Tag Archives: George Parker

George Parker: Steve Jobs, the not-so-family man

This week sees the publication of “Small Fry,” the tell-all book by Steve Jobs’ first daughter, Lisa, and her less than fortunate experiences with a father that refused to acknowledge her for years, even though DNA tests proved conclusively that ...

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Happy birthday to Adscam’s George Parker

Congratulations are due to the great George Parker who’s 81 today (or possibly yesterday), author of Adscam and, before that a denizen of numerous agencies here and in his adopted home of the USA. For some reason George is currently ...

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George Parker remembers creative director Bill Hamilton

I was devastated to hear the news that Bill Hamilton (left) passed away last week at the age of 74. I have known and worked with Bill at Chiat, Ogilvy and J.W. Thompson over nearly thirty years. He was without ...

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George Parker of Adscam: my Top Tips for Cannes-A-Boola

Ah yes, once more the Cannes “International Festival of Creativity” is almost upon us. Now with more categories than attendees, everyone gets to take home a Zirconium Lion to justify their outrageous expenses which were probably blown on Peruvian Marching ...

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George Parker: where’s Luther when you need him?

No, I’m not going all religious on you; it’s just that as we are approaching 2017, which is the five hundredth anniversary of when Martin Luther nailed his creative brief on the door of the Big Dumb Holding Company at ...

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