Happy Monday everyone! A friend recently shared this extremely inspiring article with me and I wanted to share it with all of you. What better way to start your week than with a “To Don’t List” of the 30 things to stop doing to yourself. It’s a quick, moving and ultimately useful reminder of the basics that are easily forgotten while life happens. Once you’ve … Continue reading To Don’t List
“…it’s Friday…you ain’t got no job…and you ain’t got sh*t to do.” Okay so maybe you do have a job and things to do. But if you don’t already have plans for the evening and like jazz, being outdoors, and avoiding the looming Carmageddon nonsense, then here’s a fun, le fance and free option for your Friday night! Jazz at LACMA features a different jazz … Continue reading JTJ: Fancy Friday
I find myself to be quite the little music aficionado frequenting live shows, constantly listening to Pandora, and always on the look out for new musical gems. In the spirit of deals, I will add that Pandora is probably my number one way to discover new music being that it suggests similar artists or songs to the ones you already like. Way to take the … Continue reading JTJ: Music to Free Your Soul and Wallet
This past Friday night, I visited a special lemonade stand. Yes, that is what I did on my Friday night and for a good cause. My longtime friend, Brett Gursky, is a finalist on MSN.com’s Tastemaker competition show, ala The Apprentice but for the socially inclined. Brett was given the challenge of directing and producing a fashion show for fashion week that tied in a … Continue reading Lemonade For Life!
As you know, I recently graduated from the Second City Training Center in Los Angeles. You may not know though that such people as Steve Carell, Jim Belushi, Tina Fey, and Mike Myers, those nobodies, are also products of Second City. So is John Paul Karliak, whom I was fortunate enough to be in class with and perform with him on stage. Talk about talent. … Continue reading Mommy Issues
…as a MAN. Here’s some background. My friend basically swore off dating for 2010, but went out with this guy one night to get it over with since he had asked her to hang out a few times before that. She had no expectations and really wasn’t in the mood to go have drinks with this stranger at the Belmont on a Sunday night. It … Continue reading Warning: Animal has escaped from the zoo and is disguised…