The Surprising Things That Happened Once I Won at Everything

In May of 2013, I got drunk and fell off of a bench, and without any credentials or anything of a plan, declared myself an artist. With incredible tenacity, I have persisted in pursuing my dream and my craft since that moment. It sounded like a good idea at the time. There was no way of knowing what… Continue reading The Surprising Things That Happened Once I Won at Everything

Special Giveaway: Win a Unicycle Painting

I’m grateful for YOU, do you know that? I’ve been around being obnoxious on the internet for years, but only recently have I begun to feel like I belong here, like I’m more than just the class clown. The fact that you take the time to read and engage with me restores my faith in… Continue reading Special Giveaway: Win a Unicycle Painting

SH*TTY FIRST DRAFTS

A Guest Post by Jennifer Jepsen “C” – daughter of The Broody Hen. “Perfectionism is the voice of the oppressor, the enemy of the people. It will keep you cramped and insane your whole life, and it is the main obstacle between you and a shitty first draft. I think perfectionism is based on the… Continue reading SH*TTY FIRST DRAFTS

This Post Scares the Shit out of Me: In Defense of Swearing

The heartache cupcake Somebody I like just broke up with me today. We’d been on one awesome date, and I was super excited, and now it’s over. It was sudden, and sad. And you know what? It really fucking hurts. In the past four years since my divorce and return to the world of romantic… Continue reading This Post Scares the Shit out of Me: In Defense of Swearing

An Optimist’s Manifesto: Start Winning at Everything

Choose Optimism: the #100Unicycles Project “I was not delivered into this world in defeat, nor does failure course in my veins. I am not a sheep waiting to be prodded by my shepherd. I am a lion and I refuse to talk, to walk, to sleep with the sheep. The slaughterhouse of failure is not… Continue reading An Optimist’s Manifesto: Start Winning at Everything

A Random Video Blog

Er, hi. It’s me. I’ve been away being nuts. I’m sorry. I doubt anyone noticed. It’s ok, I didn’t really notice either. Until now!

Song: Unicorns & Earrings

@jackinessity sings about Unicorns and Earrings for Gigi, to a toy accordion. Also includes a triangle.

Live Like a (Misfit) Warrior (Princess)

@jackinessity does some jackieoke to cheer up her friend Gigi. With a unicorn on her head. For some reason known only to her and possibly, the unicorn.

Dear #90DaystoEllen team: Thank You. I’m so Proud of You!

Just a bit over 90 days ago, I find myself sitting down to dinner with a rather special bunch of people. The two across from me, Bryan and Courtney Kramer, are the power duo behind PureMatter social, an agency in San Jose, California that runs cutting-edge marketing campaigns for some pretty cool clients. The couple… Continue reading Dear #90DaystoEllen team: Thank You. I’m so Proud of You!

Video Blog: 08/24/2013

@jackinessity practices showing appreciation and gratitude for a night at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco, CA.