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What Bubbles Up

What Bubbles Up

By Phil and Barry
Where do great ideas come from? What techniques do different people use to develop them? And how do you know when an idea is truly great? Join Phil Golub, Barry Fiske and a different special guest every episode for a lively conversation over beers about the alchemy of developing brilliant ideas. So pop open a beer, crack open your mind and listen each week to see… what bubbles up!
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S3 E11: What Bubbles Up in... Career Strategy!

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S3 E13: What Bubbles Up in... Career Management!
"Candidates Apply. Remarkable Hires Get Found." Such is the tagline of Portfolio Rocket, the career management firm founded by this episode's special guest, Loren Greiff. Loren joins us for a conversation as part of our four-part miniseries geared toward stewarding a Creative career during difficult times. In this episode, Loren talks about how to best position yourself to pursue jobs that are never posted to any job boards. We discuss how most people still don't know how to sell themselves, and how Simon Sinek's approach to organizational culture can help build a compelling personal value proposition for prospective employers. We also discuss how far one's passion and personality can go toward securing your next job, and dispel (and confirm) some myths, legends, and conventional wisdom about getting hired. Enjoy! Drinks: San Pellegrino Pomegranate & Orange Sparkling Water, Polar Starfruit Lemonade Seltzer, GT Kombucha Guava Goddess Links:
October 05, 2022
S3 E12: What Bubbles Up in..Following Your Passion!
In this episode, we are joined by Scott Gieske, a designer and creative director, who, after 25 years in the agency and consulting world, pursued his passion for fine art, and has never been happier. We discuss the path Scott took as a creative professional, and the events that inspired Scott and gave him the confidence to pursue his dream. We also discuss the commercial aspects of his thriving art store, and the pitfalls of pursuing your passion without a plan. Enjoy! Drinks: Goose Island 312 Summer Shandy, 3 Floyds Brewing Lazersnake Indiana Pale Ale, Sierra Nevada Pale Ale Links:
September 12, 2022
S3 E11: What Bubbles Up in... Career Strategy!
So many talented folks are suddenly finding themselves searching for their next opportunity, which begs the question, "how does a creative professional bulletproof their career"? Luckily, this episode's guest has the answers.  Joining Barry and Phil for a drink and a chat is Lee Andrese, Vice President of Learning and Development at Onward Search and a long-time career strategist and advocate for creative professionals. In this episode, we discuss the value of bringing a product- and value-based mindset to the employer-employee relationship. We also discuss how behaving more like a front-end developer can help keep creative professionals relevant in their careers, and how doing so is more important than ever now that cradle-to-grave jobs no longer exist. Enjoy! Drinks: Paulaner München Lager, 3 Floyds Brewing Lazersnake Indiana Pale Ale, Sodastream Carbonated Water Links:
September 07, 2022
S3 E10: What Bubbles Up in...Side Hustles!
Eiko Kawano, Director of Product Design at Loblaw Digital, joins us for a drink and a chat about the benefits of doing creative work outside of her "day job". When not leading teams in the pursuit of award-winning digital experiences, Eiko is a seasoned writer, with 3 novels and a novella under her belt. In this conversation, we discuss how Eiko's diligent pursuit of her writing side hustle refuels her for the work she does day-to-day, and in turn helps her be a better leader by encouraging her teams to do the same. We also discuss how pursuing creativity helps people identify themselves more holistically than just by their occupation alone, and somehow, we veer into the subject vampires?? You'll just have to listen to figure that one out. Enjoy! Drinks: Narragansett Brewing Co. Fresh Catch Golden Ale, Firestone Walker Brewing Co. Mind Haze New England IPA, Mill Street Organic Original Organic Lager Links: Please consider donating to the GoFundMe campaign in support of the victims of the Ireland's Four Courts tragedy: ...and to the venue:
August 22, 2022
S3 E9: What Bubbles Up in... Creative Leadership!
