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Shandie: Motivation & Moving Pictures

Shandie: Motivation & Moving Pictures

By Katu

Have you ever struggled with choosing something to watch? Have you ever felt down in the dumps?

Well, if you have, this podcast is for you! Join your host, Katu, while she delves into the different moving pictures she consumes and what helps her get out of bed in the morning (or whatever time I wake up). Who knows better about motivation and moving pictures than a Junior Visual Designer in the prime of their life?

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S7E8: Fluidity
S7E8: Fluidity
Join me today while I interview Fayo and Daniella about their new magazine, Fluid?, the inner workings of it and how they contribute in the process. Follow along by reading the magazine! 
51:16
May 26, 2022
S7E7: Go with the Flow
S7E7: Go with the Flow
Episodes with music are only available on Spotify.
With all the structures and rules with follow, sometime sits okay to go with the flow. Tune in to today's episode to go with the flow.
13:53
May 23, 2022
S7E6: Falling Hard
S7E6: Falling Hard
Episodes with music are only available on Spotify.
Join me in a review of The Harder They Fall (2021)! A super cool movie with a star-studded cast. But also find out why I didn't like it as much. 
20:18
May 19, 2022
S7E5: Destiny's Timing
S7E5: Destiny's Timing
Episodes with music are only available on Spotify.
What is destiny's timing? Find out in today's Monday Motivation and get your energy for the week.
13:26
May 16, 2022
S7E4: Special Victims
S7E4: Special Victims
Join me in a review of Law and Order: SVU (1999) and Kotaro Lives Alone (2022). Tune in to this week's #KrantThursday.
33:55
May 12, 2022
S7E3: Unwanted Advances
S7E3: Unwanted Advances
Trigger Warning: Sexual Assault National Sexual Assault Hotline, 800-656-HOPE (4673) Let's start off with the importance of having open conversations about sexual assault. We have to talk about it and detach the stigma. It's not shame on victims, it's shame on the rapists. Songs that have Helped People with PTSD through Dark Times Statistic Source: https://legaljobs.io/blog/sexual-assault-statistics/ Sexual Assualt Info: https://www.emedicinehealth.com/sexual_assault/article_em.htm
17:34
May 09, 2022
S7E2: Everything Everywhere
S7E2: Everything Everywhere
Episodes with music are only available on Spotify.
Join me in a review of Everything Everywhere All At Once (2022). A gem that was not even on my radar! get ready for a longer episode to compensate for one review. The song in the middle of the episode is featured in the film. Don't forget to review Shandie on your platforms!
41:41
May 05, 2022
S7E1: Be Kind
S7E1: Be Kind
Episodes with music are only available on Spotify.
You never know what someone might be going through. Let's remind each other to be kind. Tune in to this week's Monday Motivation. Leave Shandie a review on whichever platform and have a fabulous week ahead!
11:24
May 02, 2022
Monday Motivation: Coffee Milkshake Day
Monday Motivation: Coffee Milkshake Day
Coffee, coffee, coffee! I've realised that coffee is a hot beverage loved and drank by millions if not billions. It's a drink that most people over 12 years of living are aware of. Kind of like Coca-Cola. In Coffee Milkshake Day, I provide the normal Monday Motivation. A quote, a song, a message, and a question of the week. Show notes are available here.
17:02
July 26, 2021
Hammock Day (Blown Away, Too Hot to Handle and Glow Up Review)
Hammock Day (Blown Away, Too Hot to Handle and Glow Up Review)
For Hammock Day let's keep things casual, y'know? Like supeeerrrr casual. Like txt speak casual. 3 shows will be reviewed today, not 1, not 2 but 3! Just for your casual viewing needs. These are shows you can watch while doing anything. Blown Away, Too Hot to Handle, and Glow Up, completely different ranges of topics within Reality TV. Show notes are available on BuyMeACoffee.
23:41
July 22, 2021
Monday Motivation: Daiquiri Day
Monday Motivation: Daiquiri Day
I have loved Daiquiris ever since I had my first one when I was a kid, non-alcoholic, of course. Tune in for the Monday Motivation about always being drunk and a little history about the Daiquiri. Show notes can be found here.
