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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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With the news that Russia will not face a blanket ban for the Rio Olympics, I fully expect Nike to sign up every single athlete from the naughty country. After all, Phil Knight never met a wife abuser, rapist and... Continue reading
Posted 10 hours ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Without wishing to sound like Der Trumf, I told you so… Sales of Apple Watches are going down the shitter… Strangely enough, sales of other smart watches are increasing. How many fucking times have I told you that until you... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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So, geriatric, perverted sexual molester, Roger Ailes will walk with his multi-million dollar golden parachute as CEO of Fox Fucked Up News… To be replaced by uber-geriatric 85 year old Rupert Murdoch! You have to admit that you cannot make... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Increasing evidence that “Meaningful Client Agency Relations” is now an oxymoron is delivered by the news that Chick-Fil-A has fired The Richard Group after a twenty two years of sensational, and humungously profitable for the client relationship. Chris Macdonald, president,... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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So, I just got an email from Ashley McKay of IbisWorld… Who claim to be the world’s leading publisher of business intelligence… With this un-fucking-believable headline… “Advertisers going for gold during 2016 summer Olympics.” Holy shit, I wish I had... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Over at Media post there’s an article on Ad Blockers, basically it points out that In a September 2015 report, eMarketer quoted a Fractl and Moz study which found that 63% of U.S. Millennial’s use ad-blocking software. It also states... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Buried in the second quarter figures for Publicis is the news that Maurice “Le Patron” Levy will name his successor by 2017. He’s had a good run for his money since he started off many years ago as the IT... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Didya see that the Poisoned Dwarf is joining the geriatric’s dad club? Yes, at the ripe old age of 71 the horny little fucker is looking forward to being a dad again thanks to the charms of his current wife,... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Here’s what is so fucked up about ads on Web sites… As I have mentioned in the past, I was bombarded with ads inviting me to join the Albuquerque police force after I had booked a flight for my Earth... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Didya see that Roger Ailes is leaving Fox News with a reported $40 million golden parachute, according to a copy of a separation agreement confirmed by Fox News to The Daily Beast. According to the agreement, which has since been... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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What is it with burger companies? They are in the “Fast-Pre-Cooked-Shitty-Food” business, but they think they should talk to potential customers as if they were some find of five star, fine dining establishment. McDonald’s is the latest with a re-design... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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With the news yesterday Private equity firm Beringer Capital has acquired Adweek from Mediabistro Holdings, you have to wonder what the fuck is going on. What used to be an entertaining and informative read has degenerated into a semi-show-biz type... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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I owe it to my good mate, Steve Hayden, for introducing me many years ago to the concept of “Homaging” good shit from the past… As he explained it… It’s French, so it’s not the same as “copying,” let alone... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Did you see the new Trump/Spence logo? The one that looks like the “T for Trump” is fucking the “P for Pence.” No surprise there. It’s already getting the shit kicked out of it on social media. At least it’s... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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So, two important and equally ridiculous events take place today. The GOP convention begins in Cleveland, and the final bids for Yahoo will be disclosed. The convention will demonstrate the total hypocrisy of the American political system, as people will... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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There’s a piece over at BackChannel titled… “This is the woman behind the man who runs Airbnb.” It’s all about Belinda Johnson, described as the brains behind the $25 billion startup. If I was the CEO, Brian Chesky, I might... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Yes… Today is my birthday… I am seventy nine fucking years old. The picture in the attic is getting gnarlier and gnarlier. Kate and Hitler are throwing me a party later on and I shall get totally fucked up and... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Hopefully by now you have seen the spot Goodby, Silverstein + Partners have produced at their own expense, “Our America,” which is a simple, well crafted exposition of why you would be out of your fucking mind to vote for... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2016 at AdScam/The Horror!
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More exciting news from Nest… The people who brought you the mega-expensive thermostat that burns your house down and was snapped up by Google for a gazillion dollars… Now, after paying $555 million for security camera company, Dropcam, they have... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2016 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Best British ad site… MoreAboutAdvertising… Points us in the direction of a new Subaru spot that’s actually rather good, and is pleasantly unlike the vast majority of US car ads which feature shiny poseurs driving their shiny car over that... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2016 at AdScam/The Horror!
@Studio... As my dear old mum would say... "You dirty little bugger... You'll go blind." Ha, what the fuck did she know... Where the fuck are you? Stop hiding in that dark closet. Cheers/George
Toggle Commented Jul 14, 2016 on Generation Bollocks! at AdScam/The Horror!
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If you really want to know how fucked up this country is… Apart from the fact that Donald Trump could possibly be our next president, just consider this headline from MediaPost… “What Pokémon Go teaches us about Generation Z”… Yes,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2016 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Leaked items that will be part of the 2016 Republican platform are a to be expected collection of fascist obsessions, urban legends, and bigotries such as marijuana, national parks, the IRS, and mythical electromagnetic pulses. All are condemned in dramatic... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2016 at AdScam/The Horror!
@Brent... Fuck, now you tell me. If I'd known beforehand I could have got the dozen pack rebate. Now I'll just have to wait another year! Cheers/George
Toggle Commented Jul 14, 2016 on Amazon does it again! at AdScam/The Horror!
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Now that the golfing press can no longer squeeze the pips out of stories about how Tiger is not in a tournament, cos his dick needs major surgery, we are being bombarded with news about how, Jason Day, Jordan Spieth,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2016 at AdScam/The Horror!