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EP. 37 - Instrument Building with Chester

EP. 37 - Instrument Building with Chester

May 18, 2019

Chester returns to discuss his history of musical exploration and instrument building.  This guy has built some instruments!  Dig in and enjoy this most INTERESTING episode.

EP. 36 - Music & Identity with John

EP. 36 - Music & Identity with John

May 4, 2019

In this very INTERESTING episode JV talks with John about how a life filled with music can transform a person's sense of self and can power them forward.  From Michael Jackson to Hardcore Punk, this episode has it all.  Dig in!

EP. 35 - Form & Texture with Cara

EP. 35 - Form & Texture with Cara

April 20, 2019

Another Art Talk follow up episode with Cara.  Why do you make art?  Why does anyone feel compelled to make art?  Why is it even valuable?  Find out in this very INTERESTING talk!

EP. 34 - Learning How to See with Emily

EP. 34 - Learning How to See with Emily

April 6, 2019

The first return guest!  JV and Emily have a follow-up conversation regarding the 'why' of art and photography.  What motivates an artist to create?  Why spend your time making pictures?  How do you teach young people to see?  All that plus the future of Personal Grocery Shopping on this most INTERESTING episode!

EP. 33 - Inspiration with JWP

EP. 33 - Inspiration with JWP

March 23, 2019

In this episode JV and JWP, Jason to Jason, have a conversation about Inspiration and some of the modes in which people can be inspired and can act on inspiration.  A true hashing out of a topic!  And oh so INTERESTING.  

EP. 32 - A History of Drunkenness with Jay

EP. 32 - A History of Drunkenness with Jay

March 9, 2019

Using Mark Forsyth's 'A History of Drunkenness' as a jumping off point JV and Jay engage in a ranging discussion on happiness, alcohol use, psychedelics, and the potential for fully understanding yourself as a whole person.  An INTERESTING talk that you should not miss.  Enjoy!

EP. 31 - State of the Union

EP. 31 - State of the Union

March 2, 2019

In this monologue release JV takes cynicism head on.  What does it take to accomplish seemingly impossible endeavors?  Where has the boldness of spirit gone in the U.S.?  These answers and more on this INTERESTING episode.

EP. 30 - Fitness & Health with Jeff at Northcore

EP. 30 - Fitness & Health with Jeff at Northcore

February 23, 2019

In this episode JV has a very informative chat with Jeff, the owner of Northcore Performance Training.  Jeff tells us a bit of his history with fitness, training Major League Baseball players, owning his own gym, and lays out his philosophy of health and life.  All that and more in this very INTERESTING episode.  Enjoy!

EP. 29 - Competitive Eating with Nick

EP. 29 - Competitive Eating with Nick

February 9, 2019

Have you ever wondered about what it takes to be a champion competitive eater?  Well even if you haven't this is your chance to learn.  In this most INTERESTING episode JV talks with a 2 time World Champ of the Testy Festy in Montana.  Plus food challenges, tips on eating giant asparagus, and how to train for competition.  Dig it!

 

Testy Festy 2008:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMhZ_ImjdWU

Testy Festy 2009: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g1nfBlTn3ss

 

EP. 28 - Sculpture & Sound with Professor Ernesto

EP. 28 - Sculpture & Sound with Professor Ernesto

January 26, 2019

Another Artist's edition takes place in the room!  Follow along as sculptor, sound artist, and teacher, Professor Ernesto, takes us on the journey that led him to a job he loves.  All that and more on this most INTERESTING episode.  Dig it!