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Beer Cake with JJ Ko

Beer Cake with JJ Ko

By JJ Ko
Description: Open, honest, and personal conversations with guests from all walks of life about all topics of life. Who we are, what we do, where we are headed. Our passions, motivations, beliefs, struggles, and aspirations. Stories of us.
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#21 - Cassandra, BTS Army
Cassandra works in tech and has been a BTS Army for over two years. For her, the experience is like being part of a family. 보라해! 💜💜💜 Twitter @jungoos_thighs. ### Some episodes may contain visual components. For the video version of this podcast, visit our YouTube channel: bit.ly/BeerCakeYT ### Follow and subscribe to Beer Cake with JJ Ko on YouTube, social media (@beercakepodcast #beercakepodcast), and most podcast services. See https://linktr.ee/beercakepodcast for all links. Send your AMA (ask me anything) questions to bit.ly/beercakepodcast-AMA. We might answer them on a future episode!
03:21:19
June 1, 2021
#20 - Making Music: a working session (live-streamed on May 21, 2021)
A behind-the-scenes look at a working session, as singer-songwriter JJ Ko, her producer Jody Shelton, and guitarist Sebastian Noelle, work out some new and unfinished pieces for JJ’s album #2. Full episode: Bit.ly/BeerCake20. This episode is a recording of the event that was live-streamed on May 21, 2021 on the JJ Ko music YouTube channel. Visit Bit.ly/JJKoMusicYT. JJ Ko music / IG/FB @jjkomusic / linktr.ee/JJKoMusic ### Some episodes may contain visual components. For the video version of this podcast, visit our YouTube channel: bit.ly/BeerCakeYT ### Follow and subscribe to Beer Cake with JJ Ko on YouTube, social media (@beercakepodcast #beercakepodcast), and most podcast services. See https://linktr.ee/beercakepodcast for all links. Send your AMA (ask me anything) questions to bit.ly/beercakepodcast-AMA. We might answer them on a future episode!
01:12:30
May 25, 2021
#19 - Jody Shelton
*This episode has visual components. For video version, go to bit.ly/BeerCake19.*  Jody Shelton is a music producer, composer, director and musician based in New York City. He has produced music for such artists as Jen Kwok, Rebecca Vigil, JJ Ko, Daughter & Son, and Jay Malsky. As composer and lyricist, Jody has contributed to The President Show (Comedy Central), The Break With Michelle Wolf (Netflix) and to the musicals 50 Shades! The Musical, The Story of a Story (The Untold Story) (Jeff Award Nominee) and Star Wars: The Farce Awakens, which he also directed. In 2017, he wrote orchestrations and vocal arrangements for the new musical The Village of Vale at Lincoln Center. Jody has served as musical director for many shows and theatre companies including The Second City, musical improv ensemble Baby Wants Candy, and hip hop improv group North Coast.  Instagram @jodyland ### Follow and subscribe to Beer Cake with JJ Ko on YouTube, social media (@beercakepodcast #beercakepodcast), and most podcast services. See https://linktr.ee/beercakepodcast for all links.  Send your AMA (ask me anything) questions to bit.ly/beercakepodcast-AMA. We might answer them on a future episode!
02:31:52
May 15, 2021
#18 - Sebastian Noelle
Sebastian Noelle is a Grammy-nominated jazz (and related) guitarist, composer, band leader and producer. Born and bred in Germany, he considers himself a true New Yorker now, having lived in the city since 2002. As to his recent musical endeavors, the pandemic has triggered a deep dive into Northern Indian classical music by learning to play the tabla and the sitar. www.SebastianNoelle.com Instagram: @sebnoelle SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/sebastian-noelle Bandcamp: https://sebastiannoelle.bandcamp.com/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/SebastianNoelle ### Follow and subscribe to Beer Cake with JJ Ko on YouTube, social media (@beercakepodcast #beercakepodcast), and most podcast services. See https://linktr.ee/beercakepodcast for all links. Send your AMA (ask me anything) questions to bit.ly/beercakepodcast-AMA. We might answer them on a future episode!
