211 – Maci Peterson with Scott Pastel


A live recording of our educational podcast The Purpose of Past Tense with Maci Peterson. Produced in partnership with Chapman50. Maci Peterson is a Millennial entrepreneur and marketing expert. She has been named “Tech’s Newest Innovator” by Essence Magazine, and is a recognized subject-matter expert and advisor on entrepreneurship, innovation and diversity initiatives.READ MORE

208 – Emma Lord with Peter Afrasiabi


Peter interviews fan fiction author and writer Emma Lord to discuss the critical role fan fiction plays in developing writing talent, in broadening writing environments, and in finding outlets for different viewpoints. In exploring these issues, we learn more about the role of copyright law and fair use law when exploring existing characters in different settings or new characters in existing content universes.READ MORE

207 – Sara Saedi


A live recording of our educational podcast The How, The Why with Sara Saedi. Sara was born in Tehran, Iran smack-dab in the middle of a war and an Islamic Revolution. She received a B.A. in Film and Mass Communications from the University of California, Berkeley and began her career as a creative executive for ABC Daytime.READ MORE