Lori Ventola – Plumfield Learning Center

Lori Ventola – Plumfield Learning Center

Dan is a friend to everyone, especially to those in the sometimes-scary, sometimes-lonely nonprofit world. He manages to blend sincerity, fun and professionalism in a way that is rare and refreshing.

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2015 Movie List

2015 Movie List

This is Part 2 of 2. Read part 1 here. In 2015 I watched a lot of movies. If everything is a remix, it’s important to know what’s come before you. Now to give you some backstory, I’ve always watched a lot of movies. I’ve seen almost every Action/Adventure movie ever released. Netflix is usually … Read More

2015 Reading List

2015 Reading List

This post is part one of two. At the end of 2013, I challenged myself to ship something each week. Some project: a client piece, short film, short story, book… whatever. It could be anything as long as I put it out into the world each week. My strategy would be that at the end … Read More

NaNoWriMo 2015

NaNoWriMo 2015

Many times when I’m talking with someone and they find out I’m an author. There’s usually a statement like, “I’d like to write a book one day.” I know that for many years, I felt the same way. I knew there was a book inside me, I just needed to sit down and write it. … Read More

What They’re Saying About Sunflower by The Weepies

What They’re Saying About Sunflower by The Weepies

  Kerry Maid – Gorgeous stuff lads, delighted ye are back after such a tough time xxx David Emerson – heart heart heart! Lyla Rivers – Beautiful Erin Tierney – Amazing video for a beautiful song. Thanks for sharing your journey and your gorgeous smiles with us. Hector Astete – Loved it Susan Bennet – This is so beautiful, I love to see your smiles. Craig Hlas – Beautiful, … Read More

Sunflower by The Weepies

Sunflower by The Weepies

I’m so thrilled to finally share this music video with you. The latest music video from The Weepies is SUNFLOWER from the SIRENS album. SUNFLOWER features the breakneck pace of release day at not one, but TWO iconic LA music institutions in Amoeba Music Hollywood and The Hotel Cafe. The whole video was shot documentary style … Read More

“Sunflower” Music Video Teaser

“Sunflower” Music Video Teaser

Filmmaker #DanPortnoy caught #TheWeepies on #SIRENS release day in Hollywood -here’s a sneak peek! A video posted by The Weepies (@theweepies) on Sep 17, 2015 at 12:43pm PDT

Staying Sharp As A Creative

Christoph Niemann is an author, illustrator and artist. In this talk for 99U (are you sensing the trend?), he talks about the 3 fears that plague every person that counts on their creativity for a paycheck. Yes, those fears run through my brain but I find that staying focused, not playing the comparison game, and … Read More

Save Us Batkid!

This is just one possibility for a non-profit willing to highlight the work they do. I know, you’re thinking, “What non-profit wouldn’t do this?” Answer: most of them. It’s hard for nonprofits to get out of their own way. Make-A-Wish Foundation was not one of them. I’m sure there were discussions and lots of back … Read More