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I'm Jake McKee

People call me The Community Guy

Incredible Song

A little late for Christmas, but still worth sharing. The music was originally broadcast on Studio 60 put together by the folks at the Tipitina’s Foundation, an organization dedicated to helping artists recover from Hurricane Katrina.  Last year they raised $500,000 for new instruments alone. If you’re feeling generous, you can donate to the worthy […]

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links for 2006-12-30

contourcase.com | showcase video Absolutely the finest cases for iPod come from the folks at Contour. I had a hard clamshell case for my old iPod and it travel thousands of miles with me. The case is beat to hell, but my iPod looks like new. So you can imagine when I got my new […]

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links for 2006-12-27

The Viral Garden: Methinks the ‘Z-Listers’ are winning The “Z-list” meme (the point being to share other cool blogs to help get them more traffic and attention) has gone nuts! Thanks to Mack for lighting this fire. (tags: blogging zlist)

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Happy Holidays!!

Before the Christmas festivities kick off, I wanted to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! For some Christmas fun, check out the Elf Yourself app. Too funny. Travel safe, drink the nog, and kiss your family!

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RANT: Bloggers morph into Jack Black.

Do you remember Jack Black’s character from High Fidelity? Black is a clerk at one of those fantastic There’s a great scene where Black goes nuts on a potential customer who asks for a cheesy album for his daughter. (Here’s a reminder) Rather than use this request as an opening to enlighten the customer with […]

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Quote of the week

This is a fantastic quote from Arianna Huffington from a recent Playboy interview: "The mainstream media has ADD, and the blogosphere has OCD" Perfect description. And see, we all fit together nicely in this nuthouse we call life. While I’m mentioning the Playboy interview, I’ll also share their list of the Top 10 Political Blogs: […]

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links for 2006-12-23

Wolfmother I found this cool new band, Wolfmother from one of the other bloggers I read. Rough, moody, fantastic. (tags: music) LEGO Tattoo Collection That’s right, fans of LEGO sometimes ink themselves with LEGO tattoos!. Check out the artwork. (tags: fandom)

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The Brain Trust does lunch

The Brain Trust does lunch Originally uploaded by sink21. Johnnie Moore (http://brandautopsy.com/), Spike Jones (http://www.brainsonfire.com) and I have lunch while they were in town for the holidays.

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links for 2006-12-22

YouTube – AFOL Introduction video I can’t recall if I’ve ever posted this, but if so please ignore the duplicate! I created this video a few years back as part of an effort to example adult LEGO fans to my colleagues inside the company. For the price of Adobe Premiere (oh iMovie, where wa (tags: […]

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5 minute question

In the first of what will hopefully become an ongoing series, I’d like to pose a question: If you had 5 minutes with an inquisitive marketing manager, what would you want to make sure they learned about working with fans/community? Anything goes, and if you’d like to participate feel free to email me (jake at […]

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