Fernanda Santos is the Phoenix Bureau Chief of The New York Times. Twenty years ago, she never would have imagined that. But at 23, she started getting headaches. She tells KJZZ's Stina Sieg how, eventually, that pounding pain changed everything.
David Gedge, of the bands The Wedding Present and Cinerama, speaks to KJZZ's Stina Sieg about famed English radio personality John Peel - and how he helped shape Gedge's life path. A giant thanks to Scopitones for the use of The Wedding Present's tunes.
Comedian and storyteller Anwar Newton tells KJZZ's Stina Sieg how embracing honesty changed his life - and his work.
Writer Paul Mosier tells KJZZ's Stina Sieg about listening to that mystical force many artists know as "The Muse," and how that hurdled him into a world of crafting novels. Mosier will be at a release party for his newest book, "The Train I Ride," at The Hive in Central Phoenix, at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27.
Stina Sieg talks with television personality Clinton Kelly about how auditioning for the TV show "What Not To Wear" still affects who he is now - and not just because of the fame it brought him. He'll be at Changing Hands Bookstore in Phoenix Thusday, Jan. 12 to talk about his new memoir, "I Hate Everyone Except You."
Taryn Jeffries, editor of the all-things-food website PhoenixBites, talks to Stina Sieg about a life-altering breakfast, made with eggs, pineapples and love.
Improvisor and stand-up comedian Dana Whissen tells Stina Sieg about her life-changing "olive moment," which unleashed a power she didn't know she had.
Local poet Joy Young tells Stina Sieg how following a shirtless man in a cape led to finding a new form of self-expression.
Grant Barrett, co-host of public radio's "A Way with Words," tells Stina Sieg how his teenage self discovered there was a big world out there - with the help of an old radio and some copper wire.
Phoenix-area teacher Sara Coba tells Stina Sieg about a relationship about a sweet, sad, mysterious relationship that spanned years - and she's still struggling to understand.
Ashley Naftule tells Stina Sieg about how a drug trip helped shape the writer and performer folks know him as today.
Musician Carolyn Rust Camp tells Stina Sieg how she yearned for the kind of music she plays now - before she even knew it existed. A big thank you to County Records for the use of Tommy Jarrell's music, as well as Pick and Holler, for the use of their tunes.
Storyteller Rachel Sherman tells Stina Sieg about a moment when art and life blended together.
Phoenix City Councilman Sal Diciccio tells Stina Sieg about fighting to change his life years ago.