HumorOutcasts Interview with Linda D’Ae-Smith “Standing Against the Rage”

Linda D’Ae-Smith is the author of, “Standing Against the Rage,”
based on the true story of Mildred Flatau’s miraculous escape from domestic violence.

Based on newspaper accounts and historical records along with Mildred’s own diary, author Linda D’Ae-Smith tells Mildred’s story of survival from a horrific day of violence that occurred on March 17, 1933 and how Mildred’s faith was pivotal in her perseverance.

During this podcast episode Linda discusses the writing of Mildred’s story and other aspects of domestic violence.

For your convenience the full interview is at the bottom of this post. Just hit “play.” You can also find the Billy Dees Podcast on nearly all of your favorite podcast networks.

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Kevin Barhydt Author of “Dear Stephen Michael’s Mother: A Memoir”

Kevin Barhydt is the author of, “Dear Stephen Michael’s Mother: A Memoir.

The book is a memoir of how a young boy who was abandoned, abused, and addicted; transformed into a man with the hope, courage, and resilience to seek his biological mother.

At 45 and after many years of recovery, Kevin began a painful journey to uncover his origins and search for his mother. A quote Kevin often uses is,

“When the bird falls out of the tree, the bird is traumatized.

So is the mother.”

Kevin now leads a happy and fulfilling life. He does interviews to help fight stigmas that plague survivors of various hardships and conditions.

You can Find Kevin Barhydt on YouTube.

For your convenience the podcast interview is available below on Spotify. Just hit play.

The webcam version of the podcast is also available here.

Talking Generation “X” with Julie from TikTok and Billy Dees

Julie Anderson

This podcast episode is an interview with Julie Anderson who many people know from her large following on TikTok. Julie is an advocate for Generation “X” and the vibe that goes along with it.

Julie champions kindness and positivity in all of her content. During this discussion we cover topics such as Generation X, TikTok, and certain aspects of social media in general.

You can find Julie on TikTok @julieanderson426

For your convenience the interview is available below on Spotify. Just hit play.

Talking Generation “X” with Julie from TikTok and Billy Dees

You may also catch the webcam version here.

Stephanie’s Story – How One Tragic Night Changed Her Life Forever

Our guest on this episode is Stephanie. She is here to share her story of trauma and recovery.

Stephanie

On September 29, 2018, her life was transformed indefinitely from that of a healthy 47-year-old single parent of two children, to that of a critically injured and air-lifted patient fighting for her life, by a drunk driver. Stephanie hopes to share her story of determination and recovery.

For your convenience the interview is available below at the bottom of this post. Just hit play. The podcast episode is also available on most of the major podcasting platforms including Apple PodcastsSpotify, and many others under the Billy Dees Podcast.

The episode is titled on these services as:

Stephanie’s Story – How One Tragic Night Changed Her Life Forever

The podcast is also available in a webcam version here on YouTube:

Underprivileged Overachiever – A Crenshaw Story

Our guest on this podcast is Yohance Salimu who is the author of, “Underprivileged Overachiever – A Crenshaw Story.”

The book is his memoir chronicling Yohance’s journey from youth at Crenshaw Senior High School in California to his study of Geospatial Science at the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Yohance speaks openly and candidly about his experiences and hardships on his way to success as a fighter and a survivor.

“If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster And treat those two impostors just the same… you’ll be a Man, my son!” – Joseph Rudyard Kipling

For your convenience the interview is available below at the bottom of this post. Just hit play. The podcast episode is also available on most of the major podcasting platforms including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and many others under the Billy Dees Podcast.

The episode is titled on these services as:

Yohance Salimu – Underprivileged Overachiever – A Crenshaw Story

The webcam version of the interview is available here on YouTube.

HumorOutcasts Podcast Interview with Wil 3 with Video

On this HumorOutcast interview is Wil 3 who is the author of, “Heartly Law?

Wil 3

During this interview Wil 3 covers how aspects of his own life fold into his stories, his writing techniques, and how little moments can be character inspirations.

(Synopsis) A congregation is packed into a church and witnesses a would-be assassin shoot Nicholas Rossi, a young man believed to be responsible for numerous miracles. After the shot rang out, Father Thomas O’Toole stood on the altar with a .38 Special still smoking and his intended victim, Nicholas Rossi, was gone. Ari Meyer, Esquire, a 15-year veteran of the Public Defender’s Office, is assigned to represent Father O’Toole at trial for attempted homicide.

