Adventures In Design

Mark Brickey


America’s only daily morning talk show for creatives just like you. Exploring the reality of trying to live your creative dreams. Sometimes educational, sometimes off topic but always entertaining! New Episodes Monday-Friday!

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919 - "My Father's Son" with painter Alvaro Naddeo

52:01 | Mar 7th

Brazilian born Alvaro Naddeo grew up the son of a professional illustrator and because his dad was soo good at illustration he thought he sucked and decided not to pursue the arts. Decades later after settling into being a new dad and an advertising ...Show More

918 - "Auditing Your Career Goals" on Shop Talk

50:05 | Mar 6th

Brickey checks in on the status and fulfillment that he's been getting from the first ever Training Camp session, Billy shares what's cool and the guys discuss revisiting your goals as your career matures and sends you obstacles. Plus learning to c...Show More

917 - "The Future Of Artist Owned Art Shows" with pop art painter Jason Edmiston

51:39 | Mar 5th

Jason Edmiston stopped by the AID studios on a recent vacation to California. Where he loosened up enough to open up and honestly contemplate the future of his career, his heroes careers and what does the future of art shows look like when the artist...Show More

916 - Documentaries About Legends: Michael Jackson, John Lennon & Richard Prior

53:07 | Mar 4th

The TV drought is over and now your entertainment cup shall runneth over! Sit back, hold on tight and don't worry about taking notes, because we already took them for you!  Returning Favorites: Better Things, The Good Fight, Arrested Development...Show More

914 - Old Timey Radio Memes - With Colonel Tower & Buck Brickley

1:15:14 | Feb 28th

Before there was an internet or a world wide web, before there were web browsers and memes, there was the radio and pile of golden cassettes that would be passed around band to band, van to van. These are those golden radio memes.

913 - Are You Ready For The Freelancer Design Awards? Shop Talk

55:00 | Feb 27th

Mark is hosting the 2019 American Advertising Awards in Orange County, and it brings up the idea, are freelancers represented and celebrated in the design community? Do freelancers of all creative walks have an award show that honors their contributi...Show More

912 - Snow White's Scary Adventures - Disneyland For Designers Episode 2

1:45:01 | Feb 26th

EP02 Snow White's Scary Adventures the Disney corporations first big win and one of the original 1955 opening day attractions. We explore the future of Tomorrowland and how Marvel Land could affect its future. What emotionally makes Disneyland feel d...Show More

911 - Loose Slices - Hammer Time 64

55:18 | Feb 22nd

Today the gang tackles Chuck E Cheese "Loose Slices," shoplifting stories of our youth, the problem with COSTCO and what will Tavo do on his week off? To hear the full version of today's episode become a member of the Circle of Trust: http://aid.n...Show More

910 - The DKNG Show Episode 22 - 3D Illustration In Adobe Illustrator

56:16 | Feb 21st

DKNG shares with us a little Disney magic and a whole lot of process porn from the most recent Dave Matthews Band gig poster illustration. As a bonus make sure to watch the process video break down on YouTube. More

909 - 10 Tips & Tricks To Make You A Design Ninja - Shop Talk!

37:56 | Feb 20th

Here it is the episode that will change your design career FOREVER!!! Get ready to dive in and change your career! We may have to quit after this one because we give away all of the secrets!?!?!?

908 - Top 16 TV Antiheroes - Comment Below

1:25:01 | Feb 19th

We matched up sixteen of the best male antiheroes from TV and bracketed out who was the ultimate very flawed hero that we help falling in love with. Watch Today's Episode On YouTube: In today's Ci...Show More

907 - What Happened To Biggie At The Grammys? Hammer Time 63

55:02 | Feb 15th

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 ...Show More

906 - Ask Me Anything

55:01 | Feb 14th

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 hom...Show More

905 - The Death Of Negotiation, Save Your Freelance Career Now - Shop Talk

56:35 | Feb 13th

Do you have a place where you have designated it as a place of extreme productivty? Are you trying to create utility clients or figure out how to work on a retainer with your client? Do you need help sharpening up your negotiation game? This is the e...Show More

904 - YouTube Reviews Comment Below

52:31 | Feb 12th

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...Show More

904 - Hammer Time 62 - Biggie Finds A Dollar

58:26 | Feb 8th

Why is Sonos going backward and Hammer is happy to follow them? Who wins the Monster Caffee / Pepsi Challenge? How old will Takashi SixNine be when he gets out of jail? Is Metallica playing the Super Bowl and what's with Tavo's Pelton and Brickey's e...Show More

902 - Super Spectrum Kids

55:01 | Feb 7th

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. ...Show More

901 - Walking Dead, Lego Movie 2, Velvet Buzzsaw, The Unicorn, PEN15 & Russian Doll - Comment Below

1:00:01 | Feb 6th

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 U...Show More

900 - Bluu Dreams Do Come True - Anderson Bluu of Blue Dreams

1:12:56 | Feb 5th

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 Get all the details by going to or by following @An...Show More

899 - Reviewed The Best/Worst TV Commercials - Hammer Time 61

57:33 | Feb 1st

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.

898 - It's Time To Be Proactive About Getting New Work - Shop Talk

56:20 | Jan 31st

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 ...Show More

897 - Building Your Business With Pin Game Strong's Greg Kerr

49:12 | Jan 30th

Whatever you're doing today you probably hope that dream job will last forever. But sometimes people change and so do their dreams. Greg Kerr started Miles To Go back in 2007 and gave his brand his full heart and soul. However, at the end of 2018, Gr...Show More

896 - She's Got Betty Draper Eyes

1:15:33 | Jan 28th

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 Su...Show More

895 - Brickey's New Outlook On Life - Hammer Time 60

56:49 | Jan 28th

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 ...Show More

The DKNG Show 21 "What Young Designers Ask Us The Most"

1:06:23 | Jan 24th

How hard is it to pull out a old project and touch it up for a new opportunity? What’s the tricky part about doing portraits for pins? And what’s the number one thing that young designers ask both DKNG and Brickey? Start listening and find out all of...Show More

893 - Top 18 Posters of 2018 - The Poster Countdown with Rob Jones, Mitch Putnam and Billy Baumann

53:16 | Jan 23rd

We had our 3 experts pick 6 posters each from 2018 that they felt really stood out from a breakout year in printmaking. It’s the top 18 posters from 2018.

891 - Star Wars Theory, Games of Thrones Finale + Prequel and A Look Ahead At Space Force - Comment Below

1:00:01 | Jan 22nd

Mark, Connie and Sean look ahead into the future of TV and film: Spider-Man: Far From Home | Teaser Trailer - "Fyre Fraud" on Hulu - Game of Thrones" Returns April 14 And What to Know About the Game of Thrones Prequel - The Sopranos’ Once Dominated P...Show More

890 - The Cheesecake Factory Breaks Brickey - Hammer Time 59

1:13:16 | Jan 18th

Finally the pressure of Hammer Time and the heat of the competition breaks Brickey. The Cheesecake Factory menu creates the longest silence in 890 episodes from the Louisville Lip.

889 Star Wars Theory Called Out

54:27 | Jan 17th

Do you ever hear someone you admire say something that just doesn't make sense to you? YouTube channel Star Wars Theory made a fan film about Darth Vader. Knowing that he wasn't allowed to monetize the film in anyway and then had a strange reaction t...Show More

888 What Level Are You At Design? - Shop Talk

1:05:01 | Jan 16th

What level are you at the design game? Do you mostly do first or second street client work? We say goodbye to the Benny Gold brand and Gillette teaches all men how to behave! And it’s about time!!!

887 - Was Evel Knievel A Bank Robber - My Heroes Are Idiots Just Like Me

40:26 | Jan 15th

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 b...Show More

884 Disneyland For Designers "Main Street USA" with Jerrod Maruyama

1:24:27 | Jan 10th

Let's take a deep dive on the design, history and tips n tricks of the heart of Disneyland's Main Street USA. Follow along with Disneyland super fans Mark Brickey & Jerrod Marayuma as they explore the most perfect part of Walt's creation.

883 - Dead Design Trends Of 2018 - Shop Talk

50:01 | Jan 9th

What are the Dead Design Trends Of 2018? Can Mark help Billy give away all of Delicious Design League?

882 The Design Of Coffee - Thunder King Brewing

55:01 | Jan 8th

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 ...Show More

The Power Of Balance - The Power Of You - With Paul Conroy - Episode 10

17:05 | Jan 2nd

Don't have enough time to be the parent, partner or friend that you wish you could be? Learn the shit that you need to cut out of your life to create balance.

The Power Of Friends - The Power Of You - With Paul Conroy - Episode 09

14:32 | Jan 1st

The people you know are the folks that are going to get you there. Learn how being relentless plays into earning the trust of people that can affect your career the most.

The Power Of Self Doubt - The Power Of You - With Paul Conroy - Episode 08

10:34 | Dec 31st, 2018

What to remind yourself the next time you face professional or personal fear?

The Power Of Depression - The Power Of You - With Paul Conroy - Episode 07

12:54 | Dec 28th, 2018

Do you have the tools to acknowledge that you are sliding into a professional depression and the ability to attack your problems, not let it stop you and push forward anyway?

