Episode 24 - The World Needs More Music.

August 28th, 2022

This episode discusses the idea of more new music coming into existence, and whether or not it is 'necessary'.  

Episode 23 - Special guest Dr. Dina McMillan

June 30th, 2022


Dr. Dina McMillan is an American social psychologist and domestic violence specialist. She received her BA from Hunter College in New York and both a masters and doctorate in social psychology from Stanford University in California.

In 2007, after moving to Australia, Dr McMillan developed a ground-breaking program called Unmasking the Abuser.

Dr. McMillan wrote a book on this topic called, But He Says He Loves Me, published by Allen & Unwin, that’s currently sold in 14 countries. It’s become available in audible form.


In 2020 Dr. Dina began a podcast series called Unmasking the Abuser, https://www.buzzsprout.com/985186 and developed a new education program, Healing the Rift, to reduce racial, ethnic and gender bias. It offers useful information without blame and shame.


She currently lives in Australia.


Episode 22 - Special Guest Ted Gioia

March 10th, 2022

This episode features a conversation with music historian, author, musician, and musicologist Ted Gioia, with some concepts related to his book which I highly recommend: "Music: A Subversive History".


Episode 21 Resolve.

February 1st, 2022

This Episode talks about inner determination, or resolve, to propel toward action.

Episode 20 A New Beginning. Again.

January 1st, 2022

This episode talks about the new year, new beginnings, and our ways of thinking about it and moving forward. 

Episode 19 Auld Lang Syne / Closure.

December 26th, 2021

This Episode discusses endings, closure, and reflecting on demarcation points, as well as contemplative hindsight and how it may affect decision making, actions, changes, or stasis. 

Episode 18 Merry Christmas!

December 20th, 2021

This episode discusses aspects of Christmas. 

Episode 17 The Will To Purpose

December 10th, 2021

This Episode talks about the sense of purpose.

Episode 16 Solidarity and Consensus

October 15th, 2021

This Episode talks about Solidarity as a common ideal, recognizing tactics that divide, and standing together to achieve truthful consensus and societal cohesion. 

Episode 15 Special Guest Mahavishnu JohnMcLaughlin

June 21st, 2021

This episode features the iconic John McLaughlin discussing his history with Miles Davis, The Tony Williams Lifetime, The Mahavishnu Orchestra  and more, as well as his upcoming album "Liberation Time", due for release July 16, 2021. 

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