The setting was a little different than what we’re both used to: We spoke in the University Temple United Methodist Church, across the street from the University Book Store.
Here’s a photo of the EXIT signs I mention during the talk:
I grew up in a Methodist church, so it brought back all sorts of feelings for me. Singing in the choir. Half-listening to sermons while reading the Bible. Lighting candles on the altar. Meeting my best friend while plonking on an old piano in Sunday school.
I think the setting gave this conversation a different tone than our others. Maybe more pensive. I don’t know.
Here’s our first conversation, from 2013:
Here’s us in 2014, riding around in the back of a car at SXSW:
And here’s our third conversation, from 2016:
Chase always makes it fun. My many thanks to him, his team, the University Book Store, and the great audience who turned out.