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June 14, 2019
283 - “The Many Looks of” Mike Mitchell From MondoCon
We explore the many looks of Mike Mitchell and how he came up with the concept of allowing himself to explore the same topics over and over again. Feeling free by having different styles for different days and different emotions. How we both envy people that have time to wait in line. Lastly the squirrel that crossed his path! Plus another round of MondoCon Hire, Fire and Retire.   In The Circle of Trust with Sean Mort We have a Monday Morning Shop Talk lined up with Sean Mort. We talk about his recent Renegade London, the anticipated advertising rollout of Force Awakens, the success and announcement of Antman 2 and how these comic book films aren’t really that far away from our careers and a rare Monday phone call from Robert from Chicago.
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60 min
June 13, 2019
239 - Miles Tsang “You Never Get To There”
Talking Points You’ll Hear On Episode 239 - We catch up from Miles since we last spoke to him in December to find that his career is really taking off and he’s staying so busy his personal life is paying the price. - A tale of two countries, understanding the places in-between large cities, trying to understand small town life. - How Miles parents relocated from Hong Kong to Columbus, Ohio and then Toronto, Ontario. - Chasing compliments and validation through your artwork as a kid. - You never get to “there”, there being the place that you think will make you more happy. -  Trying to understand how others see their race and find inspiration from people that are ethnically similar to them.  - As Miles career is taking off he’s finding more self confidence in life and coming out of the shell that he lived in as a young boy.   The Circle of Trust (Paid Subscriber Content) - Getting denied entry to Austin, TX for Flatstock. - The Drake effect in Canada. - Miles career role models and what he needs to apply to his business to obtain the similar results as those he looks up to. - Settling into a level of success and forgetting the hustle to evolve to the next level.  
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73 min
June 12, 2019
970 - 10 Examples of Great Logo Design Reviewed on Shop Talk
Designer and educator Andrew Wilshere of Designlab made a list of 10 examples of great logo design for http://www.invisionapp.com, and when Andrew was hoping to add logo inspiration to the world, he had no idea that Mark & Billy would then review his list of logos. Game on!
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38 min
June 11, 2019
968 - Disneyland For Designers Complete Guide To Star Wars Galaxy's Edge
The complete guide to all of Star Wars Galaxy's Edge at Disneyland. 1 massive new land, 2 E-Ticket attractions, divided into three fully themed regions with nine shops and five refreshment locations. We break it all down from the Disneyland For Designers perspective. To hear the full version of today's episode become a member of the Circle of Trust: http://aid.network/
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90 min
June 10, 2019
511 - Lincoln Design Co.
Lincoln Design Co. has the client roster you've always dreamed of. Lincoln Design has the talent you've always wished was yours. Lincoln Design earned every bit of it with countless hours of cranking out the best work possible... and then some. Not only have they made work for Nike, Hot Wheels, Wacom, Harley Davidson, and Disney but they have their own internal collateral ranging from tees to zines that speak volumes about their capabilities and creativity.
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57 min
June 7, 2019
Episode 169 - Chris Parks & Monster of Pale Horse Design. “Become Yourself”
Talking Points of AID 169 - What happens when you decide to dream up something impossible and then try to make it possible. - Creating an art experience where no one can tell where the art begins and ends. - How Chris and Monster created 4 new Lucha Libre characters and materialized them for their show. - Going to Mexico and researching their subject matter through the eyes of famous wrestling families. - Recruiting others to get excited about your project and take on a piece that they were passionate about. - Creating inspiration to make big things happen. - Keep moving, keep creating and not allowing yourself to worry about process.   In The Circle of Trust (Paid Subscriber Content) - Not allowing your self to be compromised.  - The concept of creating Spiritual Warriors. - Working with others and allowing them to craft your visions. - Become Yourself.  
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68 min
June 6, 2019
681 - Alex Pardee
Alex Pardee is a freelance artist, apparel designer, and comics creator-writer. Mark opens the show with a look at 1,628 lies in 298 days and an exploration of the power of suggestion and how you can use your willpower to succeed or to create personal sabotage. Alex Pardee explains not only finding his path to entrepreneurship but eventually finding his voice as a creative after failing at early attempts at being a comic illustrator.
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73 min
June 5, 2019
755 - What's The Dream Version Of Your Career? With Jason Edmiston
Mark visits Jason's Toronto home and art studio to have another anything goes conversation between these two friends. They dream up the perfect versions of the careers they already have, look at trying to understand people on the other side and investigate could there be a better approach to social media.
