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By Richard N. Anderson Excerpt from The Lost Chapters by Lisa Anderson, first published in 2013 A tall, tanned young man in his early thirties, carrying soft leather Abercrombie & Fitch weekender with a squash racquet sticking out, walked up … Continue reading
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.
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 know a spot on Forty First and Lexington, part bar, part deli. I think they have air conditioning. Want to try it?” Alan ventured.
By Lisa Anderson The metallic harmonics of the Electrolux followed her around the corner and into the bathroom. Claire Whitman shook her bangs to be able to see.
It took two weeks to select the winners. Finally it was over. The fridge at Ham Craig’s Editorial Service was left packed with beer and coca-cola from the committee’s late nights in the six story building on East 51st Street.
By Richard N. Anderson Alan began making a list of people he knew who would be good at judging TV ads. A gal who worked on the Procter business at Compton. A guy who had his own shop. A trombone … Continue reading
Alan opened the conference room door and put out his hand, all business. “Alan Robinson, call me Alan.”