By Anson Mount & Branan Edgens
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Tired of interviews with celebrities answering all the same questions that have already been asked a thousand times? Good. So are we. Instead, we focus on how our guests force themselves to think outside-the-box; or on that moment that served as inspiration for what they do now. Come and join us as we dive deep into the source that fuels everything.
||ExplicitSeason One Finale – TWP024 - The Well||Anson and Branan recap the first season of The Well Podcast and talk about plans for season 2. Also, Anson talks about filming "Star Trek: Discovery" and what it's like to join the larger Star Trek family. Oh...||6/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLou Barlow, Part 3 – “Lou at Play” – TWP023 - The Well||Playfulness is it at the heart of the creative process and it can take many surprising forms. Lou Barlow has been playing with his sound, his process and his ideas since he was a kid. In this episode of THE WELL we look at the importance of staying loo.||4/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLou Barlow, Part 2 – “In His Own Orbit” – TWP022 - The Well||Lou Barlow is one of our generations most unique and prolific singer songwriters. In this episode he reflects upon his resistance to identity as a songwriter and performer. He shares what drives him as a writer and how it feels after 20 years to be pla.||4/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLou Barlow, Part 1 – “A Partial History of Lou Barlow” – TWP021 - The Well||Lou Barlow’s creative output goes by many names, Sebadoh, Dinosaur Jr., Folk Implosion, Sentridoh, and Loobiecore. Throughout his career he’s carved out a niche for himself as a the unofficial godfather of low-fi folk music and/or emo.||3/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWard Fleming, Part 2 – “Imposter” – TWP020 - The Well||Ward may have invented the pinscreen, but just because someone made something doesn't someone else won't be happy to take all the credit. This is the story of an inventor and his imposter, and how one man had to fight off a swarm of people looking to||2/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWard Fleming, Part 1 – “Preparing the Field” – TWP019 - The Well||Artist and inventor Ward Fleming invented one of the most famous and lucrative toys of the last fifty years. But it was only one step in a personal research project that has spanned the majority of Ward's life,||2/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit“Creative Stupidity” – TWP018 - The Well||We normally bring you stories of creative inspiration, but this week we have two stories of creative stupidity, courtesy of our own Branan Edgens. Co-host Anson Mount asks Branan to expound upon how his pursuits of genius rarely mix well with electrici.||2/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRoel Reiné – “Titian Red” – TWP017 - The Well||Roel's Album MONOTONIC DIVERSITY is available HERE. - Roel Reiné is an accomplished action director. But when he isn't swinging lenses around flying fists and crashing cars, he is composing deeply meditative music through the manipulation of a raw el||2/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEva Longoria, Part 2 – “Marriage… Sweet, Sweet Marriage” – TWP016 - The Well||Eva and Anson discuss the joys of finding your person and becoming boringly domestic. And Branan coaches Anson on being a mindful spouse. Enjoy! - Bonus music for this episode of The Well was provided by Kevin MacLeod under a Creative Commons Attrib||1/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEva Longoria, Part 1 – “No Sabían Que Eramos Semillas” – TWP015 - The Well||To see Eva's documentary "The Harvest" click HERE. - To see Eva's documentary "The Harvest" click HERE. - Most people realize that Eva Longoria is both a tremendously talented actress. Fewer realize that she is also savvy,||1/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLeon Ingulsrud, Part 2 – “A Herd of Antelope” – TWP014 - The Well||Sometimes we have really great tape that didn't quite make it into the primary episode, but that deserves to be shared with our listeners nonetheless. This time we have tape that deserves to be shared with no one, hidden deep in a dusty archive,||1/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLeon Ingulsrud, Part 1 – “The Martini Samurai” – TWP013 - The Well||We decided to do something fun for our holiday episode. So we invited "Hell on Wheels" actor Leon Ingulsrud over to my place to share with us his love of martinis, their history, and how this gin-based, cultural touchstone has given him insight into w||12/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitReggie Watts, Part 2 – “What We Focus On” – TWP012 - The Well||Anson's interview with Reggie took place on August 12th, 2017. Earlier that day, in Charlottesville, a white supremacist drove his car headlong into a crowd of protesters killing one and injuring many others.