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We all know the stories of how creative people get into the business of creating for a living, but how did they start using their imaginations in the first place? On the Beginnings podcast, writer and performer Andy Beckerman asks well-known and up-and-coming comedians, musicians, writers and artists about their earliest creative acts and about other formative childhood experiences.

Feb 28, 2013

On today’s show we talk to Jonathan Mitchell. Jonathan is a radio producer, composer, and co-creator of the amazing podcast The Truth. As a producer, he's created pieces for many shows including Radiolab, Studio 360, This American Life, and All Things Considered. As a composer, he's written music for PBS' Nova and the videogame The Sims, and his radio drama podcast The Truth was named as one of the best podcasts of 2012 by iTunes.

Last week, Jonathan came over to the Wrestling Team apartment to give Andy a master class in pronunciations, as well as to reminisce about childhood tape recorders, chat about music theory and recording techniques and discuss studying with composer Alvin Curran.nes.

Subscribe on iTunes and follow Andy and Mark on Twitter! See a live episode on March 5th at UCB East at 8pm with author/performer Dave Hill, Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson of Broad City, the band Hilly Eye (ex-Titus Andronicus) and more!