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HUSTLE FILE #96: Elizabeth Skadden

NAME: Elizabeth Marguerite Marie Skadden OCCUPATION: Visuals creator, artist, director, musician LOCATION: Between Berlin and the U.S. WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: Creating all the visuals that are in my head. WHAT DOES YOUR HUSTLE MEAN TO YOU: I like to concentrate … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #93: Minel Louis

NAME: Minel Louis OCCUPATION: Actor/Writer/Producer LOCATION: Melbourne/Sydney/Los Angeles WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: Actor in film, TV and stage. I’m also, in no particular order, a professional fairy, writer, producer and F1 Princess. WHAT DOES YOUR HUSTLE MEAN TO YOU: Trying to … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #91: Lesley Arfin

NAME: Lesley Arfin OCCUPATION: Writer LOCATION: Los Angeles WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: Screenwriting, looking good, working hard. WHAT DOES YOUR HUSTLE MEAN TO YOU: Feeling good on the inside. IF YOU COULD HAVE ONLY THREE TOOLS FOR YOUR HUSTLE, WHAT WOULD … Continue reading

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Love to Plan, Love to Chill, Love to You!

Hey lovely loves! Whether you’re feeling the Valentine’s thing or boycotting the romantic-industrial-complex, you’re probably gonna relate to this post about planning and chilling. Two things I love way more than Valentine’s Day! Since I’ve been working a full-time job … 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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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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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 #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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Almost Famous (At Least Practicing)

Okay, I did it! After spending all day yesterday totally alone with my thoughts on what the heck I wanna do with my newfound freelancing freedom, I came to the conclusion that I’m going to do the following three things … Continue reading

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Doug Aitken, No Age & Chloe Sevigny in Greece this Week

If you happen to be Greek island-hopping in the Mediterranean this week, don’t miss the four-night performance of Black Mirror, a new live installation video-performance by American visual artist Doug Aitken. Presented for the first time in Greece this June … 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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HUSTLE FILE #69: Ross Lohr

NAME: Ross Lohr OCCUPATION: Executive Director and Founder of NTC (www.NewtonTanzania.org), Co-founder of Project Repat (www.ProjectRepat.org) LOCATION: Boston, Massachusetts WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: My hustle is repatriating amazing t-shirts that were prematurely castaway to the developing world, re-branding them, and selling … 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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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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No Age Anticipation

One week from today, the new No Age album “Everthing In Between” hits stores. Anticipation is building for the Sub Pop release and every outfit from SPIN magazine to our local record store Amoeba (where the duo will DJ next week) … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #59: Amy French

NAME:  Amy French OCCUPATION:  Actress/Writer/Director LOCATION:  Hollywood, California WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE:  Movies, theater, television commercials, music, the internet and beyond. WHAT DOES YOUR HUSTLE MEAN TO YOU:   I like to make people laugh.  I like dancing and singing.  I … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #52: Randy Randall

NAME: Randy Randall OCCUPATION: Guitar shredder LOCATION: LA WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: I somehow got paid to play music full time. I pay my rent by playing guitar. WTF! I did it by playing music at small clubs, basements and warehouses … Continue reading

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My Hustle & Flow for Script Frenzy

This month, I’m going to do something I’ve never done before – write a 100-page script in 30 days. My story is super top secret, but I will share as things develop – like when I sell it to Drew … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #40: Guadalajara Joe

NAME: Guadalajara Joe OCCUPATION: Songwriter/Dancer LOCATION: Originally from Hayward, California, yet currently residing in Hollywood, California. Interweb location = http://www.guadalajarajoe.org WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: Sharing my talents of songwriting and dancing with the world! Another goal is to someday open for … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #35: Patrick Burke

NAME: Patrick Burke OCCUPATION: Videographer / Reporter / Editor… or Audio-Visual Storyteller LOCATION: Echo Park WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: I’m a part-time cameraman, sometimes shooting movies, but more often documenting situations. I’m also a part-time reporter. I just finished a radio … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #29: Alden Olmsted

NAME: Alden Olmsted OCCUPATION: Screenwriter and “someday” film director LOCATION: Los Angeles, California WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: Trying to get one, just ONE, flippin’ screenplay SOLD. WHAT DOES YOUR HUSTLE MEAN TO YOU: A culmination of twenty-some-odd years of trying to … Continue reading

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