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Promoting the Pioneers of Promotion

My second book was published in 2018 – 33 years after I started researching it. Publishers Weekly said “Dobrow is a rollickingly entertaining writer with a gift for making history vivid, and he breathes life into the Gilded Age on every page.” Check out the book website.

20,000 Miles

In July of 2020 I surpassed the 20,000-mile mark on my bicycle – and promptly created this video to celebrate the occasion.

Fun New Videos

Check out the Videos page for some of my favorite productions – including a 90th birthday tribute to my Dad, a piece that shows my breathless efforts to keep up with the ocicats Cona and Brina, and a variety of others spanning more than 30 years.

Vintage Videos of Carl Yastrzemski Sculpture

I have managed to find (the hard part) and digitize (the easy part) some great videos I produced 30 years ago.  Forgive the quality, but the content – showing the creation of Armand LaMontagne’s amazing life-size wooden sculpture of Carl Yastrzemski, as well as highlights from Yaz’s career – are well worth your time.  Click …

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Oak Creek Canyon Hike

Hiking the West Fork of Oak Creek Canyon in early September a few years ago was fun… but making this video allows me to relive that glorious day over and over.

Natural Prophets

My first book, Natural Prophets, was released on February 18, 2014, and is now available to order at Amazon, Barnes & Noble and elsewhere.

Cache of Creativity

This site contains more than 150 of my favorite photographs, electronic recordings, videos and written works — including some new ones.  Enjoy!

My Strangest Project: John M. Burke Gravestone Ceremony

To kick off the marketing of my new book, Pioneers of Promotion, which is about the early visionaries of the marketing industry, I gathered 30 people in a Washington, DC cemetery and live-streamed it to 1,000 people around the world.  It was a promotional stunt to celebrate the man who essentially invented the promotional stunt: …

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