What Makes Me Happy: Journalists Richard Jones and Victoria St. Martin on Prince

Richard Jones, Victoria St. Martin, and their daughter, Elizabeth, record over Zoom with host Ted Fox

We typically invite scholars, makers, and professionals out to brunch for an informal conversation about their work, and then we turn those brunches into a podcast.

But for these bonus mini-episodes, we change things up a bit, asking Notre Dame researchers to talk about something that both makes them happy and has no direct connection to their academic pursuits.

In other words, if you thought a podcast recorded over brunch couldn’t get even more casual, you’d be wrong.

Here, Richard Jones, Walter H. Annenberg-Edmund P. Joyce Director of Notre Dame’s Gallivan Program in Journalism, Ethics, and Democracy, and Victoria St. Martin, distinguished visiting journalist with the Gallivan Program and the print publications coordinator with Notre Dame Student Media, join host Ted Fox via Zoom to discuss a musician whose art dared us to love each other for exactly who we are:



Richard and Victoria’s previous appearance on the podcast: “On Real News and Purple Rain” (ep. 1.4)