Wednesday, April 05, 2006

Today's "Best Song Ever"

Bonnie "Prince" Billy "Madeline-Mary"

Before Fiery Furnaces, Decemberists, and Danielson were making nautical hymms for indie kids Will Oldham was. This sea shanty is a good old lover lost at sea song, like grandpa used to sing after grandma was kidnapped by pirates!

Download, Listen, Discuss.

Hire ME For the Love of All Things Holy!!!!!!!

Here's my resume. I have no objective posted. My objective is to work hard. I want work I can sink my teeth into I want something I can care about but it doesn't have to be perfect. I'll answer phones, take out trash, file things away, whatever needs to get done. I need to do it somewhere I care about though. A T.V. show, a magazine, a film set, any where interesting and adventurous.

Hire me. I'm ready to work. Here's my experience and educational portion of my resume. There's other things I've done. (This blog is not listed for example.) But here's the bigger stuff...


2/05 - 12/05 Jest Inc., New York, NY. Associate Editor/Office Manager – Jest Magazine and Entry-level opportunity to work in humor magazine and website ( featuring material from top comedy writers.

-Promoted from Administrative Intern to Office Administrator to Associate Editor
-Key participant in creation and implementation of comedy website
-Responsible for originating and executing promotional activities (events, mailings, etc.)
-Responsible for identifying, hiring and supervising all new interns
-Assist in distribution of magazine to distributors
-Primary interface between company and customers and vendors
-Key contributor to all creative development, including articles and website pieces
-Primary liaison between advertisers and sales staff
-Responsible for originating and executing promotional activities
-Organized monthly writers’ meetings
-Made sales calls to prospective advertisers
-Provided administrative support to CEO, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief (phones, mailings, faxes, emails and filing)
-Developed spreadsheets for sales purposes

1994 - 1/06 Village Shoppe, Staten Island, NY. Manager – Retail convenience store

-Originally joined in high school as sales clerk
Promoted to Manager
-Customer Service
-Staff development
-Responsible for inventory

2004 Chuck Schumer Campaign, New York, NY. Volunteer for Re-Election Campaign

-Distribution of flyers
-Responsible for getting signs placed into businesses
-Make get-out-the-vote calls
-Answer incoming calls to campaign office

2005 – Present DJ, Tim Duffy Productions, Staten Island, NY. DJ for events on Staten Island,

-Promotes and DJs Parties, concerts and various other social events


-Self starter, organized, strong time management skills; proven ability to work with minimal or no supervision
-Proficient in Windows and Macs as well as Microsoft Office, Quark, Final Cut Pro, Word Perfect 7.1


2005 ST. FRANCIS COLLEGE, Brooklyn, NY
Bachelors in Communication, Film & Broadcasting focus
2000 CURTIS HIGH SCHOOL, Staten Island, NY
Regents Diploma