There are things I want to write about that I’m not getting to write about. They are subjects that require research and travel and association with a known publication to get into — and that means I can’t do it on my own. I will write about these subjects at a discount. Environmental Restoration —[…]
I’ve started writing a recurring column about online political gambling. If you were to feed my talents and experience into an algorithm that would identify the perfect job for someone, I bet the Threadster column would come out. It’s wise-assy, it’s political, it benefits from pedantry, and there are, basically, no rules. Because it is[…]
I sold an article today I’ve been hawking around for six months. It’s something I really, really want to write about and I wasn’t getting a nibble. I changed the pitch every time, zeroing in on a way to explain something that sounded like it might be a term paper in an undergraduate marketing class[…]
Today I start a project for a genetics company in San Diego. (Not to be dramatic, but at this point I can’t say which.) Starting from scratch, I’m going to build a new website and fill it with content. It’s going to be about 60 distinct pages with solid SEO and security. The creative brief[…]
The Cubs are more than a baseball team. They’re a complete culture. With the team running hot, everyone’s a Cubs fan. The question is: are you really? This quiz builds people’s knowledge of the Cubs really-pretty-ridiculous history.
So this is a hell of a thing for a writer to post: a video without words. It’s something I did on very short notice for some friends who are starting a new company. They needed a video to roll at a trade show. We shot one afternoon, edited the next morning, and posted less[…]
In preparation for a significant trade show, Care Publications needed to redo it’s website. The deadline for completion was immovable, timed to the arrival of a direct mail promotion inviting people to visit Care’s booth to try out CARE2GO, Care’s new patient engagement app. Studies show that informed, engaged patients enjoy better outcomes. CARE2GO provides new[…]