Monthly Archive: June, 2013

Jobs, the biopic

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Steve Jobs. It is difficult to express in words my admiration for the man. He infused his personality into everything he did, and this, in part is what helped make Apple one the… Continue reading

Nandos & Old Spice: This is how popular kids play

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Certain personalities can (almost) get away with bloody murder simply because of their clout in their industry. I remember reading somewhere that the currently incarcerated Domenico Dolce sometimes wears pants with a stapled… Continue reading

Ad of the Week on MarkLives – King James II debut

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A good ad has to achieve a simple, but almost illusive task: it has to communicate a brand’s message in a way that stays with the viewer. In doing so it more often… Continue reading

Power FM, Live On Air Today

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Congratulations to Given Mkhari, CEO of MSG Afrika Media, and his awesome team on their first day live on air today. The emergence of any new independent media player is exciting, from both… Continue reading

Small innovations, big cities

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Anyone who has met me knows I am an urban cat in full support of Johannesburg’s inner city development. Although the city is slowly undergoing a facelift; buildings being restored or replaced with… Continue reading

You’ve been twacked!

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I’m sure most Twitter users have at one point received a Direct Message from someone saying “Did you see this pic of you”; or “LOL…OMG I’m laughing so hard at this pic of… Continue reading

What’s In A Meme?

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The old cliche ‘nothing is new in this world’ rings true for many phenomena, memes included. Remember the dancing baby from the mid 90’s? And the dancing hamsters from late 90’s? Then we… Continue reading