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Inside a Bubble

By Bubble Media
We’re a narrative podcast about social bubbles. Every episode features stories from different people around a unifying topic. Made by Bubble Media
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Sometimes you stop falling (part 2)
On today's episode, stories about heartbreak. Sharon has been broken up with Phillip for over a year but they still share some old habits from their lovey-dovey days. Some things are hard to let go of, especially someone you thought you would marry. 0:00 Act 1: The ghost boyfriend 13:25 Act 2: We aren't supposed to like each other Sometimes you stop falling part 1 Hosts Bisi Adedun Producers Mo Isu Sandra Ugwu Music in this episode List of songs by Blue Dot sessions Nublu by Donna loves music Toy House by Joey Pecararo Support the podcast Did you enjoy this episode? Share it with one friend and have a conversation about it. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @thepodofbubbles. Subscribe to get our next episode. You can support the creation of this podcast by becoming a patron on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/thepodofbubbles Have a story tip or something you’d like us to make an episode on? Send an email to thepodofbubbles@gmail.com or dm us @thepodofbubbles.
33:24
April 15, 2021
Where are you from?
Aisha is Muslim and Igbo, which is not an intersection that people see all the time in Nigeria. Her existence has become a conversation starter in many situations, a conversation she doesn't want to have. In today’s episode, we feature stories from people talking about their backgrounds and how it has shaped them. Listen to Aisha’s story and more. Featured Stories  0:00 - Billboard (What is this story about)  4:40 - Act 1 (An origin story about love) 13:15 - Act 2 (It’s not a big deal. People keep saying it’s a big deal. It’s really not. It’s not a big deal. It-is-not-a-big-deal)  24:20 - Act 3 (Whose choice was it?) Hosts Bisi Adedun Producer Mo Isu Assistant Producers Itoro Bassey Sandra Ugwu Music in this episode Blue Dot sessions Nublu by Donna loves music Toy House by Joey Pecararo Support the podcast Did you enjoy this episode? Share it with one friend and have a conversation about it. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @thepodofbubbles. Subscribe to get our next episode. You can support the creation of this podcast by becoming a patron on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/thepodofbubbles Have a story tip or something you’d like us to make an episode on? Send an email to thepodofbubbles@gmail.com or dm us @thepodofbubbles.
33:17
April 9, 2021
Starting with change
Jason experienced one of the most difficult changes we can go through as individuals. A change in fundamental belief. He found that changes as big as this one affect not just us, but the people around us. In today’s episode, we feature stories from people that have experienced big life changes. We have people tell us about how they handled those changes and how it affected their lives. Listen to Jason’s story. Featured Stories 0:00 - Billboard (Starting with change) 5:24 - Act 1 (Things can get worse) 15:02 - Act 2 (When you lose your faith, we all lose your faith) Check Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/thepodofbubbles) for an extra story Act 3: If you are reading this, I am in Lagos Host Bisi Adedun Producer Mo Isu Assistant Producer Sandra Ugwu Music in this episode Nublu by Donna loves music Toy House by Joey Pecararo All other songs by Blue Dot sessions Support the podcast Did you enjoy this episode? Share it with one friend and have a conversation about it. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @thepodofbubbles. Subscribe to get our next episode. You can support the creation of this podcast by becoming a patron on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/thepodofbubbles Have a story tip or something you’d like us to make an episode on? Send an email to thepodofbubbles@gmail.com or dm us @thepodofbubbles.
32:10
April 2, 2021
Season 2 Trailer
The new season of inside a bubble starts airing on April 2nd. With the second season, we are telling more stories about people living different versions of similar experiences. Featuring more ambitious reporting and more personal stories. Here's a preview of what to expect in the new season. Hosts Bisi Adedun Producer Mo Isu Assistant Producers Ayotunde Kayode Dada Sandra Ugwu Itoro Bassey Music in this episode Blue Dot sessions Nublu by Donna loves music Support the podcast Share it with one friend and have a conversation about it. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @thepodofbubbles. Subscribe to get our next episode. You can support the creation of this podcast by becoming a patron on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/thepodofbubbles Have a story tip or something you’d like us to make an episode on? Send an email to thepodofbubbles@gmail.com or dm us @thepodofbubbles.
