I thought long and hard about this post before deciding to go for it. My reservation is this, people consider me an influencer on sneakers and food here in La. It was never really a “thing” for me so to speak but I just happen to really love both and post a lot about them … More Why Are we so influenced by “Influencers”?
With today’s sensitive climate and the most recent Kevin Hart debacle I felt a need to speak on this issue. Here’s the thing, Twitter, in my opinion, isn’t for everybody. I personally am not really big on twitter. I just never seen it for me. I have friends who are hella popular on “black twitter” … More Twitter Fingers…
What’s good readers, any of you still around? Kidding! Thank you all for continuing to follow this blog even after months of hiatus. I promise to be more present and consistent with new content and visuals from here on out. In a previous post I mentioned I would be putting more time into this website, … More I’m back!
For the longest time I never understood why I preferred being inside and by myself. Mom’s recently told me as a little kid I preferred to play alone in my room or in the corner of our back yard. In retrospect, I remember saying to myself that my G.I. Joes and Transformers got a long … More Introvert vs. extrovert, the inner battle.
We’re living in a digital age man, so much so that people don’t spit or kick any type of game anymore. Case in point, as kids we would write notes and ask girls, will you be my girlfriend, yes or no? As teens well into adulthood you would step to a girl (or guy) and … More Why do we go so hard in the DM’s…
It’s no secret that I’m really into street wear and sneakers (more specifically), when I see these “Culture Vultures” all around LA @ every sneaker release, collab launch and pop up shop it pisses me off. For those of you who don’t know, a Culture Vulture is someone who jumps on every new “thing” popping, … More Culture Vultures, why they are taking all the fun out of the Streetwear Culture
We really try to stay away from politics on this site but with all the craziness going on within this political climate we really didn’t have much of a choice. There is obviously a problem here in the united states and I have to say that if my coin and job was set up right … More My Friend the Trump Supporter
As you may already know, building the right support system in a new city is hard. Depending on where you live it could potentially be even harder. For me, moving to LA was hard but I did have a bit of a cushion. I had a very good friend who had been living here and … More Making new friends 101
Now because this is ShortDudeBigCity and our founder/creative director is a “short dude” we wanted to take the time to run down a few issues that we know short men around the world can relate to. By all means, feel free to add your thoughts and opinions (laughs) or whatever makes reading this post that … More Short Dude Problems
If you’ve been a loyal follower of ShortDudeBigCity.com than you are familiar with one of our OG posts on social media. Working in the social media and PR space I like to think I know a little about this sort of thing. Friends here and there ask me about my strategy to gain so many … More 8 Social Media Do’s and Don’ts