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The Great Discontent

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Rank #156 in Design category

Arts
Business
Design
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Long-form interviews for your ears, The Great Discontent podcast features in-depth conversations with today's artists, makers, and risk-takers.

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Long-form interviews for your ears, The Great Discontent podcast features in-depth conversations with today's artists, makers, and risk-takers.

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26 Ratings
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Really enjoying this podcast

By MAnd-O-lin - Sep 07 2017
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Easy listening, informative, and insightful!

TGD

By j9157 - Jun 21 2016
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One of my favorite publications have a podcast and it’s great! Check it.

iTunes Ratings

26 Ratings
Average Ratings
25
1
0
0
0

Really enjoying this podcast

By MAnd-O-lin - Sep 07 2017
Read more
Easy listening, informative, and insightful!

TGD

By j9157 - Jun 21 2016
Read more
One of my favorite publications have a podcast and it’s great! Check it.

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The Great Discontent

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Long-form interviews for your ears, The Great Discontent podcast features in-depth conversations with today's artists, makers, and risk-takers.

Rank #1: Julia Rothman & Jon Burgerman — Knowing your value, the dance of negotiation, and interjecting play into our work

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Recorded live at Wythe Hotel on May 9, 2017, as part of The Great Discontent Live series. Host Tina Essmaker talks to artists and illustrators Julia Rothman and Jon Burgerman about knowing their value, how to negotiate with clients, and interjecting play into our work routines.

This episode was produced by The Great Discontent and Benjamin Welch. Learn more about The Great Discontent and read 200+ long-form interviews online at thegreatdiscontent.com.

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May 23 2017

56mins

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Rank #2: Catt Small & Kelli Anderson - Recognizing our potential, overcoming fear with action, and creative satisfaction as an ongoing inquiry

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Recorded live at Wythe Hotel on March April 11, 2017, as part of The Great Discontent Live series. Host Tina Essmaker talks to designer & developer Catt Small and artist & designer Kelli Anderson about their individual paths into design, recognizing our potential, overcoming fear with action, and why the search for creative satisfaction is an ongoing inquiry.

This episode was produced by The Great Discontent and Benjamin Welch. Learn more about The Great Discontent and read 200+ long-form interviews online at thegreatdiscontent.com.

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Twenty20 is where creatives go to get inspiring and authentic stock photos. If you’re tired of scrolling through uninspiring, staged images, check out Twenty20. Their images are crowdsourced from real-world photographers and you can choose from millions of high-quality photos available under a simple, royalty-free license. Go to twenty20.com/tgd to get a free trial and get your first 5 photos free today.

Apr 25 2017

55mins

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Rank #3: Meredith Jenks & Alice Gao - Different paths to similar places, the business of photography, and maintaining a sense of wonder

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Recorded live at Wythe Hotel on March 28, 2017 as part of The Great Discontent Live series. Host Tina Essmaker talks to photographers Meredith Jenks and Alice Gao talk to host Tina Essmaker about the very different paths they took into photography, share their best business advice for aspiring photographers, and reflect on what photography has taught them about the world in which we live.

This episode was produced by The Great Discontent and Benjamin Welch. Learn more about The Great Discontent and read 200+ long-form interviews online at thegreatdiscontent.com.

Thanks to this episode’s sponsors:

MailChimp, the easiest way to send email newsletters, connect with your audience, and grow your creative business. Getting started with MailChimp is easy. Sign up and start emailing. No expiring trials. No contracts. No credit card required. Go to mailchimp.com to create your free account today.

Twenty20 is where creatives go to get inspiring and authentic stock photos. If you’re tired of scrolling through uninspiring, staged images, check out Twenty20. Their images are crowdsourced from real-world photographers and you can choose from millions of high-quality photos available under a simple, royalty-free license. Go to twenty20.com/tgd to get a free trial and get your first 5 photos free today.

Apr 14 2017

58mins

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Rank #4: Amélie Lamont & Timothy Goodman — Navigating expectations, why our faves are problematic, and finding hope after a challenging year

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Recorded live at Wythe Hotel on December 6, 2016, as part of The Great Discontent Live series. Host Tina Essmaker talks to designer & writer, Amélie Lamont, and designer & illustrator, Timothy Goodman, about navigating the expectations of others and ourselves throughout our careers, why our faves are problematic, and searching for goodness in a challenging year.

