Category: Blog log

Why the ‘Conversational Copywriter’ is Marketing’s Next Must-have

The copywriting renaissance is long overdue, but it is coming.

The Slow-burn Modern Horror: 4 Directorial Debuts Rekindling A Stagnant Genre

4 new directors taking a slower, more intelligent approach to the world of horror.

8 Reasons to Stop Everything and Watch ‘It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia’

Are we  alone in the universe? What’s lurking under Trump’s wig? Is Shia LaBoeuf insane or just trolling us? These are legitimate life questions. One question, however, that I just don’t understand, is why more people don’t watch It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia? Carol…

Can the Job Hunt be…Fun?

I left my job last month. I was surrounded by talented, wonderful people and don’t regret my time there (so much so that I’m now freelancing with them), but ultimately, it just wasn’t the right role for me. So here I am, on the…

The 3 Most Intriguing Speakers at TEDx Brighton: Society’s Search for Utopia

What do depression, ping pong and breasts have in common? They all feature in my TEDxBrighton write-up of course. Check out my favourite three speakers from a day of Utopian exploration.

Creative Play and Rejecting the Don Draper School of Idea Generation

What does it mean to be “creative”? To be an “ideas person”? Or to be “artistic”? They’re just words aren’t they. Devoid of any real meaning. As a Contenty-copywriter type, I often (to my delight) get pulled into creative meetings or idea generation sessions,…

Insults, Book Titles and Headlines that (Hilariously) Beggar Belief

Wordplay is one of life’s greatest pleasures. So I’ve compiled a few of my favourite examples to brighten your day. If it’s crude, rude or even nude it might just have made the list. Prepare yourself.

3 Logotherapy Life Lessons Learnt from “Man’s Search for Meaning”

3 big logotherapy life lessons I learnt from Viktor E. Frankl’s “Man’s Search For Meaning”.

Storylines I’d Like to See on TV’s ‘Black Mirror’

I’ve come up with four twisted concepts that Charlie Brooker should consider for the next season of Black Mirror.

10 Masterful Ways to Get a Graduate Job with Twitter

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So you probably have Twitter. Maybe you even tweet occasionally, have a reasonable bio and know your way around a hashtag. But I’m willing to bet that there’s more you could be doing to secure the graduate job you want.

Spatial Awareness vs. People Watching

The best people in life are nosey. People watching is a common hobby, shared by everyone from the resolute novel writer in the coffee shop to the bleary-eyed commuter on the tube. And with the meteoric popularity of movements like Humans Of New York…

If David Attenborough Narrated the Graduate Job Hunt…

*to be read in hushed voice-over* And here, we observe the recently hired graduatus, or in the common tongue, ‘graduate’, inspecting their new surroundings. Inquisitive, rosy-cheeked and fresh-faced, this young individual practically oozes relief. Observe his surroundings; fresh pastures, lush vegetation and vibrant flora abound….

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