What an interesting dilemma the folks at Chick-Fil-A have put consumers in. They have publicly expressed a very polarizing point of view on social hot-topic: Gay Marriage. In case you haven't heard: they are not in the equal rights camp. Rather, the CEO of the company has come out publicly on several occasions letting America … Continue reading Chic-Fil-A Doesn’t Want Gays To Get Married: But Can I Stil Eat Thier Sammiches?
I do a lot of work / pay a lot of attention to youth culture and the sociocultural realities of young adults on a global as well as "local" US) level. I have observed / written / advised clients on the life-stages of Gen Y young adults (there are 3 in the U.S., BTW) as … Continue reading How Do You Know When You Have Become An Adult?
I don't know why it is, but I know it "is"...and not just for me but as an experience had by a lot of Gen X-ish women who have grown up to become independent professionals and moved away from their families in search of their own way in the world. We love our parents because … Continue reading How To Spend A Weekend With Your Mom
The title of this blog (minus the replacement of letters) is inspired by a freebie button i picked up at a local bar run by a particularly "controversial" local artist. The message is clear enough: don't let fear get in your way! Conquer your fear at any cost! Yesterday I spent the day at a … Continue reading F%CK Fear!
As the dialogue on the American Anthropological Association LinkedIn forum continues (was intended to be, in part, a shameless plug for my blog but ended up driving more commentary than viewers...which is more than i really could have asked for), I thought I would share some updates. The question I posed was "do anthropologists take … Continue reading Proving Anthropologists Have A Sense of Humor – Or At Least Putting It In Context
When looking at the developed world and our own American reality, it's safe to say that our social problems, while still prevalent and a focus of our day-to-day politics, pale in comparison to the third world and other not-so-democratic countries. But one thing we know for sure is that issues relate to food production and … Continue reading Putting your food where your mouth is: social food movements
And for my next experiment, i will start a blog! I was recently told by a ten year old who was told by his Dad that Facebook is for Narcissists. I LOVE FACEBOOK! But I think blogs take it one step further. They provide a psuedo-legit outlet for properly curated narcissisim for those who (think … Continue reading The Experiment