Video Archives - The Third Talk

Bill Maher Overtime Segment Discusses the Harms of Pornography on Today’s Youth

Bill Maher’s Overtime segment posted to YouTube on September 9th, 2022 features guests Wynton Marsalis, Scott Galloway and Matt Welch. During a conversation about TikTok, Democracy, China’s authoritarian political system and the differences in culture, jazz musician and teacher Wynton Marsalis made an important observation. His introduction of his experience with his young students watching internet pornography and the change that has occurred has been the focus of The Third Talk®’s mission for over 20 years. We at The Third Talk believe that parents must discuss avoiding internet pornography with their children. We encourage you to read and absorb this important discussion.

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The Problem and The Solution to the Human Trafficking Crisis in the U.S.

The Problem:

Our video begins with John Van Arnam’s news pieces over the years discussing the harms of underage people watching explicit content online. The most recent news comes in the form of “Sextortion Scams” perpetrated by predators who coerce young people into sharing nudes and then threatening to share these images in exchange for money or favors.

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The Solution! The Third Talk™

The Solution! The Third Talk™

“Never in the history of humankind has this amount of pornography, in such a hardcore medium, been so available to anyone at any age…”

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Can We Laugh about Online Pornography?

Can we laugh about online pornography? Yes, we can!

Personable and without colorful language, John Van Arnam has been speaking about the harms of adult content with parents and their children for years. His style is practical and he puts everyone at ease.

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The Third Talk™ on ABC 13 News

The Third Talk™ Founder, John Van Arnam, was on ABC 13 News with Lauren Brigman.

The Third Talk™ Founder John Van Arnam spoke with WLOS Channel 13’s Lauren Brigman about the harm of online content for young people.

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Boy & Mom Followup Conversation after The Third Talk™ Consultation

After a The Third Talk™ meeting with John Van Arnam, the son and mom of one family agreed to come in and discuss their experience.

In a relaxed setting, they talked about not only how their private consultation with John went, but what happened afterward. This video is designed to help kids and their parents understand how important and easy this conversation can be.

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The Third Talk™ in SBI Internet Safety Video

Dr. Robert Taylor, Deputy Superintendent of School and Student Advancement of the North Carolina Department of Student Instruction, begins this State Bureau of Investigation Internet Safety video by thanking The Third Talk™ and the SBI Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force for their efforts in protecting children.

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