Archive for the 'Futurecasting' Tag

Down the Rabbit Hole

06 Oct 2008

A transmedia story unfolds across multiple media platforms with each new text making a distinctive and valuable contribution to the whole. -Henry Jenkins I saw the below vid last week and can’t get it off my mind cause it portends where transmedia planning could go. There is still so much space that narrative has not […]

Verizon Guy=Marlboro Man?

01 Oct 2008

Starting today, cigarette packs in the UK will be labeled with ghastly images of cancer damage. A picture is worth a thousand words. Of course cell phones seem to pose a risk as well – and should have warnings – so say scientists. Luckily, Big Cell has done their own research, and …presented evidence that […]

Who's Got Next: Champion + Starter?

19 Sep 2008

OK. So we know that the 90s are the new 80s, and now that it’s the first crispy day of fall, I’m ready to see if 2 classic brands come back 100% in hipster/rapster style: Champion logo sweatshirts and Starter Jackets. Internets, what do you think? And – JSmooth has for us a great note […]

America's Best Dance Crews….

04 Apr 2008

The 2 strongest troupes from the MTV hit America’s Best Dance Crew, Jabbawockeez and Kaba Modern, help to illustrate that US BBoying is now very much ‘an Asian thing’. While Asian agency in hip-hop has been big since the late 90’s (turntablism + sneaker culture being the strongest), it’s now gonna go pop on the […]

PSFK: Postcards From Yo Momma

28 Mar 2008

smrtgrl Kat Hunt and I were talking about the newnew blog Postcards From Yo Momma – could it be the next Stuff White People Like? Maybe so, maybe not, as a friend of Kat’s declared Momma passe….after two days, an ohso New York thing to do. We might be the fastest moving creatures on earth, […]