10:25
July 19, 2021
Clean Beauty Day (Toxic Beauty Review)
Clean Beauty Day (Toxic Beauty Review)
For Clean Beauty Day, tune in for a dive into the beauty industry through 1 documentary titled Toxic Beauty, 2019. As someone who has had problems and self-esteem issues with my skin, I was excited to get into this. Show Notes can be found on my BuyMeACoffee.
32:22
July 14, 2021
Monday Motivation: Simplicity Day
Monday Motivation: Simplicity Day
For Simplicity Day, it's pretty simple. This episode as a Monday Motivation is about a quote, song, message, and question about simplicity. As that famous saying goes, "keep it simple, stupid". For show notes you can find them here on my BuyMeACoffee.
17:21
July 12, 2021
Video Game Day (Castlevania & MK Review)
Video Game Day (Castlevania & MK Review)
For Video Game Day, I reviewed Castlevania Season 4 and MK, 2021. Video Games have been a part of my life for a very long time, after being introduced to them by my older sisters. I love video games and have played different ones from Mario to Tekken to Ark: Survival Evolved. Tune in for some talk about video games! Show notes are available to members of my BuyMeACoffee. Don't forget to share and tag @shandie.pod on Instagram!
38:06
July 08, 2021
Bikini Day: Monday Motivation
Bikini Day: Monday Motivation
For Bikini Day, I've got some body-positivity-related things to offer you. I've had my fair share of experience with my self-image and so on. this episode is for people who don't always or have not before felt comfortable in their bodies. Show notes are available here, as a member of my Buy Me A Coffee.
22:16
July 05, 2021
Joke Day (Good on Paper & Gokushufudou Reviews)
Joke Day (Good on Paper & Gokushufudou Reviews)
After a couple of jokes, we've got an honest, as usual, review on Good on Paper, a movie released this year, starring the hilarious Iliza Shlesinger, and a review on the oddly animated Gokushufudou about a retired yakuza becoming a househusband. Show notes are available to members of my Buy Me A Coffee Community. 
23:17
July 01, 2021
Krant Interview
Krant Interview
The last Krant of Season 5 will be super short with just an interview with my absolute fave person! Tune in to hear from her. 
13:43
September 03, 2020
Monday Motivation: Believe in Yourself
Monday Motivation: Believe in Yourself
The very last Monday Motivation of Season 5! As per usual, you know the drill, quote, song, message and what I'm working on. For the message, I mention an episode you should listen to Insecurities by Munguli Sangtam. 
18:47
August 31, 2020
K: National Just Because Day
K: National Just Because Day
Lined up today is a review of Kingdom on Netflix, 2 cool words, a chat about zombies and Fayo Adenuga and I's conversation about design and her current life.
01:01:27
August 27, 2020
MM: Be Loud
MM: Be Loud
Good day, listeners! This week I mention a video you should watch by Amine as he is the song of the week. And I mention a graphic designer, Mariellen when I talk about my ongoing project: How To Experience Namibia.
14:21
August 24, 2020
K: National Lemonade Day
K: National Lemonade Day
First Krant in a while! Join me in a lightning review session of tv shows, a quick review of Seven Deadly Sins, 2 words and a detailed chat with my good friend Zach Tso. Learn about his current work and how he tackles weird questions I found.
01:26:26
August 20, 2020
Monday Motivation: Sex =/= Immorality
Monday Motivation: Sex =/= Immorality
Hello! I am back once again with something to perk you up. I am especially pleased with this week's round up. I've got a quote, song and message. I also added a "what I'm working on" to Monday Motivation. Follow my personal brand account on Instagram for updates and small quizzes about Shandie! The handle is @katulife_m.
15:23
August 17, 2020
MM: National No Dirty Dishes Day
MM: National No Dirty Dishes Day
Today we have a Shakespeare quote, a beautiful song, and a hygienic message!
08:43
May 18, 2020
K: Decency Day
K: Decency Day
As with most of my Krants, I talk about music I've been listening to,  cool words, and updates on my current projects, Scissor Seven and #blackAF. 
31:06
May 14, 2020
MM: National Eat What You Want Day
MM: National Eat What You Want Day
I dish out (get it), a quote, song, message and some of my favorite foods in today's Monday Motivation!
