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Big Announcement – I’m Headed to Kaldi’s Coffee

I am elated to announce that I have joined Kaldi’s Coffee as their new Marketing Director. This is a newly created position that will have me creating and implementing marketing strategies, monitoring and posting on social media, and finding ways to sell more coffee (especially online). I’m thrilled to join the organization, while having mixed […]

My 3 Words for 2013

Wow, it’s 2013. Happy New Year to all! Glad we’re together here instead of being mired in some sort of Jerry Bruckheimer-ish Mayan catastrophe. That was certainly a nail-biter, wasn’t it? Now, what are we going to do with this 365-day clean slate? Resolutions are usually in order, except that I don’t normally make them. […]

What I’m Going to Figure Out in 2013 – The Continuum

It all started with David Siteman Garland’s recent interview of Seth Godin. About eight minutes in, David asks Seth about his blog and why he turned comments off. In a world of social media best practices, not accepting comments on your blog is practically a cardinal sin. Seth gives a very convincing reason why he […]

Which Steve Would You Rather Be?

This is NOT a trick question. Yes, one is unfortunately no longer with us – that’s not the crux of the question. Which Steve is best representing his brand? Dumbing it down even further, which Steve can you tolerate?

BILF T-shirt Always Wins

My understanding is that he ate a three pound sandwich here. So the t-shirt is a perfect eating partner in this case. I wish to thank @jonathangayman for the great photos and @rizzotees for the inspirational wardrobe: — Pickle Rookies (@PickleRookies) November 28, 2012 I might have to give this Shack Pubgrub a looksee […]

Best Headline and Photo Combo – It’s Going to be a Rough Black Friday

What Will You Expend Energy On Today?

Whatever it is, spend your time worrying about important things.  

My Appearance on Mike Stenger’s Social Talk

Have a watch! If the embedded video does not work, click here to proceed to Mike’s website. Find Mike on Twitter at @mikestenger. Thank you for having me on the show, my friend!

My Appearance on Food Talk STL on 590 The Fan, KFNS Radio

Thank you David Craig for inviting me to appear on Food Talk STL on 590 The Fan, KFNS Radio in St. Louis, MO. Let me be blunt: I will talk about food anytime, anywhere, for any length of time. So it was an honor to be on the show. TAKE A LISTEN HERE  

Damn you StoryCorps for Making Me Cry Again!

It happens every time. I’m driving my kids to school before heading to work, listening to NPR, and coming back from break, I hear that nice acoustic guitar, and I know what’s coming. “Now it’s time for StoryCorps…” StoryCorps is a nonprofit organization dedicated to recording, sharing and preserving the stories of ordinary Americans. It […]