Hollywood Scavenger Hunt Blog

 

United All Boats Rise

So, I’m sitting on a colorful blanket under a palm tree on Hollywood Beach. Having found a little shade in the heat of the day, I am content. Toes in the sand, I have a notebook and pencil with me. There is sand, breeze, and salt in the air. Heavenly. About an hour...

Teaming up: the history of the modern-day scavenger hunt

The “modern day” version of a Scavenger Hunt traces it’s origins as part of the modern popular culture back to the 1920s when notorious Jazz Age gossip columnist Elsa Maxwell, held raucous parties, with “scavenger” aspects to the entertainment. Items being searched...

Where does collaboration come from?

Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow, The Loco-motion, Don’t Bring Me Down, Take Good Care of my Baby, Some Kind of Wonderful…and on and on. The duo responsible for these hits, Carole King and Gerry Goffin were a pair in every sense of the word. Their partnership produced...

All together Now: The Art & Science of Collaboration

John Lennon was 16 when he met Paul McCartney.  John's band, "The Quarrymen" was playing at a church fair in Liverpool. The story goes that at the gig, a mutual friend introduced Paul to John and the two both played music later in the day with John’s band. The pair...