140 Kwesi Hankins | The Podcaster’s Buffet

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Kwesi Hankins isn’t just a “Superfan” of Podcast Junkies, he’s a tremendous podcaster in his own right and the founder of Podwabbit, a collection of podcasts that cover such topics as sports, politics, tech news, and much more. You might say that Podwabbit affords its listeners an intimate look at all the different things that are going through Kwesi’s mind. With a podcast to suit every taste, the Podwabbit Network is sure to please even the most discerning of listeners.

What We Covered:

  • 04:33 – Where he’s from, where he’s been, and where he calls home now
  • 07:19 – How he discovered Podcast Junkies
  • 10:41 – “Inner-sation” – Kwesi’s first stab at podcasting
  • 14:50 – The origins of Kwesi Wabbit and the Podwabbit Network
  • 17:55 – His background in tech and Podwabbit’s most popular show
  • 19:02 – Sports Chop Block and his other shows on the Podwabbit Network
  • 22:39 – How much time he spends producing the shows on Podwabbit
  • 24:34 – “Perfect is the enemy of done” – being OK with not being perfect
  • 26:22 – Going remote with his portable podcasting gear
  • 30:01 – Podcast Movement
  • 32:43 – His search for the most affordable ear buds
  • 33:44 – His passion for podcasting
  • 36:11 – How he came up with the name for the Pajama Dialogues podcast
  • 37:10 – Working from home
  • 37:48 – My dog, Disco
  • 38:35 – His full-time gig and his podcast, Intentional Grounding
  • 42:46 – Stories from the ER and what he’s learned from those experiences
  • 46:57 – Why his podcast network reminds me of the movie, Inside Out
  • 47:53 – Why he didn’t want to have just one podcast and his idea for another show
  • 50:08 – The Comfortably Numb podcast and his “buffet” of podcasts
  • 52:54 – The Found Podcast and his thoughts on censorship in podcasting
  • 56:10 – iPhone and Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8
  • 58:16 – What he would like to do to attract more people to the podcasting medium
  • 59:28 – The one most misunderstood thing about him
  • 01:00:16 – What he’s changed his mind about recently
  • 01:01:26 – The origin of his name, Kwesi


Links Mentioned

The Podwabbit Network
Kwesi on Twitter
Kwesi on Instagram
Kwesi on Facebook
Las Vegas Podcaster’s Meetup Group
PJ009 – Chris Cerrone
PJ132 – Niel Guilarte
Freakanomics Radio: This is Your Brain on Podcasts
Podcast Junkies Junkies
The Found Podcast

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