The Dependent Independent Podcast

The Dependent Independent Podcast

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It’s a 200 Episode Podcast about making connections, moving forward and still remembering to look back together.
071.5 MiniSode : Being Thankful for Virtually EVERYTHING (Thanksgiving 2017)
Nov 20 • 26 min
Upon the crest of the Thanksgiving holiday, Nick G. shares a laundry list of gratitude for the things that are special to him so that you may share what you’re most thankful for, even though it may not be what people expect you to be. We wish a Happy…
071 : LIVE SHOW @ Vinyl Brewing Co. w/ Jess Branas|Drinks With Jess (Part 2)
Nov 6 • 63 min
So big, we gave it its own episode, Nick G. continues the conversation on controversy with Jess Branas from the Drinks With Jess Podcast LIVE at Vinyl Brewing Co. in Hammonton, NJ. In Part 2 we’re joined by two great friends of the show, Rebecca Gillis…
070 : LIVE SHOW @ Vinyl Brewing Co. w/ Jess Branas|Drinks With Jess (Part 1)
Nov 6 • 42 min
Nick G. is joined by Jess Branas from the Drinks With Jess Podcast LIVE at Vinyl Brewing Co. in Hammonton, NJ for controversial conversations over the best micro brew around. Will Nick G. decide that tonight’s the night to pick his first tattoo or…
069 : Anti-Bullying and Getting Through It w/ Rafael Jauregui (SRVD.vet)
Oct 26 • 75 min
In this episode, Nick G. gets a virtual visit from Rafael Jauregui, the creator and future broadcaster @ SRVD.vet, to analyze and nerd out on the impacts of childhood bullying. Nick G. walks through some impactful memories of being bullied through…
068.5 MiniSode : Gaining Control of the World Within Us
Oct 23 • 25 min
Control of the world around us is a commodity that we don’t have much of. What we do have is the power to control ourselves in all the chaos. Nick G. shares a few stories in this MiniSode that test the control of the mind AND his waistline. LIKE…
068 : The Why’s Behind Our Creations w/ David Steele / A Quest for Magic and Steele
Oct 17 • 57 min
Joined by fellow podcaster and voice creator, David Steele from A Quest for Magic and Steele podcast, he and Nick G. figure out not only what makes us create the things we do, but what drives us to keep doing it. We are a bit biased, but this…
001 - Mom Dating for Moms (First UBU Podcast)
Oct 11 • 36 min
In their first official podcast on their own, hear Meg and Liv share there stories of getting back into the MOM dating game after diving head first into mom hood. It all starts somewhere and this is where they do just that. Follow them on…
067.5 MiniSode : Focusing On the Unbelievable Moment
Oct 10 • 14 min
After a challenging week of work, Nick G. reflects on the times we lose ourselves while focussing on the drastically most important. Focussing can be so damn distracting. Go to www.thedependentindependent.com to STREAM the show, WATCH…
067 : Saying One Thing and Meaning Another w/ Anthony Hayes (Podcast Discovery Center)
Oct 4 • 53 min
In episode 67, Nick G. stretches the mic with Anthony Hayes from the Podcast Discovery Center (Facebook) dive into the words we say and the numerous meanings behind them. They bounce from the complexities of high school love to the simplicity of I…
066.5 MiniSode : Power of Shaping Perceptions
Sep 25 • 15 min
In this MiniSode, Nick G. calls out the super powers that exist in each and every one of us. The power to shape the perception of ourselves and the perception of others can be used for good or evil. Best part is you get to decide what side you are on….
066.0 : The Meaning of Our Food w/ Olivia Bellano
Sep 19 • 67 min
Nick G. & Meg G. mix with Olivia Bellano, local fan, chef & foodie, and take a dive in the mixing bowl and serve up dish after of dish on the meaning of food. They share stories of personal cuisine and home-cooked meals that have made an…
065.5 MiniSode : Poor Etiquette at a Podcast Conference (MAPCON)
Sep 11 • 20 min
After an overwhelming weekend of podcast stimulation at the Mid-Atlantic Podcast Conference, Nick reflects on presenting for the first time, his brand new relationships made, and staying on the fringe may not always not be the best way tackle it. By…
065 : Date Night Interview with Our Gay Bartender |Nick (or Trish) from GayTalk 2.0
Sep 4 • 71 min
In this episode, Nick G. and his wife Meg take a break from it all and take a virtual date with virtual bartender Nick Bussett, from the GayTalk 2.0 podcast. Under the scrutiny of two thirsty patrons, Nick B. is on the hot seat dishing out stories of his…
064.5 MiniSode : Working On Those Relationships
Aug 28 • 17 min
In this MiniSode, Nick G. takes a step back from the MiniSode pleasantries and reminds himself that connections may happen on the surface more times than not. But it’s those relationships that we work on that really make this whole thing worth the…
064 : Road Trip Podcast to Pittsburgh with the Family
Aug 21 • 33 min
Moving at the speed of a moving car going home from vacation, Nick G. and the rest of G. Gang take the mic on the road to podcast a family episode from the car. Nathan, Abby and the exquisite Megan talk about a weekend together, and really anything…
