Listening to Ms. Cash talk about her creative process, about "catching songs" and the muse rewarding hard work, I was so struck by the echo of a fascinating segment in the "other" podcast in my life: WNYC's RadioLab. There's a fantastic 10 minute segment 29 minutes into the episode entitled "Help," as Liz Gilbert (the "Eat, Pray, Love" Liz Gilbert) recounts an interview she had with Tom Waits (who engages in direct dialog with his muses), her own similar (verbal!) dialogs with emerging works and then later the story behind Robert Frost's "Two Roads Diverged" poem. It is SO interesting to me to hear of such divergent artists expressing such similar experiences.
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