The Bali Effect- What's your moment?
Summer Bonus Episode: Justin Giuffrida, Co-Founder and CEO of Citizens Cafés in NYC, on failing up & inspired action
Season 1, Ep. 23
My Best Fail: Restauranteur JG shares with P&D his inspiring journey about leaving his homeland down under, getting fired, and eventually becoming a leader of the NYC cafe scene.
How Music Sparked A Movement: DJ Rekha
Season 1, Ep. 22
Have you ever wondered what it takes to spur a movement tied from passion? DJ Rekha, the legendary Creator, Connector, and Phenomenon offered P&D priceless clues. This world-renowned DJ, Producer, Activist, and Scholar who pioneered Basement Bhangra, one of NYC’s longest running club nights, discusses how passion for Punjabi music, community, and social justice for lgbtqia+ and marginalized people ignited a dynamic movement on a dancefloor for 20 years.
Unpacking Police Headlines: Attorney Pernell Telfort on justice & compassion
Season 1, Ep. 21
In an exclusive interview, P&D dove in with Attorney Pernell Telfort, a proud black man, who has worked side by side with police as a Prosecutor and as a City Attorney charged with defending cops accused of using excessive force. His nuanced take on the complexities of police reform aren’t the ones that you’ll see on the front pages, but it certainly is one that may lead you to perceive more gray in a picture largely painted in black and white. And who doesn’t love a shift in perspective on this podcast?
Juneteenth: Commemoration? Gimmick? Activist and Co-Host of the podcast, Yo Business, Shayna, breaks it down
Season 1, Ep. 20
Fashion Executive, Activist and Co-Host of the podcast, Yo Business, Shayna, breaks down why treatment of the holiday felt inherently problematic this past week. She also shares pivotal moments along her journey to becoming an entrepreneurial activist.
How I Learned to Love Myself: Actress, Singer, Writer, Filmmaker and Dancer Stacey Sargeant recounts how she overcame decades of poor self-image.
Season 1, Ep. 19
Critically-acclaimed Actress, Singer, Writer, Filmmaker and Dancer Stacey Sargeant recounts how she overcame decades of poor self-image inflicted by a childhood immersed in the ballet world, which celebrated her white peers, but rejected her beauty and undeniable talents.Tune in to learn how the quarantine empowered her to come to terms with her full glory, and discovery the greatest love of all!
Owning The Journey: Author, Filmmaker & Comedian Tarun Shetty shares how he came to value his journey - highs and lows alike.
Season 1, Ep. 18
In this pivotal moment of national reckoning when so many are fighting to change course personally and collectively, the necessity of owning all the steps of the journey that led to where we are is a lesson for us all.In Episode 18, Author, Filmmaker & Comedian Tarun Shetty shares how he came to value his journey - highs and lows alike - over his destination. And by doing so, transformed his body of work and outlook on success in ways he never imagined when he first started his prolific career.
Lessons From An Activist's Journey: David Johns
Season 1, Ep. 17
Some of the life’s pivotal moments are born in pain or discomfort. As voices unite nationwide to protest police brutality, David Johns, Director of The National Black Justice Coalition and Obama Administration Alum, made time yesterday to candidly discuss his evolution as an activist, the power of pursuing one’s calling at all costs, and what inspires him to continue fighting for more just world.
Escape to the Soul: Deborah Kahan Kolb and her remarkable journey to finding her voice.
Season 1, Ep. 16
Critically-acclaimed Poet, Dancer, and Filmmaker Deborah Kahan Kolb recounts her remarkable journey after leaving her Hasidic community, three marriages, and the watershed moment she finally found her voice - and a home - in her own soul.
Peter Pan Becomes A Man: Oakland based Attorney, Artist, Podcast Host, Family Man Landon Davis on the moment he decided a glamorous playboy lifestyle was depleting his spirit.
Season 1, Ep. 15
This episode actually caught Priti & Dee Dee off guard. Of all the milestones Attorney/Artist/Podcast Host Landon Davis could have discussed, the one he wanted to talk about most? The moment he realized he no longer wanted to play the field. So if you, like us, have ever wondered wtf are these guys thinking?! Or just wanted a glimpse into the mind of a retired ladies man, this is an episode you don’t want to miss.