I was born in 1963 with a fascination for the 19th century and a burning curiosity for the 21st. I fell in love with history, and with technology. I grew to appreciate nature’s stunning simplicity, yet was drawn to the world of marketing and consumer brands. I am today just a product of our times.


Collected on the pages of this website are some of the more creative “products” of a fairly productive lifetime — essays, articles, poems, stories, broadcasts, videos and photographs. Lots of photographs.  Here’s hoping they provide you with a momentary diversion, a pleasant smile, or a profound inspiration.  — Joe Dobrow

1101 Miles

My goal for the summer of 2013 was to bicycle 1000 miles on my new Pinarello FP Due.  I found 101 ways to beat that goal, and share the experience in this video.

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Fun New Videos

Check out the Videos page for a couple of my newest productions — one that shows my breathless efforts to keep up with the ocicats Cona and Brina, and the other that takes you along on my whirlwind coast-to-coast book tour.

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