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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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Today, super Brit ad site, MoreAboutAdvertising, has pimped my piece on sexist advertising from last week. As I point out in a comment, nothing demonstrates how sexist most advertising still is than the latest TV campaign for Surf. Titled "Perf... Continue reading
Posted 11 hours ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Back when I lived in New York, I used to work out at my local "Y" to make up for all my unspeakable non-fitness activities. Then, someone gave me a day pass to the Equinox gym down in the Village... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at AdScam/The Horror!
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Did you see the somewhat un-startling news that on the day Der Trumpf's Russian money laundering fixers, Deutsche Bank, was laying off thousands of workers, senior executives at the banks London office where being measured for Saville Row tailored $1,800... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at AdScam/The Horror!
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I had to laugh when I read the piece "Brands are 'Out of Touch' with American women" in today's Media Post's Agency Daily. Apparently, media and brands haven’t kept up with the evolution of women, according to Kantar’s U.S Monitor... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Here in the Fourth Reich, the nabobs of the media universe are assembled at their annual fuck fest in Sun Valley, otherwise known as the Allen & Co. Sun Valley Conference, or if you prefer..."The Summer Camp for Billionaires." The... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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As a follow up to my last post, take a few minutes to watch and listen to the acceptance speeches Rich and Jeff gave when receiving the Cannes Lion of St. Mark award. As distinct from the vast majority of... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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I don't know why it took me a week to catch up with this (drugs, booze, sex - OK, strike the last one) but I finally caught up with the wonderful video showcasing the brand new agency in town... Silverstein,... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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God... I laughed so much I nearly spilled my breakfast beer this morning when I read in The Guardian... Officials in Saudi Arabia privately complained about the kingdom’s low ranking on an influential press freedom index, less than one year... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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The news yesterday that the police in Copenhagen have arrested 28 people for riding electric scooters under the influence of cannabis and alcohol after they began a crackdown in the Danish capital on misuse of the scooters introduced to the... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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For years, people in the ad biz have talked shit, placing great faith in their ability to throw around multi-syllable words that mean fuck all. Remember when JWT announced they were no longer an ad agency, but were now "Cultural... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Congratulations to the US women for winning the World Cup... But a huge smelly raspberry to Nike for the truly awful, jingoistic, nationalistic, bombastic TV spot they have produced to celebrate the achievement. All it needs is a picture of... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Have you noticed how all the sidebar ads for easy to qualify for credit cards and other financial cons are now featuring what are obviously stock photos of weird, very hairy looking people. A guy with a long grey beard... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2019 at AdScam/The Horror!
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So, a mere two days after his earth shattering speech and tank display, Der Trumpf tells us that the youth of America, in their thousands, are battering down the doors of U.S. military recruiting offices, desperate to join up after... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2019 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Yeah, it's the day after Der Trumpf gave a speech for the Fourth of July in which he described how the revolutionary army "Took over airports." And, didn't know the difference between the war of 1812 and the war of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2019 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Don't worry... Jarrod has a plan for it... It won't leave a scratch. Click on it... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2019 at AdScam/The Horror!
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On the one hand I'm a bit pissed that America beat England in the semi-final of the World Cup. On the other, I'm happy for the Americans. Everything I've read about this team sets them up as a splendid bunch... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2019 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Did you see that during an interview with Tucker Carlson, his chief policy adviser, Der Trumpf stated that homelessness was only a problem in Democratically controlled cities, and it has only become a problem in the last two years. Isn't... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2019 at AdScam/The Horror!
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There's a piece over at DailyKos about Donny Deutsch talking shit as usual, this time about the Democratic debates last week. Here's what I commented... Donny is a wanker. He inherited his agency from his father (Sound familiar?) He was... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2019 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Over at AppleInsider there's a review of some of Joni Ives less successful designs. In common with a lot of Apple freaks they claim... The company may have ushered in the dawn of the mouse with the Lisa. Sorry guys,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2019 at AdScam/The Horror!
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I've kicked the shit out of Page Six (The Murdoch gossip rag) in the past for its totally juvenile and fucked up approach to so called journalism. Yesterday's edition had a doozy... "Jeff Bezos has candlelit dinner with Lauren Sanchez... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2019 at AdScam/The Horror!
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I had to laugh when I read the Bloomberg Opinion piece about the departure of Jony Ives from Apple. It says... The future of Apple and the technology industry will be shaped by software and other technologies that don’t have... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2019 at AdScam/The Horror!
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There's a great article over at TheGuardian... "How to speak Silicon Valley," which explains many of the tech terms Valley douchenozzles sprinkle throughout their speech. Particularly liked... cloud, the (n) – Servers. A way to keep more of your data... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2019 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Nice piece over at MoreAboutAdvertising about how some agencies are starting to tell douchenozzle clients to go fuck themselves. MAA points out that FCB has resigned the global Nivea account, after handling it for over 100 years. Apparently, the falling... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2019 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Sad to read about the recent death of Phil Geier. For all those too young to recognize that he was the former Chairman-CEO of The Interpublic Group of Companies, and was one of the first to recognize that the conglomerization... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2019 at AdScam/The Horror!
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So, I'm driving around the capitol of the Fourth Reich (Boise) and I'm passing some major construction work when I notice that all the bright yellow heavy duty machines are labeled... Vermeer. Does this mean he gave up his 17th... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2019 at AdScam/The Horror!