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64 min
June 4, 2019
351 - “Never Made” with Francisco Reyes Jr
Illustrator Francisco Reyes Jr was raised in the rioting streets of Compton California. One day Cisco (as his friends call him) walks through the door of Shepard Fairey’s Studio Number One in Los Angeles for an art show. Before he walks through the door he points at the sign and tells a friend “One day I’ll work here”. Thiis is the story of how a guy that almost quit design to become a welder ended up working 4’ from one of the biggest names in the art world. Hear his story of dreaming big...
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59 min
June 3, 2019
700 - James Flames - Illustratrative Storyteller
On the 700th episode of Adventures In Design illustrator and storyteller James Flames joins us to share how he has found storytelling to be a reliable device to make his work stick out and keeping him having fun. Learning how James has illustrated his life's stories will hopefully teach us all how to tell our own.
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45 min
May 30, 2019
965 - Training Camp Follow Up: Shaun O'Melia
Meet Shaun O'Melia who 18 months ago jumped head first into full-time freelance. Hear his story of why he leaped, how the first year kicked his ass, and how he's learning to survive in year two after taking Training Camp. A perfect episode for anyone who's ready to take the leap of freelance faith or for anyone who's struggling through the early years of professional independence. Website: https://shaunomelia.myportfolio.com/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shaunomeliadesign/
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91 min
May 29, 2019
964 - 5 Things We Wish We Knew When We Started - Shop Talk
Due to high winds Mark & Billy can’t take their Spacex capsule into outer space so instead they go back in time to when they both started the freelance design game and give their past selves 5 bits of wisdom they wish they each new when they started. If you’re counting, 2 guys, 5 things each, grand total of 10 delicious time travel chicken nuggets.
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44 min
May 23, 2019
961 - Is The Pin Game Still Alive? - The DKNG Show 25
Before you make your next enamel pin listen to this episode where DKNG gives you an update on the Pin War. We also get to hear about working with the Cartoon Network, Creative Works Seattle & meeting your design heroes.
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49 min
May 22, 2019
960 - The Truth About Always Doing Your Best Work
When should you really do your best work? Today on Shop Talk with Mark & Billy
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40 min
May 8, 2019
952 - Shop Talk "No One Earns A Billion Dollars?"
Mark & Billy can't seem to agree on the fine print, can anyone actually earn a billion dollars? How do you feel about Crocks with attached fanny packs? Can design be so bad that it becomes good again? All of this, a couple of fights and some good laughs on Shop Talk. To hear the full version of today's episode and to get a discount on the new Magical Idea T-Shirt & AID Freedom Logo T-Shirt become a member of the Circle of Trust: http://aid.network/
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34 min
February 15, 2019
907 - What Happened To Biggie At The Grammys? Hammer Time 63
Biggie takes us all to the Grammys, and Hammer takes us to Salt & Straw. Gus breaks into Disney's California Adventure for Anaheim Ducks Day, and pop-culture painter Jason Edmiston brings chocolate from Canada. To hear the full version of today's episode become a member of the Circle of Trust: http://aid.network/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/adventuresindesign
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55 min
February 14, 2019
906 - Ask Me Anything
Pick your poison video, or audio versions are available of today's podcast recorded as a Live Stream on YouTube. Which meant a handful of listeners hung out and asked Brickey all kinds of questions for today's show. I think you'll be surprised at home much of a hangout conversation it turned out to be! To hear the full version of today's episode become a member of the Circle of Trust: http://aid.network/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/adventuresindesign
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55 min
February 12, 2019
904 - YouTube Reviews Comment Below
What we've been watching on YouTube. How to find a channel that fits in your life? Identifying creators that you identify with. The ROI of content creation. What do creators owe their audience? To hear the full version of today's episode become a member of the Circle of Trust: http://aid.network/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/adventuresindesign Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/aidpodcast/
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52 min
February 7, 2019
902 - Super Spectrum Kids
Heather Grimaldi & Denise Voight are the founders of Super Spectrum Kids a daily multivitamin to help nourish children on the Autism spectrum. This project will not be an easy one to pull off with the government regulations and crowded market space. However, I think you'll find these ladies have the passion to pull it off. Website: https://superspectrumkids.com/ Instagram: @superspectrumkids To hear the full version of today's episode become a member of the Circle of Trust: http://aid.network/
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55 min
February 6, 2019
901 - Walking Dead, Lego Movie 2, Velvet Buzzsaw, The Unicorn, PEN15 & Russian Doll - Comment Below
A Weekly Look At Entertainment From The Creative Professional’s Perspective Braid • The Grammy's • The Lego Movie • Lords of Chaos • One Day At A Time • PEN15 • ReMastered: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke • Russian Doll • Tropical Cop Tales • The Unicorn • The Walking Dead • White Dragon • Velvet Buzzsaw • AND TONS & TONS OF INDUSTRY NEWS
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60 min
February 5, 2019
900 - Bluu Dreams Do Come True - Anderson Bluu of Blue Dreams
Anderson Bluu is back to share the goods news of his very own set of sneakers dropping for Foot Locker and Asics. The Sneakers will be available on Feb. 21st at www.footlocker.com Get all the details by going to www.bluudreams.com or by following @Anderson_Bluu on Instagram. Proud of You Bluu!
