But if I make something everyday…

https://youtu.be/JYc5YcS8dk0 Also on Spotify for all your podcast needs ...then I won't have time to make it good. If you're making something everyday, yeah, it won't be as good as if you dedicated a year of your life to perfecting it. Stanley Kubrick never made a movie in a day. Nobody can whip up a… Continue reading But if I make something everyday…

Worse is not better than good.

What is the most important tool that every creator needs? Is it diligence? The perfect cup of coffee? The silence of dawn before the family wakes up? Is it sight? A brain full of magical ideas? A handy-dandy notebook to write down those magical ideas? Ambition? A network of High Class Connections? Nope. None of… Continue reading Worse is not better than good.

It’s good to be an influencer.

Influencer. We say it as if it's a bad thing. A modern definition of influencer: someone who does a very good job at convincing someone else that the path to happiness and wealth is found by posting stuff on social media. Your favorite rapper influences you. Your favorite guitarist influences you. I wish we could… Continue reading It’s good to be an influencer.

Billions of everything

Fifteen months after A Tribe Called Quest released Low End Theory, Dr. Dre finished The Chronic. Billions of hip hop records soon followed. 6 months after The Beatles released Please Please Me, The Beach Boys came out with Surfer Girl. Billions more rock records since. Billions of records. Billions of books. Billions of everything imaginable.… Continue reading Billions of everything

Music and the Myth of Genres

Genres exist to make it easier for customers to find what they're looking for. Genres are like a map with labels, arrows, and a legend. Thanks to genres, we can expect a country song to sound this way and a jazz piece to sound that way. But what about the bands that don't easily fit… Continue reading Music and the Myth of Genres

The Penguin Latte Podcast #17 – Marketing as Self-Expression with Arielle Kimbarovsky

Listen on Spotify | Listen on Apple | Watch on YouTube Are advertisers evil? Are marketers the scourge of the earth, hell-bent on stealing our attention and selling it off to some nameless corporation? Yes, and no. It's every good marketer's job to capture our attention. And advertisers get paid to understand what makes people want to buy things. But… Continue reading The Penguin Latte Podcast #17 – Marketing as Self-Expression with Arielle Kimbarovsky