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Worthwhile Workshop Alert! Alanna Fero’s Self-Creation 2012: Awareness in Action

January 9, 2012

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I don’t pimp out too many workshops here, other than my own (and my new one with Mike Vardy, coming soon in February!). Exceptions are worth making, however, for a few of my friends who are also my own guides: Linda Naiman being one, and Alanna Fero being another. When I took a job after […]

Courting Controversy in comic form!

May 14, 2011

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Noise to Signal Cartoon Intrepid social media cartooniste extraordinaire Rob Cottingham (seriously, that toothpaste guy isn’t in it) attended the Courting Controversy: Dancing with the Devil panel at the Northern Voice blogging conference, and what you see above is the result. Pretty spiffy note-taking if you axe me. The panel was moderated by Rebecca Coleman […]

I got engaged at Social Media Camp Victoria!

October 17, 2010

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Well, if my mother was alive, this would knock her on her butt, only my mother was too refined to ever admit she had a butt, so it would knock her on her posterior instead. After a dazzling and glamorous opening party in a romantic penthouse, I got a little carried away by the moment. […]

Welcome to the first day of the rest of your unfinished novel….

September 13, 2010

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As Darren Barefoot said on Twitter: Funny because true. But I’m looking at this and thinking I DESPERATELY WANT THAT WOMAN’S JOB. I mean, she knows she’s going to be fired within six months or a year, two if the company’s terribly inefficient or it is in fact the civil service, but in the meantime, […]

With Glowing Hearts: the doc, the demo, the digerati!

August 31, 2010

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Can Twitter change the world? Can YouTube save a soul? Is there, ultimately, any real point to what we do online, or is it just (as the critics claim) a safe little sandbox where we play at building castles that are stomped flat and then forgotten? A new Canadian documentary aims to answer that question […]

How to give good sound check

August 15, 2010

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I figure when you’ve got a job to do, you’ve got three choices: to be bad, to be good, or to be AWESOME. Guess which one I like best? If you prefer awesomenosity to mediocrity, you probably like to bring it in places it is unexpected: places like routine sound checks. Sooner or later, if […]

Brian Atene on personal, thespianal, and alcoholic marketing strategy

April 24, 2010

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You may be familiar with internet superstar Brian Atene from his impressive, even unforgettable debut in Hello Mister Kubrick, or perhaps our longtime fandom over on raincoaster.com, or maybe you’re familiar with The Greatest Motivational Video Ev-Ar! Here we present his musings on jobhunting, resume preparation, Sir Lawrence Olivier, Italian restaurants, personal presentation, satori, the […]