Episode 36 - Awon

Hip-hop recording artist, Awon, sat down with Andrew to talk about growing up in Brooklyn, N.Y. and how he found his way to hip-hop. He also shares his thoughts on Donald Trump, the youth of today, Michael Jordan, cereal, fame and fortune, and more.

Awon's new album, "The Actual Proof" is available now on Don't Sleep Records.

This episode was recorded at Andrew's house in Norfolk, Va.

For more information about Awon and his music visit: awonandphoniks.com & dontsleeprecords.com

Episode 35 - Remembering Nancy

Andrew's adoptive mother, Nancy, passed away surrounded by family on February 14, 2018. She was 73. In June 2017, Andrew interviewed his adoptive mother and his biological mother in a special three-part episode.

As a tribute to his late mother, we present this encore presentation of Episode 26 "Nancy & Nancy." We hope you find inspiration and comfort in their story.

Episode 26 Orignial Description: In this special episode, Andrew sits down with Nancy, his adoptive mother, and Nancy, his biological mother, to discuss their lives and experiences with adoption and the amazing and unlikely discoveries that were made along the way.

Episode 34 - Matthew Fine

Businessman, sculptor, and filmmaker Matthew Fine sat down with Andrew to talk about his life as a sculptor, how his father created Wave Riding Vehicles in 1967 and the story of their iconic logo, his experience attending a Quaker boarding school, and the lessons he learned writing, directing, and editing Art Show Bingo.

This episode was recorded at Matthew's house in Norfolk, Va.

Episode 33 - Philip Odango

Award-winning cosplayer Philip Odango sat down with Andrew to talk about the origins of cosplay, the most important fashion innovation of the past 200 years, dumpster-diving for materials, how he was discovered by Singer Corporation, and his new book, "Cosplay Marketing and PR 101."

This episode was recorded at Andrew's house in Norfolk, Va.

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For more information on Philip Odango and to purchase his book visit www.canvascosplay.com

Episode 32 - Kim Warp

Cartoonist Kim Warp sat down with Andrew to talk about shark cartoons and karma, the maximum number of words a cartoon can have, what happens to cartoons that get rejected, and all about submitting to, the history of, and getting published by The New Yorker.

This episode was recorded at The Slover Library in downtown Norfolk, Va.

Episode 31 - Dr. Cynthia Romero

Former Virginia State Health Commissioner, Dr. Cynthia Romero, sat down with Andrew to talk about women in science and medicine, the root causes of illness, the importance of optimism and positivity in staying healthy, if doctors make good patients, and who is responsible for the current opioid epidemic.

This episode was recorded at the Slover Library in Norfolk, Va.

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Episode 30 - Tim Seibles

Poet Laureate of Virginia, Tim Seibles, sat down with Andrew to talk about imagination, memories, romance, the most mysterious thing on Earth, and the one thing he believes every adult should be doing.

This episode was recorded at Tim's apartment in Norfolk, Va.

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Episode 29 - Andy Harris

Visual artist and art education teacher, Andy Harris, sat down with Andrew to talk about making kung fu movies in high school, playing bass guitar for Municipal Waste, lessons learned hanging commercial wallpaper, and his upcoming show, Neighborhood Watch, which features little-known stories about Michael Jackson, Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, Harry Houdini, and more.

This episode was recorded at the Glass Wheel Studio in Norfolk, Va

Episode 28 - LIVE at Ironclad Distillery Co.

In this special unedited live episode, Andrew sits down with the family behind Ironclad Distillery Co. in a Facebook Livestream event recorded August 1, 2017 at Ironclad Distillery in Newport News, VA. Steve, Kara, and Owen King give a behind-the-scenes peek at their distillery and provide tips on how to properly taste, order, and serve bourbon. Special guests include Dan Powell from Tradition Brewing Co., award-winning mixologist Robert Gregory, and Matt Jones creator of craft cocktail ice and owner of Chisel & Shaker.

Episode 27 - Asa Jackson

Artist Asa Jackson sat down with Andrew to talk about balancing a stellar sports career while developing his artistic vision in high school, the impact smartphones have had on creativity, boredom and free time, growing up with a famous uncle, selling art to Robin Williams, and what it takes to make a living through art.

This episode was recorded at the Elixir Sensory Art Gallery in Phoebus, Va.