Vladimir Molchanov

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3 Reasons Why Storytelling Should Be A Priority For Marketers

When I started at Procter & Gamble, we had 30 seconds (at most) to engage and communicate with a consumer. The emphasis was on identifying the single most important idea that we needed to convey and then communicating that to consumers. When I left P&G to work for a catalog/online sales company, I …

Marketing

50 Things You Should Never, Ever Say to Your Kids

E3 2017 Impressions: Sony is now holding back the gaming industry

Every single time a console holder becomes the top dog, they also become disdainful of their fans. They lean on their past and current success, then …

Gaming

Perfect Puttanesca: The Italian Pasta Recipe You Need Right Now

The infamous theory behind the origins of pasta puttanesca ("pasta of the whores") is that the mid-20th century prostitutes of Naples used it to lure …

Ghost in the system: has technology ruined horror films?

Well-dwelling Samara gets streamed in Rings, an HD reboot of The Ring, yet the genre has shown that a tech update doesn’t always lead to more scares<p>Nearly 12 years after The Ring Two – and 15 years after The Ring and 19 years after Ringu, the original Japanese horror movie that inspired it – Rings …

Horror

AMC Sets Premiere Dates for ‘Better Call Saul,’ ‘Into the Badlands’

AMC has officially set the return of Jimmy McGill: “Better Call Saul” Season 3 will premiere Monday, Apr. 10 at 10/9c.<p>The date announcement comes …

TV

Apple may have finally gotten too big for its unusual corporate structure

Apple did something extraordinarily unusual today and talked extensively about a product that it’s not ready to ship. In response to long-simmering discontent with the Mac Pro — intended to be the company’s most powerful computer, but released in 2013 and then never updated so it became …

Management

Hillary Clinton ran a perfect psyop to derange Donald Trump

When a poker player is on tilt, that means he's angry, and his anger is interfering with his judgment. A player on tilt will tend to play aggressively, but not in a good way — he'll make big bets when he has a bad hand, and then he'll lose.<p>You might remember the climactic scene in "Rounders," in …

Oil, money, politics and evil: Our leading Middle East ally is the worst country imaginable

<b>Hillary Rodham Clinton meets with Saudi Arabia'a Defense Minister Prince Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud at the State Department in Washington, on April 12, 2012. (AP/Jacquelyn Martin)</b><p>America’s BFF relationship with the corrupt, vicious and oil-rich Saudi despots might be our worst mistake of …

Saudi Arabia

Admit it: 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' stinks -- and here's why

On Christmas Day, I fulfilled my duty as an American consumer and took the family to see the new "Star Wars" movie. The excursion solved a mystery: Why do so many of the reviews, even the enthusiastic ones, carry an undertone of disappointment?<p>The simple answer is that "Star Wars: The Force …

Movies

40 Unforgivable Plot Holes in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

<i>Disney/LucasFilms</i><p><b>Warning: major spoilers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens ahead.</b><p>I loved the film. Seriously, I did. And yet it also has more plot holes than any film I've ever seen, which makes the reviews it's getting pretty irksome. Why can't we just admit that BB-8 is adorable, Finn is …

A Harvard psychologist says these simple body-language tweaks can instantly boost your confidence

In her new book, "Presence," Cuddy further explores the benefits of mimicking the body language of powerful people. She argues that power-posing can be more effective than traditional confidence-boosting exercises, like telling yourself how great you are.<p>She describes power poses as expansive and …

Why I don't finish most video games

The games are too damn long<p>My friends keep venting to me about the ending of <i>Shadow of Mordor</i>, the new video game set in the Lord of the Rings universe. I can't relate. I never finished it. In fact, I rarely finish any game.<p><i>Shadow of Mordor</i>, for all its flaws, is an excellent adventure, one of the …

“Grand Theft Auto” maker: Video games hate liberals

<b>(Rockstar Games)</b><p>Two popular Rockstar titles — “Red Dead Redemption” and “L.A. Noir” — are critical of the left<p>Jon Hochschartner<p>July 20, 2013 7:30pm (UTC)<p>On Sept. 17, "Grand Theft Auto V," the latest installment in the wildly popular video game franchise, will be released for the Playstation 3 and …

Why The Last of Us is the first truly mature action game (and our Game of the Year)

<i>Warning before you start. I need to discuss the entire game to do this right, so there will be spoilers. Gigantic ones. With teeth.</i><p>“…it could be …

Spec Ops writer thinks violence is too easy

"When you sit down to play a shooter, you're signing up to hunt hundreds or thousands of people."<p>"Nazis are basically human demons," says Walt Williams, writer of the critically-acclaimed <i>Spec Ops: The Line</i>, at the Game Developer Conference. "Killing them is no big deal."<p>The enemies in <i>Spec Ops: The</i> …