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Brand New Ways is a podcast for instigators and rebel hearts seeking creative perspectives on life and how we live it, brought to you by journalist and designer Jen Leonard. Each week, tune in as she gets curious with movers and shakers across art, design, science, politics, business and beyond.

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Brand New Ways is a podcast for instigators and rebel hearts seeking creative perspectives on life and how we live it, brought to you by journalist and designer Jen Leonard. Each week, tune in as she gets curious with movers and shakers across art, design, science, politics, business and beyond.

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Kickass podcast

By Mrjome89 - Mar 28 2018
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I absolutely love Jen’s conversational style, smarts and humor. Great listening.

Addicted

By frank lloyd write - Mar 03 2015
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I’m addicted! My favorite new podcast. I love the guest choices and the interviews are great!

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Kickass podcast

By Mrjome89 - Mar 28 2018
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I absolutely love Jen’s conversational style, smarts and humor. Great listening.

Addicted

By frank lloyd write - Mar 03 2015
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I’m addicted! My favorite new podcast. I love the guest choices and the interviews are great!
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Brand New Ways

Latest release on Oct 20, 2015

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: 23: Designer, Illustrator & Art Director Timothy Goodman

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Kanye West, Lena Dunham, Chris Rock, personal mentors as catalysts for discovering your life's work, and breaking out of boxes that limit you.

In this episode, I talk to designer, illustrator and art director Timothy Goodman, who recently exhibited artworks from "Memories of A Girl I Never Knew" at Colette in Paris, collaborated with Jessica Walsh on 40 Days of Dating, and wrote Sharpie Art Workshop: Techniques & Ideas for Transforming Your World.

Music

Show Opener: Salt-n-Pepa, Pharrell Williams (with Justin Timberlake), Melanie and Kanye West (feat. Rhymefest)

Highly Suspicious – My Morning Jacket

Greenfield Morning/Seed of Joy/Life is a Struggle - RZA & Yoko Ono

Colette – Orchestra Baobob

Go Your Own Way – Fleetwood Mac

On Sight – Kanye West

All My Love – Led Zeppelin

Show Closer: DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, Tricky, Dusty Springfield and Isaac Hayes

Reading List

Sharpie Art Workshop: Techniques and Ideas for Transforming Your World, by Timothy Goodman

40 Days of Dating: An Experiment, by Jessica Walsh and Timothy Goodman

The Fountainhead, by Ayn Rand

The Autobiogrpahy of Malcolm X, by Malcolm X and Alex Haley

Significant Objects, by Jason Grote

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40 Days of Dating

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Jul 07 2015

39mins

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Rank #2: 19: Scientist & Winepreneur Corey Miller

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Kid Cudi, The Alchemist, and the lost art of collecting wine and revisiting it over time.

In this episode I talk to scientist and entrepreneur Corey Miller, who’s an MD and PhD, as well as the Founder and CEO of Bare Bottle, a San Francisco-based start-up that seeks to strip away the exclusivity of the wine industry by pairing beautiful wines with exceptional designs, and telling the stories of the makers behind both.

Music

Show Opener: Salt-n-Pepa, Pharrell Williams (with Justin Timberlake), Melanie and Kanye West (feat. Rhymefest)

Red Red Wine – UB40

Velvet (The Voice Performance) – Chris Jamison

French Kiss (Striptease Mix) – The Lovers

Soundtrack 2 My Life – Kid Cudi

Show Closer: DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, Tricky, Dusty Springfield and Isaac Hayes

Books

The Alchemist, by Paolo Coehlo

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French Kiss

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Jun 02 2015

48mins

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Rank #3: 17: Hip Hop Therapist Tomás Alvarez III

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The Matrix, The Alchemist, KRS-One, and community-defined strategies for sustainable change.

In this episode I talk to social worker and "hip hop therapy" pioneer Tomás Alvarez III who is the Founder and CEO of Beats Rhymes and Life, an Oakland-based organization that uses the process of creating rap music as a tool for promoting mental health and healing among urban youth uninterested in traditional talk therapy.

Music

Show Opener: Salt-n-Pepa, Pharrell Williams (with Justin Timberlake), Melanie and Kanye West (feat. Rhymefest)

They Don't Do It LiKE THiS - Soul Touch, Young Te', Stuny, Mastah Flex, Larrinator, ZENO & Rude Boi

I Luv Myself - Feat. DJ Mo Mo, Steph the Jet, Zeno, Lil Von, Frank Vencci

I Got The Power - Beats Rhymes and Life, Inc.