03:38
March 26, 2021
Bonus episode: Do I have a future?
With a rise in podcast creation and consumption, producer Mo Isu explores his decision to make a career change. He tells the stories of two other people who have made similar changes. What is the future of podcast? What is his future? From his production experiment where he practices telling stories with his own voice. Produced and Narrated by Mo Isu Music in this episode by Blue Dot Sessions Additional music  Continent by Adrian Berenguer Hadyn: Symphony no 45 "Farewell" - Allegro Assai Listen to  Queen Raffy's space -> anchor.fm/rafiat-akinwande Time with Flora -> https://www.timewithflora.com/ Article  https://www.stearsng.com/article/will-podcasts-become-the-new-radio Support the podcast Did you enjoy listening to this episode? Share it with one friend and have a conversation about it. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @thepodofbubbles. Subscribe to get our next episode. You can support the creation of this podcast by becoming a patron on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/thepodofbubbles
28:00
March 12, 2021
Bonus Episode: My first love story
Producer Mo Isu reads a poem titled 'My first love' and tracks down stories that connect with the theme of the poem. From his production experiment where he practises telling stories with his own voice. Produced and Narrated by Mo Isu Music in this episode Louver, A little powder, first results, Kikeriin by Blue Dot Sessions Special moment by Dixxy My Lady Carey Dompe performed by JGrosz More My First Love by Itoro Bassey - medium.com/@basseydonald31/my-…t-love-e59d3e7ad60e Special Thanks: Itoro Bassey, Peace Opaleye, Segun Light, Tomiwa Ijaola, Support the podcast Did you enjoy listening to this episode? Share it with one friend and have a conversation about it. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @thepodofbubbles. Subscribe to get our next episode. You can support the creation of this podcast by becoming a patron on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/thepodofbubbles
17:34
February 19, 2021
Do you want to talk about it?
Anxiety, depression and other mental health issues are conversation topics that only happen behind closed doors and in dark corners. Away from the open because people are too scared to talk about these issues. In today's episode, we feature stories from people about their relationships with anxiety and depression. We have people tell us how they have coped with living with these things and all the in-between.  Today's episode in the final episode of our first season and also the final episode for our host Seyi Oluboba. Getting help for your Mental Health @MentallyAwareNG  Mental health foundation Nigeria Suicide prevention hotlines: 234 806 210 6493, 234 809 210 6493 Hosts Bisi Adedun Seyi Oluboba Edet Ekpo Producers Mo Isu Edet Ekpo Assistant Producer Ayotunde Kayode Dada Writers Mo Isu Edet Ekpo Ayotunde Kayode-Dada Sound Design and technical production Mo Isu Sound Logo @highpertension on twitter Music in this episode Blue Dot sessions Support the podcast Our survey-> bit.ly/bubblepodfeedback Did you like listening to this episode? Share it with one friend and have a conversation about it. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @thepodofbubbles. Subscribe to get our next episode. You can support the creation of this podcast by becoming a patron on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/thepodofbubbles Would you like to contribute to an episode? Go through this document -> http://bit.ly/insidemybubble to see how you can get featured on an episode. Or send an email to thepodofbubbles@gmail.com
41:08
December 5, 2020
The Art Project
