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Sunday Letters

202 EpisodesProduced by Larry G. MaguireWebsite

This is Sunday Letters (formally The Larb), the weekly audio newsletter on life, work, & the pursuit of happiness. Content follows the written newsletter going out to subscribers every Sunday, and topics include psychology, philosophy, society and culture. Using these as a foundation, I explore the … read more

202 Episodes | 2017 - 2021

203 Fear & Work

June 9th, 2021


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I think the challenge is to be easy about it rather than forceful. I was forceful …

202 Is There Anybody Out There?

June 6th, 2021


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I started writing things down on paper late at night about fifteen years ago. Sitting on my sofa, half-drunk if I remember correctly, the mot in bed, I wrote my first few words. I was someone else …

201 We're Made For More Than Disturbing Dirt

May 23rd, 2021


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As I consider the variety of work I do on a daily and weekly basis–work for which I receive payment and not, work I do for pure enjoyment, and work I’d rather not do–it strikes me that most of …

200 A Traumatised Species

May 19th, 2021


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I spend a lot of my time observing people. I ask myself, why does this or that person behave as they do? Why do I behave as I do? The reactions are responses to conditions both in and out of our …

199 Solving The Self-employment Paradox

May 16th, 2021


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The guy was an asshole. His only ambition as far as I was concerned was to make me understand the extent of his importance and …

198 The Space To Think

May 9th, 2021


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There’s a quote I read recently on the student debt situation in the US attributed to Noam Chomsky that goes like this…

197 Racism

May 3rd, 2021


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What does it mean to be white, what does it mean to be black, what about all the shades in between, and since when has discrimination be so easy to spot?

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196 Trading Images of The Self

May 3rd, 2021


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We are obsessed with our self-image. Even for most of us who play a very minor role in the grand stage show we call life, …

195 Humanity Is A Lipsticked Pig

May 3rd, 2021


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I’m in conflict. I’m always in conflict; it’s the nature of my reality. It’s the nature of your reality too. To wear the blue or the red jumper, have chicken, beef, or a bag of lettuce for dinner, …

194 Protecting Your Privacy

May 3rd, 2021


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Over the past twelve months, I have felt an increasing need to protect my internet activity and private data from misappropriation and misuse. An apparent “compromise” of my password information …

193 Knowing The Pattern

May 3rd, 2021


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The English Grand National was on last Saturday and I usually have a punt on a rank outsider. I’m not otherwise into betting, but the Grand National is a bit of a spectacle so it’s fun to have a …

192 Finding A New Way To Work

May 3rd, 2021


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Yesterday I was on to something, but then I lost it. It happens like that; an idea lands, and it writes itself in my head as I brush my teeth or make dinner. If I don’t get it down on paper, I …

191 Have We Misunderstood The Metaphor?

May 3rd, 2021


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I don’t assign myself to any religion. If anything, I am agnostic as far as God goes. I prefer to think for myself thanks very …

190 The Degradation of Freedom

May 3rd, 2021


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This week, I’m examining freedom or the absence thereof. The subject is current and apt, given that protests seem commonplace in every major city of the industrialised world these days. Whether …

189 Watching Someone You Love Pass Away

May 3rd, 2021


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I was at home at about 9 pm when the phone rang. The hospice called earlier, my sister said. They got a cancer care nurse to assist in the final few days. She had arrived at the house, and it was, …

188 Selling Our Personality

May 2nd, 2021


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Who are you at work? What persona do you adopt? Is it even fair to assume, or to realise, a separate self to the one that you ordinarily call you? More importantly, perhaps, how does taking on …

187 Back From The Dead

May 1st, 2021


I've been considering bringing this bad boy back to life, and while the break has been long, it seems to make sense. I've been writing Sunday Letters since 2015, and while I occasioned to narrate some issues, or at …

EP186 The Final Episode 🙁

January 28th, 2020


The Larb has come to and end. New show titled, The Mental Game will launch soon. Subscribe: Thanks everyone for listening over the past 2 years, I hope I'll see you on the new show.


EP185 A Question of Free Will

July 4th, 2019


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Myself and the big Russian, Dmitri Belikov hooked up last week for the first of a …

EP184 Work

June 27th, 2019


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Why do we work? What is the purpose of work apart from providing us with money to buy stuff we don’t need …

EP183 Analogical Thinking: A Method For Solving Problems

May 23rd, 2019


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The ability to solve problems is an essential skill for our survival and growth in the fast-paced, moment …

EP181 Narrow And Deep

February 3rd, 2019


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In today’s article, I want to get into the subject of going narrow and deep versus going broad and shallow. …

EP180 Ray Heffernan Creativity & Success

January 30th, 2019


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Every Friday I take The Larb Podcast Live on Patreon with a guest to discuss creativity and work. Friday 25th Jan, my friend, singer-songwriter Ray …

EP179 How Success Happens + Sunday Letters New Format

January 27th, 2019


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Sunday Letters has been on the go about 18 months or so and over the 77 odd issues, the format has …

