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The Lost Patrol…

…and other stories of Mad Men who’ve served in the military. Be warned, for purposes of veracity, this blog contains foul language. In the mid-sixties, when I started working in advertising, almost every male member of staff had been in the army, navy or air force. Either they’d been called up for National Service or […]

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One commercial I don’t rate and one I do.

Years ago Terry Lovelock wrote some very funny commercials at Collett Dickenson Pearce for TV Licence Evasion. In one of these ads a man and his mate are walking towards the man’s flat. The man tells his friend that he’s been fined for not having a TV Licence. As they enter the flat, the man says […]

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