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Ep. 47 Reza Farazmand (aka Poorly Drawn Lines)

Reza is the creator of the popular webcomic Poorly Drawn Lines. In this episode, we talk about his new book, pregnant hamsters, and the webcomic community.

 

You can pre-order his new book, Poorly Drawn Lines: Good Ideas and Amazing Stories, before its October release!

 

Stay up to date on Reza's latest comics & adventures on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Direct download: Ep._47_Reza_PDL.mp3
Category:Art -- posted at: 7:00am EST

Ep. 46 Scott C

Scott C is a writer and illustrator based in New York. His work ranges from art directing video games like Psychonauts to capturing epic battles in watercolor with Great Showdowns to teaching kids how to embrace everything in the picture book Hug Machine. In this episode, we talk about how food tastes better on airplanes, loving people, and his upcoming Zombie in Love 2 + 1 exhibit at Gallery Nucleus

 

You can follow Scott C and his amazing work on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Direct download: Ep._46_Scott_C.mp3
Category:Art -- posted at: 8:03am EST

Ep. 45 Aaron Prescott

Aaron is the creative manager at the Alamo Drafthouse in Ashburn, VA. In this episode, we talk about landing a film lover's dream job, creating those hilarious pre-shows, and teaming up with Patton Oswalt for a night of double features. 

 

You can check out the latest events for the Alamo Drafthouse in Ashburn, VA on Twitter and Facebook, AND you can check out Aaron's amazing adventures on Twitter and Instagram

Direct download: Ep._45_Aaron_Prescott.mp3
Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 11:16am EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST