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Why Am I Podcast

Why Am I Podcast

By Greg Sowell

A conversation with people who do interesting things to trace the path that brought them to where they are.
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Why Am I PodcastApr 10, 2022

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Fantasy Restaurant Jeff Kellum
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Why Am I Jeff Kellum
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Fantasy Restaurant Loose Ends
Sep 17, 202321:19
Why Am I Loose Ends
Sep 10, 202301:06:11
Fantasy Restaurant Liz Giuffre
Aug 27, 202318:39
Why Am I Liz Giuffre
Aug 20, 202301:03:33
Why Am I Melissa Fortunato
Aug 13, 202356:06
Fantasy Restaurant Tawny Lara
Jul 30, 202314:41
Why Am I Tawny Lara
Jul 22, 202301:21:07
Fantasy Restaurant Craig Coombes
Jul 17, 202317:33
Why Am I Craig Coombes

Why Am I Craig Coombes

Hey everybody, I’m Greg Sowell and this is Why Am I, a podcast where I talk to interesting people and try to trace a path to where they find themselves today.  My guest this go around is Craig Coombes.  I’m going to rip the bandaid off…Craig has terminal cancer.  Everyday is a struggle for this guy in ways most of us will never understand.  Rather than sit on his ass and do nothing, he prefers to expose it every week in his Naked Tuesday series as a big FU to his disease.  This guy has had a rough run of life with his parents both dying slowly to illnesses far too young, but he calls this the truest love story…I swear nothing can stop this guy, and I’m glad it hasn’t because I’m forever changed by him with a single conversation.  This dude had me laughing almost the entire time, which is good, because otherwise I would have cried…and maybe once I got off mic I did.  At any rate, I hope you enjoy this chat with Craig. Help us grow by sharing with someone!

Please show them some love on their socials here: https://twitter.com/bigcoombesy⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠, https://www.facebook.com/ntuesday, https://www.instagram.com/papacraigcoombesy/?hl=en.

Find more info at ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠http://whyamipod.com⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠.

If you want to support the podcast you can do so via ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.patreon.com/whyamipod⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ (this gives you access to bonus content like the Fantasy Restaurant!)

Jul 09, 202359:52
Fantasy Restaurant Woody Shticks
Jul 02, 202313:59
Fantasy Restaurant Spencer Mirabal
Jun 25, 202325:27
Fantasy Restaurant Bill Hammack (Engineer Guy)
Jun 18, 202324:48
Why Am I Bill Hammack (Engineer Guy)

Why Am I Bill Hammack (Engineer Guy)

Hey everybody, I’m Greg Sowell and this is Why Am I, a podcast where I talk to interesting people and try to trace a path to where they find themselves today.  My guest this go around is Bill Hammack.  You may not recognize his name, but you will never forget his voice…he is the “Engineer Guy.”  Bill is a multi discipline engineer, a professor, an author/contributor to many books, a radio broadcaster, but you really know him from his youtube channel where he has millions of subscribers and even more viewers.  His excitement and sheer delight with figuring out the new mediums makes it plain to see why he does it; not for the money, the accolades, or the views…it’s just another solution for him to engineer and improve LOL.  His grounded approach to social media and video platforms has given me a new perspective to approach my work…which I think is the overall goal…I think he just performed his magic trick on me.  I hope you enjoy this conversation with my favorite hedgehog, Bill. Help us grow by sharing with someone!

Please show them some love on their socials here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://engineerguy.com/⁠⁠⁠, https://www.youtube.com/@engineerguyvideo/videos, https://twitter.com/engineerguytwit⁠.

Find more info at ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠http://whyamipod.com⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠.

If you want to support the podcast you can do so via ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.patreon.com/whyamipod⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ (this gives you access to bonus content like the Fantasy Restaurant!)

Jun 12, 202301:14:59
Why Am I Rob Lawless
Jun 04, 202301:02:32
Fantasy Restaurant Chuck McCarthy
May 28, 202333:02
Fantasy Restaurant Catherine King

Fantasy Restaurant Catherine King

Welcome to the warmup exercise for the Why Am I podcast called “the Fantasy Restaurant.” In here my guests get to pick their favorite: drink, appetizer, main, sides, and dessert…anything goes. Catherine came prepared…with notes. It appears she does nothing by half measures. I enjoyed this simple meal and I, obviously, agree that everything is better with coconut LOL. I hope you enjoy this meal with Catherine.


Please show them some love on their socials here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://twitter.com/catherineK_SLI⁠, ⁠https://youtu.be/a8feAYvbaFI?t=347⁠.

