Gaming in The Era of Immediacy

To say expectations are high around E3 is an understatement. Everybody has their personal wish list of what they want announced by major developers, and, at the same time, every participant has a voice in the back of their head … Read More

The New Village

The old saying goes, “It takes a village to raise a child.” While that phrase may still hold up, the village is changing. New moms have more resources at their fingertips than ever in their friends, family, social networks, online … Read More

Everything’s Coming Up Purple

If we are what we eat, we should all be feeling a bit more like Violet Beauregard in 2018—that is, if Instagram has any sway over us.  Rummaging through seed catalogs is one of my favorite things to do every … Read More

Context in Check

Nostalgia is a funny thing. I laughed at Gen Xers when their childhood was repurposed into kitschy gimmicks targeted at young, trendy millennials who were eating nostalgia up on an ongoing basis. But now, as we’re moving further into 90s … Read More

What is Content, Anyway? Part 2

In Part I, we defined today’s electronic content as an ongoing discussion, where we take an idea and build on it. So, what does that mean for a business, and where do we go from here? We are in the … Read More

What is Content, Anyway? Part 1

It is 3:50 p.m. and that dreadful moment hits—brain overload! If you don’t take a break and at least look at something other than what you’re working, you feel like time is probably going to start going backwards, pulling you … Read More

No, You Don’t Deserve a Cooking Show

For years I have been a late night baker. I’ve spent hours in a fiery rage watching batch after batch of royal icing fail, I’ve facepalmed and cringed as cakes fell flat and cookies burned to a crisp—I think my … Read More

Make Halloween Great Again!

Halloween might be my favorite time of year—considering I have a pumpkin patch whose single purpose is to supply me with ample jack-o-lanterns, it’s pretty much a given. Halloween has always been the time of the year when fears come … Read More

Scouting for Healthier Options.

It’s almost time for Girl Scout Cookies and that means many New Year’s resolutions will fall victim to those sweet little girls in uniform. … Read More

Betting on the Digital Derby.

Horse racing has long been the most acceptable and legal form of gambling across the United States. … Read More