148 listings, approx. 1 hrs and 45 min of material

August 22, 2012
Anecdote, Advice, Pensive, Creativity,
29.45 seconds
94 David Lynch : Film director David Lynch discovered his passion for “painterly” films as a student at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia, and later developed his surrealistic style. He speaks of the fleeting nature of artistic inspiration. Submitted by Elisabeth Perez-Luna.
3.49 in 77 votes
August 22, 2012
Anecdote, Life, Confiding, Creativity,
29.48 seconds
99 Freeway : Philadelphia Rapper Freeway, speaking with CNN in 2011, about how the new maturity of fatherhood has helped him achieve a balance between his muslim faith and his street credibility as a hip hop artist. Submitted by Elisabeth Perez-Luna.
3.46 in 50 votes
August 22, 2012
Anecdote, The past, Confiding, Creativity,
27.96 seconds
124 ?uestlove : Ahmir Thompson, best known as ?uestlove, drummer for The Roots hip hop collective, began a years-long affair with the road literally playing on the streets of Philadelphia. The Roots are now featured as the house band on the Jimmy Fallon TV Show. Submitted by Elisabeth Perez-Luna.
3.45 in 56 votes
August 22, 2012
Anecdote, Art, Confiding, Life, Creativity,
26.34 seconds
122 ?uestlove : Ahmir Thompson is better known as ?uestlove, drummer for The Roots. After years of non-stop touring the band settled in as the house band for the Jimmy Fallon Show. For ?uest, the road to success started in the woodshed, at the insistence of his father. Submitted by Elisabeth Perez-Luna.
3.45 in 55 votes
August 28, 2012
Anecdote, Confiding, Creativity, The past,
29.42 seconds
211 Tina Fey : Philadelphian Tina Fey's credits include head writer for Saturday Night Live and creating the Emmy winning TV show 30 Rock. She got her start writing at Upper Darby High, authoring an anonymous satyrical column for The Acorn, the school newspaper. Submitted by Elisabeth Perez-Luna.
3.45 in 29 votes
September 20, 2012
Poem, Philosophical, Creativity
24.28 seconds
475 Matt Ziemba : There is Another Sky, by Emily Dickinson
3.44 in 140 votes
September 21, 2012
Song, Enthusiastic, Creativity
29.81 seconds
628 Dante Bucci : Original composition featuring the Handpan (a.k.a. "hang drum"). See it performed at
3.43 in 30 votes
September 22, 2012
Anecdote, Confiding, Creativity,
28.44 seconds
1447 Will Smith : WWest Philadelphian Will Smith won a Grammy with DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince, and starred in the sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel Air before becoming a major movie star. But Smith says he made pocket money off his words long before achieving stardom. Submitted by Elisabeth Perez-Luna.
3.43 in 7 votes
September 29, 2012
Quote, Gloomy, Creativity
25.3 seconds
3347 X. M. B : An excerpt from a book I wrote, "The Legend, Acul". You can download a sample here: If you like it, buy it, and be sure to tell your friends!
3.43 in 7 votes
August 22, 2012
Advice, Philosophical, Creativity, Observation, Labor,
29.74 seconds
114 Louis Kahn : Architect Louis Kahn, speaking literally about the building blocks of his chosen field. Considered one of the most influential architects of the twentieth century, his groundbreaking buildings include the Yale University Art Center and The Salk Institute. Submitted by Elisabeth Perez-Luna
3.40 in 15 votes
August 22, 2012
Anecdote, Confiding, The past, Creativity,
26.41 seconds
100 Hall and Oates : Philly “blue-eyed soul” duo Hall and Oates, on the fabled day of their meeting. Their chance meeting eventually led to a 40+ year partnership and millions of records sold, and such hits as “She's Gone”, and “Rich Girl”, and “Kiss On My List”. Submitted by Elisabeth Perez-Luna.
3.38 in 24 votes
August 28, 2012
Confession, Confiding, Creativity,
23.4 seconds
209 Terry Gross : Fresh Air's Terry Gross has been captivating NPR listeners for decades, out of studios at WHYY-fm. Terry has been exploring questions of creativity, politics, and culture for more than 30 years. Here's a clip of her accepting the 2007 Literarian Award. Submitted by Elisabeth Perez-Luna.
3.38 in 13 votes
August 28, 2012
Confiding, Art, Anecdote, Creativity,
27.33 seconds
214 Zoe Strauss : Photographer Zoe Strauss has been taking pictures of the residents of Philadelphia's marginal neighbourhoods for many years. Often showing her work in unusual places like under I-95, her latest exhibition took her to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Submitted by Elisabeth Perez-Luna.
3.35 in 17 votes
August 22, 2012
Anecdote, Confiding, Creativity, Pensive, Labor,
26.93 seconds
110 Kenny Gamble : Soul legend Kenny Gamble, on branding The Sound of Philadelphia. With partner Leon Huff, he created some of the biggest hits in R&B history, and developed artists such as The O'Jays, Teddy Pendergrass,MFSB, Lou Rawls, and Patti LaBelle. Submitted by Elisabeth Perez-Luna.
3.35 in 17 votes
October 06, 2012
Factual Statement, Enthusiastic, Creativity
27.48 seconds
4617 Ariane & rachael : Our goal
3.33 in 3 votes
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