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Dua Lipa: At Your Service
Introducing: A New Season of Questlove Supreme

Dua Lipa: At Your Service

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 1, 2023 2:10


Hi, Dua fans! You may be binging the latest season of At Your Service, but when you're done, we have a great recommendation for your next listen. Questlove Supreme, hosted by the legendary Questlove from The Roots, just kicked off a new season. We think you'll enjoy the insight, inspiration, and engaging banter. You don't have to just take our word for it; check out this exclusive trailer and decide for yourself! About QLS: Questlove Supreme is a fun, irreverent and educational weekly podcast that digs deep into the stories of musical legends and cultural icons in a way that only Questlove and Team Supreme can deliver. Led by Each episode is driven by conversation ranging from the guest's origins (along with a few never-before-revealed secrets to their success) to their life passions and current projects. This is not your typical interview show. This is about legends and legends in the making bringing their legacy to life in their own words. Previous guests have included Usher, Michelle Obama, Chris Rock, Steve Miller, Maya Rudolph, Weird Al, Chaka Khan, Babyface and many more. Listen to Questlove Supreme on the iHeartRadio app, or wherever you get your podcasts! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Dad Bod Rap Pod
Episode 253-Game Theory with guest Sean Kantrowitz

Dad Bod Rap Pod

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2023 72:22


More game than parker brothers..... Sean Kantrowitz is a man of many talents. He is a whole ass musician who has worked with some of the most ginormous names in the music industry (DR.DRE??). He is super tight with Questlove and has even provided input for some of the music intros on the Jimmy Fallon Show. But his most recent project has put him in the interesting position of being hip hop's preeminent quizmaster. After piloting a Hip Hop trivia night (which evolved into a online show) called The Questions with his cousin DJ Steve 1nder, Sean has reached uncharted heights for a real hip hop head, his trivia game has just hit the streets thanks to Penguin Random house publishing. Sean was kind enough to join Nate and Demone for a conversation about gamifying hip hop and much more. During the funky intro Nate and Demone talk about the board games they played growing up. On the B-side Nate attempts to stump Demone with trivia queries from the Questions Hip Hop Trivia game. "Dodododo it's the audio daily double!" If you like what you hear please like, rate, review, and subscribe on your platform of choice. If you really down with the team, please subscribe to our Patreon (patreon.com/dadbodrappod) Big ups to Stony Island Audio massive! Joint used in this episode Side A Game Recognize Game-JT The Bigga Figga The Questions-Common feat Mos Def Side B Game Theory-The Roots This Is How We Do-The Game feat 50 Cent

CineNation
249 - Summer of Soul (2021)

CineNation

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2023 90:11


"It wasn't just about the music." For Episode 249, Brandon and Thomas talk about the 2021 Oscar-winning documentary SUMMER OF SOUL. Listen as they discuss how the concert series was created and why it took so long for the film to be released.  Check out our new Patreon Page: https://www.patreon.com/cinenation Contact Us: Facebook: @cinenation Instagram: @cinenationpodcast Twitter: @CineNationPod TikTok: @cinenation Letterboxd: CineNation Podcast E-mail: cinenationpodcast@gmail.com

Lost in Music “El Podcast”
EPISODIO #44 - THE SOULQUARIANS

Lost in Music “El Podcast”

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2023 55:59


THE SOULQUARIANSEL PODCAST - EP. #44Los Soulquarians eran un colectivo de música neo soul y hip hop alternativo con miembros de Filadelfia, Nueva York, Detroit, Richmond, Brooklyn, Chicago, Dallas y Oakland. El colectivo, formado a fines de la década de 1990, continuó hasta principios de la década de 2000 y produjo varios álbumes aclamados por la crítica.El productor y baterista Questlove de la banda de hip hop The Roots actuó como la "potencia musical" detrás de varios de los proyectos del colectivo, incluidos Things Fall Apart de The Roots, Mama's Gun de Erykah Badu, Voodoo de D'Angelo y Like Water for Chocolate de Common.#musicmonkeys #música #lostinmusic #erredé #instamusic #instagood #followme #love #art #fun #likeforlike #instalike #musicfacts #trivia #randomshit #cool #podcast #podcastdominicano #podcastrd #podcastenespañol #musicindustry #musicians #albums #bestmusic #playlist #melomanos

Hip Hop History by Drew Curry
S3E45 J. Dilla by Drew Curry

Hip Hop History by Drew Curry

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 8, 2023 15:43


J. Dilla is one of the most influential, respected, revered, lauded, and talked about producers ever. Before Dilla most beats were either straight or swung, Dilla disabled the quantize function and played the beat himself which gave it a feel that it was off kilter. This is basically the season of Questlove how much I have spoke about him, but he has said that Dilla is the greatest drummer of all time. Sadly we lost the physical form of J. Dilla to complications with Lupus and a rare blood disorder. Dilla was a founding member of the Slumvillage, the Soulquarians and the production group the Ummah. Dilla was truly one of a kind and his impact is felt and missed simultaneously. Check out this episode of hip hop history and check back next week as we dive into Donuts the album by Dilla. Thank you Dilla and thank you for listening to this episode of hip hop history please like, subscribe and leave a review where possible. Thank you and have a great day.