The Power Of Influence - The Power Of You - With Paul Conroy - Episode 06

13:52 | Dec 27th, 2018

Have you been focusing on the number of followers, downloads, and views? If so you have been thinking of your power of influence all wrong. Listen to learn how your power of influence is more about depth than breath.

The Power Of Making Your Own Luck - The Power of You With Paul Conroy - Episode 05

06:45 | Dec 21st, 2018

Some things are just out of your control, but today we focus on what you can control and how in the process you make your own luck.

The Power Of Patience - The Power of You With Paul Conroy - Episode 04

13:46 | Dec 21st, 2018

Part 04 of The Power Of You focuses in on professional patience. Paul Conroy shares how he tries to embrace the concept of micro speed, macro patience. Where Paul attacks every day with a sense of urgency but be patient with your long-term goals.

The Power Of Setting Goals - The Power of You With Paul Conroy - Episode 03

15:24 | Dec 20th, 2018

Are you fighting hard to make your goals happen? Every day is a process of evaluating your goals and today we look at the process of looking past your desires to see if you can up-level you expectations.

The Power Of Daily Journaling - The Power of You With Paul Conroy - Episode 02

12:48 | Dec 18th, 2018

The benefits of establishing a daily self-reflection through journaling and the benefits of projecting your energy for the upcoming task at hand.

The Power Of Daily Routine - The Power of You With Paul Conroy - Episode 01

11:33 | Dec 17th, 2018

The benefits of establishing a daily routine and great ways to get your day jump started for creativity.

876 "Clocking Out" with Radical Co-operative

57:59 | Dec 13th, 2018

The Radical Co-Operative is calling it quits! For the year that is! Listen in on the successful year that boys had and they believe that time off around the holidays makes for a better worker in the new year. Enjoy this Shop Talk style interview with...Show More

875 "The Ghost Of Careers Past" Shop Talk

59:22 | Dec 12th, 2018

On this year’s Shop Talk Holiday Special Mark & Billy ponder what life would be like if they had followed The Ghost Of Careers Past.

874 - "Money Is A Byproduct To Having Fun" with Violent Gentlemen

1:01:55 | Dec 11th, 2018

We check in with Brian Talbert and Mike Hammer to see how 2018 shaped up for everyone’s favorite hockey fan brand and to see what the duo has in store for dad and their new year.

873 "Top 22 Christmas Movies" Comment Below

1:31:32 | Dec 10th, 2018

High above Matterhorn Mountain Mark Brickey and Sean Mort can’t seem to decide which holiday classic to watch, listen along as they debate over their favorite holiday viewing traditions.

871 - The Future of Freelance Design with Jerrod Maruyama

1:13:29 | Dec 6th, 2018

The future of freelance design, does it pay more to be an outsider? Are brands getting smart about fan art? Jerrod shares the ugly truth about the Kingdom of Cute. Taking a small pride in Jerrod's Happiest Cruise toy series. How to make every trip to...Show More

870 - Seasons Of The Snake No.010 - Johan Lam of 3Sixteen

1:01:42 | Dec 5th, 2018

Snake Oil Provisions & 3Sixteen Join Mark Brickey For Today's Topics: Creating The Perfect T-Shirt. Fashion Designer or Craftsman? The Reason For Creation. Never Make A Decision Based On Price. Slash And Burn Or Built To Last? Don't Throw Those Jeans...Show More

868 - Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones Between Meals Episode 09

1:50:14 | Dec 4th, 2018

Beth Manos Brickey takes the wheel and interviews Jame Clear author of Atomic Habits a New York Times Best Seller about taking control of all your small daily actions to make significant long-term changes. Beth and Mark explore how the idea behind At...Show More

867 - Top 20 Streaming Show Thus Far - Comment Below

1:00:02 | Dec 3rd, 2018

In today's Comment Below Mark & Connie look for the TV moment of Holiday 2018 while looking back on last years seasonal obsession with Black Mirror. Comment Below also explores the Top 20 Streaming Shows Thus Far (according to some guy at Rolling Sto...Show More

865 - The DKNG Show "What We Learn From Our Own Work"

59:55 | Nov 29th, 2018

The Best Trick For Setting Internal Project Deadlines. What Would DKNG Change About Their Work? What Has DKNG Learned From Their Customers? Design Lessons Learned Looking Back At Your Work. All of these topics and more on Episode 20 of The DKNG SHOW ...Show More

864 - "Never Stop Creating" With Illustrator Sara Deck

52:27 | Nov 28th, 2018

Today's Topics Include: Who In The Hell Is Sara Deck? Quitting Art To Become An Accountant. How To Learn Fast. Are You Hiding Behind Pop Culture? Is Your Spouse Working For Your Or Against You? What Do You Tell Yourself To Not Give Up? Getting The Co...Show More

863 - December Movie Guide - Comment Below

1:09:44 | Nov 27th, 2018

Did the Grinch Really Steal Christmas? It Doesn't Feel Like Christmas Without Star Wars. Can The Star Wars Galaxy Be Saved? What's Missing This Year? All Of These Questions Answered And Top 12 December Move Releases.

682 - Always Start With The Business Problem With Brian Flynn of Super7

59:12 | Nov 26th, 2018

Brian Flynn of Super7 explains why we should "Always Start With The Business Problem." Business people don't understand creativity, and they don't need to, so why not speak the language they know.

541 - "Start With Why" Brian Flynn of Super 7 & Hybrid Design

1:10:41 | Nov 23rd, 2018

Brian Flynn of Hybrid Design and Super 7. Brian has used his passion as a compass to take him down the path of designing happiness into his entire life from his dream list of clients to his teenage passion project he just spent the entire year buildi...Show More

Best Of Thanksgiving on Adventures In Design with Sean Mort, Billy Baumann & James Flames

1:01:30 | Nov 22nd, 2018

Mark & Sean broadcast live from a Thanksgiving parade and play clips from previous Thanksgiving episodes of Adventures In Design in 2013 and 2014. Sit near the radio, with the ones you love as we celebrate a tradition known as Thursday around planet ...Show More

683 - Hammer Time 15 with Mike Hammer, Mark Brickey and Gustavo Jaimes

1:08:05 | Nov 21st, 2018

Sit around the dinner table, count your blessings and get ready for your best food buds to take you through the perfect Thanksgiving Day spread.

490 - How The Holidays Help And Hurt Freelancers - Shop Talk with Billy Baumann and OK Pants

53:37 | Nov 20th, 2018

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...Show More

290 - Dave Kloc and Angrybue A Shop Talk Thanksgiving

1:13:55 | Nov 19th, 2018

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 fin...Show More

860 - Practice Dying with Chris Parks - Illustrator and Designer of Dreams

1:23:37 | Nov 15th, 2018

Chris Parks is an explorer of the mind and a designer of dreams. His digital illustration career of skateboards, national ad campaigns, gig posters and his own line of art prints and apparel is only one half of his story. The other side to his story ...Show More

Jesus Saved Jim Maddison Legendary Punk Rock Poster Destroyer

1:25:07 | Nov 14th, 2018

Jim Madison Returns! With a new life, a new wife but is there any more money in his savings account? Old Friends Come Home Week brings the most lovable character in AID history back to home to the show and the Circle of Trust.

858 - Into The Spider Verse with Alfred Kurt Berger Digital Compositor

1:02:30 | Nov 13th, 2018

Old Friends Come Home Week continues with Spider Man: Into The Spider Verse Digital Compositor Alfred Kurt Berger III. We sat down with Alf at SONY's animation studio while he took a break from working on the upcoming Spider-Man film and to talk to u...Show More

857 - Gig Poster Stories With Dave Kloc Illustrator And Printmaker

1:14:56 | Nov 12th, 2018

Old Friends Come Home Week. Last time we heard from the K-MAN was last December when Santa Brickey showered Kloc with 8 amazing Hanukkah gifts. Let’s see what old Dave has been up to the last year and what gift Brickley has in his magic powdered sack...Show More

581 - Finding Peace In Palestine with Lorna Brown - Painter, Author, Skateboarder, World Traveler

1:02:33 | Nov 9th, 2018

Lorna Brown did it all the way your suppose to. She went to university, she got trained at her craft of Scientific and Natural History Illustration painting. Lorna got jobs, clients but she never found professional happiness. As a teenage skateboarde...Show More

855 - Why Girls Don't Skateboard with Elise Crigar

1:19:54 | Nov 8th, 2018

Elise Crigar is a graphic designer & photographer, but most importantly she's a female skateboarder, who overcame personal doubt and the ridicule of others to show up at the skatepark and ride finally. Since that moment she's put her passion into the...Show More

854 - The Top 50 T-Shirt Logos Of All Time - The Logo Show with Dan Stiles & Billy Baumann

1:00:00 | Nov 7th, 2018

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 to hear the c...Show More

852 - Top 10 November TV Shows On Comment Below

1:40:01 | Nov 5th, 2018

Connie and Mark looked at the entire month and these were the 10 best things that popped out at us. We also looked back on our top 10 from October and reviewed what was good and what you should skip. Are you planning on watching any of these? Do you ...Show More

685 - Creative Legend Frank Kozik The Innovator Of The Modern Gig Poster And The US Designer Toy Scene

1:15:52 | Nov 4th, 2018

In 1981 Frank Kozik single-handedly reinvented the lost art of the concert poster. In 1993 he started his own record label, Man’s Ruin Records, during this time he designed and released over 200 singles and full-length albums. In 2001, Kozik closed M...Show More

