Month: October 2018

Adam Conover - Adam Ruins Everything

Adam Ruins Everything

Adam Ruins Everything revolves around comedian Adam Conover breaking down widespread misconceptions we have in life. Everything from marriage, to student loans, drugs, prisons, and work. The show doesn’t just talk a big game, they back it up with sources and research.

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Reblogged: Three Tips To Becoming A Costume Designer – Resa McConaghy — Barnes Film Festival Blog

Reblogged: Three Tips To Becoming A Costume Designer – Resa McConaghy — Barnes Film Festival Blog

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Backstage Education Resources

Backstage Work Links

Education in the entertainment industry is not limited to higher education college or academia.  There are a slew of resources out there on the internet.

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Production Supplies

There are a ton of production suppliers out there.  Everything from Mom & Pop to full-blown international production companies with an integrated ecommerce platform.  Before you shop around, identify 2 of the 3 factors below that you need to have with your product or service. FAST CHEAP QUALITY Every company does something very well but […]

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toiletries bag with condiments

Touring with Condiments – Stage Hand Condiment Carriers

Have you ever been on the road, stopped for a bite to eat, ordered some fries, some onion rings, or pretty much anything that is a receptacle for your favorite condiment only to discover that you don’t have Tabasco sauce? Worst day EVER! It’s gotten so ridiculous that I’ve decided to travel with my own […]

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ldi live with control booth

LDI – What You Need To Know to Work the Floor

Work the LDI tradeshow like a PRO!

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Stage Hands Chat #1

Backstage Chat #1 – Diversify Your Income

Hopefully this will be a series of short snippets of chats that I’ve had backstage with other stage hands and people in the live entertainment industry. These are real topics with real people. Seldom is there much time to chat for more than a few minutes during calls. It happens mostly during breaks or when […]

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You Can’t Handle the Truth

The sad fact is, many of us – myself included – can’t seem to be able to handle the truth. The good news is, we can change.

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Followspot Footcandes and Lumens

The original question: “I’m wondering what you folks generally recommend for footcandles at any given target area?  Over the many years I’ve sold spots, I’ve found 150-200fc to be adequate, but I’ve come to the realization that I never asked you who make the spots what your thoughts are.” Intention: Followspots are great add-on items […]

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Aliens Beneath the Ice

How many of you have ever looked up into the sky and asked are we alone? Well maybe you didn’t do it that way, but we have all asked ourselves whether we think aliens are real or not. The only issue is how do we know if they exist and why have we not met […]

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