In this very special episode, Barry and Phil are joined by none other than Jesse James Garrett, co-founder of formative UX Design agency Adaptive Path and author of the seminal book, "The Elements of User Experience". Jesse takes us through his journey from designer, to entrepreneur, to business leader, to corporate executive, and finally to his current pursuit of providing Creative Leadership coaching. We discuss why being a Creative Leader is different than other types of leadership, the dynamic between team-leading and team-building, and, on the 1-year anniversary of his infamous FastCo article, what attributes do and do not make for great creative leadership today. This is an inspiring and hopeful conversation with one of the true luminaries of the design world. Enjoy! Drinks: Lawson's Finest Liquids Triple Sunshine Imperial IPA, Dogfish Head Brewing Co. Slightly Mighty Low-Cal IPA, Blackhammer Brewing Zoom Room Romance Belgian Tripel Links:  Leadership Coaching: Podcast: Books: The FastCo Article:
June 06, 2022
S3 E8: What Bubbles Up in...Information Architecture!
In this episode, the inimitable Dan Brown, Principal and Co-Founder at EightShapes, joins us for a chat and a drink about the world of Information Architecture. Dan talks about how the IA domain has evolved over the years, and how his company has evolved with it. In the process, we discuss what is needed to make good ideas come to life now that the skills and tools required to build well-constructed products have converged so much over the years. We also discuss the ways that designing projects has changed, from titles and casting, to documentation, and everything in between. Enjoy! Drinks: Leinenkugel Summer Shandy, Devil's Backbone Lime Margerita, High Quality H2O Links:  EightShapes, LLC: Books Designing Together: Communicating Design: Practical Design Discovery: Cards Surviving Design Projects: IA Lenses: Podcast A Lens A Day:
May 22, 2022
S3 E7: What Bubbles Up in...Social Media!
In this episode, Merkle's Director of Social and Content, Nick Verlaney, joins us for a chat and a drink about all things social media. Nick runs down why each of the top social platforms were, are, and still can be great ideas. We also discuss the ways that businesses can uniquely take advantage of all the benefits that social provides, while avoiding the pitfalls and 'dark truths' that often come with those strategies. And as we reveal, one great idea is to join Barry and Nick for Merkle's Fast Currents LinkedIn Live series, starting May 5th. Enjoy! Drinks: Amherst Brewing Company Jess IPA, Maine Beer Co. Lunch IPA, Boulevard Brewing Company Dark Truth Imperial Stout Links:,
May 03, 2022
S3 E6: What Bubbles Up in...SXSW 2022!
What were the best ideas at SXSW this year? Valerie Vacante, Director of Strategy and Product Innovation at Merkle, joins us for a drink and a chat live from Austin, Texas with her observations on the 2022 South by Southwest Festival. Val runs down her 5 favorite new product and service ideas of the week and dishes on other discussions, events and presentations from the festival. We cover everything from the Metaverse, the Future of Work and the rise of digital-physical experiences to the phenomenon of "Retro Revival". Enjoy! Drinks: Tröeg's Brewing Company Perpetual IPA, Three Notch'd Brewing Ghost of the James American Pale Ale, Sparkling Water Links:
March 27, 2022
S3 E5: What Bubbles Up in... Music Production!
In this episode, Jack Bradley, Executive Producer and Partner at HiFi Project, joins us for a drink and a chat about the ever-changing world of commercial music production. We discus how to give constructive feedback (even when you don't have a music background), how to think through the dreaded "buy" vs. "borrow" vs. "create" question, and how much much it costs to license one of Annie Lennox's most well-known songs. Enjoy! Drinks: Wormtown Brewery Be Hoppy IPA, Precarious Beer Project You Freakin' Out Bro? German Pilsner, Dorchester Brewing Company Neponset Gold Golden Ale Links:
March 01, 2022
S3 E4: What Bubbles Up in...Content Marketing!
In this episode, Andi Robinson, Global Digital Content & Brand Leader at Corteva Agriscience, joins us for a drink and a chat about successful content marketing strategies. Andi gives us some great ideas about how to launch successful content marketing campaigns, how to operationalize consistent messaging in a decentralized, global company, and shares with us why content isn't just king, but rather the entire kingdom. Enjoy! Drinks: Prairie Artisan Ales Seasick Crocodile Sour Ale, Devil's Backbone Brewing Co. Backbone Premium Lager, Diet Coke Links:
February 21, 2022
S3 E3: What Bubbles Up in...Web 3.0!
