Or, Learn Parkour: An ADHD Podcast

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By: Jordan Rawlings & Lex Brown

A bi-weekly comedy talk show hosted by Jordan Rawlings and Lex Brown, two adults with ADHD. Join us and our special guests as we explore the ups and downs of living with ADHD, creating while neurodivergent, and whatever else we can't stop talking about. ​Updates every other Monday.

OLP 040: Listening to a Podcast, Talking About Another Podcast
09/19/2022

In this episode, Lex & Jordan dive into the concept of optimum arousal, and how it can be a tool to game your ADHD and do (or not do) whatever you want. Join us for soap operas, viddy games, and... sweat. Lots of sweat. It's so warm in the studio y'all

Thanks for listening!

CW/TW: Mental health, ADHD,  loud noises, yelling, mouth noises, coughing, prescription drugs

Thanks for listening!

Credits:

Cover art by: Krizia Perito

Theme: There Is A Dark Place


OLP 039: Hole! (Lo-Fi Edition)
08/15/2022

In this episode, Lex & Jordan take a certain genre of mental health thinkpieces to task. After finding too many articles about why relationships with ADHD folks are apparently the worst thing that can happen to you, we're speaking (yelling) out about why everyone is hard to love in their own special way and why that's actually fine! Good even!

CW/TW: Mental health, ADHD,  loud noises, yelling, mouth noises, coughing, prescription drugs

Thanks for listening!

Credits:

Cover art by: Krizia Perito

Theme: There Is A Dark Place

OLP 038: Griffin McElroy's Timbre
#38
08/01/2022

In this episode, Lex & Jordan celebrate OLP's 2nd birthday! Join us as we reflect on life two years after our initial ADHD diagnoses- what we've learned, what we're still working on, what's up next, and what do do when everything falls out of your overall pockets when you have to take them off to go piss.

CW/TW: Mental health, ADHD,  loud noises, yelling, mouth noises, coughing, prescription drugs

Thanks for listening!

Credits:

Cover art by: Krizia Perito

Theme: There Is A Dark Place


OLP 037.5: Jordan Forgets the Name of the Podcast (and other bloopers)
06/27/2022

Hey y'all! Lex got laid out by a covid booster and Jordan had dental surgery and everything continues to happen so much, so here are some bloopers for you. Take care of yourselves and take care of each other.


CW/TW: Mental health, ADHD,  loud noises, yelling, whale noises, mouth noises.

Thanks for listening!

Credits:

Cover art by: Krizia Perito

Theme: There Is A Dark Place

Wholehearted Production Co.

Socials:

Twitter

Instagram


OLP 037: A Pro Malewife Podcast
#37
06/06/2022

In this episode of Or, Learn Parkour, Lex and Jordan try their hand at developing some new and intriguing brand names for ADHD medications. Watch your back, Big Pharma. Also, a sequel to Joaquin Phoenix's "Her," Colin Firth in a wetsuit, and an attempt to answer the age-old question: can whales have ADHD?

CW/TW: Mental health, ADHD,  loud noises, yelling, whale noises, mouth noises, coughing, enemas, prescription drugs, mention of alcohol use.

Thanks for listening!

Credits:

Cover art by: Krizia Perito

Theme: There Is A...


OLP 036: The Brain Worm Hivemind (ft. Our Friend Ang!)
#36
05/23/2022

In episode 36 of Or, Learn Parkour, join us and special guest Ang, a long time friend of the podcast! Tune in for their journey of ADHD self-diagnosis, treatment plan trial and error, and most importantly, a big honkin chonk of a crystal. Join the hivemind with usss.

Thanks for listening!

CW/TW: Mental health, ADHD,  loud noises, yelling, discussion of prescription drugs, discussion of anxiety


Credits:

Cover art by: Krizia Perito

Theme: There Is A Dark Place

Wholehearted Production Co.


OLP 035: Give Me That ADHDussy
#35
05/09/2022

In this week's episode of Or, Learn Parkour: join Jordan and Lex as they learn about anthropological and evolutionary theories about why ADHD is the way it is, and why people with ADHD even exist at all! Only vaguely academic but full of goofs, tune in and enjoy. Thanks for listening!

