Tag: Arab Spring

5 Ways To Stop Making Stupid Mistakes With Culture

The Mountain Dew goat ad.  It's offensive on a lot of levels: Lineup of suspects is all black men.  Except for a goat? The badly battered victim (black-eyed and on crutches!) is a white woman.  This, lazily, plays on racists fears of black men “defiling” white women.  Ugh.  And the...

/ May 2, 2013

Takeaways From “Creative Destruction” — #Amplify

Great discussion at Tuesday's @InfluencerCon #Amplify event, Creative Destruction.  Hats off not only to Phil McKenzie for organizing it, but also to Amy Andrieux of Ketchum Digital, muralist Katie Yamasaki as well as the attendees who offered some great perspective also.  Very cool that there was a nice give and...

/ April 26, 2013