My son’s face lit up. “It’s here!” He dashed off down the hall to retrieve a small cardboard box sitting by the mailboxes. “Knox Labs! The VR is here!” Explaining something like Google Cardboard to a seven-year old is much easier to do when you have one in your hands. So, being more than a little […]
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At the Bread Factory: How filmmaking and bread-baking have a lot in common.
In 2016, TimeTravlr Creative moved offices to BKLYN Commons, a new co-working space in Brooklyn. Prospect Park is around the corner; the Brooklyn Botanic Garden is across the street. The building itself is the former Bond Bakery building, a majestic, aging factory built in 1925. The no-longer-operational clocktower still marks the gateway to Prospect-Lefferts Gardens (PLG) […]
The Fortress of Solitude, Filmmaking, and Succession Planning in Philanthropy
The McGowan Legacy Project: A Case Study The Fortress of Solitude isn’t just the title of a Jonathan Lethem novel. Originally it was Superman’s secret hideout, a piece of his home planet Krypton on earth, where he could go to remind himself of his true identity. It can also be an instructive tool for succession planning in […]
Five Things We Can Learn from 10,000 year-old Americans.
I reached down, and picked up the stone. It didn’t look like the other rocks on the beach. It was triangular, with gently curved sides tapered to a point, the surface and edges marked with dips and curves, as though someone had scooped the surface with a tiny spoon. And the cross section appeared oval-shaped and […]
What to Do When Projects Die.
Sixteen (and a half) ways to work through post-project grief. It’s probably happened to you. Sometimes, a project just… goes away. It could be for any number of reasons: The funding dries up. Strategic priorities shift after a merger takes place, or a new department leader is hired. Sales didn’t hit their goals for the […]
Requiem for a Living City: Notes on a Home in TriBeCa
A reflection on growing up in TriBeCa through a post-Sandy lens. This post was originally published on Medium. I pulled the car to a stop. “I’m just going to get out and take a look.” I left the car running, my wife in the front seat. I stepped out on the cobblestone street, the cold […]