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Creative Director, Writer, Professor of Advertising, Co-author Hey Whipple, Advisor to Brands, Ad Agencies and The Next Generation. BU, MullenLowe and Beyond.

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Great day for a parade. #prideThis warms my heart. The Public Theater's new production of Julius Caesar depicts a "petulant, blondish Caesar in a blue suit, complete wit…
6/10
2017
Trump vindicated. Comey a leaker. Stock market hits all time highs. #nothingmatters
6/9
2017
I am considering unfriending anyone who uses those annoying colored backgrounds with large type. Worse than advertising. Why are so many Fa…Comedy testifies. Trump lies. Flynn's a criminal (probably). But it doesn't matter. Nothing matters.
6/8
2017
And he is still president. There appears to be no stopping him. We are so fucked.
6/1
2017
Saul Joubert. Two weeks to the International Masters' Tournament at Gleason's Gym.
5/31
2017
A couple of early images from a new project on ex gang members who found a way out through the focus, discipline and self respect that come…A must listen. Brilliant and powerful. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu on the removal of confederate monuments. H… https://t.co/vtL1ohpeHX
5/25
2017
Spectacular images by Joel Meyerowitz. Had the pleasure of working and traveling with Joel across Ireland and on C… https://t.co/vJ8hgOHiuz
5/22
2017
Dinner tonight at Giulia, one of the toughest tables to get in Boston. Choice was 6:30 or 8:30. Took 6:30. Fifteen years ago would have ta…Mullen Lowe NY and Carrot Creative are very lucky to get these two. If I could buy shares in Jess Gelbwaks and Laura Bailey I would be all …Fortunate to have had them in my life for the last couple of years. They are all off to start their creative careers.
5/20
2017
Made a contribution. The Guardian remains free, but it costs money to create content. https://t.co/4owmRXkl8zGreat to see the Washington Post doing so well under Marty Baron's leadership. Investigative journalism and qualit… https://t.co/f218422fmA
5/19
2017
As agreed let's not tell Jonathan Ruby where we went.
5/15
2017
Does Fox News really believe that Trump wants out? Or are they seeding the idea, hoping Trump will read it, and co… https://t.co/zzFbqPivTt
5/12
2017
Democrats hope that people who are adversely affected by Trumpcare will vote Republicans out of office in 2018. Republicans hope by then t…
5/7
2017
That's almost not that bad. Farewell to another undergraduate portfolio class. Will never forget this one. Had most of these students for t…
5/4
2017
Will miss my grad portfolio class. Passionate, determined, creative. Last day of the semester.
5/2
2017
Worthwhile read by Kamau Bell. Why you should go to Alabama (or other places in America) where you can get to know… https://t.co/aMUbZ8QERJ
4/30
2017
What we educators worry about re the future of advertising. Ernie Schenck's latest. https://t.co/YRGVOw37y9
4/28
2017
Thirty five years ago when I made the move from account service and PR to creative I thought I had the greatest job in the world. Sitting a…
4/27
2017
Be careful. The more you share the less your friends like you. How social networks amplify our differences. Great … https://t.co/jPq4TT2eij
4/23
2017
The decline of Western civ. Important read. https://t.co/CyZxBSVUFT
4/22
2017
The network first. Innovation second. https://t.co/nhpxZR1T7q
4/21
2017
Creative Cafe is only four days away. Students are putting final touches on their book and practicing their face reading. Clearly Travis Ro…
4/20
2017
Creative Cafe. Now only five days away. Elaine Blaise wondering who teaches these students anyway.Glad The NY Times and The Boston Globe settled this dispute regarding the term Southie. These are important issues… https://t.co/jRAg57rz6Q
4/19
2017
Creative Cafe is less than a week away. Look forward to seeing many of you. Thanks to Brian Hayes and the MMB crowd for appearing in studen…Well the direct mail business is alive and well. Today's mailbox.
