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You Are Here (For Now) Podcast

You Are Here (For Now) Podcast

By Adam J. Kurtz
Artist Adam JK talks with inspiring friends about life, change, fear, creativity, and figuring out who you are in the process, inspired by his book YOU ARE HERE (FOR NOW).
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We Were Here with Adam JK
This final episode of the You Are Here (For Now) book tour podcast was recorded like 1 hour ago and uploaded in its unedited form. I discuss what I learned in in the process of releasing this book and podcast and thank the people who made it possible.  But mostly I want to wish you well as you continue on your own journey because there's so much more to come for all of us, but for these dozen episodes, unbound by time and place, we were here together. You Are Here (For Now): A Guide To Finding Your Way is available wherever books are sold including my own website, AdamJK.com. Thanks so much for listening.
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December 26, 2021
Hey you were actually valid this whole time with Tuesday Bassen and J Cagandahan
In this episode, I’m chatting with friends Tuesday Bassen and J Cagandahan about inclusive fashion, gender, providing care, coping mechanisms, finding your support system and leaving a positive legacy for others.  YOU ARE HERE (FOR NOW) is a series of conversations with some of my favorite people about being alive: navigating change, personal transformation, love, fear, and figuring it all out on the way.  My new book You Are Here (For Now): A Guide to Finding Your Way is available now. Follow this episode's guests at @TuesdayBassen, @JCagz, and @AdamJK.
56:18
December 17, 2021
Body Of Work with Tavi Gevinson, Laia Garcia, and Adam JK
In this episode, I’m chatting with Tavi Gevinson and Laia Garcia about fashion, karaoke, G*ssip G*rl, bringing your whole self to the things you do, and meeting people where they are at with your art.  YOU ARE HERE (FOR NOW) is a series of conversations with some of my favorite people about being alive: navigating change, personal transformation, love, fear, and figuring it all out on the way.  My new book You Are Here (For Now): A Guide to Finding Your Way is available now. Follow this episode's guests at @TaviTulle, @geometricsleep, and @AdamJK.
59:25
December 10, 2021
I Saw The Sign with Chani Nicholas, Sonya Passi, Mitchell Kuga, and Adam JK
In this episode, my husband Mitchell and I are chatting with Chani Nicholas and her wife Sonya Passi about being present in your own life, astrology, activism, building together with intention, and the transformational power of love.  YOU ARE HERE (FOR NOW) is a series of conversations with some of my favorite people about being alive: navigating change, personal transformation, love, fear, and figuring it all out on the way.  My new book You Are Here (For Now): A Guide to Finding Your Way is available now. Follow this episode's guests at @ChaniNicholas, @PassiSonya, @MitchellKuga, and @AdamJK.
54:04
December 03, 2021
Audiobook Excerpt: Happiness is (Kind Of) a Choice
This week I'm sharing an audiobook excerpt from You Are Here (For Now): A Guide to Finding Your Way. This chapter is about the work of being happy – setting expectations, creating boundaries, and if necessary, asking for help. Followed by a bit of guided introspection, our sort-ironic-sorta-not audio treatment for the visual art portions of the printed book. YOU ARE HERE (FOR NOW) the podcast is a series of conversations with some of my favorite people about being alive: navigating change, personal transformation, love, fear, and figuring it all out on the way. We'll resume next episode with another conversation!
10:57
November 25, 2021
Gay Writers TKTKTK with Alexander Chee, John Paul Brammer, Mitchell Kuga, and Adam JK
In this episode, I’m chatting with writers Alexander Chee, John Paul Brammer, and Mitchell Kuga about queer culture and family dynamics, finding your voice, and advice–as a concept, for our younger selves, and for each other. YOU ARE HERE (FOR NOW) is a series of conversations with some of my favorite people about being alive: navigating change, personal transformation, love, fear, and figuring it all out on the way.  My new book You Are Here (For Now): A Guide to Finding Your Way is available now. Follow this episode's guests at @AlexanderChee, @JPBrammer, @MitchellKuga, and @AdamJK.
