5 episodes

Feeling down about the human condition? Consider the spiritual dilemmas of a school crossing guard, a documentary filmmaker, an artist who likes belts, and more. Constellation Prize, a podcast from The Believer magazine, talks to subjects about their daily existential problems—how art, God, and loneliness fit in their lives.

Constellation Prize The Believer Magazine & Bianca Giaever

    • Arts
    • 4.9, 22 Ratings

Feeling down about the human condition? Consider the spiritual dilemmas of a school crossing guard, a documentary filmmaker, an artist who likes belts, and more. Constellation Prize, a podcast from The Believer magazine, talks to subjects about their daily existential problems—how art, God, and loneliness fit in their lives.

    5: What is Boring? with B. Wurtz

    5: What is Boring? with B. Wurtz

    The artist B. Wurtz reflects on what is boring, and a three decade relationship with his only belt. Featuring: socks, garbage, and Andy Warhol. 

    • 11 min
    4: Two Years With Franz

    4: Two Years With Franz

    Bianca spends two years listening to over 500 recordings made by the Pulitzer Prize winning poet Franz Wright. Featuring: a tape recorder, a cat named Robert, and a hatred for MFA programs. Produced with Jay Allison for the public radio website Transom.org.

    • 55 min
    3: Spool of Thread

    3: Spool of Thread

    A short reflection on a spool of thread. Featuring: the aforementioned spool of thread.

    • 5 min
    2: Caveh is God

    2: Caveh is God

    Nonfiction filmmaker Caveh Zahedi, creator of The Show About the Show, talks about how his relationship to God has changed over the course of his life. Featuring: mushroom trips, a metaphorical meat locker, and an earthworm.

    • 26 min
    1: Crossing Guard

    1: Crossing Guard

    Bianca goes looking for a stranger and meets Sophia, a school crossing guard. They spend six months together. Featuring: Sartre, twists, and organ music.

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

shmiaaa ,

thought provoking

finished all 5 episodes in one sitting.

enwhysee gal ,

so many feelings

this show is light hearted and deep. made me laugh made me cry.

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