Comes A Time

By Osiris Media / Oteil Burbridge / Mike Finoia

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In these strange days, when you think it can’t get any weirder, it does. Musician Oteil Burbridge and comedian Mike Finoia talk with artists, comedians, activists and more to discuss where we are today, and where we go from here. Oteil and Mike aim to inspire, entertain, and show some silver linings in this cloudy time.


Episode Date
Episode 41: Dr. Fadiman
01:13:06

On today’s episode, Oteil and Mike welcome Dr. James Fadiman, psychologist and writer known for his extensive work in the area of psychedelic research. Dr. Fadiman shares his first life-changing experiences with psychedelics, talks about using psychedelics as compared to prescription drugs, the personalities of the best spiritual teachers, and more. He also talks about his research in microdosing, what he’s seen, and what he’s learned. If you’re interested in learning about the potential benefits of psilocybin and other psychedelics, this is a must-listen episode.


*DISCLAIMER: This podcast does NOT provide medical advice. The information contained in this podcast is for informational and entertainment purposes only. No material in this podcast is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen*


Dr. James Fadiman, PhD is often referred to as the initiator of scientific research on microdosing. Dr. Fadiman did his undergraduate work at Harvard and his graduate work at Stanford, doing research with the Harvard Group, the West Coast Research Group in Menlo Park, and Ken Kesey. He is the author of The Psychedelic Explorer’s Guide. Called “America’s wisest and most respected authority on psychedelics and their use,” Jim Fadiman has been involved with psychedelic research since the 1960s.


Since 2010, he has been collecting reports from thousands of people who experimented with microdosing following a schedule (his suggested one day on, two days off protocol is now known as the Fadiman protocol). Many of them shared how they overcame their insecurities, anxiety, depression and stress, but also migraines, cluster headaches and menstrual complaints. Seven years later, Dr. Fadiman is convinced that microdosing can have enormous medical benefits, and hardly any risks. 



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Comes A Time is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted and Produced by Oteil Burbridge and Mike Finoia. Executive Producers are Christina Collins and RJ Bee. Production, Editing and Mixing by Eric Limarenko and Matt Dwyer. Theme music by Oteil Burbridge. To discover more podcasts that connect you more deeply to the music you love, check out osirispod.com

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Apr 16, 2021
Episode 41: Dennis McNally
01:27:04

On today’s episode, Oteil and Mike talk with Dennis McNally, Author, Historian and longtime publicist for the Grateful Dead. Dennis is also known as the biographer for Jerry Garcia and the Grateful Dead. Dennis talks about bonding with Jerry over their love for Beat writers, shares stories about Jerry Garcia’s time in the army, and how he wound up writing the band’s biography. He also talks about the Bay Area in the 50’s and 60’s, choosing to write his PhD dissertation on Kerouac and the philosophy of the Beat Generation. The three discuss politics and civil rights then and now, the notion of fame and whether anyone can really be prepared to handle it, and much more. 


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Comes A Time is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted and Produced by Oteil Burbridge and Mike Finoia. Executive Producers are Christina Collins and RJ Bee. Production, Editing and Mixing by Eric Limarenko and Matt Dwyer. Theme music by Oteil Burbridge. To discover more podcasts that connect you more deeply to the music you love, check out osirispod.com

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Apr 09, 2021
Episode 40: Ken Babbs
01:10:55

Mike and Oteil are joined by famous Merry Prankster Ken Babbs. Babbs shares adventures from his time with the Merry Pranksters, tales from the acid tests, and jokes aplenty. Ken talks about the book of stories he’s putting together called “Cronies,” encounters with the Hell’s Angels and Ram Dass, and the three discuss the meaning of the American spirit. 


Ken Babbs is a famous Merry Prankster who became one of the psychedelic leaders of the 1960s. He along with best friend and Prankster leader, Ken Kesey wrote the book Last Go Round. Babbs is best known for his participation in the Acid Tests and on the bus Furthur.


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Comes A Time is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted and Produced by Oteil Burbridge and Mike Finoia. Executive Producers are Christina Collins and RJ Bee. Production, Editing and Mixing by Eric Limarenko and Matt Dwyer. Theme music by Oteil Burbridge. To discover more podcasts that connect you more deeply to the music you love, check out osirispod.com

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Apr 02, 2021
Episode 39: Victor Wooten
02:18:21

“I love Willie Nelson because nobody has a voice like that. Bob Dylan, I wonder if he can even sing? Can he really even sing? That’s a question. But there is no one like him, so we love him. And to me, that's the thing that really draws people in, whether we realize it or not. Is that when someone realizes who they are so strongly, it touches a part of who we are, and we relate to it.” - Victor Wooten


Mike & Oteil are joined by Victor Wooten, a GRAMMY award winning bass player who first came into prominence as a founding member of the super-group Béla Fleck & the Flecktones. They discuss the art of delivery in music, the importance of learning how to be and project yourself wholly in your art, and how challenges will come to test you en route to your goals. Victor shares the inspiration for his most recent book, The Spirit of Music, how the characters begin to write their own parts, and the value of entrenching lessons into a fictional story. Victor also talks about meeting Oteil and Kofi Burbridge as a young man, the admiration he had for them and what he learned from them, and so much more. This episode couldn’t be more packed with wisdom - and opportunities to see the world in a new light. 


An extremely gifted and versatile bassist, Victor Wooten is a highly acclaimed performer whose work straddles the lines between jazz, bluegrass, funk, and progressive rock. Easily considered among the top echelon of bass players in history, Wooten first came to prominence as a member of the Grammy-winning ensemble Béla Fleck & the Flecktones. As a solo artist, he has recorded numerous well-regarded albums and been named Bass Player of the Year by Bass Player magazine three times. He is also a member of the bassist supergroup S.M.V. alongside Stanley Clarke and Marcus Miller. (Allmusic)


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Comes A Time is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted and Produced by Oteil Burbridge and Mike Finoia. Executive Producers are Christina Collins and RJ Bee. Production, Editing and Mixing by Eric Limarenko and Matt Dwyer. Theme music by Oteil Burbridge. To discover more podcasts that connect you more deeply to the music you love, check out osirispod.com

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Mar 26, 2021
Episode 38: Billy Strings
01:16:12

Oteil & Mike talk with singer, songwriter and musician Billy Strings on the heels of his GRAMMY win for Best Bluegrass Album. Billy shares the genesis of his 6-night ESP experiment stream series at the Capitol Theatre, which paid homage to the Grateful Dead’s 1971 run. He talks about the mentors that helped turn his life around, coming full circle when he got to introduce his dad to Bluegrass legends like Del McCoury and David Grisman, and explains how songwriting for him is like traveling through outer space. Billy also discusses a recurring dream of his, stories from roughing it early in his career, and so much more. 


Acclaimed singer, songwriter and musician Billy Strings recently won Best Bluegrass Album at the 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards for his critically acclaimed record, Home. 


Michigan-born and now Nashville-based, Strings arrived on the music scene as one of the most compelling new artists with the release of his 2017 debut LP, Turmoil & Tinfoil. Since his debut, Strings has been awarded Guitar Player of the Year and New Artist of the Year at the 2019 International Bluegrass Music Awards, selected as one of Rolling Stone’s 2017 “New Country Artists to Know” and performed on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” and PBS’ “Bluegrass Underground.” Often playing over 200 shows per year, he has also become known as an electric live performer, keeping the improvisational tradition of bluegrass alive while incorporating elements of several diverse genres.


