Posts tagged stories
08: Two Ex-Cops Sharing Stories and a Bowl

WARNING: THIS EPISODE IS GRAPHIC

Christopher (alias) is a former Police Officer and U.S. Army Soldier who worked with me in the same police precinct. We talked about the good times, the bad and the nightmarish times of being a cop and the life after you stop doing that type of work. We also talk about how we dealt with trauma we encounter and how it still affects us. Also, we smoked a some pot and thoroughly enjoyed it.

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06: I make $350 an Hour, I’m a Prostitute

She makes $5.83 a minute. Ms. Sasha Benjamin (her alias) is a fascinating woman who definitely lived A Taboo Life. We discuss the moral, business, legal and economic aspects of her life as a prostitute. In addition to the rewards…and the risks of her profession. This episode is definitely an insightful episode, which I ask you to suspend your preconceptions and just listen to her story.

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05: Who Needs College When You Have YouTube

A extremely entertaining story of how Crystal Bui lied about her education to get a job in a accounting-tech firm but used YouTube to teach herself how to effectively do accounting. Not ruining the story, but it's interesting about the value of a 4 year degree versus someone with determination and the discipline to teach herself. Other stories she tells is how she coped with an unstable family and the funny way she met her Scottish boyfriend.

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03: A Former Cop, a Former Soldier and a Bowl of Marijuana

A Drunk and Stoned edition of the podcast, where we obviously get drunk and stoned as we talk our parallel experiences when it came to his military career and my law enforcement days. Among funny stories we also talk about our dealings with mental illness and how we found ways to better understand it and cope with it. 

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