Costoom

Genuine Three Wolf Moon (genuine class). Firing up Ye Olde Editing Softwayr for Real Ultimate Final Blogjepisode 15. Prepare yourselves.

Pitch Meeting

INT. ERICA’S APARTMENT – NIGHT ERICA and VLAD watching end credits of a TV show on Netflix (“AWAKE”). ERICA This show is so good! Too bad it was cancelled for low ratings. VLAD What was it up against? ERICA I don’t know, like CSI: ANCHORAGE or something. VLAD In CSI: ANCHORAGE it’s always the same …

and get a haircut. a rebellious one.

Darklight

Image courtesy A Softer World I’m sick of hearing about how writers “must suffer.” Fuck that. But, current working theory: writers must have some insight into the dark, uncomfortable places of their souls. What I mean to say is: currently in life I’m suffering less and enjoying myself, while simultaneously looking more carefully into the …

The Moth Chicago Grand Slam

Chicago and Grand

Photo courtesy: The Moth’s tumblorg Had an awesome night at The Moth Grand Slam. Read eighth out of nine storytellers, and gave it my all. Judging-wise, I placed in the bottom third, but maybe half a dozen people came up to me at the end to tell me they liked my story best. SECRET SPECIAL …

Lucky Twelve

New Director’s Vlog! HOW TO GET INSTANT FOLLOWERS (too long, didn’t watch: just follow BLOGOB. Anywhere. BLOGJOB will follow you back) like Blogjob on faceface follow Blogjob on tweeter tumble Blogjob on tumblorg subscribe on uTube No new episode next week. I’m preparing for The Moth Grand Slam in Chicago. Will post the audio once …

Change Has Gonna Come

Some of you may be aware of a side project I’ve had going for a while on Tumblr called SEO Gone Wild. This was suggested by my brilliant friend Maura after I told her that I’m pretty good at finding fake blogs from disgruntled SEO bloggers. “Find these posts, Erica,” she said. “Then make jpegs …

Irreverend

My favorite parable of Internet startup culture comes from a 2011 article by Lauren Etter in Vanity Fair. It leads with the story of Andy Mason and Spice the pony. Mayor Bloomberg, while on a visit to Chicago, planned to stop by Groupon headquarters. Andy’s big idea: give Bloomy a pony. The pony was named …

Paralysister

Intellectually, I know that I just need to open up the editing software and let my autism take over. Let those obsessive compulsive tendencies push the plow. I can let the rest of me sit in the back seat. C’mon girl. Just open up the software … open it up … [do it … ] …

Sky Cake

INT. ERICA’S APARTMENT – NIGHT ERICA and VLAD engaged in parallel play on neighboring laptops. Erica TAPS her keys, then stares in disbelief. ERICA We’re at … wait what? Nearly 300 views on episode 2 and … well over 500 on episode 1? What’s happening?? VLAD Uh, you made a good show, and people are …

Is This Real Life?

Just now I opened up Photobooth to take a picture of myself editing, as I oft do, and was surprised to see the Mac’s cam go on the fritz, seem to take panorama glitchy pics, then take the top photo while I sat in the chair. And because I am That Sort of Person my first …