11:17
May 11, 2020
K: Day of Reasons
K: Day of Reasons
I discuss types of anime and a slight in-depth discussion on Hunter x Hunter. Find out why I think you should watch Hunter x Hunter!
01:10:34
May 07, 2020
May The 4th Be With You
May The 4th Be With You
Ah yes, season 4 said, "Hi I'm back"! Well, well, well, Monday Motivation is here and clear. Quote, song, message, and question! Press that play button and enjoy or don't, I can't tell you what to do. 
09:13
May 04, 2020
April Fool's Day
April Fool's Day
A somewhat comprehensive list of what I've been watching for a while now. From many genres and streaming platforms, take a listen and see if you've watched what I've watched.
27:25
April 01, 2020
MM: National Old Stuff Day
MM: National Old Stuff Day
Welcome back to season 4 of Shandie! As per usual, I've got a quote, song, message and question for my listeners! Tune in! Here is a link to the song! 
08:35
March 02, 2020
Inane Answering Machine Day
Inane Answering Machine Day
Sadly this is the last Krant until March! Krant season is over but I'll still be uploading entertainment-related episodes. Today's Kreative is none other than Megumi! A bubbly illustrator. I talk about Harry Styles, Kings of Leon and definitions of cool words. Excitingly, for the first time ever, I’ve got live guests for the KRANT segment of this episode 🤯. I’m joined by Daniella and Fayo, my fellow Africans and we talk about accents, code-switching, languages and how we tend to think less of ourselves! Tune in for a diverse perspective on these topics.
01:31:13
January 30, 2020
Chocolate Cake Day
Chocolate Cake Day
As per usual, you know the drill. You know what's up! Quote from a book, song by Rae Khalil, a motivational message and one question!
11:59
January 27, 2020
K: National Handwriting Day
K: National Handwriting Day
Today, I talk about Fadily Camara and Fary, I define the words Onism and Evanescence, my friend Munguli answers questions and I rant about my pet peeves.
59:06
January 23, 2020
MM: National Cheese Lover Day
MM: National Cheese Lover Day
As per usual, you are given a quote, song, message, and question. Today I feature Theylovefrioo! If you want to see more of his work look no more. 
08:33
January 20, 2020
K: Appreciate a Dragon Day
K: Appreciate a Dragon Day
Today is Appreciate a Dragon Day but also Krant day! in this episode I talk about the wild Netflix series, You, starring Penn Badgeley and the critically acclaimed Orange Is the New Black. I define two words, my Brontide playlist, and comparative thinking. Please do share with all your buddies and peers!
47:25
January 16, 2020
MM: International Skeptics Day
MM: International Skeptics Day
Monday Motivation coming right up! As per usual, I give you a quote, song, message, and question of the week. Share Shandie with all your bras, in other words, every single person you know that would enjoy listening as much as I enjoy making Shandie!
09:41
January 13, 2020
Krant I: Don't Disregard Yourself
Krant I: Don't Disregard Yourself
The very first of Shandie. A new episode type: Krant. a Katu Rant. In this episode I share what I’m watching, what’s on my Body Playlist, cool words, And a rant about Not Disregarding Yourself and last but not least the Kreative of the week is my wonderful friend Daniella.
18:08
January 09, 2020
Monday Motivation I
Monday Motivation I
Welcome back to Season 3 of Shandie. Coming in strong with Monday Motivation. Grab a drink, listen in and hear about home, song, of the week, quote of the week and last but not least a prompt for you writers out there! Feel free to share Shandie on all your platforms using #shandie for me to find it! Have a good one! Insta: @katu_tgo
05:47
January 06, 2020
Consequences and Talking A Lot
Consequences and Talking A Lot
In this episode, I talk about talk show hosts and Key & Peele | Ever had those days where you don't know what to watch? You’re just mindlessly scrolling through your media player and nothing is doing you justice? Or you want a filler in between intense shows? Or maybe you’re like me where you need to watch something before you touch your food? Well this segment of Shandie is definitely for you. This is my IDKWTW segment of Shandie. This was the very first part of my podcast until I included more topics. I basically go through the basics of any show, series, or movie and talk about characters and cinematographers and the likes! I’ve been doing reviews for about 2 years with a keen sense of bingemanship This is for those who don’t know what to watch  and whether it’ll be worth their time. I guarantee you’ll get something out this segment.
