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Your first draft is completely wrong — now what?

Do you ever get “HOLYSHITISUCKATMYJOB” paranoia? Like when your first draft comes back smothered in red pen? Or when your Google Doc is so annotated, you can’t read it for all the amendment requests? Yeah, man. We’ve all been there. If I had balls, I…

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10 examples of cheesy vintage ad innuendo

Well, hello there. I suppose you’ve come to see some smut. Well, you’re in luck—smut is my middle name.* If you remember my Halloween post, you’ll know I had a blast collecting examples of accidentally horrific ad copy. I thought I’d do a Valentine’s Day version,…

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Parallelisms: what the hell is that?

Imagine if you could make your writing sound really readable. Imagine if you could do it with one simple change. Imagine if there was someone awesome who could help… What is a ‘parallelism’? Solid question, my friend. Parallelisms occur when you have matching structures or…

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Ridiculous business jargon you’ll need to know in 2019

This blog post is going to help you blag your way through agency meetings this year. I’m serving you a fresh helping of redundant, pretentious and annoying buzzwords, straight from the people at the top. Take a deep, cleansing breath, then read and repeat. You…

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Setting business goals for the year: how to plan like a MF

Early January is a disgusting time of year. It forces you to look into the ugliness of your own life progress and assess how badly derailed it’s become. All the 2018 goals you wanted to hit, all the resolutions and improvements you swore you’d make…all…

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