Small Talk - A Weekly Podcast from the people beind Badego

A group of creatives from various disciplines get together and discuss what’s been going on in the world.

Episode 21 – Delayed

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Wednesday 3rd August 2016

This week we were joined by Ria Blagburn of growbeyond.co.uk as we discussed Pokemon Go and legacy of your work.

Episode 20 – Talks

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Sunday 19th June 2016

This week myself and Craig talked about the abundance of talks in the creative industry at the moment.

Episode 19 – Influences

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Wednesday 11th May 2016

After being told throughout Uni that we should study notable people in our field, is it a bit weird that we don't? This week we talk about how our influences aren't actually linked to our own professions.

Episode 18 – Cinematic Universe

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Thursday 7th April 2016

Superman vs Batman broke a few records and smashed the box office in its first week of opening, yet it was still a bit sh**. We talk about whether this was a success or failure amongst other things on this weeks show.

Episode 17 – Algorithms

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Thursday 24th March 2016

This week we talked about Instagram's new timeline algorithm and how social media shows use the content we want to see, rather than perhaps the content we should see.

Episode 16 – Collaboration

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Thursday 10th March 2016

As Ryan begins a new collaborative venture with his partner, we discuss our own experiences of working with teams and the joys and pitfalls of multiple heads tackling the same project.

Episode 15 – Moving On

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Wednesday 2nd March 2016

Dan has a new job and took the opportunity to discuss the job finding process, the pitfalls of a bad CV and what it's like for freelancers finding clients.

Episode 14 – Firewatch

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Tuesday 23rd February 2016

This week Ryan brought up Firewatch, a new game by Campo Santo that players have been cheekily asking for their money back despite enjoying it because of its playtime. We ask - 'is this cool?'

Episode 13 – Einstein Was a Thief

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Wednesday 17th February 2016

Our first week back after a January break, we talked about Brooklyn Beckham's Burberry contract and Nike's shameless rip off of 'Barcelona' by Rob Whitworth.

Episode 12 – Acquisition

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Saturday 19th December 2015

In our final episode of 2015 Dan was joined by Andy Higgs to discuss meet ups, start up acquisitions and Star Wars.

Episode 11 – Sandra, Order Pizza

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Friday 11th December 2015

This week we talked about automation and how much control we are willing to handover to it. Also, Dan got an iPad pro with Apple pencil, is it finally the digital sketchbook he's been craving?

Episode 10 – This is Birmingham

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Friday 27th November 2015

An episode for the locals. We talk about gentrification in Birmingham and what can be done to help smaller business and promote footfall to other areas of the city.

Episode 9 – Security & Glitches

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Friday 20th November 2015

This week we were joined by digital artist Antonio Roberts as we discussed the UK's proposed surveillance rules and whether digital art has as much value as physical art.

Episode 8 – The Mountain

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Wednesday 11th November 2015

Dan and Craig discuss where they've come from and where they want to get to based on their previous experiences. We talked about University life, what school was like at developing creative talent and getting to that next level on the mountain.

Episode 7 – Men

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Tuesday 3rd November 2015

It's time we all stopped being scared and had a proper chat about men and the things we need to talk about. This is in light of sniggergate and International Men's Health day. We also talked about twitter and halloween. Woooooo.

Episode 6 – Providers

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Tuesday 27th October 2015

Matt Nation of provideshop.com joined us to talk about Ai Weiwei, his lego bricks and the ethics in choosing a political stance as a business. We also discussed the rise of subscription models across the internet.

Episode 5 – Lost In Space

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Tuesday 20th October 2015

Is recognition important? Do we need to receive feedback for our work or is that merely ego? Plus alien megastructures and a tweeting chicken on this weeks episode.

Episode 4 – Made You Look

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Tuesday 6th October 2015

Following on from our screening of the documentary Made You Look, we discuss some of the topics raised in the film with designer Luke Tonge (Life Agency, the Recorder).

Episode 3 – In A Room With A Frog

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Tuesday 22nd September 2015

This week we were joined by Creative Director / Program Manager Jenny Theolin. We talked about ad blocking, sticking to your morales and the spoof Nobel Prize award. We may have also had a long chuckle about pigs.

Episode 2 – Netflix and chill

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Tuesday 15th September 2015

We covered a fair bit in our second episode of Small Talk. The Labour election, Apple keynote and Twitter banning parody accounts all feature, plus a few other tidbits.

Episode 1 – Crackers Next Tuesday

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Monday 7th September 2015

In this weeks episode we discussed rude food packaging, a new site to appeal parking tickets and we had an in depth discussion on the value we attribute to art.