Work Stew Podcast
By Kate Gace Walton
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There’s a lot of job searching going on these days–but it seems that there’s also a lot of work-related soul searching. Work Stew is a place to learn what’s on the minds of others and to contribute your own thoughts. To suggest an interview subject for the Work Stew podcast, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org. Suggestions are welcomed from all over the world and from all kinds of contributors: men and women of all ages, talking about all types of work. Work Stew is produced on Bainbridge Island, Washington by Kate Gace Walton.
||Clean#92: Arthur Chu, Writer and Former Jeopardy! Champ||The Work Stew podcast is still on hold; there’s just not enough time in the day right now. But last month, I read a piece in Salon called “Gather around, screwed millennials: You must see this.” It made me want to pick up the phone and chat with||7/25/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#91: Bethany Allen—Writer, Mother, Citizen||Listen to the interview by clicking the arrow on the audio player below. Brief note from Work Stew editor Kate Gace Walton: Sometimes I request an interview because the specific job that someone does is intriguing to me; for example,||12/13/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#90: “Veeptopus” Artist Jonathan Crow||Listen to the interview by clicking the arrow on the audio player below. For many of us, the past few weeks have been especially hard and depressing. As a nation, and as individuals, we are grappling with a host of painful issues.||12/6/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#89: Margaret Corvid, Professional Dominatrix||Listen to the interview by clicking the arrow on the audio player below. Sex workers, even those operating legally, risk being treated as criminals. Many also face relentless moralizing from family, friends, and casual acquaintances.||11/30/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#88: Mortician Caitlin Doughty||Listen to the interview by clicking the arrow on the audio player below. Generally speaking, our culture is not one that deals well with death. Caitlin Doughty, an LA-based mortician and best-selling author, is on a life-long quest to change this.||10/29/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#87: Joe Loya, Former Bank Robber||Listen to the interview by clicking the arrow on the audio player below. I wanted to speak with Joe Loya not because I see criminality as a career path, but because it is a life path for many: it’s hard to find good information on the number of Ame||9/15/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#86: Karen Lynch, Retired Homicide Detective||Listen to the interview by clicking the arrow on the audio player below. In this interview, I spoke with Karen Lynch, a 29-year veteran of the San Francisco Police Department. We discussed what it was that drew her to a life in law enforcement,||9/5/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#85: Writer Leah Lax||Listen to the interview by clicking the arrow on the audio player below. Another writer interview??? I know—I’ve done a string of them recently. For what it’s worth, I do have other sorts of people lined up.||8/24/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#84: Beatrice Hogg on Being Over 50 and Long-Term Unemployed||Listen to the interview by clicking the arrow on the audio player below. When I first connected with Beatrice Hogg, she said she wanted to share her story to show people that “being over fifty and long-term unemployed isn’t the end of the world.||8/10/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#83: Athena Lark, U.S. Navy Veteran, Writer, and Adjunct Professor||Listen to the interview by clicking the arrow on the audio player below. Athena Lark was a 17-year-old about to graduate from high school in Newark, New Jersey when her mother told her she had a choice: Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marines.||7/27/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
Great, insightful podcast!
Kate asks the exact questions that I want to know the answers to! The Work Stew podcasts are funny, sometimes sad, motivating, and honest. I look forward to more.