Monthly Archives: April 2013

Advancing civilization.

We all worry about the quality of education in the world.  My amazing friends are actually doing something about it.  Dan Wieden founded Caldera, a nonprofit arts education camp for at-risk youth in Oregon.  Kathy Eldon created the Creative Visions … Continue reading

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How’d I leave these off?

I wrote my list of funeral songs off the top of my head in the middle of a sleepless night.  I still don’t know how I left these off.   A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square Bobby Darin Amarillo By … Continue reading

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2012. A Great Year For Movies.

I’ve been asked about my top ten all-time movie favorites.  I’ll think about that.  In the meantime, here’s a list of movies Ginny and I saw last year. The Gold Level Amour Beasts Of The Southern Wilde Everything a movie … Continue reading

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A question of ethics.

A question from a bright young account leader: Has there ever been a time in your career when you had a moral objection to the product/service you were marketing? If so, how did you handle that, and if put in … Continue reading

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The Little Red Book

Some years ago I delivered the graduation address at the VCU Brandcenter.  Joe Alexander later modified that talk and used it as the basis for a little red book we give new employees at the agency.  I’ve always gotten great … Continue reading

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