Strength To Be Human --Global Arts & Affairs Podcast, Hosted by Mark Antony Rossi

Strength To Be Human --Global Arts & Affairs Podcast, Hosted by Mark Antony Rossi


Latest Episodes

S3 E217: Strength To Be Human --- Interview With Nicole Bird
August 20, 2021

Fascinating interview with Florida-based writer/poet/educator, Nicole Bird.

S3 E216: Mindspeak ---Worrying About Taiwan
August 18, 2021

A serious talk about the dangers of a Chinese invasion of Taiwan and what that will mean for the South China Sea and beyond.

S3 E215: Mindspeak -- Thoughts on All Things Dune
August 09, 2021

This episode is on the phenomena called Dune. Its a book, a saga, a movie, a cable treatment, another movie, comic books, action figures, Facebook discussion groups, you name it. Intro Dune Book 1984

S3 E214: Mindspeak --- Leaving Afghanistan
August 02, 2021

First episode of Mindspeak is a historical and current view of Afghanistan various tribes / history of division buddhist & hindu beginnings alexander the great intro to islam russian invasion taliban

S3 E213: When Dreaming Is Not Enough
July 30, 2021

In the final of the lengthier literary episodes I make comment on goals, dreams, plans, work ethic and what we care about most.

S3 E212: Shame and Guilt in the Artist
July 27, 2021

The subjects of shame and guilt are reviewed in this episode to examine how artists living a dishonest life can produce honest art. Personal Artistic Final Word Edgar Allan Poe Stephen Crane Herman Me

S3 E211: Interview With Heather Cooke
July 25, 2021

Heather Cooke. Canadian writer, wrote the essay "Leaving Us: In Loving Memory of Aaron" and the life and premature death of her only son, Aaron. Leaving Us remained #1 on the Top Reader list for Ariel

S3 E210: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in the Arts
July 17, 2021

In this episode we will examine forms of PTSD, events and triggers and possible therapies. We will also share some stories of everyday people dealing with trauma and what they did to overcome.

S3 E209: Mailbag 8 -- Writing as Personal
July 11, 2021

Another wonderful podcast of inspired listeners asking questions about various shows and topics. Featured are questions on Doubt, Faith and the History of Writing. 

S3 E208: Classic Spotlight Series -- Thoughts on Vaclav Havel
July 05, 2021

Brief reflections and thoughts on the life, works and statesmanship of Czech playwright, poet and President, Vaclav Havel.