The Leftscape podcast promises “the shape of progressive conversation”
The Leftscape podcast will explore the prominent and hidden conversations among progressive people in the U.S. It is co-hosted by artists and entrepreneurs Robin Renée, Mary McGinley, and Wendy Sheridan. The show will feature discussions on the most pressing current events with engaging personal dialogue. The podcast debuts online on Wednesday, May 30, 2018.
The hosts said the show will include guests from the worlds of activism, music, theater, publishing, STEM, spirituality, and more. The tagline of the podcast — the shape of progressive conversation — represents the gentle and not-so-gentle curves that are taken in pursuit of honesty and social justice. The hosts said to expect serious talk and a good dose of humor through explorations of politics and pop culture wherever they lead.
The Leftscape podcast hosts are Robin Renée, Mary McGinley, and Wendy Sheridan
Robin Renée is a recording artist, writer, activist, and longtime organizer in the bisexual and polyamory communities. Hir written work has appeared in Curve Magazine, The Songwriter’s Market, Biff Bam Pop!, WeirdoMusic.com, That Takes Ovaries – Bold Females and their Brazen Acts (Random House), Blessed Bi Spirit – Bisexual People of Faith (Continuum Press), and many other publications.
Robin Renée recordings include “In Progress,” “All Six Senses,” “Live Devotion,” “spirit.rocks.sexy,” “This.,” and All I Am. Robin’s work and life flow in the current between black and white, gay and straight, masculine and feminine, monastic and mundane.
Mary McGinley is a theatre director who has studied the traditional styles of Stanislavski, Method, Hagen, and Meisner. She has more physically based disciplines such as Michael Chekov, Viewpoints, Mime, and Clowning. Over her 30-year career as a theater artist, Mary has worked as a director, coach, teacher, fight choreographer, designer, and actor. She has served as casting director and administrator with many regional theaters around the country. Theaters includethe Carolinian Shakespeare Festival, George Street Playhouse, Cincinnati Playhouse, Orlando Theatre Project, New Jersey Shakespeare Festival, and Touchstone of L.A.
Wendy Sheridan likes hats and tends to wear a lot of them — especially the metaphorical ones. She is a composer and vocalist, and produced two albums. In her own studio she is working on illustrating children’s books, small business graphic design, book covers, and graphic novels. She is an ordained minister in the Universal Life Church and performs weddings for people who love each other. In her spare time, she likes to knit, crochet, and quilt. Her fabric stash has grown to exceed her life expectancy.