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Interview: Brian Shulman on music pioneer and businessman, Stan Shulman

Interview: Brian Shulman on music pioneer and businessman, Stan Shulman

Brian Shulman is a business colleague and friend who’s been a profound influence in my life both professionally, as a software innovator and businessman, and personally, as a mentor of tremendous character.  Brian is not involved in the music industry himself, but I was fascinated to learn about his late father, Stan Shulman, who was Continue reading Interview: Brian Shulman on music pioneer and businessman, Stan Shulman

Professional Advertising Is Dead. Long Live Advertising.

About eight years ago,  I started to notice a bizarre phenomenon.  I was paid by people to make things look “professional,” yet I repeatedly noticed that consumers were suspicious or oblivious to much of the visual language that was established by the past century of professional ad design.  I looked around for some theorist to Continue reading Professional Advertising Is Dead. Long Live Advertising.

Sportsmanship Program Aimed at Bettering Sun Belt Student-Athletes, Coaches, and Administrators

I’m pleased to announce that Learning Through Sports has launched their online Sportsmanship Learning Platform for the Sun Belt Conference Universities. My team and I were honored to play a central part in the design and actionscript programming. Entering its 34th year of athletic competition the Sun Belt Conference and its member institutions continue to Continue reading Sportsmanship Program Aimed at Bettering Sun Belt Student-Athletes, Coaches, and Administrators

Knoxville Tragedy Spotlights Hate In Sensationalist Media

Hate is hate. I don’t condone it in any fashion. The Knoxville man who opened fire on a children’s playing of “Annie” at a Unitarian church was clearly a man looking for someone to blame for his hardships. His conflation of “losing his government subsidies (food stamps)” and “hating liberals” belies his misunderstanding of the Continue reading Knoxville Tragedy Spotlights Hate In Sensationalist Media