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HUSTLE FILE #99: Sacha Pytka

NAME: Sacha Pytka OCCUPATION: Sometimes fashion designer, sometimes travel blogger LOCATION: Venice Beach WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: Quite simply seeing the world and sharing it. WHAT DOES YOUR HUSTLE MEAN TO YOU: I caught the travel bug young, traveling with my … Continue reading

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Racing in the Strawberry Fields Whatever

Happy Friday, friends! Let me take you down, cuz I’m going to (and I’m featured on) Strawberry Fields Whatever… Rad writer friend and HUSTLE FILE #81 Elizabeth Barker recently asked me to take part in a survey on her fresh … Continue reading

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Lost in Fascination (with Toilets)

Konichiwa and welcome to “Lost in Fascination” — a series of stories and photos from my travels in Asia over the next few weeks. It’s Day 4 for me in Tokyo and I’m kicking off the series with a “toilets” … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #90: Sarah Anne Hartzog

NAME: Sarah Anne Hartzog OCCUPATION: Jewelry Designer LOCATION: Los Angeles WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: After almost 10 years in the fashion industry, I bailed and started Hartfield in 2011. My first collection is for Spring ’12 and everything is made with … Continue reading

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Stoke-My-Fire February into Make-It-Happen March

Oh man! Here we go folks, sliding from February right along into March. We even get a whole extra day with this February 29th Leap Day business. Trip out! And although I’ve been kind of spacing it on this blog, … Continue reading

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Oh Hello 2012!

My, how this new year is flying by. Straight flown into February without a single post in January! The thing is, I kinda took a blogging break on purpose since I dedicated January to writing a first draft of a … Continue reading

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My Top Ten of 2011: Movin’ shakin’ & sortin’ a sand collection!

Wow! What a year. I quit a job, got a job, moved in with my dude, traveled a lot, tripped out a lot, tried new things, had a JAWS-themed birthday-Halloween party, and like my bestie Justina Blakeney wrote in her … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #87: Lina Linde

NAME: Lina Linde OCCUPATION: Freelance producer/project manager in the fields of film/art/transmedia LOCATION: Based in Malmö, Sweden WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: I run a small company that’s basically just me doing everything I like and am good at. Right now I … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Talking: Me at Creative Mornings

So, a funny thing happened a few weeks ago. My favorite monthly lecture series Creative Mornings put out an open call for people who’d like to give a talk at this month’s gathering in New York and Los Angeles. I … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #86: Abigail Portner

NAME: Abigail Portner OCCUPATION: Still trying to figure out what to call myself. Professional juggler? I make drawings, play music, make videos and sculpture, usually all at the same time for myself and for others, including Animal Collective, Jim Henson … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #85: Cali Thornhill deWitt

NAME: Cali Thornhill deWitt OCCUPATION: Energy focusing LOCATION: Los Angeles WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: Life support WHAT DOES YOUR HUSTLE MEAN TO YOU: I am investigating cultural destiny. IF YOU COULD HAVE ONLY THREE TOOLS FOR YOUR HUSTLE, WHAT WOULD THEY … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #84: Isabella Rozendaal

NAME: Isabella Rozendaal OCCUPATION: Documentary photographer LOCATION: Amsterdam WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: I make photo books, I’m currently working on a book about hunting culture all over the world. I study English literature, language and linguistics, and I’m learning how to … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #81: Elizabeth Barker

NAME: Elizabeth Barker OCCUPATION: Freelance writer, co-author of Let It Be Beautiful (a book project in which my friend Laura Jane Faulds and I are rewriting Beatles songs as stories or essays), executive editor of fashion/music blog NOGOODFORME.com LOCATION: Los … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #78: Katie Beck

NAME: Katie Beck OCCUPATION: Journalist, freelance travel writer, blogger LOCATION: Nice, France WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: I document my life and the places I go and write about it for the Huffington Post and BBC Travel (and other publications too if … Continue reading

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A Finish to Start Me Up

Yes! Kicking off my weekend by finishing a project I set out to do. Love that! Today I’ll be handing out my new zine, “QUIT YOUR DAY JOB: Hustle up & go for yours” to homies down at the FYF … Continue reading

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Music, Community, Congrats!

