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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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Comment of the day over at the Washington Post... Hollywood should write a check to Donald Trump. After he's gone they'll have enough material for comedies, dramas, spy thrillers and beltway action to last fifty years and trillions in Box... Continue reading
Posted 15 hours ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Why am I not surprised to read that Der Trumpf is looking forward to joining his mentor, Vladimir Putin, for the May 9th Victory Day parade next year in Moscow? ICBM's, tanks and massed Russian troops will parade through Red... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at AdScam/The Horror!
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Surprise, surprise... Uber fascist, John Bolton has just signed a $2 million book deal. This should be a doozy, after Der Trumpf threw him under the bus whilst maintaining the services of Uber lap dogs Pompeo and the crazed Giuliani,... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at AdScam/The Horror!
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The WeWork saga continues with the news that many of the 5,000 laid off employees will receive a "Generous" dismissal package of four months pay (New York state law demands at least three months.) So they are getting a "Whopping"... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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I know I seem to have flogged this dead horse forever, but once again, yesterday Wall Street demonstrated that it is peopled by idiots. The Dow Jones Industrial Average shot up after we were told that the tariff war between... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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If you've been wondering where the fuck I have been for the last twenty four hours, My internet connection has been down, thanks to my local cable company... Cable One, who in their wisdom has renamed themselves as "Sparklight." Wanna... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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In the really, really, really amazing "You can't make this shit up" category, un-fucking believable news on CNN yesterday... Sen. Lindsey Graham criticized the House Democrats' impeachment inquiry on Wednesday while also issuing a rebuke, and potentially a new talking... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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I perma-lanced on the Xerox account for a few years at Y&R, back in the days when it was still a great agency... (Thanks to the efforts of my old mate CD, Helayne Spivak.) News today that Xerox is considering... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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So, I just wrote a letter to the New York Times. I know I am wasting my time. I have written hundreds over the years, never had a single one published. Probably got more chance of winning the lottery. It... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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In the "you can't make this shit up" category, kudos to my mate Ralf "The Cartoonist" Ziegermann for pointing us in the direction of the earth shattering news that Facebook has rebranded itself as FACEBOOK. Yes, taking a tip from... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
James... For fucks sake... Don't set Giuliani on me. Cheers/George
Mark... Excellent comment. In the old days of "Advertising Agencies" You had a general idea of who did what to produce the "Advertising." Now, we have no idea. Lots of nebulous titles... Bugger all to show for it. Except the humongous pay/bonus packages for senior management. Cheers/George
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Surprise, surprise... Uber reported its quarterly numbers yesterday and once again, they lost money... $1.16 BILLION to be exact. But not to worry, Dara Khosrowshahi, it's CEO said there is a light at the end of the profitability tunnel! Oh... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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So, the ad trade press is gushingly reporting that S4 Capitol, the Poisoned Dwarf's latest iteration of his dark empire, is already pumping out "bigly" money like a runaway oil rig. S4Capitol is rapidly becoming a mini WPP with 2,000... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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Over at MoreAboutAdvertising, there's a piece by Jon Goulding of Atomic Advertising... "What happens when advertising loses its swagger?" In it he goes on and on about how advertising has always been fucked 'cos no one likes it and creative... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at AdScam/The Horror!
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So, Mc Donald's CEO and President, Steve Easterbrook, has resigned after owning up to having a consensual relationship with an employee. In an email sent to McDonald's employees, Easterbrook expressed regret over the relationship. "As for my departure, I engaged... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2019 at AdScam/The Horror!
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You're not going to believe this... When Der Trumpf treated us to the vivid account of the ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi “crying and screaming” in the final minutes before his death. There was just one problem: No one else... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2019 at AdScam/The Horror!
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So, yet another "fake" holiday is over and the eight billion dollars Americans spend on Halloween (including two billion for their pets) has been washed down the drain of irrelevancy. Back in the dark ages of the early sixties when... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2019 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Wow... You have to love this... Der Trumpf has filed a "Declaration of domicile" saying that he, and Melania are no longer residents of New York and from now on his Mar-a-Lago property in Palm Beach, Florida will be their... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2019 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Following on from my last post... Over at Mediapsssst, Richard Whitman has another splendid column that talks about "Fending off the looming in-house threat." Here's what I commented... The in-house threat is no longer a threat, it is a reality.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2019 at AdScam/The Horror!
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I don't want to get overwhelming boring by saying I told you so, over and fucking over... But yet another top creative has fled the ad agency scene to sign up for an undoubtedly rewarding in-house gig. With the news... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2019 at AdScam/The Horror!
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No surprise that the Jimmy Kimmel mash up video comparing Obama's nine minute announcement about the killing of Bin Laden with Der Trumps bloviated fifty minute speech about how he more or less killed al-Baghdadi all by himself, has so... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2019 at AdScam/The Horror!
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In another sign that the ad agency business is fucked, and getting more fucked by the day, news that TBWA, New York, is laying off a ton of people with the loss of the Accenture account. Yeah that's normal, you... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2019 at AdScam/The Horror!
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Interesting to read that back in Blighty, McVitie's biscuits (Cookies on this side of the pond) has appointed TBWA as lead creative agency. As you have all read "Confessions of a Mad Man," (And if not, why the fuck not?)... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2019 at AdScam/The Horror!
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As loyal AdScamer's will know, I have made no secret of my disdain for the Poisoned Dwarf's relentless acquisition of companies whilst UberGrupenFuhrer of WPP. During his thirty year reign he gobbled up close to a thousand shops, the vast... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2019 at AdScam/The Horror!