053 REPLAY : Annett Bone | Feedback or Criticism. Which One do You Prefer?
Aug 14 • 65 min
Nick G. can barely contain himself as he’s joined by the host of the DancePreneuring Studio Podcast Annett Bone. As two creatives with similar backgrounds, they bounce between the positives and negatives of feedback and criticism to meet somewhere in…
063 : Canada’s view of the USA w/ Nissar Ahamed |CareerMetis.com
Aug 7 • 55 min
In this episode we officially go international! Nick G. hooks up with career development strategist and super podcaster Nissar Ahamed from the CareerMetis Podcast and a resident of Toronto, Canada. With all the craziness in politics in the states,…
062.5 MiniSode : Drinking with Jess Branas / Drinks With Jess Podcast
Jul 31 • 56 min
In this mid-week impromptu show, Nick G. has Drink With Jess Podcast’s Jess Branas in the studio for a not so MiniSode. All over the map in this one, from being alone to navigating the connections of life, this show is a whopper. Do join us, will you?…
062 : “SPOILING” The Seven Year Itch with Marilyn Monroe
Jul 26 • 67 min
Would you be my Marilyn tonight?
061.5 MiniSode : Being Good & Paying It Forward
Jul 17 • 18 min
In this MiniSode, Nick G. throws some nuggets of info on paying it forward when you finally exceed your own expectations. He may never believe he’s good enough. But as long as those around him say so, he’ll pay it forward. And so should…
061 : Searching for FUN as grown-ups w/ Liz Wiley from Liza Jane Chronicles
Jul 11 • 62 min
Sewing with your left hand should be more fun.
017 REPLAY : “Dadding” | The New Name for Fatherhood
Jul 3 • 70 min
Dadding is not a sometime thing
016 REPLAY : When the DISNEY Magic Ends
Jul 3 • 62 min
In this BONUS REPLAY episode from July 2015, after a brief vacation your host Nick G. is joined by the Mulls family for some podcasting catch-ups. We hear what everyone’s been up to since the start of summer with beach birthday parties, the Foo…
060.5 MiniSode : Discouragement Holding Us Down
Jun 26 • 15 min
Rifling through this MiniSode, Nick G. gets a surprise guest for a podcast about crying over presents, computer support in your car, and crazy monkeys pulling you down. It’s short cause it’s a MiniSode. Go…
060 : Evolution of Beer Brewing w/ Jim & Brooke Sacco from Vinyl Brewing
Jun 19 • 63 min
In this 60th episode, Nick G. swings by the future site of Vinyl Brewing to chat with proprietors Jim Sacco and and his wife and past co-host Brooke. First time podcaster Jim shares his story how passion for a good glass of beer led him on a…
059.5 MiniSode : Staying Authentic
Jun 12 • 18 min
We wouldn’t be honest if we didn’t admit when this journey to 200 episodes wasn’t easy. And what’s not easy to do is staying authentic and falling into the trap of being something we’re not. In this quick MiniSode, Nick G. checks his bearings a…
059 : The Universe Is Telling Us Something
Jun 5 • 55 min
Back from the dead, or at least back since Episode 50, Nick G. hangs with his pal Dewey in the studio to talk about what you say to the Universe when the Universe speaks first. You may wrestle with the voices in your head but they are not quite as…
058.5 MiniSode : Nick G.’s Son Nate Gets a Shot on Mic
May 29 • 16 min
It’s a father & son Minisode! Nick G. and Nate G. try our first video in the new studio. These Minisodes have always been for our Subscribers but it’s time for a pivot and and in essence are for EVERYONE! The boys talk about summer vacations…
058 : Marriage, Beer & a Bit of Bacon
May 22 • 84 min
From spectators at a live podcast to THE most hospitable hosts on the planet, Todd & Steph Bannan from the Union Pork Company join Nick G. to talk about those pivots we couples make in the roaring rapids called marriage. In this super big super…
