Author Archives: George Parker

George Parker has spent 40 years on Madison Avenue. He’s won Lions, CLIOs, EFFIES, and the David Ogilvy Award. His blog is, which is required reading for those looking for a gnarly view of the world’s second oldest profession.” His latest book, Confessions of a Mad Man, makes the TV show Mad Men look like Sesame Street.

George Parker: the MAA idiot’s guide to US elections

You guys have just gone through a General Election. It dragged on for almost six weeks and lots of money was expended to produce a result every single pollster got wrong. Ha, amateurs. Here in America we do not arse ...

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George Parker: The Four Seasons – quo vadis?

If you weren’t too busy handicapping the Eurovision Song Contest over the last couple of weeks, you may have heard the shocking news that Manhattan landmark, The Four Seasons restaurant (below), will soon be closing down and moving to new ...

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George Parker: haute cuisine, Salvador Dali and me

With all the current fuss about NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams being found out for telling “porkies” about everything from being shot at in Iraq to having the biggest dick on TV, I am reminded of the many times ...

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