The Sound Kitchen
An unusual Olympics mascot

The Sound Kitchen

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2023 26:51


This week on The Sound Kitchen you'll hear the answer to the question about the mascot chosen for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games. There's the bonus question and the “Listeners Corner” with Michael Fitzpatrick, listener news, and “Music from Erwan”. All that, and the new quiz question, too, so click on the “Audio” arrow above and enjoy!  Hello everyone! Welcome to The Sound Kitchen weekly podcast, published every Saturday – here on our website, or wherever you get your podcasts. You'll hear the winner's names announced and the week's quiz question, along with all the other ingredients you've grown accustomed to: your letters and essays, “On This Day”, quirky facts and news, interviews, and great music … so be sure and listen every week. Erwan and I are busy cooking up special shows with your musical requests, so get them in! Send your musical requests to thesoundkitchen@rfi.fr  Tell us why you like the piece of music, too – it makes it more interesting for us all! Be sure you check out our wonderful podcasts! In addition to the breaking news articles on our site, with in-depth analysis of current affairs in France and across the globe, we have several podcasts which will leave you hungry for more. There's Paris Perspective,  Spotlight on France, and of course, The Sound Kitchen. We have an award-winning bilingual series – an old-time radio show, with actors (!) to help you learn French, called Les voisins du 12 bis. And there is the excellent International Report, too. As you see, sound is still quite present in the RFI English service.  Keep checking our website for updates on the latest from our staff of journalists. You never know what we'll surprise you with! To listen to our podcasts from your PC, go to our website; you'll see “Podcasts” on the upper left-hand side of the page. You can either listen directly or subscribe and receive them directly on your mobile phone. To listen to our podcasts from your mobile phone, slide through the tabs just under the lead article (the first tab is “Headline News”) until you see “Podcasts”, and choose your show.  Teachers, take note!  I save postcards and stamps from all over the world to send to you for your students. If you would like stamps and postcards for your students, just write and let me know. The address is english.service@rfi.fr  If you would like to donate stamps and postcards, feel free! Our address is listed below.  Another idea for your students: Br. Gerald Muller, my beloved music teacher from St Edward's University in Austin, Texas, has been writing books for young adults in his retirement – and they are free! There is a volume of biographies of painters and musicians called Gentle Giants, and an excellent biography of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., too. They are also a good way to help you improve your English - that's how I worked on my French, reading books which were meant for young readers – and I guarantee you, it's a good method for improving your language skills. To get Br. Gerald's free books, click here. Independent RFI English Clubs: Be sure to always include Audrey Iattoni (audrey.iattoni@rfi.fr) from our Listener Relations department in all your RFI Club correspondence. Remember to copy me (thesoundkitchen@rfi.fr) when you write to her so that I know what is going on, too. N.B.: You do not need to send her your quiz answers! Email overload! And don't forget, there is a Facebook page just for you, the independent RFI English Clubs. Only members of RFI English Clubs can belong to this group page, so when you apply to join, be sure you include the name of your RFI Club and your membership number. Everyone can look at it, but only members of the group can post on it. If you haven't yet asked to join the group, and you are a member of an independent, officially recognized RFI English club, go to the Facebook link above, and fill out the questionnaire !!!!! (if you do not answer the questions, I click “decline”). There's a Facebook page for members of the general RFI Listeners Club too. Just click on the link and fill out the questionnaire, and you can connect with your fellow Club members around the world. Be sure you include your RFI Listeners Club membership number (most of them begin with an A, followed by a number) in the questionnaire, or I will have to click “Decline”, which I don't like to do! This week's quiz: On 19 November, I asked you a question about the mascot for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games. The committee had just announced their decision, which is a … hat. A stuffed animal hat. A toy hat. But not just any hat, a very important hat to the French, a hat which to them embodies French democratic values. It's called a Phrygian cap and was the cap the women wore when they marched to Versailles calling for a reduction in the price of bread … pretty much the beginning of the French Revolution, as you know. You were to re-read our article “Made-in-China 'Phryges' toys are surprise mascots for Paris Olympics 2024”, and send in the answer to this question: how many of the Phryges toys do the Paris 2024 organizers hope to sell by the start of the games?   The answer is: Two million   In addition to the quiz question, there was the bonus question: “When in your life were you a leader?” The winners are: RFI Listeners Club member Kashif Khalil from Faisalabad, Pakistan, who is also the winner of this week's bonus question. Today's winners also include Ferhat Bezazel, the president of the RFI Butterflies Club Ain Kechera in West Skikda, Algeria; Uzma Khan, who's a member of the Naz RFI & Internet Fan Club in Faisal Abad, Pakistan, and RFI Listeners Club member Kristopher Arens from Oregon in the US.  Last but not least, there's RFI English listener Mrs. Boby Khanam, who's a member of the Friends Radio Club in Naogaon, Bangladesh Congratulations winners! Here's the music you heard on this week's program: “Classical Symphony” by Sergei Prokofiev, performed by the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Alondra de la Parra; “Galop Infernal” from Orpheus in the Underworld by Jacques Offenbach; “The Flight of the Bumblebee” by Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov; “The Cakewalk” from Children's Corner by Claude Debussy, performed by the composer, and “It Ain't Fair” by Questlove, performed by Bilal and The Roots. Do you have a musical request? Send it to thesoundkitchen@rfi.fr  This week's question ... you must listen to the show to participate.  After you've listened to the show, re-read Paul Myer's article “Brazilian president Lula joins the mourners at wake for football icon Pelé” to help you with the answer.   You have until 30 January 2023 to enter this week's quiz; the winners will be announced on the 4 February podcast. When you enter, be sure you send your postal address with your answer, and if you have one, your RFI Listeners Club membership number. Send your answers to: english.service@rfi.fr or Susan Owensby RFI – The Sound Kitchen 80, rue Camille Desmoulins 92130 Issy-les-Moulineaux France or By text … You can also send your quiz answers to The Sound Kitchen mobile phone. Dial your country's international access code, or “ + ”, then  33 6 31 12 96 82. Don't forget to include your mailing address in your text – and if you have one, your RFI Listeners Club membership number. To find out how you can win a special Sound Kitchen prize, click here. To find out how you can become a member of the RFI Listeners Club, or form your own official RFI Club, click here.  

Talkhouse Podcast
Preview: Noble Champions with Santigold

Talkhouse Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2023 51:22


Happy Holidays. While we're on break, we'd love to share with you a recent addition to the Talkhouse Podcast Network, Noble Champions with Santigold. This episode originally aired on Nov. 7, 2022, and is titled "Questlove, Angela Yee and Tunde Adebimpe." Subscribe to Noble Champions with Santigold. In this episode, Santi rallies her longtime friends Questlove, Angela Yee, and Tunde Adebimpe, who are fellow artists, industry insiders, and cultural critics, to try to tackle the question, 'What exactly is Black Music?'. They discuss complex issues like what happens when you step out of the genre box - specifically when Black artists are making music that's left outside the 'Black Music' box, who built the box, and what's the bigger impact of caging in or boxing out music and the artists that make it? All this while geeking out about some of their favorite seminal recording artists like Bad Brains, Nina Simone, Fela Kuti, The Last Poets and more.

Top Docs:  Award-Winning Documentary Filmmakers
2023 Oscar Shortlist with Anne Thompson

Top Docs: Award-Winning Documentary Filmmakers

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2022 35:43


The chosen 15. On December 21st, the announcement came down: the Oscar Shortlist of 15 documentaries selected by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Documentary Branch to compete for the coveted award of Best Documentary Feature in the upcoming 95th Oscars. IndieWire Editor-at-Large Anne Thompson joins “Top Docs” to break down this year's Oscar Shortlist and dissect the vote by the diverse, and somewhat unpredictable, documentary branch. What were the surprise misses? Which films are a sure bet to make the final 5? And why is this year's race for the Oscar far more competitive and, therefore, much harder to predict than last year's, which saw Questlove's Summer of Soul take home the gold. Spice up your holidays by tuning in and get your scorecards ready!   IndieWire Editor-at-Large Anne Thompson has been a contributor to the New York Times, Washington Post, The Observer, and Wired. She has served as film columnist at Variety, and deputy editor of Variety.com, where her daily blog, Thompson on Hollywood, launched in March 2007.    Key awards mentioned in this episode: IDA (International Documentary Association) Awards – Nominees and Winners PGA (Producers Guild of America) Awards – Documentary Nominees Critics Choice Documentary Awards – Winners   “Top Docs” Interviews with directors of these Oscar Shortlisted films: All that Breathes All the Beauty and the Bloodshed Bad Axe Descendant Fire of Love Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song   The Janes Last Flight Home Moonage Daydream Navalny Retrograde The Territory   Follow: @topdocspod on Instagram and twitter @akstanwyck on Instagram and twitter   The Presenting Sponsor of "Top Docs" is Netflix.

