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?
Listen in and learn about the show's evolution.