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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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You will be thrilled shitless to hear that after 49years, the Ad Council has a new logo and new look... Who the fuck are the Ad Council? Lisa Sherman, president and CEO of the Ad Council. leaps forward to explain...... Continue reading
Posted 4 hours ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Because, as usual, there's nothing of any interest going on in the ad world, let's go to sport... No, Tiger hasn't won another tournament. The big news is that the Philadelphia Flyers have just got a new mascot... "Gritty." Ugly... Continue reading
Posted 11 hours ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Yes, I will eat it, thereby proving that unlike Der Trumpf and his band of merry morons, I will own up to my mistakes... What the fuck am I talking about? Tiger Woods just won the Tour Championship. Quite a... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at AdScam/The Horror!
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As loyal AdScamer's will know, I've been having a few medical problems recently. "Dickie Heart," as the Brits would say. Went in the hospital on Friday for the Frankenstein Procedure. That's the one where they take you to a brick... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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My post yesterday about Der Trumpf wants Egypt to build a wall between itself and the Sahara desert. Was a load of bollocks. As Out of Stock pointed out, he wanted to build it between Spain and the Sahara. The... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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By now, you've probably already read that Der Trumpf wants Egypt to build a wall between itself and the Sahara desert. The fact that the Sarah doesn't touch Egypt's border is of no consequence to the orange wanker. When told... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Once again, my mate, Jeff Goodby, writes a somewhat pithy and pissantly prescient piece for AdWeek... "Dear Martin Sorrell, Your No Creative Model Shouldn't Happen. And It Won't." Here's the "Pithy" bit... Looking more closely at S4, one wonders why... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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I had to laugh when I read this on AdAge... BNN Bloomberg Television says the world's biggest beverage company is in talks with Canada's Aurora Cannabis to make drinks that would ease inflammation, pain and cramping. Oh yes, no one... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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So, Michael Roth is stepping down as CEO of Interpublic, and the BDHC will soon be looking for a replacement. They'll probably do what they did with Roth and look outside the ad biz... Roth came out of the Insurance... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Oh dear... Oh fucking dear... Now that Alex is back at the top of the CPB heap (within minutes Linus Carlson had baled... Mmmm!) It's interesting to read the interview over at AdAge about how he's going to make CPBMGA)... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2018 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Advertising is the second oldest profession in the world (I don't have to tell you what is number one, do I?) For centuries it paid for the content of major media. Consumers gladly put up with being exposed to really... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2018 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Excellent comment from "Billionaire Ford." On my post yesterday... "But, Sorrell was truly clever this time - establishing "B" shares that give only him governing superpowers. Clearly MediaWonks owners were desperate for an ego-merger." Then the Patrick Coffee piece in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2018 at AdScam/The Horror!
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So, Jeff "I have more money behind my sofa cushions than Der Trumpf has in all his Russian bank accounts" Bezos, promises to announce the chosen location for Amazon HQ#2 before the end of the year. Forget the 20 candidates... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2018 at AdScam/The Horror!
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With the news today that wannabe LDHC, MDC Partners chairman/CEO Scott Kauffman is stepping down as the little dumb holding company seeks to regroup after several struggling years with the network's stock plunging to new lows, creative talent fleeing, as... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2018 at AdScam/The Horror!
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I am sure you are not going to be surprised when you read that according to S4’s just-issued prospectus which spells out the details by which S4 is executing a reverse takeover of Derriston Capital, with plans to be trading... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2018 at AdScam/The Horror!
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In case you are wondering where I have been for the last couple of days, as we used to say in Britain, "I have been suffering from a case of the wobblies." Back now, and with a new coat of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2018 at AdScam/The Horror!
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You've probably seen the news that in a blast from the past, there's a new Playboy Club opening on the West side of Manhattan shortly. The last one closed in 1986, and even Hugh Hefner said that the Playboy Bunny... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2018 at AdScam/The Horror!
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In the "You can't make this shit up," category, news from Russia that a fifteen year old boy, after losing a computer game, beheaded himself with a chainsaw! According to reports Pavel Mateev, 15, went into his yard Monday morning... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2018 at AdScam/The Horror!
AOP... Everyone is dead... Good job I've got the picture in the attic! Cheers/George
Toggle Commented Sep 8, 2018 on Ahead of my time... Again! at AdScam/The Horror!
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Why am I not surprised to read that Apple's iPhone XS will be more expensive than originally thought? Everything Apple makes is more expensive than we originally thought it would be. But, the Appletards don't care. If it's got an... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2018 at AdScam/The Horror!
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A private Christian college in Point Lookout, Missouri, vowed to remove all uniforms featuring the Nike logo after the brand's ad with Colin Kaepernick was unveiled this week. "If Nike is ashamed of America, we are ashamed of them," College... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2018 at AdScam/The Horror!
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In another example of how fucked up the world is becoming... No, it's not about Der Trumpf, news today that Burberry (Kate Moss was their horny, horny model for years) will stop burning unsold uber-expensive goods and using real fur... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2018 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Things are really getting tough with the news that this week's launch of the Nintendo Direct will be delayed because of the severe 6.6 earthquake in Hokkaido, Japan, that killed seven dead with thirty two missing. This is a catastrophe...... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2018 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Ace Canadian AdScamer, "Rayban" points us in the direction of the somewhat unsurprising news that Gwyneth Paltrow's super-scam company, "Goop" has paid $145,000 to settle allegations it made unscientific claims about the benefits of three products. The merchandise includes the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2018 at AdScam/The Horror!
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I just got blocked by Facebook again. That's less than twenty four hours since I was unblocked. Fuck Facebook. They are a bunch of douchenozzles. I'll stick with the newspaper. Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2018 at AdScam/The Horror!