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A blog and links to articles that look at product and marketing trends and ideas in the technology and media spaces. And other random stuff that I think about.

10 LinkedIn Publishing Tips: We Analyzed 3000 LinkedIn Blog Posts

OkDork.com--LinkedIn performs 3x better than other social networks. If you want to grow your brand and website, LinkedIn is the best place. Here are 10 tips to make your LinkedIn content get noticed.
January 19, 2018 Go to OkDork.com

'Humor Me' is a feel-good charmer: EW review

EW.com--The story of playwright Nate Kroll (Jemaine Clement), the tragicomic protagonist of the touching indie Humor Me, begins with one very…
January 19, 2018 Go to EW.com

YouTube Star Grant 'King Of Random' Thompson's Backyard Explosions Lead To Court Date - Tubefilter

Tubefilter--Grant Thompson, known as The King Of Random, has been charges with two counts of possession of an explosive device thanks to his backyard experiments.
January 19, 2018 Go to Tubefilter

Saveur Magazine Gutted in a Round of Layoffs

Eater--Editor-in-Chief Adam Sachs is out.
January 18, 2018 Go to Eater

The Fall of Travis Kalanick Was a Lot Weirder and Darker Than You Thought

Bloomberg.com--Silicon Valley CEOs are supposed to be sacrosanct. So how did it all go wrong at Uber?
January 18, 2018 Go to Bloomberg.com

The Pros and Cons of Product vs. Service-Business Models

MItosis Consulting--Productization is a natural step forward for many marketing agencies, but it’s not the best decision for every company. These pros and cons will help you make the decision whether to productize.
January 18, 2018 Go to MItosis Consulting

Jesse's not the only character Vince Gilligan thought about killing in Breaking Bad's first season

The A.V. Club--Esquire has published an oral history of the meth-fueled action drama Breaking Bad for the show’s 10th anniversary and, yes, Aaron Paul is on hand to discuss what it’s like to get called “bitch” everyday. “I have been called ‘bitch’ more than anyone on the planet,” he says, “and that is very exciting.”
January 18, 2018 Go to The A.V. Club

Kristen Wiig to Star in Apple Comedy Series From Reese Witherspoon (Exclusive)

The Hollywood Reporter--The untitled 10-episode series is the tech giant's first half-hour comedy.
January 17, 2018 Go to The Hollywood Reporter

Improving Workplace Culture, One Review at a Time

The New Yorker--With its emphasis on transparency, the jobs site Glassdoor aims to upend corporate power dynamics.
January 17, 2018 Go to The New Yorker