Tuesday, August 23, 2005

"West Wing" References Report

From the Philadelphia Inquirer on the Barnes Foundation and architechture:

"This rush to starchitecture is endemic today. Fueled by the staggering success of Frank Ghery's Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain, cities worldwide are blindly falling over each other to be the next Bilbao. Kind of like the latest fad diet.

Let's stop the insanity.

To paraphrase Josh Lyman on The West Wing: "Let Philadelphia be Philadelphia."

From article on Public Relations in football:

"Watchers of NBC’s hit The West Wing are doubtless familiar with the phrase, “stay on message.” A charismatic leader like the fictional Jeb Bartlett who is a gifted orator and comfortable with the media is a publicist’s worst nightmare. Those types love to ad lib."

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