Rob Morgan Is A Curious Person

Rob Morgan Is A Curious Person
Internationally touring bassist and music director Rob Morgan sits down over drinks with intriguing people to try and get past WHAT they do, to find out WHO they are, WHY they do it and what he can learn from them.
41 // What should white people do about black tourism? (feat. Derrick Keith Rollins Jr.)
Aug 14 • 118 min
Derrick Keith Rollins Jr is a singer-songwriter best known by his stage name, “Reverend Doctor.” What should white people do about systemic racism? What’s it like to be the ’token black friend’? What does the transition from adorable black child to…
40 // Can we talk about identity? (feat. Justin Sharbono)
Aug 7 • 100 min
Justin Sharbono is best known for his work as electric guitarist for the band Soul Asylum. What’s it like to have an honest and meaningful conversation about our own race and identity? How does travel change the way you view your place in the world? What…
A Guide To Getting Your First Tattoo
Jul 17 • 32 min
Getting your first tattoo can be intimidating. How bad does it hurt? How do you book an appointment or pick an artist? What can you expect from the moment you step into the tattoo parlor to leaving with your fresh new ink? Join Rob & Sarah Morgan with…
39 // What’s the difference between skill and talent? (feat. Jordan Srock)
Jul 10 • 86 min
Jordan Srock (@jordandsrock on instagram) is an electric guitarist and a friend of Rob’s who he met while on fly dates (gigs performing with an artist that you fly in-and out of and get to be home with your family within a few days) a few years ago. Is…
38 // Can art be quantified? (feat. Peter Himmelman)
Jul 3 • 42 min
Peter Himmelman is a “man of many talents and accomplishments who is known to those who have heard of him, but haven’t heard him, as Bob Dylan’s son-in-law.” That said, Peter first got on Rob’s radar not because of his acclaimed song-writing career or the…
37 // Does life happen in Act Two? (feat. Josh Olson)
Jun 26 • 36 min
36 // What’s it like being married to a creative when you aren’t one? (feat. Amanda Nephew)
Jun 5 • 85 min
Amanda Nephew is a licensed marriage and family therapist that just so happens to be married to one of my closest friends, Jasper Nephew. What advice does she have for anyone in a relationship with someone who functions differently than you do? Why is…
35 // What if the human brain wasn’t designed for modern noise? (feat. Mike Michel)
May 29 • 104 min
Mike Michel is a award-winning songwriter, guitarist, and music educator who, in 2013, developed a severe case of tinnitus (auditory cortex inflammation) and hyperacusis (extreme sound sensitivity), which threatened to take away his livelihood and…
I’ve always been curious about: Quotes (feat. Eric Pierson)
May 15 • 59 min
Eric Pierson is a television, film, voice and commercial actor who recently started showing his prowess in the directing world. Some of his recent film credits include the Netflix Original Series “Lady Dynamite”, “Driven By Bacon” and “Wilson” starring…
34 // Can artists manufacture emotion? (feat. Dan Smith)
May 8 • 99 min
Dan Smith is a producer, engineer, musician and songwriter. What does it mean to ‘deliver’ as a musician in a studio session? What is the arch of confidence in the creative journey? Can you be inspired by other artists without comparing yourself to them?…
33 // What is a SWOT analysis for creatives ? (feat. Jordan Walker)
Apr 10 • 40 min
Jordan Walker is a photographer, entrepreneur, musician, creative thinker, and a close friend of mine. He’s the CEO of Narrate Studios and if you’ve been following the podcast, you’ve seen his work because he took all the press and artwork photos for the…
32 // How would a Sommelier pair wine with music? (feat. Leslee Miller)
Mar 27 • 118 min
Leslee Miller is a certified Sommelier and owner of wine consulting firm, Amusée. She’s also the co-founder and owner of one of the first wine clubs in America, Sip Better. In this terroir packed episode we uncork way more than just my curiosity about the…
31 // What’s it like to grow up in Northern Ireland? (feat. Paul Crilly)
Mar 14 • 47 min
30 // What do you call adults who watch My Little Pony? (feat. Kyle Hultquist, Andrew Nelson & Sydney Armstrong)
Mar 6 • 77 min
A year and a half ago, I saw a documentary called “Bronies: The extremely unexpected adult fans of My Little Pony” and ever since I started this podcast, I knew I wanted to sit down someone who considered themselves a Brony. When three of Minnesota’s…
29 // At what point do I magically become confident? (feat. Brett LaCasse)
Feb 20 • 78 min
Brett is an electric guitar slinging friend of mine who, every time we play together, at some moment we find ourselves laughing and having a convo that goes deep. In this episode I convince Brett to sneak into a backstage storage closet between sets to…
28 // Does pretentiousness hurt the world of beer & music? (feat. Kevin Welch)
Feb 5 • 77 min
Kevin Welch is is the owner and head brewer of Minneapolis’ Boom Island Brewing Company. Sound familiar? I interviewed his wife Qiuxia. (Question 26 // Does Craft Beer Belong To White Men?) As a professional french horn player for the Minnesota Orchestra…
27 // What can a 16yr old do about human trafficking? (feat. Kaiya Woller)
Jan 23 • 47 min
My research for this episode began months ago when I heard a statistic saying that the Super Bowl is one of the single largest events where human trafficking happens in the U.S. each year. With the Super Bowl happening [this year] just a few miles from…
INTERLUDE: How do I select my guests?
