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You've discovered the online lounge for creative professionals and all others who imagine for a living: writers and designers, actors and directors, chefs and mixologists. It's a site for both inspiration and perspiration — after all, it takes two to tango. So whether you're into marketing, media, or other creative mischief, make yourself at home.

Artwork by Mya Ayo

Marketing

Facebook Executive

Keeping The Weasels In Check: One Way To Maintain Your Privacy And Sanity On Facebook

by Freddy J. Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango + Guy Who Was Taught Early On To Not Take Candy Or Facebook Posts From Strangers… So you’re killing time on Facebook, hoping to chance upon some juicy updates about your ex, or at least a cat video or three, but there,

July 22, 2015
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Media

Firefly

Like Tears in Rain: How Sci-Fi Series Go All to Hell

by Freddy J. Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango + Still Hurtin’ Firefly Flan… When “Battlestar Galactica” concluded, some fans lamented that the series had to end, but others were thrilled that it departed on a good note. Compare that to the fans of “Lost,” who screamed “WTF?!” after its later

May 19, 2015
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Sign on "The Walking Dead" writers' room.
Who Dat? Nation

Missions

Reed Hastings

Brilliant Jerks? Bring ‘Em On! (And Why I Hate The Term “Team Player”)

LinkedIn’s wall is degenerating fast. It used to focus on careers and business discussions. Now it’s becoming Facebook, complete with people playing games and inspirational quote posters. For example, I recently came across this poster of Reed Hastings, who built a mighty empire in Netflix, but who could have used

April 10, 2015
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Zombies by Shane Clester

Materialism

People of Walmart

Fashion Real: The One-Stop Shop — Isn’t Anything Sacred Anymore?

by Raegan Thurlow, Part-Time Fashionista… A girl’s prom: strapless bras, glittery eye shadow, unmet expectations, and cheesy photographs. My prom: I think there was some dancing, and I’m sure there was some Mudslide mix (tastes like candy, makes boys more approachable). Prom dresses should never be: sheer, covered in sequins,

May 31, 2015
Made In China
illustration by Mark Armstrong
Denny's Maple Bacon Sundae

Martinis

Now Boarding's Ginsburg Martini

Buckle Up: The Ginsburg Is Now Boarding

by Kim Tronic, Resident Cocktail Connoisseur… As I watched the final episode of Mad Men, I felt a bit depressed. No more sassy Sterling. No more drunk Draper. No more cool outfits. No more sexist innuendos. But as I wallowed in the sadness of missing Mad Men, I heard about

July 22, 2015
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Crying Tiger

About Atomic Tango

Launched in the year ‘007 (of course), Atomic Tango set out as a marketing agency serving entrepreneurs in an array of industries. Along the way we loved to talk shop and the lifestyle of the creative class. Some of these perspectives and passions found their way into the Atomic Tango blog, but we wanted to do more. Much more. Since we believe evolution is a mandate, not a theory, in 2015 we ditched the agency model and recast Atomic Tango as a lifestyle lounge for creative professionals who love marketing, media, or other mischief.

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