Nowhere Farm is a place I’ve had pictures of in my mind for a long time, from the stories that have been shared by Linford Detweiler and Karin Bergquist of Over The Rhine. I’ve always pictured a beautiful piece of ground with flat land, black earth and a calming quiet that we’re in need of…Details
Yesterday I had the great fortune of getting to interview wine expert, entrepreneur and all around great guy Gary Vaynerchuk. I’ve been following him online since 2009, first as a fan of WineLibrary TV and also as someone who really admires his tenacity, drive and understanding of what it takes to build relationships and make…Details
One of my favorite sessions at SXSW was from Eddie Huang. He’s brash, ambitious, doesn’t give a shit what you think….and really really smart. I originally went to his session because I’m a big fan of his web series Fresh Off The Boat on the VICE network. It’s part reality show, part hip-hop culture, part…Details
On my last full night at SXSW I got to participate in a photo walk around Austin with renowned HDR photographer Trey Ratcliff. I’m not a photographer, though I’ve been enjoying learning as much as I can about it and shooting not only stills but also video with my DSLR (it’s also the primary method…Details
I wanted to rehash some comments made by Matt McGee who has a great wrap up of how in his opinion, Twitter was the dominating platform for brands looking for engagement during and after the SuperBowl. Please give it a read. It’s also amazing how the blackout provided some quick thinking marketers an opportunity to…Details
So apparently I’m playing a wedding in New Zealand in February. Sort of…. A few weeks back I received an email from a man named Simon, who lives in New Zealand. He told me a story about how his friend is getting married on February 9th and the couple wanted to walk down the aisle…Details
I loved this pep talk from Kid President.
Yes, take the road that leads to awesome.
This past weekend was the 5 year anniversary (or Tramiversary) of the Tramontane Cafe in Utica. The Tram is at first glance a coffeeshop and cafe, but for those who have been patrons of it over the years, it’s also part venue, party community center, part social club and even part home. To celebrate the…Details