13:04
September 18, 2019
It's Absolutely Okay
It's Absolutely Okay
Everyone has those great Sundays where you’re chilling and then the daunting melancholic Monday is at the back of your mind, right? Well this segment of Shandie is especially for you. I call this segment Monday Motivation and it comes with an inspirational quote, song of the week, an overall motivational message, 3 questions to get your thinking and last but not least, a #Kattask. This segment is if you need a few inspiring words or new music to get into, perhaps you’re feeling entirely demotivated? Well Monday Motivations are the most popular segment and now you can find out why.
12:28
September 16, 2019
KOTW III
KOTW III
Looking for something new? Wondering where different cool creatives are lurking? Well, look no more. In this new segment of Shandie I wanted to highlight all the cool things and people I find out about. Every Sunday I give you my Kreatives if the week. This pertains to a fine artist, designer, musician and other kreatives around. This is for those who want something new and different in their lives. Or if the playlist you play 200 times a day is getting a bit much. Lucian Frued | NoahJayne | Ogilvy | Brockhampton | Taskeen Thokan Photography | HomeSpun
16:43
September 15, 2019
Friday the 13th
Friday the 13th
Also, what even is this day? Find out in today's episode paired with 5 superstitions and 4 of those mentioned have origins that I found out about! You know when you just wanna learn something or think about something else? This segment is a new one on Shandie. Whichever topic I choose is spoken about whether it’s by my lonesome or with a guest.
20:27
September 13, 2019
the good review
the good review
THIS EPISODE is on good things like The Good Place and Good Girls! Ever had those days where you don't know what to watch? You’re just mindlessly scrolling through your media player and nothing is doing you justice? Or you want a filler in between intense shows? Or maybe you’re like me where you need to watch something before you touch your food? Well this segment of Shandie is definitely for you. This is my IDKWTW segment of Shandie. This was the very first part of my podcast until I included more topics. I basically go through the basics of any show, series, or movie and talk about characters and cinematographers and the likes! I’ve been doing reviews for about 2 years with a keen sense of bingemanship This is for those who don’t know what to watch and whether it’ll be worth their time. I guarantee you’ll get something out this segment
28:10
September 11, 2019
Monday Motivation II
Monday Motivation II
Everyone has those great sundays where you’re chilling and then the daunting melancholic Monday is at the back of your mind, right? Well this segment of Shandie is especially for you. I call this segment Monday Motivation and it comes with an inspirational quote, song of the week, an overall motivational message, 3 questions to get your thinking and last but not least, a Kattask. This segment is if you need a few inspiring words or new music to get into, perhaps you’re feeling entirely demotivated? Well Monday Motivations are the most popular segment and now you can find out why.
10:03
September 09, 2019
KOTW II
KOTW II
Looking for something new? Wondering where different cool creatives are lurking? Well, look no more. In this new segment of Shandie, I wanted to highlight all the cool things and people I find out about. Every Sunday I give you my kreatives if the week. This pertains to a fine artist, designer, musician and other kreatives around. This is for those who want something new and different in their lives. Or if the playlist you play 200 times a day is getting a bit much. Fine Art | Designer | Musician | Other / Other II
21:16
September 09, 2019
Good Grief with Potatoes and Molasses
Good Grief with Potatoes and Molasses
THIS EPISODE is about the funniest anime, I’ve ever watched and the cutest animation starring Elijah Wood about two brothers who get lost in the woods and an anime about a teenager with psychic powers. | Ever had those days where you don't know what to watch? You’re just mindlessly scrolling through your media player and nothing is doing you justice? Or you want a filler in between intense shows? Or maybe you’re like me where you need to watch something before you touch your food? Well this segment of Shandie is definitely for you. This is my IDKWTW segment of Shandie. This was the very first part of my podcast until I included more topics. I basically go through the basics of any show, series, or movie and talk about characters and cinematographers and the likes! I’ve been doing reviews for about 2 years with a keen sense of bingemanship This is for those who don’t know what to watch and whether it’ll be worth their time. I guarantee you’ll get something out this segment.