EP178 Creativity with Johnny Helleland

January 17th, 2019


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The Larb Podcast and all articles on the blog are accessible for free. It takes a lot of time to produce but do it because I …

EP177 Letting It Happen

January 13th, 2019


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Today’s Sunday Letters article is an extract from The Artist’s Manifesto chapter three and looks at the …

EP176 Too Much Data

January 7th, 2019


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Is it that there is too much data vying for our attention or is it perhaps that there’s too much of our …

EP175 The Anthesis Of Goal Setting

December 31st, 2018


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In this the first live episode of The Larb, I'm discussing the antithesis of goal setting. The …

EP174 Reading: Preface The Artist's Manifesto

December 27th, 2018


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Today's episode is the second from final episode of 2018 and I'm reading from the preface to the book due for release in January '19. It …

EP173 Creative Isolation (Oh, and Happy Christmas!)

December 24th, 2018


I've been off the airwaves for about 10 weeks or so - taking a break and considering the direction of the show. So before 2018 expires I wanted to get one more show out and share some stuff happening in 2019. Read the …

EP172 Political Cybernetic Organisms

October 16th, 2018


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I flicked on Twitter this morning and I watched a short video of a …

EP171 React On Impulse Or Keep Your Mouth Shut?

October 14th, 2018


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This week on the show I'd like to tell you a little about a new series I'm starting in January 2019. For the next 8 or 9 weeks, I'll be hooking up with people …

EP170 What Is An Artist?

October 7th, 2018


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What is an artist? What is art? How is an artist defined and who exactly gets to set the definition? Is everyone an artist …

EP169 The Iron Skillet

October 2nd, 2018


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About 4 years ago I bought an iron skillet. It's heavy and solid and …

EP168 How To Create Order From Chaos

October 1st, 2018


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In today’s Sunday Letters, I’m taking a look at how we can create order from chaos. I’m staying with The Artist’s …

EP167 The Creative Self: Who's Doing The Making?

September 25th, 2018


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Do know who you are? Are you consistent and steady in your daily creative endeavours, confident in the face of the …

EP 166 The Paradox Of Work

September 16th, 2018


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In today’s Sunday Letters article, I’m taking a look at the paradox of work. We need it but we seem to resent it. …

EP165 The Book Launch Date

September 9th, 2018


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After a considerable amount of time chin scratching, I have finally set a date for The …

EP164 The Artist's Manifesto News

September 6th, 2018


Read Larry here; Support the show here; Thanks for tuning in today. In this episode of The Larb I'm discussing new about the launch of The Artist's Manifesto on 15th Oct 2018. …

EP163 When Is The Right Time To Quit?

September 2nd, 2018


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Is there such a thing as the right time to quit and how do we tell that time has arrived? Giving up, quitting on …

EP162 Saying Sorry: When Nothing Is Achieved From Apologies

August 26th, 2018


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In today’s Sunday Letters I am taking a look at “saying sorry”, and what I see as a retrogression, a perpetuation of …

EP161 Artistic Temperament And The Challenge Working With Others

August 19th, 2018


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I’m gonna let you in on something… sometimes I don’t work well with other people. Maybe it’s my artistic …

TDL160 Does It Make You Happy?

August 12th, 2018


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TDL159 Eddie Doherty: Handweaver

July 29th, 2018


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This week on Sunday Letters I'm in conversation with Eddie Doherty from Adara, Co. Donegal. Eddie is a handweaver in …

Eddie Doherty Handweaver [Snippet]

July 24th, 2018


Read Larry here: Support the podcast here: A quick snippet of the chats I had this morning with Eddie Doherty, Handweaver. Based in Adara, Co. Donegal, Eddie is the last of a …

TDL158 Success Hacks: The Folly Of Shortcuts

July 23rd, 2018


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I received an email the other day that promised me “success hacks”, shortcuts, quick fixes to the realisation …

TDL157 When Creative Ideas Overwhelm

July 15th, 2018


Read more from Larry here: support the show here: This week on the show I'm coming to you from a small coastal town called Narin, Co. Donegal and I'm discussing the problems …

TDL156 Engineering Consent, Paleo Eating + The Studio Project

July 8th, 2018


Read Larry here: Help keep the show advert free here; Ladies and gentlemen welcome to the Daly Larb, episode number 156. I'm your host Larry G. Maguire. It's Sunday and that …

TDL155 Why You Should Work For Yourself

June 26th, 2018


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TDL154 State Of Flow & Expert Performance

June 24th, 2018


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TDL153 OffTopic: Getting Fit Again

June 23rd, 2018


Read more from Larry: Help keep The Larb advert free: I'm off topic this episode talking about getting fit again after three years of doung precious little to keep fit and …

TDL152 The Timeless Creative Mind

June 17th, 2018


Read this week's Sunday Letters; Become a patron; In this chapter, we will explore the nature and function of time as it influences the creative …

TDL151 Carrauntoohil, Work & Creativity

June 11th, 2018


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TDL150 Will We Ever Be Wealthy?

