Feb 18, 2014
Ryan & Tina Essmaker are one of the most creative couples you'll ever meet. In episode 11 they talk with Chuck about the transition from Michigan to New York, the risks & sacrifices they've made to make their passions their careers, and 'The Great Discontent' which began in 2011 as a website featuring interviews with people they admired that has rapidly grown over the last 3 years into one of the most beloved entities in the creative world. While recording this interview, Ryan & Tina were in the midst of raising money via Kickstarter to take TGD from web to print after recently leaving their dayjobs to pursue it full-time.Listen Now
Feb 14, 2014
David Allen is an world-renown tattoo artist from Chicago whose work grows more popular and in-demand seemingly by the minute. David joins Chuck in Chicago for the first live & in-person Life + Limb interview to talk about his humble beginnings as a tattoo apprentice, his growth as an artist, working in a regular shop versus a private studio, being a father, learning to paint, and much more.
Feb 11, 2014
Aaron Brink & Steve Reidell of Chicago-based DJ duo The Hood Internet join Chuck to talk about making music mashups, touring as DJs compared to touring in a band, ska, doing random side projects for fun and having them lead to serious rewards, the issue of stealing versus sampling, and much more.
Feb 4, 2014
Jeremy Cowart is a Nashville-based artist, photographer, humanitarian, and entrepreneur, among many other things. In episode 8, Jeremy talks with Chuck about growing up in the south, making the unexpected transition from a design career to photography, celebrity photo shoot horror stories and pleasant surprises, his wide range of personal projects from non-profits to apps, and much more.
Jan 27, 2014
On Episode 7, Chuck is joined by long-time friend Benjamin Edgar. Ben is a man of many talents and passions: co-creator of THE BRILLIANCE!, founder of Boxed Water, an entrepreneur-in-residence at StartGarden - an early stage venture capital fund, and a designer of many things including his clothing label BENJAMIN EDGAR. Chuck & Ben discuss skipping college, the many ways the internet has affected our lives, travel, and living a constantly changing life that is never quite settled yet always interesting.
Jan 15, 2014
Graphic designer, entrepreneur, father, success story. Benny Gold in a nutshell. It doesn't take long for Benny's story & words of wisdom to rub off, making you want to work harder and make the most of the time you've got in this life. Benny chats with Chuck about his upbringing, schooling, his journey to San Francisco, his unexpected path to success, and all the amazing people he's collaborated with over the years that make Benny Gold the incredible brand that it is today.
Jan 8, 2014
Happy new year! The first guest of 2014 is the uniquely talented and charismatic artist James White. Hailing from Nova Scotia, James talks with Chuck about his travels around the world speaking & sharing his work, his passion for all things 80's, dealing with doing what you love for a living and balancing growing tired of it vs. staying motivated.
Dec 23, 2013
Sara Blake is a multi-talented artist & designer from NYC by way of Virginia. Sara joins Chuck to talk about her humble beginnings as a curious student who somewhat fell into design to now traveling the world in support of her work for clients and speaking events alike, being introverted in an intensely extroverted creative industry, tattoos, and much more.
Dec 15, 2013
As blog editor & co-host of NBA TV's 'The Starters', Trey Kerby lives a life surrounded by basketball. Trey talks with Chuck about going from a guy with a basketball blog in college to now being on NBA TV and his passion for the game and NBA culture.
- Episode 11: Ryan + Tina Essmaker
- Episode 10: David Allen
- Episode 9: The Hood Internet
- Episode 8: Jeremy Cowart
- Episode 7: Benjamin Edgar
- Episode 6: Benny Gold
- Episode 5: James White
- Episode 4: Sara Blake
- Episode 3: Trey Kerby
- Episode 2: Paul Octavious
- Episode 1: Jon Contino
- Episode 0: Chuck Anderson: An Introduction to Life+Limb