Jon of All Trades

Empathy

Seeing as increasing empathy in the world is basically the entire foundational reason I started my show and continue with it three years later, you can imagine my surprise and disappointment upon scrolling through LinkedIn (which, I know, what?), and found this piece trending. Is empathy overrated? By Paul Bloom [...]

March 29, 2017 Jon Blog, Rants 0

Ditch Digging

Although I haven’t done it in a while, one of my favorite things to do was to speak to students about how I applied my degree after college. When you earn a degree in a liberal arts discipline, this is a common question. And people will always tell you, especially [...]

March 28, 2017 Jon Blog, Career 0

Adulting

I’m starting to wonder if anyone ever truly and fully grows up. I don’t know if adulthood ever completely takes in anyone because some of the neural pathways you set seem so irrevocable that you never change. Or perhaps it’s that the markers of adulthood are fixed generationally, so that [...]

March 27, 2017 Jon Blog, Inside My Head, Music 3

Ep. 129: Jason “Bird” Calloway – Three-Year Anniversary Pt. 3

Jason Calloway is the guest on Pt. 3 of the 3-Year Anniversary of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting March 15, 2017.

Jon of All Trades is celebrating its 3-Year Anniversary by re-visiting our first 3 guests and seeing how their lives have changed since this show launched! Our final installment of the 3-Year Anniversary features Jason “Bird” Calloway, who first appeared on Episode 3 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast. [...]

March 14, 2017 Jon 3-Year Anniversary, Podcast 0

Ep. 128: Cindy Sovine-Miller – Three-Year Anniversary Pt. 2

Cindy Sovine-Miller is the guest on Pt. 2 of the 3-Year Anniversary of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting March 15, 2017.

Jon of All Trades is celebrating its 3-Year Anniversary by re-visiting our first 3 guests and seeing how their lives have changed since this show launched! Our second of three episodes features Cindy Sovine-Miller, who first appeared on Episode 2 of the podcast. Cindy spent a good chunk of her [...]

March 14, 2017 Jon 3-Year Anniversary, Podcast 0

Ep. 127: Jeff Julin – Three-Year Anniversary Pt. 1

Jeff Julin is guest on Pt. 1 of the 3-Year Anniversary of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting on March 15, 2017.

Jon of All Trades is celebrating its 3-Year Anniversary by re-visiting our first 3 guests and seeing how their lives have changed since this show launched! First up is Jeff Julin, who is the partner of Episode 1 guest Mike Gaughan, both in life and in business. Sadly, Mike passed [...]

March 14, 2017 Jon 3-Year Anniversary, Podcast 0

Ep. 126: Jon Eks Solo – Westword Best of Denver 2017

This week it’s just me once again, and I go completely unfiltered. In a profanity-filled and expletive-laden 30+ minutes, I make the case not only for why you should vote for me in the Westword Readers’ Choice 2017 Best of Denver Awards, but why you should listen to my show [...]

March 7, 2017 Jon Jon Eks Solo, Podcast 0

Ep. 125: Midian Crosby – Monster Makeup FX

Midian Crosby of Monster Makeup FX is the guest on Ep. 125 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting February 22, 2017.

Midian Crosby is the founder of Monster Makeup FX, whose mission statement you can find below: “We believe that special effects makeup and in-camera special FX are experiencing a powerful renaissance. We passionately support independent film and video-content production by creating super-realistic practical special FX and special effects makeup for movies, [...]

February 21, 2017 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 124: Tarek Chacra – Founder of Media Dynamics

Tarek Chacra is the founder of Media Dynamics, based in Denver, providing creative services since 1991, and he's the guest on Ep. 124 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, debuting February 15, 2017.

Tarek Chacra is the founder of Media Dynamics, a Denver-based creative services agency he founded in 1991. Anyone who can start their own business and remain successful for more than 25 years is someone I’m extremely interested in talking to both because that’s impressive on its own, and I want [...]

February 14, 2017 Jon Podcast 0

Ep. 123.5: Candid Beer Nerdery

After Ep. 123 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, Jon Eks left the mics on with Josh Clauss and Patrick Combs as they drank beer and compared tasting notes. Here's a voyeuristic view of that conversation.

If you’ve ever asked me about my show, you’ll know one of the most common things I’ll tell you about it is that some of the best things I hear happen once the microphones are turned off. So, since Episode 123 ran long anyway, and since we still had a [...]

February 9, 2017 Jon Podcast 0