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Dear Little Bobby: Making Music With My Significant Other

Little Bobby Tucker
| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 1 Comment

I would see local bands or touring bands where two members were dating, or even just a duet consisting of a couple, and I would think about what that might be like to drive around the country, just me and my partner…driving, playing, loving, driving, eating, playing, fucking…maybe sleeping at some point.

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Pyragraph LIVE: Post-Election Videocast

Pyragraph Staff
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We interrupt our regularly scheduled post today to announce a special live videocast with Pyragraph staff joined by artists and community members beginning at 10am this morning. Please join us.

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Following My Fear to Hollywood

Lauren Myers
| Los Angeles, CA | | 1 Comment

Fear can be empowering, it can be welcoming, it can even be wanted. Fear is that strange vibration in the cavity of your torso, a buzzing pad of energy that occasionally whispers “You could fail.” And on really bad days it says, “You could get eaten alive out here.”

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Five-Step Pep Talk

Monica Schley
| Seattle, WA, US | | 0 Comments

If you don’t believe in yourself, no one else will either. Do your work with conviction and authenticity, and what is more, be true to your word. You don’t have to be a perfectionist, you just have to do what you say you are going to do.

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Dear Little Bobby: Worried About Post-Election World

Little Bobby Tucker
| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 1 Comment

We are so polarized, I’m afraid of what will happen if and when Donald Trump loses. So many of his supporters think that the election is rigged. What can the rest of us do about these misinformed, angry fools? Will this election even be “over” after it is over?

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Dear Little Bobby: Sexy and Fed Up

Little Bobby Tucker
| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

It’s gotten to the point that I don’t even want to have sex anymore. I try to avoid it because I do not want to get my hopes up again. He says it’s because when he was in the army he took steroids and then to stay hard he would take pills kinda like viagra.

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Dear Little Bobby: How Can We Fight Misogyny?

Little Bobby Tucker
| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

I know it is hard because sometimes I want to hate Trump too, for acting like a human underwear stain, but even he had a mother. She deserves for us to not hate him. That is the only way we can make progress as a country and as a species.

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DECADE: Ten Years of Albuquerque’s 516 ARTS

Clarke Condé
| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

I visited this week to take a look at the process of installing 516’s 10th anniversary exhibit DECADE, and the artists and staff that make it possible.

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Dear Little Bobby: Being a Loving, Present, Creative Parent is Hard

Little Bobby Tucker
| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

I really love my kids and my husband. But I need long stretches of focused time for my work, and lately I feel I can’t get that without guilt, and often crabbiness. Bobby, how can I be present with my family while also doing my creative work?

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How to Find Your Great Idea The quest for that boom moment

Ashlee Renz-Hotz
| New York, NY, US | | 3 Comments

We all are in search of our profound thoughts, that bit of brilliance we know is waiting to come to us. You know what I’m talking about. That boom moment that will make you a lot of money. That inspiration that will write your novel for you. Get you a zillion followers. Change your life.

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The 7 Things We Look for When We Review Crowdfunding Projects

Seed&Spark
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Targeting and developing a relationship with your audience before you launch is essential to crowdfunding success, and email is still the most effective way in getting people to support your project.

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The P.I. Project: Investigating Missing Husbands and Lost Cats Also, I need combat training

Jessamyn Lovell
| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

Last week I began working for a client who is unraveling the mysterious story of her missing husband. Yesterday I started looking for a missing cat. I’m compiling a witness list for a lawyer who has been generously giving me work to collect hours towards my P.I. license.

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Dear Little Bobby: Worried and Still Bar-Hopping With My Alcoholic Friend

Little Bobby Tucker
| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

I don’t want to be an annoying downer so I’m just kind of ignoring her extreme drinking habits, but I feel really guilty and like I’m an enabler. How can I be a good friend to her AND get through to her?

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Dear Little Bobby: So Over My Roommates

Little Bobby Tucker
| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

I just want my own quiet place but I can’t afford it here. The fucked up thing is that I’m afraid to move to a small/cheap city because I think it will be boring and not give me the buzz of energy this city does. What should I do?

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Networking is Coming: The Seven Kingdoms of Connection-Building For Creative Professionals

Kallie Red-Horse
| Stockholm, Sweden | | 1 Comment

Networking sounds business-y AF, and therefore fundamentally inapplicable to those of us in creative occupational fields. Right? Aren’t we artists precisely to avoid this kind of selling out to the Man and “kissing ass in order to get a job”?

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How to Make Music Videos, Podcasts and More in 1,000,000 Easy Steps Spoiler: It's actually not easy at all

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

We’ll see how far I make it into gearheadery, but this I can tell you: An important part of deciding to get more hands-on with media production is simply accepting the inescapable fact that there’s no quick-and-easy way to do this kind of creative work.

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