Archive | April, 2010

When Social Networks take over your website. What not to do.

24 Apr

Today we’re talking about “The Restoration of Stephen Baldwin” website. See it here

I love marketing and I’m all over the new social media craze (don’t tell anyone that I’ve been doing it for over 10 years – since before ‘social media’ had a name.)

Here’s what can happen when social media goes overboard – Stephen Baldwin’s online panhandling donations site asks you Continue reading

Karl Lagerfeld has a posse

24 Apr

Karl Lagerfeld has an army

Lunch with Laurent 1 – Sharad Khare of Khare Communications

22 Apr

About Lunch with Laurent
Everyday for the next 6 weeks, I am meeting with cool and interesting people in my network for lunch or coffee.  I’ve already done a whole week last week but am just starting to blog about it now.  I will try my best to keep this blog updated everyday with some useful takeaways from the meetings.

Yesterday I met with Sharad Khare of Khare Communications.  He is a great marketer, TV host or guest host, public speaker, independent business man and motivator.  You can hire him to produce Continue reading

Mikey DaRoza Mix CD Free Download – Entre Nous

22 Apr



Entre Nous (French) // [ ahn-truh noo ]

1. confidentially; literally “between us”

2. a series of traveling experiences translated to musical memories, mixed by Mikey Da Roza

After returning from Coachella and being totally inspired, it was only fitting that i muster a mix compiled of the artists that made this weekend so memorable. The crew we traveled with, the people we met, the music we experienced, the drinks we had, the warmth of the Californian sun, all made this Continue reading

TONIGHT! Kool DJ Red Alert plays Bar None in Yaletown + Straight Skills DJ Comp

22 Apr

Hip hop legend Kool DJ Red Alert drops into Vancouver tonight to rock out at BAR NONE nightclub in Yaletown for the all new STRAIGHT GOODS Thursday nights.

Featuring resident DJs:

  • Flipout
  • Jay Swing
  • P-Luv 

Also featuring STRAIGHT SKILLS DJ COMPETITION with this week’s entrants:

  • Abel
  • C-Styles
  • D-Rec
  • Goldade
  • She
  • Tanner 

Click here to buy tickets »
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Happy Earth Day today. Please share this music video link.

22 Apr

Happy Earth Day.  See artist Scott Valentine’s “Green The New Black” music video out on Thorny Bleeder Records.  Please share this link today.

RIP GURU of Gangstarr

20 Apr

RIP a legend and a great. A true inspiration in hip hop.  Here is the official news from DJ Premier’s Blog plus some videos.

Click here to watch a GURU Gangstarr video playlist.

RIP Devon Clifford of Vancouver band You Say Party We Say Die

19 Apr

DEVON CLIFFORD 1979 – 2010 R.I.P.

Devon Clifford, the drummer for Abbottsford-based dance-punk group You Say Party! We Say Die!, passed away early Sunday morning after collapsing during a gig at Vancouver’s Rickshaw Theatre Friday night.

“It is with absolute sadness to report that our dear friend Devon Clifford passed away just hours ago in a Vancouver hospital surrounded by his family and friends,” the band’s publicist said in a press release. “He will be deeply missed by everyone who knew him. I request that we respect the family’s privacy during this incredibly difficult time.”

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