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Episode 52: How Real is Social Media?

Episode description

 

“Focus on how to be social, not on how to do social.” – Jay Baer, Convince & Convert

What is social media all about? Do people really have millions of people following them online? Or, is something else really going on? Listen to the episode, share it, and join the conversation by adding your comments below! 

Episode Shout-out to Statista (Percentage of U.S. population with a social media profile), WhatIs.comFacebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, TopTenz, DreamGrow, HIP, New York Times, PIXLEE, Marketing & Growth Hacking, American ExpressINVESTOPEDIA, Statista (Most Famous Social Networking Sites as of July 2018), and Hootsuite          

Episode 7: Is there a Secret Organization Running the World?

Music Credits:

  • Music Intro/Outro: “Thoughts” by Killah Smilez
  • Music Outro: “Explained” by Killah Smilez
  • Make sure you check out the NEW Killah Smilez song on Amazon 

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Episode 88: Does Fairness Exist in Marriage?

May 8th, 2019

46:28

 

“My advice to you is to get married. If you find a good wife, you’ll be happy; if not, you’ll become a philosopher.” – Socrates

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Episode 87: How to Change the Narrative

May 1st, 2019

44:35

 

“If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.” – Tony Robbins 

Do you ever feel like you want to make a change in your life? Want to change some of the relationships in your life? The time …

Episode 86: Is there an Afterlife?

April 24th, 2019

43:24

 

Do you believe in an afterlife? If so, what would it look like? Who goes where? Listen to the episode to discuss whether an afterlife really …

Episode 85: WokeNFree Review of Austin, Texas

April 17th, 2019

28:44

 

“People don’t live in Austin to work, they work to live there.” – Robert Rodriguez, filmmaker, born in San Antonio

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Episode 84: What is the “Us” Movie all about?

April 10th, 2019

41:10

 

“The scariest monster in the world is human beings and what we are capable of, especially when we get together.” – Jordan Peele

We loved the movie Us by Jordan Peele and we are thrilled to discuss the deeper meaning …

Episode 83: Why does Feminist Filmmaking Matter?

April 3rd, 2019

32:11

 

If there’s specific resistance to women making movies, I just choose to ignore that as an obstacle for two reasons: I can’t change my gender, and I refuse to stop making movies.” – Kathryn Bigelow

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Episode 82: Do People Read Enough?

March 27th, 2019

39:57

 

“You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.” – Ray Bradbury

Reading is important. It helps you grow …

Episode 81: How Well Do You Need to Know Someone to Love Them?

March 20th, 2019

33:55

 

“True love is not a hide and seek game: in true love, both lovers seek each other.” – Michael Bassey Johnson 

Is there a connection between intimacy and love? Do you need intimacy to love someone? In the NEW …

Episode 80: What Does It Take to Reinvent Yourself?

March 13th, 2019

45:15

 

“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” — George Bernard Shaw

Are you currently reinventing yourself or a part of your life? Want to learn how to work on the process with more ease and …

Episode 79: How to Decide Where to Live?

March 6th, 2019

38:37

 

“Housing is a social issue: how we live and where we live.” –  Matthew Desmond 

Where we live matters! Are we living in the right state? Feel like it is time to make a move? Let’s talk about in the NEW WokeNFree

Episode 78: Is the Devil Real?

February 27th, 2019

43:01

 

“We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell.” – Oscar Wilde

Do you believe in the devil? Do most people believe in Satan? Let’s talk about it in the NEW WokeNFree Episode. Don’t forget to share the …

Episode 77: Is Colorism Still a Thing?

February 20th, 2019

32:52

“And so I hope that my presence on your screens and in the magazines may lead you, young girl, on a similar journey. That you will feel the validation of your external beauty but also get to the deeper business of …

Episode 76: What are Common Sex Fetishes?

February 13th, 2019

46:31

 

“Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.” – Oscar Wilde

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we are talking about…SEX. …

Episode 75: How to Build a Business with No Money

February 6th, 2019

27:39

 

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” – Benjamin Franklin

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Taneice Chavers was born and raised in Trenton, New Jersey. She is a business entrepreneur, real estate investor, and …

Episode 74: How to Make Family & Business Work Together

January 30th, 2019

30:25

 

“The way to get started is to quit talking and start doing.”  – Walt Disney   

Meet Verdel Jones  

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Episode 73: Is there a Secret Sauce for Overcoming Obstacles?

