Waiting for the question: The Force awakens at Grandma’s house

As Parzival, Luke never reached Act Two. We see him initiated, but to what end? The myth of Parzival makes that clear, but Star Wars never did. Until now.

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Rule of Three

Instead of a life lived in tragic opposites, those opposites can be combined to create something new…

In other words, where our culture simply conditions us to look for sequels, we are hard-wired to look for trilogies instead.

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Smurf and Re-Smurf

The real power of the in-continuity revival is its ability to bridge an original audience with a new one. Fans of the prior version are not alienated since they are in fact watching “the same” show or movie they have always loved. New viewers, however, feel they are seeing something new and exciting, not some geeky rerun. When shared with someone you love, the in-continuity revival can be an entertaining bonding experience through story and shared character.

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Professional Blarney

In a positive step toward the liberation of PR professionals and their clients everywhere, I am reclaiming the negative and calling it what it is: Good PR is built on a load of blarney.

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Red|Blue

Is there something in the combination of blue and red that predates Superman and in fact contributed to his visual resonance in 20th Century pop culture?

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