#21: 'The Same Mess Everywhere,' with guest Lindsay Eyth

Cher and James sit down with Lindsay Eyth, of Eythink. They discuss her surprise Etsy shop success, her graphic design beginnings, and the transition into being her real self online and in real life.


Iron Galaxy: Scream like a school kid with Capsule Force, an intergalactic-retro-anime multiplayer game now available on PS4 and Steam!

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Disclaimer: Explicit Language is used in this episode


The article that originated the “I Don’t Fucking Care If You Like It” shirt and various phrases currently in Eythink’s shop.

Conversation Notes

Chicago’s Renegade Craft Fair

A peek into Lindsay's Booth

Visit Lindsay's Etsy Shop

The Magnetic Fields, "69 Love Songs"

Lindsay’s screenprinters

The Ann Friedman Weekly newsletter that gave Lindsay’s shout out

Rebecca Henderson's “Weird Empire” shop

Etsy App

Austin Zine Fest is November 14th at the Carver Museum

Tuesday Bassen and the ”Miserable and Worthless" Zine

Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator software

Mailchimp, for email newsletters

Wacom Tablet

Lindsay's Twitter and Instagram

Find Lindsay at the Got a Babe Crush pop-up shop on October 8th, 2015 at Friends & Neighbors in Austin, Texas with Got a Girl Crush Magazine and BossBabes.

In addition to selling issues of GAGC, there will be herbal cocktails, zines, other amazing stuff women are making in Austin, and a killer raffle benefiting Girl's Empowerment Network Austin. Find more details about the event here!

Chicago Podcast Coop Shoutout

Random Conversation: If you like this show we think you would really enjoy Random Conversations with Elizabeth, learn, be entertained and live vicariously through the lives of other people.

Open Call: The After-show

Lindsay: Got a Girl Crush Magazine, featuring Jessica WilliamsLizzo, and Tatyana Falalizadeh, and more!

Cher: Viola Davis' Emmys Speech

James: Smarter Than You Think by Clive Thompson