Tag: Consumer Culture

Life Lessons From Prince: Four Things I learned After Four Days at Paisley Park. Part 3

thenarcissisticanthropologist , June 1st, 2017


(photo credit 3. Embrace your weird. It’s what changes the world for the better. Prince was certainly not a human you would describe as “ordinary” or “mainstream” or…


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How Karl Marx Ruined My Dinner Party

Carie Little Hersh , June 2nd, 2016


At dinner one night, I made two fatal social errors in rapid succession. First, during casual conversation with two good friends, I began talking about American culture. Not…


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Do Brands Have The Power To Change The World?

thenarcissisticanthropologist , November 19th, 2015


  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…


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

thenarcissisticanthropologist , October 15th, 2015


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…


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The Beer Lovers Guide To Travel

thenarcissisticanthropologist , August 10th, 2015


This post in it’s original form can be found on Let’s Grab A Beer’s Tumblr Page, where I contribute content as “The Beer Behaviorist” to help the world appreciate…


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

thenarcissisticanthropologist , June 4th, 2015


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…


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Honoring America’s Love of Beer

thenarcissisticanthropologist , April 3rd, 2015


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…


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Is Customer Social Responsibility The New “CSR”?

thenarcissisticanthropologist , March 4th, 2015


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…


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Kindness As Cultural Currency

thenarcissisticanthropologist , January 7th, 2015


The other day I was having a chat with a few “fellow travelers” – one of whom is a C suite executive for a pretty big global company….


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Creating The Culture That Will Change The World

thenarcissisticanthropologist , January 5th, 2015


  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 –…


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

thenarcissisticanthropologist , September 29th, 2014


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,…


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Why study consumption?

Simon , May 7th, 2012


There’s probably no one better placed that Danny Miller to answer this question:


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