CW/TW: Mental health, ADHD, drug use, coughing, loud noises, traffic noises, yelling, anthropology, grave sites, burial sites, colonialism, archaeology, eugenics, ableism, Disney, bog bodies


Credits:

Cover art by: Krizia Perito

Theme: There...


OLP 034: Get Rotated
04/25/2022

In this week's episode, join Jordan and Lex for a seasonal special to celebrate a hallowed holiday in the OLP canon. Thanks for listening!

CW/TW: Mental health, ADHD, drug use, cannabis, coughing, loud noises, yelling


Credits:

Cover art by: Krizia Perito

Theme: There Is A Dark Place

Wholehearted Production Co.

Socials:

Twitter

Instagram

Ko-Fi

Mental Health Resources:

openpathcollective.org

thelovelandfoundation.org<...


OLP 033: ADHD's Declassified Long Covid Survival Guide
03/14/2022

In this episode of Or, Learn Parkour: Lex has another announcement, and Jordan went full science on us to discuss just a few of the common overlapping symptoms between ADHD and Long Covid. Tune in to hear about futon cinematography, sexually-charged weighted blankets, and Jordan's bird son!

Thanks for listening!

CW/TW: Mental health, ADHD, discussion and spoilers of the film Midsommar (including cults and human sacrifice), covid-19

Sources:

Post-Covid Conditions | CDC
Guidance on "Long COVID" as a Disability Under the ADA, Section  504, and Section 1557
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OLP 032: Interview with Nick Lum!
02/28/2022

In this episode of Or, Learn Parkour, Sylvie and Jordan are joined by Nick Lum, creator of Beeline Reader, to talk about reading while neurodivergent! Also,  more ways to disappoint your parents, Mitski's new album (natch), and our new and improved website!

Want to try Beeline Reader out for yourself? Or, Learn Parkour listeners can get 30% off a web browser plugin, .pdf plugin, or iOS app by signing up via this link: https://l.linklyhq.com/l/kOIM

Thanks for listening!

CW/TW: Mental health, ADHD

 BeeLine Reader website: ht...


OLP 031: We Are Equally Broked
01/31/2022

In this episode of Or, Learn Parkour: Join Jordan and Sylvie as they tackle the season of love head on by actually avoiding romance altogether and focusing on self-love instead. Specifically, talking about what about the things they love about having ADHD!

Thanks for listening!

CW/TW: Mental health, ADHD, explicit language, coughing noises, sniff noises, drug references, loud noises, yelling, rambling, singing, covid-19, mouth noises, garbled speech, discussion of eating food, alcohol, blood


Credits:

Cover art by: Krizia Perito

Theme: There Is A...


OLP 030: You Have to Drink the Bong Water
#30
01/17/2022

In episode 30 of Or, Learn Parkour, let's talk about the infamous ADHD Tax! Join Jordan and Sylvie, as well as some friends from the internet, as they discuss the hidden costs of having ADHD, including but not limited to: whatever's in that one drawer in your fridge where broccoli goes to die, pricey car key replacements, and some dank healthcare alternatives.

Thanks for listening!

Referenced: ADHD Craft exchange: https://www.facebook.com/groups/346193566834222

CW/TW: Mental health, ADHD, explicit language, coughing noises, drug references, loud noises, yelling, rambling, singing, covid-19, mouth...


OLP 029.5: A Very Parkour Christmas (Director's Commentary)
01/04/2022

For our traditional New Year's bloopers episode, tune into an uncut, behind-the-scenes look at our 2021 Christmas episode: A Very Parkour Christmas. Featuring a dramatic reading by Sylvie Brown, some writer's commentary, and a lot of different words for boobs.

Happy new year, and thanks for listening!