686 - Art or Advertising With Contemporary Artist Ron English

1:08:40 | Nov 3rd, 2018

Ron English creates artwork that starts a conversation. His artwork pushes you into a direction where you decide what the real message of advertising is and makes you internally debate just how you've been treated as a consumer of capitalism your ent...Show More

677 - How To Transition Into Full-Time Freelance with Artist & Designer Joe Ledbetter

1:21:12 | Nov 2nd, 2018

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, C...Show More

675 - KANO Chapter: II

1:14:49 | Nov 1st, 2018

KANO comes by the Adventures In Design studio to give us all an update since his first appearance back in July 2016 on episode 426. Massive murals, new character designs, a new daytime gig at Cartoon Network and creating the branding for DCON 2017 (f...Show More

851 - 13 Halloween Questions with Alex Pardee and Greg Aronowitz

1:00:31 | Oct 31st, 2018

Alex Pardee is illustrator and Greg Aronowitz is director, production designer and set designer. Alex Pardee is back for his 4th appearance and this time he brought his buddy director and production designer Greg Aronowitz. The guys sit down to an...Show More

850 - Creep Week V - 2018 Top 13 Poster Creep Down - Episode VII

1:00:01 | Oct 30th, 2018

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! Jo...Show More

849 - "Ghoulish" The Art of Gary Pullin - Creep Week V - Episode VI

1:00:01 | Oct 29th, 2018

Our annual Halloween visitor drops by to share the details of a long and winding road known as a career in commercial illustration. Ghoulish Gary Pullin released a book showcasing the different stages of his work life, and we've dog-eared 13 moments ...Show More

960 - Mark And Billy The Final Episode

42:19 | Oct 24th, 2018

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!

839 - The DKNG Show 19 "Mastering The Balance Of Simple But Sophisticated"

1:10:17 | Oct 11th, 2018

DKNG shares all of the details of their new Ventana Art Print Series & Succulent Pin Pack as well as some great pro tips on beverage packaging design. Two hours of great design tips, tricks and hang time! More

837 - Between Meals 05 - Keto Confusion with Leanne Vogel of Healthful Pursuit

1:42:08 | Oct 9th, 2018

I am joined by my guest Leanne Vogel of Healthful Pursuit and we take on the most common keto rumors, we answer a few questions from my readers, we chat about the keto misconceptions we encounter most often, how keto isn’t just about weight loss plus...Show More

834 - Lincoln Design Co.'s Brand Practice No.03 "Comment Below"

59:30 | Oct 4th, 2018

Episode No.03 of Lincoln Design Co.'s Brand Practice, we explore Mighty Mugs branding and packaging design, new branding for Maxxis Racing. In the Circle of Trust host Mark Brickey see's the branding work for Comment Below Podcast for the very first ...Show More

832 - Is Ozark Season Two The Best TV Season Of 2018? Full Review And Discussion.

1:58:47 | Oct 2nd, 2018

Connie and Mark break down whey the believe Ozark season two could be the best season of TV in 2018. All ten episodes are broken down, loose ends for a possible season 3 discussed and for Circle of Trust Members, the top 20 characters ranked.

831 - Wake Up Call Season Two Theme & Details Revealed

1:23:00 | Oct 1st, 2018

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. B...Show More

829 - Singer of Terror Scott Vogel Hardcore Legend "Never Gave Up"

1:04:57 | Sep 27th, 2018

Today's story is as much about music as it as about being in love with what makes you happy. For thirty years Scott has been an instrumental part of the Hard Core music scene. Being the singer for the Hard Core band Terror, creating music with a mess...Show More

828 - The Story of The Walking Dead Logo - The Logo Show

1:15:20 | Sep 26th, 2018

We look at Entertainment Branding, Sports, Branding Stunts and Mistakes. Follow Along By Joining The Circle of Trust At

827 "A Man Out Of Time" Scott Ritcher

1:11:50 | Sep 25th, 2018

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 ...Show More

826 - Is The TV Renaissance Over? Comment Below with Connie Collingsworth

1:10:01 | Sep 24th, 2018

Connie Collingsworth from the podcast "Is There Gay Stuff On It?" joins Mark Brickey for a fun look at the fall TV schedule thus far, exploring any hits but many misses. The TV loving duo explore the idea that maybe the TV golden renaissance is over?...Show More

824 - Wake Up Call Returns!

1:09:36 | Sep 20th, 2018

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...Show More

823 - How Do You Manage Expectations - Shop Talk

1:14:56 | Sep 19th, 2018

Shop Talk does the math on how to manage expectations when going into the big meeting, critique the possible racist performance of the editorial artist Mark Knight and give an update to the ongoing Gallery F versus Delicious Design League financial d...Show More

822 - DKNG Share Their Process On Over 30 Different Posters

1:10:39 | Sep 18th, 2018

DKNG share the technical process, business stories and creative process that went into creating over 30 different posters. For Circle of Trust members, the boys explain 3 different process videos to members explaining in detail how to put more depth ...Show More

821 Apple Gets Horny - New Products Reviewed

1:12:06 | Sep 17th, 2018

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 influencin...Show More

818 - Shop Talk "Stand For Something"

1:06:17 | Sep 12th, 2018

Billy shares a story about a client that decided to not pay his company $10,000 and the guys explore the new Nike “Just Do It” ad campaign.

817 - Storyteller "September 11"

1:02:32 | Sep 11th, 2018

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.

816 - Comment Below This Is America

1:35:00 | Sep 10th, 2018

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...Show More

814 - Paul Conroy "Reach Your Full Potential"

1:05:20 | Sep 6th, 2018

Paul Conroy is a mentor a maker of opportunity. A successful business person that’s been able to help several creative talents of all various genres reach their full potential. We find Paul at the moment in his career where he sees his maxim opportun...Show More

813 - The Top 10 Poster Countdown August 2018

1:04:11 | Sep 5th, 2018

The Poster Countdown continues with the August 2018 countdown where we see who we can make happy by winning the countdown gold and who we can bum out by leaving them out in the cold. Today ’s Poster Countdown not only features our top 10 posters of l...Show More

812 - Comment Below Diss Tracks

1:06:48 | Sep 4th, 2018

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...Show More

A Guide To VidCon - Breaking Into Hollywood

31:49 | Sep 3rd, 2018

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 b...Show More

Jake Williams Bright Sun Films - YouTube Creator - Breaking Into Hollywood

31:49 | Sep 2nd, 2018

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 b...Show More

Ben Scrivens Fright Rags - Product Licensing / Development - Breaking Into Hollywood

31:49 | Sep 1st, 2018

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 b...Show More

Ian Jones Quartey Writer Storyboard Artist - Breaking Into Hollywood

31:49 | Aug 31st, 2018

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 b...Show More

Alex Pardee Concept Designer - Breaking Into Hollywood

31:49 | Aug 30th, 2018

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 b...Show More

Shawn Kirkham Skybound Entertainment - Breaking Into Hollywood

31:21 | Aug 29th, 2018

Shawn Kirkham is the Senior Vice President, Business Development at Skybound Entertainment, the creators of IP for The Walking Dead.  A ten-part podcast series featuring interviews with creative professionals embedded in the entertainment industry...Show More

Turn Your Art Into Entertainment - Breaking Into Hollywood

33:05 | Aug 28th, 2018

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 b...Show More

Production Designer Shane Valentino - Breaking Into Hollywood

31:39 | Aug 27th, 2018

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 b...Show More

Production Designer Pete Oswald - Breaking Into Hollywood

31:39 | Aug 26th, 2018

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 b...Show More

Filmmaker Hans Fjellestad - Breaking Into Hollywood

31:39 | Aug 25th, 2018

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 b...Show More

810 - Between Meals 04 - Don’t Get Caught Up in the Meaningless Metrics

1:01:41 | Aug 24th, 2018

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 ...Show More

809 - Comment Below End of Summer 18 Review

55:13 | Aug 23rd, 2018

Today we look back at the best and worst offerings from pop culture summer 2018 as it quickly comes to an end. For Circle of Trust members a new segment where we evaluate the Adventures In Design YouTube channel. All the numbers and strategies comple...Show More

808 - Kendrick Kidd - Interview Pop Up Crop Portland Recap

51:42 | Aug 22nd, 2018

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 ...Show More

806 - DKNG Show 17

58:08 | Aug 15th, 2018

Today we look at the design and process of posters from Dave Matthews,The Decemberists & 311. We also explore the benefits of great product photography with the newest set of Green Wheel Playing Cards, the complicated art of infographics with Under A...Show More

805 - Night Watch Studios Tallboy & Krusty

51:54 | Aug 14th, 2018

When the right couples work together, they bring out the best in each other. That's precisely the story we have today as Krusty and Tallboy work together to turn Night Watch Studios into a fully realized brand showcasing Tallboy's illustrations and t...Show More

802 - The Top 10 Poster Countdown July 2018

51:58 | Aug 8th, 2018

With Mitch Putnam of Mondo &, along with Billy Baumann of Delicious Design League We countdown the top 10 posters of July 2018 and talk about several design side stories.  Join The Circle of Trust to follow along with every print...Show More

801 - Brand Practice with Lincoln Design Co. No.02 "Hammer Time"

1:11:01 | Aug 7th, 2018

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: More

800 - The 800th Episode With Skinner & Alex Pardee

58:51 | Aug 6th, 2018

It's the 800th episode of Adventures In Design and to celebrate we hit record on a conversation with Skinner, Alex Pardee, and Mark Brickey. The notes got thrown out, and the guys just sorted out how they arrived on this Monday and where they hope th...Show More

797 - The Legend of Lil Bandit and The Gambler 500

1:50:51 | Jul 19th, 2018

Pull up a tree stump, take your jerky out of your traveler's pouch and let us tell you all about the legend of Lil Bandit and The Gambler 500.

