Creative Processing with Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Latest Episodes

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...

TED TALK / How craving attention makes you less creative

September 12, 2019
For this episode, I’m going to do something a little different. I recently did a TED Talk, and there was something really distinct and...

Collaboration & Friendship / Seth Rogen + Evan Goldberg, Comedy Duo

September 10, 2019
“At the end of the day, I’d rather make stuff period than make stuff how I want to make stuff. And specific to us, I’d rather make stuff...

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

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...

TED TALK / How craving attention makes you less creative

September 12, 2019
For this episode, I’m going to do something a little different. I recently did a TED Talk, and there was something really distinct and...

Collaboration & Friendship / Seth Rogen + Evan Goldberg, Comedy Duo

September 10, 2019
“At the end of the day, I’d rather make stuff period than make stuff how I want to make stuff. And specific to us, I’d rather make stuff...

Clouds & Pipes / Yuka Honda, Sonic Songstress

September 3, 2019
“To me, it's not about really external/internal. It's about a pipe between me and others...I have all these thoughts and I want to...

Art & Politics / Shepard Fairey, Propagandist

August 27, 2019
“I want to be transparent that any image with an agenda (which is actually most images) is a form of propaganda. It’s just whether you...

Originality & Imitation / Rian Johnson, Filmmaker

August 19, 2019
“You have to be kind of angry about something to write a script...and if the thing that you're angry about is not something that you...