CW/TW: Mental health, ADHD, explicit language, loud noises, yelling, rambling,  burping, vaping, mouth noises, coughing, garbled speech, discussion of breasts


Join us on Buzzsprout: buzzsprout.com/?referrer_id=1180352


Credits:

Cover art by: Krizia Perito

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OLP 029: A Very Parkour Christmas
12/20/2021

On this episode of Or, Learn Parkour,  join us for an old classic with an ADHD twist. Happy holidays, y'all!

Thanks for listening!

Join us on Buzzsprout: buzzsprout.com/?referrer_id=1180352


Credits:

Cover art by: Krizia Perito

Theme: There Is A Dark Place

Wholehearted Production Co.

Socials:

Twitter

Instagram

Ko-Fi

Mental Health Resources:

openpathcollective.org

thelovelandfoundation.org

opencounseling.c...


OLP 028: Hulk Hogan ASMR
#28
12/06/2021

On this episode of Or, Learn Parkour, Jordan and Sylvie chat about good sea slugs, muppet adaptions with horrifying consequences, and also how being a youngest sibling vs oldest sibling affects ADHD.

Thanks for listening!

CW/TW: Mental health, ADHD, explicit language, loud noises, yelling, rambling, singing,  mouth noises, coughing, garbled speech, allusion to sex, discussion of food & eating habits


Credits:

Cover art by: Krizia Perito

Theme: There Is A Dark Place

Wholehearted Production Co.

Socials:


OLP 027: We Know This Is A Short One, But Please Thaw Your Turkey
#27
11/22/2021

Please. we're begging. Take it out of the freezer if you haven't already.

In this short holiday episode, Lex and Jordan share a few reminders you might need for your Thanksgiving prep, plus, a quick update on Jordan's extracurricular activities, and, as always,  take care of yourselves and take care of others.

Thanks for listening!

CW/TW: Mental health, ADHD, explicit language, loud noises, yelling, rambling,  mouth noises, coughing, garbled speech, mild bullying, discussion of food


Thanksgiving Cooking Emergency Hotlines:

King Arthur Baker’s Hotl...


OLP 026: Theraperamony
11/08/2021

In Episode 26: Join Jordan and Lex on an unintentionally musical journey through the world of Seasonal Affective Disorder and how it relates to ADHD. It's Daylight Savings Time, so buckle up and tune in for a trip back to the Education Station, and some seasonal depression hacks (spoiler: it's mostly potatoes).

Thanks for listening!

CW/TW: Mental health, ADHD, explicit language, loud noises, yelling, rambling, singing,  mouth noises, coughing, garbled speech, brief mention of Harry Potter/terfs, implied cannibalism, mild bullying, dicussion of food & eating habits


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025: What Would Tami Taylor Do: the ADHD Halloween Spooktacular
#25
10/25/2021

Because what's scarier than two podcast hosts who can't remember what their episode's supposed to be about the entire show? Join us in episode 25, the ADHD Halloween Spooktacular, where we share our real life ADHD horror stories, definitive Halloween candy rankings, and more. 

Thanks for listening!

CW/TW: Mental health, ADHD, explicit language, loud noises, yelling, rambling, singing, covid-19, mouth noises, coughing, garbled speech, discussions of food, mild bullying, purity culture, menstruation/periods, drug use/unintentional drug consumption


Credits:

Cover art by: Krizia Perito

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OLP 024: The Florence Pughniverse
09/27/2021

In episode 24 of Or, Learn Parkour- we bought a school! Well, we talked about what would happen if we bought a school, we can't actually afford that shit. Continuing the spirit of the back-to-school energy, Lex & Jordan talk about what what do if they could design a school specifically for ADHD students! Tune in for our favorite fidgets, hot takes on school uniforms, and bathroom tile choices that put HGTV shows to shame. Eat your heart out, Property Brothers.

Thanks for listening!

CW/TW: Mental health, ADHD, explicit language, loud noises, yelling, rambling...


OLP 023: Thnks fr th Rngns
#23
09/13/2021

In episode 23 of Or, Learn Parkour- in honor of this back to school season, Lex & Jordan take a trip back to their own school memories, and ask the ever-present question: when's the first time you remember thinking you might think differently than others? And seriously, how did nobody notice? Like... nobody? Join us for this deep dive into the hosts' pasts, fun facts about Alexander the Great, and more music recommendations than that guy at a kickback who has hos own college radio show that you definitely did not ask.

