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: my review of 2015 and US agency pick

Christmas seems to have come (and almost gone) in November this year so we’re kicking off our reviews of the year and choice of agencies and others early too. Who better than George Parker, founder and editor of the famed ...

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George Parker: Madison Avenue Manslaughter

Required reading for Big Dumb Agencies and Big Dumb Holding Companies – Madison Avenue Manslaughter. There is no question that the advertising agency business I used to know, love, and profit from, is in a radical state of change, not ...

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