From Former Addicts to Ad Executives

Life is definitely complicated for recovering addicts. Besides having to worry about “normal” life issues like paying rent, and being able to sustain yourself, they also need to keep themselves in check with their addictions. Well, advertising agency Creative Matters, based in LA, is one that is innovating. This agency is staffed by former addicts, helping those in recovery to learn new skills while still making the most out of their unusual expertise. You guys should definitely check out the full article at Fast Company. The work cofounder John Sullivan does with Creative Matters is truly amazing and an inspiring story of survival, redemption and recovery. Not only are they doing an amazing service for the community but they are also creating great marketing and advertising! (Fast Co)

 

Jerry Seinfeld Back At It

I mean, it’s hard to talk about the last time that Jerry Seinfeld was relevant, but I’m not going to get too much into it before Seinfeld fans track me down or something…However, we got to admit he absolutely killed it in his stand-up performance during Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show earlier this week. Seinfeld commented on our use of smartphones and other communication methods. Needless to say we were laughing pretty hard at a few points he brought up. It’s definitely an interesting look at today’s society. Let us know what you think!