January 23rd, 2019

37:54

 

“Success is never accidental.” – Jack Dorsey 

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Episode 72: Are You Truly Living or Waiting to Die?

January 16th, 2019

36:03

 

“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” – Oscar Wilde

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Episode 71: Does Fairness Really Exist?

January 9th, 2019

45:16

 

“Fair is foul, and foul is fair: Hover through the fog and filthy air.” – William Shakespeare

Is life really fair? Do we all have access to the …

Episode 70: Is God Real?

January 2nd, 2019

53:31

 

“When the solution is simple, God is answering.” – Albert Einstein

Do you believe in God? Is God Real? Let’s talk about it for a NEW 

Episode 69: Are New Year’s Resolutions a Good Thing?

December 26th, 2018

31:51

 

“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.” — Albert Einstein

2019 is nearly here. Will you be making new year’s resolutions for …

Episode 68: Is the Death Penalty Right or Wrong?

December 19th, 2018

40:39

 

“Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgment.”

Episode 67: Is Anything Possible?

December 12th, 2018

47:51

 

“Believe in your dreams and that anything is possible.” – Usain Bolt

Do you believe anything is possible? Let’s talk about it! Don’t forget to …

Episode 66: Is Love Only Transactional?

December 5th, 2018

38:22

 

“Love is a promise, love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear.” 

– John Lennon 

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Episode 65: What is the History of Prostitution?

November 28th, 2018

42:39

 

“Poverty, the mother of manhood. Also, the mother of prostitution.” – Lucan

Whether you agree or disagree with prostitution, have you ever thought about when it originated in our society? Or, what impact it has in …

Episode 64: Can humans Ever Get Over Prejudice?

November 21st, 2018

43:23

 

“Our prejudices are our robbers, they rob us valuable things in life.” – Unknown 

We live in a world filled with prejudice and bias. But, is this …

Episode 63: What Are Phrases Everyone Should Know?

November 14th, 2018

49:58

 

“To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.” – Tony Robbins

What we say to each …

Episode 62: Do All Cultures Respect Themselves?

November 7th, 2018

44:57

 

“Culture is not made up but something that evolves which is human.” – Edward T. Hall 

Are you sick and tired of cultural disrespect? Frustrated …

Episode 61: Are We Doing Enough for Stray & Homeless Animals in the US?

October 31st, 2018

46:14

 

“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” – Anatole France

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Episode 60: What is the History of Our Favorite Foods?

October 24th, 2018

43:02

 

“One cannot think well, love well and sleep well if one has not dined well.” – Virginia Woolf

Food plays such a huge role in most of our lives. We …

Episode 59: Is Our Society Obsessed with Sex?

October 17th, 2018

1:01:48

 

“Women fake orgasms and men fake finances.” ― Suze Orman 

Everywhere you look do you see sex? Is this a good thing or a bad thing? Listen to the episode, share it, and share your comments below! 

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Episode 58: What is the Real Impact of Video Games?

October 10th, 2018

59:01

 

“No gods or kings. Only man.” – Andrew Ryan, Bioshock

To be a gamer or not be a gamer. That is the question. 

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Episode 57: Meet the Founder of the Podcast Brunch Club

October 3rd, 2018

40:27

 

Who isn’t a fan of podcasts? Have you heard of the Podcast Brunch Club? Hope you are excited to join the conversation with the Founder Adela Mizrachi. Listen to the episode, share it, and share your comments below! 

Episode 56: What is the Real Effect of Global Warming?

September 26th, 2018

48:22

 

“When the well is dry, we know the worth of water.” – Benjamin Franklin

Whether you are in New York or around the world, the weather seems to be more and more unpredictable. Is this due to global warming? Let’s talk …

Episode 55: Should You Invest in the Stock Market?

September 19th, 2018

39:02

 

“Rule #1: Don’t lose money. Rule #2: Don’t forget Rule #1.” – Warren Buffett

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Episode 54: Where Did Punk Rock Music Come From?

