Why We Follow Kim Kardashian.

Would watching the Kardashians be considered normal by intergalactic standards?

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We can laugh at the “shortness” of any fad, but it also represents the laziness of human nature.

Why did Frank Capra, director of “It’s a Wonderful Life” and “Meet John Doe” tell young filmmakers, “Never follow trends, set them.”

Only, what’s popular isn’t necessarily what’s smart or even logical. Sometimes it’s just plain silly.

“We’re not here to change peoples’ minds,” David Ogilvy once said. “We’re here to change peoples’ beliefs.”

“Okay,” he’s saying, “the way I figure it, humans like big butts. If we’re going down there, we’d better have big butts.”

I did a poor imitation of Don Draper for 40 years before writing my first novel. I'm currently in the final stages of a children's book. Lucky me.

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