PPP 04: Zoot Suit Riot


The Pug Party Podcast — where art, creativity and writing go off the leash.

annnnndddd we’re back! yes, we had a bit of a hiatus there – it’s been tough to record an episode what with James getting sick and then going out of town, and then me working on the new online class. but now we’re back (we missed you!) and are bringing you a brand new episode of the podcast…

something else to note, I will no longer be posting podcast episodes up on youtube (and you’ll hear why in this week’s episode). but you can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, or subscribe to my email list here on the blog (over on the right sidebar –>), and you’ll be notified when I post a new episode.

okay enough rambling, tune into episode 4 below!

James & Roxy are up in Big Bear, and in this episode – we’re talking about where we feel most creative, the new online class, Roxy’s obsession with Grace Neutral, and then top it all off with some ‘Zoot Suit Riot’ story time.

Mentioned in this episode:
+ Turns out, Tim Curry isn’t dead.
+ The pugs sit very close to us this episode.
+ Rick and Morty Art Book
+ April Art Challenge
+ New online art journal class “SPIRITS
+ ‘Jawbone‘ art journal spread
+ Here’s the bone Roxy found.
+ The Expanse on Syfy and Louie on FX
+ Needles & Pins on Viceland, hosted by Grace Neutral
+ Ex Machina comic book
+ Stupid Unicorn Frappuccino
+ James’ memory of a Friendly’s cone
+ Zoot Suit Riot by the Cherry Poppin’ Daddies

PPP 03: Origin Stories


The Pug Party Podcast — where art, creativity and writing go off the leash.

In episode three, Roxy talks about the new online class, we share our creative origin stories, geek out on the new IT trailer, and then we totally f**k things up (all because of an ice cream truck and james’ stupid fingers).

Mentioned in this episode:
+ April the Giraffe live stream
+ “Spirits” Online Art Journal Class (coming soon!)
+ “Spirits” hashtag on Instagram
+ Women’s Bean Project
(and here’s the split pea soup)
+ IT 2017 movie trailer (and yes, I got the brother’s names mixed up in the podcast!!)
+ IT trailer side by side comparison
+ The Boys comic
+ Ex Machina comic
+ Saga comic
+ Fargo season 1 (available on hulu)
+ Feud season 1 (airing on FX)
+ Rick & Morty Season 3 premiere


Thank-you for tuning in!
-Roxy & James

PPP 02: Baby On Gourd


The Pug Party Podcast — where art, creativity and writing go off the leash.

annnnddd we’re back for episode two! while we intend on recording this podcast weekly, we were unable to record last week because james was sick. needless to say, we did a lot of catching up in this episode! hit play below to tune in, listen on youtube, or subscribe to the podcast on iTunes


In episode two, we tackle creative frustration, James tries out some shitty pitches, and Rox explains her uncontrollable sobbing with Beauty and the Beast. Plus, we embarrass ourselves with a Sporcle quiz.

Mentioned in this episode:
+ April Art Challenge
+ James’ Tinkerbell
+ New Hero ‘Orisa’ on Overwatch
+ Sock Wars
+ Life movie
+ April the Giraffe
+ James’ twitter
+ Sporcle Lyric Quiz

Thank-you for tuning in!
-Roxanne & James

PPP 01: The Pug Party Podcast (Pilot)


The Pug Party Podcast — where art, creativity and writing go off the leash.

YAAAAASSSS. that’s right, you read it…we’re launching a podcast! and I say ‘we’ because it’s hosted by myself and James…

as I’ve mentioned on the vlog, we’ve been talking about the idea of starting up a podcast for a while now. well I’m happy to report that episode one of the ‘Pug Party Podcast’ is here for your listening pleasure!

so what’s the Pug Party Podcast all about? well, art stuff. writing stuff. creative stuff. geek stuff. (you know, the usual podcast banter). I hope you get a kick out of it – as we definitely enjoyed recording it and hope to continue this series for as long as we can.

we are working on getting the podcast up on iTunes (update: it’s now up!), but for now you can listen to episode one below, or over on my youtube channel. enjoy!


In episode one, we dive into creative planning and brainstorming, go deep into X-Files, and get personal with Star Trek TNG.

Mentioned in this episode:
+ Our pugs Mr. Behr (left) and Olive (aka GEEBS, right)
+ Rick and Morty Art Book
+ Joseph Cambell’s book The Hero With a Thousand Faces
+ Watchmen
+ The Boys
+ Saga, Vol. 1
+ The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
+ Buzzfeed’s ‘Which TNG Character Are You?’ quiz

**UPDATE: you can now subscribe to the podcast on iTunes!***