Nick Thorburn discusses his band Islands and their new, sunny/dark album, And That’s Why Dolphins Lost Their Legs, making a musical trilogy, creative people striking and speaking out about cultural exploitation, pivoting in the modern age, John Lennon and Robert Smith, how to remain optimistic, always living near large bodies of water, making beats for people like Fat Tony, touring again, 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.