Catherine is all about amplification, so here's a list of additional voices she want's heard:

Aamer Anwer - @aameranwer

Gary Young - @garyyounge

The MS society @mssocietyuk

My PhD centre - Royal Conservatoire of Scotland - @RCStweets @RCS_The Exchange

The Auschwitz Memorial - @AuschwitzMuseum

And some brilliant British deaf sign language using companies and performers:

@BDA_Deaf

@bea_p_webster

@ciaranstewart1

@amymurrayxox

@BlackDeafUK

@SignaliseCoop

@EdinDeafFest

@HeriotWattBSL

@DeafinitelyT


Find more info at ⁠⁠http://whyamipod.com⁠⁠.

If you want to support the podcast you can do so via ⁠⁠https://www.patreon.com/whyamipod⁠⁠ (this gives you access to bonus content like the Fantasy Restaurant!)

Inspired by one of my favorite podcasts: ⁠⁠https://www.offmenupodcast.co.uk/


May 21, 202324:12
Why Am I Catherine King

Why Am I Catherine King

Hey everybody, I’m Greg Sowell and this is Why Am I, a podcast where I talk to interesting people and try to trace a path to where they find themselves today.  My guest this go around is Catherine King.  I found her via her work as a sign language interpreter for some of the biggest european comedians out there, and in particular a bit where she was signing crazy phrases with various accents…it’s worth a watch; check below for a link.  I learned that interpreters guess what comes next, and don’t necessarily translate word for word, but work to convey the feeling or intention of the message.  I also found an incredibly kind, warm, and empathetic person who is working to make room for themselves(even when the voices in their head tells them not to).  I hope you enjoy this chat with Catherine. Help us grow by sharing with someone!

Please show them some love on their socials here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://twitter.com/catherineK_SLI, https://youtu.be/a8feAYvbaFI?t=347.

Catherine is all about amplification, so here's a list of additional voices she want's heard:

Aamer Anwer - @aameranwer

Gary Young - @garyyounge

The MS society @mssocietyuk

My PhD centre - Royal Conservatoire of Scotland - @RCStweets @RCS_The Exchange

The Auschwitz Memorial - @AuschwitzMuseum

And some brilliant British deaf sign language using companies and performers:

@BDA_Deaf

@bea_p_webster

@ciaranstewart1

@amymurrayxox

@BlackDeafUK

@SignaliseCoop

@EdinDeafFest

@HeriotWattBSL

@DeafinitelyT

Find more info at ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠http://whyamipod.com⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠.

If you want to support the podcast you can do so via ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.patreon.com/whyamipod⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ (this gives you access to bonus content like the Fantasy Restaurant!)

May 14, 202301:30:32
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Apr 30, 202301:14:25
Why Am I Mather Zickel
Apr 23, 202301:11:01
Why Am I Chuck McCarthy
Apr 16, 202301:09:06
Why Am I Greg Olijnyk
Apr 10, 202301:11:39
Why Am I Nikki Vasconez
Apr 02, 202301:05:31
Why Am I Scott Longert
Mar 26, 202301:05:51
Fantasy Restaurant Cold Spot Paranormal Research
Mar 19, 202321:21
Why Am I Cold Spot Paranormal Investigators
Mar 12, 202301:00:26
Why Am I Spencer Mirabal
Mar 05, 202301:33:02
Fantasy Restaurant Scott Wiener
Feb 27, 202325:47
Why Am I Scott Wiener
Feb 19, 202301:17:10
Why Am I Marianne Apostolides
Feb 12, 202301:29:28
Why Am I Woody Shticks
Feb 05, 202301:54:42
Why Am I Jimmy Gownley
Jan 29, 202301:25:20
Why Am I George Collins
Jan 22, 202340:38
Fantasy Restaurant Chè Monique
Jan 15, 202315:52
Why Am I Ron Blatchley
Jan 08, 202301:53:08
Fantasy Restaurant Abbey Cook
Jan 02, 202318:55
Fantasy Restaurant - Jimmy Ogle
Dec 27, 202224:10
Why Am I Scott Valdez
Dec 18, 202259:20
Fantasy Restaurant Aaron Rabkin(Trickery Chicago)
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Fantasy Restaurant Randy West
Dec 04, 202217:06
Why Am I Chè Monique
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Why Am I Robin Douglass
Nov 20, 202201:10:45
Why Am I Randy West
Nov 13, 202201:16:42
Fantasy Restaurant Ana Dee (Rebekka Blue)
Nov 06, 202218:55
Ride Sharing Kansas City Kevin
Oct 30, 202225:30
Fantasy Restaurant Thom Britton - FreakShow&Tell
Oct 23, 202227:38
Why Am I Thom Britton - FreakShow&Tell
Oct 16, 202201:25:31
Fantasy Restaurant Spencer Crittenden
Oct 09, 202227:37