In this episode, Dave Meeker, Head of Design & Innovation and Global Chief Innovation Officer for Dentsu Americas, joins us for a drink and a chat about design in a world enabled by Web 3.0. Dave gives us his honest take on the Metaverse, tells us why "shiny object syndrome" can be the right place to start inventing the future, and delivers a wild and entertaining history lesson on the web from 1.0 to present day.  Enjoy! Drinks: Fort Hill Brewery Farmer's Fresh IPA, Virginia Beer Co. Saving Daylight American Wheat Ale, Espresso with Jameson Whiskey and Bailey's Irish Creme Links:
February 15, 2022
S3 E2: What Bubbles Up in... CES 2022!
What were the best ideas at CES this year?  Val Vacante, Director of Strategy and Product Innovation at Merkle, joins us for a drink and chat about her observations from Vegas and the 2022 Consumer Electronics Showcase. Val runs down her 5 favorite new products and dishes on a few other "interesting" concepts as well. We cover everything from contactless commerce and immersive digital experiences to the difference between "cool" and "innovative" new products.  Enjoy! Drinks: Stella Artois Belgian Pilsner, Hardywood Park Craft Brewery Christmas Morning Stout, Prosecco and Strawberries Links:
January 10, 2022
S3 E1: What Bubbles Up in...New Year's Resolutions!
Join Phil and Barry as they crack open a cold one and discuss their New Year's Resolutions for the third season of What Bubbles Up! Drinks: Bent Water Brewing Company Thunder Funk IPA, Ithaca Beer Company Flower Power IPA
January 09, 2022
S2 E17: What Bubbles Up in...2021: A Year in Flights!
You’ve heard of beer flights. Well, get ready for a podcast flight! Join Phil and Barry as they host their annual Year in Flights episode and sample a collection of great moments from their second season of podcast interviews, each clip paired with a different craft beer. It’s been another wild year! Thanks for listening, commenting, sharing and joining us for every episode on this crazy ride. Happy holidays and we’ll see you all in 2022 with a new season of What Bubbles Up! Drinks: Phil - Calvert Brewing Co. Wokie Imperial Cream Ale, Aslin Beer Co. Power Moves IPA, Center of the Universe Brewing Co. El Duderino White Russian Stout, Hardywood Brewing Co. Kentucky Christmas Morning Imperial Stout, Calvert Brewing Co. Excellent Adventure IPA Barry - Brooklyn Brewery Stonewall Inn IPA, Proclamation Ale Co. Derivative Pale Ale, Leinenkugel Summer Shandy, Knockabout Beer Co. Game Night, Troeg's Independent Brewing The Mad Elf  Links:
December 17, 2021
S2 E16: What Bubbles Up in... Horror SFX!
In this season's (belated) installment of our annual Halloween episode, make-up and visual effects artist Stephen Imhoff joins us for a drink and a conversation about the science and artistry of his creepy effects for some well-known horror and sci-fi features. We delve into the inspiration and collaboration required for a well-conceived visual effect as he shares all his deep dark secrets about black goop, blood halos, and his partnership with Clive Barker in creating an all-new take on Pinhead for the 30th Anniversary of "Hellraiser". Enjoy! Drinks: Foley Brothers Brewery Citra Ale, Heineken Lager Beer, Aviation Gin and Fever Tree Tonic Links:
November 22, 2021
S2 E15: What Bubbles Up in...Graphic Novels & Kickstarter!
In this episode, Producer and Storyteller Cole Kerrigan joins us for a beer and a chat about his Kickstarter campaign to fund “Mega Galactic”, a multi-platform science fiction concept starting with a Graphic Novel. Cole discusses the concept’s origin from a dream and a long Raman lunch, what it’s like to write for dinosaurs in outer space, and the ideas that make up his successful Kickstarter campaign. The campaign is closing soon, so listen and donate today! Drinks: Cape Cod Beer Red Right Return Amber Ale, DC Brau The Corruption IPA, Trader Joe's Brewing Co. Howling Gourds Pumpkin Ale Links:
October 31, 2021
S2 E14: What Bubbles Up in...Computational Design!
