The Red Pen of Doom

Conventional wisdom about writing is conventionally wrong.

Happy birthday to the Twitter!

A nice little video about the evolution of the Twitter, which is 6.942 bazillion times better than the Book of Face, which will one day go the way of MySpace … Continue reading

March 23, 2013 · 4 Comments

3 ways to change the digital world FOREVER

It is official: social media now dominates the Series of Tubes. Every year, these smart people produce a slick video about the interwebs, and this year’s video is especially good … Continue reading

December 15, 2012 · 7 Comments

5 ways to make blog posts GO ALL VIRAL

There is no guaranteed method, no secret way, to make a blog post that causes the Series of Tubes to explode. Anybody who says otherwise is a lying liar full … Continue reading

October 27, 2012 · 10 Comments

Top 10 Myths of Journalism School

Oh, if I could go back in time, and whisper in the ear of my younger self during journalism school. Not that I was busy screwing it up. Editor-in-chief of … Continue reading

September 12, 2012 · 16 Comments

Top 10 evil tips for authors, actors and artists

So, you’re a creative type — a writer of epic literary novels, an actor schlepping tables in Hollywood or a great artist in a black turtleneck who paints canvasses black … Continue reading

August 18, 2012 · 21 Comments

You need a TEAM and a PLAN

Call me crazy, but I believe that people should have some sort of plan — based on numbers and science and creativity — rather than copying everybody while praying to … Continue reading

May 5, 2012 · 8 Comments

Media Strategy Saturday: Tim Tebow’s favorite word, ‘excited’

So the gym where I sweat plays ESPN without the sound on, but I didn’t need any sound to watch Tim Tebow‘s press conference. He is excited to be a … Continue reading

March 31, 2012 · 5 Comments