I was lucky growing up. My parents always worked extremely hard for what they had and raised my sister and I to understand that nothing comes easy. 410 more words
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David Lipsky and Alexander Abrams--"The Packaging (and Re-packaging) of a Generation" (Harper's, July 1994)
SOUNDTRACK: PHOSPHORESCENT-Tiny Desk Concert #154 (September 1, 2011).
I know Phosphorescent from a Newport Folk Festival Concert a number of years ago. I remember liking the show, although I feel a little disappointed by this Tiny Desk Concert. 902 more words
1. I LOST TWENTY POUNDS…AND THEN FOUND THEM AGAIN
“After having to squeeze myself into my pants using a crowbar, I decided last New Year’s that I needed to lose 20 pounds. 722 more words
In The Believer in February, 2014, Michael Schulman wrote about one of the most dramatic and memorable failures in American branding: Coca-Cola’s OK Soda. Marketed to Gen X’ers in 1994, the OK Soda brand died by 1995, though its artifacts live on in collector circles and advertising lore. 255 more words