Getting Shit Done

Getting Shit Done

Poop In My Fingernails is just one of the songs on the spotify playlist for the artist The Toilet Bowl Cleaners. Alongside it you’ll find a plethora of fecal centric and fecal adjacent tunes. “The Toilet Bowl Cleaners” is the brainchild of Matt Farley, singer...
Practise in Public

Practise in Public

I recently was at a club in LA. A place where indie bands play the first few shows they’ve ever played. I watched a band perform and they came up and asked me what I thought after the performance. I said “Man…you gotta keep going. You gotta keep doing it.”He...
Ideas and Negative Space

Ideas and Negative Space

A marble sculpture is created by taking a block of stone and chipping away at it in order to get the shape you want to create.   You begin by roughing out, removing the bulk of the negative (unnecessary) weight from the block before working on any detail. You do...
What Happens If You 10x It?

What Happens If You 10x It?

What happens if you 10x it? The price you charge The number of performances The quality of your product The time you take to create it The time someone saves by using it The size of your audience or market The number of people working on it Alternatively, what would...
Envisioning Elegant Endings

Envisioning Elegant Endings

Endings don’t have to be failures, especially when choose to end a project or shut down a business… I’ve learned to envision the ideal end to any project before I begin it now – even the best gigs don’t last forever. Nor should they. [Samin Nosrat]  ...
Jim The Penman

Jim The Penman

On the last weekend of every month, artist Emanuel Ninger would take the ferry from his farm in New Jersey to New York where he could convert his paintings into ready cash.   On the evening of March 28, 1896, having concluded his business and his shopping, Ninger...