Episode 30: Hollywood, Harps, and the Healing Hands of Chris Kinkade

Chris Kinkade is a stage and film actor whose work includes Alpha Dog with Emile Hirsch and Justin Timberlake, and My Sister’s Keeper with Cameron Diaz and Alec Baldwin (both directed by Nick Cassavetes). He’s the former lead singer of the Seattle-based 1970s/80s rock band Rail, the current lead singer of the band Elsewaves, and a professional […]

Episode 26: Talking with "Green-Eyed Poet" and Short Story Author, Tess Gallagher

Tess Gallagher is an American poet, essayist, and short story writer. Her many honors include a fellowship from the Guggenheim Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts award, and Maxine Cushing Gray Foundation Award. In addition to authoring numerous collections of poems and short stories, and teaching writing at Syracuse University for 10 years, Tess consulted […]

Episode 23: RECAP: Listener Reviews, Tracy Rector, What's Next, and More

Bryan and Jason discuss what they learned from last week’s interview with filmmaker Tracy Rector (Episode 22), who won an Emmy this year for her work on the documentary Dawnland. They also talk about listener reviews, what they are currently listening to and watching, and what to expect on next week’s episode with musician Jeff […]

Episode 22: Talking with Northwest Filmmaker and Storyteller, Tracy Rector

Tracy Rector is Seattle-based filmmaker focused on amplifying and empowering indigenous voices. She won an Emmy this year for her work on Dawnland, a documentary about the State of Maine’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission which addressed cultural genocide perpetrated by social workers upon tribal families. Tracy has directed or produced over 400 films and is […]