This is George Parker's Typepad Profile.
Join Typepad and start following George Parker's activity
Join Now!
Already a member? Sign In
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.
Recent Activity
Image
Staying with Apple, but moving on from France, yesterday’s New York Times had an article on how fucking great the new version of the Apple Watch is. You can now play games on the one inch screen, but as you... Continue reading
Posted 12 hours ago at AdScam/The Horror!
Image
Staying with France (which once again allows me to use my new favorite picture… Don’t worry, I haven’t forgot Kate) Did you see that a totally pissed off Apple customer entered an Apple store in Dijon and proceeded to smash... Continue reading
Posted 13 hours ago at AdScam/The Horror!
Image
Ace AdScamer, “Whacked Paddy,” points us in the direction of an article on AdWeek by best mate and Barbie Freak, Angela Natividad, (I swear I will review yours and Bill’s book soon.) about some fake Instagram campaign that will prove... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at AdScam/The Horror!
@Bob... There aren't many of us left. @FH... Bloody hell... Probably non-PC. How the fuck are kids going to learn to swear these days? Cheers/George
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on Beano is not yet bust! at AdScam/The Horror!
Image
If you need any further proof that the ad biz is fucked, today’s piece in AdAge should provide one of the final nails in the coffin lid… Nearly two-thirds of leading U.S. advertisers are planning for creative agency reviews in... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at AdScam/The Horror!
Image
For AdScam readers of my age… That’s about 1.0% of you… And those who are also British… That’s about 0.0001% of you. You will remember the comics of our youth… Beano, Hotspur, Dandy… Yes in fucking deed… Korky the Cat,... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
Image
Interpublic CEO, Michael Roth recently said that he thinks that Facebook’s admission that it was lying through its teeth about average viewing times, is “Not that big a deal.” This from a guy who until less than a dozen years... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
Image
Didya see that Mike Tyson has recalled more than 130,000 pounds of precooked chicken nuggets due to a concern that the product may be "contaminated with hard plastic," the Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Tuesday. Oh,... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
Image
Staying with the Omnicom – McDonald’s “Agency of the Future,” There’s a MediaPost recap of the meeting between McDonald’s CMO Deborah Wahl, and DDB, CEO Wendy Clark at an Advertising Week session on Monday to discuss the appointment and the... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
Image
Nice piece over at MoreAboutAdvertising about the deal Omnicom arranged with McDonald’s in order to win the biz. Several clues about how this “dedicated agency” is going to be a fucking nightmare and why anyone with half a brain should... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
Image
So… Sorry to keep flogging the dead horse of American politics, but I have a very important question to ask AdScamers… Should I watch the Presidential debate tonight between Hillary and Der Trumpf? Or should I drink Fourth Reich Vodka... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
Image
Hillary has a new ad out courtesy of Droga5. Featuring some of the outrageous things Der Trumpf has said about women over the years, It does not pull any punches, and rightly so. You should also check out Hillary’s appearance... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
Image
Ove at Business Insider, they are listing the highest paying jobs in America… Guess what, the anesthesiologist who gives you the laughing gas before the surgeon cuts your fucking guts out…Earns more that the surgeon who cuts your fucking guts... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
Image
Mediapost Agency Daily informs us that “Publicis Communications Rejiggers Creative Leadership Team.” Several of the new head honchos are women. So obviously, according to former Saatchi CEO and “Head Coach,” Kevin “I always wear black” Roberts, they will proceed to... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
Image
I have to assume that most readers of AdScam are not Trumpistas. Doubtful, but who knows? And they may be a bit leery of voting for Hillary, but whatever is your bent, you have to forgive me for once again... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2016 at AdScam/The Horror!
Image
British television produces some of the finest programming in the world. It also produces some of the shittiest. Witness the morning shows and the evening nails in the fucking head soap opera, Coronation Street, which has been going on so... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2016 at AdScam/The Horror!
Image
So Apple is apparently trying to buy Formula One racing car company, McLaren, so it can shove a stick up its stalled Project Titan electric cars arse. Wonder if Larry “Ninja” Ellison knows about this shit. He could use the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2016 at AdScam/The Horror!
Image
Not only do I agree with the points of view of the many celebrities used in this spot… I also think it is brilliantly produced and executed. Most political ads are fucking boringly boiler plate executions of tired cliches. This... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2016 at AdScam/The Horror!
Headhunter... Good point... Unfortunately nothing surprises me about the ad biz these days. Perhaps Sir Martins future baby will have a well loaded IBM stock trust fund! Cheers/George
Toggle Commented Sep 21, 2016 on Make mine a gin & tonic! at AdScam/The Horror!
Image
In the pantheon of corporate douchenozzles, one of my favorites is Richard Branson. You know, the founder of everything that operates under the name “Virgin.” Now you can bid a few million to have a power lunch with him as... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2016 at AdScam/The Horror!
Image
Didya see that Donald Trump once refused to pay a winner of a hole-in-one contest $1 million during a 2010 golf tournament, prompting the truly pissed off winner to sue the Orange Mogul. And when Der Trumpf finally settled the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2016 at AdScam/The Horror!
Image
As you may have noticed, I have recently been spouting off about the inevitability of IBM saying sayonara to Ogilvy after their appointment of a CMO. Hey, nothing lasts forever. Now there’s news that in an effort to capture the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2016 at AdScam/The Horror!
Oooops... Forgot the headline. Fuck it. Make up your own. Cheers/George
Image
Over at theregister.co.uk there’s a rather droll piece… “The curious case of a wearables cynic and his enduring fat bastardry.” (Definitely an AdScam worthy headline.) Which points out what a load of bollocks the whole IoT and wearables thing is.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2016 at AdScam/The Horror!
Image
Apart from the fact that like me, Kate Moss has a picture in the attic with snakes and shit growing out of her eyes. She’s also really, really clever. Proof today with the announcement (thanks to ace AdScamer, Lisa) that... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2016 at AdScam/The Horror!