Matt McCue is the Editor-in-Chief of 99U. He lives in New York City, but he is willing to travel long distances for a good meal. Find him @mattmccuewriter or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How one Barcelona-based designer is shaking up American culture.
By Matt McCue
Side projects aren't a waste of time, as long as you undertake the right ones.
It seems like there's 1,000 blog posts every month about the joys of freelance. Real life, on the other hand, is a bit more complicated.
Road test the potential of your next great idea in just five days.
The high pressure stakes of taking $1.4 million to redesign one of the world's important books.
A creative director behind Star Wars discusses how he jumps from blank page to galaxy-sized idea.
To vet his hit film ideas, Adam McKay distills his concepts into children's tales to ensure they have the proper storytelling anchors.
“If you don't take full advantage of the schedule flexibility that self-employment allows, you're doing it wrong.”
The pros and cons of hyper-specialization.
"The trick is to not wait for the moments of inspiration, but to be working and let those moments happen while you’re working."
Our survivor’s guide on how to navigate your first project with a large brand. How big? Apple big.