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The next day at nine Alan was at his desk looking through an agency proof book—pages of color and black and white advertisements that J Dunaway Advertising had produced, including many from his own group. He was astonished at how … Continue reading
“Christ, if I were running the account management of this fucking agency I’d get Dick Fields out of here,” Alan’s head art director, Clay Ogden, said, whipsawing a metal ruler on his drawing board.
Alan slid the pay phone door shut while he waited for Wally to come on the line. “Walter, how are you? Can we still meet this afternoon?” “Hiya Alan. Sure, come on by.” Wally sounded slightly out of breath.
Bill Taylor met Alan at Mullaley’s on First Avenue. Mullaley’s was one of those original Irish bars that managed to keep its anonymity.
“Mr. Howe is expecting you.” The secretary came from behind her desk and opened the door to the president’s office. Bob Howe, President of Dunaway Advertising, placed the phone down as they entered. He rose from his oversized leather chair, … Continue reading
Excerpt from The Lost Chapters by Lisa Anderson, first published in 2013 Buffy finished her gin and tonic. “Love, I’ve got to go. I wish I could do dinner but I just can’t. Stay and finish your drink and I’ll … Continue reading
by Richard N. Anderson Another Thursday night working on Jamesville. They were reworking the campaign. He needed a break: to get away from business. Everybody fled the city early in August. Who would be around? Who was in the city … Continue reading
New York’s Racquet and Tennis Club stood grandly, covering a full block on Park Avenue. Alan passed through the marble lobby with the ugly statue of the tennis player in the middle.
They entered the creative department through the enormous leather padded doorway. Alan smiled at the four typing secretaries arranged in a four-stall cubicle. Frederick Taylor, meet Herman Miller, he thought.
“I think they’re trying to screw us,” Alan snarled, as he got into the limousine. “Who?” Bob Wilson, the account management supervisor, asked. Alan and Wilson had just finished presenting new advertising for Wholesome Soups to its management. The presentation … Continue reading