Listen on: Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Soundcloud, Radiopublic, Stitcher, Anchor Tolani is a 21-year-old artist that like many of us struggles with anxiety especially as regards her work. Tolani struggles with many things like putting herself out there and she continues to discover new things about herself in her art journey. On this episode of the podcast, we feature artists in a bid to demystify the stories behind how art is made.  Hosts Bisi Adedun Seyi Oluboba Producer Mo Isu Assistant Producer Itoro Bassey Writers Mo Isu and Itoro Bassey Editor Bisi Adedun and IToro Bassey Music in this episode Blue Dot sessions Support the podcast Our survey-> bit.ly/bubblepodfeedback Did you like listening to this episode? Share it with one friend and have a conversation about it. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @thepodofbubbles. Subscribe to get our next episode. You can support the creation of this podcast by becoming a patron on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/thepodofbubbles Would you like to contribute to an episode? Go through this document -> http://bit.ly/insidemybubble to see how you can get featured on an episode. Or send an email to thepodofbubbles@gmail.com
27:07
November 12, 2020
End Sars Podcast: Chapter 0
End sars is a pop-up podcast by Bubble Media reporting day to day developments in the end sars social movement. We tell you what's happening and what you can do. Find shareable forms of the podcast at bit.ly/theendsarspodcast. Download and send to your parents Whatsapp groups. How did we get here: Why are people protesting in Nigeria? End music: Ditweni Additional music: Blue dot sessions
10:48
October 16, 2020
Welcome to Lagos
Jones has lived in Lagos all his life and in that time has experienced quite a lot; from being robbed to hearing someone get shot. But he still loves the city. Today's episode features stories of Lagos told by Lagosians. Hosts Bisi Adedun Seyi Oluboba Producer Seyi Oluboba Mo Isu Assistant Producer Ayotunde Kayode Dada Writer Mo Isu Editor Edet Ekpo Music in this episode Blue Dot sessions Support the podcast Did you like listening to this episode? Share it with one friend and have a conversation about it. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @thepodofbubbles. Subscribe to get our next episode. You can support the creation of this podcast by becoming a patron on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/thepodofbubbles Would you like to contribute to an episode? Go through this document -> http://bit.ly/insidemybubble to see how you can get featured on an episode. Or send an email to thepodofbubbles@gmail.com You can give feedback on this episode by filling out our form-> http://bit.ly/helpthebubblepod
35:22
September 25, 2020
That was a close call
Edet and his brother spent over 4hrs anticipating a robbery which they had heard rumours about from neighbouring places, these 4+hrs came with sounds of gunshots and terrified screams before the police arrived at 4 am, That and more Inspired this episode titled 'that was a close call.' In it, we feature stories from different people on the almost, nearly and dare I say miraculous close calls.  Some which they were personally involved in and some involving family members Hosts Bisi Adedun Seyi Oluboba Producer Mo Isu Assistant Producer Edet Ekpo Writer Mo Isu Editor Edet Ekpo Music in this episode Nublu All songs courtesy Blue Dot Sessions Support the podcast Did you like listening to this episode? Share it with one friend and have a conversation about it. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @thepodofbubbles. Subscribe to get our next episode. You can support the creation of this podcast by becoming a patron on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/thepodofbubbles Would you like to contribute to an episode? Go through this document -> http://bit.ly/insidemybubble to see how you can get featured on an episode. Or send an email to thepodofbubbles@gmail.com You can give feedback on this episode by filling out our form-> http://bit.ly/helpthebubblepod
24:40
July 26, 2020
Don't Forget To Give Me 5 Stars
