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Creativity Drill with Jonathan & Dawn Rundman - Jonathan Rundman

Dr. Dawn Rundman is a developmental psychologist. Jonathan Rundman is a musician. They’re married. Join the Rundmans as they hang out with cool guests and talk about life in the creative arts.

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Mary Mack

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1hr 26mins

18 Nov 2015

Rank #1

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Justin Roberts

Grammy-nominated recording artist, songwriter, and children's musician Justin Roberts visits the Rundman kitchen amidst his gigs at the Minnesota State Fair. Justin discusses his career from college rock to kindie rock, with many insights from along the journey: The awesome Chicago music scene in the 1990s! A life-changing interaction with renown scholar Martin Marty! Artist advocacy from Chicago to Washington DC! And throngs of adoring intergenerational fans! I lost the tooth I lost!

1hr 33mins

1 Sep 2015

Rank #2

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LIVE from Heartwood Conference Center 2015

Panel discussion recorded before a live audience! Guests include Joel & Aimée Pakan of TANGLED BLUE, Holly Hansen of ZOO ANIMAL, New Testament scholar Dr. Audrey West, and potter/musician/professor Keith J. Williams. Topics include improvisation, hiddenness, going on hiatus, the influence of tools and technology, self-care, and the value of high stakes art. Lots of wisdom from cool people, recorded during the inaugural Faith Creative retreat in the Northwoods of Wisconsin. 

1hr 21mins

8 Aug 2015

Rank #3

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Matt Patrick

Producer, musician, and songwriter Matt Patrick of The Library Recording Studio gives us some perspective from the other side of the studio glass. Very practical advice abounds for musicians and recording artists, as well as for anyone in the creative arts. Cool fact: Matt is the producer for Jonathan's 2015 album LOOK UP!

1hr 37mins

1 Jul 2015

Rank #4

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Kjellgren Alkire

Art professor and multi-media stuff-maker Kjellgren Alkire shares his inspiring thoughts with the Rundmans. Lots of wisdom in this episode: Talent and inspiration don't exist! Good art comes from generosity! And Jonathan confesses his seething masculinity issues.

1hr 35mins

17 Jun 2015

Rank #5

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Charlie McCarron

Musician, songwriter, curator, and host of the Composer Quest podcast Charlie McCarron visits the Rundman kitchen. Discussion topics include: balancing creativity and business, exploring all genres, advice for podcasting, and Jonathan's lack of soul. This episode proves how podcasting and art brings complete strangers together!  

1hr 33mins

11 May 2015

Rank #6

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Richard Bruxvoort Colligan

Songwriter, musician, and community song leader Richard Bruxvoort Colligan talks to the Rundmans about how the artist's life is a life of trust. Also discussed: smashed guitars, raising children as a full-time musician, and how community singing is performance art.

1hr 31mins

26 Mar 2015

Rank #7

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Liz Lee Heinecke

Scientist, author, TV presenter, teacher, musician, and visual artist Liz Lee Heinecke, Kitchen Pantry Scientist, stops by for a visit. Liz's passion for science and education has taken her on many inspiring adventures. We discuss the importance of finding your niche, the value of collaboration, and what it means to be a role model.  

1hr 18mins

14 Feb 2017

Rank #8

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Clint Schnekloth returns!

Author, speaker, theologian, and pastor Clint Schnekloth returns for a second appearance on our podcast! We discuss the impact of Clint's first book, boundary-pushing in the arts, and the problem of leaders who don't want to be too interesting. Also: Humans always fall in love with robots.

1hr 31mins

15 Apr 2016

Rank #9

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Jake Armerding

Songwriter, fiddler in the bluegrass supergroup Barnstar, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Jake Armerding exudes inspiration, wisdom, and maturity! A must-hear for musicians, performers ...and everybody else, too! We discuss industry conferences like Folk Alliance and SXSW, confidence, humility, the need for mentors, and the power of mystique. Take notes!

1hr 31mins

19 Feb 2016

Rank #10