September 12th, 2018

38:26

 

“All you care about is how punk rock you feel when you wake up in the morning.” – Lady Gaga

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Episode 53: What to Expect When You Get Married?

September 5th, 2018

51:45

 

“Let there be spaces in your togetherness, And let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: Let …

Episode 51: What Separates an Artist from Everyone Else?

August 22nd, 2018

52:59

 

“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” – Edgar Degas 

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Episode 50: Why Everyone Needs to Watch the Star Wars Movie Series!

August 15th, 2018

41:08

 

The force is strong with you WokeNFree Nation! For our 50th episode, we are discussing the epic and unforgettable Star Wars series and why EVERYONE needs to watch the series. Whether you agree or disagree, we WANT TO …

Episode 49: What We Use On Our Bodies Matters!

August 8th, 2018

32:16

 

What we put on our bodies matters. Do you understand the ingredients that make up the products you use on your body each and every day? If not, that is a problem. Why not use products made of natural ingredients that …

Episode 48: What Does It Take to be Productive at Work?

August 1st, 2018

35:07

 

“Until we can manage time, we can manage nothing else.” – Peter Drucker

Time is the most valuable asset you have in life. Why? Because once you use it, you will never get it back. What do people typically spend most …

Episode 47: What is Racism All About?

July 25th, 2018

46:02

 

“We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

Racism is _______________________ (fill in the …

Episode 46: What is the Future of Humanity?

July 18th, 2018

46:16

 

“The next evolutionary step for humankind is to move from human to kind.” ― Anonymous

What is next for human beings? Will we actually conquer the …

Episode 45: What is Time All About?

July 11th, 2018

49:55

 

If you had to explain the definition of time, what would you say? Want to know what we think? Listen to the episode AND join the conversation by …

Episode 44: What is the True Cost of Reality TV?

July 4th, 2018

37:49

 

What is the last reality TV show you watched? Even better…how many reality TV shows do you typically watch during the week? Guess what? It is July …

Episode 43: WTF is Going On With Immigration in the US?

June 27th, 2018

44:10

 

“I’ve always argued that this country has benefited immensely from the fact that we draw people from all over the world.” – Alan Greenspan

Hey WokeNFree Nation! We are talking about immigration and the crisis of the …

Episode 41: Are You A Lucid Dreamer?

June 13th, 2018

31:48

 

Have you experienced a lucid dream lately? Are you experiencing one right this minute? Join the conversation to discuss what is really going when we go to sleep.  

Episode Shout-out to Wikipedia, World of Lucid …

Episode 40: What is Mindshare?

June 6th, 2018

29:33

How would you define mindshare? Are there certain people or companies dominating the minds of the masses? Join the conversation by sharing the …

Episode 39: Dear America, Are You Finally Ready to Deal with Bullying?

May 30th, 2018

45:07

 

Dear America: 

Our children need our help. They are bullied each and every day and we don’t think enough is being done to help them!  Do you feel …

Episode 38: Are you living fearlessly?

May 23rd, 2018

37:35

Happy WokeNFree Wednesday! Join the conversation about fearless living and being a content creator with our special guest DJ Johnson

Who is DJ Johnson? 

Donise JaTayia Johnson aka DJ Johnson is a Penn State Alumna …

Episode 37: Are You Sharing Your Story with the World?

May 16th, 2018

48:17

 

Life is too short not to be yourself. This means you need to be yourself in-person and online. Join our conversation with our special guest Brooke of Madame FinehouseWokeNFree Nation, don’t forget to share the …

Episode 36: Do’s and Don’ts of Relationships

May 9th, 2018

59:18

 

Love is something else. Sometimes we are in love with love itself. Sometimes, we say bye to love. Want to join the conversation about what to do and what not to do when being in a relationship? WokeNFree Nation, …

Episode 35: Live More with Dance

May 2nd, 2018

0:30

 

Do you like to dance? The first time we saw Amanda LaCount at Fat Girls Dance Summer Finale Dance Event we BEYOND impressed with her. So, we definitely wanted to share her incredible story with the WokeNFree Nation. …

Episode 34: Ins and Outs of being a Content Creator

April 25th, 2018

31:01

 

Episode Shout-out to Rugrats, Sonic the Hedgehog, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Danny Phantom

Are you a content creator? Do you stay up late at night editing videos or creating your unique hashtags? If not, ever …

Episode 33: How Do You Define Self-Love?

