SimOnAir Podcast

“It’s like having inspiring people sitting in the car with me.”
★★★★★ (5/5) — Forthriver

Deep chats with folks from Pixar, Google, SNL, and more humans from diverse walks of life. Always recorded in person.

No ads, no coupon codes for mattresses. Just the damn chat. Maybe some 30-sec intro music. Maybe.

List of episodes

Over 40 hours of brain candy.

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Season 1

  1. David Pasquesi (Marvel, VEEP, Star Wars) The Art of Paying Attention
  2. Cathy Pearl (Google) Computers That Talk
  3. Danielle Feinberg (Pixar) Illuminating Pixar: Tech & Community in Animation
  4. Jake Shapiro (Apple) The Podcasting Revolution
  5. Ben Grosser (University of Illinois) The Ego of Metrics
  6. Jack Vidra (Stallion) Do Something That Scares You

Season 2 (Unreleased)

  1. Rachael Mason (The Second City) Stumbling Into Brilliance — TBA
  2. Susan Messing (The Second City) Navigating Complex Realities — TBA
  3. Linnea Gandhi (Chicago Booth) Take Back Your Attention — TBA
  4. Shawn Smith (Shawnimals) Shawnimals — TBA
  5. Sandor Weisz (Puzzlr) The Mystery League — TBA
  6. Jason Rohrer (Passage) One Hour One Life — TBA

Season 3 (Unreleased)

  1. Anne Libera (The Second City) Comedy as a Tool to Empower Others — TBA
  2. Dominic Pacyga (University of Chicago) Loving Your City — TBA
  3. Kelly Leonard (The Second City) Learning to Fail — TBA
  4. Lisa Wagner-Carollo (Still Point) Finding Your Still Point — TBA
  5. Adrian Danzig (500Clown) Clown & Infinite Beauty — TBA
  6. Ashley Ray (A.V. Club, The Guardian) Changing What You Can't Change — TBA

Season 4 (Unreleased)

  1. Tim Kazurinsky (SNL, Police Academy) What Matters in Life — TBA
  2. Luca Badetti (Loyola University, Chicago) Embracing Your Limitations — TBA
  3. Okamura Mineko (Grounding, SEGA) Space Channel 5 VR KFNF — TBA
  4. Cody Gough (Discovery) Be Around People Smarter Than You — TBA
  5. Jen Ellison (DePaul University, The Second City) Becoming Yourself — TBA
  6. Scott Robbin (Cards Against Humanity) Boost Creativity Via Self-Restrains — TBA

Actual praise from real listeners

“Sim’s style is new, reminiscent of programs that touch on profound issues, while his humor brings to mind the spirit of well-done late night shows. I am not aware of any other interview shows that could bring depth and humor together in this way.”
★★★★★ (5/5) — Elderan02
“Sim is wonderfully talented at guiding conversations in a natural way. Absolutely wonderful.”
★★★★★ (5/5) — BAALcry
“Interesting, compelling, fascinating conversations.”
★★★★★ (5/5) — MusikBoy
“Candid interviews demonstrating the beauty in the many failures that it takes to build up to success.”
★★★★★ (5/5) — Qaslu

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