McCanners of New York | 31st Edition

McCanners of New York | 31st Edition

How long have you been at McCann?

2 Months, Senior Copywriter

What do you enjoy most when you’re not working?

Talking on the phone, Skyping, and sending the occasional snail mail to friends and family.

Go to Karaoke song

Before he cheats by Carrie Underwood — it’s a crowd pleaser.

What was the last picture you took on your phone? (Share if work appropriate)

What advice would you tell your 17 year old self?

One day, someone will find your lisp cute.

Your most bizarre talent. 

Accurately guessing water temperature just by dipping my finger in. I can also tell when it’s raining outside.

What are you currently obsessed with?

Diet Ginger Ale.

Name a character trait you’ve inherited from your parents. 

Home Improvement Skills.

What’s on your desk? (Send picture if possible)

Yup, that’s a 3d print of a cat with my boyfriend’s face on it. I know.

Where do you see yourself 5 years from now?

In the mirror hanging in my corner office.

What would be your last meal?

Classic spaghetti and meatballs.

What is your greatest fear?

Trypophobia- Fear of holes, particularly irregular patterns (shudder).

Which living person do you most admire?

My mom- The best compliment ever is when people say I’m just like her. 

Which talent would you most like to have?

I’d love to be a gymnast, but I’d settle for being able to touch my toes.

What do you consider your greatest achievement?

My 400 square foot basement studio in Manhattan.

What is your motto?

If you don’t believe you can do it, you probably can’t.

Where are you most likely to splurge?

Fresh Direct

If you could live at any point in history what point would that be - and why

Mad men era for sure - It's every advertisers dream. I like the fashion from that time period too. 

What is a piece of information people would be surprised to hear about you

That I grew 4 inches in college.

Your worst habit.

Walking barefoot int he office.

One thing you have always wanted to do and have not yet done

Learn Guitar

Best piece of advice someone has given you

That a step backwards right after a step forward isn’t failure, it’s the cha cha.

If you were reborn as an animal, what would you be?

One of those cats that hang out on the keyboard.

Favorite Restaurant in NYC?

Ellen’s Stardust Diner. Broadway songs and diner food, what’s not to like?

Name one song that would be on the soundtrack to your life?

Who loves you by Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

First celebrity crush?

John Travolta- It’s electrifyin!

Celebrity doppelgänger?

The a** kissers say Blake Lively.

If you could have any super power, what would it be?

True empathy- I could write bomb ads with that.

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