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Eric Melin
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I haven't wanted to escape the theater quite like I did watching this piece of trash in a long time.
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+American Hustle and The Book Thief are out on #bluray  and #dvd  now. One is narrated by Death, and the other by 3 different characters. You guess which is which...
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Just think for a moment how absurd this is. Audiences were already watching #Oscars  on TV, then turned to #Twitter  to see the picture in real-time. #secondscreen  
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Using +Spiral16, I found some #socialdata  that proves its not always a good idea for companies to send that cease and desist letter!
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continuing to be inspired by +Jeremiah Owyang  and the +Social: IRL Resilient Summit. Here's 7 things companies can do to get involved in the #collaborativeeconomy ! #ResKC  
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If your #socialmedia campaign appeals to emotion, you're probably kicking ass right now: +Social Media Today 
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If you've never seen Ingmar Bergman's "Persona," here's your excuse to catch up! +The Criterion Collection  #bluray   #DVD  
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The #fallontonight   #Beatles  parody is really funny, mostly because its full of harsh truths about brands and social media. How far is too far? Asking the question:
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+Lathrop & Gage LLP talk about legal pitfalls that companies need to consider when engaging online and through social media!
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Thanks +Kare Anderson, we (+Brandle) do agree. Very much so. Thanks for the pointer to the article (and nice to meet you Eric).
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This video got shared on Google + because people commented on it on YouTube. Crazy.
 
Awesome!!   and Eric Melin ... double awesome! 
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Way to make me smile and laugh out loud Melin!
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MarCom for Spiral16, film criticism for KCTV5/Scene-Stealers.com, VP of KCFCC, voting member of BFCA, drums for The Dead Girls and Ultimate Fakebook
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  • Spiral16
    Manager Marketing & Communications, 2008 - present
  • KCTV5
    Film Critic, 2010 - present
  • Scene-Stealers.com
    Editor-in-Chief, 2005 - present
  • Lawrence.com
    Contributor, 2004 - present
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I am a cynical optimist.
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2013 World Air Guitar Champion
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    Film, 2004 - 2006
  • Kansas State University
    Radio/TV, 1989 - 1991
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‘Sabotage’ Movie Review
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“Sabotage” is a cynical piece of trash that thinks it’s smarter than it is. It’s what happens when filmmakers mistake “violent” and “unlikab

New Study: Emotions Can Spread Across Social Networks | Social Media Today
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In social media marketing, the opportunities to create brand advocacy are more pronounced than ever before. Now, thanks to a new study, we k

‘American Hustle’ Blu-ray Review ‘The Book Thief’
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Two films from last year that both employ odd narration strategies couldn’t be farther apart in tone, actually. Here’s a review of American

Criterion Dual-Format ‘Persona’ Blu-ray DVD Review
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Perhaps more than any other art-house European film of the 1960s, Ingmar Bergman’s striking 1966 masterpiece Persona embodies the period.

Selfies and Retweets Dominate Oscar Talk
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“Sorry, our bad.” #Oscars That was the official reaction from @TheAcademy, the Twitter account of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sci

Jimmy Fallon Video: When Hashtags and Likes Go Too Far
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Jimmy Fallon brings up a good point. When does it all go too far? At what point does brands asking people to interact with them through soci

Social Data from the Starbucks – Exit 6 “F” Word Debacle
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Before the age of social media democratized communication tools, companies didn’t have to worry so much about back-channel communications go

Tips for Increasing Engagement and Writing for Social Media
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This presentation outlines the best strategies for companies to build awareness and trust through social media. It contains statistics and t

Legal Issues for Companies on Social Media
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Lathrop & Gage Partners David Barnard and David Waters hosted the Social Media Club of Kansas City’s Professional Luncheon and talked about

How Companies Can Change to Keep Up with the Collaborative Economy
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The swiftly changing landscape of social media has given way to a concept that isn’t exactly new: sharing. From a business standpoint, this

Winter Olympics Prove Brands Have to Listen Online More Comprehensively
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Every four years, the Winter Olympics return with stories of athletes’ triumphs. We get to tune into the lives of Olympians who have spent c

Last-Minute Facebook Valentine’s Day Contest Ideas [INFOGRAPHIC]
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If Valentine’s Day has sneaked up on you the way it has us, you’ll appreciate this infographic from SociallyStacked of 14 Facebook Last-Minu

Study: 6 Ways Brands Can Share More With Consumers
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Day Two of the Social:IRL-sponsored Resilient Summit in Kansas City at Union Station has David Armano and Jennifer Cohan walking us through

The Social:IRL Resilient Summit in Kansas City – Collaborative Economy E...
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Union Station has completely remodeled their business model, and as the couple hundred people sat in the big conference room for the Social:

10 Ways to Be a Great Social Media Marketer [INFOGRAPHIC]
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For those starting out, this is invaluable advice. For those already deeply invested in the power of social media for business, this infogra

‘That Awkward Moment’ Movie Review
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Unfortunately, it’s another in a long line of comedies that has guys behaving badly and treating girls like crap for the entire film and the

6 Ways to Build Trust with Social Media
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These six goals can be game changers for businesses and are all attributes that can be reinforced through the strategic use of social media.

‘Sunrise’ Blu-ray Review
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Murnau deftly balances the changes in tone, going from a deep foreboding to complete bliss, and using Expressionistic techniques like forced

‘Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit’ Movie Review
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As long as the subsequent films in the franchise avoid turning Ryan into a superhero and keep their plots at least somewhat rooted in realit

The 10 Best Movies of 2013
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Simply put, 2013 was an embarrassment of riches, and the best movies of the year are all over the place in terms of budget, scope, genre, an