Sorry to Podcast This is a podcast advancing cultural conversations, hosted by creative artists Danielle Holland and Anna Conner. They pry into the depths exploring through conversation the thoughts and actions that can heal our world. Join them every week for a fun show with a social justice lens. These unapologetic women will not be saying sorry.
Engineer: Sean De Tore Executive Produced by Danielle Holland and Anna Conner STPT’s theme music was composed by Anna Conner. sorrytopodcastthis.com
This week's show packs a double! Sarah O'Connell, Director, Professor and Founder of Eat More Art Vegas, joins Danielle Holland from Las Vegas to talk about the Nevada Democratic Elections. They get into what this week is looking like, the candidate's ground game in NV, and of course, some predictions! Then (32:88) activist, attorney, immigrant and poet, Shankar Narayan, joins STPT to get into data privacy, AI tech, accountability and people power. Get into it and learn why the law isn't going to save us. And as always this week's #sorrynotsorry.
This week on the pod Danielle Holland and Anna Conner catch up on the past week! Iowa! Acquittal! Debate! Pelosi! What a week! Then on STPT, family physician and abortion care provider, Dr. Glenna Martin, joins the conversation as we dive into stigmas, using education and advocacy to humanize abortion care, and what holistic and inclusive reproductive justice looks like. And as always, this week's #sorrynotsorry.
This week on the pod Danielle Holland and Anna Conner talk about about volunteerism campaigns outside of America and Danielle predicts the DNC will fuck shit up in Iowa. Then on STPT, best selling author, screenwriter and producer, Alisa Valdez-Rodriguez, joins the conversation to get into anti-cultural misappropriation, dangerous stereotypes and colonial language, and the Mexicanizing of the entire Latinx experience in Jeanine Cummings novel, American Dirt. And as always, this week's #sorrynotsorry.
This week on the pod Danielle and Anna talk about zombies, Kavanaugh's rage face, and vulnerable leaders. Then on STPT, sexological body workers and somatic sex educators, Tai Fenix Kulystin and Katie Spataro join the conversation to discuss sex, eroticism, healing trauma, and unlearning your high school sex ed class. And as always, this week's #sorrynotsorry.
This week on STPT, Danielle and Anna get into Lev Parnas joining the Resistance, updates on Puerto Rico, and Warren/Sanders dropping the besties routine. Then they are joined by guest lawyer, Jeffrey Trachtman, to talk about SCOTUS, Title VII, and the state of LGBTQ legal rights in 2020 America. And, as always, a close off with this week's #sorrynotsorry.
Season 2, Ep 2 is here! Danielle and Anna get into Puerto Rico and Australia w/a side of Bolton (not Micheal - we swear!) Black queer choreographer, Guest Dani Tirrell, joins the pod to discuss the dark history of new years day, duality, desire and dance. Then Dani joins the team for your weekly #sorrynotsorry.
Danielle and Anna kick off Season 2 getting into a little "World War Me" time then invite everyone to step up this year and grab an oar - We've got work to do! Guest Amber Moore-Barcus joins the pod to discuss defamation, libel and slander lawsuits being used to silence those who speak out in the #metoo era. And as always, the team shares their #sorrynotsorry for the week.
The STPT team closes out Season 1 getting into robocalls, RoboCop, and the ultimate question, "Who is your daddy and what does he do?!" Just kidding, it's "what animals will even be alive 40 years from now?" Then, Roberto Avilés returns to STPT for an update on what's happening in Puerto Rico and where this new year looks to be headed. And as always, some #sorrynotsorry to last you through the holidays.
Teacher, content writer and leader in the global Acro community, Lux Sternstein, joins STPT this week. We get into it about physical safety, emotional safety, trust and communication within teaching environments.
Anna eats too much Halloween candy and Danielle disses your favorite baby boomer! Then, Arlene Martínez-Vázquez (director and educator) joins STPT as this week's guest, to talk about power dynamics in diversity and equity work in the arts. Arlene also shares what a good bullshitter she is in therapy! All the women declare what we need is a Revolution. Still. So get into it. Photo credit: Naomi Ishisaka
As MGM Resorts International agreed this month to pay up to $800 million to settle lawsuits from victims of the Las Vegas shooting, Brittany Marzocchetti joins STPT to talk about what surviving, healing, and moving forward has been like for her.
CW/ Content Warning - This show contains audio of gunshots from this mass shooting. There is a verbal notice prior so those who wish to fast forward can.
Brett Hamil and SPEK (Matt Watson) join STPT to get into no-limit PACs, the agenda against the homeless, and the exact dollar amount it takes for Amazon to own us. Bonus reminders that Tim Burgess is still a piece of shit, Safe Seattle is still a hate group, and Seattle is still not a socialist utopian wet dream.
Sameer Arshad, professional linguist and playwright, joins STPT for a conversation about hate speech, legal language, sociolinguistics and the beauty of words. You can follow Sameer at @sameerican_dream on Twitter and Insta or find him on FB under Sameer Arshud. Visit us at sorrytopodcastthis.com
This week STPT talks with Randy Ford and David Rue about subverting narratives, lancing the boils, and dismantling racism in the arts. They share personal stories and get to the heart of what it takes to be an accomplice to the Black & POC community. Learn more at sorrytopodcastthis.com
This week Sonora Jha joins STPT to talk about raising feminist son's, #metoo, and toxic (and positive!) masculinity. We hear stories about parenting, (content warning) sexual assault, masculinity, and the changing language and attitudes about sexuality and power through generations. STPT Engineer Sean De Tore shares his thoughts for the first time as this controversial and critical conversation unfolds. You can follow Sonora at https://twitter.com/profsonorajha or visit her at http://sonorajha.com/
Danielle and Anna are joined by guest Daemond Arrindell to discuss mass incarceration, equity bandaids, and prison reform. Plus, Daemond reads his poetry! Find Daemond on Twitter @d_arrindell on Insta @daemondarrindell or visit heartworkcollective.org
In the second piece of our series on Puerto Rico, Danielle and Anna speak with La Isla Foundation about Hurricane Maria and their rebuilding and solarizing efforts in the midsts of exploitive multinational contracts and a struggling economy. Learn more at http://laislafund.org/
Reflecting and Rebuilding: A Conversation about Political, Social, and Environmental struggles in a Contemporary Colony, Part 1. T his week Danielle and Anna sit down with Roberto Aviles, Cristina Rodriguez, Vicente Bravo from La Isla Foundation and Solerize Puerto Rico to talk about the current political climate, notions of independence and accession, and hope for rebuilding after the hurricane in Puerto Rico. Learn more about our guests work at http://laislafund.org/ and http://solarizepuertorico.org/
Danielle and Anna get on the phone with Rachel Jendrzejewski and Zoe Aja Moore to discuss The Passion of Joan of Arc, feminism, emotion, art, and our current political environment. Learn more about their collaboration THE PASSION at https://performancepractice.la/
In this first episode Anna and Danielle get to know each other while you get to know them. Danielle dives into the name, sorrytopodcastthis, Anna talks about her first time getting drunk, and we all find out how much hair high school students in Vegas have. sorrytopodcastthis.com