5ives: A Producer’s Balancing Act

As a Writer/Producer/Talent Coordinator, I wear multiple hats before, during and after any type of production project. The part played in TV and radio projects is to organize and communicate the pre-production items to the cast and crew, which is kinda like being the ultimate Stage Manager of sorts. From writing the script to getting … Read More

Drinking In the Morning

I didn’t know what I was in for. A speaker on HTML and CSS…sheesh…I don’t know anything about Web code. Guess I should go, huh? This will be interesting. Will I understand anything she’s talking about? I’m a writer. [Crowd holds all laughter.] I also wasn’t aware I was about to experience Ad Fed’s version … Read More

5ives: A Graphic Revolution – The Artist Makes a Comeback.

From slick and refined designs to hand-drawn, collage-style art, graphic design in 2012 has gone back to the basics. Rough sketches and artisan authenticity are now preferred over glossy perfection. Designers that choose simplicity versus overworked art are leading the pack. A quick glance at the last five years will recall the trends that have … Read More

5ives: Absolute Makes Your Website Easy. Reeelly Easy.

Picture this: Two figures. In full-body, spandex suits. Ninja-style moves and…an iPad. What? Wait a minute… The iPad starts a slideshow. It says: “I’m Flexible. I Can Fit In Monitors, Smartphones & Tablets. Can You? That’s Because You’re Not As Easy As Me.” You’re thinking, “I just came to this after-hours work event for the … Read More

Web Developer Announces Replication Code

Moorhead, MN – We would like to introduce the latest Absolute product to the world. Our Web Developer, Tim McMichael and his wife, Melanie, developed a new code that would duplicate their family name into the next generation. Timothy Walter McMichael, Jr. was born on May 28, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. in Detroit Lakes, MN. … Read More