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Letting Go with George Poulos & Danny Torres

Letting Go with George Poulos & Danny Torres

By George Poulos & Danny Torres
Welcome to the Letting Go Podcast hosted by George Poulos and Danny Torres. We are best friends, content creators, skateboarders, young adults navigating life, and more; we use this podcast to stay in touch and talk about what's on our minds. Topics often include (but not limited to) content creation and social media, skateboarding, growing up, mental health tips, creativity, and making the most of life. We strive to keep the conversations candid and honest in order to capture what it's really like to go through this confusing (but exciting!) phase of life. Thanks so much for tuning in!
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9. The Absurdity of Social Media "Rules"
In this structureless episode, Danny and George catch up about what's on their mind. Topics include: taking a break from social media, skateboarding identity crisis, posting whatever you want on Instagram, and more. Danny and George partake in a challenge to post a sacrilegious selfie, taken in-app, straight to the Instagram feed.
01:12:37
May 16, 2022
8. Are you an NPC or a Main Character?
Are you an NPC or a Main Character? In this episode, Danny and George chat about what makes an NPC and what makes a main character in this simulation called life. Support us on Patron: https://www.patreon.com/lettinggo
01:21:21
April 25, 2022
7: Fulfilling Creative Hobbies
In this episode, we talk about all the creative hobbies we're currently exploring in our lives and why they're so fulfilling and meaningful.
01:11:54
April 18, 2022
6: Chad Caruso
We sit down with Chad Caruso and talk about Buddhism, the path to end suffering, various mindsets and ways to look at life, skateboarding injuries, his upcoming book "Focused", and more. Support the boys on Patreon at http://patreon.com/droppingin
01:07:59
April 01, 2022
5: a heartfelt conversation about letting go, creativity, friendship, & more
➭ Our first Patron only zoom hangout is Thursday, March 24th at 9:30ET. Don't miss out!: http://patreon.com/droppingin Danny and I drink beers and talk about our friendship, continue our conversation on creative freedom, our new mindset on social media, and more.  Dropping in Podcast S2 E5. For audio only, search "Dropping in w/ George Poulos & Danny Torres" on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts 🎙
01:42:12
March 18, 2022
4: The Power of Journaling
Support us on Patron: http://patreon.com/droppingin // Dropping in Podcast S2 E4. For audio only, search "Dropping in w/ George Poulos & Danny Torres" on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts 🎙 In this episode we discuss our matching "letting go" tattoos, our journaling practice, and more.
01:36:34
March 11, 2022
3: Should You Unfollow Everyone on Instagram?
➭ Support us on Patron to join our first Zoom call in March: http://patreon.com/droppingin Dropping in Podcast S2 E3. For audio only, search "Dropping in w/ George Poulos" on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts 🎙  0:00 meta podcast stuff  10:35 what if you unfollowed everyone on IG?  31:30 why make a second tiktok account?  39:00 continuing our creative freedom journey & more   George Poulos  ➭ YouTube channel: http://youtube.com/georgepoulos ➭ IG/TikTok/Twitter: @georgepoulos  ➭ Arrow Skate Co: http://arrowskate.com ➭ More: http://jemi.so/georgepoulos  Danny Torres  ➭ YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/DannyTorres ➭ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dannyvtorres/ ➭ TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@danny.torres  Podcast gear:  ➭ How we record remotely: https://riverside.fm/?utm_campaign=campaign_1&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_source=rewardful&via=george-poulos ➭ Microphones: https://amzn.to/3d7mdJz ➭ Audio interface: https://amzn.to/2Oy3RHD  We may receive a small commission if you use the links above.
