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Drew Allen

Drew Allen

Director of Content Marketing. Managing Editor. Drummer. Husband. Father. Lover of good stories and great design.

Helping Student-Athletes Celebrate Unforgettable Moments

I never made my high school basketball team. They made me the waterboy. The fact that I truly enjoyed my waterboy days should tell you how much I love to watch basketball. Maybe more than I love to play it. So this opportunity we’re talking about today was extra-special for me. There are few things that create more incredible moments than college sports. And this tournament was our chance to help celebrate some unforgettable March madness memories, with the Intercollegiate …

Fracture Explores: Dad Life

Charlie Hope here was the first company baby born on our Fracture team. She’s 1 and a half years old, and I think I’ve aged 3 years since then! But what an honor to be a dad to a wonderful kid-in-the-making. If you’re not familiar, our #FractureExplores series of posts is all about exploring the beauty of a particular city or region and what it has to offer you. So for Father’s Day, we had an idea to instead explore …

A Memorable 24-Hour Engagement

Hey guys, it’s Drew, wishing you a happy Memorial Day weekend. I’m taking a nice staycation at home with the family, so hopefully, you’re enjoying yours as well. Sometimes a last-minute decision can blossom into a joy-filled adventure, and that’s exactly what happened to Nadiym. He shared his heartwarming story with us and thankfully gave us permission to share it with all of you. I’ll let him take it from here, in his own words.  I’ve been a soldier for …

3 Simple Lessons from a Total Eclipse Adventure

Here at Fracture we were just as swept up in Eclipse-mania as everyone else. Homemade viewing glasses, NASA approved welding masks, and laminated solar eclipse charts in hand – we came prepared to fully geek out. Sensing an awesome opportunity to capture a special moment in time, we sent a few teammates Eclipse-chasing. Here’s a recap of Drew and Taylor’s excellent adventure. What happened yesterday will likely only happen a couple more times in our lifetime. So when Taylor and …

35 Dad Quotes From The Best TV And Real Life Dads

No matter how we grow up, there have been men in our lives who helped us understand the best (and worst) ways of being a father. Whether they be the fathers or father figures we dealt with on a daily basis, or the dads we watched once a week on TV, these men all had an impact on the people we have become. For Father’s Day this year, we’ve compiled a list of some of the greatest quotes, jokes, and …

You Should Feel Great About Giving Gift Cards This Year

This year, give them more than a gift. Give them the adventure of choosing their own. You know that feeling. Christmas is looming ahead and you’re trying to get all your gifts purchased. There are a few people in your life that you just know exactly what to get them. “Perfect.” And it’s bought and wrapped and under the tree already. But, looking at your list, there are a few (maybe several) names there with big question marks next to …