Phoenix-bound: Tale of a Tribute to Your SF Giants

This is a story about a labor of love. There was a write-up in the San Francisco Chronicle about a non-commissioned work of art created by magazine cover artist, Mark Ulriksen titled, “Your 2010 World Champion San Francisco Giants.” The canvas is 4 feet by 5 feet — definitely different… more »

A Weekend of Firsts…

Firsts hit the box office this “first” weekend in March. Rango, an animated feature about an ordinary chameleon who accidentally winds up in the town of Dirt, a lawless outpost in the Wild West in desperate need of a new sheriff, was the first cartoon feature directed by Gore Verbinski… more »

Mini USA Challenges Porsche – Wins on Publicity Front…

You may have seen the full page ads where the Mini is calling out Porsche.  Part of a campaign developed by Mini’s agency’s Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners, there is an extensive Facebook component ( which includes a very funny video where the Mini U.S. president Jim McDowell throws down… more »

Viewing “The Hurt Locker” in Another Dimension…

Much has been said about the mega-blockbuster, Avatar being available in 3-D (as in third dimension) — a viewing format that requires special glasses.  3-D is picking up steam in Hollywood because it is supposed to be more engaging. The thing is, I discovered that there is another way to… more »

Origins of Jedemi – The Timeline

A huge part of the Jedemi project was the timeline I put together in Excel.  I was working off a hunch that these “spirits from the past” knew each other and/or were exposed to similar influencers. So here are a few snapshots from that huge spreadsheet I put together. Not… more »