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The Day I Took Over The Thing I Made

posted: October 1st, 2019


FB Takeover Picture

March 16th, 2018. Day 363 of 365 of the Depeche Mode Facebook Takeover.

For nearly a year, I avoided participating in this. Honestly, it seemed a bit silly: Take over the thing you created. Who cares about my story, anyway. I'm just the computer guy.

Turns out, people enjoyed the stories. It was a nice surprise. Another surprise came a few month's later, when the marketing company won a Webby Award for the project we all worked on. I'm still waiting for my actual Webby Award, but - hey - the two interns that worked on the project got awards, so that's nice. :P

Here are the posts from that day:

Post 1: Introduction

Post 2: Attending Events

Post 3: My Music Production

Post 4: My Collection

Post 5: The Archivist

Honorary mention: Chris Hardwick taking credit for Wil Wheaton meeting Martin Gore. Explanation: After the show at the Hollywood Bowl, backstage, Nora and I saw Wil. I introduced myself (we had met a few months prior), and saw him staring at Martin. "Do you want to meet him?" He did, but was super nervous. I knew Martin would appreciate meeting Wil, though, because Martin is a Star Trek fan. Sure enough, they had a good meeting. After they shook hands, I took a selfie...

Gotta say, it was a bit rude for Hardwick to rewrite history. It was also rude that he framed the shot of all of us on his FB story so that I am not in the picture (I am behind Wil in Hardwick's shot - you can see my hat underneath Wil's chin). You can still see Nora, though. Oh well. I did a good thing (introduced Wil to Martin), and Hardwick had a lot of accusations thrown his way. Karma.

 

