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17 minutes | 19 days ago
Ad Chatter, Episode 9: Jacked Santa, "Cameron" Rides Again, and Beats by Dre
In this episode of Ad Chatter, Dan Goldgeier and David Burn discuss three new ad campaigns. The topics covered, include:- Two new holiday spots from Gym Source and Looney Advertising in Montclair, NJ- LiftMaster takes us back to *Ferris Bueller's Day Off* with the help of actor Alan Ruck (who played Cameron in the 1986 film)- A magnificent new two-minute film from Beats by Dre that puts the problem of racism in America into context in a way that benefits the brand and pushes for progress, all at once
21 minutes | a month ago
Noble Creatures, Oreos on Ice, Political Vulgarities, Pop Songs, and Bacon-Scented Masks
In this episode of Ad Chatter, Dan Goldgeier and David Burn discuss several new ad campaigns. Some of the topics covered, include:- A shout out to our friends at BlackLabelBacon.com- The difference between a Georgia Dawg and a U DUB Dawg- Big John Cornyn's vulgar attack ads against MJ Hegar- Rakuten's "Rocket Man" and the loss of original jingles- The Global Oreo Vault for All Human Kind (sugar highs and endless content holes) #StayPlayful
21 minutes | 2 months ago
Episode 7: The Internal Creative Review from Hell and Consequent Damage to The Richards Group
In this episode of Ad Chatter, Dan Goldgeier and David Burn discuss The Motel 6 incident and the damage being done in Dallas. Some of the points covered, include:- What is an Internal Creative Review?- Does Motel 6 have a moral high ground to stand on?- The problem with not knowing all the facts - Why did the agency tell the client? - UT considers dropping Stan's name from their school of advertising- The culture of passivity and back-channeling- Radio Mercury Award for Motel 6- The overwhelming need for learning how to have sensitive discussions- Plus, bonus coverage of "White House Dogs" from Rob Schwartz and friends
32 minutes | 2 months ago
Ep. 6: Special guest, David Blain, discusses the need for exceptional account service
Special guest David Blain, president of Saxton Horne in Sandy, Utah, discusses the lost art of account service and much more. David is a natural storyteller. Tune in to this 30-minute episode to hear David Blain the Ad Magician share:- What it was like to work "24-hours a day" on Intel in the 1990s- His thoughts on new business and selling great work- How his agency's automotive clients continue to sell cars during COVID-19- The need for and power of an in-house agency- The need for agency team members to "really get" what the client is all about- What qualities make for a great client- The raw power of creativity to change the score for a client - How to create a "climate of receptivity" for wild ideas
48 minutes | 2 months ago
Ad Chatter: Interview with Steve Harrison, author of “Can’t Sell Won’t Sell.”
In this special edition of Ad Chatter, Dan Goldgeier talks with legendary British Creative Director Steve Harrison. Topics include Steve’s new book, “Can’t Sell Won’t Sell,” groupthink in the ad industry, the difference between the “somewheres” and “anywheres,” where advertising recruits its talent, when it’s right to take on social causes, and why Sir Martin Sorrell might pull a Keith Richards and outlast us all.
22 minutes | 2 months ago
Ad Chatter: Overworking people, plus new creative for Rao's Homemade, adidas, and Lenovo
In this edition of Ad Chatter, Dan Goldgeier and I discuss:The blight of overworking people in the agency businessRao's Homemade's deceptively simple homemade-looking adadidas and the KC Chiefs' QB Patrick Mahomes connect around Black Lives MatterLenovo Yoga's new product launch and the difficulty of naming projects
21 minutes | 3 months ago
Seriously Misleading, Beside the Point, Plus Ads That Make Fun of Ads
In this episode, Dan Goldgeier and David Burn discuss how the oil industry willfully deceived the American public for decades about the efficacy of plastics recycling; Ford Motors' and W+K's new flag-waving campaign (YOU-S-A!); Postmates' subliminal advertising spoofs; and a funny new campaign from the Texas Rangers.
21 minutes | 3 months ago
Ad Chatter: Wear A Mask and Proceed with Caution
Dan and David discuss the NFL's return, a new commercial for the National Restuarant Association, a new travel and tourism effort from the states of WY and SD, the value of a B Corporation, and Camp Jack, the new training program from Jack Morton.
16 minutes | 3 months ago
Ad Chatter, The Pilot: Diversity & Inclusion
We discuss four timely topics on this pilot episode:Hill Holliday’s newly stated commitment to diversity and inclusionThe NBA is out on strike300 Pizza Huts about to closeA wildly popular Direct-to-Consumer TV spot
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