I’ve known Isaac Watson for a few years, now, and our conversation on the latest episode of Compulsory exemplifies why, in addition to enjoying interviewing people I’ve never met, I love speaking with friends on the podcast. The narrow (yet sometimes maddeningly broad) focus of the show allows me to essentially grill people I know well about something I otherwise wouldn’t badger them about in casual conversation. I just loved listening to the measured way Isaac talked about projects that are such an important part of his life. It was a treat.

As a follow-up to our conversation, Isaac wrote a blog post to delve a little deeper into one of the topics we discussed – the role of narrative in our experience of making. Here’s a bit I especially love:

His whole post is worth reading, especially if you enjoyed this episode.