My name is Josh Ellis. I'm a writer, editor, former newspaper columnist, full stack web designer and developer (with a focus on PHP, JS, Node and the Meteor framework) and musician. I've traveled and lived all over the world, but I currently make my home in Yakima, WA, the "Palm Springs of Washington State".
Other Cool Stuff
Monthly Archives: December 2008
If you’re curious, pop on over to my new work blog and check it out. Not much doing there so far — considering I just put it up today — but there should be good stuff coming up soon. I’ll … Continue reading
Jarret Keene asked me to make some videos for the spoken-word pieces on his album Monster Fashion. This is the first one, the title track. The clips are made up of bits of things from the Prelinger archives and YouTube … Continue reading
…if you are ever invited to do paying work for the City of Las Vegas, DON’T DO IT. I still haven’t been able to get paid for my performance at November’s First Friday. I think I will categorically refuse to … Continue reading
Interesting post about the dearth of serious journalism by David Byrne. (I love David Byrne.) We tend to get all holier-than-thou when we look at countries without free press. We think their lives must somehow be more pathetic or sad. … Continue reading
Went for a long walk, looking for my friend Gary to find out exactly what happened to Barb. Couldn’t find him. Decided not to walk all the way to Starbucks, got a Diet Dr. Pepper from the 7-11 instead and … Continue reading
Oh, man. I just found out my old friend Barbara Rollins committed suicide. I’m off the computer for the night. I’m gonna walk to all night Starbucks and get coffee. Don’t ask me any details; I don’t know anything other … Continue reading
I’m currently building a mini-site for Red State Soundsystem, as my old band site is on an expired web account (not mine, long story)…but for now, here’s something new: a total reworking of my older song “Redwood City Station”. It … Continue reading
WAAAUUUGGGH OMFG THE SKY IS FALLING THE SKY IS FALLING DOOODZ HELP AAAAAAAAZHHH!