is a brand new podcast that explores what it means to be a modern creative professional. In celebration of the new show, hosts Vinnie Fiorello and Jim Tramontana will be giving away a one hour consultation to discuss YOUR creative project. With years of experience in business and art, they can help you get your project off the ground or help steer you into the next step.
is a founding member and chief lyricist of the seminal punk band Less Than Jake, a group with over 300 releases and 2000 live shows performed globally in its 25+ year life. He is the co-founder of Fueled By Ramen Records, a label acquired by Warner Music Group in 2006 that launched the careers of alternative music luminaries like Jimmy Eat World, Fall Out Boy, Paramore, and Panic! At the Disco. His media company, Paper + Plastick, was founded in 2007 and releases music in all formats (including collectible vinyl), books, toys, and other merchandise. Fiorello expanded his entrepreneurial endeavors in 2015 by opening Wunderland Custom Tattooing (named after his successful toy brand, Wunderland War, featuring over 15 characters and 200 variations). He is also an author of children's books and comic books and a regular consultant for Warner Bros. He lives with his wife and daughter in Gainesville, Fl.
is the creator of Ace Tucker Space Trucker, a cinematic audio fiction and ebook/print novel series. In addition to writing, editing, and sound designing the show, he voices all of the characters. The novelization of Ace Tucker Space Trucker: Season One, released in February of 2018, shot to the top of Amazon.com's humorous science fiction charts (even beating the snot of the godfather of science fiction, H.G. Wells, for a hot minute!)
Jim is also a multi-instrumentalist and has performed throughout the United States in bands such as Spitvalves, Alias Clark, Red Hot Rebellion, CR8RFACE, Prime Floridian, and Ensign Jimmy's Landing Party. His media publishing company, Solid Arts and Science LLC, has released over 200 songs (many of which featured in films, television, and video games), as well as dozens of comic books and novels.
He enjoys peanut butter, long naps on the beach, loud music, and unusual socks.
We engage with the culture surrounding us.
We create change through the connections encircling us.
DON'T NECESSARILY HIT AT THE SAME TIME.
SOMETIMES THE IDEAS DON'T FLOW AT ALL.
THE PUSH AND PULL OF A CREATIVE'S LIFE IS MEASURED BY MAKING IDEAS COME ALIVE.
SOMETIMES YOU NEED EVERY TOOL IN YOUR ARSENAL JUST TO GET IT OVER THE FINISH LINE.
TAKES YOU INTO THE LIVES OF PROFESSIONAL CREATIVES.
WE PRESENT FAILURES AND SUCCESSES, TIPS AND TRICKS, AND SOME HONEST TALK ON WHAT IT IS TO BE A CREATIVE IN THE NOW.