Heartly Law?

The case becomes oddly personal to Meyer and puts his personal life into a downward spiral down along with his law practice.

“Heartly Law?,” the sequel to “Heartly God?,” follows Ari Meyer as he attempts to convince a jury that a single isolated event should not outweigh an entire life dedicated to service and kindness for others.

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For your convenience the interview is available below at the bottom of this post. Just hit play. The podcast episode is also available on most of the major podcasting platforms including Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Spotify, and many others under the Billy Dees Podcast.

The episode is titled on these services as: HumorOutcasts Interview with Wil 3

We also have the interview with Wil 3 on YouTube via Zoom.

HumorOutcasts Podcast Interview with Bill Spencer

Our guest in this interview is Bill Spencer who is the author of, “Uranus is Always Funny.”

Bill Spencer

Bill Spencer’s humor writing has been published by numerous outlets including Funny Times, Narrative Magazine, Reader’s Digest, The Sun, and HumorOutcasts.com.

Bill has also published scholarly articles on the novels of Cormac McCarthy, has written more than 140 comic skits performed at the Wildacres Writers Workshop, and has co-authored an un-produced screenplay entitled “Angel Pays a Visit.”

Bill taught English for thirty-one years, twenty-five of them at Delta State University and six at Western Carolina University. He lives in a cabin in the mountains of North Carolina with his wife, artist-poet Carolyn Elkins.

“Uranus is Always Funny”

During this interview Bill discusses his style of humor, his early influences, and offers some tips for aspiring writers.

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For your convenience the interview is available below at the bottom of this post. Just hit play. The podcast episode is also available on most of the major podcasting platforms including Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Spotify, and many others under the Billy Dees Podcast.

The episode is titled on these services as:

HumorOutcasts Interview with Bill Spencer

You may also access the podcast via this link on YouTube:

Lenora’s Story of Hope as a Survivor

This interview may contain triggers for survivors.

This episode of the Billy Dees Podcast is an interview with Lenora. She is a registered nurse, nutritional counselor, personal trainer, yoga teacher and reiki master. She came in to discuss her journey of abuse, pain, and PTSD. She made it through this journey not only as that of a survivor, but as a healthy and happy individual. She hopes to inspire others who may be going through their own passage of trauma or difficulty to let them know that hope for recovery is possible and within reach.

For your convenience the podcast interview is available below. Just hit play. The podcast episode is also available on most of the major podcasting platforms including Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Spotify, and many others under the Billy Dees Podcast.

The episode is titled on these services as:

Lenora’s Story of Hope as a Survivor

Also the full interview is available below in the studio webcam version.

Lenora’s website is here: itsanewdawnnj.com

Lenora’s YouTube Channel

How NEWS Has Changed in the Modern Era

fakenewsHow many times have you heard the term “Breaking News?” How about “Fake News?”

News hasn’t always been presented in this manner.

This podcast episode is a commentary regarding the evolution of news as it was presented during WWII up to the present day.

You can find the podcast on nearly all of the most popular podcast networks.

For your convenience the interview is available below at the bottom of this post. Just hit play. The podcast episode is also available on most of the major podcasting platforms including Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Spotify, and many others under the Billy Dees Podcast.

The episode is titled on these services as:

How NEWS Has Changed in the Modern Era

 

The podcast recording was also captured via webcam.  You may also catch the YouTube version here if you would rather.

Business and Marketing with Mike Miller

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Mike Miller and Billy Dees

This episode of the Billy Dees Podcast is an interview with Mike Miller. Mike is the owner of Miller Golf Enterprises, the co-owner of Grassroots Branding and Promotion, and an ambassador for Fish My Spot.

Although Mike is based in Ohio close to our office, with Covid19 concerns running high the week of production we decided to have him call in.

I have known Mike for a number of years and have always found him to be a friendly and informative voice. He founded a local business networking group in the area and is well known in the fields of sales and marketing. He also has an interesting career journey which he was kind enough to share with us during this interview.

If you enjoy the outdoors and fishing you may also enjoy hearing about his latest project with Fish My Spot.

You can find Mike on Twitter at @Millermc52 and more about Fish My Spot at FishMySpot.com.

You can find the full podcast interview on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

For your convenience the webcam version of the podcast is here below. Our YouTube channel is brand new so please subscribe if you like. The podcast audio is also available in this post at the very bottom. Thank you. – Billy Dees

 

Business and Marketing with Mike Miller