There has been a musical cold war happening for decades with GENRE v STYLE – and STYLE is winning. Is this the end of the Australian country music genre Continue reading STYLE v GENRE
Runit Island in the Enewetak Atoll, part of the Marshall Islands is only 4800 klms from my front door and is barely containing an unimaginable horror that is about to change the world. At first glance, a tropical paradise but as climate change accelerates these islands are already drowning at a frightening rate. This would be enough of … Continue reading THE DOME – Hellish horror on our doorstep.
Stars celebrate Father of Aus Country 100th Continue reading Country Music Legend – BUDDY WILLIAMS 100th Celebration
Give a thought for the billions of hungry people around the world this Easter: Roughly one third of the food produced in the world for human consumption every year — approximately 1.3 billion tonnes — gets lost or wasted. Continue reading Happy Easter 2018
One Nation Exposed as a business not a political party Continue reading 4Corners ABC 2nd April 2017 – The One Nation Exposé
Attitudes to many things are cemented early in adolescence by the cognitive and social biases of first the parents and then the ‘system’. Continue reading Legalise it!
Introduction The momentous changes in popular culture from 1945 can’t be written about until a little history of the previous 15 years is discussed. There were enormous political, social, economic and geographical upheavals in the world during the first decades of the 20th century. As a result, popular culture in post-war America simply exploded and it was breakthroughs in technology and music that lit the … Continue reading The Rise of Popular Culture – Depression to Delirium (Country music’s influence on music history)
Aristotle v Plato / Rhetoric v Dialectic Introduction This essay will discuss one of the earliest fundamental communication theories from around 350BCE. The theory proposed by Aristotle called ‘Rhetoric’. It will also discuss the ‘Dialectic’ theory of communication as championed by Plato. These Two theories are counterparts in ‘The Art of Discourse’ (Ong 2005). This essay will also acknowledge the links modern communication theories have to … Continue reading An Ancient Argument
David Meerman Scott is my new guru. Hang the expense. I’m going to buy all his books on my AusStudy and then busk for rent and food !!! Continue reading Why Marketers Should Read The New Rules of Sales and Service