Creative Minds with Chad Hall
By Holy Fool Productions
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Can we learn to talk about things that don’t have easy answers? Can we remember how to discuss? Can we learn how people think? Can we shut up long enough to really listen? Can we learn to live inside of questions and possibilities? Can we give up the need to always be right? Can We learn to love the mystery that we're all swimming in? I'm going to try. I'm going to seek out extraordinary people and see what I can learn about creativity, avoidance, productivity, mental health, different points of view, self-improvement, grit, screwing up, cleaning up, laughing, thinking, loving, death, beauty, and everything else that matters.
||ExplicitColin Frangicetto||I sit down with artist, musician Colin Frangicetto (Circa Survive, Psychic Babble) to talk flow state, resistance, artistic freedom, psychedelics, beginner’s mindset, and more.||10/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMegan Holiday||I sit down with radio personality Megan Holiday (KROQ, Alt105) to talk podcasting, her struggles with addiction, sobriety, recovery, giving back, community, the importance of a positive mindset, much more.||10/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMighty Mike McGee||I sit down with Santa Clara County Poet Laureate Mighty Mike McGee to discuss poetry, comedy, the evolution of what's socially acceptable, and idea of horrible people making good art (Bill Cosby, Woody Allen, etc.)||10/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMarc Ruiz||I sit down with my friend Marc Ruiz to talk about screenwriting, blogging, photography, imposter syndrome, and having a child with cancer.||9/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDaniel Garcia||I sit down with Content Magazine curator Daniel Garcia and we talk about running a magazine, photography, parenting, limitations, mindfulness and the battle against perfectionism.||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDavid Knight||I sit down with musician David Knight and we talk about music, moving to Malaysia, negotiating personal politics, grief and the effects of age on the creative process.||9/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitVinny Le Pés||I chat with photographer & YouTuber Vinny Le Pés. A talk that starts out about notebooks and journaling leads us into the longer conversation of digital vs analog, input overload, intention, film photography, over-organizing, social media and more.||9/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTaking Breaks||Our Season 1 finale! Closing out Season 1 seems like the perfect time to talk about the importance of taking breaks. Some of my favorites guest from this season come back to tell us their thoughts on resting the brain and sharpening the saw.||6/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBuilding from Impulse with CRUELS||I sit down with my good friend producer/artist Giovanni Giusti (CRUELS, The Limousines) and we talk creativity, channeling grief, arguing with strangers online, cultivating ignorance for mental health, dangerous plants, AI, automation, analog synths and||6/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRe-scoping Anger||What if anger doesn't have to be a destructive thing? What if it can mean something else? Something bigger?||6/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Do We Find the Time? Part 2||In the episode, I chat with two very busy & extraordinary women: actress, podcaster Alyshia Ochse & activist, business owner Celeste Walker. We talk about time but oh, so much more. I really love this episode!||5/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe By-products of a Fool||We often make foolish assumptions and with time they become rules that we live by, but when examined they may, in fact, be things that are holding us back and keeping us from our purpose. I'm going to share with you some of mine and how I'm working past||5/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Do We Find the Time? Part 1||The number one reason I hear why people aren't creating more is TIME. So I'm dedicating two episode to TIME. In part 1 I talk to an old friend, and we hear from YA author Debby Dodds and painter Roxanne Blackwood.||5/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Do We Know When We Are Done?||How do we know when something is finished? This episode, I look for the answer the idea of completion, and I talk to musician John Miller (The Holy Dark) & artist Lou Bermingham.||3/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Quick Update||3 minutes - 3 news items||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Green Square||In honor of the February Monthly Creative Challenge prompt of Memories, I delve into a personal memory and explore the power that nostalgia, silence, and memory hold. This episode also reminds us of the transformative power wielded in a child's mind.||2/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMy Creative Detours||A little something fun for the new year: a little bit confessional, a little bit satire and a little bit digital chaos.||1/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanState of the Podcast 2018||A new name, a new website, some exciting news, some requests and some info about what we have planned for the future||1/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMaking Things Tangible||While exploring the process of bringing ideas to life; giving flesh to the imaginary, I talk to entrepreneur & owner of Limón Salon Carlos Letelier. He also talks to Blizzard Entertainment 3D Texture Artist Ian Ameling. Extra special thanks to David Ru||12/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConfrontation of Fear||Fear is the greatest enemy to creativity. What are you afraid of? What does it prevent you from doing? Where does fear live and how to we begin to defeat it?||11/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHacking Creativity||So, what exactly is a Hacker Dojo? Hacker Dojo is a Silicon Valley secret and it was kind of the perfect place for us to begin expanding the ways that we understand what creativity is and how it works. Find out what artists and technologists have in com||9/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLooking Back to Move Forward||A look back on the original format of the show and all the lessons learned (featuring Lam Nguyen.) As this podcast moves forward with a new format it's important to remember the past and to learn from it. This features sound from our original podcast.||8/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Substantial. Diverse. Comical.
Lam and Chad discuss an array of topics, ranging from personal philosophical views in their everyday lives to the implications of technological progression on their mediums to water picks. This podcast is relatable to the laymen of the world and creative spirits alike. With a good measure of humorous metaphors, they ask the real questions that affect all of us in one way or another.
Just two guys and their having a good time :)
I love listening to these two. The contrast of both their personalities makes a perfect marriage. It's nice just listening to them talk about life,tech and culture.
Listening to the randomness of Chad and Lam's conversation will spark your own mind. I often find my self talking back to them trying to interject my own thoughts. Love hearing their thoughts on technology, books, movies and music. Keep up the awesome work guys!