Category Archives: Advertising

The “S” Word In My Festus Years

I’m breathless. Not because I have made multiple ascents of the stairs cleaning my house today, but it’s because for the first time in  several years that people want  to have professional conversations without mention (or little mention)  of the … Continue reading

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This Is Not My Beautiful Job…

I am a recovering mad man. I managed the art and design studio of the Chicago office of the venerable ad agency J. Walter Thompson from 1996 until 1999. I was involved in every new-business pitch. And while the requests for each … Continue reading

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We didn’t need no stinkin’ Photoshop

Twitter chat today about Photoshop caused me to reflect on my creative salad days. Image below is from a flier that I created to attract freelance clients in Chicago during the early 90’s. I don’t have the original digital image, this … Continue reading

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