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Comes A Time is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted and Produced by Oteil Burbridge and Mike Finoia. Executive Producers are Christina Collins and RJ Bee. Production, Editing and Mixing by Eric Limarenko and Matt Dwyer. Theme music by Oteil Burbridge. To discover more podcasts that connect you more deeply to the music you love, check out osirispod.com

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Mar 19, 2021
Episode 37: Briahna Joy Gray
01:01:14

Mike & Oteil welcome Briahna Joy Gray, National Press Secretary for the Bernie Sanders 2020 presidential campaign and co-host of the Bad Faith podcast. Briahna is a brilliant, sensible, and refreshing voice in progressive politics. She shares the story of giving up her career in law to pursue her passion for writing in the political sphere. The three discuss the twisted incentives and money in politics, the issues with mainstream media, and the value of feeling confident enough to own your ignorance sometimes. They also discuss a slew of issues facing the political landscape today, and Briahna shares the values that shape her approach to her life and her work. 


Briahna Joy Gray was National Press Secretary for the Bernie Sanders 2020 presidential campaign. Previously she was Senior Politics Editor at the Intercept, and a practicing attorney. She is currently the co-host of Bad Faith podcast, and a Contributing Editor to Current Affairs.


This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. Please leave us a rating or review on iTunes!


Comes A Time is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted and Produced by Oteil Burbridge and Mike Finoia. Executive Producers are Christina Collins and RJ Bee. Production, Editing and Mixing by Eric Limarenko and Matt Dwyer. Theme music by Oteil Burbridge. To discover more podcasts that connect you more deeply to the music you love, check out osirispod.com

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Mar 12, 2021
Episode 36: Denise Kaufman
01:08:07

This week, Comes a Time welcomes Denise Kaufman, musician, yogi, activist, founding member of the all-girl SF band Ace of Cups, Merry Prankster, and so much more. Having joined her first Civil Rights picket line at 14 years old, Denise found herself as a young activist in the 1960’s San Francisco in the heart of the same world where the Grateful Dead came to be. Denise shares with Mike and Oteil the incredible tale of meeting Ken Kesey, “getting on the bus,” and getting her Prankster nickname “Mary Microgram.” She also explains what led to her going to music school at 33, her time teaching yoga to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and other celebrities, and opening a private school in Hawaii now in its 44th year of operation. Denise has lived many lives in one with one adventure following the next. 


Growing up in San Francisco during the 1960s placed Denise Kaufman at the center of a cultural revolution. Her commitment to social justice and exploratory approach to life led her to adventures in counterculture: from being arrested at UC Berkeley's Sproul Hall protests during the Free Speech Movement, to "getting on the bus” (as "Mary Microgram") with Ken Kesey, the Merry Pranksters and the Grateful Dead; to forming the legendary Ace of Cups—an all-girl band that opened for Jimi Hendrix, The Band, and Janis Joplin; to being one of the seven founding mothers of Island School on Kauai; to studying with Robert Nadeau Shihan, Yogi Bhajan, Bikram Choudhury, Pattabhi Jois, and Paul Grilley and to teaching yoga to Madonna, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Quincy Jones, and Jane Fonda. Denise lives between Venice Beach and Kauai - playing music, teaching yoga, surfing and continuing to learn, channel inspiration and connect all those around her. 


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Comes A Time is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted and Produced by Oteil Burbridge and Mike Finoia. Executive Producers are Christina Collins and RJ Bee. Production, Editing and Mixing by Eric Limarenko and Matt Dwyer. Theme music by Oteil Burbridge. To discover more podcasts that connect you more deeply to the music you love, check out osirispod.com


 

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Mar 05, 2021
Episode 35: Eric Krasno
01:45:53

Today’s episode is chock-full of adventures from the life of touring musicians. Oteil and Mike are joined by guitarist, producer, and fellow podcaster Eric Krasno. Eric has been a fixture in popular music for decades, and his musical talent and breadth of knowledge is nearly unparalleled. The three discuss the power of discovering certain music at the exact right moment in your life, with Eric sharing his “late” discovery of Bob Dylan. Eric and Oteil trade stories from the road, from embracing being underprepared for gigs and learning on the fly, to reminiscing on the greats they’ve shared stages with and the superpowers they wield. They also discuss the challenge of learning the full Grateful Dead catalogue and its many iterations, and share some of their missteps along the way. 


For nearly two decades, Eric Krasno has been an omnipresent figure in popular music. We've heard his virtuosic, innovative guitar playing with Soulive and Lettuce (both of which he co-founded), seen him onstage supporting the likes of the Rolling Stones, Dave Mathews Band, John Mayer and The Roots, watched him take home multiple GRAMMY Awards, and benefited from his deft, behind-the-scenes work as a producer and songwriter for everyone from Norah Jones, Tedeschi Trucks, and 50 Cent to Talib Kweli, Aaron Neville, and Allen Stone. Krasno's recent solo album, 'Blood From A Stone,' reveals a previously unknown and utterly compelling side of his artistry, though, inviting us to bear witness as he both literally and metaphorically finds his voice.


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Comes A Time is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted and Produced by Oteil Burbridge and Mike Finoia. Executive Producers are Christina Collins and RJ Bee. Production, Editing and Mixing by Eric Limarenko and Matt Dwyer. Theme music by Oteil Burbridge. To discover more podcasts that connect you more deeply to the music you love, check out osirispod.com

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Feb 26, 2021
Episode 34: Bob Weir and Paul Stamets
01:34:33

If you’re interested in the power of mushrooms and the potential for elevation of human consciousness, you won’t want to miss this episode. Mike & Oteil welcome Paul Stamets, mycologist, entrepreneur, researcher, and expert in all things fungi. Also joining the conversation is Bob Weir, legendary Grateful Dead singer and rhythm guitarist. Paul is a treasure trove of scientific information, delving deep into the latest research happening with Psilocybin and other medicinal mushrooms, from treating addiction to PTSD, to stimulation of neurogenesis (what he calls “Einstein mushrooms”) and even COVID-19. Bob chimes in with his own mycelial anecdotes and his predictions about how the world will react to the increasing research around psychoactive mushrooms. As if that weren’t enough, you’ll also hear how Paul became the inspiration for Lieutenant Paul Stamets on Star Trek, an astro-mycologist. 


Paul Stamets, speaker, author, mycologist, medical researcher and entrepreneur, is considered an intellectual and industry leader in fungi: habitat, medicinal use, and production. He lectures extensively to deepen the understanding and respect for the organisms that literally exist under every footstep taken on this path of life. His presentations cover a range of mushroom species and research showing how mushrooms can help the health of people and planet. His central premise is that habitats have immune systems, just like people, and mushrooms are cellular bridges between the two. Our close evolutionary relationship to fungi can be the basis for novel pairings in the microbiome that lead to greater sustainability and immune enhancement.