02:47:14
May 7, 2021
#17 - Dr. Raymond Jones - part 2
Dr. Raymond Jones is a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Psychology with a specialization in addiction treatment, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) with a specialization in trauma recovery, sex, intimacy and addiction, a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT), a Certified Hypnotherapist, a Diplomate for the American Board of Sexologists, and has a Master of Divinity. Website: aspencenter.org. FB/Twitter: @DrRaymondJones ### Follow and subscribe to Beer Cake with JJ Ko on YouTube, social media (@beercakepodcast #beercakepodcast), and most podcast services. See https://linktr.ee/beercakepodcast for all links. Send your AMA (ask me anything) questions to bit.ly/beercakepodcast-AMA. We might answer them on a future episode!
01:49:21
May 1, 2021
#17 - Dr. Raymond Jones - part 1
Dr. Raymond Jones is a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Psychology with a specialization in addiction treatment, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) with a specialization in trauma recovery, sex, intimacy and addiction, a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT), a Certified Hypnotherapist, a Diplomate for the American Board of Sexologists, and has a Master of Divinity. Website: aspencenter.org. FB/Twitter: @DrRaymondJones ### Follow and subscribe to Beer Cake with JJ Ko on YouTube, social media (@beercakepodcast #beercakepodcast), and most podcast services. See https://linktr.ee/beercakepodcast for all links. Send your AMA (ask me anything) questions to bit.ly/beercakepodcast-AMA. We might answer them on a future episode!
01:56:45
May 1, 2021
#16 - Eddie Shiomi - part 2
*This episode contains visual components. For video version, go to bit.ly/BeerCake16.*  Eddie Shiomi is a 4th generation Asian American from Los Angeles who has lived in New York City since 2002. He has worked in politics, government, non-profit, startups, academia, is obsessed with ancestry, and has been an accidental witness to many key moments and figures in Asian American history. Instagram @eddieshowme ### Follow and subscribe to Beer Cake with JJ Ko on YouTube, social media (@beercakepodcast #beercakepodcast), and most podcast services. See https://linktr.ee/beercakepodcast for all links. Send your AMA (ask me anything) questions to bit.ly/beercakepodcast-AMA. We might answer them on a future episode!
01:42:44
April 28, 2021
#16 - Eddie Shiomi - part 1
*This episode contains visual components. For video version, go to bit.ly/BeerCake16.*  Eddie Shiomi is a 4th generation Asian American from Los Angeles who has lived in New York City since 2002. He has worked in politics, government, non-profit, startups, academia, is obsessed with ancestry, and has been an accidental witness to many key moments and figures in Asian American history. Instagram @eddieshowme ### Follow and subscribe to Beer Cake with JJ Ko on YouTube, social media (@beercakepodcast #beercakepodcast), and most podcast services. See https://linktr.ee/beercakepodcast for all links. Send your AMA (ask me anything) questions to bit.ly/beercakepodcast-AMA. We might answer them on a future episode!
02:02:47
April 28, 2021
#15 - Andrew Altenburg
This episode contains visuals not available on audio only podcast. For video version, go to Bit.ly/BeerCake15. ### Andrew Altenburg is a Cartoonist, Event Manager, Emcee, Photographer. He is the creator of MEMO!, a multi-universe-within-universe comic series with a collection of 40+ rotating characters. www.JumpingForJoy.net  www.AndrewAltenburg.com  Deviant Art:  www.deviantart.com/andrewaltenburg  Pinterest:  @andrewaltenburg  Instagram:  @andrewaltenburgmemo  Facebook group:  www.facebook.com/groups/Jumping4Joy  ### Follow and subscribe to Beer Cake with JJ Ko on YouTube, social media (@beercakepodcast #beercakepodcast), and most podcast services. See https://linktr.ee/beercakepodcast for all links. Send your AMA (ask me anything) questions to bit.ly/beercakepodcast-AMA. We might answer them on a future episode!
