This week we get crafty with Derek Sanchez-Hoeksema of Oh Sew Nerdy! Derek is best known for his edgy pop-culture cross stitching. His work has been showcased in gallery shows across the nation. You can check out his shop, Oh Sew Nerdy, on Etsy and see what new designs he's working on on Oh Sew Nerdy's Facebook and Instagram.
This week I got to hangout with comedian Christian Spicer. He co-hosts SketchMelt at the Nerdist showroom every month, and he also co-hosts the weekly live podcast DLC on 5by5. Christian and I talk about what it's like to be a writer and a comedian and how he got his start. You can follow Christian on Twitter at @spicer.
I sit down with self-proclaimed burger pervert, Mathew Ramsey. He is the genius behind the site PornBuger.me. Mathew creates beautiful, delicious burgers that you could stare at for hours (trust me, I have!). You can learn more about Mathew's passion for food on Twitter and Instagram. Follow him @mathewramsey.
This week I interview film journalist, Courtney Howard. She takes me behind the scenes of what it's like to get paid to watch movies and share your thoughts with the world. Also, I hit her up on the best swag she's ever received. You will be surprised! You can check out Courtney's awesomeness on Twitter and Instagram @Lulamaybelle.
Today we have the wonderful, talented Dave Perillo. He is seriously one of those dudes that you want to sit down and have a beer with instantly when you meet him. He is one of the best known pop culture artists in the biz, and he just wrapped up his solo show at Gallery 1988 titled Squares 4 Squares. He is currently at NYCC if you want to stop by and see him. Also, he has a limited edition Frozen print out today. This guy is everywhere!
Rebecca is the founder of The Women Take Over, a website dedicated encouraging women to talk about feminism. She's interviewed tons of fantastic people ranging from the lead singer of Chvrches, Lauren Mayberry, to activist and co-founder of Bust, Marcelle Karp. Rebecca and I sat down and talked about some myths behind feminist history and about some good ol' fashion public access television. You can follow Rebecca on twitter @parksfernandez.
This week I sit down with illustrator, writer, and sculptor Patt Kelley. We caught up on his latest graphic novel, Scout, and we talk about the awkwardness of interacting with people at comic conventions. Patt is a super cool dude. You can check out his work and comic What's for Breakfast on pattkelley.com.
This week I interview Ashley Walsh. She is a special effects and make-up artist for the entertainment industry. Ashley has worked on True Detective, The Walking Dead, and a bunch more. There are too many awesome shows to list because she's that amazing. You can see a full list of her work at walshmakeup.com. I've known Ashley for a very long time so it was great to catchup and hear about the craziness of being a make-up artist.
This week I spoke with vintage clothing storeowner, Leslie Torbett. She runs a fabulous blog and Etsy store called Dalena Vintage. Her shop focuses on dresses and accessories from the 1900s to the 1960s. I’ve known Leslie since high school so it was really great to catch-up and talk about owning a small business.