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Jun 26, 2020

Andrew Zimmerman is president of frog—a design and innovation consultancy. He talks about the year he spent traveling through Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union with one-ring circuses. He also weighs in on designing with empathy, finishing novels and  the dangerous life of a knifethrower's wife.


May 29, 2020

Madonna Badger is the founder and chief creative officer of Badger & Winters, the agency behind the Women Not Objects campaign, No Kids in Cages and Olay’s 2020 Super Bowl ad.

In 2011, her three children and her parents were killed in a fire on Christmas Day. Badger escaped by crawling out a window, clad only in her...


May 22, 2020

Ryan Ford, CCO at Cashmere, talks about the music that influenced him when he was young and how it continues to impact his work now. He also weighs in on lullabies for his new daughter (who guest stars for a bit), music distribution before the internet and how the pandemic is already changing the music people to listen to.


May 15, 2020

Ty Montague, founder co:collective, talks about being a licensed pilot who has been flying for nearly 20 years. He also weighs in on pandemic binge watching, aerobatics and the dangers of unstoppable artificial intelligence.


May 8, 2020

Dan Gardner, co-founder and CEO of Code & Theory, talks about quarantining with his family of seven—along with his wife and their five kids, ages 4 to 11. He also weighs in on the failures of structured learning, the benefits of accidental hoarding and how co-sleeping became a way of life for his family.