The Live Sense8 Podcast
LS8 39: "What Family Actually Means"
Season 2, Ep. 39
In this episode of the Live Sense8 Podcast, Zac and Sheila dive deep into What Family Actually Means , Season 2 episode 9 of the Netflix Original Series Sense8.This episode offers an opportunity to explore the multilayers and dimensions of family from biological to sensate and everything in between.Who doesn’t feel the pressure of family dynamics at a siblings wedding? Sheila and Zac explore Nomi’s unhealthy family dynamics from every angle with a bit of compassion mixed into the frustration.The pressure to decide between career and family is explore through many character storylines. Kala’s storyline explores the pressure placed on women to decide between career and family. Silas says the easiest decisions are those that benefit both work and family. While Will explores the conflict of his father’s career on his own childhood.The cluster also offers a backdrop to explore soul family beyond the physical family dynamics.The single scene of Riley visiting Will’s father in the Hospital offers a culmination of the multilayers of family, from Wills relationship to his father, the police officers’ relationship to each other and Riley’s relationship to Will.Sheila and Zac end this episode with a discussion about death as a gateway to further explore relationship with those we love.Have a listen and let us know what you think.
LS8: 38 All I Want Right Now Is One More Bullet
In this episode of the Live Sense8 Podcast, Zac and Sheila dive deep into, All I Want Right Now Is One More Bullet, Season 2 episode 8 of the Netflix Original Series Sense8.Jonas is resurrected from the dead. Lito is exposing his superpower.Will is witnessing a blurring of the line between good and evil blur and Wolfgang just wants one more bullet.Using the episode as a backdrop, Sheila and Zac dive into a lively discussion about the power of emotions, maladaptive feminine power, the desire to be free and the importance of knowing yourself.Discover why they adore the scene with Lito and Sun moping on the bed.Will’s conversation with Kala challenges a discussion about truth.Is truth simple?Is telling the truth always the right thing to do?Do the ends justify the means? How do we create a community without conflict while honoring diversity?These are just a few of the questions explored in this episode of Live Sense8. Have a listen and let us know what you think.
LS8 37: King of Kanuka, L. Trey Wilson
The Live Sense8 Podcast is back from Hiatus and on a wild adventure with L. Trey Wilson who played Amanita’s Real Dad. At least that is what he likes to believe.Sheila, Zac and Trey go on an emotional road trip as they explore Treys greatest passions, the hysterical dinner that landed him in Sense8 and so much more.There is a lot of giggling and just as much conscious conversation.Trey shares his perception of conscious relationships and why he believes the role he played in Sense8 was so profound.Trey has had a lot of Sensate moments in his life and since he was not in the first season of Sense8, his initial viewing erupted within him the same emotions many of the Sense8 fans experienced; a sense of “these are my people”. Later, as one of the Sense8 actors he said,Trey relates his high level of Empathy to the sensate gifts. He believes seeing others’ perspectives is essential to our world evolution.Trey is dedicated to using his talents to help expand people’s perspectives. He does this through several venues. You will be in awe of all the things he is doing to help our world evolve.Then there is a Sense8 moment he remembers from 20 years ago as he brought in the new year with a stranger on a New York City Subway.By the end of this podcast road trip you will understand how L. Trey Wilson woke up in a new dimension as “King of Kanuka”
LS8 36 Live Panel In San Francisco
In this special episode, Zac and Sheila are joined by the Sense8 Cast in San Francisco for a live audience panel discussion.This episode is filled with laughter and reflections about the miraculous production of Netflix’s Original Series Sense8.Join, Michael Sommers (Bug), Maximilienne Ewalt (Amanita’s Mom Grace) L. Trey Wilson ( The “Real” Dad), Sandra Fish ( Nomi’s Mom Janet) and The Dynamic Fairy Duo, Tino Rodriguez and Virgo Paraiso Discoverhow three words landed Michael Sommers in Chicago for a week. Reflect upon the notorious Brownie scene on top of the Eifel Tower dive deep into the way each of these cast members has been impacted by their Sense8 adventure.Maximilienne shares her battle with a ball of yarn and L Trey will surprise you with what excited him most during the past year. Michael and Sandra share the story of their first date with the cast and audience.There is the exploration of the various realms of consciousness reflected in the Lacuna and in our dreams.Then things get deep when an audience member asks about the use of mind altering drugs on the path to consciousness.This episode is a must listen. You will feel as if you were invited into a Sense8 cast party.
LS8 35: I Have No Room In My Heart For Hate
In this episode of the Live Sense8 Podcast, Zac and Sheila dive deep into, I Have No Room In My Heart For Hate, Season 2 episode 7 of the Netflix Original Series Sense8.This episode has Sheila and Zac diving even deeper into the topics they love. Some of these themes include the balance between leading with logic and emotions, children moving beyond their parents’ limitations, and overcoming the “otherness”’ syndrome.It is painful to think about all the violence in our world today and even more difficult to see the violence from a higher perspective. This episode sets a framework for a deeper discussion of this heartbreaking topic.How do we change the world? Do we turn inward and change ourselves or do we take actions?Is it possible to do both?These are questions this episode explores.What will you imagine?Have a listen to this episode and then let us know your thoughts and imaginations.Grab your tickets to the Live recording of the Sense 8 podcast with Sheila, Zac, and the cast!!
