Another Stereotypical Show About Advertising?

Posted 2013 at by & in category Marketing Pet-Peeves.

OK – my beloved Mad Men portrays us ad folk as chain smoking alcoholics with serious behavioral and moral problems and now CBS is launching a pilot with Robin Williams as an ad agency director called “The Crazy Ones”. My father told me in college to switch majors because I would never make any money… Read more »

So What Happens If The Dead Ad Guy Likes My Idea?

Posted 2011 at by & in category Marketing Pet-Peeves.

To continue the centennial celebration of Ogilvy & Mather founder David Ogilvy, the agency launches a new iPhone app that invites the public to pitch their “big ideas” to the ad man “himself”. I find myself having a bit of a problem with this app. First of all, Ogilvy is one of my favorite advertising… Read more »