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- Name: Mark Copyranter
I was an NYC advertising copywriter for 20 years. Now I review ads, and do general ranting, cussing. I hate capri pants. Also: advertising, PR, midtown, the Upper East Side, the Upper West Side, going to Brooklyn, NYC realtors, New York City, fake blondes, real blondes, saline implants, silicone implants, Civil War enthusiasts, Republicans, Democrats, Liberals, Conservatives, fireworks, parades, Summer, Winter, greeting cards, stuffed animals, children's drawings, religions, personal trainers, golf, golf courses, golfers, polo shirts, turtlenecks, scarves, The Yankees, Yankee fans, mooks, Streeters, iBankers, the Hamptons, Hoboken, Chicago, Texas, Florida, people who don't know how to walk in NYC, whistling, Moby, TV, Radio, Magazines, Newspapers, stand-up comedy, Improv comedy, sketch comedy, "alt" comedy, Readings, poetry slams, SUVs, drinking straws, weddings, Brunch, fondue fountains, journalists, screenwriters (dicks), short men (Napoleon Complexed turds), Scrabble®, people who don't hate anything. I probably at least don't care for you.
- 8th grader does a better Gay PSA than you could.
- F*CK YOU, BROOKS BROTHERS (holiday spot).
- Creative Directors—this is who you are.
- At this point, your planking stunt better be EPIC....
- "I'm a lawyer. I'm on a billboard."
- Today in FartVertising (nsfw?).
- Here's a bus ad that's better than most.
- Sexy UK lingerie ad banned for being too sexy.
- Seat Belt Ad of the Week: SPLAT! goes your son's h...
- Junior Copywriters—this is who you are.