Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine

“When it shall be said in any country in the world, my poor are happy; neither ignorance nor distress is to be found among them; my jails are empty of prisoners, my streets of beggars; the aged are not in want, the taxes are not oppressive; the rational world is my friend, because I am Continue reading Thomas Paine

Introducing My New Clothing Line – CLUB47 – “Hi My Name Is…”

Introducing My New Clothing Line – CLUB47 – “Hi My Name Is…”

“Men in general judge more from appearances than from reality. All men have eyes, but few have the gift of penetration.“ – Niccolo Machiavelli   It’s about time I threw my hat into the proverbial fashion ring. My thinking is that if Pharrell, Jay-Z, Sean “Puff Daddy, Puffy, P Diddy, Diddy” Combs, Martha Stewart, Jacklyn Continue reading Introducing My New Clothing Line – CLUB47 – “Hi My Name Is…”

Those People

12.2.13 POST FROM SETH GODIN: At a recent seminar, a woman who helps run a community college stood up to ask a question. “Well, the bad news,” she said, “is that we have to let everyone in. And the truth is, many of these kids just can’t be the leaders you’re describing, can’t make art. Continue reading Those People

Duke, Part 1

Duke, Part 1

“Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring–it was peace.” – Milan Kundera The first dog I ever got as an adult was a Rottweiler.  Continue reading Duke, Part 1

1600 Penn

1600 Penn

Quality is not an act, it is a habit. –  Aristotle If quality is a habit, “1600 Penn” shows us that NBC seems to have considered quality a bad habit. The stinking pile of dung that was tossed onto the masses last week with “1600 Penn” proves NBC has either renounced quality entirely or is Continue reading 1600 Penn

Jakarta is Coming

Jakarta is Coming

“So, if consumers are like roaches, then marketers must forever be dreaming up new concoctions for industrial-strength Raid.” Naomi Klein BRIEF HISTORY You may be asking what does “Jakarta is Coming” mean. Well, here is the Coors Lite history. Prior to the the military coup in Chile in the early 1970’s, this phrase started being Continue reading Jakarta is Coming

The Revolution

The Revolution

“The Revolution introduced me to art, and in turn, art introduced me to the Revolution!” -Albert Einstein I subscribe to Seth Godin’s blog and periodically receive some really interesting quotes about art, about commerce, about being an individual. Wanted to pass some along: When John Coltrane plays the melody early in the track Harmonique, you Continue reading The Revolution

What happens?

What happens?

So, we re-elected President Obama, and by we, I mean the voters. Prior to the election, I was thinking how disappointed I would be if Romney would have won. And got to thinking about actually leaving the country should he have won. Which is a typical liberal response. Ireland and Canada were the two front Continue reading What happens?