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I spoke to the incredibly impressive Shon Faye as part of a series of talks at Engine. You can watch the hour conversation here, or read Jack Cartwright’s write up of the session below. Shon Faye, a brilliant write and LGBTQ+ campaigner joined Engine for the latest Engine Presents event. With David Blackett, Senior StrategistContinue reading “Me and Shon Faye”
For Pride Month I wrote about Pinkwashing and how brands can show shallow support for the LGBTQ+ community whilst behind the scenes doing work that is actively harmful. The article ran on Little Black Books and Creative Pool. Horrendous rainbow suits are on sale, brands have momentarily added some multicoloured pizzazz to their logos and,Continue reading “Pinkwashing in advertising”
A few years ago (just before I took a break from writing) I was commissioned to write a travel piece for adults about to visit the happiest place on Earth. I love Disney, adults and the amount of attention that getting published in The Guardian gave me. Ideal work really. I was also commissioned toContinue reading “David Blackett (me) in The Guardian talking about Disney World!”
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