CAPTION: I first started telling myself to "hit RECord" around 2004. After a while, I decided to take my own advice and show the world some videos and writing and music and, well, RECords that I'd been making.
DESCRIPTION: Joe curiously pushing a floating big red REC button. thought bubble: "Am I recording?"
CAPTION: So on May 7th, 2005, dan helped me set up the first tiny version of HITRECORD.ORG
DESCRIPTION: dan and Joe look at a foreground computer screen, pleased. co-dialogue bubble, "dude..."
CAPTION: In 2007, dan and I set up hitRECord's Forum so folks other than my solo self could post their own RECords -- and to my sweet surprise, people were cool! Pretty soon, our appropriated message-board was hosting hundreds of humble collaborations