I don’t know Aarti Sequoia, the latest winner of The Next Food Network Star, I almost know her. Her husband, Brendan McNamara, is in our web series “and Boris”; we have two scenes together where we both revel in the extreme evilness of our characters. I am friends with people who know her, but I have never actually met Aarti. Yet watching her journey, as she struggled with her own insecurities in pursuit of a lifelong dream, as someone I almost know was instrumental in helping me find the spine and determination to continue to pursue my own dreams.
We post an assertion to be argued for or against, and ask all of our writers to come to the table for a good honest debate. Comments are now open to all readers. ASSERTION: Neither is it the government’s duty, nor is the government well-equipped, to make broad attempts to lift people out of poverty.
The Avocado Jungle is proud to welcome our new Artist In Residence, Adjoa Skinner, and to present a track from her EP Nothin More To Say. This is “Never”.
Never by Adjoa Skinner.
We’d like to take a little space on the site to welcome our new Artist In Residence: singer, songwriter, guitarist, pianist, and percussionist Adjoa Skinner.
My wife, Jennifer Emily McLean, wrote a blog entry about our show, “and Boris”: My husband and I are just coming out of production of the third season of our web series “and Boris”. I say coming out of because we still aren’t done shooting. We were supposed to be done shooting at the end […]
Welcome to the first AVJ Writers’ Debate! We’ll post an assertion to be argued for or against, and ask all of our writers to come to the table for a good honest debate. Comments are now open to all readers. ASSERTION: The government should help to ensure that no business profits excessively off the sick, disabled, or poor.
March 6, 2010, at 11:24 pm — Blogs
I want to welcome a few new talents to our family of awesome people. Tharuna Devchand is a young lady from South Africa with quite a talent for writing and entertaining. Dan Rickabus is a musician from Michigan who we just featured on the site. We asked him to be our music blogger and he luckily said “yes.” Tharuna and Dan both love to hear opinions and share ideas, so don’t be shy.
January 21, 2010, at 4:10 pm — PSA
Help the people of Haiti! Donate to The Red Cross.
May 4, 2009, at 3:13 pm — Blogs
/ Scott Adams Blog
An Avocado Jungle blogshare: In his blog, Scott Adams tells us that we’re predisposed to accept ridiculous reasons. Then he suggests this could be useful in ending global conflict…
An Avocado Jungle blogshare: In her blog, “Parenting On The Edge,” Madeleine Brand tells us we should go easy on the homework and let the little kiddies play.