The Ratings Game

January 6, 2015 · Posted In: Uncategorized

Please excuse the meta-publishing moment here, but I’d like to unveil to you Omaha Magazine’s Top 10 Most Ridiculous Magazine Top 10s of all time. (Yes, these are real). 10.  Top 10 Unmentionable Facts About […]

Brand New Again

January 5, 2015 · Posted In: Uncategorized

Evolution is part of business. Change is good—required—for long-time businesses if they want to keep pace with the competition. Jeff Funk, president and CEO of the newly rebranded Fireplace Stone & Patio (formerly Lumbermen’s Hearth […]

The Man in the Marine T-Shirt

December 27, 2014 · Posted In: Uncategorized

Logan McDonald reported for duty as a U.S. Marine in October 2011. A month later, the then 18-year-old recruit from Mississippi was in a coma. He had sustained a severe brain injury from viral encephalitis, […]

Best of Omaha Festival

December 1, 2014 · Posted In: Events, Uncategorized

Celebrate all that Omaha has to offer with Omaha Magazine’s annual Best of Omaha Festival  from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 5, at Baxter Arena. Come check out the top voted businesses, […]

Karen Linder

November 27, 2014 · Posted In: Uncategorized

According to, a Renaissance woman “has acquired profound knowledge or proficiency in more than one field.”  Karen Linder has nailed it as a scientist, business leader, author, and artist. Linder’s dream to become a […]


November 4, 2014 · Posted In: Uncategorized

It is a good time to be alive if you are a craft beer lover. The state now boasts over 20 breweries, with more than half of those right here in the metro. Here’s my […]

Inaugural Best of Omaha Festival 2014

October 11, 2014 · Posted In: Events, Uncategorized

Thank you to all who came out and supported our Inaugural Best of Omaha Festival! Thank you to all our sponsors and entertainers! Ralston Arena, Media Sponsor KETV, Media Sponsor Kinky Liqueur, Sponsor Singer and […]

What a Crock!

October 8, 2014 · Posted In: Uncategorized

Most people of a certain age have tucked-away memories of crockpot cuisine. Usually, that involves a bright orange appliance—maybe avocado green or harvest gold—with a border decoration of cartoonish vegetables. Mom deposited a symphony of […]

The Brand Brief

October 1, 2014 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Opinion, Publications, Uncategorized

Depending upon which study, source, anecdote, or observation you wish to rely, the average American’s attention span averages six to nine seconds. (So the fact that you’re even reading this sentence means you are—rejoice—above average). […]

The Drowsy Chaperone

September 15, 2014 · Posted In: Uncategorized

The plot is preposterous. The characters are one-dimensional. The tropes are as flat as a morning-after bottle of half-finished champagne. And the results are nothing less than riotously delicious, tuneful, escapist fun. It’s all part […]