Category Archives: Random Rants

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…

The Banana Bread Effect

One day, I had a bunch of bananas sitting out on the counter. I love bananas because they're versatile, cheap, portable, and if they fall on the floor I can still eat them because they have a tough natural wrapper. Well, I really just wanted to eat this one banana and save the rest for…

When is Content Marketing Just Content For the Sake of It?

Every so often, I get an email soliciting content creation (read: writing my blog for me.) I do some content marketing work on Writer Access, so I've been behind the scenes on this. I'm familiar with ghost blogging, e-book ghostwriting, and just creating the kind of content that everyone from tax offices to jewelry sellers need to attract…

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…

Becoming More Receptive to Inspiration

Every creative person needs a muse, right? What if you were surrounded by muses but simply had no idea what to do with them? When you’re in a really shitty and stressful time of your life, sometimes that distress can wind up inspiring you (see: a vast majority of punk songs) but too much distress…

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