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Ep. 34 Biju Sukumaran

Biju Sukumaran is a freelance travel writer and photographer. His stories have been featured on Esquire, CNN, National Geographic, and Vogue. I've know Biju for years and was so excited to catch up with him on his travels. In this episode, we talk about how traveling became his passion, exotic food, and how to order a pizza in Korea.

 

You can follow Biju's travels on Twitter, Instagram, and SnapChat (nagavanshi). 

 

Direct download: Ep34__Biju_Sukumaran.mp3
Category:Culture -- posted at: 4:50pm EDT

Ep. 33 Hannah Benbow

Hannah is an animator and illustrator based in DC. She is best known for her project 365 Days of Cats! In this episode, we talk about different types of animation, drawing cat commissions, and keeping your illustration game sharp! 

 

You can follow Hannah on Tumblr, Instagram, and Twitter

Direct download: Ep33__Hannah.mp3
Category:Art -- posted at: 2:57pm EDT

Ep. 32 Christiann MacAuley

Christiann MacAuley is the creator of Sticky Comics and a cartoonist for Cosmopolitan. In this episode, we talk about creating edgy content geared towards women, how to pronounce her name, and women in comics. 

 
You can follow Christiann on Twitter and Facebook
Direct download: Ep32__Stickycomics.mp3
Category:Art -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

Ep. 31 Kio Reed (April Fool's Day Special)

Kio Reed is someone I've known for over 13 years. Her fierce independence and work ethic are what inspired me to sit down and interview her. Her answers are concise and to the point, which I think is a common goal amongst all professionals. She is also a master at work/life balance. If you are interested in reaching out to Kio, send her an emailHappy April Fool's Day!

Direct download: Kio_Reed_2015.mp3
Category:Lizzie Special -- posted at: 6:09am EDT

Ep. 30 Jannie Ho

Jannie Ho is the creative force behind ChickenGirl Design. She is a product designer and illustrator from Boston. She's worked with HarperCollins, Target, Scholastic, Toys R Us and so many other companies (seriously the list is long!). In this episode, we talk about the author-illustrator relationship when making a book, how she got her name, and the future of illustration. 

 

You can follow Jannie on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

Direct download: Ep30__Jannie_Ho.mp3
Category:Art -- posted at: 8:40am EDT

Ep. 29 AwwSam (aka Sam Ushiro)
Sam is a product designer based in Brooklyn. She is working on a book all about decorating donuts as other foods. Check out her Instagram to see some of her awesomely delicious designs. 
 
In this episode, we chat about branding yourself, photography, and internet friends. You can follow Sam on Instagram and Facebook
Direct download: Ep29__AwwSam.mp3
Category:Food -- posted at: 6:26am EDT

Ep. 28 Carolyn Belefski

Carolyn Belefski is a writer and illustrator. She runs her own comic, Curls, and has created illustrations for the White House and BOOM! Studios (specifically an amazing comic cover for Carton Network's Adventure Time). She is a huge part of the DC comic community through her work with comics newspaper, Magic Bullet, and Cartoonists Draw Blood. She also runs the podcast The Carolyn and Joe Show with her partner Joe. 

 

Carolyn is currently running a Kickstarter to create one big anthology of all her awesome comics. In this episode, I talk with her about how to plan for a Kickstarter, designing characters, and her love for Siamese fighting fish.

 

You can follow Carolyn on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Direct download: Ep28__Curls.mp3
Category:Art -- posted at: 10:01am EDT

Ep. 27 Sean Weber

Sean runs the food blog Snack Fixation where he reviews snacks, creates new recipes, and inspires people to try new things. In this interview, we talk about food photography, how to get a recipe just right, and his favorite places to eat. You can follow Sean's food adventures on Instagram, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, and Facebook

Direct download: Ep27__Snackfixation.mp3
Category:Food -- posted at: 10:06am EDT

Ep. 26 Lee Hardcastle

Lee Hardcastle is a writer, director, and animator. He is best known for his awesomely gory claymation shorts. I first saw his work in Alamo Drafthouse's ABC's of Death. His short films are the perfect mix of blood, guts, and humor. In this episode, we talk about his career, film festivals, and his bad a** name. You can follow Lee on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Direct download: Ep26__Lee_Hardcastle.mp3
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 9:13am EDT

Ep. 25 Mike Bromage

Mike is the mastermind behind the webcomic Dustpiggies. He is best known for his wickedly dark humor and unique style.

In this ep, we talk about making comics (of course), how dark is too dark with humor, and what our families think about this weird comic thing we call a career. You can follow Mike on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

Oh, and if you need to kill an afternoon then check out his awesome YouTube channel. I could watch him draw for hours. 

Direct download: Ep25__Dustpiggies_.mp3
Category:Art -- posted at: 8:14am EDT