Day 18: Your views on gay marriage

I have no issue with it. As a matter of fact, based on my recent experiences, I’ve considered switching teams myself. Just kidding.

Day 17: A book you’ve read that changed your views on something

I’ve actually been looking forward to this “day” because I have a genuine answer for this question. The book is The Alchemist and it changed my views on everything. I’ve written about this book before, and that’s because it really inspires me and I read it again and again, whenever I’m in need of some … Continue reading

Recap: 2011 Creative Chicago Expo

If you’re doing something creative in Chicago (or aspiring to), I hope you made it out to the 2011 Creative Chicago Expo at the Cultural Center yesterday. But just in case you didn’t, here’s what you missed: Me at the Music Industry Workshop booth 130 other vendors serving the Chicago creative community, helping with everything … Continue reading

Day 16: Someone or something you definitely could live without

Things I can live without: cable alarm clocks rosemary heavy breathers typos CTA creepers incompetent people below-zero wind chills

Day 15: Something or someone you couldn’t live without, because you’ve tried living without it

This is a story about my friend Daniela. I tried living without her for six months when she stopped talking to me. It was tough. I had to resort to stalking. But eventually, I wore her down. Some might say we have a dysfunctional relationship (and by some, I mean me), but apparently that’s part … Continue reading

COLLABO and CAR collaborate on music industry panel discussion, networking event

Last night COLLABO and the Chicago Artists Resource joined forces to present a forum about songwriting and music production. A panel of experts Moderator Mary Datcher: founder of COLLABO, President of On The Street Promotions and founder of the Global Mixx Music Retreat Ryan McGuire: President of Wuli Records (Lee DeWyze’s label), musician Louis Svitek: Co-Founder of … Continue reading