Thursday, November 11, 2010

Nigerian copywriter uses Hitler endorsement letter to advance career.

(click letter, via) Babatunde Adebola, a copywriter at DDB Lagos Nigeria, desperately wanted to get a scholarship from the Hamburg, Germany branch of the Miami Ad School. So he wrote this racially-imbued recommendation letter in the voice of a cryogenically-preserved F├╝hrer, and sent it to the school's headmaster. He got in. Gott im Himmel. Hitler, baby. Still moving product. Still inspiring edgy creatives. (The typos/errors are probably because of the letter being translated from German for publicity purposes.)


Anonymous Kotzendes Einhorn said...

Do you know where to find the German Version Of That Letter?! By the way, it's "Gott im Himmel" ;)
Great Blog!

11:15 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

the problem is he got in. as a copywriter, I cant see why. as a german, I cant either. as a nigerian, I wouldnt either. as a man of taste, I'd never know. this letter has no idea, and as always if there's no idea available, why not use a famous person? damn, i hate it.

10:45 AM  

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