CROSS OVER - Jhon, Young Te', Damariae & Trevon

Public Service Announcement (P.S.A.) - Feat. Watzreal, Frank Vencci, Rotate, Soul Touch

Step Into a World (Rapture's Delight) - KRS-One

Show Closer: DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, Tricky, Dusty Springfield and Isaac Hayes

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Rap Therapy: A Practical Guide for Communicating With Youth and Young Adults Through Rap Music, by Don Elligan

The Alchemist, by Paolo Coehlo

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Hip Hop Therapy for At-Risk Youth | Ashoka Fellow Tomás Alvarez III

A Lovely Day Film

KRS One Beats Rhymes and Life Freestyle

Reimagine P.S.A. by Beats Rhymes and Life, Inc.

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May 19 2015

41mins

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Rank #4: 16: Skateistan Founder Oliver Percovich

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Local solutions for local problems, youth-directed education, and young girls dominating the skateboarding culture in Afghanistan.

In this episode I talk to skateboarder and social entrepreneur Oliver Percovich who's the Founder and Executive Director of Skateistan, an award-winning international NGO that uses skateboarding as a “hook” for leadership development in Afghanistan, Cambodia and South Africa.

Music

Show Opener: Salt-n-Pepa, Pharrell Williams (with Justin Timberlake), Melanie and Kanye West (feat. Rhymefest)

Burning Road – Fu Manchu

Herati (feat. Homayoun Sakhi) - Voices of Afghanistan

Rebel Without a Pause – Public Enemy

Kali-Fornia Über Alles 21st Century – Jello Biafra

Show Closer: DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, Tricky, Dusty Springfield and Isaac Hayes

Reading List

Skateistan: The Tale of Skateboarding in Afghanistan - Jim Fitzpatrick, Skateistan

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values – by Robert M. Pirsig

An Answer to the Question: ‘What is Enlightenment?’ – Immanuel Kant

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To Live and Skate Kabul

The State of Skate

Oliver at TEDx Sydney 2014

Skateistan

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May 12 2015

42mins

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Rank #5: 15: Fine Artist & Illustrator Lisa Congdon

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Inventing challenges for yourself, listening to Bulgarian folk music, and getting good at something by doing it over and over and over and over.

In this episode I talk to fine artist and illustrator Lisa Congdon who's best known for her colorful abstract paintings, intricate line drawings, pattern design and hand lettering. She’s the author of five books (and counting!) and writes a popular daily blog at Today is Going to be Awesome.

Music

Show Opener: Salt-n-Pepa, Pharrell Williams (with Justin Timberlake), Melanie and Kanye West (feat. Rhymefest)

Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) – The Beatles

The Analog Kid – Rush

All Your Secrets – Yo La Tengo

Own It – Drake

Within Your Reach – The Replacements

Mur stho sme se razigrali (Hey Let's Dance) - Bulgarian State Television Female Choir

Show Closer: DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, Tricky, Dusty Springfield and Isaac Hayes

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Owning It: I Am An Artist - by Lisa Congdon

Art, Inc.: The Essential Guide for Building Your Career as an Artist - by Lisa Congdon

Whatever You Are, Be a Good One: 100 Inspirational Quotations Hand-Lettered by Lisa Congdon

A Collection a Day - by Lisa Congdon

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Gerhard Richter Painting

Become a Working Artist

Basic Line Drawing

Sketchbook Explorations

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May 05 2015

49mins

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Rank #6: 13: Swimwear Designer Malia Mills

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The positivity of saying no, the problem with the adage "the customer is always right," and the importance of a power stance. Especially while wearing a bikini.

In this episode I talk to fashion designer Malia Mills who's the Hawaii-born, New York-based pioneer of body-conscious swimwear. She makes flattering cuts in luxurious fabrics that inspire customers to "Love thy differences." #hellyes

Music

Show Opener: Salt-n-Pepa, Pharrell Williams (with Justin Timberlake), Melanie and Kanye West (feat. Rhymefest)

Tres Bien – Le Tigre

Pour Some Sugar On Me – Def Leppard

More Than A Feeling – Boston

Hell Yes – Beck

Show Closer: DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, Tricky, Dusty Springfield and Isaac Hayes

Reading List

Playboy Fiftieth Anniversary Issue - by Hugh Hefner

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Amy Cuddy's TED Talk on Body Language

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Apr 21 2015

49mins

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Rank #7: 10: Transport Designer Dan Sturges

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Pink rooms, stink rooms, BMW response squads, and the wonderful world of little vehicles.

In this episode I talk to car designer and transportation guru Dan Sturges who, for the past 30 years, has been relentlessly working on comprehensive transportation solutions. His latest fascination is riding a bike around L.A.

