Cookies, Cakes, and Jews

Jan. 13, 2022

Chris and Jesse are joined by David Chapman and Jimmy Darnell, from the amazing bakery, Cookies, Cakes and Jews. They tell the story of how two boys from small town in Virginia ended up starting a Jewish bakery in Jenks Amer…

Rachael Reagan, Kitchen 66, and a Journey of Food

Dec. 23, 2021

Jesse and Chris are joined by Rachael Reagan, the program director of Kitchen 66, Tulsa's kickstart kitchen, and Tulsa's first food incubator. Kitchen 66 is a nonprofit program of the Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation. Rachael…

Cioré, Jonathan, The Stimulus and Respecting Yourself

Dec. 9, 2021

Join us for another great interview we had during our 2nd Anniversary livestream! We had Cioré Taylor and Jonathan Sanders from the Stimulus Radio Show (on KBOB 89.9 FM and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/thestimulus…

Aba Hammond, TYPROS and Making Room for Yourself

Nov. 25, 2021

Jesse and Chris are joined by Aba Hammond, the incoming 2022 TYPROS Chair, to talk about all things TYPROS, leaving room for yourself and others, and why there is occasionally traffic in Tulsa. To find out more about TYPROS …

Carlos Moreno and City Councilor Kara Joy McKee Live!

Nov. 11, 2021

While we were live-streaming to help raise money for our new Afghan Neighbors, we had a delightful dual guest moment with two of our favorite guests. So enjoy Carlos, KJ, Chris and Jesse talk about Black Wall Street, the Tru…

Welcoming our new Afghan Neighbors

Oct. 14, 2021

Chris and Jesse welcome Rabbi Dan Kaiman of Congregation B'nai Emunah and Aliye Shimi, executive director of the Tulsa Metropolitan Ministry, onto the podcast to discuss the work being done to help the resettlement of over 8…

Elizabeth Ellison on making Tulsa a more Fun and Culinary City

Sept. 30, 2021

Chris and Jesse were delighted to speak with Elizabeth Frame Ellison, CEO and President of the Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation. Elizabeth gave some inside info about what it is like to film Top Chef, how LTFF wants to utiliz…

Stephen Galoob and Fixing a Broken Justice System

Sept. 16, 2021

Jesse and Chris are joined by Professor (don't call him Doctor, he will explain why) Stephen Galoob. Stephen is Chapman Professor of Law at the University of Tulsa College of Law and is heavily involved in working to fix Okl…

Matt Gleason and How To Tell Your Story

Sept. 2, 2021

Chris and Jesse are delighted to be joined by the chief storyteller for the Tulsa Area United Way, Matt Gleason. Matt talks about his time working for the Mental Health Association, who during the early phases of the lockdow…

T'erra Estes and Teaching Not Punish

Aug. 12, 2021

Chris and Jesse are joined by T'erra Estes, the executive director and founder of Teach Not Punish. She tells us about her journey to starting this fantastic organization, why our education system sometimes fails to educate …

Toby Jenkins, Doing Whatever It Takes, and 918-The-Gays

July 15, 2021

Chris and Jesse are joined by Toby Jenkins, CEO of Oklahomans For Equality and the executive director of the Dennis R .Neil Equality Center. Toby tells us the story of his journey from a conservative Republican, who was prom…

Dr. Jabraan Pasha, Implicit Bias, and the Doctor's Internet

July 1, 2021

Chris and Jesse are joined by Dr. Jabraan Pasha. Jabraan is a professor at the University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine, a lecturer on implicit bias, having led over 100 workshops over the topic across the world; …

Anneliese Bruner, White Primacy, and Telling the Whole Story

June 17, 2021

Chris and Jesse are joined by Anneliese Bruner. Anneliese is the great granddaughter of Mary E. Jones Parrish, a survivor of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921. Bruner’s great grandmother wrote an account of what she and other…

Mike Creef, the Tulsa Race Massacre, and Aliens

June 3, 2021

Chris and Jesse are joined by Mike Creef, the Senior Writer at The Black Wall Street Times. Our city and country have just exited a week of remembrance and commemoration, as it was the centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre o…

Carlos Moreno, the Victory of Greenwood, and down with the IDL

May 20, 2021

Chris and Jesse are joined by Carlos Moreno, Co-Captain of Code for Tulsa and author of The Victory of Greenwood. Moreno recently finished writing The Victory of Greenwood and it is now available for pre-order. Moreno discus…

Tulsa Changemakers and the Importance of Youth Voices

May 6, 2021

Chris and Jesse are joined by three special guests. Andrew Spector, co-director and founder of Tulsa Changemakers, and two Tulsa Changemaker alums, Mariana Aguirre and Emily Lara. Mariana and Emily talk about what they learn…

Marcela Swenson, Tulsa Responds, and Building an Airplane while Flying It

April 22, 2021

Chris and Jesse are joined by Marcela Swenson, the Executive Director at Tulsa Responds. Swenson defines Tulsa Responds as mercenaries 4 good. In our discussion, Swenson goes in depth on how Tulsa Responds began, and how it …

Amy Curran and Generation Citizen

April 8, 2021

Chris and Jesse are joined by Amy Curren, the Executive Director of the Oklahoma chapter of Generation Citizen, which is a program center around action civics and civics education. In this episode, we discuss the importance …

Andreya Williams and Tulsa Service Year

March 25, 2021

Chris and Jesse are joined by Andreya Williams, the Program Director for Tulsa Service Year. Tulsa Service Year is a program created for recently graduated students looking towards a career; graduate students looking to inno…

Where Estate Planning and Social Inequality Meet

March 11, 2021

Chris and Jesse are joined by Laurel and Riley Carbone Kern, founders of Tallgrass Estate Planning LLP. Laurel and Riley are adamant about people in the minority demographics getting the appropriate estate plans in place for…

Food For The Screwed and Keeping It Simple

Feb. 25, 2021

Chris and Jesse are joined by Marco Herrera and Colin Sato, chefs at the Vintage Wine Bar in downtown Tulsa. Marco and Colin talk with us about their recent project called “Food For The Screwed”, a program designed to help f…

Gary Peluso-Verdend and the Stain of White Christian Supremacy

Feb. 11, 2021

Chris and Jesse are joined again by the Rev. Dr. Gary Peluso-Verdend, executive director of the Center for Religion in Public Life at the Phillips Theological Seminary. They discuss the capital insurrection, the role that wh…

Dr. View and Fire In Little Africa

Jan. 28, 2021

Chris and Jesse are joined by Dr. View (Dr. Stevie Johnson), the creative director for the Fire in Little Africa project, a multimedia project geared towards healing social injustices and exposing local talents. Dr. View tal…

Lindsey Jordan and Write on Fundraising

Jan. 14, 2021

Chris and Jesse are joined by Lindsay Jordan, who is the Founder & CEO of Write On Fundraising . Her company helps nonprofit organizations meet their fundraising goals by providing expert-level grant writing, policy design, …