Maxximillian Presents: THEMATIC
By Maxximillian Dafoe
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Positive aspects, helpful perspectives, and practical strategies from creators, innovators, writers, artists, and scientists sharing practical tips and how-tos with eclectic musical interludes to hit your pleasure center as you let the conversation sink in.
||CleanWriting a Series: The Joys of Deep Research & Writing with a Team—A conversation with playwright-author Michael Federico||Actor-Playwright Michael Federico (@mcfed5) talks about the creative process of taking the TERMS Political Thriller Audio Drama from concept to audio drama gold, his personal practice for turning insomnia into an opportunity, and the importance of givin||2/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEyes Wide Shut: Liberal Media’s Seduction of America—How To Reach Common Ground||How Liberal Media’s Seduction of America Led To A Presidential SNAFU and how we can reach common ground—according to Writer-Director Rob McCollum of the riveting audio drama TERMS, the solution is in the problem.||12/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitIrresistible Literary Fiction: Extraordinary Adventures In Ordinary Lives||Does genre popularity influence literary agents? Read with us between the lines…||12/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSleeping With The Enemy: Making Peace With America’s Boogieman||The American Experiment: Are pure politics our solution to irreconcilable differences? We discuss the boogieman in U.S. politics—and its not who you think.||12/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLiving Life On Your TERMS — Writers Room Series: A Business Approach To Making Your Creative Endeavors Your Full-Time Job||Also: How managing expectations improves relationships, setting boundaries, the role of self-awareness in the enterprise of human creativity and more.||11/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWhat does it look like to cultivate health? Finding Your Like-Hearted Community, a conversation with Levi Gardner of Urban Roots||What does it look like to cultivate health? Finding Your Like-Hearted Community—a conversation with Levi Gardner of Urban Roots||10/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitConversations With Artists: Artist Jordyn Fishman Is Going To Paint Forever||Listen as ArtPrize Nine artist painter Jordyn Fishman and I discuss her artistic expression of the dark carnival of economic privilege, and why she was inspired to make a statement about location-based privilege in particular||10/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitConversations With Artists: Woodcutting Superstar Pippin Frisbie-Calder unpacks her simulated wildlife extinction role-playing art exhbition—yes, really!||Artists Talking: Artist Pippin Frisbie-Calder | On Cancelled Edition — A silent call to action from nature to humanity||9/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGenre Fiction Icon Alasdair Stuart — Writers Room Series: Writing Better, Getting Paid||“The more you do it—I won’t say the easier it’ll become, but the level of difficulty will be something you’re much more comfortable with.” —Alasdair Stuart||9/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFrom Katrina With Love: Resources for Hurricane Survivors||For those in seeking resources, relief and recovery from Hurricane Harvey, and for those who want to help, there’s a comprehensive document online that’s being updated 24 hours a day with links and detailed information in this episode.||9/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Universe Has Got Your Back — Order The Fancy Drink||Have you ever wondered why, despite your best efforts, things between you and your dream thing just didnt work out? Ill tell you why. Listen...||8/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitActor-Comedian Eric Schwartz With Your Roadmap to Getting On Stage||Comedy is funny—but its not all jokes. Performing material worthy of your audience’s hard-earned dollars is a journey. Heres your roadmap.||7/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Worst Thing People Do At Parties ( And It’s Not What You Think! )||The Worst Thing People Do At Parties—I bet its not what you think!||6/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
This American Life with real character!
I absolutely love what you're doing with your show, you take real people and give us a peak into their extraordinary lives within the confines of their seemingly normal life. These aren't major celebrities that have dreams and gossip about them, but instead people chasing their dreams. I love your show and I can't wait to hear more!