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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 never cease to be amazed at the stupidity of the great unwashed. If you are really fucking crazy, you can have Mr. Kool-Aid at your next party, even your wedding. The winner of a new Kool-Aid #KrashHere sweepstakes will... Continue reading
Posted 5 hours ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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MediaPost "How NOT to simplify your agency comp to reduce costs." Further grist for the "The Ad Biz is Fucked" mill. The good news: The Association of National Advertisers practices what it preaches in a new ad campaign promoting a... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at AdScam/The Horror!
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Did you see that Larry Flynt - He of Hustler fame is offering $10 million to anyone who can hustle (get it?) enough dirt to get Der Trumpf impeached. There must be a few Moscow hookers who would speak out... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at AdScam/The Horror!
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Keeping up my continuing rant about the strangeness of some American food, have you heard that Starbucks will be selling "Zombie Frappuccinos" for Halloween. Resembling green slime and pureed brains, the freaky flavor is rumored to include a blend of... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at AdScam/The Horror!
Helayne... Yes indeed. Is the business now fucked, or truly fucked? Cheers/George
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You have to love this from Mediapsssst... "The Harvey Weinstein scandal keeps getting uglier. And the WPP connection more than a bit disturbing if recent reports are true that the WPP executive on the Weinstein board, Lance Maerov, negotiated Weinstein’s... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Today's digital edition of AdWeek features such thrilling stuff as... "10 Rising tech stars who are fueling a new wave of digital insights." And... "These media, marketing and tech stars are shaking up the industry." All the people in both... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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After my post last week about the American obsession with pop corn, Ace AdScamer Ted Callaghan, points us in the direction of the reported riots by McDonald customers, 'cos they couldn't get the special edition Szechuan dipping sauce they had... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Every time I read the ad trades I have to laugh at the bastardization of the English language by BDA's and their BDHC's. Here's a beauty from MediaPost... Publicis Groupe has once again restructured its digital operations. Creating Publicis Spine,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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The good news is that there are more craft breweries in America than there are fleas on a dog. The bad news is they are running out of names for their beers. This is demonstrated by the 10 Barrel Brewing... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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If you wonder why advertising is often ranked down there with second hand car selling, ambulance chasing and Nigerian banking, look no further than the recent news that WPP has been one of the NRA's most important political advocates in... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Did you see the video ZuckerNozzle did to promote virtual reality by showing Puerto Rico disasters whilst he and his co-host Rachel Franklin, Facebook's head of social virtual reality, appeared as cartoon avatars as they took viewers on a tour... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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You have to laugh when you read all the fuss about Dove's responses to its racially insensitive clip of a black woman appearing to shed her body for a “cleaner” white version in a now-removed Facebook post. Hey... It's the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2017 at AdScam/The Horror!
I sincerely hope the client was not Harvey Weinstein> Cheers/George
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I've worked on several whisky accounts during my long and somewhat checkered career, although I was never a fan of Scotch, preferring Brandy to wash down my caviar and foie gras. I know straight malts are a big (and expensive)... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2017 at AdScam/The Horror!
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With the news that Netflix is raising its pricing for its streaming service by a whopping one dollar a month, I was surprised to read that nearly four million Americans still subscribe for Netflix DVD's delivered by mail. Some are... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2017 at AdScam/The Horror!
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I've been to Japan twice when I worked on the Hitachi account. It's like being on another planet where everyone works their arse off, nonstop. So I was not surprised to read that in 2015 a 24-year-old Dentsu employee was... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2017 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Great piece in last week's MediaPost... "Intelligence will only get you so far: Artificial, Real or Otherwise." Points out how all this hoopla about AI, is nothing more than hoopla. Loved this bit... "The simple fact is that the tasks... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2017 at AdScam/The Horror!
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If you need further proof that Facebook is a total fuck up run by mealy mouthed fucktards, In case you missed it, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that Facebook produced a 13-page internal report titled “Information Operations and Facebook.”... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2017 at AdScam/The Horror!
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I had to laugh when I read that State Street Corp., parent company of the investment firm that with the aid of McCann, New York, came up with Wall Street’s iconic "Fearless Girl" statue, have agreed to pay a combined... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2017 at AdScam/The Horror!
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In the wonderful world of "You can't make this shit up," news yesterday that Rep. Tim Murphy told House leaders on Thursday that he will resign from Congress this month, a day after the eight-term Pennsylvania Republican announced that he... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2017 at AdScam/The Horror!
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In a piece over at MediaPost there's news that Intel is helping with research polar bears, whales and warm water. Bit of a step up from the old "Intel Inside" campaign that made a bunch of Mormon kids in Salt... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2017 at AdScam/The Horror!
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In AdScam's never ending quest to bring you the news that really counts, this just in... It's official, Santa Claus is dead. Archaeologists in Turkey may be on the cusp of solving a mystery thousands of years in the making... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2017 at AdScam/The Horror!
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With all the shitty "Fake News" happening, it just goes to show that the Digital/Social world is getting more and more fucked up. For years advertising has been heavily controlled in terms of content, tone of voice etc. Why can't... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2017 at AdScam/The Horror!
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So, Der Trumpf went to Puerto Rico today and said that although the victims of hurricane Katrina lost thousands and thousands of lives, you guys only lost sixteen. He then went on to tell all the poor fuckers who will... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2017 at AdScam/The Horror!