Tag Archives: SMU

TV & Film Surf Report: (Don’t) Be Scared – Horror Is Now Trending On All Screens Which Is Great News For Killer Clowns, Swamp Things, And Creepy Dolls

Santa Monica, CA — With the recent success at the box office of the innovative trifecta of movies A Quiet Place, Get Out, and Stephen King’s It, the Horror genre is on quite a roll. So much so, I have … Continue reading

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Dallas Surf Report: Hidden History – A Room With THE View at SMU

Dallas, Texas — At my Alma Mater, Southern Methodist University (SMU), there is a Room with, hands down, the best view of the campus and of the Dallas skyline. And, it’s a 100-year-old Secret to most Mustangs. Welcome to the … Continue reading

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Film Surf Report: Black Panther Leads A Strong Lineup Of Films For 2018 (Stock Tip: Buy #Disney)

  Santa Monica, CA  — Just renewed my Passport and am ready to travel to Wakanda to hang with Black Panther (and to check on The Winter Soldier who is still frozen) before heading to France to catch up with … Continue reading

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TV Surf Report: Branding in the Age of Streaming When Social Media Engagement Has Never Been More Important (Part 4 of 4)

Santa Monica, CA – A recent headline in Variety proclaimed that 22 million adults will cut the cord and get rid of their cable television subscription by the end of 2017. That’s a lot of lost revenue at $100/month/household.  Add to … Continue reading

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Surf Report: Know Thy Origin Story

  Santa Monica, CA — I have been hooked on Origin Stories ever since Clark Kent held up that green Kryptonian crystal in the family barn and wondered from whence he came in Richard Donner’s Superman. In anticipation of attending … Continue reading

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Surf Report: Make Your Next Business Trip A Road Trip And Free Your Cluttered Mind

      Dallas, Texas — Holed up at charming Starbucks across from the SMU campus during a rainstorm, which to me, is a lovely way to start the 18th day of a 21-day Road Trip across these United States. I … Continue reading

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