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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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So, i'm still here. My computer is still fucked up. And I'm still using my wife's computer... Other wise known as the "Andy Murray Access Portal." Then I remembered, I had a twelve year old PC in the garage! It... Continue reading
Posted 2 hours ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Over at AdWeek, Peter Nicholson talks about his three favorite ads of all time, all of which are TV spots. Yeah TV ads... Not social, digital or any of that other bullshit. His number one choice is the marvelous Canal... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at AdScam/The Horror!
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Well, well, well... Finally Amazon, Snapchat, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Foursquare were all put on notice by the ANA that they should open up their their walled gardens. The digital advertising platforms have yet to adopt independent audits of... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at AdScam/The Horror!
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More computer problems. Bollocks... Shit... Wank. It's going to take a few days to sort out. Please be patient. I will post when I can. Using someone elses computer, so don't have my trove of Hitler and Kate pictures. Stay... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Staying with St Patrick's day... It's bad enough that people paint their faces green and wear silly hats... But please don't do this to your dogs. Our owner is a wanker! . Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Yes, once again we shall suffer through another tedious St Patrick's Day. Which means painting Fifth Avenues center strip green, wearing green ties, drinking green beer, and eating corned beef and cabbage. Numerous St Paddy's Day sales with tempt us... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Kraft Macaroni & Cheese, quite possibly the world's shittiest food, continues its tradition of producing some of the world's shittiest commercials. It only seems like yesterday that Wieden & Kennedy inflicted the "Lusty Smithy" on us. Now the “Make It... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Even though FCB is doing a very worthy effort to resurrect itself, thanks to the efforts of new Global CEO, Carter Murray, pusillanimous shit continues to pour out of FCB, Chicago. Check out "Margarita Moments." A concoction Agency Spy describes... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Now we know that the reason Marissa "Purple Knickers" Mayer fucked up "bigly" in her attempt to bring back Yahoo from the grave, had fuck all to do with her multi-million dollar Christmas parties, and the many month's she spent... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Adobe does great ads. Why? Because they capture perfectly how fucked up everything in the ad biz is becoming. And the casting is constantly perfect. The latest for Adobe Creative Cloud "Keep up with hovering Art Directors" is fucking sensational.... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Did you see that On Tuesday, Germany's Justice Minister Heiko Maas, laid out a proposed new law that would impose fines of up to $53 million (or, roughly 50 million euros, since the fine would be assessed in Germany) on... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Did you see that the new CEO of Yahoo will be making more money than Marissa "purple knickers" Mayer, who's net worth is set to increase by about $189 million. (That's even after she voluntarily gave up about $20 million... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2017 at AdScam/The Horror!
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You have to laugh at all the fuss about the WikiLeaks dump of several trillion CIA documents saying that Big Brother is hacking into cell phones; computers and TV’s connected to “The Tubes.” If true, the documents show the CIA... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2017 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Today is International Women’s Day, so it is only fitting that the President of the United States should recognize this. Obviously, he did it in his usual fashion… Twitter in the early hours of Wednesday morning… “I have tremendous respect... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2017 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Wow, WikiLeaks tells us that the CIA is listening in when we call or text our lovers, fantasy nymphets and terrorist chums. Who’d a thunk it? Not that I’m surprised or shocked. Everyone I see these days has their smart... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2017 at AdScam/The Horror!
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There was a piece in the New York Times over the weekend about the rise of the short term rental market in Palm Springs. Nothing special until I got to this… Jaime Derringer, the founder and editor of Design Milk,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2017 at AdScam/The Horror!
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I’ve been a fan of the Haribo Gummy Bears campaign for quite a while now. It’s the one that features spots that start off looking like the usual meeting of “suits” in a conference room. Then they open their piehole’s... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2017 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Loved the piece on AdAge… “On Snapchat, Nudes can be followed by a Word from our Sponsor.” Snapchat may have successfully made the leap from a puerile sexting app to mobile media powerhouse, from dick pics to stock picks, but... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2017 at AdScam/The Horror!
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You have to have a breaking heart when you hear about his Gnomeship’s concerns of Amazon’s affect on his evil empire. "The answer to the question 'What worries you when you go to bed at night and wake up in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2017 at AdScam/The Horror!
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A startup called Synaps Labs has brought the magic of moving billboards to a highway near you by combining high-speed cameras set up a distance ahead of the billboard (about 180 meters) to capture images of cars. Its machine-learning system... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2017 at AdScam/The Horror!
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So Der Trumpf is convinced that nasty POTUS Obama was “tapping his wires” at Trump Tower before he got voted into office by all those illegal Russian immigrants. He has no proof, but he read about it on Breitbart News…... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2017 at AdScam/The Horror!
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As a member of the Der Trumpf administration, Rex Tillerson, seems to be displaying a low profile compared to other loud mouth members of this cabal of evil. Hey, just because he was the former CEO of Exxon Mobile and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2017 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Remember when JWT told us they were no longer in the ad biz and should now be considered as “Cultural Anthropologists.” Well now they are in the sex advisory business. JWT Intelligence has a piece about condoms, sex toys, wipes,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2017 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Did you see the news about Sterling Jewelers and its corporate culture that made Caligula’s court look like Disney Land. Hundreds of former employees of Sterling Jewelers, the multibillion-dollar conglomerate behind Jared the Galleria of Jewelry and Kay Jewelers, claim... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2017 at AdScam/The Horror!
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So, Snapchat’s IPO values the company at twenty eight billion fucking dollars! This for a business that has succeeded in posting record losses since its foundation and that will not allow shareholders any voting rights. The people who snapped up... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2017 at AdScam/The Horror!