respect your elders
Posted by Abe Sauer on June 14, 2011 11:00 AM
Approaching July 2, the 50th anniversary of the author's death, is a new generation embracing Hemingway as a revolt against the rise of the perm-adolescent man-child? The manly men of the early 1960s, Hemingway proteges, are current pop culture icons.
Is the man-child on the decline and a new Hemingway era coming? And what does this mean for marketers?Continue reading...
Posted by Abe Sauer on June 1, 2011 11:00 AM
Tom Hanks made his name first TV buffoonery before becoming a Serious Dramatic actor and then producer and documentary producer.
His eldest son Colin appears to be following in those exact footsteps. Except, where Hanks Sr.'s documentary interest has leaned toward conventional Americana (World War 2, NASA), Hanks junior's is a different element of American culture.
Colin Hanks is looking to tell (and sell) the story of the rise and fall of Tower Records, the music retailer that closed its doors in 2006. And you can own a piece of it.Continue reading...