Episodes: 5 Columns

Episode 03.01: Farmer Emily Staalberg: How a farm can help save the planet.

We’re back!  Emily Staalberg is co-owner of Steel Acres, a family farm in Ojai CA. In this episode we...

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Episode 02.08: Pro Poker Player Jeremy Kottler: If you’re winning, that means someone else is losing.

Jeremy Kottler has won over $1.6 million playing poker professionally. In our chat, Jeremy gives insights into the technique of...

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Episode 02.07 Montessori Preschooler Mabel Fish: School is work and I love it!

Mabel Fish, who, as she will readily tell you, is 4-11/12 years old and has been attending a small...

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Episode 02.06 Tesla Sales Rep Ignacio Anzaldo: Actually listening to clients is the way to sell $100,000 cars.

Ignacio Anzaldo sold Tesla cars for over 2 years. He still drives one of the cars and in this...

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Episode 02.05: Color Strategist Vyana Novus: We are all inherently creative.

In addition to being a painter and illustrator, Vyana Novus is a color strategist. You may ask, “What is...

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Episode 02.04: Wilco Keyboardist Mikael Jorgensen: Wilco does, indeed, love you.

SPECIAL NOTE: At the end of this episode, hear the brand-new, unreleased, Wilco song, White Wooden Cross.  Mikael Jorgensen...

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Episode 02.03: Animation Director Ross Venokur: The gut-wrenching freedom of making indie animated films.

Ross Venokur has directed animated feature films such as A.C.O.R.N.S: Operation Crackdown and the soon to be released Charming,...

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Episode 02.02: Remix Artist Cassandra C. Jones: I’m just gonna go tomorrow, make something new and find joy in that.

Cassandra C. Jones is a remix artist using digital photography to create large-scale collage works. In our conversation, we...

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Episode 02.01: Pro Tennis Player Lester Cook: Exactly how does it feel to be ranked 191st in the world?

This is is one of our favorite episodes ever and we’re thrilled that it’s our SEASON 2 PREMIERE! Lester...

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Episode 14: SEASON 1 FINALE! It did a lot to my head to see my body photoshopped in front of me. A talk with Model Sophie Ward.

Sophie Ward walked the runway in fashion capitals around the world for 8 years and appeared in countless magazines,...

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Episode 13: All I want is more tomatoes. A talk with Tomatomania Producer Scott Daigre.

PEOPLE! All your tomato questions get answered in the episode! Scott Daigre is the producer behind Tomatomania, the world’s...

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Episode 12: The financial, physical and emotional costs of always being ready. A talk with U.S. Marine Captain Jim Shelton.

Jim Shelton served active duty in the U.S. Marine Corps for six years, eventually rising to the rank of...

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Episode 11: Trader Joe’s behind the scenes. Are people as happy as they seem? A talk with Trader Joe’s Sign Artist Meggie Hawthorne.

Meggie Hawthorne was a crew member at Trader Joes for for seven years and a Sign Artist for three...

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Episode 10: Every single moment of our lives is unscripted. A talk with Improvisation Coach David Taylor.

David Taylor has a 10-year history with Improvisation, studying at the American Acadamey of Dramatic Arts in New York...

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Episode 09: Wherever you go, there you are. Or, how to go to Kyrgyzstan and reshape your life. A talk with Kiva Media Fellow Liz Fish.

Liz Fish did a stint as a Kiva Media Fellow, traveling to Ukraine, Armenia, Georgia and Kyrgyzstan to document...

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