All Episodes

7. A Dove with Claws

Sept. 23, 2020

What does it mean to be a "dove with claws"? In the season finale of Digital Poets we ask the question, "how do we raise a generation of humans who are fiercely kind in a culture that would rather them be passive consumers?" With the help of Johnny Cash and Frank Capra, we uncover a path forward.

6. Wear Your Mask Mindfully

Sept. 16, 2020

Virtual reality is here and its influence is only growing. Rather than run the other direction, author and experience designer, Caitlin Krause, explains to me why VR, when used mindfully, can actually connect us deeper to our true selves.

5. Child Sacrifice (Pt 2)

Sept. 9, 2020

What is media trauma? Who is affected by it the most? How can we prevent it? Licensed therapist and researcher, Jenny Black, joins me to discuss media trauma's increasing presence in society, why young people are the most vulnerable, and how we can change our expectations and perspectives when it c…

4. Child Sacrifice (Pt 1)

Sept. 2, 2020

Generational researcher, Kim Lear, joins us to discuss the disturbing consequences that come when we turn people into brands for consumption, especially at a young age.

3. Marshall McLuhan Called 2020 Years Ago

Aug. 26, 2020

This week we're looking at two modern poets & prophets, Marshall McLuhan and Wendell Berry. Both their messages paint a remarkable picture of what life can look like once we take control over technology (rather than letting it take control of us)…and serve as a warning that we ignore at our own per…

2. A (Very) Brief History of Poetry

Aug. 20, 2020

In these uncertain times, we need digital poets: those who use technology not for selfies, but to help us make sense of the chaos and teach us how to be better human beings. It’s not virtue signaling. It’s not going around canceling everything. It’s a proactive measure vs. a reactive response. Ofte…

1. Why We Need Digital Poets

Aug. 13, 2020

There were digital immigrants. There are digital natives. Now it's time to cultivate a new kind of citizen, Digital Poets. Join me, (CJ: dad, media producer, author, salsa spiller) as we learn how navigate the digital age together without losing our soul.

Coming Soon: Digital Poets (Season 1)

Aug. 12, 2020

The 21st century can be scary. There's the polarizing division, the pandemics, the melting icecaps and wildfires... oh yeah, and let's not forget the robots taking over everyone's jobs. If you're wondering how to be a good human while raising good humans these days you're not alone. Join author and…