2011 Academy Awards Tag

[caption id="attachment_2879" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Terrill/AP"][/caption] With as much emphasis as we marketers make on the appeal of youth and beauty to promote products, I thought it was interesting that the best moments came at the 2011 Academy Awards came not from the young, gorgeous hosts there to pull in the elusive 18-34....the best Oscar moments came from the older crowd.  There are some lessons we can learn from last night's broadcast. First, let's talk about James Franco and Anne Hathaway. I thought he was a rather odd choice given all of the really funny younger comedians available.