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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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Further proof that the newspaper biz is fucked with the news yesterday that one of UK’s better known, if not biggest, newspapers is going digital-only. The Independent will cease publishing its print edition in March, but will continue publishing on... Continue reading
Posted 14 hours ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Zoolander – 2 will grace your movie screens this weekend. For some unknown reason, I went to see Zoolander 1 many years ago. I thought it was the lamest, un-funninest movie I had ever seen. I fully expect Zoolander 2... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at AdScam/The Horror!
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With all the bad news about Twitter slowly going down the tubes, I was somewhat surprised to read that Time Inc. will acquire the assets of Viant Technology Inc., a firm that describes itself as a people-based advertising technology company... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at AdScam/The Horror!
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Did you read about “The Donald’s” reaction to the cover of Wednesday’s New York Daily News? It totally pissed him off by depicting him as a clown following his victory in the New Hampshire Republican primary, under the headline, “Dawn... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at AdScam/The Horror!
Shanghai61... Cheeky bugger!!! Cheers/George
Toggle Commented yesterday on A truly offal post! at AdScam/The Horror!
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You have to wonder just what the hell is going on back in Britain, with the news today that the House of Lords will no longer have acts of Parliament hand written on parchment made from calfskin. If it was... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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The ad biz has always been about smoke and mirrors, but at least, back in my Mad Man days you could throw the shit at the wall in just a few iterations, now the number of ways you can confabulate... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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San Francisco designer Lehu Zhang, came up with what he thought was a brilliant design for a poster to celebrate the Chinese zodiac’s Year of the Monkey (which began yesterday.) Unfortunately, as AdWeek points out it ended up looking more... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Sticking with the latest and greatest in the never ending 24/7/365/ for fucking ever US election farrago… This just in… Carly Fiorina has “suspended” her campaign… That’s fuzz-speak for “quit.” In her farewell missive, you have to love this bit…... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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With the news from New Hampshire, does this mean we can look forward to a President Trump, and a large gold Trump adorning the White House, which will be surrounded by a wall (paid for by Mexico) to keep the... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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As you all well know… The future will be dictated by data, uber technology, the Internet of Nozzelry, or whatever… So, how the fuck do you explain that the FBI, over the last two months, has been unable to unlock... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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I know it was only yesterday that I promised not to write about the Super Bowl, but there’s a terrific piece by Steve Smith over at MediaPost… The Trump-ification of 2016: The Super Bowl Implodes. It only references the Super... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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With yesterday’s crash in the stock markets (yet again) I’m beginning to smell a tech/social/data/bollock “Bubble” that will make the one we experienced in 1999 look like a pimple on a dimple on a fleas left knacker (Quaint old English... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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I will not talk about the fucking Super Bowl ever again. I promise… Unless something really fucking AdScam worthy surfaces. Hey… Have I ever lied to you? Trust me!!! Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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On my post about Bud’s pathetic TV spot that attempts to justify their abysmal swill, I forgot to mention that it is merely a pathetic “Homage” to a much better spot for Miller by W+K, shot in 2011. It’s in... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
Wise words from Wisey!!!
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I have to confess. I did not watch the Super Bowl of Football, or the Super Bowl of Advertising. Shock… Horror… Gasp. ‘Cos I’d already seen it. All the ads have been all over “The Tubes” for weeks… And one... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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I’ll keep this short, ‘cos you’ve only got eight hours before kickoff time and you need to hit the store to stock up on the nachos and Nuns Piss. Then you’ve got five hours of game time, not to mention... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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In less than 24 hours the Super Bowl of Bowling Bollocks will commence. Actually all the pre-game bullshit, via social media, has been going on for weeks. So there’s not much point in watching, is there? Nevertheless, hordes of douchenozzles... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
@Whacked... Fuck, you clever sod... I never thought about that. On the one hand, drink industrial strength Nuns Piss... On the other hand... Don't drink. Is this schizophrenic or what. But I guess you have to be crazy to drink Bud. Cheers/George
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Budweiser wants Super Bowl viewers to know they are macho… Uber fucking macho…Their new 60 sec spot starts with the obligatory Clydesdales, and then switches to shots of how they make the stuff. The brewery looks like it was designed... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2016 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Shares of LinkedIn tanked big time yesterday losing more than $10 billion in value. Analyst Nozzles decided that the company’s outlook was less than rosy, even though its fourth quarter numbers beat expectations… But then again, Wall Street, the giant... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2016 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Ah yes, another beer ad for the Super Bowl. This one for Michelob Ultra Nuns Piss. The premise is simple… Work your nuts off, sweat like a pig… Drink a beer. That works for me, but it would be a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2016 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Just last week, I posted about how IBM was about to kick WPP in the tits with its acquisition of yet another ad agency… Well hey; before I can finish my breakfast Boddingtons, they just bought another… This time in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2016 at AdScam/The Horror!
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AdScamers may remember that last October I posted a review of Michael Farmer’s wonderful new book… “Madison Avenue Manslaughter.” An incredibly well researched and spiffing recommendation of how to fix this once great biz, which is unfortunately becoming more fucked... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2016 at AdScam/The Horror!