17:36
September 04, 2019
Monday Motivation I: New Month, New You
Monday Motivation I: New Month, New You
Everyone has those great sundays where you’re chilling and then the daunting melancholic Monday is at the back of your mind, right? Well this segment of Shandie is especially for you. I call this segment Monday Motivation and it comes with an inspirational quote, song of the week, an overall motivational message, questions to get you thinking and last but not least, a Kattask. This segment is if you need a few inspiring words or new music to get into, perhaps you’re feeling entirely demotivated? Well Monday Motivations are the most popular segment and now you can find out why.
15:43
September 02, 2019
KOTW I
KOTW I
Welcome to KOTW: Kreatives of the Week! Looking for something new? Wondering where different cool creatives are lurking? Well look no more. In this new segment of Shandie I wanted to highlight all the cool things and people I find out about. Every Sunday I give you my Kreatives of the week. This pertains to a fine artist, designer, musician and other kreatives around. This is for those who want something new and different in their lives. Or if the playlist you play 200 times a day is getting a bit much.
33:34
September 01, 2019
Stand Up Comedy
Stand Up Comedy
What is stand up comedy? Who have I watched? Who do I find funny? Find out in the last episode of the season. 🌟
28:28
July 31, 2019
True-ish Crime (Mindhunter Review)
True-ish Crime (Mindhunter Review)
I look briefly into David Fincher’s Mindhunter. A series on Netflix that was binged in one day. Take a listen and find out why I was so intrigued by it.
15:16
July 31, 2019
The Goodnight Chronicles
The Goodnight Chronicles
I’m joined by my kiddos, Ndahafa and Jerry and we talk about school, sleeping and dreaming. There’s lots of laughter in between and just general joy. Have a listen and let us know what you think. Thank you for all your support!
31:52
July 29, 2019
The Last Monday
The Last Monday
The last Monday of July. Let’s secure the bags. You know how it goes. Monday motivation for the motivationless.
10:15
July 29, 2019
The Original Twist (Usual Suspects Review)
The Original Twist (Usual Suspects Review)
I review the Usual Suspects in a suspiciously short time. Thank you for listening and hopefully shorter reviews are easier to get into. Let’s see how it goes.
06:32
July 27, 2019
What Is A Pilot?
What Is A Pilot?
Ever since I was a kid, I wondered why so many episodes were named “pilot”. After a little bit of digging, I found out some information that I thought I’d share. Thank you for listening and do leave a review on your platforms. They are much appreciated.
21:38
July 24, 2019
Disappointment (Lion King Review)
Disappointment (Lion King Review)
Why I didn’t like Lion King is explained right here in this episode. I also go a lil bit into the casting and the superstar actors and actresses.
25:28
July 24, 2019
Almost there!
Almost there!
July is almost done. Same ol Monday Motivation to fight the Monday Blues. Have a lovely day and week further my people. 🌟
05:39
July 22, 2019
GUEST SPEAKER: JJ
GUEST SPEAKER: JJ
Today my hilarious baby nephew talks about his favourite show, Toy Story 4, returning items to the store and Annabella. Have a listen, share the episode and tell me what you think!
20:50
July 19, 2019
The dividing line (The Society Review)
The dividing line (The Society Review)
The Society, a good filler show by Netflix. Teens scramble to find order only to end up with chaos. Tune in to find out more like acting, dialogue and best characters.
22:01
July 17, 2019
She shouldn’t have it (She’s Gotta Have It Review)
She shouldn’t have it (She’s Gotta Have It Review)
A reboot of the same title film from 1986 directed by Spike Lee. After basic introspection, I completely change my mind about the show and how I tackled with it. Please do leave a shoutout on your platforms and what not. Happy listening!
18:11
July 17, 2019
Emmy Nominations P2
Emmy Nominations P2
Second part of the Emmy nominations! And also my comments on the shandie. Happy listening!
34:23
July 17, 2019
Emmy Nominations P1
Emmy Nominations P1
Part one of the Emmy nominations! I mention each nomination so that you know what to expect for the big day on 15 September 2019. My longest episode yet! Happy listening and please do share online with your friends.
