Tag: Consumer Anthropology

Is A Dystopian Consumer Future Already Here?

This blog post is actually an announcement….I’ve started a new chapter and a new blog, and I am calling it “Consuming Culture”. Here is a sneak peak with…

What’s Fueling “The Bern?” The Secret Every Marketer Should Know

Yet another view into the world of a “professional” narcissistic anthropologist at work.  Posted this morning on the company site / linkedin. On a side note, I was…

Do Brands Have The Power To Change The World?

  Here is the one true thing I know about humans having studied them in action and been one myself for many years: we are essentially “good”. Whether…

Hold the Soda: The Case for Ordering a Beer During the Work Week Lunch

Many thanks to the team at Letsgraba.beer for their continued support of the Narcissistic Anthropologist and allowing me to contribute to their tumblr page from a “beer behaviorist” persp…

Getting Down To Business By Letting The Love In

I originally posted this article on LinkedIn but felt compelled to share here as well, since the Narcissistic Anthropologist in me is certain you will want to read…

It’s A Revolution! The Resurgence of Vinyl and Being Present

I was raised on great music. Music we listened to in our “den” – usually on vinyl or cassette (once my older brother became a teenager and got…

Honoring America’s Love of Beer

As with most things in a narcissistic anthropologists life, our emerging passions become contextual obsessions of sorts. We believe that if we have an affinity for something, then…

Is Customer Social Responsibility The New “CSR”?

Sometimes work and life go together.  For Narcissistic Anthropologists like me, this phenomenon happens more often than not. For the last several months I have been building momentum…

Creating The Culture That Will Change The World

  I’ve had a bit of an absence from the blogosphere lately.  Not for lack of inspiration and desire to pontificate on the quirks of consumer culture –…

Love, Haters and Hipsters: The Irony of Being A Millennial

I have officially decided that I’ve  spent too much time commenting on a recent Facebook thread started in the last day  by fellow bloggers Eve Kerrigan, Rachel Gall and Anna Akbari,…