The Interview Series // 38

Mike Drucker is one half of the writing/comedian pair “The Drucker Brothers”. They're subversive and funny. Mike has hustled to put together entertaining words purely for your amusement at online and television destinations such as The Onion, Saturday Night Live, McSweeney's, and Twitter. We first came across Mike's stuff when we read a short piece of his entitled A Robot Performs Standup Comedy to a Lackluster Response. Which, in our opinion, if you don't laugh at, probably means you ... Read More! »

Juniorversity // 08

Matt Eastwood told us last week how as a fledgling copywriter his mentor got him to read all of the good stuff to become a better, and knowledgeable writer. The famous, the historic, the informative.. and also the dictionary. One of those authors that should be top of your reading list is Kurt Vonnegut -- a staple of American literature. He's as crazy as a coconut in his fiction, witty in the speech he gives below, but more than anything is a pretty onto it, and influential character of the ... Read More! »

The Interview Series // 32

Back in 1998, the distinguished dewd pictured above, Luke Sullivan, wrote a book called Hey Whipple, Squeeze this. In the twelve years since its release, Hey Whips has become THE go-to book for all aspiring advertising creatives. There are several reasons why this is the case, but the only one really worth knowing is because Luke has that innate quality to call bullshit and talk straight. A quality that all great admen and women certainly seem to have. Unequivocally speaking, Luke Sullivan ... Read More! »

The Interview Series // 28

Alright, alright. We know what you're thinking, "Another ad-guy? When you kids gonna get over this ad-schmer-tising thing, huh?" Well you're right. Evan Fry is an ad-guy. But he ain't just any ad-guy--he's a true-blue award-winning ex-Creative Director of Crispin Porter & Bogusky style ad-guy, and he has some good shit to say, so chill out, bro. That sort of heritage makes him better than most ad-guys, who on the whole are a dime-a-dozen, and definitely don't look this good with a head ... Read More! »

The Interview Series // 27

  Mike Sacks is a comedy writer who has done a good thing. After spending years writing words (both funny and serious) for Vanity Fair, Esquire, The New Yorker, McSweeney’s, and Vice, among others, he interviewed twenty-six comedy writing greats and packaged the result into a book--a terrific book of incredible genius, may we add. And Here's the Kicker is full of only the best advice interviews can give. Those interviewed include Al Jaffee from Mad Magazine, Todd Hanson from The ... Read More! »

The Interview Series // 24

Most interviews we read in magazines are shit. It's what inspires us to do what we do. That and other magazines that do brilliant interviews. Magazines like SneakerFreaker - Melbourne's very own incredibly good and culturally important international publishing success. Founded, edited and owned by the original sneaker freaker himself, Woody has built SF into a global behemoth. He's also seen his fair share of young upstarts float through his office, lived and worked overseas, moved from ... Read More! »