In this episode, Adam Morse - Designer, Technologist, and CEO of - joins us for a drink and a chat about the complexities and efficiencies of computational design. We discuss the art and science of using scripts to generate the parameters of known UI patterns, how computing the design actually puts more control in the hands of a designer, and how choosing what NOT to do is the secret to successful design and business. In the process, Barry regales us with his knowledge of hip-hop. Enjoy! Drinks: Cambridge Brewing Co. Working Class Hero Farmhouse Ale, Center of the Universe Oktoberfest, Glutenberg IPA Links:
October 12, 2021
S2 E13: What Bubbles Up in… Songwriting!
In this episode, singer/songwriter Jill McCracken joins us for a drink and a laugh about the craft of songwriting. We discuss the art and therapy of writing and performing songs, how a band's collective performance strengthens the songwriter's original idea, and how serious self-editing is the secret to yielding a stronger creative product. Enjoy! Drinks: Uinta Brewing Co. Detour Double IPA, Blue Point Brewing Company Toasted Lager, Random White Wine Links:
August 25, 2021
S2 E12: What Bubbles Up in… International Design!
In this episode, Lance Shields, Director of International Design at Adobe, joins us for a drink and a chat about designing for international users. We discuss the "90/10" rule of design, the concept of working small in a big place, and we revisit the benefits of Design Safaris - aka: traveling to other locations to spend time with and truly understand how other people think, work, and behave. Enjoy everyone!  Drinks: Sugar-Free Vitamin Water XXX, Stone Brewing Scorpion Bowl IPA, Russian River Pliny the Elder Links:,,
August 01, 2021
S2 E11: What Bubbles Up in… Design Culture!
In this episode, Dan Mall, CEO and Founder of SuperFriendly, joins us for a far-reaching conversation about building prolific design teams, how to create a British Coffee House innovation culture, why rewarding the ‘worst’ ideas can beget the best ideas, and how stealing and remixing Gordon Ramsey’s scrambled egg recipe is the secret to getting good at anything. Enjoy everyone!  Drinks: Coca-Cola Classic, Whalers Rhode Island American Pale Ale, Victory Brewing Company Summer Love Golden Ale Links:
June 15, 2021
S2 E10: What Bubbles Up in… Storytelling!
Novelist and Creative Director Kathy Hepinstall Parks saddles up to the WBU microphone for a tequila shot and some priceless advice on listening to your inner horse brain "Clyde", how to write green and not red, and the power of making your metaphors work for you. Cheers, and enjoy the energy and vibrations everyone! Drinks: La Gritona Reposado Tequila, Bell's Brewery Oberon American Wheat Ale, Peak Brewing Company, Hazy IPA Links:
June 01, 2021
S2 E9: What Bubbles Up in...Blogging!
As he surpasses 3,000 posts, Round Seventeen Blogger and Creative Director Rich Siegel joins us for a drink and raucous chat about the power of writing to turn the tables on fake Nigerian Prince internet scammers, to get you occasionally banned from Facebook, and to turn a blank page into an endless opportunity to express every aspect of the joy and wonder of life. Drinks: Berkshire Brewing Company Russian Imperial Stout, Old Ox Brewery Hoppy Place West Coast IPA, Bulleit Rye Whiskey Links:
May 24, 2021
S2E8: What Bubbles Up in...Inclusive Design!
