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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 know... It's Friday. Don't get your knickers in a twist! What knickers? Continue reading
Posted 14 hours ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Last week, Jeff Goodby wrote a piece in the Wall Street Journal explaining that this Cannes Festival would be his last. For a guy who has won more awards, sat on more juries, and even chaired them, than anybody still... Continue reading
Posted 14 hours ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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You have to laugh at the news that Adidas wants you to know that golf is a serious sport. No it’s not, it’s a pastime for fat old guys wearing ridiculous outfits who tool around in golf carts before getting... Continue reading
Posted 20 hours ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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The “Roaming Gnome” is about to go roaming again. Travelocity has fired McKinney and put the account into review. Incumbent, McKinney, has declined to take part in the review… Good for them. They created the little fucker 13 years ago,... Continue reading
Posted 20 hours ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Wieden + Kennedy just picked up the Bud Light account from BBDO. This is the fourth agency change in less than four years. Even though it is still the biggest selling beer in the US, sales have been going down... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at AdScam/The Horror!
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I must say I was somewhat flummoxed when I read late yesterday that Andrew Essex is leaving Droga5. Andrew was one of the original founders of what I consider to be one of the three best agencies currently in the... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at AdScam/The Horror!
@Leo... Good catch... My fuck up... Hic... Cheers/George
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On a final flogging a dead horse note, Ace AdWeek reporter and good mate, Noreen O’Leary points out that Grey won a total of 113 Lions at the recent Cannes fuck fest. As I pointed out in a previous post,... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at AdScam/The Horror!
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Ace AdScamer, Perry Gaskill has a pithy comment on my earlier post complaining that fuck all is happening in the ad biz worth writing about… Yes Perry, I read the NYT piece about Arianna “Darrrrlllling” Huffington. I used to write... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Taking a break from adding new pictures to my “Hitler-File” – It’s Wednesday, remember? I came across this piece about bad mannered clients. Pretty mild stuff compared to some of the fucktards I’ve had to deal with in the past.... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Here in the Fourth Reich it will be over 100 fucking degrees for about the tenth straight day. The forecast is that it will stay that way until Christmas… OK, I made that up, but it certainly feels that way.... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Sticking with AdWeek, an interesting piece about how most sports wankers earn many times more endorsing shit than they do actually playing shit. Yes, Tiger Woods earns 83 times more money endorsing Nike and Rolex than he does embarrassing himself... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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I am somewhat torn when it comes to Michael Wolff, who had a splendid op-ed piece in yesterday’s New York Times… “How Television Won the Internet.” In which he points out that all the naysayers who go on ad nauseum... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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I don’t often agree with Bob Garfield, but his “Garfield at Large” post yesterday… “It’s all Geek to Me.” Really rang my bell. It was a reinforcement of what I have been shooting my mouth off about for some time... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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I know I’ve flogged the shit out of this already, and I promised not to do it any more, but I just got an email from AdAge’s Creativity, breathlessly going on about … “Domino’s emoji ordering system wins the Titanium... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Continuing with my wrap up of the Cannes Fuck - Fest, I was thrilled shitless to read the amazing headline on UK inferior Ad Site "TheDrum"… … Which is a giant wank compared to super-uber UK Ad Site… "MoreAboutAdvertsising"… That... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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It’s finally over. The organizers are counting the millions they’ve made in entry fees. Wankers are looking at their AmEx bills and realizing they have been paying more for a single glass of rose than they would for a case... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Here in the Fourth Reich, we are about to experience temperatures of 109 degrees F. We moved here 15 years ago from New York to escape that kind of shit. Yeah, OK, it’s zero humidity, but still fucking hot. Thank... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Is it just me? Well, yes, probably because I am a gnarly old fuck… But, with the final, agonizing and long drawn out, thank God, wrap up of Cannes… Can we please get back to what the original purpose of... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
@Perry... Ha... Nice one... Cheers/George
Toggle Commented Jun 26, 2015 on Enfatico Redux! at AdScam/The Horror!
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Once again the Poisoned Dwarf is assembling a “Team.” This time it’s to handle the Aston Martin Lagonda marque. Because of its long time association with the James Bond movies, it will be known as “Team - 007.” OK, I... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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As most AdScamers know, I am a skeptic of research in general, and polls in particular. As I recently posted on MoreAboutAdvertising, all the polls leading up to the recent UK General Election forecast a dead heat between Labor and... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Finally, some good news out of Cannes… Pablo Del Campo, Worldwide Creative Director at Saatchi & Saatchi announced that “Print is not Extinct.” Good for him. "We are seduced by digital media and it's not necessarily ­because it's more effective,"... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Apparently, this morning on a big, big yacht moored at Cannes, uber-genius, Will.i.am and the Poisoned Dwarf had a bit of a contretemps. Over a light breakfast of caviar, lobster and Dom Perignon. Will.i.wank claimed people skip traditional ads that... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2015 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Between comments here on AdScam (thanks Publius Ovid Naso) and on the original AdAge piece about the Grand Prix winning “Iron-Fish-A-Boola” at Cannes… There’s definitely something fishy going on. Years before Geometry Global in Dubai claimed to have come up... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2015 at AdScam/The Horror!