Episode 59: The (Beck and) Call of the Wild

Host Benjamin Rexroad and Producer Kyle Jozsa discuss Boy Scouts, the primordial sound and the power of silence. “There are a lot of irregular people who come down these steps.” ZEN MOMENT: 
 No Zen story but we do have maracas! THE SHOW: The day Kyle does not wake up…he’ll be dead Blending Conversations OM: […]

Episode 58: Battle of (the Dim) Wits, Part 2

In this continuation of a 2-part episode, Host Benjamin Rexroad, Producer Kyle Jozsa and actor Daniel Ward continue their dialogue regarding labels, the ego and eternal life. “We’re all a little bit mad…man!” ZEN MOMENT:
 Sorry folks still no zen story… THE SHOW: Battle of (the Dim) Wits, Part I Jesus had an ego Leaders […]

Episode 57: Battle of (the Dim) Wits, Part 1

In Part 1 of a 2-part episode, Host Benjamin Rexroad, Producer Kyle Jozsa and actor Daniel Ward discuss Heads Up’s evolution, the ego and eternal life. “What is the point?!?!” ZEN MOMENT: What!? No Zen story? THE SHOW: Dr. Horrible’s Sing Along Podcast The Evolution of Heads Up Productions Helping ourselves and our audience reach […]

Episode 56: Leggo My E(g)go

Host Benjamin Rexroad and Producer Kyle Jozsa have a dialogue about tearing down the ego with mother and woman warrior, Sarah Jones-Saddleton. “If you go too crazy do you chance to rip apart your own humanity?” ZEN MOMENT: Manjusri’s Sword THE SHOW: Arlo: The second coming of Christ!? Just like Super Mario, all of Kyle […]

Episode 55: “Having a Vision” Quest

Host Benjamin Rexroad, Producer Kyle Jozsa and special guests Amy Spencer and Sharon Pritt from Light of the Loon discuss vision quests, vortexes and much more. “Somewhere around 4 and a half, 5, is when you’re supposed to finally just get a job, act like an adult and shut the hell up.” ZEN MOMENT: The […]

The Spirit is Willing, The Flesh is Weak

The summer I will always remember as THAT summer, was the summer of As Tall as Lions, Pabst Blue Ribbon and self-discovery. I was working as an assistant stage manager at a local professional theatre that was supposed to be a foot in the door to a lucrative cross-country career, had I not squandered the […]

Everything I Am Becoming, I Already Am

The current projects folder on my new mac is full of half-written essays. Reading over these unfinished missives, it’s clear they are trying to say the same thing. Only that unalienable truth, that kernel of wisdom, is evasive– a mystery to my conscious mind, swimming just below the surface. Heads Up started as an idea, a […]

The Hardest Thing I’ve Done…

I trace the droplet of sweat from the center of my forehead and down the end of my nose to where it hits the floor. It gathers on my back, just below the waistband of my pants. My knees lock like twigs about to snap. I know I’m supposed to be doing something, but for […]

‘Savage Love’fest

I discovered Dan Savage when I was 12 or 13 and coming to terms with my sexuality. He was tucked away in the back of the local “alternative paper” that was given away on top of the magazine stand at my local library Hidden among ads for “erotic massage” and “tranny escorts” on the page […]

Christmas in July

Here’s one from the vaults to help you with your upcoming “Christmas in July” beer binge. _____________________________________________________________________________ When TJ’s family asked us to bring beer to the family Christmas party, they sparked a debate about good beer. Mostly, the debate consisted of me complaining to TJ that his mother’s insistence that Molson was a “good […]