Nina Paley, Cartoonist, Quilter (EG8)
May: 2014, Nina Paley shows her brilliant animation and quilting work, and explains her fearless, forward thinking stance on copyright issues. Paley is the creator of the animated musical feature film Sita Sings the Blues, which combines the Indian epic Ramayana with 1920's pop recordings of Annette Hanshaw.
Brandy Gale, Painter (EG7)
April, 2013: Brandy Gale discusses nearly losing her eyesight, life with synesthesia, and is joined by Philip Sheppard for a collaboration of the senses. Canadian artist Brandy Gale loves to paint on-location in the Greater Outdoors.
Michael Apted, Director, (EG7) Part 2
April, 2013: Michael Apted is joined by Michael Hawley for a discussion on the director's work. One of the most prolific British directors, Michael thrilled us with James Bond (The World Is Not Enough), and tugged at our hearts (Coal Miner's Daughter; Amazing Grace), but his documentary 56 UP stands as a singular and tenacious achievement in the history of cinema.
Michael Apted, Director (EG7) Part 1
April, 2013: Michael Apted introduces a section on a charismatic "Tony" from his acclaimed documentary series, 56 Up. One of the most prolific British directors, Michael thrilled us with James Bond (The World Is Not Enough), and tugged at our hearts (Coal Miner's Daughter; Amazing Grace), but his documentary 56 UP stands as a singular and tenacious achievement in the history of cinema.
Matt Groening, Creator & Executive Producer The Simpsons (EG7)
April, 2013: Matt Groening and Maggie Simpson get the better of the dark forces at Daycare. Matthew Abram "Matt" Groening (pronounced /ˈɡreɪnɪŋ/ GRAY-ning; born February 15, 1954) is an American cartoonist, screenwriter, and producer.
Charles Yang, Violinist (EG7)
April, 2013: Charles Yang, accompanied by Michael Hawley, plays Gluck’s Melody from Orfeo ed Euridice. Charles Yang, 23, was described by the Boston Globe as one who plays classical violin with the charisma of a rock star. Michael Hawley is an educator, computer scientist, musician and photographer who serves as impresario of EG.
Nolan Bushnell, Entrepeneur (EG7)
April, 2013: Nolan Bushnell discusses his life-long fascination with games, and how that led him to a broad perspective on cognitive learning. Legendary Silicon Valley innovator, Nolan founded Atari, won the hair-raising Trans-Pac yacht race, and thinks his latest company, brainrush, will be the most successful of all.