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72 min
February 1, 2019
899 - Reviewed The Best/Worst TV Commercials - Hammer Time 61
The gang is all together and reviewing some of the worst ads ever to air on TV as sent in by Circle of Trust members.
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57 min
January 31, 2019
898 - It's Time To Be Proactive About Getting New Work - Shop Talk
It's time for Delicious Design League to get more proactive about finding new work, hear how they hope to pull it off! Can Billy help Mark figure out a career pickle that has haunted him for the last few years? Which application of design is Billy’s true love? And what’s cool these days? 5 people will listen and find out.
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56 min
January 28, 2019
896 - She's Got Betty Draper Eyes
A weekly look at new happenings on the horizon of TV, FILM and YouTube. This week: Jeff Bridges Appears as His ‘Big Lebowski', The Handmaid's Tale Adds Chris Meloni and Elizabeth Reaser, HOMECOMING without Julia Roberts, The First - The Terror and Suits all return but who cares? Mad Men alums return on Netflix with Spinning Out and Let It Snow. AJ and The Queen sounds like the most confusing gay cop show yet? Mrs. Fletcher continues are love for Kathryn Hahn.
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75 min
January 28, 2019
895 - Brickey's New Outlook On Life - Hammer Time 60
It’s a new year and time for a new you the boys evaluate their personal health journeys who could do a little bit better who needs to get into the game and who’s beating who at the game at fitness. Brickey learns he has a new outlook on life and the audience hands out the Cheesecake Factory awards from last weeks competition. All of this and so much more fun is to be had in Hammer Time Episode 60.
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56 min
January 15, 2019
887 - Was Evel Knievel A Bank Robber - My Heroes Are Idiots Just Like Me
Was Evel Knievel really a bank robber? We know he was a legend and hero to many but was he also an idiot? Could it be possible that those we idolize are just as flawed as us? Listen and find out how Robert Craig Knievel Jr. inspired Mark Brickey to be just fearless and more than a little stupid.
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40 min
January 8, 2019
882 The Design Of Coffee - Thunder King Brewing
What does it mean to get as close as possible to the root source of your product? Find out how getting to step one of the coffee game in 2018 is going to make for a wild 2019 for the Thunder King gang! In the Circle of Trust hear a recorded business meeting between Brickey and the king.
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55 min
November 20, 2018
490 - How The Holidays Help And Hurt Freelancers - Shop Talk with Billy Baumann and OK Pants
Bang The Turkey Drumstick because its time for some Thanksgiving Shop Talk. Fill up your plate and meet Mark, Billy, and OK Pants over at the Kid's Table for a double helping the advice you can only get from AID. Business is on everyone's mind as the holidays approach from that one big job that always stretches you to your limits. During these hectic seasons having your mission in mind is a reliable guide for determining where you choose to devote your limited time and energy.
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53 min
November 19, 2018
290 - Dave Kloc and Angrybue A Shop Talk Thanksgiving
A special Thanksgiving Shop Talk with Dave Kloc and Justin Kamerer where we celebrate our professional and personal victories in 2015, talk about what we hope to accomplish in 2016 and each give our thanks for the happiness that we have been able find through pursuing our talents.
