Deep (and not so Deep) Thoughts

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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… Continue reading Touring with Condiments – Stage Hand Condiment Carriers

Stage Hands Chat #1
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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… Continue reading Backstage Chat #1 – Diversify Your Income

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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… Continue reading Followspot Footcandes and Lumens

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8 Tips for Trade Show Health – Live Design International

LDI - or Live Design International - is one of the biggest trade shows in the live entertainment and broadcast industries. To say that LDI is a big deal would be an understatement. There are hundreds of manufacturers, thousands of participants from 80 different countries and over 100 training sessions all showcasing the latest in entertainment… Continue reading 8 Tips for Trade Show Health – Live Design International

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Fear of Missing Out – FOMO

At the end of the 2017 year towards early December the digital assets known as cryptocurrency blew up. Their value grew from a total of 200 billion in November to over 850 billion by the end of the year. That means in about 2 months you could have turned 100 dollars into 300 which is… Continue reading Fear of Missing Out – FOMO