Thank you Mattel and Sports Illustrated for reigniting a serious debate about how society perceives what is ‘real beauty’ by selecting Barbie as your Swimsuit cover doll. I don’t believe we would be sharing this elevated level of discourse had you gone with your usual carbon-based life form gracing your pages.
Here’s what the New York Times has to say about the selection. Barbie’s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Causes a Stir Online.
“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.”
- Nelson Mandela (1918-2013)
Nelson Mandela’s Cell, Robben Island, March 17, 2011
A brilliant short from the folks at Restless Films…and fairly accurate.
A Relationship in 5 Minutes | Restless Films.
It’s an established truism among creative people that you have to fail—and learn from those failures—in order to succeed. But is this really true? And what do you learn, exactly, from a failure—besides not to try that particular idea again?
via What Creatives Can Learn From Great Ideas That Go Terribly Wrong | Adweek.