122 – The Future with Ahmed Best pt. 2

Ahmed Best, of the Afrofuturist Podcast, continues a great conversation about the future, humanity, art, and staying inspired. Ahmed was in Stomp for 10 years and has seen a lot of the world. He’s a fascinating human.

Music at the end from Josh Rouse with Rise.

121 – The Future with Ahmed Best pt.1

121-ahmed-bestAhmed Best (@ahmedbest), host of The Afrofuturist Podcast and an accomplished actor, dropped by for a thoroughly engaging conversation about the future, humans, art, justice, and his upbringing. It’s a great start to a new year. Enjoy!

Music at the end from Deerhunter with Never Stops.

50 – Contemporary Culture with Ramin Nazer pt. 2

Ramin-NazerThe 50th episode of this storied franchise has Ramin Nazer back for part two of the chat about life, creativity, art, culture, and staying productive. They share more Gallagher from June Lake Brewing.

The song at the end is Palace of the Flames from the album Creatures by Elf Power.

49 – Contemporary Culture with Ramin Nazer pt. 1

Comedian and artist Ramin Nazer, author of Strippy Comics, drops by to share some beer from June Lake Brewing and chat about being creative, what inspires, and how to stay productive. A call to Matt (@badwolf408) kicks things off.

The music at the end is Strangers from the album To and Fro by Liz de Lise.

32 – Pursuits With Mike Wiebe pt. 2

32-wiebeMike Wiebe (@mikewiebe) is back to share more Trooper from Iron Maiden and continue the conversation about life, art, creativity, music, and everything. We tip our caps to Merle Haggard by playing Big City at the end of the episode.

28 – Ancient Ceramics with Brett Kern pt. 2

Artist Brett Kern (@brettkernart) returns to talk more about art, his life, ceramics, and we share more Winter Solstice from Anderson Valley Brewing. Part three of the Ambrose call starts things off.

Brett will be displaying his work at the Box Gallery in Kansas City, MO from the 14th-27th as part of Dino-Might, and he will be at the opening reception March 18th at 6:30pm. Go and say hello!

The music at the end is Starting Over is a Lot Like Giving up from the Album Falling Is Like Flying by Tiny Stills.

Episode 18 – Kyle McGinn pt. 2

IMG_20151017_142206Kyle McGinn is back to talk more about Poetry, his process, how you define poetry, and what makes it good. We also read a bit of poetry and discuss what we enjoy about the genre while we drink more Moose Drool from Big Sky Brewing. It’s a relaxed, mellow vibe this week with just a few ghosts walking around above the basement. A call to Ira (@wemetintheair) gets it going.

The music at the end of this episode is Sirens from The Pack A.D.

Episode 17 – Kyle McGinn pt. 1

Kyle McGinn writes poetry, and he is also cancer-free after going through treatment recently. He was nice enough to bring over some Moose Drool from Big Sky Brewing while I was in Minneapolis, and we sat in a basement and chatted about poetry, life, art, creativity, and how you move on after beating cancer. The final episode of 2015 is a positive one. Grab some Moose Drool and join in. A call to Zeke (@ironmanmode) starts it off.

The music at the end of this episode is from Dog Adrift and it’s called In the Weeds

Listener Art

There is a now a page for artwork submitted by listeners and guests. If you have anything you’d like to add, feel free to send it along. Thanks to Katie, Heather, and Sean for these initial pieces.