4/18
2017
Are you really my friend. This is a truly great project by @tanjahollander who spent five years exploring the meaning of friendship as she …Are you really my friend. This is a truly great project by @tanjahollander who spent five years exploring the meani… https://t.co/FhvUurc90u
4/16
2017
NY agency friends. I have a few creative students graduating in May, moving to NY and eager to find jobs or paying internships. My contacts…
4/11
2017
Another tribute project -- a new portfolio assignment. This one from Crystal Thane. Just a couple of the cool exam… https://t.co/xfLC5aRrYwNew assignment for portfolio students this year. Create a tribute to a brand you love. Make it personal. Here's on… https://t.co/T7ROHC4Y1qLots of old people at the MFA today for Matisse in the Studio because it's a week day and apparently for members only. But this amazing sho…
4/7
2017
Genius. Fast forward to 5:17. "We have a deeply divided nation." Milk out your nose funny. https://t.co/pOht0CFIjR
4/6
2017
Some of my take on the Pepsi ad disaster and why it is nothing like Coke's Hillside. Cc Michael Howard. https://t.co/LpPUySOexJHow Pepsi Got It So Wrong: Unpacking One of the Most Reviled Ads in Recent Memory https://t.co/fVKoZP8bVJ
4/5
2017
How does life live? This is so beautiful. Questions from a child. As Funny, we start out curious, knowing nothing.… https://t.co/oErBFeXWdIMy feed this morning had consecutive posts from Geoff Cottrill and then Rosie Siman Yakob. Two of the happiest sharing people alive. I have…
4/4
2017
Students getting ready for Creative Cafe. It's that time of year again. Our spring BU COM Creative Cafe is just three weeks away. Monday, A…April Fool's Day. Today is the 50th anniversary of my Bar Mitzvah. Been a man for a long time.Get your next jacket printed while you wait. https://t.co/tzpZmZPTwf
4/1
2017
No one really knows how digital advertising is bought or how it works or where there ads are running. Now it looks… https://t.co/8LLABgszxz
3/30
2017
Some great images of Columbia's recording artists: Dylan, Miles, Billie Holiday, more. By Don Hunstein, the label'… https://t.co/nzaeL7mph4
3/28
2017
It's 2017. Do you know where your ads are running? Brands still having a hard time controlling where their online … https://t.co/ri071rhsKF
3/27
2017
Important read. How America imported the war on terror and embraced militarization at home, corrupting both our po… https://t.co/dSpClBkle3
3/26
2017
So good. Now I can remember which NYC neighborhood is which.
3/24
2017
Great tribute: Jimmy Breslin was the greatest newspaper columnist ever https://t.co/JYtKG9w8iv via @BostonGlobe
3/20
2017
"He counter punches so hard he often hits himself." -- Ari Fleisher on Trump's inability to control his temper.
3/19
2017
Met this dude named Josue today walking around taking photos. Skilled young barber. Told me the hair speaks to him … https://t.co/lUMrEPdQqWScene in a barber shop. Walked in off the street to take some photos. #barbershop #barber #shavedhead #street #strehttps://t.co/mFWlXppBII
3/17
2017
Pay attention to punctuation. Or pay a few extra million. https://t.co/yAyNO3sNuy
3/16
2017
The story behind the video. Real life shows up at the most unexpected moments. https://t.co/JFvFsYZk94
3/15
2017
Get plowed. Courtesy of Pornhub. Via Dustin Johnson https://t.co/espE11cXIa
3/14
2017
Huh? What? Wait, this is not SNL? OMG, the real Kellyanne is trying to compete with Kate McKinnon. And she is doin… https://t.co/J5z26Sn8nvForced marriage for 14 and 15 year old girls. Wow. I had no idea this was still legal in NY and other states. Yet … https://t.co/WLkWmylYbx
3/13
2017
A very good read. Are colleges failing to prepare students to encounter and engage with ideas that don't echo the… https://t.co/VO7XZQcVoL
3/12
2017
The analysis is as funny as the video. https://t.co/qJUNayjVmkGood advice from ACLU's People Power. (Not sure the entire video from today is worth the watch.) But the advice is… https://t.co/7XRKtG8cEuIf you missed today's live stream or local house meetings you can still watch ACLU's People Power and learn the bl… https://t.co/RyFiRDa9z2
3/11
2017
Creativity is sometimes a huge effort for a small thing. Getting every detail right. It is the the opposite of shi… https://t.co/Zw2G6zbLGVhttps://t.co/tPUR2gxM03
3/10
2017
@NickChilds that is good news..@cindygallop You have a new fan and admirer. My most excellent student @nicolelove2017. Thought I would intro you. #peopleIrespect
3/8
2017
@NickChilds most people hope to get out of the business
3/7
2017
Ben Carson refers to slaves as "immigrants who also dreamed of a better life and prosperity for their children." I… https://t.co/lzRYCvwWmM
3/6
2017
Cool and simple idea and way for you to lobby and contact your legislators re any issue. Now you have no excuse. https://t.co/wrywDxZfIL
3/1
2017
Keeps us guessing anyway. https://t.co/Gqk1cIPzLGThis is so great. The antidote to miserable jobs in so many ad agencies? Mechanica and Wolf and Willhemine and ot… https://t.co/94qLOceASK
2/28
2017
Yes, outrage is justified. And essential. https://t.co/z28Gs4TxJ7
2/27
2017
The billboard knows you're coming and has the ad just for you. Cool? Or creepy? https://t.co/ZWmLgjqZLa
2/25
2017
Here goes the first amendment. Beginning of the end? Freedom of speech next? We may need to bear arms and head to … https://t.co/uM8vYnfvo8
2/24
2017
Glad to see Colbert winning the ratings war. Fallon has always been a lightweight, pop culture, safe, middle of th… https://t.co/R9ytJeSOHsPut another way, get the fuck off your iphone and make something. https://t.co/c3oHzex8K3
2/23
2017
Astonishing. "Shame on you Anne Frank Center for not praising Donald Trump." And this is not The Onion. https://t.co/NRQvLPPeLm
2/22
2017
Bacon coffee. Nah. https://t.co/fqpPHUs52E
2/21
2017

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