This blog is not primarily financially driven. I put it up in 2016 to build a community around inspiring people, books, music, films, and more.
Regardless, beginning December 1, 2009, the FTC requires bloggers to disclose whenever there could be hidden interests or unspoken biases related to recommendations. So here goes…
First, the obvious: I am a performing artist. Here’s a list of most of the artists I’ve collaborated with.
Second, the less obvious: Per the FTC rules, if I interview someone and they grab the bill for lunch, I would need to disclose this. Ditto if I use an Amazon link that gets me 8 cents instead of an Amazon link that gets me 0 cents. If someone gives me a comfy t-shirt with a logo and I wear it in a photo, same deal. Disclaimers all over the place. This would be tedious for me and even more tedious for readers. But rules are rules. To cover me and preserve your reading experience, please assume that, for every link and product I use, the following all hold true:
The above disclaimers were snagged (and of course adjusted) from Tim Ferriss on account of his attesting that every blogger shouldn’t have to reinvent the wheel.
(Illustrations courtesy of Louis Gray and Jeannine Schafer)