June 7th, 2018


Read me at follow me @larrygmaguire Become a patron at Can craftspeople, artists, tradespeople and …

TDL149 Content Marketing For Creatives

June 5th, 2018


Get your FREE ticket to the Content Marketing Summit and listen to my conversation with Liam Austin on repurposing content and avoiding the hypnotic nature of metrics. Today on …

TDL148 #AudioMo Day 1 Episode

June 1st, 2018


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TDL147 Convenience: A Fool's Gold

May 30th, 2018


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TDL146 Fuck: Linguistic Taboo Or Legitimate Expression?

May 27th, 2018


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TDL145 Life Always Finds A Way

May 23rd, 2018


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TDL144 More On Deliberate Practice

May 21st, 2018


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TDL143 The Power of Deliberate Practice

May 20th, 2018


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TDL142 Why Shortcuts Fail

May 17th, 2018


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TDL141 Is All Marketing Manipulation?

May 16th, 2018


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TDL140 Thoughts On Collaboration

May 14th, 2018


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TDL139 Embracing Solitude

May 10th, 2018


Read the article here: There’s something special about the quiet, isn’t there? Most people, craving the …

TDL138 The Abortion Question

May 10th, 2018


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TDL137 The Writer's Giveaway

May 9th, 2018


Read all about The Writer's Giveaway; If you’re a regular reader here you’ll know that later this …

TDL136 Applause & Criticism

April 17th, 2018


In today's episode of The Daily Larb Podcast, I'm discussing the challenge of managing Applause & Criticism of our work. I'm in two minds you see. One part of me wants to connect with other people through the work I …

TDL135 Choosing First Thought

April 16th, 2018


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TDL134 Sunday Letters: Poetry

April 15th, 2018


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TDL133 Lost In Time Consciousness

April 13th, 2018


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TDL132 The Meaning Of Life

April 11th, 2018


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TDL131 Time For Self In The Elaborate Game

April 8th, 2018


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TDL130 The Illusion Of Happiness

April 3rd, 2018


Happiness is an illusion of the mind and comes about by virtue of the idea that linear time exists. There is no future, tomorrow never comes, therefore there is no better you. This is what I've come to know. We are the …

TDL129 Sunday Letters: What's The Show About?

April 1st, 2018


Welcome to today's Sunday Letters. Today's episode is dedicated to The Daily Larb, explaining a little of what the show is about. The show is advert and Promotion free and I want to keep it that way. See how you can …

TDL128 Jesus Christ & The Center Of The Storm

March 30th, 2018


On this Good Friday, a significant day in the Christian Church calendar, I'm asking the question; Who are we really? Why do we abdicate …

TDL127 Ambition, Success & Opinions Of Others

March 28th, 2018


Michael Conway called in on Monday with a comment on Sunday's episode where I wrote and spoke on Sunday Letters about lack of ambition. I have more to say on the topic today that I'd like to share with you.


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TDL126 In Defence Of The Unambitious

March 26th, 2018

18:47 - I had a distinct lack of ambition when I was a teenager. Apart from playing football, I had no stand-out desire that I can remember. There was no “I want to be this” occupying …

TDL125 The Universe Is Not A Binary System

March 24th, 2018


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TDL124 Managing Stress & Anxiety

March 23rd, 2018


Welcome to today's episode of The Daily Larb. I've been missing for a few days, tied up in the day job and college. I miss having the time to ponder …

TDL123 What Is Success?

March 19th, 2018


Today Greg Dickson asked me to comment on Michael Zeitgeist's question; what is success. Here's my answer as best I can articulate it.


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TDL122 Effects of Stress on Creativity

March 18th, 2018


Welcome to today's Sunday Letters. Effects Of Stress On Creativity
In recent episodes of The Daily Larb Podcast, I’ve been speaking a lot about the importance of creating for the sake of it, for the benefit of one’s self …

TDL121 Anything Else Is A Waste Of Time

March 18th, 2018


In today's episode of The Daily Larb, I'm talking a little more about the importance of disconnecting from the need to bring about a particular …

TDL120 Write For Yourself Or Other People?

March 17th, 2018


Today is St. Patrick's Day, Lá le Phádraig as Gaeilge, and although the day of celebration has little religious relevance these days anywhere in the world, it has become a good excuse for a celebration. Not least …

TDL119 Does God Exist?

March 16th, 2018


Today I'm talking God & Religion. Does God Exist? In the Judeo-Christian sense I would suggest not. That idea had too many negative connotations …

TDL118 How To Build An Audience

March 14th, 2018


In this bonus episode of the daily Larb I'm talking about audience building. How to build an Audience, Larry G Maguire, writer and artist at


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TDL117 Maslow: A Focus On Self

March 14th, 2018


This morning I'm reading from the introduction to Abraham Maslow's book, Toward A Psychology of Being. In this excerpt he addresses his critics …

TDL116 The Artist's Manifesto Will Be Free

March 13th, 2018


I decided last night that I will give away FREE, The Artist's Manifesto full version in Mobi, ePub and PDF. Here's why.


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TDL115 What's The Artist's Manifesto About?

