Life, Experienced

Life, Experienced

By Ethan D. Smith
Life, Experienced is a podcast that showcases the unique life experiences of its guests. Hosted and produced by Ethan D. Smith, each episode features an interview with a person who has a unique or interesting story to tell.

Some music used in this podcast is composed by Lee Rosevere and used under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License. Visit FreeMusicArchive.org for more information.
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Episode 15 - Build
A business owner recounts how failures in farming and being fired from a retail job led him to found a real estate and construction company.
23:25
November 28, 2018
Episode 14 - Sparkle
A former police officer recounts how becoming a mother led to her becoming an accidental entrepreneur.
24:30
November 21, 2018
Episode 13 - Meet
A Bengali graduate student recounts how hearing Western music for the first time inspired him to learn guitar and how attending a university protest led to a first date.
23:50
November 14, 2018
Episode 12 - Travel
A graduate student discusses growing up in Iran, why he chose the United States for his graduate education, and his thoughts on Executive Order 13780 (a.k.a. the Travel Ban).
24:18
November 7, 2018
Halloween Special
In this Halloween bonus episode, Lieutenant Alex Kriegel (Episodes 6 & 7) returns to share a haunting experience. Music in this episode by Loyalty Freak. Get $20 off your first delivery of EveryPlate. https://lifeexperienced.org/everyplate
09:45
October 31, 2018
Episode 11 - Retire, Part 2
I continue my interview with Professor Preston Durrill, learning more about his approach to teaching, his experiences as a graduate student, and of course, his childhood gambling habit. Get $20 off your first delivery of EveryPlate! https://lifeexperienced.org/everyplate
23:06
October 24, 2018
Episode 10 - Retire, Part 1
A professor recounts how his own educational experiences more than 50 years ago motivate his approach to teaching in a college environment.
20:59
October 17, 2018
Episode 9 - Practice
A career veterinarian recounts her experiences during 30 years of animal care.
16:50
October 10, 2018
Episode 8 - Transition
Former small-town bookstore owners discuss life before and after Amazon.com.
26:21
October 3, 2018
Episode 7 - Submerge, Part 2
Continued from last week, Lieutenant Alex Kriegel of the US Navy recounts some of the more humorous stories during his time as a submariner.
19:59
September 26, 2018
Episode 6 - Submerge, Part 1
A Navy lieutenant recounts his experiences underway on a fast-attack submarine.
22:44
September 19, 2018
Episode 5 - Lead
A general manager of a small business recounts how she went from stay-at-home mom to CEO.
25:46
September 12, 2018
Episode 4 - Design
A pastor recalls his experience starting a graphic design business from his college dorm room.
22:19
September 5, 2018
Episode 3 – Roleplay
A graduate student describes his experiences as a dungeon master and a professional swashbuckler. In addition to tracks by Lee Rosevere, this podcast features the track, “Pirate Bay” by THANASIS G. Used under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. More information here: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
24:11
August 29, 2018
Episode 2 - Move
A chemical engineer recounts moving across the United States at least seven times during his childhood.
17:39
August 22, 2018
Episode 1 - Collapse
A graduate student on the brink of his first major exam encounters an unexpected health issue.
14:15
August 15, 2018
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