Q and A with Sam
January 13, 2022

A glimpse under the hood at Voices of Esalen. Host Sam Stern interviews himself, entertaining questions including:

  • How and why did you start Voices of Esalen?
  • What was the first episode of the show and what was it about?
  • Were the first episodes popular?
  • How many people listened to them?
  • What are your favorite podcasts and who are your favorite hosts?
  • Who have been some of your favorite people to talk to?
  • What is the most challenging thing about hosting a podcast?
  • What episode gave you some simple practical advice?
  • What concepts have you most appreciated being exposed to while talking to your guests?
  • Who would you consider your wisest teacher?
  • What is your recording set up like?
  • Who created your theme music?
  • What mistakes did you use to make as a host that you don’t make now?
  • What have been the hardest interviews you did, hosting Voices of Esalen?
  • Do you have any advice for folks who might want to start their own podcast?
  • And what will you be focusing on for most of this year’s interviews?

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