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Deadly Arnold Ep. 25: Ari Herstand – “some thoughts on Making It, DMB, music critics and authoring a first book.”

More [ a not-for-profit production from ] In this episode josh is joined by musician and author Ari Herstand (USA) to discuss his latest book “How To Make it in the New Music Business” – a book that the mighty Derek Sivers has described as “The single best book on the current music business.” […]

Duration: 01:18:05

Deadly Arnold Ep. 24: author David Sax – “some thoughts on the Revenge of Analog and Digital Classrooms.”

More [ a not-for-profit production from ] In this episode josh is joined by author David Sax (CAN/USA) to discuss his latest book The Revenge of Analog – one of Josh’s must-read books of 2016 for artists and/or anyone who grew up sharing and enjoying analog things. Find David here on Twitter: [Full Episode […]

Duration: 00:30:15

Deadly Arnold Ep. 23: Professor Aaron Perzanowski – “some more thoughts on ownership in the digital economy.”

More | Today Josh is joined by Professor and author Aaron Perzanowski. Aaron is the Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve University and also the co-author of one of Josh’s favourite books of 2016, The End of Ownership (co-authored with Jason Schultz). Episode Glossary and Full Show Notes coming Feb 3rd 2017. Some […]

Duration: 00:30:52

Deadly Arnold Ep. 22: “Some thoughts on mastering those things that are actually within your grasp.”

More | In this episode Josh shares something that has been bugging him lately. “Creative people spending their energy, focus, time (and even hard earned dollars) trying to work out ways off skipping the HARD WORK that drives all but the rarest of creative careers.” Thoughts shared: How rare it really is to see unicorn […]

Duration: 00:09:26

Deadly Arnold Ep. 21: “2016 in Review – books, playlists, albums and The Great Courses”

More | Subscribe to the show here: In this episode Josh shares his favourite Albums, Playlists, Songs, Books and Great Courses of 2016 (see below for Josh’s picks). If you wanted to send in your own picks for 2016 check the contacts below. Also, Josh has attached his most downloaded podcast of 2016 to […]

Duration: 00:43:39

Deadly Arnold Ep. 20: “Ownership in the Digital Age” part 2 – w/ visual artist Jimmy MIA8

PLEASE SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEW SHOW FEED HERE BEFORE MARCH 2017 (as the LEGACY FEED will be going away) Josh and his friend Jimmy (visual artist and filmmaker) go deeper into Ownership in the Digital Era. Josh is pretty worried about the situation – Jimmy is less so – between the two, the guys are […]

Duration: 00:18:13

Deadly Arnold Ep. 19: “The Age of Ownsership – P1 – some thoughts on ownership in the digital age.”

More | If it’s in your phone, and you paid for it, you own it (click to read the Quartz article by Chrisopher Groskopf) Full #DeadlyArnold Ep. 19 Show Notes Coming Novermber, 3rd 2016. Reach out to Josh directly on the contacts below [ or use #DeadlyArnold on Twitter and Instagram ] • Em: […]

Duration: 00:12:26

Deadly Arnold Ep. 18: “Some thoughts on business knowledge for creatives and musicians.”

More | Have you ever heard a career musician, artist or creative say something like the following? “I wish I knew more about business early on in my career..” Well your host Josh sure has, and up until recently he believed completely in the idea that, having greater knowledge must in-turn lead to more success, […]

Duration: 00:05:57

Deadly Arnold Ep. 17: “Some thoughts on ‘H is for Hawk’ by Helen Macdonald.”

More | In this episode Josh L discusses his favourite book of 2016 “H is for Hawk” by Helen Macdonald. Get #deadlyarnold on iOS – Get Deadly Arnold on SoundCloud – Get Deadly Arnold on RSS – Reach out to Josh directly on the contacts below [ or use #DeadlyArnold or...

Duration: 00:09:30

The Deadly Arnold Ep. 16: “Some thoughts on Seneca, and bordering of ones true self.” – part 1

More | In this quick episode Josh introduces an idea that has been occupying much of his spare cycles of late, and that's an interpretation from the works of Seneca. " is the base state of man to live in proximity to, and rarely push up against, the borders of ones true self.." ~ Josh L via Seneca Josh also shared some words on Instagram to go along with his thinking on this subject: "I used to worry that exploring my internal world was nothing...

Duration: 00:02:20

The Deadly Arnold Ep. 15: “Some thoughts on starting and avoiding snake oil.”

