Film & TV
The perennial teen quest for identity and connection has migrated to social media. But is that real empowerment? Or do marketers still hold the upper hand?
Dark Rye Presents: Present Shock
We live in a different now than has ever been known. Now is not the now of your grandma’s careful attention to detail and rhythm.
The Terror of Modern Time
To slow things down a bit, we took Mr. Rushkoff to Sutton Clocks. There, Mr. Rushkoff told us how misunderstanding time can cripple a workforce and tempt you to make dumb decisions.
CNN: A New Role for the 1%
Short of civilization-ending revolution, solving the debt crisis might actually mean saving the 1%.
PBS FRONTLINE: Digital Nation, Life on the Virtual Frontier
Frontline presents an in-depth exploration of what it means to be human in a 21st-century, living in a world consumed by technology and constant connectivity.
Corporations went from a convenient legal fiction to the dominant fact of contemporary life, and Americans have so willingly adopted the values of corporations that they're no longer even aware of it.
What's going on in the world of today's marketers and advertisers? What are the new and surprising methods they're using to decipher who we are and what we want?
Merchants of Cool
They are the merchants of cool: creators and sellers of popular culture who have made teenagers the hottest consumer demographic in America. But have they begun to manufacture those desires?