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How Men Cry Podcast

How Men Cry Podcast

By Dxtr Spits
Getting 1000 men to share stories about vulnerability & healing. We can no longer avoid having conversations about men’s mental health. #HowMenCry is a movement founded by Dxtr Spits aimed at changing the narrative around men’s connection their higher self, to begin healing, and end suffering in silence. Follow along or submit a HMC story via: Instagram: (@howmencry) Website: https://www.howmencry.com For a tree of links on how to support: https://instabio.cc/howmencry
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How Men Cry Podcast Episode 28: Jonathan Kearney
#HowMenCry(HMC) is a campaign founded by Dxtr Spits focused on getting 1000 men to share stories about vulnerability & healing.  We can no longer avoid having conversations about men’s mental health. #HowMenCry is a movement aimed at changing the narrative around men’s connection to their higher self, to begin healing, and end suffering in silence.
01:17:09
April 21, 2022
How Men Cry Podcast Episode 27: Ricky Bundy Jr.
#HowMenCry(HMC) is a campaign founded by Dxtr Spits focused on getting 1000 men to share stories about vulnerability & healing.  We can no longer avoid having conversations about men’s mental health. #HowMenCry is a movement aimed at changing the narrative around men’s connection to their higher self, to begin healing, and end suffering in silence.
55:56
April 14, 2022
How Men Cry Podcast Episode 26: Sean Hill
#HowMenCry(HMC) is a campaign founded by Dxtr Spits focused on getting 1000 men to share stories about vulnerability & healing.  We can no longer avoid having conversations about men’s mental health. #HowMenCry is a movement aimed at changing the narrative around men’s connection to their higher self, to begin healing, and end suffering in silence.
01:02:01
April 07, 2022
How Men Cry Podcast Episode 25: Edma Lorenzo
#HowMenCry(HMC) is a campaign founded by Dxtr Spits focused on getting 1000 men to share stories about vulnerability & healing.  We can no longer avoid having conversations about men’s mental health. #HowMenCry is a movement aimed at changing the narrative around men’s connection to their higher self, to begin healing, and end suffering in silence.
01:03:13
March 31, 2022
How Men Cry Podcast Episode 24: Cameron Williams
#HowMenCry(HMC) is a campaign founded by Dxtr Spits focused on getting 1000 men to share stories about vulnerability & healing.  We can no longer avoid having conversations about men’s mental health. #HowMenCry is a movement aimed at changing the narrative around men’s connection to their higher self, to begin healing, and end suffering in silence.
55:16
March 24, 2022
How Men Cry Podcast Episode 23: Ryan Barayuga
Ryan Barayuga is a Chicago based photographer who specializes in fitness, wellness, and lifestyle photography and videography. Born and raised in Hawaii and currently living in Chicago. #HowMenCry(HMC) is a campaign founded by Dxtr Spits focused on getting 1000 men to share stories about vulnerability & healing.  We can no longer avoid having conversations about men’s mental health. #HowMenCry is a movement aimed at changing the narrative around men’s connection to their higher self, to begin healing, and end suffering in silence.
23:09
March 17, 2022
How Men Cry Podcast Episode 22: Rafe Offer
Rafe Offer has held senior marketing positions such as Global Marketing Director of Coca-Cola, Director of Global Marketing at The Walt Disney Company and Director of innovation for Diageo. Rafe is an internationally lauded specialist in teamwork, leadership and brand innovation. Now he's focusing his energy on SofarSounds.com #HowMenCry(HMC) is a campaign founded by Dxtr Spits focused on getting 1000 men to share stories about vulnerability & healing.  We can no longer avoid having conversations about men’s mental health. #HowMenCry is a movement aimed at changing the narrative around men’s connection to their higher self, to begin healing, and end suffering in silence.
