Jul 22, 2017
Cannes Film Festival award winner Carlos Reygadas may well have created a perfect new English word to describe his filmmaking: factical. He's perhaps Mexico's best-known filmmaker who has preferred to remain out of the mainstream, with five feature films to his name since 2002. He sat down with us for a deep discussion...
Jul 2, 2017
Episode #11 brings a conversation with Tim Peck, a composer and pianist from Connecticut. We discuss his jazz roots, diverse influences, Modern American Music, and writing stuff for teenagers as a day job.
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May 24, 2017
For Episode 10, we talk with Iranian novelist Aida Moradi Ahani about growing up in Tehran, switching from electrical engineering to writing, being a wild child, publishing books in Iran, and appreciating solitude. To read her blog, visit http://aidamoradiahani.com. Heads up, it's in...
Apr 26, 2017
Gina and Peter visited writer Shruti Swamy in her San Francisco study to discuss growing up in the California woods, influences ranging from Gina Berriault to Proust, and her new novel centered within the life of a Kathak dancer in 1970's Bombay. Utter. Not Udder.
Feb 27, 2017
This week we talk with Miriam Klein Stahl, rad woman illustrator of the Rad Women book series. We talk about her LA punk youth, starting an arts academy at Berkeley High, making paper cuts, and publishing books. NYT bestsellers, even.