Cultural Weekly Radio Episode #17

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Ethan and Tod Hardin interview renowned choreographer Sarah Elgart. Her ScreenDance Diaries series in Cultural Weekly, shows the beauty of film and dance coming together to create amazing visual experiences. She talks about the success of the ongoing series, as well as her highly accomplished career – including her work on the Mickey Mouse Club, where she nurtured such starts as Christina Aguileira, Keri Russel, Justin Timberlake, Ryan Gossling and Brittany Spears.

Cultural Weekly Radio Episode #16

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Ethan and Tod are joined by film executive Adam Leipzig, who discusses the problems with the Veronica Mars Kickstarter. Topics also include if celebrities and big brands should be using crowdfunding, and Adam’s recent article about the value of Big Data.

Cultural Weekly Radio – Episode #15

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Ethan & Tod interview Broadway producer Vivek Tiwary – creator of The New York Times bestselling graphic novel The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story. Tiwary is the producing brains behind such Broadway hits as Green Day’s American IdiotThe Addams Family and A Raisin In The Sun.  Now he has taken on the story of man that discovered and managed the Beatles – Brian Epstein. The graphic novel has been a hit and a feature film version is now in development.

Cultural Weekly Radio – Episode #14

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Artist agent, Manuela Klerkx, is interviewed this week by Ethan Bearman and Tod Hardin.  Klerkx represents an eclectic mix of artists, just as an agent does for athletes and entertainers.  She recognized that artists were being underserved in the world of art, and her groundbreaking agency is helping them navigate the murky waters of all aspects of the industry – including contracts, gallery deals, connecting with collectors, social media, public relations and more.  Plus, Ethan and Tod talk about various topics related to this week’s creative landscape.

Cultural Weekly Radio – Episode #13

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This week Ethan and Tod interview Cultural Weekly publisher and managing editor, Adam Leipzig, as he joins the program from the floor of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. He tells us about the latest technologies being introduced and also discusses the upcoming Sundance Film Festival. Sundance is the most important film festival in the us, and a recent infographic produced by Cultural Weekly and Entertainment Media Partners reveals much about it, as wella as the health of independent filmmaking. Guest #2 is internationally acclaimed English street artist My Dog Sighs. He calls in from the south of England to discuss his creative process and the Free Art Friday movement that he was responsible for founding.

Cultural Weekly Radio – Episode #12

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Co-hosts Tod Hardin and Ethan Bearman return to do the final show of 2013! They are joined by award-winning comic book, tv, film and gaming writer, Jimmy Palmiotti.  PLUS, Cultural Weekly’s publisher and managing editor, Adam Leipzig, comes on to discuss the top 10 stories of 2013.

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Cultural Weekly Radio – Episode #11

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Ethan and Tod interview world acclaimed landscape and still life artist, Lori McNee, graphic novel and comic book advocate Allen Rubinstein, and the announcement of the poetry contest winner with Alexis Rhone Fancher.

Check back every Sunday for the latest edition of Cultural Weekly Radio. Hosted by radio personality, Ethan Bearman, and Cultural Weekly’s Special Features Editor, Tod Hardin. Send questions and comments to radio@culturalweekly.com

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Cultural Weekly Radio – Episode #10

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Ethan is joined this week by Managing Editor and Publisher of Cultural Weekly, Adam Leipzig. They discuss the latest articles, passing of Lou Reed, a review of the revamped Cultural Weekly website, how music physically affects us (and infants!), Story of the Weeping Camel, favorite shows of the television season and shows falling out of favor. The outro music this week is No Woman, No Drive by Alaa Wardi.

Check back every Sunday for the latest edition of Cultural Weekly Radio. Hosted by radio personality, Ethan Bearman, and Cultural Weekly’s Special Features Editor, Tod Hardin. Send questions and comments to radio@culturalweekly.com

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Cultural Weekly Radio – Episode #9

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This week Tod is still a jetsetter on the other side of the planet and we catch up on the latest in Cultural Weekly and Dubai. Ethan and Tod interview with multi-facted talent, Mike Ellison. Plus the outro is Liquid Architecture artist Young Old Man: A Warrior’s Prayer.

