Tag Archives: Materialism

Materialism Joke!

It’s seldom that you can find much that’s funny about our preoccupation with Shiny Objects, but I think I just might have. I have tried this joke out on several live audiences to a chorus of snickers and even a … Continue reading

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Argo, the Shah of Iran, & “West Struckedness”

Last weekend my wife and I went to the movies – a rare occasion for us. We were both coming of age in 1979 when the Iranian students stormed the U.S. embassy and held their U.S. hostages for 444 days. … Continue reading

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Materialism – Gangnam Style

     The incredibly popular, over 220 million You Tube views, Gangnam style video from Korean hip-hop artist Psy is actually a pointed social commentary on spreading materialism in Korea. Gangnam is the Beverly Hills 90210 of Seoul Korea. Many of … Continue reading

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Kids & Brands NPR Interview

Hello All, It’s been awhile since we last talked. I hope everybody had a great Chrsitmas and that your New Year is off to a good start. Please find below an interview I just did (with a panel of three … Continue reading

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Yahoo!’s “The Daily Ticker” Interview

Hello Everybody, Yesterday (December 19th) the Yahoo! Finace page ran one segment of an interview I taped while in NYC two weeks ago. Here’s the link to the interview: http://finance.yahoo.com/blogs/daily-ticker/think-buying-holiday-season-material-possessions-won-t-140216925.html Merry Christmas to all!

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CBS Early Show Clip

Hello All, I wanted to share with you the clip from my appearance on the CBS Early Show on December 5th: http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=7390635n&tag=contentMain;contentBody Please consider Shiny Objects as a gift for somone you love this Christmas season. The feedback I have … Continue reading

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Looking For Happiness in All the Wrong Places

If I were to ask you, “Do you feel happiness can be attained through money and material possessions?” it’s a safe bet that most of you would say “No”. But then, why do so many of us act as if … Continue reading

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