017

Danny Perdeck @dpglobal is the President of Green Roads World largest CBD Manufacturer in Florida. His business offers effective alternatives to prescription and over-the-counter drugs by way of creams, edibles, oils, and salves from natural ingredients of the cannabinoids. Basically, they are natural meds. 

 

Danny's entrepreneurial roots are seeded in the marijuana business. His first venture in the industry started with Hemp Wick, after which he pivoted his business towards CBD, and hasn't looked back since. Danny admits that throughout the process, he has personally grown as much as his business. He continues to learn about the medicinal benefits of the hemp and marijuana plant and also its psychoactive and therapeutic benefits on the body and mind. 

 

After Danny tutors us on CBD (including the political and social sphere) the tables are turned and the bus driver and bus owner tutor the CBD king on diet and nutrition. 

 

Also in this episode, Danny shares some success stories and we go over everything health and wellness from fats positive benefits on brain cognitions to other nootropics that can enhance daily and long-term cognitive function. 

 

You can find out more @greenroadshealth and you can also purchase some CBD oil products at greenroadshealth.com. Use promo code "onthebus" for a 30% discount. That is not an error that is a 30% discount! 

 

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Want to hear more about the current economic or political climate in marijuana and CBD? Listen 900 The Talk Sunday mornings at 10 am

 

Did the nutritional talk really hit home?

Our most recent conversation with Michael "Storm" McGowan, Chef and Bake Shop 314 owner, explored diet and nutrition mixed with gourmet cooking. 

 

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Episode 016: Storm McGowan - Acid, Salt, Fat and the Chef Collab

February 14, 2017

Michael McGowan a.k.a. Storm. is a young entrepreneur and classically trained chef in the culinary capital of New York City.

Storm graduated top of his class at one of the top culinary schools in New York. He has worked at famed Michelin star restaurants, is a co-founder of @gophercase, and has his own baking company with his fiance Bake Shop 314. All by the ripe age of 27 years old.

This is a very special episode to us as we tried something a little bit different to share with you guys.

We joined up with Storm and his fiance to each create an elaborate dish together one evening, and then met in the studio the next day to talk about the meals, everything from the food prep to the taste, techniques, and cooking mindset.

Besides the meals, we also talk about the highly competitive and cutthroat world that is food in NYC. Storm answers all the questions about sourcing great produce and teaches us some tricks for the gourmet kitchen. There is no shortage of nutrition talk for those millennials working on their diet. 

Get your knives ready (but keep them tucked in while on the bus). You're about to take a culinary journey. 
 

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Episode 012: Troy Wiggins - Reggae and Wise Words

December 27, 2016

Music is Emotional. And musical creation elicits emotional responses. But what is the inspiration behind a song? And what about its lyrics? Cue Troy Wiggins.

Troy is the Drummer from Reggae band - Roots of a Rebellion (R.O.A.R.), based out of Nashville, TN. A grassroots band with 6 members, Roots of a Rebellion just played at Bonnaroo Music Festival and released their second album, A Brother's Instinct. Their music can be found on every major platform and their reach extends from America to Europe and the Caribbean.

A thoughtful speaker and songwriter (despite being the drummer), Troy shares an insightful conversation with us about his band’s inception and we were blown away to learn how well they function together behind the scenes. Besides great topics such as augmented reality at music festivals and dread culture, Troy shares some personal moments with his band about a song he wrote for his father.

You can connect with Troy on Instagram @treece_wiggs and on Facebook at Troy Wiggins. You can find the band @rootsofarebellion on Instagram, Facebook, and Youtube. 

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Episode 008: Vision & Ingenuity with Tech Titan Zach Hunter

November 28, 2016

Ingenuity and vision. Two staples of becoming a successful entrepreneur (and bus driver). Our most recent guest has them both. Let us introduce - Zach Hunter. A visionary and a creator, Zach went from developing shirt companies in high school to launching phone apps in college. His app has reached higher than 15th for food and dining in the Itunes App Store and can be found on 250 campuses nationwide.

He and his co-founder recently gave a TED talk on Risk Taking. Now he's here to share a conversation with you, our audience. In this convo you'll hear some of his public speaking secrets (spoiler alert: make them laugh), the thought process he puts into the outlook of a new idea, and what his spirit animal is.

Here is a link to Zach's TED Talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0MC4CFX4Qw

 

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