April 18th, 2018

38:04

 

How do you define self-love? Is it a daily regiment for yourself or does it feel like a luxury? How does it differ between us? Let’s talk about it …

Episode 32: Do You Want to Create Or Hate?

April 11th, 2018

31:01

 

Did you read Create or Hate by Dan Norris? If not, you are in store for a life-changing conversation on WokeNFree. We are talking about what the

Episode 31: Job Hunting Realities with the Founder of Grayson Allen

April 4th, 2018

39:40

 

Job hunting can feel a bit overwhelming at times. Does your resume really showcase who you are? Are you doing enough networking? Should you work …

Episode 30: Why Doing Environmental Good through Business Matters

March 28th, 2018

24:30

 

Is it possible to be kind to the planet with your business? The answer is YES! Project Repat is doing this in a HUGE way.  We are fortunate to have Project Repat Co-Founder Nathan Rothstein on the show to share his …

Episode 29: Why We Need to Talk about Mental Health in the US?

March 21st, 2018

40:25

 

Given what is going on in this country with death and gun violence, the topic of mental health keeps coming up over and over again. But, are people …

Episode 28: What Is The Secret All About?

March 14th, 2018

42:02

 

Are you a follower of The Secret? Do you really believe it works? Why do people doubt the movement? In this episode, we share our thoughts on this …

Episode 27: Can We Overcome Procrastination?

March 7th, 2018

34:00

 

Can we really overcome procrastination? Why does this nasty habit affect so many of us? We brought on Procrastination Coach Dr. Christine Li to share her wisdom and expertise on the topic so we can all be WokeNFree

Episode 26: Why is Black Panther More than A Movie?

February 28th, 2018

32:13

 

Have you seen Black Panther yet? If not, what are you waiting for? Go out and see the movie ASAP. Then join the conversation and share your comments about the movie and the movement below! 

Episode shout-out to Ryan …

Episode 25: Are People Really Financially Literate?

February 21st, 2018

37:52

 

“People with low financial literacy standards are often unable to take their ideas and create assets out of them.” – Robert Kiyosaki

The time to become more financially literate is NOW. Join the conversation by …

Episode 24: How Do People Really Feel About Immigration in the US?

February 14th, 2018

33:02

 

Immigration seems to be a “hot topic” now. Do we really know the facts about what is going on in the US and how people really feel about the matter? Listen to the episode, share your comments below, and join the …

Episode 23: How Do You Know When to Trust a Person?

February 7th, 2018

34:33

 

Liar…Liar…Your Pants are on Fire! 

Don’t you hate it when people are dishonest or untrustworthy? Why can’t we all just tell the truth? When we get burned from tall tales, how do you move forward? Listen to the …

Episode 22: Are People Ready to be Brutally Honest?

January 31st, 2018

37:30

 

Are people ready to be brutally honest? Harrison Baron, the creator of The Brutally Honest Podcast, joins us to discuss his story and why honesty …

Episode 21: Who Are We Attracted To?

January 24th, 2018

34:24

 

“We only fight when he is angry.”

“She gets like that when she is grumpy.” 

“Sometimes, I don’t feel like going home.” 

“He is way too jealous even though he is super flirty.” 

Isn’t it funny what people rationalize …

Episode 20: What Does Success Really Look Like?

January 17th, 2018

38:22

 

Success  = Money 

Success = Love 

Success = Happiness 

….

What is the real formula for what it takes to be successful? Want to know what we think? …

Episode 19: What Do Serial Killers Look Like?

January 10th, 2018

30:20

 

After watching a couple of movies like Tales from the Hood, we asked the question…what do serial killers look like? Are they gang members? Are they …

Episode 18: What is the Verdict on Tattoos?

January 3rd, 2018

30:40

 

We love tattoos. Every year we get one in tribute to our passions and love for each other. In our society, tattoos are not beloved among us all. In fact, there are some who are hardcore fans and others who are …

Episode 17: Are We In Control of Our Emotions?

