Episode 43: Erisa Apantaku

Episode 43: Erisa Apantaku

Another wonderful guest that I am blessed to call a co-worker.  Fellow educator Erisa Apantaku has lead quite a life, having lived and traveled overseas, competitvely swam, and more recently, has become a radio broadcast journalist with a lot of success over at WHPK.  Erisa writes fiction short stories and film scripts, produces a podcast in which she interviews people about their identities, and writes little songs with her guitar. She loves collaborating with people on almost anything that involves “making art.”  Needless to say, we get along swimmingly and this conversation brings a lot to the table that previous guests haven't before!

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Episode 42: Sara Goodman

Episode 42: Sara Goodman

Self-taught glitch artist, out of the box creative thinker.  Today’s guest Sara Goodman works with me at Fusion Academy in Evanston and always has an interesting project to share or is traveling both near and far for exhibitions and digital media showcases.  Sara has designed cover art for electronic bands, expressed themselves through video art and experimental music and will also be publishing a book of poetry in the near future.  I decided to take an opportunity to interview most, if not all, of my many great co-workers and Sara was definitely the first to avidly volunteer to talk with me about her creative process, vaporwave, glitch art, and so much more!

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Episode 41: Bill Ackerman

Episode 41: Bill Ackerman

Friend and podcast host Bill Ackerman joins me to discuss a range of topics from music, film, writing, audio commentaries, technology and much more for a very enlightening conversation with another talented contributor to the fine arts.  I was lucky enough to first encounter him through e-mail correspondence throughout my last podcast, Director's Club.  He later came on as a guest, then we became friends and met up one day in NYC, and eventually, I would go on to ask Bill to become a podcaster of his own with one of the best shows out there about film culture entitled Supporting Characters.

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Episode 40: Larry Cohen & Steve Mitchell

Episode 40: Larry Cohen & Steve Mitchell

writer, producer, director, creator and all-around maverick, Larry Cohen (BONE, BLACK CAESAR, THE STUFF, GOD TOLD ME TO, Q THE WINGED SERPENT). Told through compelling live interviews, stills and film/TV clips, the people who helped fulfill his vision, and industry icons such as Martin Scorsese, John Landis, Michael Moriarty, Fred Williamson, Yaphet Kotto and many more, including Larry himself, bring one-of-a-kind insight into the work, process and legacy of a true American film auteur. Few can boast of a career as remarkable or prolific, spanning more than 50 years of entertaining audiences worldwide! 

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