*DISCLAIMER: This podcast does NOT provide medical advice. The information contained in this podcast is for informational and entertainment purposes only. No material in this podcast is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen*


Resources for more information:

https://paulstamets.com/

https://fungi.com/

http://mushroomreferences.com/


You can find Paul on social media: @Paulstamets


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Comes A Time is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted and Produced by Oteil Burbridge and Mike Finoia. Executive Producers are Christina Collins and RJ Bee. Production, Editing and Mixing by Eric Limarenko and Matt Dwyer. Theme music by Oteil Burbridge. To discover more podcasts that connect you more deeply to the music you love, check out osirispod.com

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Feb 19, 2021
Episode 33: Ben & Jerry
01:08:28

“It's partly about lying or not telling the truth, but fundamentally, it's - is there any trust between people and institutions? And if people in those institutions are not telling the truth, there is no trust. And why should you bother listening to anything they tell you or why should you comply with anything you're asked to do if you're not being told the truth?” - Jerry Greenfield


On this week’s episode of Comes a Time, Mike and Oteil are joined by the infamous Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield of Ben & Jerry’s, the Vermont ice cream slingers known for creative flavors and successfully building a values-led business. Ben and Jerry share their issues with dishonesty in politics and media and discuss the importance of truth from and accountability for politicians. The four also talk about their concerns with the prosecution of whistleblowers, and the loss of the dividing line between opinion content and the news. Finally, they share their story of building a business that is values-driven and not afraid to take social, political, and environmental action. 


In1978, longtime friends Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield founded a homemade ice cream parlor in Burlington, VT. Today, Ben & Jerry’s is recognized and enjoyed worldwide. The company has long been known for its creative and innovative flavors, clever names, and successfully incorporating activism into their business model. While Ben and Jerry no longer own the business, they are still involved in promoting the social and environmental initiatives that Ben & Jerry’s undertakes. Ben and Jerry have received numerous awards and recognition, including the Corporate Giving award from the Council on Economic Priorities, the US Small Business of the Year Award from President Ronald Reagan and several honorary doctorates. Together, they also authored the book, Ben & Jerry’s Double Dip: How to Run a Values-Led Business and Make Money, Too. 


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Comes A Time is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted and Produced by Oteil Burbridge and Mike Finoia. Executive Producers are Andrew Schwartztol, Christina Collins and RJ Bee. Production, Editing and Mixing by Eric Limarenko and Matt Dwyer. Theme music by Oteil Burbridge. To discover more podcasts that connect you more deeply to the music you love, check out osirispod.com

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Feb 12, 2021
Duncan Trussell
01:11:55

“We're all going around here acting like you're not going to lose everything, everything at any given moment. That is scary. But the reason it's scary is because you think you have something to lose. That's why it's scary. And so self knowing is where you begin.” - Duncan Trussell


This week on Comes a Time, Mike & Oteil get philosophical with Duncan Trussell - comedian, writer, actor, and fellow podcaster as host of the Duncan Trussell Family Hour. The three share an interest in meditation, Buddhist and other theological studies, and exploring the depths of human consciousness. It doesn’t take long for them to dive right into it and discuss experiences seeking peace, the fear of losing yourself, and much more. 


Duncan Trussell is a stand up comedian, writer, actor, and podcast host. The Duncan Trussell Family Hour podcast is a longtime hit with over 400 episodes out, including episodes with guests Joe Rogan, Ram Dass, Dan Harmon, Tim Ferriss and more. The Midnight Gospel is an animated series created by Duncan Trussel and Adventure Time creator Pendleton Ward for Netflix, which features clips from the podcast. The show explores many of the philosophical questions that Duncan frequently discusses with guests on his podcast. 



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Comes A Time is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted and Produced by Oteil Burbridge and Mike Finoia. Executive Producers are Andrew Schwartztol, Christina Collins and RJ Bee. Production, Editing and Mixing by Eric Limarenko and Matt Dwyer. Theme music by Oteil Burbridge. To discover more podcasts that connect you more deeply to the music you love, check out osirispod.com

 

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Feb 05, 2021
Episode 31: Dr. Chayim Newman & Zack Borer
01:33:21

Today’s episode is the therapy session you didn’t know you needed. Or maybe you did. Dr. Chayim Newman & Zack Borer come back to the podcast as the first repeat guests. The group has an honest conversation about what they’re struggling with, how they’re dealing with it, how they’re not, and what it all means. Buckle your seatbelt and wade through it with us. 


Reach out your hand if your cup be empty, If your cup is full may it be again. 


Dr. Chayim Newman (PhD in Clinical Psychology) ’s clinical practice, serving touring artists, crew members, and music industry professionals, focuses on the use of a variety of therapeutic modalities (CBT, ACT, Mindfulness, traditional psychotherapy) in the treatment of mental health and stress-related disorders. Having been involved in the entertainment industry for over two decades, as a touring performer, event producer, and artist liaison, Dr. Newman possesses a first-hand understanding of the unique challenges and stresses facing artists and touring personnel. Chayim also works with the Tour Health initiative to learn more and address these challenges.


Zack Borer is provides preventative mental health support and wellness strategies to individuals working in the music industry. Zack works with artists and their support staff to enhance emotional wellbeing and to help mitigate the acute mental health crises that have become commonplace in the music business.


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Comes A Time is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted and Produced by Oteil Burbridge and Mike Finoia. Executive Producers are Andrew Schwartztol, Christina Collins and RJ Bee. Production, Editing and Mixing by Eric Limarenko and Matt Dwyer. Theme music by Oteil Burbridge. To discover more podcasts that connect you more deeply to the music you love, check out osirispod.com

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Jan 29, 2021
Episode 30: Avi Loeb
00:59:28

Oteil & Mike welcome Avi Loeb, Harvard Professor of Science and Chair of the Department of Astronomy. On today’s episode, Avi explains his theory that our solar system was recently visited by advanced alien technology from a distant star, his philosophy around science, and his views on how the academic and scientific community should approach important but taboo topics.


You can learn more about Avi on his website here and pre-order his new book - Extraterrestrial: The First Sign of Intelligent Life Beyond Earth - here


Abraham (Avi) Loeb is the Frank B. Baird, Jr., Professor of Science at Harvard University. He received a PhD in Physics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel at age 24 (1980-1986), led the first international project supported by the Strategic Defense Initiative (1983-1988), and was subsequently a long-term member of the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton (1988-1993). Loeb wrote 8 books and over 750 papers on a wide range of topics, including black holes, the first stars, the search for extraterrestrial life and the future of the Universe. He had been the longest serving Chair of Harvard's Department of Astronomy (2011-2020), Founding Director of Harvard's Black Hole Initiative (2016-present) and Director of the Institute for Theory and Computation (2007-present) within the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics . He serves as Chair of the Board on Physics and Astronomy of the National Academies (2018-present) and is an elected fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, the American Physical Society, and the International Academy of Astronautics. Loeb is a member of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) at the White House and a member of the Advisory Board for "Einstein: Visualize the Impossible" of the Hebrew University. He also chairs the Advisory Committee for the Breakthrough Starshot Initiative (2016-present) and serves as the Science Theory Director for all Initiatives of the Breakthrough Prize Foundation. In 2012, TIME magazine selected Loeb as one of the 25 most influential people in space. Click here for Loeb's commentaries on innovation and diversity. 


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Comes A Time is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted and Produced by Oteil Burbridge and Mike Finoia. Executive Producers are Andrew Schwartztol, Christina Collins and RJ Bee. Production, Editing and Mixing by Eric Limarenko and Matt Dwyer. Theme music by Oteil Burbridge. To discover more podcasts that connect you more deeply to the music you love, check out osirispod.com

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Jan 22, 2021
Episode 29: Ophira Eisenberg
01:11:08

Oteil & Mike chat with comedian Ophira Eisenberg this week on Comes a Time. Ophira shares her experience doing some comedy shows during COVID, and she and Mike discuss the internal monologue and the many quirks that come along with being a comedian. The three ponder the “inner critic,” its many forms and their aspirations of murdering it. 


