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Entries from October 2008

Happy Halloween From Emcee Apple Pi

October 31st, 2008 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

Emcee Apple Pi Originally uploaded by jonny goldstein I’m the Circumference You’re just the radius I was made for this You’re obtuse, got a short hypotenuse It’s time to put the scare in ya Before I square your area My crust is sweet and flaky I’m round and proud like they bake me From Venice […]

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Post Series Fun and Chaos in South Philly

October 29th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Digitized With Jonny Goldstein, Uncategorized, video

Some snippets of chaos as I walked around South Philly and Broad Street after the Phillies triumph over the Rays in the 2008 World Series. Not caught on camera: right after the winning out, a sixty year old chain smoking lady lifted her shirt to show everyone in the bar her (quite well preserved) assets! […]

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Announcing VisualFacilitator.com, a new blog dedicated to making life easier through drawing pictures

October 26th, 2008 · 2 Comments · biz, creativity, drawings, entrepreneurship, graphic faciliation, lifehack, making the world a better place, marketing, personal meanderings, self-portraits, social media

I have decided to stop hiding my passion for visual facilitation under a rock—That’s why I have started VisualFacilitator.com. My definition of visual facilitation: helping solve problems in real time through drawing pictures. I have been interested in visual facilitation way before I even heard the term. I got deep into Mind Mapping in the […]

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Watching RipIt take off

October 21st, 2008 · 3 Comments · biz, indy hall, People Who Rock, PR, small business

Over at Indy Hall I sit next to the lead developer for the Mac application RipIt, a program which provides you a brain-dead easy way to back up and play your dvd’s at full quality on your computer. It’s nice to see them getting some recognition at blogs like The Unofficial Apple Weblog and Smoking […]

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My favorite 24 things about Pittsburgh: What’s your fave?

October 20th, 2008 · 19 Comments · podcamp pittsburgh, visitpittsburgh

After having spent several days in Pittsburgh, hosted by VisitPittsburgh and Podcamp Pittsburgh, I thought I’d list my favorite 24 things about the town and let you fill in the 25th. What is your favorite thing about Pittsburgh? 3 rivers 944 Bridges Primanti’s Andy Warhol Museum Mattress Factory Festival of Firsts Pittsburghese dialect: yinz know […]

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Pittsburgh Diary 5: In which I twirl a meat baton in the Strip District

October 20th, 2008 · 1 Comment · maniacal laughter, video, visitpittsburgh

Look, it’s not what you think. Just check out this video, shot in the Strip District of Pittsburgh. Video Credit: Grace Piper [ | | | ]

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WWE Election Smackdown

October 17th, 2008 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

One of the reasons I love producing video: I get to meet all kinds of cool people and go to interesting places. A few days ago, I shot this video of Chris Parandian at the National Press Club in DC. He was interviewing Michelle Mayorga from Rock the Vote. She explained how Rock the Vote […]

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Pittsburgh Diary 4: This Town is Visually Rich

October 16th, 2008 · 5 Comments · Uncategorized

Between the art, the architecture, the bridges, hills, and rivers, Pittsburgh is a visual feast. Bon appetit. [ | | | ]

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Pittsburgh Diary 3: Yinz Explained. Quick Pittsburghese Lesson

October 16th, 2008 · 5 Comments · Interviews, Jonny Interviews People, podcamp pittsburgh, video

Justin Kownacki, John Carman, and Jim Russell schooled me in Pittsburghese, the local dialect in Iron City. This video focuses on the phrase “Yinz” which, if you read the Wikipedia article you will learn yinz is derived from “You ones”, which became “Y’uns”, which finally became “Yinz”. If you want to get really deep, check […]

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PIttsburgh Diary 2: Viewing Dangerous Art in Pittsburgh

October 16th, 2008 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

Dangerous Art Viewing Glasses Originally uploaded by jonny goldstein We checked out an installation in an old warehouse that involved and intensely bright arc of electricity. We had to sign wavers that the artists we not responsible for retinal damage. [ | | | ]

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