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Big Whiz Bang
Business experiments in music and comedy promotion, personal finance for the self-employed, internet income, and music teaching.
Business experiments in music and comedy promotion, personal finance for the self-employed, internet income, and music teaching.
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I had a night off on my tour last night and heard that Drew Fortier’s Bang Tango movie is available to watch on YouTube.  Heard about it maybe a year ago and was really interested in seeing it. Why? Because there aren’t a lot of documentaries about bands…
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Stuff You Should Have Easily Accessible Online - An EPK That Works

How’s your EPK looking?  Is it working for you?  Or do you still need to go hunt up links to different assets when bookers or journalists ask for them? What’s An EPK? Let’s back up a little bit.  Maybe you’re not sure what an EPK is.  EPK stands for…
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In working on my new podcast, Under the Crossbones​, over the last few months, I’ve learned something important. And yes, I know I need to write a post on how the show’s been developing. Trying to come up with 3 or 4 hours to do that. :) The #1 thing I’ve…
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If you’ve never had your site hacked by some dopey spammer or script kiddie then you don’t know what you’re missing.  And you’re missing some really bad shit that nobody should have to deal with.  I’ve been hacked more than once and have spent hundreds of…
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I was planning on doing a list like this myself.  But why reinvent the wheel?  Work smarter, not harder, all that jazz. Optimize Press put up this killer list of free image sites on their blog today.  You should check it out, save it in Evernote, and…
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  Google Analytics is a terrifying, powerful beast to behold. I still don’t know half of what it does.  But one of the coolest things you can do with it is split test pages on your site. So get out the whipped cream and bananas and … wait… Split Testing…
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Over the holiday my girlfriend and I spent some time in Portland and Seattle.  Our visit to the EMP included the giant exhibit on Nirvana stuff they have up right now.  I have to imagine that Kurt would probably hate his stuff being displayed in a glass…
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You may not be a fan of Taylor Swift’s music. I’m not particularly.  In fact I’ve been working on a comedy bit about being subjected to a week of radio in a cheap rental car and forced to hear “Shake It Off” so many times I could put a railroad spike…
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I recently did the big gig to film my 3rd comedy special.  Through the hard work of myself and others we managed to sell out 90 seats at the very cool Art Boutiki in San Jose, CA.  I was supposed to cap the sales at 80, but we sold a few more to last…
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I recently competed in the 5th annual World Series of Comedy in Las Vegas.  I’ve been to all five of the events now and it’s always a ton of fun. This year I did really well, getting 1st place in my prelim round and 5th for the overall event.  Nice to…
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