Reminiscing on Your Story Made Here

On January 28, 2019, we chatted with Dirk Rowley and WANE-TV about TV advertising surrounding the Super Bowl, and specifically local spots that have left a lasting impression. Humor is fine, but we were thinking of work that made not just an impression, but a positive impact on our community, as so much of our favorite work has. Of course, that made us think of the Made Here campaign—both Talent Made Here and its sibling, Your Story Made Here—that we created with the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership. We dug up [...] Read More

The Hoot Owl Moans

Rayland and I basically grew up together. I mean, we have the same dad. His genetically, mine symbolically. I bought the lucky guitar from pop—Bucky Baxter. This would be back in 1999, twenty damn years ago. From 1992–1999, Bucky had played 700+ shows with Bob Dylan, and me and my friends saw three-dozen or so of ‘em. Bucky left the band to open a studio (Three Trees) in a holler in the hills north of Nashville, Whites Creek TN. To help raise a few bucks for the project, he sold [...] Read More