Jul 6, 2014
Brandon Stosuy is the senior editor and director of events for Pitchfork.com as well as one of the founders of the acclaimed Basilica Soundscape Festival, a 2-day music and arts festival in upstate Hudson, NY. Brandon talks with Chuck about his life in music and journalism as well as his role in Pitchfork.com, reviewing & scoring records, the process of creating and curating a music festival, and much more.Listen Now
May 5, 2014
Jake Nickell is the founder & CEO of Threadless, one of the most unique success stories of the internet age. In episode 15, Jake joins Chuck to talk about Threadless' humble beginnings in 2000 as a fun side project to its rapid rise as one of the most well known and most loved communities on the web, the many other projects he has started over the years - successes and failures included, the fun and not-so-fun sides of being in charge of it all, and much more.
Apr 23, 2014
On Episode 14, Chuck is joined by designer & creative director Justin Thomas Kay. Originally from Milwaukee, currently in NYC, Justin has been designer or creative director for some of the most well-known publications in the world such as Complex, New York Magazine, and The FADER among others but now spends his time at one of the most exciting design studios around today, Doubleday & Cartwright. In addition to his passion for design, Justin isn't shy about the importance of taking care of your body and mind through good eating and exercise. Check out his paleo diet blog NoGrainsNoMasters.com for the motivational proof.
Apr 1, 2014
Justin Maller is an Australian born, Brooklyn, NY based illustrator & designer. Justin joins Chuck in episode 13 to talk about how they've known each other for over 12 years, the NBA, the early days of design on the internet, Justin's many projects including his collaborations and one-design-a-day-for-365-days project 'Facets', among lots of other things. A very fun one and the first Australian accent ever on Life + Limb. Enjoy.
Mar 11, 2014
Nigel Evan Dennis is a creative jack-of-all-trades; a talented musician, artist, and designer. Friends since high school, Nigel joins Chuck to talk about his musical upbringing, early influences both sonically & visually, the not-so-glamorous early days of his design career to the jam-packed client list he's built, and creating exhaustive, admittedly obsessive personal projects for complex TV shows such as 'Game of Thrones' and 'True Detective' which have led to widespread acclaim and interactions with the shows stars and creators.
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.
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.
- Episode 16: Brandon Stosuy
- Episode 15: Jake Nickell
- Episode 14: Justin Thomas Kay
- Episode 13: Justin Maller
- Episode 12: Nigel Evan Dennis
- 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