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Science fiction author David Barr Kirtley talks geek culture with guests such as Neil Gaiman (#253), George R. R. Martin (#22), Richard Dawkins (#46), Wil Wheaton (#398), Bill Nye (#273), Margaret Atwood (#94), Neil deGrasse Tyson (#32), and Ursula K. Le Guin (#65). Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy has appeared on recommended podcast lists from NPR, The Guardian, The A.V. Club, BBC America, CBC Radio, WVXU, io9, Omni, The Strand, Library Journal, and Popular Mechanics. CBC Radio writes, "You may n ...
 
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Matt Mullengweg was a high school student looking for a better way to customize his blog when he discovered the open source software community and created the WordPress platform. A few years later, after dropping out of the University of Houston for a brief stint at CNET Networks, he founded Automattic, which he describes as a holding company for p…
 
Today Greg talks about the history of Dalgona Candy; About issues with planning for a pandemic and where we go from here; about a film crew coming in to shoot us making candy and we read your letters. Musk Candy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sC1PrvN3AZE&t=159s Boiled Custard: https://theopinionatedfoodie.wordpress.com/2013/01/10/recreating-grann…
 
Sorry this is late. We had what I thought was a bad electrical issue here and I was afraid it would push production behind. thankfully it did not. Greg goes down a deep dive into the Scissors he uses for candy making, he talks about Tangerine Sours yet again, and he talks about his Trip to Atlanta and seeing the Calder/Picasso exhibit and the Bansk…
 
Today I talk about my upcoming trip to Atlanta and about the Art I want to see up there, as well as my experiences I've had through my daughter about looking at music schools for college. We will do a Tangerine Sours update (Spoiler: first 3 batches made!) and your letters. YT: http://www.YouTube.com/LoftyPursuits Candy: http://www.pd.net…
 
Greg starts the process of leash training his polydactyl (The next step up from Pterodactyl) 15 year old seven toed candy name Darwin (He has thumbs so he's more evolved), He talks about national biscuit month and what that means at Lofty Pursuits, reads your letters, and of course gives candy updates. YT: www.YouTube.com/LoftyPursuits Candy: www.p…
 
This is not a candy podcast, but Greg recounts the Ballad of Marshall Ledbetter as he new Marshal, and it's a story that he felt he needed to tell one more time. YT: Youtube.com/LoftyPursuits Candy: www.pd.net Six, six, six, Dunkin' Donuts A twenty inch veggie pizza from Gumby's Extra jalapenos on the side And a case of Asahi Dry I wish to speak wi…
 
This week Greg talks about they way he re-imagined displaying a product in his store and how people interact with things. This lead to understanding what you really sell. He talks about the tangerine sours and a new project toffee and toffee hammers. He also drinks a beer that he helped devise with Ology brewing and reads your letters. YT: Youtube.…
 
Today Greg records from the patio at Ology Brewing, where today we are canning a colab beer (and candy) that Lofty Pursuits and Ology made. (Well they made the beer, we made the candy.) We discover some new things about tumbling candy and we read your letters. YT: http://www.Youtube.com/LoftyPursuits Candy: www.pd.net Ology: https://ologybrewing.co…
 
As Co-Founder and Chairman of Techstars, David Cohen has spent nearly his entire career focused on helping entrepreneurs succeed. Aspiring founders and early-stage entrepreneurs from around the world apply to Techstars’ startup accelerators to get three months of hands-on mentorship, access to a worldwide network and a check for $20,000 in exchange…
 
Originally from Denmark and now living in the US, Henrik Werdelin has been recognized as one of the “Top 100 Most Creative People In Business” by Fast Company and named to the “Silicon Alley 100” by Business Insider. His path to entrepreneurship took him through the BBC, MTV and Joost before he ended up creating Prehype, a “halfway house” for entre…
 
Greg talks about the Evoked Set, what it is and how it effects marketing and business. He also rambles on about the panning machine and the sour candies he's making. YT: http://www.YouTube.com/LoftyPursuits Candy: http://www.pd.net Patreon: http://www.Patreon.com/LoftyPursuits Lard: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZLwud9aLh0U…
 
Fabrice Grinda is one of the world’s leading Internet entrepreneurs and investors, with over 150 exits on 500 angel investments. When I first interviewed him for this podcast, way back in 2005, the then-31-year-old French native was in the process of packing up his office at Zingy, the mobile media start-up he’d founded in 2000. After growing Zingy…
 
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