Millennials – Humanitarianism

Millennial Series Welcome to the conversation. This is Deeper, a podcast considering the forces that shape our culture. In the current series, Deeper’s hosts David Russell, Payton Minzenmayer, and Lex Moore are exploring the culture shaping generation of millennials. For more, go to the Deeper website at deeperpodcast.com. In this …

Millennials, Workplace Habits

Workplace habits millennials (and others) need to stop doing. Making demands instead of requests. Exhibiting overconfidence. Relying on only certain forms of communication. Talking more than listening. Assuming a certain behavior or action is okay. Multitasking. Staying plugged in (to the internet). Thinking “new” is better

Glorifying Suicide in 13 Reasons Why

Netflix’s most recent hit, Thirteen Reasons Why, has been met with mixed reviews as it attempts to capture the difficult subject of suicide. Many are saying this show is doing more harm than good, and there might even be shocking proof. Listen as Deeper takes a deeper look at this …

Marriage, Commitment, and The Newlywed Game

Lex got married this weekend and we caught up with him before he said “I do”. Join us as we discuss marriage from our varying points of view, offer advice to Lex, and even hear his vows! You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll wish David was better at impressions.

Many Messages in Guardians Vol 2

What does a god (with a little “g”), a genetically engineered race, and band of rag-tag thieves have in common? Well…nothing, unless you’re talking about Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.  In this episode, Lex, Payton, and David take a look at the many ways this movie reflects our own …

Mental Health – Keeping Your Brain as Fit as Your Body.

Everybody has to deal with various levels of anxiety and depression, but when do these become disorders? How is the way we view mental health disorders shaping the way we interact with the world? U!shine, a new non-profit on college campuses, brings awareness of mental health disorders on college campuses, …

Identity and Ethics in a Growing Technological Age

In the world of technology, how far is too far? Ghost in the Shell is a story of a woman whose brain has been placed inside a robotic body. Is she still the same person or is she someone else or something else? Is technology here to serve us or …

Interpreting the World Through Late Night Talk Shows

Late night talk shows have been around for multiple generations to enjoy. With humor full of satire, sarcasm, and silly, late night talk shows provide humor often when its viewers need it most. But are late night talk shows completely innocent and accurate in who and what they make jabs …

Tragedy and Loss ft. Jackie Kennedy

Join us and Dr. Rix to discuss the movie Jackie, the JFK assassination, and human suffering. Grief is not meant to be a public event, but it was for Jackie Kennedy. With this episode, we dive deeper into human loss with heavy hearts.   Links to things mentioned in the …