Seth Godin: "What everyone reads"

Marketing pundit Seth Godin elucidated something that's been on my mind for a while now: that we're now living in a culture with less and less shared experience, in which all media is part of a long tail, for which there is less and less moderation, and in which people are increasingly less likely to do the work to… » 9/20/14 5:35pm Today 5:35pm

The Grand Dream: An Ode to the Imagination of Chrono Trigger

It's Saturday morning, and I call Brian's name. He's asleep on the lower half of our cold, metal bunk bed that Mom purchased out of a catalog. He murmurs something like a growl, but I don't ask for clarification. I bolt down the ladder, race barefoot across the hardwood floor and down into the basement where hints of… » 9/20/14 9:00am Today 9:00am

Burger King's all-black burger looks absolutely disgusting in real life

To no one's surprise, Burger King's all black burger looks like a disgusting turd in real life. Actually, it might be even worse than some turds. It looks like it tastes like ash. It looks like it's made from burnt cardboard. It looks like it'll bring death to anyone who dare eats it. » 9/19/14 7:59pm Yesterday 7:59pm

The Coke-Monster deal

I know, a bit of old news(about 1 month, I think). But I've been talking with some people, and it's interesting that Monster is getting Coke's, half dead energy brands(Nos, Full Throttle, Burn and Relentless), I mean, what could Monster do with those? They're almost useless as brand power, and are taking valuable… » 9/19/14 11:12am Yesterday 11:12am