John Forté “Spread Love”

May 16

From humble beginnings, musician, John Forté discusses where he is now. With John Forté being an influence in my life in the 90’s through his work with the Fugees, coming from humble beginnings, and going through a life-altering event that took him on a 7 year life-detour I find a lot of parallels to my

Kehinde Wiley

May 13

“Los Angeles native and New York based visual artist, Kehinde Wiley has firmly situated himself within art history’s portrait painting tradition. As a contemporary descendent of a long line of portraitists, including Reynolds, Gainsborough, Titian, Ingres, among others, Wiley, engages the signs and visual rhetoric of the heroic, powerful, majestic and the sublime in his

Abelardo Morell Camera Obscura

May 8

“Something strange and wonderful happens when light enters a dark space through a tiny opening.” – Tom O’Niell I recently came across Abelardo Morell’s camera obscure work at the recent Annenberg Space For Photography exhibit “National Geographic: The Power of Photography”. I was familiar with the technique from my college photography classes, but found Morell’s

Project Yosemite

May 1

I often tell people that I’m such a bad Angelino because I don’t have a first name reference for all the local celebrities or that I’m an even worse Californian since I have never been to some of the top state destinations like the Yosemite Valley. Although I hope to one day take a trip

#cleanwater for my #dirty30

Apr 29

150 people will get clean water thanks to your generosity! Take a moment to celebrate this milestone with me! 😉 My wish for my 30th birthday was to give clean water to those in need and through your generous donations you made my wish come true! I cannot express enough how incredibly thankful I am

Help Give Clean Water For My 30th Birthday

Feb 11

“Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life…” 2014 is a milestone year for me as I get to celebrate turning 30! My friends all think I’m weird, but I have always looked forward to being thirty. I finally get to say that “I’m thirty, flirty, and thriving” (thanks for

California Is A Place

Jan 30

California is loaded. From Disneyland to farmland, we’ve got Scientology and superstars, Silicon and silicone, crips and bloods. The border. Krumpin’ Clownin’ Jerkin’. The surf and the turf. The boom and the bust. California is humanity run amuck and then packaged, branded and sold. California Cuisine, California Love, California Casual, California Gold, California Girls, and

Snap Judgement – Storytelling With A Beat

Jan 21

Snap Judgement is a podcast that I have been listening to for the past year that tags itself as “storytelling with a beat”. Think “This American Life meets your favorite mixtape” made by your best friend. What I appreciate the most about Snap is that I get to hear compelling stories from people that I

Stack And Scare

Nov 1

The latest from Invisible Creature and Uncle Goose… “Stack And Scare™ is a series of 4 stackable wooden monster block sets. Each Roar! set contains 14-18 pieces in various shapes and sizes. Featuring eyeballs, teeth, horns, arms, rounded shapes for shoulders and eyes, monster heads, hands, feet, legs, torsos, patterns and more. Mix and match

When Motion Meets Movement

Oct 21

Every so often I come across a project that makes me say “Man! I wish I made that.” Via: Soh Tanaka