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E168: Avoiding No Nut November with Mystery Vibe CEO Dr. Soum!
November 02, 2022

On this installment of Grade A Nation, Dr. Soumyadip Rakshit (not pronounced how you think, get your mind out of the gutter) joins the program. Dr. Soum is the co-founder and CEO of sexual health company Mystery Vibe. He discusses the science behind where

E167: Enjoy the Silence with Authors Leigh Marz and Justin Zorn!
October 29, 2022

On this installment of Grade A Nation, Chris Thomas chats with Leigh Marz and Justin Zorn, authors of the book, Golden: The Power of Silence in a World of Noise. The book approaches noise and silence in a sophisticated manner that should get people thin

E166: Definitely Not Fake News with Yasmeen Hassan!
October 24, 2022

On this installment of Grade A Nation, Chris Thomas talks with Yasmeen Hassan, former local TV news anchor and recent co-founder of communications consulting firm H CUE.Areas covered include:-moving around quite a bit as a child and how that prepared Ya

E165: Get into Night Routine with Steve Maher!
October 21, 2022

On this installment of Grade A Nation, Chris Thomas talks with Steve Maher from the band Night Routine. We discuss a lot, including:-big city life in Boston, Chicago, New York, and Denver and living internationally in Uruguay-what it was like working fo

E164: Hot for Teacher! The Lovely OnlyFans Creator Sarah Juree
October 01, 2022

OnlyFans content creator Sarah Juree describes the scary experience of a blogger targeting her in an effort to get her fired from her work as a 5th grade STEM teacher. We discuss what it is like to be at the center of mass media attention, including all t

E163: Mr. Slade Gets You Off on the Dance Floor!
September 30, 2022

Chris Thomas talks with Mr. Slade, a recording artist based in Canada. We cover his rough childhood where he experienced bullying, how his time at a school for the arts allowed him to blossom creatively and personally, as well as his musical roots in glam

E162: Online Dating Success for Men...from a Woman's Perspective!
September 28, 2022

Chris Thomas has an excellent chat with Cavil Helm, author of the short book, "A Man's Guide to Tinder as Written By A Woman: A Quick and Easy Guide to Making a Great Profile." Cavil talks about how being homeschooled led her to get acclimated to the digi

E161: Making Connections Through Music -- Needle Music CEO Mikhael Porter
September 13, 2022

Mikhael Porter, co-founder and CEO of the social media platform Needle Music, discusses how the idea of a digital community oriented around music came about during the COVID-19 pandemic. Why music serves as a special means of bringing people together and

E160: Learning about Livestreaming app Leam with founder Alex Bystrov!
August 29, 2022

Alex Bystrov, founder of a unique livestreaming app Leam, discusses with the Grade A Nation how content creators can create closer connections to supporters they have cultivated online with Leam. Alex talks about his background in web development and desi

E159: Singing with Soul! A Chat with Singer-Songwriter Amy Evans
August 11, 2022

Amy Evans visits to chat about how growing up in Portland, Oregon influenced her as an artist, why Adele is one of several artists she admires, if it is ever possible to turn off the noise of a musical mind thinking about new ideas, her spiritual upbringi