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May 19, 2022

Episode 32 Featuring: Sharon Hurley-Hall - An International Weirdo

Sharon was born in England to parents who were from Trinidad and Barbados. She grew up in the Caribbeans where the majority of the people looked like her but were still treated as lesser. She has traveled to and lived …

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May 5, 2022

Episode 31 Featuring: Simone Angel - From Show Biz to Jungle

Simone was born in The Netherlands and brought up by a single mother. As a child, she had a dream to be in show biz that she never gave up on. As a teenager, she would take a ferry from …

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April 19, 2022

Episode 30 Featuring: Mitchell Allen - The Geeky Geek

Mitchell was influenced by his dad, who created a game of his own when Mitchell was young. He grew up playing board games and solving puzzles and enjoyed the challenge. His dad's creative influence led him to experiment with ...

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April 5, 2022

Episode 29 Featuring: Nicki Ojeda - xcavating the Unconscious

Nicki, aka Tatiara, was introduced to what may be termed as "New Age woo woo" at a very early age. She was reading Carl Jung and mystical psychology when she was just ten years old. At 15, she started working …

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March 29, 2022

Episode 28 Featuring: Aaron Whitfield - Spotting Greatness in Children

Aaron Whitfield is an educator a t a major university where he is developing a curriculum to help students focus on their potential. He is also a creator in the field of music and fashion. By bridging the cultural and …

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March 22, 2022

Episode 27 Featuring: Nicole Lomangino - Born to be a Weirdo

Nicole claims that she was born a weirdo. While in elementary school she was asking herself, "How do I get out of this place?" At seventeen she had her chance as an exchange student and moved from New York to …

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March 17, 2022

Episode 26 Featuring: David Chemettzky - also known as Uncle Dave

Uncle Dave was born in San Antonio, Texas, and before he could say "howdy y'all" his parents moved to Brooklyn, New York. He grew up in Brooklyn in typical New York way loving baseball and all things Brooklyn. he has …

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March 1, 2022

Episode 25 Featuring: Holly Jahangiri - A High School drop off with a…

Holly Jahangiri took a couple of college courses during the summer when she was 12. At 15, she dropped out of High School to pursue college full-time. She went on to get a Doctorate degree in Law but never used …

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Feb. 22, 2022

Episode 24 Featuring: Alvin-San Whaley - A Jersey kid of Sixties and …

"Anything that a highly intelligent, free, nutty, skinny Brown kid in Jersey in the Sixties and Seventies can run into, we ran into; both the good and the bad." That's how he describes his childhood. Alvin is a multi-faceted,...

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Feb. 17, 2022

Episode 23 Featuring: Chris Sommer - Rescued by a dog

She was born to multi-ethnic parents and as a child lived in a region that was foreign to her and both her parents. This was fertile grounds for being an outcast and becoming reclusive. Upon graduating from college she had …

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Feb. 8, 2022

Episode 22 Featuring: Javier Florez - Bouncing Between Culttures

Moving around between South and North America, and from one coast to the other, Javier developed an interest in diverse people and cultures, the perfect breeding ground for weirdos. He sees his attraction to architecture and ...

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Feb. 1, 2022

Episode 21 Featuring: Tammy Remington - Enraptured by the Big Apple

Growing up in Western New York, and then in rural Ohio, Tammy had this weird and crazy idea to move to New York City, so she did. But there is more to the story that involves drugs and alcohol, detox …

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Jan. 25, 2022

Episode 20 Featuring: Kellan Flukiger - Meeting God at the Door

If you Google Kellan Fluckiger - provided you spell the name correctly, K-E-L-L-A-N (SPACE) f--L-U-C-K-I-G-E-R - You'll get thousands of hits about my guest, and a few about his son. No one else will show up. That's the power...

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Jan. 18, 2022

Episode 19 Featuring: Stacie Odeneal - Mama Pirate

Stacie Odeneal began her life as a weirdo in 1979 and continued as a respected but amateur weirdo for thirty years. She turned pro weirdo in 2012 when she was gifted #cosmicsprinkles, a practice of acknowledging the pile of u...

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Jan. 11, 2022

Episode 18 Featuring: Thaddeus Lavalais - Looks Good on Paper

I met Thaddeus at an event we were working at. When I told him about my podcast, he said that's my kind of podcast. I knew I had found a perfect guest for my show. He is an artist, a …

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Jan. 4, 2022

Episode 17 Featuring: Nora Dunn - The Professional Hobo

She calls herself a professional hobo, a successful financial planning professional turned perpetual world traveler. In 2006 Nora sold her successful business to answer the calling of her Inner Weirdo. For the next 12 years, ...

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Dec. 28, 2021

Episode 16 Featuring: Tamesia Garner - Leadership is Weird

Tamesia (Tammy) Garner has lived a tough life. She lost her mother when she was just a baby, and then lost all three of her brothers as an adult. It taught her a lot of valuable lessons and made her …

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Dec. 21, 2021

Episode 15 Featuring: Elly Hard - Succeeding by Mistakes

She always dreamed of getting away as far as she could as a child, then, in her 30s, she was "invited" to the USA by her father who had settled here sometime earlier. Arriving in a new country, not knowing …

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Dec. 14, 2021

Episode 14 Featuring: Eddie Merla - A life of Synchronicity

Eddie Merla received a scholarship to attend, what he jokingly calls, a place called Harvard. His dad had never heard of it and felt that it was too far from San Antonio, where they lived. So he ended up attending …

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Dec. 7, 2021

Episode 13 Featuring: Mitch Mitchell - Being all over the Place

As a child, he lived a nomadic life. His dad was in the military, and they moved every so often, so he was physically all over the place. As an adult, he developed many interests and now writes and talks …

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Nov. 30, 2021

Episode 12: Featuring Julia Hubbel - Defying the Expectations of Old …

To celebrate my 60th birthday, I climbed Guadalupe Peak, the highest in the State of Texas, just under nine thousand feet. To celebrate her 60th birthday, my guest climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, the tallest on the continent of Af...

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Nov. 23, 2021

Episode 11 Featuring: Michael Davis - Doing what very few people have…

Imagine driving an actual Indy 500 Racecar on the Indy 500 track. My guest Michael Davis has done it among many other things. He coaches the brave souls that have the courage to stand on the Red Dot and deliver …

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Nov. 16, 2021

Episode 10: Featuring Kristena Hackett - Growing up smart in the 'Hood

Imagine growing up in the 'Hood as the smartest kid in the class. That is what my guest Kristena Hackett was faced with growing up. She learned to stand up for herself, tried to blend in while holding up the …

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Nov. 9, 2021

Episode 9 Featuring Deepak Morris - Life of An Artistic Misfit

Life is Weird. You never know where it will take you. I "met" Deepak Morris in the early 2000s on a website called Ryze. It was a great social media website. Too bad Adrian, the founder, didn't have Zuck's finances. …

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