38:46
March 10, 2022
How Men Cry Podcast Episode 21: Bill Diamond
Bill Diamond is President and CEO of the SETI Institute, which he joined in 2015.  He has worked predominantly in applied technologies with over 20 years’ experience in photonics and optical communications, and more than a decade in X-ray and semiconductor processing technologies.   His corporate background spans the spectrum from venture-backed start-ups to Fortune 100 multinationals, with responsibilities ranging from R&D, engineering and operations, to sales, marketing, product management, and CEO positions. #HowMenCry(HMC) is a campaign founded by Dxtr Spits focused on getting 1000 men to share stories about vulnerability & healing.  We can no longer avoid having conversations about men’s mental health. #HowMenCry is a movement aimed at changing the narrative around men’s connection to their higher self, to begin healing, and end suffering in silence.
49:48
March 03, 2022
How Men Cry Podcast Episode 20: Will Hardiman
#HowMenCry(HMC) is a campaign founded by Dxtr Spits focused on getting 1000 men to share stories about vulnerability & healing.  We can no longer avoid having conversations about men’s mental health. #HowMenCry is a movement aimed at changing the narrative around men’s connection to their higher self, to begin healing, and end suffering in silence.
35:55
February 24, 2022
How Men Cry Podcast Episode 19: Eric Cervantes
#HowMenCry(HMC) is a campaign founded by Dxtr Spits focused on getting 1000 men to share stories about vulnerability & healing.  We can no longer avoid having conversations about men’s mental health. #HowMenCry is a movement aimed at changing the narrative around men’s connection to their higher self, to begin healing, and end suffering in silence.
29:24
February 17, 2022
How Men Cry Podcast Episode 18: Selase Botchway
Selase Botchway is an actor and director, known for The Lines Between, Strange Attractors and Queen of the South. #HowMenCry(HMC) is a campaign founded by Dxtr Spits focused on getting 1000 men to share stories about vulnerability & healing.  We can no longer avoid having conversations about men’s mental health. #HowMenCry is a movement aimed at changing the narrative around men’s connection to their higher self, to begin healing, and end suffering in silence.
40:32
February 10, 2022
How Men Cry Podcast Episode 17: Aaron Smith
#HowMenCry(HMC) is a campaign founded by Dxtr Spits focused on getting 1000 men to share stories about vulnerability & healing.  We can no longer avoid having conversations about men’s mental health. #HowMenCry is a movement aimed at changing the narrative around men’s connection to their higher self, to begin healing, and end suffering in silence. Aaron is a native of the South Side of Chicago. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business management from Columbia College Chicago, and it wasn’t long after that he began his journey within the criminal justice system. In 2009, he was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison for distribution of heroin and fentanyl resulting in death. Aaron knew that he had the soul of an entrepreneur, his drug operation sold over $15,000 per day, but as he likes to say, “I was selling the wrong product, so I had to switch hustles.” He was released from federal prison after nine years and five months in February 2019. With his belief In God and a lot of hard work, his focus was to live out his passion of entrepreneurship and make an impact through his media company, Escaping the Odds. In December 2019, Aaron launched the Escaping the Odds podcast to build his social capital and tell amazing stories of redemption through business. Aaron was awarded the 2021 Media for a Just Society Award in the podcast/radio category. During the first episode, in addition to telling his backstory and sharing the origins of Escaping the Odds, Aaron will also be updating audiences on how his mission to inspire others to pursue their business dreams has grown and evolved. Aaron will discuss how he is now providing careers for other formerly incarcerated people through his latest venture, U Turn Transport, share about his work as a community liaison for the Safety Justice Challenge of Cook County, and discuss the new partnership between Escaping the Odds and Stretch Finance.
47:28
February 03, 2022
How Men Cry Podcast Episode 16: Festus Ezeli
Ifeanyi Festus Ezeli-Ndulue is a Nigerian-American professional basketball player. He previously played five seasons in the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for Vanderbilt before being selected with the 30th overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft by the Golden State Warriors. Ezeli won an NBA Championship with the Warriors in 2015. He last appeared in the 2016 NBA Finals, and did not play basketball since his knee surgery in the 2017 season until coming back in 2021. #HowMenCry(HMC) is a campaign founded by Dxtr Spits focused on getting 1000 men to share stories about vulnerability & healing.  We can no longer avoid having conversations about men’s mental health. #HowMenCry is a movement aimed at changing the narrative around men’s connection to their higher self, to begin healing, and end suffering in silence.
