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Adieu, adieu, to you and you and you

August 6, 2014

• Amanda Trokan

Today is a tough day in the Seed&Spark office, as we bid farewell to our incredibly talented Director of Content Amanda Trokan, who was recognized and snapped up for one of the most prestigious programming jobs in the world: Film Programming & Acquisitions at HBO. HBO YOU GUYS. It's hard to be simultaneously so sad to lose a teammate and so excited for her new adventure. But we're nothing if not full of complexities and contradictions around here. Especially today. Below she speaks to you, here in italics we speak to her: Thank you, Amanda, for helping us understand who we are as a company, for your shiny shiny light, exceptionally well timed jokes on twitter and IRL, and constantly persisting in excellence. We are better for having worked with you and will continue to count you among our closest friends! Gonna go cry now. -e
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SAY YOU KNEW THEM WHEN

August 5, 2013

• Amanda Trokan

Who's in charge of the world wide web, anyhow?  It’s a mess.  Someone should tell him.  Every time I’m frustrated by a search for something seemingly obvious, like, for example, certain New York mayoral candidate sexting transcripts (you know, to keep up), or where the closest open gas station is, I find myself thinking the internets should be more intuitive “by now."  There are so many rehashed press releases and paid adverts posing as reviews and opinion, that it clogs up the series of tubes leaving little room to find what’s genuine.   (But really, whoever is in charge also ought to do a massive copy edit on the whole darn thing.  And scrapbook all those delightful Geocities sites while they’re at it!  R.I.P.)
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