As Republican and Democratic strategists, respectively, Fred N. Davis III and Mark Putnam don’t agree on much politically. But when it comes to marketing political candidates, they’re on the same page.
Political cartoonist Tom Toles isn’t a public speaker by trade, but he once heard that Cicero advised to do it like sex: go slow at first, keep it short and sweet, and build to a climax.
Actor and advocate Kal Penn had starred in Hollywood films and popular television shows, but he was nervous when he began his job in the White House’s Office of Public Engagement.
“Selma,” the first major feature film to depict Martin Luther King Jr., was thought to be impossible to make. The script drifted through Hollywood for five years, went through seven male directors and six different versions.
Classical music might have been relegated to the labs of evil geniuses in popular culture, but Bard College’s James H. Ottaway Jr. Professor of Music Christopher Gibbs thinks there’s more to the realm of Beethoven, Mozart and Brahms than stiff upper lips.
Wrapping up a week on the irrational side of human nature, behavioral economist Leslie K. John gave Chautauqua some proven methods to make everyone’s irrational natures a positive rather than a negative.
Chautauqua can’t get enough of behavioral economist Dan Ariely. Ariely returned to the Amphitheater stage Thursday for his second morning
The phrase “Money can’t buy happiness” needs to be retired, according to marketing expert Michael Norton. In its place, he suggested, “If you think money can’t buy happiness, you’re not spending it right.”
Psychologist David Pizarro has spent 10 years studying disgust. But that doesn’t mean he’s acclimated to it.
The history of the United States — and of all places — is a history of migration.