02:44:54
April 23, 2021
#14 - Amire Solomon
This episode contains visuals not available on audio only podcast streams. For video version, go to Bit.ly/BeerCake14.  ### Amire Solomon, born and raised in Long Island, New York is a multi instrumentalist who started performing music on the Caribbean steel pan (drum) at age three. He currently is an entrepreneur with a strong focus on music performance, education, and production. Aside from being known as, and nicknamed, “just the bass player” Amire, he also plays acoustic guitar, piano, drum set, and sings.  Some of his music influences are Steel Pulse, Bob Marley, Notorious B.I.G., Foo Fighters, Kings of Leon, The Killers, and Erykah Badu. Notable performances have been the American Museum of Natural History, Charleston Music Hall, and opening for Kimani Marley.  Follow Amire Solomon on:  Beat Star: https://www.beatstars.com/amiresbeats  Instagram: @amiresolomon  YouTube: https://youtu.be/b7PGYHDGa9g  ### Follow and subscribe to Beer Cake with JJ Ko on YouTube, social media (@beercakepodcast #beercakepodcast), and most podcast services. See https://linktr.ee/beercakepodcast for all links. Send your AMA (ask me anything) questions to bit.ly/beercakepodcast-AMA. We might answer them on a future episode!
02:19:45
April 9, 2021
#13 - Corporate Curbkickers: Shantel Moses and Tanya Chattman
Shantel Moses is an actor and co-creator of the Corporate Curbkickers with her partner in curbkicking, Tanya Chattman. As a self proclaimed citizen of the world, she traveled, lived in, or worked in over 33 countries, and is fluent in both Italian and Spanish. Website: http://www.shantelmoses.com IG: @shantelmozes @thatblendedchannel @corporatecurbkickers Twitter: @shantelmoses YouTube: That Blended Channel TicTok: @corporatecurbkickers ### Tanya Chattman made her theatre debut in 2013 with the Naked Theatre Company's production of R.U.R. (Rossum’s Universal Robots) in Washington, D.C. She curb kicked corporate America in 2017 and moved to New York where she partnered again with the Naked Theatre Company and its cofounder Rachael Murray as a co-writer, song lyricist and choreographer for the stage play #MomVlogLyfe in 2019. YouTube/ Instagram/ TicTok: @MagicApron3002 Twitter: @chattmantanya ### Follow and subscribe to Beer Cake with JJ Ko on YouTube, social media (@beercakepodcast #beercakepodcast), and most podcast services. See https://linktr.ee/beercakepodcast for all links. Send your AMA (ask me anything) questions to bit.ly/beercakepodcast-AMA. We might answer them on a future episode!
02:39:44
April 2, 2021
#12 - Donna Kemper
Donna Kemper is an artist who, after about 20 years working professionally, was presented with the fact that her mother, whom she had not seen in a decade, was in need of care due to dementia. Donna had a choice: walk away or choose to forgive, knowing that she would be forgotten. She chose to forgive. Her book, Forgive and Forgotten: A Memoire, is about her journey of how God turned hurt into forgiveness, pain into love, and shattered relationships into wholeness. Donna Kemper’s media Website:  http://www.thepastoralartist.com/ Instagram (@dmkemperstudio):  https://www.instagram.com/dmkemperstudio/ Paperback and Kindle version available on Amazon:  https://amzn.to/3vSdEJC Author signed copies available directly by request sent to:  dmkemperart@msn.com Follow and subscribe to Beer Cake with JJ Ko on YouTube, social media (@beercakepodcast #beercakepodcast), and most podcast services. See https://linktr.ee/beercakepodcast for all links. Send your AMA (ask me anything) questions to bit.ly/beercakepodcast-AMA. We might answer them on a future episode!
