There's a force at work that keeps you from being you. We feel it, too. It's the reason we avoid making the call, the reason we put off the diet. It's why we've done nothing about that entrepreneurial idea, that creative endeavor, that new relationship. In his book The War of Art, Steven Pressfield defines this universal force as Resistance. Welcome to The Resistance, a new podcast featuring honest interviews with creative persons about this force and the forms it takes.
Despite an impressive and growing list of fellowships, awards, and prizes, acclaimed poet and author Michael Kleber-Diggs says it's an ongoing struggle to believe his voice and perspective are needed at all.
On this episode of The Resistance, Alasdair MacLean chronicles his songwriting journey and some creative lessons learned, how The Clientele's most popular song only took 10 minutes to write, and the connective tissue of their brand new album, 'I Am Not There Anymore'.
Johnnyswim's infectious pop music has carried them from The Today Show to the Tonight Show, but the primary goal of their work has always been about creating meaningful connections. On this episode, Abner Ramirez and Amanda Sudano tell us about the way art generates community and how music continues to heal them to this day.