My Path To Advertising – An Intern’s Access Experience

I like to describe myself as a person of many passions. Throughout my childhood I donned various college apparel and explained to anyone that would listen what I was going to do with my life. Some of those aspirations included Harvard Law School (thank you Elle Woods,) law school somewhere in California, marketing, nursing, teaching, Read More.

The Moving Show

Many say it was a young man named Cornbread. Others proclaim TAKI 183 or Phase 2 as the father of modern day graffiti. The famous Jean-Michel Basquiat started as the street artist tagged SAMO. For me, however, the infatuation started with Blek le Rat, Shepard Fairey and of course, Banksy. I love graffiti. I love Banksy Read More.

An Unexpected Burst of Inspiration

I was recently reviewing a video a project on Vimeo. After I had moved on to checking my email, the website auto advanced to the next video chosen at random. Up came this delightful little gem and it pulled me right in. If you have eight minutes or so to spare, I’ll be glad to Read More.

Requiem for Jim Bob

Jim Webster was my first boss in the advertising agency business. He passed recently following unexpected complications after surgery. He’s what you would describe as a “helluva guy.” I’d like to share a few recollections of the five years I spent with Jim. Back in 1985, I joined Associated Advertising as a junior copywriter.  A Read More.