Jun 21, 2014

Friday Stuff 06.21.2013

Have a look at our weekly roundup, hastily thrown together this Friday afternoon. We shortened it because Deirdre complained. But fear not, it is still good stuff. Probably. Enjoy your weekend. Love, The Interns BUZZFEED: 35 completely awesome facts that will make you a better person. http://www.buzzfeed.com/AD1: Volkswagen Beetle, topless. Suitable for work. http://www.ibelieveinadv.com/AD2: Show... Read More

Jun 12, 2014

Nobody Likes a Typo

Have you ever received one of those ridiculously blatant scam emails? You know the type. One of Curiosity’s principals received a message a few months back claiming that he’d won “Six Hunderd Million Dollars” from the European lottery and forwarded the embarrassing scam to the entire company for a good laugh. It’s something we all... Read More

Jun 07, 2014

Friday Stuff 06.07.2013

Have a look at our weekly roundup, this time with more ads. Delivered punctually at 4:00pm every Friday. Enjoy your weekend. Love, The Interns TRAILER: For the new film “Syrup,” based on Max Barry’s novel of the same name. http://youtu.be/7Qjb_-PlyPMBUZZFEED:27 things advertising people know to be true. http://www.buzzfeed.com/BEVERAGES:Butterbeer isn’t real. What? Read to the end... Read More

Jun 02, 2014

The Creative Build: The Fight for What’s Right.

At times in our lives, we all reflect on the age-old proposition of right vs. wrong, and I’ve discovered that in advertising this is especially easy to do. It usually goes something like this: “Is what I do for a living making the world a better place? Oh! Pizza’s here!” Now I don’t know about... Read More

Jun 01, 2014

OTR and the Old Days

I am embarrassed to say that I have lived in Cincinnati all my life and while I currently spend a lot of time in the “new” OTR, I have not been terribly immersed in the history here. That all changed a couple of weeks ago when I went with a group of family and friends... Read More

May 28, 2014

Don’t judge a book (or painting of a book) by its cover

A couple weeks ago I visited the Palmer Museum of Art at Penn State University. There was one very large piece of art hanging on the wall, titled Gray Alice, which I noticed but didn’t pay much attention to. From a distance it appeared to be just a large, boring, dark gray rectangle with some... Read More

May 23, 2014

Spotlight: Account Intern, Megan Beischel

Tell us a memorable story of yourself when you were a kid. It can be funny, surprising, warm and fuzzy, whatever. Just make it a good one. When I was ten, I decided that I had reached the level of emotional maturity necessary to own a cell phone. My parents were not very supportive of... Read More

May 22, 2014

Happiness, Epicureanism and Thomas Jefferson

Epicurus (307 B.C.) believed that pleasure is the greatest good, but the way to attain such pleasure is to live modestly and to gain knowledge of the workings of the world and the limits of one’s desires. This led one to attain a state of tranquility and freedom from fear. That is Epicureanism. Hedonism is... Read More

May 12, 2014

The Five Truths of Moving (in your twenties)

In three days, I will be moving for the fourteenth time in my twenty-five years of existence. I’m by no means a expert in the art of moving, and I’m aware that homeowners with families probably have a totally different experience of the process than I do as a perpetual renter and recent college grad.... Read More

May 02, 2014

Spotlight: Copy Intern Lauren Howard

Tell us a memorable story of yourself when you were a kid. It can be funny, surprising, warm and fuzzy, whatever. Just make it a good one. When I was seven, my friend’s parents were dropping me off after a sleepover. I got out of their van and had forgotten my duffel bag. They called... Read More