Marvel. Bridgerton. Hallmark. Pop culture changes so quickly, it’s hard to keep up. Try out The Culture Cast, hosted by The Good Doctors of Abbey Research, Dr. Kristen Nielsen Donnelly and Dr. Erin Hinson. The show analyzes the releases, obsessions and hot-button issues that we talk about every day. New episodes are posted three times a week, so there’s plenty of ground to cover.
Learn more about the show directly from Dr. Donnelly:
What is the podcast about?
The Culture Cast is a thrice-weekly podcast offering discussion and analysis of culture – both pop and lived – to help you cultivate your curiosity and engage with empathy. Mondays and Fridays feature popular culture coverage like the 2021 Academy Award-nominated movies. Wednesdays include discussions of wider topics like why flags matter so much to people, how to set boundaries at work or why everyone is so exhausted all the time.
Why should people listen to it? Who is the podcast for?
Hosted by The Good Doctors of Abbey Research, Dr. Kristen Nielsen Donnelly and Dr. Erin Hinson, The Culture Cast is the perfect podcast for anyone looking to understand the world around them in a fuller way. The podcast aims to cultivate curiosity, expand empathy and help us all live together a little bit better.
Featured episode – Are You Exhausted? Blame the Puritans.
This episode takes a look at the sociological history of America and what it has to say about our current culture of burnout.
About the host
Kristen Donnelly (MSW, M.Div, Ph.D.) is a TEDx speaker, international empathy educator and researcher with two decades of experience in helping people understand the beauty in difference and the power in inclusivity. She is one of The Good Doctors of Abbey Research, COO of their parent company and an unapologetic nerd for stories of change. Dr. Donnelly lives outside of Philadelphia with her husband, surrounded by piles of books and several video game consoles.