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Houston Made is a weekly, business-focused podcast featuring long form interviews with Houston based entrepreneurs and business owners that explores the unique challenges and opportunities that come from starting and running all kinds of businesses in Houston, TX.
 
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Moda Spira Podcast

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Moda Spira Podcast

Latifah Alattas, Aaron Hale, and Luke Brawner

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Moda Spira is a musical project by artist and producer Latifah Alattas. Moda Spira Podcast is a companion podcast to the work that she does under that moniker. The first season of the show chronicles the painful end of her marriage in the form of a track by track commentary of her latest album.
 
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In this episode Rusty talks with Micah Edwards about the being a creative entrepreneur - making a business out of music as well as digging for records at 8 years old, how he got popular in south east Asia, and the importance of setting and re-evaluating goals along the way! Be sure to follow @houstonmadepodcast on Instagram! Hear more Milieu Media …
 
In this episode Rusty talks with Andrew Mitcham about starting a nano brewery during a pandemic, why it’s easier than ever to be an entrepreneur, AND how he legitimately became the Mayor of Jersey Village. Be sure to follow @houstonmadepodcast on Instagram! Hear more Milieu Media Group podcasts at milieumedia.com JOIN THE NEIGHBORHOOD This show is …
 
In this episode, Luke spends a ridiculous (but well deserved) amount of time looking back at the world premiere of Michael Jackson's music video for Black or White, reminisces on a cartoon that should've never been made, and remembers the debut from perhaps the great rapper of all time. Stream this week's Thirty Pop Mixtape Playlist: Apple Music | …
 
In this episode Rusty talks with Gustavo Gonzalez (aka Goose) about how he stumbled into screen printing after getting fired as a waiter, whether or not he considers himself an artist, and how he’s handled criticism along the way. Be sure to follow @houstonmadepodcast on Instagram! Hear more Milieu Media Group podcasts at milieumedia.com JOIN THE N…
 
In this episode, Luke looks back on a very sad moment in sports history, the rising of one the best R&B groups of all time, and the beginning of the years holiday movie season! Stream this week's Thirty Pop Mixtape Playlist: Apple Music | Spotify MERCH Check out our store on TeePublic.com for Thirty Pop merch! SOCIALS Be sure to follow and tag Thir…
 
In this episode Rusty talks with Terry Williams (aka Terry The Trainer) about how how he found his passion outside of the classroom, the value of community over competition, and how we manage bad days and depression as extroverted optimists. Be sure to follow @houstonmadepodcast on Instagram! Hear more Milieu Media Group podcasts at milieumedia.com…
 
In this episode, Luke reminisces on the cultural moment that was "2 Legit 2 Quit," and the acquisition of the second greatest animation studio in the history of cartoons (Disney is number 1). Stream this week's Thirty Pop Mixtape Playlist: Apple Music | Spotify MERCH Check out our store on TeePublic.com for Thirty Pop merch! SOCIALS Be sure to foll…
 
In this episode Rusty talks with Alyssa Hoang about how she got started with the business while avoiding schoolwork, where she caught her entrepreneurial spirit, and tips for having a great market experience as a small business. Be sure to follow @houstonmadepodcast on Instagram! Hear more Milieu Media Group podcasts at milieumedia.com JOIN THE NEI…
 
In this episode, Luke revisits the blockbuster robbery that was House Party 2 & Curly Sue, the best-selling songs on the Billboard charts, and the end of a beloved (albeit not great) TV series. Stream this week's Thirty Pop Mixtape Playlist: Apple Music | Spotify MERCH Check out our store on TeePublic.com for Thirty Pop merch! SOCIALS Be sure to fo…
 
In this episode Rusty talks with Luke Brawner of Milieu Media Group about the first five months of Houston Made as well as enneagram numbers in relation to ambition and their mutual love of Glen Hansard. Be sure to follow @houstonmadepodcast on Instagram! Hear more Milieu Media Group podcasts at milieumedia.com JOIN THE NEIGHBORHOOD This show is ma…
 
In this episode, Luke revisits some truly classic hip hop, one especially unforgettable movie, and one of the lowlights of 1990s American politics. Stream this week's Thirty Pop Mixtape Playlist: Apple Music | Spotify MERCH Check out our store on TeePublic.com for Thirty Pop merch! SOCIALS Be sure to follow and tag Thirty Pop on Facebook Twitter & …
 
