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Lindsey Phillips is a documentarian based in New York. I first came across her work this past year at Fantastic Fest and fell in love with her short documentary My Name is Marc. Her 13-minute documentary profiles the legendary owner of Cleveland's Norton Furniture and his wacky and often infamous commercials. In this episode, Lindsey and I chat about the history behind Marc's commercials, covering controversy, and her upcoming projects. She is a talent to watch! You can follow Lindsey on Facebook

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Show Notes: 

Website (Hayward Films)

Facebook

Vimeo

Fantastic Fest

My Name is Marc

 

Direct download: Ep118_Lindsey_Phillips.mp3
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 12:49pm EST

Jessica Leski is the director of I Used to Be Normal, a documentary following four women who are obsessed with their boyband of choice. I Used to Be Normal was my number one film at Fantastic Fest. Leski and her producer Rita Walsh take you deep into the world of boyband fandom, and they don't stop there! This documentary is full of surprises that will make you reflect on your own passions afterwards. In this interview, Jessica and I talk about the inspiration for the film, deleted scenes, and documenting the featured girls for over five years. You can follow Jessica on Twitter. You can also follow I Used to Be Normal the documentary on Twitter (@boybandfangirl_), Facebook, and Instagram (@boybandfangirl)

Show Notes: 

I Used to Be Normal Website

Jessica's website

Trailer

Fantastic Fest

Kickstarter

Bay City Rollers

Direct download: Ep117_Jessica_Leski_I_Used_to_Be_Normal.mp3
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 12:28pm EST

Anna Hrachovec is the creator of Mochimochiland, a miniature knitted world full of cuteness. Not only does Anna knit beautiful miniatures, she also brings them to life through animated gifts. Anna's innovation with the craft has led to some major collaborations, including Nickelodeon and Penguin Random House. In this episode, we chat about storytelling with gifs, simple stop motion techniques, and her new Vogue Knitting Live project. Follow Anna on Twitter (@mochimochiland), Facebook, and Instagram (@mochimochiworld)

 

Show Notes: 

Website

Shop

Tutorials

Sesame Street segment

Nickelodeon Bumpers

Gnome Gif

Books

Vogue Knitting Live

Pop Mom Podcast

 

Direct download: ep116_Anna_MochMochiland.mp3
Category:Art -- posted at: 3:47pm EST

Michelle Romo is the creative genius behind Crowded Teeth. She's collaborated with a wide variety of artists and companies, including The Flaming Lips, Disney, Abrams Kids, and Sanrio. Michelle also has a successful product line at Crate and Barrel through Land of Nod. In this episode, we chat about getting into licensing, her upcoming gallery show, and learning how to tell stories for kids. You can follow Michelle on Instagram (@monstromo). crowdedteeth.com

 

Website

Instagram

Facebook

Crate and Barrel

Shop

Frankie's Magical Day

Gallery Nucleus Show

 

Direct download: Ep115_Michelle_Crowded_Teeth.mp3
Category:Art -- posted at: 1:34pm EST

In this Lizzie Special, I talk about dealing with being a workaholic. It's something I've been address since the start of 2018. I'm finally at a spot where I feel like I've grown enough to share my story. I'd love to hear your take on workaholics—being one, living with one or all of the above! Send me a note on Twitter @cuddlesandrage

Direct download: Lizzie_Speical_Confessions_of_a_Workaholic.mp3
Category:Lizzie Special -- posted at: 12:25pm EST

Josie Rhodes is the co-owner of the Red Canoe Cafe & Children's Bookstore located in Baltimore. Josie has a sharp eye for art and storytelling. When you browse her highly curated offering of children's literature at Red Canoe, you can feel her passion for books leap off the shelf. In this episode, we talk about wild, sexist kid books from the fifties, what draws her to specific books, and her take on the future of brick and mortar bookstores. If you're ever in Baltimore, the Red Canoe is a must stop for book and coffee lovers of all ages. You can follow the latest happenings at Red Canoe's Instagram @redcanoe4337 and Facebook page

 

Show Notes:

Red Canoe Website

Brain Pickings

Bees: A Honeyed Story

The Crows Pearblossom

Harriett Gets Carried Away

The Rabbit Listened

Cry, Heart, But Never Break

Orphan Island

Magical Do Nothing Day

The House That Once Was

Godine Publishing

Flying Eye Books

Omnibus Publishing

Direct download: Ep_114_Josie_Red_Canoe.mp3
Category:Art -- posted at: 9:52am EST

 

Jordan Perme and Christopher Lees are the husband and wife team behind Horrible Adorables. Their strange and beautiful creations can be seen at galleries, boutiques, and indie craft fairs across the globe. In this episode we cover their new toyline with Kidrobot, their first  DesignerCon, and growing a small business together. 

 Show Notes: 

(@horrible_adorables)

Instagram

Pinterest

Facebook

Website

Kidrobot

Etsy

 

Direct download: Ep_113_Horrible_Adorables.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00pm EST

Benjamin Wynn, aka Deru, is an Emmy Award winning composer, sound designer, and music producer. In this episode, we discuss writing music for YouTube Red’s new series Impulse, composing the Marvel podcast Wolverine: The Long Night, spectral music, and his next album. (@_deru)

Show Notes: 

Impulse

Wolverine: The Long Night

Website

Twitter

Soundcloud

Facebook

Documentary: A Life in Waves

Spectral music

Microtonal music

Gèrard Grisey

Baschet Brothers

 

 Photo credit: Tim Navis

Direct download: Ep_112_Deru_V2.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 4:45pm EST

Kate Unver is the founder of The Daily Mini, a website and wildly popular instagram featuring all things miniature. When Kate isn't riding her motorcycle or working her day job, she dedicates her time to featuring artists and collectors of miniatures, ranging from the adorable to the unique and rare. In this episode, we talk about promoting artists, the mini community, and the importance of having multiple passions. You can follow Kate on Twitter (@thedailymini), Facebook and Instagram (@dailymini). 

 

Show Notes: 

The Daily Mini website

Instagram

Facebook

Twitter

Submit a mini!

New York Times Feature

Direct download: Ep_111_Kate_Unver.mp3
Category:Art -- posted at: 8:42am EST

 

Brad Gullickson is a writer, podcaster, and film critic. This is Brad's second visit to the podcast. Our very first chat was on ep. 36 in May 2015! Hopping forward to today, Brad has accomplished so much. We pack a lot into this interview from quitting his day job and writing full time for Film School Rejects to interviewing folks like Vince Vaughn, S. Craig Zahler and Jim Gaffigan. You can follow Brad on Twitter @mouthdork. 

Show Notes: 

Brad's TwitterInstagram 

In the Mouth of Dorkness Podcast

Non Fics

Film School Rejects

 

Photo credit: Casey Yoshida

Direct download: Ep_110_Brad_Gullickson.mp3
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 6:00am EST