Browsing All Posts filed under »letting go«

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, […]

Coming soon…

June 30, 2010

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Big changes. BIG changes. First of all, this week we’ll be opening up a whole new lineup of courses for registration: courses are given both online and in person, so if you’re not in Vancouver or would prefer a once-a-week Skype conversation to a solid several hours of workshopping, we can hook you up. The […]

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 […]

Man Offline: could you endure?

March 19, 2010

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Don’t try to tell me this hasn’t happened to you. If you’ve got a blog, a Facebook profile, and more than one email address, I have some bad news for you: THIS IS YOUR MIND ON INTERNET WITHDRAWL DCLugi aka Dave Coyne brings another short masterpiece to the Extremely Small Screen. Here, one poor sap […]

Troll Management: Handling Conspiracy Theorists on a Forum

July 20, 2009

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Oh, for god’s sake, Photobucket, that was a promotional image released by the studio and hosted in my Photobucket account for NINE YEARS. And you deleted it now? No wonder everyone uses Flickr now. I’m finding more and more requests for advice on dealing with internet drama, and who, I ask, is more qualified to […]

If Things Look Down, Look Up

December 3, 2007

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This is a marvelously inspirational column by Thomas Hoving, heartlessly stolen from the December, 1985 issue of the now-defunct and oft-lamented Connoiseur magazine. Early this fall, I had one of those “Chicken Little” kinds of days. Not only the sky but the whole world seemed to be collapsing. Riots, bombings, apartheid, earthquakes, and plane crashes […]

the perfect moment

September 14, 2007

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