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The Relentless Pursuit of Pablum

As an ad nerd, I love a good tagline. Think different. Just do it. When it absolutely, positively has to be there overnight. We try harder. But taglines (or slogans if you call pop “soda”) are tricky things. They’re quite easy to get wrong - even more so than most...

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Missed It by That Much

Note: The following is based solely on my recollection of events. It’s been 20 years, 4 job changes, 3 kids and 2 moves since this story took place, so forgive my .5% fudge factor. Also, I’ve left out the names of most of the people involved to protect the...

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A Decade of Double Nuts

Because what it comes down to is that Harvey Weinstein was a powerful man, but not a strong one. He possessed the authority and ability to make multi-million dollar deals, produce films and television shows, and make or break careers, all while maintaining a lavish lifestyle regardless of how well or poorly his company’s films or extra-entertainment ventures performed. But when it came to controlling his baser impulses, he was weak.
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In Search of Meekness: Musings on Harvey Weinstein

Because what it comes down to is that Harvey Weinstein was a powerful man, but not a strong one. He possessed the authority and ability to make multi-million dollar deals, produce films and television shows, and make or break careers, all while maintaining a lavish lifestyle regardless of how well or poorly his company’s films or extra-entertainment ventures performed. But when it came to controlling his baser impulses, he was weak.
read more

The Relentless Pursuit of Pablum

As an ad nerd, I love a good tagline. Think different. Just do it. When it absolutely, positively has to be there overnight. We try harder. But taglines (or slogans if you call pop “soda”) are tricky things. They’re quite easy to get wrong - even more so than most...

read more

Missed It by That Much

Note: The following is based solely on my recollection of events. It’s been 20 years, 4 job changes, 3 kids and 2 moves since this story took place, so forgive my .5% fudge factor. Also, I’ve left out the names of most of the people involved to protect the...

read more

A Decade of Double Nuts

Because what it comes down to is that Harvey Weinstein was a powerful man, but not a strong one. He possessed the authority and ability to make multi-million dollar deals, produce films and television shows, and make or break careers, all while maintaining a lavish lifestyle regardless of how well or poorly his company’s films or extra-entertainment ventures performed. But when it came to controlling his baser impulses, he was weak.
read more

In Search of Meekness: Musings on Harvey Weinstein

Because what it comes down to is that Harvey Weinstein was a powerful man, but not a strong one. He possessed the authority and ability to make multi-million dollar deals, produce films and television shows, and make or break careers, all while maintaining a lavish lifestyle regardless of how well or poorly his company’s films or extra-entertainment ventures performed. But when it came to controlling his baser impulses, he was weak.
read more