Chet Faker. Benjamin Booker. Playing to arenas of over 70, 000. Or on Ellen. Life on the road isn't easy, except when you get to ramble on Coming Up Next in London. Sam Hirschfelder (son of well known composer & musician, David) invites me to sound check while he's touring with rock/punk project, Benjamin Booker, and we get into it.
The Carnation Kid. Australian Idol. These are two of the pillars of the creative life that Mark Holden has lead. His book, My Idol Years, starts at a critical point in 2007 when he was about to be fired from Australian Idol, which would springboard him over to a career as a barrister. He welcomes me to set up a chat cave in his home, and we ramble.
As the Emmy-nominated host of National Geographic Channel’s #1 rated and Emmy-nominated series, Brain Games, Jason Silva left audiences in state of wonderment. Audiences have enjoyed his mind-bending insights through TED talks, SXSW lectures, Microsoft TechEd Australia presentations, a guest feature on Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Star Talk, and an appearance on Australia’s Q&A in 2012. Like all the best communicators, Silva’s strength is a tangible excitement for his subject matter. In his signature rapid-fire delivery style, he pulls from a vast mental repository of tech knowledge and quotes from fellow futurists and artists to create an exhilarating, immediate experience. In November, let Think Inc. and Jason Silva pull you out of your intellectual comfort zone and launch you into a flight of possibilities.