Stefan Sagmeister: The power of time off

I started my morning with this TED talk, thought you’d want to hear it too.   Sidenote: New podcast episode from CJ Casciotta and Sounds like a Movement. It’s an interview with Elle Luna and it’s what got me on the path to watch Stefan’s talk this morning. Check it out here.

Cinerama – Our Time with John Sittig

This past month we spent some time with John Sittig, Director of Projection & Sound for ArcLight Cinemas. John is the next subject in the Behind the Curtain series for ArcLight and a true wizard. He dropped so much knowledge on us that our heads were spinning. I was thrilled to see the projection rooms, … Read More

How NBC has Primetime Olympic Coverage All Wrong

I’ve been looking forward to the Olympics. I bought food for specific Olympic dishes, invited people over, checked broadcast schedules and talked with a lot of people about this years coverage. Dreaming about how incredible it could be. I went to the NBC website, logged in to get emails when specific sports are broadcast so … Read More

Facebook Timeline- Sharing the Story of your Life

Mark Zuckerberg launched Timeline to the world at the F8 conference this AM. Timeline is a much more visual bevy of beauty to the current platform and I can’t wait to get my hands on it to start messing around with it. Some of the new options/features: The “like” button now has the use of … Read More

United Way of Los Angeles

United Way of Los Angeles

 United Way of Los Angeles Objective: To refresh the brand United Way of LA, increase their impact and recognition within the sector and develop a plan to raise 60 Million per year. Challenges:  The previous marketing manager was a tyrant and had recently left. The impact of her iron fist left the team gushy to … Read More

Sunflower – The Weepies

Sunflower – The Weepies

 Sunflower – The Weepies In the spring of 2015, I had a conversation with Steve Tannen of the Weepies. They would soon be releasing a new album after a 3 year hiatus, more on that here. I’ve been a fan of their music since Archive.org hosted this concert bootleg from Live at Butternut Ridge House. … Read More

Friday Short – The Irrational Fear of Nothing

Friday Short – The Irrational Fear of Nothing

WOW! Writer/Director Paul Trillo hits a home run with this short. An average day in the life of the inner monologue.   Following behind the back of a paranoid, neurotic man named Terry as he wanders through the streets of Manhattan. Past memories and his irrational inner thoughts soon plague his every move. By channeling … Read More

Recent Work – Justin McRoberts

Recent Work – Justin McRoberts

Justin is a long time friend of mine and I was super thrilled when he told me about his 3rd book release – a 40 day guide to practicing prayer during Lent. For the project he was partnering with artist Scott Erickson to help bring some much needed, in my opinion, additional images to current … Read More

Justin McRoberts

Justin McRoberts

 JUSTIN MCROBERTS Justin McRoberts is a long time friend of mine. He’s been making music, writing books and generally traveling the country talking and performing for audiences for the past 17 years. We talk pretty regularly, so when I received the email asking me to help him with updating his website, JustinMcRoberts.com, and helping with the launch … Read More