Ophira Eisenberg is a standup comedian, writer ,and host of NPR’s national syndicated comedy trivia radio show and podcast Ask Me Another where she interviews, jokes around with, and plays silly games with Sir Patrick Harris, Rosie Perez, Awkwafina, Roxanne Gay, Bob The Drag Queen, Jessica Walter, Bowen Yang, Debra Messing, Nick Kroll, Chelsea Handler and more. She is also a regular panelist on Hulu’s Up Early Tonight. She’s appeared on Comedy Central, This Week At The Comedy Cellar, The New Yorker Festival, Kevin Hart’s LOL Network, HBO’s Girls, Gotham Live, The Late Late Show, and The Today Show. She is regular host and teller on The Moth Radio Hour. Her stories have also been included in two of The Moth’s best-selling collections, including the most recent: Occasional Magic: True Stories About Defying the Impossible. Ophira’s own comedic memoir, Screw Everyone: Sleeping My Way to Monogamy was optioned for a feature film. Her comedy special Inside Joke is available on Amazon and iTunes.


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Comes A Time is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted and Produced by Oteil Burbridge and Mike Finoia. Executive Producers are Andrew Schwartztol, Christina Collins and RJ Bee. Production, Editing and Mixing by Eric Limarenko and Matt Dwyer. Theme music by Oteil Burbridge. To discover more podcasts that connect you more deeply to the music you love, check out osirispod.com

 

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Jan 15, 2021
Episode 28: Capitol Insurrection
01:21:47

Mike & Oteil share a bonus solo episode this week, discussing the events of January 6th, 2021, when a large group of violent pro-Trump protestors invaded the US Capitol, along with their thoughts around politics today, the current state of the nation and the place of the news and social media in our lives. 


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Comes A Time is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted and Produced by Oteil Burbridge and Mike Finoia. Executive Producers are Christina Collins, RJ Bee and Kirsten Cluthe. Production, Editing and Mixing by Eric Limarenko and Matt Dwyer. Theme music by Oteil Burbridge. To discover more podcasts that connect you more deeply to the music you love, check out osirispod.com

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Jan 13, 2021
Episode 27: Don Was
01:23:25

“If you understand the process of making records, the style of music doesn't matter. What matters is that whoever the artist is, that they're being for real, that they're opening up and letting out this part of their inner life that defies explanation, where words fail to convey the true depth of our inner emotional lives. We use art as a metaphor to communicate it. - Don Was


On today's episode of Comes a Time, Mike & Oteil welcome bass player and record producer Don Was, co-founder of the funk-rock band Was (not Was) and later a producer on countless albums with major artists including the Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan. Don shares his philosophy when it comes to producing a record and the occasional star-struck moments that still appear when he thinks on his career. The three also discuss Phil Lesh’s incredibly unique bass style and Oteil’s approach to filling that role in Dead & Company, along with the connection to the music that comes through playing Grateful Dead songs. 


Don Fagenson first became known to music audiences as a founding member of Was (Not Was), which he formed with childhood friend David Weiss in his hometown of suburban Detroit under the stage names Don Was and David Was. Throughout the 1980s and early 1990s, Was (Not Was) released four studio albums that showcased their unique blend of soul, funk, R&B, rock, and dance music combined with satirical and unusual lyrics. Their 1988 album, What Up, Dog?, spawned the US and UK hit singles "Spy in the House of Love" and "Walk the Dinosaur." As an in-demand, highly acclaimed, and commercially successful producer since the late 1980s, Was has been honored with multiple Grammy Awards and an Emmy Award for his production work, which includes collaborations with the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, John Mayer, Bonnie Raitt, Gregg Allman, Brian Wilson, Ziggy Marley, and countless others. In 2012, he became the president of preeminent jazz label Blue Note Records. 


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Jan 08, 2021
Episode 26: Jennifer Hartswick
01:28:18

On today’s episode, Mike and Oteil chat with singer and trumpeter Jennifer Hartswick, best known for her work with Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio. Jennifer talks about performing in Trey's Beacon Jams live streamed series this fall, how it came together, and the details of what it felt like to do. She also discusses the fast-paced and quick-changing style of working with Trey and other members of Phish. She reminisces about growing up in Vermont, recording her recent trio album, Nexus, in Phish’s barn studio, and the camaraderie among Burlington musicians. Jennifer also shares how she and her entire family became interested in and practitioners of Reiki.


Jennifer Hartswick is one of the most refreshing new voices of the twenty-first century. A consummate performer, she thrills audiences as a vocalist, trumpeter, composer, lyricist and educator. She is equally at home singing soul, funk, pop and R&B, but her passion without question is jazz. At the age of 20 Jennifer was afforded the opportunity to join Trey Anastasio's new band, having already recorded on Story of the Ghost (Phish, 1998) and One Man's Trash (Trey Anastasio, 1998). She embraced the idea with open arms and began touring with him in 2001. In 2003 Jennifer released her own debut album; a soulful, horn laden party entitled Fuse. In 2018, she released a trio album, Nexus, recorded with Nick Cassarino and Christian McBride.


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Jan 01, 2021
Episode 25: Bob Roth
01:12:26

“The analogy of an ocean, where you have choppy waves on the surface, which is constantly tumbled and the choppy waves on the surface are our thoughts, are our feelings up and down and our life up and down, up and down. Success, failure, happy, sad, love, hate, hot, cold, pleasure, pain. [...] Everyone, like an ocean, has turbulence on the surface. But at the depths of the ocean, it's pretty darn steady and silent. We all have within us that field everyone, whether we believe it, [...] it's not a question of believing.” - Bob Roth


Oteil & Mike welcome Bob Roth, renowned Transcendental Meditation teacher and CEO of the David Lynch Foundation. Bob, Mike, and Oteil talk all about meditation in this episode, specifically Transcendental Meditation (TM), which Mike practices twice a day and Bob has taught for over 45 years. Bob explains TM and how it can improve your wellbeing, how it has helped folks with a range of ailments, and shares some of the science behind what’s happening in your brain during meditation. The three discuss accessing similar moments of transcendence in other settings, like scuba diving or playing music, and escaping the seemingly endless condition of anxiety that many of us find ourselves in. 


Bob Roth is one of the most experienced and sought-after meditation leaders in America. Over the past 45 years, Bob has taught Transcendental Meditation to many thousands of people, and he is the author of the 2018 New York Times bestseller Strength in Stillness: The Power of Transcendental Meditation. As CEO of the David Lynch Foundation, Bob has helped bring Transcendental Meditation to more than one million students in underserved schools in 35 countries, to military veterans and their families who suffer from post-traumatic stress and to women and children who are survivors of domestic violence. Bob also directs the Center for Health and Wellness, which is bringing meditation to Fortune 100 companies, government agencies and nonprofit organizations. Bob is the host of the SiriusXM radio show Success Without Stress and has spoken about the “science of meditation" to industry leaders at gatherings such as Google Zeitgeist, the Aspen Ideas Festival, the Aspen Brain Conference, Wisdom 2.0 Conference, the Global Wellness Summit and CURA’s Unite To Cure at The Vatican.


