Creative Processing with Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Latest Episodes

Pushing Boundaries & Yourself / Jessica Alba, Actress and Entrepreneur

October 22, 2019
“You have to push yourself outside of your comfort zone. You have to allow yourself to fail. Once you get over the fear of failure, then...

Career & Contacts / Mary Vernieu, Casting Director

October 15, 2019
“From an actor's perspective...you have to be prepared for it to be really hard because there's so many factors that are influencing why...

Tech & Humanity / Jaron Lanier, Computer Scientist, Writer, & Musician

October 8, 2019
“Making things ‘easy’ always has a downside...To pretend that you can make something easy without losing some of your focus and...

About The Show

On his new ten-episode series, Joseph Gordon-Levitt will get into the nitty-gritty of how a wide variety of creative people do what they do. Listeners’ questions will inspire conversations between Gordon-Levitt and a range of creative guests, from Hollywood notables like Rian Johnson and Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg, to behind-the-scenes heavyweights like casting director Mary Vernieu, and from political visual artist Shepard Fairey to indie sonic songstress, Yuka Honda, and more.

More Episodes

Pushing Boundaries & Yourself / Jessica Alba, Actress and Entrepreneur

October 22, 2019
“You have to push yourself outside of your comfort zone. You have to allow yourself to fail. Once you get over the fear of failure, then...

Career & Contacts / Mary Vernieu, Casting Director

October 15, 2019
“From an actor's perspective...you have to be prepared for it to be really hard because there's so many factors that are influencing why...

Tech & Humanity / Jaron Lanier, Computer Scientist, Writer, & Musician

October 8, 2019
“Making things ‘easy’ always has a downside...To pretend that you can make something easy without losing some of your focus and...

Love & The Paycheck / Omid Memar, Up-and-Coming Actor

October 1, 2019
“When you're an artist, it's not a button you can push on or off. You're always an actor. I sleep as an actor. I wake up as an actor.......

Analytics & Intuition / Liv Boeree, Professional Poker Player

September 24, 2019
“A lot of people often think of rationality as actually about removing your emotions entirely, but I disagree with that because emotions...

Family & Folk Music / Madisen Ward and The Mama Bear, Mother-And-Son Folk Band

September 17, 2019
“There’s times before my mom and I are about to go onstage to play together, and maybe we just argued right before going on. But there’s...