41:59
January 27, 2022
How Men Cry Podcast Episode 15: Brandon Pope
#HowMenCry(HMC) is a campaign founded by Dxtr Spits focused on getting 1000 men to share stories about vulnerability & healing.  We can no longer avoid having conversations about men’s mental health. #HowMenCry is a movement aimed at changing the narrative around men’s connection to their higher self, to begin healing, and end suffering in silence. Brandon Pope is a journalist passionate about covering the issues Chicagoans care about most. Brandon is a board member for the Chicago chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists, where he focuses on shepherding in the next generation of TV reporters. Brandon's mentorship experience also includes Big Brothers Big sisters.
58:16
January 20, 2022
How Men Cry Podcast Episode 14: Dario Durham
#HowMenCry(HMC) is a campaign founded by Dxtr Spits focused on getting 1000 men to share stories about vulnerability & healing.  We can no longer avoid having conversations about men’s mental health. #HowMenCry is a movement aimed at changing the narrative around men’s connection to their higher self, to begin healing, and end suffering in silence.
51:18
January 13, 2022
How Men Cry Podcast Episode 13: Andy Swindler
#HowMenCry(HMC) is a campaign founded by Dxtr Spits focused on getting 1000 men to share stories about vulnerability & healing.  We can no longer avoid having conversations about men’s mental health. #HowMenCry is a movement aimed at changing the narrative around men’s connection to their higher self, to begin healing, and end suffering in silence.
48:22
January 06, 2022
How Men Cry Podcast Episode 12 : Erick Paige
#HowMenCry(HMC) is a campaign founded by Dxtr Spits focused on getting 1000 men to share stories about vulnerability & healing.  We can no longer avoid having conversations about men’s mental health. #HowMenCry is a movement aimed at changing the narrative around men’s connection to their higher self, to begin healing, and end suffering in silence.
40:48
November 11, 2021
How Men Cry Podcast Episode 11: Sinclair Bayard
#HowMenCry(HMC) is a campaign founded by Dxtr Spits focused on getting getting1000 men to share stories about vulnerability & healing.  We can no longer avoid having conversations about men’s mental health. #HowMenCry is a movement aimed at changing the narrative around men’s connection their higher self, to begin healing, and end suffering in silence.  About our guest: Sinclair is the founder of A3 Performance Training which provides businesses with Wellness Program Support to provide to their employees that cover a variety of consulting and training to improve the overall effectiveness of businesses.
30:03
November 07, 2021
How Men Cry Podcast Episode 10: Brandon Peele
How Men Cry is getting 1000 men to share stories about vulnerability & healing. We can no longer avoid having conversations about men’s mental health. #HowMenCry is a movement aimed at changing the narrative around men’s connection their higher self, to begin healing, and end suffering in silence. Brandon is a Midwesterner, best-selling author, impact entrepreneur and an expert in purpose, leadership + culture change. Prior to founding Unity Lab, he worked at two leading social learning companies, ion and Imperative, to activate empathy, trust, belonging, purpose and leadership at scale.   He's trusted as a keynote speaker, consultant and program leader by organizations such as Google, Johnson & Johnson, Stanford University, JDRF, Morgan Stanley, U.S. Marine Corps, University of California - Berkeley, LinkedIn, the U.S. Navy, Slalom Consulting, the U.S. Coast Guard, and the University of Minnesota.  He has written / co-written four books on purpose and leadership and his work has been featured by news organizations such as USA Today, U.S. News & World Report, and Forbes.   Brandon holds an MBA in Leadership from Columbia Business School, is an Imperative Certified Purpose Leader (TM) and a PGI Certified Purpose Guide (TM), serves on the Council of the Global Purpose Leaders, and has completed over 3,000 hours of leadership, coaching and facilitation training with organizations such as Landmark and the ManKind Project. .
