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10 thoughts on “NobrowThe Culture of Marketing the Marketing of Culture

  1. says:

    Fascinating utterly fascinating if you're interested in John Seabrook; John Seabrook's family; the sophistication of John Seabrook and his fami

  2. says:

    Meh It was a uick and engrossing read mostly because it was enjoyable to read about what happens at the New Yorker and what David Geffen's house looks like I basically skipped over the word Nobrow whenever I saw it because by the end I still didn't really get what he meant Okay high culture and low culture meet in the middle So what

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    Of course it's been years since I read it but this is the book which describes an interview for a job at MTVDo you know what fly means?Yes It means coolDo you know what dope means?Yes It means cooletc etcAlso reading Martin Amis reminded me of the slight amount of dish on Tina Brown in here

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    Not the book I was expecting More of just a compilation of previous interviews and memories about them and less of a sociological look at the role of high culture and class in America I wanted something serious

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    Its main flaw is in succumbing to many of the very cultural trappings it seeks to bring to our attention Meaning i

  6. says:

    A wonderful historical and personal jaunt through the marketing highbrow culture and how it slowly evolved into his termnobrow A very telling and insightful book told loosely through the story of evolution of the New Yorker If you are interes

  7. says:

    Culture is marketing marketing is culture I'm a big fan of The New Yorker the magazine where you can read articles about Trent Reznor

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    Reading the first 5 pages I was thinking this would be a treat but I became disillusioned pretty uickly Maybe sooner even For instance when Se

  9. says:

    John Seabrook is an excellent thoughtful writer and I enjoyed his behind the scenes descriptions of what life at the New Yorker was like during a tumultuous period of transition at the magazine As an author he tends to jump around a bit and I sometimes have trouble following his transitions perhaps my biggest complaint about this book is that at times it can read like a bunch of different New Yorker articles stapled toge

  10. says:

    “The Song Machine” is one of my favorite books but God this one is BORING The most exciting takeaway is the fun fact that Nada Surf and Rage Against the Machine have the same manager Read “The Song Machine” instead

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From John Seabrook one of our most incisive and amusing cultural critics comes Nobrow a fascinatingly original look at the radical convergence of marketing and cultureIn the old days highbrow was elite and uniue and lowbrow was commercial and mass produced Those distinctions have been eradicated by a. Of course it s been years since I read it but this is the book which describes an interview for a job at MTVDo you know what fly meansYes It means coolDo you know what dope meansYes It means cooletc etcAlso reading Martin Amis reminded me of the slight amount of dish on Tina Brown in here

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NobrowThe Culture of Marketing the Marketing of Culture

P culture–entertainment mogul David Geffen MTV President Judy McGrath Snoop Doggy Dogg Nobrow high priest George Lucas and others–Seabrook offers an enthralling look at our breakneck society where culture is ruled by the unpredictable Buzz and where even aesthetic worth is measured by units shipp. John Seabrook is an excellent thoughtful writer and I enjoyed his behind the scenes descriptions of what life at the New Yorker was like during a tumultuous period of transition at the magazine As an author he tends to jump around a bit and I sometimes have trouble following his transitions perhaps my biggest complaint about this book is that at times it can read like a bunch of different New Yorker articles stapled together But his larger point about the contemporary merging of culture and marketing and what the ramifications of that may be is a very worthwhile discussion so I have to forgive any choppiness in the service of a great thought provoking read

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New cultural landscape where “good” means popular where artists show their work at K Mart Titantic becomes a bestselling classical album and Roseanne Barr guest edits The New Yorker in short a culture of Nobrow Combining social commentary memoir and profiles of the potentates and purveyors of po. A wonderful historical and personal jaunt through the marketing highbrow culture and how it slowly evolved into his termnobrow A very telling and insightful book told loosely through the story of evolution of the New Yorker If you are interested in learning about how and when 200 dollar torn jeans became popular and how marketing has taken underground movements and popularized them then this is the book for you It also examines the reverse how high culture has been dummed down in some cases or made accessible to people in other cases A well written and thoughtful book