podcasts: engaging ideas

May 29, 2009 | 1 Comment

I don’t spend much time in my car these days. But when I am behind the wheel, my iPhone is usually pumping out a podcast. Here are some of my favorite podcasts that revolve around engaging with or expressing ideas:

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hands on with shovebox

May 21, 2009 | Leave a comment

A few months ago, I mentioned that I was using Shovebox — one of the endless number of Mac apps to organize notes, photos and more.

At the time, I mentioned that it was not going to replace Yojimbo for me. Still true. But I found that it worked well as a means of storing information for the short-term.… Read more

deepest differences

May 18, 2009 | 1 Comment

IVP has been kind enough to allow me to pick out some of their recent releases for review. I look forward to reading the books that caught my attention and sharing them with you here in the months to come. First up is a book called Deepest Differences: A Christian-Atheist Dialogue, by James Sire, and Carl Peraino.… Read more

scratch when you don't itch [the creative habit]

May 18, 2009 | 2 Comments

This post is part of an ongoing series of reflections on The Creative Habit, by Twyla Tharp. It is a guest post by my friend Blaine Hogan. Blaine is an actor, a visual artist. He’s great at making stuff, and he does it for a living as an Experience Engineer at Willow Creek Community Church.Read more

the creative practices podcast

May 15, 2009 | Leave a comment

To make the Creative Practices interview series more convenient to access, I have created both an audio and video podcast of the series. The links below will open iTunes and take you directly to the page where you can subscribe to each:

Creative Practices: Audio Edition
Creative Practices: Video Edition

If you’ve enjoyed the series, and would be kind enough to add a review in iTunes, I’d appreciate it!… Read more

creative practices: cesar torres

May 13, 2009 | 2 Comments

Cesar Torres (@cesart) is my second guest for the Creative Practices interview series. Cesar is a freelance graphic communicator and one of the co-founders of Conjunctured, a co-working space in Austin. Cesar shares how he generates design ideas out of conversations with his clients, how he has benefited from co-working, and how Things has been some of the most important software he’s ever had.… Read more

be good to your soul [the creative habit]

May 12, 2009 | 1 Comment

This post is part of an ongoing series of reflections on my reading of The Creative Habit, by Twyla Tharp.

There has been a slight gap between posts in The Creative Habit series. By slight, I mean 42 days, 4 hours and 48 minutes. Approximately. I didn’t intend it that way.… Read more