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October 12th, 2012

Here’s to the Peggy Olsens.

Watching Mad Men with women who worked through the ‘60s is a little like watching TV with fresh-caught trout—what with the flopping and the writhing and the hoping for that every-scene with Joan to end. Why? Because, unfortunately, there’s a lot of truthiness in those Emmy-winning episodes. Which is why! … when articles like these come out, it’s important to Read More…

May 23rd, 2012

A plea for “The Pitch”

By Brokaw Senior Copywriter, Erin (tiny) Pollock Finally, it happened! The two things that monopolize my time the most (besides my two boys) have finally collided—advertising and reality TV. So what does a real “creative” type think about AMC’s new reality show “The Pitch”? Well, I want you to watch (and I’m drained from watching, so I have no creative Read More…

October 14th, 2011

When they were Mad Men

Mark your calendars for a very special panel discussion on October 19th in downtown Cleveland, featuring some legendary, local “Mad Men,” including our very own founder, and former “Michigan Ave. Men” . . . Mr. Bill Brokaw. (Whatever you do, Bill, please don’t share the “Oscar Mayer” pitch story—we still have clients we’d like to maintain.

October 4th, 2010

What makes “Mad Men” current?

So, what has really changed since the good ’ole “Mad Men” days? Let’s see, the ways to connect to consumers have changed (thanks for nothing, interwebs). The politics have changed (you can’t drink and smoke in the office anymore—well, at least not before noon). The titles have changed (“skirts” are now called “women”). The daily challenges, however, remain the same—like Read More…