How edgy is “too edgy” for Disney & Jake Paul?

JAKE PAUL & THAT 'DOWN HOME FAMILY" DISNEY IMAGE It's a good question concerning "You Tube" star Jake Paul. Especially when you consider Disney likes a nice, homespun image on on hand, yet they know what it takes for something or someone to captivate the audience they want and need to make a profit. How [...]

Damon Wayans Jr. Tweet: Insulting or Misunderstood Humor?

Damon Wayans Jr. is a very funny man who crosses the line to make a point. Damon Wayans Jr. is an insensitive race-baiter who ruins his image by taking a joke too far on Independence Day.   Which one is he?   Now THERE is a simple question that could be the least simple query [...]

Colin Kaepernick’s NFL Career Over with “Slave Cops” Comment

In my career covering the NFL, I cannot recall a more polarizing figure than Colin Kaepernick. There have certainly been others whose words and actions have enraged and created debate, but Kaepernick's refusal to stand for the National Anthem at NFL games touched a nerve made more raw by the political tenor of the Nation. [...]

“Crossing the Line”. Anyone Know Where “The Line” Is?

Crossing the line. We keep hearing about "crossing the line" these days, more often than not when it comes to what is now considered comedy and jokes. But whether you are a member of corporate leadership or the newest member of a work force, you MUST every single day confront this issue because it can [...]

CEO Playbook: Would You Hire These People?

This is the "CEO Playbook", and the questions posed here will change the way you create and cultivate your corporate culture. Recent events have led us to a number of examples where those in charge of any business, the CEO, the individual in charge, should be asking themselves a simple question. In light of what [...]

Colleen Campbell: No Second Chances For Drunken TV “Reporter”

Colleen Campbell always wanted to be famous. Infamous? That's a different story. Hands up from anyone in the audience who imbibes from time to time and hasn't said or done something incredibly stupid while holding hands with Jack, Jose or Johnny. If you're on speaking terms with alcohol, you've been there. Even if it was [...]

UK Attacks Dominate “Top 5 Twits on Twitter”

It has come to the point where I personally have no sympathy for people that can't seem to grasp the sheer idiocy of misusing social media, especially Twitter. Pitbull's embarrassing attempt on Memorial Day was the worst example. Until now. Obviously, it didn't take long at all for another record to be broken by someone [...]

Kathy Griffin Attacks Trump, Blaming Everyone But Herself for Career Implosion

It's not often I am forced to sit back and stare at a computer screen and take more than a few deep breaths. This is what happens when what is on the screen is so stunningly ridiculous, I find myself having to run several checks to ensure it's not a gag. After doing the requisite [...]

Real News Professionals Should Be Embarrassed by “Covfefe” Coverage

Speaking as one who appears before numerous aspiring media professionals, the coverage today of Donald Trump's incomplete tweet is embarrassing and ridiculous. Every morning show spending an inordinate and unnecessary amount of time on what is an absolutely inane "non-story", mostly because they are kissing up to a segment of the audience that wants nothing [...]

A Failure of Integrity: Cheering the Misfortunes of Others

The purpose and core of "The Undefeated Image" training is using whats happening in the news cycle to talk about our image, our integrity, and what we can learn from the mistakes and positive steps of others to improve ourselves. So in light of several news items in the past few days and some identical [...]