On a chilly Christmas Eve, why not warm up with a hot media fight between Fox News' Tucker Carlson and Teen Vogue writer Lauren Duca. Mediaite calls Friday night's interview—video here —a "mesmerizing and fierce back and forth," while Uproxx says it was "kind of ugly" and "infuriating...no...
The tree-decorating selfies have inundated Instagram, you're receiving multiple festive discount emails each day, and you're already having flashbacks to office holiday parties from years past. Gemma Milne That's right, it's the endShow More Summary
In this last week before Christmas, we're catching up on a few ads from 2016 that slipped through the cracks. And foremost among the advertising films we didn't cover is this mini masterpiece from Moxie Pictures and the fashion brand...Show More Summary
Even though nearly four decades have passed, Jane Maas remembers her scariest client as though it were yesterday. "She was a bully. It was such a torment to work with her," said Maas, who actually used to whisper prayers on her way to meetings, hoping to avoid the forked tongue of her client. Show More Summary
To VR or not to VR — is that the question? Thanks to cheap and accessible technology, almost everyone is planning their first 360° video shoot and VR project. But is it really for everyone — and everything — every time? Over the past few years, the story of journalistic innovation has repeated itself: a...
Kids podcasts will go mainstream this year. Now that adults are consuming more podcasts than ever, we’ll see patterns emerge as they share podcasts with kids — who are naturally engaged listeners and who love storytelling. Over the past year, the conversation around kids podcasts has continued to gather steam. Media organizations like Nieman Lab,...
A ghostwriter is a person who writes things for other people, and then those people put their names on it. You are paid to write things, and nobody will ever know you wrote it because other people will take the credit for it. It sounds grim having other people put their names to your work, but... The post How to Become a Successful Ghostwriter appeared first on Mediabistro.
Donald Trump took to Twitter to complain again. But that's not news. Today, however, he took umbrage with Vanity Fair's recent review of his Trump Grill restaurant, written by Tina Nguyen. The review, published Wednesday, was full of undeniably sick burns on the Trump Tower establishment. Show More Summary
A lot of great advertising is just about storytelling. And the more compelling, clever, insightful or entertaining the stories are, the better your chance of engaging the viewer and delivering a memorable brand message. In our latest "Best Ads Ever" video, Droga5 group creative director Juliana Cobb chooses her three favorite ads of all time. Show More Summary
Kids deserve a break. Between facing judgment on social media and simply trying to make it through school without embarrassing themselves (lest it goes viral), there's finally a way for them to unwind and unplug. Camp 17, so-named because...Show More Summary
How much of what we hear do we truly understand? Try writing down every sound you've heard so far today. How many can you remember? What do you remember? A new video series by Danish electronics brand Bang & Olufsen sets out to reimagine the value of everyday sounds and the art they often encase. Show More Summary
In a quirky opening bit at Sunday’s Critics Choice Awards — which some in the celebrity-filled audience appeared to greet with blank stares (not unlike a year ago) — host T.J. Miller, one of the stars of “Silicon Valley,” avoided...
What is divinity if it can come Only in silent shadows and in dreams? — Wallace Stevens, “Sunday Morning” I. Angels and Superheroes In 2008, Samuel O. Poore, a plastic surgeon who teaches at the University of Wisconsin’s medical school, published an article in the Journal of Hand Surgery titled “The Morphological Basis of the Arm-to-Wing […]
Last month, when President-Elect Donald Trump convened a meeting of American news elites, he shocked us with another dissection of our precious Fourth Estate. You're all liars, he snarled. A better word might be dupes. After all, the...Show More Summary
The dedication at the end of the film says it all.
Each year, The Horatio Alger Association honors esteemed leaders who have overcome significant adversity to achieve great personal and professional success.
As America gears up for Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa (on Dec. 24, 25 and 26, respectively), there's another year-end holiday coming even sooner, on Dec. 16. The good news is there's still time to get ready for it. It's National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day. Show More Summary
By Chuck Ross Kirk Douglas turns 100 today, and there’s no better way to commemorate the milestone than by watching him in one of his best roles. I’m talking about “The Bad and the Beautiful” (1952) in glorious, Oscar-winning black....
According to the Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association, only about half (52 percent) of American homes have a fireplace. For the 48 percent of us who are flueless, it's not easy getting into the holiday spirit—not when just about every...Show More Summary
Ronda Rousey shows that women contain multitudes—they can be strong, and beautiful, and whatever they want to be—in a new campaign for Pantene from Grey in New York. For the "Strong is beautiful" iteration with the mixed martial arts...Show More Summary