Fresh Air
Questlove's Christmas Playlist / Best Films Of 2022

Fresh Air

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2022 49:13 Very Popular


DJ Questlove has put together a playlist of some of his favorite Christmas recordings. We'll talk about his picks. And film critic Justin Chang shares his best of 2022 list. You can find Questlove's Spotify playlist here: https://spoti.fi/3WeZhfd

Fresh Air
Questlove's Christmas Playlist / Best Films Of 2022

Fresh Air

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2022 49:13


DJ Questlove has put together a playlist of some of his favorite Christmas recordings. We'll talk about his picks. And film critic Justin Chang shares his best of 2022 list. You can find Questlove's Spotify playlist here: https://spoti.fi/3WeZhfd

Girls On Film
Ep 135: Critic Mark Kermode reviews Don't Worry Darling and more with Anna Smith

Girls On Film

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2022 40:54


When Mark Kermode, feminist ally of Girls On Film, and one of the UK's top film critics, expressed a wish to come on the Girls On Film podcast, Anna Smith asked listeners in an online poll which recent films they would like the two of them to discuss on the show. They discuss two recent films, beginning with a Don't Worry Darling review. **SPOILER ALERT** from 11:01 they move into spoiler territory, so skip to 18:36 if you'd like to avoid that. They then discuss The Woman King, as well as the winner of the Sight and Sound poll of the top 100 films of all time, Jeanne Dielman; why awards matter, the sense and nonsense of making lists of favourite films, and whether the film industry is making advances where gender parity is concerned. Mark Kermode is film critic for The Observer, co-presenter of BBC Radio 4's Screenshot alongside Ellen E Jones, host of his own film music programme on Scala Radio, and co-presenter of Kermode and Mayo's Take podcast. Don't Worry Darling is available on all the usual platforms in the UK. The Woman King will be available on digital January 30th and on DVD February 13th 2023. Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du commerce, 1080 Bruxelles is available to stream on BFI Player in The Sight and Sound Greatest Films of All Time collection on BFI Player – which now includes over 50 titles from the top 100 to rent or for subscribers. The full top 100 will also screen at BFI Southbank throughout January, February and March. Films mentioned in this episode are: Aftersun, Charlotte Wells, 2022 The Woman King, Gina Prince-Bythewood, 2022 Don't Worry Darling, Olivia Wilde, 2022 Blonde, Andrew Dominik, 2022 The Souvenir, Part II, Joanna Hogg, 2021 Stepford Wives, Bryan Forbes, 1975 Rosemary's Baby, Roman Polanski, 1968 Get Out, Jordan Peele, 2017 Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du commerce, 1080 Bruxelles, Chantal Akerman, 1975 Braveheart, Mel Gibson, 1975 Summer of Soul (...Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised, Questlove, 2021 Woodstock, Michael Wadleigh, 1970 Amazing Grace, Alan Elliott, 2018 Heavy Load, Jerry Rothwell, 2008 Dig!, Ondi Timoner, 2004 Safe, Todd Haynes, 1995 Poison, Todd Haynes, 1991 Enys Men, Mark Jenkin, 2022 Citizen Kane, Orson Welles, 1941 Vertigo, Alfred Hitchcock, 1958 The Godfather, Francis Ford Coppola, 1972 Eraserhead, David Lynch, 1977 Become a patron of Girls On Film on Patreon here: www.patreon.com/girlsonfilmpodcast Follow us on socials: www.instagram.com/girlsonfilm_podcast/ www.facebook.com/girlsonfilmpodcast www.twitter.com/GirlsOnFilm_Pod www.twitter.com/annasmithjourno Watch Girls On Film on the BFI's YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLX…L89QKZsN5Tgr3vn7z Girls On Film is an HLA production. Host: Anna Smith. Executive Producer: Hedda Archbold Audio Producer: Nic Wassell Intern: Eleanor Hardy House band: MX Tyrants This episode is in partnership with our principal partners, Vanessa Smith and Peter Brewer.

Fresh Air
A Very Questlove Christmas

Fresh Air

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2022 47:07 Very Popular


Questlove has put together a playlist for us of some of his favorite Christmas recordings. Questlove is co-founder of the The Roots, which is among other things, is the house band for The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. He won an Oscar this year for his documentary Summer of Soul.You can find Questlove's Spotify playlist here: https://spoti.fi/3WeZhfd

BEHIND THE VELVET ROPE
Listen to This: Talk Easy featuring Lake Bell

BEHIND THE VELVET ROPE

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2022 14:39 Very Popular


I'm sharing a special preview of a podcast I've been enjoying, Talk Easy with Sam Fragoso, from Pushkin Industries. Talk Easy is a weekly interview podcast, where writer Sam Fragoso invites actors, writers, activists, and musicians to come to the table and speak from the heart in ways you probably haven't heard from them before. Driven by curiosity, he's had revealing conversations with everyone from Ethan Hawke to Cate Blanchett to Pedro Pascal to Questlove. In this preview, he sits down with actor, writer, and director Lake Bell, who shares her path to creating Inside Voice, her new audiobook. She describes growing up in Manhattan in the 80s, chronicling the world around her by tape recorder, and capturing those experiences into her 2013 film, "In a World..." And she shares how her voice has transformed in the past decade, the phenomenon of the 'sexy baby voice,' and the characters she hopes to discover in years to come.  You can hear the full episode, and more from Talk Easy, at https://podcasts.pushkin.fm/talkeasypod?sid=rope. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Your Own Best Company with Franklin Taggart
The Problem With Books About Creativity

Your Own Best Company with Franklin Taggart

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2022 9:35


I'm reading two books on the topic of creativity, Creative Quest, by Questlove, and The Rise of the Creative Class, by Richard Florida. Creative Quest is a fairly recent release and it's a personal exploration of his creative process as a musician, a creator, a DJ, and other roles the Roots drummer plays. The Rise of the Creative Class has an updated second edition that was released within the past few years. It's more about the segment of our economy and labor market that is made up of creative people. Both books have opinions on definitions of creativity, and like all books on the subject, there is more to the mystery of the thing than words can capture or articulate. It brought to mind the difference between learning about creativity and actually having creative experiences. I have some friends who have taken university-level classes on creativity, and their own creative output didn't seem to benefit from the education. I haven't found the book on creativity yet that has actually enhanced my experience of creativity, or made it more enjoyable or effective. And every time I've tried to improve my creative process, I've ended up falling back on my old familiar ways of doing things that never stopped working. Picking up the implements and trying stuff until I recognize something worth playing with remains the most reliable way to get into a creative flow. I also question the idea of creativity on demand because, more times than not, my process hasn't resulted in something I want to finish. I mentioned the Iris Dement song, Let the Mystery Be in another video about God and faith the other day, but I think the same thing goes here. When it comes to creativity, "no one knows for certain... I just choose to let the mystery be." All that said, I am enjoying both books for what they are - insights into personal creativity and its contribution to our culture, economy, and way of life. Want to check them out? Help a guy out by using these affiliate links. Thanks! The Rise of the Creative Class, by Richard Florida https://amzn.to/3Q0hxa9 Creative Quest, by Questlove https://amzn.to/3PN7pkJ #creativity #creativebusiness #creativeclass --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/franklin-taggart9/message

