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Blog writing is a big part of our internship coursework. Staff writers drop in from time to time to chime in on industry trends, grammar and all things Boston.

PSG Favorites: Podcasts

The PSG staff can all agree that a great podcast can make a morning commute to the office a time to look forward too. These are a few of our favorites: Armchair Expert, the interview-style podcast hosted by celebrity Dax Shepard, is popular around the office. Some of our favorite episodes feature Kristen Bell, Ashton Kutcher and David Sedaris. Colleen combines her love [...]

By Alison Bellarosa|2018-09-20T11:15:11+00:00September 20th, 2018|

PSG Summerfest 2018

For our summer outing this year, Lori surprised the PSG team with something new—an escape room! With our matching “PSG Summer Escape 2018” shirts on and our limo (!!) ready to hit the road, we headed into the heart of the city to Trapology Boston. The staff split into two teams to solve riddles in two different rooms. One team had to escape [...]

By Publishing Solutions Group|2018-09-18T11:56:51+00:00September 17th, 2018|

Falling into a Brand New Season

I will admit that it’s saddening to watch summertime fade away. After waiting all year for some warm weather and beach days, I always feel like summer goes by too quickly. But the inevitable changing to shorter days does have its bright sides. For example, fall presents a much more comfortable climate. The cool, crisp autumn air will alleviate the summer’s oppressive humidity. [...]

By Monica Petrucci|2018-09-20T11:57:53+00:00September 13th, 2018|

Art in Fresh Air

I recently went to Storm King Art Center an open-air museum in New York that boasts 500 acres and contains one of the most impressive sculpture collections in the country. Located in the Hudson Valley, this museum aims to bring modern sculpture art to the people of New York while preserving the natural landscape. Some standout pieces during my visit included a sailboat [...]

By Alison Bellarosa|2018-09-20T11:49:11+00:00September 11th, 2018|

Destination Literature: Datça, Turkey

For this next installment of destination literature, I found inspiration in Vendela Vida’s The Lovers, a novel about loss and the passing of time. When the novel’s protagonist, Yvonne, finds herself a lonely widow, she travels to the coastal village of Datça, Turkey, where she and her husband honeymooned 28 years before. By traveling to the breathtaking beaches, ancient ruins and winding village [...]

By Lindsay Howard|2018-09-20T11:47:36+00:00September 6th, 2018|

To Adapt or Not to Adapt: Best Shakespeare Adaptations

Did you know that Shakespeare is the most adapted author in history? There are over 400 feature film adaptations of Shakespeare’s famous plays. They say that Shakespeare stands the test of time, and to save you some time from shuffling through every adaptation, here are a couple of my personal favorites. 10 Things I Hate About You This retelling of The Taming of [...]

By Alison Bellarosa|2018-09-06T16:50:49+00:00September 4th, 2018|

Gloucester’s Schooner Fest Celebrates the City’s Past

Growing up in Gloucester, Massachusetts, I learned all about my hometown’s rich maritime history from a very young age. Known as “America’s Oldest Seaport,” Gloucester was founded in 1623 and has always been deeply entwined with the ocean that surrounds it. One of my favorite summer events, the Gloucester Schooner Festival, brings some of that history to life right before your eyes, and [...]

By Colleen Joyce|2018-09-20T12:18:53+00:00August 30th, 2018|

Barista Hack: Your Guide to an Overwhelming Cafe Menu

I’ve been a barista at a European-style coffee shop for almost two years now. Since I’ve started, there have been many customers who look at our large and foreign menu and don’t know how to decipher it. It’s easy to get lost in a list of European names for drinks, so I thought I’d make a short cheat sheet for anyone feeling the [...]

By Monica Petrucci|2018-08-28T12:09:39+00:00August 28th, 2018|

Summer Reads that Shined

Summer is winding down, but I’m happy to announce I’ve made a significant dent in my TBR (To Be Read) pile. Here are some of the top books that have brightened up my summer. A Guide to Being Born by Ramona Ausubel—This collection of short stories is packed with vivid characters in unique situations, from a group of elderly women stranded on an abandoned [...]

By Lindsay Howard|2018-08-27T14:34:47+00:00August 23rd, 2018|

TV’s Time Capsules: The Popularity of Period Pieces

A couple of years ago, I wrote a blog post about the popularity of period dramas on TV. Now that several TV seasons have passed since then, there’s a different crop of period pieces to fall in love with. If you’re looking for a new show to binge, check out one of these series. Victoria This popular British series chronicles the early reign of [...]

By Tess Renault|2018-08-27T14:35:17+00:00August 23rd, 2018|
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