The Big Web Show

The Big Web Show

The award winning Big Web Show features special guests and topics like web publishing, art direction, content strategy, typography, web technology, and more. It's everything web that matters.

Hosted by Jeffrey Zeldman.



#31: Jim Coudal

December 16, 2010 at 1:00PM • 33 minutes • Computer Video

Jeffrey Zeldman and Dan Benjamin are joined by Jim Coudal to discuss the phenomenon that is Layer Tennis, his presentation “secrets,” and firing clients to work for yourself.

Special guest Jim Coudal.


#30: Jason Santa Maria

December 9, 2010 at 12:33PM • 45 minutes • Computer Video

Jeffrey Zeldman and Dan Benjamin are joined by Jason Santa Maria and discuss mitigating the isolation of working in your underwear by reaching out to the community, avenues for creativity, struggling with the line between good enough and perfection, focus, why speaking and teaching are important, and why sometimes the distraction of working with other people is worth it.

Special guest Jason Santa Maria.


#29: Matt Mullenweg

December 2, 2010 at 1:00PM • 55 minutes • Computer Video

Matt Mullenweg joins Jeffrey Zeldman and Dan Benjamin to discuss the creation and evolution of WordPress, the growth of Automattic, making money with open source, and more.

Special guest Matt Mullenweg.


#28: Finding Your People

November 25, 2010 at 12:48PM • 42 minutes • Computer Video

Jeffrey Zeldman and Dan Benjamin talk about what they're thankful for, awards, visibility and public speaking (and why you should do it), Pub Standards, meetups (and why you should start or join one), and how to make a change.


#27: Andy Clarke - It's Hardboiled

November 11, 2010 at 2:57PM • 45 minutes • Computer Video

Andy Clarke joins Jeffrey Zeldman and Dan Benjamin to talk about his new book, Hardboiled Web Design, the evolution of the web, and the right way to design with HTML5 and CSS3.

Special guest Andy Clarke.


#26: Gary Vaynerchuk - Effort is Underrated

November 4, 2010 at 12:05PM • 47 minutes • Computer Video

Gary Vaynerchuk joins Jeffrey Zeldman and Dan Benjamin to talk about humanizing business, his upcoming book The Thank You Economy, success and guilt, his new radio show, and his biggest mistake.

Special guest Gary Vaynerchuk.


#25: Karen McGrane

October 28, 2010 at 1:00PM • 47 minutes • Computer Video

Karen McGrane joins Jeffrey Zeldman and Dan Benjamin to discuss putting publications online, the state of content management, careers in web design, running a design business, teaching UX and design, and more.

Special guest Karen McGrane.


#24: Todd Dominey

October 21, 2010 at 4:49PM • 49 minutes • Computer Video

Todd Dominey, creator of "SlideShowPro":http://slideshowpro.net, joins Jeffrey Zeldman and Dan Benjamin to discuss making the transition from indy designer to employee to to business owner, his pioneering blog "What Do I Know":http://whatdoiknow.org, Flash, HTML5, and more.

Special guest Todd Dominey.


#23: Paul Ford

October 14, 2010 at 2:23PM • 54 minutes • Computer Video

Paul Ford joins Jeffrey Zeldman and Dan Benjamin to discuss the web, the future of publishing, microsites, branding , community, and more.

Special guest Paul Ford.


#22: Dan Cederholm

October 7, 2010 at 3:00PM • 56 minutes • Computer Video

Dan Cederholm joins Jeffrey Zeldman and Dan Benjamin to discuss Dribbble, a vibrant design community for sharing screenshots of your work, Cork’d, the first social network for wine aficionados, his design style, inspiration, and more. A world-renowned web designer, author, speaker, and a giant in the field of CSS-based design, Dan is the founding principal of SimpleBits, a tiny creative studio (“We make websites and products”) based in Salem, Massachusetts.

Special guest Dan Cederholm.