People on Pedestals: Just Say No

Question:  Why is sex on TV bad? Answer:  Because inevitably someone falls off and gets hurt. Okay, so that isn’t entirely relevant to this post, but now that I have your attention… Question:  Why shouldn’t you put people on pedestals? Answer:  Because inevitably, someone’s gonna fall, and you’ll both get hurt.  In another striking similarity,… Continue reading People on Pedestals: Just Say No

Where the hell is Matt? — Huge smiles guaranteed!

Today’s entry is short and wonderful.  Behold, in the video below, Matt Harding… “dancing” around the world, one city at a time.  At the 54 second mark, watch the video really come alive when he delights countless locales who join in the dancing… and, i guarantee, charms all of you watching, too :-D. For more… Continue reading Where the hell is Matt? — Huge smiles guaranteed!

[Humor] Once again, attending a camp for swingers

Tomorrow night I’m heading off on a plane to once again attend a camp for swingers.  As you can imagine, posting on my blog and sorting through my t-shirt drawers will be far from my mind. 😉 Take THAT, Lisa Barrone 😛 Anyway… if you’re interested in all the details (including lots of photos!), visit… Continue reading [Humor] Once again, attending a camp for swingers

Search Engine Strategies San Jose 2006 plus more details of my past and upcoming weeks

It’s been a while since I’ve posted here, and—as always—I have so much to say.  I’ll use my recent and upcoming schedule as a crutch for providing some musings and commentary 😀 Last week: – Monday:  Special Google Event and Hakone Gardens private party.Early in the day I got to test my Event Planning mettle. … Continue reading Search Engine Strategies San Jose 2006 plus more details of my past and upcoming weeks

Very fun lindy hop (swing dancing) clips from Australia

We all know that water drains in the opposite direction down under in Australia, but their lindy hop (swing dancing) is anything but backwards. Check out the clip below—including teens and senior citizens—for some crazy fast footwork and awesome on-the-fly (no pun intended) fun moves. Incidentally, Google Video now lets you rate, tag, and comment… Continue reading Very fun lindy hop (swing dancing) clips from Australia

Despite some challenges and regrets, dancing at Jammix is still a blast

Every month or so during the school year, the Stanford University Dance Department puts on an event called Jammix. It includes a huge variety of music and dance styles… from schmaltzy tangos to goofy covers of American pop tunes to “Play that Funky Music, White Boy!” to Metallica waltzes (!) and beyond. And all for… Continue reading Despite some challenges and regrets, dancing at Jammix is still a blast

AdamDance musings

Well, it’s been the worst of times, it’s been the best of times, to semi-quote those cliched novels. For those interested in my Lindy Hop and other dancing adventures, read on. 🙂 I’ve been doing less and less Lindy Hop lately, partly because I’ve felt burned out on the swing scene a bit, both dancewise… Continue reading AdamDance musings

I said no to a Goddess

I am so angry at myself. There are a million and one reasons why I went to a blues dancing practica tonight and only danced one song… but none of them are compelling or rational reasons. Worse yet was my assedness (is that a word?) towards the later part of the night. I was sitting… Continue reading I said no to a Goddess

[Humor] My experience at a camp for “swingers”

AUTHOR’S NOTE:  I hate to spoil the joke, but at the same time, I don’t want this post to jeopardize my employment, romantic, and other prospects.  So for those looking for intel on the naughty sort of swingers camp, be prepared to be disappointed.  Sorry! – Adam   Recently I attended a special weeklong camp for… Continue reading [Humor] My experience at a camp for “swingers”