That’s a sporkful: A podcast for the eater

The political, social and environmental conditions under which people reside often determine how people relate to and consume food. By studying food, we learn about people. This is essentially the narrative of Dan Pashman’s podcast  “The Sporkful.”  Every Tuesday, Dan releases an average 35 minute podcast episode featuring a wide range of guests from neuroscientists […]

Phelous – Small Success on Patreon

Relatively, Phelous’s Patreon is quite successful. Other creators, such as Kinda Funny, have a larger fan base. Kinda Funny has – at this time – 6,772 patrons, and their rewards are much higher. Phelous, by contrast, has 336 patrons, with much smaller rewards; however, Phelous has the advantage of making low-budget content with the aid of a small, yet loyal community of fans.

The End of Big Cookie Cutter: How a 3-D Printer in Kansas is Helping to Bring Down Big Business

Brittney and Kyle Boe, a couple from Wichita, Kansas, have turned a single 3-D printer into a small cookie cutter empire. These two run the Etsy shop BoeTechLLC which they founded in May 2013. This shop specializes in “Literary, Anatomical, and Custom Cookie Cutters” that they design and print in-house. Want a cookie cutter shaped like […]

1,000 to 1: Etsy and the Modern Artisan

Since the refinement of the assembly line during the Industrial Revolution, the personalization of manufactured goods has suffered for the sake of decreasing time being produced and increasing quantity consumed. “Handmade” and “personalized” have transformed from being manufacturer’s mission statement to buzzwords. These are hooks used to reel in customers with the fantasy that they […]