Nothing has prepared us for the onslaught of intimacy and rage that social media fires into our ape brains. Continue reading The Social Scream
Telling stories is what we all do, but if you want to be heard you need to use a common language. Otherwise, we will all just keep on preaching to the choir. Continue reading Telling stories (when the world goes mad).
Artistry is judged not just by merit, but much more fundamentally, by its ability to produce an audience. The corollary is that a story that is unnoticed, or perhaps untold, is doomed to be meaningless. Or is it? Continue reading Is an audience of one, enough?
In revealing who I was to myself, there was no place, or reason, to hide. Even now it is so powerful because in some weird inverse law the moment I firmly grasped the truth of it, I simply let it go. Continue reading Come closer, I have something to tell you.
We have painted our enemies with such wickedness and hatred that only their complete destruction is a valid outcome. This is why rioters burn their own schools, why Brexiters tear apart their own economy, why Bernie or Bust is even considered an option. Continue reading The Media Wars.
Rather than seeing us losing our reality to virtual worlds, we are given the mindfulness of a guru or yogi to see clearly that all forms of reality are just a form of story. Continue reading Being mindful of an Immersive Life.
If you are wondering how Brexit happened, how Trump is happening, or any of the other bewilderingly hateful, rampantly ignorant ideologies that are swarming through the hearts and minds of whole nations on the planet. Well, we need to ask which wolf we’ve been feeding. Continue reading The Media; feeding your inner wolf
We in the media are so used to “selling” our brands – be they ideas, people, products or news – that we are poisoning the very font we want our audience to drink from. Continue reading Marketing & Spin – Mind the Gap
Let me challenge YOU to start telling a different story. A story that is also true, but in the very telling, shapes a wholly different world to look forward to. Continue reading Towards a creative singularity
How do you then talk about big things like politics or religion or human rights to an audience who are diametrically opposed to you? In fact, can you reach an audience who frankly hate you? Is that even possible?
Continue reading Hope vs. Hate – The media of being right vs. winning.