I’m a pretty simple guy, but I run with a high emotional IQ. Meaning, I wear my heart on my sleeve. I’m the first to feel joy, cry, laugh, anger, forgive, etc. And we high emo-IQ types find emotion evoking events in nearly every interaction we have.
Our company has a “digital initiative.” It’s iHeart Media’s endeavor to become a multi-media company. Yes, our roots are in radio, but our endeavor expands into websites and podcasts and streaming audio and streaming video. Digital. That which feeds to not only your ears, but your eyes. We’re on your speakers and on your screens. We’re everywhere, baby! And we truly are a multi-media company – through our multi-media platform we reach one-quarter billion consumers a month worldwide. That’s a lot of ears and eyes!
In that I am a personality for this media company, the expectation is that I contribute to this media frenzy. I agree with the expectation. I am challenged by it and accept the expectation. But it scares the crap out of me. Here’s why.
Apparently back in the old cold war days, some countries (not ours, we spend enough money to have proper runways) would practice aircraft landings and takeoffs on long stretches of highway; presumably so they would be prepared to use these highways for aircraft operations should their nation’s one or two airports get blown to smithereens.
Well, for some reason the folks in Belarus have begun this practice again. Why? That’s what spooks me. Why do I get the feeling Vlad Putin is involved. We all know he’s a crazy som bitch.
Regardless of how it spooks me, the YouTube is pretty cool for a plane nerd like me. Fellow plane nerds, enjoy…
And while we’re going down this path, let’s also do eight things that got stuck inside us. This is a dark and crass article I write – and it’ll be like the solar eclipse – you know you’ll burn your eyes if you look, but you’ll look anyway. Well, probably not you. You know you’re entirely too classy to click “Read More…”