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On Margins

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On Margins is a podcast about making books, hosted by Craig Mod.

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On Margins is a podcast about making books, hosted by Craig Mod.

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Craig is an international living treasure

By edog1203 - May 03 2018
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I perform a Tibetan monk clap in his honor.

Thoughful stuff

By Jrs111th - Apr 25 2018
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Craig is thoughtful and considerate, putting valuable stuff out into the world

iTunes Ratings

48 Ratings
Average Ratings
47
0
1
0
0

Craig is an international living treasure

By edog1203 - May 03 2018
Read more
I perform a Tibetan monk clap in his honor.

Thoughful stuff

By Jrs111th - Apr 25 2018
Read more
Craig is thoughtful and considerate, putting valuable stuff out into the world
Cover image of On Margins

On Margins

Updated 7 days ago

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On Margins is a podcast about making books, hosted by Craig Mod.

Rank #1: 003: Kevin Kelly, Photographing and Backpacking Asia in the 1970s

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Technologist, futurist, author, and photographer Kevin Kelly discusses traveling during the golden age of global exploration.

We cover how photography has changed over the years, his decades investigating Asia in the 1970s and 80s, and how he self-produced (eventually getting it published by Taschen!) his Asia Grace book in the 90s.

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Full transcript and audio online at: https://craigmod.com/onmargins/003/

Oct 22 2017
1 hour
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Rank #2: 005: Jason Kottke and Twenty Years of kottke.org

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Kottke.org is a website. It is not an app. It is not a product. It is simply a static website, updated daily, running some rickety old blogging software.

As of March of 2018 it's been consistently updated for twenty years. It is largely the product of a single mind: Jason Kottke. Kottke.org has shaped the way many of us have thought about news, blogging, and linking.

On Margins talks with Jason about his two decades of blogging, influences in his life that shaped how he works today, and what kottke.org would look like were it a book. 

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Full transcript and audio online at: https://craigmod.com/onmargins/005/

Apr 30 2018
43 mins
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Rank #3: 004: Elena Favilli, the making of Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls

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An extended interview with Goodnight Stories for Rebel girls co-creator, Elena Favilli. 

Co-founder of Timbuktu Labs, Elena Favilli, delves into how the company went from an award winning but ultimately unprofitable children's magazine app company, to an international bestselling publisher of physical books around the world.

We dig into why the iPad is perhaps not the best platform for publishers. How everything seemed so rosy back in 2011 for digital publishing. And how, ultimately, to build a strong and engaged community, they had to print a physical book. 

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Full transcript and audio online at: https://craigmod.com/onmargins/004/

Apr 09 2018
56 mins
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Rank #4: Gray318 (Jon Gray)

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An extended interview with Jon Gray, aka Gray318, the award winning, London based, book designer. Gray318 has designed covers for William Gibson, Zadie Smith, Salman Rushdie, David Foster Wallace, Robin Sloan, and perhaps most famously, for Jonathan Safran Foer.

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Full transcript online at: https://craigmod.com/onmargins/010

Jul 08 2019
1 hour 37 mins
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Rank #5: Lynne Tillman and What She Would Do

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An interview with novelist, essayist, and cultural critic, Lynne Tillman.

Craig Mod sits down with Lynne Tillman at her apartment in Manhattan and they go through the covers of her novels, essay collections, and non-fiction books. 

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Apr 11 2019
1 hour 30 mins
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