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Jun 14, 2019

Weeks ago, fellow Freethought Toastmaster Ross Meisner caught Curt Carstensen's attention with a comment he made about how the human brain works. This conversation is the result. How does our "Lizard Brain" impact what we do and who we are? Do we have Free Will? What motivates Elon Musk in his endeavors with Tesla...


Jun 7, 2019

Hodan Nur arrived to the United States as an adult nearly 20 years ago with no English and little formal education. After many years and a few setbacks, Hodan recently received her GED, the equivalent to a high school diploma. In this conversation with Curt Carstensen, a former tutor, Hodan explains some of the...


Where to listen to "People I Know Show"?

Jun 6, 2019

There are many ways to listen to the "People I Know Show" podcast. Of course, you can always listen from this website. But if you want to find an app that allows you to take the podcast anywhere you go, and start and stop the episode as needed without losing your place in the episode, refer to this evolving list...


May 31, 2019

Curt Carstensen's cousin Sandi Poppen joins the podcast to share her purpose and passion for running, and how it's benefited her life. Sandi has dealt with some significant challenges over the years, including severe injuries from a car crash involving a drunk driver when she was 18, the loss of her mother at 12 and,...


May 24, 2019

Bryan Piatt of KARE-11 TV in the Twin Cities joins Curt Carstensen for a conversation about Bryan's journey through television news and how that has led him to a growing advocacy for focusing on the importance of mental health. Bryan and a friend formed Refresh Network as an online video presence focused on putting a...