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Artsy Fartsy Things and Stuff!

Artsy Fartsy Things and Stuff!

By Brian A. Bernhard
An arts and culture interview series featuring amazing creative people, doing amazing creative things...and stuff. Hosted by Southern California based award winning eccentric artist and small art gallery business owner Brian A. Bernhard.
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An Interview with creator Russell Nohelty - Artsy Fartsy Things & Stuff! - EP# 07
Welcome to the seventh episode of “Artsy Fartsy Things and Stuff”, a conversational interview podcast about creative amazing people, doing creative amazing things…and stuff! As you may or may not have realized, I did not post any new episodes last week. We opted to maintain solidarity with the #BLM movement around the country and posting any new content would serve as a distraction from the issues. So this weeks interview features the amazing USA Today best selling author, Russell Nohelty. The conversation is intense, its creative, and he is a wonderful wealth of knowledge and creative flow. Russell is always moving and making and its hard to keep up, this interview was recorded back in April, so some of the things we talk about have already happened, and some of the things we talk about are happening right now. To go deeper down the Nohelty universe, please check out his websites at www.TheCompleteCreative.com and www.RussellNohelty.com If you have enjoyed, been inspired or just really love interview podcasts about creative people, please consider supporting our little podcast on Patreon: www.patreon.com/artsyfartsyshow If you prefer listening to our podcast on the go, please find us on a podcast platform of your choice here:  https://anchor.fm/artsyfartsyshow If you believe you have an inspiring and creative tale to tell, and you would like to be a guest on Artsy Fartsy Things and Stuff, please feel free to introduce yourself!
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June 10, 2020
An Interview with Writer Ian Blake Newhem - Artsy Fartsy Things & Stuff! - EP# 06
Welcome to the sixth episode of “Artsy Fartsy Things and Stuff”, a conversational interview podcast about creative amazing people, doing creative amazing things…and stuff! What would you do, if you were a professional writer, diagnosed with a brain tumor smack dab in the middle of the language processing center of your brain? What would you if a knowable early deadline was placed on your ability to achieve your creative dreams? Well, that’s just what happened to my friend “Ian Blake Newhem”, a brilliant and successful professional writer for decades, whose career trajectory was detailed when an unwanted roommate decided to move into is brain. So rather than pack it in, he decided to push himself to his creative limits and write 12 books in 12 months before he is unable to write ever again! Please enjoy this rollercoaster of a conversation, we dig into how he is moving forward with his project after being detailed with a global pandemic, the value of art and overcoming fears that threaten to kill the creative spirit! If you would like to learn more about Ian, please find him online at: www.amillionwordsaway.com, www.ghostofthefuture.com and support him on Patreon at www.patreon.com/amillionwordsaway If you have enjoyed, been inspired or just really love interview podcasts about creative people, please consider supporting our little podcast on Patreon: www.patreon.com/artsyfartsyshow If you prefer listening to our podcast on the go, please find us on a podcast platform of your choice here:  https://anchor.fm/artsyfartsyshow If you believe you have an inspiring and creative tale to tell, and you would like to be a guest on Artsy Fartsy Things and Stuff, please feel free to introduce yourself!
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May 27, 2020
An Interview with Tattoo Artist Myria Wade - Artsy Fartsy Things & Stuff! - EP# 05
Welcome to the fifth episode of “Artsy Fartsy Things and Stuff”, a conversational interview podcast about creative amazing people, doing creative amazing things…and stuff! Amazing tattoo artist farmers in the mountains of West Virginia is what this weeks show is all about! In this episode I get to reconnect with a wonderfully talented entrepreneurial friend of mine from high school, who I haven’t spoken with in years. I apologize in advance again, as the Internet connection during this interview was quite awful. It sounded much better when doing it when when I reviewed the recording. I will let you know however, I have since run a 100 foot ethernet cable to my office, so I am no longer recording the podcast over WiFi and its like night and day with the dropouts. I had to do some ninja level editing to clean this one up, I did they best I could…Its still great content and a wonderful conversation. Enjoy! If you would like to learn more about Myria, please fine her tattoo shop page @GypsySistersTattoo on Facebook If you have enjoyed, been inspired or just really love interview podcasts about creative people, please consider supporting our little podcast on Patreon: www.patreon.com/artsyfartsyshow If you prefer listening to our podcast on the go, please find us on a podcast platform of your choice here:  https://anchor.fm/artsyfartsyshow If you believe you have an inspiring and creative tale to tell, and you would like to be a guest on Artsy Fartsy Things and Stuff, please feel free to introduce yourself!
