This week on The Larb, after a 2 week imposed hiatus, I return to reflect on the homeless guy I saw this week begging in traffic on the Liffey Quays. I’m asking myself is it appropriate for me to be opinionated with regard to his position in life?
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This week on the podcast I’m chatting with writer and human nature expert Joanna Jast. In the show we’re discussing her new book titled “Not Another F’king Motivation Book”. In her book she attempts to debunk many of the myths about attaining and maintaining sufficient motivation for our work.
This week on The Larb I’m taking with Ray Heffernan about the purposeful accident, a concept that encourages us to create for the sake of creating. It is an idea that suggests that we go out on purpose to create our work for no other reason than to create, then see what happens.
In today’s show, I’m discussing “how to build an audience for your art. Every creative person needs an audience. To build an audience, a fan base, customers etc. around our work is required not only to make a living but to complete the creative process.
Good coffee matters. But unfortunately, too many makers of coffee simply want to sell more coffee and too many people want instant gratification. The upshot of all of this is that good coffee is a rarity. Making something great takes time and effort and I’m not sure we really understand this.
When Did Work Become A Curse? Why is work such a drag for so many? Why is it that Sunday night is a dread in anticipation of Monday morning and why does Monday morning signal the start of another dreary week doing things we don’t like doing? This week on The Larb I’m looking at how work became such a curse on so many people, entire societies in fact.
Over the last few weeks I’ve been thinking about the nature of my reality. In particular, I was considering what it means to transition through what is termed in psychology as the existential crisis and how the outside world relates to that experience. This podcast episode is about that.