Adventures in Advertising

Same Message Politics
Same Message Politics

Once again it is election time. Both candidates for Governor are sending the same generic message out to the public. “We Need To Get Illinois ...

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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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