||12/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitReggie Watts, Part 1 – “The Dampfnudel Zone” – TWP011 - The Well||Before Reggie Watts even takes the stage, he has already broken most of the accepted tropes in contemporary comedy, as well as in contemporary music. Some think this is simply because he refuses to see a difference between the two.||12/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDr. David Haskell, Part 2 – “Open and Closed” – TWP010 - The Well||While conducting a rather mind-blowing interview with Dr. David Haskell, we became just as interested in the creative process that led a biologist to be nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. Not only does David believe that writing is applicable to his the||12/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDr. David Haskell, Part 1 – “Life Is Connection” – TWP009 - The Well||Pulitzer Prize nominated author and biologist Dr. David Haskell is an observer of life, and life, according to him, is inextricable from the networks that exist both within it and around the living object. Join us as we travel with David to two extrem||11/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJune Jones, Part 2 – “Pronounced Dead (With a Disclaimer)” – TWP008 - The Well||When Anson sat down to interview June Jones for episode 5 "Love Is the Difference", he began by asking the iconic football coach about his brush with death and how his sense of competition fueled his recovery. We hope you enjoy. -||11/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJune Jones, Part 1 – “Love is the Difference” – TWP007 - The Well||In 1998, the University of Hawaii was ranked 112th out of 112 teams in the NCAA. Having lost for 18 straight games, they were at a bottom and had little hope for a turnaround. So they turned to an adopted son: NFL coach June Jones.||11/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitIwan Rheon – “Moment in Time” – TWP006 - The Well||He's a fantastic actor and we all know this. But did you know that Iwan Rheon is also an incredibly gifted song writer? Join us as we delve into three songs that represent three very different moments of his life's journey. -||10/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJonathan Meiburg, Part 2 – “Genetic Memory” – TWP005 - The Well||Every now and then we'll have a piece of tape that--while it didn't fit in to our episode--is still something that we think you should hear. So we'll be releasing these bonus episodes intermittently. And we'd love to know what you think,||10/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJonathan Meiburg, Part 1 – “Restless and Relaxed” – TWP004 - The Well||Jonathan Meiburg is a bonafide rock star. But for the past twenty years, when he isn't touring or cutting a new album, Jonathan has been routinely drawn to the Falkland Islands and the striated caracara, a rare falcon whose brain has been found to be||10/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit“Who’s Your Superhero?” – TWP003 - The Well||Earlier this year Anson got to fulfill a lifelong fantasy when he portrayed a Marvel Comics superhero. While shooting, he kept a handheld recorder with him and asked his cast mates a very simple question: "Who's your superhero?||10/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitKen Leung – “Don’t Mess With Rocky” – TWP002 - The Well||Actor Ken Leung woke up one morning to a phone call. It was his father telling him that he had to fly to Thailand to bring back the body of his brother Kevin who had suddenly drowned while on vacation. Ken explains a mystery surrounding the circumst||9/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitKelly Gleason Keogh – “The Two Brothers” – TWP001 - The Well||In 1820, the whaleship Essex was attacked by a sperm whale and sank. A handful of men survived through shear force of will and their story became the inspiration for Herman Melville's Moby Dick. But that wasn't the end of the story. Dr.||9/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitIntroducing The Well - The Well||We're working hard on a new show! For now, we've made this little teaser to explain what you can expect to get out of the The Well. Keep an eye out for our inaugural episodes in the first week of October.||7/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Brilliant, thoughtful and fun!
Great chemistry & insightful conversations. Very psyched for more!
A refreshing take on what inspires people. Thought provoking. Curious to hear where things go.
Love it and looking forward to more♥️
This is a great idea. Anson is a great host, love digging into this subject with people. Looking forward to seeing this evolve