Innovator’s Dilemma: HodgePodge for Apr. 18


​Each week I share articles we’ve read and discussed around the THP offices. We call it the HodgePodge. Today, we have five stories about (or purportedly about) innovation or innovators.


Mashable recounts an epic story of getting their first and doing nothing with it in The Rise and Fall of AIM, the Breakthrough AOL Never Wanted.

The newest Jimmy

When Stephen Colbert takes the reins of CBS’ Late Show next year, he’ll be the king of a shrinking mountain, says the Onion A.V. Club.

Welcome to Goodburger

Here’s how one sketch comedy show revolutionized kids TV.

Smiley-face, frowny-face

Everyone was all excited this week over the possibility of the first emoticon appearing in a poem from 1648. It turns out that’s not what it was, but that won’t stop you from hearing about it over and over again for the rest of time.

State of the Mark

Frahad Manjoo sits down for a talk with Mark Zuckerberg about innovation and Facebook.

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Tony Scida

A Hodges veteran who has been with the firm for more than a decade, Tony lends his creative talents to a range of clients. With a degree in arts management and as an accomplished musician, Tony has an ear for helping tell client stories.

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