101 episodes

Creativity. What happens in that charmed moment when a genius song, painting, book or film is born? On The Brainwave Podcast, Gail Hulnick interviews writers, composers, artists, designers, entrepreneurs, and others about how, when, where, and why they fell in love with an idea. Subscribers to The Brainwave Premium Content "After the Idea" will hear creativity tips, advice on nurturing the muse, and practical, actionable suggestions for encouraging the creative flow.

The Brainwave Podcast with Gail Hulnick Gail Hulnick

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

Creativity. What happens in that charmed moment when a genius song, painting, book or film is born? On The Brainwave Podcast, Gail Hulnick interviews writers, composers, artists, designers, entrepreneurs, and others about how, when, where, and why they fell in love with an idea. Subscribers to The Brainwave Premium Content "After the Idea" will hear creativity tips, advice on nurturing the muse, and practical, actionable suggestions for encouraging the creative flow.

    Visual artist and guide Alexander Inchbald with thoughts on how to see, making a masterpiece, and climate change

    Visual artist and guide Alexander Inchbald with thoughts on how to see, making a masterpiece, and climate change

    Imagine you've scaled a mountain, carrying your paints and easel, only to have a blizzard move in, foiling your plan to make a masterpiece. In this episode of the Brainwave Podcast, visual artist Alexander Inchbald describes that experience and the charmed moment that led to his finished work. We also hear about the journeys around the world he leads for other artists, about his philosophy on seeing and knowing, and about the connection between art and climate change. 
    Also in this episode, I update you on my podcasting and publishing news.
    The Brainwave Podcast is produced and presented by WindWord Group Publishing and Media. Please visit our website at https://www.windwordgroup.com to sign up for our newsletter and receive regular information about upcoming guests, new releases, and special gifts for regular listeners and readers. 
    Support the showThe Brainwave Podcast is produced and presented by Gail Hulnick and The WindWord Group Publishing & Media.

    • 14 min
    🔒 Painter Alexander Inchbald and journeys to help you unleash the artist within

    🔒 Painter Alexander Inchbald and journeys to help you unleash the artist within

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    In this episode I talk with visual artist Alexander Inchbald who leads retreats around the world for people who want to work on their masterpiece. I also update you on podcasting news and publishing news about my latest books.
    The Brainwave Podcast is produced and presented by WindWord Group Publishing and Media. Please visit our website at https://www.windwordgroup.com to sign up for our newsletter and receive regular information about upcoming guests, new releases, and special gifts for regular listeners and readers. 
    The Brainwave Podcast is produced and presented by Gail Hulnick and The WindWord Group Publishing & Media.

    • 42 min
    Episode 100. Solo. The origin story of the Grammy Awards for outstanding achievement in the music industry

    Episode 100. Solo. The origin story of the Grammy Awards for outstanding achievement in the music industry

    The 66th Grammy Awards were handed out last week. In this solo episode of the Brainwave Podcast, I talk about the show and the origin of the awards.
    The Brainwave Podcast is produced and presented by WindWord Group Publishing and Media. Please visit our website at https://www.windwordgroup.com to sign up for our newsletter and receive regular information about upcoming guests, new releases, and special gifts for regular listeners and readers. 
    Support the showThe Brainwave Podcast is produced and presented by Gail Hulnick and The WindWord Group Publishing & Media.

    • 15 min
    🔒 Episode 99. Solo. The Grammy Awards for musicians, composers, producers, and songwriters

    🔒 Episode 99. Solo. The Grammy Awards for musicians, composers, producers, and songwriters

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    In this solo episode, I talk about the beginnings of the Grammys, in 1958, the inspiration for Joni Mitchell's song "Both Sides Now", which she performed live at the 2024 Grammy Awards ceremony, the memorable '80s performance of Tracy Chapman's "Fast Car", which became a hit for Luke Combs in the 2020s, and the record-making achievement of Taylor Swift's album Midnight.
    The Brainwave Podcast is produced and presented by WindWord Group Publishing and Media. Please visit our website at https://www.windwordgroup.com to sign up for our newsletter and receive regular information about upcoming guests, new releases, and special gifts for regular listeners and readers. 
    The Brainwave Podcast is produced and presented by Gail Hulnick and The WindWord Group Publishing & Media.

    • 13 min
    Precision Choreography with gymnastics coach and judge Nicole Langevin

    Precision Choreography with gymnastics coach and judge Nicole Langevin

    Today, we have details on the new Blue Norther Bookstore, hosted by WindWord Group Publishing & Media to sell print books, ebooks, and audiobooks from Gail Hulnick, Devin Audrah, and David A. Stone.
    You'll hear about Apple Podcasts' plan to provide transcripts for all podcasts hosted on its platform, and about Gail's research for the origin story of the Grammy Awards for outstanding work in the music and spoken recording industry.
    In the interview segment, Gail has a conversation with gymnastics choreographer, teacher, gym consultant and judge Nicole Langevin about the creative spark behind a routine at the world class level.
    You can find out more about her at her website http://www.precisionchoreo.com
    If you'd like to hear a longer interview, please consider subscribing via Buzzsprout or Apple Podcasts or purchasing the individual episode on our Patreon site.
    The Brainwave Podcast is produced and presented by WindWord Group Publishing and Media. Please visit our website at https://www.windwordgroup.com to sign up for our newsletter and receive regular information about upcoming guests, new releases, and special gifts for regular listeners and readers. 
    Support the showThe Brainwave Podcast is produced and presented by Gail Hulnick and The WindWord Group Publishing & Media.

    • 15 min
    🔒 Gymnastics choreographer Nicole Langevin, the mix of sport and art, and the fine points of judging

    🔒 Gymnastics choreographer Nicole Langevin, the mix of sport and art, and the fine points of judging

    Subscriber-only episode
    Today, we have details on the new Blue Norther Bookstore, hosted by WindWord Group Publishing & Media to sell print books, ebooks, and audiobooks from Gail Hulnick, Devin Audrah, and David A. Stone. 
    You'll hear about Apple Podcasts' plan to provide transcripts for all podcasts hosted on its platform, and about Gail's research for the origin story of the Grammy Awards for outstanding work in the music and spoken recording industry. 
    In the interview segment, Gail has a conversation with gymnastics choreographer, teacher, gym consultant and judge Nicole Langevin. You can find out more about Nicole at her website
    http://www.precisionchoreo.com
    The Brainwave Podcast is produced and presented by WindWord Group Publishing and Media. Please visit our website at https://www.windwordgroup.com to sign up for our newsletter and receive regular information about upcoming guests, new releases, and special gifts for regular listeners and readers. 
    The Brainwave Podcast is produced and presented by Gail Hulnick and The WindWord Group Publishing & Media.

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

Schwanke ,

Great Host and Podcast

Gail was such a great host. It was clear she'd done her research on my novel and was very engaging. I'd love to be a guest again in the future.

Squirrely and Often ,

Great and Informative Show

It’s a great listen for anyone interested in the inner workings of the artistic mind and the process for different creative folk. Well informed and prepared host. Highly recommend!

catnii ,

Very professional

I very much enjoyed being a guest on Gail's podcast. Gail was so easy to speak with, so attentive and asked questions that really delved into the subject, which created an wonderful rapport between us and an interesting interview for her guests. I highly recommend all her episodes, very interesting and inspiring content! Aruna M. Lepore

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