World peace will be televised
The 2010 FIFA World Cup For one month every four years, the world sets aside all that divides us and meets on the pitch, united around the power of the game of...
A film about a blog about music
In 2009 I embarked on a personal project to see 100 consecutive days of live music, and blogged about the entire experience. The project was called 100 Bands in 100...
When I grow up, I wanna be a documentary filmmaker
Sometimes you get to tell stories that aren't meant to be a :30, scripted TV spot. Those are some of my favorite times. They let me tell stories like these....
One month. One game. 33 pieces of original artwork.
Thirty-two countries compete in the World Cup. That's 32 stories to tell and the pride of 32 nations on the line. To honor the stories and stoke the pride, we...
Even the best can dream
The NBA Playoffs on ESPN Anyone who has played basketball alone on their driveway has imagined putting up the winning shot, in the dying seconds of the game. The...
Feel free to laugh at these
Humor. It's very subjective. You may laugh at these spots. You may not. And that's fine. They made me laugh. And some other people laugh, too. So if you don't...
This is not an advertising idea
ESPN SPi (Soccer Power index) Over a year before the 2010 FIFA World Cup, ESPN wanted to prove to fans that they were serious about soccer. So we went after the...
I got my MTV
I fulfilled a childhood dream and worked at MTV. I did a lot of weird stuff. Went to a lot of parties. Had a meeting with Mike Judge. Made eye contact with Drew...
What do you love about NY?
The I Love NY icon used to be a badge of honor. A source of pride. Then it basically became something on a t-shirt that tourists buy in Times Square. Our task was...
Don't just give stuff
The holiday season is the time of the year when we show how much we care by giving gifts to the people in our lives. Sometimes it's stuff they need. Sometimes it's...
Print ads about television
If you think the print ad is dead, you're just doing it wrong. There's still room for print. Just not as much as there used to be. These are a few of my favorite...
I shoot rock stars
I see a lot of live music. I often bring my camera to shows. Sometimes people even give me photo passes to shoot. Sometimes I just do it anyways. Either way, I get...
A story about a girl named Sue
Starbucks was ready to relaunch with a new logo, a new campaign, and a new commitment to handcrafted, espresso-based coffee drinks - made just for you. In this...
Never lose your balls
Sharp AQUOS has arguably the best picture quality of any LCD-TV. At least it did when we made this spot about a frustrated golfer who gets help from people trying...
ESPN the Magazine
ESPN The Magazine isn’t your typical sports magazine. It’s irreverent and real. It’s full of the kinds of stories that capture the attention of sports fans,...
Baseball belongs to New York.
New York's history is the game's history. That's not brash NY attitude talking -- that's fact. And this campaign reminded New Yorkers of that fact - with plenty of...
Woodstock Comedy Festival
I am a founding producer of the first-ever Woodstock Comedy Festival, coming to Woodstock, NY, September 20-22, 2013. I've been tapped to handle the advertising &...
Brooklyn Restaurant Scout
Role: Contributing writer, Photographer I contribute to the iPhone/iPad app Brooklyn Restaurant Scout with my fiancé. She eats, writes and edits. I eat, write...
A site I run about music I like
I listen to a lot of music, see a lot of shows and have a lot of opinions – mostly about music. So after the 100 Bands project was complete, I started an online...