280 | space between making art & living life with Jacob Maren

Episode Summary

Jacob Maren is the creator or the literary magazine: one word which is a collection of works from notable creative writers—about their personal interpretation of one word. I met Jacob through his mom, who happens to be one of my favorite writers , Dani Shapiro. In this episode we talk about what it was like to grow up with two creative people and writers as parents, how he developed his literary taste, differences generationally especially with social media. We bond over our only childness and love of bookstores. We get into the in between space of making art and living life, touch on anxiety, and he recommends a bunch of art.

Episode Notes

Show notes:

- Jacob's magazine: One World Magazine

- Jacob's Instagram

- Dani Shapiro

- The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins (the first book that got him interested in reading)

- All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

- the joan didion essays

- Goodbye to All That

- The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami (His favorite book right now)

- David Berman/Silver Jews (His favorite music right now)

- The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe (His favorite Podcast right now)

- Colson Whitehead (His favorite writer right now)

- Billions (His favorite TV show right now)

- Force Majeure (His favorite movie right now)



Likes and Learns:

- Persimmons, Asian Pears (Like)

- Just be 10% better, move a little bit forward (Learn)

- Touch your creative projects daily (Learn)