Leadership isn’t a right. It’s a privilege. It must be continually earned. If you possess any sense of entitlement, that will work against you. John Maxwell, on the money. Advertisements Continue reading A Privilege
The absolute best essay I’ve ever read about Los Angeles: L.A. is the apocalypse: it’s you and a bunch of parking lots. No one’s going to save you; no one’s looking out for you. It’s the only city I know where that’s the explicit premise of living there – that’s the deal you make when you … Continue reading LA is the Apocalypse
“Are you guys as excited as I am about the Obesity Epidemic?” God bless the hipsters. This is priceless. Continue reading Lie Witness News: Coachella 2013
You had me at “really nice bottle of wine, no corkscrew.” I’m going to try this, but not with a nice bottle of wine, because I can’t imagine it really being that easy. I’ll start with some Yellow Tail, so I won’t care if I break the bottle. Continue reading Wine, no corkscrew? No problem.
The introduction of broadcast radio caused some in the newspaper industry to fear that newspapers would soon become a thing of the past. After all, who would read the news when you could just turn on the radio for real-time updates? Newspapers had even more to fear in 1938 when radio thought it might compete … Continue reading Progress is Inevitable
Last night Bobby Solomon, founder of LA art blog TheFoxIsBlack.com, posted an article called, “Fuck Design, Let’s Set The World On Fire.” And, while I get where he’s coming from, I don’t think I agree with him. I disagree with his definitions of “art” and “design,” and, therefore, maybe, disagree with his reason for writing … Continue reading Thoughts on Bobby Solomon’s Thoughts on Design
In practice, [advocacy on behalf of a community] means identifying what your community needs to prosper, and either providing that directly or advocating for its provisioning. There are many ways to do this. You can lobby for changes the community needs (e.g., by publishing content illustrating those needs and defining how change should happen); you … Continue reading Quality & Advocacy in Publishing