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Dec 23, 2020
Episode 24: Kat Dyson
01:20:12

“Baby, if you serve the Blues, the Blues will serve you.” - B.B. King, to Kat Dyson


Mike & Oteil welcome Kat Dyson, a guitar player and vocalist with an impressive resume after a lifetime of playing with legends, perhaps best known for her time performing and recording alongside Prince, as a member of the New Power Generation. Kat talks about landing her spot touring with Cyndi Lauper, working with Prince, and playing with a laundry list of Jazz greats during her time as a young woman in Montreal. She also shares her story of meeting B.B. King, him handing her Lucille, his guitar, and offering sage advice. 


Southern-born guitarist/vocalist Kat Dyson relocated to Los Angeles from Montreal via Minneapolis where she was a featured guitarist & vocalist with Prince as a member of the New Power Generation. Her contributions to this musical alliance can be heard on the following recordings: Emancipation, The Truth and Newpowersoul. Along the way, she has performed with renowned artists including Cyndi Lauper, Natalie Cole, Ivan Neville, Donny Osmond, rap artist T.I., Seal, Sheila E and C.O.E.D., Joi, George Clinton and the P-Funk AllStars, Musique Soulchild, Phoebe Snow, Res, The Winans, Mary Mary, Yolanda Adams, Big Mamma Thornton, Ben E. King, Bo Diddley,  Odetta, Montreal Jubilation Gospel Choir, Celine Dion, Roch Voisine and many others.


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Dec 18, 2020
Episode 23: The Evans Brothers
01:04:47

This week, Oteil & Mike welcome brothers Alan and Neal Evans, primarily known as founding members of the Jazz-Funk trio Soulive along with guitar player Eric Krasno. Oteil first met Alan & Neal over 20 years ago, when the two were only 18 and 20 years old. Neal shares the details of his studio setup, the plethora of projects he’s been working on this year, including his own YouTube channel. He also recalls an emotional moment backstage in 2000 with Oteil, a mentor to him, which propels the group to discuss the driving desire to share their knowledge as musicians. Alan & Neal also tell the strange story of having the power shut off in the middle of their Berkfest performance, a blasphemy Oteil dubs “Soulive Interruptus,” and the four discuss festivals and performances aplenty throughout the years.   


Brothers Alan and Neal Evans, on drums and Hammond B-3 organ, respectively, form two-thirds of the band Soulive. Rounding out the group is Eric Krasno on guitar. A funky instrumental trio, Soulive are all about danceable, organ-driven groove jazz. Their sound is a result of fusing the soul-jazz of the past with a modern hip-hop feel. 


The band was formed in Buffalo, New York, in the late '90s when all three members were under age 25. However, each already had a substantial background in the jam band scene. Alan and Neal are former members of Moon Boot Lover, and Alan also played with the Greyboy Allstars. Soulive toured with and opened for a number of notables (including John Scofield, Maceo Parker, Los Lobos, Derek Trucks, and Robben Ford) before headlining their own shows and releasing their introductory EP, Get Down, in 1999.


More recently, Alan Evans runs his own studio Iron Wax in Western Massachusetts, while touring with Matador! Soul Sounds, a band that he formed with guitarist Eddie Roberts from The New Mastersounds. Neal Evans has worked on film and television scores, as well as being an in-demand keyboardist both in the studio and on the road for a number of high profile artists. 


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Dec 11, 2020
Episode 22: Jessica Kirson
01:03:48

On this week’s episode, Mike & Oteil go unfiltered with Jessica Kirson, a powerhouse stand-up comedian and a dear friend of Mike’s ever since she offered him a break in the NYC comedy scene years ago. Jessica shares the trials and tribulations of therapy during COVID times, from attempts to heal past trauma through an underwhelming encounter with an excitable horse, to citrus- infused bongo sessions. She talks about listening in on therapy sessions her mother held in the basement of her house growing up, about being OK with never being OK, and the three share laughs over hemorrhoids, vibrators and getting way too riled up from the news. 


Jessica Kirson is a New York- based standup comedian. In an era where only 10% of all touring comedians are female, Jessica stands out as one of the strongest comedians regardless of gender. As her friend Dave Attell says, “I’d hate to follow her.” 


This year, Jessica will be featured playing herself on the HBO series Crashing with Pete Holmes. She recently served as a consultant, producer and writer as well as acted in Robert De Niro’s film “The Comedian.” She has appeared on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon”, “The View, and “Kevin Can Wait.” 


She was recently awarded “Best Female Comic” by the MAC association in New York City and received the prestigious Nightlife Award for “Best Stand-up Comedian.” And in her spare time, Jessica is a regular contributor to the “Howard Stern Show, where she produces and stars in prank calls for the program.


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Dec 04, 2020
Episode 21: Bill Walton
01:18:12

“I just love reading about adventure and about history, biography, about why people succeed in life. And one of the overriding themes on the path to success is that as we're all chasing this dream, that when we come to the hurdles, when it seems like it's not going to happen, when the adversity is just overwhelming and just crushing us, somebody, some complete stranger will just come into your life, then all of a sudden give you that little boost, give you the edge, hand you ten dollars, open his hand, come with me. And that and that is what the Grateful Dead is all about.” - Bill Walton


In this episode of Comes a Time, Mike & Oteil are joined by the legendary former basketball player, sportscaster and beloved Deadhead, Bill Walton. Like the force of energy that he is, Bill takes the lead in the conversation, sharing stories about his mentors through his athletic career, the creative and exploratory environment of his childhood home, and finding purpose and possibilities through the Grateful Dead music and culture. Bill talks about his first Dead show in 1967 at 15 years old, when he says “I don’t remember how we got in, because we didn’t have any money, but somehow we got up to the front row, and I never left.” Bill unexpectedly (or perhaps, exactly as expected) turns the tables and interviews Oteil, at which point we go deep on Oteil’s singing career, transitioning between bands, camaraderie in Dead & Co, and the possibility of bringing his afro back. The three also discuss Oteil’s, Steve Martin’s and Jerry Garcia’s banjo playing. On a more serious note, but equally inspiring, we hear about Bill’s long and arduous journey of learning how to speak, starting at age twenty-eight, after suffering a lifelong speech impediment, for which he now coaches young people with the same issues. 


Bill Walton was born in downtown San Diego. The family quickly moved to La Mesa, The Jewel of The Hills, where his Mom, Gloria, still lives, in the same house now, for 67 years. He exploded on the international basketball scene while attending Helix High School. Bill went to UCLA as a scholarship player for John Wooden, winning three successive NCAA Player of the Year awards and helping UCLA to consecutive undefeated NCAA championships (1972, 1973), and a record 88-game winning streak. Bill is a member of the NCAA All Time Basketball Team. Bill was selected as the #1 overall pick in the 1974 NBA Draft. Walton and the Portland Trail Blazers won the NBA Championship in 1977, earning the NBA Finals MVP award that season. He was the NBA MVP the next season. Bill won another NBA title, playing with the Boston Celtics in 1986. He was named the NBA 6th Man of the Year that season. Bill is a member of the NBA All Time Team. Walton was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1993. Bill is also in numerous other Halls of Fame, including the HOF of USA High Schools, The NCAA, the NCAA Academic All America, for UCLA, Pac-12, Oregon, San Diego, California, New England, the Boys & Girls Club, Guinness, and the Grateful Dead. 