02:54:29
March 27, 2021
#11 - Iggi Choi
Iggi Choi is Korean born, American raised, spiritually centered in Shalom. “People in temporal prisons and really really slow PCs move me to compassion.” - Iggi Choi Follow and subscribe to Beer Cake with JJ Ko on YouTube, social media (@beercakepodcast #beercakepodcast), and most podcast services. See https://linktr.ee/beercakepodcast for all links. Send your AMA (ask me anything) questions to bit.ly/beercakepodcast-AMA. We might answer them on a future episode!
02:24:56
March 23, 2021
#10 - Hilary Lipka
Hilary Lipka is an instructor in the Religious Studies program at the University of New Mexico. Follow and subscribe to Beer Cake with JJ Ko on YouTube, social media (@beercakepodcast #beercakepodcast), and most podcast services. See https://linktr.ee/beercakepodcast for all links. Send your AMA (ask me anything) questions to bit.ly/beercakepodcast-AMA. We might answer them on a future episode!
02:49:10
March 16, 2021
#9 - St. Lenox
This episode contains visuals not available on audio only streams. For video version, go to Bit.ly/BeerCake9. ### St. Lenox is the music project of Andrew Choi. AllMusic notes that Choi's "creative pursuits have resulted in some of the most unique and unconventionally thrilling pop music in the late 2010s." https://linktr.ee/stlenox, https://www.youtube.com/user/stlenox His debut, Ten Songs About Memory and Hope, received critical acclaim from NPR, NOISEY and CMJ, with NOISEY editor-in-chief calling the single "Bitter Pill" one of the 10 Best Songs of 2015. Follow up, Ten Hymns From My American Gothic, received one of the highest Metacritic ratings for a new release in 2016, and was the highest-rated indie-pop release in 2016 according to review aggregator Album of the Year. The record was ranked #68 on PopMatters Best Albums of 2016 list, and was called one of 14 Criminally Underrated Records of 2016 by Salon. In reviews, PopMatters praised Ten Hymns as "nothing short of a 21st century pop masterpiece" while AllMusic described it as an example of "true 21st century songwriting." Single "Thurgood Marshall" appeared on Best Songs of the Week lists at Consequence of Sound and Vulture, and is referenced as part of the pop culture history of the late Supreme Court justice in Time Magazine. Stereogum calls Choi's voice "one of the most striking instruments in music today." His third album, Ten Fables of Young Ambition and Passionate Love, was ranked #43 on PopMatters Best Albums of 2018 list, and was listed on AllMusic's Best Indie Pop and Indie Rock Albums of 2018.  ### Follow Beer Cake with JJ Ko on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. @beercakepodcast #beercakepodcast Send your AMA (ask me anything) questions to bit.ly/beercakepodcast-AMA. We might answer them on a future episode!
03:10:34
March 12, 2021
#8 - Khiang Hei
This episode contains visuals not available on audio only streams. For video version, go to Bit.ly/BeerCake8. ### “I travel in search of making photo/ art projects in places that people don’t normally look at. If I had to earn money from my photos and artwork, I would be dead long ago.” - Khiang Hei #photographer #artist #traveler ### Follow Beer Cake with JJ Ko on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. @beercakepodcast #beercakepodcast Send your AMA (ask me anything) questions to bit.ly/beercakepodcast-AMA. We might answer them on a future episode!
03:02:16
March 5, 2021
#7 - Dawn Helwig
Dawn Helwig, owner and founder of Mutual Motivation (www.mutual-motivation.com), has nearly 30 years of motivational speaking, inspirational workshops, team building, and leadership experience. People are her passion. She has seen what works (and what doesn’t) in top companies, organizations, and nonprofits. Follow Beer Cake with JJ Ko on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. @beercakepodcast #beercakepodcast Send your AMA (ask me anything) questions to bit.ly/beercakepodcast-AMA. We might answer them on a future episode!