March 12th, 2018


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TDL114 The Manifesto Launch Team

March 11th, 2018

11:54 Today on Sunday Letters I'm sharing how you can get involved in the launch of The Artist's Manifesto. …

TDL113 When Your Launch Fails

March 7th, 2018


Today on the podcast I'm asking; what do you do when your launch fails? You spent probably months building this thing and you go to the world with it …

TDL112 Is The Human Race Insane?

March 6th, 2018


This morning on The Daily Larb I'm pondering the insanity of the human race. Look at the war in Syria for example... We are perhaps the root cause of …

TDL111 Are You Doing It For The Money?

March 5th, 2018


Listen to this week's Sunday Letters article. Are You Doing It For The Money?
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Today the subject of money was on my mind, and I found me asking myself this question; …

TDL110 Why The Small Things Count

March 5th, 2018


Today I'm taking a look at the idea that you and I are really not prepared very well for challenging times. Too much convenience makes us weak. For example; we had a big snow here recently and most of us were completely …

TDL109 Dealing With Writing Demons

March 3rd, 2018


Today on The Daily Larb I'm talking about dealing with self generated doubt. The kind of stuff that enters our heads late at night as we trawl over our work in edit mode. The negativity come in to tell us we're no good. …

TDL108 A Reading From The Gospel Of The Artist

March 1st, 2018


Today amongst the snowfall here in Dublin, im reading a Little from The Artist's Manifesto


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TDL107 To Serve Yourself Is To Serve The World

February 28th, 2018


To Serve Yourself Is To Serve The World is a follow on from yesterday's episode titled "less is more" and suggests that to focus on that thing that …

TDL106 When Less Is More

February 27th, 2018


Good morning folks. As I sit at my table this am and reflect on the deletion of Facebook from my phone last night, I consider the complete truth in …

TDL105 Happy Monday People

February 26th, 2018


In today's episode of The Daily Larb, I'm reflecting on yesterday's Sunday Letters article, my work that brings in the bacon, and a new article I've written today for The Writing Cooperative.

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TDL104 Challenging Authority: The Creative Imperative

February 25th, 2018


Challenging Authority: The Creative Imperative
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In this week's Sunday Letters article I'm taking a look at blind obedience to authority with two landmark …

TDL103 The New Religion & The Righteous Menace

February 24th, 2018


The New Religion & The Righteous Menace
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In fact, there are …

TDL102 The Mere-Exposure Effect: Are You Being Manipulated?

February 23rd, 2018


The Mere Exposure Effect: How You Are Being Manipulated
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TDL101 100 Episodes The Larb

February 22nd, 2018


100 Episodes Of The Daily Larb
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Yesterday I celebrated 100 Episodes Of The Daily Larb podcast. Well, celebrated is a bit strong, rather I marked it.

The …

TDL100 🍾 Mentorship & Advice

February 21st, 2018


Today TDL Reaches A Milestone... Episode 100 🍾 Mentorship And Advice: Is there A Difference?
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TDL099 Is All Advice Valuable?

February 20th, 2018


The Advice Discussion • What interest has an artist in advice? • 😆All advice is useless • Divine dichotomies • Advice and example • All example …

TDL098 Reversing The Momentum

February 20th, 2018


Read it here; Sometimes I get frustrated, I lose enthusiasm when results don’t show up. Like this …

TDL097 The Artist's Duty

February 19th, 2018


The Artist’s Duty

Read it here: The artist’s duty is often doubted by the artist herself, but can never …

TDL096 Playing The Long Game

February 18th, 2018


The Merit In Playing The Long Game Read it here:

I walk in the Phoenix Park near where I live and I see the trees playing the long game.

The grass and the birds and the sky …

TDL095 How To Be Productive

February 17th, 2018


How To Be More Productive read it here:

Even though the title suggests I’m about to try to save you from the depressive depths of creative misdirection by showing you …

TDL094 The Butcher Shop

February 16th, 2018


Why The Butcher Shop Closed

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TDL093 How To Boost Creativity

February 15th, 2018


How To Boost Creativity: 10 Books You Should Read

If you are currently feeling an creative downward trend, then I’ve got a couple of books that may …

TDL092 Inadequacy Of The Words

February 14th, 2018


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I was sitting in bed one night, my back against …

TDL091 What Should I Charge? 💰

February 13th, 2018


How Much Should I Charge For My Work?
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TDL090 Exchanging Art For Cash

February 12th, 2018


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If you’ve already read The Artist’s Manifesto you’ll know that exchanging art for cash, or anything for that matter, is an …

TDL089 The Practical Man

February 11th, 2018


The Wisdom Of A Practical Man

As a young naive apprentice, I had the benefit in my training of the wisdom of a practical man and master of his craft.

“Assumption is the mother and father of all fuckups young man”, he said …

TDL088 Creatures of Habit

February 10th, 2018


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We are creatures of habit, there’s no doubt about it.

I look at myself and my behaviours and I see a very definite and predictable pattern to …

TDL087 How To Launch A Book

February 9th, 2018


How To Launch A Book

How do I launch this book successfully? I haven’t got a fucking clue how to launch a book, to be honest, I’m just winging it.