Thanks for listening!

CW...


OLP 022: All the Same Bottles (feat. Mr. & Mrs. Rawlings)
#22
08/25/2021

Lex is on vacations, so in this special ep. of Or, Learn Parkour, Jordan interviews her parents! Tune in for some ADHD parenting advice you might not have read in the magazines, exclusive Jordan lore (lore-dan?) and way too much hummus.

Thanks for listening!

CW/TW: Mental health, ADHD, loud noises, yelling, rambling, mouth noises, garbled speech, discussion of food and eating habits, animal death mention, parenting, grades and school struggles


Credits:

Cover art by: Krizia Perito

Theme: There Is A Dark Place

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OLP 021: Pantsless Bear, American Mouth
#21
08/09/2021

In episode 21 of Or, Learn Parkour: join us for more sweet flips than ever before. In light of the recent Olympics news, join Lex & Jordan as they discuss the complicated and strange rules of getting into Japan and competing in the games while trying to manage your ADHD meds. We sure couldn't do it! We can, however, possibly answer the age-old question: how many licks does it take to get to the center of a tootsie pop?

Thanks for listening!

CW/TW: Mental health, ADHD, explicit language, loud noises, yelling, rambling, mouth noises...


OLP 020: The Kayt Forbes Fan Club
07/19/2021

In this episode of Or, Learn Parkour: Jordan & Lex are joined by longtime friend Kayt Forbes to talk about how her art has been impacted and changed due to her Dyslexia and Dyscalculia diagnoses. Pop a squat and join us for this special guest episode!

Thanks for listening!

CW/TW: Mental health, ADHD, explicit language, loud noises, yelling, rambling, mouth noises, garbled speech, politics mention, propaganda discussion, bullying, depression, low self esteem, academic performance discussion

You can find more of Kayt's work at @soldraws_ on instagram and @ForbesKaytlin on twitter!
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OLP 019: Top 10 Anime Beach Episodes (Ranked)
06/21/2021

In episode 19 of Or, Learn Parkour: we take a crack at our own classic summer trope- the beach episode. Jordan & Lex share a few tips and tricks for managing your ADHD over the summer, and a lot of why this time of year is our big fave. Grab yourself a popsackle , slap on some SPF and join us!

Thanks for listening!

CW/TW: Mental health, ADHD, explicit language, loud noises, yelling, rambling, mouth noises, garbled speech, singing, discussion of eating food, mention of divorce, death/drowning mention



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OLP 018: Bring Him (An Emotionally Stable Big Boy) Home
06/07/2021

In episode 18 of Or, Learn Parkour: Jordan & Lex make an attempt at discussing their respective remote work experiences, get completely derailed as per usual, but eventually we bring it (him) home. Working remotely can be tough when you've got ADHD, so if nothing else, at least you're not as alone as your work situation implies!

Thanks for listening!

CW/TW: Mental health, ADHD, explicit language, loud noises, yelling, rambling, mouth noises, garbled speech, singing, discussion of eating food, death mention, suicide mention, Les Mis


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OLP 017: Bewie, We're Home
04/26/2021

In episode 17 of Or, Learn Parkour- Jordan and Lex talk holistic  ADHD treatments! Join us as we connect to our higher vibrations and discuss the various ways people have told us to fix our brains, what's worked and what hasn't, and pitch our own ideas for some additions to the Goop store.

Thanks for listening!

CW/TW: Mental health, ADHD, explicit language, loud noises, yelling, rambling, mouth noises, garbled speech,  bleeped swears, singing, diets and diet culture, disordered eating, discussions of food, reproductive organs,  bodily functions


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OLP 016: Strawberry Bros Forever
04/12/2021

 and it’s dippin' dots are whatever a moon has always meant

 and whatever a sun will always sing is dippin' dots

i carry your dippin' dots with me(i carry them in

 my heart)


or;lex and jordan have a conversation about what it means to be neurodivergent. 