012 REPLAY : Pregnancy & Childbirth with Two Super Moms Pt. 2
May 14 • 46 min
In this two-part episode, Nick G. and his wife Megan join returning guests and listeners, Kristen and Matt Mull to explore the exciting, yet unpredictable events of pregnancy and childbirth. It’s our Mother’s Day episode, folks. IT IS…
012 REPLAY : Pregnancy & Childbirth with Two Super Moms Pt. 1
May 14 • 47 min
In this two-part episode, Nick G. and his wife Megan join returning guests and listeners, Kristen and Matt Mull to explore the exciting, yet unpredictable events of pregnancy and childbirth. It’s our Mother’s Day episode, folks. IT IS…
057.5 MiniSode : Podcast Puberty to Adulthood
May 8 • 18 min
Moving on a puberty podcast pivot, we are changing a thing or two. A new studio, cooler future conversational podcast videos to hit our YouTube channel and plenty of guest spots to come on few of our friend’s podcasts. #biggerthaniexpected. …
057: Quick Therapy Session w/ Corey Stewart & Michael Drain from Unpopular Culture Podcast
May 2 • 63 min
In Episode 57, Nick G. fires up the mic in the new studio to hang with Corey Stewart and Michael Drain from the Unpopular Culture Podcast. Starting as fans of the show, they both have been great supporters of the podcast and there was no questions to…
056.5 MiniSode : Puberty in a Podcast
Apr 24 • 13 min
Turning the podcast MiniSodes on its head, Nick G. is recording from a new location, recording videos of the show in a new way, and pretty much not giving a shit about anything else because he’s going through full blown podcast puberty. A bit of…
056 : Morning Podcast over Coffee w/ Nick G. and Meg G.
Apr 17 • 64 min
We are all about changing it up on the way to 200 episodes. In episode 56, Nick G. and his wife Megan do what comes absolutely normal. Start a Saturday morning with a cup of hot coffee and catching up with the news on the interwebs. Some days you…
055.5 MiniSode : Getting Gifts from a Podcast
Apr 10 • 16 min
A bit mushy in this one, Nick G. reflects on a special gift received from a fan, the gift of new experiences with real family, and the gift of a future date night with his wife. It’s a MiniSode, what do you expect? IT IS OFFICIAL!!! The…
055 : The Tales of an Idiot w/ Shmo the Intern from The Idiots Podcast
Apr 3 • 76 min
Joined by the official GODFATHER of the Dependent Independent Podcast, Shmo the Intern (Larry Errera) swings by the TDI Studios to share his story. From professional wrestling, to radio broadcasting, to drug trafficking, Nick G. takes a moment to…
054.5 MiniSode : Unemployed for Two Days
Mar 27 • 16 min
One who stands on a stage wants to be noticed, especially when that stage is the job you hold. In this MiniSode, Nick G. gets his listeners caught up on why he was unemployed for only two days and why he HAD to make a change for the better. Find Chris…
054 : Having a Pint w/ Chris Galluccio | Author “My Happy Marriage”
Mar 21 • 62 min
In this episode, over a pint of Guinness on St. Patty’s Day, Nick G. and Chris Galluccio from ThoughtsWordsActions.com share their views on what makes a good marriage “good”. For two big knuckleheads, they make it sound so easy, don’t they? Find Chris…
053.5 MiniSode : Playing Mr. Mom and Nailing It
Mar 14 • 13 min
The snow storm of the century is soon to arrive and Nick G. is doing the Mr. Mom thing, talking about two days of unemployment, gassing up the snowblower and trying to record a show intro with the kids before they get bored and bail. Crazy kids, bored…
053 : Annett Bone | Feedback or Criticism. Which One do You Prefer?