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73 min
November 7, 2018
854 - The Top 50 T-Shirt Logos Of All Time - The Logo Show with Dan Stiles & Billy Baumann
The Logo Show with Dan Stiles and Billy Baumann looks at “The Top 50 T-Shirt Logos Of All Time”. What do we learn about this HUGE batch of cultural icons and our design in the process? Join the Circle of Trust at https://aid.network/ to hear the complete two-hour episode that is full of design talk with over 50 years of experience from our panel of branding pros.
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60 min
November 2, 2018
677 - How To Transition Into Full-Time Freelance with Artist & Designer Joe Ledbetter
Joe Ledbetter explains to Adventures In Design how he got on the path of working full time creating prints, paintings and toys all under his very distinct illustration style. Check out all of Joe's new work this weekend at Designer Con in Pasadena, California where he will be exhibiting at booth 934 and appearing on the Consumer/Collector food chain panel with Mark Brickey.
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81 min
October 30, 2018
850 - Creep Week V - 2018 Top 13 Poster Creep Down - Episode VII
Ghoulish Gary Pullin has pulled out his favorite 13 creepiest prints from 2018 and while doing so he found Jason Edmiston as well. Listen along as we study why these prints are successful as illustrations, graphic design pieces and items of creep! Join the Circle of Trust to follow along with all of today's images and to get 46 more minutes of conversation with Gary, Jason and Mark.
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60 min
October 24, 2018
960 - Mark And Billy The Final Episode
All good things come to an end at some point. It's been a pleasure and an honor to spend the last 960 episodes with each of you. Enjoy the final episode. Good Bye & Good Design!
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42 min
October 1, 2018
831 - Wake Up Call Season Two Theme & Details Revealed
Mark shares his plans for creating Wake Up Call Season 02. What's different, what's the same and why did he adjust the "Wake Up Call" game plan Today's episode has over 30 minutes of new content along with some valuable material from the summer. Become a part of Wake Up Call, and its content by becoming a partner at https://anchor.fm/wakeupcall. Partners can ask questions and make requests that Mark will create episodes around.
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83 min
September 25, 2018
827 "A Man Out Of Time" Scott Ritcher
Scott Ritcher is a man out of time, or shall we say from a different time; he always could see ahead of the curve and would do many things that society wouldn't discover for years to come. However, there's a pain to knowing too much and boredom that comes with accomplishment, when your real pride isn't the project in front of you but instead what's next. Scott Ritcher admittedly, even though he's smarter than most, doesn't always do the most intelligent thing, but that's because he's motivated by...
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71 min
September 20, 2018
824 - Wake Up Call Returns!
To celebrate Wake Up Call returning Monday, October 1 we look back on the top 10 most downloaded episodes. Join Mark Brickey as he shares his excitement on the return of his popular podcast of daily PMA as he listens back to the most popular episodes and responds to how these emotional time capsules make him feel. Mark also shares some of the exciting changes coming in Season 02 like the opportunity to now support Wake Up Call with small monthly project funding at https://anchor.fm/wakeupcall
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69 min
September 17, 2018
821 Apple Gets Horny - New Products Reviewed
Apple gets horny with its new triple X line of iPhones. Who should buy the new Apple Watch and which of the new iPhones is the best buy? For Circle of Trust Members, we go in deeper on exploring how Jake Paul may be breaking the law by influencing your kids to spend money by scaring them. Mark reads listeners suggestions for the Adventures In Design in YouTube channel and gives an update on the channel strategy he's working on behind the scenes. Hear the full version of Comment Below AIDpodcast.com
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72 min
September 11, 2018
817 - Storyteller "September 11"
17 years ago today the world changed forever and so did my world. I look back to where I was at on the day the world stop spinning, who I spent it with and how this moment in time accidentally forever changed my life in a very beautiful way.
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62 min
September 10, 2018
816 - Comment Below This Is America
Today we explore the onion that is society and how a new movement of black produced entertainment seems ready to take it all on. How does the movie Blockers and many other Hollywood projects accidentally reinforce the Make America Great movement? All of this and a look at September TV, cinema and in the Circle of Trust a breakdown of the AID YouTube channel. SO much content from two old guys Googling.
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95 min
September 4, 2018
812 - Comment Below Diss Tracks
Adventures In Design is excited to be back to kick off the fall season our first of 70 brand new episodes brings us to comment below where Mark and Sean talk about their excitement for fall television, September movies and bring you up-to-date on all of the latest YouTube drama. Circle of trust members make sure to listen to the episode find out about big announcements about getting together this November.
