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Friends With Deficits

Dec 18, 2018

Do you ever dream about a life of security? What about “maximum security”?

In this second half of our two-part interview, Bodhi Prihoda recounts his 30-year journey through the prison system -- facing his fears, and finding his true self and freedom from a life of crime. 

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Nov 29, 2018

Do you ever dream about a life of security? What about “maximum security”? In this dangerous and poignant two-part episode, Bodhi Prihoda recounts his 30-year journey--the dreams, nightmares, and true crime confessions--of waking up to life in and beyond the den of thieves. Sign up for our...

Nov 5, 2018

In this episode, Austin music legend Kathy McCarty discusses how she came face to face with face blindness (prosopagnosia). How is this well-recognized singer-songwriter, musician and artist unable to recognize faces, even those closest to her?

We talk about coping strategies, being the world’s best busboy, mean...

Oct 8, 2018

Welcome to the  Season Two premiere of Friends With Deficits! Dr. Amanda Pollitt discusses living with narcolepsy. We chat about dreams, drugs, and airplanes, as well as work/life balance, being a nap connoisseur, and sleep attacks.

Amanda is a doctoral fellow at UT Austin, where she studies the health and well-being of...

Jul 9, 2018

Holly Lorka doesn’t have a dick, and that for her is a deficit. Holly used to have a “nice pair of breasts”, which she also considered a burden. What happened, and why is it awesome?

Holly is a contributor to a monthly lifestyle magazine in Oxford, England. She’s also a reverend available for weddings. She is...