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[Intersection Podcast] Episode 021: Determined Tiger (Part 2) – Michael Bays

Michael Bays - The Clemson Tiger and his family!

Tyger Tyger, burning bright,
In the forests of the night;
What immortal hand or eye,
Could frame thy fearful symmetry?

I love the last line of this poem, “Could frame thy fearful symmetry.” Fear is a powerful word, powerful feeling, and can even consume one’s spirit. I have never seen fear in Michael Bay’s eyes, I have never heard fear in Michael Bay’s voice, and I have never felt fear in Michael Bay’s heart.

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[Gear In Review Podcast] GIR20 – Canon c100

In these next few episodes, we are focusing on professional photography, videography, and content collection gear. This week’s podcast is focusing on the Canon EOS c100 (HD video) and compares this video camera to two DSLRs, specifically the Canon EOS 5D mkiii (HD video) and the Canon EOS 5D mkiv (4k video).

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[Gear In Review Podcast] GIR19 – Canon 5D mkiii vs Canon 5D mkiv

In these next few episodes, we are focusing on professional photography, videography, and content collection gear. This week’s podcast is focusing on comparisons between two professional grade DSLR’s specifically the Canon EOS 5D mkiii (HD video) and the Canon EOS 5D mkiv (4k video).

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[Intersection Podcast] Episode 019: Invisible People – Mark Horvath

Mark Horvath Headshot

Are many Americans one paycheck away from homelessness? Well, after the 2008 financial crash, I assumed yes.  A Jan 20, 2018 Marketwatch article says that millions of Americans are one paycheck away from homelessness? Just 39% of Americans say they have enough savings to cover a $1,000 emergency room visit or car repair. Can you identify with this statistic? Mark Horvath has a different viewpoint.

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[Gear In Review Podcast] GIR18 – Ronin S vs. Osmo

In these next few episodes, we are focusing on professional photography, videography, and content collection gear. This week’s podcast is focusing on comparisons of handheld stabilizers, specifically the Ronin S versus the Osmo.

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[Intersection Podcast] Episode 018: Mobile Medicine, Part II – Paula Watt

Clemson University Mobile Health Clinic I never thought I would find myself taking a tour of a mobile health clinic, which is more of a visual tour, yet only recording the audio. But that is how this just so happened to transpire. After arriving to see this large vehicle, larger than the biggest Ryder truck, Dr. Paula Watt just wanted to show me around. So I hit record.

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[Intersection Podcast] Episode 017: Mobile Medicine, Part I – Paula Watt

Paula Watt at Mobile Health Clinic UnveilingWhat does it mean to have the world’s first 100 percent solar-powered, mobile health clinic? Well, that is just as good as being in the Guinness Book of World Records, I think?

But what does that mean for South Carolina, the state where this mobile health clinic is based…inside the land-grant institution Clemson University whose primary purpose is educating undergraduate and graduate students to think deeply about and engage in the social, scientific, economic, and professional challenges of our times.

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[Intersection Podcast] Episode 016: Victim, Survivor, Crusader

Sabrina Greenlee and S.M.O.O.O.T.H.
In the many years of telling stories of domestic violence victims and survivors, I have never interviewed someone who has described the actual details of their physical abuse with such specificity and granularity; where her injuries from her abuser were so visibly apparent. She was burned with acid and lost her vision.

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[Intersection Podcast] Episode 015: We Need More “Skirt”

Shelley Hill Young of Skirt MagazineWe all just need a little bit more skirt in our life. Yes…Skirt! Many would feel that this is a male chauvinistic statement especially given the current political and social climate; but it is true. We need more Skirt…that is Skirt Magazine based in Charleston, SC.

“Skirt is all about women – their work, their play, families, creativity, style, health and wealth, bodies and souls. … skirt Is an attitude – spirited, independent, outspoken, serious, playful and irreverent, sometimes controversial, always passionate.”Skirt magazine is Charleston’s first women’s magazine, celebrating women with attitude since 1994. Shelly Hill Young is the executive editor and embodies everything that is Skirt.

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[Gear In Review Podcast] GIR15 – Live Stream

In the last episode we explored portable lights for video and photography; in this episode we are talking about livestream options inside your organization. If you are a content creator, healthcare communicator, or a videographer; here are some great options and considerations for live streaming.

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[Intersection Podcast] Episode 014: Miracle Baby

Jeff and Amory ConeDo you know someone who has experienced infertility? This is one of those tough subjects to talk about not only in mixed company but also around family. It took Sarah and I years to have Rose, and when she was born in 2011, we experienced a miracle especially after three miscarriages. Around the same time, I was helping Greenville Health System tell some amazing stories in celebration of their centennial. This is when I met Jeff and Amory Cone.

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[Intersection Podcast] Episode 013: Building Dreams

Don Oglesby via Homes of HopeHomes of Hope has a tremendous vision, providing opportunities for generational change throughout South Carolina. They do this in two ways, by rebuilding communities and rebuilding lives. But what does that really mean? In their 20th year of operations, they have developed 600 homes for families and helped over 300 men restore their lives. Their mission is to rebuild communities and individual lives through housing, economic and workforce development.

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