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Making It Up

MAEKAN

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Making It Up

Making It Up

MAEKAN

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Making It Up by MAEKAN is a weekly podcast exploring the latest news in the creative world and analyzing how and why it'll impact culture at large.

Latest Episodes

124: Quibi and tech post-pandemic

Charis and Eugene talk about the launch, rapid demise, and potential futures of Quibi, the new video streaming service. They also talk about how technology has pounced on pandemic-created opportunities and what the post-pandemic tech appetite and landscape might look like. 00:02:51 Quibi 00:28:46 Home screens Quibi Is What Happens When Hollywood Overvalues Content And Undervalues Community by Mike Masnick Home Screens by Drew Austin www.maekan.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/maekanitup/message

54 MIN2 w ago
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124: Quibi and tech post-pandemic

123: Animal Crossing and The Last Dance

Eugene and Charis talk about two ways they’ve been spending their time: playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons and watching The Last Dance. They discuss how Animal Crossing is an interesting place for brands to add value for gamers, as well as how The Last Dance could only have been made and aired at certain moments in time to have the impact it does. 00:01:42 Animal Crossing 00:29:50 The Last Dance Animal Crossing is emerging as a media channel for brands in lockdown by Katie Deighton The Last Dance (TV series) - Wikipedia www.maekan.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/maekanitup/message

50 MINMAY 5
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123: Animal Crossing and The Last Dance

122: Artists interpreting science and indie mags navigate the pandemic

Charis and Eugene talk about how artists can be good interpreters of scientific innovation. They also discuss how independent magazines are navigating the pandemic and what kinds of adaptations are necessary. 00:05:21 Art and science 00:33:31 Indie mags Are Artists the New Interpreters of Scientific Innovation? by Gisela Williams How Are Independent Magazines Navigating COVID-19? by Tianwei Zhang www.maekan.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/maekanitup/message

52 MINAPR 24
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122: Artists interpreting science and indie mags navigate the pandemic

121: Signaling as a service and the new MAEKAN membership strategy

Eugene and Charis talk about how our unconscious motives result in behaving in ways that revolve around signaling messages, distribution, and amplification. They also discuss the new MAEKAN membership strategy. 00:01:50 Signaling 00:25:23 MAEKAN membership Signaling as a Service by Julian Lehr MAEKAN Patreon www.maekan.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/maekanitup/message

48 MINAPR 16
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121: Signaling as a service and the new MAEKAN membership strategy

120: Minecraft campuses and stop being productive

Charis and Eugene talk about how university students are gathering in Minecraft to recreate their campuses, hold commencements, and makeup for some of the loss they feel from school being closed. Eugene and Charis also discuss the pressure to be productive in this time of social distancing and how to change that mentality. 00:01:39 Minecraft 00:18:20 Productivity Minecraft: https://www.theverge.com/2020/3/31/21200972/college-students-graduation-minecraft-coronavirus-school-closures Productivity: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/01/style/productivity-coronavirus.html www.maekan.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/maekanitup/message

43 MINAPR 9
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120: Minecraft campuses and stop being productive

119: Financial independence and the UN Open Brief

Eugene and Charis talk about the millennial movement FIRE(Financial Independence Retire Early). They also discuss the Open Brief released by the UN calling creatives to help with providing engaging accurate messaging on COVID-19. 00:02:28 FIRE 00:27:47 UN Open Brief FIRE: https://www.vox.com/the-highlight/2020/3/18/21182018/financial-independence-retire-early-fire-early-retirement-mr-money-mustache-pete-adeney UN Open Brief: https://www.oneclub.org/articles/-view/global-call-to-creatives Hello (from the Inside) An Adele Parody by Chris Mann: https://youtu.be/M5azNpTwVk8 www.maekan.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/maekanitup/message

43 MINAPR 2
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119: Financial independence and the UN Open Brief

118: Culture in the time of quarantine and luxury brand restaurants

Charis and Eugene discuss the inventiveness of virtual cultural events in the time of quarantine. They also talk about the positive magnificence and anxiety-inducing nature of connectivity. Eugene explains why luxury fashion houses are interested in having food and beverage offerings. 00:06:00 Quarantine connectivity 00:25:17 Luxury F&B https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/17/technology/coronavirus-how-to-live-online.html https://www.voguebusiness.com/consumers/luxury-fashion-houses-restaurants-louis-vuitton-tiffany-bergdorf-goodman-browns www.maekan.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/maekanitup/message

