Episode #045: Barry Wolverton, author

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Barry Wolverton has been helping to create books, documentary television, and online content until landing a deal with his publisher, Walden Pond Press. His first novel, Neversink, was about a Puffin, but this Wolverton is set to blow you away with book one of the Chronicles of the Black Tulip, The Vanishing Island.
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Neversink on Harper-Collins
The Vanishing Island on Harper-Collins

[Suggested Episode – Todd Richardson]

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Episode #042: Brit McDaniel | Paper & Clay

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Brit McDaniel’s Paper & Clay pottery evokes mid-century modern Scandinavian minimalism wrapped up in useful life style accessories. She advocates for raising the level of quality Memphis creatives are known for. Having taken her own winding road to find that path fuels Brit’s drive for progress.

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Episode #041: Rebecca Phillips & Caitlin Horton, Memphis Type History

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Memphis Type History started as illustrated paintings which lead to a successful Kickstarter which lead to a book deal, but that changes! Listen from the fabulous ladies of Memphis Type, Rebecca Phillips & Caitlin Horton, on that evolution and the serendipity there after. The typography of Memphis has a story to tell and so do Rebecca and Caitlin.
Memphis Type History
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Interested in collaborating with @MemphisType? email them at memphistypehistory@gmail.com

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Episode #040: Sean Mosley, Spillit storyteller / podcaster

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Sean Mosley hails from Michigan, came to Memphis for family, and later discovered Spillit Memphis. Through stage storytelling he’s grown in a way that’s introduced a new perspective for his experiences in life. It’s that opportunity to share a part of himself through storytelling and taking away that same element from others that can be a catalyst. Listen as Sean explains those moments.

Spillit Story Grand Slam 2015: M-E-M-P-H-I-S
Friday, November 20 at 7:00pm
Location: Crosstown Strip

Suggested episodes – Ep29 Leah Keys, Ep04 Josh Campbell

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Episode #039: Michelle Duckworth, illustrator

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Michelle Duckworth’s illustrations are often inspired by fairy tales, but she enjoys sharing those vignettes where you could imagine anything with a whimsical and slightly peculiar slant. We discuss her designing sets of Opera Memphis, classic client talk, and traversing artist markets in Memphis. Catch a ride and enjoy as she explains the adventure.

What is a Duckworth?
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Wilderness Children
Nov 3 – 29, Memphis Botanic Gardens
Opening Reception: Nov 8th, 3-5pm

Suggested episode – Shane McDermott

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Episode #038: Melissa Sweazy, Writer-Director

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A homegrown dreamer that moved away in the midst of college times and other-than-Memphisly exploration, Melissa and family came back out of necessity, but found a different city. People were breathing life into their crazy ideas and that showed hope for making her dream of film making happen. Not in L.A., but in the big 901 instead. First “John’s Farm” in 2013 and this year with “The Department of Signs and Magical Intervention” which you can catch at this year’s Indie Memphis.

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John’s Farm: vimeo on demand
DEPT. OF SIGNS AND MAGICAL INTERVENTION TRAILER
Dept of Signs be shown in the Hometowner Narrative #1 during Indie Memphis
Nov 4, 6 – 8 PM, at the Halloran Centre for Performing Arts

Suggested episode – Erik Jambor

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Episode #037: Jack Simon | BristerFest

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Jack Simon has grown Bristerfest​ into a local celebration of family-friendly music, vendors, and artwork. This year’s production is free to the public and we hope to see all of you there. Learn from Jack’s magic board method to turn your cloudy thoughts and pull them into reality.

BristerFest
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October 10th, 11am – 6pm
Overton Square Tower Courtyard

Create Your Culture by Jack Simon – unedited version

EPK page | Brister Street Productions

Suggested episode – Marco Pave’

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Episode #036: Designer’s Roundtable 1, Creative Works

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We sat down with recent design grads Shelda Edwards and Jess Vandenberg along with Creative Works founder Josh Horton to discuss the realities of entering the working field as a designer in our very first designer’s roundtable. Join the conversation as we learn about having that academic rug pulled from underneath and figuring out how to swim on your own.

Shelda Edwards – http://sheldaedwards.com/
Jess Vandenberg – http://www.vandyink.com/
Josh Horton – http://www.hieroglyph.co/

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Suggested episode – Josh Horton

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