In this episode Rusty talks with Laura Perez of Balloon Luxe Events about the various businesses she started before this one, common misconceptions around being a balloon artist, and the legacy she is working to leave for her young daughter as a mother & entrepreneur. Be sure to follow @houstonmadepodcast on Instagram! Hear more Milieu Media Group …
 
In this episode Rusty talks with Jesse Stowers of Happy Earth Compost about the pain points that led him to start Happy Earth, the lessons learned from launching and running multiple businesses, and the direct link between entrepreneurship and self-improvement. Be sure to follow @houstonmadepodcast on Instagram! Hear more Milieu Media Group podcast…
 
In this episode Rusty talks with Josh Graber of Ice Designs Houston about his journey from accounting classes to ice sculptures, finding success in bathroom marketing, and the lessons he’s learned from owning a business that delivers a tangible product. Be sure to follow @houstonmadepodcast on Instagram! Hear more Milieu Media Group podcasts at mil…
 
In this episode Rusty talks with Clay Harkey of Twisted Arrow Goods about what drives them through the challenging parts of business, how various generations define a "good job," and the importance of validation to the small business owner. Be sure to follow @houstonmadepodcast on Instagram! Hear more Milieu Media Group podcasts at milieumedia.com …
 
In this episode, Luke celebrates some of the best bands of the 90s (and all time), with some of the weirdest names. He also looks back at some major blockbuster disappointments, and incredible athletic achievements dover this two weeks in 1991. EPISODE LINKS: Brooks & Dunn - "Brand New Man" Stream this week's Thirty Pop Mixtape Playlist: Apple Musi…
 
In this episode Rusty talks with Clay Harkey of Twisted Arrow Goods about the evolution of the brand, what it means to be a craftsman versus an artist, and Clay's move from data scientist to leather worker! Be sure to follow @houstonmadepodcast on Instagram! Hear more Milieu Media Group podcasts at milieumedia.com JOIN THE NEIGHBORHOOD This show is…
 
In this episode Rusty is joined by previous guests Wenting Xie, Bob Sutton, and Jake Cooper for a round table discussion where they share updates since their respective interviews, first jobs, and the mantras that have been bouncing around their heads lately. Be sure to follow @houstonmadepodcast on Instagram! Hear more Milieu Media Group podcasts …
 
In this episode, Luke doubles down, looking back at TWO weeks from 1991. Great (and terrible) movies, HUGE album releases, big storms, and major moments in sports. This episode has it all! Stream this week's Thirty Pop Mixtape Playlist: Apple Music | Spotify MERCH Check out our store on TeePublic.com for Thirty Pop merch! SOCIALS Be sure to follow …
 
In this episode Rusty talks with Macy Villegas of MV Realty Group about the influence her parents had on her career path, the cautions we have for people getting into real estate, and the lessons we've learned from the mistakes we've made in our respective businesses. Be sure to follow @houstonmadepodcast on Instagram! Hear more Milieu Media Group …
 
In this episode Rusty talks with Sara Triana about the different paths to publication, how 2020 impacted her work, and the best ways to get started in poetry. Be sure to follow @houstonmadepodcast on Instagram! Hear more Milieu Media Group podcasts at milieumedia.com JOIN THE NEIGHBORHOOD This show is made possible in part by patrons like Becky & J…
 
In this episode, Luke remembers one of the great R&B songs of all time, some of the corniest movies, and the invention of the internet! Stream this week's Thirty Pop Mixtape Playlist: Apple Music | Spotify MERCH Check out our store on TeePublic.com for Thirty Pop merch! SOCIALS Be sure to follow and tag Thirty Pop on Facebook Twitter & Instagram! B…
 
In this episode Rusty talks with Ellyse Espinoza about taking her business from a parttime etsy shop to an iconic houston brand, sharing our businesses with our kids, and Jeff Van Gundy wearing her sweatshirt at the NBA finals. Be sure to follow @houstonmadepodcast on Instagram! Hear more Milieu Media Group podcasts at milieumedia.com JOIN THE NEIG…
 
