Free Associate Fridays

Posted on Aug 2, 2013
Free Associate Fridays

I’ve decided to have a bit of fun on Fridays and ‘free associate’ with some known associates of mine. I know some pretty amazing people and each one is a character in their own way. So, to kick this off let me bring my former associate, business partner, groomsman, wingman, new business guru, and the […]

Flaming Lips at the OC Fair

Posted on Aug 1, 2013
Flaming Lips at the OC Fair

I had the pleasant surprise last night of getting a ‘day of’ invitation to join an associate of mine to check out Flaming Lips at Pacific Amp. at the OC Fair. I’m not really a fan of the band and honestly only knew a few songs. But, I have to say they really won me […]

2014 OC Music Awards

Posted on Jul 31, 2013
2014 OC Music Awards

Just finished the update for the 2014 OC Music Awards. Website and social media now feature the new creative; and they are now accepting submissions for all local talent at www.ocmusicawards.com A Known Associate™ is a proud partner of the OC Music Awards and supporter of the vibrant Orange County music scene.

A Known Associate™ of…

Posted on Jul 31, 2013
A Known Associate™ of…

Just had an inspiring time this last week with some of the crew at SCHIEFER MEDIA in Newport Beach, CA. They were nice enough to have me as their guest at the 4th Annual Action Sports + Culture (ASC) conference at AGENDA tradeshow in Long Beach, CA, and also chill with SourceInterlink, Simple Mobile, Oakley […]

The Conversation Prism

Posted on Jul 30, 2013
The Conversation Prism

A visual representation of the true expansiveness of the Social Web and the conversations that define it.   Created by Brian Solis and Jesse Thomas

Running Of The Bros | Huntington Beach Riot

Posted on Jul 30, 2013
Running Of The Bros | Huntington Beach Riot

Pamplona, Spain has the annual San Fermin Festival — aka The Running Of The Bulls — and now Huntington Beach, CA has its own festival of fools that took place last night down Main St. in Surf City USA, which I’m now calling The Running Of The Bros. I don’t think the US Open of […]

Modest Mouse Storm The Beach At Huntington

Posted on Jul 27, 2013
Modest Mouse Storm The Beach At Huntington

This morning as I watched the Men’s Round 8 heats of surfing, many of my fellow industry friends were trying to guess-timate the size of yesterday afternoon’s crowd for the House Of Vans performance from local boy Matt Costa and indie favorites Modest Mouse. 20, 40 and even as high as 60,000 were the most […]

Simple Mobile at the Vans US Open Of Surfing

Posted on Jul 27, 2013
Simple Mobile at the Vans US Open Of Surfing

A campaign that I concepted and art directed is running all week during the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing’s live webcast in Huntington Beach, CA. This creative is all over the place: on the beach, on the pier, in the brand booth and in the stands. Bizarre seeing 40,000 boardshort and bikini-clad millenials cruising around […]

A Known Associate™ of…

Posted on Jul 23, 2013
A Known Associate™ of…

I had the great pleasure of partnering for the last several weeks with the amazing team at WINDOWSEAT in Hermosa Beach, CA. Big things are in the works at this place, and I for one am looking forward to working with them in the long-term to make some really cool things happen.

2013 KROQ Weenie Roast (Video)

Posted on May 31, 2013
2013 KROQ Weenie Roast (Video)

So for the last three years my good friends at The ACE Agency have been kind enough to help celebrate my birthday week by giving me the VIP treatment at KROQ‘s annual Weenie Roast presented by Farmer John. This year had another great lineup to help get the So Cal summer in full swing and […]