796 - "Learning To Work Together" with Matt Dawson Founder of Crop Creative Conference.

1:05:21 | Jul 18th, 2018

Matt Dawson is a southern-based graphic designer who can be found on Instagram as @StayGrayPonyBoy. He recently left freelance to form a small studio with two friends, Ash Collective and he's the founder, producer, booking agent for Crop and Pop Up C...Show More

793 - June Poster Countdown

52:33 | Jul 11th, 2018

Over 30 posters reviewed and openly critiqued from the month of June 2018. Our panel reviews what makes one poster really good but another great, where a designer is mixing styles and falling short in the process and do the greats earn the right to s...Show More

792 - App Development The Landscape of Constant Change with Dave Swartz of MEDL Mobile.

1:11:36 | Jul 10th, 2018

Dave Swartz knows the world of app development from every angle, from developing successful apps for Fortune 500 companies through his own company MEDL mobile, to developing his app that took off like wildfire until the big boys from the valley crush...Show More

791 - Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Burn It Down & Start Over - Comment Below

48:39 | Jul 9th, 2018

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is like a bad cover band that tries to sneak in a shitty original every now and again. Becuase we want more for the franchise we explore the creative steps that should be taken before the next film drops in 2021.

788 - Opening A Second Retail Store with Snake Oil Provisions

1:03:37 | Jul 2nd, 2018

Why did it take us so long to make another episode of Seasons Of The Snake? Everyone's favorite Long Beach fashion icons have been working away at opening their second store Snake Eyes Society and this time they are working on providing the Working C...Show More

2018 World Cup Best Worst Logos - The Logo Show

1:02:11 | Jun 27th, 2018

The logo show reviews the success and failures of logos and branding in a no holds barred design critique. Branding Reviewed On The Logo Show June 2018 2018 World Cup Best Worst Logos GoDaddy loses their daddy. IHOP gets into burgers and tamp...Show More

785 - Growing Your Business Small with Radical Co-Operative

1:00:52 | Jun 26th, 2018

Mathew Foster & Neil Hubert run Radical Co-Operative. A business that they purposely keep small. Going against conventional wisdom has served them well because keeping the company the proper size allows them to pick the clients and work that they wan...Show More

784 - VidCon Was It Worth It?

1:28:37 | Jun 25th, 2018

Over the weekend AID host, Mark Brickey attended VidCon 2018 with good friend and fellow professional content creator Carrlyn Bathe. Three favorite classes attended and information explained: A guide to Twitch by Twitch staff and popular creator...Show More

781 - Lincoln Design Co.'s Brand Practice No.01 "AID Network"

1:06:01 | Jun 12th, 2018

On the pilot episode of Lincoln Design Co.'s Brand Practice, we explore a design campaign Lincoln recently created for Element Skateboards and recent work the guys crafted for Hot Wheels 50th Anniversary. Today's Brand Practice is the branding of...Show More

Why Did Solo Fail? How Does StarWars Handle It's First Failure? - Comment Below

1:08:30 | Jun 11th, 2018

OK, Solo is far from being a total failure, but it did go way over budget and not deliver the returns that the previous three films have under the new Disney ownership. We always study the big wins to find our tips on success, so what can the creativ...Show More

778 - Tony Diaz Industry Print Shop

50:49 | Jun 7th, 2018

Tony Diaz is the founder of Industry Print Shop from Austin, Texas. Tony has done an amazing job of keeping his shop at the perfect size. He respects his customers, appreciates his team and is grateful for every day. He has big plans for creating an ...Show More

Solo - Spoiler Free Review And Spoiler Ridden Discussion

1:11:03 | May 26th, 2018

Wondering if you should make time to see Solo this weekend? Enjoy the first 15 minutes where we review the spirit of the movie without giving up a single detail. After you've seen Solo enjoy our discussion of not only the story and characters but ...Show More

757 - Designing People. Tully Production Designer Anastasia Masaro

59:30 | May 3rd, 2018

Anastasia Masaro is the production designer for "Tully" in theaters today! Production Designer Anastasia Masaro joins us today to talk about her latest project Tully, in theaters everywhere today. Anastasia shares how her gut instincts and a life...Show More

755 - What's The Dream Version Of Your Career? With Jason Edmiston

1:04:06 | May 1st, 2018

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 inves...Show More

754 - Who Won The Infinity War? The Avenger Awards & Crisis On The Planet Of The Apes VR Review

1:22:04 | Apr 30th, 2018

Comment Below is back and today we take you to The Avenger Awards, the FOX Studio Lab in Beverly Hills to try virtual reality for the first time with Dan Kuhlken and FOX's head game developer Ben Miller and last bot not least we play The Infinity War...Show More

Cowboy Fck House

29:09 | Apr 27th, 2018

We bring our week-long celebration of Hamer Time to a grand finale with possibly the rowdiest twenty-nine minutes that boys have ever thrown down (while recording.) Cowboy Fck House is more of what you can expect now that Hammer Time has its own loca...Show More

Gay Dad

27:43 | Apr 26th, 2018

27 Minutes Of New Content Today All week long the Hammer Time gang has been hanging out with you to remind all of our free listeners that the party has moved on iTunes to Violent Gentlemen's Hammer Time.  Today we keep the party going and kick it in...Show More

Fly Guy Live

21:02 | Apr 25th, 2018

All week long the Hammer Time gang will be hanging out with you to remind the free listeners that the party has moved on iTunes to Violent Gentlemen's Hammer Time.  As a bonus for the week, Hammer Time has some new content prepared for you every m...Show More

Gus Fieri

20:57 | Apr 24th, 2018

20 Minutes Of New Content All week long the Hammer Time gang will be hanging out with you to remind the free listeners that the party has moved on iTunes to Violent Gentlemen's Hammer Time.  As a bonus for the week, Hammer Time has some new content...Show More

The Crazy Tile Guy - Hammer Time Week Part 01

25:46 | Apr 23rd, 2018

25 Minutes Of New Content All week long the Hammer Time gang will be hanging out with you to remind the free listeners that the party has moved on iTunes to Violent Gentlemen's Hammer Time.  As a bonus for the week, Hammer Time has some new con...Show More

Transformers G1 - Podcast The Animated Series 05 With OKpants

1:22:49 | Apr 19th, 2018

PTAS reviews generation 1 which ran from 1984 to 1987 by watching a few key episodes. Billy and Sean are joined in the Cave of Cartoons by the hilarious, talented, and hilariously talented designer Aaron Seachrist or as the world knows him, OK Pan...Show More

751 - The DKNG Show: Chapter 16

54:35 | Apr 17th, 2018

Dan and Nathan from DKNG Studios stop by for the 16th episode of The DKNG Show. Today we look at the pin game, waiting to get paid, growing with your clients and the power of layering in composition. For Circle of Trust members, we take an in-dept...Show More

750 - Infinity War Tailgate Party on Comment Below

1:20:21 | Apr 16th, 2018

It's a tailgate party for the biggest superhero movie of all time, and you're invited. We pick Avengers kickball teams, dream about the new Marvel Land plans for Disneyland and get sidetracked by some Star Wars talk. Monday's are hard, so let's take ...Show More

749 - Hammer Time 29 "Humboldt Strong"

1:16:59 | Apr 13th, 2018

The Hammer Time crew has a very special announcement for next week's episode number thirty, but first, the gentleman thing to do is to remember the tragedy that last week ripped the hockey community's heart in half. Hammer Time never gives up even if...Show More

748 - Mark Lewman of Nemo Design

54:01 | Apr 12th, 2018

Mark asks Mark Lewman after thirty-three years in the design and advertising industry how does he feel about the future of his profession and what can we all learn from his veteran insight.

746 - Lincoln Design Co. III - Branding Your Company Is The Best Way To Get Hired

56:05 | Apr 10th, 2018

Lincoln Design Co. invites Mark Brickey to visit their new home in Portland, Oregon and shares how branding their business creates their best way of getting hired to do the work that they want to do. Does it help having a fanbase of fellow design...Show More

743 - The Art of Music Licensing With Paul Anthony Troiano

49:21 | Apr 5th, 2018

Paul Anthony Troiano is an entrepreneur who got his start in the music licensing business. Troiano founded Rumblefish, a music licensing company that became the largest licensor of independent music in the world. The company, under Troiano’s guidance...Show More

741 - Freelancing The Disney Way With Jerrod Maruyama

55:44 | Apr 3rd, 2018

Jerrod Maruyama has become one of the Walt Disney Corporations favorite freelance artists. Hear how he keeps creating exciting work for the world's best entertainment brand.