01:12:60
February 25, 2022
2. The Pressure on Skate YouTubers
➭ Support us on Patron for monthly zoom calls with George and Danny: http://patreon.com/droppingin Dropping in Podcast S2 E2. For audio only, search "Dropping in" on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts 🎙 In this episode of Dropping in, George and Danny discuss their evolving passion for creating skateboarding videos, creative burnout, creative freedom, the natural drive to create and getting in tune with that, and more. George Poulos ➭ YouTube channel: http://youtube.com/georgepoulos ➭ IG/TikTok/Twitter: @georgepoulos  ➭ Arrow Skate Co: http://arrowskate.com ➭ More: http://jemi.so/georgepoulos Danny Torres  ➭ YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/DannyTorres ➭ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dannyvtorres/ ➭ TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@danny.torres?source=h5_m  Podcast gear:  ➭ How we record remotely: https://riverside.fm/?utm_campaign=campaign_1&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_source=rewardful&via=george-poulos ➭ Microphones: https://amzn.to/3d7mdJz ➭ Audio interface: https://amzn.to/2Oy3RHD We may receive a small commission if you use the links above.  Creative Burnout VS The Inner Drive to Create | George Poulos & Danny Torres Getting Stuck in the YouTube Skater Niche VS Creative Freedom Feeling Creatively Stuck How to Get Creatively Unstuck Being Stuck in the Skate YouTuber Niche Feeling Stuck as a Skate YouTuber Stick to Skate Videos, or Be Creatively Free? Why It's Scary to Post Whatever You Want: Being Creatively Stuck (Skate YouTubers) Feeling Creatively Stuck as a Skate YouTuber — Niche Down Or Stay True? The Pressure on Skate YouTubers The Pressure Behind Skate YouTube Are We Still Passionate About Skate YouTube? Is Skate YouTube Dying? The Creative Struggle as Content Creators
56:26
February 19, 2022
1. Gifted Hater, Skate Culture, & Creative Freedom
Dropping in w/ George Poulos S2 E1 featuring Danny Torres. For audio only, search "Dropping in w/ George Poulos" on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts 🎙  Danny and I decided to start recording our weekly meetings, which we use to catch up and also discuss content strategy: YouTube, Social Media, etc. In this episode, we touch on the Gifted Hater video calling out George, skate culture, and creative freedom.  George ➭ http://youtube.com/georgepoulos Danny ➭ https://www.youtube.com/c/DannyTorres Podcast gear: ➭ Microphones: https://amzn.to/3d7mdJz ➭ Audio interface: https://amzn.to/2Oy3RHD
01:09:47
February 11, 2022
7. It's been a while... catching up with Danny Torres: free will, trusting the universe, life updates, youtube plans, & more
It's been a while! In this episode, Danny and I chat about life updates, youtube/career plans, the future of this podcast, pandemic mental health, and one of our favorite subjects: whether we have free will and the idea of "trusting the universe." My YouTube channel: http://youtube.com/georgepoulos My instagram: http://instagram.com/georgepoulos Danny's YouTube channel: http://youtube.com/dannytorres Danny's instagram: http://instagram.com/dannyvtorres Watch the video version of this podcast: https://youtu.be/aX3rgHY1f8U
01:20:53
January 31, 2021
6. Our First Skate Trip to Boston
A conversation with my friend, fellow YouTube skater, & recurring podcast guest Danny Torres. In this episode, we reflect on our recent weekend skate mission to Boston filming for our street video. We also discuss quarantine friendships, going back to a skatepark for the first time since quarantine, working out/eating healthy, and the beautiful moments during a skate session when you're *not* skating. Listen to the podcast on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgRSstBJZfvRKT8J_8QGUEg My YouTube Channel: http://youtube.com/georgepoulos Danny's YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/1ndecisive/ My Clothing Brand: http://arrowskate.com
01:15:36
June 26, 2020
5. The beauty of street skating - chatting with Danny Torres
I hang out and talk with my friend and fellow YouTuber + skateboarder Danny Torres. Our conversation mostly focuses on our recent rediscovery of street skateboarding. Listen to the podcast on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgRSstBJZfvRKT8J_8QGUEg Danny's YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/1ndecisive/ Danny's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dannyvtorres/ Danny's Tik Tok: https://www.tiktok.com/@danny.torres My YouTube Channel: http://youtube.com/georgepoulos My Instagram: http://instagram.com/georgepoulos My Twitter: http://twitter.com/georgepoulos_ My Tik Tok: http://tiktok.com/@georgepoulos My Clothing Brand: http://arrowskate.com
01:25:11
June 12, 2020
4. Kelly Wakasa on Turning 20, Not Going to College, Braille Skateboarding, YouTuber Life & More
Kelly Wakasa is a 20 year old YouTuber with his own channel and a collaborative channel, Life of Luke and Kelly. When I found out Kelly was visiting NYC, I had to invite him to the studio for a conversation! Perhaps similar to many of you, I first became familiar with Kelly when he appeared in several Braille Skateboarding videos, the most popular skate channel on YouTube. In fact, Kelly and I have been mutual followers for a long time and even participated in a cross posting collab on YouTube a few years back! I talk with Kelly about connecting with Braille Skateboaring, the most popular skating channel on YouTube, Kelly's beginnings with his own skateboarding channel, how his channel evolved to become more of a more fully-faceted reflection of his life, plus his newer project, the Life of Luke and Kelly. We also discuss life as a recent 20 year old, adulthood vs childhood, deciding not to go to college, loneliness and friendship as a young adult, traveling, life goals/ambitions, and a lot more! Kelly Wakasa: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLVMKLtleeiKs0Oqp86ApTQ Life of Luke and Kelly: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgXvdMSK8ZSgm9RcfcmuO8Q