21:30
May 20, 2020
An Interview with Gil Nevo - Artsy Fartsy Things & Stuff! - EP# 04
Welcome to the fourth episode of “Artsy Fartsy Things and Stuff”, a conversational interview podcast about creative amazing people, doing creative amazing things…and stuff! Things are surreal as shit in this middle of this or any pandemic for that matter, this is my first, so its the only one I can speak about from a first person perspective and personally, I would have been totally cool if I had been able to go through life without ever living through a pandemic on this scale, but here we are…we are dealing with it, because well, we must…it sucks, but sometimes shit spirals out of control and we have to adapt and evolve. So here we are, at episode four, and I am releasing new episodes about as fast as I can edit them, but it’s become a Wednesday thing, Wednesday is now the official release date, I will do my best to maintain that consistency for you. In this episode of the show, we get to hang out and have a spirited conversation with Gil Nevo, a brilliant artist, commercial artist, branding expert and animator (even worked on South Park for 10 years)! I am a huge fan of him and his work. We get to talking about entrepreneurship in a pandemic and what that might look like in the future, as well as, making other creative cool shit, we also get a peak into some new animations he is developing. Thanks for hanging with us! If you would like to learn more about Gil, please check out his Instagram @GILNEVO and visit his branding website: http://SUPERBRAND.LA If you have enjoyed, been inspired or just really love interview podcasts about creative people, please consider supporting our little podcast on Patreon: www.patreon.com/artsyfartsyshow If you prefer listening to our podcast on the go, please find us on a podcast platform of your choice here:  https://anchor.fm/artsyfartsyshow If you believe you have an inspiring and creative tale to tell, and you would like to be a guest on Artsy Fartsy Things and Stuff, please feel free to introduce yourself!
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May 13, 2020
An Interview with Igor Mamlenkov - Artsy Fartsy Things & Stuff! - EP# 03
Welcome to the third installment of “Artsy Fartsy Things and Stuff”, a conversational interview podcast about creative amazing people, doing creative amazing things…and stuff! So far in the podcast, we have interviewed an inspiring Australian theater director/ performer in Switzerland, an amazing mentalist comedian from Denver and todays episode we are interviewing a brilliant Russian eccentric clown theater performer in the mountains of Europe named Igor Mamlenkov! I’ve intentionally picked wonderful artists and humans from all around the world to begin this podcast series with a very open minded global perspective of what is going on during a pandemic in the creative communities. I truly do hope you fall in love with this incredible creative human! If you would like to learn more about Igor, please check out his website: https://domovoi.ch/ If you have enjoyed, been inspired or just really love interview podcasts about creative people, please consider supporting our little podcast on Patreon: www.patreon.com/artsyfartsyshow If you prefer listening to our podcast on the go, please find us on a podcast platform of your choice here:  https://anchor.fm/artsyfartsyshow If you believe you have an inspiring and creative tale to tell, and you would like to be a guest on Artsy Fartsy Things and Stuff, please feel free to introduce yourself!
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May 06, 2020
An Interview with Professor Phelyx - Artsy Fartsy Things & Stuff! - EP# 02
Welcome to the second episode of Artsy Fartsy Things and Stuff, a conversational interview podcast about creative amazing people, doing creative amazing things…and stuff!   Y’all are in for a real treat today, as I got to have a fantastic conversation with Professor Phelyx, a true artsy fartsy through and through, he is a world class mind reading mentalist comedian, a corporate speaker, fine artist, nationally acclaimed designer, he has performed as a variety artist in 3,000 burlesque shows, he once was a professional Andy Warhol historian, he has also owned his own art gallery and has done some crazy creative artworks with bleach!    If you hang with us long enough, you might even have your mind read!  Also, please note, as you may or may not already know, we are in the midst of a global pandemic, and just about every responsible human on the planet has quarantined themselves; therefore, I am producing and recording these interviews through various streaming video services and the quality of both the audio and the video varies greatly with the quality of the various internet connections.    If you have enjoyed, been inspired or just really love interview podcasts about creative people, please consider supporting this little podcast on Patreon: www.patreon.com/artsyfartsyshow   If you would like to learn more about the good Professor Phelyx, please check out his website: https://www.phelyx.com/   If you believe you have an inspiring and creative tale to tell, and you would like to be a guest on Artsy Fartsy Things and Stuff, please feel free to introduce yourself!
