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2012 in Review and Top Lists!

There goes another year! I don't really want to write this, but I should. I'll regret it if I don't! So, goodbye 2012 and welcome 2013. I'm going to try to remember all this stuff and I hope I don't leave anything important out! Notable happenings from 2012: I formed a new band called Campfire Conspiracy. It's me, Matt Witt and…
Jeff Finley
January 4, 2013
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On the Map 2: Nov 9

On the Map series 2 premiere takes place Nov 9 at Go Media 4507 Lorain Ave. Cleveland, OH 44102. NOTE: Doors open at 5pm, Screening takes place at 7pm. -- http://onthemapcle.com Cleveland is ‘On the Map’ - Go Media Video series shines spotlight on innovative entrepreneurs and organizations. Find out why Cleveland is ‘On the Map’ - from food to…
Jeff Finley
October 15, 2012
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Be Better than Yesterday

I heard this quote recently and it resonated with me. It fits with a lot of projects I have going on in my life but it fit with my workout/fitness aspirations the most. I want to be a really good bboy. I want to be physically fit. But looking in the mirror or seeing video of myself makes me kind…
Jeff Finley
August 25, 2012
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Featured in Quint Magazine

Recently I did an interview with Quint Magazine, a online digital arts publication. Issue 12 is the music issue, so naturally I talk mostly about my music related design work. There are also some other rad artists in the issue too if you want to check it out. You can view it online or just flip through below. Download Magazine PDF
Jeff Finley
January 17, 2012
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Breakin’ in the New Year 2012

On New Year's Eve, Kim and I went down to Mantua to our friend Drew's house. Mantua is the town I grew up in, and once a year at NYE my old school friends (some call it the Mylkhead crew) get together like a big family reunion. Aside from the usual snacks and drinks and partying, there usually are some…
Jeff Finley
January 1, 2012
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2011 in Review and Top Lists!

So there goes another year! Goodbye 2011 and welcome 2012. For my movies and music lists I went ahead and included 2010 as well since I totally didn't do a recap post then. Enjoy! Notable happenings from 2011: WMC Fest 2011. Just watch this video and you'll see. It was a vast improvement from year one and the 20/20/20 format worked…
Jeff Finley
December 31, 2011
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Re: The Curse of Ambition

I recently read Brandon Rike's blog post "The Curse of Ambition" and it struck a chord with me. Instead of commenting on his blog I wanted to write a follow-up blog entry.  He talks about getting older as a designer and what happens when you finally have something to lose that you never did when you were younger.  True, when…
Jeff Finley
December 27, 2011
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New Site is Up

I quietly launched the new JeffFinley.org site. It's my personal portfolio and blog. After spinning my wheels on trying to design from scratch vs work from a WordPress theme, I ended up going with a theme. I chose Elefolio from WooThemes because not only is the Woo team known for their quality, support, and attention to detail, it featured the…
Jeff Finley
December 16, 2011