John Scott

The American monoculture

The Name Tag Society

I needed to get my fiancé's ring repaired and resized yesterday. I looked on Yelp for some recommendations on where I might take my business. A quick search revealed a small locally owned shop not far from my home. I was greeted warmly by the gent...
John Scott homeless article

The Gray People

They came at me from all directions this past weekend. Imagine ants headed for a Jolly Rancher on a sidewalk. They converged on every human that did not look li...

The Unattended Bag

As the lady was making her way toward me, I had that sense of trepidation we who live in large urban areas have when a stranger approaches us. I'm thinking she was a well-dressed panhandler, a hustler or a mentally ill person.  Our cynicism is well-i...

The Loss Of A Friend

It feels like I have one more day with my friend, before they leave me. This might seem ridiculous to you, and I accept that - but I am going to feel a sense of great loss today. Baseball season is over. There's going to be a gigantic pa...

The Common Thread

Yesterday, I wrote a piece about Twitter, what we say on Twitter, and the penalties for not thinking before we post. The case study was a baseball game. I...

Kings Abandoning Sacramento?

A local Virginia business website and other sources are reporting the Maloof family, owners of the Sacramento Kings and officials from Comcast are expected to be in Virginia Beach , VA Tuesday to propose moving the team to the resort city and for med...

John Scott

John Scott is the career services manager and a media instructor at the School of Multimedia Communications, Academy of Art University San Francisco. His second book, "You. Employed."is available in the Amazon book store.