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Steelers Annual magazine cover
by Freddy Tran Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango + Hardcore Steelers Junkie… Somebody my size with my athletic ability (or lack thereof) doesn’t play for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Picture an over-caffeinated chicken on a greased trampoline. That would be me playing football. It’s just not in my genetic cards. So I did the next best thing: I wrote a bad-ass essay about the team. Actually a few essays…Read More
by Freddy Tran Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango LLC & Twitter User With Buyers Remorse… When I was a kid, the object of all crayon lust was the Crayola 64 box with the built-in sharpener, because a dull crayon was almost as bad as soggy Cocoa Pebbles. And yet, that Crayola 64 contained some bizarre colors like Maize, Burnt Sienna and the fun-to-say-but-rarely-used Raw Umber.* While Black was quickly worn to a stub — one could never have enough Black — Maize lasted longer than the Shredded Wheat that momRead More
Why Work Never Gets Done
by Freddy Tran Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango + Longtime Blogger… I love checking my blog stats, not just the raw numbers of views, but also such info as where my traffic is coming from. That’s how I discovered that my article on Walmart had been cited by the Wall Street Journal. Woohoo — I’ve got Street cred! I’m most intrigued by the search-engine terms that lead to Atomic Tango. Who Googled “Freddy Nager blog”? Here’s the key factoid I learned from looking at these search-engine terms: name dropping works….Read More