Thanks for listening!



CW/TW: Mental health, ADHD, explicit language, loud noises, yelling, rambling, mouth noises, garbled speech,  bleeped swears, singing, discussion of food, brief mention of covi...


OLP 015: The Hoo-Ha Episode
#15
03/01/2021

In this episode of Or, Learn Parkour: Jordan & Lex do their best to clean up a bloody mess- understanding why menstrual cycles can make your ADHD feel so much worse. Join us for the usual tips, tricks, and sweet flips, plus a little bit of science and a lot of just vibes.

Thanks for listening!

CW/TW: Mental health, ADHD, explicit language, loud noises, yelling, in-depth discussion of menstruation and related anatomy, blood, medical inequity, houselessness, rambling, mouth noises, singing, bleeped swears


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OLP 014: Bestie Vibes Only (ft. Sounds Fake But Okay)
#14
02/15/2021

In episode 14 of Or, Learn Parkour, we are joined by special guests Kayla  Kaszyca and Sarah Costello, from the podcast Sounds Fake But Okay! For this Galentines/Palentines spectacular, Kayla and Sarah talk to us about the overlap between experiencing life on the aro/ace spectrum and with mental illness, how to work with your ADHD bestie, and more. Join us for some trampoline dreams, impeccable hats, and maybe even @dril's secret identity. 

Thanks for listening!

CW/TW: Mental health, ADHD, anxiety, depression, psychiatric medication, mild language, loud noises/bleeped swears, US politics, fi...


OLP 013: No Sleep Till Shrek's Swamp
#13
02/01/2021

In this episode: Jordan and Lex dream the impossible dream- getting enough sleep. While it can feel like chasing those 8hrs is just tilting at windmills, join us as we discuss the many way ADHD can affect your sleep, and talk tips to skate right into dreamland. Sweet dreams, parkour team.

Thanks for listening!

CW/TW: Mental health, ADHD, explicit language, loud noises, yelling, rambling, mouth noises, garbled speech,  bleeped swears


Credits:

Cover art by: Krizia Perito

Theme: There Is A Dark Place


OLP 012: It’s-A-Corporeoli!
01/18/2021

In this episode of Or, Learn Parkour: Jordan & Lex tackle the age old question, "Does Tony the Tiger have ADHD?" Join us for a dive into the proverbial pool of ADHD representation and watch as we bonk our heads on the bottom. Hydrate up and listen in as we talk about the good, bad, and ugly faces of ADHD in media!

Thanks for listening!

CW/TW: Mental health, ADHD, explicit language, loud noises, yelling, food, cereal, Kellogg, hydroflask noises, rambling, mouth noises, singing, lube mention, sexual content, bleeped swears, mascots


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OLP 011.5: Clench Your Buttcheeks & Let It Out (It's Bloopers)
01/04/2021

In this (sort of) episode of Or, Learn Parkour: Jordan & Lex have been on vacation from the podcast world, and we will be back with you for real in two weeks. But! We do have some tidbits of audio collected over the course of our show that is of the blooper-y variety, the things that didn't quite make the final editing cut but remained in our hearts. This one's a bit of a doozy, and it's our first truly explicit episode, so tread lightly! And, to clarify, all this stuff is just jokes, just goofs. We're so very grateful...


OLP 011: HolidADHD Parkourstravaganza!
#11
12/21/2020

Ho-ho-hold on to your earbuds, team! In episode eleven of Or, Learn Parkour... join Lex and Jordan for our first-ever Christmas special! In the HolidADHDParkourstravaganza, we talk holiday traditions, answer some listener questions, share a few holidADHD fails, and head off to bed, with visions of sugarplums dancing in our heads. 

Thanks for listening!

CW/TW: Mental health, ADHD, mild language, loud noises/bleeped swears, mild sexual content, implied guillotine violence, dog sex, brief mention of nuclear disaster, holidays, conflict resolution, reference of family stress, Christmas, Santa, not believing in Santa


OLP 010: Chalupas at Tiffany's
#10
12/07/2020

Double digits, babey!!!

