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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 see that Old Spice is launching a campaign in partnership with Arby’s to combat “Meat Sweats” whatever the fuck that is. Makes change from when I used to work on it back in London. Everything then was based on... Continue reading
Posted 15 hours ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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News just in that a Subway customer in Atlanta shot two employees, cos they had put too much Mayo on his sandwich. However, a store manager unsuccessfully shot back at the customer, who then escaped. So, the good guy with... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at AdScam/The Horror!
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Anyone with more money than brains can sign up for yet another daft ad conference. As AdWeek so subtly puts it... “Where can you network, learn cutting-edge marketing techniques and sip cocktails on a yacht? Three words: Brandweek in Miami.... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at AdScam/The Horror!
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As a follow up to my post of yesterday about WPP “Buying” first place in the race for most awarded BDHC at the Cannes Fuck Festival. They amassed a total of 176 Lions including 1 Titanium, 4 Grand Prix, 36... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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For all you masochists out there who can’t get enough of my rants and raves. There’s a new one in todays best British ad trade site... MoreAboutAdvertising. This one concerns the Fascist Supreme Courts overturning of Roe V Wade and... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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In the “You can’t make this shit up” category, it appears that back in 1990, Playgirl magazine ran a competition where the winner could sleep with Der Trumpf. “He’s rich, almost single and yours for the asking. Here’s how [you... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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This just in... “The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection, unexpectedly announced a hearing for Tuesday afternoon, its sixth this month. In a statement, the bipartisan panel said it would “present recently obtained evidence and receive witness... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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So, the Cannes Fuck Fest is over for another year. Millions of dollars, pounds and euros have been blown on hotels, restaurants, yachts and hookers. BDA’s and BDHC’s have blown a ton of dosh on entry fees (averaging $1,200 per... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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I forgot do T.G.I.K.M.F. on Friday. “Cos, my brain is turning to porridge. So here’s some pics for your delectation. Cheers/George. Enjoy. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Over at the Cannes Festival of Fuckery, the Grand Prix for AKQA's annual Future Lions has been awarded to a bunch of Swedish students for their "Ten Week Tee" campaign for Gymshark. The team created a t-shirt with workout instructions... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Following on from the news that a Google engineer’s AI computer has gone “sentient.” We are now told that Amazon’s “Alexa” will be able to talk to you in the voice of a dead relative! Holy shit. Does this mean... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Holy shit... Surprise, surprise... Ace Canadian AdScamer Ray,Eh. alerts us to the breaking news that Rupert Murdoch (The Wizened of Oz) and Jerry (I once shagged Mick Jagger) Hall, who obviously has a predilection for old geezers, are getting divorced.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2022 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Speaking of Fucktards, yesterday, Paris Hilton, self-styled “Queen of the Metaverse,” took to the stage at Cannes with fellow fucktard, Gary Vaynerchuk, on a panel about NFT’s (Oh Dear!!!) Paris presented her virtual bona fides, including the digital wearables she... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2022 at AdScam/The Horror!
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The ability of the current fucktards populating the marketing and ad biz to bastardize the English language never ceases to amaze me. Over at MediaPost there’s a piece... 3 Ways to invest in Web3 that won’t break the bank. It... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2022 at AdScam/The Horror!
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It is obvious by now that ZuckerNozzle is betting his company’s future on the metaverse. And part of that multi-billion-dollar wager will require Meta to pump out VR and AR headsets so powerful they can fool users into thinking computer-generated... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2022 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Just to prove how fucked up everything is... Ace AdScammer, “Whacked Paddy” points us in the direction of Poles living in Warsaw who spend their weekends pretending to be American trailer trash. In Ohio to be specific! To quote one... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2022 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Oh dear, oh dear... It would seem that the Cannes Lions Fuck-Fest entries are down by 5,000. There’s ONLY been 25,464 compared to a high of 43,101 in 2016. Ya think it might have something to do with the fact... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2022 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Remember HAL in 2001. The intelligent and evil computer that took over the spaceship? Well, what once was in the realm of science fiction has become a real issue, not an artificial one. A Google software engineer, since put on... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2022 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Notice, there’s an extra “N” in the middle. Guess what that stands for? Will it get me banned from Facebook? Probably. Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2022 at AdScam/The Horror!
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I almost choked on my breakfast beer when I read the news that Montreal-based Plus Company, an alliance of agencies formed last fall, announced today that it has acquired creative ad agency Mekanism. Who cares? But then I read the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2022 at AdScam/The Horror!
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You have to wonder what the fuck is going on here in the US. (The UK is equally fucked up under Boris, but that is a subject I will deal with later.) With the news that Ginni Thomas, wife of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2022 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Over at MoreAboutAdvertising there’s a piece... “Mother to give up a year of profits from new clients who appoint them without a pitch.” Apparently Mother’s global “Pitch it forward” initiative promises to donate all first-year profits from a retained client... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2022 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Ace Canadian AdScamer “Ray-Eh” in response to my post about the Bud Light “Nuns Piss” account going into review. Points us in the direction of a campaign for Molson. Fucking brilliant. I had never seen it, probably because it was... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2022 at AdScam/The Horror!
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So, the Bud Light “Nuns Piss” account is going into review. Wieden + Kennedy has held the account since 2015 but has declined to pitch in an attempt to hold on to the biz. Smart move since incumbents rarely hold... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2022 at AdScam/The Horror!
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As a further demonstration of how fucked up the ad biz is, a recent study tells us that many commercials continue to play on ad-supported streaming services after viewers turn off their television. Apparently, this is a problem that is... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2022 at AdScam/The Horror!