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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: David Ogilvy

adage.com — Video shot and edited by Nate Skid and John Picklap This is final installation in Ad Age's award-winning series, The Real "Mad Men" Diaries, and it's fitting that we end on a giant: David Ogilvy. From his red suspenders to his abundant charm, Mr. Ogilvy was the quintessential Mad Man.

The Real 'Mad Men' Diaries: Howie Cohen

adage.com — "The best lines come out of real life. You catch one, you shine a light on it and you put it in the right situation." That encapsulates how Howie Cohen, now an exec at the Phelps agency in Los Angeles, came up with some winning campaigns during the 1960s for Wells Rich Greene while working on the Miles Laboratories account.

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.
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Jul 02, 2015

Appropriately for 4th of July, big beer news: Andy England leaving Miller Coors and now Bud Light moves to Wieden. adage.com/article/agency…

Jun 29, 2015

Praise be! Disney banning selfie sticks. Now if the rest of the workd would come to its senses... slate.com/blogs/moneybox…

Jun 26, 2015

RT @taffyakner: When gay marriage became legal in California, my then-6 year old told his younger brother, "NOW WE DON'T HAVE TO MARRY GIRLS!"

Jun 25, 2015

Here's a link to pictures of a lot of cool people at our Cannes party that I was not at. adage.com/article/specia…

Jun 25, 2015

Right now on the @adage home page are Monica Lewinsky, Mr T, Donald Trump and Dr. Phil. There has to be a joke in there somewhere.

Jun 25, 2015

This @jeffbadby and Rich Silverstein video is all kinds of awesome! adage.com/article/specia…

Jun 24, 2015

Right now on the @adage home page are an iron fish and a giant shark. Just sayin'

Jun 24, 2015

More pictures of Cannes, please @alexbruell @maureenmorrison @annzo. Remember I'm living vicariously through you!

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