I’m watching the new TV series on Vietnam. It’s got a 9.2 on IMDB. It’s a subject I kinda know something about, but not a whole lot. And I know it’s a really fucked-up story. And ain’t that the truth. To really capture how fucked-up it was, I love this quote from Carl Sagan. It sums up […]

I have worn Doc Martens shoes and boots for the past 33 years. I freaking love my Docs. (bottom row, middle pic = that’s my favourite boot). It’s one of my top 5 most loved brands. And this is why (apart from the fact that they are as tough and as comfortable as fuck, both […]

Gillette’s film about a son helping his elderly father shave won the Cannes Gold this year. And deservedly so. The ad follows Kristian Rex (a NYC session singer) as he carefully and gently shaves his elderly dad (who has been left incapacitated by a stroke) with the new Gillette TREO razor. Apparently the idea for […]

This film for Beats by Dre is dedicated to Conor McGregor — he who is facing Floyd Mayweather in the biggest battle of his fighting career — and is not only topical and timely, it is pure inspiration. We all need heroes, especially as young boys. My childhood hero was Muhammad Ali, and today I […]

There are fragrances, there are luxury fragrances, and then there’s Clive Christian. Originally established as The Crown Perfumery during the reign of Queen Victoria in 1872, the fragrance house had fallen upon hard times, with declining profits and a fall in the quality of its products. Perfumer Clive Christian purchased The Crown Perfumery in 1999, intent […]

David August is a UK based provider of “tailor-made suits and casual wear for the most distinguished of business leaders, sports professionals and entertainers.” Their brand stands for confidence and assertiveness, and carries a whole lot of alpha male attitude. Their suits are only tailored to fit, and make the wearer look a million bucks. Which […]

So Coca-Cola is set to remove Coke Zero from Australian shops with the launch of Coca-Cola No Sugar. This is the third sugar-free product the brand has launched, with Diet Coke launching in 1983 and then Coke Zero in 2006. I helped Coca-Cola reposition Coke Zero shortly after it launched. When Coca-Cola launched Coke Zero they […]

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