Masters of Creative Selling: How Ogilvy Understands the Social Video Audience

I had the pleasure of sitting down with the incomparable Allison Stern, Co-Founder of Tubular Labs, to discuss social video. We tackle some of the most damaging conventional wisdom while opening up pathways to ideas that work. View the text and video on www.tubularinsights.com If you aren’t using TubularLabs’ tools, they are worth checking out. And if you aren’t aware of Allison’s thought leadership, check out her Linked In profile.

Donkey Wings: Chicken Wing Life Part #3

The Lackawanna River isn’t orange anymore.

At least not here behind the levee in The Plot, a jagged patchwork of residential streets on the north side of Scranton, Pennsylvania where oxidized water once signaled industrial prosperity. This is anthracite coal country. Well, it was until six decades ago when decreasing demand and rising costs drove the miners into the sunlight for good. There’s still a small fortune of coal under Scranton, but it would require a large fortune to extract it without disrupting life above ground. So there it lies.

At least not here behind the levee in The Plot, a jagged patchwork of residential streets on the north side of Scranton, Pennsylvania where oxidized water once signaled industrial prosperity. This is anthracite coal country. Well, it was until six decades ago when decreasing demand and rising costs drove the miners into the sunlight for good. There’s still a small fortune of coal under Scranton, but it would require a large fortune to extract it without disrupting life above ground. So there it lies.

Penn Station: A Citizen’s Guide to an American Tragedy

Pennsylvania Station, opened 107 years ago as a great entry to New York City and destroyed in reckless fashion over the past six decades, has become the poster child for America’s crumbling infrastructure; a dubious honor which tragically undersells the magnitude of cultural disaster lurking among its three subterranean levels. Recent media attention on derailments and signal failures may give the impression that the station’s current troubles happened overnight. They