Strength To Be Human

Straight talk about Art & Artists. Weighing Creativity. Finding Humanity.

January 30th, 2019    

Episode 10: Guest Haus (Fees, Facts and Flights of Fancy)

Episode 10 is the premier of our Show within a Show --- Guest Haus. 

Co-hosted with writer and broadcaster John Patrick Robbins, Guest Haus will tackle the art

issues of the day. In this segment we dive into the ghastly practice of submission fees and the

ongoing debate involving online journals and print journals. 

January 28th, 2019    

Episode 9: Interview with Linda Imbler

World Premier Interview with Kansas-based poet and fiction writer Linda Imbler.

January 22nd, 2019    

Episode 8: The Weaponization of Words

When words are designed to lessen our knowledge and manipulate our choices -- do free people remain free? This episode dives into that arena of doublespeak words (a la Orwell) and attempts to go behind the scenes and breaks down why this is done and how damaging it is to a democratic society and how Art might have a hand to removing it from our lives.

January 18th, 2019    

Episode 7: Art as Therapy

Art as therapy whether planned or performed is an enormous source of self-healing and emotional support to others who benefit from the arts being more than a vehicle for the talent. The arts might just be another form of medicine for the soul sick.

January 16th, 2019    

Episode 6: The Artist and Relationships

This episode will deal with relationships: arts, artists, family and significant others. How we deal with these forces in our lives can make or break our tenure in the arts.

January 14th, 2019    

Episode 5: Portraits of the Human Condition

By design or accident the creations of Art are often portraits of the human condition. Framed moments that become precious examples of human life and artistic integrity.

January 11th, 2019    

Episode 4: Dreams and the Creative Process

Are dreams useful instruments in the creative process? What if you can't recall having a dream? This episode discusses the dream phenomena and how it can be a positive and daily presence in our creative lives.

January 11th, 2019    

Episode 3: Depression and the Arts

Are elements of mental illness the principle biological catalyst for creativity? We will answer some of this mystery today in an episode bound to open eyes and lift spirits.

January 9th, 2019    

Episode 2: What is Strength to be Human?

What is Strength to be Human? In an age of machines and extreme political concepts, we need strength to stay human and stay free thinking. Dangerous distractions will cause people to stop becoming who they are supposed to be and become something else entirely. Are you You? Or are you a creature of pre-packaged thinking from religion or science?

January 8th, 2019    

Episode 1: Finding Confidence in Creativity

The opening episode of Strength To Be Human with host Mark Antony Rossi tackles the age old obstacle of creativity: Fear. And also on a parallel course this episode speaks at length about gaining and using Confidence as a creative tool.

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