Watch Me At Google Zeitgeist

Posted on May 27, 2007 Under Press

As promised my presentation last week at Google Zeitgeist is now online for your viewing pleasure-- the fine group at Google did an extraordinary job editing and posting the video to YouTube. It was truly an honor to speak alongside…

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Cool Kids Click Into Trend Spotting

Posted on November 5, 2006 Under Press

LOOKING for a cool new way to wrap those boring Christmas presents? Then what you may need is rapping paper, which is imprinted with the lyrics of rap songs and is sure to be popular in avant-garde American households this…

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PSFK Interview

Posted on September 27, 2006 Under Press

After growing tiresome of traditional academia and journalism's narrow view of the blogsphere, Josh Spear took it upon himself to create his own bog, In barely two years, his blog has become a daily destination for inspiration for industry…

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House and Garden

Posted on August 9, 2006 Under Press

Josh Spear: If you have a teenager in your house or a hip youngster in your life, this is THE site for you. Along with sites like Coolhunting, Josh Spear tracks trends for a living (which is really impressive considering…

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For Youth Knowledge Is Currency

Posted on July 25, 2006 Under Press

If you are looking to successfully engage with the urban market, you have to consider how to position your brand in such a way that its consumption increases young adults' status in youth culture. Brands that successfully enhance urban capital…

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Sneakerplay Interview

Posted on July 6, 2006 Under Press

On, men outnumber women by eight to one, creating an online fratmosphere thick with testosterone, egos and shoe rubber. Like sneaker peacocks, members from around the world flaunt their footwear in photo galleries and boast an inventory of friends…

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BMW Targets ‘Creative Class’

Posted on May 5, 2006 Under Press

In an effort to reach the "creative class" online, GSD&M, which also handles media, is placing ads on sites such as,,, and GSD&M won the $180 million account in November. Full Article Here

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The Campus Press

Posted on April 17, 2006 Under Press

When Josh Spear talks trends, companies pay big bucks to hear what he has to say. Cool just isn't cool anymore. At least according to Josh Spear a 21-year-old college dropout and self-described "brand ambassador." "Maybe it'll make a comeback…

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Canada’s National Post

Posted on April 15, 2006 Under Press

There's a nice cover article about me and this site in the Weekend Post today throughout Canada. Last weekend it was Canadian Radio, this week it's a newspaper-- I guess I'm really stepping up my image in the friendly-land. A…

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Listen to me on CBC Radio One

Posted on April 7, 2006 Under Press

Want to hear a quite possibly very entertaining interview with yours truly on the radio? I did an interview with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation that's airing this Saturday on the 'Definitely Not The Opera' show with radio host Sook-Yin Lee…

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