Exercise 1: Delusions of Grandeur
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This week’s exercise comes to us from Nora Trice, our Senior Creative Lead at A Hundred Monkeys, originally inspired by the SNL skit below. Kitschy…
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One of my favorite things about coming up with names is putting unexpected words together to create something that hits people in a completely new way…
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Some of us haven’t gotten a hair cut in a very long time. Something about spending most of our time at home on low-res Zooms makes hair styling feel not…
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Exercise #4
Ah, you’re just the person I wanted to speak with. You studied ornithology at university, right? No, no, I remember, you started birding after getting…
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Today we're going to blur the line a bit between a writing exercise and a drawing exercise. This is nothing new (see: Jenny Holzer, Ed Ruscha, et al…
Exercise #3
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The year is young! And we’re back from our hiatus with one of our favorite creative exercise tools: the vast wondrousness of Wikipedia. We tried sending…
When you name things and write copy for a living, you come to have an extra appreciation for words in the wild—especially ones that make you do a double…
When celebrities date each other the media can't help but smash their names together to create tabloid ready portmanteaus. Kim and Kanye become Kimye…