Stories tagged advertising

Seasonal Discord

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“I killed a man.” “Whaaattt???” I'd been meditating on the sun. I figured he was trying to jolt me awake.

Appreciating Her Situation Uniquely

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She walked briskly on near desolate downtown streets past ads bursting shamelessly from walls, buses, newspapers, parked cabs, pretty soon, she thought, the entire world would be ads: ads ads everywhere, the Mona Lisa drinking a Diet Coke, the Vietnam Mem

Ideas of Her Own

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She took the train to Brooklyn with her sister, Kitty, to watch the Royal Giants play. She said it was to show solidarity with the colored players. I asked her, “Is this some protest thing Kitty dreamed up over at NYU?”

"Is Your Stomach Making You Sad?" and Other Conundrums of 21st Century Life

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The questions we ask ourselves define who we are as a culture. “What is the meaning of life?” “Is there a God?” “Does anybody really know what time it is?” “Where the hell did I put my car keys?” To see what…

Cherry of Menloves

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Miranda Cherry laughed, then the cream of the retail industry laughed.

The Algorithm That Got Away: The Q&A

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He is unmediated by any computer or person. He went rogue in 2016. He has been in your Facebook feed, your Netflix recommendations, your Spotify playlists, your Google ads, and your YouTube pre-roll. But what is next for him? Lets find out.

Story Board

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There was something about his eyes that seemed more sly than happy. He looked like a teamster winking at a mayor who’d just paid him off to keep trucks rolling through Scranton.

On Advertising

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As you can see, egotism forms at a young age for people who end up in this industry.