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Odyssey & Muse is a weekly podcast about creativity, adventure and living life without a map. Host John Jurko II (@johnjurko) dives into conversations with interesting and talented artists, travelers, innovators and adventure junkies to discuss how they brought their creations and journeys to life. John will dig into the big questions like how to overcome fears, how to plan and execute a large project, and how to discover the things that drive you. Finding your true North. Subscribe, share and rate us.






Ep 20: Daniel E. Williams - BGSU professor and indie filmmaker on making a study of cinema.

Daniel E. Williams received his MFA in Film from Howard University in 1998 and in 2000 he won Best of Show at the Rosebud Film and Video Festival for his thesis film A Thousand Days a Year. He currently teaches film production at Bowling Green State University, while continuing to independently write, produce, and direct award-winning films. I even had the pleasure of working on his latest project, Autumn Blue, as the 1st AC. “Cinema is not just a product, it’s a form of cultural...

Duration: 02:21:58

Man Bike World Pt. 2 – Halfway down the Great Divide Trail. Bicycles, bears, friends and fires.

This is a special mini-episode of Odyssey and Muse where we check in with people that are about to embark on or are in the middle of an adventure around the world. In this episode I catch up with Russ McCoy of Man Bike World. Russ is in the midst of his Great Divide Mountain Bike Tour. I interviewed him back in July just before he shoved off. If you haven’t listened to that episode you can catch up here. “I saw this little baby grizzly bear cub running across the road.” Russ began his tour...

Duration: 00:43:29

Ep 9: Nick Army - TV Producer Editor DP

In this episode I talk with one of my best friends, Nick Army. He was an award winning TV producer/director/videographer at WBGU-PBS. He’s currently a Producer/Editor/Director of Photography at Hart: Advertising Agency. And he’s probably the smartest and hardest working person I know. If you want to hear more shows like this, rate us on iTunes and let us know.

Duration: 01:02:12

Ep 3: Crissie McCree - Singer-Songwriter

In this episode, I talk with my friend, Crissie McCree, She is an award-winning singer-songwriter living in Nashville, TN. We talk about how playing music helped her through tough times, the challenges of following a career in music, and her new song “Like You’re Here”. If you want to hear more shows like this, Rate us on iTunes and let us know.

Duration: 00:46:38