Documentary Comparison: Merchant of Cool and Generation Like

Merchants of Cool is a PBS documentary released in 2001 that showed how companies send marketers, “merchants of cool,” to gather research data on what appeals to the “average” teen or create and sell an item could be the next big trend. Thirteen years later, the network released Generation Like, which provided an insight on…… Continue reading Documentary Comparison: Merchant of Cool and Generation Like

BOOM! Box

BOOM! Box BOOM! Box is an imprint from BOOM! Studios, a publishing company that centralizes in comics, graphic novels, art books, etc. Created in late November 2013, Editor-in-Chief Matt Gagnon announces that the trade name is about innovation and creativity. Not only are the titles published in BOOM! Box appropriate for teenagers and older readers,…… Continue reading BOOM! Box