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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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I’m sure by now you’ve seen the “Racist Chinese Laundry Ad” that’s been all over YouTube for the last few days. Not much you can say about it really, apart from the fact that it will probably win a Golden... Continue reading
Posted 28 minutes ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Remember MySpace? Yeah the first of the big social networks that was going to change the way we communicate, fornicate and flagellate… The one that was so Huuuuge… The Wizened of Oz bought it for $650 million, then dumped it... Continue reading
Posted 13 hours ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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It’s official, Jose Mourinho is now the manager of ManU… For all you ignorant US sports freaks out there… That’s Manchester United, the best football (the game you play with your feet) team in the Galaxy. No other football team... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
Modok... Speaking as an authoritarian "Rat Baker," I can assure you that people who walk around with their cell phones permanently attached to their "Lug Holes" should be irradiated 24/7/365 until their fucking heads explode... But that's just my opinion. Cheers/George
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Shock, horror, shit… I had to laugh when I read the headline over at Mediapsssst… “OMG! Agency kickbacks could lead to jail time.” This shit has been going on for years and has been one of the worse kept secrets... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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So, I’m standing in a Starbucks ordering a coffee – Just plain old coffee, none of that machachino/frapachino/dickachino $20 a pop shit – And standing behind me is a woman on her cell phone, and she is fucking SHOUTING inane... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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One thing I’ve always taken the piss out of is the proliferation of “Sales” that retailers love to flog the shit out of. Whether It’s Halloween, Valentines, Presidents, Easter or Memorial day… It’s an excuse to come on down to... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Finance has never been one of my strong points, even though I’ve pissed away a fortune via Platinum AmEx cards on behalf of many BDA’s and their respective BDC’s. So excuse me if I can’t quite figure out the numbers... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Many thanks to Peter Levitan who in a recent post reminds us of the 1997 video of Steve Jobs (wearing shorts!) presenting the “Think Different” campaign just ten weeks after returning to Apple. This is what advertising used to be... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Wanna blow big bucks on yet another wanky conference? Try the latest and greatest from the 4A’s… Here’s the blurb… This year Talent@2030 will focus on practices and methods to better retain the talent in our agencies. We'll learn from... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Sad to read that Fred Papert died last Friday at the age of 89. Fuck, there aren’t many of my Mad Man generation left. Good job I’ve still got the picture in the attic. For any young wankers out there... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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GoPro, whose stock has been severely tanking for the last year, just did a deal with RedBull, which led both companies to announce a new “exclusive global partnership” whatever the fuck that is, that apparently was exciting enough to the... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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You have to laugh at the headline on SiliconBeat about the upcoming Yahoo shareholders meeting… “Marissa Mayer bears her ‘Cross’ as yahoo sets shareholder meeting date.” Oh fucking yes… Would that be the $55 million gold-plated cross she will walk... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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You know “The End is Nigh” when you read that McDonald's has announced a new compensation structure that requires the BDA’s to pay a monthly fee for the privilege of working with the brand! This means that Publicis and Omnicom... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Because you’ve always wanted to… Take a tour of George Lois’s apartment down in the village. Very tasty with lots of priceless shit. He does like to toot his own horn though, admittedly with a healthy degree of justification. But... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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AdScamers know I love to take the piss out of “Goop,” Gwyneth Paltrow’s outrageous Web site peddling worthless shit for big bucks to poseurs who have more money that brains… Then, guess what? I have discovered an even more outrageous... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Yes, only in America can you have the wife of the possible next PONTUS posing in front of Trump One wearing a thong, boots and a fucking Glock. Hail to the chief. Bootyliscious! Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2016 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Do you remember when Kanye West – The world’s biggest flaming arsehole - went on Twitter and asked Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg for $1 billion to invest in his "ideas"? And then was stunned that ZuckerNozzle didn’t even reply. Well,... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2016 at AdScam/The Horror!
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In common with a lot of other retailers, Gap is looking at declining sales. Guess what they blame it on? That’s right, their marketing. And here’s the best bit… Gap has relied on social media and word-of-mouth to save on... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2016 at AdScam/The Horror!
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My good mate and London drinking companion, Ralf “The Cartoonist” Ziegermann has sent me a very funny tumblr-nozzle thing titled MadManIntegrated, check it out to start your day off right. Wonderfully piss taking of the current state of the ad... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2016 at AdScam/The Horror!
Hey... He wont be texting his wife... Just the next truck stop "companion." Cheers/George
Studio... Fucking brilliant... I shall "homage" that some time in the future. Cheers/George
Toggle Commented May 19, 2016 on CEO’s gone ape! at AdScam/The Horror!
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I am thrilled to announce that the Poisoned Dwarf will be headlining the “Festival of Marketing” next October at Tobacco Dock in London… Do not forget to bring your fags. That’s Brit-Chat for Woodbines. He will be joined by 300... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2016 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Yes, it’s that time of the year again. When BDA’s, BDHC’s and a host of other “communications” companies piss away a fortune on the several hundred categories of the Cannes Lion’s of Futility. My take on possible winners is featured... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2016 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Following the JWT fiasco of rampant sexism, sadism and bestiality on the part of their limited English CEO, we now have news of Omnicom being sued by Rapp President Greg Anderson. This because Rapp CEO, Alexei Orlov did lots of... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2016 at AdScam/The Horror!