I didn’t make much headway with the podcast this week. I got so far as figuring out what the podcast is about, what you’ll hear on it, and who might want to listen to it. I also only read one chapter of the book I bought, and have yet to answer the question that it… Continue reading Blogging, Vlogging, and Podcasting | Episode 5: What’s the Point of My Podcast?
Last week, I said that this episode would be about advertising, because what’s the point in putting this content out there if I didn’t want people to see it? Late last week, I decided that I needed to narrow my focus when a pang of anxiety struck me as I was trying to figure out… Continue reading Blogging, Vlogging, and Podcasting | Episode 4- Narrowing My Focus to Podcasting
Anecdote In a 2013 study, researchers Kathleen Vohs, Joseph Redden, and Ryan Rahinel found the that a disorderly space can have a positive impact on behaviour. They found that people are more likely to be creative when in a disorderly space than when in an orderly one. They did this through three experiments.
I had ACL reconstruction surgery on my left knee about four weeks ago because tequila motivated me to jump off a fence some 18 years ago. I had plans. I was going to do things with my time.
We are living in some strange times right now. COVID-19 has covered the entire globe. Here in Ontario, a state of emergency has been declared. Toronto is eerily quiet. There’s almost a 1984-type feeling to all of this with so much of the information I’m getting coming from the television. I hope that you’re all… Continue reading Blogging, Vlogging, and Podcasting | Episode 2- The Structure of Each Episode
There’s a great quotation by Ira Glass: Nobody tells this to people who are beginners, I wish someone told me. All of us who do creative work, we get into it because we have good taste. But there is a gap. For the first couple years you make stuff, it’s just not that good. It’s… Continue reading Blogging, Vlogging, and Podcasting | Episode 1: Introduction
Several years ago, when I had first moved to Toronto, I was going to a good number of job interviews. One of the most common pieces of feedback I got when I wasn’t successful in an interview or when I was being let go was that I was “too creative for the position.” At the… Continue reading Finding a Voice
A few nights ago, I tried my hand at scripting a video instead of writing a blog post. I then recorded myself on video reading it back. Here are the results: I’ve got a lot to learn about videography.