LET IT OUT
Listen to This: Talk Easy

LET IT OUT

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2022 17:32


I'm sharing a special preview of a podcast I've been loving for years, Talk Easy with Sam Fragoso, from Pushkin Industries. Talk Easy is a weekly interview podcast, where writer Sam Fragoso invites actors, writers, activists, and musicians to come to the table and speak from the heart in ways you probably haven't heard from them before. Driven by curiosity, he's had revealing conversations with everyone from Ethan Hawke to Cate Blanchett to Pedro Pascal to Questlove. In this preview, he sits down with actor, writer, and director Lake Bell, who shares her path to creating Inside Voice, her new audiobook. She describes growing up in Manhattan in the 80s, chronicling the world around her by tape recorder, and capturing those experiences into her 2013 film, "In a World..." And she shares how her voice has transformed in the past decade, the phenomenon of the 'sexy baby voice,' and the characters she hopes to discover in years to come. You can hear the full episode, and more from Talk Easy, at https://podcasts.pushkin.fm/talkeasypod?sid=out. PS Happy Holidays! we'll be back with long form episodes soon and in the meantime catch up, dive into the archive, listen to music, talk to each other, or talk to me. thank you for being here. 

Fresh Air
A Very Questlove Christmas

Fresh Air

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2022 47:07


Questlove has put together a playlist for us of some of his favorite Christmas recordings. Questlove is co-founder of the The Roots, which is among other things, is the house band for The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. He won an Oscar this year for his documentary Summer of Soul.You can find Questlove's Spotify playlist here: https://spoti.fi/3WeZhfd

Bloomberg Business of Sports
Eagles' Lurie: Grind, Risk and...Movies?

Bloomberg Business of Sports

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2022 38:54 Very Popular


The NFL-leading Philadelphia Eagles are having a moment, and longtime owner Jeffrey Lurie chalks it up to taking risks and grinding. Once the youngest owner in the league, he's now a prominent voice -- among his fellow owners, and in the future of football. But that's usually behind closed doors. Jason Kelly sat down with Lurie for a rare, wide-ranging interview about building a team, empowering players and his other job: making Academy Award-winning documentaries, including the Questlove-directed "Summer of Soul."See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Entertainment Business Wisdom
Writer of MINAMATA starring Johnny Depp (now on HULU) talks about taking the script to screen: David Kessler

Entertainment Business Wisdom

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 45:23


Originally from Philadelphia, David attended that city's “Fame” high school, Creative And Performing Arts, where his classmates included QuestLove and Boyz II Men. He then graduated from Parsons School of Design in New York, and worked as a graphic designer for ad agencies, designed book covers, movie posters, and indie film titles. He impulsively moved to Los Angeles in 2000 and became a stand-up comic for a while, performing at The Improv, The Vancouver Comedy Festival, and in sketches on “The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson” and “The Showbiz Show with David Spade”. But he tired of comedy clubs after a few years and focused on writing instead. In 2006, his “Will & Grace” spec made it to the semi-finals of the Warner Bros. Comedy Workshop. Switching to drama, he optioned the book “Minamata” (and the life rights of the author), about the experiences of journalist W. Eugene Smith photographing mercury poisoning victims in Japan. He wrote the screenplay in six weeks, and it got him a literary manager. Then Johnny Depp's company came on board to produce with Depp himself as the star. “Minamata” premiered at the Berlin Film Festival in 2020 and is now an Oscar favorite, streaming on HULU, Amazon Prime, and iTunes. It also stars Bill Nighy, Hiroyuki Sanada, Tadanobu Asano. His follow up, DREAMERS (based on the book “John Lennon Vs. The US”), is about John Lennon's immigration battle with the Nixon administration which legally set the stage (many years later) for DACA/The Dream Act. David was recently hired by the director of “Minamata”, Andrew Levitas, to rewrite a script about the two brothers who owned Adidas and Puma and who battled each other for decades. That project, “Adidas V Puma”, is currently out to actors and mentioned in “The Hollywood Reporter” in early March 2021. https://scriptanatomy.com/david-kessler/ @EvrythngGldnBks Connect with your host Kaia Alexander: https://entertainmentbusinessleague.com/ https://twitter.com/thisiskaia  Produced by Stuart W. Volkow P.G.A.

Comes A Time
Lester Chambers

Comes A Time

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 66:46


On this episode of Comes A Time Oteil and Mike sit down with legendary singer Lester Chambers of the Chambers Brothers. Lester talks with the guys about how to instill habits of happiness instead of negativity within one's self, the incredible story about how he escaped from a sharecropper's farm with his family to move to Los Angeles and begin his music career, and why you need to always put yourself first in life. Lester also tells the guys about how the Chambers Brothers had to sneak into the studio at night to record "The Time Has Come" with no overdubs, how his brother gave Lightning Hopkins the idea for his signature slicked back hair look, and much more.Lester Chambers is the lead singer of the 1960s soul rock group, The Chambers Brothers. The Chambers Brothers are a psychedelic soul band best known for their eleven-minute 1967 hit, "Time Has Come Today" (ring any bells?). He has released multiple albums as a solo artist, and was recently featured in Questlove's Summer of Soul documentary. Lester keeps the spirit of the Chambers Brothers alive in The New Chambers Brothers alongside his son Dylan.-----------*DISCLAIMER: This podcast does NOT provide medical advice. The information contained in this podcast is for informational and entertainment purposes only. No material in this podcast is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen*-----------This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. Please leave us a rating or review on iTunes!Comes A Time is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted and Produced by Oteil Burbridge and Mike Finoia. Executive Producers are Christina Collins and RJ Bee. Production, Editing and Mixing by Eric Limarenko and Matt Dwyer. Theme music by Oteil Burbridge. Production assistance by Matt Bavuso. To discover more podcasts that connect you more deeply to the music you love, check out osirispod.com-------Visit SunsetlakeCBD.com and use the promo code TIME for 20% off premium CBD products Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Questlove Supreme
Adam Blackstone

