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Ad Review: Benefit, “Skip Class, Not Concealer.”

Ad Review: Benefit, “Skip Class, Not Concealer.”

Looks like Benefit skipped math class with new ad campaign.

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Why you need a writer: About Us page

Why you need a writer: About Us page

Why hire a writer? Because you’re not the most objective person in the room. This is your baby and only the BEST words will do. A writer can help you choose the best words in the best order that won’t confuse your potential customer.

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#FlashbackFriday: Grad School Essay

This essay was in response to Brian Turner’s chapbook, Here, Bullet. I encourage everyone to go over their own writing and resist the urge to edit. Enjoy. ## Aisha O’Brien ENG 705 Dr. Gailmarie Pahmeier March 25, 2009 Response: Here, Bullet by Brian Turner War is ugly. War is pain. War covers you in dirt and ancient […]

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Where Madonna falls

I am late to the game, again. It might be a symptom of my age that I get around to commenting on things too late. Another blog post could be on how the internet has made it impossible to stop, ruminate and listen. Even that reference is an old one. Madonna fell off a stage but didn’t […]

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Where I talk about being ugly…

Jennifer Tress’s ex-husband told her she wasn’t pretty enough for him so she started a blog, like you do when your core is rocked, and now wrote a book about her experience of not being pretty enough. Sure, she’s pretty enough now but back then, she wasn’t pretty enough for this one guy. I don’t want […]

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Where I take a leap, again…

I’ve taken a lot of calculated and safe-ish risks in my life, and now’s the time for another one. I’m coming back to Vegas, y’all! My three years here in D.C. have been rewarding and challenging. I hit the ground running and kept running, even despite hard setbacks and some personal tragedies. But I had […]

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Being Sexy

Saw an ad today extolling readers to “Eat Yourself Sexy” with an oiled up supermodel in the picture. But you know what? The only difference between her and me and you is thinking you’re sexy, regardless of what you eat.

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The one time I had really bad acne…

One day, I thought, my face would be clear and everything would fall into place. I would throw out all my make up products in one sweep of the arm. I’d toss all the half empty elixirs and oils and organic salves made by Buddhist nuns. I would marc…

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A little advice on how to use a podium

I was privileged enough to attend an OgilvyConnect training for nonprofits on storytelling and public speaking last week. One thing I really liked was the advice our trainer, Bess Bezirgan, gave on standing behind a podium if you’re short. She recommended talking with the organizers as much as possible before the event to make adjustments […]

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This is where I explain the name change

This is where I attempt to explain my name change without dragging you into the drama of the last few months.

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