Articles written by
Laura Newsome
September 13, 2018

Dream Crazy: The Murky Motives Behind Woke Companies

As you cooked up your fantasy draft, somewhere in the back of your mind, you were wondering: Would the national anthem controversy rear its head this football season?

Last week Nike answered your question with its Dream Crazy ad, starring the NFL’s most-hated and most-revered player, Colin Kaepernick.

July 20, 2018

It’s Hot AF: So We Made Some Ice Cream


You don’t need a weather app to know it’s like a zillion degrees right now. We get flop sweat just walking to lunch. Our hot coffees have been replaced by iced coffees. And we bake like cookies as soon as we get in our cars.

So what’s a work-hard-play-hard company like Nebo to do? Make our own ice cream of course!!

July 6, 2018

Avocado Creep is the Reason Why America is the Greatest Country in the World


It’s Friday and you’re wondering why you’re back at work. You spent the week celebrating the Red, White and Beer, and now you’re sunburned and all burgered out. Blame the chlorine or the salt water. Or the seemingly unending spread of wings, nachos, bean dips and America’s trendiest snack — guacamole.

June 7, 2018

Stop Being a Garbage Person. Break Up With Plastic.

Nebo’s always been a bit green, but this year we went full-on, leafy-AF, forest green. With the help of Georgia Tech students, we launched an environmental impact study that gave us tons of insights about when and where we waste. We’re really serious about lowering our carbon footprint. And that’s why in 2018, we pledge to cut the amount of energy, emissions and waste we produce by 10 percent.

To meet this goal, we’ve added compost bins to cut our solid waste, and we’re pretty much a paper-free office. For real, Mr. Epson and Mrs. HP hardly ever run. We recycle everything we can and we donate our electronics. Maybe it’s because we’re led by two veg-heads and a half-hipster who think they can "change the world" (sorry Brian, Adam and Kimm). Either way, many of us live close to the office and we drive hybrids and fuel-efficient compacts to get here.

December 19, 2017

20 Years Later, "Titanic" Sails Straight for Your Heart

In 1997, the Spice Girls invaded America. My brother came down with a disastrous case of frosted tips. And Radiohead’s “Creep” played on MTV’s “Dawn Patrol” while I ate my Honey Nut Cheerios.

Life was all about rocking board shorts, Drew Barrymore barrettes and scouring Seventeen for full-page spreads of Jared Leto (aka Jordan Catalano). When we weren’t fighting over the bathroom mirror, kids like us were accessing the World Wide Web via Netscape and crunchy dial-up internet tones. 

But in this pre-TRL, pre-Britney boom time, one cultural touchstone broke through all the noise. And that iceberg, ladies and gentleman, was “Titanic” — the James Cameron mega blockbuster that redefined film for the dawning 21st century.