What better way to celebrate our 2nd birthday than welcome ourselves as guests on Self-Employed Happy Hour? That’s exactly what we did.
Zach has built a nifty self-feeding loop around his photography business which I think is pretty impressive.
MorningStar and Kevin helped bring Drunktown’s Finest to the screen, a gritty film portraying life in Gallup, New Mexico—dubbed “Drunk Town, USA” by 20/20.
Self-Employed Happy Hour is back! After an incredibly fun 15 episodes last fall, we took a month off to breathe and kicked off our second season this week.
I interviewed Damian Taggart, Mindshare’s founder, to find out more about his projects and glean some of his insights in working with tech and small biz.
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To close out the year we figured why not throw a party—hell, why not our very own Awkward Holiday Office Party for us creatively self-employed?
Stop avoiding your numbers. There’s nothing to be afraid of and everything to gain.
I don’t interview for-real famous people very often so it has been an exciting week. I learned a few things during my prep and during the interview.
All-around creative volcano Crispin Hellion Glover (Willard, River’s Edge, Rubin & Ed, Back to the Future) lays it down on how to be an independent artist in a corporate-funded world.
Beth joins us at the Pyragraph studio to talk about her work, her evolution as an artist, and what it was like to be the subject of a documentary.
It’s really kind of fascinating to see these adaptations and mutations of other scammy traffic practices. It’s like watching evolution in hyper-time.
Sex shop talk! Self-Serve Toys/Sexuality Resource Center founders Molly Adler and Matie Fricker chat about their sex-positive adult business in Albuquerque.
Len Romano of branding firm Ripe Inc. takes us into the mind of marketing, how Ripe created Marble Brewery’s new look, his love for Albuquerque, and more!
OAC Gallery founder Sarah Biondi talks about starting an online contemporary art gallery, and her background in the film industry and in marketing.
Seed&Spark founder Emily Best shares how she started a crowdfunding and streaming distribution platform for independent filmmakers, and much more!
Artists Kathie Olivas and Brandt Peters, founders of Stranger Factory, join us to talk about the art business, their career backgrounds and lots more.
Our crew of hosts/editors chat about art-career author Jackie Battenfield, writer Mike Smith, and other people and happenings in our writers’ worlds.
Billy McCall joins us on the Self-Employed Happy Hour podcast to talk about the Zine Olympics at ABQ Zine Fest, stories from the casino floor and more!
Eryn joins us to chat about being an independent musician, recording her latest album Firefly, and building her music career one lesson at a time.