I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the importance of corporate health initiatives. That is, the efforts that larger businesses make to ensure that their employees lead healthy lives – leading to greater productivity, lower insurance costs, happier employees, and … Continue reading
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Troy Freund is a commercial/editorial photographer based in Milwaukee, WI. I’m pretty dang passionate about photography and the tradition of “real”photography.
If you’re new to this blog, or new to knowing who Troy Freund is, here’s a brief for you. Troy Freund is a commercial/editorial photographer based in Milwaukee, WI. I’m pretty dang passionate about photography and the tradition of “real”photography. … Continue reading
(click ’em to big ’em) (you can also find us on Facebook) This month’s MKE Creatives featured a presenter we haven’t had in awhile – everyone who was there! Yep, this month instead of a presenter, we had a group … Continue reading
The topic of diversity/representation/appropriation has been a hot topic in the comicbook world in recent months. As it happens, this month’s MKE Comicbook was scheduled to discuss that topic as well – diversity in characters and creators. And, as every … Continue reading
For the month of July, the MKE Creatives had an interesting discussion with April Reese of Discover Magazine. April is one of the associate editors at Discover (Twitter), and moved to Milwaukee about a year-and-a-half ago, when Discover’s owners, Kalmbach Publishing, … Continue reading
(click the pics to biggen them) This entry into the RUNNERS archive is looooong overdue. I have known Rachel since I “met” her on Twitter, in the lead-up to the first “Riverwest Plus” in 2013! Since then, Rachel and … Continue reading
Last Saturday, I ran my first trail 50k. If you spoke with me last Sunday, I’d tell you I would never run another. It seems though, with each passing day, that maybe, just maybe, I’ll run another 50k someday. +++ … Continue reading
(photos at the bottom) Another overdue post – June’s MKE Comicbook had a lower attendance than normal, but as ever, our discussion was good and comicbook referrals were plentiful! So, tonight’s topic was “retcons and reboots” – those attempts by … Continue reading
This post is over-due, but better late than never, right? The June MKE Creatives meetup featured a presentation from Beth Handle, of the Milwaukee Kayak Co. I have written about MKC before, as I’m quite a fan of the company – Beth … Continue reading
click ’em to big ’em! …The May MKE Comicbook meetup was one I was looking forward to. In the comicbook world, there has been a lot of discussion about the need to diversify, in terms of creators and characters, the … Continue reading
(more photos below) This month’s MKE Creatives meetup at Anodyne Coffee featured a talk with Erik Ljung, a Milwaukee-based, independent, multi-media journalist/artist. He’s been working independent for about 5 years and had lots to share with us… -“I’m been doing … Continue reading
This month’s comicbook discussion was a “Best Single Issues” – but we left the standards of that designation open-ended – which was a challenge! Each person got to define what “best” was, and that made for a neat variety of … Continue reading