Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Podcast: Two Odd Minutes #8

Ep. 8: "The 
Agency-Go-Round"


“So you’ve worked at eleven ad agencies,” she said, probably wondering about my seeming inability to hold down a job for any length of time. “Oh, but that’s eleven agencies over fourteen years,” I clarified, as if that would somehow make my work history look any less erratic...


Craig McNamara shares humorous stories and inside observations about advertising, ad agencies and creative people, drawn from his 25-plus years as a professional advertising writer.


You can listen (and subscribe) to this podcast and upcoming episodes at the Craig McNamara, Writer web site or on iTunes.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Podcast: Two Odd Minutes #7

Ep. 7: "Laid Off 
and Fired Up"


"If you’ve worked in an ad agency for more than a few months, you’ve probably been through at least one round of layoffs.. All it takes is one account to head out the door, and very likely, at least one or two employees are soon to follow...and being the junior writer, I knew my head was likely on the chopping block..."
Craig McNamara shares humorous stories and inside observations about advertising, ad agencies and creative people, drawn from his 25-plus years as a professional advertising writer.


You can listen (and subscribe) to this podcast and upcoming episodes at the Craig McNamara, Writer web site or on iTunes.

Enjoy.

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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Podcast: Two Odd Minutes #6

Ep. 6: "Total 
Television Recall"

"When I got into advertising, I knew that I’d found my true calling...I’d stumbled into a field where all those years spent in front of the TV – all those wasted years of my youth – finally had a purpose. "
Craig McNamara shares stories and observations about advertising, ad agencies and creative people, drawn from his 25-plus years as a professional advertising writer.


You can listen (and subscribe) to this podcast and upcoming episodes at the Craig McNamara, Writer web site or on iTunes.

Enjoy.

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Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Podcast: Two Odd Minutes #5


Ep. 5: "The Life (and Death)
of an Ad Man," part 2

"No, Bill Tuttle wasn’t a real creative department employee -- or a real person. But making the rest of the agency believe that he was the challenge we set for ourselves -- and we knew success was all in the details..."

Craig McNamara shares stories and observations about working in advertising, ad agencies and creative people, drawn from his 25+ years as a professional advertising writer, in a series of two-minute-or-so podcasts.
You can listen (and subscribe) to this podcast and upcoming episodes at the Craig McNamara, Writer web site or on iTunes.

Enjoy.

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Thursday, May 3, 2012

Podcast: Two Odd Minutes #4



Ep. 4: "The Life (and Death)
of an Ad Man," part 1

"Nothing exemplifies the excesses of what we creative people are capable of than the story of Bill Tuttle. The following is a true story. I say this not because Bill Tuttle the name is a pseudonym, but because Bill Tuttle the person never existed in the first place..."

Craig McNamara shares stories and observations about working in advertising, ad agencies and creative people, drawn from his 25+ years as a professional advertising writer, in a series of two-minute-or-so podcasts.
You can listen (and subscribe) to this podcast and upcoming episodes at the Craig McNamara, Writer web site or on iTunes.

Enjoy.

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