 

When Bill could no longer play basketball, he started a most unlikely career as a multimedia broadcaster, a career that has now spanned 30 years. Bill has worked for every major network and platform, and has been with ESPN for many years now. Bill is a multi-Emmy Award winning on-air talent. Bill is also a New York Times Best Selling author, with his memoir, Back From The Dead. Bill is a huge music fan, and with...  


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Nov 27, 2020
Episode 20: Trackstar The DJ
01:13:08

Mike & Oteil welcome Trackstar the DJ, best known as the tour DJ for hip hop duo Run the Jewels. Trackstar shares his incredible journey from his days as a college radio DJ at Washington University in St. Louis, to becoming well known for his mixtapes, to the serendipitous encounters that led to him DJing for his favorite rapper, Atlanta- based Killer Mike. Staying persistent and thinking on his feet, or as he says, “my best talent, I think, is not fucking up,” eventually landed him his spot as DJ for Mike and Brooklyn rapper El-P’s duo project Run the Jewels. Trackstar also talks about the group’s philosophy behind having their music widely available for their fans, their commitment to the live performance, and the deep rooted friendship that keeps their foundation solid. 


Best known for his prolific mixtape work and as the tour DJ for Run the Jewels, Trackstar the DJ has been fortunate to travel the world playing music he loves, working and performing with many of the greatest artists in hip hop since his start behind the turntables on college radio in St Louis in 1999. From his first mixtape release in 2003, Trackstar built a reputation for creativity and consistency by releasing nearly two hundred  including collaborations with Royce da 5’9, Big Boi, Killer Mike, El-P, Lupe Fiasco, Pete Rock and Camp Lo, among others. His work with elite tastemaking team The Smoking Section helped him develop a significant online presence, while also constantly DJing at clubs & events across the globe and holding down radio spots (KWUR, SiriusXM’s Hip Hop Nation, WRTJ on Apple’s Beats1 and now SiriusXM’s Shade45 every Friday night).


In 2011, Trackstar became the official tour DJ for Killer Mike first as a solo act, and now for the supergroup with El-P, Run the Jewels, which has never done a show with any other DJ. They have performed at hundreds of venues and dozens festivals all over the world, including Madison Square Garden, Coachella, and Glastonbury. He and RTJ (Trackstar is considered the unofficial third member of the group) have also appeared on Letterman, Conan, Kimmel, Fallon and Colbert, as well as the NME Awards, the BBC, and Boiler Room. In addition doing over 100 RTJ shows in 2017, Trackstar played dozens of solo gigs and made appearances on radio shows worldwide.

 

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Nov 20, 2020
Episode 19: Dave Schools
01:32:51

Mike & Oteil welcome legendary bass player Dave Schools of Widespread Panic. Dave shares his approach to consuming media and how his political views have evolved since his childhood in Richmond, Virginia, as the three cover the current political climate and the polarization we see today. The conversation takes a turn away from current events to the wonders of music, as they discuss Col. Bruce Hampton and his influence, how dancing styles differ between Grateful Dead and Allman Brothers fans, and Dave shares stories from growing up and going to Dead shows. The three bond over their appreciation for Frank Zappa.


David Allen Schools is a bass player and founding member of American rock band Widespread Panic. He is also a record producer, songwriter and journalist with articles published in a wide variety of music magazines. Schools lives in Sonoma County, California with his two dogs; when not on tour he likes to garden. Schools is an innovator on the bass with a non-traditional approach that has given him a unique voice on the instrument. With his primary band, Widespread Panic, he plays a six-string Modulus Quantum 6 bass that affords him a wide range of sounds that are further enhanced by an envelope filter and octave pedal. Influenced by an early desire to play drums and childhood piano lessons, Schools has deviated from, though not abandoned, the established rhythm role of the bass and created a more melodic, improvisational style that has been referred to as “lead bass.”

 

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Nov 13, 2020
Episode 18: Jonny Podell
01:12:20

In today’s episode, Mike and Oteil welcome Jonny Podell, veteran music agent whose clients have included the Allman Brothers Band, Cyndi Lauper, Peter Gabriel, George Harrison, and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, among many others. Jonny shares tales of debaucherous nights with musical greats and the dark depths of his addiction. He also describes his awakening, discovering meditation, and finding sobriety, joy, and inspiration.


Jonny Podell consistently set the trends and created pathways that others have built careers on. In 1974, Podell’s collaboration with his mentor and longtime friend Bill Graham, produced the historic trek by Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young—the first stadium tour ever, selling out 50,000 seats in every city and establishing a new way to present rock ‘n’ roll. As Head of Music for William Morris Agency, and then as Worldwide Head of Music for International Creative Management, Podell continued to add to his roster of stars, discovering illusionist David Blaine and signing Peter Gabriel. Evolution Talent was the next step for Podell and his new partner, David Zedeck. Together they helped guide the careers of pop sensations ‘NSync, Backstreet Boys and Britney Spears. The dynamic duo booked stadium tours for all three artists at the same time. Podell also created two ongoing festivals—WANEE Festival in Northern Florida and PEACH Festival in Scranton Pennsylvania—for The Allman Brothers. These franchises continue to generate income for the founding artists after they have stopped touring. 

 

Podell has always drawn inspiration from his idol, boxing great Muhammad Ali. In 2012, that inspiration was fertilized by a simple meditation which grew into a full-on spiritual awakening. Podell has never been the same since. Podell launched into a personal journey of consciousness and truth, searching for a way to best serve the world. What has emerged like a phoenix rising from the ashes is a zealous mission “to serve existing spiritual teachers, healers, and consciousness-based artists by expanding their outreach to a wider audience through events, workshops, lectures, books, live-streaming, education, and media. Podell is passionate about raising their collective visibility and impact.

 

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Nov 06, 2020
Episode 17: Tony Trischka
01:24:27

This week, Mike & Oteil are joined by Banjo virtuoso Tony Trischka, considered among the very best pickers and one of the instrument’s top teachers, notably having taught innovative banjo player Béla Fleck. Tony shares the unlikely story of how he was inspired to pick up the banjo as a politically active 12 year old in Syracuse. Tony also talks about hopping in a VW van to attend the first 3-day Bluegrass festival in 1965, racial tensions in the South mixing with hippie culture, and going backstage at a Bob Dylan show at 13.


Tony Trischka was born in Syracuse, N.Y., in 1949, and raised in a home filled with music. Trischka fell in love with the banjo by way of the Kingston Trio’s 1963 recording of “M.T.A.,” and was able to experience the New York-centered folk revival by trekking to the Newport Folk Festival in the early to mid-’60s. His work with his pal Steve Martin has helped the banjo gain a wider audience and deeper understanding. Trischka’s Grammy-nominated album Double Banjo Bluegrass Spectacular, released in 2007, and Great Big World, from 2014, feature Martin within a mix of veterans and up-and-coming luminaries. He produced Martin’s Grammy-nominated Rounder album from 2011, Rare Bird Alert, which touts performances by the Steep Canyon Rangers, Paul McCartney and the Dixie Chicks. His forthcoming album, Shall We Hope, is a visionary exploration of Civil War history featuring an all-star cast—from Michael Daves and Maura O’Connell to the Femmes, Catherine Russell, Guy Davis, the actor John Lithgow and many others. 