Mar 7 • 65 min
Nick G. can barely contain himself as he’s joined by the host of the DancePreneuring Studio Podcast Annett Bone. As two creatives with similar backgrounds, they bounce between the positives and negatives of feedback and criticism to meet somewhere in…
052.5 MiniSode : Nick G. Quit His Job
Feb 28 • 19 min
In one of life’s major pivots, Nick G. recently quit his job for bigger and better things, choosing discomfort over comfort. What an idiot! Sounds like someone who wants to make something of himself, doesn’t he? Ambition is still a curse. IT IS…
052: The NY Woman’s March w/ Margo D. & Margo P. | Books vs. Movie Podcast
Feb 21 • 69 min
In this episode, Nick G. hangs with Margo P. and Margo D. from the Book vs Movie Podcast to experience, through their eyes, the epic Woman’s March on DC on January 21st. We missed them at the 50th Episode event but they were doing something way more…
051.5 MiniSode : Future Dating Advice for a Son
Feb 17 • 24 min
Technical difficulties will never hold Nick G. back from giving sound advice to his son on dating. Listen to TAKE 2 of MiniSode 51.5 & play the part of a son who just needs to know what to experience before finding the love of his life. Is…
051: Getting Political w/ Raphael Collazo|Ray’s Latino Talk Podcast
Feb 6 • 70 min
In this 51st episode, Nick G. visits the Collazo Studios with podcaster aficionado Raphael “Ray” Collazo to discuss a topic that makes everyone feel good… the turbulent political climate of the United States post election! Ray brings his expertise…
050.5 MiniSode : Anniversary Recap & Imperfection
Jan 30 • 25 min
Following a a crazy and unbelievably successful LIVE event for Episode 50, your host Nick G. looks back to the show and how imperfections may be as perfect as it gets and getting your weight lifting “pump” on meant so much more in the 90’s than at…
050: 2 YEAR ANNIVERSARY LIVE SHOW @ Tomfoolery Brewing Co.
Jan 22 • 70 min
LIVE from the Tomfoolery Brewing Company in Hammonton, NJ, host Nick G., co-host Dewey and a slew of friends and fans celebrate #2years2theday. 200 episodes, here we come! See my pal and coach, Dewey on his ZenSport YouTube…
Bonus SHOW Intro Bumper Episode (For the Fans)
Jan 16 • 82 min
It’s the Bumper Episode, grabbing Nick G.’s favorite behind-the-scene intros. It’s the little bit of magic that happens before each show begins. Eps 50 Meet & Greet LIVE recording at Tomfoolery Brewing Co. is right around the corner….
049.5 MiniSode : New Year’s Resolutions & Fear of Failing
Jan 10 • 22 min
Teetering on the precipice to Episode 50, your host Nick G. talks of those crazy resolutions we set each year, letting the world know what you plan to do, and the overwhelming fear of whether or not you are up for the task. Being scared is one thing…
049: Building a Better Community w/ Brooke Sacco
Jan 3 • 69 min
In this penultimate episode to Episode 50, Nick G. starts the New Year with Brooke Sacco, both business owner and servant of the community to cover just that topic. Brooke and Nick venture into what defines the community they are a part of and…
048.5 MiniSode : Family & Why You Don’t Have to Like Them
Dec 19, 2016 • 38 min
Sliding into the Holiday weekend and into 2017, Nick G. lays down the real definition of family and a choice must be made to make it a reality. He digs deep into the past where the rules of family were a bit confusing. He shares the importance of…
048 : Future Intervention w/ Allie McAdam|Passion in Business Podcast
Dec 13, 2016 • 52 min
In this “actual” Episode 48, Nick G. chats with friend, connection, podcaster, and Instagram expert Allie McAdam to talk about what has not yet happened, but may, in our futures. The long term looks different for all of us. How we look at things…
047.5 MiniSode : Breaking Birthday Traditions
Dec 5, 2016 • 28 min
On the eve of his 41st birthday, Nick G. asks a simple question. Why did we do our birthdays the way we did AND why must we continue the cycle? Figure we all have em. Why not look back like a birthday Scrooge and critique them a bit? Join Us on…
047 : Turning 21 All Over Again w/ Jenn Crawford|JellyVision Show Podcast
Nov 29, 2016 • 70 min
On our way Episode 50, Nick G. is graciously joined by friend of the show and unbelievable gal, Jennifer Crawford, host of the JellyVision Show Podcast to remember what it felt like to turn 21. However, every 21 year-old takes on…
046.5 MiniSode : Talking Traditions on Facebook LIVE
Nov 21, 2016 • 26 min
After recording MiniSode 046.5, your host Nick G. may have created a new TDI Podcast tradition of our own. We streamed our first MiniSode LIVE, this time on Facebook! He shared where traditions come from, why they stop, and the…
046 : Transformation and Self-Discovery w/ Krista Smolda
