Loudspeaker is all about livin’ life loud. But, we couldn’t accomplish that goal without you. Your stories and speeches are the lifeblood that make Loudspeaker unlike anything else out there. You help us change the world and we are eternally grateful for your support. But, there’s still more work to do. We need you to […]
As a bibliophile and someone that has survived the jungle of graduate school, singling out ONE book that I think the public should read is hard. Like, really hard. However, after much consideration, the book I think the public NEEDS to read is American Gods by Neil Gaiman.
Richard Heyne is DDP. No, he’s not the WWE wrestler turned yoga instructor. Richard is the guy who ‘diamond cuts’ poetry. His new video blog, Dick Does Poetry, spotlights his poetic abilities with a weekly post. We chatted with him about his approach to spoken word smack down!
Back in late 2013, the Nebraska State Athletics Association (NSAA) made a ruling to impact any vulgar, profane, or lewd acts deemed inappropriate for a high school performance. On April 2, 2014, the NSAA asked a state champion at to change his winning performance because it promoted gay rights.
This morning I taught a lecture to my students about constructing an argument. We talk about identifying a problem in the world, finding out what causes it, and propose a solution. While my students were working, I came across something that given my recent lecture, I could not ignore. A Nebraska student from Gordon-Rushville High […]
After witnessing her aunt and grandmother suffer from the effects of ischemic stroke and ultimately their deaths, LaVasha has become passionate about being vocal in the community regarding ischemic stroke training and advocacy. She wanted to share her heartbreaking tale with you!
Creator and Director Chandler Johnson has been working on Loudspeaker for the past three years. A lot of times with projects, you don’t get a mind’s eye view of what’s happening. We wanted to change that… we had Julie Maio ask him some questions about Loudspeaker and the future of this project.
Chandler Johnson’s elementary school librarian and friend, Rosemary Cauley gives Loudspeaker its first book for our book club. To start us off, Cauley recommends Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picouolt. Check it out!
“The most technologically efficient machine that man has ever invented is the book.” Or at least, that what critic Northrop Frye believed. Books have been one of the foundations of societal enlightenment and exploration. In fact, books are so important that they’re one of the first things burned to stifle a country. Loudspeaker is all […]
Loudspeaker – Live Life Loud from Loudspeaker on Vimeo. As Loudspeaker enters the new year, we wanted to show you what we are all about. Live Life Loud is not just a saying, it’s a way of life. Whether your enjoying life with friends or protesting something you’re passionate about, we all can change the […]
It’s our 2nd birthday and we decided to do something VERY different for this episode. While we present you with the standard presentation, you also get the opportunity to see the visual performance. This is episode is all about the narratives we ignore. Typically, we don’t show our narratives… but this time it’s different. Enjoy!
When I was flipping through the TV channels the other day, I heard a commercial for “Unwrapped,” and my first thought was, “Well gosh… that hardly seems healthy. When people go unwrapped, you end up with other shows like ’16 and Pregnant!’” I dutifully tuned into Food Network that evening, but instead of witnessing a sextravaganza, I almost threw my Swanson chicken pot pie across the room! Seriously, who wants to look at 50 greasy White Castle burgers oozing all over a dirty skillet? Apparently, we do.
It’s called a taco dog. A ballpark-sized sausage wrapped in a tortilla with some American cheese. Easy to hold and dip in ketchup. Strange? Yes. Healthy? That’s up for debate.
In an effort to revamp the food pyramid, the USDA create the color coded my plate focusing on four major food groups and detailing the amounts a person should have of each. However, Harvard disagreed. According to ABC News on September 15th, 2011, while the USDA suggested drinking a glass of milk with every meal, Harvard replaced that glass of milk with a glass of a water. Arguing that milk isn’t as healthy for as we think.
Fact: Food is everywhere. But, don’t get it twisted… There’s a difference between just food and food that taste so good make you wanna slap yo mama!! Megan Do, from Megan Eats Everything, is the Grand Poobah of Eats. Her taste buds have experienced some of the best food in the country. Here are Megan’s most memorable bites.
For Loudspeaker’s ninth episode, we wanted to talk about something near and dear to our stomachs. FOOD! The culture of food is deep within our roots, but a lot of times we ignore certain parts of this epic and tasty culture. Today, we are presenting three unique tales that analyze parts the food nation.
One could argue that Chandler Johnson is a modern day Renaissance man. I mean, he did conceive Loudspeaker. But, Chandler is more than just an ideas man. He’s got a drive and passion that has yet to be matched. The Loudspeaker Staff would not even be around if it wasn’t for him. Find out more about our fearless leader with this Q&A.
Daniel Wheaton is one of a kind. The Loudspeaker Staff is lucky to have a man of his caliber. He is the Hammer of Truth. The Colossus of Commentary. The Watchdog Extraordinaire. While he’s typically delivering the story, we wanted to make him the story in this Q&A. Here it is…