Entries Tagged as 'creative class'

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

Engineers in the Mist

 5 Days & Nights With Startup Millennials in San Francisco.     THURSDAY MORNING: San Francisco’s Hottest Zip Code . “Our power was out this morning,” The text message from S, the 27-year-old CTO of a fashion startup in San Francisco reads, “And hopefully it is back on now but… ?” In Los Angeles, I receive this […]

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

This Is What’s Happening: 2012 Edition

Remember back when I used to be a social media strategist? I started before that term was even being used, and as late as this October the L.A. Times still hadn’t gotten the memo that I had move on, calling me a “social media expert” for my crimes (among them: 1, 2, 3). So you’d […]

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Announcing The_Gather

Since November I have been a partner, with long-time friend, Katie Kay Mead, in a retail endeavor called, Gather. Gather is a fashion incbuator of sorts, scouting and developing the best and brightest indie design talent into viable forces within the vocabulary of L.A. fashion. The boutique / consultancy has received accolades from LA Weekly […]

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

Eskmo music video – Cloudlight

A little (fashionably) late to the party on this one, but  just had to mention this really hauntingly beautiful video for the new Eskmo (a.k.a Brendan Angelides) track, Cloudlight (single is out Sept. 6 on Ninja Tune). I’ve known Brendan, and Dugan O’Neal, who directed the video, from my days producing music festivals. Plus, you might recognize […]

Monday, May 10th, 2010

Why Iron Man Is The First 21st Century Superhero

In 1938, on the eve of the Second World War, a relatively new medium called the comic book unleashed a new kind of character into the consciousness of American youth. Created by writer Jerry Siegel and illustrator Joe Shuster, this character possessed superhuman powers and a dedication to using those powers for the benefit of […]