Nov 14, 2016 • 58 min
With his sultry friend and Health-Properity Coach, Krista Smolda-Mucciolo, your host Nick G. breaks through the topics of reinvention, transformation and self-discovery. Whether you change yourself to fit in a new situation or decide to…
045.5 MiniSode : Helping Out & Over-Promising a Bit
Nov 8, 2016 • 27 min
Join your host Nick G. for a quick chat about a simple, yet complex theory of HELPING. Sometimes we over promise to help others and when we try our hardest, we sometimes help no one. Or do we?… DONATE at Extra-Life, there is still time!…
045 : First Job as a Starving Salesman|Part 3
Oct 31, 2016 • 60 min
Finally, Episode 45 closes a chapter that started right out of college. With his wife and co-host Meg, Nick G. finishes Part 3 of a story that started in Eps. 23 & continued in 29 (GO BACK AND LISTEN WILL YA!). With every rash decision…
044.5 MiniSode : Picking Sides in the Election
Oct 24, 2016 • 18 min
In this MiniSode, your host Nick G. doesn’t want you to take a side in this presidential race, he just wants you to choose the side you take. AND there was party that you missed, and did he mention he was the only guy there? SHARE and RATE…
044 : Dropping F-Bombs w/ Jess Branas|Drinks With Jess Podcast
Oct 17, 2016 • 74 min
In this episode, Mr. & Mrs. Nick G. host a Mexican dinner with “Drinks With Jess” host and BOOK author Jess Branas. Making the relationship official after almost a year of tweets and creepy phone calls from the grocery store, Nick G. and Jess…
REPLAY 020 : Moving In with the In-Laws with Nothing
Oct 10, 2016 • 55 min
Here’s a BONUS EPISODE, a show recorded exactly a year ago about a story that started another 15 years before that. Thanks for listening… (RECORDED OCT. 2015) After a month long slumber, the Dependent Independent Podcast is back! We needed the break…
043.5 MiniSode : Time to Start My Own Business? (Entrepreneurs)
Oct 3, 2016 • 24 min
Every week Nick G. hits the mic and speaks directly to his Subscribers. In this MiniSode, he’d like them to talk back. After a miraculous week of opportunity after opportunity , this entrepreneurial itch he’s feeling may be getting too…
043 : Gen X vs. Gen Y Battle it Out
Sep 26, 2016 • 62 min
It was a long time coming. Nick G. hosts Episode 43 with his 22 year-old alter ego, first-time co-host Bruce Seddon Jr. (that’s a lot of hyphens). Nick has a beef to settle and the only way to do it is put Bruce on the stand and ask one question,…
042.5 MiniSode : Kneeling During the Anthem
Sep 19, 2016 • 17 min
Kinda late to the ANTHEM party, Nick G. reflects on our nation’s sacred song, the courage it represents, and a certain NFL player to remain nameless, maybe. What mark do you really want to leave behind, sports guy? SHARE and RATE our show! The…
042 : Context of Life Experiences w/ Jessi Lauren
Sep 12, 2016 • 50 min
Nick G. is joined in Episode 42 by Jessi Lauren, a dynamo veteran co-host of the show, to talk about the ever evolving universe of CONTEXT. They reflect on books, personal experiences, movies and that trip to Disney World that seems to…
041.5 MiniSode : Starting the School Year with Change
Sep 5, 2016 • 24 min
While everyone is getting back to school to start a brand new school year, your host Nick G. has decided to take a different, new path of his own too. It’s not just about doing things differently. It’s about thinking differently about the things you…
041: Dogs Eating Cats
Aug 30, 2016 • 66 min
It’s been three long weeks and after some stretches, your host Nick G. is back for a whole new show. In Episode 41 of the TDI Podcast, Nick’s cup overflows with stories from his two week long vacation from Florida to Pittsburgh. He shares some…
The TDI Podcast: MiniSode 040.5
Aug 9, 2016 • 28 min
In this MiniSode, Nick G. is trying something new, taping his first MiniSode for YouTube on The Dependent Independent Podcast Page. To give you something to chew on during the podcast’s two week vacation, Nick G. talks about recent connections that…
The TDI Podcast Episode 040: Teachers are superheroes without capes, you know?
Aug 2, 2016 • 62 min
BOOM! Episode 40 is here and Nick G. is joined by not just one, but two public educators. That’s “teachers” to us laymen. Behind every teacher is a story of selflessness, fear, anxiety, and the obligation to serve the greater good. Nick…
The TDI Podcast - MiniSode 039.5
Jul 25, 2016 • 18 min
The house is empty and Nick G. goes full nude and bares all, so to speak. With the Democratic National Convention a stone throw away, he is fired up asking important questions to his Subscribers. Well, at least the liberal media thinks it’s…
The TDI Podcast Episode 039: Did I mention I’m scared of pigeons?
