Young Guns Show
By Galen Gidman
Young Guns ShowApr 29, 2013
Making, Breaking and Doing with Tom Ashworth
On today's episode, Tom Ashworth and I talk about how he got his start programming robots, what it's like to work for Remy Sharp, his various side projects, building tools for App.net and staying confident in yourself as a designer and developer.
Product Ponderings with Trevan Hetzel
I couldn't think of a better person to head up the return of the Young Guns Show than Trevan Hetzel. Trevan and I chat about the in and outs of building products, convincing small town clients of the value of a website, the growing midwest startup scene and motocross.
Design is for All with Gannon Burgett
Today I talk with writer, photographer and designer Gannon Burgett about being an overall creative, the psychological aspect of design, the importance of finding a niche, App.net and his recent battle with cancer.
Learning from Failure with Chris Wallace
Today, Chris Wallace and I chat about his journey into design, freebie sites and how to do them right, running a design agency, pricing and billing strategies, and his theme shop, UpThemes.
All About Velodroming with Luke Jones
I think you guys are going to love this one. Luke Jones and I sit down and have a great chat about the constantly-evolving web industry, what makes a good portfolio, how to market yourself as a freelancer and why the Nexus 7 is better than the iPad. Also, velodroming!
A Selfie with Galen Gidman
Due to a last-minute change of plans, I found myself without a guest for this episode just hours before it was supposed to be posted — on my birthday no less. But hey, what's that saying about life, lemons and making lemonade? Anyway, here you go — me, being interviewed on my 18th birthday by my dad, @cravelight.
Features and Products with Jared Erondu
In episode 15, Jared Erondu and I discuss how he got his start in design and writing, startups, the difference between a feature and a product, what it's been like growing The Industry and his awesome workspace.
Scalable CSS with Harry Roberts
Today I talked to Harry Roberts (Mr. CSS Wizardry himself) about how he got his start, the Smashing Magazine Expert's Panel, faavorite, breaking good CSS habits and best-practices, how to write scalable and usable CSS and preprocessors.
Make all the Things with Drew Wilson
Sometimes I get a guest that's just plain fun, and Drew Wilson is certainly one of those guys. In the second Gunslinger Edition episode, we talk about Drew's numerous projects, the importance of passive income, how to learn and the future of Dialoggs.
Being Real with Yourself with Toni Gemayel
This time around we talked to Toni Gemayel about WordPress, his insane number of startups, balancing your time and being real with yourself.
Skipping College with Alex Mangini
In today's episode, Alex Magini and I get down and dirty with how he got into design, the Thesis theme for WordPress, blogging, responsive web design, what it takes to "safely" skip college, making more money than your friends and the upcoming NFL season.
Reasoned Visual Simplicity with Derek Jensen
Today's guest is a writer and great proponent of visual simplicity. We talk with Derek Jensen about the writing/design overlap, how to become a better writer, his new project Resimplify.co, the problems Microsoft faces and even manage to fit in the show's first ever hair related question.
Design Professionalism with Andy Rutledge
I decided to mix things up this time around and interview a seasoned industry professional in the first airing of a new episode format I've dubbed, Young Guns Show [Gunslinger Edition]. Andy Rutledge and I discuss education, the advantages and disadvantages of freelancing versus agency work, design professionalism, and what the client/designer relationship should look like. Also, you hear Andy's thoughts on if he'd rather never design again or be clean shaven for the rest of his life.
Gaining Confidence as a Designer with Rachel Shillcock
You're really going to love this one guys. In what may end up being our longest episode ever, Tim and I talk with designer, developer and author Rachel Shillcock about exposure, personal branding and Dribbble.
Designers Talk Too Much with Jonathan Ogden
In today's episode, Jonathan Ogden, new co-host Tim Smith and I talk about what it's like to work for an agency, the benefits of side projects, designers that talk too much and Jonathan's music project, Rivers and Robots.
Designin' and Podcastin' with Tim Smith
Tim Smith and I talk all about his journey in the design industry, what it really means to be a designer and the importance of education. We also chat about his podcast, The East Wing, and learn his middle name.
All about Expression Engine with Kyle Cotter
Today, Kyle Cotter and I talk about high-school web courses, ExpressionEngine, and how to get the job you've always dreamed of.
Designer Education with Janna Hagan
In today’s episode, Janna Hagan and I talk in-depth about what inspires her as a designer, how to get the most out of Twitter, and the pros, cons, and things to consider when going to college to learn design.
Collaboration and Open-Source with Dan Eden
Today’s guest was the ever-terrific, Dan Eden. Dan is a beer-drinking, checked-shirt-wearing web designer and student from Manchester. We talked about whether designers should code, collaborating with others on projects, the Forrst buyout and open source.
Why We Do What We Do with Paul Adam Davis
This week I was privileged to have as my guest Paul Adam Davis. Paul is a 21-year-old developer, designer and the 2011 .net Magazine Young Developer of the Year. We talked about getting started, building web apps, the advantages and disadvantages of code frameworks and about how he got his .net Magazine award.
Gettin’ Goin’ with Dan Philibin
In the first ever episode of the Young Guns Show, Dan Philibin and I talk WordPress, entrepreneurship, getting started in the web industry and the importance of education. Also, you may or may not find out if Dan is a coffee or tea person.