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Ep. 106 Dallas and Leigh Taylor Part 2

People I Think Are Cool

Release Date: 02/13/2018

EP. 123 Eric Vespe show art EP. 123 Eric Vespe

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Eric Vespe is an entertainment writer based in Austin, TX. He started writing professionally at sixteen for Ain't It Cool News under the name "Quint." Since then, he's gone on to write for other major online publications, including Rooster Teeth, SlashFilm, Collider, and more. In this interview we talk about how film criticism has changed over the past two decades, interviewing George Carlin, and the best way to jumpstart your way into a creative career. You can follow Eric on Twitter (@EricVespe) and Instagram (@ericvespe).     

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Ep. 122 Gina DeDomenico Flanagan show art Ep. 122 Gina DeDomenico Flanagan

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Gina DeDomenico Flanagan is an award-winning costume concept artist. She's worked on tons of blockbuster films, including Django Unchained, Malcom X, and The Hateful Eight. In this episode, we talk about working with Quentin Tarantino, new technology, and being female in a male dominated industry. You can follow Gina on Instagram @illustratedbygina.

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Ep. 121 Kristopher Kotcher aka Frenemy show art Ep. 121 Kristopher Kotcher aka Frenemy

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Frenemy is a freelance illustrator and graffiti/street artist from Austin, Texas currently based in Kuala Lumpur. In this episode, we talk about how different countries view street art, connecting with other artists, and his journey into becoming a self-taught, full-time artist. You can follow Frenemy on Instagram (@frenemylife) and Twitter (@frenemylife).   Show notes:  Website Society6 profile Store Converse Sneaker Design

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Ep. 119  Sunna Wehrmeijer show art Ep. 119 Sunna Wehrmeijer

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Sunna Wehrmeijer is an Emmy-nominated composer based in Los Angeles. Her music credits include Prometheus, Nightcrawler, The Hunger Games and most recently Netflix's She-Ra and the Princess of Power. In this episode, Sunna talks about creating She-Ra's transformation theme, mixing synths with live instruments, and working with some of the best composers in the world. 

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Ep. 118 Lindsey Phillips show art Ep. 118 Lindsey Phillips

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Lindsey Phillips is a documentarian based in New York. I first came across her work this past year at Fantastic Fest and fell in love with her short documentary My Name is Marc. Her 13-minute documentary profiles the legendary owner of Cleveland's Norton Furniture and his wacky and often infamous commercials. In this episode, Lindsey and I chat about the history behind Marc's commercials, covering controversy, and her upcoming projects. She is a talent to watch! You can follow Lindsey on Facebook. 

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Ep. 120 Cat Rabbit show art Ep. 120 Cat Rabbit

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Cat Rabbit is a textile artist and designer based in Melbourne. In this episode, we talk about her stop motion collaborations with artist Isobel Knowles, leaning into what you love, and how research can actually hinder your creative process at times. You can follow Cat on Instagram and Twitter (@cat_rabbit).

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Ep. 117 Jessica Leski show art Ep. 117 Jessica Leski

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Jessica Leski is the director of I Used to Be Normal, a documentary following four women who are obsessed with their boyband of choice. I Used to Be Normal was my number one film at Fantastic Fest. Leski and her producer Rita Walsh take you deep into the world of boyband fandom, and they don't stop there!

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Ep. 116 Anna Hrachovec (aka Mochimochiland) show art Ep. 116 Anna Hrachovec (aka Mochimochiland)

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Anna Hrachovec is the creator of Mochimochiland, a miniature knitted world full of cuteness. Not only does Anna knit beautiful miniatures, she also brings them to life through animated gifts. Anna's innovation with the craft has led to some major collaborations, including Nickelodeon and Penguin Random House.

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Ep. 115 Michelle Romo aka Crowded Teeth show art Ep. 115 Michelle Romo aka Crowded Teeth

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Michelle Romo is the creative genius behind Crowded Teeth. She's collaborated with a wide variety of artists and companies, including The Flaming Lips, Disney, Abrams Kids, and Sanrio. Michelle also has a successful product line at Crate and Barrel through Land of Nod. In this episode, we chat about getting into licensing, her upcoming gallery show, and learning how to tell stories for kids. You can follow Michelle on Instagram (@monstromo).

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Lizzie Special: Confessions of a Workaholic  show art Lizzie Special: Confessions of a Workaholic

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In this Lizzie Special, I talk about dealing with being a workaholic. It's something I've been address since the start of 2018. I'm finally at a spot where I feel like I've grown enough to share my story. I'd love to hear your take on workaholics—being one, living with one or all of the above! Send me a note on Twitter @cuddlesandrage. 

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Welcome to part two of my chat with Dallas & Leigh Taylor of Defacto Sound. This episode focuses on their podcast Twenty Thousand Hertz. Dallas and Leigh shared with me how they make the podcast and all the planning that went behind its launch. You can follow Dallas on Twitter @d_llas & Leigh @perfythegreat.

Show Notes: 

Twenty Thousand Hertz Podcast

Defacto Sound

Dallas Taylor website