Culture

The Superbowl’s Stage Keeps Football Lite

The entertainment slated for this Sunday’s Superbowl makes the total sponsorship package for brands a one-two-punch—sports AND entertainment. The plain truth is that, football could use a facelift, and acts like Katy Perry stand ready to deliver. It’s been a tough year for football in the popular culture. The New...

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Gift Ideas

One of the things I love about the holiday season is that we have all agreed that this is the season to be generous. But I’m also welcoming a shift away from the fierce consumerism of years past, toward a kinder, gentler season of giving. In that spirit, I have...

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One Simple Truth about 21st-Century Love

Dating coaches are a growing industry. It’s a high-tech, high-touch phenomenon spurred by the explosion of online dating. Amy Alkon began her love-advice giving on a street corner in Manhattan. It was an experiment. She set up a table, made a sign, and waited to see what would happen. Remarkably, people...

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