Saturday, June 13, 2015

Jusin Bieber's manager makes lemonade

Scooter Braun has a thankless task; trying to take bipedial oxygen squanderer Justin Bieber and make him into an artist who people may even kind-of like.

Braun thinks he's up to it, though, and he's busily talking him up:

In his words, 'It’s like Bob Dylan: He pissed people off, but whenever he switched, he reinvented himself in a way that made him who he is today.”
Well, yes. The only thing that separates Bieber from the prospect of a long career of reinvention like Dylan's is that Dylan's reinventions were from acoustic to electric; or from sceptic to Christian. Bieber's reinvention cycle so far seems to involve turning his baseball cap around a little.

Still, good luck Scooter.


Customer recommendations for Alaska Real Estate deals said...

Looks like it isn't only Bieber who's got some work on growing up to do. Amazing how strangers decide they know the fate of a stranger.

Simon Hayes Budgen said...

I'm going to assume your post was heartfelt and not merely a way of spamming your overpriced land packages in Alaska business...

So, I know what you're trying to say, but your riposte actually doesn't make any sense. That Bieber is an incredibly lucky, but incredibly vapid, asshat isn't his fate; it doesn't even need to be his fate. But it is his image - and given all he has to sell is an image, it's fair to comment on that.

What you've effectively done is have someone look at, say, Letzring Lake; and when they say 'it looks a little prone to flooding', you reply 'it is amazing how people who don't live in a place decide they know the topographics of a place in which they don't live'. It's not, it's about commenting on something which we're being sold.

To put it in property terms: if you're selling 'Justin Bieber' as being a similar product category to Bob Dylan, you're selling Florida marshes as prime real estate.

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