December 27th, 2017

37:41

When was the last time you were angry? Did you clap back immediately or take the time to respond appropriately? Do you think most people handle their emotions in the right way? Are you dying to know what we think on the …

Episode 16: What Does Support Really Look Like?

December 20th, 2017

33:24

 

Are you really getting supported in your life? Do you have friends who really ride or die? Dying to know what we think on the matter? Listen to the episode, share your comments below, and join the conversation.  

Episode 15: Why is Sexual Harassment and Assault Happening?

December 13th, 2017

36:12

 

With all of the sexual harassment and assault cases in the news, did you ever ask yourself, why is this happening? Are people predisposed to hurt …

Episode 14: What is the Verdict on Bitcoins?

December 6th, 2017

35:00

 

Do you what a bitcoin is? Even better, do you invest in bitcoins or other types of cryptocurrencies? Whether you are an avid investor or you don’t have a clue what a bitcoin is, you don’t want to miss this new …

Episode 13: Are You Privileged?

November 29th, 2017

38:30

 

What does privilege really mean? Are we all privileged? Do we recognize the benefits of privilege in our personal lives? Dying to know what we think? Listen to the episode, share your comments below, and join in the …

Episode 12: Do You Need to Own a Gun?

November 22nd, 2017

32:49

 

When was the first time you saw a gun or used one? What do you think of the current gun control laws in the US? Are we too restrictive or …

Episode 11: Is Cultural Appropriation Okay?

November 15th, 2017

33:54

 

Is cultural appropriation okay? Is it possible to avoid cultural appropriation? Are we all cultural appropriators? Join us as we dive deep into the …

Episode 10: Are We TOO P.C. in Our Society?

November 8th, 2017

31:51

 

Do you think we live in a TOO P.C. society? Ever feel like you can’t get your message across without offending the P.C. officers of the world? Are you afraid to voice your opinion because of this? When will enough be …

Episode 9: Is Conscious Rap Dead or Alive?

November 1st, 2017

32:16

 

Is conscious rap dead or alive? Which rappers are WokeNFree? In this episode, we will talk all about rap PLUS…you will get to know the one and only rapper Miss Eaves

Episode Shout-out to Riot grrrl, nerdcore, Peaches

Episode 8: Are Ghosts Real?

October 25th, 2017

29:39

 

Are ghosts real? Have you ever seen a ghost? If ghosts are real, why are they here? We are diving deep into this spooky topic so sit back, enjoy and make sure you comment below!

Episode Shout-out to ThoughtCo.,

Episode 7: Is there a Secret Organization Running the World?

October 18th, 2017

28:00

Do you believe there is a secret organization running the world? Are they responsible for the issues in our world? Who are these organizations? We discuss who these organizations are, who are they affiliated with, how …

Episode 6: Are You A Slave To A Brand?

October 11th, 2017

23:03

 

Are you a believer in brand loyalty? When it is time to upgrade your tech needs, do you always choose the brands you own? We discuss how we consume …

Episode 5: How to Find the One?

October 4th, 2017

30:00

Is there only one person you are meant to love in the world? Do you have one soulmate that you are supposed to meet and live your life with? If so, …

Episode 4: Do You Need Permission?

September 27th, 2017

27:56

Do you need permission from your partner to make a drastic change to your body or in your life? We don’t think so. How do you feel about the question? In this episode, you will learn about relationship boundaries, “deal …

Episode 3: Are We Obsessed with the End?

September 20th, 2017

32:32

 

Why are there so many movies and TV shows about the end of the world? Are we missing something? Is creating scenes of horror and death somehow comforting? Tune in to our third episode where we make sense out of this …

Episode 2: Breaking News

September 12th, 2017

24:30

Do you ever feel like you aren’t getting the full story when reading or listening to the news? We Do! Why is it that Facebook or social media sites …

Episode 1: Birthday Talk

September 5th, 2017

29:54

We are launching WokeNFree on Co-host Natasha Nurse’s birthday. In honor of her special day, we are talking about the history of birthdays, why we celebrate them at all, and how Kahlil & Natasha personally feel …

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