Check back every Sunday for the latest edition of Cultural Weekly Radio. Hosted by radio personality, Ethan Bearman, and Cultural Weekly’s Special Features Editor, Tod Hardin. Send questions and comments to radio@culturalweekly.com

Cultural Weekly Radio – Episode #8

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This week Tod is on the other side of the planet and we catch up on the latest in Cultural Weekly and Dubai. Ethan and poetry editor Alexis Rhone Fancher interview literary giant Jack Grapes about the creative process. Plus the outro is Liquid Architecture artist Lucius’ Wildewoman.

Check back every Sunday for the latest edition of Cultural Weekly Radio. Hosted by radio personality, Ethan Bearman, and Cultural Weekly’s Special Features Editor, Tod Hardin. Send questions and comments to radio@culturalweekly.com

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Cultural Weekly Radio – Episode #7

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This week we interview painter Seth Armstrong, as he talks about his new show in LA and why he likes paining superheroes and naked ladies.  We also chat with small-press publisher, poet and educator, Chiwan Choi – as he tells us why he’s out to destroy publishing and bookstores. Hmmmm… always interesting!

Check back every Sunday for the latest edition of Cultural Weekly Radio. Hosted by radio personality, Ethan Bearman, and Cultural Weekly’s Special Features Editor, Tod Hardin. Send questions and comments to radio@culturalweekly.com

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Cultural Weekly Radio – Episode #6

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This week we interview screenwriter Todd Alcott about what Breaking Bad has meant for TV writing; San Francisco Chronicle TV critic David Wiegand about the new fall TV season; and Cultural Weekly’s Poetry Editor, Alexis Rhone Fancher, reads one of her deliciously explicit erotic poems.

Check back every Sunday for the latest edition of Cultural Weekly Radio. Hosted by radio personality, Ethan Bearman, and Cultural Weekly’s Special Features Editor, Tod Hardin. Send questions and comments to radio@culturalweekly.com.

WARNING: This episode contains explicit content near the end.

Cultural Weekly Radio – Episode #5

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This week we interview actor Matthew Modine about his groundbreaking new app, Stanley Kubrick, Full Metal Jacket and much more. Other discussions on Breaking Bad, Stephen King, the Emmy Awards, Stoker, Cultural Weekly and singer/songwriter, Danny Michel.

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Cultural Weekly Radio – Episode #4

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Hosted by radio personality, Ethan Bearman, and Cultural Weekly’s Special Features Editor, Tod Hardin. This week we interview Sophia Stein about her interview with director Alan Berliner; Alexis Rhone Fancher about this week’s poet (she does a live reading); and Sofy Encanto, the lead singer from the band Elastic Bond. Discussion around British actors being cast to play Americans, production location of films and more.

Cultural Weekly Radio – Episode #3

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Hosted by radio personality, Ethan Bearman, and Cultural Weekly’s Special Features Editor, Tod Hardin. This week we interview Milan McAlevy, co-founder, songwriter and guitarist for the band Coke Weed – a psych rock band from Bar Harbor, Maine. They’re one of the hottest bands on the college radio charts and have made some waves via Spin magazine and CMJ. We discuss the band’s success and their latest album, Back to Soft. Other topics for discussion include the definition of culture, Riddick, Neil Young, the Toronto International Film Festival, box office results and much more.

Art is freedom!

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Cultural Weekly Radio Episode #2

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Cultural Weekly Radio with hosts Ethan Bearman and Tod Hardin. This week we interview Cultural Weekly  contributor, Dr. Ulli K. Ryder about her article In Defense of Jay Z – her take on the feud between the rap mogul and legendary entertainer and activist, Harry Belafonte.  Other topics include Elmore Leonard, Seamus Heaney, J.D. Salinger and an overview of the current issue of Cultural Weekly. The show closes with a new tune from the genre-bending recording artist, Thundercat.

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Cultural Weekly Radio Episode #1

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I am very proud to announce that Cultural Weekly Radio has invited me to be the co-host with Tod Hardin of the new show! Our inaugural broadcast is done and I invite you all to take a listen and enjoy.

The inaugural broadcast of Cultural Weekly Radio with hosts Ethan Bearman and Tod Hardin. Interviews featuring Cultural Weekly Publisher & Managing Editor Adam Leipzig, Poetry Editor Alexis Rhone Fancher, and discussions surrounding the current issue focused on Detroit.

Art is freedom!

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