Podcast The Animated Series Preview With Mark Brickey & Billy Baumann

35:29 | Mar 26th, 2018

Billy Baumann has a couple of big announcements and this time it's not FAKE. Podcast, the Animated Series, is not only launching this week but Billy is taking over the AID Network all week long premiering the first four episodes of his new show co-st...Show More

Illustrators Teagan White & James Flames On The World's Greatest Poster Artists.

43:41 | Mar 2nd, 2018

Hear Tegan White through her entire illustration process; if you think her work is as amazing as we do, this is a conversation not to miss. Adventures In Design celebrated the 700th episode with one of our own, illustrator and storyteller James ...Show More

Illustrator Tom Whalen & Graphic Designer Jason Munn On The World's Greatest Poster Artists.

43:34 | Mar 1st, 2018

At the start of 2016, Tom Whalen joined us and recapped his career achievements of 2015. Surprisingly 2015 was Tom’s first year of full-time freelance, and we hear all about the migration away from the man’s paycheck. From April 2016 Jason Munn h...Show More

Designer Jay Shaw & Illustrator Sonny Day On The World's Greatest Poster Artists.

39:59 | Feb 28th, 2018

January 2014 Jay Shaw stopped by and talked about his graphic design-heavy poster style, he also shared info on his at the time new job at Mondo as a designer and soon to be an art director. July 2014 Sonny Day stopped by Mark’s house in Los Ange...Show More

Illustrators Methane Studios & Rich Kelly On The World's Greatest Poster Artists.

47:01 | Feb 27th, 2018

The World's Greatest Poster Artists celebrates a collection of interviews conducted on AID showcasing some of the most talented artists in the poster design community. Mark McDevitt and Robert Lee of Methane Studios stop by for an inspiring inter...Show More

Illustrators Kevin Tong & Matt Taylor On The World's Greatest Poster Artists.

41:51 | Feb 26th, 2018

The World's Greatest Poster Artists celebrates a collection of interviews conducted on AID showcasing some of the most talented artists in the poster design community. Today hear Mark Brickey, and Mitch Putnam not only look back on the evolution ...Show More

Black Panther Spoiler Free Review & Spoiler Heavy Discussion - Comment Below Special Episode

1:00:19 | Feb 19th, 2018

A Comment Below special two-part episode. Featuring in part one a SPOILER FREE review of Marvel Studio's Black Panther and in the second part a SPOILER HEAVY discussion to listen to after you have seen the movie and just want to talk about it with yo...Show More

Happy President's Day?

19:27 | Feb 19th, 2018

At the end of 2017 Adventures In Design host, Mark Brickey asked ten creative professionals to give their review of the first year of Donald J Trump as our forty-fifth president. Was his first year worse, better or precisely what you expected it woul...Show More

720 - Poster Countdown, Universal Monsters, Open Edition Art Prints And Benefits To Starting A Print Subscription.

45:56 | Feb 15th, 2018

How does Oscar season affect the limited edition print world? We look at the recent Universal Studios’ Monsters art show. Study the benefits of having a successful open edition art print. When do you know if your career can support a print subscrip...Show More

719 - Shop Talk looks at The Toys That Made Us, DC Comics character design & what kind of jobs would we have without the internet.

1:10:24 | Feb 14th, 2018

Shop Talk is a weekly look at all things happening in the world of design, advertising, and marketing. If Barbie is a lousy influence on little girls, then how were we affected by having countless heroes just wearing underpants? He-Man, Batman, a...Show More

718 - DKNG Studios Shows How To Design Icons, Apply Texture To Vector Artwork & Find Your Style As An Artist

58:30 | Feb 13th, 2018

The DKNG Show is a recurring series of podcasts that show how their boutique design studio has evolved into an industry leader in great design and smart business. Mark, Dan & Nathan look back at four early projects in the DKNG Studios career and b...Show More

716 - Hammer Time 22 "Hammer's Millions"

1:39:03 | Feb 9th, 2018

Every Friday we close the week with best buds hanging out at the Violent Gentlemen warehouse and busting balls about life and business. Brickey is all out of cash, and Hammer just keeps on spending. One episode twenty-two of Hammer Time the guys ...Show More

715 - Obey Clothing's Never Made Talks All About The Art Of Collaboration.

55:34 | Feb 8th, 2018

Los Angeles based Never Made creates art prints and clothing for their global brand that just can't seem to be stopped. Francisco "Cisco" Reyes Jr & Andres "Dre" Parga stop by the LBC to talk all about their new collaboration with Obey Clothing an...Show More

714 - Burger King Takes On Net Neutrality And Shop Talk Redesigns Fire And Fury

51:57 | Feb 7th, 2018

This week Mark & Billy look at Burger King's Net Neutrality ad campaign, debate companies that "give back" and if it matters or ever even happens. Settle on having just one Instagram account for your career and redesign Fire And Fury by Michael Wolff...Show More

713 - Between Meals With Beth Manos Brickey // Making Intros, Telling Stories.

1:32:46 | Feb 6th, 2018

On the pilot episode of Between Meals, meet Beth, and dive straight into her healing journey, her health history and a few of the most major turning points along the way on her path toward wellness. We kick it off an embarrassing story, that has neve...Show More

712 - Comment Below: Black Mirror, Stranger Things Season 3, The Chi & Our Cartoon President.

1:46:12 | Feb 5th, 2018

Mark & Sean explore a ton of entertainment news, what's new to watch and study how hard it must be to predict the path of culture with projects that take years to get off the ground.How projects like Big Little Lies nails the timing of the moment whi...Show More

The Things No One Teaches You In School About Making Money From Art, How To Prepare For Painting, And How To Keep Challenging Yourself As A Professional Artist. - Jason Edmiston Week Part 05

46:01 | Feb 2nd, 2018

Jason and Mark talk about the value of AID and how the guests talk about all of the things, no one teaches you in college about making a living off of your creative talents. AID601 - During Workshop Week Jason was kind enough to explain every step t...Show More

Breaking, Beating & Cheating The Instagram Algorithm. - Jason Edmiston Week Part 04

43:18 | Feb 1st, 2018

In part four of The Best of Jason Edmiston on Adventures In Design Jason and Mark take a look at Satan's Pirates and the act of boosting your social media numbers. From Episode 494 - Mark and Jason take a look at the importance of focusing on gett...Show More

How Planning Helps You Build A Successful Art Career And Dealing With Success. - Jason Edmiston Week Part 03

40:46 | Jan 31st, 2018

Jason and Mark look at how making a solid plan helps you build a successful career. AID446 - Jason and Mark bond over the struggles of success and the depressions that can come with achieving your goals, but reflect back on how they wouldn't trade...Show More

Artist Project Schedule Management And The Financial / Creative Breakdown of Timed Edition Art Releases. - Jason Edmiston Week Part 02

36:23 | Jan 30th, 2018

Jason and Mark share a great laugh while looking at how artists at Jason's level manage to keep their schedules full of great personal and client projects. AID347 - Mitch Putnam and Jason Edmiston mix it up in a way that only good friends can, whi...Show More

The Difficulties of Fine Art Painting And Creating Silkscreens That Look Just Like Paintings - Jason Edmiston Week Part 01

36:52 | Jan 29th, 2018

The Best of Jason Edmiston all week long on Adventures In Design. In today's brand new intro Jason and Mark looked back the very first time the met and did their first ever recorded interview, and how neither one of them knew, back then they were mak...Show More

711 - Hammer Time 21K - Net Worth Jeopardy presented by Violent Gentlemen

1:16:19 | Jan 26th, 2018

Hammer Time turns 21, and the show is as good as gold when the boys are up to playing their ridiculous games! Today the gang plays Net Worth Jeopardy hosted by Mark & Amazon's very own Alexa. Hear who knows who has stacked the most paper, what Mark w...Show More

710 - Mike Bonifer of bigSTORY explains the difference in the "story" of the media versus the "game" of Trump.

48:18 | Jan 25th, 2018

Mike Bonifer of bigSTORY explains the difference between the 2017 storytelling that the liberal and international media broadcasted versus the game that Donald Trump and his supporters boasted. An exciting look at one of the wildest years that news m...Show More

709 - Shop Talk Looks at Dunkin Donuts Rebrand, Burger King's Bootleg Burger & How Google's Arts & Culture App Finally Caught Our Attention.

54:57 | Jan 24th, 2018

Shop Talk Looks at Dunkin Donuts Rebrand, Burger King's Bootleg Burger & How Google's Arts & Culture App Finally Caught Our Attention. Nestle Japan launches ruby chocolate KitKat for Valentine's Day, Instagram's New Activity Status & How To Name Your...Show More

708 - Molly Gruninger Fine Art Paintings Opening At Thinkspace Art Gallery LA

44:33 | Jan 23rd, 2018

We find Molly Gruninger on the eve of her opening at Thinkspace Gallery in LA and winning big on her life gambles; she moved to Los Angeles from Indiana, quit her day job in design and dedicated herself to her passion of oil painting and in the proce...Show More

707 - Comment Below - Your Weekly Guide To Entertainment: WACO, OZARK, Mosaic, The End of the F***ing World

1:24:30 | Jan 22nd, 2018

Today we go from Netflix’s OZARK to the new WACO series and take a look at HBO’s week long event Mosaic. What dumb reality star is nine million in the hole to the IRS and which former Warp Tour band’s bass player was indicted for making $27 million i...Show More

706 - Hammer Time 20 - "Lord Tart" the Pop Tart game

1:17:43 | Jan 19th, 2018

Who from the Violent Gentlemen crew will be crowned the king of the Pop Tart game? Hammer, Gustavo, and Brickey get together to debate sharing food and battle out their differences in the Kellog's PopTart game. Who's rolling dirty with no AC and ...Show More

705 - LA Art Show with Alex Pardee & Bonethrower talking the job of art and design.

