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Deputy Editor — Advertising Age

Deputy Editor of Ad Age, dog lover and American Idol voyeur. I do not have tiger blood and I do not move like Jagger.

The Real 'Mad Men' Diaries: John Emmerling

adage.com — Here's How Bumble Bee Became the Best Tuna in the Sea How do you think your client would react if you called it's product "bum?" That's what happened to John Emmerling while working on the Bumble Bee tuna account for the Richard K. Manoff agency in the mid-1970s.

The Real 'Mad Men' Diaries: Jerry Della Femina

adage.com — Admen Recalls How A Big Bluff Saved His Agency What do you do when your advertising agency is broke and about to go out of business? Throw an expensive party, naturally. That's what legendary adman Jerry Della Femina did in 1967, when Della Femina Travisano & Partners was failing.

Beats CMO Omar Johnson: How to Thrive Without Research

adage.com — "We don't do much consumer research," Beats CMO Omar Johnson told Ad Age's Natalie Zmuda at the Ad Age Digital Conference in New York last week. Here's why a company that successful doesn't feel the need -- and what it does instead. Read more Ad Age Digital Conference coverage right here.

Real Mad Men Diaries: Would Mary Wells Hire Don Draper?

adage.com — Video shot and edited by Nate Skid and John Picklap "You want to see Mary Wells sitting on Don Draper's lap?" That memorable line from "Mad Men" is part of an recurring theme in the series -- whether Draper might end up at the hottest agency of the era, Wells Rich Green.

Advertising Legend and Copywriter Stan Freberg Dies

adage.com — Stan Freberg, renowned advertising copywriter often referred to as "the father of the funny commercial" and one of Ad Age's top 100 advertising people of the last century has died. He was 88. The Grammy, Clio and Silver Lion award winner was born in 1926 in Pasadena, Calif., the only son of a Baptist minister.

Sling TV Outage During Final Four Exposes Streaming Weakness

adage.com — Next Test: The Return of 'Game of Thrones' The brief weekend outage that prevented some Sling TV subscribers from watching college basketball's Final Four highlighted the Achilles heel of cable cord-cutting: reliability. Dish Network's new online-TV service, which offers about 20 channels for $20 a month, is one of a growing number of web services that offer a few popular channels at a lower price.

Marketer's Playbook

adage.com — Welcome to Marketer's Playbook, a new eight-part video series expanding on Ad Age's popular Playbook coverage. In Playbook we explore how marketers can do their jobs better and smarter. For this new video series, we're zeroing in on effective marketing strategies through exclusive, behind-the-scenes visits with top marketers at national and international brands.

Kevin Spacey Brings Toe Shoes Back in E-Trade Spot

adage.com — Every weekday, we bring you the Ad Age/iSpot Hot Spots, new and trending TV commercials tracked by iSpot.tv, a company that catalogs, tags and measures activity around TV ads in real time. The New Releases here ran on TV for the first time over the weekend.

Real Mad Men Diaries: Was There That Much Sex in the Office?

adage.com — The horniest executives of the Mad Men days seemed to work at Y&R. So recalls former Ogilvy copywriter Jane Maas in the return of our award-winning Real 'Mad Men' Diaries video series. The shop was "a hotbed of sex in that era," she said, surrounded by about six hotels, which made "made nooners easy."

More eBay Merchants Migrating to Amazon in Search of Sales Growth

adage.com — Amazon Has Fewer Third-Party Sellers, but Bigger Presence, More Logistic Services EBay's once-loyal merchants are moving more of their business to Amazon, saying they get more for their money by selling merchandise via the web retailer.
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Apr 27, 2015

Martha Stewart is fling a drone inside the Waldorf at the Matrix Awards.

Apr 24, 2015

That crane construction accident is right around the corner from the @adage newsroom.

Apr 17, 2015

All this advance publicity about the Academy of Country Music Awards reminds me of an Ad Age story. adage.com/article/cmo-st…

Apr 17, 2015

Sad to hear about Sabado Gigante. I do not speak a word of Spanish but sometimes found myself nonetheless mesmerized while watching.

Apr 15, 2015

Time for another Real Mad Men video: Would Mary Wells have hired Don Draper? adage.com/article/specia…

Apr 13, 2015

RT @iamdiddy: WORLD PREMIERE!! All new @DeleonTequila ads this week!! Allow me to introduce you to #TheNextLevel! @AdAge adage.com/article/cmo-st…

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