Episodes
On this episode a conversation with Malcolm Gladwell about why it is so easy to be fooled by dishonest people.
Published 11/11/19
On this episode, a conversation with Steven Heller, about the long and troubled history of the swastika.
Published 11/08/19
On this episode Debbie talks to designer Chip Kidd and his good friend, graphic novelist Chris Ware.
Published 11/04/19
On this episode cartoonist Lynda Barry talks about learning how to draw, and the damaging effects of one’s own opinion.
Published 10/28/19
Writer, artist, and designer Warren Lehrer talks to Debbie about the intersection of images and letters and about the future of books.
Published 10/21/19
On this episode Elissa Altman talks to Debbie about life, food, love, and the new book she wrote on the difficult relationship she has with her mother.
Published 10/14/19
Debbie talks to Derren Brown about his risky stage performances as a mentalist and illusionist.
Published 10/07/19
Debbie talks with writer Lisa Taddeo about sex and desire.
Published 09/30/19
Debbie talks to illustrator Brian Rea about the Grim Reaper.
Published 09/23/19
Debbie talks to Simon Doonan about his unlikely career and his formula for creative window displays.
Published 09/16/19
Debbie talks to portrait painter Amy Sherald about her emotionally evocative work.
Published 09/09/19
Debbie Millman talks with Pete Souza about his years as the Obama administration official photographer.
Published 08/26/19
Debbie talks to illustrator Christoph Niemann about his singular career as an artistic superhero.
Published 08/19/19
Debbie talks to David Lee Roth about his childhood, about his long career and his new skincare business, and about how he has avoided crashing, like so many other rock stars.
Published 08/12/19
Debbie talks with Austin Kleon, who describes himself as ‘a writer who draws’.
Published 08/05/19
Debbie talks to writer and activist Zoe Mendelson about the importance of sexual knowledge for women.
Published 07/29/19
Debbie talks with author and therapist Lori Gottlieb about the importance of emotional awareness.
Published 07/22/19
Debbie talks with designer Stephen Gates about why it’s important for a brand not to be liked by everybody.
Published 07/15/19
Debbie talks with Seth, the artist behind the book Palookaville, about why his generation of cartoonists broke away from fantasy.
Published 07/08/19
Debbie talks with Tea Uglow about experimental digital projects that are pushing the boundaries of tech and art.
Published 06/17/19
Debbie talks with Elizabeth Gilbert, the author of Eat, Pray, Love about the love of her life and her latest book City of Girls.
Published 05/27/19
Debbie talks with artist Shantell Martin about her unorthodox career, her collaborations, and about the business of making art.
Published 05/20/19
Debbie talks to calligrapher and type designer Kris Holmes, the co-creator of the Lucida typeface family.
Published 05/13/19
Debbie talks to Cey Adams about how his days writing graffiti led to a major career as a designer for hip hop acts and as an artist.
Published 04/29/19
Debbie Millman talks to journalist Anand Giridharadas about his career, about a divided America, and about tech monopolies.
Published 04/08/19