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Monthly Archive for January, 2011

I’ve just spent a good bit of time on a site that has pretty much every Super Bowl spot that’s ever aired. I concentrated on just the last ten years of spots; looked at ‘em all, one after another kinda like they do in award shows. After awhile all this watching created a new kind […]

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This is Colin Gray. He’s a very good copywriter and we’re glad to have him at GSD&M. But he is also the dickweed who made fun of me on Halloween by dressing up as me. Perhaps you remember this story from my Halloween posting. Aaaanyway, not only did he do mean things and hurt my […]

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Last week I posted an old video of myself doing stand-up comedy back in 1981. As I said then, my brief foray into the world of stand-up was one of the best things I did to accelerate my career in advertising. (This, in spite of that final horrible night, one drenched in such incredible flopsweat […]

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Back in 1981 and ‘82, I had a short career in doing stand-up. My days on stage started off pretty well but ended in disaster, in a blizzard that happened on Christmas Day. Doing stand-up was actually one of the best things I ever did for my advertising career. In fact, I understand Miami Ad […]

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