Society is built on trust contracts. Every day, we enter into at least one trust contract. In today's episode, we explore the trust contract you get into when you order and Uber rides. We feature stories from passengers about their experiences with Uber drivers and also stories from drivers about their experience driving. Hosts Bisi Adedun Seyi Oluboba Producer Mo Isu Assistant Producer Edet Ekpo Writer Mo Isu Editor Edet Ekpo Buy a journal from Fave Journal https://www.instagram.com/favejournals/ Music in this episode Support the podcast Did you like listening to this episode? Share it with one friend and have a conversation about it. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @thepodofbubbles. Subscribe to get our next episode. You can support the creation of this podcast by becoming a patron on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/mo_isu Would you like to contribute to an episode? Go through this document -> http://bit.ly/insidemybubble to see how you can get featured on an episode. Or send an email to thepodofbubbles@gmail.com You can give feedback on this episode by filling out our form-> http://bit.ly/helpthebubblepod
36:07
July 11, 2020
Inside our Bubble
The inside a bubble podcast put out its first episode in November last year and has so far put out one episode every other week. In today's episode, we tell a small part of the story about how we started and how we are making episodes. Come listen to what it's like inside our bubble. Hosts Bisi Adedun Seyi Oluboba Producers Edet Ekpo Mo Isu Writer Edet Ekpo Mo Isu Music in this episode Nublu Louver, Milkwood by Blude dot sessions Toy Houses AshamaluevMusi Support the podcast Did you like listening to this episode? Share it with one friend and have a conversation about it. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @thepodofbubbles. Subscribe to get our next episode. You can support the creation of this podcast by becoming a patron on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/thepodofbubbles Would you like to contribute to an episode? Go through this document -> http://bit.ly/insidemybubble to see how you can get featured on an episode. Or send an email to thepodofbubbles@gmail.com You can give feedback on this episode by filling out our form-> http://bit.ly/helpthebubblepod
32:43
June 25, 2020
Accepting Rejection
Over 40,000 students apply to Harvard every year and Harvard has an acceptance rating of just over 4.5% of those applicants. Thats a lot of rejection letters and every rejection letter can be said to have the same format. What is the format for dealing with rejection? Accepting rejection tells stories of ordinary people and how they have dealt with rejection and the growth that comes with it. Hosts Bisi Adedun Seyi Oluboba Extras: Ayodebola Ogunyemi, Oluwadara Oluwatoye Producer Mo Isu Writers Edet Ekpo and Mo I Music in this episode Nublu Bad Karma by Axel Thesleff Breathe by Cxllin Toy Houses Soft drama by AshamaluevMusic Support the podcast Did you like listening to this episode? Share it with one friend and have a conversation about it. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @thepodofbubbles. Subscribe to get our next episode. You can support the creation of this podcast by becoming a patron on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/mo_isu Would you like to contribute to an episode? Go through this document -> http://bit.ly/insidemybubble to see how you can get featured on an episode. Or send an email to thepodofbubbles@gmail.com You can give feedback on this episode by filling out our form-> http://bit.ly/helpthebubblepod Take a stand against Injustice I should do something; but what?
35:00
June 6, 2020
The Wall
“… For the greatest fear of death is always that it will pass us by. And leave us there alone.”  The words of novelist Fredrick Backman from his novel A man called Ove. Being left alone is something some would call a nightmare until you go behind the wall. In this week's episode, we hear 4 different people talk about being alone in ways that not only question the general concept but also shed more light on how different people define the word. Hosts: Bisi Adedun and Seyi Oluboba Producer: Edet Ekpo Writer and Co-producer: Mo Isu Music Nublu Toy houses by Joey Pecarora Soft drama by AshamaluevMusic Support the podcast Did you like listening to this episode? Share it with one friend and have a conversation about it. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @thepodofbubbles and let us know what you favourite part of the episode was. Subscribe to get our next episode. You can support the creation of this podcast by becoming a patron on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/mo_isu Give back to the podcast Would you like to contribute to an episode? Go through this document -> http://bit.ly/insidemybubble to see how you can get featured on an episode. Or send an email to thepodofbubbles@gmail.com You can give feedback on this episode by filling out our form-> http://bit.ly/helpthebubblepod