In this episode, Luke revisits a NUMBER of new film releases, including one of the most memorable spoof films ever made. He also looks back at some very odd behavior in the sports world, and offers sincere apologies for the editorial mishaps of his guest host from last week's episode. Stream this week's Thirty Pop Mixtape Playlist: Apple Music | Sp…
 
In this episode Rusty talks with Jeff Gilmer about sorting through praise and criticism, the evolution of his photography business, and the pros & cons of social media for entrepreneurs! Be sure to follow @houstonmadepodcast on Instagram! Hear more Milieu Media Group podcasts at milieumedia.com JOIN THE NEIGHBORHOOD This show is made possible in pa…
 
In this episode, guest host Caleb Sanderson steps in to recap this week in 1991, complete with serial killers, failed sports heroes, chart-crushing singles, sports rarities, and to introduce a brand new segment to Thirty Pop! Stream this week's Thirty Pop Mixtape Playlist: Apple Music | Spotify MERCH Check out our store on TeePublic.com for Thirty …
 
In this episode Rusty talks with Jeff Gilmer about how Pretti Cool brought together so many creatives from various backgrounds, the importance of vacations in the face of hustle culture, and the importance of quality control in relation to brand identity! Be sure to follow @houstonmadepodcast on Instagram! Hear more Milieu Media Group podcasts at m…
 
In this episode, Luke resists the sequel to the movie that started this podcast: Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey. He also looks back at the series finale of a late 80s / early 90s sitcom classic, and an unbelievable new number one song! Stream this week's Thirty Pop Mixtape Playlist: Apple Music | Spotify MERCH Check out our store on TeePublic.com for T…
 
In this episode Rusty talks with Jake Cooper about how he went from working on space suits for NASA to buying a personal electric vehicle business, the pressure he felt making that transition, and the amazing community he has found in his new industry. Be sure to follow @houstonmadepodcast on Instagram! Hear more Milieu Media Group podcasts at mili…
 
In this episode, Luke looks back on a few amazing films that premiered in theaters this week in 1991, a couple notable soundtracks, and the seminal work from one the 90s best rap trios. Stream this week's Thirty Pop Mixtape Playlist: Apple Music | Spotify MERCH Check out our store on TeePublic.com for Thirty Pop merch! SOCIALS Be sure to follow and…
 
In this episode of Houston Made, Rusty talks with James Samaniego about why he chooses to be a “one man shop,” what drives him both in art and business, and the value of getting a ton of tattoos early in his career. Be sure to follow @houstonmadepodcast on Instagram! Hear more Milieu Media Group podcasts at milieumedia.com JOIN THE NEIGHBORHOOD Thi…
 
In this episode, Luke covers a TON of major album releases, a rock n roll riot, and one of the greatest sequels in film history. Stream this week's Thirty Pop Mixtape Playlist: Apple Music | Spotify MERCH Check out our store on TeePublic.com for Thirty Pop merch! SOCIALS Be sure to follow and tag Thirty Pop on Facebook Twitter & Instagram! BECOME A…
 
In this episode of Houston Made, Rusty talks with Tony Luhrman about the multi-faceted influences that shaped El Topo, how quickly he started his food truck after an unexpected job loss, and the beautiful, crazy world of food truck owners in Houston. Be sure to follow @houstonmadepodcast on Instagram! Hear more Milieu Media Group podcasts at milieu…
 
In this episode, Luke recaps "The Rematch" between Mike Tyson and Donovan Ruddock, the 1991 NBA Draft, and one of the greatest cop stories ever shared on the silver screen. Stream this week's Thirty Pop Mixtape Playlist: Apple Music | Spotify MERCH Check out our store on TeePublic.com for Thirty Pop merch! SOCIALS Be sure to follow and tag Thirty P…
 
In this episode of Houston Made, Rusty talks with Tony Luhrman about the multi-faceted influences that shaped El Topo, how quickly he started his food truck after an unexpected job loss, and the beautiful, crazy world of food truck owners in Houston. Be sure to follow @houstonmadepodcast on Instagram! Hear more Milieu Media Group podcasts at milieu…
 
In this episode, Luke discusses one of the very best movies of the year, one of country music's biggest songs, and one of the most clever diss tracks in hip hop history! Stream this week's Thirty Pop Mixtape Playlist: Apple Music | Spotify MERCH Check out our store on TeePublic.com for Thirty Pop merch! SOCIALS Be sure to follow and tag Thirty Pop …
 
