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#085: Discussing Radio, Podcasting, Lifestyle, and Mental Health with Chris Cantore – YEW

Chris Cantore – YEW – @yew_online – San Diego, CA

Podcast recorded live above the butcher shop at Valley Farm Market in Spring Valley, California.

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Chris Cantore is a San Diego broadcaster and the co-founder of YEW, a Southern California culture and lifestyle media company.
YEW is a podcast network and media collective who highlight the music, action sports, craft beer, food and cannabis scenes in San Diego.
Getting YEW started and Chris’s vision to be able to support and grow the podcast organically without using sponsors.
The importance and impact of mental health on Chris’s career and personal life and the methods he uses to find balance.
The freedom of the podcast platform versus the security and resources of traditional radio.

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Chris Cantore –
The death and resurrection of a radio DJ – UT Article on Chris Cantore
YEW Podcast Network
Shawn’s laughing video with his son
Cantore+YEW!: Scott Kaplan Podcast Episode
American Meme on Netflix
Silicone Rings, Silicone Wedding Bands & Active Lifestyle Rings | QALO
Dave Palet’s Son’s Death – A Farewell To Jake Palet – Dave & Jeff Podcast
Behind The Smoke #062: How to Make a Career in Podcasting – Dave Palet
THE MONDAY M.A.S.S. (Monday Action Sports Show) with Chris Cote
CANTORE + YEW! Shave Odadjian | System of a Down

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Shareable Quotes:

“You have to build a community and they have to know you guys as humans.” {10:20} – Chris Cantore
“People wanna get so over-excited or mad about things and it’s not about that. It's about going the the process and learning from it.” {12:12} – Derek Marso
“You really do learn a lot about yourself in times of despair.” {40:10} – Chris Cantore
“There’s nothing more beautiful and powerful thank silence.” {50:28} – Chris Cantore
“I swear to God I’m trying to be a better human being to my family, to my friends, to just anyone I touch every single day.” {58:46} – Chris Cantore

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