Carl King is the author of the book, "So, You're A Creative Genius... Now What?" -- an unconventional career guide for musicians, artists, animators, comedians, and boat motor repairmen. This accompanying audio podcast features candid conversations with creative professionals as they share theories, techniques, and experiences in the industry.
012: Dave Elitch (Drummer of Miley Cyrus, Killer Be Killed, Ex-Mars Volta)11/01/2014 Duração: 02h35min
Dave Elitch and I talk about being a working drummer. Because that's what he is.
011: Brendon Small (Dethklok: Metalocalypse, Home Movies, The Brendon Small Album)15/12/2013 Duração: 01h27min
Brendon Small of Dethklok: Metalocalypse and I talk about audience torture, our high school experiences, and his (then) upcoming album, Galaktikon.
010: Dale Turner (Instructor at Musicians Institute, Guitar World Columnist, Transcriptionist)16/09/2011 Duração: 02h57min
Guitar Guru, Dale Turner, currently an instructor at Hollywood’s Musicians Institute and Guitar World magazine columnist, talks about his days as a guitar books/magazine transcriptionist, his lawless teenage efforts to Promote Vaiism, and his album Mannerisms Magnified — on which he played every instrument himself.
009: DW Brown (Acting Teacher, Author of "You Can Act!")03/05/2011 Duração: 01h16min
Acting Teacher, DW Brown, talks about the difference between cravings and desires, the defense mechanism known as Dissociation we are taught as children (and why it makes us bad actors), and why artists must play by different rules than everyone else.
008: Hester Schell (Author, Casting Revealed: A Guide For Film Directors)11/03/2011 Duração: 47min
Alfred Hitchcock said that "Seventy-five percent of directing is casting." Hester Schell tells us why. We also discuss why there aren't more blockbuster tragedy movies, how to get rejected by a film festival jury, and a creative writing project involving a tunnel.)
007: Carl King (Creator of Sir Millard Mulch, Dr. Zoltan)04/03/2011 Duração: 03h33min
In this narcissistic and self-conscious episode, Carl King talks about his multiple personas, his experiences with telepathic beings from another dimension, and why he stopped making music. (And of course, Steve Vai.)
006: Paul Chitlik (UCLA Screenwriting Professor, Author of Rewrite)25/02/2011 Duração: 01h01min
Paul Chitlik has written for Twilight Zone, Who's The Boss?, and Pamela Anderson's V.I.P. He teaches us some good writing habits, tells us where the best homemade pasta can be found, and critiques the Atlas Shrugged Movie trailer.
005: Anthony White (Ex-Drummer For Frank Zappa)18/02/2011 Duração: 01h02min
In the late 1970s, Anthony White, an L.A. session drummer, auditioned for and played with the legendary Frank Zappa. He discusses his abrupt departure from the band after being replaced by David Logeman.
004: Andy Alt (Interactive Marketing Director For Steve Vai)11/02/2011 Duração: 01h04min
Andy Alt works with Steve Vai as his online marketing director, is COO of their upcoming company called GuitarTV, and performs on guitar & bass (at the same time with an instrument he created) in the duo, "Swimming in Trees."
003: Jymuloxx Cortribbonz (Director-Producer For Nickelodeon)04/02/2011 Duração: 50min
Who here doesn’t remember the 1980s show Real Gibbons on Nickelodeon? I’m not afraid to admit I still have a worn-out (and now autographed) VHS tape with the first 3 episodes, but still haven’t been able to find any clips on YouTube. Well, here’s the man who started it all. After 12 years of being inspired by his shows, I’m honored to present this candid interview with the temperamental director-producer, Jymuloxx Cortribbonz. Guess where Adult Swim got all their animation techniques? You guessed it.
002: Micah Chambers-Goldberg (Director, Illustrator, Fine Artist)03/02/2011 Duração: 41min
Micah Chambers-Goldberg, known for his unique ability to transform the whimsical imagination into fantastical imagery, is a versatile and accomplished artist in Animation, Illustration, Film, and Fine Art.
001: Dan Oster (MADtv, Titled Sketch Project)02/02/2011 Duração: 01h17min
In this special episode, guest Dan Oster talks about his experience on mainstream comedy television, teaches us some technique and theory behind his sketch writing and celebrity impressions, and the launch of his own web series.