What We Do What We Do is a documentary podcast series hosted by Doug Fraser. Join in on Doug's journey as he explores the people behind the most intriguing passions, hobbies, and jobs around the world. From meeting the person who found 17 billion dollars in sunken treasure, to exploring the story of the man behind the voice of animated character Porky-Pig, the topics span far and wide.
What We Do

What We Do

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What We Do is a documentary podcast series hosted by Doug Fraser. Join in on Doug's journey as he explores the people behind the most intriguing passions, hobbies, and jobs around the world. From meeting the person who found 17 billion dollars in sunken treasure, to exploring the story of the man behind the voice of animated character Porky-Pig, the topics span far and wide.

Most Recent Episodes

The Legend of Hot Karl | Rapper and Writer, Jensen Karp

As rapper Hot Karl, Jensen Karp set off on an unexpected journey from hip hop enthusiast to taking a wild ride toward rap fame. Along the way, he ate salmon dinners with record label big wigs, struggled with a mental disorder, and loaned 300 dollars to Kanye West. But when his hip-hop career slips from his fingers, he must find a new path in life—and to his 300 dollars.

The Legend of Hot Karl | Rapper and Writer, Jensen Karp

The Life (and Sometimes Death) of an Actor | Voice Actor, Iké Amadi

As a voice actor for films, television shows, video games, promotions, and audio books, chances are you've heard Iké Amadi's voice. Stepping into the shoes of a character, Iké transforms into the likes of heroes and villains with the touch of a true pro. But for some actors, helping tell great stories can come at a deadly price.

The Life (and Sometimes Death) of an Actor | Voice Actor, Iké Amadi

Forky the Spork, Forky the Onion | Actor, Tony Hale

Tony Hale has an award-winning history of playing loveable, comedic characters, including Forky from Toy Story 4. But if we peel back the surface, we'll find layer after layer of depth to his characters—and to the art of bringing them to life.

Forky the Spork, Forky the Onion | Actor, Tony Hale

How to Save a Hostage with the Smell of Food | Former FBI Hostage Negotiator, Gary Noesner

As a former FBI hostage negotiator, Gary's utilized countless tactics to save lives—including using the smell of food to take back a jail overrun by inmates.

How to Save a Hostage with the Smell of Food | Former FBI Hostage Negotiator, Gary Noesner

Creating National Geographic's Photo Ark | Photographer and Conservationist, Joel Sartore

As a National Geographic photographer and conservationist, Joel Sartore created the Photo Ark—a decades-long project to photograph every living species in zoos and wildlife reserves worldwide. With every snapshot, Joel hopes to raise awareness and prevent further animal extinction. But is it too little too late?

Creating National Geographic's Photo Ark | Photographer and Conservationist, Joel Sartore

Mario on the Run: Mastering Video Game Speedrunning | Author of Speedrun Science: A Long G...

As the author of the bible for video game speedrunning, Eric Kozial takes us into an international phenomenon that centers around a highly engaged and loving community of gamers on a quest for mastery.

Mario on the Run: Mastering Video Game Speedrunning | Author of Speedrun Science: A Long G...

My Running Partner is a Donkey | Author of Running with Sherman: The Donkey with the Heart...

Humans and animals have a deep-rooted connection far beyond pet and master—a fact Christopher McDougall learns after rescuing a donkey named Sherman from a hoarder. By becoming running partners, Christopher nurses Sherman back to health and makes a lifelong friend in the process.

My Running Partner is a Donkey | Author of Running with Sherman: The Donkey with the Heart...

A Psychological Secret of Elite Athletes | Founder and Host of Sports Science, John Brenkus

As the creator and host of Sports Science, John uncovers the science behind the world's greatest athletes. Along the way he's found some incredible statistics—and a common psychological secret.

A Psychological Secret of Elite Athletes | Founder and Host of Sports Science, John Brenkus

The Funny Thing About Cancer | Comedian and Voice of Gene on Bob's Burgers, Eugene Mirman

Comedy is a puzzle. In the documentary It Started As a Joke, comedian Eugene Mirman navigates friendships, fatherhood, and his toughest puzzle yet: Finding humor in his wife Katie's battle with cancer.

The Funny Thing About Cancer | Comedian and Voice of Gene on Bob's Burgers, Eugene Mirman

The Hidden Powers of Classical Music | Conductor of the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, Ben...

Everyone loves classical music, they just don't know it yet. As a composer, teacher, and the conductor of the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, Benjamin Zander has made his life's goal to open people's eyes to their love for their classical music and its deep connection with the human experience.

The Hidden Powers of Classical Music | Conductor of the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, Ben...

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