We MapQuest editors just published “11 Ways to Survive Thanksgiving Travel Season.” Read them or else you might get stuck in traffic, miss Thanksgiving dinner, and really piss off your nana. And you don’t want to piss off your nana, do you?
Author Archive | Zach Everson
I had a fun Google Hangout last night with Dr. Rachel Peckham’s graduate class, Professional Topics in C.W.: The Creative Writing Market, at Marshall University. Our 45-minute chat centered on how to make a living as a writer, focusing mostly on using the Internet to connect with editors, pay, and balancing fun assignments with the need to make a living.
Apropos of nothing other than that the social media manager in The Newsroom had one and it looks like he’s getting an interesting storyline this season, I now have a public key and can receive encrypted emails.
A great movie to watch if you feel like getting pissed off all over again about the 2000 presidential recount in Florida.
Yesterday afternoon I posted the video I produced, directed, wrote, edited, shot b-roll for, and hosted for MapQuest about Disney Cruise Line’s Halloween on the High Seas celebration. Within 18 hours, it had more than 50,000 views.
Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island is on a path to destroy the town of Pahoa, home to 950 people. I visited the volcano in 2011 with Photo Safari Hawaii, on assignment for Air Canada’s enRoute. My article explores what it’s like to take a photo lesson on an active volcano. The videos show a little slice of life there—especially the last one, which is of a local resident explaining life on the volcano. At the end of the post is a gallery of photos from my lesson.
Just realized I never shared this video here of me riding Circus Circus’s El Loco roller coaster. It’s from a visit to Las Vegas I made earlier this year. I had a GoPro camera strapped to my chest, with another one mounted to the ride.
Photo: Courtesy Anoka Halloween
Derby Home Rental LLC, my business that helps Louisville, Kentucky-area homeowners rent out their homes for the weekend of Kentucky Derby, just increased its social media presence. We’re now on
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Remember when I asked for questions about taking a Disney Cruise? Well, I got some. And I answered them, as you do. My article was just published on MapQuest: