Hello… Again.

Hey there. It’s been a while. I’ve been neglecting this blog for quite some time. Most of my activity for the past year has been on Twitter, or Tumblr, or Facebook, but I’m making a change. I think it’s time to come back home. This doesn’t mean that I won’t have a presence on all of those other social platforms, it just means I’ll be sharing more of my personal life and original work here.

I’ve also been working full-time, heading up the original video team, at Disney Interactive. I don’t work on the lot, but I visit often. I’ll start sharing some of what I’ve been working on here, as well.

So, hello again. Welcome… and excuse the mess while I move the furniture around.

Should Culture and Creativity be a Human Right?

Tomorrow I’ll be taking a plane ride to Paris to meet up with thirty-nine other young cultural leaders and misfits to discuss the notion of cultural rights as a fundamental right for every citizen.

The democratization of art and culture has never before been more possible than it is now with the web. It’s why we were able to create an independent show like Epic Fu. It’s why many of us are now able to make a living online. It’s also why we must do everything in our power to protect it as a platform for creativity and innovation.

I’m excited to be included in these talks and want to make sure that I include you as well. I’d like to hear what your thoughts are on this subject, so I can share it with the group in Paris.

I’ll be keeping this blog, Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Flickr/Instagram updated with information videos and photos as they come along. So make sure to check in if you’re interested in this topic.

Should cultural rights be a fundamental human right? Should we be able to create without restriction? How does it tie into the current state of politics and technology? And what does it mean as cultural experiences becomes more fractured? How does it separate, how does it unify?

Should be a very interesting discussion. :)

*Cultural Leadership International program, the British Council aims to help a new generation of cultural leaders play an active role in building a more open and tolerant society.

Talking vs. Texting

So the question of the day (well, late night) is: Do you prefer to talk or text?

When I first moved out to Los Angeles a neighbor told me that within the first year I would lose 25% of my vocabulary. “The sun,” he said, “it burns the words right off of your brain.” I laughed.

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Be Wild

Just a little something that made me smile on my birthday. A mantra for 2011, perhaps? ;)


Thanks to Beau Ryan for inviting me to be a guest on episode 7 of RadNerd. I talked a bit about Epic Fu and the next project I’m working on (more on that very soon :)). I had a great time. If you haven’t checked out the show, take a look, it’s filled with nerdy goodness! :)

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