Commentary on and a reading of F.T. Marinetti’s Futurist Manifesto in all it’s flawed glory.
So The Godfather, you know The Godfather, right?
In fact, you don’t know The Godfather. You know the movie and the movie is brilliant, for a number of reasons, not the least of which is that Coppola and Puzo hashed it out and hashed it out and hashed it until the screenplay was awesome.
What’s the worst interview question ever? For a creative person, I think it’s “Where do you get your ideas?” Such a bullshit question. I saw an interview with Anthony Quinn, who in an addition to being an actor had quite a prolific career as an artist and sculptor. When the interviewer asked him, “where do you get your ideas” he literally shouted the answer, throwing both hands in the air as if to shoo away the stupidity of the question. His answer?
The main character in my latest book is a formidable negotiator. I’ve assembled his wisdom for your benefit.
I believe we are, more or less, our idea of ourselves. And when our idea of who we are or should be is bad, or too far removed from reality, well, then bad things happen.
This is even more true for companies and the brands they create.