Sea of Faith

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

Sea of Faith by John Brehm Once when I was teaching “Dover Beach” to a class of freshmen, a young woman raised her hand and said, “I’m confused about this ‘Sea of Faith.’” “Well,” I said, “let’s talk about it. We probably need to talk a bit about figurative language. What confuses you about it?” […]

The Workload

Saturday, July 14th, 2007

I am deep, deep in the midst of putting together the preshow copy for the OR Show Dailies. From August 6-12 at the show in Salt Lake City, I’ll be heading up a team that includes Peter Kray, Erinn Morgan, Kate Siber, and Wendy Booher, pumping out four days of dailies. It’s a satisfying project […]

Crispin Porter + Bogusky Acquires Radar Communications

Tuesday, April 10th, 2007

Last week, top creative ad firm Crispin Porter + Bogusky, which recently moved here to Boulder, Colorado, from Miami to give its employees a better, more active quality of life (that would, in turn, spur creativity) bought Radar Communications, John Winsor’s creative marketing and research company. Here is an excerpt from the letter Radar sent […]

Cape Cod and My Dad’s Dominance

Saturday, July 8th, 2006

Radha, Isa and I spent a week on Cape Cod with Dad, Mom, Max and Erin in mid July. Dad made fools out of Max and I and just about everyone else on the beach, catching fish after fish while Max and I got more or less skunked. Here’s one of two pathetic stripers I […]