Jul 18, 2016 • 67 min
With Episode 40 right around the corner, Nick G. hits the home stretch with his co-host and former high school classmate Liz Connor for Episode 39. After reuniting on Facebook a few years ago, Liz and Nick hop on mic to chat about ornithophobia,…
The TDI Podcast - MiniSode 038.5
Jul 11, 2016 • 17 min
After the media has soaked every American with their spin on the world and seeing human nature at its worst this past week, your host Nick G. takes a quick second to reflect and connect with his Subscribers. We discover there are places in this world…
The TDI Podcast Episode 038: I tip my hat and throw it in the ring.
Jul 5, 2016 • 49 min
In this episode, your host Nick G. is joined by his “till death do us part” soulmate Megan and calls it on the fly. They ramble about that scary word called OPPORTUNITY and how it shows its ugly head when you least expect… or simply when you want to…
The TDI Podcast Segue to Episode 038: This is all I got this week.
Jun 27, 2016 • 3 min
In this non-episode segue to Episode 38, Nick G. brings the whole crew to simply say hello. Life is ongoing and even a podcaster needs a break from his breaks. SHARE and RATE our show! The TDI Podcast can be downloaded and streamed on almost…
The TDI Podcast - MiniSode 037.5
Jun 21, 2016 • 23 min
In this MiniSode, your host Nick G. remembers a time when a 5th grade boy wanted to simply be a hero to win the girl that didn’t know he existed. Be careful what you wish for because one day you may become the hero that no one expected. SHARE…
The TDI Podcast Episode 037: If I keep running, they’ll never catch me.
Jun 13, 2016 • 62 min
Coming back to the TDI Podcast after a year of hibernation, Nick G.’s old pal Dewey joins him on the mic out of a cannon. Reunited, they talk about what happens when you give a latchkey kid too much freedom without adult supervision. Desperate…
The TDI Podcast Episode 036: A wish in one hand and shit in the other…
Jun 6, 2016 • 54 min
At the mercy of Episode 36’s co-host Little Katie, your host Nick G. fills in some blanks from past episodes and intently, and honestly, answers all of Katie’s questions. It’s scary not being in the driver’s seat and it may be even scarier with what…
The TDI Podcast - MiniSode 035.5
May 30, 2016 • 24 min
Checking in during a relaxing memorial Day weekend, in this MiniSode Nick G. remembers all those that served and the gift they have given him far beyond freedom. The inspiration to teach others COURAGE. He speaks of leadership experience and what…
The TDI Podcast Episode 035: Getting to know you… WAIT! You did what?
May 24, 2016 • 86 min
In this jam packed 35th episode of the TDI Podcast, Nick G. hangs out with past co-hosts Dana Buckler and Jessi Lauren for a version of “fast forward” friendship. It goes to prove that you never really know everything about your podcasting…
The TDI Podcast - MiniSode 034.5
May 16, 2016 • 21 min
He’s back! Literally back from a two day vacation at the sunny Jersey Shore. Nick G., on people watching overload, fills his Subscribers in on what he saw as his head was on a swivel, judging EVERYTHING during a weekend on the boardwalk. SHARE and…
The TDI Podcast Episode 034: If you need to record something, just tape over it.
May 9, 2016 • 58 min
After a lazy two weeks of R&R, your host Nick G. returns with a show on his own. Connections don’t always need to be with a person right in front of you. This episode we try something a little different. We dust off a timeless cassette tape and…
The TDI Podcast - MiniSode 033.5
Apr 25, 2016 • 22 min
In this minisode, host Nick G. takes a moment for a brief chat with his Subscribers on the legacy left behind when the most creative people leave us too early. He shares a little about some creative people that have made a quick impact this past…
The TDI Podcast Episode 033: It’s been a LONG time since my last confession.
Apr 18, 2016 • 75 min
In this 33rd episode, Nick G. is joined by a TDI Podcast regular, Jessi Broughton, to discuss the one thing they have not spoken of up to this point…RELIGION. They both take a trip through their religious experiences to answer the question, “Where…
The TDI Podcast - MiniSode 032.5
Apr 11, 2016 • 28 min
In this minisode, your host Nick G. is bounces back from a weekend partying like it’s 1998. Attending a dedication event for the only man he considers the only coach, he shares a little about a band of brothers he had an opportunity to fight with on…
The TDI Podcast Episode 032: Double the Friendship, Double the Fun
Apr 6, 2016 • 78 min
In this 32nd episode, Nick G. is accompanied by two Margo’s from two coasts. Margo D. and Margo P. of the Book vs. Movie Podcast jump in with both feet to talk friends, friendship, and how fragile friendship can be sometimes. We learn that distance…
The TDI Podcast - MiniSode 031.5
Mar 28, 2016 • 14 min
Coming off a four day Easter weekend and what feels like a cold coming on, Nick G. gets his Subscribers caught up by rambling about dogs barking at the Easter Bunny, DIY housework, his wife’s wisdom, and a quiet house with now kids is kinda a boring…
The TDI Podcast Episode 031: Whatever you do, don’t do ANYTHING on your own.
