Archive for August 2009

Briefly on the Creative Kennedy Rhetoric..

Saturday, August 29th, 2009

I think it bears mentioning too much with the Kennedies already! But in watching the entire funeral for some reason this mourning–I thought of their contribution to generic metaphoric political creativity over the years. (more…)

Schmoo-light On: Steven Tagle

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

What makes Schmooru special is the amazing community of filmmakers that it attracts. One of the main goals that Dan and I set out to accomplish was to create a network that really clicks with each other above and beyond what we facilitate. In order to start getting to know each other a little better I’ll be spotlighting producers from time to time. Our first entry is Steven Tagle who has been generous enough to share some insights into his work as a filmmaker. (more…)

Making It Happen

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

Víctor Rosales Great Ideas… We all have them and it feels great to have a great idea. There is a momentary high that feels almost as good as having actually accomplished something. This is a dangerous feeling. I say this because having an idea is the easy part. Delivering on that idea is difficult. (more…)

The Evershed Plan®

Friday, August 7th, 2009

Many in the “chattering circles” have been wondering, what’s the COMING SOON about? Why not just fling open the doors — What in THE HELL is going on in there? (more…)

Laura Ling Sprung Me From Prison at Least 3 Times

Saturday, August 1st, 2009

Something that’s been bothering me about this whole Laura Ling Thing, is she’s been my liberator several times since we first met-the most recent occasion was one year ago today when she paroled me from the idea there was no place better than working with her so I could run off and join the Obama’s new media team. When I met Laura I was a corporate loyalist — now three years later I even find myself liberated from paying rent for one full year now and in many respects its all her fault. Five months into this whole fucked up thing-one in which I think we all sort of felt in March would just end quickly and then REALLY didn’t-I’ve been unable to come close to returning the favor even once. (more…)