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#32 | Why It's Important To Challenge What You Think of Masculinity | Timothy Wenger

July 1, 2020

Timothy is a photographer, writer, business consultant, and a lover of living life. He founded The Man Effect out of a desire to find answers for what it means to be a man, this sent him literally around the world. This journey has not stopped and he continues to press on and create a conversation …

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#31 | Why Empathy Is Important In Your Journey of Masculinity | Jason Lee

June 24, 2020

Why is empathy so important in the discussion of masculinity? For one, it's important to understand but also interpret back another person's feelings. But it also allows you to walk in their shoes and understand how they feel. For Jason, Empathy is at the core of the work he does with Jubilee Media…

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#28 | How Fraternities Can Shape Male Identity | Luke & Jordan

June 3, 2020

Hey everyone, I know it's a crazy time right now but I wanted to make sure I was posting consistently on my podcast. But before going into who my guest is here, I wanted to link to a thread of some great organizations that have been doing amazing work during the protests and #blacklivesmatter movem…

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#26 | How Thinking Deeply Can Provide You More Life Clarity | Luke & Brian

May 20, 2020

Understanding who we are is something that we all struggle with. But does it have to be? How do we start? For myself, I've always understood that asking questions is the key to unlocking who we are. But how do you ask the RIGHT questions? And that's what fascinated me so much about Brian. 

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#19 | How to Make A Difference With Your Art and Creativity | Luke & Savantloup

April 1, 2020

To Savantloup, his art is more than just rapper and it's more than just music. Born and raised in Toronto, Savantloup has been exposed to a wide variety of musical influences from around the world, which directly relates to the city’s multicultural demographic.

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Media Monday #1 | Born A Crime - Trevor Noah

Jan. 31, 2020

Starting this Friday I'm starting my new series Media Friday which reviews one form of media that I consumed that week that relates to masculinity (or just something fun that I learned to be honest). On this episode, I talk about Trevor Noah's book: Born A Crime. A fascinating memoir about his time…

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#11 | How To Deal With A Mother's Passing and Being Fully Yourself | Noah Gould

Jan. 1, 2020

What does being a male cheerleader teach you about your masculinity? How did being the youngest of 4 shape your life? How do you deal with the death of a parent? Why did you quit work to support your sister's political career? How can we remove our judgments of people to see who they really are? Th…

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#7 | How Relationships With Parents and Experiencing Homelessness Can Affect A Young Man | Olaf Bujny

Nov. 13, 2019

This is by far the most personal episode yet. Olaf goes into depth about his relationship with his parents, his love for bodybuilding, and how he has been affected by periods of homelessness in his life. Olaf shares the raw emotions he has felt throughout his life and how much power and determinati…

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#4.2 | Why Are First Impressions and Happiness So Important? | Marco Pedri

Oct. 25, 2019

On part 2 of this episode, Marco and I discuss our first perceptions of each other, the importance of happiness, and how hard it is to find relationships nowadays. I apologize for the audio throughout the episode too. There were a few workflow issues I ran into during the recording process and I ho…

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#4.1 | Why Are Certain Passions Considered Feminine Over Masculine? | Marco Pedri

Oct. 22, 2019

On part 1 of this episode of The Imperfect Pod, Marco and I discuss cancel culture, our time in Communication Studies, and the masculinity and femininity of certain passions and how we can move away from discussing those interests in that way! If you have any more feedback, want to be on the show, …

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#2 | The Importance of A Father's Guidance In A Man's Life | Josh Loong

Oct. 9, 2019

On this episode of The Imperfect Pod, Luke and Josh talk about their relationship from high school, Josh's passion and interest in reading, the impact of our fathers in our lives and more! If you have any feedback, want to be on the show, or have ideas about potential topics of conversation, please…