@ Sea Podcast #24: Jeremy Cowart

April 21, 2018Christianity, Creativity, Design, Justice, Podcast

You may have heard the rumor or legend or sorts that certain cultures throughout history have been at least suspicious or cautious about photography in fear that something of the soul was captured in the process. The other side of that coin is that, to many purveyors of the arts, a great portrait actually has … Read More

@ Sea Podcast #21: Dominique DuBois Gilliard

February 9, 2018Christianity, Podcast

Welcome to episode 1 of season 3 of the @ Sea Podcast. My guest is Dominique DuBois Gilliard. Dominique is the director of racial righteousness and reconciliation for the Love Mercy Do Justice Initiative of Evangelical Covenant Church. He is also the author of Rethinking Incarceration, which is the focus of my conversation with him. We pick up as … Read More

@ Sea Podcast #20: Julie Bindel

September 24, 2017Podcast

in 1981, in Yorkshire, England, Peter William Sutcliffe was convicted of the murder of 13 women over a span of about 5 years. Police were criticized for there slowness of the investigation, the pace of which which appeared to pick up only after one of Suttcliffe’s victims turn out *not* to be a prostitute. Among … Read More

@ Sea Episode #19: Adam Caress

September 4, 2017Podcast

I’m going go out on a limb and suggest that almost every music listener, even more casual fans, has been privy a conversation revolving around the idea of “selling out.” A conversation focused on what is happening or might happen to a band who is suddenly faced with the seemingly intractable dilemma…  of making money. … Read More

Podcast Episode #18: Hanif Abduraquib

July 27, 2017Podcast, Race

Artists and critics have a famously contentious relationship. It can seem, at least, that the discipline of critiquing stands at odds  to the discipline of creating it. Yet, I can’t think of really any professional artist who doesn’t hold some very pointed opinions about the work they consume (as well as their own. And I’ve … Read More

@ Sea Podcast #17: Dr. Todd Allen

June 30, 2017Podcast

Some of my guests make national news. They win Grammys or national book awards. But this will never be a podcast about what’s most popular or what’s trending, per se. My interest is in connecting you with great culture makers, because I believe what they do deepens and enriches our lives. My guest on this … Read More

@ Sea Podcast #15: Michael Wear Returns

May 31, 2017Podcast, Politics

My guest on this episode of the podcast is actually my first 2-time guest, Michael Wear.  During season 1, Michael shared his unique angle on not just the idea of politics, but the human practice of politics.  As someone who has lived and worked in Washington DC with the women and men who often end … Read More

@ Sea Podcast #13: Ryan O’Neil (Sleeping At Last)

April 25, 2017Good Music, Podcast

A few nights ago, I took my newborn daughter, who was crying, into the small office space where I do most of my work, including recording and editing this podcast. I deftly navigated my laptop while holding her in the other arm… and started playing through some of my favorite songs. We listened to… Sigur … Read More