Misty Bell Stiers, VP Creative Director of Inclusion at Citi, joins us for a chat and a drink about designing inclusive experiences. We discuss the differences between Accessibility, Diversity, and Inclusivity, why companies are finally leaning into DEI initiatives, and what it means to be a friendly neighborhood hope dealer. Drinks: Cambridge Brewing Co. Flower Child IPA, Guiness Irish Dry Stout, Welch's Sparkling Grape Juice Links: "Witch, Please"
May 13, 2021
S2E6 Part 2: What Bubbles Up in... Animation & Illustration
In part 2 of our special 2-part illustration episode, Storyboard Artist Tony Santo joins us for a drink and a chat about animating for Disney, EA Sports and storyboarding feature-length films. We discuss the power of creativity to make a first impression, how to collaborate with a personality like the inimitable Tony Kaye, and what it's like to work on Mulan and many of the most beloved characters from the magical world of Disney. Links:,  Drinks: Evil Twin Brewing NOMADer WEISSE, Charm City Meadworks Semi-Sweet Barrel Aged Honey Wine, Kahlua & Milk
April 06, 2021
S2E6 Part 1: What Bubbles Up in... Comic Book Illustration!
In part 1 of this special 2-part episode about the world of illustration, Comic Book Illustrator Tim Shinn joins us for a drink and a chat about drawing Batman, Deadman and other beloved characters from the DC, Marvel, and Star Wars universes. We discuss how sticking to the basics can prepare you for any medium, how collaboration yields the best results, and finally put to rest age-old debates about which comic book characters are the most powerful. Links: Drinks: Mighty Squirrel Brewing Co. Cosmic Distortion Double IPA, Crooked Run Brewing Co. Verdant Force Double IPA, Starr Hill Brewery Grateful Pale Ale
April 01, 2021
S2 E5: What Bubbles Up in...Mission-Driven Design
Michael Hardy, Senior Product Design Manager at Etsy, joins us for a drink and a lively discussion of the importance of being mission-driven in projects and over the course of your career. In this episode, we discuss how a start in logistics and supply-chain management jump-started his passion for designing businesses, how fear is sometimes be the best motivator, and the time he broke Barry's heart. Drinks: Bent Water Brewing Company Thunderfunk IPA, Escutcheon Brewery Agonic Line Lager, Southbound Brewing Co. Scattered Sun Belgina Witbier Links:
March 15, 2021
S2 E4: What Bubbles Up in...Video Production!
Dustin Devlin, Co-Founder and Creative Director at Vagrants Productions, joins us for a drink and a lively discussion about the changing world of digital video production. In this episode, we discuss how technology has made the art of storytelling more accessible to all, how the separation between creative and production is being removed, and how living in a van down by the river isn't necessarily a bad thing.  Drinks: Lord Hobo Brewing Co. Angelica Hazy IPA, Ardent Craft Ales IPA X, Maine Beer Co. A Tiny Beautiful Something Links:
March 01, 2021
S2 E3: What Bubbles Up in...The Future of AI
Suff Syed, Director of Connected Care at Microsoft, joins us for a drink and a lively discussion of the future of life and experience in an AI-driven world, his philosophy of “rebuilding yourself from the ground up”, and how marketing is ruining everything (not really, but kind of…) Drinks: Kona Ale Golden Big Wave, Billsburgh Brewery Tourist Trap IPA, La Croix Watermelon Links:
February 09, 2021
S2 E2: What Bubbles Up in...Craft Brewing
Jake Endres, Owner and Founder of Crooked Run Brewing in Sterling, VA, joins us as we sample his brewery's wares and discuss how brewing beer is like cooking, how the craft brewing community keeps each other on its toes, and how to survive a pandemic when your business relies on people being together.  Drinks: Crooked Run Verdant Force DIPA, Crooked Run Sail Belgian-Style Singel Ale, Blue Jacket Lost Weekend IPA Links:
February 02, 2021
S2 E1: What Bubbles Up in...Our Second Season
Join Phil and Barry as they crack open a cold one and discuss what's in store for the second season of What Bubbles Up! Beers: Wachusett Brewing Company Sir Veza, Union Craft Brewing's Duckpin Pale Ale
