Apr 06, 2017
We always find the divergence between good art and money fascinating. As an example, take the Academy Awards presentation for the 2016 film season. Our favorite nominated films seemed to garner the lowest sales at the box office. Of the...
Mar 30, 2017
There is a broad consensus among music historians that Chuck Berry, who sadly passed away earlier this month, was a rock-n-roll legend. He was the true pioneer of the flat-out, big barking, mid-tune guitar sounds that became common in...
Mar 17, 2017
Since the presidential election back in November, the most popular question that comes up in our client conversations is "What does President Trump mean for the economy?" While there is not a simple answer to the question, it is possible...
Mar 02, 2017
James vs. Jordan? In this part of the world that debate is taken wicked seriously … and James will go down as a better professional basketball player than Michael Jordan! But who cares about our opinion, the bloodless verdict of the stat...
Jan 12, 2017
It may be weird to think that there are hardcore scientists studying celebrity culture. But it happens! The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab's Center for Research in Social Complexity recently published a fascinating paper...
Dec 22, 2016
It's fascinating to think how one seemingly small event can set the course of history in motion forever. One of our favorite examples from 1966 will blow your mind. Almost 60 years ago to the day a legendary gig went down at Bag O' Nails...

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