Interviews at Uncouth Reflections
- Screenwriter/filmmaker/novelist Lloyd Fonvielle leads us through a varied, creative, and productive life in the arts.
- Med student/pop-culture critic/friend-of-this-blog Jonathan Hastings recalls his brother, the celebrated reporter Michael Hastings.
- Journalist and historian Bill Kauffman talks about working on “Copperhead,” his first movie.
- De De Mollner recalls being a featured dancer in Hollywood during the great years of go-go dancing.
- Soprano Christine Goerke talks about her life as an opera superstar.
- First-class jazzman and music educator extraordinaire Ned Corman tells about teaching kids to swing and keeping alive as a performer: Part one, part two, part three, part four, part five.
- Reddit naked lady favorite Redhotsillyfecker tells us about how she came to put nude shots of herself online.
- Microminimus favorite and Flickr sexpot Stephi chats with us about the fun of making sexy photos and how she discovered herself sexually.
- Arts journalist Brian Kellow wrote some first-class biographies. Part one, part two.
Interviews at 2Blowhards
- “The 10,000 Year Explosion” by Gregory Cochran and Henry Harpending is an eye-opening exploration of the ways human evolution has continued since the advent of agriculture. We talked with Greg Cochran about the book: Intro; Part One; Part Two; Part Three; Part Four; Part Five.
- “In Private/In Public,” an evening of short plays by George Hunka, is a polished and snazzy new work of theater in the Pinter-Beckett tradition. We talked to George about his work, and about what the life of a New York City playwright is really like: Intro; Part One; Part Two.
- Political philosopher Jim Kalb spelled out his traditionalist critique of modern liberal society, and explained what a genuine conservatism might look like: Intro; Part One; Part Two; Part Three.
- “Front Porch anarchist” Bill Kauffman discussed his love for small-town America and his dislike of Imperial America: Intro; Part One; Part Two; Part Three; Part Four; Part Five.
- A math teacher who preferred to remain anonymous talked to us about working with inner-city kids: Part One; Part Two.
- Comedian and nutrition buff Tom Naughton discusses the craziness of our eating policies and habits, as well as the experience of making his terrific documentary “Fat Head“: Part One; Part Two; and a revisit.
- The work of the architectural theorist Nikos Salingaros is a brilliant, refreshing and substantial corrective to much silly contemporary art theory. Nikos talked to us about fractals, the new sciences, neighborhoods, buildings, and art: Part One; Part Two; Part Three; Part Four; Part Five.
- The gifted poet and blogger Mike Snider provides an introduction to the New Traditionalism in poetry and shares some thoughts about neuroscience and pattern-making: Part One; Part Two.
- David Sucher is the author of the essential town-making pattern book “City Comforts.” David talked to 2Blowhards about his immortal “3 Rules”: Part One; Part Two.
- Health guru Mark Sisson advocates what he calls “The Primal Blueprint” and is a major figure in the Paleo eating-and-fitness world. He talked to us about the benefits of going Paleo: Intro; Part One; Part Two.
- Explore art, yoga, and exercise with Margi Young, a gifted and intuitive yoga teacher who has also been a dancer and a choreographer: Part One; Part Two; Part Three; Part Four.
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