Adventures in Advertising

The Remarkable Mr. Cherry
The Remarkable Mr. Cherry

I struggled my first year in High School. But the second year I really buckled down due to a single teacher, the Remarkable Mr. Cherry. ...

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Lotteries
Lotteries

I did the first Illinois Lottery Newspaper Ad. I did it with Betty Thomas, one of the members of my Second City Touring Group. I ...

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Draper Daniels
Draper Daniels

One of my earliest breaks in advertising was meeting Draper Daniels and Ernie Evers. Draper Daniels was a long-time advertising agency on Michigan Avenue, and ...

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The Summer Movies of 2014
The Summer Movies of 2014

I usually look forward to going to the movies during the summer. But movie previews start previewing so early, it doesn’t take a genius to ...

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Kloppenberg, Switzer & Teich
Kloppenberg, Switzer & Teich

When I first started in the business in Chicago, I was just a theater actor. I had never performed in front of a film camera, ...

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How to Find and Keep Long Term Clients
How to Find and Keep Long Term Clients

I always loved the Indianapolis 500. I took great interest in the race each year beginning in the year Sam Hanks won the race in ...

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My Hobbies
My Hobbies

I always looked forward to summer because the time I spent in school learning things, I could put to use during summer doing things. I ...

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Flying A Mouse to New York
Flying A Mouse to New York

The first time I went to New York City, I sat in an airplane seat next to one of Chicago’s legendary actors, Byrne Piven. We ...

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