January 29, 2021
S1 E15: What Bubbles Up in....The Year 2020
You’ve heard of beer flights. Well, get ready for a podcast flight. Join Phil and Barry as they sample a collection of great moments from our first season of podcast interviews, each clip paired with a different craft beer. It’s been a wild year! Thanks for listening, commenting, sharing and joining us for every episode on this crazy ride. Happy holidays and we’ll see you all in 2021 with a new season of What Bubbles Up! Drinks: Phil - Center of the Universe Chameleon IPA, Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery Nuclear Nugget Honey IPA, Hardywood Brewing Co. Christmas Pancakes Imperial Stout, Goose Island Bourbon County Kentucky Fog Stout Barry - Bell's Official Hazy IPA, Dogfish Head 60-Minute IPA, Jack's Abbey Amber Lager, Peak Organic Brewing Fresh Cut Dry Hop Pilsner
December 22, 2020
S1 E14: What Bubbles Up in… Marketing Transformation
Anthony Yell, Chief Creative Officer of Razorfish, joins us for a drink and a discussion of how relaunching a renowned agency brand (in the middle of a pandemic), making time for “walk and talks” to develop talent, and traveling the world to experience different cultures are his secrets to making the work better.  Drinks: Six Points Brewery Sweet Action NYC Pale Ale, Singlecut Beersmiths Starship Double Dry Hop IPA, Michter’s 10 Year Old American Whiskey Links:
December 17, 2020
S1 E13: What Bubbles Up in… Purpose Driven Marketing
Jennifer Putnam, Chief Creative Officer at Allen & Gerritsen, joins us for a drink and a discussion on the role of purpose in creating brand building ideas, how doing good is just good business, and why she believes the “win” is in the Rewards, not just the Awards. Got a suggestion or comment?  Email us at Drinks: Strong Brewing Company Bluff Head Brown, Hardywood Craft Brewery Dreamlike New England-style Double IPA, and Rutland Beer Works Red American Amber Ale Links:
November 16, 2020
S1 E12: What Bubbles Up in...Conversational Experiences
Shyamala Prayaga, Autonomous Digital Assistant Vision Lead at Ford Motors joins us for a drink and a talk about designing voice experiences for the cars of the future, the multiple skills required to create cognitive experiences, and why all digital assistants have a personality. Got a suggestion for the pod? Email us at Drinks:  Fosters Lager, Precarious Beer Project No Tag Backs DIPA, and good ol’ H2O Links:
November 02, 2020
S1 E11: What Bubbles Up in... Horror!
In this special Halloween episode, horror novelist and video game writer David Bergantino joins us for a drink and a chat about all of his spooky writing experiences, from crafting the novelization of Wes Craven's 'New Nightmare', to his frightening take on Shakespeare, and then, oddly enough, his blood-soaked journey into creating video games in the world of Disney.  Drinks: Stone IPA, Golden Road Brewing (Were)Wolf Pup Session IPA Links: Wes Craven's New Nightmare: A Novel - Bard's Blood Series - Feed My Alien - Cold Room Entertainment – “You have everything to fear”
October 14, 2020
S1 E10: What Bubbles Up in… Poetry
Award-winning poet and author TJ Jarrett joins us for a drink and a chat about throwing things away to make them better and how she fills her vessel with history before letting new ideas fly. Got a suggestion for the pod? Email us at Drinks: Mâcon-Villages Chardonnay, The People’s Pint Octoberfest, Dogfish Head Brewery Flesh & Blood IPA Links: Profile Ain’t No Grave – Negro Spiritual Zion – Poetry
October 09, 2020
S1 E9: What Bubbles Up in...Interior Design
Marianne Weiss, Interior Designer and Co-Chair of the IIDA New England Workplace Innovation Committee, joins us for a drink and a discussion about designing physical spaces in the age of COVID, the art of 'cleanliness theater', and how, despite the need for social distancing, technology can support our continued need for human connection.  Got a suggestion or comment? Email us at or follow us on Twitter @whatbubblesup. Drinks: Rising Tide Ishmael Copper Ale, New Realm Brewing Co. Hazy Like a Fox, Fox Run Brewery (Home Brew) Miss Marianne Hibiscus Saison Ale.  Links: International WELL Building Institute –
