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  • After the Jump host Grace Bonney is back with a special announcement about her new podcast, Good Company, and details about the new season. If you love conversations about creative life and honest talk about what it's really like to run a creative business or be a working artist, tune in and subscribe for weekly discussions with some of the most inspiring artists and creatives in the business.

  • Its the 100th episode of After the Jump!!! Its also the final episode of the 2014 season. Tune in as Grace Bonney shares the lessons shes learned over the course of hosting After the Jump. The prevailing theme is balance - and any person working in a creative field can find true inspiration in this radio recap. Happy holidays! There is no perfect balance. Life and work are always a series of back and forth adjustments and constant game of checks and balances. [2:30] --Grace Bonney on After the Jump

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  • When did it become ok for people to work for free in the design community? How far can exposure really get you? Tune in to a special episode of After the Jump as Grace Bonney and a panel of esteemed guests in the design community discuss the changing pay rates for creatives in the era of Pintrest. Shes joined by stylist/art director Susan Brinson, photographer William Brinson, floral designer Sarah Brysk Cohen of Blossom andamp; Branch and interior designer Emily Henderson. Tune in for an insightful and forward thinking conversation! This program was brought to you by Whole Foods Market. You do less work when you say no more. [20:00] --Susan Brinson on After the Jump It borders on irresponsible to start to take work for free. Exposure only gets you so far. The word exposure gives me chills these days. [28:00] --Sarah Brysk Cohen on After the Jump You cant ever ask somebody to go out of pocket. If somebody goes to you - thats one thing. If you have a business you should be covering other peoples expenses for your business - bar none. [30:00] --Emily Henderson on After the Jump Free work, in a sense, doesnt exist. [30:00] --Grace Bonney on After the Jump

  • What is the future of print media? On a special episode of After the Jump Grace Bonney talks about this topic with an esteemed panel of guests in the print publication world. Hear from Paul Vitale and Paul Lowe of Sweet Paul Magazine, Michele Outland of Gather Journal andamp; Janine Vangool of Uppercase Magazine. Together, they share their own experiences in the challenging world of print media and express their thoughts over its future. Find out what makes magazines such a different product than digital publications and why its not always easy to keep a print publishing business afloat! This program was brought to you by Whole Foods Market. You need to have a lot of passion and some pockets [to start a print magazine]. [05:00] Be super passionate about what you do because it will consume your life. If its not something you love, dont do it. [21:00] --Michele Outland on After the Jump I dont have the ability to do a digital version of my magazine. Its a one woman operation. [10:00] --Janine Vangool on After the Jump Lets face it - you wont exactly become a millionaire if you run a magazine. [13:00] You have to be an expert in absolutely everything - from shipping to printing to going over contracts to answering emails.. there are so many things. The most important thing is having a passion and a unique voice. [23:00] --Paul Lowe on After the Jump

  • Artist, filmmaker and internet provocateur Ivan Cash joins Grace Bonney for a discussion on strangers, love and modern technology on a brand new episode of After the Jump. Ivan is the founder of the Snail Mail My Email project and author of the accompanying book. His work has exhibited internationally, is in the permanent collection of the Vandamp;A Museum in London, and has been featured in CNN, TIME, The New York Times, and Juxtapoz. Hes also been recognized as an Art Directors Club Young Gun. Tune in to hear him explain why growing up with no TV and video games helped him find his passion for human connection and compassion. In a world where everybody is tied to their phones, Ivan is interested in old fashioned human interaction - and his art is captivatingly reflective of that. This program was brought to you by Whole Foods Market. I didnt have TV or video games growing up, I had tofu sandwiches I had to bring to school. [04:00] In a lot of ways the internet and street art have lots of parallels. You can be anything to anyone. [06:00] Smart phones are beautiful in that they connect us with so many people in the world simultaneously. They are unfortunate because they disconnect us from the people around us. [15:00] --Grace Bonney on After the Jump

  • Find out how to make the most of the holidays for your business on a brand new episode of After the Jump! Host Grace Bonney is joined by friend and ceramic artist Nicholas Newcomb who offers handmade ceramic items to a wide audience through Nicholas Newcomb Pottery andamp; Sculpture. Nicholas work has been exhibited in numerous galleries and museums. He has worked and studied with many artists including renowned ceramics artist Toshiko Takaezu and other highly acclaimed artists, sculptors, and designers such as Leslie Ferst, Regis Brodie, William Hardy, and Christopher Spitzmiller. Tune in and listen as Grace and Nicholas talk about the business side of the creative community and what happens when the tricky season of holiday sales come along! This program was brought to you by White Oak Pastures. There is a growing movement for people to buy local just like they eat locally and I think that food movement is moving into the home and home goods which is really exciting and important. [05:00] --Nicholas Newcomb on After the Jump

