Good Road's Founder Brian Coleman has worked as a media relations and marketing professional for more than two decades, at companies including Timberland and Boston's Braithwaite & Katz Communications.
Along the way, he has also enjoyed a side career as an acclaimed music journalist, with three nonfiction music books to his name: Check the Technique Volume 2: More Liner Notes for Hip-Hop Junkies (Wax Facts Press, 2014); Check the Technique, Liner Notes for Hip-Hop Junkies(Villard / Random House, 2007; Shinko Japan, 2008); and Rakim Told Me (Wax Facts Press, 2005), in addition to hundreds of freelance articles in publications including XXL, The Source,Wax Poetics, URB, CMJ, Boston Herald and Metro Newspapers.
Episode | November 4th, 2018 | Season 1 | 58 mins 59 secs
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Take a trip to the Boston of yesteryear, guided by advertisements for the businesses and characters that made the city tick in the 1960s, ‘70s and ‘80s – restaurants, hair salons, bands, bars, clothing boutiques and more. Author Brian Coleman (Check The Technique vols 1 & 2) goes digging deep into Boston's post-modern advertising archives to present a core sample of cultural history.