Can Media Be Normal in an Election Year? I never thought I’d be saying this, but I actually miss seeing those photos of what Mark had at his dinner out last night. Instead I’m getting outrageous shots of Melania’s modeling days, Hillary’s various suits, and rioters against each party. Enough already: why can’t social media get back to normal? The resounding and obvious response: it’s an election year.
Maslow, Vinyl, and Doing What You Love I was really bummed when I heard HBO’s Vinyl was cancelled. Richie Finestra was a man I related to: he had true divination for musical talent in every genre from jazz to grunge. He hung out with Elvis and Andy Warhol. And in one episode, he preached the virtue of Maslow’s theories. He was the first guy outside of the advertising industry I ever heard cite this.