Links 3.26

Heavy metal ‘a comfort for the bright child’

(Bands like Iron Maiden appeal to gifted young people because they serve as a relief from a world designed to squash that sort of thinking. TOLD YOU.)

Google Gooses Big Media

(Is content still king? Or did distribution–queen–commit regicide?)

How Hollywood plays fast and hard with their finances

(A deal that would make Andy Fastow proud)

The Hostile New Age Takeover of Yoga

(Is there a more pretentious habit than yoga?)

The end of the Jordan era?

(A look at Marbury’s business strategy compared to Jordan’s)

Wikipedia: Prospect Theory

Written by Ryan Holiday
Ryan Holiday is the bestselling author of Trust Me, I’m Lying, The Obstacle Is The Way, Ego Is The Enemy, and other books about marketing, culture, and the human condition. His work has been translated into thirty languages and has appeared everywhere from the Columbia Journalism Review to Fast Company. His company, Brass Check, has advised companies such as Google, TASER, and Complex, as well as Grammy Award winning musicians and some of the biggest authors in the world. He lives in Austin, Texas.