Pixar SparkShorts: “Purl”

by / February 28, 2019 /

Purl, directed by Kristen Lester and produced by Gillian Libbert-Duncan, features an earnest ball of yarn named Purl who gets a job in a fast-paced, high energy, bro-tastic start-up. Yarny hijinks ensue as she tries to fit in, but how far is she willing to go to get the acceptance she yearns for, and in the end, is it worth it?

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It’s 2019. Are We Falling Back Into Gender Clichés? Let’s keep moving forward, in comedy and advertising

by / February 26, 2019 /

If you watched the Grammys this year, you might've noticed something odd. For the first time since 2007, the nominees for best comedy album were all men. Brilliant ones, granted—Dave Chappelle, Jim Gaffigan, Patton Oswalt, Chris Rock and Fred Armisen. (Chappelle won.) But still, all dudes. 

In a nation of 326 million people, were there no "worthy" female comics? For the love of Maria Bamford, what year is this? 

Now, maybe I'm overreacting, craning my neck to hear some kin[Read More]

unspoken, uae: A Book that Helps Employees Struggling with Mental Health Know They’re Not Alone

by / February 26, 2019 /

Mental illness knows no borders. And in the UAE, it’s no different. In fact, 2 of the top 3 causes of ill-health are anxiety and depression. And workplace-related mental health is a primary issue affecting people. Long working hours. Financial pressures. Lack of work-life balance. Lack of physical activity. Social pressures. 60% of UAE employees who identified as stressed, described their offices and employment as the main cause. 

The region isn’t a place where uncomfortable topi[Read More]

Egg Strategy Expands Quantitative Consulting Division

by / February 26, 2019 /

Egg Strategy has recently hired new senior members into its rapidly growing quantitative team – adding more firepower to this innovative group. This practice area focuses on progressive new methods for evaluating marketplace opportunities and liabilities across the spectrum of Egg Strategy clients. Recently evolved, proprietary methodologies include helping clients understand their brand equity across a competitive la[Read More]

Cody Yellowstone Identity + Videos from Denver’s Sukle

by / February 26, 2019 /

Cody Yellowstone is the original old west town. It was founded in 1901 by the legendary American scout and bison hunter, Buffalo Bill Cody, and with historic saloons on every corner and nightly rodeos, not much has changed since. For the Cody Yellowstone identity, Sukle wanted to honor the town’s history, while giving it a contemporary feel. The custom logotype was inspired by typography used in playbills and posters for the[Read More]