Questlove Supreme

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 98:09


Adam Blackstone is an award-winning musician and musical director who has worked with JAY-Z, Dr. Dre, Rihanna, Janet Jackson, Jill Scott, and countless others. Fresh off of an Emmy win, Adam sits down with QLS to revisit his journey from New Jersey to Philadelphia to some of the world's biggest stages. He discusses Questlove's impact on his career, working this year's Oscars, and his new star-studded album, Legacy.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Hip Hop History by Drew Curry
S3E39 The Roots by Drew Curry

Hip Hop History by Drew Curry

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 27, 2022 16:11


There is a reason this group is introduced as The Legendary, it's because they are in fact legendary. The Roots have one of the best emcees of all time, one of the most incredible drummers to ever pick up sticks, who also happens to be one of the most musically knowledgable human beings to ever exist. Black Thought the emcee and Questlove the drummer went to high school in Philadelphia together and also busked on the street together. They have over the years created one of the only live musician hip hop bands. These two behemoths, with their bandmates, have went on to back musicians of all genres, become the Late Night With Jimmy Fallon band, authors, directors, actors, screenplay writers and so much more. They are also the creators of the Soul Aquarians and heavily produced the D'Angelo VooDoo album, Erykah Badu's Mama's Gun, Common's Like Water For Chocolate, and The Roots' Things Fall Apart amongst other projects. Check out a brief history on The Legendary Roots Crew, and why they had to change the groups name from The Square Roots. Check us out on Instagram @HipHopHistoryPod. Please like, subscribe and leave a review where possible. Thanks.

Mr. Throwback Thursday
Episode 460 – Throwback Thanksgiving Vol 8

Mr. Throwback Thursday

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2022 125:08


Happy Throwback Thanksgiving, everyone! This week we bring you 50 years of hip hop, airline rivals, Snoop with another paw in the pie, Questlove doing his Wu impression, E-40 and Stetsasonic are back with new music, and the latest Presidential announcement.  What else? ….Let's listen.

Questlove Supreme
DJ Drama Part 2

Questlove Supreme

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2022 58:09


In part 2 of DJ Drama's Questlove Supreme interview, the Grammy Award-winning DJ and executive opens up about the 2007 FBI Raid that was intended to end his mixtape operation. Instead, Drama adapted. He speaks about building Generation Now and ushering Lil Uzi Vert and Jack Harlow to stardom. Drama also tells Questlove how much The Roots have meant to his journey.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Great Song Podcast
"Time Has Come Today" (w Lester Chambers of The Chambers Brothers) - Episode 1016

The Great Song Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2022 74:36


Lester Chambers is part of the legendary Chambers Brothers, whose blend of folk, rock and psychedelic soul broke minds and barriers from the 1960s on, and who are at the forefront of Questlove's award-winning 2021 documentary, Summer of Soul. This week we're covering The Chambers Brothers' absolutely iconic track "Time Has Come Today" in all its 11-minute glory, and spotlighting Lester's current involvement in Moonalice, a record-breaking group in their own right. Get ready for a real trip and some real talk! Thanks for listening! Join us on PATREON for early access, extended interviews, weekly reaction mini-sodes, full bonus shows, and more ways to be part of the show! patreon.com/greatsongpod Visit greatsongpodcast.com for archives, merch, and more! Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @greatsongpod, and join the Facebook group at Facebook.com/groups/greatsongpod. Patreon Producers: Andrea Konarzewski, Brad Callahan, Ari Marucci, Michael Conley, Peter Mark Campbell, David Steinberg, Randy Hodge, Chaz Bacus, Juan Lopez, Jason Arrowood, Howard Passey, Micah Murphy, and Tim Jahr --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/greatsongpod/message

Album 4 the Day
Who's Your DRUMMER?

Album 4 the Day

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2022 30:02


If you were to build a band from ANY artist of all-time... Who would it be? We discuss who our DRUMMER would be in this episode. We discuss Questlove, Hal Blaine, John Bonham, Keith Moon, and MANY other drummers. We talk about what makes a drummer and what qualities we would want in OUR drummer. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/album4theday/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/album4theday/support

What's The Headline
The 2023 Grammy Rap Nominations, Predictions, and Snubs

What's The Headline

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2022 67:03


The nominations for the 2023 Grammy Awards are in, and they are not without controversy. Some of Rap's best artists have been snubbed, and the stage is set for an epic clash of the titans between JAY-Z and Kendrick Lamar. On this episode of Ambrosia For Heads' What's The Headline, we break down each of the categories featuring Rap artists, assessing the nominations, discussing the snubs, suggesting who should win and predicting who the eventual winner will be. 0:00 Intro 3:57 Best Rap Performance 6:38 Was “The Heart Pt. 5” Kendrick Lamar's best song this year 19:52 Who will win the night between Kendrick Lamar and JAY-Z 24:34 Best Melodic Rap Performance 28:40 Best Rap Song 34:40 If "GOD DID" were to win, should this count as a first Rick Ross Grammy 36:05 Song Of The Year 41:20 Kendrick Lamar and JAY-Z are competing in four categories. There is a lot of history and a Grammy rivalry here 42:40 Could Kendrick Lamar's The Heart Part 5 take Music Video Of The Year 44:10 What's the difference between Record Of The Year and Song Of The Year 45:00 Record The Year 46:40 Song Of The Year 48:00 Album Of The Year 52:20 Will Kendrick Lamar attend the Grammy Awards this time 53:25 Best Rap Album nominations 54:40 Does Kanye West's role in Pusha-T's It's Almost Dry album make it a Grammy liability 55:00 Predicted winner of Best Rap Album 57:00 Joey Bada$$'s 2000, Black Star's No Fear Of Time, JID's The Forever Story were snubbed by the Grammys 59:05 Tobe Nwigwe, Freestyle Fellowship, Questlove, Boi-1da, DJ Dahi, Robert Glasper, Terrace Martin, Dave Chappelle, and others received noteworthy nominations 1:05:50 Song Of The Week from a Grammy-nominated project

Roadcase
Paul Bacher (Talent Buyer, Brooklyn Bowls)

Roadcase

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2022 73:55


Welcome to Roadcase!!  We dive into the talent booking world this week with Paul Bacher of Brooklyn Bowl.  Paul is currently the Talent Buyer at Brooklyn Bowl Philadelphia, and until recently, served in the same role at Brooklyn Bowl Williamsburg. An NYC-area native, Paul grew up in the world of performing arts, igniting his passion early in life for music and live performance of all kinds. Paul is a go-getter and networker extraordinaire, whose background reflects a dedication to his chosen field -- a decision he made quite early -- and backed it up with perseverance and a willingness to do whatever it took to learn and move forward. Cold calling venues and booking managers got Paul an early shot in his chosen field and he continues to shine today, booking major acts into one of the premier Indie venues in the industry.  Paul's positive attitude, infectious energy and sheer love of live music makes him a great guest and a terrific resource of knowledge for those looking to learn about talent booking and the live music industry. So tie up your bowling shoes and jump on the Roadcase bus for this fun interview with Brooklyn Bowl's Paul Bacher. It's gonna be a great ride!! For more about Brooklyn Bowls:https://www.brooklynbowl.com/For more information on Roadcase: https://linktr.ee/roadcasepod and https://www.roadcasepod.comContact: info@roadcasepod.comTheme music:  "Eugene (Instrumental)" by Waltzer

