Tag Archives: CDP

Is the ASA’s bid to clean up ads the death knell for humour?

The UK’s ASA seems to have put the cat among the pigeons with its somewhat prescriptive plan to ban “gender stereotyping” ads, with lots of people saying its too bossy boots/Big Brother (the book that is). Here’s a compilation of ...

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Great creative director John Salmon of CDP dies at 85

John Salmon, one of the great British creative directors at a time when British advertising led the world, has died aged 85. Salmon was creative director of Collett Dickenson Pearce, following in the footsteps of the legendary Colin Millward. Salmon, ...

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George Cole’s legacy in commercials

George Cole, star of Minder, arguably the best comedy series ITV ever made, and, before that, Flash Harry in the St Trinian’s films, has died aged 90. In the 1980s he essayed some of Minder’s Arthur Daley (although he denied ...

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Carnivore Club sanctions cheating with F-UP Insurance

Carnivore Club delivers meats to North American customers and, in a diverting act of diversification, also owns F-UP Insurance although I’m not sure it actually sells policies. Anyway it’s the brainchild of Toronto agency Bensimon Byrne and a connection, of ...

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