43 MINMAR 26
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118: Culture in the time of quarantine and luxury brand restaurants

117: The nuclear family and jjapaguri (aka “ram-don”)

Eugene and Charis talk about the cover story of the March 2020 issue of The Atlantic written by David Brooks titled “TheNuclear Family Was a Mistake”. They dive into the definitions and history of the American family and whether it’s possible to make a new family paradigm. They also discuss how the movie “Parasite” lead to restaurants deciding to offer jjapaguri (aka “ram-don”). 00:01:02 Nuclear family 00:31:43 Jjapaguri https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2020/03/the-nuclear-family-was-a-mistake/605536/ https://ny.eater.com/2020/3/6/21153398/jjapaguri-ram-don-specials-nyc-parasite www.maekan.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/maekanitup/message

49 MINMAR 19
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117: The nuclear family and jjapaguri (aka “ram-don”)

116: Participatory design and the launch of The Markup

Charis and Eugene discuss a menswear sneaker made by Archibald London after consulting Styleforum extensively. They also talk about the launch of The Markup, a new media outlet investigating technology. 00:04:53 Participatory design 00:29:28 The Markup https://www.gq.com/story/archibald-london-crowdsourced-sneaker https://themarkup.org www.maekan.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/maekanitup/message

48 MINMAR 11
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116: Participatory design and the launch of The Markup

115: Spotify acquires The Ringer and black music in white spaces

Eugene and Charis talk about Spotify’s recent acquisition of The Ringer and the effects of media consolidation. They also discuss a personal essay that describes the discomfort felt in hearing black music become the default choice for high end spaces and how black music is cherrypicked as being beneficial to commercial spaces. 00:01:52 Spotify and The Ringer 00:26:26 Black music https://www.theverge.com/2020/2/5/21124201/bill-simmons-the-ringer-spotify-acquistion-podcast-purchase https://slate.com/culture/2020/01/black-music-white-restaurants-gyms-shops.html www.maekan.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/maekanitup/message

48 MINFEB 13
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115: Spotify acquires The Ringer and black music in white spaces

Latest Episodes

124: Quibi and tech post-pandemic

Charis and Eugene talk about the launch, rapid demise, and potential futures of Quibi, the new video streaming service. They also talk about how technology has pounced on pandemic-created opportunities and what the post-pandemic tech appetite and landscape might look like. 00:02:51 Quibi 00:28:46 Home screens Quibi Is What Happens When Hollywood Overvalues Content And Undervalues Community by Mike Masnick Home Screens by Drew Austin www.maekan.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/maekanitup/message

54 MIN2 w ago
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124: Quibi and tech post-pandemic

123: Animal Crossing and The Last Dance

Eugene and Charis talk about two ways they’ve been spending their time: playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons and watching The Last Dance. They discuss how Animal Crossing is an interesting place for brands to add value for gamers, as well as how The Last Dance could only have been made and aired at certain moments in time to have the impact it does. 00:01:42 Animal Crossing 00:29:50 The Last Dance Animal Crossing is emerging as a media channel for brands in lockdown by Katie Deighton The Last Dance (TV series) - Wikipedia www.maekan.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/maekanitup/message

50 MINMAY 5
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123: Animal Crossing and The Last Dance

122: Artists interpreting science and indie mags navigate the pandemic

Charis and Eugene talk about how artists can be good interpreters of scientific innovation. They also discuss how independent magazines are navigating the pandemic and what kinds of adaptations are necessary. 00:05:21 Art and science 00:33:31 Indie mags Are Artists the New Interpreters of Scientific Innovation? by Gisela Williams How Are Independent Magazines Navigating COVID-19? by Tianwei Zhang www.maekan.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/maekanitup/message

52 MINAPR 24
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122: Artists interpreting science and indie mags navigate the pandemic

121: Signaling as a service and the new MAEKAN membership strategy

Eugene and Charis talk about how our unconscious motives result in behaving in ways that revolve around signaling messages, distribution, and amplification. They also discuss the new MAEKAN membership strategy. 00:01:50 Signaling 00:25:23 MAEKAN membership Signaling as a Service by Julian Lehr MAEKAN Patreon www.maekan.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/maekanitup/message

