Measuring Time & Poodles: What’s a New York minute?

Johnny Carson once joked that a New York minute is the length of time between when the traffic light turns green and the person behind you starts to honk. Carson’s definition takes a jab at the stereotype that New Yorkers are impatient and perpetually in a hurry. But what is the real definition of a […]

Ringing in the New Year as small biz honchos, indies, & moonlighters

Yay, it’s that time of year again! That time of year when the year’s almost run out, the time of year to look back on the past 12 months and beat ourselves up for not following through with the starry-eyed resolutions we made to lose weight, earn more money, and be less of a slacker, […]

Calamity howlers & positively selecting with surprise

Welcome to Dramatis Commentatis Theater, Act 1. The crowd is hushed. Four actors in black clothing with black hats stand straight on the darkened stage, head bowed. The spotlight turns to the fellow one from the left. He jerks, suddenly, from quiet stillness to violent motion, ripping off his hat and stomping on it. OMGZ […]

T Minus 2 Days: Top secret conversation REVEALED

Well, folks, it’s T minus 2 days til L-day. Launch, that is. Which is on Monday. Today is Saturday. Yes. Your Noko team is hard at work, burning the proverbial midnight oil! We use Campfire to stay in touch, talking about all the sorts of really important things you’d think we’d be talking about just […]