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The Intronaut: A Podcast for Introverts

Introverts—You are not alone. You probably are, but stop making excuses for it. Join The Intronaut, J. Thorn as he shares stories and encouragement with fellow introverts delivered in tight weekly episodes of 20 minutes or less. Become an intronaut at theintronaut.com.
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Sep 26, 2016

Join J. in his eternal search for universal truth. Discover the difference between a “burnout” and a “hippie” while getting schooled on the White Stripes.

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Sep 19, 2016

J. welcomes the lovely Sarah Santacroce from The Introvert Biz Growth Podcast to discuss how introverts can thrive in small business. Also, J. tells Millennials to get off his lawn.

What is your generation? Do you hope you die ‘fore you get old?

 

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Sarah Santacroce Official Site

Simplicity

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Sep 12, 2016

In this episode, J. explores his Premium Profile from 16Personalities.com and explains why he’s proud to be “The Architect.” Special thanks to 16Personalities.com for providing 20% off a Premium Profile for all listeners of The Intronaut and for sponsoring a FREE Premium Profile giveaway to one lucky Intronaut. In addition, J. will throw in TWO more FREE Premium Profiles if The Intronaut reaches 100 iTunes reviews by September 19th, 2016.

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http://jthorn.net/giveaways/theintronaut/ - Enter to win a FREE Premium Profile from 16Personalities.com (expires 09-19-16)

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Sep 5, 2016

Before introducing Sophia Dembling from The Introvert’s Corner on Psychology Today, J. finally makes the big announcement he’s been teasing for weeks. Then, listen in as J. and Sophia discuss the impact labels have on us, both positively and negatively.

The Introvert’s Corner with Sophia Dembling

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Aug 29, 2016

Join the Rose and the Thorn as they discuss going to parties, being a creative introvert and whether or not Tony Robbins is a robot. Make sure to join The League of Creative Introverts.

Cat Rose – http://www.thecreativeintrovert.com

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Aug 22, 2016

J. goes meta in this episode, talking about introverts talking. He explains how a thoughtful review on iTunes led to a positive reflective experience which was timed with an opportunity that will require some strategic decision-making. Please help an introvert out and take the survey. No talking required.

https://goo.gl/forms/Bq5lvlydKJX440VN2

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Aug 15, 2016

Introverts hate leaving the house—but they should. Join J. and fellow introvert Karen Corday as they discuss Karen’s Washington Post piece and why not all introverts are shy.

Karen Corday Official: https://karencorday.contently.com/

Karen Corday Twitter @k_files: https://twitter.com/k_files

“As an introvert, what comment do you hear the most and how do you respond?” – Leave a voicemail and I’ll play it on the show. THIS NUMBER GOES STRAIGHT TO VOICEMAIL. You are NOT at risk of a telephone conversation. I promise. 216.245.8476

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Aug 8, 2016

Introverts don’t get bored. That’s J.’s story and he’s sticking to it. Find out how a forest full of “water weeds” can still be burned down. And Necco Wafers make great Holy Communion.

“As an introvert, what comment do you hear the most and how do you respond?” – Leave a voicemail and I’ll play it on the show. THIS NUMBER GOES STRAIGHT TO VOICEMAIL. You are NOT at risk of a telephone conversation. I promise. 216.245.8476

*Correction: Def Leppard’s Pyromania came out in 1983, not 1984. I tried overdubbing “1983” into the audio track but it sounded incredibly stupid. 

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Aug 1, 2016

Join J. as he delves into the introvert paradox that is the summer stadium rock concert. Van Halen’s “Monsters of Rock” tour in 1988 began the journey and the 2016 Guns N’ Roses’, “Not in This Lifetime” tour might very well end it. Find out why J. wants the best of both worlds, just like Sammy Hagar did in 1986. Introverts can enjoy being stuck in the crowd, as long as the music is loud.

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Jul 25, 2016

Celebrate The Intronaut’s first special episode with Michaela Chung of Introvert Spring! J. talks to Michaela about her new book, The Irresistible Introvert. The two introverts share thoughts on travel, voice control and salsa dancing. Don’t forget to read The Irresistible Introvert and leave a review on Amazon.

