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Hosted by Dan Balser, Advertising Department Head at The Creative Circus in Atlanta, this is a biweekly conversation about advertising. But it’s not just about the industry; it’s about the people in it.

Hosted by Dan Balser, Advertising Department Head at The Creative Circus in Atlanta, this is a biweekly conversation about advertising. But it’s not just about the industry; it’s about the people in it.
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Hosted by Dan Balser, Advertising Department Head at The Creative Circus in Atlanta, this is a biweekly conversation about advertising. But it’s not just about the industry; it’s about the people in it.

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English


Episodes

Episode 294: Katy Hornaday, EVP/ECD and Cady Beansmith, Experiece Design Director at Barkley

12/9/2018
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Visiting from KC, Katy and Cady share thoughts on looking at books, inspriration, religion, leaps of faith, the creative process, and staying in discovery mode.

Duration:00:43:58

Episode 293: Photographer Kate T. Parker

11/22/2018
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The creator of "Stong is the New Pretty" discusses finding your creative outlet, collaboration, soccer, the purpose of her work, and ASMR.

Duration:00:16:15

Episode 292: Phil Henson, CD at Something Massive in L.A.

11/8/2018
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The importance of mentorship, navigating agency politics, developing empathy, career navigation, the future of the industry, having a life partner who is also a creative, first-job advice

Duration:00:41:43

Episode 291: Diego Pernia, Director at Zac Brown's Southern Reel

10/25/2018
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The Argentine photographer and director discusses philosophy, finding your voice, watching 200 movies a year, self-doubt, wabi-sabi, collaboration, and Zac Brown.

Duration:00:42:12

Episode 290: Marques Gartrell, Creative Director at Deutsch NY Creative Director at Deutsch NY

10/11/2018
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On shifting and rebalancing, insight, what kind of work should be in your book, and being a minority in advertising

Duration:00:27:34

Episode 289: Matt Reinhard, Chief Creative Officer, O'Keefe Reinhard & Paul

9/27/2018
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Making the right moves, being out of control of the situation, listening, strategy, and the love of production

Duration:00:45:13

Episode 288: Amir Farhang, Director with Hungry Man in Los Angeles

9/13/2018
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The former copywriter talks about starting out; finding your tribe; the plight of the editor; knowing, and then making, relevant, historic work; a moment with Steve Jobs; and collaboration.

Duration:00:52:41

Episode 287: Eric Christy Manchester, CD at Big Family Table (an IPG agency)

8/30/2018
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The adjustments to the first job. Caring. Work/life balance. And some great answers to familiar questions.

Duration:00:34:37

Episode 286: Deacon Webster, CCO of Walrus in NYC

8/16/2018
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Walrus's co-founder discusses the importance of entertainment, judging work, internal presentations, taking feedback, and spending a whole career at just two agencies.

Duration:00:30:00

Episode 285: Phil Fattore, Sr. CW and Byron Wages, Sr. AD at barrettSF

8/2/2018
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You have a great idea. Now, what? That and many other insights from two young, award-winning, articulate, and intelligent creatives. Big thanks, also, to Jim Sugar Automotive, Home of the Sweet Deal™

Duration:00:51:37

Episode 284: CDs Paula Maki and Joel Stacy of mono

7/19/2018
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Visiting from SF and Minneapolis, the CDs talk about getting out of the comfort zone, how to concept, transitioning from CW to CD, and going about your business through ups and downs.

Duration:00:21:16

Episode 283: Peter Kain and Gianfranco Arena, ECDs at BBDO NY

7/5/2018
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The creative team behind Snickers' "You're not yourself when you're hungry" campaign discuss their 22-year partnership, successes and lessons learned.

Duration:00:20:37

Episode 282: Katie D'Agostine, Copywriter at Wieden + Kennedy

6/21/2018
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From a noisy room in the New York office, Katie and Dan discuss adjustments from school to the real world, autopilot vs. inspiration, finding the truth and playing to your strengths.

Duration:00:16:51

Episode 281: Karly Brooks, Copywriter at Droga5

6/7/2018
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The thoughtful, intelligent young writer discusses her adjustments from undergrad to portfolio school to a real job, the love of writing, and how to email.

Duration:00:33:40

Episode 280: David Ma, Food Artist and Director

5/24/2018
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The Creative CIrcus alumnus and former copywriter shares thoughts on his adjustment from school to a top agency, segueing from copywriting to film directing, and the advice to "make it until you make it."

Duration:00:42:18

Episode 279: Liz Cartwright, ACD at TBWA\Chiat\Day in LA

5/3/2018
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A decade after Liz graduated from The Creative CIrcus, she and Dan discuss independent agencies, birth order, creativity applied, the value of fun, and managing stress.

Duration:00:34:55

Episode 278: Kervins Chauvet, Copywriter at Wieden + Kennedy

4/26/2018
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The Philosophy Special, on honesty, vulnerability, truth, the humanness of W+K, instincts, and life

Duration:00:36:33

Episode 277: Jeff Perky, Owner/Art Director at Perky Bros

4/12/2018
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Visiting from Nashville, the designer and studio founder discusses the power of Pinterest boards, design strategy and process, the ideal client, outside influences, and empathy.

Duration:00:38:42

Episode 276: Eric Kallman, Co-Founder/CD at Erich & Kallman

3/29/2018
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The highly awarded, humorous, talented and kind CW-turned-CD discusses how to get a job, drive, Chick-fil-A, the mechanics of humor, and Old Spice.

Duration:00:42:35

Episode 275: Mike Gallucci and Stevan Chavez

3/15/2018
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A conversation, two weeks before the team moved to Goodby Silverstein & Partners, about attention spans, developing confidence, good partnerships, and copy craft

Duration:00:38:33