The Cocktail Napkin Retired

The Cocktail Napkin

Some of the greatest ideas begin as scribbles on the back of a cocktail napkin. On this periodical of uncurbed ideas, a wide variety of guests discuss creativity, ideas and inspiration.

Hosted by Jeremy Fuksa.


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#70: The Circle Is Complete

April 26, 2012 at 12:00PM • 37 minutes • Computer Video

This series finale brings the interview journey full circle.

Jeremy checks in with Adam Lisagor to see how his initial statements of how "lazy" he is have held up, as well as tearing down ideas to build them back up.

Special guest Adam Lisagor.


#69: Indefensible Ideas

April 19, 2012 at 11:00AM • 26 minutes • Computer Video

Jeremy sits down in Austin's Driskill Hotel with Ross Floate to discuss merciless treatment of ideas that solve no problems.


#68: Look Who's Hawking Sugar Frosted Crack!

April 16, 2012 at 11:00AM • 31 minutes • Computer Video

Take a peek into the beginnings of Jeremy's creative impulses during a discussion with Dave Colin, one of Jeremy's first creative collaborators.


#67: 30 Rooms for Whipple to Squeeze This

April 12, 2012 at 11:00AM • 27 minutes • Computer Video

Jeremy speaks to advertising icon Luke Sullivan via phone about infinite resignation and slow boiling.


#66: Luckyshirt's Perfect Internet Score

March 28, 2012 at 1:15PM • 49 minutes • Computer Video

A conversation with Darrin Ross about throwing lots of creative ideas at the wall seems to resonate very well in the twilight of this show's existence. Best show yet.


#65: My Canadian Boyfriend

March 22, 2012 at 11:30AM • 47 minutes • Computer Video

Twitter jokes aren't all just fun and games. There's a craft to them and, in Jason Sweeney's case, a deeper source of joy and healing.


#64: Geeking in the Rain

March 11, 2012 at 10:30PM • 3 minutes • Computer Video

The rain at SXSW isn't stopping people from finding interesting things that inspire them. Everyone except for the guy at the end.


#63: The Lamest Nerd in Austin

March 9, 2012 at 10:00PM • 3 minutes • Computer Video

A bad travel day makes the plans for a dazzling opening SXSW episode fall flat.


#62: Austin Bound

March 8, 2012 at 11:15AM • 12 minutes • Computer Video

It's Open Topic week yet again. Jeremy lays out his plan for possible self-destruction in Austin, TX.


#61: Bridges Don't Build Themselves

March 2, 2012 at 11:30AM • 28 minutes • Computer Video

Two Kansas City boys, thrust into Internet renown in part by nods from John Gruber, sit down for coffee and discuss taking big leaps.

Special guest Shawn Blanc.