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Special: The No Show Show
Sep 16 • 16 min
Hurricane and eventually Tropical Storm Irma decided that we really didn't need to record a show this week. Donovan talks about the week, the storm, etc. Bottom line: everyone is safe and there's minimal property damage at his home.
81: A Brooklyn State of Mind
Sep 8 • 90 min
Donovan has a conversation with his former classmate and friend, Susan Kent. Susan has an interesting story, from being a Florida native that is transplanted to a small southern town when she was 6 years old, to a life altering event she hid from…
Special: What’s In a Name Anyway?
Sep 1 • 15 min
This is just a quick little episode where Donovan talks about changing the name of the show, but not the focus or purpose. Welcome to Don Talk. Musical Credits: [Whatdafunk, Rock Intro 4, Rock Steady, Bounce] by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative…
80: Welcome to Adulthood
Aug 31 • 49 min
Season 7 of HBO's Game of Throne has come and gone, albeit a few episodes short this time around, but Donovan feels it's the best season so far. Now the question that is being begged: Will we have to wait until 2019 to see the final season? That would be…
79: Eclipse of the Heart (Very Cliché Title)
Aug 24 • 55 min
Recorded with the accompaniment of a crop duster in the background! :) So there was an eclipse, the first total solar eclipse in the United States since 1979 (when Donovan was in Elementary School). Donovan found it a bit underwhelming and a little…
Special: Being Alcohol Free for Six Months!
Aug 14 • 38 min
I've been a drinker since I was the age of 15 if not before. It's something that I've always identified as part of who I am. But that's not healthy or realistic and this year, I once again made a deal with myself, and my wife, to dry out. As a Valentine's…
78: Cogito Ergo Sum
Aug 10 • 48 min
Donovan starts off the show by taking a deep dive into consciousness and how creations of our own that also had consciousness would have the same questions as we have: Who are we and why are we here? Donovan talks about his time in the cable TV industry…
77: Cats and Cradles
Aug 4 • 71 min
After listening to a radio talk show host dissect the song "Cat's in the Cradle", Donovan started thinking about his own parenthood and if he had done enough as a father for his kids. It gave him pause. On the freedom front, Glenn Beck shared a study…
76: Entertainer in Chief
Jul 28 • 116 min
Trump comes out swinging this week with tweeting that all transgender people will be banned from serving in the military. But what was the real reason behind this? It wasn't about the military; it was about the border wall. Georgia campuses now have…
75: K5 is Alive!
Jul 20 • 100 min
"The Activist Mommy" is pissed at Teen Vogue because the magazine attempts to teach her kids something she won't — sex ed; do you read the EULA or the Terms & Service agreements when installing software, etc.? Most don't and 22,000 people found themselves…
74: Rural America’s Need to Get High…Speed
Jul 13 • 59 min
The Johnson Amendment is very important. It keeps non-profits, especially Churches, from being political from the pulpit. But Trump has vowed to gut the amendment, even though there are many, including evangelicals, that do NOT want it repealed. We must…
73: Finding Joy in Life
Jul 6 • 61 min
Donovan talks about how he's been losing weight and wonders if that's the reason he's been in a depressive mood lately. Though losing weight is a good thing, there may be scientific evidence that depression can be a result due to an estrogen dump from the…
72: Who’s Barbara?
Jun 29 • 110 min
Do you hate telemarketers? If so, then you're right there with Donovan as he explains his experience with some relentless telemarketers this week that kept wanting to speak with "Barbara". Now they've started something called "ringless voicemail" and the…
71: Wind Beneath My Wings
Jun 22 • 104 min
Air date: 6/22/17 In this episode, Donovan talks about how Trump throws shade at wind energy in the state that is the poster child for wind energy - Iowa, and they ain't havin' none of it. Hawaii takes a step on the right side of history by attempting…
70: God’s Broken Vending Machine
Jun 17 • 56 min
Air date: June 17, 2017 —Special release day, released freely to all without commercials— In this episode: Christian “Apostle”: This Broken Vending Machine Must Be a Sign from God -…
69: Only In South Georgia
Jun 8 • 87 min
In this episode, a study reveals scientists think they're more rational than other people, YouTube prevents advertisements on hateful videos, an angry man unleashes bedbugs at city hall, the Cash Me Ousside Girl is about to cash in, again and those darn…
68: Can You Hear Me Now?
Jun 1 • 86 min
Air date: June 1, 2017 Donovan discusses his experience with troubleshooting a VoIP phone system on a holiday, new lighting he added in the studio, Walmart's next shot towards Amazon (note: Walmart employees may not be happy) and new changes in credit…
Thoughts on Net Neutrality
May 19 • 21 min
Reading an article I wrote in 2014 concerning Net Neutrality and how my thoughts and opinions have changed since then considering Net Neutrality is under attack this very week. Recorded May 19, 2017 Musical Credits: [Whatdafunk, Rock Intro 4, Rock Steady,…
50: Playing With Toys
Apr 10 • 95 min
Trump got his wish and his Supreme Court pick will be confirmed this week. Oh lawd! The country is going to shit! Also, a WiFi enabled vibrator that also has a small camera at the end of it was "penetrated" tested and found very insecure and speaking of…
49: YouTube Flame Out
Apr 5 • 25 min
YouTube creators have started finding their videos demonetized due to the "tweaking" of YouTube's ad algorithm - the one that is supposed to make sure that ads don't run on content that is considered hate speech or promoting terrorism or terrorist…
48: The Myth of Clean Coal
Mar 31 • 72 min
President Trump signed another Executive Order this week, this time rolling back Obama-era regulations on coal and coal related dumping into America's streams and water ways. His claim is that he's keeping his campaign promises of putting America's coal…
34: My Trump Prediction
Jan 16 • 52 min
Today is a holiday in the United States, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and in this episode Donovan talks about a speech that King gave that doesn't get a lot of attention, one in which he denounced the Vietnam War and lost a lot of friends in the process -…