34:27
May 23, 2020
Career Day
What do you want to be?  That question has always felt very limiting. Like there could be only one answer and that answer could never change.  In this episode, you will hear stories from people who don’t have a single answer and whose answers change multiple times. They talk about their careers, where they came from, where they are and where they are going to.  This is career day like they don’t do it in schools Episode Crew Hosts: Seyi Oluboba and Bisi Adedun Producers: Mo Isu and Edet Ekpo Azeez's company - Reckless composure Music  Nublu Toy Houses AshamaluevMusic Support the podcast Did you like listening to this episode? Share it with one friend and have a conversation about it. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @thepodofbubbles and tweet your favourite line from the episode at us. Subscribe to get our next episode. You can support the creation of this podcast by becoming a patron on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/mo_isu Give back to the podcast Would you like to contribute to an episode? Go through this document -> http://bit.ly/insidemybubble to see how you can get featured on an episode. Or send an email to thepodofbubbles@gmail.com You can give feedback on this episode by filling out our form-> http://bit.ly/helpthebubblepod
32:02
May 8, 2020
Sometimes you stop falling
Episode Summary “Falling in love is like falling asleep. It’s slow at first and then all at once.” In this episode, we explore what it means to fall out of love. Movies and Books have over told the stories of ‘happily ever after’ and not enough about ‘they were not meant to be together.’ Episode Crew Hosts: Bisi Adedun and Seyi Oluboba Extra: Edet Ekpo Producers: Bisi Adedun and Mo Isu Writer: Mo Isu Music in this episode Nublu Henry Green - Electric Feel Toy Houses AshamaluevMusic Support the podcast Did you like listening to this episode? Share it with one friend and have a conversation about it. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @thepodofbubbles and let us know what you do to be productive. Subscribe to get our next episode. You can support the creation of this podcast by becoming a patron on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/mo_isu Give back to the podcast Would you like to contribute to an episode? Go through this document -> http://bit.ly/insidemybubble to see how you can get featured on an episode. Or send an email to thepodofbubbles@gmail.com You can give feedback on this episode by filling out our form-> http://bit.ly/helpthebubblepod
35:59
April 24, 2020
Good at Failing
Some things are difficult to talk about. Failure is one of those things. Considering that it is something that everyone has some experience with, it’s a wonder that we still feel so alone when we think about our failures. In this episode, we had guests talk about their stories of failure and how they felt towards the idea of failing. We also talked about some fears of our own. Hosts: Seyi Oluboba and Bisi Adedun Producer and Writer: Mo Isu Music in this episode Brad Anthony Laina Nublu AshamaluevMusic Relaxdaily Featured samples Against all odds Elon Musk Support the podcast Did you like listening to this episode? Share it with one friend and have a conversation about it. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @thepodofbubbles and let us know what you do to be productive. Subscribe to get our next episode. You can support the creation of this podcast by becoming a patron on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/mo_isu Give back to the podcast Would you like to contribute to an episode? Go through this document -> http://bit.ly/insidemybubble to see how you can get featured on an episode. Or send an email to thepodofbubbles@gmail.com You can give feedback on this episode by filling out our form-> http://bit.ly/helpthebubblepod
38:21
April 10, 2020
Do you listen to podcasts?
