Not long into my first job in advertising, a chain-smoking, draft dodging American copywriter explained to me how advertising worked. Say you want to impress a dame at a party. D’you get in her face and start rhyming off how witty, suave and hung like a stallion you are? Course you don’t. You charm her […]

Life’s a riot

The riots in England are answered prayers for the “told-you-so” merchants from across the political spectrum. The left squeals about spending cuts or the rapine of bankers and politicians, while the right thunders about the decline of the traditional family unit. The irony that some of the “dead beat dad” bashers likely left kids in […]