This episode was produced by The Great Discontent and Benjamin Welch with sound engineering by Ryan Essmaker. Learn more about The Great Discontent and read 200+ long-form interviews online at thegreatdiscontent.com.

Thanks to this episode’s sponsors:

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Ello, the creator’s network. You can go to ello.co or download Ello’s iOS app in the App store to explore, discover, and share your work on Ello’s ad-free network that brings together creators from around the world. And with Ello’s new Buy Button, you can link posts directly to products in your shop, empowering you to support yourself through your work and ideas. Ello, empowering creators around the world.

Dec 20 2016

1hr 7mins

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Rank #5: Khoi Vinh & Ryan Fitzgibbon - Empathy in design, when the political becomes personal, and using art & design to affect social change

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Recorded live at Wythe Hotel on November 15, 2016, as part of The Great Discontent Live series. Host Tina Essmaker talks to Principal Designer at Adobe, Khoi Vinh, and designer & Hello Mr. founder, Ryan Fitzgibbon, about the role of empathy in design, when the political becomes personal, and using art & design to affect social change.

This episode was produced by The Great Discontent and Benjamin Welch with sound engineering by Ryan Essmaker. Learn more about The Great Discontent and read 200+ long-form interviews online at thegreatdiscontent.com.

Thanks to this episode’s sponsors:

MailChimp, the easiest way to send email newsletters, connect with your audience, and grow your creative business. Getting started with MailChimp is easy. Sign up and start emailing. No expiring trials. No contracts. No credit card required. Go to mailchimp.com to create your free account today.

Ello, the creator’s network. You can go to ello.co or download Ello’s iOS app in the App store to explore, discover, and share your work on Ello’s ad-free network that brings together creators from around the world. And with Ello’s new Buy Button, you can link posts directly to products in your shop, empowering you to support yourself through your work and ideas. Ello, empowering creators around the world.

Stocksy, the home of beautiful, inspiring stock photos and videos. Before you cringe when you hear the word “stock,” this collection is unlike any other library. Every photo and video is hand-selected from real artists. If you want to get inspired and need royalty-free photos or videos that don’t suck, check out stocksy.com and use promo code “TGD” to get 20% off your first purchase.

Dec 02 2016

1hr 2mins

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Rank #6: Kevin Allison & Cindy Gallop - Risking it all, trusting ourselves, and taking charge of our lives (plus a live performance from Kevin)

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Recorded live at Wythe Hotel on October 25, 2016, as part of The Great Discontent Live series. Host Tina Essmaker talks to comedian & Risk! show founder Kevin Allison and entrepreneur & Make Love Not Porn founder Cindy Gallop about their biggest risks, learning to trust ourselves, and what happens when we speak up, take charge of our world, and stop letting others run it. Plus a performance from Kevin Allison!

This episode was produced by The Great Discontent and Benjamin Welch with sound engineering by Ryan Essmaker. Learn more about The Great Discontent and read 200+ long-form interviews online at thegreatdiscontent.com.

Thanks to this episode’s sponsors:

MailChimp, the easiest way to send email newsletters, connect with your audience, and grow your creative business. Getting started with MailChimp is easy. Sign up and start emailing. No expiring trials. No contracts. No credit card required. Go to mailchimp.com to create your free account today.

Ello, the creator’s network. You can go to ello.co or download Ello’s iOS app in the App store to explore, discover, and share your work on Ello’s ad-free network that brings together creators from around the world. And with Ello’s new Buy Button, you can link posts directly to products in your shop, empowering you to support yourself through your work and ideas. Ello, empowering creators around the world.

Stocksy, the home of beautiful, inspiring stock photos and videos. Before you cringe when you hear the word “stock,” this collection is unlike any other library. Every photo and video is hand-selected from real artists. If you want to get inspired and need royalty-free photos or videos that don’t suck, check out stocksy.com and use promo code “TGD” to get 20% off your first purchase.

Nov 11 2016

1hr 12mins

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Rank #7: Michna & Stacy London - Career transformation, fulfillment over success, and not waiting for the perfect opportunity

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Recorded live at Wythe Hotel on October 4, as part of The Great Discontent Live series. Host Tina Essmaker talks to DJ & producer, Michna, and stylist & author, Stacy London, about how their careers continue to transform, chasing fulfillment rather than success, and why we shouldn’t wait for the perfect opportunity.

