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Ever wanted to hang with a comedian, dominatrix, health guru, bank robber, author, or Italian prince? Well, here's your chance. Tangentially Speaking is dedicated to the idea that good conversation is organic, uncensored, revelatory, and free to go down unexpected paths.

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Ever wanted to hang with a comedian, dominatrix, health guru, bank robber, author, or Italian prince? Well, here's your chance. Tangentially Speaking is dedicated to the idea that good conversation is organic, uncensored, revelatory, and free to go down unexpected paths.

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Mr. Yendodo

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One of my favorite podcasts So much to learn

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Every episode is great! Must listen to podcast.

iTunes Ratings

1771 Ratings
Average Ratings
1620
82
27
16
26

Mr. Yendodo

By YEND•D• - Mar 01 2020
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One of my favorite podcasts So much to learn

Favorite Podcast

By macattacks11 - Feb 28 2020
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Every episode is great! Must listen to podcast.
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Tangentially Speaking with Christopher Ryan

Latest release on Jun 29, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: 290 - Joe Rogan and Duncan Trussell (Shrimp Parade #10)

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Spent 4 hours today in the studio with these two beautiful maniacs. We talked about everything from DMT to the #metoo movement, to the size of Jeff Sessions's schlong. To call it a "wide-ranging" conversation would be an understatement.

Dec 12 2017

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Rank #2: 119 - Dan Carlin (Hardcore History)

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Dan Carlin is an American political commentatoramateur historian, and podcaster. Once a professional radio host, Carlin eventually took his show to the Internet, and he now hosts two popular independent podcasts: Common Sense and Hardcore History.

Apr 06 2015

1hr 57mins

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Rank #3: 157 - Graham Hancock (Magicians of the Gods)

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Graham Hancock became a world famous bestselling author with Fingerprints of the Gods, a book that questioned the mainstream narrative concerning the origins of civilization—among many other things. Now, he's just published a follow-up, Magicians of the Gods, bringing recent discoveries to his controversial, compelling narrative.

Dec 14 2015

1hr 39mins

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Rank #4: TOMA - 9 (Kodiak)

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My second summer in Alaska. This time, I got a job on a tender, and found myself engaged in an epic struggle for the soul of a young man. Photos at chrisryanphd.com.

Sep 28 2014

38mins

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Rank #5: 261 - Peter Joseph (Zeitgeist Project)

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Peter Joseph is an American independent filmmaker and activist. He is best known for the Zeitgeist film series, which he wrote, directed, narrated, scored, and produced. He is the founder of the related The Zeitgeist Movement. (Wikipedia)

Jul 31 2017

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Rank #6: 282 - Asa Akira (Porn Star)

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Asa Akira could be the girl next door -- if you lived next to a super smart, sexy, funny, open-minded, porn star.

Nov 15 2017

1hr 44mins

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Rank #7: 184 - In Jake Johannsen's Kitchen

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Jake and I drink too much coffee and discuss what to do when you get sand in your twat, the dubious nature of having a circus-sized penis, guaranteed basic income, blind pigs looking for acorns, and the coming Age of Trumpocracy.

May 30 2016

2hr 52mins

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Rank #8: TOMA 4 - Fairbanks Correctional Center

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In which Russ and I find ourselves wearing shorts without underwear in a medium-security Alaskan prison.

Jul 21 2014

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Rank #9: 100 - Cacilda Jethá

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Dr. Cacilda Jethá is unlike anyone you've ever met. Guaranteed. My wife, friend, co-author, and partner in crime for the past 15 years, she can't remember how many people have died in front of her, or how many babies she's delivered. She's part Indian, part Persian, part African, part Portuguese, and speaks seven languages. She lives at the nexus of many worlds and moves between them with incredible grace, generosity, and humor.

