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Real Gauchos


REAL GAUCHOS. 50 1-hr interviews with people who've done cool stuff. Hosted by Paul Rivas on KCSB 91.9 FM in 2011-13. Free on realgauchos.com + iTunes Podcasts.

Apr 18, 2013

Paul Rivas interviews Parry Gripp LIVE on being a Goleta loc born at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, the decade he lost studying to be a world-class orchid judge, screwing around at UCSB and then SBCC before finally graduating from the UCSB College of Creative Studies as an English major on the eight-year plan, writing for The Santa Barbara Independent, the Isla Vista scene in the 1990s, how his life changed when his mother died, his song Ultimate Frisbee, how doing the theme song for Buffy helped make Nerf Herder big in the UK, fleeting rock stardom, doing what you love doing, what Young Girl Talking About Herself has meant for him, how the internet and YouTube changed his life, how to become a successful musician, the Spanish in Unicornio Espacial, his best-selling songs, and the Bob and Doug McKenzie song Take Off with Geddy Lee from Rush.