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Ep. 59 Erica Williams

Erica is an illustrator and graphic designer based in Minneapolis. I first met Erica at MondonCon 2015 and was mesmerized by her work. Some of her past clients include The Black Keys, Dave Matthews Band, and Surly Brewing. In this episode, we talk about her creative process, working long hours, and the need for more female designers. Follow Erica on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, and Instagram

Direct download: Ep59_Erica_Williams.mp3
Category:Art -- posted at: 4:26pm EST

Ep. 58 Jonah Matranga

Jonah Matranga (aka onelinedrawing) is a musician based in California. He's fronted bands like Far, Gratitude, and New End Original and contributed to releases by Thursday and Deftones. In this episode, we chat about the importance of being genuine with your work, how creative innovation can lead to sustaining your passion, and the importance of community. You can follow Jonah on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube

Direct download: Ep58_Jonah_Matranga.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 9:34am EST

Ep. 57 Greg Sahadachny

Greg is the host of Debatable Podcast and All the Pieces Matter, a podcast about HBO's The Wire. In this episode, we talk about why it's important to have a creative outlet, landing interviews with big directors, and his comfort with tackling controversial topics. Follow Greg on Twitter @mistergreggles.

Direct download: Ep57_Greg.mp3
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 11:04am EST

Ep. 56 Allison Marshall

Allison is the founder of the creative business blog Wonderlass. In this episode, we talk about defining your blog's voice, growing an audience, and how to fully utilize Pinterest to promote your work. You can follow Allison on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest

Direct download: Ep56_Allison_Marshall.mp3
Category:Culture -- posted at: 11:06am EST

Ep. 55 Kenny Caperton

Kenny is a filmmaker and major horror fan! He loves horror so much that in 2008 he built a replica of the iconic Myers house from John Carpenter's Halloween. He and wife Emily documented the construction of their dream home and now share life in the Myers house on their site. In this episode, we talk about recreating the blueprint for the Myers house from scratch, finding distribution for his film Honeyspider, and planning a 300+ Halloween party for horror fans. You can follow Kenny on Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, and Facebook

Direct download: Ep55_Kenny_Caperton.mp3
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 12:31pm EST

Ep. 54 Nan Lawson

Nan is an artist based in Los Angeles. She's worked with awesome clients like The Academy Awards, Warner Brothers, Sony, and Harper Collins. In this ep, we talk about leaving a career in TV for art, changing her style over time, and her upcoming solo show at Gallery 1988. You can follow Nan on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, and Instagram

Direct download: Ep._54_Nan_Lawson.mp3
Category:Art -- posted at: 9:54am EST

Ep. 53 Joe Mochove  & Rusty Rowley

Joe Mochove and Rusty Rowley are Small Press Expo royalty! They've been attending the indie comic show for over 20 years and started hosting their own interviews outside the exhibit hall in 2012. If you attend SPX then you can't miss these guys. In this episode, we talk about the early years of SPX, the importance of creating something and putting yourself out there, and their most awkward interview experience ever

 

In preparation for SPX on September 19 and 20, follow Joe and Rusty on Twitter and watch all of their riveting SPX interviews from the past four years on YouTube.

Direct download: Ep._53_Joe_and_Rusty.mp3
Category:Art -- posted at: 10:03am EST

Ep. 52 Tracie Ching

Tracie is a graphic designer based in DC. She's worked with AMC, Sony Pictures, Marvel, Google, and more. In this episode, we talk about the strong female characters, working with Google, and the early days of Kickstarter. You can follow Tracie on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Direct download: Ep._52_Tracie_Ching.mp3
Category:Art -- posted at: 10:07am EST

Ep. 51 Lisa Gullickson

Lisa is a co-host on the movie and geek podcast In The Mouth of Dorkness. In this episode, we talk about her wife-dork nickname, her extreme emetophobia, and owning a snake out of spite for an ex-lover. You can follow Lisa on Twitter and Instagram.

Direct download: Ep._51_Lisa_Gullickson.mp3
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 8:11am EST

Ep. 50 Nick Marinelli

Nick Marinelli is the chief operating officer for the music and gaming festival MagFest. In this episode, we talk about running an event with over 17,000 attendees, gaming culture, and video game music. Stay up to date on all things MagFest on Facebook, YouTube & Twitter

Direct download: Ep._50_Nick_Marinelli.mp3
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 12:01pm EST