Tuesday, August 28 : : : Episode 95Emily Cohen

…on being brutally honest about your design business.

As a business consultant to many leading creative teams, Emily Cohen has developed, tested, and curated key business insights and strategies that have helped creative firms become more effective, profitable, and fun to work at. She now shares her expertise through her new book, “Brutally Honest: No-Bullshit Business Strategies to Evolve Your Creative Business. Emily and Ryan talk about growing up in a bookstore, why it’s important to be a specialist and not a generalist and what opportunities and pervasive evils are plaguing the design community.

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September 4Mario Zucca

We're back this month with friend of the show Mario Zucca discussing his new illustration series, how he's secretly a sports fan and the upcoming PhilaMrkt. Plus, Mario plays a spirited round of "You Mean You've Never..." and Ryan gives…

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July 29Kevin Jackson

This month we're catching up with Kevin Jackson in the Indy Hall Studios about bike riding, NES games, his most watchable movie and the origins of "Chuise." Plus, I hit him with the hard questions like, "How old are your kids?"

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July 3Dave Sloboda

Dave Sloboda is one of the first production artists I've ever worked with as well as the first we've ever had on the show! We catch up with Dave on how he became a production artist, reminisce about the bygone days of Quark Xpress…

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Tuesday, August 14 : : : Episode 94Sean Martorana

…on the pursuit of the next challenge.

Sean Martorana is a passionate artist whose work reveals the energy that lies beneath the surface of his subjects and shows how it connects to all things and beings. He joins the show for a conversation about creating experiences people can connect to, the rules for collaboration (spoiler: there are none) and why it’s important to pay artists what they’re worth.

Episode 93Mikey Ilagan

Mikey tells us what fascinates him about the way people interact with the internet, the misconceptions about accessibility and who’s doing it well.

Episode 92André W.Y.Z.E. Davis

André talks about becoming a published poet at the age of 12, his love for translating people’s passion into their brand and a fateful trip to California.

Episode 91Christine Sheller

Christine and Ryan talk about the misconceptions of in-house departments, how we can give back through design and the importance of yoga in her life.