I’ll …

TDL086 Worth The Sacrifice?

February 8th, 2018


Is It Worth The Sacrifice?

Having a family is a challenge right?

The Joy of being a parent can’t be overstated I feel, but it can be difficult. We …

TDL085 My Greatest Challenge

February 7th, 2018


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TDL084 Return To Writing Daily

February 6th, 2018


A Return To Writing Daily • Thanks for listening


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TDL083 Manifesto Giveaway News

February 5th, 2018


I write here weekly; become a patron here; follow me here; @larrygmaguire Good morning people 🌞 …

TDL082 Sunday Letters 4th Feb

February 4th, 2018


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TDL081 LinkedIn Marketing Plan

February 3rd, 2018


I write here weekly; become a patron here; follow me here; @larrygmaguire Wild Goose Chase 🦆 • …

TDL080 Short & Sweet Today

February 2nd, 2018


I write here weekly; become a patron here; follow me here; @larrygmaguire I have a short 13 or so …

TDL079 Crowd Mentality

February 1st, 2018


I write here weekly; become a patron here; follow me here; @larrygmaguire Today I'm talking about …

TDL078 The Flow State & Time

January 31st, 2018


I write here weekly; become a patron here; follow me here; @larrygmaguire Good Tuesday Morning 🌞 …

TDL077 The Education Question

January 30th, 2018


I'm Larry G. Maguire writer and artist. Iwrite here weekly: Support me in my work here: The Education Question... • The Education Question • Education: What's …

TDL076 Sunday Letters 28th Jan

January 28th, 2018


Good Sunday Morning 🌞 • Sunday Letters Coming up... • Sunday Letters Pt1 • Sunday Letters Pt2 • Thanks for listening to Sunday Letters


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TDL075 Paul O'Mahony Gets Paid

January 26th, 2018


I write here weekly; become a patron here; follow me here; @larrygmaguire Welcome to episode 075 …

TDL074 Work, Pay & Self Worth

January 25th, 2018


I write here weekly; become a patron here; follow me here; @larrygmaguire Good Morn People 🌞 • …

TDL073 Jeremiah Craig on Art

January 25th, 2018


I write here weekly; become a patron here; follow me here; @larrygmaguire New episode almost …

TDL072 This Is What It Is

January 24th, 2018


This is what it's about • I want to build a studio • Coffee Time... • A Reader's Comment • ☎️ Call Ins • Question for you about reading • Do I …

TDL071 Words, Meaning & Books

January 22nd, 2018


I write here weekly; become a patron here; follow me here; @larrygmaguire New episode almost …

TDL070 Sunday Letters 21st Jan

January 21st, 2018


I write here weekly; become a patron here; follow me here; @larrygmaguire New episode almost …

TDL069 When Parents Die

January 21st, 2018


I write here weekly; become a patron here; follow me here; @larrygmaguire New episode almost …

TDL068 Responsibility & Advice

January 20th, 2018


I write here weekly; become a patron here; follow me here; @larrygmaguire New episode almost …

TDL067 Thoughts On Doing

January 19th, 2018


Good morning Peeps! • More on this... • The Purposeful Accident In Motion • Purposeful Accident: Just Go With The Flow • Time & Purposeful …

TDL066 Childcare & Development

January 18th, 2018


We've a new childminder • ✉️ Poisonous Email Outreach 😠 in this episode I share my thoughts on childhood development, childcare and the nature of childhood attachment to parents. If you'd like to look more into this …

TDL065 A Lazy Busy Monday

January 15th, 2018


Lazy Monday Morning • ☎️ Call Ins • Sharing the 📜 Artist's 🎨 Manifesto 📜 Every Day! • Bob, you the man🤙 • Planet call • Thanks Patrick 🌏 • On Success • On success • More on success • Appreciate the insight • I'm …

TDL064 Sunday Letters 14th Jan

January 14th, 2018


Happy Sunday Peeps • Note to self • Sunday Letters 14th Jan 2018 • Sunday Letters 2 14th Jan 2018 The Legend of The Altar …

TDL061 Sunday Letters 7th Jan

January 7th, 2018


Nothing To Do But Wait 🌓 • Sleep All Day If You Want • Are You Passionate? • Sunday Letters On The Way • Sunday Letters: Imelda May Portrait Inside Look • Sunday Letters: Imelda May Portrait Inside Look The Imelda May …

TDL060 The Religion of Atheism

December 27th, 2017


Z, Roni, SeekingPlumb, RT and I discuss Religion, Atheism and the celebration of Christmas. More for you Z • The Biggest Problem • Atheism is not a religion 1 • Atheism is not a religion 2 • Atheism is not a religion 3 …

TDL059 Sunday Letters 24th Dec

December 24th, 2017


Sunday Letters On Christmas Eve • Sunday Letters Pt1 Christmas Eve • Sunday Letters Pt2 Christmas Eve • Sunday Letters Pt3: Sunday Letters Christmas Eve Edition

