Arts & culture

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    8 days ago
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    Here's why Joaquin Phoenix is the perfect Joker

    Phoenix portrays the Joker, an oft nemesis of Batman, in the eponymous film. Phoenix’s Joker isn’t a super villain, but rather a troubled man who descends into madness.

    about 1 month ago
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    Why SoulCycle is playing with fire

    Some brands can withstand a controversy. The question for SoulCycle and Equinox, which are currently under fire because of their owner’s politics, can withstand boycotts and changing public sentiment.

    2 months ago
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    Why Idris Elba is so good for Fast and Furious

    Overall, Elba is viewed positively by fans of the Fast and Furious films -- that is anyone who have said they really like the previous 7 films, a sample of more than 2,500 people in YouGov’s Plan and Track tool. More than half, 61 percent said they had a positive view of the actor. That’s more than the national average: about 48 percent of America has a positive view of Elba.

    3 months ago
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    Why Disney's remaking everything

    Disney has the opportunity to string together generational admiration for their stories, and keep the nostalgia alive among its most ardent fans.

    3 months ago
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    How to market to the moon landing

    Marketers will surely be trying to evoke nostalgia and space interest with campaigns timed for the 50 year anniversary of the Moon Landing. We’ve got some tips on where to target advertising to catch the attention of Space enthusiasts.

    3 months ago
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    Why Taylor Swift is good for business

    From a brand perspective, Swift is an ideal partner. Not only does she resonate positively with at least half of America, her fans seem to absorb advertising messages more than most Americans do. And, in a lot of cases, they seem more likely to pass along the message as a recommendation to a friend or family member, or to post on social media.

    3 months ago
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    Is the worst over for Seaworld?

    SeaWorld hasn’t been the same since the documentary Blackfish sent public opinion tumbling about the theme parks and their treatment of animals. But there are glimmers of hope -- especially because of a Sesame Street partnership -- that could mean the worst is over for the...

    4 months ago
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    Why Music Festivals aren't for young people

    Older people take the cake when it comes to visiting festivals: More individuals between the ages of 30 to 44 said they were regular or occasional festival goers.

    4 months ago
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    What America thinks of Canada might surprise you

    YouGov surveyed 1,237 American adults between June 24 and 25 about their feelings on Canada and Canadians ahead of Canada Day.

    4 months ago