Lesego Kotane

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Hunter S. Thompson On Finding Your Purpose

In April of 1958, a 22 year-old Hunter S. Thompson wrote a letter on the meaning of life when asked by a friend for advice. What makes his response …

I'm grateful that I'm kind of a late bloomer, or someone who's still challenged by needing to work on things. I don't envy people who just don't have to kind of work on it.

The humble actor opens up about Wes Anderson, teaching the next generation, and what it's like to leave home at 17. BUT FIRST, A VIDEO<p><i>Published in the March 2014 issue</i><p><i>A conversation with the actor over lunch at the Greek Kitchen, a Goldblum favorite in midtown Manhattan.</i><p><b>Scott Raab:</b> I like this …

Reg Lascaris Discusses Failure and Lessons from the Boot of a Car with Jeremy Maggs

Reg Lascaris, co-founder of advertising agency TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris, spoke to Jeremy Maggs about his book <i>Lessons from the Boot of a Car</i>, which …

Like Yesterday: America Meets the Beatles

It was 50 years ago today — Feb. 7, 1964 — that the Beatles took the U.S.A. The four sprightly young Merseysiders landed at New York City’s newly …

The #1 Feature of a Meaningless Job

Ask people what they want in a job, and meaningfulness looms large. For decades, Americans have ranked purpose as their top priority—above …

Philip Seymour Hoffman's Final Secret

The cost of holding up a mirror to those who could barely stand to look at themselves<p><b>I had two contradictory but complementary responses</b> to the news that Philip Seymour Hoffman had died of a drug overdose at the suddenly tender age of 46 — two responses, that is, beyond <i>how terrible</i> and <i>damn, he was</i> …

Men Throwing Rocks With The Other Hand

Unilever Looks to Marry In-Store Sampling With E-commerce

Unilever is trying to take the idea of free product sampling normally seen in store aisles and apply it to ecommerce. For Tresemmé, Nexus, Dove Hair, …

Behavioral Economics Gives The Advertising Industry A Nudge In The Right Direction

The idea that the advertising industry might benefit from a greater appreciation of economics is one of the oldest jibes around. Profligate advertising being curbed by economic realism is a script that most of the industry’s critics warm their hands to, especially in tough times, which has …

The Most Important Thing is Insight

A Dash of Style: The Art and Mastery of Punctuation<p>by Noah Lukeman<p>Adventures in the Screen Trade<p>by William Goldman<p>APE: Author, Publisher, …

The Butler serves up a deeply affecting but sometimes farcical biopic

<b>The Butler (2013)</b><b><br>Director:</b> Lee Daniels<b><br>Entertainment grade:</b> C–<b><br>History grade:</b> D<p>Eugene Allen served as a butler in the White House through eight presidencies, from Harry S Truman to Ronald Reagan.<p>Dialogue<p>The Butler fictionalises Eugene Allen as Cecil Gaines (Forest Whitaker), and relocates his 1920s …