One World Pop Culture

One World Pop Culture brings together pop culture’s principal characters in the music, art, comics and entertainment industries. The conversations hosted by Deepak Chopra unfold the icons’ illustrious lives of stardom and how each uses their platform of influence for the greater good.

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About the show

Hosted by: Deepak Chopra

Music: Dennis White

151 episodes

Location: Nasdaq OMX Marketsite, Deepak Homebase, Delos Living

Studio: Martine Dubin Company

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Lucy Liu

Lucy Liu

Lucy Liu, an award-winning actress, has appeared in both studio and independent films, on television and on Broadway. As the child of Chinese immigrants in New York City, an acting career was not what Lucy was raised to aspire to, but now her illustrious film and television career has made her a household name. She is also a director, artist and continues to be a UNICEF Ambassador advocating for children's health and protection. Read more.

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Isabella Huffington

Isabella Huffington

Arianna Huffington’s daughter, Isabella is an emerging artist with sold-out shows in LA and NYC. She’s dedicated to making her art more accessible and less restricted to the museum space. In this show, Isabella Huffington explores the comparisons between meditation and art and being able to appreciate the world around us. Read more.

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JeromeASF

JeromeASF

Deepak Chopra questions JeromeASF concerning the socio-cultural implications of video games and gaming. JeromeASF does not know exactly how video games are going to affect the evolution of mankind, but through his experience, shared both on YouTube, and in the game-worlds themselves, he believes that video gaming benefits people by teaching them how to interact with the world around them. Read more.

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Willem Dafoe

Willem Dafoe

Willem Dafoe never set out to be a famous actor; he wasn’t a child who dreamed of a reputation in Hollywood, but an actor is exactly what he became. In this episode, Willem Dafoe discusses his work, the art of acting and how he approaches each new role. Read more.

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Trevi Moran

Trevi Moran

Trevi Moran was only 16-years old when she gained viral attention as a singer and songwriter on YouTube, gaining worldwide attention with millions of fans. Because of Trevor’s issues with anxiety, she and Deepak Chopra discuss the meaning of transcendence and the power of transcendental meditation for finding inner peace. Read more.

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Mike D

Mike D

Mike D, founder of the Beastie Boys humbly speaks to his success with host, Deepak Chopra. With the fame of the music industry comes many challenges. Mike D shares this critical skill of being able to enter the unknown and be comfortable with the risks involved. Read more.

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DJ Spooky

DJ Spooky

Composer, artist, and writer Paul D. Miller, aka DJ Spooky, speaks to Deepak Chopra about music an art and its relation to the cultural and ecological state of the planet. DJ Spooky dives into his life goals, his outlook on the evolution of music, and its relationship to well-being and ecology. Read more.

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Hafez Nazeri

Hafez Nazeri

Hafez Nazeri is a famous Iranian singer and composer who spreads peace through the power of music. Listen as Hafez Nazeri shares his story from his early life in Tehran to becoming one of the most well-known Iranian musicians in America. Read more.

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Desmond Child

Desmond Child

Grammy winning, and Emmy nominated songwriter-producer Desmond Child is one of music’s most prolific and accomplished hitmakers. He shares his transformative perspectives on sexuality, gender identity, suicide prevention and the meaning of life. Read more.

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Kabir Sehgal

Kabir Sehgal

Kabir Sehgal is an American author, composer, producer, navy officer, military veteran, investment banker, and financial executive who shares his ideas on the connection between music, religion, culture, spirituality, philosophy and wealth, with money being defined as an exchange of debt and source of dependency. Read more.

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Michael Fitzpatrick

Michael Fitzpatrick

Michael Fitzpatrick is an American Cellist and Composer who shares his 18-year musical collaboration with His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama. Michael Fitzpatrick and host, Deepak Chopra compare discoveries in science and philosophical ideas to make sense of the feelings and emotions music can create for the human experience. Read more.

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Krishna Das

Krishna Das

Krishna Das, Grammy Award Nominated Kirtan artist elaborated on the common “tortured soul” of many musicians by reflecting on his own mental state and former depression as a result of addiction. Read more.

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Sharad Devarajan

Sharad Devarajan

Sharad Devarajan is accredited to building Asia’s largest comics publisher, Liquid Comics bridging the gaps between Western content and the Eastern world through his stories, themes and characters. Read more.

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Nigel Barker

Nigel Barker

Nigel Barker shares how his career working as a photographer for the hit TV show, America’s Next Top Model, which airs in over 140 countries has given him a platform to share issues that deserve global awareness. Read more.

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Rasselas Lakew

Rasselas Lakew

Rasselas Lakew talks about his life, cultural upbringing in Ethiopia during a revolution, and its impact on his filmmaking career. Rasselas Lakew talks about the historical significance of his film, “The Athlete”, where Rasselas Lakew played the principal character, Abebe Bikila. Read more.

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Nadia Manzoor

Nadia Manzoor

Nadia P. Manzoor, British-Pakistani writer and performer shares the struggles of her traditional conservative Pakistani upbringing, where she was considered rebellious and a failure to her family. She shares her journey of self-discovery through a sea of secular ideas in the Western world, while still trying to hold on to her Pakistani identity. Read more.

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Stephen Levitin

Stephen Levitin

Stephen Levitin, drummer, producer and DJ goes by the musical alias, Apple Juice Kid. He has co-founded the PBS web series, Beat Making Lab which collaborates with cultural centers, connect youth centers to contribute equipment and training. Read more.

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