Skip to main content
Stories of the Ones that Got Away

Stories of the Ones that Got Away

By Tolu Agunbiade
Stories of the Ones that Got Away is a podcast about missed opportunities, what ifs, and what could have been. In each episode, I have conversations with people about times when their lives took a different turn, how they dealt with it, and what they learned from it.

Listen on
Where to listen
Breaker Logo

Breaker

Google Podcasts Logo

Google Podcasts

Overcast Logo

Overcast

Pocket Casts Logo

Pocket Casts

RadioPublic Logo

RadioPublic

Spotify Logo

Spotify

Currently playing episode

005: Toyin

Stories of the Ones that Got Away

1x
007: The Girl With No Name
"If you really think you deserve better, you should set those boundaries." ** Notes and attribution: The song mentioned towards the end is Dja Dja by Aya Nakamura | Want to be our next guest? Message sototga@gmail.com or tweet at @sototga | The whimsical music you hear throughout the episode is Sweet Tooth by Big Mean Sound Machine from the Free Music Archive (CC BY-NC-ND) **
29:08
August 22, 2020
006: Rayo
"Life is not linear. Many paths can take you to what you want." ** Notes and attribution: The albums Rayo refers to are Under My Skin by Avril Lavigne and Missundaztood by P!nk | If you want to say hi or give feedback tweet @sototga | The awesome music you hear throughout the episode is Assassin by Ikebe Shakedown from the Free Music Archive (CC BY-NC-ND) **
30:49
August 8, 2020
005: Toyin
"Nothing is as difficult as you think it is." ** Notes and attribution: The song Toyin mentions towards the end is Feel This Moment by Pitbull ft. Christina Aguilera | If you want to say hi or give feedback tweet @sototga | The awesome music you hear throughout the episode is Assassin by Ikebe Shakedown from the Free Music Archive (CC BY-NC-ND) **
35:49
July 25, 2020
004: Shana-Michelle
"Sometimes when something doesn't feel right for you, it just doesn't feel right for you, and you don't have to have the most logical reason to explain that." ** Notes and attribution: The song Shana mentions towards the end is The Journey by Tasha Baxter | Want to be our next guest? Message sototga@gmail.com or tweet at @sototga | The awesome music you hear throughout the episode is Sweet Tooth by Big Mean Sound Machine from the Free Music Archive (CC BY-NC-ND) **
33:17
July 11, 2020
003: Michi
"Decisions are so much more weighty at this stage because the opportunity cost is much bigger." ** Notes and attribution: The song Michi mentions towards the end is the You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown soundtrack | If you want to say hi or have feedback, message sototga@gmail.com or tweet at me @sototga | The awesome music you hear throughout the episode is Assassin by Ikebe Shakedown from the Free Music Archive (CC BY-NC-ND) **
32:34
June 27, 2020
002: Nina
"You don't discover who you are; you make decisions that shape you into the person that you are." Fun activity: drink every time either of us mentions Central Park. Lol. ** Notes and attribution: The song Nina mentions towards the end is Melanin by Sauti Sol (ft. Patoranking) |  If you want to say hi, or if you have suggestions, especially for how improve, slide into my email: sototga@gmail.com | The awesome music you hear throughout the episode is Assassin by Ikebe Shakedown from the Free Music Archive (CC BY-NC-ND)
26:30
June 13, 2020
001: Mehdi
"Let other people say no to you; don't say no to yourself." ** Notes and attribution:  | The song Mehdi mentions towards. the end is Fine radi biya khouya by Nass el ghiwan. You can listen to it on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x4sJMfAnegw |    | If you want to say hi, or if you have suggestions (especially for how to get rid of the not so subtle echo in my voice recording), slide into my email: sototga@gmail.com |    The dope music you hear throughout the episode is Assassin by Ikebe Shakedown from the Free Music Archive (CC BY-NC-ND)
26:11
June 6, 2020
000: Introduction
The bright side to COVID-19 for me is having spurts of not always bright ideas for things to create. This podcast is one of the ideas that I got really excited for, and this non-episode introduces what to expect. Enjoy listening! If you want to say hi, or if you have suggestions (especially for how to get rid of the not so subtle echo in my voice recording), slide into my email: sototga@gmail.com --- Attribution Music: Live at WFMU for Surface Noise with Joe McGasko, 11/6/2017 by Ikebe Shakedown from the Free Music Archive (CC BY-NC-ND) Equipment Recording device: MacBook Air (Retina, 13-inch, 2018) Recording platform: Zoom Editing tool: Garageband
01:29
June 1, 2020