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The Crime of Color

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  • By Seanloui Dumas

Warning: This is 100% an opinion piece. With that I ask a simple question: Why does the world hate black people? I ask this not as an accusation, but as a legitimate question. Why does the world hate black people? I always found it weird growing up. Now, I should note that my experience with […]

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State of the BRINK

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  • By Joshua Belhumeur

To say we’ve had a good year is an understatement. We’ve made significant investments to our studios in DC and Tucson, added fresh talent to our team and did a record amount of business in 2017. But with all of our success has also come a heightened awareness of our responsibility as media makers. This […]

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The Demand for Humanity in the Technology Age

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  • By Tia Lewis

When I went to McDonald’s the other day, I saw a video on one of their menu screens declaring that their eggs were “hand cracked.” At first, it made me laugh. Who is so nervous about machines in food production that they feel reassured to see an establishment they’re eating at has humans cracking the […]

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BRINKVISION: 5 Best Horror Films for Halloween

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  • By Alex Kack

Pull out the candy bowl, turn off the lights, and get ready for All Hallow’s Eve with BRINKVISION’s Five Best Horror Films!   Lake Nowhere (2014) Running only 51 minutes, Lake Nowhere packs in the retro gore. Released in 2014—but shot to mimic the film quality and style of your favorite 80’s slasher flicks—it manages […]

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10 Unsung Hispanic Heroes That Changed History

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  • By Joel Foster

Sunday marks the end of Hispanic Heritage Month, a time when we reflect on the accomplishments and progress of Hispanic culture around the world. You might wonder why Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15 to October 15, rather than the beginning of the month. There’s actually an interesting reason behind the timing. September coincides […]

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5 Times Technology Changed Politics Completely

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  • By Alex Kack

As the age of technology progresses, so does the way we receive information about politics. Each President in history has used all media channels available to disseminate campaign material to the public, some better than others. Looking back on several elections, we can see the trends of how technology has influenced politics over time. William Henry […]

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Art, Tech & Policy #1

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  • By Alex Kack

The effects of technology and art are completely changing the political landscape within America and abroad for better and quite likely, for worse.  That was the big take away from our first ‘Art, Tech & Policy’ breakfast discussion event. At 8:30 in the morning, people came into our D.C. offices, wiped the sleep from their […]

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Now Hear This Podcast Festival 2017

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  • By Lizzi Pittman

The last time I was in NYC I got a flat tire and spent the night at my friend’s Bed-Stuy apartment alone while they went camping. I ate a bodega burrito, pounded a six-pack and fell asleep watching Deadwood. It was awesome. This time around, I took the bus up to attend the Now Hear […]

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Nimble Rich Media

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  • By Lizzi Pittman

The Spiral Marketing podcast invited BRINK partner Josh Belhumeur on to discuss our approach to social content production and we shot the conversation in our DC studio. They talked about: Why old mindsets can be dangerous in this new fast-paced world Why “good enough” quality content can be great for consumers Perfectionism vs. just doing it “You can have […]

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The Millennial Myth: Are We Drawing Artificial Lines in the Sand?

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  • By Joshua Belhumeur

Is there a buzzword so deliciously buzztastic as “millennial”? AdAge used the term across 16 articles in the month of June alone. AdWeek included it a staggering 47 times! And, you would be hard pressed to find an ad agency pitch that didn’t include “millennial” engagement as a campaign cornerstone. Even AARP is sponsoring millennial-focused […]

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