There’s an advertising campaign that many hope will win the top prize at Cannes this year. It’s Russia’s successful campaign to undermine our elections.Read More TRUTH IN MEDIA
How can you help someone understand something they have never personally experienced? Especially something that is traumatic or life altering. In the past year I encountered several very affecting depictions of what it is like to move from relative normalcy, to chaos, and onto a journey to find a new normalcy. Like many people, I […]Read More Sharing the Experience of Chaos
Making environmental concerns meaningful through compassion.Read More Compassion and Meaning
Why can toddlers enjoy a story 30 times in a row while adults must have every instance of something be new?Read More The Amazing New Thing!
The staff of New York’s Museum of Modern Art, from curators to bookstore cashiers are facing potential cuts to their healthcare as their union negotiates a new contract with MOMA. Concerned that the talks are focused on numbers rather than people the staff created an Instagram account humanize the impact that the new contract will […]Read More Seeing people not numbers
UPDATE: Dec 5 2012: I just received my current issue of Newsweek, which will be its last print issue. While there are starting to be more longer-form feature story sites online, none are likely to replace the in-depth news provided each week by Newsweek. While Time magazine continues, it won’t face the weekly competition to […]Read More Storytelling takes a body blow: The sale of Newsweek
Telling stories and communicating the heart of that story to a listener, reader or viewer has always been a fun creative challenge.Read More Visualizing Everything.
I just discovered this video, actually my wife showed me, that really grabbed my attention and kept it. Part electronica pop song and part science documentary this is no ordinary music video. This one, and others by Symphony of Science (musician and producer John Boswell), weave together the words of many of the world’s greatest scientific […]Read More Remixing Science – Mashups that make you think
One of the challenges to turning an incident into a movement is finding the single thing that will cause multitudes to connect with the issue at hand. When you live where the issue is happening that single thing is often an incident that symbolizes all that is wrong. In Tunisia it was an act of […]Read More Making The News Meaningful
All the way from Perth, Australia amazing visual-remix artist and music creator Nick Bertke, aka Pogo, has become a cultural phenomenon. His memorable and upbeat mixes have found millions of fans around the world. The track Wishery, shown below, has had nearly 2.5 million views alone. I think one of the keys to his success […]Read More Wishery and World Remix