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Tales from MVT: “Welcome to (Amish) Paradise” by Jonah Ray

Tales from MVT is a regularly-occurring series of blog posts where I choose one of the videos from our Music Video Theatre sessions and write about it. Music Video Theatre has become one of the most fun and enriching experiences of my current life, and for a multitude of reasons, has sparked abundant creativity. It…

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Ep. 344: Tom Breihan, Author of The Number Ones

When Tom Breihan was my guest two and a half years ago on Episode 253, we talked primarily about movies and how PR people can stand out in an endless swirling sea of crappy pitches. It was an incredibly fun chat, and although I had been a weekly reader of his prior to that, after…

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Tales from MVT: “In Too Deep” by Sum 41

Tales from MVT: “In Too Deep” by Sum 41 Tales from MVT is a regularly-occurring series of blog posts where I choose one of the videos from our Music Video Theatre sessions and write about it. Music Video Theatre has become one of the most fun and enriching experiences of my current life, and for…

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Tales from MVT: “Alpha Zulu” by Phoenix

Tales from MVT is a regularly-occurring series of blog posts where I choose one of the videos from our Music Video Theatre sessions and write about it. Music Video Theatre has become one of the most fun and enriching experiences of my current life, and for a multitude of reasons, has sparked abundant creativity. It…

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Ep. 343: Joe Vostrejs – Partner and Principal at City Street Investors

Joe Vostrejs is Principal, Partner, and Founder of City Street Investors, whose “custom crafting philosophy” means the firm creates projects that synchronize the needs and desires of the community with investment in under-appreciated assets. It also means, the places they create, in particular the restaurants in their portfolio, are unique, tailored toward the local community,…

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Tales from MVT: “Go Up (featuring Cat Power and Pharrell Williams)” by Cassius

Tales from MVT is a regularly-occurring series of blog posts where I choose one of the videos from our Music Video Theatre sessions and write about it. Music Video Theatre has become one of the most fun and enriching experiences of my current life, and for a multitude of reasons, has sparked abundant creativity. It…

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Tales from MVT: “Fighter” by Sneaker Pimps

Tales from MVT is a regularly-occurring series of blog posts where I choose one of the videos from our Music Video Theatre sessions and write about it. Music Video Theatre has become one of the most fun and enriching experiences of my current life, and for a multitude of reasons, has sparked abundant creativity. It…

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Tales from MVT: “Shoop” by Salt-N-Pepa and “I Just Had Sex” by Lonely Island

Tales from MVT is a regularly-occurring series of blog posts where I choose one (or in this case two) of the videos from our Music Video Theatre sessions and write about it (them). Music Video Theatre has become one of the most fun and enriching experiences of my current life, and for a multitude of…

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Ep. 342: Solo – The Joy Is In The Grind

On this solo episode of the show, I talk about how true creative freedom and fulfillment comes from the grind. It’s counterintuitive, but we all have hours to fill in a day. If we fill those hours with work that we find meaningful, challenging, and enjoyable, our lives are thereby much more fulfilling. This is…

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Ep. 341: Palmer Parent Roundtable About Proposed DPS Closures

On October 25, we, the parents of students at Palmer Elementary, received an email titled “Declining Enrollment.” I imagine parents of students at the other 9 schools proposed for closure or consolidation received a similar email on Denver Public Schools (DPS) letterhead. The DPS Board has been tasked with voting on this plan November 17….

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