44:11 | Jan 18th, 2018

A discussion about not letting the business of fine art, art galleries and the pain of creation ruin the fun of being a working artist. Alex Pardee, Bonethrower and host Mark Brickey run through the real talk of being a working artist. It's way m...Show More

704 - The Logo Show - Super Bowl of Design

1:09:47 | Jan 17th, 2018

The Super Bowl of Design with our very own Super Bowl Halftime 2018 with OKpants giving a Cleveland Browns Parade 2018 of his own and Billy Baumann designing a new Chicago Bears Logo. The very best Super Bowl podcast for artists.

703 - Comment Bellow: Look's at The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story and other new show's this week.

1:05:33 | Jan 16th, 2018

Your Weekly Guide To Entertainment! VIEWING WEEK 01/15 - 01/21 Reviews of: The Good Place, Netflix's Dark. A look forward to JK Simmons new Counterpart on Starz.

20 Creatives For 18 Minutes - No.03

42:57 | Jan 8th, 2018

Adventures In Design recorded 20 individual interviews. With 20 professional creatives from art, design, tattooing, fashion, broadcasting, nutrition, and psychology looking back on their 2017 and looking forward toward a better 2018. We encourage you...Show More

20 Creatives For 18 Minutes - No.02

58:55 | Jan 4th, 2018

Part 02 of 03 Adventures In Design recorded 20 individual interviews. With 20 professional creatives from art, design, tattooing, fashion, broadcasting, nutrition, and psychology looking back on their 2017 and looking forward toward a better 201...Show More

20 Creatives For 18 Minutes - No.01

47:30 | Jan 3rd, 2018

Adventures In Design recorded 20 individual interviews. With 20 professional creatives from art, design, tattooing, fashion, broadcasting, nutrition, and psychology looking back on there 2017 and looking forward toward a better 2018. We encourage you...Show More

17 Lessons Learned In 2017 - Lesson 01 "Change Starts With Changing You"

1:43:06 | Jan 1st, 2018

Our final and most significant lesson of 17 Lessons Learned In 2017 Lesson 01 "Change Starts With Changing You." Psychologist Dr. Kuhlken visits the show to give us all a new set of tools to help us make a better version of ourselves. As a holiday tr...Show More

17 Lessons Learned In 2017 - Lesson 02 "Health Is The Greatest Wealth"

18:00 | Dec 31st, 2017

Lesson 02 of 17 Lessons Learned of 2017 "Health Is The Greatest Wealth" shares the stories of Derek Welch & Billy Baumann and their encounters with the big "C." 17 Lessons Learned In 2017's reminder to appreciate every damn day and to not take your g...Show More

17 Lessons Learned In 2017 - Lesson 03 "Saying It Out Loud Gets It Out Of Your Head"

17:28 | Dec 30th, 2017

Catch today's Lesson No.3 of 17 Lessons Learned In 2017. "Saying It Out Loud Gets It Out Of Your Head."Jeral Tidwell helps host Mark Brickey work through social media depression. Initially, both guys are reluctant to discuss what seems like a silly t...Show More

17 Lessons Learned In 2017 - Lesson 04 "Let Go Of Who Holds You Back"

17:50 | Dec 29th, 2017

Hear Skinner & Mark Brickey bond over learning to let go, of absent parents, in today's lesson No.4 "Let Go Of Who Holds You Back" of our 17 Lessons Learned In 2017. Sometimes, you never know who's there to understand you until you get talking with a...Show More

17 Lessons Learned In 2017 - Lesson 05 "Get Lost In Your Work"

17:41 | Dec 28th, 2017

A great reminder of focusing too much on the future can ruin the fun of right now! Corbett Redford concentrated for four years on directing @ebpunxmovie, and it paid off. We catch him at the end of his journey for our 5th Lesson Learned In 2017 "Get ...Show More

17 Lessons Learned In 2017 - Lesson 06 "Success Is What Brings You Happiness"

17:59 | Dec 27th, 2017

Paul Frank walked away from his own company when the work stopped being fun and followed his heart instead. Today we are reminded that success isn't more things and more money. "Success Is What Brings You Happiness" Lesson 6 of 17 Lessons Learned In ...Show More

17 Lessons Learned In 2017 - Lesson 07 "Give Yourself Permission"

17:17 | Dec 26th, 2017

Lesson 7 we learned in 2017 came from a powerful conversation with Cartoon Network's Ian Jones-Quartey reminded us all to follow fun in life and to give ourselves permission to be who want to be, don't put aspire next to your name put your title and ...Show More

17 Lessons Learned In 2017 - Lesson 08 "Positive About Being Negative"

17:34 | Dec 25th, 2017

17 Lessons Learned In 2017 - Lesson 08 "Positive About Being Negative" even if you hate Christmas we have an episode going out today just for you! A very Coop Christmas delivers a lump of coal to you to the non-believers of holiday magic. An episode ...Show More

17 Lessons Learned In 2017 - Lesson 09 "Staying True Is Worth More Than Gold"

17:30 | Dec 24th, 2017

17 Lessons Learned In 2017 - Lesson 09 "Staying True Is Worth More Than Gold" Benny Gold's second interview showed us all the hustle, humility and hard work that made him so successful even though he doesn't feel like he's there just yet.

17 Lessons Learned In 2017 - Lesson 10 "Talk To People Who Are Different"

17:31 | Dec 23rd, 2017

17 Lessons Learned In 2017 - Lesson 10 "Talk To People Who Are Different" way back in January of this year Mark Brickey went out to find some political insight and wisdom from Mike Bonifer & Mike Murphy. Who both helped give comfort that America was ...Show More

17 Lessons Learned In 2017 - Lesson 11 "Allow Yourself To Remain A Fan"

17:59 | Dec 22nd, 2017

17 Lessons Learned In 2017 - Lesson 11 "Allow Yourself To Remain A Fan" ABC Network's Robert Mills reminded us all it's probably best to never forget the passion that created your professional pursuit. Hear Robert and Mark Brickey bond over their mut...Show More

17 Lessons Learned In 2017 - Lesson 12 "Own Your Work"

17:46 | Dec 21st, 2017

Lesson 12 of 17 Lessons Learned In 2017 isn't just for entrepreneurs, in fact, today's guest Bob Smith of OreCal_Sport learned the lesson of "Own Your Work" while on the clock for Nike. Bob Smith wouldn't take no for an answer on convincing Nike to g...Show More

17 Lessons Learned In 2017 - Lesson 13 "Fear Doesn't Make Us Live"

17:21 | Dec 20th, 2017

Lorna Brown goes head to head with whatever scares her, she's bold and brave, but that's because she's fearful and wants to face that fear. She reminded us all this year that fear doesn't make us live longer, in fact, it just holds us back from the l...Show More

17 Lessons Learned In 2017 - Lesson 14 "Better To Ask Than To Answer"

17:36 | Dec 19th, 2017

17 Lessons Learned In 2017 - Lesson 14 "Better To Ask Than To Answer" @gaudiopaul showed us how @adidas has learned to learn from their customers by not trying to create the culture, but instead following their followers. A powerful conversation with...Show More

17 Lessons Learned In 2017 - Lesson 17 "Never Too Old To Make Friends"

17:15 | Dec 16th, 2017

A look back at how in 2017 AID host Mark Brickey was able to make new meaningful friendships through recording Hammer Time with new cohosts Mike Hammer & Gustavo Jaimes and in the process created a safe space for guys to just be guys in 2017. Make...Show More

668 - Start Today Volume: IV - The Misfits 1977-83

1:38:04 | Oct 27th, 2017

In volume IV of Start Today, we look at the hardcore history and influence of the Misfits from 1977-83. Where did their sound come from, what bands inspired them and how did their look, theme, and music evolve to make them one of the biggest icons in...Show More

641 - Hammer Time: The Unity Episode

2:24:30 | Aug 31st, 2017

Summer brings us all together at beaches and barbeques across this melting pot of a great nation and there is no better way to give the season a proper send off than The Unity Episode with the cast of Hammer Time. Hang out with your best podcast frie...Show More

640 - Shop Talk with OKpants and Billy Baumann

1:01:13 | Aug 30th, 2017

It's time for another drum banging, shop talking, Slack slandering with Mark, Billy, and OKpants on the mics making your life a little bit better one minute at a time. Summer is coming to a close but these bad boys have a few more good times planned ...Show More

639 - Ian Jones-Quartey

1:08:01 | Aug 29th, 2017

Your new hero is the man responsible for an entire world of heroes from OK KO! on Cartoon Network, Ian Jones-Quartey. Since his hand could hold a pencil and his head could form a question he has been learning, growing, and using all of that informati...Show More

