C&M 3-Some: We Are All Homeless w/Willie Baronet


We Are All Homeless w/Willie Baronet

 Show Notes and Links.

[00:38]: Introducing Willie Baronet: Willie Baronet is an Artist, the Stan Richards Professor in Creative Advertising at Southern Methodist University (SMU) and Homeless Advocate who founded http://wearellhomeless.org

[02:23]: Roots and Tribes: Willie talks about growing up as a Cajun. Carl and Mike share their heritage as mutts.

[09:17] We Are All Homeless: Willie outlines how he became interested in the homeless and buying their signs. Then how it evolved into an art project and from there a cross-country road trip and an upcoming documentary film. Willie talks about the different attitudes towards the homeless in different cities and areas.

[18:45]: Attitudes and Rationalizations: Willie shares conversations and insights from his interactions with the homeless.


[34:26] What Does Home Mean to You?: Willie talks about how the We Are All Homeless Project has made him think differently about home.

[42:48]: We Are All Creative: Willie talks about his work as an SMU Professor teaching Introduction to Creativity. What it means to be creative. How everyone can be creative. And how creativity improves people’s lives

[54:13]: The Lingering Strains of Racism and Sexism: Carl, Mike and Willie discuss the recent act of racism at the University Oklahoma. And where we are as a society when it comes to race relations and acceptance of gay marriage.



 We Are All Homeless: http://weareallhomeless.org

Cops Homeless Sign Contest: http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/Midland-Officers-Suspend-for-Homeless-Sign-Contest-247502861.html

Utah Gives the Homeless Homes: http://mic.com/articles/108720/utah-s-radical-solution-to-fighting-homelessness-has-been-a-remarkable-success

90-Year-Old Priest Arrested for Feeding Homeless: http://themindunleashed.org/2014/11/priest-pastor-90-year-old-man-charged-feeding-homeless-florida.html

Willie Baronet – SMU Meadows School of the Arts: http://www.smu.edu/Meadows/AreasOfStudy/Advertising/FacultyAndStaff/BaronetWillie

Racism Part of Campus Life at University of Oklahoma: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/racism-part-campus-life-university-oklahoma-students-article-1.2149599

Oklahoma Bill Would Give Clergy Power Over Marriage Licenses: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/03/12/oklahoma-gay-marriage_n_6858424.html

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