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Artwork by Mya Ayo


Millennial Marketing

Y Not: The End Of Millennial Marketing?

by Freddy J. Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango + Guy Who Loves Millennials… And Many Other Segments… There was a running joke in my Strategic Marketing class last year. For every business challenge in the universe, my students would say, “We plan to target millennials using social media.” That got

December 15, 2015
Facebook Fairy Tale


Dr. Sonjia Kenya

Wine-Lathered Conversations: How To Podcast Without Flinching

by Dr. Sonjia Kenya, Research Professor + Author/Podcaster of “Sex In South Beach”; intro by Freddy J. Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango… Freddy’s Intro: People ask me why I don’t podcast. It’s simple: my brain refuses to cooperate. It’s bizarre. Over the past 6 years, I’ve lectured live before hundreds

January 15, 2016
The Blue Agave
Cat prints photo by Emir O. Filipović


micromanaging boss meme

LinkedInanity — Dubious Wisdom From The LinkedIn Wall, Micromanaging Boss Edition

by Freddy J. Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango + LinkedIn Purist… The neighborhood is slowly deteriorating. Not my physical one in L.A., which is gentrifying so fast even the pigeons have to take out loans to eat.

January 30, 2016
Shakespeare's First Folio


Tech CEO Fashion

Fashion Real: CEOh-No! Dress for the Job You Have

by Raegan Thurlow, Part-Time Fashionista; photo of Mark Zuckerberg 2007 by David Terrar via Wikimedia Commons… Most of my generation will say that they remember where they were when Obama was elected president. I will remember where I was the first time I saw my CEO wearing jeans…

December 16, 2015
Cobalt Valkyrie Personal Aircraft
Black Friday


Idle Hour Love Child

Idle Worship: The Love Child Cocktail At Idle Hour

by Kim Tronic, Resident Cocktail Mistress… As much as I love my Chuck Taylors and baggy jeans, I burn with envy for fashions circa the 1920s. Beads. Sequins. Flowers. And OMG petticoats. And ever hear of “programmatic architecture?” It basically means “buildings that look like stuff.” In those days, when

December 13, 2015
Chris's Manhattan at Kendall's Brasserie
Mama Shelter
Culver Hotel
Redeemer Cocktail at Big Bar
Kim's Mountain Mule

About Atomic Tango

Launched in the year ‘007 (of course), Atomic Tango set out as a marketing agency, developing strategies and creative communications for clients of all stripes. Along the way we loved to talk shop and the lifestyle of the creative class. Some of these perspectives and passions found their way into the Atomic Tango blog — but we wanted to do more. Since we believe evolution is a mandate, not a theory, we transformed our blog into this digital zine for those who stir the imagination to leave the competition shaken.

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