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The Geek Joy Podcast

The Geek Joy Podcast, born in January 2016, is a place to talk about all the things that bring us joy, and some of the things that get in the way. Software, art, technology, empathy, fun hobbies, mindfulness... lots of interesting topics and people! It comes out Sunday.
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Jan 21, 2016

"Hi-Fivin the Universe"

With guest Mike "Geepaw" Hill of Helping Geeks Produce

People

Alex Harms @onealexharms

Mike Hill @geepawhill

Topics

  • 1:44 Astor Piazzolla, New Tango
  • 5:04 "Oh my gosh! They're pottery dorks!"
  • 6:12 "What makes you a nerd isn't what you love. It's how you love it." (Paraphrased Wil Wheaton)
  • 6:58 "I'm in it. I'm so engaged in it that I disappear from my own view."
  • 11:45 "being in fear feels to me like it stops up the works."
  • 13:40 "My focus is not on the fear."
  • 14:55 "When you push back in time on Jazz, all roads lead to Louis Armstrong."
  • 15:18 "Hello, Dolly!"
  • 18:05 "I'm just gonna stand up, and I'm gonna play the shit out of this! ... It comes through. You can hear that."
  • 22:10 "He's hi-fivin the universe. He's celebrating for the sheer exuberant joy of 'I'm alive, and I make sounds!'"
  • 24:03 "How do I get there? How do I do that? ... Here are the things that get in the way of geek joy..."

Music

West End Blues, by Louis Armstrong