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On this periodical of uncurbed ideas, Jeremy and his guests discuss creativity, where their ideas and inspiration might come from and what they're doing to make those things into something great.

On this periodical of uncurbed ideas, Jeremy and his guests discuss creativity, where their ideas and inspiration might come from and what they're doing to make those things into something great.
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Kansas City, MO

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On this periodical of uncurbed ideas, Jeremy and his guests discuss creativity, where their ideas and inspiration might come from and what they're doing to make those things into something great.

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@3rdmartini

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English

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Episodes

70: The Circle Is Complete

4/26/2012
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This series finale brings the interview journey full circle. Jeremy checks in with Adam Lisagor to see how his initial statements of how "lazy" he is have held up, as well as tearing down ideas to build them back up.

The Cocktail Napkin 70: The Circle Is Complete

4/26/2012
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This series finale brings the interview journey full circle. Jeremy checks in with Adam Lisagor to see how his initial statements of how "lazy" he is have held up, as well as tearing down ideas to build them back up.

The Cocktail Napkin 69: Indefensible Ideas

4/19/2012
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Jeremy sits down in Austin's Driskill Hotel with Ross Floate to discuss merciless treatment of ideas that solve no problems.

The Cocktail Napkin 68: Look Who's Hawking Sugar Frosted Crack!

4/16/2012
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Take a peek into the beginnings of Jeremy's creative impulses during a discussion with Dave Colin, one of Jeremy's first creative collaborators.

The Cocktail Napkin 67: 30 Rooms for Whipple to Squeeze This

4/12/2012
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Jeremy speaks to advertising icon Luke Sullivan via phone about infinite resignation and slow boiling.

The Cocktail Napkin 66: Luckyshirt's Perfect Internet Score

3/28/2012
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A conversation with Darrin Ross about throwing lots of creative ideas at the wall seems to resonate very well in the twilight of this show's existence. Best show yet.

The Cocktail Napkin 65: My Canadian Boyfriend

3/22/2012
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Twitter jokes aren't all just fun and games. There's a craft to them and, in Jason Sweeney's case, a deeper source of joy and healing.

The Cocktail Napkin 64: Geeking in the Rain

3/11/2012
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The rain at SXSW isn't stopping people from finding interesting things that inspire them. Everyone except for the guy at the end.

The Cocktail Napkin 63: The Lamest Nerd in Austin

3/9/2012
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A bad travel day makes the plans for a dazzling opening SXSW episode fall flat.

The Cocktail Napkin 62: Austin Bound

3/8/2012
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It's Open Topic week yet again. Jeremy lays out his plan for possible self-destruction in Austin, TX.

The Cocktail Napkin 61: Bridges Don't Build Themselves

3/2/2012
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Two Kansas City boys, thrust into Internet renown in part by nods from John Gruber, sit down for coffee and discuss taking big leaps.

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The Cocktail Napkin 60: In the Halls of the Golden Crown

2/23/2012
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Good friend and creative colleague Pat Piper stops by the studio for beer, discussion about packaging, movies and keeping big ideas free of window dressing.

The Cocktail Napkin 58: Smells Like Toast

2/17/2012
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In the first official "Open Topic Tuesday," Jeremy comes clean on being creatively burned out and verbally works through how to fix it. Also, a new programming schedule is revealed.

The Cocktail Napkin 57: Revealing Swedish Secrets

2/3/2012
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A recurring theme for this show is that everything great starts somewhere small. Timmy Fisher and a group of friends built motion graphics studio MK12 from humble beginnings in an apartment above a bar.

The Cocktail Napkin 56: Opening the Kimono

1/19/2012
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I've received a number of questions over the past few weeks regarding different aspects of this show's production. I thought I'd take you through the process of how the show gets produced.

The Cocktail Napkin 55: Bikram Creativity

1/13/2012
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Retreating from the world to do the hard parts of creative work is one way to get the right focus. Toni McLellan wants to help you mentally sweat out those ideas in an inspiring, encouraging environment.

The Cocktail Napkin 54: Conversing with the Hexagons

1/5/2012
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We've all picked up random hobbies when faced with absolutely nothing to do. But how many of those time passers turn into a true outlet for expression? Bruce Seeds discusses how the control and precision from a life of architecture/CAD translates into the geometric beauty of quilted textile art.

The Cocktail Napkin 53: Copying Garfield on the Kitchen Floor

12/22/2011
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To close out 2011, writer and artist Austin Kleon discusses the myriad of ways he works to end the messy divorce between words and pictures.

The Cocktail Napkin 52: Revenge of the Dinosaur Luddite

12/15/2011
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Jeremy and Ad Contrarian Bob Hoffman discuss that just because technology allows one to do so many things, it's not always the best idea to do them. Especially in marketing. Does your idea really need to be social?

The Cocktail Napkin 51: The Nerd Looks Back at 50

12/8/2011
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Jeremy and his wife Robin look back at the last 50 episodes and discuss where the show has been and where it may go in 2012.
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