CL034: Olivia Tarplin on giving a TEDTalk and dealing with haters

Olivia Tarplin is a Jersey City based academic, writer, researching and speaker on gender, politics, sexuality and the media. Focusing on the thriving industry of feminist pornography, she has spent the past 3 years studying how it can be used to change sexual culture and educate the masses about sex. A keen photographer, she initially […]

CL033: Corey Congilio on finding a great creative coach

Nashville based guitarist, producer, creative coach exponent and guitar instructor Cory Congilio has taught hundreds of students ranging from age 6 to 80 and on at least six top selling courses for Truefire. Corey is now an artist clinician for Martin Guitars. In this episode of The Creative Life Podcast, he tells us about how […]

CL032: Caroline Parker on signed singing and art as creative communication

Caroline Parker is an actress, cabaret performer, stand up comedienne, director and expert on signed singing. In 2013 she received an MBE for services to Deaf Drama and Theatre and she has given performances everywhere from the UK’s Houses of Parliament to shopping centres, cabaret bars and festivals. She has performed signed songs at festivals […]

CL030: Nik West on playing with Prince and finding your USP as a creative

Nik West is a Los Angeles based bass player and vocalist. Her credits include work with Dave Stewart, Prince, John Mayer and recently as a special guest on American Idol. She’s also the brainchild behind the “Queen of Strings” competition. In this episode, Nik West tells us her experiences performing with different drummers, and the importance of […]