Our #PopChat discussion this week talked about the music industry and record sales, fashion and personal branding, seasonal launches, sitcom reunions, art, and more!

All questions were based on these pop culture highlights:


#PopChat Questions

Everyone who participates in #PopChat is just brilliant! Below, I’ve compiled a few answers to each question. To view the full chat, check out this Twitter moment!

Q1: The record store chain, Tower Records, went bankrupt in 2006. This week, they announced a return as an online retailer. What can they do to make this revival a success? 



Q2: In an acceptance speech for People’s Choice Fashion Icon, Tracee Ellis Ross described how fashion helps her hone her creative expression. What role does fashion have in communication?



Q3: Playboy is hoping to celebrate Dolly Parton’s 75th birthday by recreating her 1978 magazine cover photo. From a marketing standpoint, why do you think Playboy wants to do this?



Q4: Many fans are confused by Kylie Jenner’s new Grinch-themed cosmetics collection. Do you think this idea is smart or stupid? Why?



Q5: For the show’s 30th anniversary, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air cast came together for a reunion special. What is interesting about a sitcom reunion vs. a reboot?


Q6: Record executive Scooter Braun sold Taylor Swift’s masters for $300 million. None of the profits go to her. How would you describe the line between art and business?


Q7: Actor Michael B. Jordan was named People’s Sexiest Man Alive. In your mind, is this accolade about looks or does it represent something bigger?  


Did you miss out on #PopChat this week? Join us every Friday at 1 p.m. ET! Follow me on Twitter at @brianne2k.


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