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    There is a new photo book about Brian Jones coming out. For those who may not recall, Jones was one of the founding members of the Rolling Stones and died at age 27. The book is being done in a limited edition of 300, and is using an interesting...
    Remember when we were teens and buying concert tickets was how we programed our lives? There now seems to be an aversion to buying into ticket events with some people our age. The inertia of Netflix and the sofa have become too much dark gravity to escape from. Seize the...
    I have been trying to keep an open mind about the invasion of the various electric scooter companies into the cities of the world. When new solutions arrive I try to fight the natural urge to push back, and prefer to assume some positive intent. Sometimes we are prone...
    Raconteurs "Help Us Stranger” (Third Man/Warner). Summer has gotten off to a solid start with a couple of rock records from veteran indie acts. Eleven years since their last release, the Raconteurs return with their third album. This fully-realized four piece was originally a release valve from The White...
    Good morning, Friday. Thank goodness.So everyone's in Cannes this week for the big advertising equivalent of the Oscars, and even though I spent a lifetime in advertising and also produced some award-winning work, I have never been to Cannes. And I don't mind. At all. As a non-joiner, self-congratulatory...
    This past Tuesday, June 11, was our first conference, YBL (Your Best Life) in Los Angeles.Today, we are in grateful recovery mode. Putting on something like YBL is an immense undertaking, requiring a dedicated team giving it their all. We did, and it worked out wonderfully. Yes, there were a...
    Nick Waterhouse "Nick Waterhouse” (Innovative Leisure). At only 33 years old, Nick Waterhouse has released his 4th album, a fantastic mix of rockabilly, '60s pop, and old-school soul. This is a collection that very successfully leans toward a nostalgic look to the past. This record contains sharp musicianship, bopping tempos, tight arrangements...
    In 1975 Bob Dylan decides to get his gang together to tour small clubs and venues around the country. This is Martin Scorsese’s film of those days — some of it is outstanding, some is a bit weird. First of all, there are some remarkable performances: the rendition of...
    “You are never too old to become younger” is the motto of @Sufferosa, a project of The Kissinger Twins, Kasia and Dawid, a director duo experimenting with interactive storytelling. Their project, a satire on the social media obsession with youth and beauty, is gorgeously produced, and is, as far as we...
    We have all heard it said that as we age, we come to appreciate intimate relationships above all other things in our life. Indeed, at 55, gratitude for my relationships (in fact, gratitude in general) has become a fulcrum for my being. Whether life skews towards the good or...