Latest Episodes

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Allyship

Do you believe in freedom? Great! Austin and DeRae do as well. They sit down with their first in-show special guests, Alan Lett and Anthony Ferrell of OG 713, an LGBTQ-owned small business based in Houston, Texas.

Join the conversation as Cautious Coffee discusses allyship, civil rights, discrimination, and the logic of freedom.

Cancel Cautious Coffee

Cancel culture is nothing new. In today’s social media heavy world, one wrong tweet might get you canceled. But what does attempting to cancel someone or something say about society as a whole? Austin and DeRae discuss cancel culture in the 21st century.

Opportunity vs. Chance

Can you create your own luck? What about creating your own opportunity? Where does effort into the equation? On this episode of Cautious Coffee, Austin and DeRae discuss the implications of what it means to be lucky. Listeners will find out why they feel lucky and maybe reflect on your own life in all the ways you’re lucky, too.

About Cautious Coffee

Our Mission

Cautious Coffee is a forum for candid, often uncomfortable conversations. Hosted by Austin Staton and DeRae Crane, each episode brings you unscripted and unfiltered commentary on key issues that are impacting our country and culture. Join us as we seek empowerment, not power; as we meet people where they are; and most importantly, as we strive to be better humans.


What They’re Saying

I just finished episode one of Cautious Coffee and I’m hooked! Congrats, Austin and DeRae!

Sahara Taybron

Face fear, confront fear, don’t live in fear. Cautious Coffee is out here giving me life!!

Bianca Desiree

If you crave authenticity and personal growth check out my friends over at Cautious Coffee. This is what I’m talking about. This is what I’m here for. This is why I hope you will join me in checking out Cautious Coffee!

RB McKeon

I absolutely loved this first episode, and this is exactly what we need to be talking about to help us all understand each other’s different backgrounds.

Landon Murray

Join the Conversation on Patreon

Are you unsure of how to speak up or have uncomfortable conversations with colleagues, friends or family? In 2021, we can’t be silent. Created by Austin Staton and DeRae Crane, this Cautious Coffee Patreon is a forum for candid, unscripted, and unfiltered commentary on key issues that are impacting our country and culture.

Members will have exclusive access to merch, weekly chats, unreleased episodes, producer meetings, and so much more.