LS8 34 : Isolated Above, Connected Below
In this episode of the Live Sense8 Podcast, Zac and Sheila dive deep into, Isolated Above Connected Below, Season 2 episode 6 of the Netflix Original Series Sense8.“I sometimes forget that life’s not just full of surprises it's also full of gifts” Capheus Sense8This episode like many is filled with surprise gifts or Easter Eggs, including at least three Sense8 Super Powers in the Archipelago Scene.You already know about the epic hair Dave Walsh showcased in this scene, but Zac discovered two other Sense8 Gems in this scene. Who else have you spotted in the Archipelago scene?For the first time in 34 episodes of Live Sense8, Sheila is stumped by the Episode title. While the title makes sense for much of the episode, throughout the series in each episode a scene is highlighted with the title line giving more depth to its meaning. In this episode when the line “Isolated Above, Connected Below” appears, it seems to have almost a mirror meaning and Sheila is determined to wrap her mind around the placement.How many people in our world are living life in a state of numbness or disconnect? In their attempt to hide from BPO Sensates get creative in their attempt to hide their higher connections.As humans, many of us seem to do the same.But as Old Man Hoy Says…“Life on beta blockers is no life at all” Old Man Hoy #Sense8Spring Boarding off Old Man Hoy’s conversation with Riley, about the origin of BPO and how its original intention has been highjacked through the years, Sheila and Zac discuss secrecy and the nature of Sapiens.Unfortunately, too many of us can relate to Old Man Hoy with he says…“I am slowly dying of survival” Old Man Hoy # Sense8Which is why we must always remember…“Luck is something that reminds you how beautiful the world can be” Zakia #Sense8Zac and Sheila explore what it is to truly live and so much more.Have a listen and let us know what you think.Grab your tickets to the Live recoding of the Sense 8 podcast with Sheila, Zac, and the cast!!
LS8 33 Fear Never Fixed Anything
In this episode of Live Sense8, Zac and Sheila dive deep into, Fear Never Fixed Anything, Episode 5 in Season 2 of the Netflix Original Series Sense8.Like most Sense8 Episodes, there is a lot of conscious awesomeness going on here.Sheila and Zac explore what happiness truly is and whether it is possible to bring a childlike wonder into our adult lives.Politics have always been a tricky topic to navigate. Can a desire to keep things polite and civil interfere with our progress as a human race? Will conscious people claiming their voices and reaching out to each other be the force that evolves our world to a more peaceful way of being?Does diving deep into the messages of this series give us a window into why it was canceled? What can we do to honor the Creators messages? Have a listen and share your thoughts with us.Grab your tickets to the Live recoding of the Sense 8 podcast with Sheila, Zac, and the cast!!
LS8 32: Polyphony With Heaven
In this episode, Sheila and Zac are joined by Guest Host, Heather Fletcher aka Sensate Heaven. The trio dive deep into the concepts of consciousness inPolyphony, Season 2,Episode 4 of Netflix Original Series Sense8.Before they dive into the episode, Heaven announces a secret BOGO code to win her new Sense8 pin which will be released with this episode.Have you seen the other pins she makes? She designed a Sun pin inspired by this very episode.Polyphony is the style of simultaneously combining a number of parts, each forming an individual melody and harmonizing with each other.Sheila, Zac and Heaven create a polyphony of their own as they create a melody of conversations which include Drama, Music, Water, Religion and Tomato Soup.Wait what? Tomato Soup?Yup! Have a listen to find out just what Heaven is willing to do to get Sheila to reveal her homemade Tomato Soup Recipe!Follow this triad down the rabbit hole of consciousness as they explore the depth of insights infused in this episode and discover on of Zac's top ten favorite lines in Sense8.Does a Live Audience Live Sense8 Event in San Francisco sound Amazing?Join Sheila and Zac along with their guests Michael Sommers(Bug) Sandra Fish ( Janet) Maximilienne Ewalt (Grace) Virgo Paraiso ( Purple Fairy) and Tino Rodriguez (Green Fairy) on January 25, 2019 in San Francisco California for a special live audience podcast recording.Get your ticket now. Space is limited.Be sure to check out Sensate Heavens Etsy page to collect your Sense8 pins.And listen to her interviews with Paul Ogola and Maximilienne Ewalt on Nerks Of The Hub Podcast.If you have reached the Sense8 Season 2 finale, take a moment to read her review.
LS8 31: [Interview] Inside Kinowerks Inc with Dave Walsh
With the recent announcement of the Wachowskis’ decision to sell their Kinowerks Production Facility in Chicago, Facility Manager Dave Walsh joins Sheila and Zac to share a peek inside the magic that is Kinowerks.Come along for an insider tour of this spectacular space which is a museum of some of Wachowskis’ most cherished memories.Discover which Sense8 memorabilia is displayed and what happened at the Sense8 Season two Cast party that makes it stand out from all the other events held here.Zac surprised himself when he totally geeked out about an artifact during his tour of Kinowerks?Can you guess what Wachowski memory threw Zac off his equilibrium?Having joined the Kinowerks family over ten years ago, Dave has many stories about working with the Creative Force we know as the Wachowskis.With Kinowerks closing the Chicago Production Center, many fans are left wondering what this means? Dave shares his understanding of what happens next.Learn how working at Kinowerks has changed Dave’s world view and how this one piece of advice can enhance your life.