Category Archives: Blog

The NetRush Video

For a deeper dive into the retailer / agency model, take a look at our new landing page.   Welcome to NetRush – The Digital Retail Agency from NetRush on Vimeo.  

Like Moses Parting The Red Sea- How Pedestrians Keep Portland Weird

Most days, I don’t feel like an obvious foreigner in this country. There’s no much about me that stands out here. I’m a thirty something dude with a beard, glasses, and at least one dietary requirement. Aside from my accent,…

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The Peace Science Digest: Offering Peaceful Alternatives To War

In an era where information is freely available in developed countries, watching the news sometimes feels like Hate Week in Oceania. There is a war or a hostile situation to fret about for every day of the week. Western freedom…

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A Review of Hagen Engler’s New Novel, ‘In The Maid’s Room’

Hagen Engler’s upcoming novel, ‘In The Maid’s Room’, is going to do two things for readers: make people laugh until their stomachs ache, and talk about race in a way that needs to happen. I’ll come back to this in a moment.…

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Is Kevin O’Leary A Vampire?

The auditorium is dark, heavily air-conditioned, and emptier than I expected. Something around here stinks. It’s a mixture of fried pork and burnt hair, maybe. I can’t be sure. People shuffle in their seats, check social media, check emails, check…

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‘I Will Rot Without You’ – A Review and Interview With Novelist Danger Slater

Last week, after meeting on Twitter (the social equivalent of a mega mall), I sat down with Danger Slater to talk about his new novel, I Will Rot Without You. In a nutshell, I Will Rot Without You is like…

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Dead Weight – A Short Story

Phillipa didn’t seem like the sort of person who’d keep a seagull in the freezer. I was looking for ice at three in the morning when I found it, right behind the microwavable meals and fish sticks. The tap water…

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Joshua Tree – Snake Tail Poetry

One weekend in the Mojave Desert goes a long way. In terms of relaxation, it’s probably equal to six days at home, on the couch, drinking organic vegetable smoothies and green tea, while reading Eckhart Tolle’s books with whale sounds in the…

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Mauritius – Paradise Lost & Found

In 2012, a few weeks before I got married, I went to Mauritius with photographer, Greg Ewing, plus Rudy Palmboom and Brand Jackson. The trip was originally penned for Zigzag (read the article here: Mauritius -Article), before getting published in The Surfer’s…

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Cape Lookout video

Cape Lookout, Oregon – Camping, Surfing, Hiking from Clayton Truscott on Vimeo. This is a short clip from our first camping trip as residents of Oregon. We perched up at Cape Lookout, the setting for one of my recent short…

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