Presenting the work of modern pop style artists, Robert Johns. The New Jerseybased artist covers iconic images that pick up where Andy Warhol left off. Example? His Young Mao Star piece and a few others. Johns’ work focuses primarily on messages that derive from saturated media, counter culture and celebrity allure.
Here’s a chilling halfhour documentary that breaks down the use of media and mindcontrol to breed a culture of violence. The piece utilizes recent military practices, popular videogame culture, reference to George Orwell’s 1984, Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World and commentary from a few thinkers like Noam Chomsky and John Trudell, among others, to paint a vivid picture of this sadistic reality. Deep!
The branding experts at R + I Creative are dabbling into the silver screen palette this Fall. Influencers: How Trends And Creativity Become Contagious is a documentary about the innerworkings of NYC’s top tastemakers and what it takes for trends to hit the mainstream. Some of the more notable appearances in the film include Jeff Staple (Staple Designs), David Gensler (KDU), and Dierdre Maloney (BPMW). Release of the film is slated for October 27th.
Jack Black may have made fun of it on the big screen, but real Lucha Libre madness reaches home entertainment consoles this 4th quarter thanks to Konami and new Hispanicfocused gaming company, Slang. The AAA affiliated title, “Heroes Del Ring,” will feature all of the theatrics that makes the reallife counterpart so popular: adrenaline, announcers, and acrobatics! Coming to a console near you on 10.12.10.
The National Association of Hispanic Journalists’ 27th annual Convention and Media & Career Expo, is scheduled for June 2427, 2009 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
They are in need of ideas and suggestions to ensure a strong and informative conference. Let them know what issues or training you’d like to see at NAHJ’s 2009 Convention online, via: www.opportunities.nahj.org or by visiting www.nahj.org.
The Integrated Marketing Manager reports to the Director, Strategic Marketing & Promotions. This person will execute advertising category and projectspecific initiatives, including but not limited to advertorials, consumer events, merchandising, promotional programs and online efforts for People en Español magazine and PeopleEnEspanol.com
Truly stylish women all have one thing in common, they have their own unique look. When we style the Editor’s Picks pages in the office, we can always tell whose page it is based on the 10 pieces that they have selected. Most super stylish women have one piece that sums up their style” (i.e., Zanna and her slouchy trousers, Irina Lazareanu and her leather jacket). This fashion feature will highlight a style icon’s look with quotes about how she builds her wardrobe around this signature piece over and over again to create her signature style.
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Here’s a clip (circa 19891995) of Billy O losing it back in the day while on the set of Inside Edition. It may not last long on Youtube so enjoy it while you can.