You get the call. The Creative Director wants to see the whole staff. You drop everything, minimize your porn windows and rush to the conference room.
Sometimes it’s a new job. Sometimes it’s a lost/won account. And sometimes he/she just wants to talk.
CD’s love to tell stories, and their staff is the perfect audience. They come when called. They can’t say they’re too busy. And they laugh at all your jokes.
If you’ve ever worked for a story-telling CD, here are a few titles that may sound familiar:
This Is How Advertising Works
When I Was At The Hot Shop
They Stole My Brilliant Idea
All Account People Are Lazy Morons
All Creatives Are Spoiled Children
Why I Deserve My Huge Salary
Things Were Better Before Photoshop
Working At Home Is Not Really Work
When I Was A Junior
We Must Service Our Clients
I’m Under So Much Pressure.
I Totally Understand Things Like Youtubes And Facespace.
I Remember When We Had To Send Copy To The Typesetters
I Remember Airbrushing
My First Job In Advertising
Radio Is NOT A Dying Medium
Internet Advertising Is Just A Fad.
Everything Was Better In The 80’s
Pet Project Status Report
I Worked With [AD GOD] When He Was Just An Intern
Did I Ever Tell You About The Time I Directed William Shatner?