The Spark Parade
Finding Joy In What You've Got: Captain Kirk Douglas' Spark Is Soul

The Spark Parade

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2022 37:47


The Roots' guitarist and vocalist Captain Kirk Douglas joins me to talk about his Spark is Pixar's animated feature film Soul.Kirk and I speak about the meaning of happiness and how artists in particular are affected by the universal desire to achieve it. We also talk about finding your purpose in life and what that means to each of us as individuals.Links:Captain Kirk DouglasSoul

Life is Short with Justin Long

Questlove (The Tonight Show, Descendant) and Justin talk about the pressures of being a DJ, what it was like to win an Oscar right immediately the notorious slap and his latest documentary project Descendant, about the legacy of Africatown and the Clotilde slave ship.Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App https://wondery.app.link/lifeisshort.Please support us by supporting our sponsors!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

CitizenCast
Questlove and pizza will help you vote!

CitizenCast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 7:54


It's Election Day in Philadelphia. Whether you have voted already or not, there is still more to do after you've cast your ballot.

The Trap Set with Joe Wong
301: Questlove

The Trap Set with Joe Wong

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2022 90:28 Very Popular


We return from hiatus with Academy Award-winning filmmaker, author, and entrepreneur Questlove, in what Questlove calls, “the best, most open interview I've ever given in my life." Joe and Questlove discuss mental health, race, religion, vulnerability, self love, the hip hop ethos (“Hustle, survive. Hustle, survive.”), J Dilla, and more!

The Business
Documentary filmmaker absorbs the American South's history in ‘Descendant'

The Business

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2022 28:32 Very Popular


Documentary filmmaker Margaret Brown was born and raised in Mobile, Ala., and has had an absorbing interest in the American South, including her 2004 documentary “Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt.” But only while filming “The Order of Myths,” in 2008, she learned of the last known slave ship brought to the United States in the late 1850s, and the nearby community former slaves formed. “I didn't remember learning about that in school. That was the first time I had heard of the Clotilda [ship] or Africatown,” she states. That was the moment when she came across the topic of her newest project, the film “Descendant.” Now, Brown shares how she created partnerships to make the film, and got Questlove, Netflix and the Obamas to become involved in it. But first, Kim Masters banters with Matt Belloni about Warner Bros. Discovery's unpredictable decision to hire filmmaker James Gunn and producer Peter Safran to run the DC Universe. 

Let It Roll
J Dilla Transformed Time for Q-Tip, the Pharcyde, D'Angelo, Erykah Badu & Common

Let It Roll

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2022 59:59 Very Popular


Host Nate Wilcox talks to Dan about what exactly made J Dilla's work as a producer, rapper and solo artist so unique, innovative and influential for some hip-hop, EDM, jazz and classical musicians.Buy the book and support the podcast.Download this episode.Don't miss Nate's two other interviews with Dan:Dan Charnas on hip-hop's early entrepreneurs: Sugar Hill & Def-Jam.Dan Charnas on Time-Warner and the Campaign against Ice-T and Body CountHave a question or a suggestion for a topic or person for Nate to interview? Email letitrollpodcast@gmail.comFollow us on Twitter.Follow us on Facebook.Let It Roll is proud to be part of Pantheon Podcasts.  

Music Life
We're emotional wrecks, with Poppy Ajudha, Maverick Sabre and Madison McFerrin

Music Life

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2022 30:22


Poppy Ajudha, Maverick Sabre and Madison McFerrin discuss how much they try to cater to an audience when songwriting, the backlash that can come from political and social comment in songs, and the complexities of expressing their identities through music. Poppy Ajudha is a singer-songwriter from London, UK whose music fuses pop, jazz, soul and R n' B with politically-charged lyrics. Her songs have received over 25 million streams and in 2019 she featured in Barack Obama's Best of the Year playlist. Maverick Sabre is a platinum-selling London-born Irish singer, songwriter and rapper. After being nominated for a BRIT Award in 2011, he's gone on to collaborate with the likes of Jorja Smith, Akala, and former Music Life guest Kojaque. Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter and producer Madison McFerrin was born into a family of celebrated vocalists, but has forged her own career in music, creating a sound which seminal producer Questlove dubbed "soul-appella".

The Crate 808 Podcast
The Roots' 3-Album Run w/ Beezy (Dead End Hip Hop) | Ep. 143

The Crate 808 Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2022 122:20 Very Popular


This week is special, as we dive into the work of one of rap's greatest groups - The Roots. We're joined by Dead End Hip Hop's Roots super fan, Beezy, to talk about their incredible three album run…   1995's Do You Want More?!!!??!, Illadelph Halflife from 1996, and Things Fall Apart - their 1999 classic.   Throughout this journey you'll hear from the group and their fans, with dope contributions from Dart Adams, John Morrison, Zilla Rocca, Nate LeBlanc, Vice Beats, Weird Rap and The Next Movement Podcast.   Our 3-Album Run series in full: https://www.crate808.com/3album-runs  

How can U just leave me standing? ...in search of Prince Rogers Nelson.
Who was Prince really? In 1985 Neal Karlen interviewed the world's biggest - and most reclusive star. In the years that followed they developed an unlikely friendship. He tells us about the dilemmas of writing a book following the star's untimel

How can U just leave me standing? ...in search of Prince Rogers Nelson.

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2022 53:02


Author Neal Karlen, in conversation with Sam Bleazard.Introduction - New York Times, Rolling Stone magazine, author...friend?1-3mins: "Please don't let my scoop go away!" - Memories from another lifetime...and the BBC Omnibus documentary4mins ...time to stop writing - and talking about - Prince, wanting to be a fan again and not a critic...7mins - MPLS, segregation and the 'Minneapolis Sound'9mins30s - Prince as an 11-year-old kid, and a story from one of his substitute teachers11mins30s - Was Prince's life a sad story or a triumphant story of success?13mins30s - 'This Thing Called Life' - were you worried that by being so candid it would create a backlash on the book?17mins - the audiobook, the showman and Prince off the record in the 1980s19mins - small aspects of the real guy being revealed: showing the imperfect human being behind the star.20mins30s - "I Love U..."? And how it feels...22mins30s - Humour in the book and 'The Crusher'!24mins30s - The dilemma of releasing tapes of Prince speaking from the 1980s...'the most compartmentalised person I've ever met'27mins - "Prince who?" - "The real Prince!"29mins - The only person still awake at 4am and happy to shoot the breeze...30mins30s - Different personalities and the blurring between friendship and employment33mins - Not deifying Prince...and his relationship with his mother and father49mins - the last conversation with Prince (3 weeks before his passing)50mins - any things you wished you'd put in the book?