Introvert Spring

The Irresistible Introvert: Harness the Power of Quiet Charisma in a Loud World, by Michaela Chung

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Jul 18, 2016

“Empowering mindful humans and liberating them from the stigma of introversion.” In this episode, J. re-establishes his mission for The Intronaut and encourages all listeners to enable RSS (Rate, Subscribe and Share). Post photos on Twitter and Instagram (without people in them) and use the hashtags #IntrovertIndependence and #antiselfie. We’re not freaks, introverts. Spread the word.

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Jul 11, 2016

J. returns from his cross-country trip to California and elaborates on the duality of the traveling introvert. In addition to explaining why he wanted to murder a perfectly innocent and lovely family, J. teases a new aspect of The Intronaut with the Twitter/Instagram hashtag #IntrovertIndependence. More on that to follow…

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Jul 4, 2016

Hey introverts—You never have to tell nature to stop talking. Am I right or am I right? Hear how a white water rafting trip down the New River took J. on an introspective journey and how that experience fifteen years ago has resurfaced in his fiction today. And BASE jumpers are insane.

Banjo Short by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).

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Jun 27, 2016

The live musical experience can be introvert nirvana. In this episode, J. recounts his spiritual awakening at the foot of the Kyuss altar. Hear how a brutally loud rock show outside of Pittsburgh in 1992 forever changed J. and why he believes music is so important to introverts and extroverts alike.

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Jun 20, 2016

Introverts don’t need your help. At least that’s what they want you to believe. Discover how J.’s refusal to ask for help had him dragging his wife through the streets of Paris at 3 A.M., proposing marriage at 12,000 feet and surviving a near-death experience on the H1 in Honolulu.

Why Do Introverts Struggle to Ask for Help?

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Jun 13, 2016

The number 10,000 is full of mystery, mastery and meaning. It’s also a milestone for The Intronaut—amassing 10,000 downloads since launch. Ponder the significance of 10,000 as J. connects Malcolm Gladwell’s theory to The Beatles, TOOL, his creative work and “getting rim.”

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Jun 6, 2016

Join J. in a tribute to Muhammad Ali, the greatest boxer of all time and a magnificent human being. Decide for yourself if Ali was an outgoing extrovert or a social introvert. May the Champ rest in peace.

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May 30, 2016

Is an introvert born or developed? In this episode, J. tackles the eternal question of “nature vs. nurture” and how he has gravitated toward jobs that may have shaped who he is today. And don’t miss the special financial segment on the merits of pea investments. 

The Long Shadow of Temperament by Jerome Kagan and Nancy Snidman

Which job or career has most complimented your introversion?

 

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May 23, 2016

Join J. as he reminisces about riding Amtrak’s California Zephyr across the country in introverted bliss. Listen to bonus snippets of the first-ever “traincast” (podcast episode from 2014 recorded on a moving train) from somewhere in the middle of the Nevada desert. Leave a review. Validate J. Make him feel special.

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May 16, 2016

What do you get when you put a screen and time between people? A lot if you’re an introvert. Discover how J.’s musical collaborations and Public Enemy remix fostered his creative growth in a way that would not have been possible before Al Gore invented the internet.

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May 16, 2016

Cleveland author, Kelley Grealis steps up to the mic and challenges you to embrace your introvertedness. Listen in as she explains how a moment of clarity saved her from excruciating social outings with her husband.

Kelley Grealis

What kind of book would you like to read?

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May 9, 2016

You asked for band stories and so you got a band story. J. gets emotionally naked this episode, revealing the painful evidence of his journey from middle school choir to lead singer of Threefold Law. He recounts the way in which Angus Khan believed in J. even when he didn’t believe in himself.

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May 9, 2016

J. steps aside this episode as Zach Bohannon tells a powerful, emotional story with a lesson for all of us. You must listen to this episode (NOT clickbait or sarcasm).

Zach Bohannon

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May 2, 2016

Join J. for the world premiere of the Clive Barker multimedia adaptation of “They’re Mad, They Are.” Follow his trail of rejection all the way through to the culmination of a piece developed in honor of one of Thorn’s literary heroes.

“They’re Mad, They Are” by Clive Barker

What kind of book would you like to read?

 

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May 2, 2016

Leave your hard-boiled eggs at home because Chad Lutzke is having none of them. Listen in as this week’s guest talks music, darkness and solitude stretching from the fields of Michigan to the streets of Denver.

Chad Lutzke

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