  • This week on After the Jump, Grace Bonney chats with Cuban-American artist, designer and printmaker Veronica Corzo-Duchardt. Veronica is fascinated by traces of history embedded in the objects we use, collect and leave behind. Her practice is rooted in memory, heritage, and material culture. Hear about why history plays such a big part in her work, the nature of design criticism and Veronicas love of podcasts. This program was brought to you by Edwards VA Ham. andnbsp;

  • On a very special episode of After the Jump, Grace Bonney sits down with podcast hero Anna Sale. Anna Sale is the host and managing editor of Death, Sex andamp; Money, a biweekly interview podcast at WNYC. A veteran public media reporter, Anna covered politics for years, including the 2013 New York City mayoral race, the 2012 presidential campaign, and the statehouse beat in Connecticut and West Virginia. She is a frequent fill-in host for The Brian Lehrer Show and The Leonard Lopate Show and has contributed to This American Life, NPR, Marketplace, PBS Newshour, CNN, MSNBC, BBC, Slate, and NY1. Annas work has been honored by the New York Press Club, Capitolbeat, and the Associated Press Broadcasters Associations of New York, Connecticut and West Virginia. She was a Racial Justice Fellow with USC Annenbergs Institute for Justice and Journalism in 2007. She was also an associate producer of The Great Textbook War, a radio documentary that won a Peabody Award, a national Edward R. Murrow award, and a duPont-Columbia silver baton. A West Virginia native, Anna graduated from Stanford University with a degree in history. Shes on twitter @annasale. This program was brought to you by Fairway Market. I wanted to have a show where we talk about the things we think about at night and feel the the most lonely around. [09:00] --Anna Sale on After the Jump

  • Imagine getting a curated package from Pharrell in the mail? For a small fee, you can! Sound interesting? Learn more on todays episode of After the Jump as Grace Bonney chats with Aron Levinson, Chief Revenue Officer at Quarterly, a service that lets you subscribe to fascinating individuals, who send you cool products and original letters in the mail. Its kind of like a magazine made of people. Could this kind of interaction be the future of digital experiences? Tune in to the show and hear how Quarterly is changing the way fans interact with influencers across many different fields. This program was brought to you by International Culinary Center. Weve just gotten so much smarter with our business. Weve built a platform for influencers with true fans and a true community. [05:00] I like to compare startups as a speed boat compared to a big ship. The speedboats are lots of fun. [21:00] --Aron Levinson on After the Jump

  • City stressing you out? Want to get away? Every generation finds its call to leave the city at some point! Tune in to this weeks episode of After the Jump and get some insights into the hotbed of creativity that is upstate New York. Grace Bonney is joined by Emma Tuccillo, founder of And North. And North is a curated guide to upstate New York for creative individuals. Emma created And North to inspire creativity, collaboration and a sense of community among those interested in connecting the vibrant neighborhoods of New York City with the picturesque regions that lie North. This program was brought to you by The International Culinary Center. For right now were really focusing on building up our content, our audience and figuring out what we are. [12:00] Even if you dont sell to the community, embracing community is huge. [23:00] --Emma Tuccillo on After the Jump

  • Welcome to the Design Sponge school of creating content for the new online world. On this weeks episode of After the Jump, Grace Bonney provides some insightful advice for navigating the ever changing online landscape to promote your brand or product. Attention spans are getting shorter and content platforms are changing right before our eyes and Grace helps listeners sort through it all. Find out how to humanize your social media accounts and deliver your message effectively! This program was brought to you by MailChimp. Its never been easier to find so much of any kind of content you could ever want but its harder to get your content in front of as many people youd like. [01:00] Be sure to mix the good with the bad - it will humanize you and your brand in a way you cant do with any other process. [22:00] --Grace Bonney on After the Jump

  • On this weeks episode of After the Jump, Grace Bonney welcomes back an inspiration of hers, TV personality and accomplished designer Genevieve Gorder. She is currently the host of Genevieves Renovation and Dear Genevieve on the HGTV cable channel. Tune in for a candid and insightful discussion on the nature of design, the challenges of TV and the pursuit of happiness. This program was brought to you by Mail Chimp. I dont think Ive had sleep since 1998. [02:00] Having just turned 40, I have such a better understanding of how little I need and how special it needs to be. [19:00] The main goal in design is making people happy - whether its in your house or somebody elses. [23:00] With TV you can only say so much - when it comes to word and visual thats when I can really say what I want. [25:00] --Genevieve Gorder on After the Jump

  • You dont have to starve to be an artist. Find out how to build a career doing what you love on a brand new episode of After the Jump. Grace Bonney is joined by Artist and illustrator Lisa Congdon, best known for her colorful paintings and drawings. Since 2007, she has been illustrating for clients including The Museum of Modern Art, Martha Stewart Living Magazine, Chronicle Books, The Land of Nod, The Obama Campaign and Simon and Schuster, among others. Lisa is also known for her intricate line drawings, pattern design and hand lettering and has licensed her work for fabric, kitchen linens, wallpaper and bedding. In addition to illustrating full time, Lisa maintains a thriving Etsy shop and writes a popular daily blog of her work, life and inspiration called Today is Going to be Awesome. She is the author of A Collection a Day, Whatever You Are, Be a Good One and Art Inc.. Tune in and find out how Lisa found her career in art, what advice she has for aspiring artists and what she plans on doing with the next phase of her life. This program was brought to you by Mail Chimp.

