Category Archives: New York

How I got my dream job

  Trawling through 20,000+ job posts. Applying to 4,000+ jobs, giving out over 1000 business cards, talking to over 250 people on the phone for contacts and recommendations, and a 100+ interviews later, I finally have my dream job! I generally get one of 2 reactions when folks hear the details about my journey. 1. Oh man, thats a lot of time and work. Really Commendable. 2. Man, you had to go through that much? You either didnt apply right or you didnt really fit the job profile, you got lucky!   To be honest, its a little bit of Read More →

Nerdvana – NY Comic Con 2013

NYCC was my first Comic Con ever and it was a blast! The cosplay was amazing and the swag available was unbelievable, especially since the prices were super low. One negative was that the celebrity autographs were all paid ($30-$80) and they only had one 20 minute picture taking slot (paid again) for which the line was hundreds of people long.   Hope you enjoy the pictures! Leave me a comment if you like any of them or can identify some of the Cosplays.        

Humans of New York

I’m starting off this blog with a post about a page that I really like. Humans of New York. Brandon Stanton started the page to showcase the beauty of New York City and the people living within. It has grown over the past 2 years, to over a million people checking out his pictures everyday. What makes these pictures different, is that these are folks you and I walk by everyday, not realizing that each person has a story and how interesting those stories can be. Every day I police my Facebook feed to see whether a new picture has Read More →