Embracing change

It’s a month past due so here is my obligatory “I changed my job” post. Over the last nearly 8 years at Comcast as part of the ‘Online’ group and later as founding member of mighty Comcast Interactive Media I’ve made many business connections, met a number of excellent peers and forged a few relationships that will last a lifetime. As a happily married 40+ dad with mortgage and college payments I often feel over the hill with regards to blogging and living out loud....

March 3, 2012 · 5 min · Aaron Held

Crowdsourcing the arts and a misunderstood artist is seen in a new light

This weekend I attended a gallery opening of an exhibition called ‘50 Americans’ featuring the work of Robert Mapplethorpe. Usually I have to spend the first few minutes or an Art exhibition reading the background to understand the story that the gallery is telling through the art. This one was different. Rather then view the Mapplethorpe images through the lens of an expert Sean Kelly’s people found 50 Americans, one per state, to curate the selection....

May 9, 2011 · 2 min · Aaron Held

Feel bad for GM, I couldn't make this up

I went researching to Chevy Volt to find some facts to offset my calculator below. I did get lots of feedback about people thinking that price is not the only factor here. So when I went to chevy to look at ‘affordability’ I found this. Check the URL [caption id=“attachment_229” align=“aligncenter” width=“441” caption=“GM Working on affordability”][/caption]

August 12, 2009 · 1 min · Aaron Held


I’ve been car shopping lately and thinking about what mileage I need in the new vehicle. The cars that I like and are more fun to drive hover just under 30mpg while the 35+ models tend to be a bit mushy on the gas (or tiny) Today I came across this: http://www.comcast.net/articles/finance/20090811/US.GM.Volt.Mileage/ GM is unveiling a car that get 230MPG in the city! I thought that was awesome until I came across 3 facts...

August 12, 2009 · 1 min · Aaron Held

The Taking of Pelham 123

Taking of Pelham 123 on Fancast! I went looking for the trailer of the original Pelham 123 and was plesantly surprised to find the full lenght movie on Fancast! This was one of my favorite movies as a kid and well worth watching. There are some comments out there about how this is a well done film in terms of pacing, so I hope that they model that in the remake....

May 22, 2009 · 1 min · Aaron Held