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
A lot of people work independent these days – calling themselves by terms like “freelance” or “self-employed”. They might be a photographer like me, or maybe a graphic designer, marketing consultants, or any other type of professional creative. It’s not … Continue reading
(click the pics to biggen them!) This month’s MKE Comicbook meetup at Anodyne Coffee was a blast! The topic of the night was a double-header – “your favorite non-Marvel/DC books, and any fave banned/challenged books (as next week is “Banned Books … Continue reading
Past MKE Comicbook meetups have focused on favorite characters and stories, but this month our topic went in a direction that’s often explored – plots driven by science and technology! Comicbooks often make the implausible sound possible with the use … Continue reading
This past Saturday was Milwaukee’s first “ciclovia” – a temporary closing of multiple lengths of city-streets to auto-traffic, and opening them to foot and bike traffic instead! The Cesar Chavez BID organized this first happening, and I hope it is … 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