Super G, my former employer’s former Promotion’s Director, and I went to see Sting at The Paramount Theatre last night. We both enjoyed being at the show as private citizens; not trying to optimize our lobby presence or man-handle artists through a meet and greet.
About half way through the show, I thought [...]Continue Reading →
I woke up early this morning to get a jump on my Christmas cookies. This is where the spreadsheet meets the baking sheet; in order to get everything done in time to deliver treats the week of Christmas I have to be super organized and focused. And let me tell you, I need a little [...]Continue Reading →
When I told Kevin my new idea for promoting this blog; asking everyone who reaps the benefits of my ‘bake and release’ program to follow, or tweet, or facebook about the goodies they receive, he said, “Oh, like payola.” Well, more like plugola actually. And since my FCC license has been stashed in a box [...]Continue Reading →
I spent last Thanksgiving at my mom’s home in the mountains outside Asheville, North Carolina with my Aunts, Uncles, cousins, sister Robin, her family and some family friends. It was a good old-fashioned country Thanksgiving complete with macaroni and cheese made by my nephew Ryan, pictured above. I might have actually shed a [...]Continue Reading →
My father was Don Draper. Minus the womanizing, relocated to Chicago, Don Draper. A Creative Director at Tathum Laird and Kudner during its heyday in the ’60′s and 70′s, he handled mostly Proctor and Gamble accounts: Crest, Biz, Head & Shoulders, Mr. Clean, and later Libby’s and Pringles. He was my first rock star crush: [...]Continue Reading →
So much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. Wonderful friends, supportive family, and a new career…coming. So far, the best suggestions for my next move have come from my sister Robin, (sideline reporter for ESPN) Mountain listener, (cooking show host) and Kevin (Fear Factor contestant. Seriously!)
What is next? That’s for me to figure out [...]Continue Reading →
Unemployment is time-consuming. You have to clean out your old office and set up a new one on your kitchen table, fill out forms, file your claims, and answer the phone…a lot. The phone calls come in 3 categories: commiserate, consult, and console. All 3 are welcome but while the flurry of activity helps me [...]Continue Reading →
And by hole I mean Key Arena : )
Here are a couple of shots from the big rock show at Key Arena last night: Arcade Fire!
The show was epic, just like the band’s songs. Have you heard a negative review? Not me. Not one. Yeah everyone wishes their favorite band would [...]Continue Reading →
After cramming their massive band onto the tiny stage at Neumo’s for their first local gig, Montreal art rockers Arcade Fire return to Seattle to play at Key Arena in support of their new album The Suburbs on Wednesday night.
I spoke with Win Butler, founding member and driving force behind [...]
I found this Prince rarity and had to share, because you know, you can take the girl out of Minneapolis but you can’t take the Minneapolis out of the girl! Recorded in SF the year Prin changed his name to The Artist Formerly Know As, he opened is set with this Staples [...]Continue Reading →
Vampire Weekend - Diane Young
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