Tiff Arment and Julia Skott talk about art and making. They won’t teach you how to turn your creativity into a business. Or how to do anything, really. They just want to talk about doing stuff.



Latest Episodes

#43: Julia: Journalist Jabber

October 30th, 2019 · 52 minutes

Tiff gets to turn the questions back on Julia, for a discussion about journalism and pottery as careers.

#42: They Say The Neon Lights Are Bright

October 16th, 2019 · 73 minutes

After a quick Inktober chat, we get deep into Tiff’s not-that-seedy past at a Broadway costume shop. And yes, it is just as cool as you imagine.

#41: Oh Noez, I’m Monetizing My Hobby!

October 2nd, 2019 · 39 minutes

We need to work out some feelings. Insecurity, overenthusiasm and overexertion, joy, worry. They’re all there.

#40: Back To Life, Back To Reality

September 18th, 2019 · 27 minutes

Tiff is back in the studio, and Julia is itching to get back to hers after a month on the road. What have we learned from having to, well, make do with what we had? Also, a big reveal!

#39: Afternoons with Gerhard

September 4th, 2019 · 34 minutes

We watch the documentary Gerhard Richter Painting and ponder what makes an artist great, and how the sound of paint shmooshing and scraping makes us feel.

#38: Give Me A Q! Give Me An A!

August 21st, 2019 · 36 minutes

We answer some listener questions, from suggestions for specific pens to more philosophical musings about productivity and profitability.

#37: "You're Just Coloring"

August 7th, 2019 · 33 minutes

What do you do when someone else says the things that you say to yourself? Why do they like to feed our impostor syndrome?

Send us your questions for the Q&A episode! makedopod @ gmail

#36: Self. Help?

July 24th, 2019 · 33 minutes

We tried reading a book and gave up. So we talk about self help or inspirational books, and about giving up.

#35: Merlin Mann and Vulnerability

July 10th, 2019 · 71 minutes

We get a visit from Merlin Mann, and talk about - well, a lot of stuff. What to call yourself, tall poppy syndrome, and micro-creativity.

#34: Be Nice To Your Past Self

June 26th, 2019 · 43 minutes

Why are we mean to our younger selves, when they were trying out new things? Can we be nicer to our now-selves by being nicer to our then-selves? Also, did Julia ever really like hockey?