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Katrina Carlson &

Jefferson Denim

“Nicholas Kristof: Inside the Mind of a Journalist who Reaches for Hope” – Episode 16

Nicholas Kristof, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist with the New York Times, best-selling author and a regular CNN contributor engages us with his insightful and intelligent views about various subjects of his columns and his efforts to make an impact for good.

Live Music with Kat & JD: Year-End Wrap Up! – Episode 15

Listen as our co-hosts wrap up 2020 and dedicate the gift of live music to YOU as a way to express their gratitude to the whole Crazy Amazing Humans community!

Calling All Braver Angels – Episode 14

Randy Lioz of Braver Angels ignites a conversation to help Americans understand each other beyond stereotypes, form community alliances, and reduce the discord that can poison our civic culture.

Veterans Day Special Honoring Those Who Serve – Episode 13

In this Veterans Day special, we highlight Jeff Werner’s podcast episode again. Discover the powerful effect PTSD can have on our veterans as we discuss his compelling and timely documentary “Those Who Serve.”

Why “Normal Sucks” – Episode 12

Jonathan Mooney, a neuro-diverse, award-winning writer, entrepreneur and social justice advocate, engages us with his radical message that we should stop trying to fix people and start empowering them to succeed.

Back to School/College – Episode 11

From finding scholarships and financial aid to navigating the college process, Claudia Saavedra, first generation college graduate, inspires us with helpful and important information through her organization FlairNow.

Together We’re Stronger – Episode 10

Through the lens of his captivating photography which spans the globe and his engaging storytelling, Roger Fishman will challenge and inspire you to live your life in a fully present and more purposeful way.

On My Honor – Episode 9

Join us as Scoutmaster Mike Lanning takes us on the ultimate adventure through wisdom gained from a lifetime commitment to the Scouts BSA—the fun, the adventure, and the challenges. From tying knots to teaching life-saving skills, this podcast is “knot” to be missed!

Happy Half-Hour Summit Sippers & Songs – Episode 8

Come enjoy a Happy Half Hour of music, storytelling and inspiration as we are joined by the Summit Sippers who have found a fun way to take their passion for hiking and give back to others.

Those Who Serve – Episode 7

Award-winning director Jeff Werner highlights challenging issues facing some veterans when they return home in his compelling and timely film “Those Who Serve.” We explore his passion for this subject as it aligns with his lifelong mission to help others

Taps4Africa – Episode 6

Abandoned on the doorstep of The Children’s Home in Harare, Zimbabwe at just two days old, “Taps” Mugadza grew up without ever knowing his family. At an early age, Taps developed an extraordinary love for music – and it was this gift of music that would play a significant role in changing his life forever.

The Giving Spirit – Episode 5

We follow the journey of Tom Bagamane, founder of The Giving Spirit, from successful entrepreneur to dedicated humanitarian rallying thousands of volunteers. Tom’s motto is “homelessness does not mean hopelessness.”

Angel City Sports – Episode 4

Ezra is a teenager, a decorated athlete and a compelling public speaker. He has used a prosthetic leg since he was 11 months old and a running blade since he was 4 years old. Ezra and his family have founded Angel City Sports as a way to create community and inspire differently-abled people to participate in sports.

Breathe Underwater – Episode 3

Katrina and Jefferson address the COVID-19 pandemic and have an enlightening conversation with Kristin Hettermann (photographer and “artivist”) and Sven Lindblad (founder of Lindblad Expeditions), both of whom inspire others to care for our planet.

A Warrior’s Fight – Episode 2

Karen Hawkins is a self-proclaimed “Chinese-Japanese goofball.” She is also a wife and a mom of two boys who has been fighting a battle with cancer for the past 7 years. Karen is determined to intentionally look for ways to affirm life and lift up people along the way.

Behind the Heart of Nuba – Episode 1

Go behind-the-scenes of the shooting of the award-winning documentary “The Heart of Nuba”.  Hear Dr Tom’s remarkable story and how putting a lens to it masterfully changed the lives of people in a war-torn region of Sudan.

Getting to Know You – Episode 0

A quick introduction to the hosts of Crazy Amazing Humans podcast, Katrina Carlson and Jefferson Denim. Hear a bit about their personal journeys and why they felt compelled to share the inspiring stories of everyday humans doing crazy amazing things.

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