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On the Road with Booking Agent, Maxx Vick

Maxx Vick is a booking agent, working with hard rock and metal bands to conceptualize and actualize their North American tours.

Democracy Dies in Darkness; Silvia Foster-Frau Shines a Light

Silvia Foster-Frau is a multiculturalism reporter at the America Desk of the Washington Post.

Dan Mason Still Throws the Best Parties

Dan Mason is a restaurant manager and a stalwart of the Chicagoland dining scene. He is also one of the best guys around.

Esports Caster DarfMike Strikes Back

Mike Winnick, aka DarfMike, is a host and commentator for the esports juggernaut, Counter Strike Global Offensive.

Pedro Ferrer Miranda, Selección de Familia

Pedro Ferrer Miranda is the GM of Ferrer Miranda Wineries: Solar de Viejo, Valdubón, and Bodegas Vionta.

Happy Labor Day! (Short Bonus Rebroadcast)

Friends of the Pod weigh in for a short, kinda beautiful meditation on Labor Day. Celebrate with us!

Nickie Acero Steps Up!

Nickie Acero is the Director of Strategy and Impact at the Step Up Women's Network.

Until We Meet Again...

I wouldn't want to take a sabbatical without telling y'all first.

Working Roundtable: The Paloma with Reposado Edition

Drove Season 7 into the station in conversation with 3 For a Living Patrons: Bruce Field, Joe Ravesloot, and Jeff Stein.

Inspiration is a Luxury! Hannah Dougherty Keeps the Pencil Moving

Hannah Dougherty is a Berlin-based visual artist with whom it is always a bona fide joy to be in conversation. Today is her birthday!

Such Sweet Compulsion. Pianist Ben Kim!

Ben Kim is a kind soul, an internationally celebrated classical pianist, and a dear old friend.

The Kinesthetic Empathy of Elina Akhmetova

Elina Akhmetova is a London-based dancer, choreographer, and teacher. She fosters a longform community practice that tends towards collective ecstasy.

Diggin' Deep with Scott Williams, aka Sad Eagle

Raised in Cornwall, residing in my building in Berlin, Scott Williams DJ who lives in my building and takes listeners on phantasmagoric sonic adventures.

The Back Side of an Embroidered Pony (Sad Eagle Mix)

Scott Williams made this mix, a trip around the world, exclusively for this podcast. Wicked cool. Enjoy!

Joshua Weiner Goes the Way His Blood Beats (Part 2)

Poet and professor Joshua Weiner and I explore poetry and music, inspiration and translation, adventure and catharsis.

Joshua Weiner Goes the Way His Blood Beats

Poet and professor Joshua Weiner and I explore poetry and music, inspiration and translation, adventure and catharsis.

The Gentle Curiosity of Sonya Naumann, Conceptual Artist & Photographer

Sonya Naumann is a visual artist, photographer, professor, smartie pants and sweetie pie. The first time I met her she told me it's "Sonya, like lasagne". Still is.

Music Midwifery with Producer Brian Trahan (part 2)

Brian Trahan is a music producer, audio engineer, and composer. He is also an accomplished pianist and singer. He is brings people together, obsesses with and for them...

Music Midwifery with Producer Brian Trahan

Brian Trahan is a music producer, audio engineer, and composer. He is also an accomplished pianist and singer. He is brings people together, obsesses with and for them...

Documenting Fragments with Contemporary Artist Benjamin Rubloff

My favorite contemporary artist joins me in conversation to launch this season devoted to the working lives of artists. Enjoy our discussion and stick around for the s...

Big News! Don't Skip This Short Season 7 Trailer!

Why the name change? What's on tap for Season 7? Will I sing a song about each episode?

Per Your Request, Host Becomes Guest. Lazar Gets Naked...

The tables turn as yours truly anxiously and awkwardly fields questions from Bob Fenster, host of Bob's Just Asking.

Three Generations Explore Working Lives

3 Generations. 3 Countries. Podcast Patrons Susan Brown, Tony Demma, and Olivia Swarthout discuss the so-called work-life balance and how their cultures grapple with w...

Season 6 Highlights, Part 2: The Pick One! Edition

Comedian Madeline Rose Lazar joins me to walk through some highlights from the back half of Season 6.

Season 6 Highlights, Part 1: The JFK Edition

Special Guest Host Madeline Rose Lazar joins me to walk through some highlights from the front half of Season 6.

Rachel Dickstein's Classroom is a Nazi Concentration Camp and a Stasi Prison (Rebroadcast)

Rachel Dickstein is an educator and project developer and manager at Gedenkstätte Hohenschönhausen (Stasi Prison Memorial).

Dr. Bruce Field Does Good Things

Dr. Bruce Field devoted 40 years to teaching an learning. Recently retired, he joins me to reflect on a multifaceted and distinguished career devoted to service.

LGBTQ+ Youth Advocate Zach Lowe

Studs is proud to share a conversation between a distinguished New Jersey High School teacher and Zach Lowe, an advocate for LGBTQ+ youth.

Transatlantic Connections with Dr. Berit Ebert

Dr. Berit Ebert is VP of Programs at the American Academy in Berlin, where she fosters academic and cultural connections and promotes meaningful transatlantic discours...

Shanti Chu Democratizes Philosophy

Shanti Chu is a community college philosophy instructor. She raises challenging questions, grapples with biases, fosters critical thinking, and opens the marketplace o...

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