The New Yorker Radio Hour
Why Play Music: A Conversation with Questlove and Maggie Rogers

The New Yorker Radio Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2022 39:50 Very Popular


Earlier this month, two acclaimed musicians—Questlove and Maggie Rogers—joined The New Yorker's Kelefa Sanneh live onstage for a conversation that probed at an essential question for musicians and music lovers alike: How can music provide a spiritual experience, and how do we sustain that feeling in our lives? Questlove—the co-founder of the Roots and the musical director of the “Tonight Show”—was one of Rogers's professors while she was an undergraduate at New York University, and the two have stayed in touch. Rogers received a 2019 Grammy nomination for Best New Artist, after the release of her début album, “Heard It in a Past Life.” Onstage, both musicians reflected on the space that the pandemic has given them to turn inward, finding a more sustainable path in their careers. “Music is not a job, it's a way of being,” Rogers said, to which Questlove laughed. “I'm glad you know that at twenty, because I had to learn that at fifty,” he said. Rogers also performed songs off her new album, “Surrender.”

52 Cues Podcast
4 Ways to Jumpstart Your Creativity!

52 Cues Podcast

Play Episode Play 58 sec Highlight Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 75:40


We've talked about how important sustainable creativity is for the production music composer, but what happens when you got nothing or a deadline hangs over you like the sword of Damocles? On this week's episode, I'm going to give you 4 ways that I jumpstart my own creative process when time is short or energy is low.Plus I'll be joined by Jeff Hargrove  (https://soundcloud.com/user-195099370) whose cue, “No Place for Merry Gentlemen,” was voted as the winning submission for our July 52 Cues Production Derby challenge where participants had just 48 hours to write an epic hip-hop Christmas cue!Watch this episode on YouTube!https://youtu.be/9f6b5mIJCiE00:00 - Intro & Welcome02:40 - Overview04:20 - 1. Recycle Sounds from a Previous Cue15:04 - 2. Referencing (and Modeling)23:55 - 3. Clear Your Head27:46 - 4. Just. Play!34:12 - Join the 52 Cues Community!35:25 - No Place for Merry Gentlemen" by Jeff Hargrove01:11:54 - Outro & How You Can Support 52 Cues!"The Creative Quest" by Questlove - https://amzn.to/3xs45U6Join the 52 Cues Community for FREE! – Post your own cues for feedback from the community, network with other composers, participate in community discussions, provide feedback on other composers' cues, and ask questions about the industry! – https://52cues.comBecome a 52 Cues FRIEND – Join in on Monthly Interactive Zoom Workshops featuring a range of topics and guests from around the music industry, and you'll have access to the Weekly Music Production Livestreams! – https://my.52cues.com/plans/202568?bundle_token=b037583a957a0bb48afafd3b1cae414eBecome a 52 Cues FAMILY Member – Get all the benefits listed above, plus catch up with Dave during weekly live Zoom Office Hours, and have your cues reviewed each week during the live Weekly Interactive Feedback and Critique Sessions – https://my.52cues.com/plans/195865?bundle_token=c974232cc2996186825ad469af103969Or you can support the channel on Patreon and get access to my weekly music production live streams. – https://www.patreon.com/davekropfLessons, critiques, and 1-on-1 coaching are available! – http://52cues.com/coaching.#productionmusic #podcastNote: Links posted here may be affiliate links which help us out by generating a small commission at no extra cost to you!Join our 12-week Mastermind with built-in private lessons, small group accountability and feedback sessions that give you focused, personalized mentorship. So If you're seriously ready to supercharge you career in production music, then head over to 52cues.com/mastermind22 and sign up today! Registration ends September 29, and seats are limited!Support the show

The BS (The Bailey Show)
EP 91 - THE BS - CANCELING THE CANCELLER, KATHERINE BLANFORD, AND DAD PROBLEMS

The BS (The Bailey Show)

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 5, 2022 196:13


On today's episode of The BS, we discuss how Chris Rock has gone from the canceller to the canceled, do we give old people passes for not being with the times, and we get a Mexico Moment with Nate! Next, we talk to comedian, Katherine Blandford! She tells us about being on Jimmy Fallon, what she said to make Quest Love laugh, how she makes money off XM radio, and how she started touring with David Spade! Get her new album "Salt Daddy", out now!! Later we talk about Jason getting a very odd Airbnb request, his daughter wanting to stay the night out-of-town alone, and we get another One Question with Branden! All that and more on today's episode of The BS! #BetterThanRadio For daily ad-free content, become a subscriber of The BS today: WWW.PODCASTTHEBS.COM --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-bailey-show/message

Questlove Supreme
Jenifer Lewis Pt. 2

Questlove Supreme

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 48:13 Very Popular


Speaking with QLS to promote her new book Walking In My Joy: In These Streets, actress and author Jenifer Lewis gives Team Supreme raw and uncut jewels of wisdom. Questlove calls this a top-3 all-time guest interview, and you'll see why in part 2 of this inspiring discussion.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Questlove Supreme
Jennifer Lewis Pt. 1

Questlove Supreme

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2022 43:03


Actress and author Jenifer Lewis gives Team Supreme jewels of wisdom from her life, career, and travels. Listen as this queen of multi-hyphenates commands our QLS stage. Questlove calls this a top-3 all-time guest interview, and you'll hear why.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Ojai: Talk of the Town
'Yesterday' and Tomorrow With the Ojai Film Society

Ojai: Talk of the Town

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2022 69:44


The Ojai Film Society is back! The nonprofit group was once an integral landmark in Ojai's cultural landscape, with their Sunday screenings packing the Ojai Playhouse Theater with 200+ filmgoers, seeking that communal experience through the flickering celluloid. In June 2014 that all changed when a water main burst in front of the theater and it has been closed ever since. (Here's hoping for an opening early next year). Some new blood with new energy has come onboard (we what we did there) and has been hosting free outdoor screenings at Libbey Bowl. The first film was "Dirty Dancing." On August 12th it was Questlove's Oscar-winning documentary "Summer of Soul." Then on Friday, August 26th, it will be Danny Boyle's sweet yet provocative "Yesterday." Imagine if the Beatles had never existed, except in your memories. For a struggling singer-songwriter, Himesh Patel's Jack Malik, the sudden switch into an alternative reality brings with it fame and dread. This film, expertly directed, is a tribute to the incandescent glory of the Beatles, and how important they have been to our shared experience. The new OFS executive director Kathleen Schafer and board member and documentarian Nick Weissman (a returning guest, Ep 97) joins the podcast to talk about their Summer Series (next up: "ET" on Sept. 9th), the communal experience of films, future plans for the organization and Ojai getting back to a better than normal. We talked about favorite films, running nonprofits in Ojai, the changing demographics of Ojai and how important it is to show up. We did not talk about the Lumîere brothers, Greek hoplite strategies or the origins of Szechuan cuisine. Check out OjaiFilmSociety.org for the latest event information. And please check out Joni Mitchell's recent version of "Both Sides" with Brandi Carlile on youtube.