In episode ten of Or, Learn Parkour... Lex and Jordan take a yesteryear tour through their college careers to bring you tried and true tips for surviving finals week, and a lot of dumbass things we tried so you don't have to! 

Thanks for listening!

CW/TW: Mental health, ADHD, mild language, loud noises/bleeped swears, discussions of Biblical stories involving infanticide, food, fast food, caffiene, procrastination, school/college and schoolwork, brief mention of BDSM, procrastination


Credits:

Cover art by: Krizia P...


OLP 009: If a Man Asks for Help, You Help Him
#9
11/30/2020

In episode nine of Or, Learn Parkour... it might take us a hot minute to get there, Jordan and Lex do dive into the opportunities and resources for ADHD folks in mutual aid. Band together with us as we talk solidarity, neighborly love, Canadian comedy as a model of direct action, snuggly parkas, and also using cargo containers as brass knuckles, when need be. 

Thanks for listening!

CW/TW: Mental health, ADHD, mild language, loud noises/bleeped swears, discussions of pandemic-related isolation and natural disasters, action film violence

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OLP 008.5: SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
10/29/2020

We are absolutely thrilled to share that Or, Learn Parkour is a finalist for Best comedy Podcast of 2020 in the Discover Pods Awards! As one of the few awards without an entry fee, this is a really special opportunity for little podcasts like us to reach new people, and we just wanted to take a second and say thanks to the Discover Pods team, and to all of you folks who have been listening and sharing and being awesome. 

After this, we won't be recording any more episodes until after November 3rd,  but in the me...


OLP 008: Attention & Dungeons & Hyperactivity & Dragons (Feat. Sean Hendrickson)
#8
10/26/2020

My [429M] Reincarnated Love [23F] Refuses To Go On A Tinder Group Date With Me: AITA?

In episode eight of Or, Learn Parkour, we are joined by special guest Sean Hendrickson, professional GM and founder of Carpe DM! Sean talks with us about his experiences learning about TTRPG's from the neurodivergent community, making gameplay accessible and how, actually, Space Jam canonically exists in the Forgotten Realms.

Thanks for listening!

CW/TW: Mental health, ADHD, mild language, loud noises/bleeped swears, brief mentions of BDSM, spiders, rural horror (including ritual abuse, occult...


OLP 007: Workers Unite at the Roxbury
10/12/2020

In episode seven: Jordan and Lex tackle comorbidity. What even is comorbidity? What does it mean? What does it all mean? Well, we'll do our best to try and explain it to you. Tighten your shoelaces and do some warm up stretches, because this is our most chaotic episode yet.

Thanks for listening!

CW/TW: Mental health, ADHD, mild language, loud noises/bleeped swears, A Night at the Roxbury, election mention, politics, unions, labor laws, mood disorders, tic disorders, comorbidity, comorbid conditions, learning disabilities, neurodivergence, autism


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OLP 006: Get Your Ham in the Game
#6
09/28/2020

In episode six: Lex and Jordan dive headfirst into the emotional depths of ADHD to discuss a symptom 99% of people report... and yet, there's no trace of it in the DSM. It's a mystery. It's an enigma. It's Rejection Sensitivity Dysphoria. And a good helping of Emotional Dis-regulation, to round our meal out. Tune in as we talk self-regulation, college flashbacks and some real good birds.

Thanks for listening!

CW/TW: Mental health, ADHD, mild language, loud noises/bleeped swears, mention of transphobia, brief mention of substance abuse

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OLP 005: We Do Our First Interview! (Feat. Sarah Fader)
09/14/2020

In episode five: We have our first Or, Learn Parkour interview with the effervescent Sarah Fader (co-founder of Stigma Fighters), learn how to cope with life as a creator with ADHD, and discuss the merits of living in the Pacific Northwest! Drop in to be a part of our first zoom recorded episode where we discover that the real ADHD was just the friends we made along the way.


Thanks for listening!


CW/TW: ADHD, mental health, discussion of suicide, medication, loud noises, fuzzy audio, irreverent humor, 2020...