TDL058 Twas Day Before Xmaseve

December 24th, 2017


I lost the vouchers 😬 • Saturday & Im Prepared🤙 • Sultans Of Ping: 2 Pints Of Rasa • Searching For A Friend • Remembering A Friend with this …

TDL057 There's Nothing To Say

December 22nd, 2017


This is a bonus episode where I'd like to offer some comment on doctrines, religious and spiritual writings and our subsequent belief in them. I've added some material from Alan Watts too. In talking about it we miss it …

TDL056 Welcome To My Work

December 22nd, 2017


Today I'm letting you in on my work. Here's why I work and what it means to me. I've also got some call ins from listeners to share with you and something for you on Christmas dinner. Good Morning Good People🌞 • ☎️ …

TDL055 The Introvert

December 21st, 2017


Good Morning 🌞 • Introverted: Knowing Yourself • Looks like one, but it's not one • The Lightbulb Moment💡 • ☎️ Call In Time.... • Coffee at 6am on …

TDL054 Are We Due To Expire?

December 20th, 2017


Discussion on technology, religion, Nazis and getting it right • On Nazi 2.0 • Hey Z, getta loada this • Fundamental Problem with the organism • I'm …

TDL053 Nazis Milgram Obedience

December 20th, 2017


Good Morning Good People🌞 • On Political Agenda • On The Nazis & Obedience • The Milgran Electrocution Experiment • Thanks for listening. From …

TDL052 Thoughts On Momentum

December 19th, 2017


Momentum Of Habit • Slow to an almost full stop • More on momentum • Thanks for listening


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TDL051 Sunday Letters 17th Dec

December 17th, 2017


Coming up: Sunday Letters • Sunday Letters 17th Dec Pt 1 • Sunday Letters 17th Dec Pt 2 This year I started to explore my writing a lot more and in twelve months writing …

TDL050 Dealing With Grief

December 13th, 2017


Today is my sister Laura's birthday. She was 7 years old in March 1977 when she passed away. I was 3 years old. It was a traumatic event for our …

TDL049 Work +The Panama Papers

December 12th, 2017


Working Relationship • More on working relationship • ☎️ Call Ins • Hi there 👋🙋‍♀️ • Starts with us 🙏🏽❤ • Bad for the soul • I listened to Bernie …

TDL048 Sunday Letters 10th Dec

December 10th, 2017


Good Sunday!🌞 • Sunday Letters Part 1: Parent Child Relationship • Sunday Letters Part 2: Parent Child Relationship • Sunday Letters Part 3: Parent Child Relationship • Read Sunday Letters:

TDL047 On God & Happiness

December 7th, 2017


Thoughts On Happiness 🤔 • ☎️ Call Ins • Appreciation for YOU & The Gift 🎁 of The Artist's Manifesto 🎨📝📜 • Planet call • Which God Is The True God? • More On God 🌞 • Ray on the God thing... • God, Part 1 • God, …

TDL046 Poems, Pinker & Chomsky

December 6th, 2017


The sky is on fire • Afternoon... • How Do We Learn Language? • Steven Pinker: How Children Learn Language • Some Noam Chomsky • Noam & Ali Chats • On Education - WTF! • Problems …

TDL045 The Mind As A Computer

December 4th, 2017


Listen to this episode of The Daily Larb where Im discussing the Mind As A Computer with Anthony Metivier 🧠🖥 • The Mind As A Computer with Anthony Metivier • The Mind As A Computer with Anthony Metivier • The Mind As …

TDL044 Bonus: Alan Watts

December 3rd, 2017


Some Alan Watts for your listening pleasure this evening• Alan Watts: Why Fight? • Alan Watts: What If Money Were No Object? • Alan Watts: The Real You • Alan Watts: The Dream Of Life. All audio is courtesy of Tragedy …

TDL043 Sunday Letters 3rd Dec

December 3rd, 2017


Have You Ever Failed? How did it feel?

Maybe you’re still living it. In a sense I think all of us still live our failures to one degree or another.

However, it helps us deal with this reality in a positive way to have a …

TDL042 Thoughts On Parenting

December 2nd, 2017


I saw and heard this guy today letting fly on his 6 year old daughter and I wanted to share some observations on that. He was a big guy and he …

TDL041 On Jetpack Stats

December 2nd, 2017


Here's a short episode where I get into a little detail about how I use Jetpack by WordPess to keep an eyeball on my daily stats. Bleep • Website Stats Using Jetpack • More about stats 📈


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TDL040 Thoughts On Reality 🤔

December 1st, 2017


To kick off this episode I'm reflecting on existence, on the nature of reality. It's a blending... • It's Got Momentum... • Well imagine that... • ☎️ Call Ins... • Thanks for the link • So I thought I'd share a quick …

TDL039 Are You Unemployable?

November 30th, 2017


Are You Part of The Unemployable Generation?

You know, when you consider the term unemployable, you might consider successive generations of people …

TDL038 A Purposeful Accident?

