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Ep. 119 Sunna Wehrmeijer

People I Think Are Cool

Release Date: 11/26/2018

Ep. 149 Georgia Kriss show art Ep. 149 Georgia Kriss

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Georgia Kriss is an Australian based animator and writer. Similar to past guest , I discovered Georgia's work on the FX show Cake! (seriously, great show and place to find the fun and the weird). Georgia's work spoke to me through its wit, fierce take on femininity, and style. In this episode, we talk pitching shows, giving projects time to breathe, and cats peeing on things. You can follow Georgia on . Show Notes: 

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Ep. 148 Final Girls Part 3: Chloe Rice, Steph C, and Tracie Ching show art Ep. 148 Final Girls Part 3: Chloe Rice, Steph C, and Tracie Ching

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Welcome to part three of three for our Final Girls special! In this episode, Tracie and I chat about our pieces then I talk with artists Chloe Rice and Steph C their art. Draw Me Like One of Your Final Girls is live at Spoke Art's sister gallery, Recess! Tracie Ching and I joined forces to co-curate the show. Final Girls (for short) celebrates horror from a female/femme perspective. The group show includes 60 female and queer artists with wildly different styles, ranging from pure horror to spooky-cute. Follow @Spoke_Art on and for more updates! View the . Chloe Rice Steph C Tracie...

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Ep. 147 Final Girls Part 2: Paige Reynolds, Ellen Surrey, Zi Xu show art Ep. 147 Final Girls Part 2: Paige Reynolds, Ellen Surrey, Zi Xu

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Welcome to part two of three for our Final Girls special! In this episode, Tracie and I chat about curating the show then I talk with artists Paige Reynolds, Ellen Surrey, and Zi Xu about their pieces. Draw Me Like One of Your Final Girls is now live through 10/31 at Spoke Art's sister gallery, Recess! Tracie Ching and I joined forces to co-curate the show. Final Girls (for short) celebrates horror from a female/femme perspective. The group show includes 60 female and queer artists with wildly different styles, ranging from pure horror to spooky-cute.  Follow @Spoke_Art on and for more...

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Ep. 146 Final Girls Part 1: Sara Deck,  Allison Black, & Tracie Ching show art Ep. 146 Final Girls Part 1: Sara Deck, Allison Black, & Tracie Ching

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This episode is part one of a three part special! On October 29th, Draw Me Like One of Your Final Girls opens at Spoke Art's sister gallery Recess! Tracie Ching and I joined forces to co-curate the show. Final Girls (for short) celebrates horror from a female/femme perspective. The group show includes 60 artists with wildly different styles, ranging from pure horror to spooky-cute. In this episode, Tracie and I chat about women in horror then I chat with artists Sara Deck and Allison Black about their pieces. Follow @Spoke_Art on and for more updates! View the . SHOW NOTES SPOKE ART Sara...

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EP. 145 Grant Kolton show art EP. 145 Grant Kolton

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Grant Kolton is an animator, director, writer, and so much more that my fingers might fall off if I type it all out. I discovered  Grant on Instagram while going down the animation hashtag rabbit hole. His animations first caught my eye through their loose yet controlled style. When I dove in deeper, I fell in love with his stories. They are dark, twisted, hilarious, and at times poignant. In this episode, we talk about pitching TV shows, developing shorts for FX's CAKE!, and his new animated short (out now on Vimeo). You can follow Grant on , &   Show Notes / - Draw Me...

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Ep. 144 Brea Grant show art Ep. 144 Brea Grant

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Brea Grant is an actress, filmmaker, writer, and co-host of the Reading Glasses podcast. She just released her new graphic novel, Mary: The Adventures of Mary Shelley's Great-Great-Great-Great-Great-Granddaughter. I had the pleasure of reading an advanced copy, and I loved it. Mary (for short) is a fast-paced read full of charm, mystery, and bada** women. In this episode, we chat Mary Shelley's life, writing love & monsters, and comics. You can follow .   SHOW NOTES:  t    

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Ep. 143 Warren Bernard show art Ep. 143 Warren Bernard

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Warren Bernard is the executive director for the . We talk comics, collecting, the SPX lottery process, and how they're taking the show online for 2020. Don't miss the action this year with the panels & Ignatz awards streaming all weekend. Follow SPX on & .    SHOW NOTES: Cartoonist Kayfabe interviews with Warren   

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Ep. 142 Michael Lewis show art Ep. 142 Michael Lewis

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Michael Lewis is an American photographer. His subjects range from celebrities to business moguls to captivating self portraits and more. If you can think of the person, he's probably captured their image. I discovered Michael's work on Instagram and got lost in the endless world of images on his site. His work invites you to explore new worlds and look deeper at existing spaces. In this interview we talk about his self portrait process, photographing artists from the Red Hot Chili Peppers to Key & Peele, and growing as an artist.  You can follow Michael on . Show Notes: 

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Ep. 141 Eliaz Rodriguez show art Ep. 141 Eliaz Rodriguez

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Eliaz Rodriguez is an award winning screenwriter, director, and editor. I recently caught his short film "Compartmentalization Storage Facility" at the online Chattanooga Film Festival and fell in love with his vision, humor, and take on humanity. In this interview, we chat about the online festival experience from a creator's perspective, his strategy for short films, and working on a budget. You can discover his vast array of films on his & . SHOW NOTES:

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Ep. 138 Brett Story show art Ep. 138 Brett Story

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Brett Story is the documentarian behind . Her film explores climate change through unfiltered interviews with New Yorkers during the hot August heat of 2017. The film toured film festivals and aired on PBS. You can check it out now through .   Show Notes: 

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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. 

You can follow Sunna on Twitter @sunnamusic. 

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