01:45:25
March 26, 2020
3. Monetizing your Art, Freelancing VS 9-to-5, the Power of TikTok, First Tattoos, Life, & More with Caroline Accatino!
Caroline Accatino is a 23 year old artist who just graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology in 2019. She's currently indecisive about what her future holds (aren't we all?), which is partly why she works as a freelance artist WHILE holding down a 9-to-5. Caroline and I first met when she designed a clothing line for my brand, and we've been working together ever since. In this episode, I chat with Caroline about what she's going through, getting started as an artist, making money as an artist, freelance vs 9-to-5 life (and how to juggle both!), her artwork going viral on tiktok and resulting in a new freelance client base, designing tattoos, the college experience, the meaning of life, and more. (Warning: chaotic pisces energy ahead. & my aries energy makes it more chaotic somehow). It happens to be Caroline's birthday on the day of this episode release (March 12) so go wish her a happy birthday! Caroline's Instagram/TikTok: @carolineaccatino My Instagram/TikTok: @georgepoulos My Twitter: @georgepoulos_ My YouTube channel: http://youtube.com/georgepoulos My Clothing Brand: http://arrowskate.com
01:09:40
March 12, 2020
2. Going Full-Time with the Side Hustle: Chatting w/ Matt Gresia, the 22 year old founder of Canswer Socks
In this episode I sit down in my bedroom podcast studio to chat with Matt Gresia, the 22 year old founder of Canswer Sock Co, about young adult life, quitting a safe job in order to pursue Canswer full-time, getting started with a small business, Matt's viral success on Tik Tok, and a lot more. Matt's brand, which is now his main career focus, sells socks to raise money for cancer research. Matt and I have been friends since we were both college students when our respective passions were simply side hustles. In fact, our clothing brands have released a few successful collaborations in the past! Now that we're both fresh into the adult life/self-employment grind, I thought this would be a perfect opportunity to catch up and pick his brain. I think this episode does a great job of conveying the hectic & unsure, but fun & fulfilling nature of running a clothing brand. This is also the first episode I'm releasing under the new podcast name "Dropping in", which I'm so stoked about! Big shoutout to @nicolegureliart for creating the new podcast cover art, and to my followers on Twitter for helping me brainstorm name ideas. Thank you for tuning in to our conversation! Canswer Socks: http://canswersockco.com Canswer's Instagram: @canswer Matt's Tik Tok: @mattgresia My YouTube Channel: http://youtube.com/georgepoulos My Instagram: http://instagram.com/georgepoulos My Twitter: http://twitter.com/georgepoulos_ My Tik Tok: http://tiktok.com/@georgepoulos My Clothing Brand: http://arrowskate.com
01:31:12
February 27, 2020
1. Moving to NYC to Follow your Dreams: Talking Life in our 20's, YouTube, Tik Tok, Vlogging Anxiety, Friendship & More with Danny Torres
Hi, I'm George! Since graduating college six months ago, I've been working full-time as a YouTuber, skateboarder, and clothing brand owner. About a month ago, I moved out of my parents place into my first apartment in Bushwick. My journey has recently coincided with that of Danny Torres, a fellow young adult with a lot of passion trying to figure sh*t out in his 20's. We've been skating, filming YouTube videos, and hanging out together on a regular basis for a few months now, and we're even neighbors since I moved to Bushwick. Danny Torres (quite recently!) dropped his past life in Florida and moved to NYC with no job and no plan besides following his passions of skateboarding & creating youtube videos. In this episode, I sit down with Danny in my (new!) bedroom podcast studio to discuss his and my own journey. We hit on a multitude of topics like how we became friends/neighbors, the social anxiety of vlogging, gaining traction on Tik Tok, making genuine friendships via Instagram, funny fan interactions, life in Bushwick, and so much more. Excitingly, this is my first podcast episode recorded in my new apartment! Danny's YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/1ndecisive/ Danny's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dannyvtorres/ Danny's Tik Tok: https://www.tiktok.com/@danny.torres My YouTube Channel: http://youtube.com/georgepoulos My Instagram: http://instagram.com/georgepoulos My Twitter: http://twitter.com/georgepoulos_ My Tik Tok: http://tiktok.com/@georgepoulos My Clothing Brand: http://arrowskate.com
01:35:17
February 14, 2020