Crew member Rob Fields is back! Rob is currently marketing director for CMO Initiatives at the Association of National Advertisers, and is a contributor to Forbes and PSFK. More on him at robfields.com or @robfields on Twitter
Brand Eff Up
“Starbucks Apologizes for ‘Diabetes Here I Come’ Joke on Customer’s Cup,” by Sarah Begley, TIME
Al-Jazeera America shuts down this week
“Al-Jazeera America, which failed in its attempt to establish another TV news network, signs off after a three-hour live farewell Tuesday,” by DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer
“Move Over, Rat Pack and Brat Pack: Here Comes the Snap Pack,” by By KATHERINE ROSMAN, NY Times
“Luka Sabbat, the 18-Year-Old Fashion Influencer” by GUY TREBAY, NY Times
a discussion on the reality of fame, branding and what does it mean to sell out?
Diggin' In the Crates:
“Olio” by Tyehimba Jess
"Hail the Maintainers," by Lee Vinsel & Andrew Russell Aeon.
"The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable," by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Also: "Antifragile," ibid.
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