Can I learn to be a better human? Can I shut up long enough to listen? Can I learn to live inside of the questions and stop worrying about being right? Can I learn to love the mystery we're all swimming in? I'm going to try. I'm going to seek out extraordinary people and see what I can learn about creativity, avoidance, productivity, mental health, different points of view, self-improvement, grit, screwing up, cleaning up, laughing, thinking, loving, and everything else that matters.
This week I sit down with musician David Knight and we talk about music, moving to Malaysia, negotiating personal politics, grief and the effects of age on the creative process.
Full show Notes: https://holyfoolproductions.com/creativeminds/david-knight
I chat with photographer & YouTuber Vinny Le Pés. A talk that starts out about notebooks and journaling leads us into the longer conversation of digital vs analog, input overload, intention, film photography, over-organizing, social media and more.
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Our Season 1 finale! Closing out Season 1 seems like the perfect time to talk about the importance of taking breaks. Some of my favorites guest from this season come back to tell us their thoughts on resting the brain and sharpening the saw.
Full show notes (including links to all guests): https://holyfoolproductions.com/creativeminds/takings-breaks
I sit down with my good friend producer/artist Giovanni Giusti (CRUELS, The Limousines) and we talk creativity, channeling grief, arguing with strangers online, cultivating ignorance for mental health, dangerous plants, AI, automation, analog synths and making music.
Full show notes: https://holyfoolproductions.com/creativeminds/cruels
What if anger doesn't have to be a destructive thing? What if it can mean something else? Something bigger?
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In the episode, I chat with two very busy & extraordinary women: actress, podcaster Alyshia Ochse & activist, business owner Celeste Walker. We talk about time but oh, so much more. I really love this episode!
Full Show Notes: https://holyfoolproductions.com/creativeminds/time2
We often make foolish assumptions and with time they become rules that we live by, but when examined they may, in fact, be things that are holding us back and keeping us from our purpose. I'm going to share with you some of mine and how I'm working past them. Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/holyfool Some affiliate links for the books Find Your Why: https://amzn.to/2IsiQep Start with Why: https://amzn.to/2KsmyoC Rework: https://amzn.to/2rKqKta Send in your questions email: firstname.lastname@example.org twitter: https://twitter.com/holyholyfool instagram: https://www.instagram.com/holyholyfool/ website: https://medium.com/holyfool
The number one reason I hear why people aren't creating more is TIME. So I'm dedicating two episode to TIME. In part 1 I talk to an old friend, and we hear from YA author Debby Dodds and painter Roxanne Blackwood.
Full Show Notes: https://holyfoolproductions.com/creativeminds/time1
How do we know when something is finished? This episode, I look for the answer the idea of completion, and I talk to musician John Miller (The Holy Dark) & artist Lou Bermingham.
Full Show Notes: https://holyfoolproductions.com/creativeminds/done
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Check out Chad's new podcast - Pants in the Chair: A Novel Writing Journal - https://anchor.fm/pants-in-the-chair
Full Show Notes: https://holyfoolproductions.com/creativeminds/update
In honor of the February Monthly Creative Challenge prompt of Memories, I delve into a personal memory and explore the power that nostalgia, silence, and memory hold. This episode also reminds us of the transformative power wielded in a child's mind.
Full Show Notes: https://holyfoolproductions.com/creativeminds/green-square
While exploring the process of bringing ideas to life; giving flesh to the imaginary, I talk to entrepreneur & owner of Limón Salon Carlos Letelier. He also talks to Blizzard Entertainment 3D Texture Artist Ian Ameling. Extra special thanks to David Rust for his message.
Full show notes: https://holyfoolproductions.com/creativeminds/making-things
Fear is the greatest enemy to creativity. What are you afraid of? What does it prevent you from doing? Where does fear live and how to we begin to defeat it?
Full show notes: https://holyfoolproductions.com/creativeminds/fear
So, what exactly is a Hacker Dojo? Hacker Dojo is a Silicon Valley secret and it was kind of the perfect place for us to begin expanding the ways that we understand what creativity is and how it works. Find out what artists and technologists have in common and what they can learn from each other.
Full show notes: https://holyfoolproductions.com/creativeminds/hacking-creativity
A look back on the original format of the show and all the lessons learned (feature Lam Nguyen.) As this podcast moves forward with a new format it's important to remember the past and to learn from it.
This features sound from our original podcast: Random Badassery now, available as Random Badassery Archive: https://holyfoolproductions.com/random-badassery/
Full show notes: https://holyfoolproductions.com/creativeminds/looking-back