Latest Episodes

Life Hacks and Ultimate Frisbee (with Kayla Huemer)
September 13, 2019

When Kayla Huemer traveled to India as a biomedical researcher, she worried about finding a community in the land of contrasts. However, it didn't take too long for her to find her people, join an ultimate frisbee team, and participate in India's first na

Lots of Big Talk (Bonus)
September 09, 2019

On this bonus episode of 22.33, we ask Kalina Silverman, founder of Big Talk, to answer questions from her very own Big Talk card game, designed to help facilitate in-depth conversations with friends, family, coworkers, and strangers. All the questions in

No More Small Talk (with Kalina Silverman)
September 06, 2019

When Kalina Silverman went to study  journalism at Northwestern University, she was meeting new people each day, yet still felt a sense of loneliness and superficiality that made her feel isolated and disconnected. So, she tried skipping small talk,

Learning by Unlearning (with Bilal Khan)
August 30, 2019

How do you mix heartbreaking and hilarious? Youth Exchange and Study (YES) program participant Bilal Khan, from Karachi, Pakistan, tells about his life before, during, and after YES, and the inescapable conclusion is that stories like Bilal's are why we d

The Food We Eat, Part 8 (Bonus)
August 26, 2019

On this bonus episode we bring you even more hilarious food stories from around the world.

Medicine & Poetry (with Irene Mathieu)
August 23, 2019

This week, understanding systems to help individual people; learning to expand your limits of trust; and using words to understand emotions. Join us on a journey from Virginia to the Dominican Republic, and communicating through imagery and empathy.

Beware of Taxis with Disco Balls (Bonus)
August 19, 2019

What happens when you leave your comfort zone, travel to another country, interact with a different culture, a new language, and unique ways of life? Now let's take that a step further. Imagine you are in a place that many would be very afraid to visit, f

Learning From One's Mistakes (with Nejra Rizvanovic)
August 16, 2019

As a child, when you thought of America, you thought of the Texas plains and cowboys but, as a teenager, when you first traveled to America, your destination was Alaska. Instead of life in the Wild West, you found yourself in the snow hugging trees, liter

Start from the Outside (with Steve Coleman)
August 09, 2019

The thriving, multicultural neighborhood that you so love wasn't always that way. When you first arrived, it was a place of fear and violence, and thus sadness. A group of courageous and passionate community leaders, including you, set out to change that.

50th Episode Special: The Songs of 22.33 (Bonus)
August 05, 2019

A medley of “Little Nook” concerts and original music heard exclusively over the course of 22.33’s first 49 episodes. Featuring Seth Glier, Carla Canales, Francis Tongpalad, Est Est Est, Begish, Derik Nelson & Family, Tony Memmel & Junious.