We asked insiders and experts from various industries to tell us something they think outsiders are unaware of and we’ve shared a few of those responses below.

Joey Buttler | Lead singer of the rockabilly band, The Stardust Ramblers

That show business really is a business. When you go see a band play at a bar or even a park, you often don’t think about the phone calls, emails, and negotiations that went in to making that event happen. It takes some work getting from the living room to the stage. But, once we’re on stage, the work is over and it’s time to play. And it really is playtime – I feel like a little kid jumping around on stage. Behind the scenes, we rehearse a lot and work up tight arrangements. But within that framework, we give ourselves room to make it fresh and fun. Read more>>

Brenna Turner Joey Labes | Sake High! Cofounders

The food and beverage space is highly competitive. We’re fortunate to have incredible partners and retailers that took a chance on us from the beginning as an up and coming brand. Shoutout to our first two stores – Simon’s Market & Provisions in Venice and Fancy Free Liquor in Burbank! Read more>>

Jace LaFace | Tattooer

I think a lot of people would be surprised on how open and judge free the tattooists and tattoo industry really is. People tend to make up their own ideas about people based on their looks and when you do that you really close out the opportunity to see what people are really like. Read more>>