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Ep. 44 Kristin Tercek

Kristin, aka Cuddly Rigor Mortis, creates adorable happy food and animal paintings. In this episode, we talk about her past career in animation, what it's like to prep for a solo gallery show, and her lifelong battles with depression. 

 

Follow Kristin's super cute creations on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram

Direct download: Ep._44_Kris.mp3
Category:Art -- posted at: 11:52am EDT

Ep. 43 Steve Anderson

Steve is the founder of Third Eye Comics, a comic book store based in Maryland. In this episode, we talk about the evolution of comics, creating Awesome Con DC with Ben Penrod, and what makes a great comic store.

 

You can follow Third Eye on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Facebook

Direct download: Ep._43_Steve_Anderson.mp3
Category:Culture -- posted at: 12:49pm EDT

Ep. 42 Laura Gehl

Laura Gehl is the author of the children's book One Big Pair of Underwear. In this episode, we talk about how to get into children's literature, writers' relationships with their illustrators, and the complications behind writing a book that rhymes. 

 

Follow Laura's adventures in literature on her site and Facebook

Direct download: Ep._42_Laura_Gehl.mp3
Category:Art -- posted at: 6:19pm EDT

Ep. 41 Jennifer Ackerman-Haywood

Jennifer is the host of the popular crafting podcast Craftsanity. She and a few of her journalism students recently created a documentary following the stories of two people in hospice care. Their short documentary gives audiences an intimate look on how we reflect on life and its meaning during our final moments with loved ones. 

 

Watch the documentary for the "Live Your Best Life" project here

 

You can also check out Jennifer's crafting adventures on her podcast Craftsanity and follow her on Twitter and Instagram

 

As promised, here is a link to my guest appearance on Jennifer's Craftsanity podcast. 

Direct download: Ep._41_Jennifer_Ackerman_Haywood.mp3
Category:Culture -- posted at: 10:59am EDT

Ep. 40 Rich Vreeland

Rich, aka Disasterpeace, is a composer and musician based in California. He recently scored the film It Follows directed by David Robert Mitchell. In this episode, we talk about how his music on the game Fez led to working on It Follows, being a minimalist, and how many plays it actually takes for musicians to get paid from streaming sites like Spotify and Rdio.

 

You can follow Rich on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. He also has a really great blog where he talks music and life. You can stream and own all of Disasterpeace's amazing music from Bandcamp.

Direct download: Ep._40_DisasterPeace.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 8:44am EDT

Ep. 39 Erin Gleeson

Erin is the NY Times Best Selling Author of The Forest Feast, a cookbook based on beautifully simple healthy eating. The Forest Feast started as a blog for Erin to share her photography work and grew into an internet sensation. In this episode, we talk about her two new books coming out in 2016, living out in the woods, and thrifting for unique set props. 

 

You can follow Erin on Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, Pinterest, and Facebook

Direct download: Ep._39_Erin_Gleeson.mp3
Category:Food -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

Ep. 38 Kim Welling

Kim is an illustrator based near Amsterdam. Her tiny comfort boxes caught my attention on Etsy, and I had to talk with her! In this episode, we discuss paying it forward through art, balancing everyday life while blocking out time for creativity, and people getting tattoos of your art. 

 

You can follow Kim on Facebook and Pinterest

Direct download: Ep38__Kim_Welling.mp3
Category:Art -- posted at: 8:16am EDT

Ep. 37 Stephen Graham & Seth Casana

Stephen Graham & Seth Casana are the co-founders of WHURK, a free montly magazine dedicated to the creative communities in Virginia. In this epiosde, we talk about their creative partnership, asking strangers for money, and The Hard Whurk Challenge (seriously, it's super hard). 

 

Follow WHURK on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Also, WHRUK is always looking for new comics, photography, poetry, short fiction and more. Check out their contribute page for details. 

Direct download: Ep37__whurk.mp3
Category:Culture -- posted at: 8:42am EDT

Ep. 36 Brad Gullickson

Brad is the co-host of the popular all things geek podcast In the Mouth of Dorkness. He is a walking encylopedia for film. Seriously. Name a movie and he will tell you the director, the year it was made, and the lead actors. 

 

In this episode, we talk about interivewing The Blair Witch director, Eduardo Sanchez, the importance of watching movies made before your generation, and how Twitter landed ITMOD Podcast an interview with one of their favorite screenwriters. 

 

Follow Brad's adventures into geekdom on Twitter and Instagram

 

 

You can also listen to ITMOD podcast on iTunes or stream it directly form their blog. Follow the geeks on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram to stay up to date on the latest geek trends. 

Direct download: Ep36__Mouthdork.mp3
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 6:08am EDT

Ep. 35 Drew Brockington

Drew is an illustrator and writer based in Minneapolis. He is currently working on his first graphic novel, Cat-Stronauts, which is set to release in 2017. In this episode, we talk about what it's like to work with a publisher, the science behind Cat-Stronauts, and his writing process. 

 

 

You can follow Drew on FacebookTwitter, and Tumblr

Direct download: Ep35__Drew_Brockington.mp3
Category:Art -- posted at: 10:50am EDT