What Now with Simo

By Simo Sakari Aaltonen

A freeform, wide-ranging podcast by writer and composer Simo Sakari Aaltonen on any topics foremost on his mind at the time of recording. The seasons are also collected in book form. Some favourite topics include creativity and all the arts — music, films, screenplays, fiction, poetry, comics, games, comedy, and everything in between. Messages from listeners welcomed for possible inclusion in an episode. Note that sending a recording for inclusion in an episode of this podcast implicitly gives permission to do so.

  1. 1.
    3.9 Philip Glass, Early Days, and Remaining Free
    7:52
  2. 2.
    3.8 Rod Serling, Writing, and the Clear Stage
    14:37
  3. 3.
    3.7 Straight Talk, Dreams, and Listening to That Voice
    5:53
  4. 4.
    3.6 1st Anniversary Special with David Lee Homb — Part 2
    44:24
  5. 5.
    3.5 1st Anniversary Special with David Lee Homb — Part 1
    36:44
  6. 6.
    3.4 Freedom of Theatre and Music, Good Life, and Status Update
    11:50
  7. 7.
    3.3 The Right Stuff, No Wrong Stuff, and Sensuality
    8:24
  8. 8.
    3.2 Staying on Course, True Unwinding, and TV
    28:11
  1. 9.
    3.1 An Invitation, Blue Velvet, and 1952
    11:29
  2. 10.
    2.16 Eighty-Six, Art & Love, and the Land of Youth and Beauty
    1:26:22
  3. 11.
    2.15 Autumn Dream, Dream Landscape, and Alexander Toth
    13:51
  4. 12.
    2.14 Songs, the Dark Gem, and Mystery
    11:40
  5. 13.
    2.13 Moonlight, Gould, and If Ever I Cease to Love
    28:01
  6. 14.
    2.12 Gym, Headset, and Curb
    11:43
  7. 15.
    2.11 An Icelandic Artist, Her Work, and the One-Month Mirror Strike
    15:00
  8. 16.
    2.10 Asylum, the Perfect Set-Up, and More Driving
    16:38
  9. 17.
    2.9 Night Drive, The Vast of Night, and Atlantis
    18:58
  10. 18.
    2.8 Scooting, Sunlight, and Simple Pleasures
    12:03
  11. 19.
    2.7 Wavelengths, Imagination, and Connecting
    11:08
  12. 20.
    NX 1.1 As Fresh as Northern Exposure: "Pilot"
    36:40
  13. 21.
    2.6 A Way to Learn, Screenwriting Gym, and Dashing Through
    9:55
  14. 22.
    2.5 A Course Correction for the NX Book Series and Podcast
    9:19
  15. 23.
    2.4 Publishing, Clean Beach Smell on Main Street, and Numbers
    9:56
  16. 24.
    2.3 Fading, Things of Lasting Worth, and Time
    8:49
  17. 25.
    NX 1.0 As Fresh as Northern Exposure: Introduction
    20:00
  18. 26.
    2.2 Two Books, Season 1, and Six Volumes of Northern Exposure
    9:59
  19. 27.
    2.1 New Horizons, New Energy, and What Happened in the Meantime
    9:16
  20. 28.
    1.15 Spring Break, James Horner at the Piano, and Epilogue
    20:36
  21. 29.
    1.14 Trust, Darkness, and Ideals
    18:59
  22. 30.
    1.13 Simple Human Decency, Field of Dreams, and Some Humour
    16:53
  23. 31.
    1.12 An Update, Dreams, and Hearing the Sea in Music
    21:31
  24. 32.
    1.11 More Keys, Encouragement, and Accents
    21:59
  25. 33.
    1.10 H. P. Lovecraft: "Ex Oblivione"
    6:47
  26. 34.
    1.9 Last Day, Pekar, and Keys
    12:34
  27. 35.
    1.8 Odyssey, Adagio, and Back to Work
    13:00
  28. 36.
    1.7 First Message, Autism, and Always Possibilities
    23:35
  29. 37.
    1.6 Change, Tweets, and Brevity
    10:19
  30. 38.
    1.5 Day 4, Childhood, and the Future
    27:05
  31. 39.
    1.4 Day 2, Gratitude, and a Dream
    15:10
  32. 40.
    1.3 Back Here, David Lynch, and the Dalai Lama
    18:34
  33. 41.
    1.2 Last Flight for Now, Comedy, and All Summer in a Day
    14:15
  34. 42.
    1. 1 Corona, Krónur, and Creativity
    34:28

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