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I got a death threat last week from a guy who is a senior at Brown University who didn’t think I could track him down. The first thing I want to deal with is the question asked me the other day, “how do you make a personal brand”. ” Because every blog post almost seems like a suicide note. I had to call the Brown University Public Safety office the other day because I got emailed a death threat and the guy didn’t think I could track him. But because they know the advice is coming from the heart and not because there is anything for sale. We’ve all hidden our failures in dark comets orbiting the peripheral edges of the solar system, where the sun is dark and faded."Refried beans" are a mistranslation of the Mexican dish frijoles refritos, which actually means well-fried beans...The combination platter of enchiladas, tacos, and tortillas became the unvarying standards of the Tex-Mex menu, while new dishes like chimichangas (supposedly invented in the the 1950s at El Charro restaurant in Tucson, Arizona) and nachos (supposedly first served at a consession at Dallas's State Fair of Texas in 1964...) were concocted to please the American palate....Linguists remind us words are often used for several years before they appear in print. "Tex-Mex food might be described as native foreign food, contradictory through that term may seem, It is native, for it does not exist elsewhere; it was born on this soil.Tex Mex restaurants first surfaced ouside the southwest region in cities with large Mexican populations. Diana Kennedy, noted Mexican culinary expert, is credited for elevating this common food to trendy fare. But it is foreign in that its inspiration came from an alien cuisine; that it has never merged into the mainstream of American cooking and remains alive almost solely in the region where it originated..." ---Eating in America, Waverly Root & Richard de Rochemont [William Morrow: New York] 1976 (p. A combination of the words "Texan" and "Mexican," first printed in 1945, that refers to an adaptation of Mexican dishes by Texas cooks.As they say in the song: “once again, I find myself with my friends.” Coke Zero tells me the dream is possible even though intellectually I know its a myth. But we’re willing, as a culture, to accept the lies that Coke tells us. That’s the secret formula that’s locked in a safe in some bank in Atlanta. But then I can’t license that music, get those sexy girls, and run that ad on the Super Bowl and a thousand other places. But no matter – let’s move past the artificially safe confines of corporate America. I know a stockbroker who sends a Christmas card every year to his clients. Each time he’s in some other blue lagoon on some random part of the world, with a blonde girl (different each Christmas) with huge fake breasts and they are snorkeling or hugging in the water (blue blue aqua) or staring off into a beautiful mediterranean ancient city. His status might even be “engaged” and she has an exotic name. But it’s more than just bragging about failure, which could be a form of ego. There’s 1 trillion websites competing against each other.

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She looks like she’s on the boardwalk in Santa Monica. Coke Zero – the brand where you can find your own personal ecstasy. If you suspect you might have herpes after a particularly courageous night out on the town, going to Google will not help you (although you may feel a vague feeling of remorse when you see the “I’m Feeling Lucky” button). And, by the way, here are three more of my competitors who MIGHT be able to help you but, in full disclosure, they are paying me to tell you this.” And then Google shrugs its shoulders.

Whenever I watch that commercial I feel like I want a life like that: free from worry, stress, free from thinking about money or petty jealousies. Moving without effort, the ocean in the background. What they never explain is that coke zero is essentially brown-dyed water with about 16 teaspoons of fake sugar in it and add a little bit of CO2 and you make it fizz. With a “personal brand”, you suddenly pretend to be super successful, a “businesswoman” in Kardashian’s case – failure is non-existent, and out of your mind comes the exact mathematical formulas that if someone drinks your Cola and snorts your Ecstasy then they too will have the pretty girl, the success, the money, the accoutrements. And you can’t even look at him, the girl is so beautiful and her eyes are staring at him and she’s kissing him and it’s all over his facebook page.

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My favorite TV commercial is not the 1984 Apple commercial (although that’s a close number two) but a commercial for Coke Zero (“Coke Zero Roller Girl”). Because their brand says they don’t give out stuff for free. Why you are being honest about what you really think. In many cases (but not all) these are what I call “crappy people”. At first people will come back to you for voyeuristic reasons. Because they know if they watch Real Housewives they aren’t watching anything “Real” and they aren’t watching “Housewives”. We think, “If I say I like this candidate, my friends might hate me.” If I say X, everyone else might say Y. But more and more we start to feel where those boundaries are and we push them out. Every day, just push out those boundaries a little further. But eventually, the boundaries are so far away we begin to feel the pleasures of true freedom.