On the sofa: The Man from Mo’Wax

Reading Time: 2 minutes The documentary The Man from Mo’Wax was something that I’d been looking forward to watching for a while. James Lavelle made his name as the guy at Honest Johns who was the go to guy for Major Force Records releases. Major Force was a Japanese hip hop label that featured the likes of Hiroshi Fujiwara… Continue reading On the sofa: The Man from Mo’Wax

On the sofa: No blood no tears

Reading Time: < 1 minute No blood No tears – One of the best kept secrets in London is the free sessions put on by the Korean Cultural Centre just off Trafalgar Square. I caught the last film of the year to be shown at the centre. No blood No tears is a Korean heist story. Gyung-Sun is a former safe-cracker… Continue reading On the sofa: No blood no tears

Brand storytelling: a bitter pill to swallow?

Reading Time: < 1 minute I have been thinking about brand storytelling after watching Adam Curtis’ Bitter Lake over the weekend which is ostensibly trying to tell the story of Afghanistan from then end of the second world war to today. But it is also a parable on how the simplicity of storytelling used by the political classes to get… Continue reading Brand storytelling: a bitter pill to swallow?