Adventures In Design

Biggie takes us all to the Grammys, and Hammer takes us to Salt & Straw. Gus breaks into Disney's California Adventure for Anaheim Ducks Day, and pop-culture painter Jason Edmiston brings chocolate from Canada.

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Category:Art Design -- posted at: 11:02pm PST

Pick your poison video, or audio versions are available of today's podcast recorded as a Live Stream on YouTube. Which meant a handful of listeners hung out and asked Brickey all kinds of questions for today's show. I think you'll be surprised at home much of a hangout conversation it turned out to be!

Do you enjoy this? Is this something you would like to hear/see more of? Would you be willing to call in and talk live? We're trying all kinds of things this year to keep evolving at entertaining you. The most important part of that though is knowing what entertains you! 

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Category:Art Design -- posted at: 12:35am PST

Do you have a place where you have designated it as a place of extreme productivty? Are you trying to create utility clients or figure out how to work on a retainer with your client? Do you need help sharpening up your negotiation game? This is the episode for you!

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Category:Art Design -- posted at: 1:46am PST

What we've been watching on YouTube. How to find a channel that fits in your life? Identifying creators that you identify with. The ROI of content creation. What do creators owe their audience?

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Category:Art Design -- posted at: 10:54pm PST

Why is Sonos going backward and Hammer is happy to follow them? Who wins the Monster Caffee / Pepsi Challenge? How old will Takashi SixNine be when he gets out of jail? Is Metallica playing the Super Bowl and what's with Tavo's Pelton and Brickey's eyeball? All of this and we play your YouTube clips that you sent in on Hammer Time 62.


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Category:Art Design -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Heather Grimaldi & Denise Voight are the founders of Super Spectrum Kids a daily multivitamin to help nourish children on the Autism spectrum. This project will not be an easy one to pull off with the government regulations and crowded market space. However, I think you'll find these ladies have the passion to pull it off.

A great episode for creative professionals to listen to while debating how would design/visually tell this company's story? For SSK to succeed, it's going to need amazing messaging to stay legal and standout. Flex your creative muscle and ponder what your solution would be?

Heather Grimaldi, MS, BCBA is the Founder of Proof Positive ABA Therapies, an organization of highly-trained and compassionate ABA specialists who provide treatment based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis, the most widely researched and scientifically validated method known for treating Autism.

Denise Voight, MS is a Clinical Nutritionist with a Masters of Science in Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine specializing in Nutritional Intervention for autism spectrum disorders and ADHD.


Instagram: @superspectrumkids

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Category:Art Design -- posted at: 12:00am PST

A Weekly Look At Entertainment From The Creative Professional’s Perspective

Braid • The Grammy's • The Lego Movie • Lords of Chaos • One Day At A Time • PEN15 • ReMastered: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke • Russian Doll • Tropical Cop Tales • The Unicorn • The Walking Dead • White Dragon • Velvet Buzzsaw • AND TONS & TONS OF INDUSTRY NEWS

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Category:Art Design -- posted at: 8:59am PST

Anderson Bluu is back to share the goods news of his very own set of sneakers dropping for Foot Locker and Asics. The Sneakers will be available on Feb. 21st at Get all the details by going to or by following @Anderson_Bluu on Instagram.

Proud of You Bluu!

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Category:Art Design -- posted at: 10:48pm PST

The gang is all together and reviewing some of the worst ads ever to air on TV as sent in by Circle of Trust members. 

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Category:Art Design -- posted at: 10:33am PST

It's time for Delicious Design League to get more proactive about finding new work, hear how they hope to pull it off! Can Billy help Mark figure out a career pickle that has haunted him for the last few years? Which application of design is Billy’s true love? And what’s cool these days? 5 people will listen and find out.

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Category:Art Design -- posted at: 8:04am PST

Whatever you're doing today you probably hope that dream job will last forever. But sometimes people change and so do their dreams. Greg Kerr started Miles To Go back in 2007 and gave his brand his full heart and soul. However, at the end of 2018, Greg made the move that's sometimes hardest on the ego when he let his brand go to focus full time on his side, side hustle. The incredibly popular Pin Game Strong.

Pin Game Strong is a sponsor of Adventures In Design. Even though this episode is not directly an advertisement, please be aware that Mark Brickey and the AID Network works closely with today's guest on a regular basis

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Category:Art Design -- posted at: 12:00am PST

A weekly look at new happenings on the horizon of TV, FILM and YouTube. This week: Jeff Bridges Appears as His ‘Big Lebowski', The Handmaid's Tale Adds Chris Meloni and Elizabeth Reaser, HOMECOMING without Julia Roberts, The First - The Terror and Suits all return but who cares? Mad Men alums return on Netflix with Spinning Out and Let It Snow. AJ and The Queen sounds like the most confusing gay cop show yet? Mrs. Fletcher continues are love for Kathryn Hahn. Does Saving Kenan mean SNL will finally be free of Kenan Thompson's same voice for nearly ever character. What in the hell is playing on AMC and FX right now? Speaking of Fosse/Verdon can't start soon enough. Unsolved Mysteries returns but this time to Netflix and we get excited for Velvet Buzzsaw.

In The Circle of Trust (Members Section) The future of TV, how Apple will make their mark and how has CBS seemed to get free TV so wrong but premium TV so right?

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Category:Art Design -- posted at: 10:52am PST

It’s a new year and time for a new you the boys evaluate their personal health journeys who could do a little bit better who needs to get into the game and who’s beating who at the game at fitness. Brickey learns he has a new outlook on life and the audience hands out the Cheesecake Factory awards from last weeks competition. All of this and so much more fun is to be had in Hammer Time Episode 60.

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Category:Art Design -- posted at: 10:23am PST

How hard is it to pull out a old project and touch it up for a new opportunity? What’s the tricky part about doing portraits for pins? And what’s the number one thing that young designers ask both DKNG and Brickey? Start listening and find out all of this and so much more as the DKNG Show gets wild while it turns 21 episodes old.

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Category:Art Design -- posted at: 12:00am PST

We had our 3 experts pick 6 posters each from 2018 that they felt really stood out from a breakout year in printmaking. It’s the top 18 posters from 2018.

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Category:Art Design -- posted at: 12:13am PST

Mark, Connie and Sean look ahead into the future of TV and film: Spider-Man: Far From Home | Teaser Trailer - "Fyre Fraud" on Hulu - Game of Thrones" Returns April 14 And What to Know About the Game of Thrones Prequel - The Sopranos’ Once Dominated Pop Culture Like No Single TV Show Can Now - AID889 Star Wars Theory Called Out - Netflix Original Comedy Series "Space Force" - And So Much More!

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Category:Art Design -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Was Evel Knievel really a bank robber? We know he was a legend and hero to many but was he also an idiot? Could it be possible that those we idolize are just as flawed as us? Listen and find out how Robert Craig Knievel Jr. inspired Mark Brickey to be just fearless and more than a little stupid.

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Category:Art Design -- posted at: 9:37pm PST

What does it mean to get as close as possible to the root source of your product? Find out how getting to step one of the coffee game in 2018 is going to make for a wild 2019 for the Thunder King gang! In the Circle of Trust hear a recorded business meeting between Brickey and the king.

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Category:Art Design -- posted at: 10:13pm PST