Casa Cody Palm Springs

I recently had the chance to stay at Casa Cody, the oldest operating hotel in Palm Springs. The hotel was named after pioneer and founder Harriet Cody—a cousin of Buffalo Bill. Cody

Communities for Independent Filmmakers


As an independent filmmaker—or anyone hoping to advance in the entertainment industry—having access to networks, educational resources, and advancement opportunities is crucial. For me, not initially coming from a filmmaking world, the

Visiting Varenna—Lake Como, Italy

Over the summer I had the absolutely delightful pleasure of visiting the town of Varenna on Lake Como, Italy, for my brother’s wedding. Made even more special by the fact that the

Interesting Motels Along Route 66

Route 66—the iconic Mother Road of the country. Originally built in 1926 and running from Chicago, Illinois to Santa Monica, CA, the highway became one of the most famous roads in the

L.A. Duos Making Beautiful Cinematic Music


Each of these artist duos has a completely different sound—and story—but they all deliver sounds that are beautiful, sometimes haunting, always cinematic. Sonically explorative, dreamy, sometimes otherworldly. When I hear these artists

Artists Making Music About Los Angeles

When it comes to songs about Los Angeles there are endless classics. Randy Newman “I Love L.A.” , Tom Petty “Free Fallin'”, Weezer “Beverly Hills”, BB King “Back in LA,” Guns N’

Destinations on My Dream Travel List

After some recent (incredible) travels I’ve been feeling inspired to book some more international trips. The following are some of the many destinations on my dream travel list—and pretty specific ones at

12 Los Angeles Based Solo Artists

This post is a collection of 11—rather different but all interesting—Los Angeles based solo artists. Most of them are singer/songwriters (if not all.) Some are with labels, some aren’t. They’re each telling



  I tried wet cupping and it was…remarkable. I will tell you right off the bat that I did not exactly know what the process of wet cupping entailed when I went

The Renge App

"Instead of engaging in countless hours of small talk or hopelessly waiting for a message back, Renge helps people meet in real-time and in real life with those who share complementary interests."

Interview: Mr. Yes


“Mr. Yes’ music is for…new born babies, sweet sixteeners, for that cleaning lady in the hotel, for that hot babysitter that your wife doesn’t  want you to hire…”

The World Needs Your Art

You don’t need to know whether your art your will change the blueprints of the world or whether it will touch one single person. It’s all the same.