Pointless Drama — For Charity!

Pointless drama is anathema to me. What I’m about to write about is nothing but pointless drama. My instinct is to keep my head down and my mouth shut until it blows over, because it doesn’t involve me directly. It does, indirectly, involve my company. Because key actors in this melodrama are speaking publicly, I […]

Proof of Life… with Katie and Berin

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5_l35v1jrM This week’s topic: the fate of this podcast! Katie and Berin talk about where they’ve been for the past several weeks, and why they put the podcast on hold. They discuss the arts, entrepreneurship, and the intersection of the two. Support us on Patreon!  Katie’s Instagram (see her artwork!) Dancing Lights Press (Berin’s business!) […]

What Creators Owe Their Fans

This article is from Issue 1 of HUBRIS: The Journal of Cultural Horror, December 2017. On 1 January 2010, a woman named Melodi Dushane pulled up to a McDonald’s drive-thru in Toledo, Ohio. She wanted chicken nuggets. Unfortunately, it was early morning and the restaurant was only serving breakfast. In a video that went viral […]

It’s Always Been a Gig Economy for Creators

The following originally ran in Issue 2 of HUBRIS: The Journal of Cultural Horror, December, 2017.  Once I had a roommate that aspired to be a writer. At one point he found himself between jobs, so he used the free time to write a short story. Just one. He sent it off to a magazine. […]