This episode was produced by The Great Discontent and Benjamin Welch with sound engineering by Ryan Essmaker. Learn more about The Great Discontent and read 200+ long-form interviews online at thegreatdiscontent.com.

Thanks to this episode’s sponsors:

MailChimp, the easiest way to send email newsletters, connect with your audience, and grow your creative business. Getting started with MailChimp is easy. Sign up and start emailing. No expiring trials. No contracts. No credit card required. Go to mailchimp.com to create your free account today.

Ello, the creator’s network. You can go to ello.co or download Ello’s iOS app in the App store to explore, discover, and share your work on Ello’s ad-free network that brings together creators from around the world. And with Ello’s new Buy Button, you can link posts directly to products in your shop, empowering you to support yourself through your work and ideas. Ello, empowering creators around the world.

Stocksy, the home of beautiful, inspiring stock photos and videos. Before you cringe when you hear the word “stock,” this collection is unlike any other library. Every photo and video is hand-selected from real artists. If you want to get inspired and need royalty-free photos or videos that don’t suck, check out stocksy.com and use promo code “TGD” to get 20% off your first purchase.

Oct 28 2016

1hr 6mins

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Rank #8: Julia & Aaron Robbs - How our childhoods shape our beliefs about creativity, confidence requires time and practice, and the power of creative partnerships

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Recorded live at Wythe Hotel on September 14, 2016, as part of The Great Discontent Live series. Host Tina Essmaker talks to photographer Julia Robbs and artist & designer Aaron Robbs about how their childhoods shaped their beliefs about creativity, why confidence requires time and practice, how they first met, and the power of creative partnerships.

This episode was produced by The Great Discontent, Wayward Wild, and Benjamin Welch with audio mixing by Ryan Essmaker. Learn more about The Great Discontent and read 200+ long-form interviews online at thegreatdiscontent.com.

This episode is brought to you by Ello, the creator’s network. You can go to ello.co or download Ello’s iOS app in the App store to explore, discover, and share your work on Ello’s ad-free network that brings together creators from around the world. And with Ello’s new Buy Button, you can link posts directly to products in your shop, empowering you to support yourself through your work and ideas. Ello, empowering creators around the world.

This episode is brought to you by MailChimp, the easiest way to send email newsletters, connect with your audience, and grow your creative business. Getting started with MailChimp is easy. Sign up and start emailing. No expiring trials. No contracts. No credit card required. Go to mailchimp.com to create your free account today.

Sep 30 2016

52mins

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Rank #9: Olga Bell, Sara Blake & Justin Maller - Embracing intuition, overcoming the fear of change, and practicing gratitude at every stage of our careers

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Recorded live at Wythe Hotel on July 26, 2016, as part of The Great Discontent Live series. Host Tina Essmaker talks to musician Olga Bell, artist & illustrator Sara Blake, and digital artist Justin Maller about embracing intuition, overcoming the fear of change, and practicing gratitude at every stage of our careers.

This episode was produced by The Great Discontent, Wayward Wild, and Benjamin Welch with audio mixing by Haley Shaw. Learn more about The Great Discontent and read 200+ long-form interviews online at thegreatdiscontent.com.

This episode is brought to you by Ello, the creator’s network. You can go to ello.co or download Ello’s iOS app in the App store to explore, discover, and share your work on Ello’s ad-free network that brings together creators from around the world. And with Ello’s new Buy Button, you can link posts directly to products in your shop, empowering you to support yourself through your work and ideas. Ello, empowering creators around the world.

This episode is brought to you by MailChimp, the easiest way to send email newsletters, connect with your audience, and grow your creative business. Getting started with MailChimp is easy. Sign up and start emailing. No expiring trials. No contracts. No credit card required. Go to mailchimp.com to create your free account today.

Aug 23 2016

49mins

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Rank #10: Damani Baker & Frank Chimero - Money equals time, rethinking the value of our work, and the risks and rewards of independent making

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Recorded live at Wythe Hotel on June 28, 2016, as part of The Great Discontent Live series. Hosts Tina Essmaker and Brad Smith talk to director & filmmaker, Damani Baker, and designer & writer, Frank Chimero, about why money equals time, rethinking the value of our work, and the risks and rewards of independent making.

This episode was produced by The Great Discontent, Wayward Wild, and Benjamin Welch. Learn more about The Great Discontent and read 200+ long-form interviews online at thegreatdiscontent.com.

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Jul 22 2016

1hr 3mins

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