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Opinion

Your PR is just spam.

A look at why both artists and institutions should be blending their PR models with more thoughtful and enriching content.

Life & Creative Gumbo

You might be asking yourself who is the person behind this mess of artist interviews, book reviews and advice surely destined for deaf ears? Well, let me tell you my life story in one minute.

I was born somewhere between the Great Salt Lake and the Rocky Mountains, surrounded by religious fanatics with a penchant for magic underwear and mountain bikes. I escaped to a trailer park in the Emerald City under the tutelage of fiery Baptist nanny. I went to school, learned words, unlearned mathematics, and did everything I could to make bad decisions. When my pants were full-size, I got drunk and married by Elvis in Vegas, moved to Dublin, and proceeded to write bad poetry on good paper. When that proved to be a hopeless endeavour, I moved to Copenhagen, adopted a midlife crisis, bought a motorcycle, and wrote mediocre advertising for bad money. Now, I write about artists for zero money and peddled advice like a soapbox charlatan. So it goes.

All in all, I enjoy telling stories. However, I do not enjoy mayonnaise.

 

– J. Scott Stratton

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