40:11
November 04, 2021
How Men Cry Podcast Episode 7: Billy Coleman
How Men Cry is getting 1000 men to share stories about vulnerability & healing. We can no longer avoid having conversations about men’s mental health. #HowMenCry is a movement aimed at changing the narrative around men’s connection their higher self, to begin healing, and end suffering in silence.
01:04:11
November 01, 2021
How Men Cry Episode 9: Roy Holmes (Dxtr's Dad)
#HowMenCry(HMC) is a campaign founded by Dxtr Spits focused on getting 1000 men to share stories about vulnerability & healing.  We can no longer avoid having conversations about men’s mental health. #HowMenCry is a movement aimed at changing the narrative around men’s connection to their higher self, to begin healing, and end suffering in silence. This special episode sits down with Roy Holmes, Dxtr's dad in the woods. They talk candidly about his lessons as a parent.
22:14
October 31, 2021
How Men Cry Episode 8: Chris Falcon
#HowMenCry(HMC) is a campaign founded by Dxtr Spits focused on getting 1000 men to share stories about vulnerability & healing.  We can no longer avoid having conversations about men’s mental health. #HowMenCry is a movement aimed at changing the narrative around men’s connection to their higher self, to begin healing, and end suffering in silence. Chris Falcon is a natural born creative, writer, artist, motivational speaker, fitness enthusiast, and host of The Rebel Mindset Podcast.
32:39
October 28, 2021
How Men Cry Podcast Episode 6: Dan Minea
#HowMenCry(HMC) is a campaign founded by Dxtr Spits focused on getting 1000 men to share stories about vulnerability & healing.  We can no longer avoid having conversations about men’s mental health. #HowMenCry is a movement aimed at changing the narrative around men’s connection to their higher self, to begin healing, and end suffering in silence. Dan is the lead dreamer and system implementer at Collective Chicago. He co-leads the life coaching efforts. He is the primary bridge builder and strategic partner, connecting the community to holistic resources. Passionate and driven to bring his entrepreneurial acumen to the art of helping others, he's mapping new avenues to further perpetuate "the economy of good."
50:20
October 24, 2021
How Men Cry Episode 5: Bradley Kirouac
Community Organizer, Creative, and always striving to be a better human. Here are a few  important pieces of my life. #HowMenCry(HMC) is a campaign founded by Dxtr Spits focused on getting 1000 men to share stories about vulnerability & healing.  We can no longer avoid having conversations about men’s mental health. #HowMenCry is a movement aimed at changing the narrative around men’s connection to their higher self, to begin healing, and end suffering in silence.
48:24
October 21, 2021
How Men Cry Podcast Episode 4: Pugs Atomz
How Men Cry is getting 1000 men to share stories about vulnerability & healing. We can no longer avoid having conversations about men’s mental health. #HowMenCry is a movement aimed at changing the narrative around men’s connection their higher self, to begin healing, and end suffering in silence. Pugs Atomz is a multi-talented artist in the areas of video, fashion, design and music. Currently living in Chicago finishing up his debut project with Tokyo Dawn Records, after a extended stay in Europe with DJ Vadim and The Electric seeing all sides of the planet with their latest album “Life Is Moving”. Pugs has graced the stage at some of the world’s largest music festivals including SXSW, Hip Hop Kemp, Boogie Brain, and Glastonbury to name a few. He has worked with countless key artist in the game such as DJ Vadim, KRS One, DJ Hitek, Bassnectar, Glitch Mob, Twista, to the next upcoming producer crafting beats in their bedroom. Mr. Atomz has been mentioned in publications like Rolling Stone, URB, Sister 2 Sister, to popular blogs like Okayplayer, Fake Shore Drive, DJ booth, Frank 151, Hyper Trak and the list goes on. You might have heard him recently on the Fifa 2013 video game sound track with “Got that fire”, or seen him on a recent Episode of TV One’s F.O.M.. His roots in Chicago’s Hip Hop scene run deep, from co-founding the CTA Radio Show (14+ years), presenting on the TV show Barbershop Hip Hop, to his time in the 90’s leading the Nacrobats collective. Pugs has released numerous albums, compilations and mixtapes with key independent labels and blogs and is excited to share his new work via Tokyo Dawn Records with beats from DJ Vadim, Bobby Tank, Moodymann and many more. Welcome to the life of the renaissance jet setter with relate-able stories and infectious beats, plus the dread’s live show energy is legendary.
