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What You Know? (F.K.A Wastemen)

What You Know? (F.K.A Wastemen)

By Matt Craig & Ronn Mapwata
What You Know? (formerly the Wastemen podcast) is hosted by Matt and Ronn, two twenty-something year-olds based in Dublin, Ireland.

We’re still in the early stages of our careers - and we found that after graduating from college, we're just two young wastemen navigating the real world; finding affordable rent, figuring out what to invest our time into, meal-prepping, and trying to satisfy our entrepreneurial hunger!

Join us on this journey as we talk about life as millennials who really are trying to be responsible with our money, but still end up spending far too much of it on coffee.
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Proposals & Bungalows
We continue our little deep dive on topics that piques our curiosity. Matt lets us know why the world ain't as bad as we make it seem. With that being said we chat about proposals and what a wedding party should be like or won't be like. Then Ronn will give his expert "real estate" opinion on house building and the dream house.
56:46
December 07, 2021
Because of the Black Diaspora
From 2 Chainz references to the female mathematicians who worked at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) during the Space Race, we're chatting about the effects that originate from the black diaspora in this episode. Also bear in mind that this episode is from the vault. We recorded this back in 2020, in the midst of the lockdown. A LOT has changed since then!
49:47
November 16, 2021
Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.
Hey, we are back! Finally got around to editing these podcast episodes. Full disclaimer - we recorder some of these episodes during the lockdown last year and intended to release it back then. But life happens, and we're back. We've rebranded as What You Know? as we come back with deep dives in a sing topic per episode. This week we're a chatting about HABITS. Pop in you AirPods and give it a listen.
53:27
November 02, 2021
Locked In, Chilled Out
Hey! On this episode of Wastemen we're about how that Covid-19 has changed our day to day lives. How we feel about it and how we are adapting to this “new normal” way of life. We’ve got some fun stories throughout this episode, like a literal life changing story from Matt… The "What That Word Mean Is…" segment is back so make sure to stick around  until the end to catch it! ________ Wastemen Recommendations: Kingdom on Netflix Making Pesto from scratch ________ For More Info You Can Find Us At... Wastemen Podcast - IG: @wastemenpodcast Ronn Mapwata - IG & Twitter: @ronnmaps Matt Craig - IG: @_matt_craig
56:22
April 28, 2020
The Re-education Of A Wasteman
This week's episode of  Wastemen we're chatting about how one can continue to learn and study new things after college or on your own time. The "What That Word Mean Is…" segment is back so make sure to stick around  until the end to catch it! ________ Wastemen Recommendations: A Moleskin Journal Korean BBQ - *Drunken Fish in Dublin ________ For More Info You Can Find Us At... Wastemen Podcast - IG: @wastemenpodcast Ronn Mapwata - IG & Twitter: @ronnmaps Matt Craig - IG: @_matt_craig
52:19
April 16, 2020
You Had Time Today Huh...? (Time Management)
This week's episode of  Wastemen we're chatting about time and how we manage it.  The "What That Word Mean Is…" segment is back so make sure to stick around  until the end to catch it! ________ Wastemen Recommendations: Barking Up The Wrong Tree by Eric Barker Kitchen Stories app ________ For More Info You Can Find Us At... Wastemen Podcast - IG: @wastemenpodcast Ronn Mapwata - IG & Twitter: @ronnmaps Matt Craig - IG: @_matt_craig
48:01
March 31, 2020
What Your Guidance Counsellor Didn't Tell You About College?
With this week's episode of  Wastemen podcast we have a chat about What Your Guidance Counsellor Didn't Tell You About College?. We're looking at the things in college we wish we knew beforehand. The things that surprised us and the things you genuinely can't prep for before just going to college The "What That Word Mean Is…" segment is back so make sure to stick around  until the end to catch it! ________ Wastemen Recommendations: Barking Up The Wrong Tree by Eric Barker A Chef's Knife for your kitchen. ________ For More Info You Can Find Us At... Wastemen Podcast - IG: @wastemenpodcast Ronn Mapwata - IG & Twitter: @ronnmaps Matt Craig - IG: @_matt_craig
39:54
February 25, 2020
Who Are You?
And we're back for VOL. 2 of Wastemen podcast with an episode on Identity. Pretty much we're exploring the topic from the point of view of what makes you, you. Following this we brought back our "What That Word Mean Is…" segment too. So make sure to stick around  until the end to catch it! ________ Wastemen Recommendations: 1917 directed by Sam Mendes  Get driving lessons or do the test. ________ For More Info You Can Find Us At...  Wastemen Podcast - IG: @wastemenpodcast Ronn Mapwata - IG & Twitter: @ronnmaps Matt Craig - IG: @_matt_craig 
