Perfuct With Jason Killingsworth

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Sinopsis

Award-winning journalist, creative director and author Jason Killingsworth hosts in-depth conversations about creativity, art, perfectionism, life and spirituality. Let's explore how crooked edges make our lives and creative work memorable.

Episodios

  • Episode 6: The Water Is Taller Than Me

    Episode 6: The Water Is Taller Than Me

    10/06/2018 Duración: 56min

    In this bonus episode of the Perfuct podcast, Jason Killingsworth remembers Scott Hutchison, the late songwriter and frontman of Frightened Rabbit. There's also a rough excerpt from the Perfuct book manuscript about Killingsworth's experience growing up in the shadow of depression and how that interacted with the Calvinist doctrine of Total Depravity he embraced during his years as a fundamentalist Christian. For more info, visit: www.itsperfuct.com

  • Episode 5: Luke Chueh

    Episode 5: Luke Chueh

    03/06/2018 Duración: 02h44min

    In this episode of the Perfuct podcast, Jason Killingsworth speaks with pop-surrealist painter Luke Chueh about creativity, drug addiction, embracing his Chinese heritage, the commercial pressures of being a full-time visual artist and the technical limitations that led to the creation of his signature style. Chueh has become an icon of the LA underground art scene and has enjoyed many successful collaborations with art-toy designer Munky King. A collection of his paintings from 2003-2009 has been collected in the book The Art of Luke Chueh: Bearing The Unbearable. For more info, visit: www.itsperfuct.com Special Guest: Luke Chueh.

  • Episode 4: Edmund McMillen

    Episode 4: Edmund McMillen

    25/02/2018 Duración: 02h37min

    In this episode of the Perfuct podcast, Jason Killingsworth speaks with indie video-game designer and comic-book artist Edmund McMillen about mental illness, religious dogma, the dark corners of family legacy, his lifelong fascination with the weird and grotesque, and the necessity of weaving deeply personal themes into his creations. McMillen has created some of the most successful indie games of all time, most notably Super Meat Boy and The Binding of Isaac. His most recent game, The End Is Nigh, is available on PC, PS4 and the Nintendo Switch. For more info, visit: www.itsperfuct.com Special Guest: Edmund McMillen.

  • Episode 3: Pádraig Ó Tuama

    Episode 3: Pádraig Ó Tuama

    01/02/2018 Duración: 01h08min

    In this episode of the Perfuct podcast, Jason Killingsworth speaks with Irish poet and theologian Pádraig Ó Tuama about the virtues of exile, the vulnerability of writing poetry and the effort to reconcile being a gay man in a religious tradition that has long demonised (literally) LGBTQ identity. He has published several books of poetry and prose, including "In The Shelter", "Sorry For Your Troubles" and "Readings From The Book Of Exile". For more info, visit: www.itsperfuct.com Special Guest: Pádraig Ó Tuama.

  • Episode 2: Derek Webb

    Episode 2: Derek Webb

    01/01/2018 Duración: 02h13min

    In this episode of the Perfuct podcast, Jason Killingsworth speaks with songwriter Derek Webb about guilt, shame and creativity. Webb discusses what he learned from songwriters such as Joni Mitchell, Amy Ray and Bob Dylan about the delicate art of prying open one's ribs and inserting a microphone. Is getting onstage night after night to sing – and thereby re-live – one's grief an act of healing or masochism? For more info, visit: www.itsperfuct.com Special Guest: Derek Webb.

  • Episode 1: Mugison

    Episode 1: Mugison

    13/12/2017 Duración: 02h30min

    In this episode of the Perfuct podcast, Jason Killingsworth speaks with Icelandic songwriter Mugison about untangling the mystery of creative inspiration. They discuss how Mugison decides which voice and style he will explore in a given song, Icelandic music's reputation for weirdness, creating art without worrying about the permission of gatekeepers, and his fascination with Jesus and spiritual belief. For more info, visit: www.itsperfuct.com Special Guest: Mugison.