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Within the AGEIST network, we have some very big thinkers who read a tremendous amount. In fact, there seems to be a relationship between reading and having a big brain, but that is for another day.As our own ability to digest vast quantities of print is finite, we reached...
With the holiday's right around the corner, we asked our book expert Wes Chun to recommend his favorite art books right now. There is a lot of difference in the quality of reproduction, design and manufacture of art books, and he knows the best ones. Wes has worked in...
There a couple of different flavors of IG feeds. There are the ones that are for letting your friends know what you are up to. Then there are those that are designed for wide audience viewing. Some of the latter group should really be in the former group, and...
This December the 17th, London-based Monocle magazine will be opening a retail store in Los Angeles at PLATFORM in Culver City. The store will sell not only the latest issue of the magazine, but also their curated selection of brands and collaborations.We are big fans of the positive globalist...
The brilliant Sandra Kulli gave me this last week. She had been saving it for 19 years knowing there would, at some point, be a use for it. That alone is remarkable.We had assumed when we started using the Live Fast Die Old tag line, that we had cleverly...
Catherine Deneuve turned 75 last month and is still as as hard working as ever."I started doing my best work at 40, but it wasn't until I was 50 that I really became the actress I wanted to be." This from an actress who had done dozens of high-profile...
 #1 The Guests We like to think of dinners as casting a small performance for the benefit of the participants. The number should be no less than six or else the conversation could become one-dimensional or hijacked by a particularly insistent guest. The upper limit is determined by your capacity, but...
In the realm of fabulous, Asian-style edition, it’s hard to beat the new Prada outpost of cultural style in Shanghai. In the tradition of fashion houses merging with cultural space — The Foundation Louis Vuitton in Paris being the most notable example — this one shines. The base house...
We are in the business of communication. We come from a time when brands could and did move the culture. Think about how weird jogging was before Nike and “Just Do It.” They changed that, they changed the world.  What about Apple and its 1984 commercial, it’s Think Different...
What happens when a physician, a funder of product development, and media guy get on stage to discuss mobility and the ghettoization of age? In Stockholm this past August, it was a lively discussion of the similarities and overlaps of patient-centered medicine, the ridiculousness of age stereotyping, and the...