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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

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