56:31
November 19, 2021
Who Wants To Be Ordinary In A Crazy Mixed-Up World? with Michelle Branch and Adam JK
In this episode, I chat with musician Michelle Branch about the creative process, personal transformation, family life, and finding your own version of success. Plus an acoustic performance of a new song, "When That Somebody Is You." YOU ARE HERE (FOR NOW) is a series of conversations with some of my favorite people about being alive: navigating change, personal transformation, love, fear, and figuring it all out on the way.  My new book You Are Here (For Now): A Guide to Finding Your Way is available now. Follow this episode's guests at @MichelleBranch and @AdamJK.
54:06
November 13, 2021
Hopeless Romantics with Timothy Goodman, Mari Andrew, and Adam JK
In this episode, I’m chatting with artists and hopeless romantics Timothy Goodman and Mari Andrew about dating and romance, what makes a creative legacy, and being unabashedly who you are… for better or worse??? YOU ARE HERE (FOR NOW) is a series of conversations with some of my favorite people about being alive: navigating change, personal transformation, love, fear, and figuring it all out on the way.  My new book You Are Here (For Now): A Guide to Finding Your Way is available now. Follow this episode's guests at @TimothyGoodman, @ByMariAndrew, and @AdamJK.
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November 05, 2021
Be True (But Like, for Real) with Jenna Wortham, Fran Tirado, and Adam JK
In this episode, I’m chatting with friends, podcast hosts, and professional queer people Jenna Wortham and Fran Tirado about work/life balance, authenticity, and resisting the pressure to let yourself be defined by others’ expectations.  YOU ARE HERE (FOR NOW) is a series of conversations with some of my favorite people about being alive: navigating change, personal transformation, love, fear, and figuring it all out on the way.  My new book You Are Here (For Now): A Guide to Finding Your Way is available now. Follow this episode's guests at @fransquishco, @JennyDeluxe, and @AdamJK.
53:18
October 28, 2021
:*) :*) :*) with Aparna Nancherla, Jonny Sun, and Adam JK
In this episode, I’m chatting with humorists Aparna Nancherla and Jonny Sun about creative influences, managing professional anxiety and comparison, the importance of humor, knowing when it’s time to make a change, and giving yourself permission to just try.  YOU ARE HERE (FOR NOW) is a series of conversations with some of my favorite people about being alive: navigating change, personal transformation, love, fear, and figuring it all out on the way.  My new book You Are Here (For Now): A Guide to Finding Your Way is available now. Follow this episode's guests at @JonnySun, @Aparnapkin, and @AdamJK.
59:01
October 21, 2021
Art Therapy with Grace Miceli, Jordan Sondler, and Adam JK
In this episode, I’m chatting with artists Jordan Sondler and Grace Miceli about topics like owning our fears and uncertainties; grief, mortality, and being alive; and learning to be comfortable in our own skin. YOU ARE HERE (FOR NOW) is a series of conversations with some of my favorite people about being alive: navigating change, personal transformation, love, fear, and figuring it all out on the way.  My new book You Are Here (For Now): A Guide to Finding Your Way is available now. Follow this episode's guests at @ArtBabyGirl, @JordanSondler, and @AdamJK.
54:48
October 14, 2021
How To Be A Person with Ashley C Ford, Mary HK Choi, and Adam JK
In this episode, I'm chatting with writers Ashley C Ford and Mary HK Choi about love, family, and learning how to show up for yourself and for others, even imperfectly. YOU ARE HERE (FOR NOW) is a series of conversations with some of my favorite people about being alive: navigating change, personal transformation, love, fear, and figuring it all out on the way. My new book You Are Here (For Now): A Guide to Finding Your Way is available now. Follow this episode's guests at @ChoiToTheWorld, @SmashFizzle, and @AdamJK.
56:53
October 14, 2021
Welcome to You Are Here (For Now)
I'm artist and author Adam JK and YOU ARE HERE (FOR NOW) is a series of conversations with some of my favorite people about being alive: navigating change, personal transformation, love, fear, and figuring it all out on the way. See you in two weeks for the first of these conversations inspired by my new book of the same name – don't forget to subscribe! YOU ARE HERE (FOR NOW) the book: yahfn.com More from Adam: AdamJK.com and @AdamJK
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September 30, 2021