In this episode of Houston Made, Rusty talks with Victoria Garcia about the process she’s built to connect with her ideal clients, how she has come to clarify the vision for her business, and why she has set out to help others do exactly what she is doing in personal brand photography. Be sure to follow @houstonmadepodcast on Instagram! Hear more M…
 
In this episode, Luke looks back on one of the years very best movies, the beginning of the Chicago Bulls reign over the NBA, and a bazillion or so new album releases from this week in 1991! Stream this week's Thirty Pop Mixtape Playlist: Apple Music | Spotify MERCH Check out our store on TeePublic.com for Thirty Pop merch! SOCIALS Be sure to follo…
 
In this episode of Houston Made, Rusty talks with Victoria Garcia about how her journey in photography began with shooting and developing her own film in high school, finding her niche in an incredibly diverse industry, and how investing in your own business is key to building credibility as an entrepreneur Be sure to follow @houstonmadepodcast on …
 
In this episode, Luke reminisces on the major album and film releases from this week in 1991, including Indigo Girls, Seal, City Slickers, Jungle Fever, and Don't Tell Mom The Babysitter's Dead! Stream this week's Thirty Pop Mixtape Playlist: Apple Music | Spotify MERCH Check out our store on TeePublic.com for Thirty Pop merch! SOCIALS Be sure to f…
 
In this episode of Houston Made, Rusty talks with Wenting Xie about learning to scale her business by bringing on team members, creating a business for the people - not ourselves, and the heart behind creating an eco-home. Be sure to follow @houstonmadepodcast on Instagram! Hear more Milieu Media Group podcasts at milieumedia.com JOIN THE NEIGHBORH…
 
In this episode, Luke looks back on a couple notable movies, some massive album releases, and more mullets than you can count on one hand. Enjoy! Stream this week's Thirty Pop Mixtape Playlist: Apple Music | Spotify MERCH Check out our store on TeePublic.com for Thirty Pop merch! SOCIALS Be sure to follow and tag Thirty Pop on Facebook Twitter & In…
 
In this episode of Houston Made, Rusty talks with Wenting Xie about her journey to create Houston's first zero-waste, eco-home, leaving an advertising job in NYC to backpack Southeast Asia, and the values that drive her business. Be sure to follow @houstonmadepodcast on Instagram! Hear more Milieu Media Group podcasts at milieumedia.com JOIN THE NE…
 
In this VERY full episode, Luke recaps all the Memorial Day Weekend movie releases from 1991, some major music news, and sits down with the lovely and wonderful Maureen Flannigan to reminisce on her time play Evie Garland on 1980s and 90s sitcom Out Of This World. Stream this week's Thirty Pop Mixtape Playlist: Apple Music | Spotify MERCH Check out…
 
Thirty Pop regular, Derek Lord, leaves a message on the Thirty Pop Answering Machine providing the PERFECT recasting of What About Bob? in 2021. Truly, amazing. Stream this week's Thirty Pop Mixtape Playlist: Apple Music | Spotify MERCH Check out our store on TeePublic.com for Thirty Pop merch! SOCIALS Be sure to follow and tag Thirty Pop on Facebo…
 
In this episode of Houston Made, Rusty talks with Bob Sutton about how his company was born out of a Thanksgiving rejection, why he brought a partner into the business right at the beginning, and lessons learned selling in markets. This episode was sponsored in part by Victoria Garcia Studios! Be sure to follow @houstonmadepodcast on Instagram! Hea…
 
In this episode of Houston Made, Rusty talks with Bob Sutton about how his company was born out of a Thanksgiving rejection, why he brought a partner into the business right at the beginning, and lessons learned selling in markets. This episode was sponsored in part by Victoria Garcia Studios! Be sure to follow @houstonmadepodcast on Instagram! Hea…
 
In this episode of Houston Made, Rusty talks with Luke Brawner about the path he took to start a podcast network, the differences between building an empire and a neighborhood, and tips for those interested in starting a podcast. This episode was sponsored in part by Victoria Garcia Studios! Be sure to follow @houstonmadepodcast on Instagram! Hear …
 
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