A Slight Change of Plans with Maya Shankar
Listen to This: Talk Easy featuring Questlove

A Slight Change of Plans with Maya Shankar

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 54:57


Here's a special episode from Talk Easy, another podcast in the Pushkin portfolio. Talk Easy is a weekly interview podcast, where writer Sam Fragoso invites actors, writers, activists, and musicians to come to the table and speak from the heart in ways you probably haven't heard from them before. Driven by research, curiosity, and compassion, he has revealing conversations with guests like David Byrne, Lorde, Bill Hader, and Stacey Abrams. In this episode, you'll hear Sam in conversation with the legendary Grammy and Oscar-award winning musician, Questlove. They unpack his singular documentary, Summer of Soul, his winding journey with the Roots, and the importance of preserving the history of Black music for future generations. We hope you love Talk Easy as much as we do. You can hear more from Talk Easy at https://podcasts.pushkin.fm/tescp.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Wally Show Podcast
Aftercast: Bunker Sweet Bunker: August 12, 2022

Wally Show Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 21:04


The CDC is loosening covid guidelines, Kevin Federline posted videos of Brittney Spears being stern with her kids, Questlove bought a plot of land to create a safe haven for his records and family, Wally played a bad TikTok game, and WEEKEND PLANS!!You can join our Wally Show Poddies Facebook group at www.facebook.com/groups/WallyShowPoddies

Hell & High Water with John Heilemann
Derrick "D-Nice" Jones

Hell & High Water with John Heilemann

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 76:30 Very Popular


On the 100th episode of the podcast, John Heilemann welcomes hip hop veteran, DJ extraordinaire, and one of the inspirations for Hell & High Water: Derrick "D-Nice" Jones, fresh off a sold-out performance at Carnegie Hall in New York. Heilemann and D-Nice discuss Club Quarantine, the experiment in Instagram Live DJing that D-Nice began in the darkest early days of Covid, and how his socially distanced dance parties exploded into an overnight sensation, with hundreds of thousands of housebound partiers around the world logging on to find community and solace (and fun!) in the face of the extreme isolation imposed by the pandemic; his musical philosophy and what he's learned from other elite DJs, including Q-Tip, Mark Ronson, and Questlove; and his experiences spinning for Barack and Michelle Obama both inside and outside the White House. They also explore D-Nice's storied history in rap music, starting with his role as as founding member of the legendary old-school hip-hop collective Boogie Down Productions, his self-reinvention as a DJ after his solo career fizzled in the 1990s, and what the future holds for D and Club Quarantine. It's a centenary saturnalia that you won't want to miss! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Questlove Supreme
QLS Classic: Steve Stoute

Questlove Supreme

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 109:47 Very Popular


Steve Stoute joins Team Supreme for Questlove's centennial episode to discuss the world of music, commerce and if the two can coexist.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Indie Film Hustle® - A Filmmaking Podcast with Alex Ferrari
IFH 599: How to Acquire Original IP for Your Projects with David Kessler

Indie Film Hustle® - A Filmmaking Podcast with Alex Ferrari

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2022 70:35 Very Popular


Originally from Philadelphia, David attended that city's “Fame” high school, Creative And Performing Arts, where his classmates included QuestLove and Boyz II Men. He then graduated from Parsons School of Design in New York, and worked as a graphic designer for ad agencies, designed book covers, movie posters, and indie film titles.He impulsively moved to Los Angeles in 2000 and became a stand-up comic for a while, performing at The Improv, The Vancouver Comedy Festival, and in sketches on “The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson” and “The Showbiz Show with David Spade”. But he tired of comedy clubs after a few years and focused on writing instead. In 2006, his “Will & Grace” spec made it to the semi-finals of the Warner Bros. Comedy Workshop.Switching to drama, he optioned the book “Minamata” (and the life rights of the author), about the experiences of journalist W. Eugene Smith photographing mercury poisoning victims in Japan. He wrote the screenplay in six weeks, and it got him a literary manager. Then Johnny Depp's company came on board to produce with Depp himself as the star. Filming on MINAMATA completed in the Spring of '19, with an expected release in Fall 2021. “Minamata” premiered at the Berlin Film Festival in 2020 and has since been picked up by Samuel Goldwyn Films for domestic distribution. It also stars Bill Nighy, Hiroyuki Sanada, Tadanobu Asano, and the singer Katherine Jenkins.His follow up, DREAMERS (based on the book John Lennon Vs. The US), is about John Lennon's immigration battle with the Nixon administration which legally set the stage (many years later) for DACA/The Dream Act. David was recently hired by the director of “Minamata”, Andrew Levitas, to rewrite a script about the two brothers who owned Adidas and Puma and who battled each other for decades. That project, “Adidas V Puma”, is currently out to actors and mentioned in “The Hollywood Reporter” in early March 2021.

The Film Buds
Episode 228: The Endless Summer & Summer of Soul

The Film Buds

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2022


Hey film buds,Summer is a unique time of year. It conjures up both the excitement of possibility and the nostalgia of Summers-past. And though we all have different ways of enjoying it, we all feel that Summer call to shed layers and run out into the heat. Though it is certainly fun to experience that Summer feeling in the fantastical films of Jaws or Do the Right Thing, we thought it could be just as fun to experience something grounded in reality with two documentary films. Introduction - 00:00Opening ChatSummer SeasonFirst is one of the most iconic films in documentary and sporting history; The Endless Summer. It was a labor of love, working in an old-fashioned documentary form, and it is often credited with being the film that made surfing mainstream. We'll discuss the history of surfing, how it evokes that Summer feeling, and surfing in movies overall. The Endless Summer  - 13:04History of Surfing Review and DiscussionOur second film is one that recently won the Oscar for Best Documentary. Questlove's Summer of Soul is a concert movie event that captures the power, fun, and energy of a moment forgotten to time. We'll discuss how documentaries changed, why concert movies do or don't work, and more. Summer of Soul (Or When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) - 36:12Review and DiscussionTo close out our show we'll talk about what we're watching, media news, and more. End of Show - 51:27Be sure to come back next week, and make sure you check out last week's episode. Also be on the look for our Marcel the Shell With Shoes On review next week. Thanks y'all,The BudsTotal Runtime - 57:30Be a Friend to the Film Buds:thefilmbuds.comThe Buds on PatreonThe Buds on bandcamp@filmbuds on Twitter@thefilmbudspodcast on InstagramPaul's Letterboxd

Questlove Supreme
Robin Thede (Live At The 2022 Roots Picnic)

Questlove Supreme

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 49:44 Very Popular


The creator and show-runner of A Black Lady Sketch Show discusses her all-Black writer's room, the rising star power of her costars, and who she wants next. As a matter of fact, Questlove helps her make a pitch to a certain Queen of Pop live on stage. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.