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.



#51: At The Movies

June 23, 2011 at 4:00PM • 57 minutes

Dan and Jeffrey discuss speaking, offices, distributed working, movies, scorpions, New York, a new AEA location announcement, and more.


#50: Jen Robbins

June 2, 2011 at 3:00PM • 50 minutes

O’Reilly author, interviewer of rock stars, and longtime web and UX designer Jen Robbins joins Jeffrey Zeldman and Dan Benjamin to discuss the web of present and past, book writing, print design, method, style, process, and more.

Special guest Jennifer Robbins.


#49: Popularity

May 27, 2011 at 5:00PM • 44 minutes

Dan Benjamin and Jeffrey Zeldman discuss the intersection of community and popularity on the web and in terms of podcasts and social media.


#48: Pennies Shining Each Other

May 5, 2011 at 3:00PM • 59 minutes

Jeffrey Zeldman and Dan Benjamin discuss the state of the web, the evolution of Web Standards, the recent Boston AEA conference, and more.


#47: Alexa Andrzejewski

April 28, 2011 at 5:00PM • 60 minutes

Alexa Andrzejewski joins Jeffrey Zeldman and Dan Benjamin to talk about Foodspotting and the path from user-centered design to the idea of seeing where Anthony Bourdain ate to a shipping product and the decision to take investment money on the way.


#46: Richard Rutter

April 21, 2011 at 3:00PM • 59 minutes

Dan Benjamin and Jeffrey Zeldman are joined by Richard Rutter, co-founder of Fontdeck and Clearleft, to discuss typography on the web and more.

Special guest Richard Rutter.


#45: Tim Murtaugh

April 14, 2011 at 3:00PM • 56 minutes • Computer Video

Dan Benjamin and Jeffrey Zeldman are joined by Tim Murtaugh to talk about design, and the fallacy of developing for the "mobile" platform.


#44: Sarah Parmenter

April 7, 2011 at 1:00PM • 57 minutes • Computer Video

Sarah Parmenter joins Dan and Jeffrey to discuss putting yourself online and living in public, creepy stalkers, being star struck, accents and idioms, distinguishing your work and brand through simplifying, her iOS Workshops, and sexism and discrimination in the web business.

Special guest Sarah Parmenter.


#43: Krista Stevens

March 24, 2011 at 4:00PM • 43 minutes • Computer Video

Krista Stevens of Automattic joins Jeffrey Zeldman and Dan Benjamin to discuss great customer experiences and much more.


#42: Treesaver

March 17, 2011 at 2:00PM • 54 minutes • Computer Video

Jeffrey Zeldman and Dan Benjamin are joined by Filipe Fortes and Scott Kellum, the creators of Treesaver to talk a little about working on closed platforms at Microsoft, how working on a dynamic open publishing platform based on web technologies is a little like building a train while you’re riding it, weighing hand-crafted layouts and algorithmic layouts, and combating template explosion.