Tireless comedian and host of Hot Breath Podcast, Joel Byars, gives ZNP the lowdown on his latest ventures and shares how he went from Coping with anxiety to Working it by "touching the wall". See Joel LIVE as part of my vinyl release night, October 28 at the E.A.R.L. in Atlanta.
Songwriter, vocalist and scholar of Maya culture and anthropology, Yellow Gray, shares a new song! and revelations that occurred upon discovering she was BiPolar and finding balance with the right medication that allows her to be her true self and stay focused on personal goals.
Talent buyer for The Bowery Presents South and umbrella holder for Word Productions (concerts & more in Atlanta), Patrick Hill, shares the positive effect running has had on many aspects of his life and gives us a peek at exciting new club venture in Birmingham, AL. Touring bands will want to check out Saturn!
Sewing professional and tattooed goddess (imho), Jessie Montoro (Jess Johnson), invites us into the comfort zone of her mind where various characters (that sometimes come out to play!) bring balance and help her forge ahead when times are tough.
Vintage collector, vendor and CEO of Collecting Obsessions, Shawn Taylor, invites Zen Noodle Pie to our first on location interview (so fun!) and shares some favorite keepers and how Alfred E. Neuman is a frequent companion in the quest for calm.
Writer, musician, and taco enthusiast (that's just FYI- we didn't even touch on her intense love of tacos!), Kim Ware, talks morning rituals, importance of solitude and how she gets from nervous "forgetting the quilt" (school play reference) to confident- opening for the Indigo Girls with her band, the Good Graces.
Writer/musician, Chris Lopez (the Rock*A*Teens), shares his experience with panic attacks, how he stays relaxed these days, and a bit of history garnered on a memorable trip to Cumberland Island (GA).
Hear Reckless Needs, my (KMD) duet with Chris, onSpotify.
Here's a link to the book (and great deal!) that really helped me in the eye of my own panic attack hurricane years ago: Women's Moods.
Artist, vocalist and fashion doll, Danette Haser, shares how she escapes "the Dome" (new term!), how she chills out on a daily basis and a new determination to succeed. Yay Danette!
Chunklet's own, Henry Owings, divulges things he learned about himself through therapy and the more recent discovery of a vibrant comfort found sharing the stage with wife, Sarah, as a comedy team.
Bonus Mini! Comedian and voice of Gene from Bob's Burgers, Eugene Mirman, joins us at the Yacht Club to lend some words for the podcast before his live show with Robyn Hitchcock here in Atlanta, GA. btw 100% of the food in the photo is mine (KMD). I did share. Follow Eugene on Twitter. And check out his new 7 volume vinyl set: I'm Sorry (You're Welcome).
Never a dull moment with executive indie film producer and zombie apocalypse survival authority, Kendall Keeling. Discover how she forgets her troubles through violent video games and why we should all carry a bug-out bag.
Poet, rock opera vocalist and practicing Buddhist, Rick Stewart, reminds us of the calm within the chaos, shares a poem on death and breaks into song in remembrance of David Bowie.
Emmy-nominated make-up artist, Noel Hernandez, talks love of pets, challenges on the job and comfort found in cooking for others.
Smooth as silk crooner and man about town, Bret Busch, shares the power words that keep him calm during flight, why hard copy music releases matter and the scoop on his latest project.