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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.

An Ode to a Grocery Giant

adage.com — Not a lot of people get misty-eyed when a company goes into bankruptcy, but it happened to me when it became apparent that A&P will truly go away once and for all. To many people, the A&P brand today probably signifies high prices and middle-of-the-road quality, but it wasn't always that way.

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.
May 06, 2015

RT @adage: New video in award-winning Real 'Mad Men' series: Howie ("Try it, you'll like it") Cohen bit.ly/1bvZJhV pic.twitter.com/lbXg04Z6TW

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.
Apr 15, 2015

The Real 'Mad Men' Diaries: Would a Real Ad Legend Have Hired Don Draper? adage.com/article/specia…

Apr 15, 2015

RT @adage: Would a real ad legend have hired Don Draper? A new Real 'Mad Men' Diaries video bit.ly/1O03qcb pic.twitter.com/nHgwJQOAyW

Apr 15, 2015

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

Apr 15, 2015

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

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.
Apr 08, 2015

Check out hilarious frozen pizza ad and Ray Bradbury in a prune ad created by ad legend Stan Freberg adage.com/article/people…

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.
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Jul 29, 2015

Hey @CommutingLarry what's up at Lincoln Tunnel? Total standstill in bus lane.

Jul 27, 2015

RT @jenniferweiner: Sending picture of girl on TV to your buddies with the words "I'm coming for you" -- romantic or creepy? #thebachelorette

Jul 27, 2015

That's how I got engaged. One day Neil Lane just showed up at my husband's door. #thebachelorette

Jul 27, 2015

@jpoggi @alexbruell we so need to be in that audience next season. We can have those looks on our faces #thebachelorette

Jul 27, 2015

@alexbruell at least make it something useful like mayonnaise or pickles.

Jul 27, 2015

@kristyharper78 that's why she undresses him so much. She doesn't like his clothes

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