02:06:21
February 26, 2021
#6 - Richard Nelson Cho
Richard Nelson Cho is a founder, owner, and GCM of One Love Capital, LLC, a social equity fund committed to raising double bottom line companies that prioritize mission. He is also the host of a podcast on YouTube and Twitch called ZenPlaces (twitch.tv/zenplaces) where he shares the zen places that calm his crazed mind. He also broadcasts live on Twitch, Facebook, and Instagram twice per week (see schedule on Twitch). Currently based in NYC, he is moving soon to Miami. Follow Beer Cake with JJ Ko on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. @beercakepodcast #beercakepodcast Send your AMA (ask me anything) questions to bit.ly/beercakepodcast-AMA. We might answer them on a future episode!
01:47:30
February 19, 2021
#5 - Jonathan Vazcones
Jonathan Vazcones is a long time friend and we were long overdue for a rambling conversation about life and philosophy. Follow Beer Cake with JJ Ko on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. @beercakepodcast #beercakepodcast Send your AMA (ask me anything) questions to bit.ly/beercakepodcast-AMA. We might answer them on a future episode!
02:42:13
February 16, 2021
#4 - Non Kuramoto
Non Kuramoto is a comedian of all sorts, and an iconic feminist art queer. She is a jester, speaking truth wrapped in colorful, glittery wrapping paper that is fun for everyone to open. You can find Non on Instagram @nyanchatte and Twitter @NonOfYoBizness. Follow Beer Cake with JJ Ko on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. @beercakepodcast #beercakepodcast Send your AMA (ask me anything) questions to bit.ly/beercakepodcast-AMA. We might answer them on a future episode!
02:54:19
February 12, 2021
#3 - Stephen Lee / Gamestonk
A talk with Stephen Lee, a financial analyst and trader, about the rise and fall of GameStop stock during the final week in January 2021 - aka Gamestonk. Gamestonk: The infamous takeover of the diamond hand WallStreetBets retards against the hedge fund shorts who obliterate and penetrate us on a daily basis. - Urban Dictionary Stephen Lee is a private investor who has had an interest in the stock market since his college days, when he began trading as an amateur. As a professional, he has over 20 years of experience at a multi-billion asset manager as a value-oriented equity trader and analyst with a focus on US small and microcap stocks. He was also on a team that managed a small hedge fund, i.e. he has experience shorting stocks. Follow Beer Cake with JJ Ko on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. @beercakepodcast #beercakepodcast Send your AMA (ask me anything) questions to:  bit.ly/beercakepodcast-AMA.  We might answer them on a future episode!
02:25:21
February 9, 2021
#2 - Marc Albert
Marc Albert is a seasoned reporter in radio and print who has been recognized for his work investigating radio-logical contamination at Naval Air Station-Alameda and for reporting on the 2018 Camp Fire. An avid cyclist, Marc is currently attempting to dissuade his Queensland Heeler from herding other cyclists. Follow Beer Cake with JJ Ko on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. @beercakepodcast #beercakepodcast Send your AMA (ask me anything) questions to:  bit.ly/beercakepodcast-AMA.  We might answer them on a future episode!
02:57:05
February 5, 2021
#1 - Robyn Brady Ince - Part 2
Robyn Brady Ince is an accomplished professional with over 30 years of experience in expanding educational access, equity and opportunity. A proud Midwesterner, Robyn is a fierce advocate for children and cares deeply about community building for now and for generations to come. Follow Beer Cake with JJ Ko on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. @beercakepodcast #beercakepodcast Send your AMA (ask me anything) questions to:  bit.ly/beercakepodcast-AMA.  We might answer them on a future episode!
01:30:09
January 27, 2021
#1 - Robyn Brady Ince - Part 1
Robyn Brady Ince is an accomplished professional with over 30 years of experience in expanding educational access, equity and opportunity. A proud Midwesterner, Robyn is a fierce advocate for children and cares deeply about community building for now and for generations to come. Follow Beer Cake with JJ Ko on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. @beercakepodcast #beercakepodcast Send your AMA (ask me anything) questions to:  bit.ly/beercakepodcast-AMA.  We might answer them on a future episode!
02:07:29
January 27, 2021