PDX Darlings

PDX Darlings Micro and Macro edition - Creativity, Storytelling, Art for the Autodidact - Your host is author Martha Grover

PDX Darlings Micro Edition 01/12/18

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PDX Darlings Microedition 1/12//18

I'm catsitting Flash the cat! He's guarding my hard drive. He doesn't want me to speak publicly about his sinus problems!

Sorry Flash.

1. I answer a creative question: why are artists so entitled? 

2. I make some recommendations: 

A book of poetry, Our Andromeda by Brenda Shaughnessy

The podcast - Every Body

Michael Wolff interviews

3. I tell a story about the dangers of taking a cruise with old people and boredom.

4. I talk about my projects and what I learned this week - lessons about anxiety

Thanks for listening!

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LINKS:

Steve Almond Article: https://www.pw.org/content/the_problem_of_entitlement_a_question_of_respect

Livemint Article: http://www.livemint.com/Sundayapp/8cu4VGQkUjOun1tGx5kimN/Creativity-entitlement-dishonesty-the-dark-side-of-a-cove.html

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PDX Darlings Micro Edition 01/04/18

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I talk about Collage and New Year's Resolutions!! (Note- this podcast is only twenty minutes long!! NOT an hour...) 

1. I talk about what is so cool about making collages!!

2. I tell a story about how making collages helped me quit smoking. 

3. I make some recommendations of new podcasts, movies and graphic novels I've enjoyed. 

4. What did I learn? I learned about Iodine 131 and my own brand of introversion.

5. I talk about my projects...Beeswing Listening Bee on January 29th!! (Other publications too!) 

Thanks for listening...

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PDX Darlings Micro Edition 12/15/17

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This week I talk about inspiration, The Crown, Muppets in Lowriders and so much more!

1. I answer a creative question about inspiration.

2. I make a recommendation: The Crown and the IPRC's Kickstarter campaign

3. I tell a story about a feud between myself and the Gresham Art Board

4. I talk about my projects

5. I tell you somehting I learned this week. 

 

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PDX Darlings Micro Edition 12/10/17

Posted by pdxdarlings in art, martha grover

Hello from the Oregon Coast! 

1. I give recommendations about great Thai food, Nathan talks about his new approach to reading more books and Frani recommends the Righteous Mind!

2. Rachael, Michael, Zoe and I tell stories from the Oregon Coast.

3. Mike Sr and I talk about our latest projects.

4. Ana and I share what we learned this week.

5. Bekah sings a song!

 

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PDX Darlings Micro Edition 11/30/17

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PDX Darlings for the last week of November! Thanks to all my new Patreon subscribers!

 

1. I answer a question about the creative life: When and how do you get feedback on your creative work?

2. I give a recommendation: Visit Multnomah Falls!

Watch 80's movies and TV to see how yuppies were viewed...now we're all yuppies. 

3. I tell a story: I just talk all about housecleaning!

4. I talk about my projects

- Beeswing on December 18th

- My next book

- THE BANANA ESSAY

5. Something I learned: More yuppie shit

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PDX Darlings Micro Edition 11/25/17

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Wow! I talk about Artistic Jealousy, Kung Fu, West Side Story and I mention Fritos for the second week in a row!

(I realize it doesn't make sense when I mention Hilary Clinton out of nowhere, but she was a guest on Cheryl Strayed's podcast and that's why I mention her. Sorry for the confusion!) 

1. I answer a question: How do you deal with feelings of jealousy and jealousy aimed at you.

2. I tell a story: I talk a little bit about watching movies as a homeschooled youth

3. I make a recommmendation: West Side Story! 

4. I talk about my projects

5. I share something I learned this week: The dialect of Oregon and Salt Lake City are the same!

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PDX Darlings Microedition 11/19/17

Posted by pdxdarlings in art, portland, martha grover, oregon, education, environment

PDX Darlings the Micro Edition 11/19/17

1. I answer a question: 

What are our pet peeves about attending, hosting and participating in small art-events?

2. I make a recommendation:

The Trail Keepers of Oregon Fundraiser - November 24th at Migration Brewing, 5pm to 7pm. Catered event. Bring twenty dollars! (Wildfire restoration!) 

3. I tell a story:

I talk about my book tour for my first book, One More for the People, and some weird and funny things that happened to me at my readings. 

4. I talk about my projects. 

Beeswing Listening Bee and The People's Guide to Portland

5. I share with you one thing I learned this week:

Zeitgebers!!

Editors note: Sorry for the coughing and static in the beginning of the epsiode. AND what I am referring to about the fundraiser is the awful forest fires that happened in the Columbia River Gorge this last fall. 

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PDX Darlings Microedition 11/13/17

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Welcome to a CREEPY Episode of PDX Darlings the Micro-Edition - I talk about the holidays, hometown murder, conspiracy theories and artistic collaoration, sharing somegood and bad experiences I've had in the past. 

 

1. I answer a question: 

I talk about artistic collaboration

2. I make a recommendation

Claudia Rankine's Citizen and the Showcase Podcast

3. I tell a story

I tell the story of a murder in my hometown of Corbett Oregon (Jerry Stomp's Murder)

4. I talk about my projects

5. I share somehting I learned this week. 

 

Thanks for listening!

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PDX Darlings Micro Edition 11/07/17

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PDX Darling Microedition, 11/7/17

1. I answer a question: How do you avoid cultural appropriation as an artist?

(Listen to the end of the episode to hear an OLD slam poem by a very YOUNG version of Martha)

2. I make a recommendation 

Heaven's Gate Podcast

3. I tell a story 

I tell a story about Catholicism, student loans and face a tough question about my health and internalized fat phobia.

4. I talk about my projects

5. I tell you one thing I learned this week

6. Bonus Poem!! (groan) 

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PDX Darlings Micro Edition 10/30/17 (Rome Edition!)

Posted by pdxdarlings in art, martha grover, education

PDX Darlings The Rome Edition

The format for this week's show:

1. I answer a question: How do you do creative work when you're tired? 

2. I make a recommendation: What About The Rest of Your Life - by Sung Yim, Multnomah Falls Lodge

3. I tell a story: I talk about my trip to Rome with the Rick Steves tour and the strange workings of my own mind.

4. I talk about my projects.

5. I tell you one thing I learned this week. 

Thanks for listening!

(This is where I tell you to rate this podcast on itunes....do people ever actually do that??)

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