Life Last Week: Second Week of December

Last week I went to BULLETT Magazine “The Secret Issue” Launch and One-Year Birthday Party with Michael C. Hall and Class Actress, saw a great view from a Bushwick rooftop of the Manhattan skyline, and saw my first subway mini-orchestra of the year.

pinterest, social media

I also wrote a post about how Pinterest is like no other social networkfor 360i’s blog.  A week later, it has been retweeted ninety-six times and is one of the most read posts of the past month.   Continue reading “Life Last Week: Second Week of December”

Day of the Dead and Goals for November

Feliz Dia de los Muertos!  (I hope that’s right.)

Here we are on the first day of November; a new month with new goals.  Last month’s goals went pretty well. I’ve certainly felt more motivated, and hydrated.  October was the month I decided to take writing more seriously and try to do it on a daily basis.  As a result, this month  I had the most views on this blog since I started two years ago.  Thanks to everyone who stumbled upon this and read my ramblings.   Continue reading “Day of the Dead and Goals for November”

Five Ways to Get Inspired Right Now

We all have our slow afternoons. What with the fact this weekend is Halloween (and I’m looking for someone to go to Hell at the Hall at Webster Hall with The Black Lips) and the cold weather is creeping in, it can be hard to find inspiration. Here are five ways to do so:

Listen  to something new

The CMJ Music Marathon wrapped up last week, so there are plenty of recaps about which bands you should listen to.  So fire up your Spotify  and start listening.  I’m currently loving Friends (video up above).  If you aren’t in the mood to great your own custom music listening experience, search for ready made playlists and mixtapes.  Try Gorilla Vs. Bear  (there’s a great Halloween 2011 mix now) or try 99% Music Mix – Destination: Elsewhere by Arye Dworken of Self-Titled. Continue reading “Five Ways to Get Inspired Right Now”