Kelly is joined by the rollicking Octagon Table regulars Chris Bonno, Dylan Brody, Erin Brown, and Rick Overton. They discuss the topic of Liberty from every imaginable angle and have a great time doing it. M
Kelly sits down with Hope Hall, the Presidential Videographer for the White House during the Obama years, to discuss self-care in this new presidency and what we as individual and a country are learning about life.
Kelly shares about her trip to Jamestown NY for the LucyFest, meeting Trevor Noah and finding herself in a Victorian Disneyland called The Chautauqua Institute. She then dives into the power of saying "yes" and the power of saying "no" in her life and invites listeners to step into their own lives consciously and boldly. Music: "A Feather's Not A Bird" by Rosanne Cash.
Kelly briefly touches on the conventions, Sarah Silverman and a few important Garry’s in her life. She then plays part two of her interview with Steve McIntosh, the Integral Philosopher and founder of the Institute for Cultural Evolution where they discuss the future of both the Left and the Right in American politics. Music is co-opted from the DNC.
Kelly shares what it’s been like to be off of social media for a month, and then reaching back to the roots of what Waking from the American Dream really means for her, Kelly invites Integral philosopher and co-founder of the Institute for Cultural Evolution, Steve Macintosh, to drill down into the roots of the hyper partisanship of American Politics. This is part one or a two part conversation.
Music is co-opted from the co-opted music of the RNC.
On today’s show, Kelly shares her thoughts on mass shootings, talks about her decision to take a summer sabbatical from social media, and shares about her friendship with the late Garry Shandling. Music by Bo Burnham and George Harrison.
Kelly is joined by Erin Brown, Rick Overton, Richard Green and Chris Bonno to discuss the idea of democracy and how it’s working these days during this election season. Music by Alan Stone, the Jacob Jeffries Band, and Lisa Brigantino.
Paul Holdengraber, curator and director of the NY Public Library’s highly respected and acclaimed interview series Live from the NYPL, and Kelly talk deeply about the art of conversation. Kelly also discusses with viewers the importance in finding one’s childlike joy in the adult tasks we find daily.
Music: "Perfect World" and "Where You're At" by Allen Stone
Kelly is joined by the usual suspects - Rick Overton, Dylan Brody, and Erin Brown - to wind their way around to find the meaning of life. Dylan talks about a peyote trip at age 11, Erin admits to eating with elderly clergy, and Rick takes us to the edge of the multiverse.
Music by Dylan Brody
Kelly chats with Josh Wheeler, Executive Director of the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Freedom of Expression, about First Amendment issues like Citizen United, and the Center’s annual Jefferson Muzzle Awards. Music by Eric Bern, Chandler Travis and Afton Hefley.
Kelly begins by talking about her wacky morning. She then brings on Katie Goodman and they discuss her video Sorry Babe, You're a Feminist! and why younger women are resisting the term. Kelly then talks about resisting the term atheist and how she has come to find peace with defining her own brand of spirituality. Music by Eric Schwartz.