637 - Where The Streets Have No Name with OKpants and Billy Baumann

1:00:01 | Aug 24th, 2017

Bang the drum but not too quickly because we have to send out a search party for a xylophone that Billy can't seem find. In the meantime let's talk some shop because we're all still above ground and we all have those odd days where nothing seems to w...Show More

636 - ThunderKing

1:15:01 | Aug 23rd, 2017

Caffeine is a key component in the creative process and it's due time we meet our muses. Working with an organic cold brewed coffee recipe and a punk rock mentality, ThunderKing has steadily grown into a powerhouse backed by a product no one else com...Show More

635 - Robert Mills: Senior Vice President at ABC

1:17:05 | Aug 22nd, 2017

On rare occasions in life we find ourselves sitting across from the kingmakers of the world who have the power to make dreams a reality. The type of people who have the means to connect some of the dots that you always thought would be impossible in ...Show More

633 - July Poster Countdown with Mitch Putnam

1:00:01 | Aug 17th, 2017

The work coming out of the poster scene this year is more impressive than it's ever been and July is certainly no exception. Mitch Putnam of OMGposters joins Mark for the July Poster Countdown where these two veterans of the industry pour over pieces...Show More

632 - Shop Talk with OKpants and Billy Baumann

1:08:11 | Aug 16th, 2017

Break out the drum early because Shop Talk is here and it's time to start banging. This week Mark is joined by OKpants and Billy to swap bold, edgy statements that will get you thinking about where we are today and where you're going tomorrow. From q...Show More

631 - Carrlyn Bathe of Fox Sports West

1:07:13 | Aug 15th, 2017

Fox Sports West host Carrlyn Bathe joins Mark to unveil the ego behind performing. These two entertainers may call themselves working class celebrities, but that just means they care more fiercely about their craft than anyone who has already "made i...Show More

629 - The Logo Show with Dan Stiles and Billy Baumann

1:00:01 | Aug 10th, 2017

Coffee has exploded onto every single street corner and strip mall of this great nation ever since Starbucks paved the way for its broader appreciation by the masses. With demand at an all time high, the supply that rises along with it will fortunate...Show More

628 - Redneck Wisdom with Jeral Tidwell

1:00:01 | Aug 9th, 2017

Jeral Tidwell returns to the AID Airwaves on the cusp of becoming a father to share some much needed redneck wisdom that everyone needs to hear. If you've heard Mark and Jeral together before you know what you're in for, and if this is your first dos...Show More

Best of AID 2017: 574 - Start Today - Music Business Inspiration Podcast

1:54:36 | Jul 1st, 2017

Featuring an all new introduction with Mark and David breaking down how this episode rose through the ranks to be one of the Best from 2017 (so far). Start Today - Music Business Inspiration Podcast On the first episode of Start Today co-hosts Mark B...Show More

574 - Start Today Music Business Inspiration Podcast

1:39:38 | May 3rd, 2017

On the first episode of Start Today co-hosts Mark Brickey and Biggie breakdown the 1989 Gorilla Biscuits track “Start Today” and go line by line trying to fully understand the songs greater meaning and influences that it had on their lives. However, ...Show More

503 - 3rd Tube of Christmas - Donate To Feeding Long Beach

1:10:48 | Dec 14th, 2016

THE 12 TUBES OF CHRISTMAS TUBE 3 - DONATE FEEDING LONG BEACH For Our 2nd Annual Holiday Fundraiser We Have Decide To Help Homeless And Hungry People In Need. We Will Be Asking For Your Donations From Now Until Sunday At Midnight. 110% Of The Money Ra...Show More

Episode 18 "A Very AID Christmas Special" AID18 "A Very AID Christmas Special" LIVE From Chicago November 30th, 2012 feat. Landland, The Letterform, Mat Daly & James Flames

0:00 | Dec 23rd, 2014

The third installment of LIVE AID shows brings us back to Chicago at Schubas. Where a near sold out studio audience was treated to the rowdiest, raunchiest and most sincere podcast yet to be recorded LIVE by Adventures In Design. This episode truly i...Show More

Episode 45 Mark McDevitt and Robert Lee of Methane Studios “It’s Not Too Late To Change What You’ve Become”

0:00 | Sep 22nd, 2014

Mark McDevitt and Robert Lee of Methane Studios stop by for a inspiring interview and fun shop talk. For two guys that are known to be the funniest guys in design world we get them to actually get deep before they give us some of the best punchlines ...Show More

Episode 44 "The Interview" featuring Graham Erwin

0:00 | Aug 20th, 2014

Ohio born Graham Erwin joins the Circle of Trust for a interview like no other Adventures In Design has hosted yet. Join Graham while he's cross examined by Mark, Billy and James. Also on this episode Adventures In Design goes to war with a rival gan...Show More

Episode 43 - "Big Billy Style" With Special Guest Sean Mort

0:00 | Jul 30th, 2014

Summer insanity has reached and all time high on our schedules, so this week we're recording AID43 live on YouTube for anyone to watch and to participate along with. Mark, Billy, James and very special guest Sean Mort will do a show where we take lis...Show More

Epiosde 42 - "Stinky Banana" feat. Gary Booth of Phone Booth Gallery and Dan Kuhlken

0:00 | Jul 15th, 2014

On episode 42 our first ever art gallery owner Gary Booth of the Phone Booth Gallery stops by to talk about successfully opening up a gallery, doing mobile shows and discusses the overall business model of art galleries. In a friendly exchange Mark b...Show More

Episode 41 feat. Jeral Tidwell "It's So Dumb, It's Almost Genius"

0:00 | Jul 1st, 2014

Hear the episode described by founder Billy Baumann as the most important 30 minutes in the entire history of Adventures In Design. Illustrator Jeral Tidwell, also known as Human Tree, stops by and tells the gang about the fine art of copyrighting yo...Show More

Episode 40 feat. Charles S. Anderson and Dan Stiles - "There Is No Disengagement"

0:00 | Jun 17th, 2014

Design legend Charles S. Anderson founder of CSA Images stops by and talks about his love of collecting the collectors, space pod monkeys and how the industry has changed over the last 40 years. Old friend and AID alumni Dan Stiles sits in for a info...Show More

Episode 39 “Faking It” feat. The Directors of “Sign Painters” Documentary Faythe Levine & Sam Macon

0:00 | Jun 3rd, 2014

Classic AID is back on the podcasting airwaves featuring old favorites like “Hire, Fire or Retire”, “Dog Stories” and the instant classic “Billy Time”. Plus the filmmakers Faythe Levine & Sam Macon stop by to talk to the Circle of Trust about their n...Show More

Episode 38 Jakprints Presents “The Podumentary Trilogy: Part III - Return of the Podcast"

0:00 | May 20th, 2014

Adventures In Design sails the high seas of Austin, Texas during the 2014 media gathering known as SXSW. This episode features a wide range of AID’s friends, as well as one on one recorded phone calls to wrap up all of the good times of this year’s a...Show More

Episode 37 Jakprints Presents “The Podumentary Trilogy: Part II – The Madness of Mondo”

0:00 | Mar 26th, 2014

The Adventures In Design saga continues with part II of our trilogy with an episode dedicated to the other end of the independent printmaking world during our visit to Austin’s SXSW media festival the collectable limited edition sensation known as Mo...Show More

Episode 36 Jakprints Presents "The Podumentary Trilogy: Part I - Friendship and Flatstock"

0:00 | Mar 19th, 2014

Epiosde I of the Podumentary Triolgy is string of random converstaions and recordings on March 13-14, 2014. Showcasing the fun of Frienship and Flatstock. Where as the epiosde may be light on industry insight, it's heavy on good times. Pull out your ...Show More

Adventures In Design - Live Series Episode 01

0:00 | Mar 7th, 2014

This low-fi episode will be available for a limited time only. We hope you enjoy this temporary format while our new recording studio is being built.

Episode 34 A Very AID Christmas Special Volume: II "The Three Kings of Bullshit"

0:00 | Dec 18th, 2013

The second Christmas installment of Adventures In Design brings us sentimental Christmas stories of the past, Mark's top 5 poster designers of 2013 and the story of Christmas as read by British designer Sean Mort. Enjoy this soon to be holiday classi...Show More

Episode 33 DKNG "Driving Mr Kuhlken"

0:00 | Dec 5th, 2013

Billy Baumann has disappeared and the boys from DKNG stop by to help James Flames and Mark "Hollywood" Brickey deal with the grief of not being able to find their lovable little mascot. So all aboard the Billy Train for the thirty third voyage of Adv...Show More

Episode 32 Don Pendleton "Gleaming The Cubism"

0:00 | Nov 26th, 2013

It's time to give thanks during our 32nd episode of Adventures in Design, “Gleaming The Cubism".  We've whipped up a delectable episode for your eardrums to feast upon this Thanksgiving.  James, Billy, and Mark share what they are thankful for this y...Show More

Episode 31 Daniel Danger "50 Shades of Blue"

0:00 | Nov 5th, 2013

AID 31 is so full of industry insiders and design related discussions, it's nearly overwhelming, but before we dive in, Mark shares with us his relationship issues with Monday Night Football. Billy reveals his great idea for a new and improved team n...Show More

Episode 30 "XXX" Featuring Matt Taylor

0:00 | Oct 22nd, 2013

AID XXX is cumming your way!  This is our filthiest, raunchiest episode yet.  We talk about jerkin' it, discuss porn preferences, and visualize those wide-angle money-shots in our thirtieth episode of Adventures in Design.  This invasive and provocat...Show More