In many ways, Trischka’s collaborators join him to pay homage to an architect of progressive bluegrass—an invaluable pioneer who absorbed the slings and arrows of roots traditionalists and proved that acoustic music could accommodate imagination and individualism.

 

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Oct 30, 2020
Episode 16: George Wallace
01:28:01

This week, Mike and Oteil talk with legendary comedian George Wallace, who has been doing comedy for over 40 years. From his early friendship with Jerry Seinfeld, to a long career in stand up in LA, George has been making audiences laugh for a long time.


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Oct 23, 2020
Episode 15: Liz Dozier
01:12:26

On today’s episode, Mike & Oteil are joined by Liz Dozier, who tells the story of how she turned a Chicago high school around, which led her to start Chicago Beyond, an organization that invests in youth equity. Liz discusses the challenges that kids face across the country, and why we need to think deeply about what they’re going through before we make any judgments. 

 

From education to activism, Liz Dozier has spent her career working tirelessly to disrupt the culture of inequity that is often pervasive in urban neighborhoods. In 2016, Dozier launched Chicago Beyond, an impact investor that backs the fight for youth equity by fueling organizations, individuals, and learning. Since its inception, Chicago Beyond has invested more than $30 million in local nonprofit organizations and community leaders that fight for all youth to achieve their fullest human potential. Beyond funding, the team works hand-in-hand with their investment partners to provide the strategic support and thought partnership they need to achieve their goals and impact more young people. Because there is no single barrier to equity, Chicago Beyond invests in everything from education, to youth safety, to health and wellness, and beyond. 

 

Dozier’s ambition is born from her experiences as an educator in Chicago Public Schools. During her tenure as principal at Fenger High School, which at the time was known as one of the most violent and underperforming schools in Chicago, Fenger experienced a decrease in its dropout rate from 19% to 2%, a 40% increase in Freshman On-Track to graduate, and double-digit increases in attendance and the school’s state graduation rate. Keenly aware of how traumatic events outside of the classroom were affecting her students, Dozier’s method to turn Fenger around also included the adoption of restorative justice and mental health and wellness strategies.

 

Dozier's work has been featured in various outlets such as the New York Times Best Seller How Children Succeed by Paul Tough, CNN’s docu-series Chicagoland, and forums such as Aspen Ideas Festival, the Kennedy Center Forum on Mental Health, The Obama Foundation Summit, and SXSW.

 

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Oct 16, 2020
Episode 14: Ronny Chieng
01:03:39

On today’s episode, Mike & Oteil talk with comedian Ronny Chieng. Ronny talks about what he’s been doing during the COVID lockdown, how his live performances have changed (Zoom is not great for stand up), and what production for television and film is like now. They discuss the worst gigs they’ve done, the importance of self-awareness, and why Americans should be required to live in another country for a period of time.


Ronny Chieng is a Chinese stand-up comedian and actor born in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, raised in Manchester, NH, USA and Singapore, who graduated from the University of Melbourne in Australia in 2009 with a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce.Most recently, Ronny appeared in one of the most anticipated and critically acclaimed movies of 2018, Crazy Rich Asians, based off the best-selling book by Kevin Kwan. He co-wrote and stars in his own television comedy series, Ronny Chieng: International Student, which aired on ABC in Australia, and is currently available in the United States on the Comedy Central app.


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Oct 09, 2020
Episode 13: Roy Wood Jr.
01:07:02

On today’s episode, Mike & Oteil talk with comedian Roy Wood Jr. Roy shares what quarantine has been like as a comedian, his early experiences doing stand-up in the South, and what he’s picked up from musicians about the art of performance. The three also talk about improvisation in comedy, the current state of live entertainment, and the importance of keeping jokes relevant and impactful. 


A native of Birmingham, Alabama, Roy Wood Jr. began his comedy career in 1998 at the age of 19 while attending Florida A&M University. Roy has appeared on Late Night with Seth Meyer, Conan, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.  Roy joined The Best F#@ing News Team in 2015 as a correspondent on Comedy Central’s Emmy-nominated, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.  In 2017, he was named the new host of Comedy Central’s storytelling series, This is Not Happening. His first Comedy Central one-hour stand-up special, Father Figure, debuted in 2017, followed by his second Comedy Central one-hour stand-up special, Roy Wood Jr.: No One Loves You, which aired in 2019. Both are the highest rated original specials on the network in that same time. Wood can also be seen in a recurring role on the current seasons of the new Netflix comedy ‘Space Force’, as well as ‘Better Call Saul’ & ‘The  Last O.G.’ 


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Oct 02, 2020
Episode 12: Dr. Chayim Newman and Zack Borer
01:35:13

On today’s episode, Mike & Oteil sit down with Dr. Chayim Newman and Zack Borer, who work with non-profit Backline to provide mental health care services to musicians and music industry folk. After 7 months of the global pandemic affecting the lives of millions, with a country growing in polarization and turmoil as we near an election, mental health in the US and around the world has certainly taken a hit. The crisis has upended the main source of income for touring musicians in particular. Zack and Chayim share the mental health trends they’ve noticed within themselves and their patients this year, and thoughts on how we can use our challenges for growth. 


Backline is a non-profit that connects music industry professionals and their families with mental health and wellness resources–streamlining access to a network of trusted organizations and care providers that understand this line of work. Backline is a critical connector for touring professionals who often lack the resources they need to address mental health and wellness needs on the road, and it can be accessed from anywhere. It is Backline’s mission to support our community as we navigate the challenges associated with this lifestyle.


Dr. Chayim Newman (PhD in Clinical Psychology) ’s clinical practice, serving touring artists, crew members, and music industry professionals, focuses on the use of a variety of therapeutic modalities (CBT, ACT, Mindfulness, traditional psychotherapy) in the treatment of mental health and stress-related disorders. Having been involved in the entertainment industry for over two decades, as a touring performer, event producer, and artist liaison, Dr. Newman possesses a first-hand understanding of the unique challenges and stresses facing artists and touring personnel. Chayim also works with the Tour Health initiative to learn more and address these challenges.


Zack Borer is provides preventative mental health support and wellness strategies to individuals working in the music industry. Zack works with artists and their support staff to enhance emotional wellbeing and to help mitigate the acute mental health crises that have become commonplace in the music business. 


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Sep 25, 2020
Episode 11: Headcount
01:21:29

As of today, there are 42 days until the Presidential election. This is the most important election for our generation, so today’s episode focuses on where, when, and how to vote. Guests Marc Brownstein and Andy Bernstein, co-founders of voter registration organization Headcount, join Oteil and Mike to answer questions about voting in 2020, from whether we should be worried about voting by mail to how to make sure you’re registered and how to track your ballot online. Marc and Andy discuss their mission to get “everyone politically engaged” and why it’s critically important to listen to one another, especially if you have an opposing view.


HeadCount is a non-partisan organization that uses the power of music to register voters and promote participation in democracy. We reach young people and music fans where they already are – at concerts and online – to inform and empower.


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Sep 22, 2020
Episode 10: Let's Talk About Race
01:25:58

In this powerful, important episode, Oteil and Mike focus on the topic of race. Inviting listeners into their conversation, the two discuss the activists and change makers who have fought against racism throughout history, and what’s needed to change the racism that exists deep within our system. Oteil talks about his family history and his own experiences with racism, explains the “one drop” rule, and why we all need to educate ourselves in order to understand the issues and ultimately, effect change.