Music

Show Opening Mix: Brand New – Salt-n-Pepa , Brand New – Pharrell Williams (with Justin Timberlake), Brand New Key – Melanie, Brand New – Kanye West (feat. Rhymefest)

Intergalactic – Beastie Boys

Cars – Gary Numan

Crosstown Traffic – Jimi Hendrix

Get In My Car – 50 Cent

There Is A Light That Never Goes Out - The Smiths

Show Closing Mix: Brand New Funk – DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, Brand New You’re Retro – Tricky, Brand New Me – Dusty Springfield, Brand New Me – Isaac Hayes

Reading List

Small Is Beautiful - by E. F. Schumacher

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Contact

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Mar 31 2015

36mins

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Rank #8: 8: Psychosynthetist Dr. Piero Ferrucci

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Fellini, our need for beauty, and the connections between neuroscience and the inner experience.

In this episode, I talk to psychotherapist and philosopher Piero Ferrucci, the nephew of Aldous Huxley and a student and collaborator of Italian psychiatrist Roberto Assagioli, the founder of psychosynthesis.

Music

Show Opening Mix: Brand New – Salt-n-Pepa Brand New – Pharrell Williams (with Justin Timberlake), Brand New Key – Melanie, Brand New – Kanye West (feat. Rhymefest)

String Quartet No. 15 in D Minor, K. 421 (Haydn Quartet No. 2): III. Menuetto and Trio: Allegretto - Salzburg Mozarteum Quartet

La strada: La strada - Studio Orchestra + Studio Conductor

Show Closing Mix: Brand New Funk – DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, Brand New You’re Retro – Tricky, Brand New Me – Dusty Springfield, Brand New Me – Isaac Hayes

Reading List

What We May Be: The Vision and Techniques of Psychosynthesis, by Piero Ferrucci

Inevitable Grace, by Piero Ferrucci

The Power of Kindness, by Piero Ferrucci

Beauty and the Soul, by Piero Ferrucci

Your Inner Will, by Piero Ferrucci

Complete Poems and Selected Letters of John Keats

The Bhagavad Gita

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La Strada, by Federico Fellini

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Mar 17 2015

50mins

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Rank #9: 3: Goal-Setting Guru Barbara Sher

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Encounter groups, success teams, the futility of positive thinking, and how to get what you really, really want.

In this episode, I talk to author and life coach Barbara Sher, a global authority on identifying goals, finding drive and motivation, and avoiding resistance the natural way. She has five best-selling books in more than a dozen languages and is in the thick of another one right now, which she's writing with her son from their home in Marseille, France.

Music

Show Opening Mix: Brand New – Salt-n-Pepa, Brand New – Pharrell Williams (with Justin Timberlake), Brand New Key – Melanie, Brand New – Kanye West (feat. Rhymefest)

Daily Affirmations - Stuart Smalley

Interlude (From "the Seven Samurai") - Fumio Hayasaka

Show Closing Mix: Brand New Funk – DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince. Brand New You’re Retro – Tricky, Brand New Me – Dusty Springfield, Brand New Me – Isaac Hayes

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Wishcraft: How To Get What You Really Want - Barbara Sher

I Could Do Anything If I Only Knew What It Was - Barbara Sher

Refuse to Choose - Barbara Sher

Your Inner Child of the Past - W. Hugh Missildine

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Slapshot

Animal House

The Seven Samurai

Feb 10 2015

46mins

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Rank #10: 29: Artist & Textile Designer Dana Haim

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The magic of nature, losing our sense of time, remembering to be grateful, getting into an exercise groove, and the joy of making pom poms!

In this episode, I talk to artist and textile designer Dana Haim, whose mission is to spark joy through the creation of ethical, hand-made goods. She achieves this and then some through her instructional workshops across the U.S. and strategic partnerships with local organizations in Mexico and Colombia (where her family is from), which allow her to weave social and environmental consciousness into her craft.

Dana received her BA in textile design from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and her MA in design for Textile Futures from Central Saint Martins in London.

Music

Show Opener: Salt-n-Pepa, Pharrell Williams (with Justin Timberlake), Melanie and Kanye West (feat. Rhymefest)

Pom Pom Play Girl (Session Highlights) [Instrumental Mix With Backing Vocals] – The Beach Boys

Shake It Like a Pom Pom – Missy Elliot

Pom Pom – Mozart La Para

I Slept With Bonhomme At The CBC

Pom Pom - Matthew Dear

Show Closer: DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, Tricky, Dusty Springfield and Isaac Hayes

Reading List

The Celestine Prophecy, by James Redfield

The Wes Anderson Collection, by Matt Zoller Seitz

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Wes Anderson: The Criterion Collection (on DVD)

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Oct 20 2015

38mins

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