Mar 22, 2016 • 65 min
In this episode, Nick G. teams up with the dynamic duo Kristen & Mall Mull and throw around the topic of personal independence. They learn that there are many different avenues of personal independence and it’s crazy how we waited this long to to…
030.5 MiniSode : Win Your Custom T-Shirt Here!
Mar 14, 2016 • 14 min
When you wait three weeks to turn on the microphone, the best of them sound a little rusty. In this MiniSode Nick G. gets his Subscribers caught up on his shenanigans spanning from Alabama work trips, high school musicals, and promoting one of the TDI…
030 : What Being “NICE” Gets You w/ Jessica Broughton
Mar 7, 2016 • 69 min
In this episode, Nick G. is joined by past co-host and fan of the show, Jessi Lauren, to dissect what it means to just “be nice”. They look into how being nice can possibly get you everything you want or simply get you nothing, other than an award…
029.5 MiniSode : An Artist’s Success
Feb 29, 2016 • 14 min
In this brief snippet of audio ballet, your host Nick G. fires right out of a cannon to get you caught up on what you missed since episode 29, talk about how successful other artists are and get you ready for what’s to come in the world of The…
029 : First Job as a Starving Salesman|Part 2
Feb 22, 2016 • 65 min
In this episode, your host Nick G. returns on his own to conquer the continuation of Episode 23’s story of his first (one can call it) paying job out of college. He steps behind the curtain for a taste of the inner workings of an advertising company,…
028.5 : Learning to Say Goodbye (In Memory of Ernie Temple)
Feb 9, 2016 • 64 min
Nick G. pushes the concept of a MiniSode and connects with the TDI Subscribers with a story of a friendship that started long ago and the love of family that lasts through the highs and lows of this journey called living. One can’t choose what happens…
028 : Finding Your Written Word w/ EJ Sweetly (@ej_sweetly)
Feb 7, 2016 • 58 min
In this 28th episode, your host Nick G. and his co-host and new connection, EJ Sweetly discuss writing the written word. They challenge the status-quo when making decisions about book reports and ask the question we may never get an answer to, “Can…
027.5 MiniSode : Nine Course Farm to Table Experiences
Jan 28, 2016 • 29 min
Coming off a NyQuil and cold medicine-induced coma, Nick G. stays awake long enough to get his Subscribers caught up on his shenanigans. From nine course meals at local organic farm houses to dodging love crazed co-workers, it has been a busy two…
027 Part 2: Our 1st Year Anniversary Pub Crawl
Jan 18, 2016 • 63 min
Part 2 of this ginormous one year anniversary of the TDI Podcast, your host Nick G. and a slew of…
027 Part 1: Our 1st Year Anniversary Pub Crawl
Jan 18, 2016 • 85 min
In this ginormous one year anniversary of the TDI Podcast, your host Nick G. and a slew of past c…
026.5 MiniSode : Complaining About Bad Service
Jan 11, 2016 • 15 min
Our year anniversary is almost upon us and the TDI Podcast is ready to celebrate. In this minisod…
026 : Telling Bad News to Kids w/ Jessi Lauren
Jan 4, 2016 • 70 min
In this episode, Nick G. is accompanied by future podcast phenom, internet blogger, and fan of th…
025.5 MiniSode : Finishing One Year of Podcasting
Dec 29, 2015 • 21 min
Bridging the gap between Episode 25 & 26, Nick G. gets the TDI Subscribers up to speed on the hol…
025 : The Force Awakens SPOILER Review w/ Eric Mohaber
Dec 22, 2015 • 85 min
In this episode, Nick G. and his returning co-host Eric M. spoil the s#!t out of Star Wars - The …
024.5 MiniSode : First MiniSode Ever
Dec 15, 2015 • 8 min
This could be our first attempt or our last attempt at trying something new with the show. This i…
024 : A Twin Sister’s Night in Jail
Dec 4, 2015 • 64 min
To celebrate their 40th birthday, Nick G. invites his twin sister Vicki G., for the first time on…
023 : First Job as a Starving Salesman|Part 1
Nov 20, 2015 • 65 min
Is this new episode, your host Nick G. dons the microphone alone to tell you a story before the s…
