I didn’t watch sports on TV for an entire year. I did that because I thought it would be something interesting to write about. At the end of the year I would have a story to tell, like the guy who lived by Old Testament laws for a year. And I did it because I […]Read more "A Year Without Sports"
If you believe everything you read, then you might, at this point, believe that the editors (and the graphic designers) of Rolling Magazine are the devil incarnate. Placing an image of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the cover of their latest issue has sparked a firestorm not seen since Kanye West grabbed a microphone from a young […]Read more "Much Ado About Something – The Cover Story That No One Read"
It was 1985 when I first heard of Nick Cave. That makes me a little late to the party. Birthday Party, if you will, you hapless music nerds. I had smuggled in a copy of SPIN magazine into my bedroom. Smuggled, because magazines of this nature were the highest form of contraband, next to playing […]Read more "Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds | My Birthday Party"
I’d like to help understand the logic of this, if I may. A Superbowl ad (or any ad) goes through many layers of psychological tests, and is created with the express purpose of having a person perform an action. Notice that at the end of every ad you will hear what is known as a […]Read more "The Logic of Advertising and Movies"
I write words that are seen on the Internet. I write marketing copy, I write articles, I write blog posts and PPC ads and words for landing pages and a lot more. I make my living as a writer, and yet many people who call themselves writers, but don’t make their living at it, see […]Read more "On The Subject of “Real” Writing"
“Make Something Edmonton,” he says, and that’s all he needs to say to get people taking action It’s an initiative started by author Todd Babiak, and the thing has taken on a life of its own. It seems every single day I see someone else from Edmonton talking about what that means to them, and […]Read more "Just Keep Making Something, Edmonton"
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