45:49
October 17, 2021
How Men Cry Podcast Episode 3: Dewayne Perkins
Dewayne Perkins is a queer Chicago born and raised writer/comedian. Dewayne has written on NBC's Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Netflix's The Break with Michelle Wolf, the WGA Awards, The Webbys, and the 2018 White House Correspondents Dinner, in which a joke he wrote was listed as one of The New Yorker's "Best Jokes of 2018." As a stand up comedian, Dewayne was named Just for Laugh New Face in 2019, and one of Comedy Central's "Up Next" comedians, a finalist for NBC's Stand Up, and one of TimeOut New York's "Breakout LGBQT Comedians to Watch." He has done such festival as Comedy Central's Clusterfest, SF Sketchfest, and NBC's Breakout Festival. He was also a cast member on MTV's/Nick Cannon's Wild N' Out. Dewayne is a member of the award-winning improv team 3Peat, whose Comedy Central digital short, "The Blackening," written by Dewayne, went viral with more than 15 million views. Dewayne also makes up half of the duo, Bleep that Bleep with writer/comedian Aasia Lashay Bullock. Their original shows include Beyoncé ft. Jesus and Uncle Tom & Jerry Curl, and their New York Television Festival "Best Short Form" winning web series Starving Artists. Dewayne is also a technically trained ballet and hip-hop dancer. He's been in various music videos, dance companies, and even performed with the Paris Opera Ballet in their first American tour of the ballet Giselle and Bolero. How Men Cry is getting 1000 men to share stories about vulnerability & healing. We can no longer avoid having conversations about men’s mental health. #HowMenCry is a movement aimed at changing the narrative around men’s connection their higher self, to begin healing, and end suffering in silence.
49:12
October 14, 2021
How Men Cry Podcast Episode 2: Phillip Ryan Block
Today we sit down with the multi talented Phillip Ryan Block. His experience in music and business is only the tip of the ice berg for this passionate entrepreneur. What impresses us is his full comfortability being exactly who he is, talking about his pain, and his growth. Take a listen to his healing journey.    Getting 1000 men to share stories about vulnerability & healing. We can no longer avoid having conversations about men’s mental health. #HowMenCry is a movement aimed at changing the narrative around men’s connection their higher self, to begin healing, and end suffering in silence.
46:30
October 10, 2021
How Men Cry Podcast Episode 1: Bryan Sykes
Bryan is dedicated to teaching young adults the skill and business of creating in multiple disciplines throughout Chicago. To him, it is of the upmost importance that artists understand the value of their work and how they should protect it. His goal is to cultivate more talented and business savvy artists who will manifest great success throughout their careers. How Men Cry is getting 1000 men to share stories about vulnerability & healing. We can no longer avoid having conversations about men’s mental health. #HowMenCry is a movement aimed at changing the narrative around men’s connection their higher self, to begin healing, and end suffering in silence.
47:54
October 07, 2021
How Men Cry Podcast - Episode 0 - Dxtr Spits
Getting 1000 men to share stories about vulnerability & healing. We can no longer avoid having conversations about men’s mental health. #HowMenCry is a movement aimed at changing the narrative around men’s connection their higher self, to begin healing, and end suffering in silence. The inaugural episode of How Men Cry (HMC) features an intimate conversation with the founder, Dxtr Spits, and the executive producer, Audrey Boyle. They talk candidly through how the movement was formed, pathways through trauma, and how often Dxtr cries (Spoiler, it's a lot). Join us in this amazing journey to begin healing together through conversation, action, and love. Follow along or submit a HMC story via: Instagram: (@howmencry) Website: https://www.howmencry.com For a tree of links on how to support: https://instabio.cc/howmencry
49:56
October 03, 2021