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66 min
September 3, 2018
A Guide To VidCon - Breaking Into Hollywood
A ten-part podcast series featuring interviews with creative professionals embedded in the entertainment industry. Brickey interviews these guests not only about their industry talents but also about their unique ways of breaking into Hollywood. To better guide you on how to make the entertainment-based career journey yourself. To Hear The Complete 10 Episode Series Visit AIDpodcast.com
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31 min
September 2, 2018
Jake Williams Bright Sun Films - YouTube Creator - Breaking Into Hollywood
A ten-part podcast series featuring interviews with creative professionals embedded in the entertainment industry. Brickey interviews these guests not only about their industry talents but also about their unique ways of breaking into Hollywood. To better guide you on how to make the entertainment-based career journey yourself. To Hear The Complete 10 Episode Series Visit AIDpodcast.com
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31 min
September 1, 2018
Ben Scrivens Fright Rags - Product Licensing / Development - Breaking Into Hollywood
A ten-part podcast series featuring interviews with creative professionals embedded in the entertainment industry. Brickey interviews these guests not only about their industry talents but also about their unique ways of breaking into Hollywood. To better guide you on how to make the entertainment-based career journey yourself. To Hear The Complete 10 Episode Series Visit AIDpodcast.com
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31 min
August 31, 2018
Ian Jones Quartey Writer Storyboard Artist - Breaking Into Hollywood
A ten-part podcast series featuring interviews with creative professionals embedded in the entertainment industry. Brickey interviews these guests not only about their industry talents but also about their unique ways of breaking into Hollywood. To better guide you on how to make the entertainment-based career journey yourself. To Hear The Complete 10 Episode Series Visit AIDpodcast.com
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31 min
August 27, 2018
Production Designer Shane Valentino - Breaking Into Hollywood
A ten-part podcast series featuring interviews with creative professionals embedded in the entertainment industry. Brickey interviews these guests not only about their industry talents but also about their unique ways of breaking into Hollywood. To better guide you on how to make the entertainment-based career journey yourself. To Hear The Complete 10 Episode Series Visit AIDpodcast.com
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31 min
August 26, 2018
Production Designer Pete Oswald - Breaking Into Hollywood
A ten-part podcast series featuring interviews with creative professionals embedded in the entertainment industry. Brickey interviews these guests not only about their industry talents but also about their unique ways of breaking into Hollywood. To better guide you on how to make the entertainment-based career journey yourself. To Hear The Complete 10 Episode Series Visit AIDpodcast.com
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31 min
August 25, 2018
Filmmaker Hans Fjellestad - Breaking Into Hollywood
A ten-part podcast series featuring interviews with creative professionals embedded in the entertainment industry. Brickey interviews these guests not only about their industry talents but also about their unique ways of breaking into Hollywood. To better guide you on how to make the entertainment-based career journey yourself. AIDpodcast.com
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31 min
August 24, 2018
810 - Between Meals 04 - Don’t Get Caught Up in the Meaningless Metrics
Progress isn’t linear, nor is it always measurable in traditional ways. In your health, in business, in life! Speaking specifically about our health, we can’t use weight as our only measure of success. There are many other ways to see results and to measure our progress, taking pressure off of the arbitrary metric-based goals, like the number on a scale, as our only measure for our meeting goals. Show Notes: http://tasty-yummies.com/betweenmeals04/
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61 min
August 22, 2018
808 - Kendrick Kidd - Interview Pop Up Crop Portland Recap
Kendrick and Mark were meant to be friends, born around the same time and pursuing a life of the same interest. Hear how Kendrick is living proof of showing the world the person you want to become and then becoming that person. When Kidd started his freelance career he had no idea that he was actually making his day job more fulfilling and rewarding. If you feel stuck at work, it's your fault, because today you'll hear how you and you alone set yourself free. Sign up today at AIDpodcast.com
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51 min
August 7, 2018
801 - Brand Practice with Lincoln Design Co. No.02 "Hammer Time"
Lincoln Design Co. share their recent work for WWE Superstars, Polaris and their newest logo for the AID Network. Get the inside scoop on the branding minds at Lincoln Design Co.  To See Today's Mentioned Artwork: http://www.lincolndesignco.com/brandpractice/ep2
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71 min
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