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Andy Dahm
Andy Dahm

FiveThirtyEight And The Death Of Mediocrity
March 18, 2014


Competition for consumers’ limited attention is fierce, so if you’re creating content you better be really, really good. If not? Well, you’re already dead.

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Apathetic Content Is Ineffective Content
February 17, 2014


In a world awash in content, it’s survival of the greatest. So unless you make something that’s really good, you might as well not make it at all.

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The Best (Overlooked) Movies Of 2013
January 17, 2014


Just because a bunch of old, white Oscar voters didn’t see these movies doesn’t mean you shouldn’t either.

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A Trend Towards Intimacy
December 13, 2013


Smart brands like apparel company Bonobos realize they need to do more to personally reach out to their customers. They let them know they share the same ideals, that they know what you’re going through, that we’re all in this together.

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We Can All Do More
November 13, 2013


It’s easy to turn a blind eye to tragedies half a world away, but there’s so much we can do to help. Now is the time for all of us to step up and aid storm victims in the Philippines.

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The Importance Of Perspective: A Travelogue
October 17, 2013


Or: How stepping outside your comfort zone is a good thing now and then.

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The Cord-Cutting Revolution Is Nigh
August 26, 2013


Juggernauts like ESPN and HBO considering a-la-carte options for their content means the cord-cutting revolution will be televised….on your iPad.

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The Summer That Broke Hollywood
July 26, 2013


Hollywood has to change. Studios can’t keep playing Russian roulette on ‘sure fire’ hits that cost $500 million or more to make and market. Hollywood needs to realize that there is a diverse audience that wants to see a diverse slate of movies, not just CGI-fests that turn the world to rubble.

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The Arc Of Content Will Always, Over Time, Bend Toward Free
June 21, 2013


By now, most everyone has heard the famous quote from Martin Luther King, Jr., about how “the arc of the […]

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Summer Blockbuster Franchise Explosion-aganza-palooza-gedden
May 24, 2013


Breaking down the latest installments of three of the most epic trilogies of ALL TIME — going head to head-to-head in a desperate bid for Memorial Day greatness.

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