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your audience & you

your audience & you

the original version of this post was my “Geek’s Grotto” from May 17th of last year – the episode where Charlie Capen from HowToBeADad.com joined us. the entire 50 minute episode appears at the bottom of this post and you can subscribe to the iTunes podcast by clicking here. audience is something i’ve talked about […]

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wealthiest 7%

how crowd-investing just might save the middle class

part one all my life, i’ve been formulating theories – theories about life or the industry or politics or market forces. i generate these theories in the dozens – i’m sure most people do, but so often i find myself obsessing over some concept or current event that in some way reminds of an event […]

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chromecast

disruption, Polly Anna & you

there seems to be a love of cynicism in this town, and i’m not talking about the healthy cynicism that keeps you from going into business with somebody who gives you the willies. i’m talking about this sarcastic, sometimes hurtful cynicism that seems joyful while tearing apart the work of some famous person or even […]

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Chad’s ode to the actor, part 3: closing the deal

Chad’s ode to the actor, part 3: closing the deal

let’s say you’re starting a business making cupcakes out of your home kitchen. so you make a bunch of cupcakes, you find people who like cupcakes and you sell them your delicious homemade cupcakes. seems simple enough, right? that’s business. those are the basics of any individual business transaction. to get even more specific, those […]

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Show Business!

Chad’s ode to the actor, part 2: the art of meeting people

there’s a controversial saying in basically any business, but it’s particularly contentious in show business, that’s “it’s all who you know.” while i’d love to say that that saying is a bunch of hooey, there is unfortunately some truth to it. of course it isn’t ALL based on who you know. if you happen to […]

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i guess we’re a company now … ?

i guess we’re a company now … ?

it’s 2013 and the world didn’t end. i guess that means we can keep this company going. two years in and we’ve finally reached the point where we don’t have to build web sites to keep food on the table and a roof over our heads. Denny DP’d a feature last year, is finishing another […]

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one-man band

one-man band

i know it’s been a long time since i’ve posted. been a lot going on and leprechauns & lies starts its Hollywood Fringe Festival run very soon, but a few recent developments have inspired me to contemplate some infuriating little truism about life. for a variety of reasons, i can’t mention names in this post. […]

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eff you, hackers!

eff you, hackers!

listen. you’re not going to find anybody who sticks up for the little guy more than me. i mean at least not many. i’m not a communist or a socialist or anything, but i definitely believe in fairness. anybody who saw (or will see) Leprechauns & Lies can attest to my intense outrage to the […]

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