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Alan Kercinik
Marketing communications is my work. Fatherhood and writing are my vocations.
Marketing communications is my work. Fatherhood and writing are my vocations.

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Check out this video on YouTube:

So. Haven't been here in a while.

What's up?

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I'm no Luddite, mourning for the good old days. But I love movies from the 30s and 40s. This is an incredibly sharp analysis as to why they don't make movies like that anymore. Which is too damned bad, in my opinion.

As expected, it is George Lucas's fault.

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I love innovation. I love new things. But sometimes, they are really, truly, horribly misguided.

The next time you want to stretch your or someone else's brand to a new place, make sure you can or should.

"What are you doing in my living room, Spider-Man?" should be a question for us all.

Thanks to +Kevin Kilduff for the share.

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From my blog: Captain America: The First Avenger is surprising in more ways than one. For one, it was really good.

For another, our hero faced conflict, but was not conflicted. And he neither blamed or credited his father for his choices.

This is how I am starting to see social networks.

YouTube = grade school
Facebook = high school
Twitter = freshman year of college
Google+ = graduate school

Discussion, disagreements and other observations welcome.

I want to give Follow Friday shout outs to people I met on Google+.

My head hurts.

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I can't wait to 'buy these for Jack', which will become my go-to phrase for all the crap I buy that I wish had existed when I was a kid.

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A colorful case against e-readers and tablets. (As seen on the blog

I do love my Kindle app. But I still can't bring myself to stop buying hard copies of books.

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I have two thoughts:

Inspiration is all around us. We just have to look.
And I totally should have stolen this duck.
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