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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 had to laugh when I read over at mediapost.com, the article titled… “No Surprises: Super Bowl Ads Revealed on YouTube, Social Media.” No shit Sherlock! I was driven to leave this comment… Enough already. Does the Super Bowl obsession... Continue reading
Posted 4 hours ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Congrats to Carter Murray for his first big win – Michelob Ultra, since taking over the top job at FCB. I wish him well in his task… Turning the “Agency of the Past.” into the “Agency of the Present.” Fuck... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at AdScam/The Horror!
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I spent some time yesterday being interviewed for a piece in today’s “Washington Times.” Reporter, Chris White did a good job of pushing a pin into the balloon of Super Bowl hype; pointing us to a study by Communicus Research... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at AdScam/The Horror!
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Once again, BBDO lives up to its reputation as the “Star Fuckers” of the millennium. Over the years they have pimped everyone from Michael Jackson, to Cindy Crawford, and for multiple clients, Jason Alexander, long after everyone had forgotten who... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at AdScam/The Horror!
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Staying with the “You can’t make this shit up” category, Didyasee that Saudi Arabia wants to host a future Olympics? But, insisted on the condition that it will be open to men only. Women will have a separate Olympics in... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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In the “You can’t make this shit up” category, Ace AdScamer, "Ray/Eh" points us in the direction of uber-air-head, Gwyneth Paltrow, who has been raving on and on about the benefits of her favorite Korean Spa’s vaginal steam. Paltrow explains,... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Staying with the Super Bowl – What the fuck else is the ad biz going to talk about for the rest of the week? Although my mate Stephen Foster, over at MoreAboutAdvertising, reckons I’ll never talk to him again after... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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As we approach the Super Bowl, I have been contacted by some journalists to comment on my feelings about the ROI clients can expect after blowing fucking millions on time and production costs for thirty minutes of ephemeral exposure. I... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Over in Britain, The Guardian informs us that… David Beckham’s TV ad for whisky brand Haig Club has been cleared by the UK advertising watchdog, despite complaints that the former footballer’s endorsement promotes drinking among children. Mmmm, wonder if “Posh”... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Kudos to Canal+ and their Parisian agency, BETC. In the past I have raved over their work, particularly “The Bear.” Fucking great, especially when the bear rug, star director freaks out, yelling… “I don’t give a shit!” Now they have... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Writing this late on Tuesday, I continue to be gob smacked at the terpsichorean confabulations of Wall Street. Yahoo announced dismal earnings, so the stock jumped 7%. Why? ‘Cos Marissa “I always wear purple” Mayer, announced a tax free spin-off... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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When I started to read on today’s AdWeek “Here’s how Facebook plans to help brands find out when their ads actually worked… ‘Lift’ addresses a nagging industry problem,” I thought to myself, Wow, have they finally come up with a... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Canadian AdScamer, Ray/Eh, informs us that Target Canada, which is pulling the plug on its Canadian operation, is leaving vendors holding the bag for $3.4 fucking billion! The list includes a good number of ad shops, one of which, Carat... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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In the “I’ll believe it when I see it column” news late last night that Uber will cap surge pricing during the East Coast Uber-Snow-Storm. Oh, fucking yeah. Uber drivers have also said that under no circumstances will they rape... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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OK. Davos is finally fucking over. The 1700 private jets of the world’s movers, shakers and fucktards are no longer fucking up the environment as they fly in to discuss global warming… Ha, fucking, Ha. But, even more chuckle-worthy than... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Today is the birthday of my good friend and ace AdScamer, Tom Messner, who enjoyed a long and very successful career in the ad biz, culminating in his partnership of a great agency that sported the longest name in Christendom.... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Following on from my post of yesterday, I found this in the archives… Here are Carly’s comments and the reaction to them when she and Craig Barrett, the CEO of Intel testified before Congress in 2004. Comments that drew an... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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If you really want to have a really, really good laugh this weekend, how about the news that Sarah Palin is “Seriously Interested in 2016 White House Bid” And if you recognize that Carly Fiorina is also pointing her pointed... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
@Bud... As Bill Bernbach once said... "You can only advertise a bad product once." After Bud Light, you are on the slippery slope to Keystone Light. Cheers/George
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You will, no doubt be thrilled to learn that you can watch a spot for Bud Light’s Super Bowl commercial “Coin” now, rather than waiting for the actual Super Bowl. This is a ninety second travesty that has a guy... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
@Perry... Where are all these pictures of big breasted babes... Even better, big breasted nuns? I troll the "Tubes" daily and all I can find are pictures of cats sat at computers. And Hitler... Oh, and thank God, the uber-licious Kate. Cheers/George
@Chris... Damn right... But then again, the last thing we need is universal education, socialised medicine and all that other communist bullshit. Free enterprise... The freedom to live on sub-standard wages. That's what freedom is all about. Cheers/George
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Didyasee that the soon to be launched Apple Watch has a battery that will last just two and a half hours with “heavy application use!” Not that this will put off the Apple Freaks. They’ll walk around with a heavy... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2015 at AdScam/The Horror!
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According to Huff-Po’s index of the most expensive places to live, Switzerland and Norway come way out in front at the head of the table. Yeah, I’ve been to both, several times and I would love to live there. But,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2015 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Ace West Coast faux ad agency, 72 and Sunny, has moved on from hip-hop, rap artists and assorted wankers of the moment pushing expensive sneakers, unintelligent music and expensive shopping experiences to… Yes, burgers… Employing the undeniably enormous (at least... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2015 at AdScam/The Horror!