Just wanted to post this great interview with famous illustrator Drew Struzan. He says a lot of things that, not only resonate with illustrators, but with just artists in general. It's one of the ones I listen to when I want to get grounded and inspired.
MP3 file found here
Sidebar Nation is a great podcast with great interviews with other artists ranging from James Jean to someone like Cree Summers. Give them a visit @ http://www.sidebarnation.com/