Posts by Nathan Pettijohn

  • Dead Hello Crowdfunding

    As I wrote about previously, our friend Callin Passero is in the midst of releasing new tracks from his solo project “Dead Hello” (some of which are linked below) and has just announced the launch of an Indiegogo campaign to enable him to finish recording the album in studio. The perks include a signed guitar,…

  • Forge LA Halloween Party

    The annual Forge Halloween party is set to kick off next Saturday, October 26th around 9pm. I wrote about last year’s Halloween party and Indiegogo fundraiser, and have been helping set up the event for the past few years so I wanted to write a post letting people in the Los Angeles area know about…

  • FOUND Magazine Release Party

    Davy Rothbart is a very cool and interesting guy. He’s the founder/editor of FOUND Magazine, a publication that collects found writings. He’s also an author, film-maker and contributor on NPR’s “This American Life”. Davy recently finished a documentary about a high school basketball team from Medora, Indiana, called “Medora”, which has been making its way…

  • Adi Goodrich

    Adi Goodrich is an awesome art director and set designer based out of Los Angeles and one half of the team behind the JIMMYnAdi PSA’s we wrote about here previously (that were created to “motivate and inspire the creative minded people in our community”). Her work is extremely colorful, imaginative and always handmade, and you…

  • Intro to Instagram for Brands

    When Twitter first became popular it created a list of suggested users for new accounts to follow (one of whom was comedian BJ Mendelson, who wrote about this in his book SOCIAL MEDIA IS BULLSHIT and I briefly talked about it in my counter – SOCIAL MEDIA IS NOT BULLSHIT) — essentially this list caused…

  • Tino Schaedler

    Tino Schaedler is a production designer, art director and architect from Berlin currently working in Los Angeles. He has worked on everything from big budget commercials and feature films such as Harry Potter and V For Vendetta, as well as work in other mediums and smaller collaborations in architecture, film and photo projects. Below are…

  • Intro to Search Engine Optimization

    Search Engine Optimization: In a nutshell, SEO breaks into three categories: site-wide, on-page and off-page. Site-wide, as you may imagine, consists of coding issues on the site. On-page consists of text on the site all being keyword focused (global nav, titles, headers, tags, etc). Off-page consists of links to your site (from other sites and…

  • Get A Free Online Education

    The below list are all things I use with my iPad, but you could just as easily use a phone, desktop or Google Glass for your education, I just like the size and ease of the iPad. Also, while I have spent time on pay sites like Lynda and in college had access to sites…

  • Hiring Guest Instagrammers For Brands

    Today most everyone in the western world has a smart phone in their pocket with a higher quality camera lens than most consumer cameras have ever had, and that combined with the interconnectivity of these devices means that photos and videos are now being shared at a rate never before imagined. This has many positive…