Friday, June 29, 2012

Podcast: Two Odd Minutes #11

Episode 11: Blowing The Dust 
Off My Portfolio


"In a corner of my home office, gathering dust, is my advertising portfolio. In the days before the Internet and digital media, this was how you shopped yourself to new agencies and clients – or perhaps more accurately, how you schlepped yourself..."


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, June 13, 2012

Podcast: Two Odd Minutes #10

Ep.10: Dress Codes


"Blue jeans, tee shirts, flannel shirts. These, along with other items of clothing that come in and out of fashion, are the mainstays of the creative wardrobe. And make no mistake, among creative people, it’s a dress code that can be as just as rigid as that of any Wall Street investment bank..."


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, June 6, 2012

Podcast: Two Odd Minutes #9

Ep. 9: "Bad Fortune"

"One of the handicaps in being a young advertising writer is that you’re often struggling to channel the perspective your audience, who can have a mindset that’s very different from your own limited life experience... Take, for instance, the time I convinced the accounting department to let me turn everyone’s pay envelope into what I called Fortune Checks...” 

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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