Justin Jackson

Zappos is wow

Justin getting dropped off by Zappos shuttle

Getting dropped off by Zappos shuttle

Today I toured the Zappos head office in Las Vegas. I had read Tony Hsieh’s book, Delivering Happiness, and was eager to see the concepts he’s talked about in-person.

Wow. I am blown away.

Zappos.com is the world’s largest online shoe store, but they’re probably better known for their amazing corporate culture. During my tour, I was able to experience that culture first-hand.

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Published on January 31, 2012

Remembering Mitch Hedberg

Years ago, Chris Rock and I were writing a shitty movie together. We were talking about comedians. We went to Mitch Hedberg’s site (this is before he died) and watched one of his Letterman sets. At the time, Chris and I were (and are) both wind-bag, stage-stalking, hammer a premise to the ground comics. We watched Mitch, who just fired beautiful fastballs one after the other. Joke joke joke. All solid. All amazing. Non-stop. Five minutes of it. We were in awe of it. Much respect to Mitch Hedberg.

– Louis CK

Published on January 14, 2012

How do you consume digital media?

Sometimes I’m surprised by the “form factor” of digital media. For example, I rarely bother with podcasts that are under 30 minutes long, because I listen to them in the car.  Here’s how I consume digital media:

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Published on January 11, 2012

Your idea needs a passionate believer

Sony DCR TRV900

When I decided to become a videographer, I had 1 passionate fan

Just watched Derek Sivers’ great video on leadership. It reminded me of when I decided to start a wedding video company.

I was young, 18 years old, and in my first year of college. (more…)

Published on January 4, 2012