What Makes Someone an Inspiration?

| June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments |

I never really had a hero growing up. I didn’t have the singular person that embodied everything that I wanted to be, who I wanted to become, what I wanted to strive for, or a person to mold my path around. My father was a great role model to me, but inspiration from others were […]

Do You Suck at Networking?

| March 31, 2015 | 0 Comments |

Let’s be honest here, networking is not a common skill. It’s the unicorn of the business world: everyone wants to believe in its power, but for the most part, no one will ever ride it and feel it’s luxurious mane blowing in the wind … That metaphor sort of broke down, but the point is […]

Snooze Button: Perfect Invention or Spawn of Satan?


If you ever want to split a room in two, just ask about snooze buttons. Immediately the “Type A’s” will spring forth and decry the snooze button as the harbinger of society’s downfall. Then everyone else will tell them to chill right the heck out. There’s a lot of emotion wrapped into this seemingly harmless […]

How to Be a Musician in LA While Remaining Dry and Fed

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments |

To be clear, I’m not talking about becoming the next Justin Bieber, because if I knew how, I wouldn’t tell you. Your soul will thank me later. I’m talking about sideman or “hired gun” work.   1. Show up on time.   Before you say, “duh” and go onto the next article (it’s about a […]

Should Women Pay for Their Own Dinners?

| March 18, 2015 | 6 Comments |

The ultimate awkward question: Is it the man’s responsibility to pay for dinner? This is one concept that has both men and women confused, since it’s no longer clear if this is a tradition we should carry into the modern age.   Is paying for your date good manners, or subtle sexism?   Why do […]

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