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40. Dogs

What struck him the most was that he didn’t find it funny.

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29. The Nooner

The Art Director left Tom Hartley’s office carrying the notes and a few sketches for the Jamesville Fresh Soup campaign. Now Alan, Charlie and Tom could laugh about the night before at PJs.

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23. Landing in Lotus Land

By Richard N. Anderson Alan looked at the San Rafael Mountains from his first class seat in the 747. His thoughts rambled on as the plane continued descending into what the stewardesses always called the “Los Angeles area.” Airline language … Continue reading

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22. Making an Appearance

The studio offices of Parkwood Kahn were on West 45th Street in an old narrow commercial building with the world’s slowest elevator. A Pinkerton guard sat beside a dead palm plant on a folding chair reading the Post.

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21. The Fake Agency

By Richard N. Anderson Finally they had a new writer. Someone to help the agency get the international routes for the Trans US Airlines account. The young man from Denver had joined Alan’s group at the end of June.

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9. Your 3:30

The meeting in Alan’s office was over. Charlie made for the door, but the others took their time, putting their coke and beer bottles on the windowsill, picking up their pads, and joking about “guys with problems”.

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8. The Red Bikini

By Richard N. Anderson “So, anyway, Pete arrives at the gal’s apartment to pick her up and go to dinner. She’s all dressed and everything but she offers him a drink first.”

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3. Lunch in the Third Avenue Sun

By Richard N. Anderson Alan couldn’t take his eyes off the tall girl with close-cropped brown hair in the Brother Rat’s waitress uniform.

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