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Movie: Putney Swope

Dark satire in which the token black man on the executive board of an advertising firm is accidentally put in charge. Renaming the business "Truth and Soul, Inc.", he replaces the tight regime of monied white ad men with his militant brothers. Soon afterwards, however, the power that comes with its position takes its toll on Putney... [more inside]
posted by Ten Cold Hot Dogs on Sep 14, 2018 - 0 comments

Podcast: StartUp Podcast: #17 Words About Words From Our Sponsors

Gimlet is starting a new line of business, and it's a complicated one: Branded content. As we see in this episode, there are some very real anxieties about how to do this right.
posted by We had a deal, Kyle on Nov 21, 2015 - 13 comments

Podcast: Stuff You Should Know: How Hot Wheels Work

If you're an American who had a childhood, you probably have some nostalgia for Hot Wheels. Get your engines revved for this trip down memory lane as we discuss these fun and iconic toys.
posted by bq on Feb 28, 2015 - 1 comment

Podcast: 99% Invisible: 143- Inflatable Men

You see them on street corners, at gas stations, at shopping malls. You see them at blowout sales and grand openings of all kinds. Their wacky faces hover over us, and then fall down to meet us, and then rise … Show page on 99pi.org with photos and more info →
posted by ocherdraco on Dec 3, 2014 - 6 comments

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