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Five Questions with Steve Molter is an exploration of vulnerability through conversation. Its goal is to explore the oneness of humanity by asking life's bigger questions. Questions that focus on the way a person thinks, the way they feel, and their core values.

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Five Questions with Steve Molter is an exploration of vulnerability through conversation. Its goal is to explore the oneness of humanity by asking life's bigger questions. Questions that focus on the way a person thinks, the way they feel, and their core values.

    Abigail Correu : S2E4

    Abigail Correu : S2E4

    Abigail Correu is a singer, songwriter, creator, explorer, and mother who lives in Nashville, Tennessee. I found her on Instagram around 2014/2015 and really appreciated her honest and authentic energy that she shared via the medium. I had wanted to connect with her for Five Questions after following her for a couple of years and finally had the chance when I visited Nashville this past summer.

    Abigail invited me to her house and we immediately started in on the unfiltered conversation that I love. We ended up talking for about an hour officially, then continued off the record for another hour. It felt like it could last for days if it wasn’t for the outside world calling on us to rejoin its ranks. We chatted about her recent leap into motherhood, the trials of heartbreak, and the shining good we both see in people. And she totally answered Five Questions. Meet Abigail.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Kevin Avery : S2E3

    Kevin Avery : S2E3

    Kevin Avery is a comedian, actor, and writer for TV. He’s written for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, The Jim Jeffries Show, The New Negroes, VH1’s Best Week Ever, and served as head writer on Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell. Also with Kamau, he hosts Denzel Washington Is The Greatest Actor Of All Time Period. The title speaks for itself. In essence, Kevin’s pretty damned funny. He also recommends really good lunch spots.

    Kevin has lived and worked in San Francisco and New York, but it was in LA where we connected to chat about artistic collaboration, helplessness in love, the spiders that seem have taken residence in his apartment, and his process of writing. And before you ask: Yep, he answered Five Questions. Meet Kevin.

    • 44 min
    Hammock : S2E2

    Hammock : S2E2

    Hammock intertwines musical sub-genres of modern classical, ambient, post-rock, and shoegaze with ease, while consistently walking the fine emotional line between hope and despair. They truly are masters of emotion. Hammock is also regarded in the highest company of similarly influential artists, and their music has been featured in film (Columbus soundtrack), video games (Far Cry 5 soundtrack), radio (BBC), and TV (Ricky Gervais’ Afterlife).

    Marc Byrd and Andrew Thompson, the two members of Hammock, also happen to be lovely human beings. They graciously invited me to Marc’s home studio where we dove deep into the challenges of life in many different facets, as we normally do here at Five Questions. And today, during our chat, Marc opened up about something that he had never shared publicly before: His 5-year struggle with alcohol addiction which he called “a journey into authenticity.”

    I am honored that Marc chose to share his story with me and the listeners of Five Questions. His fortitude reaffirmed in me that this project is a safe space for the vulnerability of humans like Marc, like Andrew and me, like all of us.

    Marc, Andrew, and I also spoke about a ton of other deep and contemplative thoughts and feelings, and of course, they answered Five Questions. Meet Hammock.

    • 56 min
    Elizabeth Traynor : S2E1

    Elizabeth Traynor : S2E1

    Elizabeth Traynor is a writer, speaker and an avid runner based in Boston. At 24 she lost one of her closest friends to cancer, and shortly after broke her hip during a marathon – which caused her to spiral into a deep depression. Despite struggling heavily during that period, she found an outlet through writing about her grief, trauma and recovery. Her writing has been featured in SELF Magazine, Better Homes and Gardens, Fitness magazine, Women’s Running, to name a few.

    Elizabeth and I chatted about the fear of abandonment, coping with loss in the face of grief, feeling hopeful about family, and many other intriguing topics. Oh, and of course she answered Five Questions. Meet Elizabeth.

    • 29 min
    Jordan Rich : S1E18

    Jordan Rich : S1E18

    Jordan Rich is a seasoned veteran of the broadcasting industry and a staple of Boston’s airwaves having worked in the field for nearly forty years. His silky smooth voice that was destined for radio complements his interest in people and their lives. He happens to be a good friend of my dad’s too. The two of them worked in radio together in Boston for many years.

    Since his retirement (if you can call it that with all the work he does), he has continued sharing peoples’ stories on his podcast On Mic with Jordan Rich. A show on which I was a guest.

    I connected with Jordan at his studio in Massachusetts where we conducted back-to-back interviews of each other for our podcasts. During the recording of Five Questions, Jordan opened up about delivering the eulogy at his first wife’s funeral, how comfort and excitement are key components of true love, and how he finds joy in life by affecting people in a positive way. And you got it, he answered Five Questions. Meet Jordan.

    • 16 min
    Christina Agapakis : S1E17

    Christina Agapakis : S1E17

    Christina Agapakis is a biologist, writer, artist, and a mother of two. She collaborates with engineers, designers, artists, and social scientists to explore unexpected connections between microbiology, technology, art, and popular culture.

    Christina invited me over to her apartment where we talked about world travel, bias in biochemistry, how framing failure can reveal the process of learning, the difference between STEM and STEAM (and how STEAM is better), and the root of all consciousness…ya know, light-hearted topics. Oh, and of course she answered Five Questions. Meet Christina.

    • 43 min

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Insanely different and compelling content

Steve has very insightful, honest and deep conversations with people from diverse backgrounds. They're really easy to listen to and I feel as if I am there with them. Its like this post modern psychology/spirituality delivered through reflection of 5Q that really make you think about your life in a different way. He has brought something special to the podcast space.

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