Today’s Chuckle

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This made me laugh out loud today. Thanks Alex Micu (and Nate Silver, who retweeted this along with 7,719 of his friends).

On a related note, Siri followed me on Twitter today. True. Well, actually Susan Bennett, the pipes behind the app. I wonder if she can tell me how to make Siri at all useful?

Follow, Follow, Follow

Two points if you know what musical the title’s from! (If you don’t know, I’m going to box you severely around the ears!)

I’ve taken up a new full-time job recently and it may suck me dry, though I’m hoping to have time to continue to ruminate here on a regular basis.

I’ll have time to tweet more than blog, I think, at least for the first few months while I try to wrestle the unruly beast to the ground as I create a communications plan and system for this organization out of whole cloth. So, please follow me on the Twit at @markrblackmon — there’s a link over there (points left) to make it easy.

Thanks for following, liking and commenting on the blog; I appreciate it. … Good God, it’s October. How did that happen???

This Photo Made Me Smile

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Van Hansis and Matthew McKelligon on the first day of shooting EastSiders after their successful Kickstarter campaign raised more than $10K above their original goal. Photo tweeted by series producer Kristyne Fetsic.

More on EastSiders.

How to Say Thank You — A Saga and a Case Study in Doing It Right

Kit Williamson and Van Hansis star as Cal and Thom in the new web series "Eastsiders."  Watch at www.eastsiderstv.com

Cross-posting this from my marketing blog so people who only follow this part of the blog can see it as well.

Okay, kiddos, I brought this up at work last week and a few people seemed to understand some of the words, so I thought I would repeat it in more augmented form here. So, here’s a few tips from the land of Savvy-Ass Marketing 101, inspired by watching the Kickstarter campaign of the web series EastSiders unfold.

via Marketing | One Last Word | A Few Considered Opinions.