A Conversation With Chris Frantz

A Conversation With Chris Frantz

Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz Although Chris Frantz has lived the rock lifestyle, you wouldn’t know it by his convivial personality. Easy going and laid back, the legendary drummer for Talking Heads and co-founder of Tom Tom Club has spent his career making some of...

Et tu, Kitu?

Et tu, Kitu?

Super Coffee, Super Cold Brew, and Super Espresso…all from Kitu. Am I pleased or frightened?

Soundtracking the Apocalypse

Soundtracking the Apocalypse

I make a point of choosing some appropriately apocalyptic/dystopian music for the journey. Why? Well, as I’ve said elsewhere: if we simply taught more horror and science-fiction in schools, we wouldn’t be in the mess we’re in right now.

Functioning Through the Fear: A Conversation With John Balser

Functioning Through the Fear: A Conversation With John Balser

Recently Thespia sat down with John Balser of the Army Medical Specialist Corps to talk about the COVID-19 phenomenon, how to encourage your brain to work for rather than against you in threatening situations, and what we can learn from members of the military about functioning through fear in a long-term scenario.

Staying In With Vienna Shorts

Staying In With Vienna Shorts

Cooped up inside like the rest of the world, I found myself doing the same things everyone else was doing: puzzles, books, listening to music, and watching loads of TV and film. As I juggled streaming options, old black and white films, and monster movies I was pretty...

Please Stand By

Please Stand By

The world is experiencing a pandemic of COVID-19, the United States is experiencing an epidemic of racist assholes - and, the way this year is going - giant squid will roll out of the oceans in tank-like warcraft and shortly begin their conquest of the land. Not...