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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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One of AdScam’s deep throats informs us that at BBDO NY's annual party last Thursday (3/26), there was an awards ceremony during which gongs were given out in various categories. A half dozen employees were recognized for their hard work... Continue reading
Posted 8 hours ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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So, I just got an email that my “Klout” score had gone up. Yeah fucking, Klout. I used to take the piss out of them unmercifully for telling me I had been promoted as being an expert on booze, Hitler... Continue reading
Posted 16 hours ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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My favorite, uber-fucktardess, wannabe POTUS, Carly Fiorina, in her relentless quest to supersede Sarah Palin as the candidate of choice for “The People Of Wal-Mart,” has really topped herself… On “Fox News Sunday,” the fair and balanced program aimed at... Continue reading
Posted 16 hours ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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I assume most AdScamers are familiar with Dave Tutin (he’s in my worthwhile links list) He’s the ex ad guy from Britain who did great work at various agencies around the world, then one day said “Fuck it” and decided... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at AdScam/The Horror!
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Good mate Stephen Foster over at MoreAboutAdvertising, shares my fascination with the never ending discombobulating machinations of the Poisoned Dwarf. When he isn’t making speeches whilst attending ten conferences a week, or counting his millions, he’s buying shit… Lots of... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at AdScam/The Horror!
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I love Ricky Gervais. No, I don’t want to shag him, I just think he is a brilliant talent who has a unique, self effacing, piss and vinegar slant on comedy. Just compare his original UK version of “The Office”... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at AdScam/The Horror!
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“MoreAboutAdvertising,” reports that Spark44, which has handled the Jaguar bit of Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover for four years, has taken a big step forward by picking up Land Rover from a gaggle of mostly WPP agencies, including Y&R. Ouch, fucking... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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In the “You can’t make this shit up” category, this just in… Carly Fiorina said on Sunday the chances she would run for the U.S. presidency in 2016 were "higher than 90 percent" and that she would announce her plans... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Yes, I’m on Bob Knorp’s excellent “BeanCast” again. Explore amazing artisanaly curated ad wonders in the company of gnarly Bob Hoffman, Jason Keath and Peter Shankman and me. Topics include F8 analysis (Wah?) Whether digital ads are all bad, moving... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Here in the Fourth Reich we have everything a survivalist could want, guns, ammo, giant knives, machetes, freeze dried food, potato vodka, flags with swastikas on them… However, the one thing you couldn’t get was a hand-held flamethrower… Well now,... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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In case you missed it, AdFreak has a rather droll piece about Groupon selling something called a “Banana Bunker.” I thought Groupon pimped coupons, when did they start flogging shit? Anyway, this thing looks uncannily like a shiny, ribbed dildo.... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
Helayne... You will never die. Like me, you have a picture in the attic. Fortunately, mine isn't wearing a bright red fright wig!!! LoveYa/George
@Tom... I don't think that's what Helayne had in mind. Reminds me of my Mr. Whipple days! "Ladies... Please don't squeeze the Sears Catalogue!" Cheers/George
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Apparently getting drunk out of your mind in a posh restaurant, then throwing up all over the customers is the latest new business ploy… And it fucking works! Remember Jonathan Disegi, Planning Uber-Nozzle for Commonwealth that I posted about last... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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So, AdWeek is pimping the Clios… Well, they would wouldn’t they as both are owned by affiliates of the Guggenheim partners. Apart from my continuing beef that there are way too many award shows around, all designed to scoop up... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
@Tom... Bloody hell. I posted this many weeks and several gallons of Fourth Reich Potato Vodka ago. You must make a solemn vow to check AdScam EVERY day from now on. Cheers/George
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Ace AdWeek reporter, Noreen O’Leary, recently had a wonderful piece on the impending disaster known as Sears Holdings. A subject I have posted about before. ”McGarryBowen shits Sears Pants.” However, as she points out, the last time a BDA actually... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Following on from my post about the Kraft Foods and Heinz merger, much discussion in the financial press that this will generate lots of “beneficial efficiencies of scale”… In other words… Lots of layoffs. ‘Cos that’s the way this shit... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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News today that Kraft Foods and Heinz will merge to create the Kraft/Heinz Company generating an estimated $28 billion in annual revenues whilst pursuing its aim to have the entire population of the US to eventually explode in a giant... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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So, AdAge proudly boasts that every weekday they show you all the “Hot” new spots that ran yesterday. Something called the AdAge/iSpot Hot Spots. They say the Most Engaging ads are showing sustained social heat, ranked by SpotShare scores reflecting... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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I don’t often do politics on AdScam, but I almost wet myself at the news yesterday about Ted Cruz, who now, because his wife is taking a leave of absence from Goldman Sachs (she’s a Managing Director, the second highest... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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In the past I have kicked the shit out of in-house agencies ‘cos they invariably produce shitty work. I have to admit though there is one exception I am aware of. Specsavers, a UK retail chain that flogs glasses and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2015 at AdScam/The Horror!
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If you ever wondered why people in advertising rank below used car salesmen in the trustworthiness stakes, read the AdAge piece… “Media-Agency Kickbacks. Yes, They’re Real.” I’ve written about this before, but the scale of this fucktardliness, as spelled out... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2015 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Coke has invited TEN of its roster agencies (How many fucking roster agencies does it have?) to pitch ideas for its “Next Big Campaign.” AdAge hypothesizes that this could be the end of the “Open Happiness” campaign from W+K, which... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2015 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Following on from my last post, this just in… Publicis Groupe chief executive Maurice “Le Patron” Levy has set May 2017 as his retirement date and revealed that it will not be an individual to replace him but a team.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2015 at AdScam/The Horror!