Speakertalks: Jamila Rowser on “SpottieOttieDopaliscious” by OutKast

This is Speakertalks, Volume 1.

One song. One guest. One conversation.

Let’s get it:

Jamila Rowser is a creator, cosplayer, and hustler. She’s a big fan of OutKast’s SpottieOttieDopaliscious, a seven-minute epic charting two journeys from boyhood to manhood. It’s a real funky song, and Jamila brings a vital perspective.

You can find Jamila at:
@JamilaRowser
Instagram
Homepage

Speakertalks, Vol. 1 album art by Jonathan Chan

Speakertalks: Dana on “Caught In The Middle” by Paramore

This is Speakertalks, Volume 1.

One song. One guest. One conversation.

Let’s get it:

Dana’s about to turn thirty and feeling it! Luckily, Hayley Williams and Paramore are here to help her through it. We talk about emotional resonance, growing into a band, and the disconcerting and cool “Caught In The Middle” by Paramore.

You can find Dana at:
@AtomEve

Speakertalks, Vol. 1 album art by Jonathan Chan

Speakertalks: Pedro Tejeda on “Banned From TV” by Noreaga, Nature, Big Pun, Jadakiss, Styles P, & Cam’ron

This is Speakertalks, Volume 1.

One song. One guest. One conversation.

Let’s get it:

Pedro Tejeda is a Queens cat, and he grew up with a strong appreciation for New York rap. Noreaga’s classic cut Banned From TV features some of the illest lyricists of their day, a hot beat, and at least a dozen unforgettable bars.

You can find Pedro at:
@PRTejeda

Speakertalks, Vol. 1 album art by Jonathan Chan

Speakertalks: Leila del Duca on “The Chariot” by The Cat Empire

This is Speakertalks, Volume 1.

One song. One guest. One conversation.

Let’s get it:

Leila del Duca draws comics for a living, and when she needs a break from our traumatic political situation right now, she goes to “The Chariot,” by The Cat Empire, a song about finding new ways to fight and making sure you have a good time.

You can find Leila at:
@leiladelduca
Instagram
Cadence Comic Art

Speakertalks, Vol. 1 album art by Jonathan Chan

Speakertalks: Morgan Jeske on “This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)” by The Talking Heads

This is Speakertalks, Volume 1.

One song. One guest. One conversation.

Let’s get it:

Morgan Jeske, comics artist, is fascinated by several aspects of “This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)” by The Talking Heads. It’s composed of non-sequiturs, but the resulting openness makes the song intensely relatable. Let’s dig in.

You can find Morgan at:
@morganjeske
Instagram
Travis Bickle on the Riviera (iTunes, Patreon)

Speakertalks, Vol. 1 album art by Jonathan Chan