Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Small Towns In WA - Wanderlust

Some good small towns off the beaten path for weekend get-aways. From Seattle Met magazine.

Seattle Met Magazine / Travel & Outdoors / Travel & Outdoors Articles / Detail

Saturday, September 25, 2010

The Worst Ads of 2011 | Fast Company

So damn bad these ads are worth watching again. Had to know Flo was in the mix.

The Worst Ads of 2011 | Fast Company

Friday, September 24, 2010

Ms. White Trash Pageant - Portland

Ah yes, in step with the tradition of "keeping Portland weird" this is a short video of Portland's Ms. White Trash pageant. Winner makes appearances traveling around in an RV.

Title of Miss White Trash up for grabs | KING 5 TV | Seattle News, Local News, Breaking News, Weather | Evening Magazine

Thursday, September 23, 2010

The 25 Best Cocktail Bars in America - GQ

The Zig Zig Cafe in Pike Place Market wins GQ's top honors for America's best cocktail bar.

The 25 Best Cocktail Bars in America: Restaurants + Bars: GQ

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

NW Entrepreneur Finds Success With Comic Books

...can't say I've ever read a comic book but this is a good article from the WSJ about taking risks and creating a successful business.

An Artful Entrepreneur Finds Comic Book Success -

Fall Hikes in Okanogan County, WA

From Outoors NW.


Monday, September 20, 2010

Failing Forward

Good summary of operating within the strength zone and outside the comfort zone...

Why Failure Is Good for Success | SUCCESS Magazine | What Achievers Read

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Fall Tours and Festivals

Pick a pumpkin, try a corn maze and get your Octoberfest drink-on wearing your finest lederhosen - list of farm fests and fall events around Whatcom and Skagit Counties.

Fall tours and festivals: Top spots for seasonal fun around our Northwest corner - Grow Northwest

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld

The Greg-Alogue about aging gracefully...or not. One can only hope Lady Ga-Ga puts away the meat suit when she hits the big 3-0

Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld -

Monday, September 13, 2010

Jersey Shore comes to Ocean beach

Jersey Shores meets Seattle meets OB...for a good cause.

Jersey Shore comes to Ocean beach -

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Jake Locker - Column Magazine

Nice article from the UW's Column magazine about Jake Locker's off-field contributions.

First and 10 | Columns Magazine, September 2010 | The University of Washington Alumni Magazine

Friday, September 10, 2010

Use of Backstory

Good article from Author magazine about how to use backstory without burying the reader in exposition. - an on-line magazine for writers and readers...

Thursday, September 9, 2010

"Sex Pistols perfume" launched

Quite possibly a sign of the end of civilization as we know it: ladies and gentlemen, introducing Sex Pistols perfume. Yes, that's right. So step right up at only $51 bucks a bottle.

Pungent punk: "Sex Pistols perfume" launched -

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Bike Snob NYC

This is a fun humor blog to follow if you like biking but not the "elitist" bike culture that sprung up overnight without an invitation.

Bike Snob NYC

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Web Series - Fall TV

Article from Fast Company about some of the creative, innovative web series for the fall season.

Television on the Web Is Redefining Must-See Viewing | Fast Company

Saturday, September 4, 2010

"Terriers" is good for San Diego

Alrighty we go again with a new FX show called "Terriers" using SD as the backdrop. So far so good with the reviews. It's been hit or miss lately with shows based in San Diego: "Veronica Mars" - a hit, HBO's "John From Cincinnati" - a big miss. And never forget the atrocious Friday night attempt "The Ex-List" which lasted a full three episodes before CBS mercifully pulled the plug.

"Terriers" is good for San Diego and good for TV -

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Dick's Drive-In -- Seattle's oldest, continuously operating fast-food restaurant for where Dick's should open their new drive-in. Vote right and vote often or else Sir Mix Alot will return from Dick's on Broadway circa 1988 and punish you.

Dick's Drive-In -- Seattle's oldest, continuously operating fast-food restaurant

Finding Customer Advocates

Quick ideas on locating customer advocates as you grow your biz. Google Alerts is a great way to keep up to date on your company's reputation, industry trends and competition. From Inc.

8 Places To Find Advocates for Your Business - Marketing - Sales - Word of Mouth

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Top Hollywood Earners of 2009 | Vanity Fair

Hollywood's top money makers for 2009. How does Nicholas Cage gross $28M in one year while going B/K and getting forclosed on...must be nice.

Top Hollywood Earners of 2009 | Vanity Fair