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ITIAPTWC Episode 67 – Tim Lindsay
So I was watching this video the other day: …and I found myself in violent agreement with everything Tim Lindsay was saying. There are lots of questions advertising has to ask itself right now. The industry is in a state of disrepair: financially straitened, endlessly splintered and trying to find its place at a time... Read More
ITIAPTWC EPISODE 66 PART 2 – PAUL ROTHWELL
The second part of my chat with Paul. iTunes link, Soundcloud link, direct play button:
ITIAPTWC Episode 66 Part 1 – Paul Rothwell
Paul would be far too modes to say this, but if you watched a brilliant ad from the late 1990s to the early 2010s, there’s a decent chance he had something to do with it. As one of the founders of Gorgeous (2.0 – Chris Palmer had already been running a pre-Paul Gorgeous for a... Read More
ITIAPTC Episode 65 – Kenny Gravillis
I used to collect movie posters. I still have a few favourites, but in the end I ran out of wall space and it seemed a shame to keep so much great stuff rolled up in a cupboard, especially if someone, somewhere might really want that foiled Kill Bill One-Sheet I tracked down, or the... Read More
ITIAPTWC Episode 64 – Blackcurrant Tango Client, David Atter.
This is the third and final ‘people who were heavily involved in the Blackcurrant Tango ad’ series: my chat with the client, David Atter. (Episode 1 with director Colin Gregg can be found here. Episode 2 with copywriter Chas Bayfield can be found here.) Just in case you’re popping by at some random point in... Read More
ITIAPTW Episode 63 – Blackcurrant Tango copywriter, Chas Bayfield.
This is the second in my series of three posts/podcasts about Blackcurrant Tango, apparently one of the most beloved ads of the last thirty years: You could read the Colin Gregg post, or read this repeat of what I said there: I put this up on LinkedIn and it caused a massive, affectionate response. So... Read More