The Fox Is Black Turns 4 Today

The Fox Is Black Is 4

It’s crazy to think about, but roughly 4 years ago I started this here little website.

I was just a 24 year old kid who a year earlier had moved to Los Angeles to try and be some kind of designer or something. But what I had a real passion for was to share stuff I liked. Over 4 years you learn a lot of things. Running a website is a full-time job, so when you already have a regular full-time job it can be difficult. There are posts to write, emails to respond to, blogs and magazines to browse, people to connect with, events to go to, places to travel. These aren’t complaintes, these are merely the things that the job entails. And I love it.

The best thing that’s happened in the last year was the addition of writers. First there was Alex and Danica, and now I have Philip helping out with music and occasional other things as well as my partner-in-crime Kyle. I know you all like the way I write and the things I feature, but it’s so great to see that you’ve trusted my judgement and learned to enjoy their individual taste as well.

In honor of the sites 4th birthday I’ll be doing a crazy project/contest starting on Monday which only requires a camera, maybe a printer and a whole lot of ingenuity. It’s a whole lot more open-ended and should let anyone anywhere participate and win a ton of awesome stuff. Thanks for coming along for this crazy ride, I appreciate everyone’s support. Here’s to another 40 years.

Bobby

14 Comments The Fox Is Black Turns 4 Today

  1. Brian M April 1, 2011 at 11:28 AM

    Time flies when you’re one of the best blogs on the internet!

    When I first started blogging I was basically just trying to make my own version of KN (TFIB). I’ve never been near as serious (or awesome!) as TFIB, but I guess in some weird, sorta cheesy way: Thanks for being an internet role model. You definitely helped open up the world wide web as a place of constant audio/visual/creative inspiration to me.

    It’s been awesome to watch The Fox Is Black grow and I can’t wait to see where it goes from here!

  2. TreasureLA April 1, 2011 at 11:33 AM

    Congratulations! To 40 more!

  3. JJ April 1, 2011 at 12:40 PM

    Happy fourth! So glad you created this site. I get tons of inspiration/amusement/lust/and knowledge from it. Keep it up!

  4. yachris April 1, 2011 at 12:45 PM

    Congratulations, TO US! We’re pretty amazingly lucky to have such a great site… thanks for your hard work.

    And THANK YOU SO MUCH (yes, shouting is required :-) for NOT doing any kind of April Fools prank. Really appreciated.

  5. Richie Stewart April 1, 2011 at 2:03 PM

    One of my only daily reads…Thanks for all the awesome inspiration! Long live The Fox is Black!

  6. Liz April 1, 2011 at 4:49 PM

    Yay! I love coming here so much! Keep up the fantastic work everyone! :D

  7. jon April 1, 2011 at 9:32 PM

    Congrats Bobby! Your blog is really one of the only sites I make sure to visit daily and it just keeps getting better and better each week.

  8. Hind Mezaina April 2, 2011 at 4:55 AM

    Congratulations! I’ve been a regular reader for the past year. I understand how hard it is to run a blog, but as long as there’s passion, you will find a way to pull it off.

    Here’s to many, many, many more years.

  9. Daniel Fern√°ndez April 2, 2011 at 6:07 PM

    Congrats Bobby!!! I’ve been reading your blog since I started design school four years ago :), thanks for everything and keep up the good work!!

    Cheers from El Salvador, Central America

  10. Tom April 3, 2011 at 11:14 AM

    Praise the Fox! Thanks a lot for all the good stuff you keep spilling into our lives everyday.
    Cordial greetings from Hamburg, Germany

  11. jamison April 3, 2011 at 11:55 PM

    Dude thanks sooooo much for all the dope wallpapers. you made my mac a much prettier place xoxo

  12. megan April 4, 2011 at 1:45 AM

    Congrats! Been following your site for almost 3 years now, I think (though I’m more of a passive/silent guest hehe). Love, love, love your mixtapes/mixcasts plus wallpapers.

    Kudos and keep on keepin’ on! :)

  13. Omar Guerrero April 10, 2011 at 11:36 AM

    i’m a huge fan of the blog and in ocassions i reblog what i see in here because it’s so great stuff, cheers to you man and all of your team! best from Mexico!

  14. Madeleine May 13, 2011 at 7:02 AM

    Yay! Great work everyone!

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