#148 Scott Glatzmaier

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I didn’t have a brother growing up but Scott would be the closest I’ve ever had to one. Meeting in the 2nd grade, we have now been friends ever since.

Scott was visiting LA so we felt it would be good to catch up and record a podcast. We talk about family, money, life of being 80's kids, and coming of age.

Recorded May 31, 2019 in Manhattan Beach, CA.

#116 Anonymous 3: The Sex Worker

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Our guest today is hiding a secret. She's a 23 year old emerging artist and tells people she is an archivist for an artist to fund her globetrotting lifestyle. She tells others she is a dominatrix. But she's secretly harboring her life as a sex worker.

Historically sex workers have been mocked, ridiculed, shunned, glamorized, and put in boxes. Often only the most vocal workers and activists are heard and dominate the conversation. We decided to share a brief and uncensored account of one young and quiet escort in New York to tell us what she has gone through.

Her mentor who started her career warned her: "you are going to lose your soul." We hear as she explores her new reality and shares her personal life adventure while relating to her soul.

She opens up to us about her life and the thoughts she hasn't been able to express with many others. She sifts through where she's been, where she's at, and where she may or may not be going as well as the intricate emotions attached to balancing her work and life.

She discusses the pain she feels she deserves, earning money, being wrapped in drugs, festishes, loneliness and so much more. - Recorded in Brooklyn, NY

Music by Noah Lampert.

#113 Anonymous 2: The It

Our second episode from the anonymous series is a psychological nightmare and lesson on self healing centered around the mind and body.

Today's guest is a photographer in his mid 20's who elects for surgery to improve his vision. The procedure goes awry and he finds himself battling depression and crippling pain for over a year.

The experience leads him to an addiction to klonopin he is forced to overcome. Eventually he seeks healing at an ayahuasca ceremony in Peru but is forced to repeat his trauma when he returns home to New York.

We begin by learning about his journey, then explore how the incident challenges him in an area he least expects it: his sex life and manhood.

The entire process forces him to deal with "The It," an invisible force attacking his humanity by finding cracks in emotional weakness.

Our guest explains how The It manifests itself in your life through physical pain and gives you the task to confront the emotional pain causing you pain. 

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#111 Anonymous 1: Sexual Revolution

The first episode of 2017 is all about our guests personal awakening through her sexual revolution. Our guest is anonymous today, but she fully shares her heart and mind. She tells her coming of age story in full to you and the other listeners. Enjoy the trip! - Recorded in East Village, NY

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Todays music was produced by Noah Lampert. Follow all of us on MindPodNetwork.com. Get more information on my site, StudioDonovan.com

#97 Kristin Rain

Kristin was the 3rd generation of her family to live in a cult. born in to a religious sex cult, her family left when she was 10 after a murder within the organization. She has since found her balance in the outside world by blending mainstream world with valuable attributes nurtured within the organization. Today we talk about: 
• what it was like growing up in a cult
• how growing up in a cult effected her perspective
• how cults and mainstream culture mirror each other
• the importance of imagination and creativity
• the benefit of really knowing who you, your family, and your friends are

SHOW RESOURCES
- Follow Kristins on Instagram
- Here is a doc on Children of God to further understand the environment of the Family. 
- A short news clip from 1972 when it was just beginning
- Here are the True Komix given to adults within The Family (anyone 12 and older)

#31 Brian Patrick

Brian had an intense life through his teen years in Baltimore. While he was surrounded with a wealthy extended family, he decided to live a life of crime. He spent his youth selling drugs, dropping out of school, stealing motorcycles, breaking in to homes, and watching friends die. Then on Thanksgiving he had a realization that he was walking down a dead-end road and needed to change his direction. Find out what happens to him and where he is headed now.