Stories From Images

The Diner – Ryan Schude The German photographer and media artist Andreas Müller-Pohle observes that there are two types of photographers: the discoverer and the inventor. The discoverer acts “in motion,” after the model of the hunter and gatherer. His activity can be described as “scenic searching” in that he extracts something from the scenery, acting perceptually. The inventor, […]

Commercials Move Toward Stories

“Turner Native Plus will extend storytelling into the commercial pod by developing the right environment for the client, increasing exposure to the brand, and as a result, driving higher ROI (return on investment.)” Commercials on Turner Broadcasting (owner of TV networks CNN, Cartoon Network, TNT) will become longer and more like program content under their […]

Generation Heroes

Baby Boom Hero I was a huge fan of Neil Howe’s book The Fourth Turning about generational cycles. I began corresponding with him and we kept in touch over the years. Neil has now set-up a company called Saeculum Research which syndicates marketing research on big trend issues today. Neil writes a blog on his […]