36:47
July 17, 2019
Halfway there: KEEP GOING
Halfway there: KEEP GOING
I mean 15 July?? Halfway mark. Let’s get itttt! Monday motivation!!! 🌟 thank you for listening and please do leave a review situation.
07:11
July 15, 2019
eins zwei drei! (Blue Exorcist Review)
eins zwei drei! (Blue Exorcist Review)
My first Anime review of Shandie. Today I look briefly at Blue Exorcist, an anime about a guy who trained to become an Exorcist. And you find out why in the podcast! You can find the show on Netflix and on any anime server. Don’t forget to leave a shoutout or review on your platforms. Thanks again for tuning in!
24:42
July 12, 2019
Bloody Beautiful (Castlevania Review)
Bloody Beautiful (Castlevania Review)
Castlevania a dark medieval show about vampires and vengeance. Season 1 features 4 episodes with a few characters but season 2 has you in for a ride! Tune into the episode to find out more about the show and who the faves are! Thanks for listening. Don’t forget to share this podcast every. Where. You. Go. Haha
17:21
July 12, 2019
Quite an Appetite (Santa Clarita Diet Review)
Quite an Appetite (Santa Clarita Diet Review)
Mercy on me. I love this show so much. An interesting take on a suburban comedy in the US of A. Genuinely cracks me up and pretty unique. Don’t forget to share on all your platforms 🌟
11:05
July 10, 2019
Far From Home (Spider-Man Review)
Far From Home (Spider-Man Review)
I finally watched Spider-Man and I genuinely loved it. I didn’t know anything about it expect that he’d be travelling around Europe. It was tantalising and provocative in a way I didn’t expect. Anyways, have a young listen and there might be a spoiler-ish segment right at the end 🤭. Happy listening!
20:28
July 10, 2019
Katu! Motivate Me Plz
Katu! Motivate Me Plz
Hope your July is going well! Take it easy. Today as per usual I provide some cool words, a quote and a song of the week. I'm sorry that I don't know more about the quote but such is life. We don’t always know. Please share this on your platforms and have a great weekend further. Thanks for reading this far haha.
06:49
July 08, 2019
A Square Devoid of All Angles (Circle Review)
A Square Devoid of All Angles (Circle Review)
A review about the movie titled Circle! It’s kinda recent but it’s one of my favourites just because of how it made me think. Have a listen and see what I mean. Leave a cool review on your social medias! Insta: @katu_tgo | Twitter: @mkatulife
05:34
July 03, 2019
Coquettish Smells (Perfume Review)
Coquettish Smells (Perfume Review)
Trigger Warning: Acts of sexual assault, minor sex and incest. Please be cautious when listening to the podcast and watching the series.  In the podcast these acts are not spoken of in any detail only mentioned. Review on Netflix's Perfume also known as Parfum. A german series regarding the sense of smell and the preservation of it. I can assure you, lovely listener, that there are no spoilers.   Here is the trailer and all basic facts are found from IMDB.  Mentions: Perfume: The Story of a Murderer, a novel written by Patrick Suskind Perfume, a movie based on the same titles book.   Don't forget to leave a review on all social platforms that you have! Tag me so I can give you a young shout out! Thank you so much once again for tuning in.  Instagram: @katu_tgo  Twitter: @mkatulife
24:04
July 03, 2019
Monday Motivation Uno
Monday Motivation Uno
Everyone gets the Monday Blues occasionally and this Shandie (episode) is a way of helping you conquer not only Monday but your whole week. Here I give you a young pep talk of inspiring words to help you keep keeping on. I also read out the quote of the week and song of the week. The quote is by Kathleen Winter and it is about the ever-evolving human.  The song is from 1975. I shan't divulge any further, so listen to your hearts content.  Mentions: Dazed and Confused, a comedy movie  Kathleen Winter, a novelist and short story author
07:46
July 01, 2019
The First of Many!
The First of Many!
Hello listeners! Welcome to Shandie! This is a brief episode fleshing out my plan and posting schedule, just so you know what to expect. Give it a listen and let me know what you think! And remember, insta: @katu_tgo
06:36
June 25, 2019