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THE EXPLODING HUMAN with Bob Nickman

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Apr 13, 2019

OLIVIA BAREHAM is a death midwife. I didn't know those existed either, but what a wonderful blessing she offers to both the dying and those left behind. We talk about the home funeral, the living funeral, ancient and modern rituals -- and how her training as a healer intersected with the AIDS epidemic, leading to her...


Apr 6, 2019

ALAN LIEBERT tells his miraculous story of being the only living survivor of a risky surgery where he had to be killed in order to save his life. This experience profoundly changed him, prompting him to dedicate himself to helping others as a licensed psychotherapist. We talk about what it means to be alive, how we...


Feb 27, 2019

PAUL OLLINGER & MIKE CARANO talk with me about how we relate to money, what it means to us and the ways money can be our friend or enemy. Mike opens up about the chaos around money which he experienced in his family of origin and how it has affected his adult life. Part informational, part comedy and part therapy, this...


Jan 20, 2019

STEVE PULLEY talks about bicycling across the country and speaking at treatment centers and recovery homes about his path to overcoming opioid addiction. We discuss the Collegiate Recovery Program which helped him -- and the program he helped found in Charleston. His story from having to withdraw from college five times...


Jan 6, 2019

DR. CHRIS NORRIS is a Behavioral Specialist who has worked with those who have autism, mental disorders, drug addiciton, and homeless teens. He talks about his own struggles as a young man and finding his calling the day he met a boy with Down's Syndrome.  We talk about how he works with parents and schools to help...