Michael Azerrad discusses his wonderful new book, The Amplified Come As You Are: The Story of Nirvana, interviewing Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl, and Krist Novoselic for the original Come As You Are book and his subsequent friendship with the band, the truth and rock mythology, self-consciousness and indifference about perception, Kurt’s clinical conditions, how he seemed so relatable, shame, collage, and other recurring motifs in Nirvana’s work, jamming with Nirvana, citing certain podcasts, possible prequels, other future plans, and much more.
Jessica Jalbert and Rene Wilson discuss their band Faith Healer and brilliant new album, The Hand That Fits the Glove, strange Edmonton birds, why it’s been six years since they last released an album, working with many other people, intentionality and confidence, dogs and a specific dog, going viral, huge life news, other future plans, and much more.
Hari Kondabolu discusses his brilliant new comedy special Vacation Baby, being a dad, Indian parents, Indian food, and yogurt, delving into cultural and familial backgrounds without mocking them, making art that changes things, perspectives on the impact of his film, The Problem with Apu, becoming friends with Hank Azaria and thinking about The Simpsons, the sharpness of his stand-up, (Extended) Vacation Baby, touring again, other future plans, and much more. Supported by you on Patreon, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts. Support Y.E.S.S. and Black Women United YEG. Follow vish online.