By Ryan Haack: Blogger, Speaker and Amputee
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Ryan Haack was born with only one hand. It's cool, though. He's chosen to embrace his difference and shares his experience with humor and authenticity. On Podcasting One-Handed, Ryan shares humorous stories about living with one hand, answers listener questions, interviews people in the media who are limb-different and more. As often as possible, Ryan talks with artists and musicians and athletes...basically anybody with a fascinating story. No matter how many hands you have, you'll have fun with Podcasting One-Handed!
||Alex Minsky: Podcasting One-Handed EP13||Alex Minsky is embracing his new life. Which includes some of this: And this: In this episode we talk about: How he got blown-up in Afghanistan His recovery process and subsequent spiral into alcoholism His forced sobriety and the new life he’s enjoy||9/12/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Miles O’Brien: Podcasting One-Handed EP12||Miles O’Brien has been a journalist for over 30 years and has won every award you can name. Countless assignments of his have put him in harm’s way and yet, as Miles says, “Life has a way of surprising you.||9/1/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Kary Oberbrunner: Podcasting One-Handed EP11||Kary Oberbrunner helps people. He helps people discover their identity, uncover their purpose and then he helps develop a plan to carry out that mission. And he’s really good at it. I had the pleasure of meeting Kary at the World Domination Summit in||7/30/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Maysoon Zayid: Podcasting One-Handed EP10||Maysoon Zayid has been all over the internet lately. Whether it’s Upworthy or The Huffington Post, Maysoon’s TED Talk, which has already inspired millions, is making the rounds. As it should be. Recently, I had the good fortune of speaking with Mays||3/30/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Joe Rogers: Podcasting One-Handed EP9||The sports bug bit Joe Rogers early. Born into a hockey family in a hockey state (Michigan), Joe started early and knew by age 9 he would be playing Division I college hockey. A lofty goal for any boy in America, it was especially gutsy for Joe.||3/24/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Judith Caseley: Podcasting One-Handed EP8||Subscribe to Podcasting One-Handed on iTunes here A while back I got a text from my friend Erin. Erin is an elementary school teacher and she had just read a book called Harry and Willy and Carrothead with one of her students.||12/1/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||Nicole Kelly: Podcasting One-Handed EP 7||Back in September, the limb-different community tuned in to the Miss America pageant to see if Miss Iowa, Nicole Kelly, would win. She didn’t win, but following her path to the pageant was fun and seeing her on TV, just like millions of others did,||11/10/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||Kyle Scheele: Podcasting One-Handed EP6||ARE YOU READY TO GET JACKED-UP?! Kyle Scheele is our guest for episode 6 and he BRINGS IT. I invited Kyle onto the podcast because he helps people, especially teens, live better stories with their lives. I’m always encouraged and motivated after I||10/17/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||Shaholly Ayers: Podcasting One-Handed EP5||Episode five is ALIVE! I’ve been waiting a while to say that. In this episode: I’ve been getting several questions about learning to drive, so I answer that at the beginning. Interview with Shaholly Ayers! This is Shaholly’s first podcast interv||9/2/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||Tony Memmel: Podcasting One-Handed EP4||In this episode: Welcome and recap of the Helping Hands Midwest weekend Interview with Tony Memmel (find him on Twitter, Facebook and at TonyMemmel.com) Kwestions with Kristy – What do you remember about starting school?||8/21/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||Nick Newell: Podcasting One-Handed EP3||Nick Newell beats people up for a living. That’s kinda awesome. On this episode of Podcasting One-Handed we get to hear from Nick as he tells us about growing-up with one hand, how he deals with the attention and a ton of other stuff.||6/26/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||Holly Franklin: Podcasting One-Handed EP2||Episode 2 is live! In this episode we hear from Holly Franklin. Holly lost her hand when she was 29, so her experience is quite different than my own. Even so, we have many similarities, including a reliance on humor to get us through! Also,||4/30/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||Jim Abbott and Sleeping At Last: Podcasting One-Handed EP1||It’s finally here! The debut episode of Podcasting One-Handed is up and running (subscribe on iTunes here and/or checkout the bottom of this post!). I’ve been wanting to do this for a long time, actually. In fact,||3/8/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
Spreading the word about differences one platform at a time
I think it is so a awesome you're harnessing the power of podcasts to help tell the story of celebrating differences. Thanks, Ryan! You rock.
I have never listened to a podcast before and now I am going to listen to all of them now that i know how! It nice to hear such inspiration from so many people and their stories .... My daughter was born with one hand and this is fun to listen to with my kids because they have met you before at the Born just right meet up at navy pier this summer and they will enjoy listening to every podcast!!!! Keep them coming .... Now you need an interview with Kiersten Kelly she's awesome too
Insightful & genuine
This podcast is awesome! Was just annoyed that I ran out of episodes to listen too and am now re-listening through the set. Keep up the great work Ryan!!