Mentioned in this episode:

Martin Luther King Beyond Vietnam -- A Time to Break Silence”

The Nixon Tapes 

John Ehrlichman quote

Jane Elliott video and exercise on racism

Cointelpro

Iran-Contra

Freeway Rick Ross

Pee Wee Kirkland

Frank Serpico

Oliver North

The Pike Committee

The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander


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Sep 18, 2020
Episode 9: Dr. Lita, Derek, and Melonie Mathews
02:01:31

In this episode, Oteil and Mike welcome Dr. Lita & Derek Mathews, founders of the Gathering of Nations Powwow, along with their daughter Melonie Mathews. They discuss the beginnings of the Gathering of Nations, the importance of the Powwow and the sharing of oral history in Native American communities, and how the Powwow culture shares similarities to the Grateful Dead community. We also hear about Derek’s experience growing up in Chicago and exposure to music, the family’s journey getting into the Dead, and stories from the road. They also share the incredible story of the family being nominated for and then winning their 2010 GRAMMY the year following Dr. Lita's successful liver transplant.


Derek & Dr. Lita Mathews founded the Gathering of Nations Powwow in 1984, now the largest Powwow in the United States and North America. Hundreds of tribes from the US and Canada travel to Albuquerque every year to participate, compete, and share tradition. Derek, Dr. Lita, and their daughter Melonie won the Best Native American Music Album award at the 53rd annual GRAMMY Awards for “2010 Gathering of Nations Pow Wow: A Spirit’s Dance.” 


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Sep 11, 2020
Episode 8: Tom Papa
00:58:39

In this episode, Oteil and Mike welcome comedian Tom Papa for an enlightening conversation about fear and fearlessness, things that have changed since the pandemic, like comedy clubs, and the difference between living in the city versus the country. They discuss the commonalities between comedy and music, the perseverance that’s necessary for success, and their methods for finding balance.


Tom Papa is a comedian known for his work in film, television and radio as well as on the live stage. He is the head writer for Live From Here as well as a regular performer on the legendary radio show, which reaches 2.6 million fans weekly. He has recorded three stand-up specials that are all currently streaming. When not touring the country, Tom lives in New York and Los Angeles with his wife and family. His podcast Breaking Bread with Tom Papa is available wherever you get your podcasts and his new book, You’re Doing Great, is available now. 


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Sep 04, 2020
Episode 7: Mickey Hart
01:30:26

In this episode, Oteil and Mike welcome Mickey Hart to talk about his legendary career with the Grateful Dead, Dead and Co., and the diverse styles of music he’s performed and produced over the years. Mickey discusses what it was like to be in a band with two drummers, why he has a deep appreciation for global music, and what he means when he describes himself as a ‘noiseician’.


Mickey Hart is best known as a drummer in the Grateful Dead, which for three decades channeled the voices and visions of rock’s psychedelic counterculture and blended them with folk, blues, country, jazz, and other American music streams. Hart was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and named to Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Drummers of All Time.


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Aug 28, 2020
Episode 6: Steve Parish
01:26:33

In this episode, Oteil and Mike welcome Steve Parish, longtime crew member for the Grateful Dead and close friend of Jerry Garcia. The three talk about the Dead’s early days in San Francisco, Steve’s career with the band, from roadie to manager; and, why the Dead could be a model for how we should live our lives today. Steve tells Oteil and Mike what he learned 10 years after the legendary 1978 Grateful Dead concert in Egypt, and about that time he delivered a baby while Bob Weir was writing the song “Cassidy”. This is a not-to-be missed episode.


Steve Parish has been a primary member of the Grateful Dead family for 50 years. Steve first joined the band as a roadie in 1969. It wasn’t long before he became Jerry Garcia’s trusted gear handler and began to manage the Jerry Garcia Band. Over the years, Parish and Garcia forged an unbreakable bond. Steve was Jerry’s best man at his wedding and was at his bedside when Garcia fell into a coma in 1986. Parish was the last friend to see Jerry before his untimely death in 1995. Steve has continued to maintain his relationships with the rest of the Grateful Dead family. As Weir once said to him “Blood is thicker than water but what we have is thicker than blood.”


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Aug 21, 2020
Episode 5: Jim DeSimone
01:05:09

In this powerful episode, Oteil and Mike welcome Jim DeSimone, a civil rights attorney based in Los Angeles, to learn about what it means to be a civil rights activist, how to transform the police, and why we need to be vigilant about protecting our election. Jim shares his advice on how we can affect change in our communities, and the three discuss what it means to be a “common sense-ist”. 


Jim DeSimone is the founder of V. James DeSimone Law, a Los Angeles-based litigation practice located in Marina del Rey, litigating civil rights cases including employment discrimination, police brutality, and personal injury. He is a Top 100 Southern California Super Lawyer, one of the Top Employment Attorneys in California as recognized by the Daily Journal, and considered one of California’s best Civil Rights Attorneys by his peers, winning the California Civil Rights Lawyer of the Year award in 2014 and Westside Bar Association Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2018. 

You can find out more about his firm at: http://www.vjamesdesimonelaw.com


Organizations mentioned in this episode:

ACLU

National Lawyer’s Guild

Habitat for Humanity

Water Drop LA

Venice Community Housing


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Aug 14, 2020
Episode 4: Mountain Girl
01:17:42

On this episode of Comes A Time, Oteil and Mike welcome Carolyn Adams Garcia, aka “MG” or Mountain Girl. They talk about the early days of The Grateful Dead and music festivals, the infamous Merry Prankster psychedelics and the mystical experiences that connect to one’s creative spirit. MG shares her insights on the world of music and art, and they discuss the effects of the pandemic on the live music industry. 


Carolyn Elizabeth Garcia, also known as Mountain Girl, was a Merry Prankster and the former wife of Jerry Garcia.


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Aug 07, 2020
Episode 3: Bob Weir
01:07:03

In Episode 3 of Comes A Time, Mike & Oteil chat with Grateful Dead founding member and rhythm guitarist Bob Weir. The three discuss the forced slow- down that’s come out of COVID-19, Bob’s reflections on Jerry Garcia’s passing, and what he learned from both the Acid Tests and years of improvisational performance. Bob shares his views on mortality, his support for peaceful protest, and the merits of listening to music on Vinyl. 


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Aug 07, 2020
Episode 2: Melvin Seals
01:22:08

In Episode 2 of Comes A Time, Mike & Oteil chat with musician Melvin Seals, longtime friend and collaborator of Jerry Garcia. Melvin tells Oteil and Mike about growing up in the Bay area, learning about music in church and through watching shows like American Bandstand and Midnight Special. They discuss the protests and Black Lives Matter movement, and Marvin discusses his own experiences with racism. They agree that performing with The Grateful Dead and The Jerry Garcia Band is like performing in church, and Melvin explains how playing with Jerry changed the way he hears music. 


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Aug 07, 2020
Episode 1: The Time Has Come
00:29:17

In Comes A Time’s debut episode, Oteil and Mike talk about how they met and became friends, the inception of the podcast, and what listeners can expect from Comes A Time. The two also discuss how their participation in the music & comedy worlds have informed their take on today’s social climate. 


Comes A Time aims to bring “common sense back to the people” through an open dialogue about the important issues of our time. As the song says, “You gotta make it somehow on the dreams you still believe. Don’t give it up, you’ve got an empty cup that only love can fill.”


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Aug 06, 2020