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Thursday, September 17, 2009

James P. Othmer, an award-winning creative director and copywriter for more than twenty years, takes a look at advertising and its influence on our lives in Adland: Searching for the Meaning of Life on a Branded Planet.

Event: James Othmer will be participating in an Adweek panel discussion "The Modern Day Mad Men and Women of Mad Ave"
Thursday, September 24th, at 10:00 am
Paley Center for Media
25 West 52nd Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues
More information and tickets here.

Guests:

James P. Othmer,

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Comments [6]

Bob from New Jersey

Most creative anti-Obama health-care plan “placard-ad” from last weekend:

“Can we bankrupt this nation?

Yes we can!”

Sep. 17 2009 12:37 PM
fC from nyc

30 something was what put advertising on my map when i was growing up

Sep. 17 2009 12:32 PM
Brian from Inwood

In my 10+ years working in ad agencies, one of the things I've disliked the most is how everyone in the agency (especially the creative department) considers themselves intellectually and culturally superior to their clients and their customers. If I had a dime for every time I heard "The client is stupid," I could retire the word "demographic" from my lexicon and live happily ever after.

Sep. 17 2009 12:31 PM
Dorothy from Chelsea

Leonard - I think that during the 60s almost everybody was sleeping with somebody -- However, you didn't know about it. And it's not just advertising it's every type of company/industry.

Sep. 17 2009 12:25 PM
anonyme

also my friend who was really high ranking till recent retirement says mad man is awfully close to home

Sep. 17 2009 12:22 PM
anonyme

LEONARD I THINK MAD MEN HAS PRE VATICAN CATHOLIC LIFE PERFECTLY

Sep. 17 2009 12:20 PM

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