Posts Categorized: Marketing Pet-Peeves
Another Stereotypical Show About Advertising?
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 »
Is This Really What Calvin Klein Thinks His Customers Do All Day?
From the once brilliant house of Klein advertising comes this?? If you watch AMC’s Breaking Bad, it kind of reminds me of what’s going on in Jesse’s house right now. If you don’t, it involves lots of drugs – really bad drugs. This has to move onto my top 10 ads list of a useless… Read more »
So What Happens If The Dead Ad Guy Likes My Idea?
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 »