Episode 16: Brandon Stosuy

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.
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Episode 15: Jake Nickell

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.
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Episode 14: Justin Thomas Kay

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.
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Episode 13: Justin Maller

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.
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Episode 12: Nigel Evan Dennis

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.
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Episode 11: Ryan + Tina Essmaker

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.
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Episode 10: David Allen

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.
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Episode 9: The Hood Internet

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.
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