Blog Posts

The Day I Took Over The Thing I Made
The Day I Took Over The Thing I Made
post date: October 1st, 2019
My Submission To Copyright Dot Gov
My Submission To Copyright Dot Gov
post date: February 19th, 2016
Questions...
Questions...
post date: April 23rd, 2014
I'm Freaking Out...
I'm Freaking Out...
post date: January 7th, 2014
Final Destination Two...
Final Destination Two...
post date: August 13th, 2013
I Am So Tired Of Having To Deal With The USPS!
I Am So Tired Of Having To Deal With The USPS!
post date: February 7th, 2013
Something People Forget...
Something People Forget...
post date: August 22nd, 2012
When You Know More Than Tech Support...
When You Know More Than Tech Support...
post date: July 8th, 2012
I Hate Where I Live...
I Hate Where I Live...
post date: April 26th, 2012
#ModeMay Photo Challenge!
#ModeMay Photo Challenge!
post date: April 22nd, 2012
Not Going To Coachella This Weekend?
Not Going To Coachella This Weekend?
post date: April 13th, 2012
I FFFFING HATE THE USPS!
I FFFFING HATE THE USPS!
post date: February 13th, 2012
The End Of YouTube...For Me
The End Of YouTube...For Me
post date: February 7th, 2011
The Counter - Burger Fail
The Counter - Burger Fail
post date: September 25th, 2010
PAID OFF!
PAID OFF!
post date: August 23rd, 2010
My Two Cents On Avatar...
My Two Cents On Avatar...
post date: January 26th, 2010
Pain, Will You Return It... (Stone Watch, 2009)
Pain, Will You Return It... (Stone Watch, 2009)
post date: November 24th, 2009
What The Hell Happened To U2?
What The Hell Happened To U2?
post date: October 25th, 2009
Nine Inch Nails vs Peter Gabriel!
Nine Inch Nails vs Peter Gabriel!
post date: September 15th, 2009
NIN At The Wiltern
NIN At The Wiltern
post date: September 11th, 2009
Gary FUCKING Numan!
Gary FUCKING Numan!
post date: September 3rd, 2009
Woah. I Hit The Top Ten On Digg!
Woah. I Hit The Top Ten On Digg!
post date: August 15th, 2009
Romancing The Stone, The Sequel...
Romancing The Stone, The Sequel...
post date: July 27th, 2009
I Fall Down, Go Boom
I Fall Down, Go Boom
post date: July 25th, 2009
I have officially lost my mind...
I have officially lost my mind...
post date: June 9th, 2009
"I don't like that place anymore..."
"I don't like that place anymore..."
post date: May 21st, 2009
Nine Inch Nails...in Irvine
Nine Inch Nails...in Irvine
post date: May 20th, 2009
SONY FAIL!
SONY FAIL!
post date: May 4th, 2009
Depeche Mode Day in Los Angeles...
Depeche Mode Day in Los Angeles...
post date: April 29th, 2009
See you on Friday....
See you on Friday....
post date: April 15th, 2009
Exclusive Depeche Mode Radio Edit!
Exclusive Depeche Mode Radio Edit!
post date: April 1st, 2009
F LiveNation!
F LiveNation!
post date: March 19th, 2009
Are you kidding me?
Are you kidding me?
post date: March 17th, 2009
Clear Of Cancer...
Clear Of Cancer...
post date: January 23rd, 2009
Stress...
Stress...
post date: January 16th, 2009
No Cancer...so far...
No Cancer...so far...
post date: January 12th, 2009
Trent Gets It.
Trent Gets It.
post date: January 8th, 2009
I In"cyst" On Posting This...
I In"cyst" On Posting This...
post date: January 3rd, 2009
WTF Happened To New Years Eve?
WTF Happened To New Years Eve?
post date: December 29th, 2008
I am a truly evil man...
I am a truly evil man...
post date: December 18th, 2008
Ticketmaster is an evil monopoly!
Ticketmaster is an evil monopoly!
post date: December 11th, 2008
Happy Birthday Mom
Happy Birthday Mom
post date: December 10th, 2008
Flash sucks...
Flash sucks...
post date: November 20th, 2008
I've got balls...
I've got balls...
post date: November 19th, 2008
Wisdom from Nora - premiere!
Wisdom from Nora - premiere!
post date: November 12th, 2008
Who voted for "Yes On 8"?
Who voted for "Yes On 8"?
post date: November 7th, 2008
West Hollywood, here I come...
West Hollywood, here I come...
post date: October 31st, 2008
Keyboard Balls
Keyboard Balls
post date: September 30th, 2008
The Honda Musical Road
The Honda Musical Road
post date: September 22nd, 2008
Mission Accomplished...
Mission Accomplished...
post date: September 14th, 2008
Music? Television
Music? Television
post date: September 7th, 2008
The way to fix the world...
The way to fix the world...
post date: August 18th, 2008
Dramarama reunion...
Dramarama reunion...
post date: August 2nd, 2008
Just Like Hell!
Just Like Hell!
post date: July 29th, 2008
A rush of blood from my a....
A rush of blood from my a....
post date: July 15th, 2008
BRAT Watch 2008: Romancing The Stone...
BRAT Watch 2008: Romancing The Stone...
post date: July 3rd, 2008
Screw DRM, 5c, and all that crap!
Screw DRM, 5c, and all that crap!
post date: May 21st, 2008
TicketMaster. Hmmm...
TicketMaster. Hmmm...
post date: May 8th, 2008
Tale Of Mail...3!?!?!
Tale Of Mail...3!?!?!
post date: May 7th, 2008
MySpace can bite me...
MySpace can bite me...
post date: May 7th, 2008
Iron Man at the ArcLight Hollywood...
Iron Man at the ArcLight Hollywood...
post date: May 4th, 2008
Off until Monday...
Off until Monday...
post date: April 24th, 2008
A pain that I am not used to...
A pain that I am not used to...
post date: April 11th, 2008
Hopen...To Improve My DVD Storage...
Hopen...To Improve My DVD Storage...
post date: December 4th, 2007
Start spreading the news....
Start spreading the news....
post date: July 22nd, 2007
Dude, I am at the Kwik-E-Mart...
Dude, I am at the Kwik-E-Mart...
post date: July 3rd, 2007
BRAT on the red carpet...
BRAT on the red carpet...
post date: May 14th, 2007
Creativity....
Creativity....
post date: April 25th, 2007
Boredom....
Boredom....
post date: March 8th, 2007
About The BRAT Blog
About The BRAT Blog
post date: February 20th, 2007