The Gently Mad

The Gently Mad is an award-nominated weekly conversation with the web industry's best and brightest. Adam goes past the public persona, giving listeners a unique entrée into the lives and experiences of guests such as Jeffrey Zeldman, Jason Santa Maria, Cameron Moll and many more.

#59: The Final Espisode w/ Adam Clark & Friends

November 20th, 2014 · 118 minutes

In the final episode of The Gently Mad, Adam talks about what's next and calls some friends from past episodes of the show to catch up and discuss what's next. Featuring, Noah Stokes, Paul Armstrong, Chase Reeves, Jeffrey Zeldman, Cameron Moll and Naz Hamid.

#58: Bootstrapping Your Life with Brian Casel

November 13th, 2014 · 92 minutes

In this penultimate episode of TGM, Adam goes on the rantiest of rants about life and purpose and the meaning of it all. Then, he's joined by Entrepreneur Extraordinaire Brian Casel and continues that thread, but with an extra serving of entrepreneurship thrown in. Brian also shares a lot about his experiences with lots of different types of busin…

#57: Embracing Change with Krystyn Heide

November 6th, 2014 · 82 minutes

This week, I'm joined by my good friend, Krystyn Heide. We talked about the inevitability of change, the importance of taking the find to "find yourself" and what Kystyn's been up to in the last year and a half.

#56: Newletter Edition: The Secret to Entrepreneurial Success

November 2nd, 2014 · 4 minutes

In this inaugural episode of The Gently Mad: Newsletter Edition, I talk about the secret to entrepreneurial success. Seriously. It's top secret. Don't. Tell. Anyone.

#55: A Mile of Cup with Pat Dryburgh (Part 2)

October 31st, 2014 · 99 minutes

In part of 2 of my discussion with Pat Dryburgh, we talk about Pat's career as a designer. Having been a freelancer, a product designer for a startup and now a freelancer again, Pat talks about the good and the bad with both career paths, why he ultimately decided to strike out on his own again and everything in between.

#54: Pat Dryburgh - Part 1

October 23rd, 2014 · 99 minutes

In part 1 of Adam's conversation with Pat Dryburgh, they took a deep dive into the existential. Meaning, purpose, why we do what we do, the never-ending desire for respect and acclaim are just a few of the topics dissected in part one of this epic two-part conversation with Pat.

#53: Justin Jackson

October 17th, 2014 · 107 minutes

Adam is joined this week by Justin Jackon, a fellow podcaster, product maker and a Product Manager at for an intensely personal conversation about life and work. Justin and Adam literally talk about everything from why they like selfies to fear of failure to how to launch a product.

#52: Chandler Van De Water

October 10th, 2014 · 87 minutes

Chandler Howe Van De Water (a.k.a. the man with five names) talks with Adam about growing up in the south, why why loves employment and how he balances the desire to be a specialist in a craft and the desire to continually be learning new things. He and Adam also discuss the impact of family life on creative work and Chandler's phenomenal success …

#51: Joshua Blankenship

October 2nd, 2014 · 95 minutes

Joshua joins Adam to talk about his journey from construction worker to web designer extraordinaire. We briefly touch on cats and dogs and why Adam thinks cats are better. Also, Joshua shares some incredible stories of leadership, his role as the leader of a design team for one of America's largest churches and why he considers himself more of a m…

#50: Drew Wilson - Part 2

September 26th, 2014 · 68 minutes

In part two of this two-part conversation, Drew and Adam talk about Drew's prolific career as a maker of apps and software, what it takes to make in the web industry today and Drew's new photo filter app. Oh, and Drew's future career as a film producer.