022 : Picking a Candidate w/ Erica and Nick Polito
Nov 6, 2015 • 81 min
In this episode, your host Nick G. asks the proverbial question, “Who the hell do I vote for?” Fa…
021 : Our Favorite Podcasts w/ Dana Buckler|How Is This Movie? (HITM)
Oct 23, 2015 • 80 min
Your host, Nick G. is joined by a community friend and podcaster, Dana Buckler, host of the How I…
020 : Moving In with the In-Laws with Nothing
Oct 9, 2015 • 54 min
After a month long slumber, the Dependent Independent Podcast is back! We needed the break to bri…
019 : Not Forgetting a Trip to Vegas
Aug 28, 2015 • 48 min
In this episode, Nick G. and Dewey rehash a recent Vegas getaway with the misses where things wer…
018 : 80’s TV Show Jingles
Aug 7, 2015 • 58 min
After reaching 2000 downloads, Nick G. goes back to TDI’s roots and welcomes our first co-host, D…
017 : “Dadding” | The New Name for Fatherhood
Jul 25, 2015 • 70 min
In this Father’s Day episode, Nick G. and his contemplative co-hosts, Kristen and Matt, reflect o…
016 : When the DISNEY Magic Ends
Jul 10, 2015 • 62 min
In this episode, after a brief vacation your host Nick G. is joined by the Mulls family for some …
015 : Nick G.’s Video Game History (E3 Conference)
Jun 19, 2015 • 35 min
In this episode, Nick G. takes a solitary breather from connecting with a guest and recollects hi…
014 : Professional Voice Overs w/ Jonathan Kierman|Quiverfull Media
Jun 5, 2015 • 36 min
In this episode, Nick G. and Dewey are joined by a new “voice” to the show, Jonathan Kierman fro…
013 : Passion in Dance with a Dancing Daughter
May 22, 2015 • 32 min
In this 13th episode, Nick G. joins his daughter, Abby G., on the show to share her passion and e…
012 : Pregnancy & Childbirth with Two Super Moms Pt. 2
May 10, 2015 • 46 min
In this two-part episode, Nick G. and his wife Megan join returning guests and listeners, Kristen…
012 : Pregnancy & Childbirth with Two Super Moms Pt. 1
May 10, 2015 • 47 min
In this two-part episode, Nick G. and his wife Megan join returning guests and listeners, Kristen…
011 : Scared of Fame and Success
Apr 24, 2015 • 35 min
In this episode, Nick G. and Dewey catch up to tackle the desires of fame, success, and fortune w…
010 : Growing Up with Hoarders
Apr 17, 2015 • 33 min
In this 10th episode, Nick G. tackles another podcast on his own. He shares a story of coping, ju…
009 : Becoming Unlikely Friends w/ Kristen & John McIlwraith
Apr 10, 2015 • 44 min
In this episode, Nick G. joins listeners of a different sorts on the show. Longtime friends Krist…
008 : Coaching Your Kids on the Field Part 2
Mar 25, 2015 • 39 min
In this two-part episode, Nick G. is joined by the show’s most loyal listeners, Matt and his wife…
008 : Coaching Your Kids on the Field Part 1
Mar 25, 2015 • 30 min
In this two-part episode, Nick G. is joined by the show’s most loyal listeners, Matt and his wife…
007 : Two Grown Men in Touch with Their Feelings
Mar 15, 2015 • 36 min
In this episode, Nick G. and Dewey talk through what most grown men talk about after a friendly d…
006 : Turning 40 & Hating It
Mar 4, 2015 • 36 min
In this episode, Nick G. is joined again by his illustrious co-host Dewey to catch up. They tackl…
005 : Erik Mohaber is Gonna be a Dad
Feb 25, 2015 • 33 min
In this episode, Nick G. invites a long distance guest and long time compadre to the show, Erik M…
004 : No One Likes an Asshole
Feb 14, 2015 • 36 min
For a change of pace, this episode Nick G. decides to tackle the mic in his first solo podcast. H…
003 : Our First Valentine’s Day in the ER
Feb 12, 2015 • 36 min
In this episode we welcome a new guest to the TDI podcast. Nick G. and his wife Meg remember thei…
002: Nick G.’s First and Last Bar Fight
Feb 1, 2015 • 36 min
We are back again with Nick G. and Dewey for a quick movie day sans kids. We pay our respects to …
001: Getting the Flu from the Salad Bar (First Episode)
Jan 21, 2015 • 27 min
In this very first episode we remember the very first lost episode of the Dependent Independent P…