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George Parker
Boise, Idaho.
Advertising creative consultant. Admired and loved by every one I come in contact with! I am also very reserved !!!
Interests: literature, advertising, good wine, movies, good music, bad women.
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In the never ending bastardization of the English language there’s a classic example on today’s MediaPost. “Marketing Culture or Organization Culture to lead the Brand?” The opening paragraph reads… In today’s marketplace, where the customer experience is a major differentiator... Continue reading
Posted 9 hours ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Once again, Ace AdScamer, Lisa, delivers the goods. I thought I already had the world’s largest collection of Kate “Loverrrrrllly” Moss pics. Then Lisa sends me a link to CoverJunkie.com featuring a huge collection of Kate cover shots. Some of... Continue reading
Posted 12 hours ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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I laughed like a fucking drain when I read the news that Nike is probably up to its elbows in the FIFA bribery scandal. Apparently many TBE’s (Thick Brown Envelopes) were passed under the tables of some of Switzerland’s finest... Continue reading
Posted 18 hours ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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You will be thrilled shitless to learn that the lucky people of India can now buy “Hitler Ice Cream Cones.” Yes, that’s Hitler as in Der Fuhrer. The packaging comes in two flavors. Der Fuhrer in full military garb complete... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at AdScam/The Horror!
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Following on from the picture on my last post... What the fuck is not to appreciate and learn from this??? Continue reading
Posted yesterday at AdScam/The Horror!
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Larry Ellison, the world’s richest Uber-Dick, has decided that instead of blowing his billions on such frippery as Hawaiian Islands, Ninja Swords, Ocean going yachts and MIG 29 fighter jets, he is going to spend the change he found under... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at AdScam/The Horror!
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As a follow up to my last post about brand douchenozzelery, the news that Sir Jony Ive has been promoted to Chief Design Officer at Apple reminds me of the number times I have heard branding guru’s go on and... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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The news earlier this month that Twitter's CFO Anthony Noto may also now be in charge of the marketing department, caused a lot of people in the ad biz to just about soil their pants. Yes, the number cruncher will... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Because it’s a holiday and you probably have fuck all else to do, get your arses over to today’s brand new edition of Bob Knorp’s “BeanCast.” Yes, I’m on it again, along with fellow guests, Saul Colt, Nichole Kelly. This... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Here in the US, it’s Memorial Day, which is one of the few public holiday’s American’s enjoy compared to the rest of the world. In fact, unless they work in a bank or the post office, a lot of people... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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A newly released top secret document reveals that the NSA planned to hijack Google and Samsung app stores to plant spying software on smartphones. The report on the surveillance project, dubbed "IRRITANT HORN," (HORN… Fucking Horn!) shows the U.S. and... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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The world’s biggest Kate is here… Loverrrllly Kate is now a few hundred feet tall on an IMAX billboard in London. Pimping cosmetics, at 1,734m² the IMAX is Europe’s largest and probably, most unique advertising location. And why not? I... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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You will not be totally gob smacked to hear that the demand for Kate-O-Licious’s in-shower tan lotion or whatever is in such high demand, that there is already a waiting list of multiple thousands. Depending on the depth of tan... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Staying on the subject of social media, it would seem that Facebook is now being threatened by start-up… QuizUp, which is headquartered in Iceland (Home of the luscious Shield Maidens) and is a social network based on trivia. Wait a... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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So, I’ve just finished reading a truly, truly great book… “What Happened to Advertising? What Would Gossage Do?” AndAnd no, surprisingly, it’s not written by me… It’s by Massimo Moruzzi who recently retired as Lead Tenor of La Scala, Milan…... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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It’s Wednesday, which as all loyal AdScamers know is Hitler day. Many thanks to Ace AdScamer, Lisa, for sending us this important news from the UK. Portos, the cat, is a dead ringer for Der Fuhrer. And apparently has the... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2015 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Over at AdWeek there’s an article titled “Stop worrying about the next big thing and embrace the chaos.” Basically, it’s a blatant vehicle to pimp some Adobe white papers, but if you read between the lines its saying that everything... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2015 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Yahoo stock went down the shitty tubes in late hours trading yesterday. Apparently those sneaky fuckers at the Internal Revenue Service might change the rules regarding tax-free spinoffs, a move that could affect Yahoo's Alibaba stake, which is currently around... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2015 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Have you had it up to here with AE’s with MBA’s, 19 year old digital freaks, clients that want every piece of shit they approve to go viral. Good news… Saudi Arabia is looking to hire some extra executioners. If... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2015 at AdScam/The Horror!
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I am not usually a fan of Bob Garfield… But I have to admit I agree wholeheartedly with his column of today… “Patriotism-Ola.” It’s all about the recently leaked news that the Pentagon has spent a shitload of money bribing... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2015 at AdScam/The Horror!
Both... I used to work with Mary's husband at B&B. Nice guy. She dumped him when Harding arrived on the scene. Hey, I would have fucked him for that house on Cap Ferrat. Cheers/George
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Does that mean that ”Mad Men” is finally dead, and well and truly fucked, stomped on and buried in the detritus graveyard of long dead soaps? Does it also mean that my good mate, Barbara Lippert, can now assume her... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2015 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Today’s AdAge has a long and utterly soporific recap of the final episode of “Mad Men” Yawn fucking yawn. I didn’t understand a fucking word of it; perhaps because I haven’t watched it since Commodore J. Walter Thompson founded Sterling... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2015 at AdScam/The Horror!
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If you can tear yourselves away from discussing the final episode of “Mad Men” however it fucking turned out… You might want to read my latest literary gem on MoreAboutAdvertising, which is a follow up to Mike Lee’s splendid earlier... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2015 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Finally, fucking finally, Don Draper has cut his throat, blown his balls off, or gone to work for the Poisoned Dwarf. I don’t know, cos I didn’t watch the last episode. In fact, I haven’t watched the last couple of... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2015 at AdScam/The Horror!