Episode 29 "Spacephobia" from Notstock at Minot State University

0:00 | Oct 8th, 2013

Are you hungry for design? Mark “Babyface” Brickey has a cobra-like appetite for countin' burgers and estimating dead cats in our 29th, succulent episode of Adventures in Design. Join us as our three favorite “Big Cheeseburgers”, Mark, Billy, and Jam...Show More

Episode 28 "LIVE from Weapons of Mass Creation Festival" feat. Jason Teegarden-Downs, Adam Garcia, Jeff Finley

0:00 | Sep 17th, 2013

We're coming at you Live from the Weapons of Mass Creation Fest in Cleveland as your host, Mark Brickey takes the wheel in this inspirational, 28th episode of Adventures in Design.  Jason Teegarden-Downs, Adam Garcia, and Jeff Finley join us for a ch...Show More

Episode 27 "The Road To Weapons of Mass Creation"

0:00 | Aug 13th, 2013

Adventures in Design goes off the rails as the boys prepare for their journey to the Weapons of Mass Creation Fest in Cleveland.  No subject is too off-topic.  The boys talk food, from chicken sandwiches to Pop Tarts, and everyone learns an important...Show More

Episode 26 Live From Galerie F in Chicago, Feat: Sean Mort, Zissou Tasseff-Elenkoff and Dan MacAdam

0:00 | Jul 31st, 2013

Adventures In Design returns to Chicago for the 3rd live recording in the city that would probably be considered the home for AID. This time around broadcasting from a very warm and sweaty Galerie F on the eve of Flatstock 40, Pitchfork Music Festiva...Show More

Episode 25 Tom Whalen "World's Greatest Design Podcast"

0:00 | Jul 16th, 2013

Just a year and half ago, the first episode of Adventures in Design was released. One of the first things ever heard on the show was "Worst Podcast Ever". Fast forward to today and the show starts of boasting "World's Greatest Design Podcast", but do...Show More

Episode 24 Dan Ibarra of Aesthetic Apparatus "Schoolhaus Rock"

0:00 | Jun 25th, 2013

Episode 24 starts of with a big announcement that will change the sound of the show, for the first time EVER we find our Adventure In Design starting of with not just 2 voices but 3, that's right the  announcement that James Flames will be joining th...Show More

Episode 23 Ken Taylor "Creme on the Cake"

0:00 | Jun 4th, 2013

Episode 23 gets to the point pretty damn fast, the episode is all about the interview with Australian illustrator designer Ken Taylor. Ken is known for having a strong body of poster work for the movie, music and art gallery world. He's a regular lis...Show More

Episode 22 feat. Fraser Davidson and James Flames "The Infographic of Trust"

0:00 | Apr 18th, 2013

British designer/animator Fraser Davidson swings by the show to talk about how "magic" makes the budget go up and his exploration of love for sports design and branding. James Flames joins the boys in Shop Talk where Mark puts Billy and James against...Show More

Episode 21 feat. Morning Breath "How Do I Do What You Do"

0:00 | Mar 25th, 2013

Mark & Billy are back from their personal hiatus and have a lot to catch up on! Joined in the studio with Brooklyn based pals Doug & Jason from Morning Breath, the gang cruises through the history of Think Skateboards, how Thrasher Magazine owns ever...Show More

Episode 20 "A Tale of Two Brickeys"

0:00 | Feb 19th, 2013

Episode 20 "A Tale of Two Brickeys"  - Recorded in two parts. Act one of Mark and Billy's latest adventure was recorded on the eve of Mark's cross country flight to find a new home in Southern California. The show starts with a lengthy, super late, S...Show More

Episode 19 "Broadcasting Live From A Basement In Cheektowaga, NY"

0:00 | Jan 30th, 2013

The 19th adventure takes off with Mark broadcasting "live" from his in-laws fiery warm basement in Cheektowaga, NY. Now that Mark is officially homeless, and has nothing but time on his hands, during a 4 month break from design, he and Billy catch up...Show More

Episode 17 "Epic Never Happens" LIVE from Masthead Gallery in Philadelphia, PA

0:00 | Nov 27th, 2012

Episode No.17 finds our Hero, Mark, being held hostage in a warehouse located in Philadelphia, PA where a squeegee biker gang called The Awesome Dudes have taken him and local shop owner Shawn Hileman as their prisoners. Can Billy use the power of th...Show More

Episode 16 "Live From West Virginia University" featuring the WVU printmaking department.

0:00 | Nov 8th, 2012

Episode 16 finds Mark & Billy live in the great state of West Virginia where they attempt to entertain the WVU printmaking department in Morgantown. AID flips the script on episode 16 by having Mark & Billy sit on the hot seat as they're interviewed ...Show More

Episode 15 "Live From Chicago" featuring Jay Ryan, Shawn Smith and Little Friends of Printmaking

0:00 | Oct 17th, 2012

Mark and Billy triumphantly return live on stage from Schubas in Chicago. Joined by an all-star cast of Illustrator and poster design friends: Jay Ryan and Little Friends of Printmaking, as well as multimedia artist Shawn Smith of Shawnimals. As the ...Show More

Episode 14 "The Hum of Hate" featuring Dan Ibarra of Aesthetic Apparatus

0:00 | Sep 17th, 2012

“The Hum of Hate”…If shitting out nuggets of wisdom we’re a paid gig, Mark and Billy would be living the good life out in Beverly Hills with Will Smith and the guy who played Balki Bartakamous on Perfect Strangers.  Welcome back faithful listeners to...Show More

Episode 13 "Blow Sunshine Up Their Skirts" featuring Kevin Tong

0:00 | Aug 21st, 2012

Featuring famed poster designer & illustrator Kevin Tong. Mark & Billy try to get into Kevin's well protected ego to see if he thinks of himself as a success in the art scene. The boys pick their favorite ways to die, as well a shop talk that looks d...Show More

Episode 12 "Designers Just Wanna Have Fun" featuring James Flames

0:00 | Jul 31st, 2012

Mark & Billy reveal who their first sponsor is. The second installment  of guys only. The boys reminisce about the old days of professional wrestling, not being able to sing and being open minded on partying with people that are different than you.  ...Show More

Episode 11 "Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants" featuring Raymond E. Biesinger 

0:00 | Jul 3rd, 2012

Episode 11 kicks off with the normal nonsense that has started to define the start of the show… The design podcast that takes at least 10-15 minutes before they actually even start talking about design. In the chitter chatter of non design related to...Show More

Episode 10 "This Currency Doesn't Add Up"

0:00 | Jun 20th, 2012

A I D E-XTREME! The most E-XTREME Adventures In Design yet!!! Mark & Billy, as always, go over a wide range of non-design related topics, but somehow find themselves ranting and raging on how they may have picked the worst industry in the world to be...Show More

Episode 9 "What's Inside You"

0:00 | Jun 7th, 2012

Mark and Billy are back with their ninth episode and this time around they have Mitch Putnam & Rob Jones in the studio with them. Mitch Putnam run's the popular poster blog and Rob Jones is a Grammy winning, seasoned poster veteran who...Show More

Episode 8 "One Frame At A Time"

0:00 | May 24th, 2012

Episode No.8 covers, as always, a wide spectrum of topics ranging from Billy's new-found love of public transit and Mark's new-found love of Southern California. The Adventures In Design boys discuss 5 brands that make magic, debate the differences b...Show More

Episode 7 "Want For More"

0:00 | May 1st, 2012

Mark & Billy are joined by illustrator James Flames, Allison Glancey and Craig Seder known as Strawberryluna and Mike King from Crash America. Portions were recorded during Flatstock at SXSW in Austin, Texas. This is a podcast about the people who ha...Show More

Episode 6 "Mark and Billy's Infinite Playlist"

0:00 | Apr 12th, 2012

Designer Mark Brickey, member of Hero Design Studio, meets Delicious Design League's Billy Baumann when he asks him to be his podcast cohost for five minutes. Along the way they learn about Print Mafia, John Vogl of The Bungaloo, life, death and they...Show More

Episode 5 "The Brotherhood of the Traveling Poster"

0:00 | Mar 8th, 2012

Three best friends Mark, Billy and Dan Stiles hatch a plan to stay connected with one another as their lives start off in different directions: they pass around a secondhand poster that fits each of their design styles perfectly.

Episode 4 "Celebrate Your Obsessions"

0:00 | Feb 22nd, 2012

Mark and Billy make a new friend Aaron Draplin and he teaches them the true meaning of snowboarding… antics ensue.

Episode 3 "I Fear No Monday"

0:00 | Feb 3rd, 2012

Mark's feeling down about the lack of podcasting popularity, Billy tries to cheer him up by inviting Dan & Michael from Aesthetic Apparatus to join them on a skiing trip... antics ensue.

Episode 2 "Sun Room"

0:00 | Jan 18th, 2012

Mark & Billy get invited into the Sonnenzimmer with their new friends Nick & Nadine... Somehow Billy gets locked out, antics ensue.


0:00 | Jan 4th, 2012

"Pilot" Mark and Billy stumble upon the idea of making a podcast about design... only to find out that they're not very good at it.