Words of Wisdom or Bullshit?

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/4675226/height/50/width/300/theme/standard/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/forward/” height=”50″ width=”300″] Should we never judge a book by it’s cover? Is it wise to fake it till you make it? In this segment, Ben, J-bird and Joey examine popular “words of wisdom” and have a little fun putting them under critical review.  Plus, they throw down a few axioms of their own […]

Fireside with Pop-artist Anthony Banayat

Ben and J-Bird sit down with Phoenix pop-artist Anthony Banayat to discuss his journey from commercial graphic designer to freelance painter and sculptor. They also discuss the degree to which social media extremes (attitudes on race, gender, politics and religion) effect the artists freedom of self-expression. How much do we self-censor our creative work in […]

Do What You Can, with What You Have, Here and NOW!

So many artists get sidetracked by conventional wisdom that leads to “legitimate” excuses and procrastination. Today Ben and J-Bird discuss the need to overcome this mental trap and get started on your next project right away. Do what you can, working with your current resources, and take action from where you exist right now. They […]

How We Made a Bad-Ass Short Film in Only Seven Days – Play by Play

“Toxic Bitch” is a seven minute short-film we created for the “Blood Moon Midnight Horror Film challenge”. The time allotted was twelve days. We finished it in seven, concept to completion. Since we tend to gravitate to the artistic types, we thought it might be informative to submit a brief play-by-play on the timeline progress […]