The View From The Soapbox
The Rubbish Truck Never Comes to the Ghetto
Why burning garbage in Jamaica is necessary….food for thought. Video thanks to Romain “Sherkhan” Chiffre. For more info: sherkhanslair.com
2013 Get Happy Volkswagen Game Day Commercial – Promoting a Positive Image of Jamaica?
Here’s a new ad from Volkswagen using a Jamaican accented guy to bring positivity and good vibes to those around him. Though there are the haters I personally love the ad. We (those good folks at JTB) couldn’t pay for such great promotion. For me, the ad portrays Jamaicans as
2013 – Time For Change
YardEdge welcomes this contribution from guest blogger, Nicholas Stephenson. Jamaica has the opportunity to make itself a world leading society, but to get there change is necessary. And though I may personally advocate revolutionary change to improve the lives of our people, the change I write about has to do
Jamaica’s Own Malcolm Gladwell on Spaghetti Sauce
Tipping Point author Malcolm Gladwell investigates the food industry’s pursuit of the perfect spaghetti sauce — and makes a point about the nature of choice and happiness. This is an interesting talk on the beauty of human variability and how just one type of spaghetti sauce just won’t do. Malcolm
What is Responsible Tourism?
Here’s an interesting short video on “responsible tourism”. I’m sure we’re all happy to see tourism in Jamaica growing as long as we’re not destroying our environment while we’re at it…