November 29th, 2017


Today I witnessed The Purposeful Accident In Motion. To stop and see the product of a convergence of skill and Experience in the revealing of a …

TDL037 More On The Homeless

November 28th, 2017


Morning Folks, Few Callins...☎️ • Planet call to the Larb • Thank You (: • On the few coins... • The few more coins... • No money but sometimes food …

TDL036 The Homeless Bloke

November 27th, 2017


Today as I drove home down the south Liffey quays I saw a guy begging at the traffic lights and I had some thoughts I'd like to share with you. Would …

TDL035 Monday Marketing 27 Nov

November 27th, 2017


On Monday Marketing Later... • #MondayMarketing: Email Custom Thank You Pages • #MondayMarketing Email Continued 📨 • TDL035 MailChimp Automation Video Tutorial • TDL035 MailChimp Automation Video Tutorial • TDL035 …

TDL034 Bonus Episode 26th Nov

November 27th, 2017


Sunday Letters Feedback • Great letter • Medium; Just Sayin... • LaLaLarb • On Meeting Myself • I'm off on a tangent... • I'm outta here! 🏃‍♂️ Patrick from Anchor station "we live on a planet" posed a question …

TDL033 Sunday Letters 26th Nov

November 26th, 2017


I visited a local shopkeeper this morning. It’s a a fruit and veg place called Justin’s in Blanchardstown village on the west side of Dublin. A fairly run down place on the mainstreet, been there for years.

It’s a …

TDL032 Bonus Episode 25th Nov

November 25th, 2017


Check out this mishmash of extra material available on The Daily Larb over on - Chocolate: A love/love relationship 🍫 • ☎️Some …

TDL031 Weekly Review 25th Nov

November 25th, 2017


Weekly Review Part 1 🗓 • More on The Weekly Review 🗓 In today's episode of The Daily Larb I'm taking a look at the thrust of this week's content and letting you know what's coming up tomorrow in Sunday Letters.


TDL030 What To Charge 💵

November 24th, 2017


On today's episode I'm still on the subject of work. In particular I'm talking what to charge, setting your rates and having confidence enough to …

TDL029 Warning: Deep Shit This

November 23rd, 2017


If you're easily weirded out by deep heavy shit that asks you to consider what we'd refer to as non real or even rediculous, then you better not …

TDL028 Work + Roald Dahl

November 22nd, 2017


Raise Your Game ♠️ • In A Group Dynamic 👥👥 • Roald Dahl BBC Interview 1982 • Roald Dahl BBC Interview 1982 • That's Praise Enough, Surely? • Larry Out! 🌝


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TDL027 Alan Watts On Work

November 21st, 2017


in this bonus episode of The Daily Larb I'd like to play an audio piece from an Alan Watts lecture where he discusses the concept of work and business. I think it ties into what I was talking about earlier with regard …

TDL026 Why Do You Work?

November 21st, 2017


Why Do You Work? 🛠 • Why Do You Work? Part 2 🛠 • Accepting Where You Are • You Better Love It ❤️ we spend most of our waking hours working. Most of us do what we do for money, to pay bills, to buy stuff, stuff that …

TDL025 Monday Marketing 20 Nov

November 20th, 2017


Good Morning Peeps 🌞 • No problem & thanks! • Thank you • Interesting insights on anchors algorithm. Thanks 🙏🏽 • Why don't you look at the numbers? • Travis, My View On Stats 📈 • Monday Marketing Part 1

TDL024 The Anchor Leaderboard

November 19th, 2017


☎️ Call In From Travis • Anchor Marketing question 📈 • SeekingPlumb on Anchor Leaderboard 📈 • Leaderboard Talk (Part 1/x) • Leaderboard Talk (Part 2/x) • Leaderboard Talk (Part 3/x) • Leaderboard Talk (Part 4/4) how …

TDL023 Sunday Letters 19th Nov

November 19th, 2017


Sunday Letters 19th Nov: Writing here on the site and producing podcast episodes, basically doing what I do, I come in contact with many other creative people making great stuff.

I know too, that many of you reading this …

TDL022 Monday Marketing 13/11

November 13th, 2017


Today in exploring how to import contacts to your email account from LinkedIn and invite them to check k out your stuff in an ethical non spammy way. Believe it or not there's a right and a wrong way to do it and I'm …

TDL021 The Podcast Experiment

November 12th, 2017


Good Sunday Good People • #SundayLetters Pt 1 The Podcast Experiment • #SundayLetters Pt2 The Podcast Experiment I’ve been conducting a bit of a …

TDL020 Bonus Episode 11/11

November 11th, 2017


The Larb: Joanna Jast • ☎️Call Ins • The Spiders! The rest of the story... • Leisure suit Larry I love ya • Oops I did it again... • The Ineffable Dr Noo • Creativity 1 …

TDL019 The Saturday Review

November 11th, 2017


#SaturdayReview Part1 • #SaturdayReview Part 2 every Saturday on The Daily Larb you can catch a short review of the various episodes from previous week. Sunday Letters, Monday Marketing, BizTech Tuesday, Wednesday …

TDL018 Bonus Episode 10/11

November 10th, 2017


Aracnoid Question Again! 🕷😱 • Fuck that shit! • Mastery is not mastery. • Mastery: A Process • ☎️ Spider Call Ins 🕷 • Swimming spiders?🏊‍♂️🏊‍♀️🏊 • Lewis You're Evil 😈 • Hide them and wait for someone else to …

TDL017 What Is Creativity?

