Richard Montoya

Richard Montoya

Daniel talks with playwright, actor, and filmmaker, Richard Montoya.  Richard’s newest project is his directorial debut – Water and Power.  Montoya comes from what some may call “Chicano royalty.”  His father was the acclaimed Chicano poet...
Scott Weems

Scott Weems

Ben & Daniel talk with Scott Weems, author of “Ha! The Science of When we Laugh and Why.”  Scott is a neuroscientist who has been researching the science of humor.  He explains that humor is a way for our brains to make sense of the chaos in our minds....
Natalie Goldberg

Natalie Goldberg

In a rebroadcast from April 14, 2013, Daniel & Ben talk with Natalie Goldberg, an influential author of books on writing.  Her latest is “The True Secret of Writing.”  Goldberg talks about the “True Secret Retreats” she holds in Taos, New...
Maria Maloney

Maria Maloney

Ben & Daniel talk with Maria Maloney, founder of Mouthfeel Press.  Maria talks about what drove her to create the press and why she came up with the name “Mouthfeel.”  Maria also talks about the friendships she creates with the authors whose works she...
W.S. Di Piero

W.S. Di Piero

Ben & Daniel talk with W.S. Di Piero, author of the poetry collection “Tombo.”  Di Piero talks about the patterns of sound that stir his poetry.  He also discusses the opening poem of “Tombo,” and why he chose to open the collection with...