Podcasts are currently on a fast rise. In 2019 alone, Apple recorded 220,000 new podcasts. Inside a bubble was one of those podcasts. In this episode, host Seyi, gives an introduction to podcasts. She runs through what podcasts are with a brief history, gives us some context into the types of podcasts in Nigeria and the people that listen to them and shares a little glimpse of what episodes from inside a bubble will look like. This is the first episode of Inside a bubble’s maiden season and it features voice notes of people sharing their stories about the podcast they listen to. There is also a mini-feature on NYSC camp Main Host: Seyi Oluboba Asst Host: Bisi Adedun Producer and Writer: Mo Isu Music in this episode: Axel Thesleff - Bad Karma Nublu Cxllin - Breathe Jarico - Island Joey Pecoraro - Toy Houses Featured samples: Steve Job’s 2005 I said what I said podcast opening Support the podcast Did you like listening to this episode? Share it with one friend and have a conversation about it. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @thepodofbubbles and let us know what you do to be productive. Subscribe to get our next episode. You can support the creation of this podcast by becoming a patron on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/mo_isu Give back to the podcast Would you like to contribute to an episode? Go through this document -> http://bit.ly/insidemybubble to see how you can get featured on an episode. Or send an email to thepodofbubbles@gmail.com You can give feedback on this episode by filling out our form-> http://bit.ly/helpthebubblepod
34:08
March 26, 2020
Season 1 Trailer
It has been three months since our last episode and we have spent all that time working on a new episode. Starting on March 27th, we will put out a new episode every two weeks. Watch out this space and listen to this trailer to find out what to expect Episode Crew Hosts: Seyi Oluboba and Bisi Adedun Producer and Writer: Mo Isu Samples used in the episode. The builder Support the podcast Did you like listening to this episode? Share it with one friend and have a conversation about it. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @thepodofbubbles. Subscribe to get our next episode. You can support the creation of this podcast by becoming a patron on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/mo_isu Give back to the podcast Would you like to contribute to an episode? Go through this document -> http://bit.ly/insidemybubble to see how you can get featured on an episode. Or send an email to thepodofbubbles@gmail.com You can give feedback on this episode by filling out our form-> http://bit.ly/helpthebubblepod
02:28
March 13, 2020
Do They Know It's Christmas in Lagos?
"Hark how the bells. Sweet silver bells. All seem to say. Throw cares away. Christmas is here," The portrayal of Christmas in media tends to be simple. There are certain things we have come to expect when the season rolls around: the songs,  the carols, the decorations, the movies. It tends to tell a familiar story. In this Christmas bonus episode, we let people, the ones that aren't invested in maintaining any idea of Christmas, talk about how they experience the period. Some of the stories are what you would expect, some are not. Some people like Christmas and some people don't. And every now and then, something completely unrelated to the season comes and warps how you feel about it. This week inside a bubble, we ask the question: "Do they know it's Christmas in Lagos?" Main Host: Bisi Adedun Asst host: Seyi Oluboba Producer: Mo Isu This episode features a sample of  "Carol of the bells" performed by John Williams Dream by Chan Wai Fat "We, three kings of orient are" performed by OUPsync. "Little drummer boy" performed by Pentatonix O come o come performed by OUPsync Did you like listening to this episode? Share it with one friend and have a conversation about it. Follow us on twitter and Instagram @thepodofbubbles and let us know what you do to be productive. Subscribe to get our next episode.
44:39
December 20, 2019
Pilot: What does productivity look like from inside our bubble?
Productivity is one of those topics that people think about a lot... but from a distance. Starting a podcast, we thought that productivity would be a very crucial nut to crack. The 'Inside a bubble" team is made up of young, fresh out of Uni adults, and we are trying to build something great with this podcast. We realised that knowing how to be productive would be important, so we killed two birds with the same stone. We tried to figure out a productive way to make podcast episodes and also made an episode documenting the process.  In this pilot episode, we experimented with the format this podcast would take. We talked to people from just about as many works of lives as we could squeeze into 25 minutes. There is a content creator, a facebook ad creator, a software engineer, students and a fashion designer to mention a few. What we found is that all of these people do very similar things to get and stay productive. This is not a self-help episode. We were trying to find a method for ourselves and in the spirit of involving the audience in our creative process, we made this pilot. Main Host: Seyi Oluboba  Asst host: Bisi Adedun Producer: Mo Isu This episode features a sample of Petrichor by Ludovico Elnaudi Other songs: Deaf Nostlagia The builder Toy Houses Did you like listening to this episode? Share it with one friend and have a conversation about it.  Follow us on twitter and Instagram @thepodofbubbles and let us know what you do to be productive. Subscribe to get our next episode.
26:32
November 22, 2019
Sound Check
We want our listeners to be part of our creative process so we made a short episode where the hosts experiment with their chemistry. This teaser introduces the hosts of the podcast, Bisi and Seyi, and also gives a brief description of what "Inside a Bubble" is all about.
02:05
November 11, 2019