Jan 17 • 10 min
26 // Does Craft Beer Belong To White Men? (feat. Qiuxia Welch)
Jan 9 • 64 min
25 // How can art impact politics? (feat. André Rodriguez)
Nov 27, 2017 • 60 min
24 // How do I compare myself to other people without wanting to quit? (feat. Cory Wong)
Nov 14, 2017 • 71 min
INTERLUDE: A Bucket List Big Enough To Live In
Nov 7, 2017 • 31 min
23 // Why do we treat life like a game of musical chairs? (feat. Danny Hoyt)
Oct 24, 2017 • 58 min
22 // Can you take your career to the edge of the world and back? (feat. Alex Potter)
Oct 17, 2017 • 49 min
21 // How Do You Measure Success? (feat. Nate Larson)
Oct 10, 2017 • 72 min
20 // How’d you land that gig? (feat. Taylor Johnson)
Sep 12, 2017 • 70 min
19 // What can a mortician teach me about living? (feat. Jim Albinson)
Sep 5, 2017 • 70 min
18 // What’s the key to happiness? (feat. Bruce Balgaard)
Aug 29, 2017 • 74 min
17 // What has your pain gotten you? (feat. Dave Diehl)
Aug 22, 2017 • 85 min
16 // Wait, you can be creative AND have your shit together? Pt.2 (feat. Matt Patrick)
Aug 15, 2017 • 55 min
15 // Wait, you can be creative AND have your shit together? Pt.1 (feat. Matt Patrick)
Aug 8, 2017 • 71 min
14 // Is it beautiful? Do I love it? (feat. Elliott Blaufuss)
Jul 25, 2017 • 61 min
13 // Why Should I Give A Damn About Vinegar & Vulnerability? (feat. Scott Dillon)
Jul 18, 2017 • 66 min
12 // Are we screwing ourselves over by thinking too big? (feat. Eric Pierson)
Jul 11, 2017 • 41 min
INTERLUDE: “The Girl Who Married Two Brothers”
Jul 4, 2017 • 17 min
11 // What’s the difference between familiarity and a loss of passion? (feat. Ben Gowell)
Jun 27, 2017 • 68 min
Ben Gowell (@bengowell for all you fellow Instagram junkies) is not only one of the most professional guitarist/producer/mix-engineer/songwriters that I know but he’s also one of the wisest people I’ve ever spent time with. I’ve looked up to Ben for years…
10 // How did Fantasy Novels and Renaissance Festivals teach a touring drummer to embrace his inner nerd? (feat. Nate Babbs)
Jun 19, 2017 • 63 min
9 // When are you too old to make a career change? (feat. Luke Meek)
Jun 12, 2017 • 71 min
8 // How does a cup of coffee have the power to change the world? (feat. Caleb Garn)
Jun 5, 2017 • 73 min
7 // Did a Backstreet Boy really get you that tattoo at 2am… in a hotel… in Japan? (feat. Tyler Burkum)
May 29, 2017 • 53 min
6 // What makes someone an “influencer”? (feat. Ian Allison)
May 22, 2017 • 66 min
5 // What is a ‘Cocktail Consultant’? (feat. Nick Kosevich)
May 16, 2017 • 59 min
4 // What Can You Learn From An International Lego Building Champion? (feat. Alex Grahmann)
May 8, 2017 • 72 min
3 // What Aren’t We Talking About? (feat. Steve Goold)
May 3, 2017 • 42 min
2 // Can You Retrain Your Brain? (feat. Joel Bowers)
May 3, 2017 • 50 min
1 // How The Hell Did We End Up Here? (feat. DawnL Ojeda)
May 3, 2017 • 37 min
Coming May 2017!
Apr 30, 2017
Coming May 2017!