MORE INTERVIEWS

In addition to telling make-believe stories, J.C. has a passion for nonfiction storytelling. A former newspaper and magazine writer, J.C. enjoys interviewing creative professionals and entrepreneurs. He's presently focusing his efforts on chatting with transmedia storytellers, producers and thought leaders for the podcast StoryForward (co-hosted with Steve Peters).

However, J.C. has interviewed dozens of "ultracreatives" since 2006. Here are some noteworthy conversations he's had over the years. You may manually download the episodes by right-clicking the episode names and saving the linked files.


7TH SON HIATUSCAST (2007)

These episodes were published between the podcast release of 7th Son: Deceit and 7th Son: Destruction.

7th Son HiatusCast #2: Filmmaker Jerome Olivier — May 16, 2007

7th Son HiatusCast #3: Author Michael Stackpole — June 14, 2007


ULTRACREATIVES INTERVIEW SERIES (2008)

In 2008, J.C. launched “UltraCreatives,” a series in which he interviewed entrepreneurs, filmmakers, entertainers and novelists. In-depth but casual, these conversations explore the creative spirit in all its forms. While this podcast is currently on hiatus, there are more than 20 interviews to enjoy. UltraCreatives received a Podcast Peer award for best Arts & Entertainment programming.

UltraCreatives Interview #1: Director Patrick Lussier and editor Matt Venne — January 14, 2008

UltraCreatives Interview #2: Author & screenwriter Matt Wallace - January 22, 2008

UltraCreatives Interview #3: Entrepreneur Jeff Pulver - February 5, 2008

UltraCreatives Interview #4: Author Mur Lafferty - February 12, 2008

UltraCreatives Interview #5: Entrepreneur Jason Calacanis — February 21, 2008

UltraCreatives Interview #6: Author Seth Harwood — February 27, 2008

UltraCreatives Interview #7: Entrepreneur Guy Kawasaki — March 19, 2008

UltraCreatives Interview #8: Author Scott Sigler — March 27, 2008

UltraCreatives Interview #9: Author Chris Brogan — March 31, 2008

UltraCreatives Interview #10: Writer & artist Jared Axelrod — April 16, 2008

UltraCreatives Interview #11: Author Mark Jeffrey — April 16, 2008

UltraCreatives Interview #12: Author & activist Cory Doctorow — May 4, 2008

UltraCreatives Interview #13: Writer & programmer Chris Miller — June 8, 2008

UltraCreatives Interview #14: Writer & artist J.R. Blackwell — June 29, 2008

UltraCreatives Interview #15: Writer & musician Matthew Wayne Selznick — July 1, 2008

UltraCreatives Interview #16: Authors Tee Morris & Philippa Ballantine — July 28, 2008

Ultracreatives Interview #17: Author Mur Lafferty — August 19, 2008

UltraCreatives Interview #18: Douglas Sarine and the “Ask A Ninja” Ninja — September 18, 2008

UltraCreatives Interview #19: Kent Nichols of “Ask A Ninja” — September 20, 2008


HEY, EVERYBODY! INTERVIEWS (2009)

J.C. continued to chat with fascinating creators after the conclusion of his UltraCreatives series, often incorporating updates on the progress of his print novel releases into the episodes. What began as an "author update" series eventually shifted into an interview-exclusive format. J.C. now chats with influential transmedia creators on StoryForward.

Hey, Everybody #5: Author Seth Harwood — May 12, 2009

Hey, Everybody #6: Writer & musician Matthew Wayne Selznick — May 15, 2009

Hey, Everybody #7: Reading of "Reality as It Is Today" — May 18, 2009

Hey, Everybody #8: Author Mur Lafferty — May 20, 2009

Hey, Everybody #10: Filmmaker Michael Bekemeyer — June 5, 2009

Hey, Everybody #14: Author Jeremy Robinson — June 25, 2009

Hey, Everybody #18: Author Phil Rossi — July 2, 2009

Hey, Everybody #19: Entrepreneur Thomas A. Freese — July 20, 2009

Hey, Everybody #20: Author & speaker C.C. Chapman — July 23, 2009

Hey, Everybody #24: Author Chris Brogan — August 24, 2009

Interview: Author and journalist Rebecca Keegan — January 4, 2010

Interview: Publishing mavens Ami Greko and Pablo Defendini — February 6, 2010

Interview: Chris Hanel, storyteller and filmmaker — February 20, 2010

Interview: Authors and comedians Keith and the Girl — February 26, 2010

Interview: Author Seth Harwood — May 4, 2010

Interview: Journalist Jim McLauchlin — October 26, 2010

Interview: Filmmaker Michael Bekemeyer — December 1, 2010

Interview: Author and speaker C.C. Chapman — December 2, 2010

Interview: Author and composer Alex White — December 11, 2010

Interview: Writer and producer Christof Laputka — December 13, 2010

Interview: Editors and publishers Scott Roche and Zachary Ricks — January 13, 2011

Interview: Transmedia writer and game designer Andrea Phillips — April 14, 2011

Interview: Producer Mike Knowlton — June 9, 2011

Interview: Transmedia storyteller and game designer Jim Babb — May 18, 2011

Interview: Author, screenwriter and game designer Chuck Wendig — October 8, 2011

Interview: Musician and storyteller Thomas Dolby — January 16, 2012