Host Yasi Salek talks to creative people about process, tools, tips, and stuff her therapist says.
Ep 5: Bethany Cosentino
Yasi talks with musician Bethany Cosentino of the band Best Coast doing what feels right, no matter what, how self actualization makes your capacity to make art limitless, how songwriting might more difficult when you’re not miserable, but it’s also more satisfying, and what Bethany is digging right now. Best Coast has released 4 full length albums, including a children's album called Best Kids which came out last year. Bethany lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.
Ep 4: Tasbeeh Herwees
Yasi talks with writer Tasbeeh Herwees about how growing up as “the other” can impact your creative voice, being typecast in your career, how high school is kind of b******t, and what Tasbeeh is digging right now. Tasbeeh has written for The Fader, Vice, Nylon, GQ, GOOD Magazine, and more. She lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.
Ep 3: Hether Fortune
Yasi talks with musician, writer, and visual artist Hether Fortune about what to do when inspiration strikes at inconvenient times, how implementing a daily schedule can improve your creativity, the idea of non-commercial art, and what Hether is digging right now. Hether lives and works in Oakland, CA. Her book of poetry Waiting In Various Lines came out earlier this year, and you can hear her music at hetherfortune.bandcamp.com.
Ep 2: Jessica Hopper
Yasi talks with writer, editor, and critic Jessica Hopper about how fandom can give life to your writing, the freedom of not being concerned with genre, writing to mood, and what Jessica is digging right now. Jessica lives and works in Chicago. Her new book Night Moves is out now from The University of Texas Press.
Ep 1: Jerry Hsu
Yasi talks with skateboarder and photographer Jerry Hsu about the role of creativity in skateboarding, how most of photography is failure, how he accidentally started a clothing brand, and about what he’s digging right now. Hsu lives and works in Los Angeles.
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5 stars for telling the truth about Jim Morrison
Great first podcast and I’m looking forward to hearing more. I like your point about mastering basics prior to creating innovations in your chosen craft. Thank you.