37:50
February 11, 2020
Wastemen Wrap Up: 2019
This week's episode marks the last of the Wastemen podcast of 2019 — But WE’LL BE BACK in early FEB 2020 with Volume 2! To wrap up the year we decided it was fitting to have our first annual year/decade wrap up.  We chat about moments in culture that defined the 2010s for us Millennials. Wastemen Recommendations: Astronomy Club: The Sketch Show on Netflix Somebody Feed Phil on Youtube ________ For More Info You Can Find Us At...  Ronn Mapwata - IG & Twitter: @ronnmaps Matt Craig - IG: @_matt_craig 
34:21
December 24, 2019
Man, We Just Need Community
“Your vibe attract your tribe.” — On this weeks episode of the Wastemen podcast we chat about community and what it takes to build a strong community, and have relationships that can last. Timestamps: 05:55 -This Weeks Topic: COMMUNITY 11:00 - Maintaining Relationships 23:30 - What Brings A Community Together? 30:25 - One Gotta Go… 33:30 - Wastemen Recommendations Wastemen Recommendations: The Marvelous Mrs Maisel on Amazon Video Binging With Babish on Youtube ________ For More Info You Can Find Us At... Ronn Mapwata - IG & Twitter: @ronnmaps Matt Craig - IG: @_matt_craig
39:46
December 10, 2019
Your Health Is Your Wealth
This week we decided to delve into the topic of health and discuss how serious we take our health and the trends millennials are in, regarding healthy living. Timestamps: 2:01 - Health is your wealth 5:00 -  Your Health Affects Many Different Aspects Of Our Lives 11:20 - How To Fill Up Your Tank 20:40 - How To Not Try To Look Healthy But Be Healthy 22:45 - One Gotta Go 28:05 - Wastemen Recommendations ________ Wastemen Recommendations: Book: How Full Is Your Bucket? - Tom Rath Music: That Sea, The Gambler - Gregory Alan Isakov ________ For More Info You Can Find Us At...  Ronn Mapwata - IG & Twitter: @ronnmaps Matt Craig - IG: @_matt_craig 
34:31
November 26, 2019
Where Did My Rent Go?
On this weeks episode of the Wastemen podcast we chat about living expenses; and what things we value so much, that we are willing to splurge our money on. Timestamps: 00:55 - Living In The City 01:35 - Rent is so high! 06:50 - What Do You Value — Where Does Your Moolah Go? 07:20 - Sidetracked — A Burger Debate… 14:15 - Pensions 20:40 - What That Word Mean Is… 26:10 - Wastemen Recommendations Wastemen Recommendations: Ronn - Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki Matt - Bad Blood by John Carreyrou Bonus - Music - “Caught Up” by CVIRO X GXNVXS ________ For More Info You Can Find Us At... Ronn Mapwata - IG & Twitter: @ronnmaps Matt Craig - IG: @_matt_craig
31:43
November 12, 2019
Imposter Syndrome & Angry Birds
On this weeks episode of the Wastemen podcast, we had a look at what is imposter syndrome and the ways it may affect young adults and the early stage of their adult lives and careers. Timestamps: 01:58 - What is imposter syndrome? 06:43 - Social Media feeling imposter syndrome? 09:10 - How Does One Deal With Imposter Syndrome? 10:10 - Imposter Syndrome as an incentive to grow and awareness 17:45 - What That Word Mean Is… 23:35 - Wastemen Recommendations Mentioned throughout the episode: Ego Is The Enemy The Great British Bakeoff Wastemen Recommendations: Ronn - Rhythm & Flow on Netflix Matt - Factfulness by Hans Rosling ________ For More Info You Can Find Us At... Ronn Mapwata - IG & Twitter: @ronnmaps Matt Craig - IG: @_matt_craig
28:27
October 29, 2019
Career Lessons Learnt So Far
On the first episode of the Wastemen podcast, we are zeroing in on the early years of young adults career. From the highs and lows of our own careers we chat about what it's been like being a young professional in the city. And furthermore, what we have learnt so far... Timestamps: 03:20 - What’s Important about Starting Working? 08:25 - Taking Risks 10:32 - Would You Do Anything Differently? 11:30 - What’s Wrong With Being Able to do Many Different Things? 14:00 - Getting Fired?! 19:09 - Actions are better than ideas 20:35 - What That Word Mean Is… 23:30 - A Wastemen Recommends ________ For More Info You Can Find Us At...  Ronn Mapwata - IG: @ronnmaps|| Twitter: @ronnmaps Matt Craig - IG: @_matt_craig 
28:15
October 15, 2019
A Little Teaser For Y'all
Here's a teaser of our podcast for you all to hear.  Next week we'll be launching our podcast, Wastemen, brought to you by Matt Craig and Ronn Mapwata. On the Wastemen podcast, we'll be chatting the highs and lows of life as a young adult. We'll be covering a whole lot of topics ranging from life after college to identity to even Christmas. So please join us on this journey, we promise to make this a good podcast for y'all! - The Wastemen
00:54
October 03, 2019