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
In January’s MKE Comicbook, we did something we haven’t done in quite awhile – welcomed a guest presenter to the discussion! On this night we had Alex and Rob of R-Rated Clothing come and talk about their company. R-Rated, which … Continue reading
MKE Creatives started 2016 at Anodyne Coffee with Rosie Hartmann lighting a fire beneath us. The focus of her presentation dealt with a problem common to many independent working creatives – self-marketing. She had a lot of tips for us, … Continue reading
The last MKE Comicbook of 2015 was a swell one – not as well attended as some evenings, but still made for some good comicbook chat! Our topic of the night was “Best of and Worst of 2015”. Not surprising, … Continue reading
The final MKE Creatives meetup of 2015 happened at Anodyne Coffee in a decidedly MKE-centric way, with a vexillologic presentation from Steve Kodis, of the Milwaukee Flag initiative. Before his presentation though, there was the usual networking and catch-up amidst … Continue reading
I’ve known Matt Chic for a quite awhile. Before moving to New York City/Brooklyn, he worked at my local comicbook store for many years. In moving out east, Matt has been fortunate to continue both of his main creative passions … Continue reading
Chris J. Larson might only be 35, but this candidate for the seat of Milwaukee County Executive has a lot of experience in WI politics. He’s served as a MKE County Supervisor (2008-10), worked for the Milwaukee-area – in Madison … Continue reading
Going into our third year of regular meetings, dang, this is FUN! We just recently had a meeting to determine the topics of the year and the blanks will get filled in soon (though subject to change, possibly). Unless indicated … Continue reading
I’m all ready for another great year of MKE Creatives. Unless stated otherwise, the meetup is at Anodyne Coffee, on Bruce St., with general networking from 10:00-10:45, presentation from 10:45-11:00-ish, then more chit-chat till noon. Presenters TBD, though most of … Continue reading
(click to biggen the pics) With the impending arrival of the new Star Wars movie next month, MKE Comicbook felt an obligation to feature the franchise’s rich comicbook legacy this month. Our discussion about a galaxy far, far away … Continue reading
(click the neg to big the pic) In 1997, February of that year, I started a new job at Helix Photoart in Milwaukee, WI. I was a rental clerk, assisting clients in getting the gear they needed. This was my … Continue reading