Why Listen to Podcasts

Podcasts have the power to brighten your day, deepen your knowledge, and improve your life. With the low barrier to entry and multitude of options, there’s no excuse not to give it a try.

Posted by Zach Magnuson in Business, For Podcasters, Mindset / November 7, 2016

What I’m Listening To: The Weeds

The Show The Weeds is a political commentary podcast presented by Vox.com. What sets this show apart from so many other political shows is that hosts Ezra Klein, Sarah Kliff, and Matthew Yglesias relish in taking deep looks at policy details. Even during this insane presidential election cycle, the hosts have mostly discussed gaffes and scandals in…

Posted by Zach Magnuson in Reviews / October 31, 2016

What Colors Say About Your Podcast

Color Psychology Color psychology is the study of how different hues affect the people who see them. Ultimately, these psychological and emotional responses can influence peoples’ behavior. As a podcaster, there’s a pretty good chance that you haven’t given much thought to color psychology. After all, yours is purely an auditory medium. Not to worry,…

Posted by Zach Magnuson in For Designers, For Podcasters / October 24, 2016

Layers Masks: Non-Destructive Editing in Photoshop Part 2

This is the second post in a series on learning to edit non-destructively in photoshop. Last week we covered the basics of why you should learn to use non-destructive editing techniques in photoshop. The first tool that we went over was the non-destructive crop tool. What is a Layer Mask? Today we will cover layer…

Posted by Zach Magnuson in For Designers, Tutorials / October 17, 2016

Non-Destructive Editing in Photoshop: Part 1

What is non-destructive editing? To understand non-destructive editing, it helps to first define destructive editing. A destructive edit is any change made in a Photoshop file that actually modifies or deletes the original image data. These are permanent edits. Of course, you can always “Undo” while you’re working, but if you save/close the file and come…

Posted by Zach Magnuson in For Designers, Tutorials / October 3, 2016


In all affairs it’s a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted. – Bertrand Russel

Posted by Zach Magnuson in Mindset / September 26, 2016

Do Hard Things

Six lessons the great outdoors taught me about challenging yourself and striving toward difficult goals in life and business.

Posted by Zach Magnuson in Mindset / September 5, 2016

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