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August 24, 2021

S3:E12 Hiatus | Fatigued is Fatigued!

Here at Fatigued Pod, we’re deciding to heed our own advice and take care of our mental health…which is why we’re taking a temporary hiatus. We’re not gonna lie, the world has been making us sad lately! And after 10 months of...

August 17, 2021

S3:E11 Christina | Therapy When We Need it Most

Here at Fatigued Podcast, we're big advocates for taking care of your mental health, which is why we interviewed Christina this week! She's a licensed therapist based in NYC (and married to that Ben Jeffrey guy we keep bringi...

August 10, 2021

S3:E10 Daffney | Respiratory Therapist with No Breathing Room

This week's episode is slightly longer than usual. It didn't feel right to cut any part of our conversation with Daffney because the last year and half has been a specific type of hell for her and we appreciated her vulnerabi...

August 03, 2021

S3:E9 Melissa Mann - Learning from Lab Science

This week, Melissa Mann takes time from her work managing lab research for a Children's Hospital to help answer questions and better inform folks about the Vaccine, Covid, and the Delta Variant. Melissa has been conducting r...

July 27, 2021

S3:E8 Nandani Marie Sinha & LA Opera | Treating Covid Thru Music

Our special guest this week is Nani Sinah, who uses her background as an opera singer to help other people regain their lung strength after their battles with Covid. "If a global pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that mus...

July 20, 2021

S3:E7 Cleared for Reentry? Summer Travel 2021

This week, the Fatigued Pod Squad (as we like to call ourselves) decided to get together and catch up on our recent travels, Covid takes, and favorite TikToks. We’re collectively frustrated by this virus, and with that frustr...

July 13, 2021

S3:E6 Sam Cadman | Directing in Disaster Times

Sam Cadman is here to offer a different perspective, not only from across the pond but also as a director! His UK & US commercials have won Gold & Silver at Cannes, Gold & Silver at British Arrows, Silver at Creative Circle, ...

July 06, 2021

S3:E5 Chase Brantley | Covid is No Clown

Chase Brantley is a jack of all trades and master at all: comedian, director, writer, business owner, theater teacher, musician, and long distance thru-hiker. In Athens, Georgia, most people know Chase as the founder of Moonl...

June 29, 2021

S3:E4 Ben Jeffrey | "Broadway's Back, Baby!"

Ben Jeffrey's eyes lit up the second he told us about Lion King's reopening on Broadway. (September 14th, 2021 is going to be a magical day!) This past year was incredibly disheartening for actors, especially to those who've ...

June 21, 2021

S3:E3 Pat McCorkle | Casting, Self-Tapes Post-Covid

Our guest today is the incomparable Pat McCorkle, head and founder of McCorkle Casting and a Covid survivor! As actors, we understand the frustration of the industry during the pandemic, so we were eager to hear Pat’s point o...

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June 15, 2021

S3:E2 Jeffrey Omura | NYC City Council - The Arts Hero We Need

Jeffrey Omura is an artist, activist, and labor leader running for City Council in District 6 of New York City and we could not back a better candidate! Jeffrey was recently elected to his second term as an officer of Actors’...

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June 08, 2021

S3:E1 Frank Harts | Prodigal Son, Filming in a Pandemic

Welcome to Season 3!!! (Whaaaaat!?? Can you believe?!) This season we’re focusing on something that’s near and dear to our hearts: the arts industry. We’re kicking off with a bang and Frank Harts is a barrel of laughs. He ju...

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June 01, 2021

S2:E14 Dana | Oncology Nurse, We Laugh to Survive

We’re closing out Mental Health Awareness Month with Dana, an introverted oncology nurse & parent - all this to say, she’s got many reasons to be fatigued. In a time where we’re more isolated than ever, Dana has experienced t...

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May 25, 2021

S2:E13 Dr. Sadie I You + Me = Curing Long Covid

This week we talked to Dr. Sadie Whittaker, the Chief Scientific Officer of Solve ME/CFS Initiative- a nonprofit whose mission is to find a cure for & end Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome. The developments w...

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May 18, 2021

S2:E12 Chelsea | TeleSocial: Connecting Through Calls

Continuing with the theme of Mental Health Awareness Month, this week we spoke to Chelsea, the Volunteer Resource Connector for L.A.Work’s TeleSocial Program — a program that our very own host Raymond started! What is TeleSoc...

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May 11, 2021

S2:E11 Viki | "This is my Second Pandemic."

TW: death & grief This week we connected with Victoria Noe, an award-winning author, speaker and activist. She is the perfect candidate for Mental Health Awareness month because of her contributions to the AIDS community & he...

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May 04, 2021

S2:E10 Kate | "Trauma is as Individual as a Fingerprint"

Welcome to Mental Health Awareness Month! We've got a series of interviews we really think you'll enjoy. We begin with Kate, a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, specializing in complex trauma and complex PTSD. Som...

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April 27, 2021

S2:E9 Raymond & Caroline | Vax'd n' Wax'd

Surprise: we’re our own guests this week! Both of us share our vaccine stories and experiences. At this point Raymond has received both doses and Caroline has gotten her first. (Hashtag Team Pfizer.) Unrelated but after stayi...

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April 20, 2021

S2:E8 Jason | Cocktails To Go For Pandemic Woes

We've found a common theme among our April episodes: pivoting in the pandemic. This is exactly what our friend Jason has done (and quite well, we might add!). He owns The Long Room, a friendly neighborhood tavern in the Raven...

Pandemic Helper Pivoter

April 13, 2021

S2:E7 Jill | Special Education, Pivoting in the Pandemic

Our guest this week is Jill, a compassionate & determined woman with a big heart and too many emotions for one person to contain. Her big heart led her to a position as an early childhood special education teacher in St. Loui...

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April 06, 2021

S2:E6 Nick | Vaccine Spotter Dot Org

Are you having difficulty locating a vaccine appointment? Do you wish there was a website that contained information for ALL your local pharmacies instead of having 20+ individual tabs open for each one? Well look no further!...

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March 30, 2021

S2:E5 Gemma I Parosmia V: Phantom Smells of Smoke

We round out our Parosmia Series with Gemma who experiences parosmia and it's equally evil twin: phantosmia. For those who don't know, phantosmia is an olfactory hallucination that makes you smell things that aren't there. Fo...

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March 23, 2021

S2:E4 Anissa | Parosmia IV: "Am I Stuck Like This?"

In our fourth episode, we talk with Anissa - the self-described "cook of the family" who can barely bring herself to eat anything besides peanut m&ms. She spoke to us about how parosmia disconnects her from the rest of the wo...

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March 16, 2021

S2:E3 Chrissi | Parosmia III: AbScent & The Science of Smell Training

Chrissi Kelly is the founder of AbScent, a UK-based charity that is dedicated to providing support and trusted information to those affected by anosmia and other smell disorders. After her own struggles with smell loss, she h...

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