Author Archives: Bob

HTG Podcast #24: This ride

In this episode of the Head The Gong Podcast, I continue to struggle to live a creative, meaningful life.

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Letters to Old Bob: #4

September 23, 2017 OB, It’s been too long. From my perspective, anyway. For you, it might just be the next letter in the stack. Months just vanish, swept away in a series of flailing attempts to “get stuff done.” Then … Continue reading

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HTG Podcast #23: Little pep talk to myself

In this episode of the Head The Gong Podcast, I push the red button and make noises with my mouth.

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HTG Podcast #22: Summer reboot

In this episode of the Head The Gong Podcast, I ramble about rebooting my website and professional life, make some podcast recommendations, and pay tribute to the inimitable musician Brian Hall.

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The wake of a dream

It’s been a strange summer. Strange in the sense of a vibe, a mood that has permeated my consciousness. I have not lived particularly well these past few weeks. I stay up too late, passively consuming distracto-tainment until I can’t … Continue reading

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HTG Podcast #21: Time Well Spent

In this episode of the Head The Gong Podcast, I share my thoughts on Tristan Harris, his Time Well Spent movement, and the struggle for ownership of my attention in this age of digital distraction.

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HTG Podcast #20: Brain dump

In this episode of the Head The Gong Podcast, I scramble to get back on the podcasting horse. Again.

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HTG Podcast #19: Farts, walls, shovels and rope

In this episode of the Head The Gong Podcast, I search in vain for a novel perspective on butt-trumpeting, run into walls of creative resistance, and perform a cover of a Shovels & Rope song.

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Letters to Old Bob: #3

2-27-2017 OB, How’s it hanging, homie? At this point your balls must be about knee level, eh old boy? Just razzin’ ya, dude. Truthfully I feel for you. Already at 46 I’m struggling to accept the slings and arrows of … Continue reading

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Letters to Old Bob: #2

10-25-2016 OB, I’m not a morning person. Never was a morning person. Never will be a morning person—that is, unless you’ve proven me wrong, Old Bob. “New tricks” is what they say can’t be learned by old dogs, but perhaps … Continue reading

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