June 26, 2009

The Goold Ol' Days

It's easy to think things were better in the past. Although I am grateful for the potential unleashed by today's tools and technologies, and wouldn't choose to return to an age of false innocence, I sometimes yearn for the simplicity of earlier days.

The New York Times recently gathered a group of old-time theatrical press agents to reminisce about their exploits. Back then, with just a few newspapers and TV stations, a well-placed story or stunt could really have some impact. We weren't overwhelmed by media. And there weren't so many celebrities either, so more of them stood large in the public's mind.

Read the story here.

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