I’m speaking with Fabio Parasecoli about his new book, Gastronativism: Food, Identity, Politics, at the Museum of the City of New York at a session chaired by Krishnendu Ray at 6:30 pm. Information is here and the ticketing link is here. This is a preview of the museum’s forthcoming exhibit, Food in New York: Bigger Than the Plate (opening September 16) and is co-presented by MOFAD (Museum of Food and Drink).
CSPI launches “Real Bears” Video. Hint: soda companies won’t like it.
According to USA Today, CSPI teamed up with
Alex Bogusky, the culturally influential ad legend whose former agency, Crispin Porter + Bogusky, has created ads for such hot-button clients as Burger King, Domino’s and, yes, Coca-Cola.
Bogusky left the agency world in disgust two years ago. Now, he’s back in a new role: taking on the cola industry….
The video is, to say the least, hard hitting. I’m waiting for soda industry responses and will post them here. Stay tuned.