August 31, 2020
S1 E8: What Bubbles Up in... Consulting
Adrian Slobin, Chief Executive Officer of Nerdery, joins us for a drink and a discussion about how consultants should hunt for the “interrogative moment”, the importance of asking “why” rather than simply focusing on the “how”, and fires shots at us coastal elites.  Got a suggestion or comment? Email us at   Drinks: Champion Brewing Company Malibu Nights Double IPA, Lamplighter Brewing Company Group Theory Wheat Ale, Old Fitzgerald 13-Year Bourbon.  Links: Nerdery –
August 17, 2020
S1 E7: What Bubbles Up in…Graphic Design
Micah Whitson, Chief Creative Officer of athenahealth and co-founder of joins us for a drink and a discussion of the importance of design research, how history can inspire the most modern of ideas, and his remarkable and moving submission of a NEW DESIGN for the official MISSISSIPPI STATE FLAG.  Got a suggestion or comment? Email us at Drinks: Maine Brewing Company Peeper Pale Ale, Virginia Beer Company Free Verse IPA, Plan Bee Barn Beer Wild Ale Links: The Old Try (Southern Inspired Art) – Great River Flag (Proposed New Mississippi State Flag)  -
August 03, 2020
S1 E6: What Bubbles Up in… Filmmaking
20-year-old director, editor, filmmaker Timur Bootzin joins us for a drink and a talk about starting his directorial career in his early teens, what it’s like when your creative partners are also your parents, how to deliver authenticity on film, and what it’s like to have a film top 14-million views on YouTube.  Got a suggestion or a comment? Email us at or follow us on Twitter @whatbubblesup. Drinks (Non-Alcoholic!): V8, Sprite and water Links: Film – “Hermanos” - Film – “Reflection” - Music Video – “South Central State of Mind – VOTG” - Los Feliz Films -
July 27, 2020
S1 E5: What Bubbles Up in… Fine Art
Steve Prince, Director of Engagement and Distinguished Artist in Residence at the Muscarelle Museum of Art, joins us for a drink and conversation about finding inspiration in the world around you, the power of art in social justice, and how teaching others is the best way to teach yourself, on the eve of both his and our nation’s birthdays.  Got a suggestion or comment? Email us at Drinks: Schweppes Ginger Ale, Wegmans Lemon Lime Soda, Powell & Mahoney Ginger Beer Links: Muscarelle In The House - YouTube - Pop, Pop, Pop by Steve Prince - Muscarelle Museum of Art -
July 12, 2020
S1 E4: What Bubbles Up in...Data
Jason 'Kodi' Kodish, Global Guild Lead – Data and Intelligence at Cognizant, joins us for a drink and a talk about using data to drive ideation, how baseball inspired him to get into the field of data science, and the disguises people wear everyday. Got a suggestion or comment? Email us at  Beers: Pabst Blue Ribbon(!) and Veil Brewing Company Red Ferrari
June 27, 2020
S1 E3: What Bubbles Up in… Start-Ups
Julia Sosa, Head of Experience & Design at Pumpkin Petcare, joins us for a drink and a talk about inventing new businesses, how great ideas start with emotion and empathy, and why she thinks like a creative but acts like a capitalist. Got a suggestion or comment? Email us at Beers: Aslin Beer Company Champion of the Sun, Night Shift Brewing The Price Is Wrong Stout, Bronx Brewery American Pale Ale Links: Pumpkin Petcare - Julia Sosa -
June 24, 2020
S1 E2: What Bubbles Up in... Acting
Actor and Theater Director Tricia Parks joins us for a lively discussion of Shakespeare, acting as exercise, directing non-actors, and Tricia’s overall approach to life and creativity.  Got a suggestion or comment? Email us at Beers: Solace Juicy Lucy Double IPA, Cisco Gripah Grapefruit IPA Links: Shakespeare 2020 – Tricia Mancuso Parks -
June 21, 2020
S1 E1: Our First Bubble!
Phil and Barry kick things off with an intro to the topics, the guests and the beer that will make this podcast an entertaining and informative listen for anyone interested in improving their creativity and the quality of their ideas. Got a suggestion or comment? Email us at
June 17, 2020