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The First Influencer

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The First Influencer

The First Influencer
A story from "Big Time: Stories" by Jen Spyra

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Re: The First Influencer

We meet Crooga, Grooga, and Oola, three Cro-Magnon women. In the midst of their disgusting hygiene and tribal sex morés, we learn about primordial branding, advertising, and perhaps the very first application of make up. 😲
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Re: The First Influencer

I just attended a virtual interview with Jen Spyra with a local Rabbi. She is very high energy, funny, and knowledgeable about comedy (18 years of stand up) and writing (Colbert, Onion, and soon a novel). They ended with a Q & A and read the question I submitted.

"The First Influencer documents the primordial first application of make up. What do those details say about modern beauty schemes?"

Jen liked that a man asked that question. Her answer is the story is about the very first person who was cool. It's not so much a commentary on modern beauty schemes as on how "the old is new and the new is old. How nothing really changes..." :yes:
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