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Pull up an Eames, pour yourself a chilled one, and enjoy our musings on marketing, media, and other mischief. Whatever your calling — writer or designer, actor or director, chef or mixologist — please make yourself at home.

Artwork by Mya Ayo


Facebook Fairy Tale

Zuckerella’s Book O’ Faces: A Totally Twisted Fairy Tale

by Freddy J. Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango + Fairy Tale Weaver; illustration of Twisted Princess Cinderella by Jeffrey Thomas aka jeftoon01… Once upon a time there lived an evil princess named Zuckerella. Although she had more wealth than she could possibly ever spend, she craved much, much more. Specifically,

November 18, 2015
Assembling An IKEA Chair


James Bond Montage by oldredjalopy

James Bond Vs. The Hollywood Machine: Which 007 Flicks Will Age The Best

by XDL, Filmmaker; illustration by oldredjalopy… Why do particular films and actors succeed when many believe they’re undeserving? You’d be surprised how many people in Tinseltown lose sleep over that question. My answer: Hollywood is a branding and marketing mechanism, and once the gears get moving, it’s there to perpetuate

November 15, 2015
Pride And Prejudice And Zombies
Fear The Walking Dead


The Economist Is Hiring

Featured Gig: Social Media Internship With The Economist

Globally-revered news magazine THE ECONOMIST needs a social media intern for their Washington, D.C. office. (Note: You should have the right to work in the U.S. without sponsorship.) The internship is 6-12 months, noon-8pm M-F (some weekends), and pays a “competitive” hourly wage. Send a resume, cover letter, three examples

November 26, 2015
Joindre A La Reforme
corporate culture


Cobalt Valkyrie Personal Aircraft

Airborne Identity: The Cobalt Valkyrie Personal Aircraft

by Freddy J. Nager, Founder Of Atomic Tango + Guy You Really Don’t Want Flying An Airplane… While the rest of America has gone full feeding frenzy over Black Friday (run away! run away!), I found my own materialistic lust object. And it’s a bit too big to fit under

November 27, 2015
Black Friday
Apple iPad Pro + Pencil Review


Chris's Manhattan at Kendall's Brasserie

A Taste Of Manhattan In Downtown L.A.: Classic Martinis At Kendall’s Brasserie

by Kim Tronic, Resident Cocktail Mistress… I usually avoid Downtown L.A. The one-way streets terrify me, and once I kept a friend waiting an hour when I got sucked into the Bermuda Triangle of 5th Street. Oh, and good luck with parking. But if you’re brave enough to maneuver the

November 22, 2015
Mama Shelter
Culver Hotel
Redeemer Cocktail at Big Bar
Kim's Mountain Mule
Buffalo Soldier at Messhall Kitchen

About Atomic Tango

Launched as a marketing agency in the year ‘007 (of course), Atomic Tango initially served 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 our 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 an online lounge for creative professionals who love marketing, media, and other mischief.

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