Wishing Cali at Teenage Teardrops congratulations on his 5-year anniversary celebration. Festivities in full-swing today at The Smell. Good peeps! Good fun! Come!

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Office Open & On the Run!

With no desk job to report to these days, my new office is wherever I decide to set up shop. Yesterday morning it was on my front porch. Yeah, I definitely couldn’t have pulled off these tattered tie-dye stretch pants … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #75: Henry Hargreaves

NAME: Henry Hargreaves OCCUPATION: Photographer of breasts LOCATION: NYC WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: I shoot boobs in 3D. Currently working on the second insallment of the 3DD book series. WHAT DOES YOUR HUSTLE MEAN TO YOU: Helping others celebrate boobs of … Continue reading

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Freelance Freebird: Week 2

Well, well. Here we go. Kicking off week two of my new found freedom. I resigned from and wrapped up my full-time copywriting job just a little over a week ago, gave myself a week of freewheelin’ floating around, and … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #73: Michaela Lucey

NAME: Michaela Lucey OCCUPATION: ESL Teacher LOCATION: Borneo, Southeast Asia WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: I spent the year teaching English at University in Indonesia on the island of Borneo as part of a fellowship sponsored by the US State Department. I … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #72: Angela Kohler + Ithyle Griffiths

NAME: Angela Kohler & Ithyle Griffiths OCCUPATION: Photographers/Directors LOCATION: Los Angeles WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: We direct short format things for TV & web, we take fashionable lifestyle pictures and get to travel all over the world. There is a lot … Continue reading

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Schooled By Blogshop

Oh man. Wednesday night at home & I think I’m still recovering from the intensive two-day workshop I took this past weekend called BLOGSHOP—a buzz-worthy new class on “Photoshop for Bloggers” taught by Angela Kohler of Angela+Ithyle Photography & Bri Emery of … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #71: Vanessa Stern

NAME: Vanessa Stern OCCUPATION: Creative Recruiter by day, Design Junkie by night, Freelance Blogger, Artist, Decorator, and new Mommy, who works to vacation, and vacations to enjoy life!!! LOCATION: Brentwood/West L.A. by way of Pasadena, CA WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE:  I … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #67: Victoria Vu

NAME: Victoria Vu OCCUPATION: Designer (of buildings & paper) LOCATION: Silver Lake, Los Angeles WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: I create ready-made and custom paper goods, and do my best to make the art of written correspondence (and good manners) a mainstay. … Continue reading

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Vamos a la LA Times Travel Show!

Time to travel! LA Times Travel, that is! In all my reading and travel writing adventures, I’ve always enjoyed checking out the Travel section in any and every major newspaper. I’ve even been known to save them in a stack … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #66: Krista Schrock

NAME: Krista Schrock OCCUPATION: Interior Designer + Blogger LOCATION: Burbank, CA WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: I am a design enthusiast. I am totally inspired by all things design and want to bring affordable design to people’s lives. WHAT DOES YOUR HUSTLE … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #65: Satsuki Shibuya-Thoeng

NAME: Satsuki Shibuya-Thoeng OCCUPATION: Designer / life lover LOCATION: Sunny Los Angeles WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: I’m the daydreamer behind lifestyle brand zakka nouveau. Always thinking + scheming up ways to connect people back to their human roots. Noticing the little … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #63: Faith Blakeney

NAME: Faith Blakeney OCCUPATION: Designer / Hustler LOCATION: Earth (sometimes) WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: Everything & nothing, all the time. I’m a artsy-fartsy hustlin’ designer, mama, crafter, alchemist – tryin’ to make a $ outta 15 cents. WHAT DOES YOUR HUSTLE … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #62: Bekka Palmer

NAME: Bekka Palmer OCCUPATION: Graphic Designer & Blogger LOCATION: San Diego, CA WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: Making things look good (& getting paid to do it). Anything from designing a website to putting together an outfit to styling a photograph. I like … Continue reading

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The Boys Are Back in Town: Homestretch hijinks with Altamont and No Age

Just like an investigative journalist embedded with the troops, I had no idea what I was in for when the boys from No Age and Altamont picked me up in their road-torn tour van this Saturday. But, I was sure-as-hell … Continue reading

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