The Quest for Empathy – Just Me 006

It's a long road to self-actualization. Sometimes we falter, fail, or flounder, and we have to be okay with that. I'm trying to be, anyway. What is it they say, again? Right. "An attempt was made." We just do better next time.

Reclamation, Rebirth – Just Me 005

The word of the day is "inspired," and we use it to stake several claims that will lead us down paths of reclamation, rebirth, and a better understanding of one's self. Topics discussed include: YouTube livestreams, music, Breath of the Wild, embracing what brings us joy

Let the Wheels Spin – Just Me 004

A rambling, disconnected episode proves to be anything but when, in its final moments, we realize that the best advice for uncertain times was right in front of us all along. Topics discussed include: COVID-19, cultivating community, facing uncertainty, permission for self care

Friendship! Fun! – Just Me 003

What does it even mean to be friends? What is "fun," exactly? R.R. Campbell explores the nature of both (and more!) in this positivity-driven episode. Topics discussed: "don't call it special," DND, soccer, Spongebob(?)

Trailer – Just Me with R.R. Campbell

Grief. Joy. Identity. Friendship. In an era of clickbait and lifehacks and listicles, these topics may not be nabbing headlines, but they’re critically important: important to understanding the people we’ve been, the people we are, and the people we might become.

Poetry, Prose, and Voice in the Void – Biblio Breakdown 004

Our manuscripts are more than words. They live and die by the feel of their prose, by the rhythm and texture of the page. In this episode, r.r. campbell deconstructs the first pages of a number of popular books in order to explore the phenomenon that is voice. Along the way, he proposes writing exercises that creatives everywhere can use to better understand their voices, their stories, and themselves.