Category Archives: Everything Else

Disasters, Dreams, and Risk-Taking: Thoughts on The Disaster Artist

At the time of writing, everyone's abuzz about The Disaster Artist, the screen adaptation of the book of the same name. I saw it recently and was glued to the screen the entire time. I've spoken and written about my love of really bad movies and how we draw both entertainment and inspiration differently from them…
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The Rebirth of a Blog

So yeah, I inadvertently killed the Sonic Toad blog for a while there. Life happened. Career stuff happened. Contently/The Freelance Writer actually has an interesting article about whether it's time to kill your blog or not, and I fell into most of those categories: got better-paying work writing for hire and amassed a following through live…
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A Loving Open Letter to the Class of 2016

Congratulations, recent grads! You're likely insanely excited, or maybe scared shitless, to make your way out into the world now. I just want to impart some unsolicited wisdom, remembering how excited I was when I was your age: back when it took a certain kind of person to go online, cell phones weren't universal yet, and…
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Happy Frederick Douglass Day!

I spent all week talking about relationships and shit! So...I've covered how the single life can be both awesome and awful, how entrepreneurship can strain a relationship, toads showing affection, and digital nomad Zack did a guest post on having a love life when you live out of a backpack. So I didn't want the grand…
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How to make a to-do list, for real

I know that the title of this post sounds stupid. Patronizing, even. But frankly, list-making is a skill that reminds me of my tax pro days. I mean that as in tax guides and my colleagues made me facepalm all the time because they just assumed that every client had good recordkeeping skills out of…
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