  • Welcome to a brand new season of After the Jump! This week, Grace Bonney talks to listeners about one of the scariest places on the internet - the comments section! As she puts it - your voice and your project deserve to be a part of the chorus of voices that exist online. Letting your voice be silenced by a few bad apples is a sad thing, and something that can and should be prevented. She explains how to handle being brought down by negative comments on your blog or bummed out by less than kind feedback! This program was brought to you by Mail Chimp. When youre putting out so much negativity...you tend to get that response in return. What you put out there is often what you get back. [11:00] --Grace Bonney on After the Jump

  • Grace Bonney, host of After the Jump, knows what it takes to build a successful business. In this mash-up of episodes, listen as Grace dishes out tips and tricks of the trade. This program was brought to you by Mail Chimp

  • Grace Bonney, host of After the Jump, is no stranger to figuring out what it takes to make a business thrive. Listen in as Grace navigates a variety of ways to grow a business. This program was brought to you by Mail Chimp

  • Can design change the world? How can you make a difference through design? Learn about the many ways that artists can give back and make a big difference on the season finale of After the Jump with Grace Bonney. Grace is joined by Dawn Hancock of Firebelly Design for a discussion on how designers and artists can give back to the community in unconventional ways. Tune in and hear how you can help make change with your time, your products and your skills. What do you have to offer? Who do you want to help? Get in the spirit of giving on an insightful and charity themed episode of After the Jump. This program was brought to you by Mail Chimp. andnbsp; No matter what field you work in - theres always a way to give back to people you care about and who most need it. Doing work that benefits the greater good always comes with benefits that are hard to replicate in other places. [25:00] --Grace Bonney on After the Jump Volunteering is an example where its not about how much money you have or a specific skill set - it can just be about your time and spending time with somebody who could use your experise. Finding a cause that really speaks to you is a great way to do that. [12:00] --Dawn Hancock on After the Jump

  • Get a social media primer from Grace Bonney on an essential episode of After the Jump! She breaks down the steps you need to take to start building your brand online and shares advice on how to chart your successes and failures with social media. Tune in as she explains the differences between small, medium and large content and outlines strategies for you to tackle the sometimes overwhelming task of entering the social media stratosphere. This program was brought to you by Mail Chimp. There are 1.2 billion people on Facebook. There are 225 million on Twitter, 200 million on Instagram and over 70 million people on Pinterest. Its an awful lot of people and the kicker is those people are also potential clients, customers... Avoiding them represents missing out on opportunities none of us can afford to let pass us by. [01:00] Start a chart on your computer. Youll want to track account names, what platform theyre on and what theyre doing that you like. [03:00] You dont want to fall into the trap of only posting light content. Find the mix thats right for you. [08:00] --Grace Bonney on After the Jump

  • What are you afraid of? How can you make fear less crippling and more empowering? Are your deepest fears as bad as they seem? Tune in to an inspirational episode of After the Jump as Grace Bonney and Julia Turshen have a discussion about dreams, inner dialog and fear. Stop being scared and start moving forward! Grace and Julia provide some excellent tips and tools for conquering your fears and controlling your destiny. This program was brought to you by Whole Foods Market. Im still scared and defensive of speaking to people who arent my core audience or people who dont understand me. [02:00] 99.9% of the time - if you talk out, to the very end, what your worst case scenario really is, its rarely as bad as it seems inside [...] so often fears are trapped in a self aware place. [07:00] --Grace Bonney on After the Jump To me -- I equate raising my voice to confrontation, which really scares me..second only to snakes! [04:00] --Julia Turshen on After the Jump

  • How is intention different than goal setting? Find out how to run your business and life with intention as Grace Bonney is joined by Jess Lively, a consultant and blogger helping people design lives, homes and businesses with intention on JessLively.com and With-Intention.com. Hear about the three levels of business success, get all sorts of insight into how you can balance the conversation between your ego and your gut and find out how Jess overcame her own self doubt to empower others to embrace intention and take control of their lives! This program was brought to you by White Oak Pastures I use the word intention as a softer word for a goal because Im too paralyzed by the word goal. [05:00] You have to know what your values are - and youre always motivated by something. [09:00] The intuition that we have within us - if you can connect to that, it will guide you and tell you what to do next. [12:00] Discover whats really important to you independent of any achievement or outcomes. [28:00] --Jess Lively on After the Jump