Lloyd on Oprah's New Network?

Over the weekend I got an email from some independent film producers in L.A. “We are looking for interesting people, artists, activists, professors, etc. to interview about ‘living your best life.'” They were producing a segment for Oprah’s new network show, OWN, and the director was Jesse Dylan. I met the crew at Muir Woods and they did about a 10-minute interview with me standing under the redwoods, with Jesse doing the interviewing, and me blabbing as usual. When it was over we walked back to the production trailer through the light rain. I told Jesse I’d grown up in San Francisco, and he asked if I liked the Grateful Dead. By way of answering, I said, “Know what a Deadhead says when he runs out of pot? — This music sucks!” I went on to say that in those days I listened to the Stones, Beatles and Bob Dylan. “That’s my dad.” he said. I didn’t know. When I got back I looked up his work, which happens to be very cool:


About Lloyd Kahn

Lloyd Kahn started building his own home in the early '60s and went on to publish books showing homeowners how they could build their own homes with their own hands. He got his start in publishing by working as the shelter editor of the Whole Earth Catalog with Stewart Brand in the late '60s. He has since authored six highly-graphic books on homemade building, all of which are interrelated. The books, "The Shelter Library Of Building Books," include Shelter, Shelter II (1978), Home Work (2004), Builders of the Pacific Coast (2008), Tiny Homes (2012), and Tiny Homes on the Move (2014). Lloyd operates from Northern California studio built of recycled lumber, set in the midst of a vegetable garden, and hooked into the world via five Mac computers. You can check out videos (one with over 450,000 views) on Lloyd by doing a search on YouTube:

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