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April 29, 2020
An Interview with Tom Greder - Artsy Fartsy Things & Stuff! - EP# 01
Welcome to the first ever full episode of “Artsy Fartsy Things and Stuff!”, the first podcast interview I have conducted in over 6 years! I am a little rusty, so please be kind, while I get back into the flow of this whole interview / conversation game. In this episode I got to reconnect with an amazing rockstar of a human known to the world as, “Tom Greder”, an amazing itinerant theater artist, actor, director and inspirational creative human. He was born in Switzerland, raised in Australia; I met him in Barcelona and we collaborated on a project together many years ago in New Orleans…the dude gets around! lol. He has a unique global perspective of life, comedy, entertainment and art. I don’t think you will be disappointed. Personally, I wanted to also baby step my way back into the podcast world; interviewing amazing people I know in real life, who are real world friends and truly inspiring people. So, it’s perfect to be launching this episode with Tom, he is incredibly kind, a great communicator, a wonderful soul and just an incredible inspiration to anyone who has met him or experienced his work. Also, please note, as you may or may not already know, we are in the midst of a global pandemic, and just about every responsible human on the planet has quarantined themselves; therefore, I am producing and recording these interviews through various streaming video services and the quality of both the audio and the video varies greatly with the quality of the various internet connections. If you have enjoyed, been inspired or just really love interview podcasts about creative people, please consider supporting this little podcast on Patreon: www.patreon.com/artsyfartsyshow If you would like to learn more about Tom and his amazing body of creative work, please check out his website: https://www.tomoskar.com/ If you believe you have an inspiring and creative tale to tell, and you would like to be a guest on Artsy Fartsy Things and Stuff, please feel free to introduce yourself!
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April 23, 2020
Artsy Fartsy Things and Stuff the Podcast - Introduction Teaser - EP# 00
Things are weird right now, really, really weird.    We are all stuck at home, no hiking, no shopping, no socializing, no going to the parks or beaches and folks are getting sick and dying all over the world.    Many of us are scared and feel helpless, some of us are coping better than other and some just think they are coping better, until the PTSD truly kicks in.    All that being said, my name is Brian A. Bernhard; I am an artist and a small business owner. I have (still I think as if writing this, although its now been closed for over a month) a small art gallery and a boutique called Embrace the Weird located inside the amazing Crafted arts and crafts market at the Port of Los Angeles.    I have a background in production and have been wanting to produce a new podcast about creativity and artists for the last few years, with things like my boutique and art gallery always getting in the way…well guess what…that’s not so much of an issue right now, because… well you know why.    This podcast is all about what it's like to be a visual artist, entrepreneur, musician, filmmaker, performer and/or general creative ninja, living in the year 2020. We get into the ups, downs, and everything in between, when it comes to creative people navigating the world, and yes, we get into the monkey in the room which is this insane pandemic we are all living in.  No, my show isn’t designed to be only about living though the apocalypse, but it's what we are all navigating at the moment, it maybe the one thing that connects every human globally for the foreseeable future, so we just just dig into it.    But never fear, the interviews are about amazing creative people, doing amazing creative things and stuff, not me and not a stupid virus, but truly about inspiring creative output.    The only thing that it an issue is budget and that’s where our Patreon campaign comes into play.    We are only doing a per episode campaign though Patreon, not a monthly subscription, so you will ever only be charged when we post new episodes of the show.    That being said, I am making this show freely available on every distribution outlet I can find, so your support of the show is option, however I will make sure your support is worth your while.    www.patreon.com/artsyfartsyshow   Thanks, Host/Producer Brian A. Bernhard
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April 20, 2020