By Jim Brunberg
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Roam Schooled is a show where I conduct in-depth, in-person investigations into topics chosen by a child (one of my 6-year-old twin daughters). We go out in our 1991 Winnebago and talk to people, in person. One question typically leads us to another question and away we go... It's a show about the pleasure of finding things out.
||CleanEpisode 12 Reaired: The Genie is Out of the Bottle||Don't be shocked or surprised, Roam Schoolers. The email came in yesterday: "On Friday evening, administrators were informed of threats made against the school on social media by a high school student. Police were immediately notified, and ...||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 25: The Life of a Lie||We remember the lies we tell. Sometimes they stick with us for a lifetime. For guest Cheryl Strayed, lies were among the baggage that blocked her happiness until a long backpacking trip afforded her the strength to bring them in to roost somewhere heal.||2/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 24: To Serve Man?||Meet||1/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 23: Home Musonda||Take the long road home, if you can find it.||1/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 22: We Made Santa The Jerk||Who is responsible for this rascal Santa? We are.||12/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 21: The Terrible Gift||Episode 21: The Terrible Gift||12/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 20: The Press VS The Prez PART 2||Episode 20: The Press VS The Prez PART 2||8/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 19: The Press VS The Prez PART 1||Roam Schooled Ep 19: The Press and the Prez PART 1||8/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 19 Preview||Episode 19 Preview||8/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 18: Turn of a Friendly Clown - Fear and Memory||Episode 18: Turn of a Friendly Clown - Fear and Memory||7/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17: Dukes of Hamburg||Episode 17: Dukes of Hamburg||6/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16: What Kind of Bird Are You?||Episode 16: What Kind of Bird Are You?||6/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15: The Smell of the Ballpark||The Smell of the Ballpark||5/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14: The Dog Who Walks With His Cats||The Dog Who Walked With His Cats||4/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13: Reptiles Can't Train Genies||Guns and the Second Amendment||3/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: The Genie Is Out of the Bottle||Roam Schooled approaches the seemingly impossible, polarizing issue of guns, the Second Amendment, and gun control by reframing the questions, turning them upside down, looking deep, and looking wide for common ground. This episode contains some...||2/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: Get Out of My Space||In this episode we wonder why it is SO annoying when someone gets in your space, and we find our answer after talking with Dr. Temple Grandin, professional cuddler Samantha Hess, author Courtenay Hameister, and a therapist friend. We also relive a...||1/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Roam Springer Luddite||Episode 10: Roam Springer Luddite by Jim Brunberg||11/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: The Truth Shall Make Who Free?||"The Truth Shall Make Who Free?" is the first of our occasional updates on questions and characters we've met on the show. An ongoing mystery involving a prominent former CIA agent, a woman's search for her birth parents, and the tr...||10/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: Hippie Muggle Jesus||(Special, feature length episode). Being an easy rider is not always easy. The hippie scene is more than our senses at first convey. Our intrepid conversant investigators spend a day with Wavy Gravy, some modern hippies, and unveil a piece written...||9/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: Your Days Are Numbered||The girls turn seven in this episode. Seems like we spend a lot of time both contemplating the moment of our birth and pondering how we will die. Birthdays and End of Days are a running theme as we talk with an asteroid-hunter, an epidemiologist, and..||6/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: How Did I Get Here?||Jim and the girls jet to New York in search of an answer that leads not just to Ellis Island, but to Vietnam, and back through the years to an exceptionally complicated moment in time.||5/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: You Are Welcome||“What the heck is the Statue of Liberty there for?” And with that, we’re off, roaming the complicated landscapes of American identity, American dreams, American history and American politics. A first of a two-part series.||4/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: The Lone Wolf||Sometimes you choose to go it alone. Sometimes, this solitude is inflicted on you. In this episode we talk with people who are either born, or have spent considerable time apart from the pack.||2/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: Beyond Believing||Roam Schooled travels to the Southwest and talks to people about beliefs that are beyond science. We meet a renowned Bigfoot expert Thom Powell, Phoenix Lights filmmaker/author Dr. Lynne Kitei, musical giant Van Dyke Parks, and many others that uncover.||1/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Worth the Risk||We listened as risk takers (a trapeze artist, a habitual gambler, a naked DJ, an extreme rock climber, a stuntman) address just what is at stake in their risks, and we examined our own thrill-seeking tendencies.||12/8/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: Remember Me?||In our debut episode, we went in search of answers to seemingly simple questions: Why do people have tombstones? What is memorialization? From the tangible sculpted rock face of the Crazy Horse Memorial in South Dakota to the personal accounts of a...||10/27/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
"Let's go find out!"
What a cool idea! It’s so fun to get to hear the 6-year-old girls’ voices, listen to their questions, tap into their sense of wonder - and then ride along as their dad takes them out into the world to find answers.
I like the range of topics covered and the variety of people who are being interviewed. Jim is a great host/explorer, and Dana and Vern are inquisitive and adventurous. The show strikes a good balance between being lighthearted and deeply thoughtful.
Love this Show..
So cool ..What a great idea actually getting oout and talking to people..We need more os podcast like this !!!
This show definitely deserves more attention than it currently gets. Great idea, good execution, engaging storytelling with people from all walks of like chiming in and sharing their experiences. The two 6 year olds ask lots of interesting questions that deserve a second thought. Keep up the great job!