I talk about Love and Rockets on Studio 360

A short segment about the influence Love and Rockets had on my artistic development aired recently on the public radio program Studio 360. You can hear it “here”:http://studio360.org/episodes/2008/10/31.

self-forgiveness. Next time you're tempted to beat yourself up...treat yourself like a dog

Treat yourself like a dog

If we all agree that punishment and cruelty don’t work on others, why are they your go-tos when it comes to changing your own less-than optimal behaviors?

Samantha Hodder, host and creator of the podcast This is Our Time, about women in STEM banding together to make big changes in the climate change battle

The time to act is now

So how does one go from a slow-burn collaborative podcast to putting out a full, cohesive season of a narrative podcast in one year? With a whole lot of extremely focused action, and a laser focus on one goal.

There is no gatekeeper. There is no gate. Article by Jessica Abel. Young woman trying to learn to play guitar. Excerpt from Soundtrack" ©1992 by Jessica Abel

There is no gatekeeper. There is no gate.

A few weeks ago, I assigned my art students a fun project, a “forgery” of an artist they admire and want to learn from. One student picked Michelangelo. (I talked her down from trying a fresco—in two weeks—to imitating his red chalk studies.) She copied his work in her sketchbook every day. She went to