New Apple ad features Jason Hall's Slow Roll with Mos Def sampling Marvin Gaye: Now Black folks get a verse, too
By Whose Shoes Are These Anyway? on August 17, 2014
True Confession: As much as I love Walt Whitman, as much as I love Robin Williams and the movie The Dead Poet's Society, as much as I love Apple's "Verse Anthem" commercial using Walt Whitman's poem "O Me! O Life!," and poetry itself, I confess that I have been brooding, disappointed with the razzle-dazzle-'em computer giant. Its first "Verse Anthem" commercial, while beautifully poetic, has no . . .