Creative Minds Podcast

Episode 18 – Carter Gaddis

With Mike in the sick bay I speak to creative writer, Carter Gaddis, about his time as a Major League Baseball writer, as well as his blog, and his creative writing process. We also talk about the death of newspapers and how his writing has gone full circle from newspapers to blog to major online publications like the TODAY Parents page. There are a ton of great tips for aspiring creative writers and we also talk about our feelings on public speaking.

Kyla Cornish

Episode 17 – Kyla Cornish

We talk to Kyla Cornish from, about her blog, sense of humour, YouTube channel and life as a small town radio DJ. Kyla also talks about her creative processes, children who bite, unicorns and her upcoming speaking engagement at the Blissdom Canada social media conference this coming October.

Charlie Capen

Episode 15 – Charlie Capen

We speak to HowToBeADad.Com co-founder Charlie Capen about the success and creative process of his parenting entertainment site, their book “The Guide to Baby Sleep Positions” and his background as an actor in Hollywood hits such as King of Queens and American Dreams. We also discuss Charlie’s thoughts on creativity and the way in which he views the integration of different social media platforms.

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Episode 14 – Our Triumphant Return!

Mike and I are back after a bit of a hiatus and had lots to discuss. Mike talks about a recent viral story he wrote about Canadian tennis star, Eugenie Bouchard, and also discusses his new line of children’s books, which can be purchased at We also talked about our mini family vacations at the Brookstreet Hotel and our good friend, Oren Miller.

David Vienna

Episode 13.5 – David Vienna

This is episode thirteen and a half because apparently 13 is an unlucky number. Today we talk to screenwriter, blogger at and soon to be author of the CTFD Parenting Method book, David Vienna. We get in to his thoughts on creativity, why he thought puppets would be a viral hit and what it feels like to have Whoopi Goldberg talking about you.

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Episode 12 – Jessi Sanfilippo

This week we talked to one of my favourite creative minds, Jessi Sanfilippo from We discussed her amazing YouTube channel, along with Oprah, One Direction and even some Nickelback. Jessi does a great job of explaining how easy it is to go from idea to reality and this is really worth a listen.

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Episode 11 – Mike Adamick

We had the extreme pleasure of talking to writer, Mike Adamick, whose new book, Dad’s Book of Awesome Science Experiments, comes out on Friday. We talk to Mike about the book publishing process, angry sports parents and get his tips on how he crafts his stories. There’s a little something for everyone in here.

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Episode 10 – Bobs & LoLo

To celebrate our 10th episode, we had a great talk with Canadian children’s entertainers, Bobs & LoLo! We talked about everything from how they formed their duo, to their song writing process and being nominated for a Juno award. The ultimate lesson from this podcast is that hard work truly does pay off.

Designer Daddy

Episode 9 – Brent Almond

This week, we interviewed graphic designer, Brent Almond. We talked about how he came to become a designer and how he implements his designs into his blog, Designer Daddy. We also discuss his upcoming marriage and his background in the performing arts.