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Read thoughts, ramblings and critical pieces about the place we all know and love, The Internet! You can also learn more about the guest hosts and content featured in each recording here! 

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Guest 4: Sean Aquino

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Episode 4: Life Events
Airing: October 21st, 2015

Sean Aquino is a User Experience Strategist at Bunchball. He designs gamification programs, applying game mechanics and elements to solve enterprise sized challenges for customers such as Verizon, Fidelity and Marriott. A former creative producer, he worked with the startups and non-profits being incubated by the Kapor Center for Social Impact. Sean has a background in performance and television: he produced segments for a weekly science and technology show on WTTWChicago, volunteered as the web director for the Asian-American focused magazine Hyphen and was the president and a dancer for Gamelan Sekar Jaya, a sixty-member company specializing in the performing arts of Bali. He and his wife Shawn (yes Sean & Shawn) founded Fine Leatherworking and is working on a dad blog.

Guest 3: Candace Roberts

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Episode 3: Representation, Perception & Class
Aired: October 7th, 2015

Candace Roberts is a San Francisco based singer/songwriter, filmmaker and cabaret artist. In 2015 she released “Take Back Your Beaver”, a comic feminist short film about reclaiming pubic hair and our bodies. “Take Back Your Beaver” followed the success of 2014’s much-lauded and much-critiqued short film “Not My City Anymore”, about gentrification and the tech industry in San Francisco. In 2010 Candace released her album “Honeymoon for One”, in which she asks herself to marry herself, and she’s been playing to full houses ever since, most notably the Fillmore, Cafe du Nord, the Lost Church, and the Make-Out Room. She also rocks the house concert circuit and had a three year residency at Martuni’s Piano Bar. Candace’s cabaret shows, often deemed “brave”, are chock-full of original songs and American songbook covers and they deliver big on social commentary and confessional story-telling, covering wide-ranging topics such as: sex, self-worth, cellulite, pubic hair, consumerism, gentrification, immigration, racism and more. Candace’s truth-telling extends to her filmmaking, which has also developed a distinct visual style, drawing heavily on nostalgia, saturated color palettes, over-the-top production numbers and casts of thousands.

GUEST 2: Georgie Gibbs

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Episode 2: Fandom, Body Positivity and Women's Equality 
Aired: September 23rd, 2015

Georgie is a school librarian with the best shush in the business.  Her first internet spiral was appropriately at the public library and started with a visit to Shania Twain's fan website.  It prompted a love that would last a lifetime, for both Shania and the Internet. Georgie spends a lot of time thinking about the Real Housewives franchise, teacher's pay, her future Jeopardy anecdote, and whether she'd rather be a Hawn-Russell or a Beckham.  Hit her up for book recommendations or thoughtful discussion regarding One Direction on Twitter @georgie_ann or Instagram @georgiegirl84.

GUEST 1: Harold Burnett

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Episode 1: Morality, Conflict and Social Politics 
Aired: September 11th, 2015

Harold Burnett is a former co-host of the videogame podcast, Sophist Radio. His snark free banter along with a maintained glimmer of hope that sits in his eye provides a different kind of perspective on the industry. Along with deep video game expertise, Harold is known for his vast popular culture and sports knowledge. He has contributed to sites like Cerebral Pop and has an awesome tumblr filled with Philadelphia Eagles rants, and other wonderfully random tidbits of his personality. 


You can follow him on twitter at @Haroldburnett.