The first reason is the obvious one—Swift’s tours are massively successful. Here are a few highlights from “The Red Tour” in 2013-2014: • 86 shows on four continents • 1.7 million tickets sold (100 percent sold out) • US$150 million in total revenue • Swift became th
Imagine knowing the exact speed a NFL player runs a route or the health status of an athlete on the field. That’s possible, or will be soon, thanks to radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags. According to a story on The Verge, the NFL partnered with Zebra Technologies—a compa
Reading a play is one thing, but seeing it performed live is another. And while I believe one can get a lot out of reading one, more can be gained from seeing in person. If you’re feeling doubtful, let me cue up some recent research from the University of Arkansas. In a new stud
Hugh Jackman was on Good Morning America yesterday talking about his new Broadway play, The River. One of the interesting parts of the interview was about how his team and producer are making sure pricing allows anyone that wants to see the show will not have to worry about scalpers.