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Guys Who Like to Go Fast

“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.

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35. The Memo

“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

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33. Trade Gossip: Art Galleries and Advertising Agencies

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

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31. Who Will Get the Account?

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.

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30. A Little Triangulation

“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

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28. Doing What the Boss Says

Alan stood by the picture window in his office and looked at the New York skyline. He’d been back for a week from a five-day trip to the coast. The fifteenth of August. Nothing was quite as it had been.

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4. Another Artist in Advertising

By Richard N. Anderson “So what’s on you mind, pal?” Alan had finished the shrimp and was starting on his salad.

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