Nov 25 2014

2hr 50mins

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Rank #10: 336 - The Reverend Duncan Trussell, MD PhD

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Duncan is qualified to receive your reverence. He deserves it, too. You could live many lifetimes without meeting anyone who combines as much humor, wisdom, and sincerity as this guy. I'm always happy when we find some time to hang out, and especially when we're both living such pivotal moments in our lives. Check out The Duncan Trussell Family Hour podcast.

Music: "Suffer Well," by Simon van Gend

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Aug 23 2018

1hr 40mins

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Rank #11: 276 - Floating with Duncan Trussell

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Duncan is a stand-up comic, writer, actor, podcast host, and occasional summoner of Satan. He's also one of my best friends. We recorded this shortly after giving the keynote presentation together at the annual float tank conference in Portland, OR.

Oct 19 2017

1hr 53mins

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Rank #12: 259 - Chris D'Elia

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Chris D'Elia is an American stand-up comedian, actor, presenter, writer, and comedy singer. He is known for playing Alex Miller on the NBC sitcom Whitney and for the role of Danny Burton on the sitcom Undateable, also on NBC.

Jul 19 2017

1hr 26mins

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Rank #13: 226 - Robert Clarke (Cannabis Expert)

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Robert Clarke is one of the world's foremost cannabis experts and author, most recently, of Cannabis: Evolution and Ethnobotany (together with Mark D. Merlin). We met by chance in Hanoi in 2003 and have been friends ever since.

Feb 06 2017

1hr 39mins

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Rank #14: 265 - Michael Wood (Former Drug Detective)

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Michael Wood was on the "other side" of the drug war when he realized that it was a colossal waste of money, effort, and time. Rather than just ride it out to retirement, he walked away and became a passionate advocate of reform in how the United States handles criminal justice.

Aug 28 2017

1hr 59mins

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Rank #15: 360 - Greg Lansky (Porn Mogul)

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Greg knew he wasn't going to make it in the normal world. He craved the disapproval of hypocrites and scolds. He wanted to be an outlaw, but didn't want to risk getting shot or put in a cage. And he liked sex. So he fought his way to the top of the adult entertainment industry by being smarter, working harder, and betting it all on himself.

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Music: “Brightside of the Sun,” by Basin and Range; “Nouveau Western,” by MC Solaar; “Smoke Alarm,” by Carsie Blanton.

Jan 07 2019

1hr 47mins

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Rank #16: 148 - Neil Strauss (The Truth)

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Neil and I became friends after he'd already outgrown The Game, his colossal best-seller. The Truth, just released this week is one of the bravest, funniest, most vulnerable books you'll ever read. 

Oct 18 2015

1hr 9mins

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Rank #17: 191 - Charles (Former Drug Smuggler)

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What began with a shrimp boat to Colombia in the late 70s grew into a major drug smuggling operation using a fleet of military transport planes over the next decade before it all came crashing down. Charles kindly agreed to share his extraordinary story with us.

Jul 04 2016

1hr 20mins

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Rank #18: With Neil Strauss & Esther Perel at The Strand in NYC

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This bonus episode was recorded last week at The Strand bookstore on Broadway, in New York. The three of us talk about intimacy, sexuality, and the often opposing appetites for novelty and intimacy.

Oct 21 2015

1hr 34mins

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Rank #19: 272 - Amy Baldwin (Sex Educator)

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Amy Baldwin is a Somatic Sex and Relationship Coach, Certified Sex Educator as well as co-owner of a mother-daughter owned pleasure boutique called Pure Pleasure Shop. Amy has a passion for promoting shame-free, pleasure-focused sexuality education while emphasizing the deep emotional and energetic forces behind great sex and intimate connection, offering everything from how-to workshops to erotic empowerment retreats.

Oct 04 2017

2hr 14mins

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Rank #20: TOMA 8 (Chiapas)

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It's 1983, and I'm on my first trip to a foreign culture with a sharpened Kung-Fu star hanging from my neck. One thing leads to another and I realize I've stumbled into something far deeper, and more dangerous, than I could have imagined.

Aug 31 2014

44mins

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