November 10th, 2017


#CreativeFriday - What Is Creativity? 🎨 • #CreativeFriday - More On Creativity 🎨 • Download The Artist's Manifesto


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TDL016 Bonus Episode 09/11

November 10th, 2017


Go to to call in to the station ☎️ Call Ins.. • Curiosity is killing me • Social Systems Nerd 🤓 • 😈

TDL015 Mastery 10k Hours Rule

November 9th, 2017


Mastery: What's Your View? 🤔 • #ThursdayTalk - Mastery: Does It Take 10000 Hours? • #ThursdayTalk: Mastery with Ray Heffernan • #ThursdayTalk: Mastery with Ray Heffernan • #ThursdayTalk: Mastery with Ray Heffernan • …

TDL014 Wed BizTips; Your Brand

November 8th, 2017


Today Is BizTips on The Daily Larb and I'm talking specifically about creating and maintaining brand consistency. You are building a brand whether you are aware of it or not and everything you do, and everything your …

TDL013 Bonus Episode 07/11

November 7th, 2017


Every day The Daily Larb gets a couple call ins from listeners to the station on Anchor. I don't always publish these in the daily episode but I think I will begin to do so as a bonus episode. I'll also publish …

TDL012 BizTech Tuesday 07/11

November 7th, 2017


#BizTech Tuesday Coming Up... • #BizTech Tuesday with Bernie Goldbach we're talking about how to creative people can get their stuff online and begin …

TDL011 Monday Marketing 06/17

November 6th, 2017


Every Monday grab Monday Marketing on The Daily Larb. I'll be covering email marketing for the next few weeks. The other day I got an email from a guy I didn’t recognise. I opened the email and immediately I thought; “I …

TDL010 Sunday Letters 05/11/17

November 5th, 2017


Slow Sunday Morning 🌤 • Sunday Letters Part 1 🎙 • Sunday Letters Part 2 🎙This week on Sunday Letters I'm writing about slow versus fast. It's one of those lazy Sunday mornings here, and as I stare out my back window …

TDL009 New Daily Larb Format

November 4th, 2017


The Daily Larb New Format 😬 • More On The New Format 🎙 • Craft Foods & Farmers Market 🐖 • Starting A New Business 👨‍💼👩‍💼💼 • More About This Business Stuff 💼 • Take It Easy... 🛌


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TDL008 A Mixed Bag+Joanna Jast

November 3rd, 2017


Good Morning! (Afternoon) • A Bit About Next Week's Show 🎙 • Are You Chasing Shadows? • Text & Drive 👆🚘😬 • Nothing Worse Than A Passive Aggressive 🙄 • Check This Out...🎙 • Joanna Jast Interview Extract: Joanna …

TDL007 The Purposeful Accident

November 2nd, 2017


Good morning Peeps. Today's Podcast Episode is titled The Purposeful Accident. I'm chatting to Ray Heffernan of Irish Songwriters Podcast about the …

TDL006 Call Ins + Irish Stew 🍲

November 1st, 2017


Good 1st of Nov Peeps 🗓 • ☎️ Call In Integrity Radio • the well rehearsed voice • Can't Find Patrick's Response. 🤔 • ☎️ Here Come The Call Ins... • Hi;) linkTrix;)) • how to make a top drawer Irish stew


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TDL005 Pope Gregory+Halloween

October 31st, 2017


Good Morning Peeps! 🎃 • ☎️ Call In Time • We Get Consumer Grade AI • Time 1 • Time 2 • Damien, Agreed On All Points ⏱ • TIME! • Thanks Pope Gregory …

TDL004 ⏱ Does Time Exist?

October 30th, 2017


Morning Peeps! 🌤 • More On Time ⏱ • Even More On Time ⏱ • Final On Time ⏱ Does time exist or is it just an elaborate figment of our imagination? The subject of time has facinated scientists forever


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TDL003 Sunday Letters: Death!

October 29th, 2017


Welcome to Sunday Letters, the narration of weekly article going out to my subscribers •Pt1 What Happens When We Die? 💀 • Pt2 What Happens When We Die? 💀 • Pt3 What Happens When We Die? 💀


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TDL002 Creativity, Life & Work

October 28th, 2017


Paleo Breakfast 🍌 • Reciprocation Is Beautiful ❤️ • The Validity Of Individual Experience 🤔 • Stop Fucking With My Chocolate🍫 • 🎧 Call In Time • …

TDL001 Discrimi Nation

October 27th, 2017


The Daily Larb new Podcast Show • In addition! • Evolution Of Art 🎭🎨 • G'wan Luke Kelly 🎶 • Just Figuring Stuff Out 🤔 • More On The Daily Larb 🤔 …

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