Book sales are up, but indie bookstores are struggling. In this podcast, Lauren Cerand suggests ways to promote new titles, particularly those published by independent presses or written by emerging authors.
Short Fuse Podcast #39: “Seeing Silicon Valley”: The Fraying of Life in America
Host Elizabeth Howard talks to Fred Turner and Mary Beth Meehan about their book Seeing Silicon Valley: Life Inside a Fraying America, a photographic study of income disparity.
Short Fuse Podcast #38: Cultural Concierge — Jesse Kornbluth’s Lens on the Oscars
Pop a bowl of popcorn, pour coke over a tall glass of ice, and listen to author and screenwriter Jesse Kornbluth’s irreverent, amusing take on the Oscars.
Short Fuse Podcast #37: Massimiliano Gioni, Artistic Director of the New Museum, Talks about “Grief and Grievance”
Podcast host Elizabeth Howard talks to the curator who helped conceived of the powerful exhibition “Grief and Grievance,” in which Black artists bear witness to decades of their own challenging experiences.
Short Fuse Podcast #36: An Interview with Neal Goren, Conductor and Artistic Director of Catapult Opera
New podcast host Elizabeth Howard talks to Neal Goren about contemporary opera: the trends, attracting new audiences, and how opera can be adapted for the internet.
Podcast Review: “CHECK YOUR HEAD: Mental Help for Musicians”
It is vital to take into account the pivotal role that money, politics, and racism play in the availability and efficacy of mental health services.
Short Fuse Podcast #35: An Interview with Dancer and Critic Merli V. Guerra
Host Deanna Costa interviews Arts Fuse contributor Merli V. Guerra, a multifaceted dancer as well as a writer..
Short Fuse Podcast #34: An Interview with Music Writer Steve Provizer
Host Deanna Costa interviews Fuse contributor Steve Provizer about his latest pieces for the magazine.
Short Fuse Podcast #33: Critics Gathering — Bill Marx, Matt Hanson, and The 2020 Virtual Fusical
These are trying times for nonprofit publications like ours and for the arts — our publication plays a crucial role in maintaining the cultural ecosystem.
Short Fuse Podcast #32: An Interview with Country Singer Teagan Stewart
Host Deanna Costa virtually meets with country musician Teagan Stewart to chat about her latest EP, Taste of My Heartbreak.