The continuing influence of the Mexico ’68 Olympics brand

Lance Wyman, designer, Mexico ’68 logo, 1968 BY LUIS M. CASTAÑEDAAssistant professor of art history at Syracuse University A recent analysis of financial data provided by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) attempted to quantify how much the Olympic brand is worth today. The analysis, in many ways a problematic one, found it to be worth … More The continuing influence of the Mexico ’68 Olympics brand

Jay Weiner: On working for NBC at the Vancouver Winter Olympics (and an encounter with Stephen Colbert’s moose)

Jay Weiner is a former Star Tribune reporter who writes about politics and sports business issues for MinnPost and other local and national publications. His book This Is Not Florida: How Al Franken Won the Minnesota Senate Recount is forthcoming this fall from University of Minnesota Press. He has covered every Winter Olympics since the … More Jay Weiner: On working for NBC at the Vancouver Winter Olympics (and an encounter with Stephen Colbert’s moose)