48 MINAPR 16
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121: Signaling as a service and the new MAEKAN membership strategy

120: Minecraft campuses and stop being productive

Charis and Eugene talk about how university students are gathering in Minecraft to recreate their campuses, hold commencements, and makeup for some of the loss they feel from school being closed. Eugene and Charis also discuss the pressure to be productive in this time of social distancing and how to change that mentality. 00:01:39 Minecraft 00:18:20 Productivity Minecraft: https://www.theverge.com/2020/3/31/21200972/college-students-graduation-minecraft-coronavirus-school-closures Productivity: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/01/style/productivity-coronavirus.html www.maekan.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/maekanitup/message

43 MINAPR 9
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120: Minecraft campuses and stop being productive

119: Financial independence and the UN Open Brief

Eugene and Charis talk about the millennial movement FIRE(Financial Independence Retire Early). They also discuss the Open Brief released by the UN calling creatives to help with providing engaging accurate messaging on COVID-19. 00:02:28 FIRE 00:27:47 UN Open Brief FIRE: https://www.vox.com/the-highlight/2020/3/18/21182018/financial-independence-retire-early-fire-early-retirement-mr-money-mustache-pete-adeney UN Open Brief: https://www.oneclub.org/articles/-view/global-call-to-creatives Hello (from the Inside) An Adele Parody by Chris Mann: https://youtu.be/M5azNpTwVk8 www.maekan.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/maekanitup/message

43 MINAPR 2
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119: Financial independence and the UN Open Brief

118: Culture in the time of quarantine and luxury brand restaurants

Charis and Eugene discuss the inventiveness of virtual cultural events in the time of quarantine. They also talk about the positive magnificence and anxiety-inducing nature of connectivity. Eugene explains why luxury fashion houses are interested in having food and beverage offerings. 00:06:00 Quarantine connectivity 00:25:17 Luxury F&B https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/17/technology/coronavirus-how-to-live-online.html https://www.voguebusiness.com/consumers/luxury-fashion-houses-restaurants-louis-vuitton-tiffany-bergdorf-goodman-browns www.maekan.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/maekanitup/message

43 MINMAR 26
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118: Culture in the time of quarantine and luxury brand restaurants

117: The nuclear family and jjapaguri (aka “ram-don”)

Eugene and Charis talk about the cover story of the March 2020 issue of The Atlantic written by David Brooks titled “TheNuclear Family Was a Mistake”. They dive into the definitions and history of the American family and whether it’s possible to make a new family paradigm. They also discuss how the movie “Parasite” lead to restaurants deciding to offer jjapaguri (aka “ram-don”). 00:01:02 Nuclear family 00:31:43 Jjapaguri https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2020/03/the-nuclear-family-was-a-mistake/605536/ https://ny.eater.com/2020/3/6/21153398/jjapaguri-ram-don-specials-nyc-parasite www.maekan.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/maekanitup/message

49 MINMAR 19
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117: The nuclear family and jjapaguri (aka “ram-don”)

116: Participatory design and the launch of The Markup

Charis and Eugene discuss a menswear sneaker made by Archibald London after consulting Styleforum extensively. They also talk about the launch of The Markup, a new media outlet investigating technology. 00:04:53 Participatory design 00:29:28 The Markup https://www.gq.com/story/archibald-london-crowdsourced-sneaker https://themarkup.org www.maekan.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/maekanitup/message

48 MINMAR 11
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116: Participatory design and the launch of The Markup

115: Spotify acquires The Ringer and black music in white spaces

Eugene and Charis talk about Spotify’s recent acquisition of The Ringer and the effects of media consolidation. They also discuss a personal essay that describes the discomfort felt in hearing black music become the default choice for high end spaces and how black music is cherrypicked as being beneficial to commercial spaces. 00:01:52 Spotify and The Ringer 00:26:26 Black music https://www.theverge.com/2020/2/5/21124201/bill-simmons-the-ringer-spotify-acquistion-podcast-purchase https://slate.com/culture/2020/01/black-music-white-restaurants-gyms-shops.html www.maekan.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/maekanitup/message

48 MINFEB 13
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115: Spotify acquires The Ringer and black music in white spaces
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