More | In this episode Josh (@joshuacliston) pulls his car over while listening to Improv Wisdom by "Patricia Ryan Madson" and shares his excitement about The Fourth Maxim - Start Anywhere. 3 Key Lines from The Fourth Maxim - Start Anywhere. • "All starting points are equally valid." • "The notion that there is such a thing as a proper beginning, and the search to find that ideal starting place, Robs Us of Time!" • "Once a job is underway you have a new and more...

Duration: 00:07:28

Programming Note – (A Quick Request For Your Time)

More In this episode Josh shares some frustrations about technology that go right back to when he was more susceptible to "Marketeer BS." He also asks a quick favour. If the title of the show you're listening to isn't "The Deadly Arnold 2.0" please search that in your favourite Podcasting search engine or mobile App and press Subscribe. Otherwise look below. Subscribe Link for iOS or Apple iTunes users:...

Duration: 00:06:03

Deadly Arnold Ep. 13: “Marketing your Marketing – some thoughts on staying true to your creative core.”

More In this episode Josh talks about his own failings in keeping song writing and performing at the centre of his musical world as opposed to music marketing. He introduces what he sees as the "marketing-your-marketing problem" and then goes on to explain how a musician or band might be able to spot if their focus has shifted away from what's really important - the completion of the best music and lyrics possible. Proposed Thought Technology:...

Duration: 00:07:52

Deadly Arnold Ep. 12: “Some thoughts on being in a Band, and becoming a Professional Opera singer w/ Shanul Sharma.”

Shanul's next great adventure - help him out by taking a look at this link!…diff-fund/ In this episode Josh is joined by long time friend Shanul Sharma. Shanul moved from India to Australia in the early 00's and soon after entered the world of Australian heavy metal. He has since transitioned into a career as a professional Opera singer. Yes that's right, the bloke can REALLY SING, and is also a champion...

Deadly Arnold Ep. 11: “Some thoughts on the Cult Of Planning.”

More In this episode of the show Josh speaks extemporaneously about his growing belief that the online marketing world is creating a Cult of Planning, and how he thinks it might be a bad-thing for your creative career - as he is finding it is for his own song writing and third-act music career. These are just Josh's initial thoughts on whether planning every aspect of your creative output will actually help you succeed, or whether it could end up...

Duration: 00:08:54

DA Ep. 10: “Josh & George on busking in S/E Asia, winter nights in a tipi, and opening a bar in Malaysia.”

More The Deadly Arnold welcomes Josh Thompson and George Arnold from The Buskers Guide - the boys are travelling the world using primarily busking as their financial engine (oh yeah, they've also made a few films and sold a few toasted sandwiches along the way). The boys share some really funny stories, and amazingly (being the awesome blokes that they are) avoid pitching anything in particular - outside of an admiral level of self awareness and...

Deadly Arnold Ep. 09: “Share what you’re fanatical about, and leveragibility is overrated.”

More In this episode Josh discusses his dislike of marketeers pushing their content-as-leverage narrative, and not caring enough about what makes something truly worth spending your time with. What Josh speaks about in this episode: The new Saosin album "Along the Shadow" and how damn awesome it is. How discovering Amazon's Kindle Rentals allowed Josh to both afford to rent "The Dramatic Imagination" and also skip the cost of postage during a time...

Deadly Arnold Ep.08: “When are you going to do something more Grown-Up?

More Dan Caulfield is both a talented instrumentalist/vocalist/lyricist and also one of your Josh's dearest friends. In today's show Josh and Dan have an extemporaneous post-guitar-jam discussion of the following question: "When are you going to do something more Grown-Up?" Josh post podcast thoughts: I'm yet to meet acreative person who is approaching or living through the third decade of their life that hasn't heard a version of this very same question...

Deadly Arnold Ep. 06: “Going with Knowledge Over Numbers” – 107 books part 3

More In this episode Josh talks about "Going with Knowledge Over Numbers" in non-fiction reading. A questions for the avid readers - "Are you reading a lot of books to gain more understanding, clarity and enjoyment in your life, or are you just chasing a reading-goal?" Changes of Heart-brain: Decide in advance what you want a new non-fiction book to help you understand better, prove/disprove, expand upon, etc. Be open to the idea that this new book...

Duration: 00:05:59

Deadly Arnold Ep. 05: “Fluency vs Mastery in non-fiction reading” – 107 books part 2

More This is part 2 of of a multi-part podcasting series that your host Josh liston is putting together around the issues he can see in his own voracious reading habit incl. shortfalls he can see in his own "Goodreads Approved" reading list from 2015 - which incl. around 107 non-fiction books read. In this episode Josh start by reading from the following short original-piece, and then finishes up with a segment of audio from an past podcast episode...

Duration: 00:10:07

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