The business of comic books – or more specifically, graphic novels, is a serious one for master cartoonist, Mike Dawson. The creator of a new series of middle-grade books titled THE FIFTH QUARTER as well as the owner of a wonderfully dry, funny, joyous ou
When in the course of a global health crisis, it becomes necessary to explore new things to do and ways of surviving lockdowns and mask orders and e-learning and other things you never experienced before. In short, it becomes necessary to make friends.
AN ENCORE in honor of the 20th Anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
Born out of grief in combination with the overwhelming outpouring of support shown to her family after losing her brother-in-law in the 9/11 attacks in 2001, Megan McDowell’s Heartworks foun
Founder and CEO of The Fox Hill Group, a growth marketing agency and a native, lifelong New Yorker, Jordan Cohen chose to move his family to a small, seaside town in Maine during the pandemic and unlike so many New Yorkers who vacated the big town during
Jason Steinhauer is a renowned historian who has published numerous works, taught and researched in top-tier universities and the Library of Congress. He’s developed a field called History Communication designed to help us all better understand our relati
Institutions are important to communities. And Coogan’s was a vital institution in the New York City neighborhood of Washington Heights. Through violent upheaval and regrowth from a very tough stretch of city history, Coogan’s persevered and welcomed ever
In this next evolutionary step of The Story Forge Podcast, we’ve discovered truly what it was we were trying to explore in our initial conversations and evolved to a new focus on what is important in our work, important to our guests in their work and goa
It’s the end of the year here at The Forge. And we’ve just finally realized what this podcast is all about. Simply… Making Things. And we read the most famous newspaper editorial of all time, too.
A short audio essay with a few thoughts on Thanksgiving during these trying times and what I’m personally very thankful for.
Bill Murray said “I’m suspicious of people who don’t like dogs, but I trust a dog when it doesn’t like a person.” I didn’t ask Dave and Kym Colella what they think about that idea, but after my conversation with them, the owners of Earthdog, producers of